Welcome to the Nghy 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 Nghy 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 Nghy genealogy.
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I. The Nghy Family Tree
Everyone has different reasons for building a family tree; your personal motiviation will influence whether the Nghy family tree has more depth or breadth. Have you struck a Nghy brick wall? Read "The 12 Essential Skills for Family Genealogists" for some helpful advice.
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II. Nghy Genealogy
Keep an open mind when searching through Nghy 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. If you want to know How can the census help in locating my Nghy ancestor's marriage record?, then read this frequently asked question.
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Census records are among the most useful records available for family tree building. There are currently matching Nghy records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Nghy family history resource today.
III. Origins of the Nghy Surname
It is quite possible for two people with the Nghy last name to have been given that surname for entirely different reasons. Discovering the country from which your Nghy 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.
IV. Nghy 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 Nghy family tree mysteries. DNA testing can be a useful tool, when applied properly to a given research issue. If you are seeking an answer to the question, How do I know which DNA test is right for Nghy research?, then this FAQ may help.
V. Nghy Family History
Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your Nghy 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 Nghy family history on the Internet? is always useful.
VI. Networking with Nghy Researchers
As genealogy researchers, we are eternally grateful to come upon information shared by others that enlightens our research; and we can reciprocate by paying it forward in responding to message board queries and sharing our own information that others in down the road or in future generations may benefit. The article "Looking for John Smith - Focusing a Query" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Nghy 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 Nghy ancestors.
VII. Nghy Achievements & Celebrities
VIII. Web Sites & Blogs with Nghy Research
If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Nghy, 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 Nghy Family Reunions
Notifying everyone in advance to bring old photos and documents can bring big rewards, making a special place at the reunion (maybe even a special Nghy booth) where people can come at their leisure to sit, look and chat; in addition to information and clues that might be written on the back of a photo, every photograph has a story and serves as an excellent stimulus to recall -- people might comment not only on the people in the photo, but also on what's in the background, or they might have information around where the photo was taken or the event -- just be sure to have someone there to capture new information. The article "Planning Details For A Family Reunion" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Nghy reunion.
Suggested use: Print a copy of this free research checklist, and keep track of the Nghy genealogy resources that you visit. If your web browser does not print the date on the bottom, remember to record it manually. Today is 19/Apr/2014.
If you host the Nghy blog or web page, please link to this surname-focused resource. Here's the HTML code for a basic link. Simply cut/paste this code on to your page.