Records of John Edwin Holmes on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your John Edwin Holmes 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 John Edwin Holmes and the Holmes Genealogy

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

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Holmes Family History 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.

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Holmes Forums

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Miscellaneous Holmes Databases

Study the Ellis Island Database for information on John Edwin 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 John Edwin Holmes

John Edwin HolmesWikipedia John Edwin Holmes (1809?1863) was the first Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin.