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Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Hershey 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 for the Hershey Family History

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

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Some Famous People with the surname of Hershey

Milton S. HersheyWiki Milton Snavely Hershey (September 13, 1857 ? October 13, 1945) was a confectioner, philanthropist, and founder of The Hershey Chocolate Company and the ?company town? of Hershey, Pennsylvania.
Barbara HersheyWiki Barbara Hershey (born as Barbara Lynn Herzstein on February 5, 1948; also known as Barbara Seagull) is an American actress and activist.
Alfred HersheyWiki Alfred Day Hershey (December 4, 1908 ? May 22 1997) was an American Nobel Prize-winning bacteriologist and geneticist.
Frank HersheyWiki Frank Hershey (1907 ? 1997) was an American automobile designer and student of General Motors Vice President of Design Harley Earl.
Lewis Blaine HersheyWiki Lewis Blaine Hershey (September 12, 1893 - May 20, 1977) was a United States Army four-star general who served as the second Director of the Selective Service System, the means by which the United States administers its military conscription.
J Willard HersheyWiki J Willard Hershey (6 February 1876, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania - 27 September 1943) was an American chemist who was best known for his work on synthetic diamond production.
Amos Shartle HersheyWiki Amos Shartle Hershey (1867 ? 1933) was an American professor of political science, born at Hockersville, Pa.
Arthur D. HersheyWiki Arthur D.
Sheyla HersheyWiki Sheyla Almeida Hershey (born December 19, 1979) is a Brazilian-born adult model and entertainer living in Houston, Texas.