Welcome to the Zingger surname checklist page.

The Zingger Family Tree and Genealogy

Welcome to the Zingger Family page at Surname Finder. Our editors have compiled this checklist of genealogical resources, combining links to commercial databases along with user-contributed information and web sites for the Zingger surname. As vital records, original documents, vintage photographs and surname-based DNA projects are discovered, this page is updated to offer the best list for researching Zingger genealogy.

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I. The Zingger Family Tree

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

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Zingger Ancestors

II. Zingger Genealogy

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

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Zingger

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

Death Records

Military Records

III. Origins of the Zingger Surname

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

IV. Zingger 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 Zingger family tree mysteries. DNA testing can be a useful tool, when applied properly to a given research issue. If you are seeking an answer to the question, How do I know which DNA test is right for Zingger research?, then this FAQ may help.

V. Zingger Family History

There is more to exploring your Zingger 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 is the book on my Zingger family? is always useful.

Photo Collections

VI. Networking with Zingger 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 Zingger 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 Zingger ancestors.

VII. Zingger Achievements & Celebrities

VIII. Web Sites & Blogs with Zingger Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Zingger, 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 have your web site/blog listed on this page, please submit a link to the user-contributed directory at Genealogy Today. Your web page will appear once its content has been reviewed by one of our editors.

IX. Upcoming Zingger 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 Zingger 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 Zingger reunion.

 

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