The Graundstadt Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Graundstadt Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Graundstadt Ancestors

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

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Graundstadt

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

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Origins of the Graundstadt Surname

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

Graundstadt DNA Projects

DNA testing for genealogy continues to improve. If you had some of your Graundstadt 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're not sure how DNA testing could aid your Graundstadt research, read "DNA Research and Your Family's History".

Graundstadt 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 Graundstadt 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 Graundstadt family history.

Photo Collections

Networking with Graundstadt 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 Graundstadt 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 Graundstadt ancestors.

Graundstadt Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Graundstadt Research

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

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Upcoming Graundstadt 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 "Graundstadt 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 Graundstadt reunion.

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