|Posted By:||Sandra Stephens|
|Subject:||Re: adopded children|
|Post Date:||February 17, 2013 at 16:10:15|
|Forum:||Missouri Genealogy Forum|
I don't mean to be discouraging, but it's highly possible that you will not find an adoption record in the 1870's. Many times, when parents of children died, for example, the children were just taken in by relatives or friends with no formal adoption.