Shaw records on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Richard G. Shaw family tree. A vast range of data is available to search ranging from census records, births, deaths and marriages, military records and immigration records to name but a few. 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 Richard G. Shaw and the Shaw Genealogy

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Richard G. Shaw 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 below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. 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 enableing you to fill out more detail in the Richard G. Shaw family tree.

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