The Shasbey Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Shasbey Family Tree

It is quite possible that someone else has already performed work on a Shasbey family tree, so be sure to examine some of the sources listed below carefully. Have you struck a Shasbey brick wall? Read "Newspapers Can Be A Treasure Trove Of Genealogical Details" for some helpful advice.

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Shasbey Ancestors

Shasbey Genealogy

Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding Shasbey 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 Shasbey family in the census?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Shasbey

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

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Origins of the Shasbey Surname

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

Shasbey DNA Projects

DNA testing for genealogy continues to improve. If you had some of your Shasbey 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 are seeking an answer to the question, How do I know which DNA test is right for Shasbey research?, then this FAQ may help.

Shasbey Family History

There is more to exploring your Shasbey 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 find out if my Shasbey ancestor was an indentured servant? is always useful.

Photo Collections

Networking with Shasbey Researchers

In doing genealogy research, we surely don't want to reinvent the wheel; in researching your Shasbey surname, posting a message query can help you connect with distant cousins and others who may be working on the same lines, some of whom may have advanced the research or solved some of the hard problems, but are willing to share. The article "The Art of Posting Queries" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Shasbey 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 Shasbey ancestors.

Shasbey Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Shasbey Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Shasbey, 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 Shasbey Family Reunions

One key to a successful Shasbey reunion is preparation, and for the family researcher that means getting the word out in advance on what to bring (such as the family photo collection); arranging for the display of shared information; and planning activities conducive to sharing; and one of the best ways to get others to participate is in bringing something of your own to share such a picture pedigree, compiled family history or biographical sketch, or even a copies of a treasured photo as a gift for each family -- you may even want to consider putting together a reunion newsletter in advance to be distributed at the reunion, asking for help in solving one or more specific family mysteries: you never know who might have insight they are willing to share, one-on-one. The article "A Great Way to Unite a Newly-Found Family" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Shasbey reunion.

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