Welcome to the Inconnu Family page at Surname Finder. Our editors have compiled this checklist of genealogical resources, combining links to commercial databases along with user-contributed information and web sites for the Inconnu surname. As vital records, original documents, vintage photographs and surname-based DNA projects are discovered, this page is updated to offer the best list for researching Inconnu genealogy.
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I. The Inconnu Family Tree
Everyone has different reasons for building a family tree; your personal motiviation will influence whether the Inconnu family tree has more depth or breadth. Have you struck a Inconnu brick wall? Read "Fast-Paced Genealogy Research" for some helpful advice.
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II. Inconnu Genealogy
Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding Inconnu ancestors in a particular database at one site, try finding it on another and compare the results. If you want to know What is the first census year to identify the informant in every Inconnu household?, then read this frequently asked question.
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III. Origins of the Inconnu Surname
There are no clear, concise answers to why or how one of your Inconnu ancestors took on the surname. It may have been based on their occupation or a distinguising physical trait. Keep in mind that it was not unusual for a last name to be altered as an ancestor entered a new country.
IV. Inconnu DNA Projects
While DNA testing cannot conclusively tell you if two Inconnu ancestors were related, it can easily prove if they weren't. Be sure you understand what types of research issues each different DNA test can address before you spend any money. If you're not sure how DNA testing could aid your Inconnu research, read "DNA Research and Your Family's History".
V. Inconnu Family History
For most people, just about every aspect of their life has been influenced in some way by their ancestors. Look beyond the names and dates to understand how and why your Inconnu ancestors lived and strived to make a better life for their descendants. Our team of seasoned experts are here to help you learn about different aspects of genealogy. Reading "The Role Of History In Genealogical Research" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Inconnu family history.
VI. Networking with Inconnu 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 "The Art of Posting Queries" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Inconnu 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 Inconnu ancestors.
VII. Inconnu Achievements & Celebrities
VIII. Web Sites & Blogs with Inconnu Research
If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Inconnu, 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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IX. Upcoming Inconnu Family Reunions
Family reunions are an ideal time interview older relatives and other Inconnu 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 "A Great Way to Unite a Newly-Found Family" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Inconnu reunion.
Suggested use: Print a copy of this free research checklist, and keep track of the Inconnu genealogy resources that you visit. If your web browser does not print the date on the bottom, remember to record it manually. Today is 11/Dec/2013.
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