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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Schmit Family History

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

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Some Famous People with the surname of Schmit

Timothy B. SchmitWiki Timothy Bruce Schmit (born October 30, 1947, in Oakland, California) is an American musician and songwriter, best known for his work as bass guitar player and singer for Poco and the Eagles.
Donny SchmitWiki Donny Schmit (January 17, 1967 in Minneapolis, Minnesota ? January 19, 1996) was an American motocross racer.
Lydie SchmitWiki Lydie Schmit (31 January 1939 ? 7 April 1988) was a Luxembourgian politician and teacher.
Ady SchmitWiki Ady Schmit (born August 17, 1940) is a former footballer from Luxembourg.