The Tomas Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Tomas Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Tomas Ancestors

Tomas Genealogy

Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding Tomas ancestors in a particular database at one site, try finding it on another and compare the results. If you want to know When were Tomas births first recorded in the United States?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Tomas

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Tomas Surname

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

Tomas 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 Tomas 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 Tomas research?, then this FAQ may help.

Tomas Family History

Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your Tomas 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 "Faddish First Names" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Tomas family history.

Photo Collections

Networking with Tomas 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 Tomas 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 Tomas ancestors.

Tomas Achievements & Celebrities

Did you know that Tomas was the 7116th most popular surname in the 1990 census of the United States?

Web Sites & Blogs with Tomas Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Tomas, 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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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 Tomas 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 "Tomas 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 Tomas reunion.

See Also

Domas   Tonas   Tomac   Tomasc   Tamas   Thomas   Tomase   Tomasi   Tomaso   Tomasu   Toma   Doma   Tona   Tomba   Tomo   Tama   Thoma   Toma   Tomi   Omas  

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