Colton Family Tree research resources
Dig into the past of the Colton Family Tree using the resources below. We hope you find these sites useful whilst you are researching your Family History !
|Did you know that in the 1881 UK census there were 1002 people with the Colton surname? In that year Colton was ranked number 2590 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.
Colton records on Ancestry
Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Colton 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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"COLTON. Of local origin probably from one or other of the places named Colton in Engknd. Thomas de Coltoun witnessed a gift by Richard Germyn to the Hospital of Soltre, c. 1235-58 (Soltre, p. 28). Ingram de Colton rendered homage at Berwick, 1291 (RR.). "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)
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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Colton Genealogy
Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Colton 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 Colton family tree.
Explore Colton Parish Records at Find My Past.
Check out the UK registered births, marriages and deaths for the Colton family name using the FreeBMD database.
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Look at the LDS Database for records of the Colton family.
Research the Colton surname using fold3 Military Archives and view images of original Colton Military records.
|Did you know that there are currently 1770 people with the Colton surname in the UK? Colton is now ranked number 2492 for popularity in the UK.|
Colton Family History Databases
Search WikiTree for user contributed Colton family records. Collaboration is encouraged so that accuracy of Colton data can be verified or corrected by other users.
Search MyTrees for information on the Colton family and people looking to contact living Colton relations.
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Find your Irish Colton relatives on findmypast.ie
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|Did you know that there are currently 6076 people with the Colton surname in the USA? Colton is ranked number 155 for popularity in the USA.|
Miscellaneous Colton Databases
Check out the Ellis Island Database for information on the Colton 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 Colton surname in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain, Italy and Romania.
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