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|Subject: Re: another SS question||Date: 10/24/2012 7:11 AM|
|Author: TMFPMarti||Number: 18015 of 20086|
I discovered what I had always thought was a birth certificate was actually a "registration of birth" from the US Commerce department.
How strange. Do you have any idea why your birth was registered with the Commerce Department? My brother and I, born in '46 and '48, had only "Certificates of Live Birth" from Kansas. Of course, Kansas may have sent something to the Feds without our getting a copy, but this is weird.
Just thinking out loud, since it's Commerce and 1945, I wonder whether this had something to do with mid-decade census updates.
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