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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Breda Genealogy

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

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Some Famous People with the surname of Breda

Wikipedia Herman Leo Van Breda (born Leo Marie Karel) (28 February, 1911, Lier, Belgium ? 4 March, 1974, Leuven) was a Franciscan, philosopher and founder of the Husserl archives at the Higher Institute of Philosophy of the Catholic University of Leuven in Belgium.
Wikipedia Carl Frederik von Breda (August 16 1759 ? December 1 1818) was a Swedish painter who studied in and spent much of his career in Britain before becoming painter to the Swedish court.