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Maybe Titus child adopted about1913..Russel Roland

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Re: Maybe Titus child adopted about1913..Russel Roland

Posted: 11 Apr 2012 6:25PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Allen, Lawrence, Hamilton, Titus
Russel is my father and we are having a difficult time trying to find his father. We don't think Titus, Charles, is his father, as he married Minnie in 1905 in South Dakota. Dad was born in 1901 in Iowa, to Minnie Mae Lawrence (her Maiden name). She was 13 in 1901, we think she married a man by the name, Rascelus P Hamilton, he was a black man according to the Iowa census. He was a barber in Dow City where Minnie's family lived. If all this is correct, Dad's birth name was Rusal R Hamilton.

We grew up believing Dad's father was Albert Allen, it was within the past few months we found all this out. Albert's family­ told us that they all knew he was adopted. But they aren't sure if the adoption was legal or just a changing of the last name. Minnie was married at least 3 times or more. The Hamilton marriage was in 1901, the Titus marriage was in 1905, the Allen marriage was 1910, then in 1930's she married John Rhinesmith, who we knew. Trying to find divorces for the first two. I know Titus continued to live in South Dakota, Hamilton total blank.

Sorry to overload with info, but when I saw Dad's picture, whew! So your wife is which of my brother and sisters children?
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
roddalmil 7 Apr 2012 7:33PM GMT 
1947sm 12 Apr 2012 12:25AM GMT 
andyspainting... 9 May 2012 2:26AM GMT 
1947sm 12 Apr 2012 12:28AM GMT 
roddalmil 12 Apr 2012 10:51AM GMT 
1947sm 12 Apr 2012 9:56PM GMT 
roddalmil 12 Apr 2012 11:48PM GMT 
smcmurphy1 18 Nov 2013 7:04PM GMT 
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