Records of Tom Smith on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Tom 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 Tom Smith and the Smith Family Tree

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

Look at the huge Ancestry records Database for Births, Marriages and Deaths of Tom Smith.

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Investigate for the UK registered births, marriages and deaths of Tom Smith using the FreeBMD database.

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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.

Study the WikiTree database for user contributed records for Tom Smith.

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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

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

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