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This page will give you additional guidance and resources to find birth information for your ancestor. Use this page after first completing the birth section of the  [[User:Williamsda/Sandbox15#Search a birth index|Ohio Guided Research]] page.
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Mandatory birth registration started in 1908.  Some counties began recording births in 1867, although registration was often incomplete. Births before 1867 in this index are from delayed births filed with the county and are only available for a few counties.
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=== Additional Databases and Online Resources ===
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*1821-1962: {{RecordSearch|1680845|Ohio Births and Christenings, 1821-1962}} - Index only
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*1774-1973: [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2541 Ohio, Births and Christenings Index, 1774-1973] at [https://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] - ($), Index only
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*1908-1964: [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3146 Ohio, Birth Index, 1908-1964] at [https://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] - ($), Index only
  
== Purpose ==
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=== Additional Records with Birth Information ===
Adding city directory links to the Directories heading on specific county pages.
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| colspan="2" | '''Use these substitute records to locate birth information about your ancestor:'''
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| width="25%" | [[User:Batsondl/Sandbox 35#Death and Burial|Death Records]] 
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| width="75%" | May include the deceased individual's birthday or age at death is given, suggesting an approximate birthdate by subtracting the age from the death date.
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| width="25%" | [[Ohio Cemeteries|Cemetery Records]]
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| width="75%" | Tombstone inscriptions and records created when a deceased individual was interred in a cemetery.
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| width="25%" | [[Ohio Census|Census Records]]
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| width="75%" | Census records from 1830 onward give ages of the recorded individuals, allowing researchers to calculate birth years. 
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| width="25%" | [[Ohio Church Records|Church Records]]
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| width="75%" | Include baptism records, which occasionally give the individual's birthday. Also includes death and burial records, sometimes giving individual's age at death, allowing researchers to calculate approximate birth years. In order to access these records, researchers need to know the church their ancestor attended.
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| width="25%" | [[Ohio Newspapers|Newspapers]]
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| width="75%" | Contain obituaries. Before the 21st century, obituaries were mostly restricted to leading members of a community or for those who died in an unusual manner. While the majority of the population did not have their own obituaries, such records often give the individual's age at death, and sometimes include birth information.
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| width="25%" | [[Ohio Military Records|Military Records]]
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| width="75%" | May provide the age and/or birth date of the individuals who served in military positions.
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| [[United States Bible Records|Bible Records]]
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| May include dates of birth for family members
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== Task List ==
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[[FamilySearch_Wiki:WikiProject_Colorado_Task_List#Directories|Task List]]
 
 
 
 
 
== Instructions ==
 
1.  Go to the [[FamilySearch_Wiki:WikiProject_Colorado_Task_List#Directories|Task List]] and sign this project out.  You will be adding specific collections on specific counties of Colorado and completing the whole task.<br>
 
 
 
2. Links have been given to quickly go to the county page, you are to paste the link. <br>
 
 
 
3. If there are collections already listed on the page, add these new collections in chronological order. <br>
 
 
 
4. Go to each county listed below and copy the corresponding wikitext. <br>
 
  
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=== Tips for finding births ===
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Success with marriage records depends on a few key points.
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*Your ancestor's name may misspelled. Try the following search tactics:
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:*Try searching for the parents if known.  Sometimes a child's first name is not on the birth record.
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:*Try different spelling variations of the first and last name of your ancestor.
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:*Try a given name search (leave out the last names)
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*Expand the date range of the search.
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*Try searching with the state name only instead of by county.
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*If your ancestor's name is common, try adding more information to narrow the search.
 
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[[Alamosa County, Colorado Genealogy|Alamosa County]]<br>
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<nowiki>*'''1911''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2469 Alamosa, Colorado, City Directory, 1911 ] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] - ($), Index and images</nowiki><br><br>
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[[Boulder County, Colorado Genealogy|Boulder]]<br>
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<nowiki>*'''1896-1949''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2469 Boulder, Colorado, City Directories, various dates, 1896-1949] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] - ($), Index and images</nowiki><br><br>
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<nowiki>*'''1912-1943''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2469 Longmont, Colorado, City Directories, various dates, 1912-1943] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] - ($), Index and images</nowiki><br><br>
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=== Known Record Gaps ===
[[El Paso County, Colorado Genealogy|El Paso County]]<br>
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Mandatory birth registration started in 1908. Some counties began recording births in 1867, although registration was often incomplete. Births before 1867 in this index are from delayed births filed with the county and are only available for a few counties.  
<nowiki>*'''1897-1988''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2469 Colorado Springs, Colorado, City Directory, various dates, 1897-1988] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] - ($), Index and images</nowiki><br><br>
 
 
 
