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Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Marks family tree. A vast range of data is available to search ranging from census records, births, deaths and marriages, military records and immigration records to name but a few. 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 Marks Family Tree

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

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Johnny MarksWiki Johnny Marks (November 10, 1909 - September 3, 1985) was an American songwriter.
Howard MarksWiki Dennis Howard Marks (born August 13 1945 in Kenfig Hill, near Bridgend, Glamorgan, Wales) is a former teacher, drug smuggler and author who achieved notoriety as an international hashish smuggler through high-profile court cases, supposed connections with groups such as the IRA, and the Mafia, and his eventual conviction at the hands of the American Drug Enforcement Administration.
Harrison MarksWiki George Harrison Marks (6 August 1926 ? 27 June 1997) was a British glamour photographer at the height of his productivity from the mid 1950s to the mid 1970s.
Michael MarksWiki Michael Marks, (June 1859 ? 31 December 1907), was one of the two co-founders of the retail chain Marks and Spencer.
Grace MarksWiki Grace Marks was an Upper Canadian maid who was convicted in 1843 of murder in the death of her employer Thomas Kinnear, and was suspected of murdering his housekeeper, Nancy Montgomery.
Ronald A. MarksWiki Ronald Anthony Marks is a former senior CIA official currently living outside Washington, D.
Sean MarksWiki Sean Andrew Marks (born August 23, 1975 in Auckland) is a New Zealand-American professional basketball player with the NBA's New Orleans Hornets.
Jack MarksWiki Jack Marks (12 February 1895 ? 12 March 1987) was an English performer and screenwriter.
Shae MarksWiki Christy Shae Marks (born June 1, 1972) is an American model and actress of Cherokee, Irish, and French heritage.
Heather MarksWiki Heather Marks (born July 25, 1988) is a Canadian model.
Vic MarksWiki Victor James Marks (born 25?June 1955 in Middle Chinnock, Somerset) is a former Somerset and England international cricketer at both Test and One Day International level.
Jimmy MarksWiki Jimmy Marks (February 14, 1945 ? June 27, 2007) was a Romani American who lived in Spokane, Washington.
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Marc L. MarksWiki Marc Lincoln Marks (Born February 12, 1927) was a Republican member of the U.
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Rodney MarksWiki Rodney Marks (1968?2000) was an Australian astrophysicist who died from methanol poisoning while working in Antarctica.
Isaac MarksWiki Isaac Meyer Marks (born 1935) was born in Cape Town, South Africa.
Alfred MarksWiki Alfred Edward Marks OBE (28 January 1921 - 1 July 1996) was a comic actor and comedian.
Jack MarksWiki Jack Marks (February 11, 1927 ? February 27, 2007) was a Canadian police officer.
David MarksWiki David Marks (1805-1845), born in Shandaken, Ulster County, N.
Peter MarksWiki Peter Vincent Marks (born October 27 1949, Bradford) is the Chief Executive of the British member-owned retailer the Co-operative Group.
Don MarksWiki Don Marks is a writer, director and producer in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
Justin MarksWiki Justin Marks (born on March 25, 1981 in Rocklin, California) is an American race car driver.
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Stephan MarksWiki Stephan Marks, a Maryland native, is owner and operator of radio and television stations in three small United States markets.
Larry MarksWiki Larry Marks is a professional boxer born on 1972-04-13.
Shani MarksWiki Shani Marks (born August 24, 1980 in Bloomington, Illinois) is a American athlete who competes in the triple jump.
George MarksWiki William George Marks (April 9, 1915 - January 22, 1998) was an English association football player, who played as a goalkeeper.
Sen'Derrick MarksWiki Sen'Derrick Marks (born February 23, 1987 in) is a defensive tackle for the Tennessee Titans.
Henry Stacy MarksWiki Henry Stacy Marks (13 September 1829 ? 9 January 1898) was an English artist who took a particular interest in painting birds.
Thomas MarksWiki Thomas Marks (born July 2, 1980 in Vancouver, British Columbia) is a male water polo player from Canada.
John MarksWiki John Marks (born December 9, 1952) is a former professional tennis player from Australia.
Laurence MarksWiki Laurence Marks (August 23, 1915 ? January 1, 1993) was an American writer for radio and television shows including "Hogan's Heroes" and "M*A*S*H".
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