Fathers name on birth certificate

Asked over 2 years ago - Biloxi, MS

my son died 2 weeks before his daughter was born. they were not married yet. and because of that they would not put his name on the birth certificate . is there any way we can get that done. it has been 18 years and his daughter would like to have his name on it.

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  1. Jeffrey J. Padgett

    Contributor Level 13

    Answered . I do not believe that marriage is a prerequisite to being placed on the birth certificate. I would call the Dept. of Vital Statistics in Jackson, MS and ask to speak to their legal department.

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