Simplify researching your adoption by taking these 5 easy first steps.
The Canadian Centre for Home Children is attempting to reconnect former home children and their descendants with their lost relatives through a new online database.
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Advice on obtaining records of an ancestral adoption.
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Resources for genealogical research of adoptions.
Did your ancestor ride an "orphan train" from the big city to a foster home in the country? Get on board to trace the roots of orphan train riders from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
How to search for genealogical records when you're adopted.
If an adopted or orphaned ancestor is impeding your research progress, use these 11 strategies to foster new family tree finds.
For the 32 million Americans whose families have been touched by adoption, even the immediate past can be a puzzle. Here's how to start finding your family tree when your roots are a secret.