Welcome to the Romerson 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 Romerson 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 Romerson ancestry. Share this page on Twitter!
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The Romerson Family Tree
It is quite possible that someone else has already performed work on a Romerson family tree, so be sure to examine some of the sources listed below carefully. Have you struck a Romerson brick wall? Read "Searching For A Needle In An Ancestral Haystack" for some helpful advice.
Best Tree Collections for Discovering Romerson Ancestors
Patronymics is the practice of naming children using the given name of the father, grandfather, or other male ancestor followed by a suffix. In the case of Romerson, it is possible that one of your English ancestors was given the patronym for being the "son of Romer." Please read "Patronymics and Other Naming Patterns" and "Patronymics: Help Not Hindrance," for further details.
Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding Romerson ancestors in a particular database at one site, try finding it on another and compare the results. If you want to know When were Romerson births first recorded in the United States?, then read this frequently asked question.
Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Romerson
Historical newspapers give us the ability to discover ancestral history through eyewitness accounts. There are currently matching Romerson records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Romerson family history resource today.
Origins of the Romerson Surname
It is quite possible for two people with the Romerson last name to have been given that surname for entirely different reasons. Discovering the country from which your Romerson 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.
Romerson 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 Romerson 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 Romerson research, read "Utilizing DNA in Family History Research".
Romerson Family History
Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your Romerson 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 "Using Social History To Fill In The Gaps In Family Histories" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Romerson family history.
Networking with Romerson Researchers
When you've come up against a brick wall in your genealogy research, posting a message board query can help; one of the biggest benefits is that message board queries are accessed through search engines, which means even someone not specifically engaged in genealogy but interested in your subject may find your query and bring valuable new information to the table -- it happens! The article "Looking for John Smith - Focusing a Query" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Romerson 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 Romerson ancestors.
Romerson Achievements & Celebrities
Web Sites & Blogs with Romerson Research
If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Romerson, 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 Romerson Family Reunions
Notifying everyone in advance to bring old photos and documents can bring big rewards, making a special place at the reunion (maybe even a special Romerson booth) where people can come at their leisure to sit, look and chat; in addition to information and clues that might be written on the back of a photo, every photograph has a story and serves as an excellent stimulus to recall -- people might comment not only on the people in the photo, but also on what's in the background, or they might have information around where the photo was taken or the event -- just be sure to have someone there to capture new information. The article "Planning Details For A Family Reunion" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Romerson reunion.