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


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Bodell Family Tree

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

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Investigate the Ellis Island Database for information on the Bodell 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 Bodell

Wikipedia Ernest Herbert Bodell (17 August 1928 in Dublin ? 16 October 2003 in Dublin) was an Irish cricketer.
Wikipedia Jack Bodell (born 11 August 1940 in Swadlincote, Derbyshire) is a retired English professional boxer who was active during the 1960s and 1970s.
Wikipedia Norman Bodell (born 29 January 1938 in Oldham, Lancashire) is an English former professional footballer, coach, manager and scout.