Registrant Matthew Morse is a member of the birth family looking for any of his birth family. The adoptee was born in Massachusetts in 1959 on December 31st. He was born Thomas Bernard Beckner in Boston in Suffolk County to 24 year old birthmother Joan Lucille Bendtsen (maiden name Beckner). The Village for Families and Childr handled the adoption. His adoptive name became Jeffrey William Morse.

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Adoptee's Info
Birth Name: Thomas Bernard Beckner
Adoptive Name: Jeffrey William Morse
Date of Birth: Dec 31, 1959 at 5:26 PM (now 59 years old)
Gender: Male
Birth Location: Boston city, Suffolk county, Massachusetts USA

Birthmother's Info
Name: Joan Lucille Bendtsen (Beckner)
Born: Mar 17, 1935 (now 84 years old)
Age at Adoptee's Birth: 24
Religion: Unknown

Birthfather's Info
Name: Thomas Bernard McCarthy
Born: Jul 6, 1926 (now 93 years old)
Age at Adoptee's Birth: 33
Religion: Unknown

Born at Hospital: Boston Lying-In Hospital
Birth Certificate:
Adoption Agency: The Village for Families and Childr

Additional Info
Joan Lucille Beckner later married a man by the name of George Bendtsen in 1966, changing her name to Joan Beckner Bendtsen. Joan Beckner was born in Indiana, PA. Joan's address on birth certificate was listed as 110 Retreat Ave, Hartford, Connecticut (not her actual address). Birth weight of Thomas Bernard Beckner: 5lb 3oz. Doctor who delivered: Lindsay A. Belch, MD. Hospital address: 221 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA. Parents of Joan: James Allison Beckner and Evelyn Lucille Appleby. Joan's parents were aware of adoption, but did not disclose it to Joan's siblings. Thomas Bernard "Bernie" McCarthy and Joan Beckner had known each other for 5 years before the birth of their son.

Registered: November 6, 2018
Updated: December 19, 2018

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