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

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Some Famous People with the surname of Brenton

Wikipedia Sir Jahleel Brenton, 1st baronet, KCB (22 August 1770 ? 3 April 1844) was a British admiral born in Newport, Rhode Island, British North America.
Wikipedia The murder of Timothy Brenton occurred on October 31, 2009 in the Central District of Seattle, Washington, United States.

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