Colden Family Tree research resources
Delve into the history of the Colden Genealogy using the resources below. We hope you find these sites useful whilst you are researching your Family Tree !
|Did you know that in the 1881 UK census there were 33 people with the Colden surname? In that year Colden was ranked number 3546 for popularity in the UK.|
1921 England and Wales Census records are now available!
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.
Colden records on Ancestry
Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Colden family tree. Many large databases are available to search covering from births, deaths and marriages, military records, census records and immigration records with many other smaller collections too. Free trials are normally available and are a good way to fill out a lot of your tree quickly.
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"COLDEN. From the lands of Cowden near Dalkeith, Midlothian. David Colden who appears as notary in St. Andrews diocese, 1459 (REB., i, 193) may be David Coldane, succentor of Dunkeld, 1492 (REA., n, p. 338). Hugh Golden held tenements in Dalkeith, 1504 (Soltre, p. 324), and John Coldene was chancellor of Brechin, 1537 (Methven, p. 42). The Rev. Alexander Golden was one of the most eminent ministers of the Revolution settlement. His name appears to have been pronounced Couden or Cowdon. Cadwallader Golden (1688-1778), distinguished as physician, botanist, mathematician, and lieutenantgovernor of New York colony for fifteen years, was born in Dalkeith. See also COWDEN. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)
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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Colden Family Tree
Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Colden 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 Colden family tree.
Study Colden Parish Records at Find My Past.
Look at the UK registered births, marriages and deaths for the Colden family name using the FreeBMD database.
Look at Genealogy Bank for Colden family records.
Check out MyHeritage for Colden family data.
Study the LDS Database for records of the Colden family.
Research the Colden surname using fold3 Military Archives and view images of original Colden Military records.
Colden Genealogy Databases
Explore WikiTree for user contributed Colden family records. Collaboration is encouraged so that accuracy of Colden data can be verified or corrected by other users.
Explore MyTrees for information on the Colden family and people looking to contact living Colden relations.
Study GENi for Colden family records.
Find your Irish Colden relatives on findmypast.ie
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Miscellaneous Colden Databases
Explore the Ellis Island Database for information on the Colden family. This database contains over 25 million immigration records detailing passengers arriving in the United States of America.
Use the Surname Map project to look at the current distribution of the Colden surname in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain, Italy and Romania.
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