The Roon Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Roon Family Tree

It is quite possible that someone else has already performed work on a Roon family tree, so be sure to examine some of the sources listed below carefully. Have you struck a Roon brick wall? Read "Searching For A Needle In An Ancestral Haystack" for some helpful advice.

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Roon Ancestors

Roon Genealogy

Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding Roon ancestors in a particular database at one site, try finding it on another and compare the results. If you want to know When were Roon births first recorded in the United States?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Roon

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Roon Surname

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

Roon DNA Projects

While DNA testing cannot conclusively tell you if two Roon 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 Roon research, read "Basics of DNA Family History Research".

Roon Family History

Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your Roon ancestors will help paint a picture that can be shared with your relatives. Whether you are a beginner or expert genealogists, knowing How do I find my Roon family history on the Internet? is always useful.

Photo Collections

Networking with Roon 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 Roon 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 Roon ancestors.

Roon Achievements & Celebrities

Did you know that Roon was the 39395th most popular surname in the 1990 census of the United States?

Web Sites & Blogs with Roon Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Roon, 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 Roon 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 Roon 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 "Family Reunions Don't Always Turn Out as one has Pictured" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Roon reunion.

See Also

Room   Roun   Roen   Run   Raan   Roone   Roona   Roony   Roo   Oon  

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