TYPES OF FAMILY HISTORY RESOURCES

Birth Records

Note: Adoptive birth records and out-of-wedlock birth records are restricted by law for 100 years.

  • Statewide Birth Certificates Index
  • County Birth Records
    • Search the library catalog by the county name and the term "birth?" (the question mark will search for both birth and births)
  • Township Birth Records
    • Search the library catalog by the township name (plus the county name if the township name is a common one used in more than one county) and the term "birth?" (the question mark will search for both birth and births)