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Methodist Home Hospital, New Orleans, 9-13-66

Methodist Home Hospital, New Orleans, 9-13-66

Allison Head (View posts)
Posted: 1156039973000
Classification: Query
I am looking for my birthmother/family- My info follows- I appreciate any help



Name: Allison Magee Head (spouse- Coates Head)

DOB: September 13, 1966

Place of Birth: New Orleans, La. Southern Baptist Hospital

Agency: Methodist Children’s Home Hospital

Attending Physician: Dr. Richard Depp

Live Birth Number: 157 66 014312

Adopted Mother’s Name: Vivian Marie White Magee

Adopted Father’s Name: Norman Maurice Magee

Lawyer: Max M. Schaumburger

Caseworkers: Elizabeth A. Hudson, Evelyn V. Murphree, Elva B. Huckaby

On October 8, 1966, I was treated for Hypertrophic pyloric stenosis. I had a procedure called Fredet Ramstedt Pyloromyotomy at the Baptist Hospital. The pediatrician was Dr. Carmen Posada. I was discharged on October 26, and released to my family for adoption on November 30.



Age at birth: 20

Height: 5'4" (attractive girl, neat appearance)

Weight: 125

Eyes: Hazel

Hair: Brown

Race: Caucasian

Nationality: American

Education: Sophomore in College with plans to continue

Other Children: NONE

Health and Medical History: Wore glasses for nearsightedness; no health problems or allergies. No health problems in family other that her father had an ulcer operation 5 years prior.

Her father was 45 yrs old, completed 2 years of Jr. College, 6 ft tall, brown hair, hazel eyes fair complexion.

Her mother was 45 years old, completed 2 years of Jr. College, American , 5'4", brown hair and hazel eyes. Good health, but tends to go to bed when nervous or stressed.

One 13 year old brother in Jr. High School. Brown hair, blue eyes, 5'4" thin, fair complexion.


Age: 20

Height: 6'4

Weight: Average

Eyes: Blue

Hair: Sandy Blonde

Nationality: German

Education: Sophomore in college

He was single. Had 2 older sisters, one in college and one that was married. Birthmother knew nothing about his parents. His health was described as good.

Child INFO

Birth Weight: 6 lbs 4 ounces

Birth Time: 8:25 PM

Pregnancy and Delivery: Information on the hospital copy of the original bc- 40 weeks gestation, no congenital malformations or birth injuries, Negative syphilis blood test on mother: prophylactic drug was used in baby's eyes.

Agency nursery comments: Age 3 weeks- diagnosed with Hypertrophic pyloric stenosis- surgery performed and condition corrected. Complete recovery in 3 weeks. Baby placed with adoptive parents 11/30/66. Adoption finalized 10/18/67

Re: Methodist Home Hospital, New Orleans, 9-13-66

Posted: 1289062727000
Classification: Query
Surnames: jams
hi i was adopted from methodist home hos in new orleans 01-19-68 how did u get all the detailied infomation abou your birh when i contated la vital records they told me that it was all close . please help any info is greatly appreheated
my email is thank you

Re: Methodist Home Hospital, New Orleans, 9-13-66

Posted: 1308427654000
Classification: Query
Hi Joel, I too was born in the Methodist Home Hospital on 3-15-62 I was also wondering where Allison got her info. I am having trouble getting any information. My email is thanks for any help. George

Re: Methodist Home Hospital, New Orleans, 9-13-66

Posted: 1323036251000
Classification: Query
Hi, everyone! I am trying to find a birth family for an adoptee from Methodist Home Hospital in New Orleans. I would also like to know where Allison got all the information. I would greatly appreciate it if you would e-mail me @ I am trying to find my best friend's birth mother for her! Thanks so much!

Re: Methodist Home Hospital, New Orleans, 9-13-66

Posted: 1331868169000
Classification: Query
I too am looking for family from this place. Not entirely sure that the boy was born here but high chance he was. The mother was Katherine Pennington and gave birth from 1950-55. She was in her late 30's, early 40's. Any info much appreciated.

Re: Methodist Home Hospital, New Orleans, 9-13-66

Posted: 1360168674000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Methodist Home Hospital, Methodist Maternity Home
Hi there--we have just started a Facebook page for anyone searching for their birth mom, child or any family, from the Methodist Hospital Home in New Orleans.

Please feel free to join us!

Re: Methodist Home Hospital, New Orleans, 9-13-66

Posted: 1362938195000
Classification: Query
New FB page for adoptees, birth moms and others associated with Methodist Hospital Home in New Orleans, LA.

Come join us!

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