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Sheila

Sheila Report 25 Mar 2013 09:57

Could someone please confirm the birth details of a friend for me?

Dorothy Hoehn July 1933 New York State. Father's name Walter Hoehn.

They may have been living in West Nyack.

Thank you

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 25 Mar 2013 11:15

1940 US census

Dorothy Hoehn
Age: 6
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1934
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birthplace: New York
Marital Status: Single
Relation to Head of House: Daughter
Home in 1940: Clarkstown, Rockland, New York
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Street: Bobby Road
House Number: 0
Inferred Residence in 1935: Clarkstown, Rockland, New York
Residence in 1935: Same Place

Name Age
Walter Hoehn 29
Ruth Hoehn 29
Dorothy Hoehn 6

The US public records Index volume 2 for this image links to

Dorothy A Hoehn
Birth Date: 2 Sep 1934
Address: 1870 W Camino Del Zanco, Green Valley, AZ, 85622-5045

Dorothy A Hoehn
Birth Date: 2 Sep 1934
Address: 4620 Via Cabeza, Yorba Linda, CA, 92886-7121

and finally (sorry if you were close)

Dorothy A. Hoehn
Last Residence: 92886 Yorba Linda, Orange, California, United States of America
Born: 2 Sep 1934
Died: 23 Nov 2006
State (Year) SSN issued: Michigan (Before 1951)

As Dorothy might have married, they could be 2 totally different people!

Sheila

Sheila Report 25 Mar 2013 11:48

The census is the correct. But the birth entries are not for my Dorothy. I remember that her birthday was definetly in July and I always thought she was born the same year as me 1933.

Thank you

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 25 Mar 2013 11:58

If the suggestion above is not correct, I'm not entirely sure if you can even order the BC. See

http://www.health.ny.gov/vital_records/genealogy.htm

What is the reason for wanting to know her exact dob if she is a friend rather than a relative?

To your knowledge, did she marry so we can look for her under her married surname?

Although US records may seem wonderful in some respects, it's difficult to find exact dob if they aren't listed on the Public record volumes.

Birth registrations are held by State or even County, rather than nationally. It depends on each indvidual place to decide if the indexes are searchable on-line., and then there is the privacy issue!

Sheila

Sheila Report 25 Mar 2013 12:08

We were penfriends but apart from a Christmas card she no longer writes. I am 80 this year and I think that Dorothy will be also. I would like to send her a birthday card. Her married name is Dorothy Hopper and she lives upstate New york .She now lives in Woodridge,previously in Bloomingburg.

Thank you

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 25 Mar 2013 13:29

Is this address relevant?

6 Laurel Rd, Bloomingburg, NY, 12721-4921 (1993)

If it is, then full dob sent by PM. Yes, it is July 1933 :-)

Sheila

Sheila Report 25 Mar 2013 13:58

Thank you very much. That is her. Her husband was "Junior"

I have seen your PM.

Sheila

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 25 Mar 2013 14:08

Happy birthday to both of you ;-)