How to Find Adoption Records if You Need Them

There are several different reasons you might want or need to look up adoption records for your genealogical research. One reason is to find information about your own birth parents, if you were adopted and were not told anything about them. Another reason is to look up information on the biological families of your adopted ancestors, so you can keep both a biological and adopted family history. You may also want to look up adoption records so you can research people in either of these scenarios in order to create a health history for yourself and your children. If you need to look for adoption records, here’s some methods you can use to find them...