Records of Neil Smith on Ancestry

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

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

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Smith 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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Smith 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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Miscellaneous Smith Databases

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Some Famous People called Neil Smith

Neil SmithWiki DetailNeil Smith (born January 9, 1955 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian ice hockey broadcaster and previously the general manager of the New York Rangers from 1989?2000.
Neil SmithWiki DetailNeil Smith (born April 10, 1966 in New Orleans, Louisiana) is a former American football defensive end in the National Football League.
Neil SmithWiki DetailNeil Smith was a first class cricketer who played for Yorkshire County Cricket Club in 1970 before moving to Essex where he enjoyed a successful county career until 1981.
Neil SmithWiki DetailNeil Smith is a Canadian short story writer.