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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Boland Family History

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

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Some Famous People with the surname of Boland

Wikipedia Kevin Boland (15 October 1917 ? 23 September 2001), was a senior Irish politician.
Wikipedia Eavan Boland (born 24 September 1944 in Dublin) is an Irish poet.
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Wikipedia Harry Boland (27 April 1887 ? 31 July 1922) was an Irish nationalist of the early Twentieth century.
Wikipedia John Mary Pius Boland (16 September 1870 ? 17 March 1958) was an Irish Nationalist politician, and Member of Parliament (MP) in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and as member of the Irish Parliamentary Party for South Kerry 1900-1918.
Wikipedia Patrick Joseph Boland (January 6, 1880 ? May 18, 1942) was a United States representative for Pennsylvania 11th District.
Wikipedia Bernard Anthony Boland (January 21, 1892 ? September 12, 1973) was a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Detroit Tigers (1915-20) and St.
Wikipedia William John "Willie" Boland (born 6 August 1975 in Ennis, County Clare) is an Irish former professional footballer who played as a midfielder and spent most of his career in the English Leagues.
Wikipedia Frederick Henry Boland (January 16, 1904 - December 4, 1985) was the first Irish ambassador to Britain and to the United Nations.
Wikipedia Paul Boland is a singer, impressionist and 3-D artist who also was a one-time game show announcer for the 1998 revival of "Match Game".
Wikipedia Mary Boland (January 28, 1880 ? June 23, 1965) was an American stage and film actress.
Wikipedia Katie Boland (born on 14 February 1988 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian actress.
Wikipedia Veronica Grace Boland (March 18 1899 ? June 19 1982) was a Democratic member of the U.
Wikipedia Joey Boland is a Hurling player for Dublin, Walrus CLG and Na Fianna.
Wikipedia Mike John Boland (born October 29, 1954, in London, Ontario) is a retired ice hockey defenceman.
Wikipedia Mike Anthony Boland (born December 16, 1949 in Montreal, Quebec) is a retired professional ice hockey player.
Wikipedia Harold Boland (21 October 1891 in Long Angle, New South Wales ? 25 July 1956) was a shearer and trade unionist.
Wikipedia Thomas Aloysius Boland, STD, LLD (February 17, 1896 ? March 16, 1979) was an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.
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