My mother was born in Oakland in 1910, Unable to find any record for her birth, no name either, there was a article in the Oakland Tribune about a infant girl left on the door step of the childrens home society. around that time. April 12, or 13, 1910. The article ran daily news about the infant girl. any information as to who adopted this child? the adoptive parents of my mother were anna May Holden and John Holden. They Legally adopted the child in 1915, by Judge Goshby in San Jose, listed on the adoption papers was listed as abandoned. no other information has ever been found. No birth certificate either.