Pennsylvania Delayed Birth Records, 1941-1976 Represent Births from 1780 to 1920 and Later
"Pennsylvania Delayed Birth Records, 1941-1976", Database. FamilySearch. https://familysearch.org : 8 July 2020
Pennsylvania Delayed Birth Records, 1941-1976 is a collection available at FamilySearch.org. If your ancestor was born before civil registrations took place, he or she may be found here. Check to see which counties are searched by going to What is in This collection?
Let just say I would like to see what people were born in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania prior to civil registration with the last name of Vance. These would be the five results:
Pennsylvania Delayed Birth Records, 1941-1976, Five results from Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, <https://www.familysearch.org/search/record/results?q.surname=vance&q.birthLikePlace=westmoreland%2C%20pa&f.collectionId=3743274&count=20&offset=0&m.defaultFacets=on&m.queryRequireDefault=on&m.facetNestCollectionInCategory=on>
Four results are from the same family. The father is Mout Vance. The Mother is Maude Armstrong Vance. They had Ruth Vance and Florence Vance.
Florence Vance Bowman
Florence Vance Bowman, Pennsylvania Delayed Birth Records, 1941-1976, Database: FamilySearch.org, <https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:8SS4-NRZM>
The original document gives a little more that the birthplace, date, name, parents names. The original has the following:
- Filing date
- Father's age, race, birthplace, occupation, present address
- Mother's maiden name, age, race, birthplace, occupation, present address
- Twin or triplet
- Mother married to father
- Children born alive and living at the time of birth including this child
- Previous child born alive but dead at time of birth of this child
- Children born dead
- Midwife of doctor attending this birth
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