The Brieten Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Brieten Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Brieten Ancestors

Brieten 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 Brieten ancestors -- we often search for misspellings intentionally to see if we missed any records. If you want to know Why can't I find Brieten my ancestor in the SSDI?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Brieten

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Brieten Surname

It is quite possible for two people with the Brieten last name to have been given that surname for entirely different reasons. Discovering the country from which your Brieten ancestors originated can often yield additional clues for the meaning of the surname. Keep in mind that it was not unusual for a last name to be altered as an ancestor entered a new country.

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

Brieten Family History

Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your Brieten 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 "Traditions, Traditions, Traditions" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Brieten family history.

Photo Collections

Networking with Brieten 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 "Looking for John Smith - Focusing a Query" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Brieten 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 Brieten ancestors.

Brieten Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Brieten Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Brieten, 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
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RootsWeb search of Social Security Death Index

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Upcoming Brieten 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 Brieten 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 "Planning Details For A Family Reunion" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Brieten reunion.

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Surname Finder, The Brieten Genealogy and Family Tree Page [on-line resource], New Providence, NJ, USA: Genealogy Today LLC, 2017.

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