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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Herring Family History

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Herring 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 Herring family tree.

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Richard HerringWiki Richard Keith Herring (born July 12, 1967) is a British comedian and writer.
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Louise McCarren HerringWiki Louise McCarren Herring (20 September 1909 - 2 November 1987), an Ohio native, is recognized as one of the pioneer leaders of the non-profit cooperative credit union movement in the United States.
Alfred Cecil HerringWiki Alfred Cecil Herring VC (26 October 1888- 10 August 1966) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
Thomas HerringWiki Thomas Herring (1693 ? 23 March 1757) was Archbishop of Canterbury from 1747 to 1757.
Kim HerringWiki Kimani 'Kim' Masai Herring (born September 10 1975, Detroit, Michigan) is an American football safety in the National Football League, currently a free agent.
Rufus G. HerringWiki Rufus Geddie Herring (June 11, 1921 ? January 31, 1996) was a United States Naval Reserve officer and a recipient of America's highest military decoration?the Medal of Honor?for his actions in World War II.
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Edmund HerringWiki Lieutenant General Sir Edmund Francis Herring KCMG, KBE, DSO, MC, ED, QC (2 September 1892 ? 5 January 1982) was an Australian Army officer during the Second World War, Lieutenant governor of Victoria, and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Victoria.
Mary HerringWiki Dame Mary Ranken Lyle Herring, DBE, CStJ (31 March 1895 - 26 October 1981) was an Australian physician and community worker.
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Joanne HerringWiki Joanne Herring (born July 3 1929) is a Houston socialite, political activist, businesswoman, and former talk show host.
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Ze'ev HerringWiki Ze'ev Herring (, born 1910, died 26 February 1988) was an Israeli politician who served as a member of the Knesset for the Alignment between 1969 and 1974.