Tag Archives: 1900 census

Philander Bennett’s Birthdate

With no Bible record or birth certificate, it’s a little difficult to state with certainty the birth date of a person born in the 1800s or earlier.  Such is the case with my great-great grandfather, Philander Bennett.  However, there are … Continue reading

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No Birth Certificate? No Problem (for some)!

In the days before birth certificates were required by states (usually the early 1900’s), are there any documents useful to assist in this dilemma?  There are many articles in books and online to answer this question, but I want to … Continue reading

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