Leay records on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Leay 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 Leay Family Tree

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

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Miscellaneous Leay Databases

Look at the Ellis Island Database for information on the Leay family. This database contains over 25 million immigration records detailing passengers arriving in the United States of America.

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