The Weddigan Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Weddigan Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Weddigan Ancestors

Weddigan Genealogy

Keep an open mind when searching through Weddigan 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 Weddigan research?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Weddigan

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Weddigan Surname

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

Weddigan 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 Weddigan family tree mysteries. DNA testing can be a useful tool, when applied properly to a given research issue. If you're not sure how DNA testing could aid your Weddigan research, read "Using DNA to Find Your Surname".

Weddigan 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 Weddigan 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 "Our Ancestors Paid Taxes" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Weddigan family history.

Photo Collections

Networking with Weddigan 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 Weddigan 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 Weddigan ancestors.

Weddigan Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Weddigan Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Weddigan, 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 recommend your web site/blog for inclusion on this page, please submit a link to the user-contributed directory at Genealogy Today. Your web page may appear once its content has been reviewed by our editors.

Upcoming Weddigan Family Reunions

One key to a successful Weddigan 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 Weddigan reunion.

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Surname Finder, The Weddigan Genealogy and Family Tree Page [on-line resource], New Providence, NJ, USA: Genealogy Today LLC, 2018.

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