The Zindel Genealogy and Family Tree Page

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

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The Zindel Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Zindel Ancestors

Zindel Genealogy

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

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Zindel

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

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Zindel Surname

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

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

Zindel Family History

There is more to exploring your Zindel 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 Zindel ancestor? is always useful.

Photo Collections

Networking with Zindel 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 Zindel 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 Zindel ancestors.

Zindel Achievements & Celebrities

Did you know that Zindel was the 53236th most popular surname in the 1990 census of the United States?

Web Sites & Blogs with Zindel Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Zindel, 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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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 Zindel 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 Zindel 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 "Reunions: Beyond Aunt Pat's Rhubarb Pie and Aunt Edna's Wet Kisses" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Zindel reunion.

See Also

Zyndel   Zendel   Zindle  

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

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