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Family Tree & Genealogy Tools for Rutha S. (Shockley) David

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This is Rutha S. (Shockley) David's basic pedigree chart. There are many additional tools for Rutha's genealogy below.

Rutha S. (Shockley) David
1795 - 1834
Grayson County, Virginia

Sister of Susanna (McGowan) Branson, Samuel Shockley, William Shockley, Thomas Jefferson Shockley, Sarah Ann (Shockley) Cox, Richard Shockley and Mary Ann (Shockley) Cox

Wife of Lewis David

Mother of Sarah Ann (David) Branson

Isaiah Joseph Shockley Sr. ancestors
01 Jul 1766 - 01 Apr 1857
Halifax (now Pittsylvania County), Colony of Virginia, America
Richard Shockley ancestors
1728 - 1800
Somerset County, Province of Maryland
* William Shockley ancestors
1684 -
Somerset County, Maryland
* Richard Shockley Jr. more treemore tree ancestors
01 Jul 1650 - 23 Aug 1716
* Ann Boyden more tree ancestors
15 Oct 1654 - 1735
* Sarah Davis ancestors
abt 1687 -
Somerset County, Maryland
* [Davis g-g-grandfather?]
* [Davis g-g-grandmother?]
Elizabeth Meredith Adkins ancestors
1734 - aft 1795
Goochland County, Colony of Virginia
* William Vortimer Adkins Jr. ancestors
abt 21 Jul 1721 - 15 Mar 1784
Meachum Creek, Henrico County, Virginia
* William Adkins Sr more treemore tree ancestors
abt 1690 - aft 1753
* Elizabeth Parker more treemore tree ancestors
1695 -
* Lydia Lunsford Owens ancestors
1724 - 15 Mar 1784
Prince George County, Virginia, British Colonial America
* William Owen I more treemore tree ancestors
1671 - 23 Oct 1752
* Lydia Brooke Lansford more tree ancestors
abt 1675 - bef 1753
Ruth Ann Young ancestors
abt 1772 - bef 05 Feb 1855
Surry County, Province of North Carolina
Ezekiel William Young I ancestors
abt 1736 - abt Apr 1800
Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
* William Young ancestors
1712 - 1781
Accomack, Virginia Colony
* William Young ancestors
1676 - 1748
* Patience Ewell more treemore tree ancestors
1680 - 1703
* Margaret Dunton ancestors
abt 1714 - 22 May 1810
Accomack, Colony of Virginia
* [Dunton g-g-grandfather?]
* [Dunton g-g-grandmother?]
Ruth Whitehead ancestors
abt 1731 - abt Jun 1800
Province of North Carolina
Joseph Whitehead ancestors
1720 - 1782
Farnley, Yorkshire, England
* Joseph Whitehead ancestors
abt 1695 - bef 23 Feb 1737
* Mary England ancestors
abt 1697 - 1727
Elizabeth Grunwell ancestors
1725 -
Menston, Yorkshire, England
* [Grunwell g-g-grandfather?]
* [Grunwell g-g-grandmother?]

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

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Ancestor List for Rutha (Shockley) David 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 Rutha 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 Rutha's genealogy. The DNA Ancestors page shows the specific ancestors from whom Rutha gets her mitochondrial DNA. Especially helpful for some serious genetic genealogists is the inheritance pattern for Rutha's X chromosome, also shown here. The DNA Descendants page shows exactly who has inherited Rutha'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 Rutha'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 Rutha 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 Rutha photos
There aren't any photographs or source images for Rutha yet. Login to upload one.

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

Location Maps map pin
Here are quick links to mapping websites:
      Birth: Grayson County, Virginia on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Marriage: Unknown.
      Death: Gasconade County, Missouri 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 Rutha
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 Rutha's name on WikiTree (and ideally, elsewhere on the Internet!) it will be linked to the profile at where Shockley-159 is Rutha's unique WikiTree ID.

Relationship Finder Find Relationship
Enter Shockley-159 and any other WikiTree ID to find the genealogical relationship between Rutha 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 Rutha 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 Rutha'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 Rutha's family history.

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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