Welcome to the Thielsch 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 Thielsch 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 Thielsch ancestry. Share this page on Twitter!
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The Thielsch Family Tree
It is quite possible that someone else has already performed work on a Thielsch family tree, so be sure to examine some of the sources listed below carefully. Have you struck a Thielsch brick wall? Read "Schools Records Can Reveal A Lot About Ancestors" for some helpful advice.
Best Tree Collections for Discovering Thielsch Ancestors
Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding Thielsch ancestors in a particular database at one site, try finding it on another and compare the results. If you want to know How do I find my Thielsch family in the census?, then read this frequently asked question.
Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Thielsch
Historical newspapers give us the ability to discover ancestral history through eyewitness accounts. There are currently matching Thielsch records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Thielsch family history resource today.
Origins of the Thielsch Surname
It is quite possible for two people with the Thielsch last name to have been given that surname for entirely different reasons. Discovering the country from which your Thielsch 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.
Thielsch 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 Thielsch 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 Thielsch research, read "Utilizing DNA in Family History Research".
Thielsch 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 Thielsch 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 Thielsch family history.
Networking with Thielsch Researchers
When it comes families and genealogy research, it's important to remember that different people may have different information: some may even have inherited one-of-a-kind family documents or photos, and the best way to connect with these family members is by posting a message board query -- often in the process of collaboration, you can build a more complete picture of your ancestor or ancestral family. The article "Looking for John Smith - Focusing a Query" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Thielsch 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 Thielsch ancestors.
Thielsch Achievements & Celebrities
Web Sites & Blogs with Thielsch Research
If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Thielsch, 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."
Upcoming Thielsch Family Reunions
Pedigree charts and family group records are important genealogical tools, so bringing or creating on site a big family pedigree (or family tree) is sure to draw attention; at the same time, have plenty of blank family group sheets available for individual families to complete and submit to go into a "Thielsch family record book," which you can then digitize and share -- you can then bring the physical book back to the next reunion, adding new families each time. The article "Planning Details For A Family Reunion" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Thielsch reunion.