The Lagross Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Lagross Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Lagross Ancestors

Lagross Genealogy

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

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Lagross

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Lagross Surname

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

Lagross DNA Projects

DNA testing for genealogy continues to improve. If you had some of your Lagross 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're not sure how DNA testing could aid your Lagross research, read "When do you use DNA?".

Lagross 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 Lagross 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 "Learning About Women - The Invisible Ancestors" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Lagross family history.

Photo Collections

Networking with Lagross Researchers

When it comes families and genealogy research, it's important to remember that different people may have different information: some may even have inherited one-of-a-kind family documents or photos, and the best way to connect with these family members is by posting a message board query -- often in the process of collaboration, you can build a more complete picture of your ancestor or ancestral family. The article "The Art of Posting Queries" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Lagross 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 Lagross ancestors.

Lagross Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Lagross Research

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

Pedigree charts and family group records are important genealogical tools, so bringing or creating on site a big family pedigree (or family tree) is sure to draw attention; at the same time, have plenty of blank family group sheets available for individual families to complete and submit to go into a "Lagross family record book," which you can then digitize and share -- you can then bring the physical book back to the next reunion, adding new families each time. The article "A Great Way to Unite a Newly-Found Family" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Lagross reunion.

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

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