Do you know where to find vital records like birth, marriage, death and divorce records? In this video we’ll talk about what can be found in vital records, the strength of those records as evidence and where to find them. This discussion is specific to vital records within the United States of America. Vital Events and Records is Episode 13 as part of the Learn Genealogy Series on Genealogy TV. #genealogy #familyhistory #genealogytv
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– “The Source Book, A Guide of American Genealogy,” by Arlene Eakle and Johni Cerny
Where to find Vital Records:
– Where to Write for Vital Records https://www.amazon.com/Where-Write-Records-Updated-October/dp/1365584003/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1527960693&sr=8-1&keywords=Where+to+write+for+vital+records
– National Center for Health Statistics https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/w2w/index.htm
International Vital Records Handbook, now in it’s 7th Edition as of this writing. https://www.amazon.com/International-Vital-Records-Handbook-7th/dp/0806320613/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1526770057&sr=8-1&keywords=international+vital+records+handbook
– Go to The Atlas of Historical County Boundaries for a timeline of border changes.
– Where to look for vital records online?
Check the FamilySearch Wiki https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Locating_United_States_Vital_Records
– Also, go to Ancestry.com, click search, then card catalog (or just go here) https://search.ancestry.com/search/cardcatalog.aspx#ccat=hc%3D25%26dbSort%3D1%26sbo%3D1%26
Constance Knox, Genealogist, hosts.This is an episode of the educational video series “Learn Genealogy,” as part of the “In Search of Your Family Tree” show hosted on the Genealogy TV, YouTube channel.
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