Summary

Registrant Andrew Shetland is an adoptive brother looking for birth mother. The adoptee was born in Connecticut in 1952 on June 16th. He was born in Norwich in New London County to 15 year old birthmother Jane Traystman (maiden name Robinson). Norwich Probate Court handled the adoption. His adoptive name became Andrew Donald Shetland.

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Connecticut Adoption Record: # 41238

Adoptive Brother looking for Birth Mother
Andrew Shetland

Adoptee's Info
Birth Name: Unknown
Adoptive Name: Andrew Donald Shetland
Date of Birth: Jun 16, 1952 (now 66 years old)
Gender: Male
Birth Location: Norwich city, New London county, Connecticut USA

Birthmother's Info
Name: Jane Traystman (Robinson)
Born: 1937 (now 81 years old)
Age at Adoptee's Birth: 15
Religion: Unknown

Birthfather's Info
Name: William Henry Corey
Born: Jun 1934 (now 84 years old)
Age at Adoptee's Birth: 18
Religion: Unknown

Born at Hospital: Backus Hospital
Birth Certificate:
Adoption Agency: Norwich Probate Court

Additional Info
Your birth mother was born in 1937 in New Haven, CT. She was the oldest of four children. She was described as a happy, well-adjusted girl, who was often quiet. She was said to be a good student and was in her junior year of high school. She was particularly interested in sewing. She had a heart murmur as a baby but had outgrown this condition and was said to be otherwise healthy.
Birth father had worked at the grocery store owned by maternal grandparents. There was an accusation that he was fired from the store and got mother pregnant to get back at her father, but he denied this and said that he left his job due to a misunderstanding. Father had finished the seventh grade at school and then worked doing store work, working in a nursery, and was then doing precision casting. He had also worked in the stables at Connecticut College. His mother was said to be in poor health, although the cause is unknown. He was planning on joining the marines.


Registered: August 14, 2016
Updated: July 12, 2017

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