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The Eidenbock Family Tree and Genealogy

Welcome to the Eidenbock Family page at Surname Finder. Our editors have compiled this checklist of genealogical resources, combining links to commercial databases along with user-contributed information and web sites for the Eidenbock surname. As vital records, original documents, vintage photographs and surname-based DNA projects are discovered, this page is updated to offer the best list for researching Eidenbock genealogy.

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I. The Eidenbock Family Tree

It is important to remember that there is no single Eidenbock 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 Eidenbock are related? and you might be surprised at the answer.

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Eidenbock Ancestors

II. Eidenbock Genealogy

Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding Eidenbock ancestors in a particular database at one site, try finding it on another and compare the results. If you want to know Was my Eidenbock ancestor was married more than once?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Eidenbock

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

Death Records

Military Records

III. Origins of the Eidenbock Surname

There are no clear, concise answers to why or how one of your Eidenbock ancestors took on the surname. It may have been based on their occupation or a distinguising physical trait. Keep in mind that it was not unusual for a last name to be altered as an ancestor entered a new country.

IV. Eidenbock DNA Projects

Don't believe the hype! When DNA testing was first made available for genealogical purposes, some companies boasted how it could solve all your Eidenbock family tree mysteries. DNA testing can be a useful tool, when applied properly to a given research issue. If you're not sure how DNA testing could aid your Eidenbock research, read "Utilizing DNA in Family History Research".

V. Eidenbock 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 Eidenbock 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 Eidenbock family history.

Photo Collections

VI. Networking with Eidenbock 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 "The Art of Posting Queries" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Eidenbock 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 Eidenbock ancestors.

VII. Eidenbock Achievements & Celebrities

VIII. Web Sites & Blogs with Eidenbock Research

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

IX. Upcoming Eidenbock Family Reunions

Whenever possible, consider holding the family reunion in place where you have a strong Eidenbock 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 "A Great Way to Unite a Newly-Found Family" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Eidenbock reunion.

 

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