Posted By:Nancy Agnew Peché
Subject:Re: John Austin WILLIAMS and William WILLIAMS, "orphans", b. Feb. 1908, NYC
Post Date:April 18, 2003 at 18:33:12
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Forum:New York County, NY Genealogy Forum
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I appreciate your reply. I did contact the NY Foundling.

I am a friend of the son of John Austin Williams -- born: Feb. 27, 1908 -- died: Oct. 10, 1981.

The NY Foundling said they will check their records for John Austin Williams to see IF they can release what is in his file, but whatever information they do have could only be given to one of his surviving children.

The son would have to provide the following:
[1] death certificate for John Austin Williams.
- that is his birth name not his adopted name.
[2] birth certificate of the son to prove he's the son of the deceased
[3] two I.D.'s of the son: drivers license and passport or if he didn't have a passport another form of I.D.

I hope after all the above information is provided, the NY Foundling will release what's in their file for JOHN AUSTIN WILLIAMS since it's evident John Austin Williams is deceased.