Welcome to the Utry surname checklist page.

The Utry Family Tree and Genealogy

Welcome to the Utry Family page at Surname Finder. Our editors have compiled this checklist of genealogical resources, combining links to commercial databases along with user-contributed information and web sites for the Utry surname. As vital records, original documents, vintage photographs and surname-based DNA projects are discovered, this page is updated to offer the best list for researching Utry genealogy.

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I. The Utry Family Tree

It is quite possible that someone else has already performed work on a Utry family tree, so be sure to examine some of the sources listed below carefully. Have you struck a Utry brick wall? Read "Passenger Arrival Lists Can Help Find Information About Ancestors" for some helpful advice.

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Utry Ancestors

II. Utry Genealogy

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 Utry ancestors -- we often search for misspellings intentionally to see if we missed any records. Genealogy is more than just searching through databases. Articles like "All Those Genealogy Charts" can help accelerate your Utry research.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Utry

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

Death Records

Military Records

III. Origins of the Utry 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 Utry surname. Keep in mind that it was not unusual for a last name to be altered as an ancestor entered a new country.

IV. Utry 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 Utry family tree mysteries. DNA testing can be a useful tool, when applied properly to a given research issue. If you are seeking an answer to the question, How do I know which DNA test is right for Utry research?, then this FAQ may help.

V. Utry Family History

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

Photo Collections

VI. Networking with Utry 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 "Are Your Queries Getting Results?" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Utry 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 Utry ancestors.

VII. Utry Achievements & Celebrities

VIII. Web Sites & Blogs with Utry Research

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

RootsWeb search of US Naturalization Records
RootsWeb search of Obituary Daily Times
RootsWeb search of Social Security Death Index

To have your web site/blog listed on this page, please submit a link to the user-contributed directory at Genealogy Today. Your web page will appear once its content has been reviewed by one of our editors.

IX. Upcoming Utry Family Reunions

Whenever possible, consider holding the family reunion in place where you have a strong Utry 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 "Reunions: Beyond Aunt Pat's Rhubarb Pie and Aunt Edna's Wet Kisses" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Utry reunion.

 

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