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|Did you know that in the 1881 UK census there were 620 people with the Colby surname? In that year Colby was ranked number 2959 for popularity in the UK.|
On 6 January 2022 the 1921 England and Wales Census records were made available online via the FindMyPast website. The records have been indexed and are searchable via the usual methods. These records are only viewable on a pay-per-view basis and are not included in any of FindMyPast's existing subscriptions with the exception of the 12 month premium subscription.
Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Colby family tree. A vast range of data is available to search ranging from census records, births, deaths and marriages, military records and immigration records to name but a few. Free trials are normally available and are a good way to fill out a lot of your tree quickly.
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Sometimes you can run into a brick wall in your tree and you just don't have enough evidence to make that next step back in time. A DNA test can sometimes help to make a link to a particular family name if you find you share common DNA with people who have the same or similar surnames as each other. If you are lucky then you may get a match within a few generations and discover some Colby ancestors. Additionally, the modern DNA test can give you a breakdown of your ethnic mix - you may be surprised at the results!
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Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Colby 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 Colby family tree.
Investigate Colby Parish Records at Find My Past.
Check out the UK registered births, marriages and deaths for the Colby family name using the FreeBMD database.
Look at Genealogy Bank for Colby family records.
Study MyHeritage for Colby family data.
Search the LDS Database for records of the Colby family.
Research the Colby surname using fold3 Military Archives and view images of original Colby Military records.
|Did you know that there are currently 680 people with the Colby surname in the UK? Colby is now ranked number 3399 for popularity in the UK.|
Look at WikiTree for user contributed Colby family records. Collaboration is encouraged so that accuracy of Colby data can be verified or corrected by other users.
Investigate MyTrees for information on the Colby family and people looking to contact living Colby relations.
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Find your Irish Colby relatives on findmypast.ie
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|Did you know that there are currently 15191 people with the Colby surname in the USA? Colby is ranked number 152 for popularity in the USA.|
Investigate the Ellis Island Database for information on the Colby family. This database contains over 25 million immigration records detailing passengers arriving in the United States of America.