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Family Tree & Genealogy Tools for Maria Katharina (Rau) Schäfer

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This is a pedigree chart for Katharina [Rau-353]. There are additional tools below.

Maria Katharina (Rau) Schäfer
about 1821
Grimm, Saratov, Russia

Sister of Johann Nikolaus Rau, Katharina Barbara Rau, Christina Margaretha Rau, Elisabeth Rau, Johann Jakob Rau, Eva Katharina Rau, Johann Georg Rau and Philipp Jakob Rau

Wife of Christian Jakob Schäfer

Mother of Katharina Margaretha Schäfer, Georg Jakob Schäfer, Philipp Schäfer, Anna Elisabeth Schäfer, Katharina Elisabeth (Schäfer) Fritzler, Amalia Schäfer, Anna Margaretha Schäfer, Alexander Schäfer and Christina Schäfer

Johann Wilhelm Rau ancestors
abt 1792 - bef 1897
Grimm, Saratov, Russia
Johann Philip Rau ancestors
abt 1767 - abt 1831
Grimm, Saratov, Russia
* Balthasar Rau ancestors
1730 - bef 1816
Darmstadt, Germany
* Johann Christoph Rau ancestors
abt 1693 - bef 1798
* Unknown Unknown ancestors
1715 -
* Maria Unknown ancestors
abt 1735 - bef 1775
* [g-g-grandfather?]
* [g-g-grandmother?]
Anna Katharina Stoll ancestors
abt 1766 - bef 1834
Dönhof, Saratov, Russia
* Johann Friedrich Stoll ancestors
12 Dec 1735 -
Adelshofen, Eppingen, Heilbronn, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
* Johann Conrad Stoll ancestors
abt 1700 -
* Anna Catharina Unknown ancestors
abt 1700 -
* Dorothea Elisabeth Rutz ancestors
abt 1744 -
* [Rutz g-g-grandfather?]
* [Rutz g-g-grandmother?]
Philippina Christina Eberhard ancestors
abt 1797 - bef 1897
Grimm, Saratov, Russia
Wilhelm Eberhard ancestors
abt 1772 - bef 1850
Grimm, Saratov, Russia
* Hanß Georg Eberhard ancestors
14 Aug 1732 - bef 1795
Evangelisch, Blankenloch, Karlsruhe, Baden
* Christoph Eberhard more tree ancestors
abt 1712 -
* Anna Margaretha Metz more tree ancestors
13 Jul 1713 -
* Ursula Unknown ancestors
abt 1744 - bef 1797
* [g-g-grandfather?]
* [g-g-grandmother?]
Elisabeth Reifschneider ancestors
abt 1775 - 1803
Kutter, Saratov, Russia
* [Reifschneider great-grandfather?] *
* [Reifschneider great-grandmother?] *

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

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Ancestor List for Katharina (Rau) Schäfer ahnenlist
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
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 Katharina 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.

DNA Ancestors and DNA Descendants DNA view
Designed to help you use genetic testing to confirm and expand Katharina's genealogy. The DNA Ancestors page shows the specific ancestors from whom Katharina gets her mitochondrial DNA. Especially helpful for some serious genetic genealogists is the inheritance pattern for Katharina's X chromosome, also shown here. The DNA Descendants page shows exactly who has inherited Katharina's testable DNA.

DNA Ancestor Confirmation Aid check mark
A step beyond the DNA Ancestors and DNA Descendants views. The ambitious goal: scientific confirmation of each parent-child relationship in Katharina's tree.

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]
Advanced visualization tools plus downloading and printing capabilities.

Family Group Sheet family group sheet
Simple page to illustrate nuclear families based on marriages. Handy when someone had children from more than one marriage.

Family List
Flexible tool for viewing more ancestors and/or descendants on one page than anywhere else on WikiTree.

Fan ChartFan Chart [independent app]
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 Katharina photos
There aren't any photographs or source images for Katharina yet. Login to upload one.

Index of Raus
Shows all the Raus on WikiTree. Useful for genealogists with an interest in the surname that goes beyond Katharina. There are a variety of connected tools, such as Rau DNA Connections and RAU G2G.

Map Navigator SampleLocation Maps map pin [independent apps]
Here are quick links to mapping websites:
      Birth: Grimm, Saratov, Russia on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Marriage: Unknown.
      Death: Unknown.
WikiTree+'s Map Navigator can plot Katharina's ancestors or descendants on a map.

Printer-Friendly Tree printable tree
Parallel to the pedigree chart above but optimized for printing. Can be used as a fill-in-the-blanks form.

Profile of Katharina
The central place for organizing and viewing information and sources. Whenever you see Katharina's name on WikiTree it will be linked to the profile at where Rau-353 is Katharina's unique WikiTree ID.

Profile Overview [independent app]
Dig into the contents of WikiTree profiles in a completely different way.

Relationship Finder Find Relationship
Enter Rau-353 and any other WikiTree ID to find the genealogical relationship between Katharina 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 Katharina 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
A quick reference sheet with seven generations of Katharina's family names.

WikiTree Tools

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

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

Bio Check [independent app]
Scan for missing sources and opportunities to improve profiles.

Edit Profile and Relationships edit
Katharina'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 Katharina or have a Rau family website or surname website you can include one of these widgets to illustrate tree.

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

Tests of Katharina's DNA
If Katharina'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 Katharina'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 Katharina's Trusted List.

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


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

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

Comment on Profile Message Board
Katharina'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 Katharina. 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 Katharina'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 Katharina 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 Katharina'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 Katharina'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 her in your activity feeds or complete merges. You will need to login first.

If you have sourced information about Katharina, 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.

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