The Krissel Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Krissel Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Krissel Ancestors

Krissel Genealogy

Sometimes two people can look at the same handwritten record, and come up with different spellings of the name. Be creative when searching for your Krissel ancestors -- we often search for misspellings intentionally to see if we missed any records. If you want to know Why can't I find Krissel my ancestor in the SSDI?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Krissel

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Krissel Surname

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

Krissel DNA Projects

DNA testing for genealogy continues to improve. If you had some of your Krissel relatives tested several years ago, it may be worthwhile to have them retested. Likewise, as DNA testing companies have gathered more results and samples, you may be able to find more matches if you search again with your test results. If you are seeking an answer to the question, How do I know which DNA test is right for Krissel research?, then this FAQ may help.

Krissel Family History

Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your Krissel 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 Krissel family history.

Photo Collections

Networking with Krissel Researchers

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

Krissel Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Krissel Research

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

One key to a successful Krissel 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 Krissel reunion.

See Also

Krisel   Crissel   Krissle   Rissel  

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Surname Finder, The Krissel Genealogy and Family Tree Page [on-line resource], New Providence, NJ, USA: Genealogy Today LLC, 2014.

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