The Beddall Genealogy and Family Tree Page

Welcome to the Beddall 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 Beddall 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 Beddall ancestry. Share this page on Twitter!

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The Beddall Family Tree

It is important to remember that there is no single Beddall family tree, as last names were assigned to people for various reasons. We are often asked, How can I find the second married name of a female Beddall ancestor? and you might be surprised at the answer.

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Beddall Ancestors

Beddall Genealogy

Keep an open mind when searching through Beddall records. Years ago many people were unable to read and write, thus a given ancestor's name could be spelled in a variety of ways depending on who recorded it. If you want to know How can I locate old newspapers for Beddall research?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Beddall

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 Beddall records matching Beddall records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Beddall family history resource today.

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Beddall Surname

There are no clear, concise answers to why or how one of your Beddall 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.

Beddall DNA Projects

Don't believe the hype! When DNA testing was first made available for genealogical purposes, some companies boasted how it could solve all your Beddall family tree mysteries. DNA testing can be a useful tool, when applied properly to a given research issue. If you're not sure how DNA testing could aid your Beddall research, read "Using DNA to Find Your Surname".

Beddall Family History

There is more to exploring your Beddall 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 How can I decipher the handwriting in old Beddall documents? is always useful.

Photo Collections

Networking with Beddall Researchers

When you've come up against a brick wall in your genealogy research, posting a message board query can help; one of the biggest benefits is that message board queries are accessed through search engines, which means even someone not specifically engaged in genealogy but interested in your subject may find your query and bring valuable new information to the table -- it happens! The article "The Art of Posting Queries" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Beddall 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 Beddall ancestors.

Beddall Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Beddall Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Beddall, 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 Beddall Family Reunions

Notifying everyone in advance to bring old photos and documents can bring big rewards, making a special place at the reunion (maybe even a special Beddall booth) where people can come at their leisure to sit, look and chat; in addition to information and clues that might be written on the back of a photo, every photograph has a story and serves as an excellent stimulus to recall -- people might comment not only on the people in the photo, but also on what's in the background, or they might have information around where the photo was taken or the event -- just be sure to have someone there to capture new information. The article "A Great Way to Unite a Newly-Found Family" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Beddall reunion.

See Also

Bedall   Beddal   Beddell  

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Surname Finder, The Beddall Genealogy and Family Tree Page [on-line resource], New Providence, NJ, USA: Genealogy Today LLC, 2019.

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