The Avenger Genealogy and Family Tree Page

Welcome to the Avenger Family page at Surname Finder, a service of Genealogy Today. Our editors have compiled this checklist of genealogical resources, combining links to commercial databases along with user-contributed information and web sites for the Avenger surname. As additional sources for vital records, original documents, vintage photographs and surname-based DNA projects are discovered, this page is updated to offer the best list for researching Avenger ancestry. Share this page on Twitter!

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The Avenger Family Tree

It is important to remember that there is no single Avenger family tree, as last names were assigned to people for various reasons. We are often asked, How can I distinguish my Avenger ancestor from others of the same name? and you might be surprised at the answer.

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Avenger Ancestors

Avenger Genealogy

Sometimes two people can look at the same handwritten record, and come up with different spellings of the name. Be creative when searching for your Avenger ancestors -- we often search for misspellings intentionally to see if we missed any records. Genealogy is more than just searching through databases. Articles like "Finding Ancestors in County Court Minutes" can help accelerate your Avenger research.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Avenger

Vital records are essential for family history research because they were typically created at or near the time of the event, making the record more reliable. There are currently count of matching Avenger records matching Avenger records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Avenger family history resource today.

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Avenger Surname

There are no clear, concise answers to why or how one of your Avenger ancestors took on the surname. It may have been based on their occupation or a distinguising physical trait. Keep in mind that it was not unusual for a last name to be altered as an ancestor entered a new country.

Avenger DNA Projects

While DNA testing cannot conclusively tell you if two Avenger ancestors were related, it can easily prove if they weren't. Be sure you understand what types of research issues each different DNA test can address before you spend any money. If you're not sure how DNA testing could aid your Avenger research, read "Basics of DNA Family History Research".

Avenger Family History

There is more to exploring your Avenger ancestry than just gathering a bunch of names and dates. Understanding where your ancestors lived, how they were employed, and what they did for fun, may give you a better appreciation of your heritage. Whether you are a beginner or expert genealogists, knowing Where is the book on my Avenger family? is always useful.

Photo Collections

Networking with Avenger Researchers

One of the best ways to solve a genealogy problem is by enlisting the help of others through a message board query that is open to the public, allowing you to cast a wide net that can be accessed by anyone, around the world and around the clock --- at the same time, because it is a public forum, you will want to exercise caution in posting personal information or information about living persons. The article "The Art of Posting Queries" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Avenger queries.

You may also want to consider posting a query to the Community Message Boards at Genealogy Today to get assistance from other researchers on your most elusive Avenger ancestors.

Avenger Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Avenger Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Avenger, contact the folks at ProGenealogists for a free research estimate. You may also find it helpful to read, "When, Why and How to Hire a Professional Genealogist."

RootsWeb search of US Naturalization Records
RootsWeb search of Obituary Daily Times
RootsWeb search of Social Security Death Index

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Upcoming Avenger Family Reunions

Family reunions are an ideal time interview older relatives and other Avenger family members; you may want to consider a roundtable where you can gather different groups together at different times such as siblings to discuss their parents and childhood memories, cousins, aunts and uncles to discuss the grandparent generation, etc. - the collective memory and stimulus of shared experience can yield considerable information. The article "A Great Way to Unite a Newly-Found Family" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Avenger reunion.

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