The Kanisky Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Kanisky Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Kanisky Ancestors

Kanisky Genealogy

Keep an open mind when searching through Kanisky 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 Kanisky research?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Kanisky

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Kanisky Surname

It is quite possible for two people with the Kanisky last name to have been given that surname for entirely different reasons. Discovering the country from which your Kanisky 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.

Kanisky DNA Projects

While DNA testing cannot conclusively tell you if two Kanisky 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 Kanisky research, read "DNA Research and Your Family's History".

Kanisky Family History

Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your Kanisky 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 "Faddish First Names" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Kanisky family history.

Photo Collections

Networking with Kanisky Researchers

In doing genealogy research, we surely don't want to reinvent the wheel; in researching your Kanisky surname, posting a message query can help you connect with distant cousins and others who may be working on the same lines, some of whom may have advanced the research or solved some of the hard problems, but are willing to share. The article "Looking for John Smith - Focusing a Query" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Kanisky 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 Kanisky ancestors.

Kanisky Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Kanisky Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Kanisky, 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

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Upcoming Kanisky Family Reunions

One key to a successful Kanisky reunion is preparation, and for the family researcher that means getting the word out in advance on what to bring (such as the family photo collection); arranging for the display of shared information; and planning activities conducive to sharing; and one of the best ways to get others to participate is in bringing something of your own to share such a picture pedigree, compiled family history or biographical sketch, or even a copies of a treasured photo as a gift for each family -- you may even want to consider putting together a reunion newsletter in advance to be distributed at the reunion, asking for help in solving one or more specific family mysteries: you never know who might have insight they are willing to share, one-on-one. The article "Reunions: Beyond Aunt Pat's Rhubarb Pie and Aunt Edna's Wet Kisses" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Kanisky reunion.

See Also

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