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From: "Carmen DiGiacomo" <>
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Birth Certificates
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2008 12:14:56 -0500
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Perhaps, he needed a true copy for something and having it notarized would
be a way to affirm it's authenticity.

Carmen-Pittsburgh

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Subject: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Birth Certificates


> Listers,
>
> I recently received a copy of my grandfather's birth certificate. My
> grandfather was born 24 August 1893. It gives the usual information.
> However, the bottom third appears to be an affidavit, which was notarized
> in 1942. Grandpa would have been 44 going on 45 at the time. Is there some
> reason I am not aware of for this affidavit? Didn't they have birth
> certificates in 1893?
>
> Bill Karr
>
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