Shenkin records on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Shenkin 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 Shenkin surname or get a copy of the Shenkin family Crest (a great gift idea!).


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Shenkin Family Tree

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

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Explore the UK registered births, marriages and deaths of the Shenkin family using the FreeBMD database.

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Search the LDS Database for records of the Shenkin family.

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

Shenkin Genealogy Databases

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Miscellaneous Shenkin Databases

Check out the Ellis Island Database for information on the Shenkin 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 Shenkin surname in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain, Italy and Romania.