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Updated 3-29-04 12:17pm
51- 1920s 1930s
MALES SEARCHING FOR BIRTHPARENTS


Birthparents, before you search this list for your adoptee, be aware that adoptees birthdates are sometimes altered on their birthcertificates, more often adoptess have inaccurate info & birthparents often remember dates & important info incorrectly. If a posting looks remotely close to who you are searching for, please contact the person who posted for more info...

In order by year of birth...
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5-22-20 Boston, MA Birthname, GEORGE DEMERS. Birthmother was from Worcester area. She may have been married to or was the daughter of the Chief of Police in Worcester, MA. George is searching for any relative, his daughter Nancy is helping him....
EMAIL maxwells@ici.net
Date posted 3-23-98

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8-1-20 Boston, MA New England Home for Little Wanderers. EMAIL natejune@webtv.net Date posted 6-5-00

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1-15-21 Adopted by family members. Birthparents may have last name of WOMBOLDT. He had a brother Albert who was also adopted. Adoptive mother was Margaret Wray, they had an Aunt Christine & Uncle William. All spoke with a brogue. There may be an Everett, MA tie. Adoptee is deceased but Laura is helping adoptee's ( JOSEPH WILBUR OR WILBURT WRAY) son search for any relations.... EMAIL lmc1000@mindspring.com Date posted 9-7-00 (revised 9-27-00

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6-18-22 Bedford, MA Baptised JOSEPH RULDOLPH REYNOLDS in 1925 .Birthmother, BABE ROSE of New Bedford, MA. Birthplace Russia. Birthfather, FRANK REYNOLDS? Possibly Italian? Ivy is helping her grandfather Rudy search.... EMAIL Canaries95@AOL.COM Date posted 5-3-01

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1-21-24 Boston, MA Placed in Home for Destitute Catholic Children on Harrison Avenue in Boston shortly after birth. Birthname, THOMAS GUY JACKSON. Birthmother, ELIZABETH B. HUGHES JACKSON. Birthfather, GUY W. JACKSON. He was a cabinet maker? He died of a heart attack? Adoptee had 3 brothers? Some time in 1928 he was taken in & raised by the Phelan family in Norfolk, MA. Thomas is deceased, but his son Sean is searching for information on his father's birthfamily. EMAIL jacksons@hhmi.org Date posted 9-7-00

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7-27-24 Springfield, MA Florence Crittenton Home. Birthname, ARNOLD YOUNG. Birthmother, ALICE YOUNG. She later became ALICE HALL when she married VICTOR HALL 1928. Birthmother's sister LUELLA I. YOUNG arranged adoption. My father's adopted name was Arnold Cummings. Nancy is searching for his birthfamily. EMAIL pagenancy@hotmail.com Date posted 3-30-01

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9-22-24 Boston?, MA Birthname, JOSEPH WILLIAM HARRINGTON. Birthmother, MARGARET HARRINGTON. Birthfather, JAMES BRENNAN. Joseph became a ward of the state after being sent to Massachusetts Hospital School, Canton, MA. His name was Joseph Brennan when he arrived at school but it was later changed to Harrington. He is deceased but his son is searching for any living relatives. EMAIL SMHarrington66@aol.com Date posted 9-5-03
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5-29-25 Chelsea or Quincy, MA Supposedly and inner-family adoption. Birthname, WILLIAM MCCORMICK. Birthmother, MARY E. MCCORMICK. Frederick is searching..
EMAIL NHExile@AOL.Com
Date posted 12-10-97

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4-21-26 Springfield, MA State of MA adoption? Birthname,ARTHUR PHILIP BENSON. Birthmother, MADELINE HAYES BENSON DOB 1901. Birthfather, ARTHUR ROBERT BENSON. Pat is helping Dad search for any living relatives... EMAIL mrosenth@tampabay.rr.com Date posted 3-27-01

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5-4-26 Lynn, MA "I'm 76,had 3heart attacaks, a duble bypass and don't have any idea from where I came nor to where I'm going.I only have my adopted name,date of birth in Essex County MA which appear on the amended birth certificate. Needless to say time is of the essence." EMAIL richardandgerrie@msn.com Date posted 10-30-02

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6-18-27 Worcester, MA Private Adoption. Adopted name Otto William Siebert. Adopted by Donald W. Siebert & Eleanor L. Harriman Siebert. Adoptee is deceased. I remember his adopted grandmother saying he came from a prominent family. His widow Phyllis would like to locate birthfamily for their children. EMAIL bhchef1@gwi.net Date posted 9-22-01 (revised 11-16-01

