Welcome to the Myne 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 Myne 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 Myne ancestry. Share this page on Twitter!
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The Myne Family Tree
Everyone has different reasons for building a family tree; your personal motiviation will influence whether the Myne family tree has more depth or breadth. Have you struck a Myne brick wall? Read "Tips for Successful Research" for some helpful advice.
Best Tree Collections for Discovering Myne Ancestors
Keep an open mind when searching through Myne 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. Genealogy is more than just searching through databases. Articles like "Practical Advise for Researching Immigrants" can help accelerate your Myne research.
Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Myne
Census records are among the most useful records available for family tree building. There are currently matching Myne records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Myne family history resource today.
Origins of the Myne Surname
It is quite possible for two people with the Myne last name to have been given that surname for entirely different reasons. Discovering the country from which your Myne 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.
Myne 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 Myne 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 Myne research, read "Utilizing DNA in Family History Research".
Myne Family History
Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your Myne 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 Myne family history on the Internet? is always useful.
Networking with Myne 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 Myne 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 Myne ancestors.
Myne Achievements & Celebrities
Web Sites & Blogs with Myne Research
If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Myne, 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."
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Upcoming Myne Family Reunions
Whenever possible, consider holding the family reunion in place where you have a strong Myne 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 Myne reunion.