(Taken from the Adoption Glossary)
Genealogy: A term referring to the study of the history of past and present members of a particular family, which usually includes the preparation of a "family tree" or pedigree chart, showing the past and present members of the family joined together by a series of lines that help in ascertaining... [more
Articles About "Genealogy"
In November, after watching a television movie about a woman returning to her heritage after being adopted at birth, Mara Addison of Scottsdale was determined to find her birth mother. She went on-line to see if she had received any response to her previous postings on adoption web sites. There...
Choices in Searching: Intermediaries, Agency Searches, ISCs, Professional Searchers, Private Investi
At some point in your search, perhaps at the beginning, or maybe well into it, you will probably consider your options with regard to hiring a searcher. In many states, provinces, and regions, confidential intermediary (CI) systems are in place, and a CI will be recommended to you by your agency or... Wearing o\' the Green - Adoption and Search in Ireland
SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE Take a Tour: Celebrate your Irish heritage and take a virtual holiday tour of the St. Patrick's Day Celebration in Dublin and the rest of the Emerald Isle! Legal Reform: In Ireland, as in many other countries around the world, adoption laws are being challenged and... Helpful Documents and Resources
None but a mule denies his family. ~ Anonymous As discussed previously, the best places to obtain the documents you need to resolve your search include: The Internet, including the many search engines and databases; Public libraries and other online libraries; and Adoption agencies or state...
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"Genealogy" in the Adoption Blogs
January 10, 2011, 8:54 pm
In the book, "Adoption and the Family System," Ken Watson and Miriam Reitz define adoption as " a means of providing some children with security and meeting their developmental needs by legally transferring ongoing parental responsibilities from their birth parents to their adoptive parents;... 26 Americans of Color Whom Every Schoolchild Should Know
August 24, 2010, 5:30 am
It's time to go back to school! A teacher friend of mine was asking for input on her classroom decorations - a, A to Z list of famous people whom every middle schooler should know. Many friends, including my husband, made their own A to Z lists. I decided that this blog needed one. So, without... Kinship (part 1)
January 11, 2011, 9:03 pm
I come from a fairly happy, functonal family. If anything ever happened to my husband and I there is no doubt my children would have several loving, capable homes to choose from. In fact, this is the informal way foster care has been done for years, in lots of cultures. There are many benefits to...
"Genealogy" in the Adoption Forums
My New Aunt!
February 18, 2013, 12:55 pm
My dad was adopted at age three. He has always belived he had an older brother and sister, but we were never able to find them. We knew the names of his biological parents. I was able to track down records of his father, and discover he had died when my dad was 12. That was a disappointment. ...
Stories About "Genealogy"
Meeting My Family
The intercom burst into life with the customary 'ding-dong' - "British Airways announces that flight BA6209 from Johannesburg has landed". I sat upright and came out of the depths of my... Be Alert, But Don't Give Up!
Aloha..Be "certain" prior to searching for a child, or an adoptive child, "exactly what" you "expect" to find, & have you really given enough "deep within you... My Birth Parents Found Me October 2001!
I was on my computer one morning and received an e-mail saying they thought I was the daughter given up for adoption. At 1st I was curious, but cautious. I read through it a # of times. Finally I...
"Genealogy" on Adoption.com
Web Results for "Genealogy"
GenForum - Home
Over 14,000 online forums devoted to genealogy, including surnames, U.S. states, countries, and general topics.
Access Genealogy: A Free Genealogy Resource
Access Genealogy has been providing free genealogy records since 1999. It remains one of the oldest and largest private repositories of US based genealogy records.
Genealogy.com - Family Tree Maker Family History Software and ...
Visit Genealogy.com to discover and preserve your family's unique story. Buy Family Tree Maker, the #1 selling family history software. Access online data collections and CDs for vital historical records to fill the gap in your family tree research.