The Skymer Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Skymer Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Skymer Ancestors

Skymer Genealogy

Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding Skymer ancestors in a particular database at one site, try finding it on another and compare the results. If you want to know What are the best records before birth and death registration was required to locate Skymer ancestors?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Skymer

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Skymer Surname

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

Skymer DNA Projects

While DNA testing cannot conclusively tell you if two Skymer 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 are seeking an answer to the question, How do I know which DNA test is right for Skymer research?, then this FAQ may help.

Skymer Family History

There is more to exploring your Skymer 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 Where can I find a biography of my Skymer ancestor? is always useful.

Photo Collections

Networking with Skymer Researchers

In doing genealogy research, we surely don't want to reinvent the wheel; in researching your Skymer 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 Skymer 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 Skymer ancestors.

Skymer Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Skymer Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Skymer, 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."

RootsWeb search of US Naturalization Records
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 Skymer Family Reunions

One key to a successful Skymer 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 Skymer reunion.

See Also

Skyner   Kymer  

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Surname Finder, The Skymer Genealogy and Family Tree Page [on-line resource], New Providence, NJ, USA: Genealogy Today LLC, 2017.

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