Welcome to the Krevock 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 Krevock 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 Krevock ancestry. Share this page on Twitter!
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The Krevock Family Tree
Everyone has different reasons for building a family tree; your personal motiviation will influence whether the Krevock family tree has more depth or breadth. Have you struck a Krevock brick wall? Read "Genealogical Research Habits" for some helpful advice.
Best Tree Collections for Discovering Krevock Ancestors
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 Krevock ancestors -- we often search for misspellings intentionally to see if we missed any records. If you want to know Why can't I find Krevock my ancestor in the SSDI?, then read this frequently asked question.
Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Krevock
Census records are among the most useful records available for family tree building. There are currently matching Krevock records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Krevock family history resource today.
Origins of the Krevock Surname
There are no clear, concise answers to why or how one of your Krevock ancestors took on the surname. It may have been based on their occupation or a distinguising physical trait. Keep in mind that it was not unusual for a last name to be altered as an ancestor entered a new country.
Krevock DNA Projects
DNA testing for genealogy continues to improve. If you had some of your Krevock 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 Krevock research, read "Using DNA to Find Your Surname".
Krevock 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 Krevock 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 Krevock family history.
Networking with Krevock Researchers
In doing genealogy research, we surely don't want to reinvent the wheel; in researching your Krevock 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 "The Art of Posting Queries" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Krevock 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 Krevock ancestors.
Krevock Achievements & Celebrities
Web Sites & Blogs with Krevock Research
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Upcoming Krevock Family Reunions
One key to a successful Krevock 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 "A Great Way to Unite a Newly-Found Family" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Krevock reunion.