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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Armistead Family Tree

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

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Some Famous People with the surname of Armistead

Wikipedia Lewis Addison Armistead (February 18, 1817 ? July 5, 1863) was a Confederate brigadier general in the American Civil War, mortally wounded in Pickett's Charge at the Battle of Gettysburg.
Wikipedia James Lafayette Armistead (c.
Wikipedia Walker Keith Armistead (1785 ? October 13, 1845) was a military officer who served as Chief of Engineers of the United States Army Corps of Engineers.
Wikipedia Rex Armistead, born 1930 in Lula, Mississippi is a private detective and former Mississippi state police officer and leading operative for the Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission, who was heavily involved in the Arkansas Project, a co-ordinated attempt in the 1990s to smear former U.