Ballay records on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Ballay family tree. Many large databases are available to search covering from births, deaths and marriages, military records, census records and immigration records with many other smaller collections too. 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 Ballay surname or get a copy of the Ballay family Crest (a great gift idea!).


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Ballay Family History

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

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Miscellaneous Ballay Databases

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

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