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


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Simkins Genealogy

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

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ukDid you know that there are currently 3038 people with the Simkins surname in the USA? Simkins is ranked number 156 for popularity in the USA.

Miscellaneous Simkins Databases

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Some Famous People with the surname of Simkins

Wikipedia Modjeska Monteith Simkins (5 December 1899 - 9 April 1992) was an important leader of African American public health reform, social reform and the civil rights movement in South Carolina.
Wikipedia Michael Simkins (born 4 February 1957) is an English actor.