Correspondence for Birth, Marriage, Estates and other requests made to County Offices.
Description: In 1941, many people had to have proof of their birth in order to keep or find jobs during World War II. Individuals wrote these letters to the Clerk of Orphans' Court requesting their birth certificates. They often supply information on births not recorded in county records. Other requests for records found in this series may provide beneficial genealogical information. This correspondence is not an official county record.
Content: Birth correspondence may include information about births prior to 1893. Other correspondence may provide previous spouse or family information. In some cases the letter will list multiple family members.