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Jennifer Stauffer
RE: Adoption
My father's name is Michael A. Shilling. He grew up in Fremont. He was adopted by Martha and Lester Shilling. According to his adoption records he was in foster care (in the care of the Shilling's at 2 weeks old)for 6 months when they petitioned the courts to adopt him.
I spoke with my father and he will be emailing you a copy of his birth certificate tomorrow.

Thank you for helping us try to figure all of this out.

Jennifer
Added by Jennifer Stauffer on Oct 14, 2016 8:29 PM
Jennifer Stauffer
RE: Adoption
I have so many questions,I will ask the big ones first.I hope you can answer some of them.
1) Did anyone know about my father?

2) If so, why did they give him up?

3) What was Mary like?

4) What was Robert and Karen like?

5) Was Christine at home or was she in a home her whole life?

My father grew up in Fremont, Ohio but doesn't remember anyone by Swanitz or Gibson attending school with him.
I would love to talk to you or anyone that lives in Ohio. My #is 614-668-1887. I want to meet this other family that I never knew. My father lives in Georgia now. He will be up here in the beginning of December.
Added by Jennifer Stauffer on Oct 13, 2016 8:32 AM
Jennifer Stauffer
Adoption
Hello, my name is Jennifer and I'm looking for my father's biological family. According to his adoption records Mary Alice Swanitz is his mother and Douglas Howard Swanitz is his father. Looking through records on Ancestry and here. It says he had a brother and sister Karen that were older and a younger sister which is Christine. Can you give me any information on this family. My dad was adopted in 1949 in Fremont, Ohio. Thank you
Added by Jennifer Stauffer on Oct 12, 2016 4:03 PM
DOUG KIGAR
Audra Kigar Gibson
Please link to her Father Find A Grave Memorial# 41894727 or transfer to me.

Thank You

Doug Kigar
Added by DOUG KIGAR on Feb 25, 2015 10:16 AM
DOUG KIGAR
Audra Kigar Gibson
Please link her to her father # 122372942
or transfer to me.

Thank You

Doug Kigar
Added by DOUG KIGAR on Feb 25, 2015 10:13 AM
Kevin Avery
Streeter
Hi George,

Made the connection as requested... looks like these Streeters go back to the family in Heath and Colrain,Mass, of which I have posted some. From what I can tell, Edward was a son of Christopher (1815-1906) (also buried in Clyde), who was a son of David Streeter and Sylvia (Roach) according to the Ohio Obit Index.

Kevin
Added by Kevin Avery on May 24, 2014 4:40 PM
Dr. Cynthia Mahaffey
Larry Ginnever
I deleted mine ==thanks for the correction.
Added by Dr. Cynthia Mahaffey on Apr 28, 2014 5:45 AM
FamTreeHunter
Your Cousin Janet 107949343
I've made the updates you sent me.

SO SORRY, for the delay.
Added by FamTreeHunter on Mar 29, 2014 12:42 AM
SGirton
Anna A Nowak Goetz 113750556
I have attached her parents. Thank you for sending the links. Sincerely, Sharon
Added by SGirton on Mar 15, 2014 7:47 AM
 

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