Welcome to the Hussey 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 Hussey 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 Hussey ancestry. Share this page on Twitter!
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The Hussey Family Tree
Everyone has different reasons for building a family tree; your personal motiviation will influence whether the Hussey family tree has more depth or breadth. Have you struck a Hussey brick wall? Read "Caring for your Ancestors" for some helpful advice.
Best Tree Collections for Discovering Hussey Ancestors
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 Hussey ancestors -- we often search for misspellings intentionally to see if we missed any records. Genealogy is more than just searching through databases. Articles like "Digital Books and Microfilm" can help accelerate your Hussey research.
Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Hussey
Census records are among the most useful records available for family tree building. There are currently matching Hussey records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Hussey family history resource today.
Origins of the Hussey 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 Hussey surname. Were you aware that Hussey is a common Quaker surname? The article "Tracing Quaker Ancestors" may be helpful for your research. Keep in mind that it was not unusual for a last name to be altered as an ancestor entered a new country.
Hussey DNA Projects
DNA testing for genealogy continues to improve. If you had some of your Hussey 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 Hussey research?, then this FAQ may help.
Hussey Family History
There is more to exploring your Hussey 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 Where can I find a biography of my Hussey ancestor? is always useful.
Networking with Hussey 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 Hussey 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 Hussey ancestors.
Hussey Achievements & CelebritiesDid you know that Hussey was the 3752nd most popular surname in the 1990 census of the United States?
Web Sites & Blogs with Hussey Research
If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Hussey, 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."
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 Hussey 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 "Hussey 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 Hussey reunion.