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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Brabant Family Tree

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

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Some Famous People with the surname of Brabant

Wikipedia Henry I of Brabant (French: "Henri I de Brabant", Dutch: "Hendrik I van Brabant"; 1165 - 5 September 1235), named "The Courageous" Duke of Brabant (from 1183) and Duke of Lower Lotharingia (from 1190) until his death.
Wikipedia Prince Philippe, Duke of Brabant, Prince of Belgium (,) (born Ch?teau de Belv?d?re, nr Laeken, 15 April 1960), styled "His Royal Highness the Duke of Brabant", is the eldest son and heir apparent of Albert II, King of the Belgians and Queen Paola.
Wikipedia John IV, Duke of Brabant (Arras, 11 June 1403 ? 17 April 1427, Brussels) was the son of Antoine, Duke of Brabant and Jeanne de St.
Wikipedia Major-General Sir Edward Yewd Brabant, KCB, CMG, born 1839, was a South African colonial military commander.
Wikipedia Daniel Brabant of Longueuil, Quebec was a member of Canada's team at the 1991 world youth baseball championships in Brandon, Manitoba.
Wikipedia Prince Leopold of Belgium, Duke of Brabant (born "L?opold Ferdinand ?lie Victor Albert Marie" (French) or "Leopold Ferdinand Elias Victor Albert Marie" (Dutch) on 12 June 1859 in Laeken ? died 22 January 1869 in Laeken or Brussels), was the second child and only son and heir of Leopold II of Belgium and his wife, Archduchess Marie Henriette of Austria.