Birth and death records frequently show only the state or country.This is due to space limitations on the forms.
MN Vital Records - 1900 the state of MN started recording birth records and 1908 the state of MN started recording deaths.Before that the counties recorded them.Please feel free to contact me if you need any further assistance.
Shah Judge Minnesota Department of Health Office of the State Registrar PO Box 64499 Saint Paul, MN55164 651-556-0684 direct 651-201-5740 fax
MICH. Vital Records - Michigan did not require “by law” birth, marriage & death registrations until 1867.
Birth records are not public records unless the birth is over 100 years old.