The Moa Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Moa Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Moa Ancestors

Moa Genealogy

Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding Moa ancestors in a particular database at one site, try finding it on another and compare the results. If you want to know When were Moa births first recorded in the United States?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Moa

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Moa Surname

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

Moa DNA Projects

DNA testing for genealogy continues to improve. If you had some of your Moa 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 Moa research, read "Utilizing DNA in Family History Research".

Moa Family History

Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your Moa ancestors will help paint a picture that can be shared with your relatives. Whether you are a beginner or expert genealogists, knowing How do I find my Moa family history on the Internet? is always useful.

Photo Collections

Networking with Moa 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 Moa 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 Moa ancestors.

Moa Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Moa Research

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

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

See Also

Noa   Moeh   Moo   Maa   Moha   Moi   Mou   Moy   Mo   McMoa   Oa  

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