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7-1-27 Boston, MA St. Mary's Woman's & Infant Asylum Never adopted. Birthname, GEORGE O'NEIL. Birthmother, MARY E. O'NEIL OR VELMA.She was from Lawrence, MA. I was taken in by a family as a child but never formally adopted by them. MaryAnn is posting this for George who is searching...EMAIL mmc@mainstayinc.com Date posted 9-11-03
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11-22-27 Boston, MA St Marys Hosp. Infant Asylum Agency. Birthname, CARROLL FRANCIS BURKE. Birthmother MARGARET M. BURKE, last known to be living in Winchester, MA 1927-30. DID ANYONE KNOW HER??? She had a sister CHRISTINE. Adoptee is deceased, but family would like would like info. Adoptee desparately wanted to know about his mother prior to his death.
EMAIL Mich217@aol.com
Date posted 8-1-97
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2-1-28 Worcester, MA Birthname, HAROLD OLIVER. Birthmother, LOTTIE B. GOWANS (aka MARY OLIVER) Philip is searching...
EMAIL jekvall@bright.net
Date posted 1-25-99

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2-23-28 Boston, MA Boston Memorial Hosp. Birthname, LAWRENCE COLLINS MCHUGH. Birthmother, MARGARET COLLINS MCHUGH, DOB 4-28-1897. She was living in Brookline, MA at the time. **I Have found all need to know on Margaret but still searching for information on Birthfather, James Kelley (Kelly). If anyone can help I would be forever grateful... Lawrence is searching...EMAIL pegdenjim@earthlink.net Date posted 4-18-01(revised 12-22-03

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3-1-28 Springfield, MA Birthname, ROBERT CHARLES TOURVILLE. Birthmother, ANGELINA TOURVILLE DOB 8-21-09 DOD April 1992. **Searching for a sibling also given up, not sure if male or female, but also given up by Angelina** Adoptee has passed away but his daughter Suzanne is posting this in hopes of finding family...EMAIL suzannebalogh@aol.com Date posted 11-3-00 (revised 2-23-01
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3-9-28 Holyoke, MA Holyoke Hosp. Birthmother's last name LAFLEUR? I lived in Holyoke until I was sixteen. At a very young age I saw my birth certificate. I think my birthmother's last name was LAFLEUR. John is searching..
EMAIL KEEFEJR@AOL.COM
Date posted 7-25-98
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6-16-28 Boston, MA Birthname, LEONARD E. FROST. Birthmother, AGNES FROST. Was never adopted, was in State custody and lived in several foster homes. Searching for birthmother or any relations...EMAIL lenf3@yahoo.com Date posted 6-5-98 (revised 7-9-02
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6-6-29 Brockton, MA Florence Crittenton Home. Birthname, CARL MERTON FENWICK. Birthmother, EDITH VIOLA FENWICK, she died of TB in 1931. She was a nurse at Norfolk-County Hosp. Daughter of MARY AMELIA PENDERGRASS. ***IN SEARCH OF BIRTHFATHER*** name unknown. Anyone with info please....
EMAIL jsattle9@idt.net
Date revised 11-4-97
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10-3-29 Fall River, MA? Briston County. LEFT ON A DOORSTEP. Birthname, GERARD KENYON? Birthmother, AGNES CANNON OR KENYON?? DOB 1901? She was from New Bedford, but staying at a rooming house in Fall River. Birthfather, BOTELO?, janitor of church? The name FRANCIS MACOMBER also comes into play, but nothing makes any sense. If anyone out there knows anything about my birthfamily please...EMAIL lkelly@venus.net
Date posted 1-29-99

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3-22-30 Dorchester, MA St. Margaret's Hosp.Adopted out of a center with Nuns. Birthname, HENRY E. MEE. Birthmother, LILLIAN FRANCES MEE DOB 1914-15 in Milton, MA. Birthfather, VANBURAN. Adopted at about age 6 or 8 by the Caroselli familyat about age 2 or 2 & a half. At age 21 I changed last name back to MEE. Heidi is posting this for her father who is searching... EMAIL I ARE FAST@AOL.COM Date posted 5-21-01 (revised 7-8-01
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4-2-30 Cranston, RI. Finalized at Pawtucket probate court. Birthname, ROBERT JAMES. Birthmother, THERESA MULVEY. I was baptised at St. Joseph's in Natick, RI. Marie is posting this for her father Robert who is searching for any relatives...
EMAIL Msander870@aol.com
Date posted 3-17-00

