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The Lentulay Family Tree and Genealogy

Welcome to the Lentulay 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 Lentulay 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 Lentulay genealogy.

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I. The Lentulay Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Lentulay Ancestors

II. Lentulay Genealogy

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

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Lentulay

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

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Military Records

III. Origins of the Lentulay Surname

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

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

V. Lentulay Family History

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

Photo Collections

VI. Networking with Lentulay 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 Lentulay 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 Lentulay ancestors.

VII. Lentulay Achievements & Celebrities

VIII. Web Sites & Blogs with Lentulay Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Lentulay, 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 Lentulay 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 "Lentulay 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 Lentulay reunion.

 

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