The McCurdery Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

Completed by on

  Database Search: GenealogyBank.com ($)
Enter information about one of your ancestors and click search:

  First Name: Last Name: Location:   

The McCurdery Family Tree

It is important to remember that there is no single McCurdery family tree, as last names were assigned to people for various reasons. We are often asked, How common it is for McCurdery siblings to have the same first name? and you might be surprised at the answer.

Best Tree Collections for Discovering McCurdery Ancestors

McCurdery 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 McCurdery 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 McCurdery research.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for McCurdery

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 McCurdery records matching McCurdery records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online McCurdery family history resource today.

Death Records

Military Records

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

McCurdery 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 McCurdery 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 McCurdery research, read "Using DNA to Find Your Surname".

McCurdery Family History

There is more to exploring your McCurdery 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 Where can I find a biography of my McCurdery ancestor? is always useful.

Photo Collections

Networking with McCurdery Researchers

In doing genealogy research, we surely don't want to reinvent the wheel; in researching your McCurdery surname, posting a message query can help you connect with distant cousins and others who may be working on the same lines, some of whom may have advanced the research or solved some of the hard problems, but are willing to share. The article "Are Your Queries Getting Results?" provides some valuable tips for posting successful McCurdery 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 McCurdery ancestors.

McCurdery Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with McCurdery Research

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

One key to a successful McCurdery reunion is preparation, and for the family researcher that means getting the word out in advance on what to bring (such as the family photo collection); arranging for the display of shared information; and planning activities conducive to sharing; and one of the best ways to get others to participate is in bringing something of your own to share such a picture pedigree, compiled family history or biographical sketch, or even a copies of a treasured photo as a gift for each family -- you may even want to consider putting together a reunion newsletter in advance to be distributed at the reunion, asking for help in solving one or more specific family mysteries: you never know who might have insight they are willing to share, one-on-one. The article "Reunions: Beyond Aunt Pat's Rhubarb Pie and Aunt Edna's Wet Kisses" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful McCurdery reunion.

Citation:
Surname Finder, The McCurdery Genealogy and Family Tree Page [on-line resource], New Providence, NJ, USA: Genealogy Today LLC, 2014.

Suggested use: Print a copy of this free research checklist, and keep track of the McCurdery genealogy resources that you visit. If your web browser does not print the date on the bottom, remember to record it manually. Today is 25/Oct/2014.

To keep track of the latest transcriptions published by Genealogy Today, please follow Illya D'Addezio on Facebook, @illyadaddezio on Twitter, or +IllyaDAddezio on Google+.

Copyright © 1998-2014 Genealogy Today LLC. All Rights Reserved.

If you host the McCurdery blog or web page, please link to this surname-focused resource. Here's the HTML code for a basic link. Simply cut/paste this code on to your page.

 

Small Surname Finder Logo. Please Do NOT link to this image. You MAY download it onto your web server.

 

It took 0.366153 second(s) to prepare this page.

Powered by MivaScript ( 3.9700 ) from Miva Merchant