Welcome to the Poku 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 Poku 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 Poku ancestry. Share this page on Twitter!
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The Poku Family Tree
It is quite possible that someone else has already performed work on a Poku family tree, so be sure to examine some of the sources listed below carefully. Have you struck a Poku brick wall? Read "Genealogy's Most Popular Disbeliefs" for some helpful advice.
Best Tree Collections for Discovering Poku Ancestors
Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding Poku ancestors in a particular database at one site, try finding it on another and compare the results. If you want to know When were Poku births first recorded in the United States?, then read this frequently asked question.
Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Poku
Historical newspapers give us the ability to discover ancestral history through eyewitness accounts. There are currently matching Poku records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Poku family history resource today.
Origins of the Poku Surname
It is quite possible for two people with the Poku last name to have been given that surname for entirely different reasons. Discovering the country from which your Poku 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.
Poku DNA Projects
DNA testing for genealogy continues to improve. If you had some of your Poku 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 Poku research, read "DNA Research and Your Family's History".
Poku Family History
Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your Poku ancestors will help paint a picture that can be shared with your relatives. Whether you are a beginner or expert genealogists, knowing How do I find my Poku family history on the Internet? is always useful.
Networking with Poku 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 Poku 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 Poku ancestors.
Poku Achievements & Celebrities
Web Sites & Blogs with Poku Research
If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Poku, 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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Upcoming Poku Family Reunions
Whenever possible, consider holding the family reunion in place where you have a strong Poku 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 Poku reunion.