The Zelenevich Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Zelenevich Family Tree

It is important to remember that there is no single Zelenevich family tree, as last names were assigned to people for various reasons. Have you struck a Zelenevich brick wall? Read "Documenting Genealogical Research" for some helpful advice.

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Zelenevich Ancestors

Zelenevich Genealogy

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

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Zelenevich

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 count of matching Zelenevich records matching Zelenevich records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Zelenevich family history resource today.

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Zelenevich Surname

It is quite possible for two people with the Zelenevich last name to have been given that surname for entirely different reasons. Discovering the country from which your Zelenevich 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.

Zelenevich 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 Zelenevich 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 Zelenevich research, read "Utilizing DNA in Family History Research".

Zelenevich 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 Zelenevich 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 "The Role Of History In Genealogical Research" may help you think of some different tactics to compiling your Zelenevich family history.

Photo Collections

Networking with Zelenevich Researchers

When you've come up against a brick wall in your genealogy research, posting a message board query can help; one of the biggest benefits is that message board queries are accessed through search engines, which means even someone not specifically engaged in genealogy but interested in your subject may find your query and bring valuable new information to the table -- it happens! The article "Looking for John Smith - Focusing a Query" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Zelenevich 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 Zelenevich ancestors.

Zelenevich Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Zelenevich Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Zelenevich, 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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RootsWeb search of Obituary Daily Times
RootsWeb search of Social Security Death Index

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Upcoming Zelenevich Family Reunions

Notifying everyone in advance to bring old photos and documents can bring big rewards, making a special place at the reunion (maybe even a special Zelenevich booth) where people can come at their leisure to sit, look and chat; in addition to information and clues that might be written on the back of a photo, every photograph has a story and serves as an excellent stimulus to recall -- people might comment not only on the people in the photo, but also on what's in the background, or they might have information around where the photo was taken or the event -- just be sure to have someone there to capture new information. The article "Planning Details For A Family Reunion" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Zelenevich reunion.

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

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