The Scorgie Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Scorgie Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Scorgie Ancestors

Scorgie Genealogy

Keep an open mind when searching through Scorgie 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 find information on men and women named Scorgie who served in the Revolutionary War?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Scorgie

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

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Origins of the Scorgie Surname

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

Scorgie DNA Projects

DNA testing for genealogy continues to improve. If you had some of your Scorgie 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 Scorgie research, read "When do you use DNA?".

Scorgie Family History

There is more to exploring your Scorgie 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 is the book on my Scorgie family? is always useful.

Photo Collections

Networking with Scorgie Researchers

In doing genealogy research, we surely don't want to reinvent the wheel; in researching your Scorgie 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 Scorgie 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 Scorgie ancestors.

Scorgie Achievements & Celebrities

Did you know that Scorgie was the 78457th most popular surname in the 1990 census of the United States?

Web Sites & Blogs with Scorgie Research

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

One key to a successful Scorgie 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 "Family Reunions Don't Always Turn Out as one has Pictured" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Scorgie reunion.

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