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F adoptee ISO b-fam 12/31/60 Philadelphia Monday, 28-Dec-1998 22:57:16 Message: 220.127.116.11 writes: Female adoptee born 12/31/60, sometime around midnight (from what I've been told). Adopted through the Children's Aid Society in Philadelphia. Born with hip dysplasia and immediately placed in cast or splint. I have no desire to invade anyone's privacy -- just want medical information and information on ethnicity. email@example.com Click here to reply ISO Male Adoptee 12/49 Wilkinsburg, PA Friday, 25-Dec-1998 11:52:55 Message: 18.104.22.168 writes: ISO Baby Boy Jacobs born 12/15-12/20/49 Bmom not sure of exact date but he wasn't more than a week old at relinquishment on 12/23/49. He is my brother. Adoption was private. Our bparents couldn't afford to keep us so gave us up to what they hoped was a better life. Our bmom would like to know that my brother is ok. She is now 85 & in failing health. Please contact me, we love you & want you in our lives. firstname.lastname@example.org Click here to reply female adoptee iso birthfamily Wednesday, 23-Dec-1998 14:24:01 Message: 22.214.171.124 writes: born 5/1/70 in Philadelphia,PA.Non-id is as follows:birthmother was 26 at time of my birth.Divorced with 2 sons ages 2&6. Colette Wardco2431@aol.com Click here to reply Birth mom search of daughter Tuesday, 22-Dec-1998 00:41:06 Message: 126.96.36.199 writes: Birth mom looking for daughter born 8-28-70, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia. Attorney was Edward B. Rosenberg. Child may have been adopted by Jewish couple in New Brunswick, N.J. Don't wish to intrude, want to know if you are all right. Half brother and sister very interested in knowing you, if you wish. I desire to answer any questions you have, if you desire, would treasure any relationship. email@example.com Click here to reply b-mom iso adoptee m Monday, 21-Dec-1998 03:54:02 Message: 188.8.131.52 writes: I am looking for you, I will never stop the search. You know how I felt the last day I saw you well I still feel the same way. My accident left me with alot of injuries and scars of wounds that will never heal until I see you and talk to you again. Placement in foster care should never have come to this kind of hurt. but I have accepted that you needed a family and not the constant fighting for custody. once I was well I was told the statue of limitations ran out on foster care and you were adopted and my parental rights were terminated. I was devastated but so you know each year I have adopted someone from the angel tree in love of you son. till then God bless you and keep you your mother Elizabeth born franklin leroy wary firstname.lastname@example.org Click here to reply Replies: Re: b-mom iso adoptee m (dave krone) (09-May-1999 21:58:18) FEMALE ADOPTEE ISO BPARENTS Thursday, 17-Dec-1998 18:52:52 Message: 184.108.40.206 writes: looking for the person who abandoned me at st katherine of sienna church in philadelphia pa on 11/1/65.i need medical info desparately. anyone with any info on this please contact me. sharon sharon steinmetz email@example.com Click here to reply adoption seach Wednesday, 16-Dec-1998 17:11:02 Message: 220.127.116.11 writes: F adoptee, mother KIRK from VA. 12/12/69 donna devarie firstname.lastname@example.org Click here to reply November 9, 1958-Female Adoptee Looking for B-mom Tuesday, 15-Dec-1998 00:37:31 Message: 18.104.22.168 writes: I was born 11/9/58 at BETZ/Betts? Hospital in EASTON Pa. My adoption was facilitated by the pastor of 1st Prebyterian Church who counselled my birthmother in the last 2 weeks of her pregnancy. My b-mom may have been a college student, possibly at Churchman's Business School or Cedar Crest College, and she may not have been local to the area. Please contact email@example.com if you can help. Thanks. Nan firstname.lastname@example.org Click here to reply Replies: Re: November 9, 1958-Female Adoptee Looking for B-mom (Pamela "Rose" Backes) (18-Aug-1999 19:42:48) LOOKING FOR HALF BROTHER