Summary

Registrant Laurie Bastian is a biological sister looking for adoptee. The adoptee was born in West Virginia in 1960. Adoptee was born Franks to a 18 year old birthmother with the maiden name of Franks.

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West Virginia Adoption Record: # 93042

Biological Sister looking for Adoptee
Laurie Bastian

Adoptee's Info
Birth Name: Franks
Adoptive Name:
Date of Birth: 1960 (now 60 years old)
Gender: Unknown
Birth Location: Unknown city, Unknown county, West Virginia USA

Birthmother's Info
Name: Barbara Jean (Franks)
Born: Mar 18, 1942 (now 77 years old)
Age at Adoptee's Birth: 18
Religion: Baptist

Birthfather's Info
Name: Henry Bert Blacksten
Born: Dec 28, 1938 (now 81 years old)
Age at Adoptee's Birth: 22
Religion: Unknown

Born at Hospital:
Birth Certificate:
Adoption Agency:

Additional Info
Barbara moved to West Virginia to stay with family and give the baby up for adoption. I believe the baby was born in or near Weston West Virginia. Her uncle Stanley Beaumont was a Baptist minister there. I believe he and the church may have helped facilitate the adoption.


Registered: May 9, 2019

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