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Family Tree & Genealogy Tools for George Franklin Rand

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This is a pedigree chart for George Franklin [Rand-183]. There are additional tools below.

George Franklin Rand
14 Aug 1867
Tonawanda, Erie, New York, United States

Brother of Benjamin Long Rand, Mary Saphrona Rand, James Henry Rand Sr., Cora Belle Rand, Elizabeth Hershey Rand, Eugene Smith Rand, Josephine Almira Rand and Clara Nancy Rand

Calvin Gordon Rand ancestors
01 Nov 1832 - 26 Apr 1872
Batavia New York
James Rand ancestors
1795 - 08 Dec 1843
* Robert Rand ancestors
13 May 1767 - 1814
* [Rand g-g-grandfather?]
* [Rand g-g-grandmother?]
* Anna Gordon ancestors
11 Jun 1772 - 17 Dec 1842
* [Gordon g-g-grandfather?]
* [Gordon g-g-grandmother?]
Nancy Kenyon ancestors
1810 - Sep 1834
* [Kenyon great-grandfather?] *
* [Kenyon great-grandmother?] *
Almira Hershey Long ancestors
01 Nov 1836 - 19 Jun 1884
Tonawanda, Erie, New York, United States
Benjamin Long ancestors
25 Sep 1787 - 29 Sep 1859
Donegal Twp, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
* Herman Long ancestors
1743 - 1804
Hempfield, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
* Herman Long more treemore tree ancestors
abt 1694 - abt 1773
* Anna Elizabeth Hersche more treemore tree ancestors
1698 - abt 1754
* Feronica Kauffman ancestors
abt 1757 - abt 1798
Hempfield Township, Lancaster, Colony of Pennsylvania
* Christian Kauffman ancestors
abt 1720 - 1792
* [Kauffman g-g-grandmother?]
Mary Shelley Hershey ancestors
13 May 1793 - 14 Oct 1879
Donegal Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
* Christian Hershey ancestors
12 Feb 1765 - 18 Oct 1824
Manor Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
* Christian Hershey more treemore tree ancestors
1730 - Nov 1806
* Elizabeth Baughman more treemore tree ancestors
1732 - 1805
* Elizabeth Mary Shelly ancestors
10 Jun 1761 - Sep 1801
Marietta, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
* Michael Shelly more treemore tree ancestors
1732 - Apr 1817
* [Shelly g-g-grandmother?]

Here is a collection of tools for genealogists with an interest in George Franklin's family history.

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Ancestor List for George Franklin Rand ahnenlist
The ancestor list uses the "ahnen" numbering system and presents seven generations in plain text.

Ancestor Explorer [independent app]
View or download a list of up to 20 generations of ancestors who meet a wide variety of criteria, map them, and more.

Compact Family Tree
This alternative tree view is packed with eight generations — up to 254 ancestors — along with birth and death dates and locations. The downside is that it's not a conventional tree format; it may take a couple minutes to orient yourself.

How many degrees of separation are between George Franklin and Henry VIII (or anyone else)? This Connection Finder includes relationships through marriage, so it is not a genealogical cousin calculator like our Relationship Finder, but it's a fun way to illustrate how closely we're all connected.

Descendants descendants
Since George Franklin has no children the descendants page isn't available. Do you know of children? Please let the profile managers know.

DNA Ancestors and DNA Descendants DNA view
Our two DNA views are designed to help you use genetic testing to confirm and expand George Franklin's genealogy. The DNA Ancestors page shows the specific ancestors from whom George Franklin gets his Y chromosome and mitochondrial DNA. Especially helpful for some serious genetic genealogists is the inheritance pattern for George Franklin's X chromosome, also shown here. The DNA Descendants link isn't active because George Franklin has no children. It may still be possible to test connections to George Franklin by testing other descendants of his ancestors who inherited the same Y chromosome, X chromosome or mitochondrial DNA.

DNA Ancestor Confirmation Aid check mark
This tool helps you take things a step beyond the DNA Ancestors and DNA Descendants views. The ambitious goal: scientific confirmation of each parent-child relationship in George Franklin's tree.

Dynamic Tree
The dynamic tree expands to include an unlimited number of generations of parents and children. You can zoom in or out and pan around for the perfect view as you browse.

Dynamic Tree by Topola [independent app]
This app has advanced visualization tools plus downloading and printing capabilities.

Family Group Sheet family group sheet
This simple page illustrates nuclear families based on marriages. It's handy when someone had children from more than one marriage. It may not be useful here unless you add a spouse.

Family List
This flexible tool enables you to see more ancestors and/or descendants on one page than anywhere else on WikiTree.

Fan ChartFan Chart [independent app]
This tool has lots of options for display, color, and sharing, including DNA inheritance, print with PDF, and other views such as "Fractal H-Trees" and "Relative SpiderWebs."

Images of George Franklin photos
There aren't any photographs or source images for George Franklin yet. Login to upload one.

