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

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Matthew JohnsWiki Matthew Johns (born 27 July 1971 in Cessnock, New South Wales) is an Australian rugby league football commentator and former professional player.
Geoff JohnsWiki Geoff Johns (born 25 January, 1973) is an American comic book and television writer, best known for his work for DC Comics, in particular for the characters Green Lantern and the Flash.
Andrew JohnsWiki Andrew "Joey" Johns (born 19 May 1974 in Cessnock, New South Wales) is an Australian former professional rugby league footballer of the 1990s and 2000s who is considered by some critics one of the greatest players of all time, and was heralded as the world's best halfback for a number of years.
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Helen JohnsWiki Helen Johns (born April 24, 1953) is a politician in Ontario, Canada.
Emmett JohnsWiki Emmett Johns, CM, GOQ (born 1928), also known as "Pops", is the founder of the organization "Dans La Rue", a homeless shelter and support group for street youth in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
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Vernon JohnsWiki Vernon Johns (April 22, 1892 ? June 11, 1965) was an American minister and civil rights leader who was active in the struggle for civil rights for African Americans from the 1920s.
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Mervyn JohnsWiki Mervyn Johns (18 February 1899 - 6 September 1992) was a Welsh film and television character actor.
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