Welcome to the Samide surname checklist page.

The Samide Family Tree and Genealogy

Welcome to the Samide Family page at Surname Finder. Our editors have compiled this checklist of genealogical resources, combining links to commercial databases along with user-contributed information and web sites for the Samide surname. As vital records, original documents, vintage photographs and surname-based DNA projects are discovered, this page is updated to offer the best list for researching Samide genealogy.

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I. The Samide Family Tree

It is quite possible that someone else has already performed work on a Samide family tree, so be sure to examine some of the sources listed below carefully. Have you struck a Samide brick wall? Read "Newspapers Can Be A Treasure Trove Of Genealogical Details" for some helpful advice.

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Samide Ancestors

II. Samide Genealogy

Keep an open mind when searching through Samide 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 city directories be used to help my Samide research?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Samide

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

Death Records

Military Records

III. Origins of the Samide Surname

It is quite possible for two people with the Samide last name to have been given that surname for entirely different reasons. Discovering the country from which your Samide 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.

IV. Samide DNA Projects

While DNA testing cannot conclusively tell you if two Samide ancestors were related, it can easily prove if they weren't. Be sure you understand what types of research issues each different DNA test can address before you spend any money. If you're not sure how DNA testing could aid your Samide research, read "DNA Research and Your Family's History".

V. Samide Family History

There is more to exploring your Samide 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 Was my Samide ancestor's name changed at Ellis Island? is always useful.

Photo Collections

VI. Networking with Samide Researchers

In doing genealogy research, we surely don't want to reinvent the wheel; in researching your Samide surname, posting a message query can help you connect with distant cousins and others who may be working on the same lines, some of whom may have advanced the research or solved some of the hard problems, but are willing to share. The article "Looking for John Smith - Focusing a Query" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Samide 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 Samide ancestors.

VII. Samide Achievements & Celebrities

Did you know that Samide was the 60597th most popular surname in the 1990 census of the United States?

VIII. Web Sites & Blogs with Samide Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Samide, 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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To have your web site/blog listed on this page, please submit a link to the user-contributed directory at Genealogy Today. Your web page will appear once its content has been reviewed by one of our editors.

IX. Upcoming Samide Family Reunions

One key to a successful Samide reunion is preparation, and for the family researcher that means getting the word out in advance on what to bring (such as the family photo collection); arranging for the display of shared information; and planning activities conducive to sharing; and one of the best ways to get others to participate is in bringing something of your own to share such a picture pedigree, compiled family history or biographical sketch, or even a copies of a treasured photo as a gift for each family -- you may even want to consider putting together a reunion newsletter in advance to be distributed at the reunion, asking for help in solving one or more specific family mysteries: you never know who might have insight they are willing to share, one-on-one. The article "Planning Details For A Family Reunion" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Samide reunion.

 

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