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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Bohannon Family History

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

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Some Famous People with the surname of Bohannon

Wikipedia Hamilton Bohannon (born Hamilton Frederick Bohannon, March 7, 1942, Newnan, Georgia) is an American percussionist, band leader and record producer, who was one of the leading figures in 1970s disco music.
Wikipedia Etdrick Bohannon (born May 29 1973, in San Bernardino, California) is an American professional basketball player, formerly in the NBA.
Wikipedia Jason Bohannon (born 30 December 1987) is a men's basketball guard with the University of Wisconsin?Madison Badgers.