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Origins and History


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Ayer Family History

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

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Some Famous People with the surname of Ayer

Wikipedia Sir Alfred Jules Ayer (29 October, 1910 ? 27 June, 1989), better known as A.
Wikipedia David Ayer (born 1968) is an American screenwriter and film director.
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Wikipedia Richard Small Ayer (October 9, 1829 ? December 14, 1896) was a U.
Wikipedia Edward Everett Ayer (November 16,1841 ? 1927) was an American business magnate, best remembered for the endowments of his substantial collections of books and original manuscripts from Native American and colonial-era history and ethnology, which were donated to the Newberry Library and Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago.
Wikipedia Elizabeth Ayer (October 13, 1897 ? August 4, 1987) is recognized as a pioneering woman architect in Seattle, Washington, whose professional activities stretched over more than five decades.
Wikipedia Dr James Cook Ayer was born in Groton, Connecticut in May, 1818.
Wikipedia Frederick Ayer was born in Ledyard, Connecticut on December 8, 1822, the younger brother of patent medicine tycoon Dr.