The Kientzie Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Kientzie Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Kientzie Ancestors

Kientzie Genealogy

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

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Kientzie

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Kientzie Surname

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

Kientzie DNA Projects

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

Kientzie Family History

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

Photo Collections

Networking with Kientzie Researchers

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

Kientzie Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Kientzie Research

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

One key to a successful Kientzie 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 Kientzie reunion.

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

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