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Origins and History


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Atwood Genealogy

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

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Some Famous People with the surname of Atwood

Wikipedia Margaret Eleanor Atwood, CC, O.
Wikipedia George Atwood (October 1745 ? 11 July 1807) was an English mathematician who invented a machine for illustrating the effects of Newton's first law of motion.
Wikipedia Angela DeAngelis "General Gelina" Atwood (6 June 1949 ? 17 May 1974) was a founding member of the Symbionese Liberation Army (SLA), a domestic terrorist group of the 1970s.
Wikipedia Casey Lee Atwood (born August 25, 1980 in Nashville, Tennessee), is an American racecar driver.
Wikipedia Eden Atwood (January 1969 ?) is an American jazz singer.
Wikipedia Robert Bruce Atwood (1907?1997) was the long-time editor and publisher of the "Anchorage Times", and a proponent of Alaska statehood.
Wikipedia Roy Alden Atwood (born 1952) is president and senior fellow of humanities at New Saint Andrews College in Moscow, Idaho.
Wikipedia John Atwood (1576-1644) was the Assistant Governor of the Plymouth Colony, in the US state of Massachusetts, in 1638.
Wikipedia David Atwood (December 15, 1815 ? December 11, 1889) was a nineteenth century politician, publisher, editor and printer from Wisconsin.
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