The Piazza Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Piazza Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Piazza Ancestors

Piazza Genealogy

Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding Piazza ancestors in a particular database at one site, try finding it on another and compare the results. If you want to know Was my Piazza ancestor was married more than once?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Piazza

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Piazza Surname

There are no clear, concise answers to why or how one of your Piazza 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.

Piazza 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 Piazza 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 Piazza research, read "Basics of DNA Family History Research".

Piazza Family History

There is more to exploring your Piazza 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 "Finding Probate Records" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Piazza family history.

Photo Collections

Networking with Piazza 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 Piazza 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 Piazza ancestors.

Piazza Achievements & Celebrities

Did you know that Piazza was the 4845th most popular surname in the 1990 census of the United States?

Web Sites & Blogs with Piazza Research

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

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

See Also

Piazze   Piazzo   Piazz  

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Surname Finder, The Piazza Genealogy and Family Tree Page [on-line resource], New Providence, NJ, USA: Genealogy Today LLC, 2014.

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