Mersey records on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Mersey 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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Origins and History


New to Family History? Check out our Getting Started page. Check out House Of Names to investigate the origins of the Mersey surname or get a copy of the Mersey family Crest (a great gift idea!).


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Mersey Genealogy

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

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Check out the UK registered births, marriages and deaths of the Mersey family using the FreeBMD database.

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Check out the LDS Database for records of the Mersey family.

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

Mersey Family Tree Databases

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

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Miscellaneous Mersey Databases

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

Use the Surname Map project to look at the current distribution of the Mersey surname in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain, Italy and Romania.


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