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Donnachaidh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-28-07 08:40 PM
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18. I wonder why it stops at 1919?
Surely there is a reason for this date -- other states may have cut off points due to fires or floods. But 1919 is recent in genealogical terms.

This just stinks to high heaven.
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  -My mother called a county in Georgia to see if she could get MassDemm  Apr-28-07 07:48 PM   #0 
  - I've never heard of that.  Donnachaidh   Apr-28-07 07:49 PM   #1 
  - Either Gilmer or Union I believe or possibly Whitfield. I think Whitfield. nt  MassDemm   Apr-28-07 07:51 PM   #2 
  - I do a lot of genealogical research...  madfloridian   Apr-28-07 07:52 PM   #3 
  - She has gotten other death certificates for people who died even later  MassDemm   Apr-28-07 07:56 PM   #6 
  - Somebody is lying to your mom.  karlrschneider   Apr-28-07 07:52 PM   #4 
  - Maybe, but that IS what they told her. nt  MassDemm   Apr-28-07 07:54 PM   #5 
     - Well, there must be more to the story. It's a public record and counties are  karlrschneider   Apr-28-07 08:02 PM   #13 
        - Karl, we have done this many times. There is no misunderstanding  MassDemm   Apr-28-07 08:09 PM   #14 
        - Rules were changed about death ceritificates after 9/11  madfloridian   Apr-28-07 08:40 PM   #19 
        - I dunno...see post 25  karlrschneider   Apr-29-07 09:34 AM   #26 
        - actually, death certificates are not usually in the public records.  ellenfl   Apr-28-07 09:34 PM   #23 
           - Well it must vary by states. 2 years ago my mom's companion died and I got 3 copies  karlrschneider   Apr-29-07 09:33 AM   #25 
  - I hope that isn't true  OhioBlues   Apr-28-07 07:59 PM   #7 
  - Well, that is what I thought, but that is what they told her. Whether  MassDemm   Apr-28-07 08:00 PM   #11 
  - What in the world does a death certificate  Suich   Apr-28-07 07:59 PM   #8 
  - Not sure about death certificates but my county won't mail copies of birth certificates  unsavedtrash   Apr-28-07 08:00 PM   #9 
  - Contact Georgia state vital records office. See info on their page:  Garbo 2004   Apr-28-07 08:00 PM   #10 
  - Well, therein lies the problem. My gggrandmother died between  MassDemm   Apr-28-07 08:02 PM   #12 
     - Well then perhaps the county can tell your mom the statute or regulation  Garbo 2004   Apr-28-07 08:39 PM   #17 
     - I wonder why it stops at 1919?  Donnachaidh   Apr-28-07 08:40 PM   #18 
        - The state just doesn't have death certs prior to 1919 according to their FAQ:  Garbo 2004   Apr-28-07 09:10 PM   #21 
           - I've had to go to the state archives here in Mass to get some older records n/t  rox63   Apr-28-07 09:14 PM   #22 
  - That's BS. I recently got a number of death certificates of relatives  Nay   Apr-28-07 08:14 PM   #15 
  - did they die before 1919? nt  MassDemm   Apr-28-07 08:26 PM   #16 
  - they are wrong  northzax   Apr-28-07 08:49 PM   #20 
  - Virginia was ridiculous  Bitwit1234   Apr-28-07 09:52 PM   #24 

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