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


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Brainard Genealogy

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

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ukDid you know that there are currently 3038 people with the Brainard surname in the USA? Brainard is ranked number 156 for popularity in the USA.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Brainard

Wikipedia Cecilia Manguerra Brainard is a Filipina author of historical fiction based in California, U.
Wikipedia Asahel "Asa" Brainard (1841 ? December 29, 1888), nicknamed "Count", was the ace pitcher of the original Cincinnati Red Stockings, the first fully professional baseball team.
Wikipedia Daniel Brainard (May 15, 1812 ? October 10, 1866) was a Chicago based surgeon and founder of Rush Medical College.
Wikipedia Michael Brainard (born November 23, 1965 in Hollywood, California, USA) is an American actor most notable for his role as the second Ted Capwell on NBC's soap opera "Santa Barbara".
Wikipedia John Brainard (born on 4 December 1954 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA) is an American painter best known for his collage-paintings.