The Mikhaiel Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Mikhaiel Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Mikhaiel Ancestors

Mikhaiel Genealogy

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

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Mikhaiel

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Mikhaiel Surname

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

Mikhaiel DNA Projects

While DNA testing cannot conclusively tell you if two Mikhaiel 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 Mikhaiel research, read "Basics of DNA Family History Research".

Mikhaiel Family History

There is more to exploring your Mikhaiel 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 How can I decipher the handwriting in old Mikhaiel documents? is always useful.

Photo Collections

Networking with Mikhaiel 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 "Looking for John Smith - Focusing a Query" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Mikhaiel 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 Mikhaiel ancestors.

Mikhaiel Achievements & Celebrities

Did you know that Mikhaiel was the 81012th most popular surname in the 1990 census of the United States?

Web Sites & Blogs with Mikhaiel Research

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

Whenever possible, consider holding the family reunion in place where you have a strong Mikhaiel 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 "Planning Details For A Family Reunion" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Mikhaiel reunion.

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Surname Finder, The Mikhaiel Genealogy and Family Tree Page [on-line resource], New Providence, NJ, USA: Genealogy Today LLC, 2019.

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