The Fininger Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Fininger Family Tree

It is important to remember that there is no single Fininger family tree, as last names were assigned to people for various reasons. We are often asked, What records are best for finding my female Fininger ancestor's maiden name? and you might be surprised at the answer.

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Fininger Ancestors

Fininger Genealogy

Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding Fininger ancestors in a particular database at one site, try finding it on another and compare the results. If you want to know Was my Fininger ancestor was married more than once?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Fininger

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Fininger Surname

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

Fininger DNA Projects

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

Fininger Family History

For most people, just about every aspect of their life has been influenced in some way by their ancestors. Look beyond the names and dates to understand how and why your Fininger ancestors lived and strived to make a better life for their descendants. Our team of seasoned experts are here to help you learn about different aspects of genealogy. Reading "The Role Of History In Genealogical Research" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Fininger family history.

Photo Collections

Networking with Fininger 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 Fininger 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 Fininger ancestors.

Fininger Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Fininger Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Fininger, 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

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Upcoming Fininger Family Reunions

Family reunions are an ideal time interview older relatives and other Fininger 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 Fininger reunion.

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