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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Wilms Family History

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

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Some Famous People with the surname of Wilms

Eva WilmsWiki Eva Wilms (born 28 July 1952 in Essen-Steele) is a retired West German shot putter.
Robert Friedrich WilmsWiki Robert Friedrich Wilms (September 9, 1824 - September 23, 1880) was a German surgeon who was a native of Arnswalde.