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9-21-30 Brighton, MA FOUND!!! Date posted 9-3-03 (found 9-03
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1-29-31 Boston, MA St. Mary's Hosp. Dept of Child Guardianship. Birthname, CHARLES DAVIDSON. Birthmother, MARGARET JOSEPHINE DAVIDSON DOB 2-11.**SEARCHING FOR BIRTHFATHER** His name unknown. Also searching for brother (lives in NY or NJ?) & sister (lives in Philly?). Adoptee is deceased but his children would like to know their heritage....EMAIL maryodrscll@aol.com Date posted 11-16-01
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6-4-31 Tewksbury, MA Tewksbury State Hosp. Birthname, CLYDE FREEMAN SMITH. Birthmother, RACHAEL FREEMAN SMITH. She was from Nova Scotia and was a nurse at Tewksbury, State Hosp. I am helping my father search for his birthfamily.
EMAIL viking978@aol.com
Date posted 4-14-98
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7-14-31 Worcester, MA. Worcerster Hosp. Childrens Aid Society. Birthname,ROBERT THOMAS MITTEN. Birthmother, MARGARET MITTEN DOD 1970/ Last known as MARGE COOKE. **SEARCHING FOR BIRTHFATHER** His name is DAVID CLANCY DOB 1910-13 in Oregan. May have died in a car accident in 1932? Adoptee is deceased, his family is searching for David Clancy, any relatives on his side or anyone who knew him.......
EMAIL catcha22@bigsky.net
Date posted 12-14-98 (revised 2-23-01

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2-6-32 Boston, MA Boston City Hosp. Catholic Charities. Birthname, RICHARD. Birthmother, Mary Christine Sullivan DOB 12-24-08. She died in 1950. Birthfather of Jewish &/or French descent. **Adoptees child is seeking information about Richard's birthfather. He was a musician or singer passing through Boston in 1931, somehow involved with Beaconsfield Hotel in Brookline, MA, where he met Mary Christine Sullivan (who gave up adoptee). He may have gone on to NY & CA after leaving Boston in 1931-32. EMAIL ndaihsdm@yahoo.com Date posted 3-29-04

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2-17-32 Boston, MA Adoptee died in FL in March of 1974. His son John is searching for his fathers birthparent or family. EMAIL DODGEBOY@ttlc.net Date posted 5-4-02
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4-1-32 Boston, MA Boston City Hosp. *NEVER ADOPTED WARD OF THE STATE* Birthname, MALE MATHON. Birthmother, VALINDA MATHON DOB 7-1-1898. Years of searching shows connections to, BLANCHETTE, TREMBLAY & BROUILLETTE families. Have found considerable info on birthmom but still need her birth record. **SEARCHING FOR BIRTHFATHER**
EMAIL SECUREPJ@AOL.COM
Date posted 10-11-99 (revised 2-23-01

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9-4-32 Melrose, MA Melrose Hosp. Birthname, RICHARD MCCARTHY. Birthmother, MARY MCCARTHY. EMAIL 0786rm@gte.net Date posted 8-14-01

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10-13-32 Lynn, MA St. Mary's Infant Asylum. Birthname, FRED D'AGNESE. Birthmother, ELIZABETH D'AGNESE. Birthfather, PASQAULE TALLINI (he lived in Somerville, MA at the time) As I was told I was adopted by my birthfather & my last name changed to Tallini. It may be that I was actually born in 1934. I am searching for my birthmother or her family. Fred is searching.....EMAIL debbietallini@attbi.com Date posted 2-2-03

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7-27-33 Northampton, MA Joanne is posting this forRobert Knight who is searching...... EMAIL jsaltman@charter.net Date posted 7-1-03

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3-16-34 Boston, MA Birhname, RICHARD BENNETT. Birthmother, MYRTLE BENNETT. She was from Plainville, MA. She later married & became MYRTLE KETTELL. I was not formally adopted until 1941. I met Myrtle in 1980, but she is now deceased & never revealed my birthfather's name. I **SEARCHING FOR BIRTHFATHER**, Does anyone know who he is?? Richard Bond is searching..EMAIL dickb45@earthlink.net Date posted 11-16-00 **RICHARD please email espaura@aol.com with new contact info. I have a definite match for you but your email is invalid.

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4-7-34 Wakefield, MA Wakefield Convelesant Home for The Aged. MA Dept. Public Welfare Div. of Child Guardianship. Birthname, DAVID MEREDITH. Birthmother, ANNA FRANCES MEREDITH DOB 8-9-20. Rebecca is posting this for her father Albert who is searching for any birthfamily..... EMAIL dansgirl 1961@hotmail .com Date posted 11-3-01

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9-16-35 Groton, MA Groton Hosp. Birthname, ROBERT MACDONALD. Birthmother, JEAN MACDONALD DOB 1916. Birthmother lived within 40 mile radius of Groton? Bob is searching...
EMAIL rhahns22@aol.com
Date posted 10-4-98 (revised 11-3-02

