The Loffner Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Loffner Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Loffner Ancestors

Loffner Genealogy

Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding Loffner ancestors in a particular database at one site, try finding it on another and compare the results. If you want to know When were Loffner births first recorded in the United States?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Loffner

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Loffner Surname

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

Loffner DNA Projects

Don't believe the hype! When DNA testing was first made available for genealogical purposes, some companies boasted how it could solve all your Loffner family tree mysteries. DNA testing can be a useful tool, when applied properly to a given research issue. If you're not sure how DNA testing could aid your Loffner research, read "When do you use DNA?".

Loffner 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 Loffner 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 "The Role Of History In Genealogical Research" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Loffner family history.

Photo Collections

Networking with Loffner 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 Loffner 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 Loffner ancestors.

Loffner Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Loffner Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Loffner, 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 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.

Upcoming Loffner 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 "Loffner 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 Loffner reunion.

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