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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
  
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=== Additional Records with Birth Information ===
Add additional databases and fix a heading for the Colorado Census section
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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#Additional Census Info Task List|Task List]]
 
  
== Instructions ==
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1Go to the [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Colorado Task List#Additional Census Info Task List|Task List]] and sign out a section of counties to work on.
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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 knownSometimes a child's first name is not on the birth record.
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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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=== Known Record Gaps ===
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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.  
  
2.  Go do the Census heading on the first county.
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=== Step 1 - take out previous content ===
 
3.  If the following database is listed under the heading, State and Territory Census Records, cut and paste it under the heading, Federal Census Records and it's subsequent paragraph.<br>
 
 
<nowiki>*'''1860-1940''' Colorado Census Records from 1860 to 1940 at [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&placeId=378&query=%2Bplace%3A%22United%20States%2C%20Colorado%22%20%2Bsubject%3ACensus FamilySearch.org] — index/imagescount=20&placeId=378&query=%2Bplace%3A%22United%20States%2C%20Colorado%22%20%2Bsubject%3ACensus FamilySearch.org] — index/images</nowiki><br>
 
 
=== Step 2 - add new content ===
 
5. Add the following wikitext before the 1885 State Census database links so it's in chronological order. directly after the heading, State and Territory Census Records<br><br>
 
 
<nowiki>*'''1860''' - {{RecordSearch|1473181|United States Census, 1860}} at [https://familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch Historical Records] — index and images; Colorado was included in the 1860 Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, and Utah Territories Censuses</nowiki><br>
 
<nowiki>*'''1870''' - {{RecordSearch|1438024|United States Census, 1870}} at [https://familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch Historical Records] — index and images; Colorado Territory Census</nowiki><br>
 
 
=== Step 3 - add new content ===
 
5. Add the following wikitext in place of what you just deleted directly after the heading, Federal Census Records<br><br>
 
 
<nowiki>*'''1860-1940''' Colorado Census Records from 1860 to 1940 at [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&placeId=378&query=%2Bplace%3A%22United%20States%2C%20Colorado%22%20%2Bsubject%3ACensus FamilySearch.org] — index/images</nowiki><br>
 
 
 
 
 
<nowiki>*'''1850''' - {{RecordSearch|1401638|United States Census, 1850}} at [https://familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch Historical Records] — index and images; Nevada was included in both the 1850 New Mexico and Utah Territory Censuses.</nowiki><br>
 
<nowiki>*'''1860''' - {{RecordSearch|1473181|United States Census, 1860}} at [https://familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch Historical Records] — index and images; Nevada was included in both the 1860 New Mexico and Utah Territory Censuses.</nowiki><br>
 
<nowiki>*'''1860''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3560 Nevada, Compiled Census Index, 1860-1910] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] - ($), index</nowiki><br>
 
<nowiki>*'''1862-1863''' - [http://www.nvgenweb.org/nvtax.txt 1862-1863 Nevada Territory Tax List] - Index</nowiki><br>
 
<nowiki>*'''1875''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4873 Nevada State Census, 1875] at [http://search.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — ($), index</nowiki><br><br>
 
 
6. Preview the page to make sure the links and information look correct.<br>
 
 
7. Add to the Summary field, "added census databases" and save the page.<br>
 
 
8.  Once you are finished with your counties, go back to the Task List and add the date you completed your section of counties.<br>
 
  
 
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[[Category:Ohio Vital Records]][[Category:Guided Research]]
=== Census Records ===
 
{{NV Census Intro}}
 
==== Territory and State Census Records ====
 
*'''1850''' - {{RecordSearch|1401638|United States Census, 1850}} at [https://familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch Historical Records] — index and images; Nevada was included in both the 1850 New Mexico and Utah Territory Censuses.
 
*'''1860''' - {{RecordSearch|1473181|United States Census, 1860}} at [https://familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch Historical Records] — index and images; Nevada was included in both the 1860 New Mexico and Utah Territory Censuses.
 
*'''1860''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3560 Nevada, Compiled Census Index, 1860-1910] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] - ($), index
 
*'''1862-1863''' - [http://www.nvgenweb.org/nvtax.txt 1862-1863 Nevada Territory Tax List] - Index
 
*'''1875''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4873 Nevada State Census, 1875] at [http://search.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — ($), index
 
 
 
==== Federal Census Records ====
 
Federal Censuses were taken for the state of Nevada starting in 1870.  Although, those living in south-eastern Nevada in 1870 may be enumerated in Utah or Arizona because of disputed boundaries with Nevada.<ref>William Thorndale and William Dollarhide, Map Guide to the U.S. Federal Censuses (Bountiful, UT: American Genealogical Lending Library, 1985), page 212.</ref> For links to Federal Census indexes, see [[Nevada Census]].
 
 
 
 
 
[[Category:WikiProject United States]]
 

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.