The Stourossen Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Stourossen Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Stourossen 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 Stourossen, it is possible that one of your Scandinavian/Norwegian ancestors was given the patronym for being the "son of Stouro." Please read "Patronymics and Other Naming Patterns" and "Patronymics: Help Not Hindrance," for further details.

Stourossen Genealogy

Sometimes two people can look at the same handwritten record, and come up with different spellings of the name. Be creative when searching for your Stourossen ancestors -- we often search for misspellings intentionally to see if we missed any records. Genealogy is more than just searching through databases. Articles like "All Those Genealogy Charts" can help accelerate your Stourossen research.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Stourossen

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

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Origins of the Stourossen Surname

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

Stourossen DNA Projects

DNA testing for genealogy continues to improve. If you had some of your Stourossen 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're not sure how DNA testing could aid your Stourossen research, read "DNA Research and Your Family's History".

Stourossen Family History

Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your Stourossen 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 Stourossen family history.

Photo Collections

Networking with Stourossen Researchers

In doing genealogy research, we surely don't want to reinvent the wheel; in researching your Stourossen 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 "Looking for John Smith - Focusing a Query" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Stourossen 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 Stourossen ancestors.

Stourossen Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Stourossen Research

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

One key to a successful Stourossen 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 "Family Reunions Don't Always Turn Out as one has Pictured" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Stourossen reunion.

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Surname Finder, The Stourossen Genealogy and Family Tree Page [on-line resource], New Providence, NJ, USA: Genealogy Today LLC, 2018.

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