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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Byron Genealogy

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

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Some Famous People with the surname of Byron

Wikipedia Tom Byron (born Thomas Bryan Taliaferro April 4, 1961 in Houston, Texas) is an American pornographic actor and director.
Wikipedia Robert "Red" Byron (March 12, 1915 - November 11, 1960) was a NASCAR driver who was successful in the sanctioning body's first years.
Wikipedia Don Byron (born November 8 1958) is an American composer and multi-instrumentalist.
Wikipedia Henry James Byron (8 January 1835 ? 11 April 1884) was a prolific English dramatist, as well as an editor, journalist, director, theatre manager, novelist and actor.
Wikipedia David Byron (29 January 1947 ? 28 February 1985) born as David Garrick was the original lead vocalist for Spice (from 1967 through 1969) and is most famous for singing in the rock band Uriah Heep between 1969 and 1976.
Wikipedia John Byron, 1st Baron Byron (1599 - 23 August 1652) was an English Royalist and supporter of Charles I during the English Civil War.
Wikipedia Marion "Peanuts" Byron (born Miriam Bilenkin in Dayton, Ohio, March 16, 1911 ? died in Santa Monica, California, July 5, 1985) was a petite, plucky American movie comedienne.
Wikipedia Beverly Barton Butcher Byron (born July 27, 1932), a Democrat, was a U.
Wikipedia Goodloe Edgar Byron (June 22, 1929 ? October 11, 1978), a Democrat, was a U.
Wikipedia Katharine Edgar Byron (October 25, 1903 ? December 28, 1976), a democrat, was a U.
Wikipedia William Devereux Byron, II (May 15, 1895 ? February 27, 1941), a Democrat, was a U.
Wikipedia Kari Elizabeth Byron (born December 18, 1974) is a San Francisco-based artist and television host, best known for her featured role on the Discovery Channel show "MythBusters.
Wikipedia Kathleen Byron (11 January 1921 ? 18 January 2009) was a British actress of stage, screen and television.
Wikipedia Fergal Byron is a former Gaelic football player for Laois.
Wikipedia Elsa Spear Byron was a renowned photographer born in Big Horn, Wyoming in 1896.
Wikipedia Bourmond Byron (born 1920) is a Haitian painter.
Wikipedia Walter Jacob Byron (September 2, 1894 ? December 22, 1971) was a Canadian ice hockey player who competed in the 1920 Summer Olympics.
Wikipedia Nina Byron (born July 27, 1900) was a silent film actress fromChristchurch, New Zealand.
Wikipedia Jean Byron (December 10, 1925 ? February 3, 2006) was an American film, television, and stage actress.
Wikipedia Jeffrey Byron (born November 28, 1955) is an American actor and writer of screenplays.
Wikipedia George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron, later George Gordon Noel, 6th Baron Byron, FRS (22 January 1788 ? 19 April 1824), also known as Lord George Gordon Noel Byron and as Lord Byron (though this was a shared honorific and not unique to him), was an English poet and a leading figure in Romanticism.
Wikipedia Perciful Claude Byron (September 21, 1878 ? June 9, 1959) was a Nottingham born photographer at the Byron Company in Manhattan.