Marsh records on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Marsh 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.

Records Found - Database Collection
Ancestry global records search results for the Marsh family.
Ancestry 1790 - 1930 US Federal census search results for the Marsh surname.
Ancestry Historical Newspaper archive search results for the Marsh surname.
Ancestry UK Parish Records search results for the Marsh family name.
Ancestry UK Census search results for the Marsh surname.
Ancestry Military records search results for the Marsh surname.


Sometimes you can run into a brick wall in your tree and you just don't have enough evidence to make that next step back in time. A DNA test can sometimes help to make a link to a particular family name if you find you share common DNA with people who have the same or similar surnames as each other. If you are lucky then you may get a match within a few generations and discover some Marsh ancestors. Additionally, the modern DNA test can give you a breakdown of your ethnic mix - you may be surprised at the results!

Unlock your DNAHave you reached a brick wall in your Marsh Tree?

Visit our Marsh DNA page to find out more.

Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Marsh Genealogy

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

Look at the huge Ancestry records Database for Births, Marriages and Deaths of the Marsh family.

Check out Marsh Parish Records at Find My Past.

Explore the UK registered births, marriages and deaths of the Marsh family using the FreeBMD database.

Investigate Genealogy BankGenealogy Bank for Marsh family records.

Explore MyHeritage for Marsh family data.

Study the LDS Database for records of the Marsh family.

Research the Marsh surname using fold3 Military Archives and view images of original Marsh Military records.

Investigate World Vital Records for information on the Marsh family.

ukDid you know that there are currently 28944 people with the Marsh surname in the UK? Marsh is now ranked number 168 for popularity in the UK.

Marsh Family History Databases

Study WikiTree for user contributed Marsh family records. Collaboration is encouraged so that accuracy of Marsh data can be verified or corrected by other users.

Investigate MyTrees for information on the Marsh family and people looking to contact living Marsh relations.

Explore GENi for Marsh family records.

Investigate One Great Family for Marsh records submitted by people who are already researching the Marsh Family History .

Find your Irish Marsh relatives on

Marsh Forums

Research the Marsh surname using forums .

Look at RootsWeb forums for Marsh records.

USADid you know that there are currently 75956 people with the Marsh surname in the USA? Marsh is ranked number 132 for popularity in the USA.

Miscellaneous Marsh Databases

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

Study Rootsweb resources for Marsh records.

Research the Marsh surname using the Genealogy Today database .

View the distribution of the Marsh surname in Britain using the public profiler Names database. The public profiler Names database contains distributions for the Marsh surname in both 1881 and 1998. It also contains data on the ethnicity breakdown of the Marsh surname.


Looking for information on a Marsh in your family tree? Why not post a question here -