Tuesday, 15-Dec-1998 00:24:06 Message: 22.214.171.124 writes: MALE BORN IN 1966 IN ERIE, PA. AT ST. VINCENT'S HOSPITAL. POSSIBLE DOB: 5-21-66. NAME AT BIRTH CHRISTOPHER. PLATOON@ADELPHIA.NET Click here to reply ISO B-Father and Family Sunday, 13-Dec-1998 23:32:20 Message: 126.96.36.199 writes: Looking for b-father, name of Nelson R. Smith, lived in Butler Co., PA in 1930's. In need of medical records. B-Mother deceased now and adoptive father also. Know Nelson's parents names and siblings. Please get in touch--urgent to know family medical history! email@example.com Click here to reply F- Adoptee ISO B-Family 3-5-68 Delaware County Friday, 11-Dec-1998 16:09:13 Message: 188.8.131.52 writes: I was born in Springfield Pennsylvania (Delaware County)on March 5, 1968. Adoption was handled privately by Attorney Raymond Rubens. I was adopted by a Jewish family from New York, who had adopted a baby boy 2 years prior. I am seeking any member of my birth family. If any of this sounds familar please e-mail me. Debbi Krimsky-Placido firstname.lastname@example.org Click here to reply B/F ISO B/DAU 11/10/75 Thursday, 10-Dec-1998 22:02:26 Message: 184.108.40.206 writes: 11/10/75 EPISCOPAL HOSPITAL PHILADELPIA PA. DR.GIULIAN / DR SHUSTER ATTORNEY / FRED SCAROFF BABY GIRL TRINSEY WAS NAME ON HOSPITAL RECORDS ANY ONE WITH INFORMATION PLEASE REPLY HUMIEBUNCH@AOL.COM Click here to reply Replies: Re: B/F ISO B/DAU 11/10/75 (Barrie) (13-Jan-1999 11:14:55) M adoptee - Born 2/1/62 Williamsport, PA ISO b-fam Tuesday, 08-Dec-1998 23:33:00 Message: 220.127.116.11 writes: Male adoptee looking for Birth family. Born February 1st, 1962 Williamsport, PA. Adopted in Towanda, PA (I think). Believe that both birth Mother and Father were teachers (but not possitive). email@example.com Click here to reply Irish Physician 1945 Tuesday, 08-Dec-1998 12:27:48 Message: 18.104.22.168 writes: Does this description match a Penn Physician you know, c.1945. This was a "prominent" family. This Physician had 5 children. His eldest daughter was born c.1919. One of his sons was an Air Cadet at that time. Sound familiar? All ideas , suggetions, and leads welcomed. thaddeus firstname.lastname@example.org Click here to reply Bmom ISO bdaughter Sunday, 06-Dec-1998 18:46:37 Message: 22.214.171.124 writes: Looking for daughter born at Doylestown Hospital, 1982. to M. Ades Drs Gribb, Choby and Senzic attending Please find me I,ve been searching for you for a long long time Radcop@aol.com Click here to reply F-Adoptee born 1/18/45 ISO b-siblings MEEHAN Sunday, 06-Dec-1998 09:33:12 Message: 126.96.36.199 writes: I am a f-adoptee searching for b-siblings. My DOB - 01/18/45 B-name - Mary Elizabeth Meehan B-place - Roselia Maternity and Foundling Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA Adoption agency - Catholic Charities B-mother - Helen E. Meehan, born in 1913 in Oil City, PA (Venango CO.) Has lived in Erie, PA since childhood. Never been married. Found Helen six years ago. She is not anxious to share info., but I have found out that she gave up at least six infants for adoption. There are other female infants in the records from Roselia, but I do not know if they were born there. There were two males born in Cleveland, OH, and then discharged to St. Joseph's Home in Erie, PA (1953 and 1954). There was at least one infant born in Lackawanna, NY in 1943. May be others born there also-do not know DOB for them. Anyone with information please contact me at email@example.com Ann Schultz firstname.lastname@example.org Click here to reply Replies: Re: F-Adoptee born 1/18/45 ISO b-siblings MEEHAN (Martie Forbes) (18-Jan-1999 09:53:40) Re: F-Adoptee born 1/18/45 ISO b-siblings MEEHAN (Martie Forbes) (20-Feb-1999 11:08:44) Re: F-Adoptee born 1/18/45 ISO b-siblings MEEHAN (Michele) (05-Apr-1999 14:27:16) ISO Birth Mother/Father Saturday, 05-Dec-1998 22:24:18 Message: 188.8.131.52 writes: Born on 10/23/56 @ Palmerton Hospital, Palmerton, Pa. was adopted right from birth [male].Believe birth mother's last name to be Frantz @ the time. Now have a family of my own and not looking to intrude, would be most interested in any medical or health-related issues. Any info please e-mail me @ email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Click here to reply Replies: Re: ISO Birth Mother/Father (15-Dec-1998 13:48:00) F ISO Bmother -- 5/6/46 Saturday, 05-Dec-1998 18:17:03 Message: 184.108.40.206 writes: ISO Bmom who delivered baby girl on or about 5/6/46 in Washington, PA. Birthmother's name may be "Alberta Knox". Baby Girl was adopted by Ernest & Johnnie Mae Kennedy. Anyone with any information Please email: email@example.com Have been actively searching now for 6 years!! Did not know I was adopted until the age of 50! Please help. firstname.lastname@example.org Click here to reply Replies: This adoptee REUNITED with 2 siblings, found thru mother's obituary. (n/t) (25-Apr-1999 13:59:28) SEARCHING FOR IDENTICAL TWIN SONS Wednesday, 02-Dec-1998 23:57:49 Message: 220.127.116.11 writes: I am searching for my identica twin sons, their dob is 9-1-69. Names at birth: Ronald & Donald Hurd btw: 3lb,1oz, and 3lb,15oz Born, Booth Maternity Home Phila. Pa. I am searching for you because I want to know that you are happy and healthy, and that you were not separated at birth. I also have medical issues for you TODAY YOU WOULD BE 29 years old of average build, blondish hair, blue eyes your aparents: mom: 53, Pratcital nurse/RN ?? dad: 56, sales rep for large co., (likes athletics,) Live/raised: Phila., co., Mont co., Or DEl.co DOES ANY OF THIS SOUND FAMILIAR: DOES ANYONE HAVE ANY FRIEND,REALATIVE THAT MATCH THIS DESCRIPTION? PLEASE contact me Thank you Linda Hurd email@example.com Click here to reply Replies: This b-mom found- her son saw adoption article in Phila. City Paper. (n/t) (21-Aug-1999 01:30:43) Female adoptee born 9/18/60 ISO any B-family Saturday, 28-Nov-1998 21:54:19 Message: 18.104.22.168 writes: I was adopted through a family service organization in the Philadelphia area. Health issues make it necessary to get medical history, relationship not absolutely necesarry, I have a good life, thanks mom for giving me up, I'm sure it was not an easy decision. firstname.lastname@example.org Click here to reply F-adoptee searching for b-parents Saturday, 28-Nov-1998 21:18:11 Message: 22.214.171.124 writes: I am searching for my birth parents. I was born in Lehigh county, Allentown PA on 3-5-68. I have blonde hair and blue eyes. I am searching for religious reasons. Marci Karess email@example.com Click here to reply Replies: Re: F-adoptee searching for b-parents (firstname.lastname@example.org) (12-Mar-1999 19:25:42) ISO bmom or bdad Saturday, 28-Nov-1998 04:53:11 Message: 126.96.36.199 writes: Was born Feb'71 was adopted Appx 9 months old. Parent name Rose M Robinson Brown & Carl Brown of 504 sixth st. Hiller Pa 15444. Adoption thru Nickolas Pappadakus Legal counsel. If any knowledge please email at email@example.com Michael A Brown firstname.lastname@example.org Click here to reply "M-adoptee ISO any b-family Blair county 11/26/61" Wednesday, 25-Nov-1998 14:23:25 Message: 188.8.131.52 writes: I was adopted through the Catholic Social services in Altoona Pa. born in Philadelphia Would just like to know who my parents are, no hard feelings. I think my name was Anthony and the adoption took place when I was 3 months old. Stephen email@example.com Click here to reply female adoptee ISO any b-family; 11-17-68; Erie, PA Friday, 20-Nov-1998 22:52:29 Message: 184.108.40.206 writes: I am a female adoptee born in Erie, PA on 11-17-68. I am searching for my b-mom/b-family. I was born in St. Vincent's Hospital. Anyone with any help/info, please email me at Aimills@aol.com. THANKS!!! Aimills@aol.com Click here to reply Replies: Re: female adoptee ISO any b-family; 11-17-68; Erie, PA (Sheri) (21-Feb-1999 23:05:30) M adoptee ISO b-fam 2/9/69 Philadelphia Friday, 20-Nov-1998 21:31:09 Message: 220.127.116.11 writes: I was adopted through Catholic Social Services in Philadelphia at 6 weeks old. I'm just interested