The Leonbacher Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Leonbacher Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Leonbacher Ancestors

Leonbacher Genealogy

Keep an open mind when searching through Leonbacher 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 Leonbacher research?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Leonbacher

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Leonbacher Surname

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

Leonbacher DNA Projects

While DNA testing cannot conclusively tell you if two Leonbacher 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 Leonbacher research, read "Basics of DNA Family History Research".

Leonbacher Family History

There is more to exploring your Leonbacher ancestry than just gathering a bunch of names and dates. Understanding where your ancestors lived, how they were employed, and what they did for fun, may give you a better appreciation of your heritage. Whether you are a beginner or expert genealogists, knowing How can I find out if my Leonbacher ancestor was an indentured servant? is always useful.

Photo Collections

Networking with Leonbacher Researchers

When it comes families and genealogy research, it's important to remember that different people may have different information: some may even have inherited one-of-a-kind family documents or photos, and the best way to connect with these family members is by posting a message board query -- often in the process of collaboration, you can build a more complete picture of your ancestor or ancestral family. The article "Looking for John Smith - Focusing a Query" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Leonbacher 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 Leonbacher ancestors.

Leonbacher Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Leonbacher Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Leonbacher, 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 Leonbacher 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 "Leonbacher 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 "Family Reunions Don't Always Turn Out as one has Pictured" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Leonbacher reunion.

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Surname Finder, The Leonbacher Genealogy and Family Tree Page [on-line resource], New Providence, NJ, USA: Genealogy Today LLC, 2019.

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