- See what others are doing in the fight to open records.
See what you can do to help
Adoptees, making first contact
- Write a letter, make a phone call?
Adoptees, Birth Moms Personal Pages
- Links to many who also have good search tips and links.
- SUBMIT A LINK for my review.
American Indian Adoption Links
- what you can find in Archives of Libraries and Courthouses
- Can get expensive. Be careful who you hire.
Best Sites for New Searchers
- Great review for old timers.
Birth Dads, searching for
Birth Moms, making first contact
- Registries, Search & Post Sites
- Perpetual Calendar: This does not go to one of my pages but so many ask for this I am putting it here. To search this site enter the month/year i. e. 10/1956
- Funeral Homes, Obituaries, Social Security Death Index.
Confidential Intermediary Programs
Contact, first for Adoptees
Contact, first for Birth Moms
- What you will find, libraries, archives
Criminal Background Checks
Databases, Professional Searchers
- Making the decision to search
DNA & Medical Links
Doctors and Lawyers On Line
Ellen's Search Tips
- For ALL with its own full index
E-Mail addresses, phone directories etc.
Ethics in Search
Family Health History Form
First Contact for Adoptees
First Contact for Birth Moms
Foreign Adoption Links
Forms and Sample Letters
Government, Vital Records
Indian Adoption Links
International Soundex Reunion Registry, ISRR
Internet Search Engines
Lawyers And Doctors OnLine
Libraries, Archives, Courthouses
Medical Family Health History Form
Medical Links and DNA
- Many good ones here, just hard to categorize
Native American Links
for NEW SEARCHERS
- Search Tips for All with its own full index
Non Identifying Information
- Questions to ask when sending for
Obituaries, Funeral Homes
- Cemeteries, Social Security Death Index
Phone Directories, Email etc.
P I's, Professional Searchers, Databases
Professional Searchers, PI's Databases
Questions to ask
- When sending for non-id information
Registries, Bulletin Boards, Search & Post Sites
Reverse Directories, Phones, Email etc.
Rules of the Road on the Internet
- Learning your way around and "Netiquette"
Sample Letters and Forms
- Yearbooks, Class Registries, more.
Searchers, Professional, PI's and Databases
Search And Reunion Stories
Search Tips from Ellen
Social Security Death Index
- SSDI, Cemeteries, Funeral Homes, Obituaries
Social Security #
- Explanation of first three numbers
SSDI Social Security Death Index
- Cemeteries, Funeral Homes, Obituaries
Starting a Search, first steps
State (all 50) Adoption Laws & Links
- Updated on a regular basis.
SUBMIT your Link
- for my review.
Telephone Numbers Online
Vital Records And Government Sites
Where to Find What, Libraries, Courthouses, Archives
- Class Registries - Reunions