Tennessee, Montgomery County Delayed Birth Certificates - FamilySearch Historical Records

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Tennessee, Montgomery County Delayed Birth Certificates, 1880-1910
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Montgomery, Tennessee, 
United States
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Record Description
Record Type Delayed Births
Collection years 1880-1910
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Montgomery County Archives


What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

Delayed birth certificate records from the county court in Montgomery County, Tennessee for years 1880-1910. The microfilm of the originals is held at the Montgomery City Archives in Clarksville, Tennesee.

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Court Order

  • Name
  • Sex
  • Color
  • Place and date of birth

  • Incorrect items
  • Correct items
  • Evidence
  • Date submitted

Court document

  • Name
  • Birth date and place
  • Sex

  • Color
  • Full name of father and mother and their birthplace
  • Affidavit person and how related
  • Judge and name of court

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