The Enk Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Enk Family Tree

It is important to remember that there is no single Enk family tree, as last names were assigned to people for various reasons. We are often asked, How do you find out if two people named Enk are related? and you might be surprised at the answer.

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Enk Ancestors

Enk Genealogy

Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding Enk ancestors in a particular database at one site, try finding it on another and compare the results. If you want to know What is the first census year to identify the informant in every Enk household?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Enk

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Enk Surname

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

Enk DNA Projects

DNA testing for genealogy continues to improve. If you had some of your Enk 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 Enk research, read "Utilizing DNA in Family History Research".

Enk Family History

Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your Enk ancestors will help paint a picture that can be shared with your relatives. Whether you are a beginner or expert genealogists, knowing How do I find my Enk family history on the Internet? is always useful.

Photo Collections

Networking with Enk Researchers

If you are doing genealogy research in a particular town or region distant from where you live, you may want to consider posting a message board query requesting a lookup; often local volunteers or residents are willing to lend a hand, but remember to be specific in your request and be respectful of others' time. The article "Looking for John Smith - Focusing a Query" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Enk 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 Enk ancestors.

Enk Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Enk Research

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

Whenever possible, consider holding the family reunion in place where you have a strong Enk family history, which provides opportunities to share stories and visit cemeteries or old home sites; you may even want to consider as a one-day activity, having each family take on the task of gathering information from the local courthouse, school district, public library, etc. -- this, of course, requires advance planning and assignment, but could generate considerable interest and results. The article "Planning Details For A Family Reunion" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Enk reunion.

See Also

Enc   Emk   Enck   Eink   Onk   Enke   Enki   En  

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