The Dumpys Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Dumpys Family Tree

It is important to remember that there is no single Dumpys family tree, as last names were assigned to people for various reasons. We are often asked, How do I begin my Dumpys family tree? and you might be surprised at the answer.

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Dumpys 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 Dumpys 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 Dumpys research.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Dumpys

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

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Origins of the Dumpys Surname

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

Dumpys DNA Projects

DNA testing for genealogy continues to improve. If you had some of your Dumpys 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 Dumpys research, read "Using DNA to Find Your Surname".

Dumpys Family History

There is more to exploring your Dumpys ancestry than just gathering a bunch of names and dates. Understanding where your ancestors lived, how they were employed, and what they did for fun, may give you a better appreciation of your heritage. Our team of seasoned experts are here to help you learn about different aspects of genealogy. Reading "Estate Records and Files" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Dumpys family history.

Photo Collections

Networking with Dumpys Researchers

When it comes families and genealogy research, it's important to remember that different people may have different information: some may even have inherited one-of-a-kind family documents or photos, and the best way to connect with these family members is by posting a message board query -- often in the process of collaboration, you can build a more complete picture of your ancestor or ancestral family. The article "Looking for John Smith - Focusing a Query" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Dumpys 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 Dumpys ancestors.

Dumpys Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Dumpys Research

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

Pedigree charts and family group records are important genealogical tools, so bringing or creating on site a big family pedigree (or family tree) is sure to draw attention; at the same time, have plenty of blank family group sheets available for individual families to complete and submit to go into a "Dumpys family record book," which you can then digitize and share -- you can then bring the physical book back to the next reunion, adding new families each time. The article "Planning Details For A Family Reunion" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Dumpys reunion.

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Surname Finder, The Dumpys Genealogy and Family Tree Page [on-line resource], New Providence, NJ, USA: Genealogy Today LLC, 2018.

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