Albany records on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Albany 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


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Albany Family Tree

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

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Check out the Ellis Island Database for information on the Albany 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 Albany

Wikipedia The Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany (Frederick Augustus; 16 August 1763?5 January 1827) was a member of the Hanoverian and British Royal Family, the second eldest child, and second son, of King George III.
Wikipedia The Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany (Leopold George Duncan Albert; 7 April 1853 ? 28 March 1884) was a member of the British Royal Family, a son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.
Wikipedia Prince Edward, Duke of York (Edward Augustus; 25 March 1739 ? 17 September 1767), was the younger brother of George III of the United Kingdom, the second son of Frederick, Prince of Wales and Augusta of Saxe-Gotha.
Wikipedia Murdoch Stewart, Duke of Albany (1362 ? 24 May 1425) was Governor of Scotland (1420 - 1424).
Wikipedia Charlotte Stuart, styled Duchess of Albany (29 October 1753 ? 17 November 1789) was the illegitimate daughter of the Jacobite pretender Prince Charles Edward Stuart ('Bonnie Prince Charlie' or the 'Young Pretender') and his only child to survive infancy.
Wikipedia Ernest, Duke of York and Albany (Ernest Augustus 7 September 1674?14 August 1728) was the youngest son of Ernest Augustus, Elector of Brunswick-L?neburg and Sophia of the Palatinate and a younger brother of King George I of Great Britain.