There is genealogy beyond the internet! While the internet is one very convenient tool, it is not the only tool. Check out online library catalogs, then visit the library to access the book or request an inter-library loan.
The information in this source contains details provided by someone with firsthand knowledge of the person, event, or situation. (ie: A Birth Certificate)
[Sources & Evidence]
Have any other records been destroyed? Yes! In 1896 fire damaged the 1890 supplemental schedules of crime, mortality and pauperism and other special classes. Any remains were later destroyed by order of The Interior Department.
Final papers are the Petition for Citizenship with supporting affidavits filed by an alien in court.
To find a birth date from a death date, subtract the age in years, months and days from the date of death. This is a very close approximation.