Birth Family Search

Hundreds of adoptees from different adoptive backgrounds choose to conduct birth family searches every month. They search for medical reasons, to locate a birth sibling or out of curiosity. And they don't do it alone. A birth family search requires some form of mediation. This means registering with a state registry for access to an adoption record, registering with an online database or hiring a private investigator to help locate a birth relative.

The first place an adoptee hoping to locate and contact his or her birth family is a support group for searching adoptees. It's suggested that an adoptee goes first to the state registry, where he or she will be contacted if a member of the birth family also registers and mutually consents to being contacted by another member of the adoption party. If nothing comes of the state registry, an adoptee can petition to have a court ordered confidential intermediary look through the adoption record and establish mediated contact between the two parties. Adoptees can also search online through databases of users who may be a possible match to his or her search.

Every search, regardless of methodology, will require time, patience and a mind that's open to whatever the result may be. A birth mother may have gotten married and started a family. Or, she may still live in her hometown and not have much to speak for. Birth relatives may also decline a meeting or reunion with an adoptee.


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Barbara - 4 months ago
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Looking for birth mother. Nov 21, 1955 General Hospital Kansas City, Mo #1
Dorsi Erika Lang (mother Maria Lang ) - 1 month ago
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I was born January 4th 1953 in Werneck Germany to a Maria Lang and was named Dorsi Erika Lang. Maria placed me for adoption in 1954 in Kitzingen Germany and I was adopted by Muriel and Clarence Johnson of the USA. on August 23, 1954. I was renamed Vicki Joan Johnson and I currently live in Olympia, Washington, USA.I was 19 months old at the time of the adoption. I do know that Maria had at least one other child, a son who was my half brother and younger than I. There is the possibility that my birth family may have moved to the USA. I would like any assistance locating any of my biological family. I currently have two sons and 4 grandchildren and it is very important that I be able to find some information about my biological family for medical reasons. #2
Vicki - 1 month ago
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I was born January 4th 1953 in Werneck Germany to a Maria Lang and was named Dorsi Erika Lang. Maria placed me for adoption in 1954 in Kitzingen Germany and I was adopted by Muriel and Clarence Johnson of the USA. on August 23, 1954. I was renamed Vicki Joan Johnson and I currently live in Olympia, Washington, USA.I was 19 months old at the time of the adoption. I do know that Maria had at least one other child, a son who was my half brother and younger than I. There is the possibility that my birth family may have moved to the USA. I would like any assistance locating any of my biological family. I currently have two sons and 4 grandchildren and it is very important that I be able to find some information about my biological family for medical reasons. #3
Anna - 1 month ago
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I am looking for three siblings that are from my dad. His name was William Wilson Oliver. These three siblings would be half siblings and would have been born in the area or areas around Mountainville, NY. You would be born in the late 1980's. You have three half siblings. Myself, William Domacasse, and Mary Ann. We are still looking for Mary Ann as well. If you can please contact Donna Davis from adoption registry of NJ, your siblings are looking for you. I do know that our father passed away in the summer of 2003. Donna Davis can be reached at xxxxx, and get you in contact with us. Oliver would be the last name you would have been born with. #4
Mary - 9 months ago
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I have been looking for Dawn born 1972 possibly 71 August 4. am dyslexic so the search is difficult. I haven't seen Dawn since birth in Green Bay Wi. Please leave a message here I will attempt to register with the state of wi. #5
Jennifer - 3 weeks ago
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I am searching for any children my father had that may have been put up for adoption. My fathers name is Roy Garth Dickinson. He was a truck driver and had children all over the country. So far I have found 13 brothers and 6 sisters. From what I understand was that some of the kids were put up for adoption. They would have been born between the 50's to the 70's. #6
Melissa - 2 months ago
