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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Meares Family History

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

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Some Famous People with the surname of Meares

Anna MearesWiki Anna Maree Meares, OAM (born September 21, 1983 in Blackwater Queensland) is an Australian track cyclist.
Ainslie MearesWiki Dr Ainslie Dixon Meares (3 March 1910 - 19 September 1986) was an Australian psychiatrist, scholar of hypnotism, psychotherapist, authority on stress, and a prolific author, who lived and practiced in Melbourne.
Cecil MearesWiki Cecil Henry Meares (1877-1937) was the chief dog handler and Russian interpreter on the Terra Nova Expedition, the British expedition to Antarctica that took place from 1910 to 1913.