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Individuals born at sea

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Individuals born at sea

Posted: 21 Sep 2007 12:08PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Hughes
Where would be the most best place to look for a birth record for a person born at sea?

The family story is that my great-grandfather, Richard Hughes, was born on the boat coming over from Ireland. Some Census records show birthplace as "Pennsylvania" but the 1920 Census shows "at sea Nova Scotia" and and I saw another that showed "Newfoundland". I'm a bit at a loss as to where to look first or where to concentrate my efforts.

Suggestions on where to search appreciated.
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MarionKiser 21 Sep 2007 6:08PM GMT 
lindalew 23 Sep 2007 8:04PM GMT 
MarionKiser 24 Sep 2007 2:58PM GMT 
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