Summary

Registrant Barbara Critchett-Hull is an adoptive relative looking for any of her birth family. The adoptee was born in Illinois in 1950 on July 15th. He was born Richard ? in Springfield in Sangamon County to a 27 year old birthmother with the maiden name of Ward. Childrens Home and Aid handled the adoption. His adoptive name became Gregory Lucas Critchett.

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Illinois Adoption Record: # 85195

Adoptive Relative looking for Any Birth Family
Barbara Critchett-Hull

Adoptee's Info
Birth Name: Richard ?
Adoptive Name: Gregory Lucas Critchett
Date of Birth: Jul 15, 1950 at 3:43am (now 68 years old)
Gender: Male
Birth Location: Springfield city, Sangamon county, Illinois USA

Birthmother's Info
Name: Mary/Margaret (Ward)
Born: 1923 (now 95 years old)
Age at Adoptee's Birth: 27
Religion: Unknown

Birthfather's Info
Name: John Stik/Stick
Born: 1919
Age at Adoptee's Birth: 31
Religion: Unknown

Born at Hospital: Springfield Memorial
Birth Certificate:
Adoption Agency: Childrens Home and Aid

Additional Info
Birth mom had 2 other living children at time of this birth. She was born in Waverly, Illinois. The doctor that delivered was from Virden, Illinois. Birth father born 1919. Based on DNA testing it appears the mom was named Mary/Margaret Ward , daughter of James Albert Ward. ALso, DNA leads that the bio father was named John Stik( alt spelling Stick and he was the son of Steve Stik & Barbara Novotanick Stik. All seem to be from the Benld, Illinois area. John died in 1960 from a car crash near Benld, IL. It appears he was married to another woman and had 2 children at the time my father ( Greg) was conceived and born. Unclear if he was aware of the child.


Registered: June 15, 2018
Updated: November 27, 2018

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