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The Lentoski Family Tree and Genealogy

Welcome to the Lentoski Family page at Surname Finder. Our editors have compiled this checklist of genealogical resources, combining links to commercial databases along with user-contributed information and web sites for the Lentoski surname. As vital records, original documents, vintage photographs and surname-based DNA projects are discovered, this page is updated to offer the best list for researching Lentoski genealogy.

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I. The Lentoski Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Lentoski Ancestors

II. Lentoski Genealogy

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

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Lentoski

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

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Military Records

III. Origins of the Lentoski Surname

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

IV. Lentoski DNA Projects

DNA testing for genealogy continues to improve. If you had some of your Lentoski 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 Lentoski research, read "Basics of DNA Family History Research".

V. Lentoski 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 Lentoski 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 Lentoski family history.

Photo Collections

VI. Networking with Lentoski 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 "Looking for John Smith - Focusing a Query" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Lentoski 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 Lentoski ancestors.

VII. Lentoski Achievements & Celebrities

VIII. Web Sites & Blogs with Lentoski Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Lentoski, 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 have your web site/blog listed on this page, please submit a link to the user-contributed directory at Genealogy Today. Your web page will appear once its content has been reviewed by one of our editors.

IX. Upcoming Lentoski 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 "Lentoski 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 "Reunions: Beyond Aunt Pat's Rhubarb Pie and Aunt Edna's Wet Kisses" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Lentoski reunion.

 

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