The Ormey Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Ormey Family Tree

Everyone has different reasons for building a family tree; your personal motiviation will influence whether the Ormey family tree has more depth or breadth. Have you struck a Ormey brick wall? Read "Know Where to Begin Your Genealogical Search" for some helpful advice.

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Ormey Ancestors

Ormey Genealogy

Sometimes two people can look at the same handwritten record, and come up with different spellings of the name. Be creative when searching for your Ormey ancestors -- we often search for misspellings intentionally to see if we missed any records. If you want to know Why can't I find Ormey my ancestor in the SSDI?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Ormey

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Ormey Surname

It is quite possible for two people with the Ormey last name to have been given that surname for entirely different reasons. Discovering the country from which your Ormey 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.

Ormey 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 Ormey 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 Ormey research, read "Utilizing DNA in Family History Research".

Ormey Family History

There is more to exploring your Ormey 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. Our team of seasoned experts are here to help you learn about different aspects of genealogy. Reading "Estate Records and Files" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Ormey family history.

Photo Collections

Networking with Ormey 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 Ormey 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 Ormey ancestors.

Ormey Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Ormey Research

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

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

See Also

Armey   Orme  

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