Some Famous People with the surname of Marsh

Ngaio MarshWiki Dame Ngaio Marsh DBE (April 23, 1895?February 18, 1982), born Edith Ngaio Marsh, was a New Zealand crime writer and theatre director.
Othniel Charles MarshWiki Othniel Charles Marsh (October 29, 1831 ? March 18, 1899) was one of the pre-eminent paleontologists of the 19th century, who discovered and named many fossils found in the American West.
John Moore, Baron Moore of Lower MarshWiki John Edward Michael Moore, Baron Moore of Lower Marsh PC (born 26 November 1937) is a British politician who was Member of Parliament for Croydon Central from February 1974 until 1992.
Michael MarshWiki Michael Lawrence ("Mike") Marsh (born August 4, 1967) is a former American sprinter, the 1992 Olympic champion in the 200 m.
Tony MarshWiki Anthony Ernest "Tony" Marsh (20 July 1931 ? 7 May 2009) was a British racing driver from England.
Daniel Webster MarshWiki Daniel Webster Marsh (15 August 1838 ? June 27, 1916) was a businessman and mayor of Calgary, Alberta.
Kyal MarshWiki Kyal Reese Marsh (born 16 August 1987) is an Australian actor.
Michelle MarshWiki Michelle Marsh (born 30 September 1982) is a glamour model from Royton in Greater Manchester, England.
Jean MarshWiki Jean Lyndsey Torren Marsh (born 1 July 1934) is an English actress, occasional screenwriter, and co-creator of the television series "Upstairs, Downstairs" and "The House of Eliott".
Hugh MarshWiki Hugh Marsh (born June 5, 1955 in Montreal, Quebec) is a Canadian violinist, known for his electric violin sound.
Rodney MarshWiki Rodney William Marsh (born 11 October 1944 in Hatfield, Hertfordshire) is a retired English footballer.
Dan MarshWiki Dan Marsh is a former professional wrestling referee and wrestler most famous as Danny Davis of the World Wrestling Federation.
Jodie MarshWiki Jodie Louisa Marsh (born 23 December 1978) is an English model and former media personality.
Mae MarshWiki Mae Marsh (born Mary Wayne Marsh, November 9, 1894 ? February 13, 1968) was an American film actress with a career spanning over 50 years.
Dave MarshWiki Dave Marsh (born March 1, 1950, Detroit, Michigan) is an American music critic who briefly attended Wayne State University, became a formative editor of "Creem" magazine, wrote for various publications such as "Newsday", "The Village Voice", and "Rolling Stone", and also edited "Rock and Roll Confidential", a newsletter about rock music and social issues.
Reginald MarshWiki Reginald Marsh (14 March 1898 - 3 July 1954) was an American painter, born in Paris, most notable for his detailed depictions of life in New York City in the 1920s and 1930s.
Frank Lewis MarshWiki Frank Lewis Marsh (18 October, 1899, Aledo, Illinois - 1992) was an American biologist, educator and creationist author.
Terry MarshWiki Terry Marsh, (born February 7, 1958 in Stepney, East London, England) is an English former professional boxer who was an undefeated world champion in the light welterweight division.
Anna MarshWiki Anna Marsh (birth year unknown, died 1834) established the Vermont Asylum of the Insane in 1834.
Michael MarshWiki Michael Marsh is a New Orleans native and television news anchor on WBRZ-TV.
David MarshWiki David Marsh is the former men's and women's swimming and diving coach at Auburn University and currently the CEO/Head Elite Coach of the Mecklenburg Aquatic Club.
Lou MarshWiki Lewis Edwin "Lou" Marsh (February 17 1879 ? March 4 1936) was a Canadian athlete and referee, and one of the pioneers of sports journalism in Canada, working at the "Toronto Star" for 43 years.
Phil MarshWiki Philip "Phil" Marsh (born 15 November 1986 in St Helens, Merseyside) is an English footballer who plays for FC United of Manchester.
Jeff "Swampy" MarshWiki Jeff "Swampy" Marsh (born December 9, 1960) is an American television director, writer, producer, storyboard artist, and actor associated with several animated television series.
Damien MarshWiki Damien Marsh (born March 28, 1971) is a former Australian 100 metre and 200 metre sprint champion.
Tom MarshWiki Thomas Owen Marsh (born December 27, 1965 in Toledo, Ohio) is an American former Major League Baseball player.
Connor MarshWiki Connor James Marsh (born 20 October 1999 in Bury, Greater Manchester, England) is a television actor.
