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Origins and History


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Arter Family Tree

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

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ukDid you know that there are currently 410 people with the Arter surname in the UK? Arter is now ranked number 3655 for popularity in the UK.

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ukDid you know that there are currently 3038 people with the Arter surname in the USA? Arter is ranked number 156 for popularity in the USA.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Arter

Wikipedia Robert Arter (born September 7, 1929) is a retired United States Army Lieutenant General and former commanding general of the Sixth United States Army.
Wikipedia Jared Maurice Arter (1850-1928) was born into slavery on January 27, 1850 in Jefferson County, West Virginia.