Welcome to the Unholzer 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 Unholzer 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 Unholzer ancestry. Share this page on Twitter!
Completed by on
The Unholzer Family Tree
It is quite possible that someone else has already performed work on a Unholzer family tree, so be sure to examine some of the sources listed below carefully. Have you struck a Unholzer brick wall? Read "Passenger Arrival Lists Can Help Find Information About Ancestors" for some helpful advice.
Best Tree Collections for Discovering Unholzer Ancestors
Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding Unholzer ancestors in a particular database at one site, try finding it on another and compare the results. If you want to know What is the first census year to identify the informant in every Unholzer household?, then read this frequently asked question.
Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Unholzer
Historical newspapers give us the ability to discover ancestral history through eyewitness accounts. There are currently matching Unholzer records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Unholzer family history resource today.
Origins of the Unholzer Surname
It is quite possible for two people with the Unholzer last name to have been given that surname for entirely different reasons. Discovering the country from which your Unholzer 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.
Unholzer DNA Projects
While DNA testing cannot conclusively tell you if two Unholzer 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 Unholzer research, read "DNA Research and Your Family's History".
Unholzer Family History
For most people, just about every aspect of their life has been influenced in some way by their ancestors. Look beyond the names and dates to understand how and why your Unholzer ancestors lived and strived to make a better life for their descendants. Our team of seasoned experts are here to help you learn about different aspects of genealogy. Reading "Looking at Our Ancestors" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Unholzer family history.
Networking with Unholzer 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 Unholzer 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 Unholzer ancestors.
Unholzer Achievements & Celebrities
Web Sites & Blogs with Unholzer Research
If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Unholzer, 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 Unholzer Family Reunions
Whenever possible, consider holding the family reunion in place where you have a strong Unholzer 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 Unholzer reunion.