The Palifox Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Palifox Family Tree

It is quite possible that someone else has already performed work on a Palifox family tree, so be sure to examine some of the sources listed below carefully. Have you struck a Palifox brick wall? Read "Genealogy's Most Popular Disbeliefs" for some helpful advice.

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Palifox Ancestors

Palifox Genealogy

Keep an open mind when searching through Palifox 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 city directories be used to help my Palifox research?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Palifox

Historical newspapers give us the ability to discover ancestral history through eyewitness accounts. There are currently count of matching Palifox records matching Palifox records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Palifox family history resource today.

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Palifox Surname

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

Palifox DNA Projects

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

Palifox Family History

There is more to exploring your Palifox 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 Where can I find prisoner information for my Palifox black sheep ancestors? is always useful.

Photo Collections

Networking with Palifox Researchers

When digging deeper into your ancestor's occupation, a great way to connect with others of a similar interest -- many who might have detailed information, is by posting a message board query giving clear information as to your ancestor's name and the specific occupation or organization, in time and place. The article "Looking for John Smith - Focusing a Query" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Palifox 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 Palifox ancestors.

Palifox Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Palifox Research

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

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

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Surname Finder, The Palifox Genealogy and Family Tree Page [on-line resource], New Providence, NJ, USA: Genealogy Today LLC, 2018.

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