homes for unwed mothers in 1957

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lynn

Marquette, MI

#1 May 12, 2011
was wondering if anyone is old enough to remember homes for unwed mothers in oconomowoc wis in 1957? anyone have an experience with one of them? my mother had a child there and was told her baby was stillborn and she thinks otherwise. no matter who you contact we are told the same story. there is no birth or death record of this child. how can that be? the dr who delivered the child was dr. schumacher. looked him up and he passed away. am interested if anyone knows or remembers these places..thank you
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#2 Jun 25, 2011
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Frozen Tundra

#3 Mar 27, 2012
lynn wrote:
was wondering if anyone is old enough to remember homes for unwed mothers in oconomowoc wis in 1957? anyone have an experience with one of them? my mother had a child there and was told her baby was stillborn and she thinks otherwise. no matter who you contact we are told the same story. there is no birth or death record of this child. how can that be? the dr who delivered the child was dr. schumacher. looked him up and he passed away. am interested if anyone knows or remembers these places..thank you
Lynn, My brother and I were both born in waukesha (I think) we were told our mothers were both at a home in rural summit or somewhere near oconomowoc. I was born in 1955 and my brother (adopted) was born in 1953.
LYn

Midland, MI

#4 Aug 9, 2013
Lynn - did you ever find out anything more about your sibling who was born in Oconomowoc, Waukesha Co, WI? I am attempting to do some research for someone who was also born in the home for unwed mothers in 1934. If you've learned anything that would help my friend, it would be appreciated.
Debbie Phillips

Albuquerque, NM

#5 Oct 27, 2013
Looking for a brother born on April 1st 1957 at Fort Bliss Home For Unwed Mothers in El Paso TX
Kaye

Fort Wayne, IN

#6 Jul 3, 2014
I too, have 2 brothers bornin 1957 ad 1959, "somewhere" by or in Green Bay...when my grandmother passed away my mother burned the paper trail. This is all I know...any leads for names of such homes for unwed mothers in that area?

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