Welcome to the Lollie 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 Lollie 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 Lollie genealogy.
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I. The Lollie Family Tree
Everyone has different reasons for building a family tree; your personal motiviation will influence whether the Lollie family tree has more depth or breadth. Have you struck a Lollie brick wall? Read "Efficient and Effective Research Tips" for some helpful advice.
Best Tree Collections for Discovering Lollie Ancestors
II. Lollie Genealogy
Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding Lollie ancestors in a particular database at one site, try finding it on another and compare the results. If you want to know When were Lollie births first recorded in the United States?, then read this frequently asked question.
Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Lollie
Census records are among the most useful records available for family tree building. There are currently matching Lollie records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Lollie family history resource today.
III. Origins of the Lollie Surname
It is quite possible for two people with the Lollie last name to have been given that surname for entirely different reasons. Discovering the country from which your Lollie 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. Lollie DNA Projects
While DNA testing cannot conclusively tell you if two Lollie 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 Lollie research, read "When do you use DNA?".
V. Lollie 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 Lollie 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 Lollie family history.
VI. Networking with Lollie 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 Lollie 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 Lollie ancestors.
VII. Lollie Achievements & CelebritiesDid you know that Lollie was the 62322nd most popular surname in the 1990 census of the United States?
VIII. Web Sites & Blogs with Lollie Research
If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Lollie, 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 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 Lollie 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 "Lollie 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 Lollie reunion.
Suggested use: Print a copy of this free research checklist, and keep track of the Lollie genealogy resources that you visit. If your web browser does not print the date on the bottom, remember to record it manually. Today is 10/Mar/2014.
If you host the Lollie blog or web page, please link to this surname-focused resource. Here's the HTML code for a basic link. Simply cut/paste this code on to your page.