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looking for James GRIFFITH, born 1867

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Re: looking for James GRIFFITH, born 1867

Posted: 1353266785000
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I’m not related to any member of this family.

1940 is the last available census at this time.



TX Vital Records -
The Texas Vital Statistics law to register births and deaths was not passed until 1903. Texas was then and is now a dual registration state which means the local registrars retain a copy of all birth and death records for the events that take place within their jurisdiction and the state retains the original of all birth and death records for the entire State of Texas. However, the statutes for registering these events were not made mandatory until 1926. However, many local registrars did not adhere to the statutes until the late 1930’s or early 1940’s. This means some records reside only in the local registrars’ files and not with the State.

statement source -
Sherry Crawford
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1870 -
Name: James Griffith
Age in 1870: 35
Birth Year: abt 1835
Birthplace: Ala
Home in 1870: Grimes, Texas
Race: White
Gender: Male
Post Office: Navasota

James Griffith 35, ALA
Isabella Griffith 30, ALA
John Griffith 11, TX
William Griffith 9, TX
James Griffith 4, TX

Since census records do not record the specificlocality or the specific DOB for individuals, WHAT are your sources for the complete DOB's of these family members???



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