Tracing my Ancestors: Mary Angela

This blog details my personal search for my Paternal Great Grandmother, Mary Angela Bridgeman. In writing this post, I hope to provide a better understanding of the effort and tenacity required to undertake some family history research; and demonstrate to you the level of detail and style of story- telling Continue Reading

Tracing an Adoption: Helen’s Story

Another real life Adoption Story I’d like to share. There’s nothing I love more than helping people find out where they come from. Adoption tracing and research can be difficult, but it is so rewarding to help uncover family history and reunite people like Helen with their birth families. I Continue Reading

Tracing an Adoption: My Sister’s Story

This blog post is about helping my younger sister to find her biological father.  I have her permission to write this blog but she asked that I don’t use her name. I come from a family of 6 children; 3 biological and 3 adopted.  My mother tells me that even Continue Reading