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The Pharoah Family Tree and Genealogy

Welcome to the Pharoah 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 Pharoah 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 Pharoah genealogy.

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I. The Pharoah Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Pharoah Ancestors

II. Pharoah Genealogy

Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding Pharoah ancestors in a particular database at one site, try finding it on another and compare the results. If you want to know How do I find my Pharoah family in the census?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Pharoah

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

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Military Records

III. Origins of the Pharoah Surname

There are no clear, concise answers to why or how one of your Pharoah ancestors took on the surname. It may have been based on their occupation or a distinguising physical trait. Keep in mind that it was not unusual for a last name to be altered as an ancestor entered a new country.

IV. Pharoah DNA Projects

DNA testing for genealogy continues to improve. If you had some of your Pharoah relatives tested several years ago, it may be worthwhile to have them retested. Likewise, as DNA testing companies have gathered more results and samples, you may be able to find more matches if you search again with your test results. If you're not sure how DNA testing could aid your Pharoah research, read "When do you use DNA?".

V. Pharoah 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 Pharoah 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 "Learning About Women - The Invisible Ancestors" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Pharoah family history.

Photo Collections

VI. Networking with Pharoah 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 "The Art of Posting Queries" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Pharoah 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 Pharoah ancestors.

VII. Pharoah Achievements & Celebrities

VIII. Web Sites & Blogs with Pharoah Research

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

Whenever possible, consider holding the family reunion in place where you have a strong Pharoah 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 "A Great Way to Unite a Newly-Found Family" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Pharoah reunion.

 

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