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Origins and History


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Armstead Genealogy

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

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Some Famous People with the surname of Armstead

Wikipedia Izora Rhodes Armstead (July 6, 1942 ? September 16, 2004, San Leandro, California, United States) was one half of the 1980s pop group the Weather Girls.
Wikipedia Henry Hugh Armstead (June 18 1828 ? December 4 1905), English sculptor and illustrator, was born in London, son of a heraldic chaser.
Wikipedia Jason Armstead (born September 18, 1979, in Moss Point, Mississippi) is a professional Canadian football kick returner and wide receiver for the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League.
Wikipedia Jessie Willard Armstead (born October 26, 1970 in Dallas, Texas) is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League who played for eleven seasons with the New York Giants and the Washington Redskins between 1993 and 2003.
Wikipedia Willie Armstead (born April 10, 1952) is a former slotback and wide receiver who played seven seasons in the Canadian Football League for the Calgary Stampeders.