The Grandetta Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Grandetta Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Grandetta Ancestors

Grandetta 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 Grandetta ancestors -- we often search for misspellings intentionally to see if we missed any records. If you want to know Why can't I find Grandetta my ancestor in the SSDI?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Grandetta

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 Grandetta records matching Grandetta records at! Start exploring this online Grandetta family history resource today.

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Grandetta Surname

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

Grandetta DNA Projects

While DNA testing cannot conclusively tell you if two Grandetta 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 Grandetta research, read "Basics of DNA Family History Research".

Grandetta Family History

There is more to exploring your Grandetta 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 Was my Grandetta ancestor's name changed at Ellis Island? is always useful.

Photo Collections

Networking with Grandetta 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 Grandetta 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 Grandetta ancestors.

Grandetta Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Grandetta Research

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

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