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Family Tree & Genealogy Tools for Francis Rivers Richardson

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This is Francis Rivers Richardson's basic pedigree chart. There are many additional tools for Francis Rivers's genealogy below.

Francis Rivers Richardson

Brother of John Gaulden Richardson, James B. Richardson, Susan (Richardson) Singleton, Jared N. Richardson, William Arthur Richardson and Wade Hampton Richardson

Husband of Sarah McGoffin

Father of Beriah Richardson and William Arthur Richardson

Francis R. Richardson ancestors
1760 - 13 Dec 1820
Stateburg, Sumter County, South Carolina
Arthur Richardson ancestors
1730 - 1785
Cape Fear, North Carolina
* John Richardson Jr. ancestors
1704 - 1781
Jamestown, Virginia
* [Richardson g-g-grandfather?]
* Mary DuBois more tree ancestors
1684 - 1732
* [Richardson great-grandmother?] *
* [Richardson grandmother? please help] * *
* *
Martha Gaulden ancestors
26 Nov 1765 - 12 Jul 1832
Sumter County, South Carolina
John Gaulden Jr. ancestors
1735 - aft 08 Sep 1781
Prince Edward County, Virginia
* John Mathew Gaulding Sr. ancestors
bef 1705 - Oct 1773
New Kent, Virginia Colony
* John Gaulding ancestors
abt 1665 - abt 1740
* Mary Anne Stuart more treemore tree ancestors
abt 1680 - 27 Oct 1735
* Sarah Elizabeth Geers ancestors
1710 - Oct 1773
* [Geers g-g-grandfather?]
* [Geers g-g-grandmother?]
Susannah Brumfield ancestors
abt 1743 - abt 25 Dec 1807
Briey Creek, Prince Edward County, VA
* John Watson Brumfield ancestors
1717 - 1781
* [Brumfield g-g-grandfather?]
* [Brumfield g-g-grandmother?]
* Eilzabeth Patton ancestors
abt 1720 -
* William Patton more treemore tree ancestors
abt 1691 - abt Dec 1742
* [Patton g-g-grandmother?]

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

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Ancestor List for Francis Rivers Richardson ahnenlist
The ancestor list uses the "ahnen" numbering system and presents seven generations in plain text. There are no images or colors. This makes it well-suited for printing when you're doing offline research.

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.

Descendant List descendants
This shows up to five generations of children and grandchildren of Francis Rivers along with their spouses.

DNA Ancestors and DNA Descendants DNA view
Genetic genealogy is the new frontier. Our two DNA views are designed to help you use genetic testing to confirm and expand Francis Rivers's genealogy. The DNA Ancestors page shows the specific ancestors from whom Francis Rivers gets his Y chromosome and mitochondrial DNA. Especially helpful for some serious genetic genealogists is the inheritance pattern for Francis Rivers's X chromosome, also shown here. The DNA Descendants page shows exactly who has inherited Francis Rivers's testable 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 Francis Rivers's tree. This is still fairly complex but it's getting simpler every day.

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.

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.

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

Global Family Tree Connection
How many degrees of separation are between Francis Rivers and Henry VIII? 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.

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

Index of Richardsons
This page shows all the Richardsons on WikiTree. It's useful for genealogists with an interest in the surname that goes beyond Francis Rivers. There are a variety of connected tools, such as Richardson DNA Connections and RICHARDSON G2G.

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 Francis Rivers
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 Francis Rivers's name on WikiTree (and ideally, elsewhere on the Internet!) it will be linked to the profile at where Richardson-7011 is Francis Rivers's unique WikiTree ID.

Relationship Finder Find Relationship
Enter Richardson-7011 and any other WikiTree ID to find the genealogical relationship between Francis Rivers 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
Automatically search for Francis Rivers 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 Francis Rivers's family names. Many members share its URL via e-mail, 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 Francis Rivers's family history.

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

Edit Profile and Relationships edit
Francis Rivers'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 Francis Rivers or have a Richardson 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 Richardson surname index, etc. The white dot for Francis Rivers indicates that his profile is Open. Only the profile manager can edit this setting.

Tests of Francis Rivers's DNA
If Francis Rivers'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 Francis Rivers'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 Francis Rivers's Trusted List.

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


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

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

Comment on Profile Message Board
Francis Rivers'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 Francis Rivers. Profile managers are alerted to new comments via e-mail, everyone on the Trusted List will see a notice about it in their activity feeds, and people who visit Francis Rivers'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 Francis Rivers 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 Francis Rivers'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 Francis Rivers'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 Francis Rivers, 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.