Abbey records on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Abbey family tree. A vast range of data is available to search ranging from census records, births, deaths and marriages, military records and immigration records to name but a few. Free trials are normally available and are a good way to fill out a lot of your tree quickly.

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Origins and History


New to Family History? Check out our Getting Started page. Check out House Of Names to investigate the origins of the Abbey surname or get a copy of the Abbey family Crest (a great gift idea!).


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Abbey Family Tree

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Abbey Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Abbey family tree.

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Search the UK registered births, marriages and deaths of the Abbey family using the FreeBMD database.

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ukDid you know that there are currently 1466 people with the Abbey surname in the UK? Abbey is now ranked number 2712 for popularity in the UK.

Abbey Family Tree Databases

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ukDid you know that there are currently 6076 people with the Abbey surname in the USA? Abbey is ranked number 155 for popularity in the USA.

Miscellaneous Abbey Databases

Investigate the Ellis Island Database for information on the Abbey family. This database contains over 25 million immigration records detailing passengers arriving in the United States of America.

Use the Surname Map project to look at the current distribution of the Abbey surname in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain, Italy and Romania.


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Some Famous People with the surname of Abbey

Wikipedia Edward Paul Abbey (January 29, 1927 ? March 14, 1989) was an American author and essayist noted for his advocacy of environmental issues and criticism of public land policies.
Wikipedia Henry Eugene Abbey (June 27, 1846 ? October 17, 1896) was an American theatre manager and producer.
Wikipedia Zema Abbey (born 17 April 1977) is an English professional footballer, who plays as a striker.
Wikipedia Nathanael "Nathan" Abbey (born July 11, 1978) is an English professional football goalkeeper, who plays for Rushden & Diamonds.
Wikipedia Joseph Reed Abbey (born March 21, 1925) was an American football player.
Wikipedia John Abbey (1785-1859) was an English organ builder.
Wikipedia Major John Roland Abbey (23 November 1894 ? 24 December 1969) was an English book collector and High Sheriff.
Wikipedia Graham Abbey was born on March 24, 1971.
Wikipedia Benjamin Charles "Ben" Abbey (born 13 May 1978) is an English footballer.

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