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Seattle Orphanages in the 30's

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Re: Children's Home Society in Seattle WA

Posted: 25 May 2004 7:23PM GMT
Classification: Query
Hello,
The LDS possibly could help you with this one. They have the Washington State Birth Index 1907-1954, Births 1907-1948 and Delayed Birth Certificates 1850-1960. Also, they have the Washington State Death Index 1907-1979 and Death Certificates 1907-1960. Does your father think that he was born in King County and/or one of the neighboring counties. If so that will narrow down your search of the birth records. Since he doesn't know his parents names you will have to go thru all the films for the calendar year that he was born, line by line and page by page. This should narrow down your search to a handfull of possibilities. Does your father know if his natural parents died? Another suggestion is the newspapers. Most papers are on film. Check all the papers in the communities that he thinks that he was born in. And what about the hospitals in the area. They should have records on all births born. If your father is still alive, an attorney possibily could help here.

Janet
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Sharon 4 Feb 2001 7:42PM GMT 
dianecaudle 13 Feb 2001 1:40PM GMT 
kalni2000_1 12 Jul 2002 6:21PM GMT 
kari444 10 Jun 2003 4:12AM GMT 
Anne 10 Jun 2003 7:13PM GMT 
starpanther 22 May 2004 7:20PM GMT 
Anne 26 May 2004 12:44AM GMT 
JANSNY 26 May 2004 1:23AM GMT 
glessnerqt_1 26 May 2004 4:44AM GMT 
Janet Snyder 26 May 2004 5:39AM GMT 
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