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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Anson Family History

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

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Some Famous People with the surname of Anson

Wikipedia Adrian Constantine Anson (April 17, 1852 ? April 14, 1922), known by the nicknames "Cap" (for "Captain") and "Pop", was a professional baseball player in the National Association and Major League Baseball.
Wikipedia Lieutenant-Colonel Augustus Henry Archibald Anson VC (5 March 1835 ? 17 November 1877) was a recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
Wikipedia Claude Esmond Anson played one first class cricket match for Yorkshire County Cricket Club in 1924.
Wikipedia John Anson (born April 7, 1949) is a retired Canadian professional wrestler, known by his ring name "Handsome" John Anson, who competed in North American and Japanese promotions from the mid-1960s until the early-1980s, including International Wrestling, Maple Leaf Wrestling, NWA All-Star Wrestling, Pacific Northwest Wrestling and Stampede Wrestling.
Wikipedia George Edward Anson (1812?1849) was a courtier and British politician.
Wikipedia Geoffrey Frank Anson (8 October 1922 ? 4 December 1977) was an English cricketer.
Wikipedia Scott Robert Anson (born 29 April 1989 in Glasgow) is a Scottish professional association football player who plays as a striker.
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Wikipedia Andy Anson is a British businessman who is currently the chief executive officer at England 2018 Ltd, the company behind The Football Association's bid to host the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Wikipedia The Rt Rev Adelbert John Robert Anson, DD, MA was an Anglican Bishop in late 19th Century western Canada.