Schmidt records on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Robert Schmidt 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 Robert Schmidt and the Schmidt Family History

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Robert Schmidt 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 enableing you to fill out more detail in the Robert Schmidt family tree.

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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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Some Famous People called Robert Schmidt

Robert SchmidtWiki DetailRobert Schmidt (15 May 1864 - 16 September 1943) was a German politician and member of the SPD.