Records of John Addison on Ancestry

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

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

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Study for the UK registered births, marriages and deaths of John Addison using the FreeBMD database.

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Miscellaneous Addison Databases

Investigate the Ellis Island Database for information on John Addison. 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 Addison

John AddisonWikipedia John Mervyn Addison (16 March 1920 ? 7 December 1998) was a British composer best known for his film scores.
John Hollings AddisonWikipedia John Hollings Addison (born December 18, 1929) is a Canadian politician and business executive.

Other names that sound a bit like Addison

Family names can get corrupted over time, particularly where literacy was not as good. The following list contains some names that have similar sounds so you may want to also look at one or two of the more likely possibilites.

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