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??? 1864 Chatham Birth Mystery

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Re: ??? 1864 Chatham Birth Mystery

Posted: 11 Aug 2012 10:52AM GMT
Classification: Query
As you say, her birth certificate would be the most reliable info, but that is not likely available, given the year.
Other records which can help provide circumstantial evidence would be:
-Her death certificate - you can order it from the state of Washington, but if her grandson was the closest survivor, he may have not known her parents names
-The death certificates of her children may list her maiden name.
-Obituaries for her parents or the Alvords. You can browse the California death index for 1905-1939 at familysearch
Here is the page for the Alvord's
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1971-26179-9659-52?...
Henry Alvord died on January 25, 1918
Marcia Alvord died on April 4, 1919
There may not be obits in the LA paper, but you may get lucky.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
RazorSharpe 10 Aug 2012 8:13PM GMT 
satch42179 10 Aug 2012 11:40PM GMT 
RazorSharpe 11 Aug 2012 2:08PM GMT 
barbdale_1 11 Aug 2012 3:46AM GMT 
RazorSharpe 11 Aug 2012 2:17PM GMT 
barbdale_1 11 Aug 2012 4:52PM GMT 
RazorSharpe 12 Aug 2012 12:10AM GMT 
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