The Boberson Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Boberson Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Boberson Ancestors

Patronymics is the practice of naming children using the given name of the father, grandfather, or other male ancestor followed by a suffix. In the case of Boberson, it is possible that one of your English ancestors was given the patronym for being the "son of Bober." Please read "Patronymics and Other Naming Patterns" and "Patronymics: Help Not Hindrance," for further details.

Boberson Genealogy

Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding Boberson ancestors in a particular database at one site, try finding it on another and compare the results. If you want to know When were Boberson births first recorded in the United States?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Boberson

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Boberson Surname

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

Boberson 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 Boberson 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 Boberson research, read "Utilizing DNA in Family History Research".

Boberson Family History

Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your Boberson ancestors will help paint a picture that can be shared with your relatives. Our team of seasoned experts are here to help you learn about different aspects of genealogy. Reading "Using Social History To Fill In The Gaps In Family Histories" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Boberson family history.

Photo Collections

Networking with Boberson 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 Boberson 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 Boberson ancestors.

Boberson Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Boberson Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Boberson, 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."

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Upcoming Boberson 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 Boberson 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 Boberson reunion.

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