Here is the delayed birth certificate for my grandpa, Daniel Page Graham, issued about 38 years after his birth.
1. Place of birth: Watts, Red River Township, Searcy County, Arkansas.
2. Full name of child: Daniel Page Graham. Note the spelling of his middle name. It was spelled incorrectly as “Paig” in his obituary and in most online family trees.
3. Sex: Male
6. Full term.
7. Legitimate: Yes.
8. Date of birth: 12 August 1909.
Father was John Henry Graham of Watts, Arkansas, white, age 39 at time of birth, born someplace in Texas. Why didn’t he enter the city?
Mother was Mary Matilda Bohannon of Watts, Arkansas, white, age 40 at time of birth, born in Red River Township, Searcy County, Arkansas, occupation is housewife. It looks like the letter “W” was typed in the city field, perhaps for Watts.
Affidavit attesting to live birth at 5 p. m. signed by John Henry Graham.
The details of the birth certificate were subscribed in the presence of a notary on 5 June 1943.
Ancestry.com, Arkansas, Birth Certificates, 1914-1917 (Lehi, UT, USA, Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2019), Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com, Arkansas Department of Vital Records; Little Rock, Arkansas; Birth Certificates. Record for Daniel Page Graham. https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=61774&h=694677&indiv=try.