Records of Simon Holmes on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Simon Holmes 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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DNA

Sometimes you can run into a brick wall in your tree and you just don't have enough evidence to make that next step back in time. A DNA test can sometimes help to make a link to a particular family name if you find you share common DNA with people who have the same or similar surnames as each other. If you are lucky then you may get a match within a few generations and discover some Simon Holmes ancestors. Additionally, the modern DNA test can give you a breakdown of your ethnic mix - you may be surprised at the results!

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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for Simon Holmes and the Holmes Family Tree

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

Investigate Parish Records for Simon Holmes at Find My Past.

Explore for the UK registered births, marriages and deaths of Simon Holmes using the FreeBMD database.

Check out Genealogy BankGenealogy Bank for Simon Holmes records.

Investigate MyHeritage for Simon Holmes information.

Study the LDS Database for records about Simon Holmes.

Research the Holmes surname using fold3 Military Archives and view images of original Holmes Military records.

ukDid you know that there are currently 48582 people with the Holmes surname in the UK? Holmes is now ranked number 84 for popularity in the UK.

Holmes Family Tree 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.

Check out the WikiTree database for user contributed records for Simon Holmes.

Study MyTrees for information on the Holmes family and people looking to contact living Holmes relations.

Investigate One Great Family for Holmes records submitted by people who are already researching the Holmes Family Tree.

Find Simon Holmes from Ireland on findmypast.ie

Holmes 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.

Research the Holmes surname using Genealogy.com forums .

ukDid you know that there are currently 197486 people with the Holmes surname in the USA? Holmes is ranked number 92 for popularity in the USA.

Miscellaneous Holmes Databases

Explore the Ellis Island Database for information on Simon Holmes. This database contains over 25 million immigration records detailing passengers arriving in the United States of America.

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