The Kevit Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Kevit Family Tree

Everyone has different reasons for building a family tree; your personal motiviation will influence whether the Kevit family tree has more depth or breadth. Have you struck a Kevit brick wall? Read "Genealogical Research Habits" for some helpful advice.

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Kevit Ancestors

Kevit Genealogy

Keep an open mind when searching through Kevit 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 I locate old newspapers for Kevit research?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Kevit

Census records are among the most useful records available for family tree building. There are currently count of matching Kevit records matching Kevit records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Kevit family history resource today.

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Kevit 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 Kevit surname. Keep in mind that it was not unusual for a last name to be altered as an ancestor entered a new country.

Kevit DNA Projects

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

Kevit Family History

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

Photo Collections

Networking with Kevit Researchers

In doing genealogy research, we surely don't want to reinvent the wheel; in researching your Kevit surname, posting a message query can help you connect with distant cousins and others who may be working on the same lines, some of whom may have advanced the research or solved some of the hard problems, but are willing to share. The article "Are Your Queries Getting Results?" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Kevit 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 Kevit ancestors.

Kevit Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Kevit Research

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

One key to a successful Kevit reunion is preparation, and for the family researcher that means getting the word out in advance on what to bring (such as the family photo collection); arranging for the display of shared information; and planning activities conducive to sharing; and one of the best ways to get others to participate is in bringing something of your own to share such a picture pedigree, compiled family history or biographical sketch, or even a copies of a treasured photo as a gift for each family -- you may even want to consider putting together a reunion newsletter in advance to be distributed at the reunion, asking for help in solving one or more specific family mysteries: you never know who might have insight they are willing to share, one-on-one. The article "Family Reunions Don't Always Turn Out as one has Pictured" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Kevit reunion.

See Also

Kevi   McKevit   Evit  

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