The Grifall Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Grifall Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Grifall Ancestors

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

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Grifall

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Grifall Surname

It is quite possible for two people with the Grifall last name to have been given that surname for entirely different reasons. Discovering the country from which your Grifall ancestors originated can often yield additional clues for the meaning of the surname. Keep in mind that it was not unusual for a last name to be altered as an ancestor entered a new country.

Grifall DNA Projects

Don't believe the hype! When DNA testing was first made available for genealogical purposes, some companies boasted how it could solve all your Grifall family tree mysteries. DNA testing can be a useful tool, when applied properly to a given research issue. If you're not sure how DNA testing could aid your Grifall research, read "When do you use DNA?".

Grifall Family History

There is more to exploring your Grifall 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 decipher the handwriting in old Grifall documents? is always useful.

Photo Collections

Networking with Grifall 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 "Looking for John Smith - Focusing a Query" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Grifall 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 Grifall ancestors.

Grifall Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Grifall Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Grifall, 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 Grifall 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 "Grifall 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 "Planning Details For A Family Reunion" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Grifall reunion.

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Surname Finder, The Grifall Genealogy and Family Tree Page [on-line resource], New Providence, NJ, USA: Genealogy Today LLC, 2018.

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