The Ardry Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Ardry Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Ardry Ancestors

Ardry Genealogy

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 Ardry ancestors -- we often search for misspellings intentionally to see if we missed any records. If you want to know Why can't I find Ardry my ancestor in the SSDI?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Ardry

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 Ardry records matching Ardry records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Ardry family history resource today.

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Military Records

Origins of the Ardry Surname

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

Ardry DNA Projects

DNA testing for genealogy continues to improve. If you had some of your Ardry relatives tested several years ago, it may be worthwhile to have them retested. Likewise, as DNA testing companies have gathered more results and samples, you may be able to find more matches if you search again with your test results. If you're not sure how DNA testing could aid your Ardry research, read "When do you use DNA?".

Ardry Family History

There is more to exploring your Ardry 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. Our team of seasoned experts are here to help you learn about different aspects of genealogy. Reading "Estate Records and Files" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Ardry family history.

Photo Collections

Networking with Ardry 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 "The Art of Posting Queries" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Ardry 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 Ardry ancestors.

Ardry Achievements & Celebrities

Did you know that Ardry was the 65980th most popular surname in the 1990 census of the United States?

Web Sites & Blogs with Ardry Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Ardry, 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."

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Upcoming Ardry Family Reunions

Family reunions are an ideal time interview older relatives and other Ardry 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 "A Great Way to Unite a Newly-Found Family" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Ardry reunion.

See Also

Ardrey   Ardra   Ardro  

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