The Vickery Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Vickery Family Tree

It is quite possible that someone else has already performed work on a Vickery family tree, so be sure to examine some of the sources listed below carefully. Have you struck a Vickery brick wall? Read "Knowing the Port of Entry Can Help Find Ancestral Records" for some helpful advice.

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Vickery Ancestors

Vickery Genealogy

Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding Vickery ancestors in a particular database at one site, try finding it on another and compare the results. If you want to know Was my Vickery ancestor was married more than once?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Vickery

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Vickery Surname

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

Vickery DNA Projects

While DNA testing cannot conclusively tell you if two Vickery 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're not sure how DNA testing could aid your Vickery research, read "Utilizing DNA in Family History Research".

Vickery Family History

There is more to exploring your Vickery 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 Vickery ancestor? is always useful.

Photo Collections

Networking with Vickery Researchers

As genealogy researchers, we are eternally grateful to come upon information shared by others that enlightens our research; and we can reciprocate by paying it forward in responding to message board queries and sharing our own information that others in down the road or in future generations may benefit. The article "The Art of Posting Queries" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Vickery 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 Vickery ancestors.

Vickery Achievements & Celebrities

Did you know that Vickery was the 3194th most popular surname in the 1990 census of the United States?

Web Sites & Blogs with Vickery Research

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

One key to a successful Vickery 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 Vickery reunion.

See Also

Vickerey   Vicker   Visker   Viker   Vicher  

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Surname Finder, The Vickery Genealogy and Family Tree Page [on-line resource], New Providence, NJ, USA: Genealogy Today LLC, 2014.

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