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Are there any records of adoption or foster care assignments available for the period 1880-1910?

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Re: Are there any records of adoption or foster care assignments available for the period 1880-1910?

Posted: 11 May 2014 12:12PM GMT
Classification: Query
If they are in Jefferson County Illinois, the answer is no. I am aware of an insanity case on one of my ancesters in Jefferson County Courthouse in 1886, and I have been told Adoption, Insanity, etc. are closed records, even now. I would need a court order to open the records. Guardianship papers are available in the old records in the basement.
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dleuty1 11 May 2014 6:39AM GMT 
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