The Mecki Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Mecki Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Mecki Ancestors

Mecki Genealogy

Keep an open mind when searching through Mecki records. Years ago many people were unable to read and write, thus a given ancestor's name could be spelled in a variety of ways depending on who recorded it. If you want to know How can I locate old newspapers for Mecki research?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Mecki

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Mecki Surname

There are no clear, concise answers to why or how one of your Mecki 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.

Mecki DNA Projects

While DNA testing cannot conclusively tell you if two Mecki ancestors were related, it can easily prove if they weren't. Be sure you understand what types of research issues each different DNA test can address before you spend any money. If you're not sure how DNA testing could aid your Mecki research, read "Utilizing DNA in Family History Research".

Mecki 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 Mecki 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 "Our Ancestors Paid Taxes" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Mecki family history.

Photo Collections

Networking with Mecki 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 "The Art of Posting Queries" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Mecki 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 Mecki ancestors.

Mecki Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Mecki Research

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

Whenever possible, consider holding the family reunion in place where you have a strong Mecki 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 "A Great Way to Unite a Newly-Found Family" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Mecki reunion.

See Also

Mecci   Meski   Meki   Mexi   Mechi   Meck   Ecki  

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