The Kelle Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Kelle Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Kelle Ancestors

Kelle Genealogy

Keep an open mind when searching through Kelle 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 I locate old newspapers for Kelle research?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Kelle

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Kelle Surname

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

Kelle DNA Projects

While DNA testing cannot conclusively tell you if two Kelle 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 Kelle research, read "When do you use DNA?".

Kelle Family History

There is more to exploring your Kelle 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 Kelle ancestor? is always useful.

Photo Collections

Networking with Kelle Researchers

In doing genealogy research, we surely don't want to reinvent the wheel; in researching your Kelle 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 Kelle 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 Kelle ancestors.

Kelle Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Kelle Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Kelle, 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
RootsWeb search of Obituary Daily Times
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 Kelle Family Reunions

One key to a successful Kelle 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 "Planning Details For A Family Reunion" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Kelle reunion.

See Also

Kele   Celle   Kielle   Kella   Kelli   Kello   Kellu   Kelly   Kell   MacKelle   McKelle   Von   O'Kelle   Elle  

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Surname Finder, The Kelle Genealogy and Family Tree Page [on-line resource], New Providence, NJ, USA: Genealogy Today LLC, 2017.

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