The Chopko Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

Completed by on

  Database Search: GenealogyBank.com ($)
Enter information about one of your ancestors and click search:

  First Name: Last Name: Location:   

The Chopko Family Tree

It is important to remember that there is no single Chopko family tree, as last names were assigned to people for various reasons. We are often asked, How common it is for Chopko siblings to have the same first name? and you might be surprised at the answer.

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Chopko Ancestors

Chopko Genealogy

Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding Chopko ancestors in a particular database at one site, try finding it on another and compare the results. If you want to know How do I find my Chopko family in the census?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Chopko

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Chopko Surname

It is quite possible for two people with the Chopko last name to have been given that surname for entirely different reasons. Discovering the country from which your Chopko 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.

Chopko DNA Projects

DNA testing for genealogy continues to improve. If you had some of your Chopko relatives tested several years ago, it may be worthwhile to have them retested. Likewise, as DNA testing companies have gathered more results and samples, you may be able to find more matches if you search again with your test results. If you're not sure how DNA testing could aid your Chopko research, read "Using DNA to Find Your Surname".

Chopko 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 Chopko 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 "Finding The Family History" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Chopko family history.

Photo Collections

Networking with Chopko Researchers

In doing genealogy research, we surely don't want to reinvent the wheel; in researching your Chopko surname, posting a message query can help you connect with distant cousins and others who may be working on the same lines, some of whom may have advanced the research or solved some of the hard problems, but are willing to share. The article "Looking for John Smith - Focusing a Query" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Chopko 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 Chopko ancestors.

Chopko Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Chopko Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Chopko, 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 recommend your web site/blog for inclusion on this page, please submit a link to the user-contributed directory at Genealogy Today. Your web page may appear once its content has been reviewed by our editors.

Upcoming Chopko Family Reunions

One key to a successful Chopko reunion is preparation, and for the family researcher that means getting the word out in advance on what to bring (such as the family photo collection); arranging for the display of shared information; and planning activities conducive to sharing; and one of the best ways to get others to participate is in bringing something of your own to share such a picture pedigree, compiled family history or biographical sketch, or even a copies of a treasured photo as a gift for each family -- you may even want to consider putting together a reunion newsletter in advance to be distributed at the reunion, asking for help in solving one or more specific family mysteries: you never know who might have insight they are willing to share, one-on-one. The article "Family Reunions Don't Always Turn Out as one has Pictured" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Chopko reunion.

Citation:
Surname Finder, The Chopko Genealogy and Family Tree Page [on-line resource], New Providence, NJ, USA: Genealogy Today LLC, 2014.

Suggested use: Print a copy of this free research checklist, and keep track of the Chopko genealogy resources that you visit. If your web browser does not print the date on the bottom, remember to record it manually. Today is 18/Dec/2014.

To keep track of the latest transcriptions published by Genealogy Today, please follow Illya D'Addezio on Facebook, @illyadaddezio on Twitter, or +IllyaDAddezio on Google+.

Copyright © 1998-2014 Genealogy Today LLC. All Rights Reserved.

If you host the Chopko blog or web page, please link to this surname-focused resource. Here's the HTML code for a basic link. Simply cut/paste this code on to your page.

 

Small Surname Finder Logo. Please Do NOT link to this image. You MAY download it onto your web server.

 

It took 0.273247 second(s) to prepare this page.

Powered by MivaScript ( 3.9700 ) from Miva Merchant