Find your ancestors in United States births & christenings 1817-1961

What can these records tell me?

This collection, comprising small sets of records from various states, provides transcripts with the following fields:

  • First name(s)
  • Last name
  • Year
  • Sex
  • Birth year
  • Birth place
  • Christening year
  • Christening place
  • Father’s first name(s)
  • Father’s last name
  • Mother’s first name(s)
  • Mother’s last name
  • Residence
  • County
  • State
  • Batch number (indexing project number)
  • Film number (GS film number)

The places included in this collection are as follows:

Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Dakota Territory, Delaware, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming

The records are not exhaustive for any given place or time period.

If you are unable to find your ancestor in this collection, try searching Findmypast’s individual state birth, baptism, and christening records. There are separate collections for the following states on Findmypast: Arizona, California, District of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Massachusetts, New York, Oregon, Utah, and Washington.