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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Mortensen Family Tree

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

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Some Famous People with the surname of Mortensen

Viggo MortensenWiki Viggo Peter Mortensen, Jr.
Christian MortensenWiki Thomas Peter Thorvald Kristian Ferdinand Mortensen (August 16, 1882 ? April 25, 1998), known as an adult as Christian Mortensen, was a Danish-American supercentenarian.
Stan MortensenWiki Stanley Harding Mortensen (26 May 1921 ? 22 May 1991), commonly referred to as Stan Mortensen, was an English professional footballer, most famous for his part in the 1953 FA Cup Final (subsequently known as "The Matthews Final"), in which he became the only player ever to score a hat-trick in a Wembley FA Cup Final.
Jess MortensenWiki Jesse "Jess" Philo Mortensen (April 16 1907 in Thatcher, Arizona - February 19 1962) was a NCAA champion track athlete and coach.
Nick MortensenWiki Nicholas Jay Mortensen (born November 04, 1977 in Green Bay, Wisconsin) is an American comedian.
Clay MortensenWiki Clayton Grant Mortensen (born April 10, 1985 in Rexburg, Idaho) is a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Oakland Athletics.
Fred MortensenWiki Fred Mortensen (born March 24, 1954 in Safford, Arizona) is a former American football quarterback in the National Football League for the Denver Broncos and the Washington Redskins.
Kurt MortensenWiki Kurt W.
Finn MortensenWiki Finn Mortensen (January 6, 1922 - May 23, 1983) was a NorwegianHe studied harmony with Torleif Eken, composition with Klaus Egge and Nils Viggo Bentzon, as well as the piano and double bass at the Conservatory of Oslo.
Richard MortensenWiki Richard Mortensen (born 23 October 1910 in Copenhagen, Denmark; died 6 January 1993 in Ejby) was a Danish painter.
Alex MortensenWiki Alexander Christian Mortensen (born November 24, 1985 in Atlanta, Georgia) is a gridiron football quarterback who is currently a free agent.