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


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Blight Genealogy

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

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Explore the UK registered births, marriages and deaths of the Blight family using the FreeBMD database.

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Blight Genealogy Databases

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Miscellaneous Blight Databases

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

Use the Surname Map project to look at the current distribution of the Blight surname in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain, Italy and Romania.

Some Famous People with the surname of Blight

Wikipedia Malcolm Jack Blight AM (16 February 1950 -) is a former champion Australian rules football player and coach, and current television commentator.
Wikipedia Richard Derek Blight (October 17, 1955 ? April 3, 2005) was a professional hockey player.
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Wikipedia John Thomas Blight FSA (October 7, 1835 ? January 23, 1911) was an archaeological artist born near Redruth in Cornwall.