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From: Mike Sweeney <>
Subject: Re: [RMagic] Sources and Citations
Date: Mon, 01 Aug 2005 20:24:37 -0700
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Alfred Eller wrote:
> I have a rhetorical question for those of you who enter one source for
> all birth certificates, one for all marriage certificates etc.
> Where can you find the original, or what can you use for a repository
> or personal file number?
My Sources for the birth of Jerry Sweeney are:
"Birth Certificate" and "California State Birth Index"
I put the details in the Birth Notes:
California Birth Index: Sweeney, Gerald L. 1 Jul 1924.
Birth Certificate: California State Board of Health, Local Resistered #
9647, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Standard Certificate of Birth. Born
6:56 p.m., 1 Jul 1924, St. Vincent's Hospital, Los Angeles, Los Angeles
Co, California; Name: Baby Boy Sweeney [given name "Gerald Lee" added to
certificate from supplemental report on 30 Jul 1924]. Father: Louis E.
Sweeney 1927 Hyperion Ave., Los Angeles, age 30, b. Indiana, Occupation:
Clerk, employer: Western Refining Co. Mother: Vera I. Goodell age 30, b.
Washington, housewife, 6 children, 5 living. Certificate dated 2 Jul
1924 and filed on 5 Jul 1924. Certified copy issed by County of Los
Angeles, Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk in posession of Mike Sweeney.
Note: St. Vincent Hospital now St. Vincent Medical Center, 2200 West
Third Street, Los Angeles, CA.