The Gupton Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Gupton Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Gupton Ancestors

Gupton 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 Gupton 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 Gupton research.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Gupton

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Gupton Surname

While some countries have limited historical records for last name assignments, you are most likely to only find general guidance on the origin and meaning of the Gupton surname. Keep in mind that it was not unusual for a last name to be altered as an ancestor entered a new country.

Gupton DNA Projects

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

Gupton 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 Gupton 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 Gupton family history.

Photo Collections

Networking with Gupton 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 "Are Your Queries Getting Results?" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Gupton 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 Gupton ancestors.

Gupton Achievements & Celebrities

Did you know that Gupton was the 8293rd most popular surname in the 1990 census of the United States?

Web Sites & Blogs with Gupton Research

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

See Also

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