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The Bickhart Family Tree and Genealogy

Welcome to the Bickhart Family page at Surname Finder. Our editors have compiled this checklist of genealogical resources, combining links to commercial databases along with user-contributed information and web sites for the Bickhart surname. As vital records, original documents, vintage photographs and surname-based DNA projects are discovered, this page is updated to offer the best list for researching Bickhart genealogy.

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I. The Bickhart Family Tree

It is important to remember that there is no single Bickhart 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 Bickhart ancestor? and you might be surprised at the answer.

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Bickhart Ancestors

II. Bickhart Genealogy

Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding Bickhart ancestors in a particular database at one site, try finding it on another and compare the results. If you want to know Was my Bickhart ancestor was married more than once?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Bickhart

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

Death Records

Military Records

III. Origins of the Bickhart Surname

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

IV. Bickhart DNA Projects

While DNA testing cannot conclusively tell you if two Bickhart 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 Bickhart research, read "Utilizing DNA in Family History Research".

V. Bickhart Family History

For most people, just about every aspect of their life has been influenced in some way by their ancestors. Look beyond the names and dates to understand how and why your Bickhart ancestors lived and strived to make a better life for their descendants. Our team of seasoned experts are here to help you learn about different aspects of genealogy. Reading "Researching Criminal Records" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Bickhart family history.

Photo Collections

VI. Networking with Bickhart 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 Bickhart 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 Bickhart ancestors.

VII. Bickhart Achievements & Celebrities

VIII. Web Sites & Blogs with Bickhart Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Bickhart, 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

To have your web site/blog listed on this page, please submit a link to the user-contributed directory at Genealogy Today. Your web page will appear once its content has been reviewed by one of our editors.

IX. Upcoming Bickhart 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 Bickhart 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 Bickhart reunion.

 

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