The Reques Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Reques Family Tree

It is quite possible that someone else has already performed work on a Reques family tree, so be sure to examine some of the sources listed below carefully. Have you struck a Reques brick wall? Read "Searching For A Needle In An Ancestral Haystack" for some helpful advice.

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Reques Ancestors

Reques Genealogy

Keep an open mind when searching through Reques 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 I locate old newspapers for Reques research?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Reques

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Reques Surname

While some countries have limited historical records for last name assignments, you are most likely to only find general guidance on the origin and meaning of the Reques surname. Keep in mind that it was not unusual for a last name to be altered as an ancestor entered a new country.

Reques DNA Projects

DNA testing for genealogy continues to improve. If you had some of your Reques 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 Reques research, read "DNA Research and Your Family's History".

Reques Family History

There is more to exploring your Reques 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. Whether you are a beginner or expert genealogists, knowing Where can I find a biography of my Reques ancestor? is always useful.

Photo Collections

Networking with Reques Researchers

When you've come up against a brick wall in your genealogy research, posting a message board query can help; one of the biggest benefits is that message board queries are accessed through search engines, which means even someone not specifically engaged in genealogy but interested in your subject may find your query and bring valuable new information to the table -- it happens! The article "Are Your Queries Getting Results?" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Reques 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 Reques ancestors.

Reques Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Reques Research

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

Notifying everyone in advance to bring old photos and documents can bring big rewards, making a special place at the reunion (maybe even a special Reques booth) where people can come at their leisure to sit, look and chat; in addition to information and clues that might be written on the back of a photo, every photograph has a story and serves as an excellent stimulus to recall -- people might comment not only on the people in the photo, but also on what's in the background, or they might have information around where the photo was taken or the event -- just be sure to have someone there to capture new information. The article "Reunions: Beyond Aunt Pat's Rhubarb Pie and Aunt Edna's Wet Kisses" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Reques reunion.

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

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