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    Need to find where someone was born...

    I need to find the location of my biological father's birth. I have the date and both parents full names. Any ideas where to start? **** passport renewal....you'd think this would be on file from the original. And for the record, my birth certificate doesn't have the info...
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    Maybe someone that subscribes to ancestry.com can help you.

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    I subscribe to ancestry.com. If you want to pm me the details I would be happy to try.
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    Is he still living? I know you can search for death certificates at the Social Security website. That's how I tracked down my bio father.
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    But why do they assume you even know? I have a friend who has no idea who her father is...mom's list of possibilities (most she didn't even know the names of) was too long. So no dad on the birth certificate. I can think of a lot of situations were this info would not be known by a child.

    Hope you can find what you need. I'm sure the world will be much safer once you find this out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Terri_A View Post
    I need to find the location of my biological father's birth. I have the date and both parents full names. Any ideas where to start? **** passport renewal....you'd think this would be on file from the original. And for the record, my birth certificate doesn't have the info...
    You need this for a renewal? Is your previous one more than 10 years expired? I've always just renewed with the old one.
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    Terri - can't you just make up his place of birth? How are they going to check?
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    Quote Originally Posted by sneezles View Post
    You need this for a renewal? Is your previous one more than 10 years expired? I've always just renewed with the old one.
    No, mine just expired on Halloween. But the form is the same for a renewal...hmmm. I'm thinking about just leaving it blank or writing unknown. I am going to renew in person (not by mail) since I have to get the weeone's in person. We'll see....
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    I literally JUST completed my renewal application. You need the name, but the date & place of birth are not required fields (I did mine online). You can also fill in just a state if you know that (that's what I did for my DH).
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    Quote Originally Posted by leebee View Post
    I literally JUST completed my renewal application. You need the name, but the date & place of birth are not required fields (I did mine online). You can also fill in just a state if you know that (that's what I did for my DH).
    Do you have the link? I obviously am using a different application -
    Terri _A
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    Quote Originally Posted by Terri_A View Post
    Do you have the link? I obviously am using a different application -
    I just used the DS-11 form on the gov website:
    http://travel.state.gov/passport/for.../ds11_842.html

    I filled out online & then printed the form. It may be that leaving a blank will be a problem, but it let me complete it & did not require those fields to be completed.
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