Besser records on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Besser family tree. Many large databases are available to search covering from births, deaths and marriages, military records, census records and immigration records with many other smaller collections too. Free trials are normally available and are a good way to fill out a lot of your tree quickly.

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Origins and History


New to Family History? Check out our Getting Started page. Check out House Of Names to investigate the origins of the Besser surname or get a copy of the Besser family Crest (a great gift idea!).


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Besser Family Tree

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Besser Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources listed below it will be possible to locate a birth record and, from that record, a birth certificate may be obtainable which is likely to list the names of the parents, therefore taking you back another generation. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Besser family tree.

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ukDid you know that there are currently 83 people with the Besser surname in the UK? Besser is now ranked number 3964 for popularity in the UK.

Besser Family History Databases

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ukDid you know that there are currently 3038 people with the Besser surname in the USA? Besser is ranked number 156 for popularity in the USA.

Miscellaneous Besser Databases

Explore the Ellis Island Database for information on the Besser family. This database contains over 25 million immigration records detailing passengers arriving in the United States of America.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Besser

Wikipedia Matt Besser (born September 22, 1967) is an American actor and comedian known for his work as a member of the "Upright Citizens Brigade", an improv/sketch troupe who also had their own sketch show on Comedy Central for 3 seasons.
Wikipedia Joe Besser (August 12, 1907 ? March 1, 1988) was an American comedian, known for his impish humor and wimpy characters, and is now best remembered for his brief stint as a member of the Three Stooges in movie short subjects of 1956-57.
Wikipedia Chaskel Besser (February 12, 1923?present) is a well known Orthodox rabbi living in Manhattan.