User:HardestyPN/Births Post 1969
Births After 1969
If you know the exact date of birth, you can order a copy of the certificate if you are:
- The person on the certificate
- The parents and grandparents of person on the certificate
- The wife or husband of the person on the certificate
- The children and grandchildren of the person on the certificate
- The brothers or sisters of the person on the certificate
- Anyone who has legal interest in the certificate
A copy of the birth record cannot be obtained by anyone else until after 100 years from the date of the birth.
Order a copy of the birth certificate from the Vital Registration office.
If you do not know the exact date of death:
For a fee, the Vital Registration office will do a 3 year search.
Substitutes for birth record information:
- Church Records: Depending on the denomination, church records may contain information about birth, marriage and death.
- Cemetery Records: Cemetery records are a rich source of birth and death information. These records may also reveal family relationships.
- Census: Census records are a valuable source for birth and marriage information.
- Newspapers: Besides obituaries, local newspapers may contain birth and marriage announcements and death notices. Also check newspaper social columns for additional information.