The Zigrus Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Zigrus Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Zigrus Ancestors

Zigrus Genealogy

Many things can go wrong when a record collection is indexed. If you're having diffculty finding Zigrus ancestors in a particular database at one site, try finding it on another and compare the results. If you want to know Was my Zigrus ancestor was married more than once?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Zigrus

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 Zigrus records matching Zigrus records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Zigrus family history resource today.

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Zigrus Surname

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

Zigrus DNA Projects

DNA testing for genealogy continues to improve. If you had some of your Zigrus 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 Zigrus research, read "When do you use DNA?".

Zigrus Family History

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

Photo Collections

Networking with Zigrus 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 "The Art of Posting Queries" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Zigrus 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 Zigrus ancestors.

Zigrus Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with Zigrus Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Zigrus, 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 Social Security Death Index

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Upcoming Zigrus 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 Zigrus 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 "A Great Way to Unite a Newly-Found Family" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Zigrus reunion.

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Surname Finder, The Zigrus Genealogy and Family Tree Page [on-line resource], New Providence, NJ, USA: Genealogy Today LLC, 2019.

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