Welcome to the Loh 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 Loh 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 Loh ancestry. Share this page on Twitter!
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The Loh Family Tree
Everyone has different reasons for building a family tree; your personal motiviation will influence whether the Loh family tree has more depth or breadth. Have you struck a Loh brick wall? Read "Efficient and Effective Research Tips" for some helpful advice.
Best Tree Collections for Discovering Loh Ancestors
Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding Loh ancestors in a particular database at one site, try finding it on another and compare the results. If you want to know When were Loh births first recorded in the United States?, then read this frequently asked question.
Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Loh
Census records are among the most useful records available for family tree building. There are currently matching Loh records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Loh family history resource today.
Origins of the Loh Surname
It is quite possible for two people with the Loh last name to have been given that surname for entirely different reasons. Discovering the country from which your Loh 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.
Loh DNA Projects
DNA testing for genealogy continues to improve. If you had some of your Loh 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 Loh research, read "Utilizing DNA in Family History Research".
Loh Family History
Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your Loh 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 Loh family history on the Internet? is always useful.
Networking with Loh 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 Loh 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 Loh ancestors.
Loh Achievements & CelebritiesDid you know that Loh was the 15138th most popular surname in the 1990 census of the United States?
Web Sites & Blogs with Loh Research
If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Loh, 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.
Upcoming Loh 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 "Loh 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 "Planning Details For A Family Reunion" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Loh reunion.