"Jenny ~ Unfortunately, all adoption records are sealed in NY, even up to 100 years ago. There are other things we can do, like look for your grandfather's birth name in the NYC Birth Index and get "non-identifying information"…"
"TERRIOT ACADIAN FAMILY: Lanctot Account www.terriau.org/lanctot.htm Translated by J.R. Theriault from 'Familles Acadiennes', Tome II, Léopold Lanctôt, o.m.i, ... to France its colonies of Quebec and of Port Royal, which had…"
"Invasion of Canada (1775) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Invasion_of_Canada_(1775) The two forces joined there, but were defeated at the Battle of Quebec in December 1775. .... he extracted from Indian tribal leaders…"
"more than likely your French Ancestors married some of the natives, which would explain why theres Native Blood..I have it with my hubbys Bedard family, one or more of the boys married Native women.. and in Church no less which came as a…"
I have traced my Lanctot ancestors back to Quebec in the 1860s. I was discussing my research with my sister a few weeks back and she said that a Canadian gentleman that works with her mentioned something about "Lanctot" being a "big name in one of the [???] tribe in Canada." Of course she didn't write it down! Can't count on non-genealogists for anything LOL. Anyway, I was wondering if anyone had ever run across a specific tribal people with the surname Lanctot. I haven't found any mention…See More
My grandfather was born in 1924 and adopted in Manhattan, New York in 1928 to my great grandparents, a couple from New Jersey. Has anyone had any experience with trying to unseal adoption records from that far back?All the parties are deceased (my grandfather passed away in 1990 without ever knowing who his biological parents were), and I can't seem to get any useful information on how to go about unsealing those records. I have death certificates for my grandfather and both of his adoptive…See More
"Thanks again, Elizabeth! I actually had written the letter about a month ago to the Diocese in St. George parish in Yankton, asking if they might be able to tell me what happened to the records and how I could get copies of them. (Yes,…"
I am a full-time paralegal and as of May 7, 2011, I have finished my Associates Degree in Paralegal Studies. I try to squeeze in some family research in my "spare" time! Hopefully I'll be able to do much more work on my tree now that school is done.
Names I Research & their locations .... (please be specific here)
Slowey - Wisconsin, South Dakota
Lanctot - Canada, South Dakota, Wyoming
Huber - Bavaria, Baden, Wisconsin, South Dakota
I got started researching my family history ......
My grandfather started researching first and got me interested in it. When he died in 1990, I inherited all of his research and have continued ever since.
I have been doing genealogy since ....
on and off for 20 years
We all have them - my biggest brick wall is .......
My grandfather's adoption in 1928 in New York. Can't seem to get past the Surrogate's Court rules about unsealing records.
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