Welcome to the Liebenberg 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 Liebenberg 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 Liebenberg ancestry. Share this page on Twitter!
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The Liebenberg Family Tree
Everyone has different reasons for building a family tree; your personal motiviation will influence whether the Liebenberg family tree has more depth or breadth. Have you struck a Liebenberg brick wall? Read "Efficient and Effective Research Tips" for some helpful advice.
Best Tree Collections for Discovering Liebenberg Ancestors
Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding Liebenberg ancestors in a particular database at one site, try finding it on another and compare the results. If you want to know Was my Liebenberg ancestor was married more than once?, then read this frequently asked question.
Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Liebenberg
Census records are among the most useful records available for family tree building. There are currently matching Liebenberg records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Liebenberg family history resource today.
Origins of the Liebenberg Surname
There are no clear, concise answers to why or how one of your Liebenberg 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.
Liebenberg 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 Liebenberg family tree mysteries. DNA testing can be a useful tool, when applied properly to a given research issue. If you're not sure how DNA testing could aid your Liebenberg research, read "Basics of DNA Family History Research".
Liebenberg Family History
There is more to exploring your Liebenberg 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 Where can I find a biography of my Liebenberg ancestor? is always useful.
Networking with Liebenberg 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 "The Art of Posting Queries" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Liebenberg 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 Liebenberg ancestors.
Liebenberg Achievements & Celebrities
Web Sites & Blogs with Liebenberg Research
If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Liebenberg, 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."
Upcoming Liebenberg 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 "Liebenberg 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 "A Great Way to Unite a Newly-Found Family" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Liebenberg reunion.