Welcome to John Suggs’ Family Orchard
Adoptee Search and Reunions
Using DNA and other investigative tools, Family Orchard successfully assists adoptees in their searches and their reunions.
DNA Test Result Analysis
“DNA DOESN’T LIE”
In a few months I will turn 84 years old. I never dreamed that one day I would be sitting on a boat in Newport Beach Harbor with two of my newly found half brothers enjoying a picnic and happily getting to know each other. Or that one of them would just keep looking...read more
I have always wanted to know who my birth parents were, where did I come from, how much did I weigh at birth, what was my name etc. The usual things that everybody knows and take for granted. But, as an adoptee, I didn’t know. I always hated going places where I had...read more
By Morgan ZC haitiantimes.com I had no idea who my father was for the first 74 years of my life. Given up for adoption, all I knew was what the adoption records stated: that my father had died before I was born. I often wondered who he was? How did he die? Had he even...read more
With his guidance I found my birth father. Because you will learn, once you start working with Mr. Suggs, he won’t take the credit. It has been my search: my journey.
I could not move on with my life. I have a successful career and have grown up in a nice family with loving parents. But I have not married and I do not have children. This is no accident and I knew that my past, the unknown, was keeping me from moving on. Family...read more
Judy’s Story – “For 55 long years there has been a giant hole in my heart. That hole is filled! I’m complete!”
I have searched for my daughter for decades to no avail ever since that horrible day when she was taken from me by deceit as a little toddler. I was just 16 years old when she was born and, after I refused to relinquish her when she was born, she was placed in Foster...read more
I had been searching for my biological mother and biological father on and off for over 20 years with no real progress due to the antiquated closed adoption laws of New York State. Then John came into my life. Within days he had made more progress than I had in...read more
John did the seemingly impossible. He solved a 91-year-old family mystery and successfully found my birth grandmother’s next of kin – an 85-year-old nephew – who was able to finally tell us about my birth grandmother who would have been 111...read more
I’ve often heard the phrase that sometimes your whole life can change for the better in just an instant. A split second. The amount of time it takes to snap your fingers. But I never really believed it until it actually happened to me. Everything changed for me in the...read more