Welcome to the Jungjohan 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 Jungjohan 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 Jungjohan genealogy.
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I. The Jungjohan Family Tree
Everyone has different reasons for building a family tree; your personal motiviation will influence whether the Jungjohan family tree has more depth or breadth. Have you struck a Jungjohan brick wall? Read "Searching and Organization" for some helpful advice.
Best Tree Collections for Discovering Jungjohan Ancestors
II. Jungjohan 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 Jungjohan 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 Jungjohan research.
Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Jungjohan
Census records are among the most useful records available for family tree building. There are currently matching Jungjohan records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Jungjohan family history resource today.
III. Origins of the Jungjohan Surname
It is quite possible for two people with the Jungjohan last name to have been given that surname for entirely different reasons. Discovering the country from which your Jungjohan 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.
IV. Jungjohan 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 Jungjohan family tree mysteries. DNA testing can be a useful tool, when applied properly to a given research issue. If you are seeking an answer to the question, How do I know which DNA test is right for Jungjohan research?, then this FAQ may help.
V. Jungjohan 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 Jungjohan 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 "Disease and War, 1918-1919" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Jungjohan family history.
VI. Networking with Jungjohan Researchers
When you've come up against a brick wall in your genealogy research, posting a message board query can help; one of the biggest benefits is that message board queries are accessed through search engines, which means even someone not specifically engaged in genealogy but interested in your subject may find your query and bring valuable new information to the table -- it happens! The article "Looking for John Smith - Focusing a Query" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Jungjohan 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 Jungjohan ancestors.
VII. Jungjohan Achievements & Celebrities
VIII. Web Sites & Blogs with Jungjohan Research
If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Jungjohan, 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."
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 Jungjohan Family Reunions
Notifying everyone in advance to bring old photos and documents can bring big rewards, making a special place at the reunion (maybe even a special Jungjohan booth) where people can come at their leisure to sit, look and chat; in addition to information and clues that might be written on the back of a photo, every photograph has a story and serves as an excellent stimulus to recall -- people might comment not only on the people in the photo, but also on what's in the background, or they might have information around where the photo was taken or the event -- just be sure to have someone there to capture new 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 Jungjohan reunion.
Suggested use: Print a copy of this free research checklist, and keep track of the Jungjohan genealogy resources that you visit. If your web browser does not print the date on the bottom, remember to record it manually. Today is 11/Mar/2014.
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