The Ocson Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Ocson Family Tree

Everyone has different reasons for building a family tree; your personal motiviation will influence whether the Ocson family tree has more depth or breadth. Have you struck a Ocson brick wall? Read "Know Where to Begin Your Genealogical Search" for some helpful advice.

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Ocson Ancestors

Ocson Genealogy

Keep an open mind when searching through Ocson 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 find information on men and women named Ocson who served in the Revolutionary War?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Ocson

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

Death Records

Military Records

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

Ocson DNA Projects

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

Ocson 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 Ocson 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 "The Role Of History In Genealogical Research" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Ocson family history.

Photo Collections

Networking with Ocson Researchers

In the course of genealogy research, collaboration is key -- we really cannot do it alone, and one of the great benefits of participating in community message boards is building relationships that not only enlightens our research but strengthens bonds across the miles. The article "Are Your Queries Getting Results?" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Ocson 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 Ocson ancestors.

Ocson Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Ocson Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Ocson, 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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RootsWeb search of Obituary Daily Times
RootsWeb search of Social Security Death Index

To recommend your web site/blog for inclusion on this page, please submit a link to the user-contributed directory at Genealogy Today. Your web page may appear once its content has been reviewed by our editors.

Upcoming Ocson Family Reunions

Whenever possible, consider holding the family reunion in place where you have a strong Ocson 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 "Reunions: Beyond Aunt Pat's Rhubarb Pie and Aunt Edna's Wet Kisses" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Ocson reunion.

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Surname Finder, The Ocson Genealogy and Family Tree Page [on-line resource], New Providence, NJ, USA: Genealogy Today LLC, 2014.

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