The Crowner Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Crowner Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Crowner Ancestors

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

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Crowner

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

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Origins of the Crowner Surname

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

Crowner DNA Projects

DNA testing for genealogy continues to improve. If you had some of your Crowner 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 Crowner research, read "Utilizing DNA in Family History Research".

Crowner 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 Crowner 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 "The Role Of History In Genealogical Research" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Crowner family history.

Photo Collections

Networking with Crowner Researchers

In doing genealogy research, we surely don't want to reinvent the wheel; in researching your Crowner 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 Crowner 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 Crowner ancestors.

Crowner Achievements & Celebrities

Did you know that Crowner was the 26684th most popular surname in the 1990 census of the United States?

Web Sites & Blogs with Crowner Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Crowner, 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 Crowner Family Reunions

One key to a successful Crowner 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 Crowner reunion.

See Also

Crawner   Crowne  

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