Indianapolis Birth Announcements – Sep 9 & 10, 1948

By |2011-05-16T02:34:18-07:00May 16th, 2011|

To continue with the Indianapolis birth announcements, here at the births that appeared in the Indianapolis Commercial on September 9 & 10, 1948. Newspaper:  Indianapolis Commercial Date published: 9-Sep-48 Name of parents                       Child            Date birth     Hosp    Address [...]

Benjaman Kyle – Indianapolis Birth Announcements – 31 Aug & 1 Sep 1948

By |2011-01-21T23:17:59-08:00January 21st, 2011|

In an ideal world, we would be able to identify all these children but one.  That one would reveal Benjaman Kyle's identity. If you recognize anyone on this list, please contact me at immediately at colleen@identifinders.com Key (1949 addresses, with current zip codes): Cole = William H. Coleman Hospital for women, 1000 Michigan St., Indianapolis, [...]

Benjaman Kyle – Indianapolis Birth Announcements, 30 Aug 1948

By |2011-01-20T22:04:11-08:00January 20th, 2011|

In 1948, the Indy Star and the Indy Commercial newspapers published birth announcements obtained from either the county or from local hospitals.  The two papers published identical lists, although sometimes not on the same day, as the Commercial was not published on the weekends. Carl Litel, a friend of mine who was adopted the day [...]

Benjaman Kyle – Close Calls, Conclusion?

By |2010-12-30T13:26:11-08:00December 30th, 2010|

All anyone knew about him was that he was born Robert Lee King in March 1949. To find Jennie King's remaining son was going to be tough with so little information to go on. Benjaman Kyle claims his birthdate is August 29, 1948 because he remembers that he was born exactly ten years before Michael [...]

Benjaman Kyle – Close Calls, Part III

By |2010-12-23T01:34:52-08:00December 23rd, 2010|

From 1938 through 1953, Jennie Lee King gave birth to four boys, putting the older three up for adoption or in foster homes.  She was born Barnett Rudio in Louisville, KY on December 20, 1918 the daughter of Wallace Rudio and Lillian Barbara Winkler. Jennie may have been born out of wedlock as, [...]

Benjaman Kyle – Close Calls, Part II

By |2010-12-14T13:24:36-08:00December 14th, 2010|

Since I have been involved in trying to identify the amnesiac Benjaman Kyle, I've seen many leads come in, ranging from the casual to the very serious. Many people have contacted me that they are related to Powells or Davidsons (or both).  Many people have written to direct me to websites describing missing persons who they [...]

Benjaman Kyle – Close Calls, Part I

By |2010-12-12T02:00:05-08:00December 12th, 2010|

Hi Colleen:   I read the article about you in the June 2010 issue of More Magazine, and am curious about one thing. Are you the same person who competed on Wheel of Fortune in 1991? If so, I was one of your competitors. Just curious!   Margot Theresa Cox   In fact, [...]

Benjaman's Powell and Davidson Matches

By |2010-08-09T18:47:02-07:00August 9th, 2010|

In February 2009, Jim Barrett, Group Administrator of the Powell Surname DNA Project, contacted me regarding 34/37 marker matches Benjaman Kyle had with members of the study.  For about a year, I researched how these Powells might be related to Benjaman. In the Spring of 2010, however, while I was reviewing Benjaman's matches in the Sorenson Molecular [...]

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