Welcome to the Uhler 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 Uhler 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 Uhler ancestry. Share this page on Twitter!
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The Uhler Family Tree
It is quite possible that someone else has already performed work on a Uhler family tree, so be sure to examine some of the sources listed below carefully. Have you struck a Uhler brick wall? Read "Passenger Arrival Lists Can Help Find Information About Ancestors" for some helpful advice.
Best Tree Collections for Discovering Uhler Ancestors
Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding Uhler 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 Uhler family in the census?, then read this frequently asked question.
Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Uhler
Historical newspapers give us the ability to discover ancestral history through eyewitness accounts. There are currently matching Uhler records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Uhler family history resource today.
Origins of the Uhler Surname
It is quite possible for two people with the Uhler last name to have been given that surname for entirely different reasons. Discovering the country from which your Uhler 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.
Uhler 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 Uhler 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 Uhler research, read "Utilizing DNA in Family History Research".
Uhler Family History
Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your Uhler 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 "Using Social History To Fill In The Gaps In Family Histories" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Uhler family history.
Networking with Uhler Researchers
If you are doing genealogy research in a particular town or region distant from where you live, you may want to consider posting a message board query requesting a lookup; often local volunteers or residents are willing to lend a hand, but remember to be specific in your request and be respectful of others' time. The article "Looking for John Smith - Focusing a Query" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Uhler 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 Uhler ancestors.
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Web Sites & Blogs with Uhler Research
If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Uhler, 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 Uhler Family Reunions
Whenever possible, consider holding the family reunion in place where you have a strong Uhler family history, which provides opportunities to share stories and visit cemeteries or old home sites; you may even want to consider as a one-day activity, having each family take on the task of gathering information from the local courthouse, school district, public library, etc. -- this, of course, requires advance planning and assignment, but could generate considerable interest and results. The article "Planning Details For A Family Reunion" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Uhler reunion.