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The Lollard Family Tree and Genealogy

Welcome to the Lollard 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 Lollard 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 Lollard genealogy.

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I. The Lollard Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Lollard Ancestors

II. Lollard Genealogy

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

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Lollard

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

Death Records

Military Records

III. Origins of the Lollard Surname

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

While DNA testing cannot conclusively tell you if two Lollard ancestors were related, it can easily prove if they weren't. Be sure you understand what types of research issues each different DNA test can address before you spend any money. If you're not sure how DNA testing could aid your Lollard research, read "When do you use DNA?".

V. Lollard Family History

There is more to exploring your Lollard ancestry than just gathering a bunch of names and dates. Understanding where your ancestors lived, how they were employed, and what they did for fun, may give you a better appreciation of your heritage. Whether you are a beginner or expert genealogists, knowing How can I decipher the handwriting in old Lollard documents? is always useful.

Photo Collections

VI. Networking with Lollard 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 Lollard 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 Lollard ancestors.

VII. Lollard Achievements & Celebrities

VIII. Web Sites & Blogs with Lollard Research

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

 

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