Welcome to the Fingy 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 Fingy 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 Fingy ancestry. Share this page on Twitter!
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The Fingy Family Tree
It is important to remember that there is no single Fingy family tree, as last names were assigned to people for various reasons. We are often asked, What records are best for finding my female Fingy ancestor's maiden name? and you might be surprised at the answer.
Best Tree Collections for Discovering Fingy Ancestors
Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding Fingy ancestors in a particular database at one site, try finding it on another and compare the results. If you want to know Was my Fingy ancestor was married more than once?, then read this frequently asked question.
Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Fingy
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 matching Fingy records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Fingy family history resource today.
Origins of the Fingy Surname
It is quite possible for two people with the Fingy last name to have been given that surname for entirely different reasons. Discovering the country from which your Fingy 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.
Fingy DNA Projects
Don't believe the hype! When DNA testing was first made available for genealogical purposes, some companies boasted how it could solve all your Fingy family tree mysteries. DNA testing can be a useful tool, when applied properly to a given research issue. If you are seeking an answer to the question, How do I know which DNA test is right for Fingy research?, then this FAQ may help.
Fingy Family History
There is more to exploring your Fingy 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 Fingy family history.
Networking with Fingy Researchers
As genealogy researchers, we are eternally grateful to come upon information shared by others that enlightens our research; and we can reciprocate by paying it forward in responding to message board queries and sharing our own information that others in down the road or in future generations may benefit. The article "Looking for John Smith - Focusing a Query" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Fingy 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 Fingy ancestors.
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Web Sites & Blogs with Fingy Research
If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Fingy, 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 Fingy Family Reunions
Family reunions are an ideal time interview older relatives and other Fingy 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 "Reunions: Beyond Aunt Pat's Rhubarb Pie and Aunt Edna's Wet Kisses" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Fingy reunion.