Bolstead records on Ancestry

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

Crest

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

DNA

Sometimes you can run into a brick wall in your tree and you just don't have enough evidence to make that next step back in time. A DNA test can sometimes help to make a link to a particular family name if you find you share common DNA with people who have the same or similar surnames as each other. If you are lucky then you may get a match within a few generations and discover some Bolstead ancestors. Additionally, the modern DNA test can give you a breakdown of your ethnic mix - you may be surprised at the results!

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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Bolstead Genealogy

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

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Search the UK registered births, marriages and deaths of the Bolstead family using the FreeBMD database.

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Check out the LDS Database for records of the Bolstead family.

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Bolstead Family History Databases

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Miscellaneous Bolstead Databases

Explore the Ellis Island Database for information on the Bolstead family. This database contains over 25 million immigration records detailing passengers arriving in the United States of America.

Use the Surname Map project to look at the current distribution of the Bolstead surname in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain, Italy and Romania.