Asher records on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Asher family tree. A vast range of data is available to search ranging from census records, births, deaths and marriages, military records and immigration records to name but a few. Free trials are normally available and are a good way to fill out a lot of your tree quickly.

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Origins and History


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Asher Genealogy

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

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Some Famous People with the surname of Asher

Wikipedia Michael Asher (born 1943 in Los Angeles, California) is a conceptual artist, described by "The New York Times" as "among the patron saints of the Conceptual Art phylum known as Institutional Critique, an often esoteric dissection of the assumptions that govern how we perceive art.
Wikipedia Jane Asher (born 5 April 1946, London) is an English actress, who is well known in the United Kingdom for her numerous appearances in film and television dramas.
Wikipedia Aaron ben Moses ben Asher (in Hebrew ????? ?? ??? ?? ???; in Tiberian Hebrew ?Ah?r?n ben M??eh ben????r) (10th century, died circa 960) was a Jewish scribe who refined the Tiberian system for writing down vowel sounds in Hebrew, which is still in use today, and serves as the basis for grammatical analysis.
Wikipedia Neal Asher (born 1961 in Billericay, Essex, England) is an English science fiction writer.
Wikipedia Peter Asher (born 22 June 1944, Willesden, London; then part of Middlesex, England) is an English guitarist, singer, manager and record producer.
Wikipedia Iraena Te Rama Awhina Asher (born July 17 1979) was an Auckland trainee teacher and model who disappeared in controversial circumstances at Piha, a West Auckland beach, on October 11 2004.
Wikipedia William Asher (born August 8, 1921) is an American television and film producer, film director, and screenwriter.
Wikipedia John Mallory Asher (born John Mallory on January 13, 1971) is an American actor, director, writer and cinematographer.
Wikipedia Jack Asher (29 March 1916, London ? 1991) was an English cinematographer.
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Wikipedia Asher Asher (February 16, 1837 ? January 7, 1889), born in Glasgow, was the first Scottish Jew to enter the medical profession.
Wikipedia James Allen Asher (born October 10, 1972 in Indianapolis, Indiana) is a former American football tight end in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins and Philadelphia Eagles.
Wikipedia Virginia Healey Asher (December 18, 1869 ? December 1937) was a gospel singer and evangelist to women.
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Wikipedia Christopher Asher is a track and field coach in the NCAA.
Wikipedia Jay Asher is an American writer of contemporary novels for teens.