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The Loucado Family Tree and Genealogy

Welcome to the Loucado 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 Loucado 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 Loucado genealogy.

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I. The Loucado Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Loucado Ancestors

II. Loucado Genealogy

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

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Loucado

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

Death Records

Military Records

III. Origins of the Loucado 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 Loucado surname. Keep in mind that it was not unusual for a last name to be altered as an ancestor entered a new country.

IV. Loucado 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 Loucado 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 Loucado research, read "DNA Research and Your Family's History".

V. Loucado Family History

There is more to exploring your Loucado 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 Loucado documents? is always useful.

Photo Collections

VI. Networking with Loucado 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 Loucado 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 Loucado ancestors.

VII. Loucado Achievements & Celebrities

VIII. Web Sites & Blogs with Loucado Research

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

 

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