The Tye Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Tye Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Tye Ancestors

Tye Genealogy

Keep an open mind when searching through Tye records. Years ago many people were unable to read and write, thus a given ancestor's name could be spelled in a variety of ways depending on who recorded it. Genealogy is more than just searching through databases. Articles like "Practical Advise for Researching Immigrants" can help accelerate your Tye research.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Tye

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Tye Surname

There are no clear, concise answers to why or how one of your Tye 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.

Tye DNA Projects

DNA testing for genealogy continues to improve. If you had some of your Tye 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 Tye research, read "Utilizing DNA in Family History Research".

Tye Family History

Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your Tye 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 Tye family history on the Internet? is always useful.

Photo Collections

Networking with Tye 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 Tye 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 Tye ancestors.

Tye Achievements & Celebrities

Did you know that Tye was the 7114th most popular surname in the 1990 census of the United States?

Web Sites & Blogs with Tye Research

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

See Also

Dye   Tie   Teye   Tya   Tyi   Tyo   Tyu   Ty   McTye   Ye  

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