User:HardestyPN/Sandbox Births 1931 to 1969

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Finding U.S. Birth Records go to West Virginia Birth Records go to Births Between 1931 to 1969

Births between 1931 to 1969

Step ONE: Find the birth in the Index

Index Only

  • 1853-1969 West Virginia, Births Index, 1853–1969 at Ancestry.com
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  • If you did not get results, type in less information about the person. Try only search for the first and last name of the person.
  • If you have too many hits, try adding information including approximate birth date and the county
  • Try a different index. Different indexes use different search parameters and your ancestor may be located in one but not the other.
Step TWO: Obtain the Certificate

Persons born within the last 100 years:
To obtain a copy of the birth certificate for those born within the last 100 years, you must be:

  • The person on the certificate
  • The parents and grandparents of person on the certificate
  • The wife or husband of the person on the certificate
  • The children and grandchildren of the person on the certificate
  • The brothers or sisters of the person on the certificate
  • Anyone who has legal interest in the certificate

A copy of the birth record cannot be obtained by anyone else until after 100 years from the date of the birth.

Order a copy of the birth certificate from the Vital Registration office.

If you do not know the exact date of death:
For a fee, the Vital Registration office will do a 3 year search.

If the Birth was before 1931 or after 1969

Return to the West Virginia Birth Records wiki page to choose a different date