Wealthy, Famous, Noble or Divine Adoptive or Foster Families, pg 2

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And adoptees/fosterees who married into such families

Aberdeen, George Hamilton Gordon, Ada (under Alexander the Great), Albee, Edward Franklin, Alexander the Great, Alexander VI, Allan, Jani, Amo, Anton Wilhelm, Andal, Arthur, Astor, Joshua, Bach, Johann Sebastian, Bankhead, Tallulah, Barber, Dee Seton, Bayard, James Asheton, Sr., Berlin, Andy, Bhattacharya, Namita Kaul, Bijani, Laden & Laleh, Boson of Arles, Bradford, William, Brady, John Green, Brimeyer, Alex, Cain, Dean George Thomas, Caprotti, Gian Giacomo, Carl Louis John, Carr, Harold Herbert, Charbonneau, Jean Baptiste, Chesterfield, Philip Stanhope, Childebert II, Childebert III Adoptivus, Chinese Qing Dynasty, Chosroes II, Christy, Hirini Whaanga, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Clitus Niger, Cochran, Jacqueline, Cole, Carol, Cole, George, Cole, Nat Kelly, Collins, Joely, Crawford, Christina, Crazy Horse, CuChulain, Custis, George Washington Parke, Danilova, Alexandra Dyonysievna, Day, Sabrina Sidney (see Hannibal, Abram Petrovich), de Beauharnais, Eugène-Rose, de Beauharnais, Hortense, Delamere, Paora Kingi, Delamere, Paora Kingi, Dermit, Édouard, Douglas, Anthony, Duchin, Peter Oelrichs, Eliezer, Ellison, Edward Pohau, Emerick, Louis, Enkidu, Ephraim and Manasseh, Erichthonius, Esther, Eumenes I, Finn Mac Cumhal, Fitzgerald, Ella, Fowler, Percy Leo, Foyster, Adelaide, Francisco, Peter, Frankovich, Mike J., Frelinghuysen, Frederick Theodore, Gaveston, Piers, Genée, Adeline, Gilbert, Melissa Ellen, God's Wife, Graham, Eddie, Griffith, Calvin, Gülnüs Ummetüllah, Gökçen, Sabiha, Hancock, John, Hannibal, Abram Petrovich, Hawai'ian Royal Families, Heracles, Houston, Samuel, Hyllus, Ibrahim Pasha, India (Princely States), Jehoash, Jumping Bull, Kano Sansetsu, Karl XIV Johan, Kean, Edmund, Kiribati, Knight, Edward Austen, LaBadie, Florence, Lee, John Doyle, Lewis, Eleanor Parke Custis, Li Peng, Lin Huoping, Lone Wolf II, Lonewolf, Delos Knowles, MacBride, Roger Lea, Mahuta, Robert Te Kotahitanga a Koroki, Mandela, Nelson Rolihlahla, March, Naomi (Nimmy), Maretu II, Mariner, William, Maugham, William Somerset, Maui, McArthur, James, McAuley, Catherine, McCartney, Heather, Melcher, Terry, Melville, Herman, Melzi, Francesco, Memminger, Christopher Gustavus, Michael V Kalaphates, Midas, Montu / Chons, Moriarty, John, Mortara, Edgardo, Moses, Muhammad, Murray, Andrew Buist, Nguyen, Martine (see under Bokassa I), O'Connell, James F., O'Connor, Hugh, O'Neil, Robert Vincent, Jr., Oedipus, Okada Keishu, Omahuru, Ngatau, Palmer, James Alvin, Perry, Mae Walker (under Walker, C.J.), Peter III, Phair, Elizabeth Clark, Philip V, Pitau, Otene, Poe, Edgar Allan, Pomare Dynasty, Ponsonby, Sarah, Poutapu, Wiremu Te Ranga, Presley, Priscilla Ann, Pryderi, Quinn, Katherine DeMille, Reagan, Michael E., Roland, Roman Empire, Roosevelt, Eleanor, Saigo Siro, Sancho, Ignatius, Sargon I, Schünemann-Pott, Friedrich, Seki Takakazu Kowa, Semiramis, Sennacherib, Shelton Kenneth, Shelton, Fincourt, Short, William, Singh, Vishwanath Pratap, Slocum, Frances, Smith, John Walter, Smith, Robyn, Stewart, Albert Oliphant, Strozzi, Barbara, Sun Kewang, Tangiia Nui, Te Ariki Upoko Tini, Te Atua, Henare, Te Waharoa, Tecumseh, Thyssen-Bornemisza, Heinrich, Tinh Hue, Tolstoy, Leo Nikolayevich, Trapp Family, Tu Tapu, Tydings, Joseph Davies, Tyson, Mike G., Utrillo, Maurice, William the Conqueror, İnan, Afet, Yoshida Shigeru, Zaid bin Haritha,

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