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Read about historical events at the time they were happening. Perhaps you'll discover your ancestor in their local newspaper?
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Long Lost Family
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|Roger||Report||12 Aug 2013 21:42|
Following a 20 year fruitless search and disappointing news that my adoption records have been lost, I found my birth family by complete chance. In 2007, I entered the only information I had, i.e. my birth name and dob and my mother's name, onto a family tree on the Genes Reunited website. Although I had tried to do research there was very little to go on, however, in March 2013, I received a message that someone who wanted to look at my family tree. I gave my permission while explaining there was very little information on there and back came the reply, "....I believe you are my cousin who was adopted at birth..."!!