The Palikaris Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Palikaris Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Palikaris Ancestors

Palikaris Genealogy

Keep an open mind when searching through Palikaris 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 Palikaris research?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Palikaris

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Palikaris Surname

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

Palikaris DNA Projects

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

Palikaris Family History

For most people, just about every aspect of their life has been influenced in some way by their ancestors. Look beyond the names and dates to understand how and why your Palikaris ancestors lived and strived to make a better life for their descendants. Our team of seasoned experts are here to help you learn about different aspects of genealogy. Reading "Finding The Family History" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Palikaris family history.

Photo Collections

Networking with Palikaris 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 Palikaris 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 Palikaris ancestors.

Palikaris Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Palikaris Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Palikaris, 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 Obituary Daily Times
RootsWeb search of Social Security Death Index

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Upcoming Palikaris Family Reunions

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

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

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