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Eastman, Charles Alexander

Eastman (his maternal grandfather's surname) was born Ohiyesa, the last of five children. His mother died soon after he was born. In 1862, after the Minnesota Sioux uprising he escaped with... [more]

Eaton, Peter

Eaton was born to unknown parents in London and adopted as a baby by a poor family in Rochdale. He left school at 14 and eventually entered the book trade. With his wife he built up one ... [more]

Edward VI

Edward was the only son of King Henry VIII, by his third wife, Jane Seymour. His mother died of childbirth fever days after he was born, and his father died in 1547, leaving Edward King of ... [more]

Edwards, Skye

Edwards was a long-term foster child. She (aged three months) and her two sisters went into care when their mother was hospitalized with a mental illness, and stayed with their foster famil... [more]

Eirik Blood-Axe (under Norwegian Ruling Families)

In the Middle Ages fostering was practiced between the great families of Norway, possibly as a means of cementing interfamily alliances or demonstrating reciprocal status relationships. Acc... [more]

Elder, Lonne III

Elder was born one of five children in Georgia, but his family moved to New Jersey when he was a baby. He was orphaned by the age of 10 and went to live with an aunt and uncle. During se... [more]


According to the Bible (Genesis 15:2-3) he was a servant of Abram/Abraham (traditionally ca. 1838-1613 BCE) and probably was adopted by him in accordance with a fairly common middle eastern... [more]

Ellison, Edward Pohau

Ellison was descended on both sides from Maori chiefs and also from English whalers and farmers. He was the 11th of 12 children, and was given to his father's cousin Harirota Eyes and her h... [more]

Ellison, Lawrence J.

Ellison was adopted by a Jewish family and raised in Chicago. Although he nevergraduated from college, with two others, he founded the Oracle Corporation in 1977,developing computer database... [more]

Emerick, Louis

Emerick was born to a white mother and Ghanaian father and placed as a baby with a black foster family (unusual for the time) who later adopted him. There were already four children born to... [more]

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