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Origins and History


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Alex Genealogy

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

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Miscellaneous Alex Databases

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Some Famous People with the surname of Alex

Wikipedia Yanni (later John) Alexis Mardas (born May 5, 1942, Athens, Greece) is better known as Magic Alex, the name given him by The Beatles when he knew the group between 1965 and 1969, is a self-styled electronics wizard and one-time head of The Beatles' Apple Electronics.
Wikipedia Keith Alex (born 1969-06-09 in Kountze, Texas) was a National Football League offensive lineman for the Atlanta Falcons and the Minnesota Vikings from 1992 to 1996.