Vital records such as a birth certificate are, well….vital to you as a genealogy researcher.
But I have a question for you.
Are you getting everything you can out of that birth certificate?
Sure, you are finding your ancestor’s name and birth date, but let’s take a look at other information you can find or infer from a birth certificate.
Watch my process as I analyze a 1915 birth certificate.
How To Get the Most Out of That Birth Certificate
Now it’s your turn!
- Go back to previously researched birth certificates and see what else you can glean from that record.
Other posts of interests include:
- How to Determine Your Ancestor’s Birth Date (Even If No Birth Record Is Found)
- 5 Things to Be Learned From a Delayed Birth Certificate
- Searching For Ancestors in the Catholic Heritage Archive
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