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I was born at Daniel Freeman Memorial Hospital in Inglewood, CA and was put up for adoption through LA County. Back in 2001-02 I was able to view birth records which corresponded with the time and date of my birth, the shocker in this as that there were two entries for two girls with my exact information. There were no first names listed, of course, but the last names were Jurado and DeCelorio. I don't know how do go about viewing those lists again because I don't have a first and last name to search by. The names I did find were also on the otherwise painfully vague adoption paperwork my adopted mother gave to me. I don't know that I want to make contact but I hope anyone in similar circumstances can empathize with the identity crisis of having a birth certificate filled with information that exists nowhere else in reach. If anyone can help me navigate this situation I would be deeply grateful. Thank you, Melissa #7
Karlee - 1 week ago
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Looking for info on my cousin's birth family. He was born as Scott Meyers in Virginia in November of 1971. His mother was a minor. #8
Vickie Sheppard (birth Vicki Lee Gordon - 2 months ago
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Looking for Birth mother she was born 21 April 1930 in Pine Knot KY, fathers info, pictures,any medical history. My mothers name Dorothy Maxine Gibson (aka Gordon, McNichols, Maxwell?) May also aka as Scarlett Hagemirer as she was adopted at 10 yrs of age by a family in Louisiana. I do not know my grandparents names believe my grandmother may have committed suicide and grandfather was in prison KY. My father name was JOHN W GORON born abt 1923 in Ohio, supposed to have died in an "accident" in Rome Georgia (Floyd Co.) in 1948, he was in the military US army at Ft. Campbell I have no other information for him. I was born Vickie Lee Gordon 10/22/1948 in Corpus Christi, TX Nueces Co. Memorial Hospital 4:46 am listed residence address as 3500 Hampton Corpus Christi TX. I was adopted in 1957 by Scott family in Los Angeles, Ca. I would love to hear from my mother any family I may have siblings? I've tried so hard so many years to find her, I want her talk or meet, thank you. #9
Deborah - 1 month ago
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I was born on September 14, 1968 in the town of Urbana, New York and placed up for adoption. I received information approximately 10 years ago indicating my mother was a high school graduate and waitress when I was born and she had a four year old son. My name at adoption became Deborah Lynn Becker and would like to find my mother, brother or any family. #10
James - 2 weeks ago
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I was born in Wilmington Delaware February 14th, 1953. My birth name was Gephardt. Looking for birth mother, father, siblings. Thank you #11
Carol - 2 weeks ago
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Looking for birth mother or possible siblings or birth relatives. Born July 3,1939 at Cook County Hospital. #12
Chad - 3 weeks ago
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Born June 19 1985 in Evansville, Indiana. Am Bi Racial. In search of any living birth relatives. #13
Jason Ray Hodge - 1 month ago
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Looking for Daughter She was Put up For Adoption in Bartow Fla. 93-94. Her Name Was Baby Girl "Buechler". Mothers Name Is Dawn. Iv Been Looking For 19Years. She Should Be Around The Age 20-21. I'm Located In Odin Il. xxxxx Hasn't And Won't Be A Min.,Hour Nor Day That's Gone By I Haven't Worried or Thought about U! #14
Mary Kate - 4 months ago
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Looking for birth mother. I was born in Harford CT. on March 18, 1968. I was blessed into a family (4 of the 5 of us were adopted around 2-2.5 months old through Catholic Charities adopted) that gave me nothing less than unconditional love, everlasting support and always love. I would love to hear from my birth mother mostly out of curiosity and to simply say thank you. I have a wonderful family, am happy with my life and would be interested in saying hello and hearing about you and your life. I believe you were 19 and my birth father was 19. If you have any info, please contact me. Thank you! #15
Jessica - 3 weeks ago
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LLooking for my birth family (girl), I was born in Merrill, WI March 1st 1988. #16
Art - 4 weeks ago
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I was born April 4, 1944 in Miami, FL. I believe my name "Arthur" is what was given to me by my birth mother. She was 15 or 16 at the time and my birth father was 16 or 17. #17
Stacey - 2 months ago
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My mom was adopted and has been seeking any biological family she may have. She was born on April 30, 1952 to Lillian and Edward Dehn in Milwakee, Wisconsin with the name of Sandra Dehn. She is now Barbara Kinkela Stevens. We assume her birth parents may be deceased by now but are hoping that there could be siblings and family as her adoptive parents and adoptive sister are all passed on. Please help. #18
Lance - 4 weeks ago
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I was born on November 25! 1951 in Brawley, Ca. Am looking for birth parents #19
Guest - 4 months ago
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I was born Nov 19,1968 Born Baby Girl Dunn at Mary Immaculate Hospital in Newport News, VA 7lbs 8oz. I was adopted to NY Jewish family. Looking for any birth family. Lawyers were Joel Arnold and Arthur Eisenman Jr. Birth Father could have been in the military and may not know I even exist. xxxx #20
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