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:*Most states began recording births between 1900 and 1930, but they started in different years.  
 
:*Most states began recording births between 1900 and 1930, but they started in different years.  
:*'''Restrictions:''' Births after 1900 often have restrictions on who can see them. Each state has its own laws. One state may have births for some years available to everyone while other states may limit access to relatives.
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:*'''Restrictions:''' Births after 1900 often have restrictions on who can see them. Each state has its own laws. One state may have births for some years available to everyone while other states may limit access to relatives.  
:*'''New England states'' started recording births on the town level starting as early as the first residents of the town.  
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:*'''New England states''' started recording births on the town level starting as early as the first residents of the town.  
:*Some '''Midwest states'' began recording births on the county level as early as the 1860s.
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:*Some '''Midwest states''' began recording births on the county level as early as the 1860s.
 
:*Information gathered by state and county officials differs from each state.
 
  
 
[[User:BatsonDL/Sandbox 5|Learn more about U.S. Birth Records]]
 
[[User:BatsonDL/Sandbox 5|Learn more about U.S. Birth Records]]

Revision as of 18:41, 6 February 2013

Finding United States Birth Records

About United States Birth Records

  • Most states began recording births between 1900 and 1930, but they started in different years.
  • Restrictions: Births after 1900 often have restrictions on who can see them. Each state has its own laws. One state may have births for some years available to everyone while other states may limit access to relatives.
  • New England states started recording births on the town level starting as early as the first residents of the town.
  • Some Midwest states began recording births on the county level as early as the 1860s.

Learn more about U.S. Birth Records

How to Start: Where Did the Birth Occur?

To find a birth record, choose the state the birth occurred: