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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Holley Family Tree

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

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Some Famous People with the surname of Holley

Michael HolleyWiki Michael Holley is an American television and radio sports commentator, sports reporter and author.
Robert W. HolleyWiki Robert William Holley (January 28, 1922 ? February 11, 1993) was an American biochemist, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1968 for describing the structure of alanine transfer RNA, linking DNA and protein synthesis.
Alexander Lyman HolleyWiki Alexander Lyman Holley (20 July 1832 ? 29 January 1882) was a mechanical engineer and was considered the foremost steel and plant engineer and designer of his time, especially in regard to applying research to modern steel manufacturing processes.
Lonnie HolleyWiki Lonnie Bradley Holley, sometimes known as The Sand Man (Born February 10, 1950 in Birmingham, Alabama), is an African American artist and art educator.
Horace HolleyWiki Horace Holley (born April 7, 1887 in Torrington, Connecticut, died July 12, 1960 in Haifa, Israel) was a prominent follower of the Bah?'? Faith, having been elected to several Spiritual Assemblies, appointed by Shoghi Effendi in 1951 to be a Hand of the Cause, and later elected to be one of the nine Custodians who stewarded the religion from 1957-1963.
Adolfo HolleyWiki Adolfo Holley Urz?a (born in Talca; 1833?11 November 1914) was a Chilean general who served in the War of the Pacific and in the Chilean Civil War and held posts in the resulting government.
Alexander H. HolleyWiki Alexander Hamilton Holley (August 12, 1804 - October 2, 1887) was an American politician and Governor of Connecticut.
Major HolleyWiki Major Holley (July 10, 1924, Detroit, Michigan - October 25, 1990, Maplewood, New Jersey) was an American jazz upright bassist.
George HolleyWiki George Holley (20 November 1885 ? 27 August 1942) was an English professional footballer who spent most of his career as an inside forward with Sunderland, helping them claim the Football League title in 1913.
Horace HolleyWiki Horace Holley (February 13, 1781 ? July 31, 1827) was a Unitarian minister and president of Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky.
Myron HolleyWiki Myron Holley (April 29, 1779 Salisbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut - March 4, 1841 Rochester, Monroe County, New York) was an American politician who had a large part in the construction of the Erie Canal.
Orville L. HolleyWiki Orville Luther Holley (May 19, 1791 Salisbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut - March 25, 1861 Albany, Albany County, New York) was an American writer, newspaper editor, historian and politician.