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Family Tree & Genealogy Tools for Howard Townsend Swain M.D.

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This is a pedigree chart for Howard Townsend [Swain-1761]. There are additional tools below.

Howard Townsend Swain M.D.
16 May 1868 - 6 Dec 1936
Bath-on-Hudson, New York

Brother of Marion Salome Swain, Frances Adelaide (Swain) Gleason, William Frederick Swain and Franklin Niver Swain

Husband of Harriet (French) Swain

Father of Helen Swain, Margaret (Swain) Beecher and Howard Townsend Swain

William Dexter Swain ancestors
09 Apr 1827 - 10 Nov 1920
Colrain, Massachusetts
Levi Swain ancestors
14 Nov 1777 - 10 Oct 1851
Hampton Falls, New Hampshire
* John Swain Jr. ancestors
27 Nov 1719 - bef 04 Oct 1798
Hampton Falls, Rockingham, New Hampshire
* John Swaine more treemore tree ancestors
abt 1685 - 1758
* Martha Tongue ancestors
24 Jul 1689 - 04 Sep 1757
* Eunice Rogers ancestors
1740 -
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
* Thomas Rogers more treemore tree ancestors
abt 1705 -
* Eunice Stickney more treemore tree ancestors
16 Jan 1709 - 1744
Salome Hall ancestors
22 Apr 1785 - 12 Jun 1854
Keene, Cheshire, New Hampshire
* Samuel Hall ancestors
05 Jan 1731 - 17 May 1790
Wrentham, Norfolk, Massachusetts
* Jeremiah Hall more treemore tree ancestors
23 May 1697 -
* Dorothy Hill more treemore tree ancestors
13 Jul 1698 - 15 Jan 1753
* Susannah Chamberlain ancestors
abt 1746 - aft 1822
* [Chamberlain g-g-grandfather?]
* [Chamberlain g-g-grandmother?]
Millicent Niver ancestors
26 Jun 1846 - 10 Jan 1922
Schodack, New York
Jeremiah Niver ancestors
22 Mar 1821 - 06 Jun 1864
Kinderhook, Columbia, New York
* John M. Niver ancestors
05 Feb 1774 - 15 Mar 1824
Kinderhook, Columbia, New York Colony
* George Niver more treemore tree ancestors
23 Apr 1748 - 08 Sep 1833
* Margaretha Kreisler more treemore tree ancestors
20 Jul 1755 - 13 Mar 1813
* Elizabeth Shoemaker ancestors
01 Jan 1777 - 30 Jul 1836
* John Peter Shoemaker ancestors
abt 1749 - 29 Apr 1821
* Sarah Johnson ancestors
1756 - 05 Dec 1819
Atty Shufelt ancestors
abt 1821 - 12 Mar 1897
Columbia, New York
* Peter Phillip Shufelt ancestors
1776 - 12 Sep 1840
New York
* [Shufelt g-g-grandfather?]
* [Shufelt g-g-grandmother?]
* Elizabeth Huyck ancestors
abt 1791 - 24 Aug 1865
New York
* [Huyck g-g-grandfather?]
* [Huyck g-g-grandmother?]

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

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Ancestor List for Howard Townsend Swain M.D. ahnenlist
Uses the "ahnen" numbering system and presents seven generations in plain text.

Ancestor Explorer [independent app]
View or download a list of up to 20 generations of ancestors who meet a wide variety of criteria, map them, and more.

Compact Family Tree
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.

How many degrees of separation are between Howard Townsend and Henry VIII (or anyone else)? 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.

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

DNA Ancestor Confirmation Aid check mark
A step beyond the DNA Ancestors and DNA Descendants views. The ambitious goal: scientific confirmation of each parent-child relationship in Howard Townsend's tree.

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]
Advanced visualization tools plus downloading and printing capabilities.

Family Group Sheet family group sheet
Simple page to illustrate nuclear families based on marriages. Handy when someone had children from more than one marriage.

Family List
Flexible tool for viewing more ancestors and/or descendants on one page than anywhere else on WikiTree.

Fan ChartFan Chart [independent app]
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."

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

Index of Swains
Shows all the Swains on WikiTree. Useful for genealogists with an interest in the surname that goes beyond Howard Townsend. There are a variety of connected tools, such as Swain DNA Connections and SWAIN G2G.

Map Navigator SampleLocation Maps map pin [independent apps]
Here are quick links to mapping websites:
      Birth: Bath-on-Hudson, New York on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Marriage: Exeter, New Hampshire on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Death: Boston, Massachusetts on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
WikiTree+'s Map Navigator can plot Howard Townsend's ancestors or descendants on a map.

Printer-Friendly Tree printable tree
Parallel to the pedigree chart above but optimized for printing. Can be used as a fill-in-the-blanks form.

Profile of Howard Townsend
The central place for organizing and viewing information and sources. Whenever you see Howard Townsend's name on WikiTree it will be linked to the profile at where Swain-1761 is Howard Townsend's unique WikiTree ID.

Profile Overview [independent app]
Dig into the contents of WikiTree profiles in a completely different way.

Relationship Finder Find Relationship
Enter Swain-1761 and any other WikiTree ID to find the genealogical relationship between Howard Townsend 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 Howard Townsend 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
A quick reference sheet with seven generations of Howard Townsend's family names.

WikiTree Tools

Here are additional tools to help genealogists collaborate on WikiTree to grow Howard Townsend's family history.

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

Bio Check [independent app]
Scan for missing sources and opportunities to improve profiles.

Edit Profile and Relationships edit
Howard Townsend'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 Howard Townsend or have a Swain family website or surname website you can include one of these widgets to illustrate tree.

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

Tests of Howard Townsend's DNA
If Howard Townsend'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 Howard Townsend'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 Howard Townsend's Trusted List.

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


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

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

Comment on Profile Message Board
Howard Townsend'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 Howard Townsend. 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 Howard Townsend'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 Howard Townsend 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 Howard Townsend'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 Howard Townsend'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 Howard Townsend, 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.