Hercules  des Prez

Family Tree & Genealogy Tools for Hercules des Prez

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This is Hercules des Prez's basic pedigree chart. There are many additional tools for Hercules's genealogy below.

* Hercules  des Prez
Hercules des Prez
1645 - 22 Nov 1696
Courtrai (Kortrijk, Belgium)

Husband of Cecilea (D'Atis) des Prez

Father of Elizabeth des Prez, Hercules (des Prez) du Preez, Marie-Jeanne (des Prez) Therond, Fran├žois Jean (des Prez) du Preez, Jacquemine (des Prez) Vivier and Phillippe (des Prez) des Pres

Hercules du Pre ancestors
abt 1611 -
Camiac-et-Saint-Denis, Gironde, Aquitaine, France
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Catharine Gruson ancestors
1629 -
Jean Gruson ancestors
abt 1595 -
* Jean Gruson ancestors
abt 1570 -
* Fran├žois Gruson more treemore tree ancestors
bef 1624 -
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Here is a collection of tools for genealogists with an interest in Hercules's family history.


Genealogy Research

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

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

Location Maps map pin
Here are quick links to mapping websites:
      Birth: Courtrai (Kortrijk, Belgium) on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Marriage: Unknown.
      Death: Den Soeten Inval, Drakenstein, Dutch Cape Colony 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 Hercules
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 Hercules's name on WikiTree (and ideally, elsewhere on the Internet!) it will be linked to the profile at https://www.WikiTree.com/wiki/Des_Prez-16 where Des_Prez-16 is Hercules's unique WikiTree ID.

Relationship Finder Find Relationship
Enter Des_Prez-16 and any other WikiTree ID to find the genealogical relationship between Hercules 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 Hercules 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/Des_Prez-16/4 into your favorite social network.

Surnames surnames
The surnames page is a quick reference sheet that displays seven generations of Hercules's family names. Many members share its URL https://www.WikiTree.com/treewidget/Des_Prez-16/10 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 Hercules's family history.

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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