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The Thiffeney Family Tree and Genealogy

Welcome to the Thiffeney Family page at Surname Finder. Our editors have compiled this checklist of genealogical resources, combining links to commercial databases along with user-contributed information and web sites for the Thiffeney surname. As vital records, original documents, vintage photographs and surname-based DNA projects are discovered, this page is updated to offer the best list for researching Thiffeney genealogy.

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I. The Thiffeney Family Tree

It is quite possible that someone else has already performed work on a Thiffeney family tree, so be sure to examine some of the sources listed below carefully. Have you struck a Thiffeney brick wall? Read "Schools Records Can Reveal A Lot About Ancestors" for some helpful advice.

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Thiffeney Ancestors

II. Thiffeney Genealogy

Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding Thiffeney 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 Thiffeney family in the census?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Thiffeney

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

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Military Records

III. Origins of the Thiffeney Surname

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

IV. Thiffeney 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 Thiffeney 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 Thiffeney research, read "When do you use DNA?".

V. Thiffeney Family History

There is more to exploring your Thiffeney 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 can I find prisoner information for my Thiffeney black sheep ancestors? is always useful.

Photo Collections

VI. Networking with Thiffeney 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 Thiffeney 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 Thiffeney ancestors.

VII. Thiffeney Achievements & Celebrities

VIII. Web Sites & Blogs with Thiffeney Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Thiffeney, 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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RootsWeb search of Obituary Daily Times
RootsWeb search of Social Security Death Index

To have your web site/blog listed on this page, please submit a link to the user-contributed directory at Genealogy Today. Your web page will appear once its content has been reviewed by one of our editors.

IX. Upcoming Thiffeney 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 "Thiffeney 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 Thiffeney reunion.

 

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