Welcome to the Uick 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 Uick 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 Uick ancestry. Share this page on Twitter!
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The Uick Family Tree
It is quite possible that someone else has already performed work on a Uick family tree, so be sure to examine some of the sources listed below carefully. Have you struck a Uick brick wall? Read "Passenger Arrival Lists Can Help Find Information About Ancestors" for some helpful advice.
Best Tree Collections for Discovering Uick Ancestors
Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding Uick ancestors in a particular database at one site, try finding it on another and compare the results. If you want to know Was my Uick ancestor was married more than once?, then read this frequently asked question.
Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Uick
Historical newspapers give us the ability to discover ancestral history through eyewitness accounts. There are currently matching Uick records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Uick family history resource today.
Origins of the Uick Surname
There are no clear, concise answers to why or how one of your Uick 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.
Uick DNA Projects
While DNA testing cannot conclusively tell you if two Uick ancestors were related, it can easily prove if they weren't. Be sure you understand what types of research issues each different DNA test can address before you spend any money. If you're not sure how DNA testing could aid your Uick research, read "Utilizing DNA in Family History Research".
Uick Family History
Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your Uick 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 Uick family history on the Internet? is always useful.
Networking with Uick 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 "The Art of Posting Queries" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Uick 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 Uick ancestors.
Uick Achievements & Celebrities
Web Sites & Blogs with Uick Research
If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Uick, 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."
Upcoming Uick Family Reunions
Whenever possible, consider holding the family reunion in place where you have a strong Uick 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 "A Great Way to Unite a Newly-Found Family" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Uick reunion.