Welcome to the Webbie Family page at Surname Finder. Our editors have compiled this checklist of genealogical resources, combining links to commercial databases along with user-contributed information and web sites for the Webbie surname. As vital records, original documents, vintage photographs and surname-based DNA projects are discovered, this page is updated to offer the best list for researching Webbie genealogy.
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I. The Webbie Family Tree
It is quite possible that someone else has already performed work on a Webbie family tree, so be sure to examine some of the sources listed below carefully. Have you struck a Webbie brick wall? Read "Soundex Sorts Out Family Names" for some helpful advice.
Best Tree Collections for Discovering Webbie Ancestors
II. Webbie Genealogy
Keep an open mind when searching through Webbie records. Years ago many people were unable to read and write, thus a given ancestor's name could be spelled in a variety of ways depending on who recorded it. If you want to know How can I locate old newspapers for Webbie research?, then read this frequently asked question.
Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Webbie
Historical newspapers give us the ability to discover ancestral history through eyewitness accounts. There are currently matching Webbie records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Webbie family history resource today.
III. Origins of the Webbie Surname
There are no clear, concise answers to why or how one of your Webbie 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.
IV. Webbie 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 Webbie 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 Webbie research, read "Basics of DNA Family History Research".
V. Webbie Family History
For most people, just about every aspect of their life has been influenced in some way by their ancestors. Look beyond the names and dates to understand how and why your Webbie ancestors lived and strived to make a better life for their descendants. Our team of seasoned experts are here to help you learn about different aspects of genealogy. Reading "Our Ancestors Paid Taxes" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Webbie family history.
VI. Networking with Webbie Researchers
In the course of genealogy research, collaboration is key -- we really cannot do it alone, and one of the great benefits of participating in community message boards is building relationships that not only enlightens our research but strengthens bonds across the miles. The article "The Art of Posting Queries" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Webbie 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 Webbie ancestors.
VII. Webbie Achievements & Celebrities
VIII. Web Sites & Blogs with Webbie Research
If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Webbie, 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."
To have your web site/blog listed on this page, please submit a link to the user-contributed directory at Genealogy Today. Your web page will appear once its content has been reviewed by one of our editors.
IX. Upcoming Webbie Family Reunions
One key to a successful Webbie 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 Webbie reunion.
Suggested use: Print a copy of this free research checklist, and keep track of the Webbie genealogy resources that you visit. If your web browser does not print the date on the bottom, remember to record it manually. Today is 19/Jun/2013.
If you host the Webbie blog or web page, please link to this surname-focused resource. Here's the HTML code for a basic link. Simply cut/paste this code on to your page.