Welcome to the Loua 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 Loua 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 Loua genealogy.
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I. The Loua Family Tree
Everyone has different reasons for building a family tree; your personal motiviation will influence whether the Loua family tree has more depth or breadth. Have you struck a Loua brick wall? Read "Efficient and Effective Research Tips" for some helpful advice.
II. Loua Genealogy
Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding Loua ancestors in a particular database at one site, try finding it on another and compare the results. If you want to know When were Loua births first recorded in the United States?, then read this frequently asked question.
Census records are among the most useful records available for family tree building. There are currently matching Loua records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Loua family history resource today.
III. Origins of the Loua Surname
While some countries have limited historical records for last name assignments, you are most likely to only find general guidance on the origin and meaning of the Loua surname. Keep in mind that it was not unusual for a last name to be altered as an ancestor entered a new country.
IV. Loua 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 Loua family tree mysteries. DNA testing can be a useful tool, when applied properly to a given research issue. If you are seeking an answer to the question, How do I know which DNA test is right for Loua research?, then this FAQ may help.
V. Loua Family History
Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your Loua 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 Loua family history on the Internet? is always useful.
VI. Networking with Loua 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 "Are Your Queries Getting Results?" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Loua 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 Loua ancestors.
VII. Loua Achievements & Celebrities
VIII. Web Sites & Blogs with Loua Research
If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Loua, 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 Loua 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 "Loua 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 "Family Reunions Don't Always Turn Out as one has Pictured" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Loua reunion.
Suggested use: Print a copy of this free research checklist, and keep track of the Loua genealogy resources that you visit. If your web browser does not print the date on the bottom, remember to record it manually. Today is 20/May/2013.
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