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Learn about US birth certificates, death certificates, and other vital records. Understand the different terms related to vital records in the United States, what purposes they serve, and more.

Having your Social Security card stolen or losing it is not a pleasant experience. However, if you have lost your Social Security card, it is possible to replace it.

There is no charge to get a...

For a lot of parents enrolling their child in school might feel a bit overwhelming. It is important that anyone who wishes to enroll their kid in school plans ahead to ensure they have all the neces...

There are different situations in which an individual would want to change their name. Although the first that come to mind may be marriage or divorce, there are others, as well.

Perhaps the best a...

Do you have a younger family member asking for an ancestor’s vital records, or perhaps asking questions about your parents and grandparents? They may be researching family history in order to creat...

Baby name trends change from year to year —usually influenced by famous people, popular fictional characters, cultural or religious factors. In some states, guidelines have been put in place to defi...

The Real ID Act was formulated in the wake of September 11 and was passed by Congress in May 2005. It was an Act of Congress that modified the U.S. federal law that is in charge of security, aut...

If you are making your family tree or trying to reconnect with long lost family members, you are probably wondering how to find birth records in the United States.

You need to know a few detail...