The Economon Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Economon Family Tree

It is important to remember that there is no single Economon family tree, as last names were assigned to people for various reasons. We are often asked, How do you find out if two people named Economon are related? and you might be surprised at the answer.

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Economon Ancestors

Economon Genealogy

Keep an open mind when searching through Economon records. Years ago many people were unable to read and write, thus a given ancestor's name could be spelled in a variety of ways depending on who recorded it. If you want to know How can I find information on men and women named Economon who served in the Revolutionary War?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Economon

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Economon Surname

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

Economon DNA Projects

While DNA testing cannot conclusively tell you if two Economon 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 Economon research, read "Basics of DNA Family History Research".

Economon 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 Economon 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 "Learning About Women - The Invisible Ancestors" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Economon family history.

Photo Collections

Networking with Economon Researchers

If you are doing genealogy research in a particular town or region distant from where you live, you may want to consider posting a message board query requesting a lookup; often local volunteers or residents are willing to lend a hand, but remember to be specific in your request and be respectful of others' time. The article "Looking for John Smith - Focusing a Query" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Economon 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 Economon ancestors.

Economon Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Economon Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Economon, 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

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Upcoming Economon Family Reunions

Whenever possible, consider holding the family reunion in place where you have a strong Economon family history, which provides opportunities to share stories and visit cemeteries or old home sites; you may even want to consider as a one-day activity, having each family take on the task of gathering information from the local courthouse, school district, public library, etc. -- this, of course, requires advance planning and assignment, but could generate considerable interest and results. The article "Family Reunions Don't Always Turn Out as one has Pictured" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Economon reunion.

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

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