Idaho, Birth Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Record Description ==
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== Record Description ==
  
This collection contains a birth index, 1861-1911 from the Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics of births filed between July 1, 1911 and December 31, 1911. The index also includes births filed with bureau before the office was open.
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This collection contains a birth index, 1861-1911 from the Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics of births filed between July 1, 1911 and December 31, 1911. The index also includes births filed with bureau before the office was open.  
  
=== Citation for This Collection ===
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=== Citation for This Collection ===
  
 
The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.  
 
The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.  
  
{{Collection citation| text =Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics. Idaho, Birth Index, 1861-1911. Idaho Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics, Boise, Idaho.}}
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{{Collection citation| text =Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics. Idaho, Birth Index, 1861-1911. Idaho Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics, Boise, Idaho.}}  
  
== Record Content ==
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== Record Content ==
  
Key genealogical facts found in this collection may include:
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Key genealogical facts found in this index include:  
  
*Full Name of child
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*Name  
*Date and place of birth
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*Birth date
*Father's and Mother's age, birthplace, name
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*Birth place  
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*Parent's names
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*City or town code
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*Certificate number
  
== How to Use the Record ==
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== How to Use the Record ==
  
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To begin your search it is helpful to know the name and other identifying information such as approximate birth date or parents' names..
  
Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.
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==== Search the Collection  ====
  
== Related Websites ==
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Fill in your ancestor’s name in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.
  
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For tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line video at [http://broadcast.lds.org/familysearch/2011-12-03-familysearch-search-tips-1000k-eng.mp4 FamilySearch Search Tips].
  
== Related Wiki Articles ==
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==== Using the Information  ====
  
[[Idaho]]
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When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. The information may lead you to other records about your ancestors. The following examples show ways you can use the information:
  
== Contributions to This Article ==
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*Use the certificate number to request a copy of the death certificate.
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*Use the location find the family in census, church, and land records.
  
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==== Tips to Keep in Mind  ====
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*Continue to search the index and records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives who may have died in the same place or nearby.
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*When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.
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*Be aware that, as with any index, transcription errors may occur.
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==== Unable to Find Your Ancestor?  ====
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*Check for variant spellings of the names.
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*Look for a different index. Local genealogical and historical societies often have indexes to local records.
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== Related Websites  ==
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[http://healthandwelfare.idaho.gov/?TabId=82 Idaho Department of Health and Welfare]
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== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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[[Idaho Vital Records]]
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== Contributions to This Article  ==
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{{Contributor_invite}}  
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
  
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections ==
 
 
When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.  
 
When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.  
  
 
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
 
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].

Revision as of 15:27, 29 November 2012

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records scheduled to become available at FamilySearch.org.

Contents

Record Description

This collection contains a birth index, 1861-1911 from the Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics of births filed between July 1, 1911 and December 31, 1911. The index also includes births filed with bureau before the office was open.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics. Idaho, Birth Index, 1861-1911. Idaho Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics, Boise, Idaho.

Record Content

Key genealogical facts found in this index include:

  • Name
  • Birth date
  • Birth place
  • Parent's names
  • City or town code
  • Certificate number

How to Use the Record

To begin your search it is helpful to know the name and other identifying information such as approximate birth date or parents' names..

Search the Collection

Fill in your ancestor’s name in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.

For tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line video at FamilySearch Search Tips.

Using the Information

When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. The information may lead you to other records about your ancestors. The following examples show ways you can use the information:

  • Use the certificate number to request a copy of the death certificate.
  • Use the location find the family in census, church, and land records.

Tips to Keep in Mind

  • Continue to search the index and records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives who may have died in the same place or nearby.
  • When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.
  • Be aware that, as with any index, transcription errors may occur.

Unable to Find Your Ancestor?

  • Check for variant spellings of the names.
  • Look for a different index. Local genealogical and historical societies often have indexes to local records.

Related Websites

Idaho Department of Health and Welfare

Related Wiki Articles

Idaho Vital Records

Contributions to This Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.


Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.

A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.