The Metch Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Metch Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Metch Ancestors

Metch Genealogy

Keep an open mind when searching through Metch 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 Metch research?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Metch

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

Death Records

Military Records

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

Metch 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 Metch 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 Metch research, read "DNA Research and Your Family's History".

Metch 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 Metch 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 "Researching Criminal Records" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Metch family history.

Photo Collections

Networking with Metch 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 Metch 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 Metch ancestors.

Metch Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Metch Research

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

Whenever possible, consider holding the family reunion in place where you have a strong Metch 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 Metch reunion.

See Also

Medch   Netch   Mech   Metcha   Metche   Metcho   Metc   Etch  

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