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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Bodkin Family Tree

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

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Some Famous People with the surname of Bodkin

Wikipedia Tom Bodkin is the Design Director at "The New York Times".
Wikipedia Matthew James "Matt" Bodkin (born 16 September 1983) is an English footballer, who plays as a winger for Thurrock.
Wikipedia Edward Bodkin is an American cutter (underground surgical practitioner) who was arrested in 1998 after police were tipped off that he was performing and videotaping voluntary human castrations at his home.
Wikipedia Matthias McDonnell Bodkin (October 8, 1850 ? June 7, 1933) was an Irish nationalist politician and MP.
Wikipedia Professor Thomas Patrick Bodkin (July 21 1887 ? April 24 1961) was an Irish lawyer, art historian, art collector and curator.
Wikipedia Major Leo Francis Bodkin (1879 ? 30 August 1919) was a British military officer and writer from Ireland.
Wikipedia Michael Bodkin was the inspiration for Michael Furey in James Joyce's short story "The Dead", c.
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