Welcome to the Vidauri 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 Vidauri 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 Vidauri ancestry. Share this page on Twitter!
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The Vidauri Family Tree
It is quite possible that someone else has already performed work on a Vidauri family tree, so be sure to examine some of the sources listed below carefully. Have you struck a Vidauri brick wall? Read "Knowing the Port of Entry Can Help Find Ancestral Records" for some helpful advice.
Best Tree Collections for Discovering Vidauri Ancestors
Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding Vidauri ancestors in a particular database at one site, try finding it on another and compare the results. If you want to know Was my Vidauri ancestor was married more than once?, then read this frequently asked question.
Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Vidauri
Historical newspapers give us the ability to discover ancestral history through eyewitness accounts. There are currently matching Vidauri records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Vidauri family history resource today.
Origins of the Vidauri Surname
There are no clear, concise answers to why or how one of your Vidauri 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.
Vidauri 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 Vidauri 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 Vidauri research?, then this FAQ may help.
Vidauri Family History
Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your Vidauri 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 "Orphans and Illegitimate Children" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Vidauri family history.
Networking with Vidauri Researchers
As genealogy researchers, we are eternally grateful to come upon information shared by others that enlightens our research; and we can reciprocate by paying it forward in responding to message board queries and sharing our own information that others in down the road or in future generations may benefit. The article "The Art of Posting Queries" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Vidauri 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 Vidauri ancestors.
Vidauri Achievements & Celebrities
Web Sites & Blogs with Vidauri Research
If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Vidauri, 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 Vidauri Family Reunions
One key to a successful Vidauri reunion is preparation, and for the family researcher that means getting the word out in advance on what to bring (such as the family photo collection); arranging for the display of shared information; and planning activities conducive to sharing; and one of the best ways to get others to participate is in bringing something of your own to share such a picture pedigree, compiled family history or biographical sketch, or even a copies of a treasured photo as a gift for each family -- you may even want to consider putting together a reunion newsletter in advance to be distributed at the reunion, asking for help in solving one or more specific family mysteries: you never know who might have insight they are willing to share, one-on-one. The article "A Great Way to Unite a Newly-Found Family" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Vidauri reunion.