The Lumenthal Genealogy and Family Tree Page

Welcome to the Lumenthal 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 Lumenthal 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 Lumenthal ancestry. Share this page on Twitter!

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The Lumenthal Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Lumenthal Ancestors

Lumenthal Genealogy

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 Lumenthal 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 Lumenthal research.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Lumenthal

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Lumenthal Surname

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

Lumenthal 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 Lumenthal 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 Lumenthal research, read "Utilizing DNA in Family History Research".

Lumenthal 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 Lumenthal 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 "The Role Of History In Genealogical Research" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Lumenthal family history.

Photo Collections

Networking with Lumenthal 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 Lumenthal 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 Lumenthal ancestors.

Lumenthal Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Lumenthal Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Lumenthal, 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 recommend your web site/blog for inclusion on this page, please submit a link to the user-contributed directory at Genealogy Today. Your web page may appear once its content has been reviewed by our editors.

Upcoming Lumenthal 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 "Lumenthal 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 Lumenthal reunion.

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Surname Finder, The Lumenthal Genealogy and Family Tree Page [on-line resource], New Providence, NJ, USA: Genealogy Today LLC, 2018.

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