Welcome to the Lucsay 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 Lucsay 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 Lucsay ancestry. Share this page on Twitter!
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The Lucsay Family Tree
Everyone has different reasons for building a family tree; your personal motiviation will influence whether the Lucsay family tree has more depth or breadth. Have you struck a Lucsay brick wall? Read "Efficient and Effective Research Tips" for some helpful advice.
Best Tree Collections for Discovering Lucsay Ancestors
Sometimes two people can look at the same handwritten record, and come up with different spellings of the name. Be creative when searching for your Lucsay ancestors -- we often search for misspellings intentionally to see if we missed any records. Genealogy is more than just searching through databases. Articles like "Digital Books and Microfilm" can help accelerate your Lucsay research.
Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Lucsay
Census records are among the most useful records available for family tree building. There are currently matching Lucsay records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Lucsay family history resource today.
Origins of the Lucsay Surname
There are no clear, concise answers to why or how one of your Lucsay ancestors took on the surname. It may have been based on their occupation or a distinguising physical trait. Keep in mind that it was not unusual for a last name to be altered as an ancestor entered a new country.
Lucsay DNA Projects
DNA testing for genealogy continues to improve. If you had some of your Lucsay 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 are seeking an answer to the question, How do I know which DNA test is right for Lucsay research?, then this FAQ may help.
Lucsay Family History
There is more to exploring your Lucsay 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 Lucsay documents? is always useful.
Networking with Lucsay 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 "The Art of Posting Queries" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Lucsay 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 Lucsay ancestors.
Lucsay Achievements & Celebrities
Web Sites & Blogs with Lucsay Research
If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Lucsay, 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."
Upcoming Lucsay 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 "Lucsay 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 "A Great Way to Unite a Newly-Found Family" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Lucsay reunion.