Investigate the background of the Leay Genealogy using the links below. We hope you find this information useful whilst you are unearthing your Leay Family History !
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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|1790 - 1930 US Federal census search results for the Leay surname.|
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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 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 Leay family tree.
Investigate the huge Ancestry records Database for Births, Marriages and Deaths of the Leay family.
Check out Leay Parish Records at Find My Past.
Look at the UK registered births, marriages and deaths of the Leay family using the FreeBMD database.
Check out Genealogy Bank for Leay family records.
Investigate MyHeritage for Leay family data.
Investigate the LDS Database for records of the Leay family.
Research the Leay surname using fold3 Military Archives and view images of original Leay Military records.
Search World Vital Records for information on the Leay family.
Study WikiTree for user contributed Leay family records. Collaboration is encouraged so that accuracy of Leay data can be verified or corrected by other users.
Explore MyTrees for information on the Leay family and people looking to contact living Leay relations.
Look at GENi for Leay family records.
Search One Great Family for Leay records submitted by people who are already researching the Leay Genealogy .
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Search 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.
Study Rootsweb resources for Leay records.
Research the Leay surname using the Genealogy Today database .
View the distribution of the Leay surname in Britain using the public profiler Names database. The public profiler Names database contains distributions for the Leay surname in both 1881 and 1998. It also contains data on the ethnicity breakdown of the Leay surname.