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Welcome to the Hyde Genealogy Association

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The Hyde Genealogy Association is a not-for-profit, non-commercial organization that fosters communication, collaboration, and community between researchers of variants of the Hyde surname. Variants include, but are not limited to, Hide, Heide and Heyde, and prefixes such as de, dela, von and van der. We are volunteers whose objectives are to confirm connections and validate existing family research, update family records, examine conflicting data and correct errors whenever possible, and assist with using DNA results to sort and extend family lineages.

The Hyde surname is registered with the Guild of One-Name Studies.

Interested in using DNA to investigate Hyde ancestors? Then you need to have a male Hyde relative do a Y-DNA test. Currently ONLY one major DNA company does Y-DNA testing, i.e., Family Tree DNA. The DNA testing companies Ancestry and 23andMe don’t do Y-DNA tests. They do a different DNA test called the “autosomal DNA test” that is useful for identifying genetic cousins within a few generations but not useful for identifying Hyde ancestors going back hundreds of years.

Follow link for information on Family Tree DNA’s Hyde Project

Y-DNA Results at Hyde DNA Project

We publish an on-line newsletter once in a blue moon called Hyde Families

Lineage information for particular individuals can be found in Hyde Family Lines


A few basic commands to make using this site easier. Most browsers now have built-in “find in page” funhttps://www.familytreedna.com/public/Hyde?iframe=yresultsctions, but if you want to do it the old-fashioned way, for Windows use Ctrl key, for Mac use Command key:

CTRL-F or F3: to find a word or phrase on a page. This will open a dialog box, usually at the top right of the screen, occasionally at the bottom left. Most phone and tablet browsers have a “search” or “find in page” menu option.

CTRL-C: to copy highlighted text. To highlight text using your mouse, position your cursor at the beginning of the text you want to highlight. Press and hold your primary mouse button and drag the cursor to the end of the text On phones or tablets, press on the text until the copy option appears and guide the beginning and ending cursors with your finger. Most mobile devices will provide paste options once text is copied.

CTRL- “-” minus sign or “+” plus sign: to reduce or increase font size on a webpage to make it easier to read.

CTRL-V: to paste text into a document.

CTRL-Z: to undo what you’ve just done if you’ve made a mistake. It’s the greatest.

For specialized genealogical searches, use Google Advanced Search