The Swintzler Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Swintzler Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Swintzler Ancestors

Swintzler 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 Swintzler ancestors -- we often search for misspellings intentionally to see if we missed any records. Genealogy is more than just searching through databases. Articles like "Prepared Researching" can help accelerate your Swintzler research.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Swintzler

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

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Military Records

Origins of the Swintzler Surname

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

Swintzler DNA Projects

While DNA testing cannot conclusively tell you if two Swintzler 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 Swintzler research, read "Basics of DNA Family History Research".

Swintzler Family History

Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your Swintzler ancestors will help paint a picture that can be shared with your relatives. Our team of seasoned experts are here to help you learn about different aspects of genealogy. Reading "Traditions, Traditions, Traditions" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Swintzler family history.

Photo Collections

Networking with Swintzler Researchers

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

Swintzler Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Swintzler Research

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

One key to a successful Swintzler 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 Swintzler reunion.

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