The Myrick Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Myrick Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Myrick Ancestors

Myrick Genealogy

Keep an open mind when searching through Myrick 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 Myrick research.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Myrick

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

Death Records

Military Records

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

Myrick DNA Projects

While DNA testing cannot conclusively tell you if two Myrick 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 Myrick research, read "DNA Research and Your Family's History".

Myrick Family History

There is more to exploring your Myrick 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 do I find my Myrick family history on the Internet? is always useful.

Photo Collections

Networking with Myrick 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 Myrick 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 Myrick ancestors.

Myrick Achievements & Celebrities

Did you know that Myrick was the 1838th most popular surname in the 1990 census of the United States?

Web Sites & Blogs with Myrick Research

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

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

See Also

Myric   Mirick   Meyrick   Myric  

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Surname Finder, The Myrick Genealogy and Family Tree Page [on-line resource], New Providence, NJ, USA: Genealogy Today LLC, 2014.

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