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== Record Description  ==
  
== Record Description  ==
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This Collection will include records from 1905 to 1995.<br>
  
 
The collection consists of a name index to birth records created by the California Department of Health Services, Vital Statistics Section in Sacramento.  
 
The collection consists of a name index to birth records created by the California Department of Health Services, Vital Statistics Section in Sacramento.  
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Records collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.<br>
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| text = California Department of Health Services. Birth Index. Vital Statistics Department, Sacramento, California. }}
  
 
== Record Content  ==
 
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== How to Use the Record  ==
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
  
''This section of the article is incomplete. You can help FamilySearch Wiki by supplying appropriate information here.''
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'''To search this collection using the index:'''
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Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.
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The event locations in this collection are listed by county and state and not by city and state. For example, Los Angeles, Kern, San Diego, etc. refer to counties not cities or towns. Burbank, California, is in Los Angeles County as an example.  
  
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
  
''This section of the article is incomplete. You can help FamilySearch Wiki by supplying links to related websites here.''
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[http://www.cdph.ca.gov/certlic/birthdeathmar/pages/default.aspx California Department of Public Health]
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
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*[[California Births and Christenings (FamilySearch Historical Records)|California Births and Christenings (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[California, County Birth and Death Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|California, County Birth and Death Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[California Vital Records|California Vital Records]]  
 
*[[California Vital Records|California Vital Records]]  
 
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== 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.
 
 
<!--bibdescbegin-->California. Birth Index, 1905-1995. California Department of Health Services. Vital Statistics Section, Sacramento, California.<!--bibdescend-->
 
 
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]].
 
  
 
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
 
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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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.  
  
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
 
 
===== Example of a Source Citation for a Record Found in This Collection  =====
 
 
 
*“California, Birth Index, 1905-1995,” database and digital images, ''FamilySearch'' (https://www.familysearch.org: accessed 21 March 2012), Bonnie Jean Potts. Born 22 October 1946, Alameda, California, United States; citing California, Birth Index, 1905-1995, FHL, Salt Lake City, Utah.
 
 
 
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]]. <br>
 
 
 
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Record Description

This Collection will include records from 1905 to 1995.

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 information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Records collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.

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

Record Content

The index includes the following:

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

How to Use the Record

To search this collection using the index:

Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.

The event locations in this collection are listed by county and state and not by city and state. For example, Los Angeles, Kern, San Diego, etc. refer to counties not cities or towns. Burbank, California, is in Los Angeles County as an example.

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.

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