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Franklin County, Ohio Adoptions, 1852-1901

By: W. Louis Phillips, C. G

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: P0093

In Ohio, the legal procedure of adopting children was authorized on 29 March 1859 by an act of the General Assembly. The first adoption in Franklin County occurred on 27 July 1859 when James Rice, aged three years, son of Jeremiah and Mary Ann Rice, was adopted by John J. and Lydia Wilson. For the period of 1859 through 1901, there were approximately three hundred and forty adoptions in Franklin County, Ohio. All of these appear in the Probate Court Journals and most of ... View more info