The Allney Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Allney Family Tree

It is important to remember that there is no single Allney family tree, as last names were assigned to people for various reasons. We are often asked, How can I distinguish my Allney ancestor from others of the same name? and you might be surprised at the answer.

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Allney Ancestors

Allney Genealogy

Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding Allney ancestors in a particular database at one site, try finding it on another and compare the results. If you want to know What information is given in U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules about Allney citizens from the past?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Allney

Vital records are essential for family history research because they were typically created at or near the time of the event, making the record more reliable. There are currently count of matching Allney records matching Allney records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Allney family history resource today.

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Allney Surname

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

Allney DNA Projects

While DNA testing cannot conclusively tell you if two Allney 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 Allney research, read "Basics of DNA Family History Research".

Allney Family History

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

Photo Collections

Networking with Allney Researchers

One of the best ways to solve a genealogy problem is by enlisting the help of others through a message board query that is open to the public, allowing you to cast a wide net that can be accessed by anyone, around the world and around the clock --- at the same time, because it is a public forum, you will want to exercise caution in posting personal information or information about living persons. The article "Looking for John Smith - Focusing a Query" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Allney 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 Allney ancestors.

Allney Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Allney Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Allney, 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

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Upcoming Allney Family Reunions

Family reunions are an ideal time interview older relatives and other Allney family members; you may want to consider a roundtable where you can gather different groups together at different times such as siblings to discuss their parents and childhood memories, cousins, aunts and uncles to discuss the grandparent generation, etc. - the collective memory and stimulus of shared experience can yield considerable information. The article "Planning Details For A Family Reunion" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Allney reunion.

See Also

Alney   Allmey   Allne   Alne   Allme   Allna   Allnu  

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