Shadow records on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Shadow family tree. Many large databases are available to search covering from births, deaths and marriages, military records, census records and immigration records with many other smaller collections too. 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 Shadow surname or get a copy of the Shadow family Crest (a great gift idea!).


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Shadow Family Tree

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

Explore Shadow Parish Records at Find My Past.

Study the UK registered births, marriages and deaths of the Shadow family using the FreeBMD database.

Investigate Genealogy BankGenealogy Bank for Shadow family records.

Search MyHeritage for Shadow family data.

Search the LDS Database for records of the Shadow family.

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

ukDid you know that there are currently 2 people with the Shadow surname in the UK? Shadow is now ranked number 4039 for popularity in the UK.

Shadow Genealogy Databases

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

Explore MyTrees for information on the Shadow family and people looking to contact living Shadow relations.

Investigate GENi for Shadow family records.

Look at One Great Family for Shadow records submitted by people who are already researching the Shadow Family History .

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Miscellaneous Shadow Databases

Explore the Ellis Island Database for information on the Shadow 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 Shadow surname in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain, Italy and Romania.


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Some Famous People with the surname of Shadow

Wikipedia DJ Shadow (born Joshua Davis, June 29, 1972) is an American music producer, DJ and songwriter.
Wikipedia Winston Bailey (born October 2, 1941), better known by his stage name The Mighty Shadow or Shadow, is a calypsonian from Trinidad and Tobago.