The Russelli Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Russelli Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Russelli Ancestors

Russelli Genealogy

Sometimes two people can look at the same handwritten record, and come up with different spellings of the name. Be creative when searching for your Russelli ancestors -- we often search for misspellings intentionally to see if we missed any records. Genealogy is more than just searching through databases. Articles like "Digital Books and Microfilm" can help accelerate your Russelli research.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Russelli

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Russelli 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 Russelli surname. Keep in mind that it was not unusual for a last name to be altered as an ancestor entered a new country.

Russelli DNA Projects

DNA testing for genealogy continues to improve. If you had some of your Russelli 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 are seeking an answer to the question, How do I know which DNA test is right for Russelli research?, then this FAQ may help.

Russelli Family History

There is more to exploring your Russelli 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 Russelli ancestor? is always useful.

Photo Collections

Networking with Russelli 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 Russelli 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 Russelli ancestors.

Russelli Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Russelli Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Russelli, 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

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Upcoming Russelli 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 Russelli 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 Russelli reunion.

See Also

Russeli   Russell  

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