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The Freezell Family Tree and Genealogy

Welcome to the Freezell Family page at Surname Finder. Our editors have compiled this checklist of genealogical resources, combining links to commercial databases along with user-contributed information and web sites for the Freezell surname. As vital records, original documents, vintage photographs and surname-based DNA projects are discovered, this page is updated to offer the best list for researching Freezell genealogy.

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I. The Freezell Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Freezell Ancestors

II. Freezell Genealogy

Sometimes two people can look at the same handwritten record, and come up with different spellings of the name. Be creative when searching for your Freezell ancestors -- we often search for misspellings intentionally to see if we missed any records. If you want to know Why can't I find Freezell my ancestor in the SSDI?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Freezell

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

Death Records

Military Records

III. Origins of the Freezell Surname

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

IV. Freezell 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 Freezell family tree mysteries. DNA testing can be a useful tool, when applied properly to a given research issue. If you're not sure how DNA testing could aid your Freezell research, read "Utilizing DNA in Family History Research".

V. Freezell Family History

There is more to exploring your Freezell 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 "Finding Probate Records" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Freezell family history.

Photo Collections

VI. Networking with Freezell 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 "The Art of Posting Queries" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Freezell 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 Freezell ancestors.

VII. Freezell Achievements & Celebrities

VIII. Web Sites & Blogs with Freezell Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Freezell, 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 have your web site/blog listed on this page, please submit a link to the user-contributed directory at Genealogy Today. Your web page will appear once its content has been reviewed by one of our editors.

IX. Upcoming Freezell Family Reunions

Family reunions are an ideal time interview older relatives and other Freezell 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 "A Great Way to Unite a Newly-Found Family" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Freezell reunion.

 

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