The Seagles Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Seagles Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Seagles Ancestors

Seagles Genealogy

Keep an open mind when searching through Seagles 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 Seagles research?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Seagles

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Seagles Surname

There are no clear, concise answers to why or how one of your Seagles ancestors took on the surname. It may have been based on their occupation or a distinguising physical trait. Keep in mind that it was not unusual for a last name to be altered as an ancestor entered a new country.

Seagles DNA Projects

Don't believe the hype! When DNA testing was first made available for genealogical purposes, some companies boasted how it could solve all your Seagles family tree mysteries. DNA testing can be a useful tool, when applied properly to a given research issue. If you are seeking an answer to the question, How do I know which DNA test is right for Seagles research?, then this FAQ may help.

Seagles Family History

For most people, just about every aspect of their life has been influenced in some way by their ancestors. Look beyond the names and dates to understand how and why your Seagles ancestors lived and strived to make a better life for their descendants. Our team of seasoned experts are here to help you learn about different aspects of genealogy. Reading "Looking at Our Ancestors" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Seagles family history.

Photo Collections

Networking with Seagles Researchers

In doing genealogy research, we surely don't want to reinvent the wheel; in researching your Seagles 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 "The Art of Posting Queries" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Seagles 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 Seagles ancestors.

Seagles Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Seagles Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Seagles, 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
RootsWeb search of Obituary Daily Times
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 Seagles Family Reunions

One key to a successful Seagles 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 "A Great Way to Unite a Newly-Found Family" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Seagles reunion.

See Also

Seagle   Siegle   Seagul   Seagle   Eagles  

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

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