Some records may date prior to as a few municipalities began civil registration before that date. Some of these records have been indexed and are searchable as part of this collection.
Additional indexed records will be published as they become available. Example: Here is the information, both the index entry and the original record. The original record will give more information, notably here the father's and grandfathers' names.
There are indexed U. The census, however, only lists U. If your ancestors were living in Puerto Rico during this time, find them in every possible census. You will thus identify the exact town they lived in at that time. Many states have posted statewide indexes on the Internet. Understand that any birth, marriage, or death certificate gives information about other people besides the primary person it is about. Example: This death record shows the birthdate, the Puerto Rico birthplace, and the parents' names of the deceased:.
Example: This marriage record gives the Puerto Rico birthplace of the groom, the names of his parents, and their Puerto Rico birthplace. Websites such as FindAGrave and Billion Graves are making it easier to get information from headstones, which frequently give birth dates, and occasionally give birth places.
Each state has additional collections of cemetery records. See U.
Online Genealogy Records by State for links to other online cemetery records. Every state also has a Cemetery topic page you can search, for example, California Cemeteries , Washington Cemeteries.
Once the form has been completed the amended name s will be inserted into space 17 of the original birth registration. Certified copies of the amended registration can then be purchased.
The full copy certificate will contain both the original name and the new name in space This fee is in additional to any new certificates you wish to purchase. If the parents have married each other since the birth was registered the birth should be re-registered to accurately record the current legal status of the child. A form is available from the Register Office that must be signed by both parents.
Either parent can then attend an appointment at the Register Office, with the completed form and a copy of the marriage certificate. The birth will then be re-registered and the child's surname can be changed as part of this process. Certified copies of the re-registered birth can be purchased from the registrar. If the parents were not married to each other at the time of the birth and the father did not attend with the mother to register the baby it is possible to re-register the birth at any time in the future to include the father's details in the registration and change the surname of the child.
A form is available from the Register Office that has to be completed by both parents. The easiest way for the birth to be re-registered is for both parents to attend an appointment at the Register Office together. However, it is possible for either parent to make a statutory declaration, before a solicitor or other person able legally to witness an oath, acknowledging parentage of the child. It is also possible to seek a court order naming the father.
Re-registration to add natural father. Re-registration after parents' marriage. However, if the parents were not married to each other at the time of the birth and it was decided to give the child the father's surname, whether or not he attended with the mother, it is not possible to change the surname in the registration back to that of the mother. The only alternative will be to consult a solicitor and make a statutory declaration or deed poll changing the surname of the child.
This will not change the original birth registration.
The best example of this comes from the career of Walter Plecker. The act not only forbade marriage between any white person and any “colored” made in when the Dutch introduced African slaves to North America. The Truth About Your Birth Certificate (Scroll down for video) The alternative entries might be any of the following examples: “JAMES.
So, now that the Birth Certificate is signed and the deal complete, little baby can now be officially entered into the System. Where does little baby reside during his first hours on the planet? Why, in the Maternity Ward, of course.
To understand the import of this, you have to understand the legal definition of a ward:. An infant placed by authority of law under the care of a guardian. When that Birth Certificate is signed and the contract made, that baby becomes a Ward of the State. Like it or not, this is the truth of how the System operates. Your development is arrested at the point of infancy, and you never get to grow up and inherit the freedoms and responsibilities of a Sovereign adult human being.
Not unless you wake up and reclaim those God-given rights. Corporation names are spelled this way. So are the names of dead people on gravestones. A living, breathing human being signs their name with capital and lowercase letters. The State sees you as a fictional non-entity — the Ward of the State. They see you as an infant, and you better believe they treat you as such. It is said to have started when the U.
Government defaulted in Out of options and with no collateral to secure a loan with, the Federal Reserve saw its chance and pounced. They suggested that the future citizens of the country and the earnings derived from their labors could be pledged by the government as collateral for the loan. And the means of securing that pledge was to be the Birth Certificate.