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Finding United States Birth Records
  
For Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lancaster, Lehigh, Montgomery Northampton - add the following in wikitext to the list of databases in chronological and alphabetical order:
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Learn more/FAQ
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'''Why would I want to search for a birth record?'''<br>
  
:*'''1795-1952''' – {{RecordSearch|1937344|Pennsylvania, Eastern District Naturalization Indexes, 1795-1952}} on [http://familysearch.org FamilySearch.org] - free, National Archives publication M1248, browsesable images of card index<br>
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:*May give the exact date and place where the child was born
:*'''1795-1931''' – {{RecordSearch|1913395|Pennsylvania, Eastern District Petitions for Naturalization, 1795-1931}} on [http://familysearch.org FamilySearch.org] - free, National Archives publication M1522, browsesable images of petitions, no index, use index listed above<br>
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:*May indicate where the parents were born
:*'''1795-1930''' – [http://www.fold3.com/titleinfo.php?id=117&title=naturalizations_pa_eastern%2F&xid=319 Naturalization Petitions for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1795-1930] on [http://www.fold3.com/ Fold3.com] - ($), National Archives publication M1522, incomplete for all counties<br>
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:*Help you extend a generation to the parents of the child.
:*'''1795-1930''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1554 Naturalization Petitions for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania] located in ''Selected US Naturalization Records - Original Documents, 1790-1974'' on [http://ancestry.com Ancestry.com] - ($), National Archives publication M1522<br>
 
  
For Adams, Bradford, Cameron, Carbon, centre, Clinton, Columbia, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lebanon,Luzerne, Lycoming, Mifflin, Monroe, Montour, Northumberland, Perry, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Wayne, Wyoming, York - add in wikitext the following to the list of databases in chronological and alphabetical order:
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'''What information does a birth record include?'''<br>
  
:*'''1901-1930''' – [http://www.fold3.com/titleinfo.php?id=118&title=naturalizations_pa_middle%2F&xid=319 Naturalization Petitions of the U.S. Circuit and District Courts for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, 1906-1930; and 1901-1906] on [http://www.fold3.com/ Fold3.com] - ($), National Archives publication M1622, Middle District court was created in 1901, for earlier dates try the Eastern and Western District court records<br>
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:*Name of child
:*'''1901-1930''' - [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1193 Middle District, US Circuit and District Courts: Naturalization petitions, 1906-1930] located in ''U.S. Naturalization Records - Original Documents, 1795-1972 (World Archives Project)'' on [http://ancestry.com Ancestry.com] - ($), National Archives publication M1622, Middle District court was created in 1901, for earlier dates try the Eastern and Western District court records<br>
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:*Birth date and place of child
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:*Father’s name
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:*Mother’s name including maiden
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:*Birthplaces of parents
  
For counties Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Blair, Butler, Cambria, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Greene, Indiana, Jefferson, Lawrence, McKean, Mercer, Somerset, Venango, Warren, Washington and Westmoreland - add in wikitext the following to the list of databases in chronological and alphabetical order:  
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'''What you need to know about birth records in the U.S.:'''<br>
  
:*'''1820-1906''' – [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1192 Index to Declarations and Petitions in the Western District of Pennsylvania, US Circuit and District Courts] located in ''US Naturalization Records Indexes, 1794-1995'' on [http://ancestry.com Ancestry.com] - ($), National Archives publication M1208<br>
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:*Each state has a different year when births began to be recorded depending on when their state law was passed.
:*'''1820-1930''' – [http://www.fold3.com/titleinfo.php?id=119&title=naturalizations_pa_western%2F&xid=319 Naturalization Petitions of the U.S. District Court, 1820-1930, and Circuit Court, 1820-1911, for the Western District of Pennsylvania] on [http://www.fold3.com/ Fold3.com] - ($), National Archives publication M1537, incomplete for all counties<br>
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:*Information gathered by state and county officials differs from each state.  
:*'''1820-1930''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1554 Naturalization Petitions of the U.S. District Court, 1820-1930, and Circuit Court, 1820-1911, for the Western District of Pennsylvania] located in ''Selected US Naturalization Records - Original Documents, 1790-1974'' on [http://ancestry.com Ancestry.com] - ($), National Archives publication M1537<br>
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:*Most states began recording births between 1900 and 1930.
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:*New England states started recording births on the town level starting as early as the first residents of the town.  
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:*Some states in the Midwest began recording births on the county level as early as 1860s.

Revision as of 18:36, 1 February 2013

Finding United States Birth Records

Learn more/FAQ Why would I want to search for a birth record?

  • May give the exact date and place where the child was born
  • May indicate where the parents were born
  • Help you extend a generation to the parents of the child.

What information does a birth record include?

  • Name of child
  • Birth date and place of child
  • Father’s name
  • Mother’s name including maiden
  • Birthplaces of parents

What you need to know about birth records in the U.S.:

  • Each state has a different year when births began to be recorded depending on when their state law was passed.
  • Information gathered by state and county officials differs from each state.
  • Most states began recording births between 1900 and 1930.
  • New England states started recording births on the town level starting as early as the first residents of the town.
  • Some states in the Midwest began recording births on the county level as early as 1860s.