The Ghys Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Ghys Family Tree

It is important to remember that there is no single Ghys family tree, as last names were assigned to people for various reasons. We are often asked, Where do I go to find birth, marriage, and death records for Ghys family members? and you might be surprised at the answer.

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Ghys Ancestors

Ghys Genealogy

Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding Ghys ancestors in a particular database at one site, try finding it on another and compare the results. If you want to know How do I find my Ghys family in the census?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Ghys

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Ghys Surname

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

Ghys DNA Projects

DNA testing for genealogy continues to improve. If you had some of your Ghys 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 are seeking an answer to the question, How do I know which DNA test is right for Ghys research?, then this FAQ may help.

Ghys Family History

Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your Ghys 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 Ghys family history on the Internet? is always useful.

Photo Collections

Networking with Ghys Researchers

In the course of genealogy research, collaboration is key -- we really cannot do it alone, and one of the great benefits of participating in community message boards is building relationships that not only enlightens our research but strengthens bonds across the miles. The article "The Art of Posting Queries" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Ghys 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 Ghys ancestors.

Ghys Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Ghys Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Ghys, 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
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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 Ghys 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 "Ghys 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 "A Great Way to Unite a Newly-Found Family" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Ghys reunion.

See Also

Gys   Ghis   Gheys   Ghyse   Ghy   Gy   Ghi   Ghey   Gha   Gho   Ghu   Hys  

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