The McNinus Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The McNinus Family Tree

Everyone has different reasons for building a family tree; your personal motiviation will influence whether the McNinus family tree has more depth or breadth. Have you struck a McNinus brick wall? Read "The 12 Essential Skills for Family Genealogists" for some helpful advice.

Best Tree Collections for Discovering McNinus Ancestors

McNinus Genealogy

Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding McNinus ancestors in a particular database at one site, try finding it on another and compare the results. If you want to know Was my McNinus ancestor was married more than once?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for McNinus

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the McNinus Surname

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

McNinus DNA Projects

DNA testing for genealogy continues to improve. If you had some of your McNinus 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 McNinus research, read "DNA Research and Your Family's History".

McNinus Family History

Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your McNinus ancestors will help paint a picture that can be shared with your relatives. Our team of seasoned experts are here to help you learn about different aspects of genealogy. Reading "Faddish First Names" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your McNinus family history.

Photo Collections

Networking with McNinus Researchers

As genealogy researchers, we are eternally grateful to come upon information shared by others that enlightens our research; and we can reciprocate by paying it forward in responding to message board queries and sharing our own information that others in down the road or in future generations may benefit. The article "Looking for John Smith - Focusing a Query" provides some valuable tips for posting successful McNinus 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 McNinus ancestors.

McNinus Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with McNinus Research

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

Notifying everyone in advance to bring old photos and documents can bring big rewards, making a special place at the reunion (maybe even a special McNinus booth) where people can come at their leisure to sit, look and chat; in addition to information and clues that might be written on the back of a photo, every photograph has a story and serves as an excellent stimulus to recall -- people might comment not only on the people in the photo, but also on what's in the background, or they might have information around where the photo was taken or the event -- just be sure to have someone there to capture new information. The article "Reunions: Beyond Aunt Pat's Rhubarb Pie and Aunt Edna's Wet Kisses" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful McNinus reunion.

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