Wilhelm  (Welf) von Braunschweig und Lüneburg

Family Tree & Genealogy Tools for Wilhelm (Welf) von Braunschweig und Lüneburg

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This is Wilhelm (Welf) von Braunschweig und Lüneburg's basic pedigree chart. There are many additional tools for Wilhelm's genealogy below.

* Wilhelm  (Welf) von Braunschweig und Lüneburg
Wilhelm (Welf) von Braunschweig und Lüneburg
4 Jul 1535 - 20 Aug 1592

Brother of Heinrich Welf

Husband of Dorothea Oldenburg

Father of Dorothea (Welf) von Braunschweig-Lüneburg and George (Welf) Hanover

Ernst Welf ancestors
27 Jun 1497 - 11 Jan 1546
Uelzen, Lower Saxony, Germany
Heinrich Welf ancestors
abt 1468 - 19 Feb 1532
Lüneburg, Braunschweig-Lüneburg, Deutschland(HRR)
* Otto Welf ancestors
abt 1439 - abt 08 Jan 1471
Lüneburg, Herzogtum Braunschweig-Lüneburg, (Present Niedersachsen), Heiliges Römisches Reich (Present Germany)
* Friedrich Welf more treemore tree ancestors
abt 1410 - 19 Mar 1478
* Magdalene Hohenzollern more treemore tree ancestors
abt 1412 - 27 Oct 1454
* Anna Nassau ancestors
abt 1441 - 08 Apr 1515
* Johan Nassau more treemore tree ancestors
abt 01 Aug 1410 - abt 03 Feb 1475
* Maria V Loon more treemore tree ancestors
abt 20 May 1424 - 20 Apr 1502
Margarete Wettin ancestors
04 Aug 1469 - 07 Dec 1528
* Ernst Wettin ancestors
24 Mar 1441 - 26 Aug 1486
* Friederich Wettin more treemore tree ancestors
1412 - 1464
* Margarethe Österreich more treemore tree ancestors
abt 1416 - 12 Dec 1486
* Elisabeth Wittelsbach ancestors
02 Feb 1443 - 05 Mar 1484
Munchen, Bayern
* Albrecht Wittelsbach more treemore tree ancestors
27 Mar 1401 - 29 Feb 1460
* Anna Braunschweig-Grubenhagen more tree ancestors
abt 1420 - 1495
Sophie Oldenberg ancestors
abt 1508 - abt 1541
Heinrich V Mecklenburg ancestors
03 May 1479 - 06 Feb 1552
* Magnus Mecklenburg ancestors
1441 - 20 Nov 1503
* Heinrich Mecklenburg more treemore tree ancestors
1417 - 09 Mar 1477
* Dorothea Brandenburg more treemore tree ancestors
abt 1420 - 19 Jan 1491
* Sophie Pommern-Wolgast ancestors
abt 1460 - abt 26 Apr 1504
* Erich Of Pommerania more treemore tree ancestors
bef 1425 - 05 Jul 1474
* Sophia Of Pommerania ancestors
abt 1435 - abt 14 Aug 1497
Ursula Hohenzollern ancestors
17 Oct 1488 - 18 Sep 1510
Berlin, Germany
* Johann Hohenzollern ancestors
02 Aug 1455 - 09 Jan 1499
Ansbach, Bayern,
* Albrecht Hohenzollern more treemore tree ancestors
24 Nov 1414 - 11 Mar 1486
* Margarethe Baden more treemore tree ancestors
1431 - 24 Oct 1457
* Margarete Wettin ancestors
1449 - 13 Jul 1501
Weimar, Langrafschaft Thüringen, Heiliges Römisches Reich
* Wilhelm Baden more treemore tree ancestors
30 Apr 1425 - 17 Sep 1482
* Anna Habsburg more treemore tree ancestors
12 Apr 1432 - 14 Nov 1462

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

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Ancestor List for Wilhelm (Welf) von Braunschweig und Lüneburg 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 Wilhelm 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 Wilhelm's genealogy. The DNA Ancestors page shows the specific ancestors from whom Wilhelm gets his Y chromosome and mitochondrial DNA. Especially helpful for some serious genetic genealogists is the inheritance pattern for Wilhelm's X chromosome, also shown here. The DNA Descendants page shows exactly who has inherited Wilhelm'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 Wilhelm'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 Wilhelm and Queen Victoria? 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 Wilhelm photos
Here are photographs and source images for Wilhelm. Please contact the profile managers if you have any to add.

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

Location Maps map pin
Here are quick links to mapping websites:
      Birth: Unknown.
      Marriage: Unknown.
      Death: Celle 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 Wilhelm
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 Wilhelm's name on WikiTree (and ideally, elsewhere on the Internet!) it will be linked to the profile at https://www.WikiTree.com/wiki/Welf-41 where Welf-41 is Wilhelm's unique WikiTree ID.

Relationship Finder Find Relationship
Enter Welf-41 and any other WikiTree ID to find the genealogical relationship between Wilhelm 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 Wilhelm 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 https://www.WikiTree.com/treewidget/Welf-41/4 into your favorite social network.

Surnames surnames
The surnames page is a quick reference sheet that displays seven generations of Wilhelm's family names. Many members share its URL https://www.WikiTree.com/treewidget/Welf-41/10 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 Wilhelm's family history.

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

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

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

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


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

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

Comment on Profile Message Board
Wilhelm'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 Wilhelm. 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 Wilhelm's profile in the future will see your comment. You will need to login to post.

E-Card for Wilhelm
Any image uploaded to WikiTree can be sent as a free e-card, including photos of Wilhelm 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 Wilhelm'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 Wilhelm'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 Wilhelm, 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.