Kevin MarshWiki Kevin Marsh (born 14 November 1954) is the Editor of the BBC College of Journalism.
Marian MarshWiki Marian Marsh (17 October, 1913 ? 9 November, 2006) was an American film actress, and later, environmentalist.
Chris MarshWiki Christopher "Chris" Marsh (born 14 January 1970) was a British footballer who is best remembered for his time with Walsall football club, for whom he made over 470 appearances in all competitions.
Arthur MarshWiki Arthur F.
Eric MarshWiki Frederick Eric Marsh (17 July 1920 ? 25 March 2003) was an English cricketer who played first class cricket for Derbyshire between 1946 and 1949.
James MarshWiki James Marsh (b.
Tony MarshWiki Tony Marsh (born 1954) is an American contemporary ceramic artist.
D. E. MarshWiki Douglas Earle Marsh (1862 - 1933) was the Locomotive, Carriage and Wagon Superintendent of the London, Brighton and South Coast Railway from November 1904 until his early retirement on health grounds in July 1911.
Ronald James MarshWiki Ronald Marsh, sometimes cited as Ronald James Marsh (1914-1987), was a British author who was born in Broadstairs in Kent and spent much of his life in Rochester, where he was City Librarian.
Steve MarshWiki Steven Andrew Marsh (born 27 January 1961 in Westminster, London), is a former English cricketer.
Laura MarshWiki Laura Alexandra Marsh (born 5 December 1986 in Pembury, Kent) is an English cricketer.
Toni MarshWiki Toni Marsh (born November 19 1968, in Rotorua) is a weather presenter on TV3 in New Zealand.
Tina MarshWiki Tina Marsh (January 18, 1954, Annapolis, Maryland - June 16, 2009) was a jazz vocalist and composer based in Austin, Texas.
Curt MarshWiki Curt Marsh is a former American football offensive tackle.
Amos MarshWiki Amos Marsh, Jr.
Benjamin F. MarshWiki Benjamin F.
Jamie MarshWiki Jamie Marsh (born September 17, 1966) is an American theatre and film actor.
Ian Craig MarshWiki Ian Craig Marsh (born 11 November 1956, Sheffield, England) is a former English musician.
Fred MarshWiki Fred Francis Marsh (January 5, 1924 - October 26, 2006) was an American infielder in Major League Baseball who played from to for the Cleveland Indians, St.
John MarshWiki John Marsh (1752?1828) was a British music composer, born in Dorking, England.
Matthew MarshWiki Matthew Marsh (born 24 September 1968 in Welwyn, England) is a British racing driver who now resides in Hong Kong.
Doug MarshWiki Doug Marsh (born June 18, 1958 in Akron, Ohio) is a former professional American football player who played tight end for seven seasons for the St.
Marguerite MarshWiki Marguerite Marsh (18 April, 1888 ? 8 December, 1925), was an American actress of the silent era.
Henry MarshWiki Henry Dinwoodey Marsh (born March 15, 1954 in Boston, Massachusetts) is a retired runner from the United States, who represented his native country in the men's 3,000 meter Steeplechase in four Summer Olympics, from 1976 through 1988.
Albert MarshWiki Albert Marsh was a Sergeant in the United States Army and a Medal of Honor recipient for his role in the American Civil War.
Lloyd B. MarshWiki Lloyd Bertram Marsh (July 31, 1893 ? August 1971) was an American Republican Party politician who served as Secretary of State of New Jersey and Chairman of the New Jersey Republican State Committee.
Frederick Dana MarshWiki Frederick Dana Marsh (1872 - December 20, 1961) was an American illustrator.
Robert T. MarshWiki Robert T.
George MarshWiki George Marsh was a Protestant Martyr who was born in Deane, Bolton in 1515.
Malcolm F. MarshWiki Malcolm Francis Marsh (b.
Dean MarshWiki Dean Marsh (born December 3, 1963) was an English cricketer.
Andrew MarshWiki Andrew Marsh (born November 1, 1952) was an English cricketer.
Linda MarshWiki Linda Marsh, an American actress of film, stage, and television, was born in New York City on February 8, 1939.
Mitchell MarshWiki Mitchell Ross 'Mitch' Marsh (born 20 October 1991 in Attadale, Western Australia) is an Australian cricketer who plays for the Western Warriors.
Simon MarshWiki Simon Marsh (born 29 January 1977) is an English former professional footballer who played in the Football League for Oxford United, Birmingham City and Brentford.
Frank MarshWiki Frank Kitchener Marsh (born 7 June 1916) is an English former footballer.
Merideth MarshWiki Merideth Marsh is an American basketball player.