The Gomer Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Gomer Family Tree

It is important to remember that there is no single Gomer family tree, as last names were assigned to people for various reasons. We are often asked, Where do I go to find birth, marriage, and death records for Gomer family members? and you might be surprised at the answer.

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Gomer Ancestors

Gomer Genealogy

Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding Gomer ancestors in a particular database at one site, try finding it on another and compare the results. If you want to know When were Gomer births first recorded in the United States?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Gomer

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Gomer Surname

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

Gomer 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 Gomer 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 Gomer research, read "Utilizing DNA in Family History Research".

Gomer Family History

Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your Gomer ancestors will help paint a picture that can be shared with your relatives. Our team of seasoned experts are here to help you learn about different aspects of genealogy. Reading "Using Social History To Fill In The Gaps In Family Histories" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Gomer family history.

Photo Collections

Networking with Gomer Researchers

In the course of genealogy research, collaboration is key -- we really cannot do it alone, and one of the great benefits of participating in community message boards is building relationships that not only enlightens our research but strengthens bonds across the miles. The article "Looking for John Smith - Focusing a Query" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Gomer 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 Gomer ancestors.

Gomer Achievements & Celebrities

Did you know that Gomer was the 17758th most popular surname in the 1990 census of the United States?

Web Sites & Blogs with Gomer Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Gomer, 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 Gomer 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 "Gomer 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 Gomer reunion.

See Also

Gomber   Gorner   Gamer   Gohmer   Gomeri   Gomery   Gome   MacGomer   Omer  

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