The Gres Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Gres Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Gres Ancestors

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

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Gres

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Gres Surname

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

Gres DNA Projects

DNA testing for genealogy continues to improve. If you had some of your Gres 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 Gres research?, then this FAQ may help.

Gres Family History

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

Photo Collections

Networking with Gres 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 Gres 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 Gres ancestors.

Gres Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Gres Research

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

See Also

Grec   Gresc   Greis   Grese   Gresi   Greso   Gre   Jre   Ghre   Grei   Gra   Gri   Gro   Gru   Gry   Res  

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