Welcome to the Tsee 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 Tsee 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 Tsee ancestry. Share this page on Twitter!
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The Tsee Family Tree
It is quite possible that someone else has already performed work on a Tsee family tree, so be sure to examine some of the sources listed below carefully. Have you struck a Tsee brick wall? Read "Schools Records Can Reveal A Lot About Ancestors" for some helpful advice.
Best Tree Collections for Discovering Tsee Ancestors
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 Tsee ancestors -- we often search for misspellings intentionally to see if we missed any records. If you want to know Why can't I find my Tsee grandmother's passport?, then read this frequently asked question.
Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Tsee
Historical newspapers give us the ability to discover ancestral history through eyewitness accounts. There are currently matching Tsee records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Tsee family history resource today.
Origins of the Tsee Surname
There are no clear, concise answers to why or how one of your Tsee 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.
Tsee 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 Tsee 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 Tsee research, read "Utilizing DNA in Family History Research".
Tsee Family History
Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your Tsee ancestors will help paint a picture that can be shared with your relatives. Whether you are a beginner or expert genealogists, knowing How do I find my Tsee family history on the Internet? is always useful.
Networking with Tsee 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 "The Art of Posting Queries" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Tsee 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 Tsee ancestors.
Tsee Achievements & Celebrities
Web Sites & Blogs with Tsee Research
If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Tsee, 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 Tsee 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 "Tsee 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 "A Great Way to Unite a Newly-Found Family" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Tsee reunion.