The M'Norton Genealogy and Family Tree Page

Welcome to the M'Norton 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 M'Norton 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 M'Norton ancestry. Share this page on Twitter!

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The M'Norton Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering M'Norton Ancestors

M'Norton Genealogy

Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding M'Norton ancestors in a particular database at one site, try finding it on another and compare the results. If you want to know What is the first census year to identify the informant in every M'Norton household?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for M'Norton

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the M'Norton Surname

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

M'Norton DNA Projects

DNA testing for genealogy continues to improve. If you had some of your M'Norton 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 M'Norton research, read "When do you use DNA?".

M'Norton Family History

Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your M'Norton 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 M'Norton family history.

Photo Collections

Networking with M'Norton Researchers

If you are doing genealogy research in a particular town or region distant from where you live, you may want to consider posting a message board query requesting a lookup; often local volunteers or residents are willing to lend a hand, but remember to be specific in your request and be respectful of others' time. The article "Looking for John Smith - Focusing a Query" provides some valuable tips for posting successful M'Norton 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 M'Norton ancestors.

M'Norton Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with M'Norton Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of M'Norton, 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."

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Upcoming M'Norton Family Reunions

Whenever possible, consider holding the family reunion in place where you have a strong M'Norton family history, which provides opportunities to share stories and visit cemeteries or old home sites; you may even want to consider as a one-day activity, having each family take on the task of gathering information from the local courthouse, school district, public library, etc. -- this, of course, requires advance planning and assignment, but could generate considerable interest and results. The article "Family Reunions Don't Always Turn Out as one has Pictured" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful M'Norton reunion.

See Also

M'Norto   McNorton   Norton  

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