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Two Young Girls given away in the early 1900s
Lori Domingues
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My Grandmother, Wynona Renison was adopted in the early 1900's.  She was separated from her natural family at around 5 years of age.  She thinks that she was born around 1905 in or around Walla Walla, Washington.  She thought that her family surname was possibly "Warren".  She wasn't even sure of her own given name - she thought it might have been "Hazel" and that she had an older sister named "Ethel" and a brother.  Her natural mother gave her and her sister to a blind couple when she remarried.  She remembers something about the new "husband" not wanting to keep the girls, but that he would keep the boy.  Eventually, she was also separated from her sister and passed around to several families.  She was finally adopted in Oklahoma by Mary Davenport.  If anyone has any information concerning her natural family, we would love to hear from you.

Lori Domingues
Sanger, CA
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