Welcome to the Haie 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 Haie 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 Haie ancestry. Share this page on Twitter!
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The Haie Family Tree
Everyone has different reasons for building a family tree; your personal motiviation will influence whether the Haie family tree has more depth or breadth. Have you struck a Haie brick wall? Read "Caring for your Ancestors" for some helpful advice.
Best Tree Collections for Discovering Haie Ancestors
Keep an open mind when searching through Haie 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 Haie research?, then read this frequently asked question.
Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Haie
Census records are among the most useful records available for family tree building. There are currently matching Haie records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Haie family history resource today.
Origins of the Haie Surname
It is quite possible for two people with the Haie last name to have been given that surname for entirely different reasons. Discovering the country from which your Haie 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.
Haie 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 Haie 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 Haie research, read "Utilizing DNA in Family History Research".
Haie Family History
Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your Haie 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 Haie family history on the Internet? is always useful.
Networking with Haie 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 "Looking for John Smith - Focusing a Query" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Haie 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 Haie ancestors.
Haie Achievements & Celebrities
Web Sites & Blogs with Haie Research
If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Haie, 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 Haie 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 "Haie 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 Haie reunion.