The Decorie Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Decorie Family Tree

It is important to remember that there is no single Decorie family tree, as last names were assigned to people for various reasons. We are often asked, How do I begin my Decorie family tree? and you might be surprised at the answer.

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Decorie Ancestors

Decorie Genealogy

Keep an open mind when searching through Decorie 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 Decorie research?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Decorie

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Decorie Surname

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

Decorie DNA Projects

While DNA testing cannot conclusively tell you if two Decorie 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 Decorie research, read "DNA Research and Your Family's History".

Decorie Family History

Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your Decorie ancestors will help paint a picture that can be shared with your relatives. Our team of seasoned experts are here to help you learn about different aspects of genealogy. Reading "Using Social History To Fill In The Gaps In Family Histories" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Decorie family history.

Photo Collections

Networking with Decorie Researchers

When it comes families and genealogy research, it's important to remember that different people may have different information: some may even have inherited one-of-a-kind family documents or photos, and the best way to connect with these family members is by posting a message board query -- often in the process of collaboration, you can build a more complete picture of your ancestor or ancestral family. The article "The Art of Posting Queries" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Decorie 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 Decorie ancestors.

Decorie Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Decorie Research

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

Pedigree charts and family group records are important genealogical tools, so bringing or creating on site a big family pedigree (or family tree) is sure to draw attention; at the same time, have plenty of blank family group sheets available for individual families to complete and submit to go into a "Decorie family record book," which you can then digitize and share -- you can then bring the physical book back to the next reunion, adding new families each time. The article "A Great Way to Unite a Newly-Found Family" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Decorie reunion.

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