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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Bredow Genealogy

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

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Some Famous People with the surname of Bredow

Wikipedia Gottfried Gabriel Bredow (December 14 1773 ? September 5 1814) was a German historian.
Wikipedia Ferdinand von Bredow (16 May 1884 Neuruppin - 30 June 1934 Berlin) was a German "Generalmajor" and former head of the Abwehr (the military intelligence service) in the Reich Defence Ministry (Reichswehrministerium) and deputy defence minister in Kurt von Schleicher's cabinet (December 1932 - January 1933).
Wikipedia Rudolf Bredow (born 2 November 1909 in Berlin, died 17 November 1973 in Bremen), German post-expressionist painter, draughtsman and art teacher.