Records of David Holmes on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your David Holmes family tree. A vast range of data is available to search ranging from census records, births, deaths and marriages, military records and immigration records to name but a few. Free trials are normally available and are a good way to fill out a lot of your tree quickly.

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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for David Holmes and the Holmes Family Tree

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

Explore Parish Records for David Holmes at Find My Past.

Check out for the UK registered births, marriages and deaths of David Holmes using the FreeBMD database.

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Check out the LDS Database for records about David Holmes.

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

ukDid you know that there are currently 48582 people with the Holmes surname in the UK? Holmes is now ranked number 84 for popularity in the UK.

Holmes Genealogy Databases

Another way to build your tree quickly is to use the research other people have already done. This can help to confirm or refute your own deductions - however, be wary of taking this data at face value as other researchers may not have been as meticulous as you. Always try to back up deductions with some definitive sources rather than relying too heavily on others.

Explore the WikiTree database for user contributed records for David Holmes.

Study MyTrees for information on the Holmes family and people looking to contact living Holmes relations.

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

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Holmes Forums

There are a number of forums which are dedicated to rearching particular surnames. These can be good places to share your findings and also to tap into the knowledge that others may already have. These can sometimes be a good way of finding living relations as these tend not to show up on the other sources of information for privacy reasons.

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ukDid you know that there are currently 197486 people with the Holmes surname in the USA? Holmes is ranked number 92 for popularity in the USA.

Miscellaneous Holmes Databases

Explore the Ellis Island Database for information on David Holmes. This database contains over 25 million immigration records detailing passengers arriving in the United States of America.


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Some Famous People called David Holmes

David HolmesWikipedia David Holmes (March 10 1769 August 20 1832) was the last governor of the Mississippi Territory and the first governor of the State of Mississippi.
David HolmesWikipedia David Holmes (born 14 February 1969) is a Northern Irish DJ, musician and composer.
David HolmesWikipedia David Holmes (born 1981) was the stunt double for Daniel Radcliffe as Harry Potter in the first seven movies, and was credited as playing the role of Adrian Pucey in "the Philosopher's Stone".