The Snedden Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Snedden Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Snedden Ancestors

Snedden Genealogy

Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding Snedden ancestors in a particular database at one site, try finding it on another and compare the results. If you want to know What is the first census year to identify the informant in every Snedden household?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Snedden

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Snedden Surname

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

Snedden 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 Snedden 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 Snedden research, read "Using DNA to Find Your Surname".

Snedden Family History

There is more to exploring your Snedden 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 Was my Snedden ancestor's name changed at Ellis Island? is always useful.

Photo Collections

Networking with Snedden Researchers

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

Snedden Achievements & Celebrities

Did you know that Snedden was the 24209th most popular surname in the 1990 census of the United States?

Web Sites & Blogs with Snedden Research

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

One key to a successful Snedden 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 Snedden reunion.

See Also

Sneden   Sneddin   Sneddon   Snedde  

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Surname Finder, The Snedden Genealogy and Family Tree Page [on-line resource], New Providence, NJ, USA: Genealogy Today LLC, 2019.

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