The Szaflik Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Szaflik Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Szaflik Ancestors

Szaflik Genealogy

Keep an open mind when searching through Szaflik 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. Genealogy is more than just searching through databases. Articles like "Reading What is Etched in Stone" can help accelerate your Szaflik research.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Szaflik

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Szaflik Surname

There are no clear, concise answers to why or how one of your Szaflik 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.

Szaflik 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 Szaflik family tree mysteries. DNA testing can be a useful tool, when applied properly to a given research issue. If you're not sure how DNA testing could aid your Szaflik research, read "When do you use DNA?".

Szaflik 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 Szaflik 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 Szaflik family history.

Photo Collections

Networking with Szaflik Researchers

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

Szaflik Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Szaflik Research

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

One key to a successful Szaflik 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 Szaflik reunion.

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Surname Finder, The Szaflik Genealogy and Family Tree Page [on-line resource], New Providence, NJ, USA: Genealogy Today LLC, 2019.

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