Welcome to the More Family page at Surname Finder. Our editors have compiled this checklist of genealogical resources, combining links to commercial databases along with user-contributed information and web sites for the More surname. As vital records, original documents, vintage photographs and surname-based DNA projects are discovered, this page is updated to offer the best list for researching More genealogy.
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I. The More Family Tree
Everyone has different reasons for building a family tree; your personal motiviation will influence whether the More family tree has more depth or breadth. Have you struck a More brick wall? Read "Tips for Successful Research" for some helpful advice.
II. More Genealogy
Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding More ancestors in a particular database at one site, try finding it on another and compare the results. If you want to know When were More births first recorded in the United States?, then read this frequently asked question.
Census records are among the most useful records available for family tree building. There are currently matching More records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online More family history resource today.
III. Origins of the More 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 More surname. Keep in mind that it was not unusual for a last name to be altered as an ancestor entered a new country.
IV. More 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 More 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 More research, read "Utilizing DNA in Family History Research".
V. More Family History
Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your More 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 More family history on the Internet? is always useful.
VI. Networking with More 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 More 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 More ancestors.
VII. More Achievements & CelebritiesDid you know that More was the 5396th most popular surname in the 1990 census of the United States?
VIII. Web Sites & Blogs with More Research
If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of More, 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."
To have your web site/blog listed on this page, please submit a link to the user-contributed directory at Genealogy Today. Your web page will appear once its content has been reviewed by one of our editors.
IX. Upcoming More Family Reunions
Whenever possible, consider holding the family reunion in place where you have a strong More 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 "Reunions: Beyond Aunt Pat's Rhubarb Pie and Aunt Edna's Wet Kisses" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful More reunion.
Suggested use: Print a copy of this free research checklist, and keep track of the More genealogy resources that you visit. If your web browser does not print the date on the bottom, remember to record it manually. Today is 23/May/2013.
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