Welcome to the Tsu 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 Tsu 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 Tsu ancestry. Share this page on Twitter!
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The Tsu Family Tree
It is quite possible that someone else has already performed work on a Tsu family tree, so be sure to examine some of the sources listed below carefully. Have you struck a Tsu brick wall? Read "Schools Records Can Reveal A Lot About Ancestors" for some helpful advice.
Best Tree Collections for Discovering Tsu 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 Tsu 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 Tsu grandmother's passport?, then read this frequently asked question.
Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Tsu
Historical newspapers give us the ability to discover ancestral history through eyewitness accounts. There are currently matching Tsu records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Tsu family history resource today.
Origins of the Tsu Surname
While some countries have limited historical records for last name assignments, you are most likely to only find general guidance on the origin and meaning of the Tsu surname. Keep in mind that it was not unusual for a last name to be altered as an ancestor entered a new country.
Tsu DNA Projects
DNA testing for genealogy continues to improve. If you had some of your Tsu relatives tested several years ago, it may be worthwhile to have them retested. Likewise, as DNA testing companies have gathered more results and samples, you may be able to find more matches if you search again with your test results. If you're not sure how DNA testing could aid your Tsu research, read "Utilizing DNA in Family History Research".
Tsu Family History
Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your Tsu 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 Tsu family history on the Internet? is always useful.
Networking with Tsu 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 "Are Your Queries Getting Results?" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Tsu 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 Tsu ancestors.
Tsu Achievements & CelebritiesDid you know that Tsu was the 66973rd most popular surname in the 1990 census of the United States?
Web Sites & Blogs with Tsu Research
If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Tsu, 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 Tsu 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 "Tsu 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 "Family Reunions Don't Always Turn Out as one has Pictured" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Tsu reunion.