Adoptive/Foster Family Included Birth Child(ren), pg 2

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Excludes step-siblings

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the Mormons) practiced a form of ritual adoption from about 1842 to 1894. It is apparently first referred to in an article in The Latter-day... [more]

Clitus Niger

According to some sources, Clitus Niger was the older foster-brother of Alexander the Great. Others describe him as Alexander's friend. He was his cavalry leader, and from his name almost c... [more]

Cochran, Jacqueline

Cochran was born sometime between 1906 and 1910, and was orphaned as a baby. She was a foster child in a feckless, poverty-stricken family (she got her first pair of shoes when she was eigh... [more]

Cole, Carol

Carol Cole was the daughter of the sister of Maria Cole, wife of the American singer Nat King Cole . She was orphaned when five or six years old and ado... [more]

Cole, Nat Kelly

Carol Cole was the daughter of the sister of Maria Cole, wife of the American singer Nat King Cole . She was orphaned when five or six years old and ado... [more]

Collins, Joely

Collins is the daughter of Andrea Bertorelli. When her mother married singer-songwriter Phil Collins, he adopted her. She now lives in Vancouver, BC. She starred in Cold Squad (1998), Ac... [more]

Connolly, Brian

Connolly was born to an unmarried woman and remained in hospital care until he was two, when he was fostered by the McManus family, who already had three born-to children. His foster brothe... [more]

Ephraim and Manasseh

According to the Bible these two sons of the patriarch Joseph and his wife Asenath (daughter of the Egyptian priest Potiphera), were born during his period as governor of Egypt and before t... [more]

Fashanu, John

Justin and John Fashanu were birth brothers. Their Guyanese-British mother and Nigerian father separated when they were toddlers, with their father returning to Nigeria. Unable to cope on... [more]

Fashanu, Justinius Sonny

Justin and John Fashanu were birth brothers. Their Guyanese-British mother and Nigerian father separated when they were toddlers, with their father returning to Nigeria. Unable to cope on... [more]

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