in some of my history. Thanks. Bryan Hollis firstname.lastname@example.org Click here to reply wrong year- iso b-daughter 12/4/59 Friday, 20-Nov-1998 20:06:00 Message: 18.104.22.168 writes: when I posted a message with you I did not have a copy of the relinquishment paper, so when I got the paper I found out that the year I gave you is wrong. The year should be 1959 not 1960. So here is my new message: bmom iso bdaughter dob 12/04/1959 @ Chestnut Hill Hospital Phila, (Chestnut Hill) PA. Adoption finalized @ Montgomery County Court House Norristown, PA. Mary Evans email@example.com Click here to reply Replies: Re: wrong year (Karen697@ewa.net) (17-May-1999 18:10:08) F Adoptee ISO BFamily Philadelphia 4/7/64 Monday, 16-Nov-1998 15:55:13 Message: 22.214.171.124 writes: Looking for any birth family members. Born 4/7/64 at 6:38 AM, Pennsylvania Lying In Hospital. Birth defect of legs and feet at birth. Private adoption, atty Trommer, delivering doctor Roitman. Birthmother 22 at delivery. Believe Vandevender to be my last name at birth. M. Goldberg firstname.lastname@example.org Click here to reply Replies: Re: F Adoptee ISO BFamily Philadelphia 4/7/64 (28-Feb-1999 23:58:36) This adoptee REUNITED via search conducted by Phila. Orphans' Court. (n/t) (25-Apr-1999 13:46:06) F adoptee ISO any B family Sunday, 15-Nov-1998 01:11:35 Message: 126.96.36.199 writes: I was delivered at Nazareth Hospital in Phila 1/3/53. I believe it was a private adoption arranged by the physcian. The only information I have on my birth family is two sisters who are older than me. I was raised by a very loving family and had a wonderful childhood but both my adoptive parents are deceased and would love to hear from anyone who could fill in the missing information. So please contact me . Mary email@example.com Click here to reply Replies: Re: F adoptee ISO any B family (15-Nov-1998 01:16:34) still searching Saturday, 14-Nov-1998 20:54:43 Message: 188.8.131.52 writes: Joanna (or Jodie?), please contact me. I have tried for months to find you again. If you don't want a relationship, I'll respect that. But I have medical information that could be helpful to you. Deborah Knight Thompson firstname.lastname@example.org Click here to reply Replies: Re: still searching (Hope Anne Nathan) (15-Feb-1999 18:13:24) Birthmother ISO son born 5- 20-68, Pittsburgh Friday, 13-Nov-1998 23:27:08 Message: 184.108.40.206 writes: You were named Daniel John, born at Mercy Hospital. Father's name Jeffrey Lynn. You were adopted by wonderful foster parents through Catholic Charities. Began searching for you the year you turned 21. All records closed to me as birthparent. Recent to AOL, trying all avenues possible. It is not my intention to intrude on your life, however I need to know that you are alright. And, if you are willing, so am I. Christine CKapp61771@aol.com Click here to reply Replies: Re: Birthmother ISO son born 5- 20-68, Pittsburgh (Robert Eric Smith ) (13-Feb-1999 16:59:00) bsister ISOBirthsister Wednesday, 11-Nov-1998 10:27:40 Message: 220.127.116.11 writes: I am bsister searching for birthsister given up for adoption at birth. date of birth 6/10/66. Birthname June Marie Dietrich. Born in Harrisburg Hospital. Harrisburg,pa. Adoption took place at Dauphin county court house. I am trying to find my sister. I feel a part of me is missing without her. She also has 5 other brothers and sisters. She is also a Great Aunt. Would love to find her. connie email@example.com Click here to reply Female Adoptee ISA B-Mom-Pittsburgh, PA Sunday, 08-Nov-1998 17:34:02 Message: 18.104.22.168 writes: I am looking for my birthfamily. DOB 01/25/61. Private adoption - attorney David Marlin Lauffe B-Mom possible name Sandra Lee Durick firstname.lastname@example.org Click here to reply BDAUGHTER IN SEARCH OF BFAMILY (READING PA) Friday, 06-Nov-1998 11:51:41 Message: 22.214.171.124 writes: finding birth parents for a friend. Her name is Amy she was born in Berks county in Reading Hospital. Delivery dr was Thomas W. Geroges md. date