Index of Rands
This page shows all the Rands on WikiTree. It's useful for genealogists with an interest in the surname that goes beyond George Franklin. There are a variety of connected tools, such as Rand DNA Connections and RAND G2G.

Map Navigator SampleLocation Maps map pin [independent apps]
Here are quick links to mapping websites:
      Birth: Tonawanda, Erie, New York, United States on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Death: Unknown.
WikiTree+'s Map Navigator can plot George Franklin's ancestors or descendants on a map.

Printer-Friendly Tree printable tree
This view parallels the pedigree chart above but it is optimized for printing. It can be used as a fill-in-the-blanks form at a family gathering.

Profile of George Franklin
The profile page is the central place for organizing and viewing information and sources on an individual. This tree & tools page is a supplement to it. Whenever you see George Franklin's name on WikiTree it will be linked to the profile at where Rand-183 is George Franklin's unique WikiTree ID.

Relationship Finder Find Relationship
Enter Rand-183 and any other WikiTree ID to find the genealogical relationship between George Franklin and the other person. It will name the relationship, e.g. "third cousin twice removed," and show the trail of connections to a common ancestor. Although not everyone on WikiTree shares common ancestors, finding and connecting them is our ultimate goal. See the Relationship Finder Quick Links to check for relationships to US presidents, Mayflower passengers, Magna Carta Sureties and more.

Research with RootsSearch [independent app]
Automatically search for George Franklin on more than 20 different genealogy websites with the RootsSearch app.

Share Tree on Facebook shareable tree
Download and share an attractive family tree image. This is a great way to elicit information and photo sharing from family and old friends. You might be surprised at who replies. The "Wikid Shareable Tree" is another option. You can just copy and paste the URL into your favorite social network.

Surnames surnames
The surnames page is a quick reference sheet that displays seven generations of George Franklin's family names. Many members share its URL via email, e.g. with a DNA match to ask if the other person recognizes a surname.

WikiTree Tools

Here are additional tools to help genealogists collaborate on WikiTree to grow George Franklin's family history.

Activity Feed
Here you can view the additions and changes that WikiTree members have made to George Franklin's profile so far.

Edit Profile and Relationships edit
George Franklin's edit page is the central location for adding information and correcting mistakes. Is there anything you can add or improve upon? Since you're not logged-in yet you can't make changes directly. Contact the profile managers. Please don't go away without giving us your information and sources. Thank you!

Family Tree Widgets family tree widgets
If you're a blogger who's writing a post about George Franklin or have a Rand family website or surname website you can include one of these widgets to illustrate his tree.

Privacy Setting privacy
You'll notice colored privacy icons in search results, the Rand surname index, etc. The white dot for George Franklin indicates that his profile is Open. Only the profile manager can edit this setting.

Tests of George Franklin's DNA
If George Franklin's DNA (not a family member's or descendant's DNA) has been tested for genealogical purposes the test or tests should be selected here. This will automatically create connections on the profiles of George Franklin's relatives where the test may be useful for confirming relationships. It's very valuable for advanced genealogy. To add tests you need to be on George Franklin's Trusted List.

Trusted List
This shows you the WikiTree members who have full power to access and edit George Franklin's information. Use it to see who else shares your interest in George Franklin and receives updates about changes to the profile. The Relationship Finder icon links Find Relationship next their names will show you their relationship to George Franklin.


Here are ways to connect and communicate with genealogists regarding George Franklin's profile, especially if you're unable to collaborate directly using the WikiTree Tools above.

Ask a Question about George Franklin
WikiTree's Genealogist-to-Genealogist (G2G) Forum is where genealogists help each other. If you have a question about George Franklin and would like to seek help from the wider community — not just George Franklin's friends and family — post it here.  

Comment on Profile Message Board
George Franklin's profile, like all WikiTree profiles, has a section for public comments. This is the best place to put anything you'd like seen by all genealogists who are interested in George Franklin. Profile managers are alerted to new comments via email, everyone on the Trusted List will see a notice about it in their activity feeds, and people who visit George Franklin's profile in the future will see your comment. You will need to login to post.

Any image uploaded to WikiTree can be sent as a free e-card, including photos of George Franklin or scans of vintage postcards. An e-card can be a great way to tell a genealogist or family member about what's here.

Private Message — Directly Contact Profile Manager private message
Here you can send a private message to a Wiki Genealogist managing George Franklin's profile. If there are multiple managers or genealogists involved, you will need to send separate messages. Unless your information is sensitive it's better to post a public comment. Login to post.

Trusted List Request Form
If you're a genealogist with a special interest in collaborating on George Franklin's profile, join the Trusted List. The profile is Open so you don't need to be on the Trusted List to edit or improve upon it. You only need to join if you want to receive updates about him in your activity feeds or complete merges. You will need to login first.

If you have sourced information about George Franklin, the WikiTree community thanks you in advance for not leaving here without sharing it. :-) We are on a mission to connect the human family on one free yet reliable and privacy-controlled tree. Although we will never be finished, we make amazing progress every day because tens of thousands of good genealogists are willing to help.