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  • James Walter Queen (1874 - 1932)
    1880 Census James W Queen was Adopted by Amos Jarvis. descendants of Amos Jarvis. One line reads "Robert Lee (adopted) Fletcher-Jarvis, b abt 1865Lewis Co Va. Also has James (adopted) Queen-Jarvis b ab...
  • Anne Mae Bancock, adopted daughter (1932 - d.)
    Anne Mae Bancock,8y, adopted daughter of John Rydelski and Helen Rydelski (born Junkrowski) Note : The search for her biological parents, husband and descendants is welcome.* From a her s...
  • Pat A. Altmaier (Lamb) (1923 - 2019)
    Daughter of Thomas and Lavina Hutchins* Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy : Nov 3 2019, 13:21:55 UTC Patricia Anne Altmaier, died Wednesday, April 10th at the age of 95 with her family surro...
  • Lieutenant Matthew Lacy (c.1747 - 1823)
  • Horace "Snowden" Manhart (1903 - 1959)
    Horace Sidney Snowden was adopted by Andrew Franklin Manhart (Memorial 115281008) and Anna Belle Coker (Memorial 115281055) when he was 3 1/2 months old.* Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy :...

Welcome to Geni's Adoption Portal!

This is the starting place for Geni users interested in exploring adoption within their branches and within the broader World Family Tree. If you are researching your own adoption, the adoption of an ancestor, or where an adoptee in your family may be today, please feel free to use the Discussion area here to collaborate with others.

Adoption-related sub-projects can be found linked to the right. We also have planned projects you can help get started, including:

  • Notable Adoptees
  • Notable Adoptive Parents
  • Intrafamilial Adoption

If you have profiles for adoptees, please feel free to add them to this project for future sorting.


Some broad goals for this portal are to:

  • advocate for sensible adoption integration into Geni
  • develop consensus-based standards for showing adoptions


You can help build this portal by linking to relevant genealogy resources here!