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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Alcott Family History

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

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Some Famous People with the surname of Alcott

Wikipedia Amos Bronson Alcott (November 29, 1799 ? March 4, 1888) was an American teacher, writer and philosopher who left a legacy of forward-thinking social ideas and whose status as a well-publicized figure from the 1830s to the 1880s stemmed from his founding of two short-lived projects, an unconventional school and an utopian community known as "Fruitlands", as well as from his association with the philosophy of Transcendentalism and from the celebrity accruing to his daughter, "Little Women" author Louisa May Alcott.
Wikipedia Louisa May Alcott (November 29, 1832 ? March 6, 1888) was an American novelist.
Wikipedia Amy Alcott (born February 22, 1956, in Kansas City, Missouri) is an American professional golfer.
Wikipedia Chimene "Chemmy" Mary Alcott (born July 10, 1982 in Twickenham, Middlesex, Greater London) is the current female British number one Alpine Skier.
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Wikipedia Todd Alcott (Born October 22, 1961 in Crystal Lake, Illinois) is an American screenwriter, playwright, actor, and director.
Wikipedia Elizabeth Sewall Alcott (June 24, 1835 ? March 14, 1858) is best known as the model for Beth March in Little Women penned by her famous sister Louisa May Alcott.