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


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Boykin Genealogy

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

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Miscellaneous Boykin Databases

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

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Some Famous People with the surname of Boykin

Wikipedia Christopher "Big Black" Boykin (born January 26, 1972) is a professional bodyguard, best known for his role on MTV's "Rob & Big", which followed him and his co-star/best friend Rob Dyrdek.
Wikipedia Deral Lamont Boykin (born September 2, 1970 in Kent, Ohio) is a former American football safety in the National Football League for the Los Angeles Rams, Washington Redskins, Philadelphia Eagles, and Jacksonville Jaguars.