John Jacob Zimmer

Family Tree & Genealogy Tools for John Jacob Zimmer

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This is a pedigree chart for Jacob [Zimmer-54]. There are additional tools below.

* John Jacob Zimmer
John Jacob Zimmer
16 Oct 1722 - 26 Jul 1782
Schoharie, Schoharie, New York

Brother of Gertrude (Zimmer) Mattice and Peter G Zimmer

Husband of Catharine Barbara (Bader) Zimmer

Father of Johan Adam Zimmer, Maria Margaret Zimmer, Wilhelm Zimmer, Jacob Zimmer Jr, Jacob Zimmer, Peter Zimmer, George Zimmer and George Zimmer

George Zimmer ancestors
1697 -
Darmstadt, Hessen, Germany
Johannes Zimmer ancestors
30 Jul 1671 - 09 Mar 1723
Muckenschopf, Ortenaukreis, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany
* [Zimmer great-grandfather?] *
* [Zimmer great-grandmother?] *
Margaretha König ancestors
27 Feb 1676 - 25 Feb 1740
Scherzheim, Rastatt, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany
* Georg Konig ancestors
1640 - 21 Nov 1687
Scherzheim, Rastatt, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany
* Michael König ancestors
1593 - 22 Feb 1675
* Anna Maria Werkers ancestors
abt 1595 - 22 Jan 1662
* Maria Magdalena Schulmeister ancestors
1645 - 04 Jul 1699
Lichtenau, Rastatt, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany
* Mathias Schulmeister ancestors
1610 - 18 Aug 1657
* Amalie Moscherosch ancestors
14 Feb 1613 - 04 Jul 1667
Maria Elisabeth Kraus ancestors
1702 -
Simmern, Bad Kreuznach, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Hans Jacob Kraus ancestors
abt 1659 - 22 Aug 1710
Simmern, Bad Kreuznach, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
* Hans Jacob Krauss ancestors
abt 1625 - 1695
Simmern, Bad Kreuznach, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
* [Krauss g-g-grandfather?]
* [Krauss g-g-grandmother?]
* Anna Catherina Toden ancestors
abt 1633 -
At sea, Simmern, Germany
* [Toden g-g-grandfather?]
* [Toden g-g-grandmother?]
Anna Maria Hilgert ancestors
abt 1675 -
Kumchen, Germany
* [Hilgert great-grandfather?] *
* [Hilgert great-grandmother?] *

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

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Ancestor List for Jacob Zimmer 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 Jacob 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.

Descendant List descendants
Up to five generations of children and grandchildren of Jacob along with their spouses.

DNA Ancestors and DNA Descendants DNA view
Designed to help you use genetic testing to confirm and expand Jacob's genealogy. The DNA Ancestors page shows the specific ancestors from whom Jacob gets his Y chromosome and mitochondrial DNA. Especially helpful for some serious genetic genealogists is the inheritance pattern for Jacob's X chromosome, also shown here. The DNA Descendants page shows exactly who has inherited Jacob'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 Jacob'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 Jacob photos
Photographs and source images for Jacob. Please contact the profile managers if you have any to add.

Index of Zimmers
Shows all the Zimmers on WikiTree. Useful for genealogists with an interest in the surname that goes beyond Jacob. There are a variety of connected tools, such as Zimmer DNA Connections and ZIMMER G2G.

Map Navigator SampleLocation Maps map pin [independent apps]
Here are quick links to mapping websites:
      Birth: Schoharie, Schoharie, New York on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Marriage: Schoharie, New York on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Death: Gallupville, Schoharie, New York, United States on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
WikiTree+'s Map Navigator can plot Jacob'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 Jacob
The central place for organizing and viewing information and sources. Whenever you see Jacob's name on WikiTree it will be linked to the profile at where Zimmer-54 is Jacob'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 Zimmer-54 and any other WikiTree ID to find the genealogical relationship between Jacob 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 Jacob 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 Jacob's family names.

WikiTree Tools

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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