Beale records on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Beale 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 Beale surname or get a copy of the Beale family Crest (a great gift idea!).


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Beale Family Tree

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

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Miscellaneous Beale Databases

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Some Famous People with the surname of Beale

Wikipedia Edward Fitzgerald "Ned" Beale (February 4, 1822 ? April 22, 1893) was a national figure in 19th century America.
Wikipedia Edith Bouvier Beale (November 7, 1917 ? ca.
Wikipedia Fleur Beale (n?e Corney) (born February 22, 1945) is a New Zealand teenage fiction writer, best known for her novel "I am not Esther", which has been published worldwide.
Wikipedia Mary Beale (n?e Cradock) (26 March 1633 - 1699) was an English portrait painter.
Wikipedia William Beale (1 January 1784 ? 3 May 1854) was an English composer and baritone.
Wikipedia Richard Lee Turberville Beale (May 22, 1819 ? April 21, 1893) was a lawyer, three-term United States Congressman from the Commonwealth of Virginia, and a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War.
Wikipedia Joseph Grant Beale (March 26, 1839 ? May 21, 1915) was a U.
Wikipedia John Elmes Beale (December 6, 1847 ? July 1, 1928) was a English politician and merchant.
Wikipedia Kurtley Beale is an Australian representativerugby union player.
Wikipedia Edith Ewing Bouvier Beale (October 5, 1895 ? February 5, 1977), aunt of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis, was an American amateur singer known for her eccentric lifestyle.
Wikipedia Truxtun Beale (March 6, 1856 ? June 2, 1936) was an American diplomat.
Wikipedia Simon Beale (born 18 April 1972 in Dartford, Kent) is a radio presenter on the Heart Network which includes London's Heart 106.
Wikipedia Dame Doris Winifred Beale, DBE, RRC and Bar (b.
Wikipedia James Madison Hite Beale (February 7, 1786 ? August 2, 1866) was a U.
Wikipedia Michael Beale (born April 7, 1947) was an English cricketer.
Wikipedia Phelan Beale (23 May 1881 ? 12 June 1956) was an attorney and sportsman in New York City.
Wikipedia Bouvier Beale (13 February 1922 ? 3 May 1994) was a prominent American lawyer.