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8-22-36 Boston, MA St. Elizabeth's Hosp. Catholic Charitiable Bureau of Boston. Adoption finalized in Nov of 1936. Jennifer is helping her father William search for any birthfamily.... EMAIL jenqui@earthlink.net Date posted 2-11-03
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9-18-36 Boston, MA Boston Lying-In Hosp. Private adopt. Birthname, ROGER? Birthmother, CHARLOTTE- DOB Nov of 1907 (deceased Nov 22 1974) searching for any relative of hers. ***ALSO SEARCHING FOR FOSTER PARENTS***, I was in foster care until June of 1937***Ian is searching...
EMAIL IMowry@aol.com
Date posted 11-18-97

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10-6-36 Dorchester, MA St. Mary's Infant Asylum-Lying In. Birthname, FRANCIS WHITEHEAD. Birthmother, MARY WHITEHEAD. George J. Whitehead listed as witness to adoption paperwork. Adoptee passed on 1987 but his son Michael is searching for medical & heritage info. EMAIL apesound@yahoo.com Date posted 12-20-03

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12-7-36 Boston, MA Florence Crittenton. Birthname, Joel Lee. Birthmother, Ruth Lee. Searching for any birthfamily....EMAIL sonia@hotspringschamber.com Date posted 3-1-04

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12-19-36 Brookline, MA Birthname, BABY BOY SAMPSON. Birthmother, LYDIA SAMPSON. Adoptee would very much like his medical records. His grandaughter is posting this for him. EMAIL RobeDog0601@aol.com Date posted 1-9-02
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12-30-36 Boston, MA Mass Memorial Hosp. Birthname, FRANK ANTHONY HARIAUX. Birthmother, LOUISE HARIAUX, from Boston or S. East suburbs? Records show my little sister attended my christening. Does she know about me?? Searching for any birthfamily...
EMAIL lmcarnello21@yahoo.com
Date posted 3-15-99

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2-24-37 Winthrop, MA Fort Banks Army Hosp. Private adoption at around age 5. Birthname, EDWARD THOMAS. Birthmother, MARY MARGARET KELLEHER. Tracy is posting this for her father who is searching... EMAIL TBuzzer2000@AOL.COM Date posted 2-14-01
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6-23-37 Springfield, MA Mercy Hosp. Holyoke Convent Sisters of Providence. Birthmother, MARGARET G. LYNCH. Baptised July of 1937 at St. Mary's Church in Westfield, MA. Teresa is helping her father William search.
EMAIL honkala@gsdraw.ENET.dec.com
Date posted 9-11-97

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10-4-37 Boston?, MA Birthname, ARNOLD EDWARD MACDONALD? I am searching for any relation as I am in need of my medical history. My daughter has an illness & needs this information.......EMAIL rock3934@aol.com Date posted 3-5-02

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10-1-38 Cambridge, MA. Mt Auburn Hosp. (Wyman House) Private adoption. Dr. Samuel Attenberg based in Lowell was involved. Birthmother, BARBARA?, DOB 1915-22. I was adopted into a Jewish family. Alan is searching for any birthfamily.EMAIL alko1001@aol.com Date posted 12-14-00

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12-30-38 Springfield, MA Springfield Hosp. Brightsides. Birthmother, LORANE DELORME She was from Worcester, MA EMAIL Acestari@westspringfieldpolice.org Date posted 10-25-01

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1-9-39 Boston, MA Birthname, DAVID MURPHY. Birthmother, EILEEN. I was adopted at age 1 month from a children's home in Randolph, MA. Janet is posting this for her adopted brother who is searching... EMAIL JRPJDON@AOL.COM Date posted 4-19-01

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1-11-39 Boston, MA Boston City Hosp. Jewish Family Services. Birthname, HOWARD. Birthmother was Jewish & her DOB 1904? Birthfather was Armenian. Birthparents wanted to marry & keep Howard, but were unable to afford to do so. They did later marry & have two children. Adoptee was adopted by a family from Providence, RI. Adoptee is deceased but his daughter Kirsten is searching for his birthfamily. EMAIL DuBrayK@arc.losrios.edu Date posted 7-30-02 (revised 5-7-03
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5-15-39 Boston, MA Birthname, JOSEPH? Birthmother, EVELYN M. LANFRANCHI. ***SEARCHING FOR BIRTHFATHER***, his name unknown to me. I was adopted by my mother's husband in the early 40's.
EMAIL marsbaby@aol.com
Date posted 1-31-99
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9-24-39 Boston, MA St. Mary's Hosp. Birthname, FRANCIS JOSEPH BENSON. Birthmother, GLADYS ELIZABETH BENSON DOB 1921? She may have been residing in Hudson, NH. Jim is searching..
EMAIL jayceelaw@aol.com
Date posted 7-3-99
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These are my 1920's1930's registrations to date. Please let me know if anyone is FOUND, as I would like to know if I made a difference.

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