I now have a copy of the original birth certificate, received today from the state vital records office. There are some amazing disclosures here:
- The certificate is for a delayed birth registration
- The certificate lacks the name of the hospital
- The certificate lacks the name of the doctor or midwife
- The certificate is attested to ONLY by the affidavit of one person, the mother
Now anybody that says anything against my disabled World War II veteran daddy or his birth certificate, is itching for a fight.
What is instructive for the discussion on this web site is that my father’s certificate is a “Delayed Certificate of Birth” not a “Certificate of Live Birth”. States have multiple kinds of birth certificates.