[[Teller County, Colorado Genealogy|Teller County]]<br>
 
<nowiki>*'''1900, 1902, 1905''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2469 Cripple Creek, Colorado, City Directory, 1900, 1902, 1905] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] - ($), Index and images</nowiki><br><br>
 
 
 
[[Delta County, Colorado Genealogy|Delta County]]<br>
 
<nowiki>*'''1912''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2469 Cripple Creek, Colorado, City Directory, 1912] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] - ($), Index and images</nowiki><br><br>
 
 
 
[[Denver County, Colorado Genealogy|Denver County]]<br>
 
<nowiki>*'''1866-1979''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2469 Denver, Colorado, City Directories, various dates, 1866-1979] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] - ($), Index and images</nowiki><br><br>
 
 
 
[[La Plata County, Colorado Genealogy|La Plata County]]<br>
 
<nowiki>*'''1911''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2469 Durango, Colorado, City Directory, 1911] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] - ($), Index and images</nowiki><br><br>
 
 
 
[[Fremont County, Colorado Genealogy|Fremont County]]<br>
 
<nowiki>*'''1905''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2469 Florence, Colorado, City Directory, 1905] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] - ($), Index and images</nowiki><br><br>
 
 
 
[[Larimer County, Colorado Genealogy|Larimer County]]<br>
 
<nowiki>*'''1906-1995'' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2469 Fort Collins, Colorado, City Directories, various dates, 1906-1995] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] - ($), Index and images</nowiki><br><br>
 
<nowiki>*'''1973-1975'' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2469 Loveland, Colorado, City Directories, 1973-1975] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] - ($), Index and images</nowiki><br><br>
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
[[Mesa County, Colorado Genealogy|Mesa County]]<br>
 
<nowiki>*'''1902-1994'' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2469 Grand Junction, Colorado, City Directories, various dates, 1902-1994] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] - ($), Index and images</nowiki><br><br>
 
 
 
[[Weld County, Colorado Genealogy|Weld County]]<br>
 
<nowiki>*'''1906-1946'' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2469 Greeley, Colorado, City Directories, various dates, 1906-1946] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] - ($), Index and images</nowiki><br><br>
 
 
 
[[Jefferson County, Colorado Genealogy|Jefferson County]]<br>
 
<nowiki>*'''1932-1933'' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2469 Jefferson County, Colorado, City Directories, 1932-1933] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] - ($), Index and images</nowiki><br><br>
 
 
 
[[Larimer County, Colorado Genealogy|Larimer County]]<br>
 
<nowiki>*'''1975'' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2469 Larimer County, Colorado, City Directory, 1975] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] - ($), Index and images</nowiki><br><br>
 
 
 
[[Lake County, Colorado Genealogy|Lake County]]<br>
 
<nowiki>*'''1880-1913'' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2469 Leadville, Colorado, City Directories, various dates, 1880-1913] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] - ($), Index and images</nowiki><br><br>
 
 
 
 
 
[[Montrose County, Colorado Genealogy|Montrose County]]<br>
 
<nowiki>*'''1912'' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2469 Montrose, Colorado, City Directory, 1912] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] - ($), Index and images</nowiki><br><br>
 
 
 
[[Pueblo County, Colorado Genealogy|Pueblo County]]<br>
 
<nowiki>*'''1879-1991'' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2469 Pueblo, Colorado, City Directories, various dates, 1879-1991] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] - ($), Index and images</nowiki><br><br>
 
  
[[Chaffee County, Colorado Genealogy|Chaffee County]]<br>
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<nowiki>*'''1903-1913'' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2469 Salida, Colorado, City Directories, various dates, 1903-1913] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] - ($), Index and images</nowiki><br><br>
 
  
5. Once you have added the collection on the particular county page, add in the Edit Summary field: Added city directory links
 
  
6. Preview the page to make sure the links work and things are formatted correctly.  If they work, save the page.
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[[Category:Ohio Vital Records]][[Category:Guided Research]]

Latest revision as of 21:34, 26 October 2017

Ohio Births - Why can't I find the record?

This page will give you additional guidance and resources to find birth information for your ancestor. Use this page after first completing the birth section of the Ohio Guided Research page.


Other records to search




Improve searching

[hide]


Tips for finding births

Success with marriage records depends on a few key points.

  • Your ancestor's name may misspelled. Try the following search tactics:
  • Try searching spelling variations for your ancestor.
  • Try searching for the parents if known. Sometimes a child's first name is not on the birth record.
  • Try different spelling variations of the first and last name of your ancestor.
  • Try a given name search (leave out the last names)
  • Expand the date range of the search.
  • Try searching with the state name only instead of by county.
  • If your ancestor's name is common, try adding more information to narrow the search.





Why the record may not exist

[hide]


Known Record Gaps

Mandatory birth registration started in 1908. Some counties began recording births in 1867, although registration was often incomplete. Births before 1867 in this index are from delayed births filed with the county and are only available for a few counties.