The Kieninger Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Kieninger Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Kieninger Ancestors

Kieninger Genealogy

Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding Kieninger ancestors in a particular database at one site, try finding it on another and compare the results. If you want to know Was my Kieninger ancestor was married more than once?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Kieninger

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Kieninger Surname

There are no clear, concise answers to why or how one of your Kieninger 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.

Kieninger DNA Projects

While DNA testing cannot conclusively tell you if two Kieninger 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 Kieninger research, read "Basics of DNA Family History Research".

Kieninger 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 Kieninger 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 "Our Ancestors Paid Taxes" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Kieninger family history.

Photo Collections

Networking with Kieninger Researchers

In doing genealogy research, we surely don't want to reinvent the wheel; in researching your Kieninger 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 "The Art of Posting Queries" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Kieninger 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 Kieninger ancestors.

Kieninger Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Kieninger Research

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

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Upcoming Kieninger Family Reunions

One key to a successful Kieninger 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 "A Great Way to Unite a Newly-Found Family" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Kieninger reunion.

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Surname Finder, The Kieninger Genealogy and Family Tree Page [on-line resource], New Providence, NJ, USA: Genealogy Today LLC, 2019.

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