Welcome to the Loe 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 Loe 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 Loe ancestry. Share this page on Twitter!
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The Loe Family Tree
Everyone has different reasons for building a family tree; your personal motiviation will influence whether the Loe family tree has more depth or breadth. Have you struck a Loe brick wall? Read "Efficient and Effective Research Tips" for some helpful advice.
Best Tree Collections for Discovering Loe Ancestors
Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding Loe ancestors in a particular database at one site, try finding it on another and compare the results. If you want to know When were Loe births first recorded in the United States?, then read this frequently asked question.
Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Loe
Census records are among the most useful records available for family tree building. There are currently matching Loe records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Loe family history resource today.
Origins of the Loe Surname
There are no clear, concise answers to why or how one of your Loe 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.
Loe DNA Projects
DNA testing for genealogy continues to improve. If you had some of your Loe 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 Loe research, read "Utilizing DNA in Family History Research".
Loe Family History
Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your Loe ancestors will help paint a picture that can be shared with your relatives. Whether you are a beginner or expert genealogists, knowing How do I find my Loe family history on the Internet? is always useful.
Networking with Loe 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 Loe 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 Loe ancestors.
Loe Achievements & CelebritiesDid you know that Loe was the 10199th most popular surname in the 1990 census of the United States?
Web Sites & Blogs with Loe Research
If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Loe, 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."
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.
Recently Discovered LOE Clippings and Mentions
Upcoming Loe 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 "Loe 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 Loe reunion.