The MacEs Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The MacEs Family Tree

It is important to remember that there is no single MacEs family tree, as last names were assigned to people for various reasons. We are often asked, How do you find out if two people named MacEs are related? and you might be surprised at the answer.

Best Tree Collections for Discovering MacEs Ancestors

MacEs 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 MacEs ancestors -- we often search for misspellings intentionally to see if we missed any records. If you want to know Why can't I find my MacEs grandmother's passport?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for MacEs

Vital records are essential for family history research because they were typically created at or near the time of the event, making the record more reliable. There are currently count of matching MacEs records matching MacEs records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online MacEs family history resource today.

Death Records

Military Records

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

MacEs DNA Projects

DNA testing for genealogy continues to improve. If you had some of your MacEs 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're not sure how DNA testing could aid your MacEs research, read "Utilizing DNA in Family History Research".

MacEs Family History

Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your MacEs 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 MacEs family history on the Internet? is always useful.

Photo Collections

Networking with MacEs Researchers

If you are doing genealogy research in a particular town or region distant from where you live, you may want to consider posting a message board query requesting a lookup; often local volunteers or residents are willing to lend a hand, but remember to be specific in your request and be respectful of others' time. The article "Are Your Queries Getting Results?" provides some valuable tips for posting successful MacEs 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 MacEs ancestors.

MacEs Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with MacEs Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of MacEs, 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
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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 MacEs Family Reunions

Whenever possible, consider holding the family reunion in place where you have a strong MacEs family history, which provides opportunities to share stories and visit cemeteries or old home sites; you may even want to consider as a one-day activity, having each family take on the task of gathering information from the local courthouse, school district, public library, etc. -- this, of course, requires advance planning and assignment, but could generate considerable interest and results. The article "Family Reunions Don't Always Turn Out as one has Pictured" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful MacEs reunion.

See Also

Mases   MacKes   MacE   Make   Nace   Mase   MacKe   MacA   MacI   MacO   MacU   MacY   Es  

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