Records of Gordon Smith on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Gordon Smith 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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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for Gordon Smith and the Smith Family Tree

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

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Some Famous People called Gordon Smith

Gordon SmithWiki DetailGordon Smith (25 May 1924 ? 7 August 2004) was a Scottish association football player.
Gordon H. SmithWiki DetailGordon Harold Smith (born May 25, 1952) is a former United States Senator and businessman from the state of Oregon.
Gordon SmithWiki DetailGordon Duffield Smith (born 29 September 1954) is a former football player who played for Rangers and Brighton & Hove Albion.
Gordon SmithWiki DetailGordon Smith (born Flin Flon, Manitoba, Canada 1950, died January 9, 2006) was an inventor, machinist and tool and die maker notable for inventing the KISS SCUBA diving rebreather.
Gordon SmithWiki DetailGordon Chilton Smith (born April 9, 1939 in Douglas, Arizona) is a former professional American football player who played tight end for five seasons for the Minnesota Vikings.
Gordon SmithWiki DetailGordon Smith (born 6 July 1962, in the Gorbals, Glasgow) is a psychic medium.