Welcome to the Stubenhofer 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 Stubenhofer 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 Stubenhofer ancestry. Share this page on Twitter!
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The Stubenhofer Family Tree
It is quite possible that someone else has already performed work on a Stubenhofer family tree, so be sure to examine some of the sources listed below carefully. Have you struck a Stubenhofer brick wall? Read "Newspapers Can Be A Treasure Trove Of Genealogical Details" for some helpful advice.
Best Tree Collections for Discovering Stubenhofer Ancestors
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 Stubenhofer 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 Stubenhofer research.
Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Stubenhofer
Historical newspapers give us the ability to discover ancestral history through eyewitness accounts. There are currently matching Stubenhofer records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Stubenhofer family history resource today.
Origins of the Stubenhofer Surname
While some countries have limited historical records for last name assignments, you are most likely to only find general guidance on the origin and meaning of the Stubenhofer surname. Keep in mind that it was not unusual for a last name to be altered as an ancestor entered a new country.
Stubenhofer 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 Stubenhofer 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 Stubenhofer research, read "Basics of DNA Family History Research".
Stubenhofer Family History
There is more to exploring your Stubenhofer 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 Stubenhofer ancestor? is always useful.
Networking with Stubenhofer Researchers
In doing genealogy research, we surely don't want to reinvent the wheel; in researching your Stubenhofer 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 "Are Your Queries Getting Results?" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Stubenhofer 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 Stubenhofer ancestors.
Stubenhofer Achievements & Celebrities
Web Sites & Blogs with Stubenhofer Research
If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Stubenhofer, 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."
Upcoming Stubenhofer Family Reunions
One key to a successful Stubenhofer 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 Stubenhofer reunion.