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The Giambelluca Family Tree and Genealogy

Welcome to the Giambelluca 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 Giambelluca 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 Giambelluca genealogy.

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I. The Giambelluca Family Tree

It is important to remember that there is no single Giambelluca 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 Giambelluca family members? and you might be surprised at the answer.

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Giambelluca Ancestors

II. Giambelluca Genealogy

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

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Giambelluca

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

Death Records

Military Records

III. Origins of the Giambelluca Surname

There are no clear, concise answers to why or how one of your Giambelluca 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. Giambelluca DNA Projects

While DNA testing cannot conclusively tell you if two Giambelluca 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 are seeking an answer to the question, How do I know which DNA test is right for Giambelluca research?, then this FAQ may help.

V. Giambelluca Family History

There is more to exploring your Giambelluca 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. Whether you are a beginner or expert genealogists, knowing How can I find out if my Giambelluca ancestor was an indentured servant? is always useful.

Photo Collections

VI. Networking with Giambelluca 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 Giambelluca 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 Giambelluca ancestors.

VII. Giambelluca Achievements & Celebrities

VIII. Web Sites & Blogs with Giambelluca Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Giambelluca, 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 Giambelluca 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 "Giambelluca 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 Giambelluca reunion.

 

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