Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Births (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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This collection is a name index to birth registers from the Board of Health in the city of Philadelphia. It also includes birth returns filed by physican, midwife and area hospitals and other facilities.
The key genealogical facts found in the Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Births collection May contain the following information:
- Date of birth of Child
- Name of Child
- Place of Birth (Address No. and street)
- Names of Parents
- Occupation of Father
- Name of Physician
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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections
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Examples of Source Citations for a Record Found in a Collection
- “Delaware Marriage Records,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org: accessed 4 March 2011), entry for William Anderson and Elizabeth Baynard Henry, married 23 November 1913; citing marriage certificate no. 859; FHL microfilm 2,025,063; Delaware Bureau of Archives and Records Management, Dover.
- “El Salvador Civil Registration,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org: accessed 21 March 2011), entry for Jose Maria Antonio del Carmen, born 9 April 1880; citing La Libertad, San Juan Opico, Nacimientos 1879-1893, image 50; Ministerio Archivo Civil de la Alcaldia Municipal de San Salvador.
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.
"Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Births,1860-1915." FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org). Board of Health, City of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. FHL microfilm, 461 reels. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
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