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Family Tree & Genealogy Tools for William Ruther Rutherford

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This is William Ruther Rutherford's basic pedigree chart. There are many additional tools for William's genealogy below.

William Ruther Rutherford
18 Jul 1876 - 27 Oct 1960
Waddington, St. Lawrence, New York, United States

Brother of Anna Adams (Rutherford) Brown, Robert E Rutherford, Adam Rutherford, Frances Isabella (Rutherford) Styles and Harriet (Rutherford) Brown

Husband of Agnes Jane (Cline) Rutherford

Father of Helen Marion (Rutherford) Carr, William Jay Rutherford, Robert John Rutherford and Agnes Isabella (Rutherford) Diedrich

William J Rutherford ancestors
1832 - 21 Jul 1887
Madrid, St. Lawrence, New York, United States
Robert Rutherford ancestors
abt 1794 - 18 Sep 1872
Roxburghshire, Scotland
* [Rutherford great-grandfather?] *
* [Rutherford great-grandmother?] *
Anna Porteous ancestors
abt 1806 - 10 Nov 1876
Morebattle, Roxburghshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
* Robert Porteous ancestors
01 Apr 1778 - abt 1859
Morebattle, Roxburghshire, Scotland
* [Porteous g-g-grandfather?]
* [Porteous g-g-grandmother?]
* Violet Brunton ancestors
abt 1786 - 07 Jun 1855
Roxburghshire, Scotland
* [Brunton g-g-grandfather?]
* [Brunton g-g-grandmother?]
Isabella T Veitch ancestors
Nov 1838 - 11 Aug 1923
Madrid, St. Lawrence, New York, United States
Adam Veitch ancestors
08 Mar 1803 - 19 Aug 1862
Jedburgh, Roxburghshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
* Thomas A Veitch ancestors
29 Jul 1760 - 24 Aug 1830
Jedburgh, Roxburghshire, Scotland
* Thomas John Veitch more tree ancestors
1736 -
* [Veitch g-g-grandmother?]
* Isabell Turnbull ancestors
06 Apr 1759 - 13 Jul 1849
Jedburgh, Roxburghshire, Scotland
* Thomas Turnbull ancestors
abt 1733 -
* Isabel Oliver ancestors
abt 1737 -
Ann Nesbit ancestors
Sep 1811 - 23 Aug 1880
Morebattle, Roxburghshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
* John Nesbit ancestors
abt 1775 -
Morebattle, Roxburghshire, Scotland
* William Nisbet ancestors
abt 1750 -
* Elspeth Hall ancestors
abt 1750 -
* Euphemia Porteous ancestors
1783 -
Roxburghshire, Scotland
* [Porteous g-g-grandfather?]
* [Porteous g-g-grandmother?]

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

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

Ancestor Listmaker [independent app]
View or download a list of up to 20 generations of ancestors who meet a wide variety of criteria.

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 William along with their spouses.

DNA Ancestors and DNA Descendants DNA view
Our two DNA views are designed to help you use genetic testing to confirm and expand William's genealogy. The DNA Ancestors page shows the specific ancestors from whom William gets his Y chromosome and mitochondrial DNA. Especially helpful for some serious genetic genealogists is the inheritance pattern for William's X chromosome, also shown here. The DNA Descendants page shows exactly who has inherited William'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 William'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.

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

Fan 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."

Global Family Tree Connection
How many degrees of separation are between William 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 William photos
There aren't any photographs or source images for William yet. Login to upload one.

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

Location Maps map pin
Here are quick links to mapping websites:
      Birth: Waddington, St. Lawrence, New York, United States on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Marriage: Waddington, St. Lawrence, New York, United States on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Death: Waddington, St. Lawrence, New York, United States 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 William
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 William's name on WikiTree it will be linked to the profile at where Rutherford-3206 is William's unique WikiTree ID.

Relationship Finder Find Relationship
Enter Rutherford-3206 and any other WikiTree ID to find the genealogical relationship between William 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 William 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 William'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 William's family history.

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

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

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

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


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

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

Comment on Profile Message Board
William'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 William. 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 William'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 William 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 William'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 William'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 William, 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.