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


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Boan Family History

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

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Some Famous People with the surname of Boan

Wikipedia Henry ("Harry") Boan (1860?1941) was an Australian businessman and politician, who was most well known for establishing the Boans department store in Perth, Western Australia.