Colgan Family Tree research resources
Research the background of the Colgan Genealogy using the resources below. We hope you find these sites useful whilst you are researching your Genealogy !
|Did you know that in the 1881 UK census there were 251 people with the Colgan surname? In that year Colgan was ranked number 3328 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.
Colgan records on Ancestry
Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Colgan 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 Colgan 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 for the Colgan Family History
Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Colgan 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 Colgan family tree.
Investigate Colgan Parish Records at Find My Past.
Look at the UK registered births, marriages and deaths for the Colgan family name using the FreeBMD database.
Investigate Genealogy Bank for Colgan family records.
Study MyHeritage for Colgan family data.
Search the LDS Database for records of the Colgan family.
Research the Colgan surname using fold3 Military Archives and view images of original Colgan Military records.
|Did you know that there are currently 1237 people with the Colgan surname in the UK? Colgan is now ranked number 2900 for popularity in the UK.|
Colgan Genealogy Databases
Explore WikiTree for user contributed Colgan family records. Collaboration is encouraged so that accuracy of Colgan data can be verified or corrected by other users.
Investigate MyTrees for information on the Colgan family and people looking to contact living Colgan relations.
Check out GENi for Colgan family records.
Find your Irish Colgan relatives on findmypast.ie
Research the Colgan surname using Genealogy.com forums .
|Did you know that there are currently 3038 people with the Colgan surname in the USA? Colgan is ranked number 156 for popularity in the USA.|
Miscellaneous Colgan Databases
Study the Ellis Island Database for information on the Colgan 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 Colgan surname in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain, Italy and Romania.
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