Alen records on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Alen 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 Alen surname or get a copy of the Alen family Crest (a great gift idea!).


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Alen Family Tree

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

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Some Famous People with the surname of Alen

Wikipedia James Henry Van Alen (September 19, 1902 ? July 3, 1991) is best known for being the founder of the International Tennis Hall of Fame, the largest tennis museum in the world.
Wikipedia John Evert Van Alen (1749 ? February 27, 1807) was an American surveyor, merchant, and politician from Rensselaer County, New York.
Wikipedia James Isaac Van Alen (1776 - December 23, 1870) was a United States Representative from New York and a half brother of U.
Wikipedia John Alen (1476-1534) was an English canon lawyer, Archbishop of Dublin, and Chancellor of Ireland.