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===relationships/occupations===
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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 ===
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! bgcolor="#cccccc" scope="col" | Abbreviation
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| colspan="2" | '''Use these substitute records to locate birth information about your ancestor:'''
! bgcolor="#cccccc" scope="col" | Definition
 
 
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|Ad
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| width="25%" | [[User:Batsondl/Sandbox 35#Death and Burial|Death Records]] 
|Adopted
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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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|Ad.Cl
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| width="25%" | [[Ohio Cemeteries|Cemetery Records]]
|Adopted child
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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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|Ad.D
 
|Adopted Daughter
 
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*Adopted Grandchild.....Ad.GCl
 
*Adopted Mother...........Ad.M
 
*Adopted Son...............Ad.S
 
*Apprentice............llAp
 
*Attendant...............At
 
*Assistant.............Asst
 
*Aunt.....................A
 
*Aunt-In-Law.............Al
 
*Bartender..............Bar
 
*Boarder.................Bo
 
*Bound Girl..........B.Girl
 
*Bound Boy............B.Boy
 
*Brother.................Br
 
*Brother-In-Law..........Bl
 
*Butler..................Bu
 
*Captain................Cap
 
*Chamber Maid...........Cha
 
*Child...................Cl
 
*Coachman...............Coa
 
*Companion..............Com
 
*Cousin...................C
 
*Cousin-In-Law..........Cil
 
*Daughter.................D
 
*Daughter-In-Law.........Dl
 
*Day Laborer............Dla
 
*Dish Washer.............Dw
 
*Domestic...............Dom
 
*Employee................Emp
 
*Engineer.................En
 
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*Farm Hand..............Fa.H
 
*Farm Laborer...........Fa.L
 
*Farm Worker............Fa.w
 
*Father....................F
 
*Father-in-Law............Fl
 
*Fireman..................Fi
 
*First Cousin........First C
 
*Foster Brother.........Fo.B
 
*Foster Father..........Fo.F
 
*Foster Mother..........Fo.M
 
*Foster Sister.........Fo.Si
 
*Foster Son.............Fo.S
 
*God Child............God Cl
 
*Governess................Go
 
*Grand Child.............Gcl
 
*Grand Daughter...........Gd
 
*Grand Father.............Gf
 
*Grand Mother.............Gm
 
*Grand Mother-In-Law.....Gml
 
*Grand Son................Gs
 
*Grand Son-In-Law........Gsl
 
*Great Grandfather.......Ggf
 
*Grand Niece or Great....Gni
 
*Grand Nephew or Great....Gn
 
*Great Aunt...............Ga
 
*Great Uncle..............Gu
 
*Great Grandmother.......Ggm
 
*Great-Great-Grandfather.Gggf
 
*Great-Great-Grandmother.Gggm
 
*Guardian.................Gua
 
*Half Sister.............H.Si
 
*Half Sister-In-Law.....H.Sil
 
*Half Brother..............Hb
 
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*Half Brother-In-Law.....H.bl
 
*Herder....................He
 
*Hired Girl..............H.Gi
 
*Hired Hand...............H.H
 
*Hireling.................Hlg
 
*Housekeeper...............Hk
 
*Housemaid.............H.maid
 
*House worker..............Hw
 
*Inmate...........I or Inmate
 
*Laborer...................La
 
*Laundry..................Lau
 
*Lodger.....................L
 
*Manager..................Man
 
*Matron...................Mat
 
*Mother.....................M
 
*Mother-In-Law.............Ml
 
*Nephew.....................N
 
*Nephew-In-Law.............Nl
 
*Niece.....................Ni
 
*Nice-In-Law..............Nil
 
*Nurse.....................Nu
 
*Officer....................O
 
*Partner (share common abode)..Pa
 
*Patient....................P
 
*Physician.................Ph
 
*Porter...................Por
 
*Principal................Pri
 
*Prisoner..................Pr
 
*Private...................Prv
 
*Pupil.....................Pu
 
*Roomer.....................R
 
*Sailor....................Sa
 
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*Sales lady...............Sal
 
*Servant...................Se
 
*Servant's Child........Se.Cl
 
*Sister....................Si
 
*Sister-In-Law............Sil
 
*Son........................S
 
*Son-In-Law................Sl
 
*Step Brother..............Sb
 
*Step Brother-in-Law......Sbl
 
*Step Child...............Scl
 
*Step Daughter.............Sd
 
*Step Daughter-in-Law.....Sdl
 
*Step Father...............Sf
 
*Step Father-in-Law.......Sfl
 
*Step Granddaughter.......Sgd
 
*Step Grandson............Sgs
 
*Step Mother...............Sm
 
*Step Mother-In-Law.......Sml
 
*Step Sister..............Ssi
 
*Step Sister-In-Law......Ssil
 
*Step Son..................Ss
 
*Step Son-In-Law..........Ssl
 
*Superintendent............Su
 
*Tenant...................Ten
 
*Uncle......................U
 
*Uncle-In-Law..............Ul
 
*Visitor...................Wi
 
*Waiter....................Wt
 
*Waitress.................Wai
 
*Warden....................Wa
 
*Wife.......................W
 
*Workman..................Wlm
 
 
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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 spelling variations for your ancestor.
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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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=== 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.  
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===Military Abbreviations 1910 Column 30===
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*UA Survivor of Union Army
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[[Category:Ohio Vital Records]][[Category:Guided Research]]
*UN Survivor of Union Navy
 
*CA Survivor of Confederate Army
 
*CN Survivor of Confederate Navy
 

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.