Welcome to the Odierno 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 Odierno 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 Odierno ancestry. Share this page on Twitter!
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The Odierno Family Tree
Everyone has different reasons for building a family tree; your personal motiviation will influence whether the Odierno family tree has more depth or breadth. Have you struck a Odierno brick wall? Read "Know Where to Begin Your Genealogical Search" for some helpful advice.
Best Tree Collections for Discovering Odierno Ancestors
Keep an open mind when searching through Odierno 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 I find where my Odierno ancestor is buried?, then read this frequently asked question.
Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Odierno
Census records are among the most useful records available for family tree building. There are currently matching Odierno records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Odierno family history resource today.
Origins of the Odierno Surname
It is quite possible for two people with the Odierno last name to have been given that surname for entirely different reasons. Discovering the country from which your Odierno 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.
Odierno 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 Odierno 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 Odierno research, read "Utilizing DNA in Family History Research".
Odierno Family History
Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your Odierno ancestors will help paint a picture that can be shared with your relatives. Our team of seasoned experts are here to help you learn about different aspects of genealogy. Reading "Using Social History To Fill In The Gaps In Family Histories" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Odierno family history.
Networking with Odierno Researchers
In the course of genealogy research, collaboration is key -- we really cannot do it alone, and one of the great benefits of participating in community message boards is building relationships that not only enlightens our research but strengthens bonds across the miles. The article "Looking for John Smith - Focusing a Query" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Odierno 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 Odierno ancestors.
Odierno Achievements & Celebrities
Web Sites & Blogs with Odierno Research
If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Odierno, 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 Odierno Family Reunions
Whenever possible, consider holding the family reunion in place where you have a strong Odierno 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 "Planning Details For A Family Reunion" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Odierno reunion.