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The Pharaon Family Tree and Genealogy

Welcome to the Pharaon Family page at Surname Finder. Our editors have compiled this checklist of genealogical resources, combining links to commercial databases along with user-contributed information and web sites for the Pharaon surname. As vital records, original documents, vintage photographs and surname-based DNA projects are discovered, this page is updated to offer the best list for researching Pharaon genealogy.

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I. The Pharaon Family Tree

It is quite possible that someone else has already performed work on a Pharaon family tree, so be sure to examine some of the sources listed below carefully. Have you struck a Pharaon brick wall? Read "Genealogy's Most Popular Disbeliefs" for some helpful advice.

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Pharaon Ancestors

II. Pharaon Genealogy

Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding Pharaon ancestors in a particular database at one site, try finding it on another and compare the results. If you want to know How do I find my Pharaon family in the census?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Pharaon

Historical newspapers give us the ability to discover ancestral history through eyewitness accounts. There are currently count of matching Pharaon records matching Pharaon records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Pharaon family history resource today.

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Military Records

III. Origins of the Pharaon Surname

There are no clear, concise answers to why or how one of your Pharaon 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.

IV. Pharaon DNA Projects

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

V. Pharaon Family History

There is more to exploring your Pharaon 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 decipher the handwriting in old Pharaon documents? is always useful.

Photo Collections

VI. Networking with Pharaon Researchers

When digging deeper into your ancestor's occupation, a great way to connect with others of a similar interest -- many who might have detailed information, is by posting a message board query giving clear information as to your ancestor's name and the specific occupation or organization, in time and place. The article "The Art of Posting Queries" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Pharaon 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 Pharaon ancestors.

VII. Pharaon Achievements & Celebrities

VIII. Web Sites & Blogs with Pharaon Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Pharaon, 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 Social Security Death Index

To have your web site/blog listed on this page, please submit a link to the user-contributed directory at Genealogy Today. Your web page will appear once its content has been reviewed by one of our editors.

IX. Upcoming Pharaon Family Reunions

Whenever possible, consider holding the family reunion in place where you have a strong Pharaon 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 "A Great Way to Unite a Newly-Found Family" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Pharaon reunion.

 

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