Welcome to the Butoric 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 Butoric 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 Butoric ancestry. Share this page on Twitter!
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The Butoric Family Tree
It is important to remember that there is no single Butoric 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 Butoric ancestor? and you might be surprised at the answer.
Best Tree Collections for Discovering Butoric Ancestors
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 Butoric ancestors -- we often search for misspellings intentionally to see if we missed any records. Genealogy is more than just searching through databases. Articles like "Digital Books and Microfilm" can help accelerate your Butoric research.
Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Butoric
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 matching Butoric records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Butoric family history resource today.
Origins of the Butoric Surname
While some countries have limited historical records for last name assignments, you are most likely to only find general guidance on the origin and meaning of the Butoric surname. Keep in mind that it was not unusual for a last name to be altered as an ancestor entered a new country.
Butoric DNA Projects
While DNA testing cannot conclusively tell you if two Butoric 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 Butoric research, read "DNA Research and Your Family's History".
Butoric Family History
Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your Butoric 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 Butoric family history.
Networking with Butoric 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 "Are Your Queries Getting Results?" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Butoric 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 Butoric ancestors.
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Web Sites & Blogs with Butoric Research
If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Butoric, 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."
Upcoming Butoric 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 Butoric 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 "Family Reunions Don't Always Turn Out as one has Pictured" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Butoric reunion.