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SEARCH FOR HERITAGE - ORPHANAGE - ADOPTION - LOVING HOME Research Path Heritage Search 1 - Five

The town that this man's birth mother lived in was of historical interest, enough to spawn their own historical society. I go on line to see what they might have about the birth mother's family of origin. And they have a wonderful site. Several of her potential ancestors figure prominently in the development of the area, coming from Germany and farming acreage, for several decades in the 1800's

WOMAN WHO WAS ABANDONED IN A DUMPSTER AS A BABY SEEKS HER RESCUERS

This one really tugged at my heartstrings.  Over 30 years ago in January 1983  Amanda Jo Jones was found in a dumpster.  Grateful for her life, she would like to know who her rescuers were and thank them personally.  She also forgives her birth parents.

DAILY MAIL :AMANDA JO JONES SEEKS HER RESCUERS - FOUND IN DUMPSTER AS A BABY

EXCERPT:  After paying $35 for non-identifying information from

MIDCONTINENT (of the USA) PUBLIC LIBRARY GENEALOGY RESOURCES

MIDCONTINENT PUBLIC LIBRARY GENEALOGY DATABASES

Some of the databases require you be in the library in person.  Most of you in the United States who have a good library system to use already have some of these databases at your local library where you can work in person.  (Although actually sitting for hours in front of one of their computers is not always possible.)  However, I heard this

SEARCH FOR HERITAGE - ORPHANAGE - ADOPTION - LOVING HOME Research Path Heritage Search 1 - Four

The man I'm working with told me that his birth mother had been placed in the Catholic Orphanage because her mother had "died in childbirth or soon after." This would mean that her mother's death date and her birth date should be close.

Back in the day such a child had a chance of being raised by relatives, especially if there was a large family in the area - almost a clan as this one was, by