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Washington, DC Birth Records

Washington, DC Birth records provide a record of some of the most important events in our lives .

Washington, DC Birth records represent one of the key primary sources for family information, typically being issued within days of a birth and containing the parents' names at a minimum. Many times they contain additional parental details including places of birth, ages, and number of children. Prior to children being born in hospitals, home addresses were noted which is an important fact to understanding where they lived.

Washington, DC Birth records usually show the name of the child, gender, date and place born, parents' names, and sometimes other data, such as parents' birthplaces .

Official birth certificates were not issued by most states until 1910 or later

Here are some links to Washington, DC birth records and birth record databases and information on how to obtain a copy of a Washington, DC birth certificate.

Washington, DC Birth Records
How to Apply for a copy of a Washington, DC Birth Certificate

Washington, DC Birth Certificate Request how to obtain a Washington, DC birth certificate from DC Department of Health. Office has birth records since 1874

Washington DC Birth Anouncements 1896-1940 extracted from the Washington Post for selected years 1896-1940

Georgetown; Trinity Church Marriage & Baptism Records 1795-1805

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District of Columbia Obituary Records enter your District of Columbia ancestor or family member's name to search the world's largest newspaper archive; over 12 million newspaper pages
District of Columbia Birth Records
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