Records of Peter Simpson on Ancestry

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

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

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Investigate for the UK registered births, marriages and deaths of Peter Simpson using the FreeBMD database.

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Simpson Genealogy Databases

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Miscellaneous Simpson Databases

Check out the Ellis Island Database for information on Peter Simpson. 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 Peter Simpson

Peter SimpsonWikipedia Peter Frederick Simpson (born January 13, 1945) is an English former football player.
Peter SimpsonWikipedia Peter Simpson (circa 1904/1905?March 1974) was a Scottish football player of the 1920s and 1930s many of whose top-scoring records remain unequalled to this day.
Peter SimpsonWikipedia Peter Wilson Simpson (born 21 September 1940) is an English former professional footballer.