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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Bale Genealogy

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

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Some Famous People with the surname of Bale

Wikipedia John Bale (21 November, 1495?November, 1563) was an English churchman, historian and controversialist, and Bishop of Ossory.
Wikipedia Christian Charles Philip Bale (born 30 January 1974) is an English actor.
Wikipedia Edward Turner Bale (1810 ? October 9, 1849) was an English immigrant physician who built the Bale Grist Mill in Napa County, California.
Wikipedia Gareth Frank Bale (born 16 July 1989) is a Welsh international footballer who plays as a left back and winger for Tottenham Hotspur.
Wikipedia John Robert Bale (born May 22, 1974 in Cheverly, Maryland) is a Major League Baseball left-handed pitcher for the Kansas City Royals.
Wikipedia Professor Sue Bale, FRCN, PhD, RGN, NDN, RHV is a British nurse with a special interest in wound healing.
Wikipedia Elvin Bale, born in London, England, was a world-famous daredevil with Ringling Bros.