The Playton Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Playton Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Playton Ancestors

Playton Genealogy

Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding Playton ancestors in a particular database at one site, try finding it on another and compare the results. If you want to know What information is given in U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules about Playton citizens from the past?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Playton

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Playton Surname

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

Playton 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 Playton family tree mysteries. DNA testing can be a useful tool, when applied properly to a given research issue. If you are seeking an answer to the question, How do I know which DNA test is right for Playton research?, then this FAQ may help.

Playton Family History

Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your Playton ancestors will help paint a picture that can be shared with your relatives. Our team of seasoned experts are here to help you learn about different aspects of genealogy. Reading "Traditions, Traditions, Traditions" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Playton family history.

Photo Collections

Networking with Playton 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 Playton 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 Playton ancestors.

Playton Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Playton Research

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

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

See Also

Playdon   Playto   Layton  

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