The Lewright Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Lewright Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Lewright Ancestors

Lewright Genealogy

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

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Lewright

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Lewright Surname

While some countries have limited historical records for last name assignments, you are most likely to only find general guidance on the origin and meaning of the Lewright surname. Keep in mind that it was not unusual for a last name to be altered as an ancestor entered a new country.

Lewright DNA Projects

DNA testing for genealogy continues to improve. If you had some of your Lewright 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 Lewright research, read "When do you use DNA?".

Lewright 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 Lewright 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 "Our Ancestors Paid Taxes" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Lewright family history.

Photo Collections

Networking with Lewright 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 "Are Your Queries Getting Results?" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Lewright 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 Lewright ancestors.

Lewright Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Lewright Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Lewright, 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
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RootsWeb search of Social Security Death Index

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Upcoming Lewright 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 "Lewright 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 "Family Reunions Don't Always Turn Out as one has Pictured" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Lewright reunion.

See Also

Lewrigh   Ewright  

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