Posted By:Sandra Stephens
Subject:Re: Charlotte THORLEY christened New York about 1833
Post Date:October 06, 2012 at 16:06:15
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Forum:United States Genealogy Forum
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Yes, it is different here in the U.S. For example, New York state did not require registration of births until 1880/81, and complete compliance did not occur until about 1913. Some counties may have had birth records in the late 1880's, but probably not as early as what you are looking for.