The Gunisson Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Gunisson Family Tree

It is important to remember that there is no single Gunisson 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 Gunisson family members? and you might be surprised at the answer.

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Gunisson Ancestors

Patronymics is the practice of naming children using the given name of the father, grandfather, or other male ancestor followed by a suffix. In the case of Gunisson, it is possible that one of your Swedish/Norwegian ancestors was given the patronym for being the "son of Guni." Please read "Patronymics and Other Naming Patterns" and "Patronymics: Help Not Hindrance," for further details.

Gunisson 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 Gunisson 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 Gunisson research.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Gunisson

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Gunisson Surname

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

Gunisson DNA Projects

While DNA testing cannot conclusively tell you if two Gunisson 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 Gunisson research, read "DNA Research and Your Family's History".

Gunisson Family History

Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your Gunisson 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 "Faddish First Names" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Gunisson family history.

Photo Collections

Networking with Gunisson 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 Gunisson 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 Gunisson ancestors.

Gunisson Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Gunisson Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Gunisson, 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
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RootsWeb search of Social Security Death Index

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Upcoming Gunisson 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 "Gunisson 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 "Reunions: Beyond Aunt Pat's Rhubarb Pie and Aunt Edna's Wet Kisses" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Gunisson reunion.

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