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Did you know that in the 1881 UK census there were 1231 people with the Leake surname? In that year Leake was ranked number 2386 for popularity in the UK.
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Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Leake 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 Leake family tree.
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Did you know that there are currently 1734 people with the Leake surname in the UK? Leake is now ranked number 2519 for popularity in the UK.
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|Walter Leake||Wiki Detail||Walter Leake (May 25, 1769 ? November 17, 1825) served as a United States Senator from Mississippi (1817?1820) and as Governor of Mississippi (1822?1825).|
|Eugene W. Leake||Wiki Detail||Eugene Walter Leake (March 27, 1876, Jersey City, New Jersey - August 23, 1959, New York City) was an American Democratic Party politician from New Jersey who represented the 9th congressional district from 1907 to 1909.|
|Alex Leake||Wiki Detail||Alexander Leake (11 July 1871 ? 29 March 1938), known as Alex or Alec Leake, was an English professional footballer who won five caps for his country and played as a half-back for Small Heath, Aston Villa and Burnley.|
|William J. Leake||Wiki Detail||William Josiah Leake (September 20, 1843 - November 23, 1908) was a Virginia lawyer and judge, who served as a railroad president and president of The Virginia Bar Association.|
|Albert Leake||Wiki Detail||Albert George Leake (born 17 April 1930) is a former English footballer.|
|William Leake||Wiki Detail||William Ralph Martin Leake (21 December 1865 ? 14 November 1942) was an English rugby union forward who played club rugby for Cambridge University and the Harlequins and international rugby for England.|