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Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Bob family tree. A vast range of data is available to search ranging from census records, births, deaths and marriages, military records and immigration records to name but a few. 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


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Bob Genealogy

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

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ukDid you know that there are currently 3038 people with the Bob surname in the USA? Bob is ranked number 156 for popularity in the USA.

Miscellaneous Bob Databases

Look at the Ellis Island Database for information on the Bob 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 Bob

Wikipedia Robert Hicks, better known as Barbecue Bob (September 11, 1902 ? October 21, 1931) was an early American country blues musician.
Wikipedia Baton Bob is a costumed street performer created by Bob Jamerson and currently based in Atlanta, Georgia.
Wikipedia Beatle Bob (real name Robert Matonis, born 1953) is a well-known figure in the St.
Wikipedia Hans Ekkehard Bob (born 24 January 1917) was a German Fighter pilot, serving with the Luftwaffe.