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Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Bolden 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


New to Family History? Check out our Getting Started page. Check out House Of Names to investigate the origins of the Bolden surname or get a copy of the Bolden family Crest (a great gift idea!).


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Bolden Family History

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

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ukDid you know that there are currently 384 people with the Bolden surname in the UK? Bolden is now ranked number 3680 for popularity in the UK.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Bolden

Wikipedia Charles "Buddy" Bolden (September 6, 1877 ? November 4, 1931) was an African American cornetist and is regarded by contemporaries as a key figure in the development of a New Orleans style of rag-time music which later came to be known as jazz.
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Wikipedia Ruth Bolden (1910 - 2004) was a library founder and civil rights worker.
Wikipedia Philip Daniel Bolden (born March 19, 1995) is an American teen actor.
Wikipedia Edgar Bolden (June 1, 1926 ? March 4, 2007) was one of the original Tuskegee Airmen.
Wikipedia Paul Luther Bolden (June 15, 1922 ? May 21, 1979) was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration?the Medal of Honor?for his actions in World War II.
Wikipedia Omar Bolden is an American football defensive back.
Wikipedia DeMonte' Bolden (born November 17, 1985 in Chattanooga, Tennessee) is a professional Canadian football defensive tackle for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League.