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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Ark Family Tree

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

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Some Famous People with the surname of Ark

Wikipedia Joan Van Ark (born June 16, 1943) is an American actress, most notable for her role as Valene Ewing, which she originated on the CBS hit series "Dallas" and continued for thirteen seasons on its long-running spin-off, "Knots Landing".
Wikipedia Brad Vander Ark (February 27, 1969) is the former bass player of the band The Verve Pipe from 1992-2001.
Wikipedia Willem van der Ark (born November 13, 1963 in Groningen) is a former Dutch football (soccer) striker, who played for Aberdeen in the late 1980s and early 1990s.
Wikipedia Alessi's Ark is the musical project of Alessi Laurent-Marke (born June 30, 1990), a singer-songwriter from Hammersmith in West London.