The Weatty Genealogy and Family Tree Page

Welcome to the Weatty 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 Weatty 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 Weatty ancestry. Share this page on Twitter!

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The Weatty Family Tree

It is quite possible that someone else has already performed work on a Weatty family tree, so be sure to examine some of the sources listed below carefully. Have you struck a Weatty brick wall? Read "Soundex Sorts Out Family Names" for some helpful advice.

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Weatty Ancestors

Weatty Genealogy

Keep an open mind when searching through Weatty records. Years ago many people were unable to read and write, thus a given ancestor's name could be spelled in a variety of ways depending on who recorded it. If you want to know How can I locate old newspapers for Weatty research?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Weatty

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Weatty Surname

There are no clear, concise answers to why or how one of your Weatty 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.

Weatty DNA Projects

DNA testing for genealogy continues to improve. If you had some of your Weatty relatives tested several years ago, it may be worthwhile to have them retested. Likewise, as DNA testing companies have gathered more results and samples, you may be able to find more matches if you search again with your test results. If you're not sure how DNA testing could aid your Weatty research, read "Basics of DNA Family History Research".

Weatty Family History

Every family has a different history, and every document you discover about your Weatty 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 "Traditions, Traditions, Traditions" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Weatty family history.

Photo Collections

Networking with Weatty Researchers

In the course of genealogy research, collaboration is key -- we really cannot do it alone, and one of the great benefits of participating in community message boards is building relationships that not only enlightens our research but strengthens bonds across the miles. The article "The Art of Posting Queries" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Weatty 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 Weatty ancestors.

Weatty Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Weatty Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Weatty, 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 Weatty Family Reunions

One key to a successful Weatty 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 Weatty reunion.

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Surname Finder, The Weatty Genealogy and Family Tree Page [on-line resource], New Providence, NJ, USA: Genealogy Today LLC, 2014.

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