Houghton Birth Records
Birth certificates in the United States are a document that is often used in order to document the event of an individual's birth. Quite often, the birth records are submitted through the hospital where the individual was born. A birth certificate can help a authenticate a person's identity, family history and date of birth.
A birth record is an uncertified copy of the birth certificate. That means that it has the exact same information, however, you cannot use it, for example, when you apply for a passport. The birth record is available to anyone who applies from any number of online services.
Genealogy has always been a major concern in the United States. This is no surprise as almost all citizens had an ancestry that goes back to other places. It is thanks to the information superhighway known as the internet that people from all corners of the globe are connecting like never before. Tracing one's past ancestry become easier every day.
The most significant document in any search is the birth certificate. The birth certificate not only states where and when your relatives came into existence, but it is also the requirement for almost any form of documentation such as a passport or any other governmental identification.