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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Brebner Genealogy

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

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Some Famous People with the surname of Brebner

Wikipedia Grant Brebner (born 6 December 1977) is a Scottish association football player, who currently plays for Australian A-League side Melbourne Victory.
Wikipedia (Jennivien) Diana Brebner (May 20, 1956 Kingston, Ontario - April 29, 2001) was a Canadian poet.
Wikipedia Ronald Gilchrist "Ron" Brebner (September 23, 1881 ? November 14, 1914) was an English amateur football player who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics in London and 1912 Summer Olympics in Stockholm, Sweden.
Wikipedia Sir Alexander Brebner CIE (19 August 1883?5 March 1979) was a British civil engineer who spent most of his career in India.