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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Bonsall Genealogy

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

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Some Famous People with the surname of Bonsall

Wikipedia Brian Eric Bonsall (born December 3, 1981) is an American former child actor.
Wikipedia Joe Bonsall (born May 18, 1948 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is a member of the Oak Ridge Boys, and in 2003 published "GI Joe and Lillie", a book about his parents' lives during and after World War II.
Wikipedia "James Belton Bonsall" (1926-1999) was a painter who is usually associated with New Orleans, where he lived for many years.
Wikipedia Sir Arthur Wilfred (Bill) Bonsall KCMG CBE (born 25 June 1917) was a British intelligence officer.