The Wodde Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Wodde Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Wodde Ancestors

Wodde Genealogy

Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding Wodde ancestors in a particular database at one site, try finding it on another and compare the results. If you want to know When were Wodde births first recorded in the United States?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Wodde

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Wodde Surname

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

Wodde 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 Wodde 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 Wodde research, read "Using DNA to Find Your Surname".

Wodde Family History

There is more to exploring your Wodde ancestry than just gathering a bunch of names and dates. Understanding where your ancestors lived, how they were employed, and what they did for fun, may give you a better appreciation of your heritage. Whether you are a beginner or expert genealogists, knowing Where can I find a biography of my Wodde ancestor? is always useful.

Photo Collections

Networking with Wodde 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 Wodde 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 Wodde ancestors.

Wodde Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Wodde Research

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

One key to a successful Wodde 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 Wodde reunion.

See Also

Wode   Wotte   Wadde   Wodda   Wodd   Odde  

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