Debbie Mieszala, CG(R)
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Monthly Archives: January 2015
I have not posted a family tree online. I’m not hoarding ancestors.
Today the second reading of Missouri’s House Bill (HB) 647 took place. According to the Missouri House of Representatives website, HB 647 “Establishes procedures for an adopted person to obtain a copy of his or her original birth certificate.”
Every minute is filled during a research trip to Salt Lake City. Add the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy to the mix, and there is much to share, but little free time to write. But how can I not mention … Continue reading
I’ve obsessively checked Ancestry to see if my DNA results would ever come in.
“The cry of fire was raised in Catharine st. at 10 o’clock this forenoon, and in a minute the street was black with people.”
Several changes to the Illinois Adoption Act went into effect on 1 January 2015. One change allows birth parents who are named on the original birth certificate (OBC) to obtain a copy of the OBC of the child they placed … Continue reading