Bovan records on Ancestry

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


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


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Bovan Family Tree

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

Explore Bovan Parish Records at Find My Past.

Investigate the UK registered births, marriages and deaths of the Bovan family using the FreeBMD database.

Study Genealogy BankGenealogy Bank for Bovan family records.

Search MyHeritage for Bovan family data.

Look at the LDS Database for records of the Bovan family.

Research the Bovan surname using fold3 Military Archives and view images of original Bovan Military records.

Bovan Genealogy Databases

Check out WikiTree for user contributed Bovan family records. Collaboration is encouraged so that accuracy of Bovan data can be verified or corrected by other users.

Study MyTrees for information on the Bovan family and people looking to contact living Bovan relations.

Look at GENi for Bovan family records.

Look at One Great Family for Bovan records submitted by people who are already researching the Bovan Family History .

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Miscellaneous Bovan Databases

Study the Ellis Island Database for information on the Bovan 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 Bovan surname in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain, Italy and Romania.


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