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=== FAQs about United States Birth Records  ===
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[[User:BatsonDL/Sandbox 4|Finding United States Birth Records]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] FAQs about U.S. Birth Records  
 
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:*Help you extend a generation to the parents of the child.
 
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'''What information does a birth record include?'''<br>  
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'''What information does a birth record include?'''<br> Information gathered by state and county officials differs from each state. Generally the following was included:  
Information gathered by state and county officials differs from each state. Generally the following was included:
 
  
 
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Frequently Asked Questions about United States Birth Records

Finding United States Birth Records go to FAQs about U.S. Birth Records

How do I find my ancestor’s birth record?

  1. Check online indexes and digital images
  2. Check repositories, such as archives and libraries (FHL)
  3. Obtain certificate from the government agency ($$)

Why would I want to search for a birth record?

  • May give the exact date and place where the child was born
  • May indicate where the parents were born
  • Help you extend a generation to the parents of the child.

What information does a birth record include?
Information gathered by state and county officials differs from each state. Generally the following was included:

  • Name of child
  • Birth date and place of child
  • Father’s name
  • Mother’s name including maiden
  • Birthplaces of parents