Welcome to the Yooly 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 Yooly 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 Yooly ancestry. Share this page on Twitter!
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The Yooly Family Tree
It is important to remember that there is no single Yooly family tree, as last names were assigned to people for various reasons. Have you struck a Yooly brick wall? Read "The Elusive Maiden Name" for some helpful advice.
Best Tree Collections for Discovering Yooly Ancestors
Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding Yooly ancestors in a particular database at one site, try finding it on another and compare the results. If you want to know When were Yooly births first recorded in the United States?, then read this frequently asked question.
Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Yooly
Vital records are essential for family history research because they were typically created at or near the time of the event, making the record more reliable. There are currently matching Yooly records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Yooly family history resource today.
Origins of the Yooly Surname
It is quite possible for two people with the Yooly last name to have been given that surname for entirely different reasons. Discovering the country from which your Yooly ancestors originated can often yield additional clues for the meaning of the surname. Keep in mind that it was not unusual for a last name to be altered as an ancestor entered a new country.
Yooly DNA Projects
While DNA testing cannot conclusively tell you if two Yooly ancestors were related, it can easily prove if they weren't. Be sure you understand what types of research issues each different DNA test can address before you spend any money. If you're not sure how DNA testing could aid your Yooly research, read "When do you use DNA?".
Yooly Family History
There is more to exploring your Yooly 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. Our team of seasoned experts are here to help you learn about different aspects of genealogy. Reading "Estate Records and Files" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Yooly family history.
Networking with Yooly Researchers
One of the best ways to solve a genealogy problem is by enlisting the help of others through a message board query that is open to the public, allowing you to cast a wide net that can be accessed by anyone, around the world and around the clock --- at the same time, because it is a public forum, you will want to exercise caution in posting personal information or information about living persons. The article "Looking for John Smith - Focusing a Query" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Yooly 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 Yooly ancestors.
Yooly Achievements & Celebrities
Web Sites & Blogs with Yooly Research
If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Yooly, 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."
Upcoming Yooly Family Reunions
Family reunions are an ideal time interview older relatives and other Yooly family members; you may want to consider a roundtable where you can gather different groups together at different times such as siblings to discuss their parents and childhood memories, cousins, aunts and uncles to discuss the grandparent generation, etc. - the collective memory and stimulus of shared experience can yield considerable information. The article "Family Reunions Don't Always Turn Out as one has Pictured" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Yooly reunion.