The Grenvile Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Grenvile Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Grenvile Ancestors

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

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Grenvile

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Grenvile Surname

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

Grenvile DNA Projects

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

Grenvile Family History

Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your Grenvile ancestors will help paint a picture that can be shared with your relatives. Our team of seasoned experts are here to help you learn about different aspects of genealogy. Reading "Why Research Doesn't Work" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Grenvile family history.

Photo Collections

Networking with Grenvile 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 Grenvile 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 Grenvile ancestors.

Grenvile Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Grenvile Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Grenvile, 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

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Upcoming Grenvile 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 "Grenvile 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 Grenvile reunion.

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