Backen records on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Backen 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


New to Family History? Check out our Getting Started page. Check out House Of Names to investigate the origins of the Backen surname or get a copy of the Backen family Crest (a great gift idea!).


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Backen Family History

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

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Check out the UK registered births, marriages and deaths of the Backen family using the FreeBMD database.

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Search the Ellis Island Database for information on the Backen family. This database contains over 25 million immigration records detailing passengers arriving in the United States of America.

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