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Origins and History


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Ahrens Family History

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Ahrens 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 Ahrens family tree.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Ahrens

Wikipedia Franz Heinrich Ludolf Ahrens (June 6, 1809 ? September 25, 1881) was a German philologist.
Wikipedia Marlene Ahrens Ostertag (born in Concepci?n, July 27, 1933) is a female Chilean athlete, who won the silver medal in Javelin throw at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne with a distance of 50.
Wikipedia Private First Class Edward Henry Ahrens (November 4, 1919 ? August 8, 1942) served in the Marine Raiders in the Battle of Guadalcanal.
Wikipedia Chris Ahrens (born July 31, 1952 in San Bernardino, California) is a retired American professional ice hockey defenceman who played six seasons in the National Hockey League for the Minnesota North Stars.
Wikipedia Silvia Poll Ahrens (born September 24, 1970) in Managua, Nicaragua) is an Olympic and National Record holding swimmer from Costa Rica.
Wikipedia Brigitte Ahrens (born 13 September 1945 in Chemnitz, Germany) is a German schlager-singer, who was well known in East Germany.
Wikipedia Gaby Diana Ahrens (born 15 March 1981 in Windhoek) is a Namibian sport shooter.