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Origins and History


New to Family History? Check out our Getting Started page. Check out House Of Names to investigate the origins of the Bridger surname or get a copy of the Bridger family Crest (a great gift idea!).


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Bridger Genealogy

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

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ukDid you know that there are currently 3038 people with the Bridger surname in the USA? Bridger is ranked number 156 for popularity in the USA.

Miscellaneous Bridger Databases

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Some Famous People with the surname of Bridger

Wikipedia James or Jim Bridger (March 1804 ? July 17, 1881) was among the foremost mountain men, trappers, scouts and guides who explored and trapped the Western United States during the decades of 1820-1840.
Wikipedia Thomas "Tommy" Bridger (born in Woolmer Green, Hertfordshire, 24 June 1934 - died 30 July 1991 in Logie Coldstone, Aberdeenshire) was a British racing driver from England.
Wikipedia Lewis Alan Bridger (born 4 November 1989, in Hastings, Sussex) is a speedway rider in the United Kingdom, riding with the Eastbourne Eagles in the Elite League.