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


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Boatman Genealogy

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

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ukDid you know that there are currently 269 people with the Boatman surname in the UK? Boatman is now ranked number 3789 for popularity in the UK.

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ukDid you know that there are currently 6076 people with the Boatman surname in the USA? Boatman is ranked number 155 for popularity in the USA.

Miscellaneous Boatman Databases

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

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Some Famous People with the surname of Boatman

Wikipedia Michael Patrick Boatman (born October 25 1964) is an Image Award-nominated American actor and writer.
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Wikipedia Ross Boatman (born in 1964 in King's Cross, London) is an English RADA-trained actor, professional poker player and a member of the poker-playing foursome known as The Hendon Mob.
Wikipedia Shannon Boatman (born November 24, 1984 in) is a Canadian football offensive tackle for the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League.