Abercromby records on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Abercromby family tree. Many large databases are available to search covering from births, deaths and marriages, military records, census records and immigration records with many other smaller collections too. 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 Abercromby surname or get a copy of the Abercromby family Crest (a great gift idea!).


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Abercromby Family Tree

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Abercromby 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 listed below it will be possible to locate a birth record and, from that record, a birth certificate may be obtainable which is likely to list the names of the parents, therefore taking you back another generation. 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 Abercromby family tree.

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

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Some Famous People with the surname of Abercromby

Wikipedia Patrick Abercromby (1656?c.
Wikipedia Lieutenant-General Sir Ralph Abercromby, KB (sometimes spelled Abercrombie) (7 October 1734 ? 28 March 1801) was a British lieutenant-general noted for his services during the Napoleonic Wars.
Wikipedia General Sir John Abercromby or Abercrombie GCB (2 April 1772 ? 14 February 1817) served as a British soldier.
Wikipedia William "Billy" Abercromby (born 14 September 1958 in Ruchill) is a retired Scottish football player.