so sorry i just saw this today now.
1. Your city data link does not work off of these boards or the gatewayed mail lists which you post has been forwared out to others. It is not okay as you replied to soemoen else on the adoptee list.
2. Who is Maria that is written on the back of your picture?
yes that is me
3. If Maria is you? then did your birth mother come to California--
yes she did relocate-- possibly temporarily did any of her family come?
Do you think your birth mother stayed in CA and married there.
have no idea
4. At what age were you adopted?
16 months adoption finalized 1-1-1972
5. Was a California Birth certificate iussed for you?
no i have a maryland birth certificate
6. If the adoption was in CA and your original birth Cert in MD, then maybe it wasn't sealed??
as far as i understood it is sealed
Have you been able to access the MD Birth Record Index for 1951?
no, my mother was born that day and was a twin to a male. said she was born in maryland