of birht is 09/23/67. Adoptive father was a lawyer last name Potter. Adoptive mothers last name was Becker. If you have any information on this adoption please respond. AMY email@example.com Click here to reply Male 01-30-77 St. Marys, Pennsylvania Wednesday, 04-Nov-1998 06:25:16 Message: 126.96.36.199 writes: Searching for birth nephew born Brian Allen Huff 01-30-77 at St. Marys, Pennsylvania. He was adopted through Catholic Social Services. His birth mother and birth aunt do not wish to intrude, only need to know he is ok and that we love him. Thank you for this registry. Dawn Bush 103 Dill Hill - Johnsonburg, Penna. 15845 firstname.lastname@example.org Dawn Bush Click here to reply red headed male adoptee ISO BP 12/67 near Lancaster Tuesday, 03-Nov-1998 18:45:48 Message: 188.8.131.52 writes: DzrtRat@swlink.net Click here to reply Bfamily in search of Sharon Rae Holcomb, DOB 9/2?/45 Sunday, 01-Nov-1998 19:13:34 Message: 184.108.40.206 writes: The birth family of Sharon Rae Holcomb is searching for her...she was born in Williamsport Pa in Sept. of 1945. She was adopted at the age of 4 or 5, and has an older sister and brother that she might remember. J L Cook JonnaL13@aol.com Click here to reply B-mother ISO twin sons Allegheny County 6/15/80 Saturday, 31-Oct-1998 15:09:19 Message: 220.127.116.11 writes: Hoffmann7@aol.com Click here to reply seaching for birth family Saturday, 31-Oct-1998 13:39:22 Message: 18.104.22.168 writes: I am looking for birth family. I was born 8/23/62; Booth Maternity Home, Phila, PA Birth family probably from Lancaster Cob (or near). BMom later in 1962 married another man and went on to have three children. Leanred that my bMom started having strokes in her 30's which left her incapacitated. Her husband will not let me have contact (and I have no name). BMom's parents and sister know I exist, but I doubt they are techno buffs or web surfers. Having to search the old fashioned way, I guess. Glad for input. Robin J Townsley Arcus email@example.com Click here to reply Searching for birth mother Saturday, 31-Oct-1998 00:09:15 Message: 22.214.171.124 writes: I am searching for my birth mother, her maiden name was Joyce Marie Brown. She was born 11/28/40 and lived in Coatesville, PA at the time of my birth 8/21/58. My birth name was Lou Ann Brown. I weighed 6 lb. 6 oz. and was born at Coatesville Hospital. Delivered by Dr. Tom Latoff. Attornies were Franklin Gordon and K.L. Shirk Adoption finalized in Lancaster County 1959 Kim firstname.lastname@example.org Click here to reply Replies: This adoptee REUNITED via asking questions in a small town, and people knew her family. (n/t) (25-Apr-1999 13:51:35) BSibling ISO BSiblings Friday, 30-Oct-1998 20:11:14 Message: 126.96.36.199 writes: I am searching for my siblings they were born on 09/30/67 in Bradford, Pa at Bradford Regional Medical Center. They were named Mary Lee Gill and Thomas Lee Gill they were in adopted in the Tampa, Fl area sometime between 1970 and 1975. Alexis email@example.com or Alys1@webtv.net Click here to reply F-ADOPTEE ISO B-MOTHER Wednesday, 28-Oct-1998 00:45:30 Message: 188.8.131.52 writes: On October 16,1998 I had mentioned that I was at St. Vincent's (Phila.). I recently found out that I was at Baby St. Vincent's. At S.W. Phila.(It was called that in the 1950's. It has since closed down. Also I found out that the final adoption was when I was about 3yrs. of age and not at the age of 2yrs. firstname.lastname@example.org Click here to reply Sister searching for Birth Brother December 21, 1962 Tuesday, 27-Oct-1998 13:52:28 Message: 184.108.40.206 writes: I am searching for my birth brother, born in Ottawa, Canada and adopted by a family in Penn. I believe your adoption took place in Berks County. If this is you, or if anyone has information, please contact me through e-mail. We are all anxious and want very much to find you. Christine McPherson-Lesniowski email@example.com Click here to reply Replies: This b-sis FOUND thru Parent Finders of Canada. (n/t) (21-Aug-1999 01:39:12)