Montgomery County Birth Records Search (Illinois)

Perform a free Montgomery County, IL public birth records search, including birth certificates, birth indexes, birth databases, and birth dates.


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Historical Society of Montgomery County Website http://history.montgomeryco.com/ View Historical Society of Montgomery County home page, including military, vital and land records.

Montgomery County Adoption Records http://www.dph.illinois.gov/topics-services/birth-death-other-records/adoption View Montgomery County, Illinois adoption information, including guidelines for requesting adoption records, adoption fees, foreign and domestic adoption.

Montgomery County Birth Certificates https://montgomeryco.com/countyclerk/vitalrecords/birthcertificates.php View Montgomery County, Illinois birth certificate information, including required identification and fees for certified copy requests.

Montgomery County Clerk and Recorder Website http://www.montgomeryco.com/countyclerk/ View Montgomery County Clerk and Recorder home page, including hours, phone number, and address.

Montgomery County Clerk's Office Land Records http://www.montgomeryco.com/countyclerk/recording/recordsearch.php Search Montgomery County Clerk's office land records information by party name and recorded date.

Montgomery County Clerk's Office Marriage Applications http://www.montgomeryco.com/countyclerk/vitalrecords/marriagelicenses.php View Montgomery County Clerk's office marriage licenses information, including contact information and fees for license.

Montgomery County Genealogy Records http://genealogytrails.com/ill/montgomery/ View Montgomery County genealogy trails website for general information and for record search including birth, marriage, military and census.

Montgomery County Illinois Clerk and Recorder's Office Death Records http://www.montgomeryco.com/countyclerk/vitalrecords/deathcertificates.php View Montgomery County Illinois Clerk and Recorder's Office requirements for death certificates, including who may apply.

Montgomery County Recorder's Office Veterans Records http://www.montgomeryco.com/countyclerk/recording/names.php View Montgomery County Recorder's office veterans memorial lists for Litchfield and Hillsboro.

Find Montgomery County Birth Records

Montgomery County Birth Records are documents relating to an individual's birth in Montgomery County, Illinois. These can include Montgomery County birth certificates, birth indexes, and birth databases. Some states may also have paternity registries and affidavits of parentage for children born to single parents. Birth Records are kept by Vital Records Offices or the Montgomery County Clerk's Offices, which may be run by the Illinois state government or at the local Montgomery County level.

Learn about Birth Records, including:
  • Where to get free Birth Records online
  • How to access the Illinois birth index
  • What information is included in birth databases
  • How to get certified copies of Montgomery County birth certificates
  • What birth records are used for
Search Public Birth Records in Montgomery County, IL

Montgomery County Birth Records may be considered public records. Illinois may be part of what is known as "open record" states, where all birth records are considered public information. Other states restrict access to birth certificates, which can only be requested by the individual named in the birth record, the parents listed in the record, or the legal guardian or legal representative of the child. Birth records commonly become public documents after a waiting period, which may be more than 100 years.

Montgomery County Birth Certificates

A Montgomery County birth certificate lists the baby's name, date of birth, location of birth, and the names of both parents. Some birth certificates also include the time of birth and the delivering doctor. A birth index stores public records of births in the Illinois, typically listing the individual's full name, date of birth, gender, county of birth, and sometimes the mother's maiden name. A birth database includes data on local Montgomery County births, often categorized by year, demographic categories, and health categories. Birth databases do not include personally identifying information.

Certified Birth Records

Birth Records are required to access various Montgomery County government services. Certified birth certificates are required to order official passports, marriage certificates, and Social Security numbers. They may also be necessary to prove citizenship in order to receive veteran's benefits or other government services.

Montgomery County Genealogy Research

Montgomery County Birth Records are important sources for family history and genealogical research. Some locations in the United States have birth certificates that date back to 1630. Montgomery County birth databases can also be used to analyze health outcomes for infants and mothers, delivery methods, and other information useful for public health purposes.