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Information about creating source citations for FamilySearch Historical Collections is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]].
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[[California, Birth Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]  
 
 
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When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.  
 
When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.  
  
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection ===
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=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection ===
  
 
*“California, Birth Index, 1905-1995,” database, ''FamilySearch'' (https://familysearch.org: accessed 26 March 2012), &nbsp;Bonnie Jean Potts, 22 October 1946; citing California, Birth Index, 1905-1995, California Department of Health Services, Vital Statistics Section, Sacramento, California.
 
*“California, Birth Index, 1905-1995,” database, ''FamilySearch'' (https://familysearch.org: accessed 26 March 2012), &nbsp;Bonnie Jean Potts, 22 October 1946; citing California, Birth Index, 1905-1995, California Department of Health Services, Vital Statistics Section, Sacramento, California.

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Record Description

The collection consists of a name index to birth records created by the California Department of Health Services, Vital Statistics Section in Sacramento.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org Historical Records. It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

California Department of Health Services. Birth Index. Vital Statistics Department, Sacramento, California.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

The index includes the following:

  • Name
  • Date and place of birth
  • Sex
  • Mother's surname

How to Use the Record

Use the information in this index to obtain a birth certificate from the California Department of Public Health.

Related Websites

California Department of Public Health

Related Wiki Articles

Contributions to This Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.


Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.

Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

  • “California, Birth Index, 1905-1995,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 26 March 2012),  Bonnie Jean Potts, 22 October 1946; citing California, Birth Index, 1905-1995, California Department of Health Services, Vital Statistics Section, Sacramento, California.

A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.