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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Brathwaite Family Tree

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

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Some Famous People with the surname of Brathwaite

Wikipedia Fredrick Brathwaite (born November 24, 1972) is a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender currently playing for Adler Mannheim of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga.
Wikipedia Errol Brathwaite (1924-2005) was a New Zealand author.
Wikipedia Christopher ("Chris") Brathwaite (August 12, 1948 - November 12, 1984) was an athlete from Trinidad and Tobago who specialized in the 100 and 200 metres.
Wikipedia Normand Brathwaite (born August 27, 1958 in Montreal, Quebec) is a Quebec comedian, movie and television actor, radio and television host and musician.
Wikipedia Ryan Brathwaite (born June 6, 1988 in Bridgetown) is a track and field athlete from Barbados who won the gold medal in the 110 meter hurdles at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics in Berlin.