Research the background of the Columbus Family Tree using the links below. We hope you find this information useful whilst you are unearthing your Columbus Genealogy !
Did you know that in the 1881 UK census there were 3 people with the Columbus surname? In that year Columbus was ranked number 3576 for popularity in the UK.
Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Columbus 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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Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Columbus 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 Columbus family tree.
Investigate the huge Ancestry records Database for Births, Marriages and Deaths of the Columbus family.
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Investigate the UK registered births, marriages and deaths of the Columbus family using the FreeBMD database.
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Look at the LDS Database for records of the Columbus family.
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Search the Ellis Island Database for information on the Columbus family. This database contains over 25 million immigration records detailing passengers arriving in the United States of America.
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View the distribution of the Columbus surname in Britain using the public profiler Names database. The public profiler Names database contains distributions for the Columbus surname in both 1881 and 1998. It also contains data on the ethnicity breakdown of the Columbus surname.