I found out a year ago, that the father who raised me was not my birth father. I am searching for him now. He may have passed away, although I don't know for sure.. He would be in his 80's now, I believe, if he is still alive. He is supposed to have gone to New York State in '56 or '57 after leaving Montreal, Quebec, Canada. His name is Ernest Gomm. I'm desperate for info and haven't been able to get anywhere with my search. He was born in the UK. Does anyone out there have ANY kind of info on my dad?
HI Laura--I did a little search based on the info you put in your request. This may be a good place for you to start
I live in the United States but I look for info like this alot myself doing our family tree and there are a few adoptions so we know how you feel. Also, there are places where you can pay to do a search, check them out good first though. Most of them, if you pay with your paypal account and you try the site out right away and let them know within the first twentyfour hours or so they will refund the money if you don't like the subscription. Even if you get one that has a yearly fee and you don't have to renew it the following year if didn't want to. It is worth a try.
My mother was born clara vandervaldon or vandervalden? she was then adopted i believe by her step father. who;s last name was kemsley. i am trying to trace family ties for both as i do not know mutch about them at all. my grandmothers name was alice. the last addres i know for them was in hounslow road in hanworth middlesex. My mother died in 1994 from cancer and was married to Ronald james Butler who died about a year later. My mother was allso previeuosly married to a person with the last name of i believe Kemp? They had a daughter called Lynda< who in tern was addopted by my father and took the last name of Butler.Lynda passed away in 2008. I would be greatfull for any information that or could fill the many gaps . Iam trying to go back as far as possible with my family tree as an intrest whilst on long term dissabillity leave .many thanks to any one with an7y info that may help. Many thanks Ron butler. P.S I dont how trew any of this is but vaigly remeber as a child being told i have reletives in germany,australia, and that we had an ancester in americacalled butler in the seventh caverly in custers time.
Have been doing family genealogy for about 20 years and for most of that time have been looking for my husband's maternal grandmother, Bertha Schechter, who died in Brooklyn, NY about 1955 or 1956. Because of a divorce she is not buried in family plot and have tried all conventional ways. If anyone has any other ideas would be grateful. Thanks.