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Family Tree & Genealogy Tools for John Russell

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This is John Russell's basic pedigree chart. There are many additional tools for John's genealogy below.

John Russell
1553 - Jul 1584
Of Chenies, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

Brother of Elizabeth (Russell) Bourchier, Ann (Russell) Dudley, Janet Russell, Francis Russell, Edward Russell, Francis Russell, Margaret (Russell) Clifford and William Russell

Husband of Elizabeth (Cooke) Russell

Father of Anne (Russell) Somerset and Elizabeth Russell

Francis Russell KG ancestors
1527 - 28 Jul 1585
Chenies, Buckinghamshire, England
John Russell KG ancestors
1485 - 14 Mar 1555
Kingston Russell, Dorsetshire, England, United Kingdom
* James Russell ancestors
abt 1455 - 1509
Kingston Russell, Dorset, England
* John Russell esq more treemore tree ancestors
bef 1400 - abt 1437
Elizabeth Froxmere more tree ancestors
1440 - 1515
* Alice Wyse ancestors
1466 - 30 Nov 1505
Mount Wise, Stoke Damerel, Devonshire, England
* John Wise Esq. more treemore tree ancestors
1429 - 30 Nov 1505
* Thomasine Fulford more treemore tree ancestors
abt 1444 - abt 1505
Anne Sapcote ancestors
1489 - 14 Mar 1559
Huntingdonshire, England
* Guy Sapcote ancestors
abt 1459 -
Of Huntingdonshire, England, United Kingdom
* William Sapcote more treemore tree ancestors
abt 1429 -
* Anne Semark ancestors
abt 1433 - 11 Aug 1510
* Margaret Wolston ancestors
1463 -
* Guy Wolston ancestors
1433 -
* [Wolston g-g-grandmother?]
Margaret St John ancestors
1533 - 27 Aug 1562
Bletsoe, Bedfordshire, England
John St John ancestors
bef 1495 - 19 Dec 1558
Bletsoe, Bedfordshire, England
* John St John KB ancestors
abt 1450 - bef 23 May 1525
Bletsoe, Bedfordshire
* John St John Esq more treemore tree ancestors
31 Aug 1426 - aft 1488
* Alice Bradshaw more treemore tree ancestors
abt 1433 - bef 1488
* Margred ferch Morgan ancestors
abt 1462 - abt 1524
Langstone, Monmouthshire, Wales
* Morgan ap Jenkin more treemore tree ancestors
abt 1400 - 1472
* Margred Mathew more treemore tree ancestors
1440 -
Margaret Waldegrave ancestors
abt 12 Nov 1485 - abt Apr 1564
Smallbridge Manor, Bures St. Mary, Suffolk, England
* William Waldegrave ancestors
abt 1465 - 30 Jun 1527
Smallbridge, Bures St. Mary, Suffolk, England
* Thomas Waldegrave more treemore tree ancestors
abt 1437 - 28 Apr 1472
* Elizabeth Fray more treemore tree ancestors
abt 1441 - aft 13 Jan 1495
* Margery Wentworth ancestors
abt 1463 - abt 06 May 1540
Codham, Wethersfield, Essex, England
* Henry Wentworth more treemore tree ancestors
abt 1426 - 22 Mar 1483
* Elizabeth Howard more treemore tree ancestors
abt 1428 - bef 1483

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


Genealogy Research

Ancestor List for John Russell 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 John 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 John's genealogy. The DNA Ancestors page shows the specific ancestors from whom John gets his Y chromosome and mitochondrial DNA. Especially helpful for some serious genetic genealogists is the inheritance pattern for John's X chromosome, also shown here. The DNA Descendants page shows exactly who has inherited John'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 John'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 John and Kevin Bacon? 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 John photos
There aren't any photographs or source images for John yet. Login to upload one.

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

Location Maps map pin
Here are quick links to mapping websites:
      Birth: Of Chenies, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Marriage: Unknown.
      Death: Spms Vp, High Gate, England on Google Maps | Open Street 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 John
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 John's name on WikiTree (and ideally, elsewhere on the Internet!) it will be linked to the profile at where Russell-293 is John's unique WikiTree ID.

Relationship Finder Find Relationship
Enter Russell-293 and any other WikiTree ID to find the genealogical relationship between John 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 John 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 John'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 John's family history.

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

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

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

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


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

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

Comment on Profile Message Board
John'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 John. 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 John'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 John or scans of vintage postcards. An e-card can be a great way to tell a genealogist or family member about what's here.

Privacy Take-Down Request Form
If you are John or officially represent him and the profile manager refuses to remove personal information use this form.

Private Message — Directly Contact Profile Manager private message
Here you can send a private message to a Wiki Genealogist managing John'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 John'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 John, 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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