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Texas, Harrison County Delayed Birth Records, 1860-1933
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Harrison, Texas, 
United States
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Location of Harrison County, Texas
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Location of Texas
Record Description
Record Type Delayed births
Collection years 1860-1933
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Texas State Library, Archives Division, Austin


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

This collection consists of delayed birth records from Harrison County, Texas for years 1860-1933. Some of the pages are damaged and some of the title boards are incorrectly labeled.


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  • Child's name
  • Child's sex
  • Birth date
  • Birthplace
  • Certificate Number
  • Father's name
  • Father's Birthplace
  • Father's Age
  • Father's Race
  • Mother's name
  • Mother's Age
  • Mother's Race
  • Mother's Birthplace

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