I'm looking for the family tree of a Chester loyd waters jr.

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My dads name is Chester loyd waters jr. Born in 1978 I believe or 79 I'm trying find our family origins we are from central Arkansas predominantly white county although My grandfather Chester loyd waters sr. Was Born in california
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The best thing to do is start with your own family members and write down what you/they do know.   See if the family has any records, such as marriage and birth certs. Then start with the oldest known relative's information and begin a search at that point.

There are free search tools such as https://familysearch.org/search  and other free web sites such as Genealogy.com which have Surname Boards and State Boards to post queries.

Starting with someone born in 1978 is difficult as records that recent are not public.

Here is an example from familysearch.  Maybe some of this Chester's siblings name will be familiar?

U S Census, 1930  Big Valley, Lassen, California

Citing this Record  "United States Census, 1930," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XCFF-WJ9

Head  Leonard T Wolters M 40 Missouri

Wife  Arkie L Wolters F 38 Missouri

Son  Thomas L Wolters M 18 Missouri

Dau  Devona P Wolters F 14 Oregon

Son  Charles D Wolters M 12 California

Son  Vernon F Wolters M 9 California

Son  Chester L Wolters  M 3 California

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