Search Angels are volunteers who offer their time and talents free of charge to help others in adoption-related searches for birth family members. Please do not ask Search Angels to make contact if information is found. This is not their responsibility and can have legal consequences for them and for you.
Akron and Cleveland areas
Legwork, general help
Akron - Cuyhoga Falls - Barberton
Local lookups and legwork
Local legwork, Internet search assistance
Cleveland and vicinity
Legwork, city directory lookups, yearbook lookups, also have the Ohio Birth Index
Name search, criminal name search, obituary search, marriage records search, some drivers license searches.
I have the Ohio Birth Index, access to DMV look ups and will soon have the Marriage Index for Ohio. I have met many other wonderful search angels who all net work together, so if I don't have a data base needed I may be able to put you in touch with others who do.
Library lookups, birth index, online assistance
Ohio Birth Index search 1959-1996 (excluding 1969 and 1972)
Internet Only: Ohio birth Index 1959-1989 [with some exceptions], Ohio Amended Births only for years 1940-58 [can only be searched by DOB], access to DMV and other data bases, Ohio marriages 1970-90 [some marriages missing]. Have been doing adoptee searches for 20+ years... 3 of which are on the Internet.
Westerville (and Columbus area)
Lookups, Internet search assistance, moral support, local calls, and documentation research in the capital (Columbus)
Voter reg. lookups (need name and DOB), assistance reading birth index if you have it, local legwork