The Detmus Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Detmus Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Detmus Ancestors

Detmus Genealogy

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

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Detmus

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Detmus Surname

While some countries have limited historical records for last name assignments, you are most likely to only find general guidance on the origin and meaning of the Detmus surname. Keep in mind that it was not unusual for a last name to be altered as an ancestor entered a new country.

Detmus DNA Projects

While DNA testing cannot conclusively tell you if two Detmus 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 are seeking an answer to the question, How do I know which DNA test is right for Detmus research?, then this FAQ may help.

Detmus Family History

Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your Detmus 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 "Orphans and Illegitimate Children" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Detmus family history.

Photo Collections

Networking with Detmus 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 "Are Your Queries Getting Results?" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Detmus 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 Detmus ancestors.

Detmus Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Detmus Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Detmus, 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 Detmus 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 "Detmus 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 "Family Reunions Don't Always Turn Out as one has Pictured" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Detmus reunion.

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