The Ifs Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Ifs Family Tree

Everyone has different reasons for building a family tree; your personal motiviation will influence whether the Ifs family tree has more depth or breadth. Have you struck a Ifs brick wall? Read "Fast-Paced Genealogy Research" for some helpful advice.

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Ifs Ancestors

Ifs Genealogy

Keep an open mind when searching through Ifs 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 the 1929 Registry help me find my Ifs ancestor's missing arrival records?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Ifs

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Ifs 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 Ifs surname. Keep in mind that it was not unusual for a last name to be altered as an ancestor entered a new country.

Ifs DNA Projects

DNA testing for genealogy continues to improve. If you had some of your Ifs 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're not sure how DNA testing could aid your Ifs research, read "Utilizing DNA in Family History Research".

Ifs Family History

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

Photo Collections

Networking with Ifs Researchers

One of the best ways to solve a genealogy problem is by enlisting the help of others through a message board query that is open to the public, allowing you to cast a wide net that can be accessed by anyone, around the world and around the clock --- at the same time, because it is a public forum, you will want to exercise caution in posting personal information or information about living persons. The article "Are Your Queries Getting Results?" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Ifs 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 Ifs ancestors.

Ifs Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Ifs Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Ifs, 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
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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 Ifs Family Reunions

Family reunions are an ideal time interview older relatives and other Ifs family members; you may want to consider a roundtable where you can gather different groups together at different times such as siblings to discuss their parents and childhood memories, cousins, aunts and uncles to discuss the grandparent generation, etc. - the collective memory and stimulus of shared experience can yield considerable information. The article "Reunions: Beyond Aunt Pat's Rhubarb Pie and Aunt Edna's Wet Kisses" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Ifs reunion.

See Also

If   Ife   Ifi   Fs  

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Surname Finder, The Ifs Genealogy and Family Tree Page [on-line resource], New Providence, NJ, USA: Genealogy Today LLC, 2014.

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