Registrant Cheryl Bennett is a member of the birth family looking for any of her birth family. The adoptee was born in California in 1922 on April 18th. He was born Gerald David Bennett in Sacramento in Sacramento County to a 24 year old birthmother. His adoptive name became Gerald David Bennett.

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California Adoption Record: # 96431

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Adoptee's Info
Birth Name: Gerald David Bennett
Adoptive Name: Gerald David Bennett
Date of Birth: Apr 18, 1922 at 7:40am
Gender: Male
Birth Location: Sacramento city, Sacramento county, California USA

Birthmother's Info
Name: Unknown
Born: Unknown
Age at Adoptee's Birth: 24
Religion: Protestant

Birthfather's Info
Name: Unknown
Born: Unknown
Age at Adoptee's Birth: 21
Religion: Unknown

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Additional Info
The information that was obtained did not have/give the names of my father's birth parents. Just basic information. His father was Caucasian, tall, dark brown hair, and blue eyes. Worked in a lumber mill in or around Sacramento area. He knew of the pregnancy but "disappeared.\\nHis mother had blue eyes, fair complexion and red hair. Was unmarried and not employed at the time. Her hobby was music. It was mentioned that she was quite ill prior to the birth but there was no hereditary history of disease or abnormality. She had a sister who was involved in contacting the Welfare Agency and a lawyer to help with adoption proceedings. The doctor who delivered was named Dr. Samuel Wells. On the adoption certificate of Live Birth the adoptive parents as listed were Muriel Ione Loomis (later Bennett), age 27 and the father was Ralph Merton Bennett, age 29. The adoption was finalized in San Luis Obispo, California on August 23rd, 1922.\\nThis document was on file in the office of Dr. Malcolm H. Merrill, MD, with the Department of Public Health, State of California and a copy was obtained and stamped on October, 28, 1957.

Registered: October 31, 2019

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