The Fanthorp Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Fanthorp Family Tree

It is important to remember that there is no single Fanthorp family tree, as last names were assigned to people for various reasons. We are often asked, What records are best for finding my female Fanthorp ancestor's maiden name? and you might be surprised at the answer.

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Fanthorp Ancestors

Fanthorp Genealogy

Keep an open mind when searching through Fanthorp 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 city directories be used to help my Fanthorp research?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Fanthorp

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

Death Records

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Origins of the Fanthorp Surname

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

Fanthorp DNA Projects

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

Fanthorp 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 Fanthorp 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 "Researching Criminal Records" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Fanthorp family history.

Photo Collections

Networking with Fanthorp Researchers

As genealogy researchers, we are eternally grateful to come upon information shared by others that enlightens our research; and we can reciprocate by paying it forward in responding to message board queries and sharing our own information that others in down the road or in future generations may benefit. The article "Looking for John Smith - Focusing a Query" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Fanthorp 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 Fanthorp ancestors.

Fanthorp Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Fanthorp Research

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

Family reunions are an ideal time interview older relatives and other Fanthorp family members; you may want to consider a roundtable where you can gather different groups together at different times such as siblings to discuss their parents and childhood memories, cousins, aunts and uncles to discuss the grandparent generation, etc. - the collective memory and stimulus of shared experience can yield considerable information. The article "Reunions: Beyond Aunt Pat's Rhubarb Pie and Aunt Edna's Wet Kisses" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Fanthorp reunion.

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