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Family Tree & Genealogy Tools for John Rockwell Smith Sr.

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

John Rockwell Smith Sr.
12 Feb 1808 - 1892
Hollis, Hillsborough, NH

Brother of Eli Smith Jr., Daniel E. Smith, Luther Smith and Joseph Emerson Smith

Husband of Sarah Jane (Warfield) Smith

Father of Emerson Smith, Benjamin Warfield Smith and John Rockwell Smith Jr

DNA confirmed
Eli Smith Sr ancestors
17 Sep 1759 - 11 May 1847
Belchertown, Hampshire, Massachusetts Bay
Joseph Smith ancestors
1720 - 10 Jan 1806
Hatfield, Hampshire, Province of Massachusetts Bay
* John Smith ancestors
05 Jan 1687 - 01 Mar 1777
South Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts Bay
* Joseph Smith Jr more treemore tree ancestors
08 Mar 1657 - 01 Oct 1733
* Rebecca Dickinson more treemore tree ancestors
1658 - 16 Feb 1731
* Elizabeth Hovey ancestors
1686 - 17 Oct 1758
Hadley, Hampshire, MA
* Thomas Hovey more treemore tree ancestors
1648 - 04 Mar 1739
* Sarah Cooke more treemore tree ancestors
abt 31 Jan 1662 - abt 10 Apr 1739
Eunice Bascom ancestors
abt 1724 - 09 Jan 1813
Belchertown, Hampshire, Province of Massachusetts Bay
* [Bascom great-grandfather?] *
* [Bascom great-grandmother?] *
Ama Emerson ancestors
20 Aug 1769 - 04 Aug 1860
Hollis, Hillsborough, New Hampshire
* [Emerson grandfather? please help] * *
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* [Emerson grandmother? please help] * *
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Here is a collection of tools for genealogists with an interest in John Rockwell's family history.

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

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

Location Maps map pin
Here are quick links to mapping websites:
      Birth: Hollis, Hillsborough, NH on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Marriage: Lexington, Fayette, KY on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Death: Unknown.

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 Rockwell
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 Rockwell's name on WikiTree (and ideally, elsewhere on the Internet!) it will be linked to the profile at where Smith-39416 is John Rockwell's unique WikiTree ID.

Relationship Finder Find Relationship
Enter Smith-39416 and any other WikiTree ID to find the genealogical relationship between John Rockwell 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 Rockwell 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 Rockwell'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 Rockwell's family history.

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

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

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

Trusted List
This shows you the WikiTree members who have full power to access and edit John Rockwell's information. Use it to see who else shares your interest in John Rockwell 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 Rockwell.


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

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

Comment on Profile Message Board
John Rockwell'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 Rockwell. 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 Rockwell'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 Rockwell 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 Not Possible — Direct Contact Unavailable
Unfortunately, there is no manager for John Rockwell's profile. Will you become a member and take responsibility for it?

Trusted List Request Form
If you're a genealogist with a special interest in collaborating on John Rockwell'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 Rockwell, 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.