Enter a name to search for Nebraska birth certificates. This website was created to provide genealogists with access to Nebraska birth certificates.. Additional information on how to obtain Nebraska birth certificates is available below.
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Birth certificates contain information about a person's birth, including the date of birth, place of birth, sometimes the names of the mother and father, and even the physician who attended the birth. Birth certificates issued by state and local governments will often include the place of residence, and the mother's maiden name.
Birth certificates can be used to establish a person's date and place of birth. Most birth certificates provide the mother's maiden name. Birth certificates are often required to obtain other documents, licenses or to prove eligibility.
This webpage gives you access to all of the online databases containing Nebraska birth records, Nebraska birth ceritificates, Nebraska birth notices, Nebraska birth indexes, and other related Nebraska genealogy records.
Birth records have long been used to help with genealogy research. They are considered to be "primary source" records, because the information is recorded by an eye witness, at the time the birth takes place. The Internet has allowed people to store birth records into various online archives. This has brought access to online birth records much more easier for genealogy researchers.
Newspapers frequently publish notices of births, and in addition to birth certificates, are a popular source of research by genealogists. Newspapers typically do not announce the names of the newborn, but list the sex of the child, the names of the parents, the place and date of birth.
On this page you will find the most comprehensive databases containing birth records of Nebraska. We also suggest searching for "Nebraska birth records" using Google.com, which will yield all such databases.
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How to Obtain Nebraska Birth Certificates
The statewide requirement for registration of births and deaths began late in 1904, and marriages and divorces in 1909. However, compliance was not total for several years.
For birth and death records from 1904 and marriage records from 1909, write:
Bureau of Vital Statistics
State office has records since late 1904. If birth occurred before then, write the State office for information. Personal check or money order should be made payable to Vital Records. To verify current fees, the telephone number is (402) 471-2871. This is a recorded message. Information on how to obtain certified copies is also available via the Internet at http://www.hhs.state.ne.us/ced/nevrinfo.htm.
All requests must include a photocopy of the requestor's identification.
For prior records, contact the clerk of the county in question.
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