Bontrager records on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Bontrager 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 Bontrager surname or get a copy of the Bontrager family Crest (a great gift idea!).

DNA

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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Bontrager Family Tree

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

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Miscellaneous Bontrager Databases

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