The Hargroves Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Hargroves Family Tree

Everyone has different reasons for building a family tree; your personal motiviation will influence whether the Hargroves family tree has more depth or breadth. Have you struck a Hargroves brick wall? Read "Caring for your Ancestors" for some helpful advice.

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Hargroves Ancestors

Hargroves Genealogy

Keep an open mind when searching through Hargroves records. Years ago many people were unable to read and write, thus a given ancestor's name could be spelled in a variety of ways depending on who recorded it. If you want to know How can city directories be used to help my Hargroves research?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Hargroves

Census records are among the most useful records available for family tree building. There are currently count of matching Hargroves records matching Hargroves records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Hargroves family history resource today.

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Origins of the Hargroves Surname

While some countries have limited historical records for last name assignments, you are most likely to only find general guidance on the origin and meaning of the Hargroves surname. Keep in mind that it was not unusual for a last name to be altered as an ancestor entered a new country.

Hargroves 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 Hargroves family tree mysteries. DNA testing can be a useful tool, when applied properly to a given research issue. If you are seeking an answer to the question, How do I know which DNA test is right for Hargroves research?, then this FAQ may help.

Hargroves Family History

Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your Hargroves 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 "Using Social History To Fill In The Gaps In Family Histories" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Hargroves family history.

Photo Collections

Networking with Hargroves Researchers

When digging deeper into your ancestor's occupation, a great way to connect with others of a similar interest -- many who might have detailed information, is by posting a message board query giving clear information as to your ancestor's name and the specific occupation or organization, in time and place. The article "Are Your Queries Getting Results?" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Hargroves 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 Hargroves ancestors.

Hargroves Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Hargroves Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Hargroves, 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 Hargroves 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 "Hargroves 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 "Reunions: Beyond Aunt Pat's Rhubarb Pie and Aunt Edna's Wet Kisses" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Hargroves reunion.

See Also

Hargraves   Hargrove   Hardgrove   Hargrave  

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