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Re: Info on possible orphanage? Manhattan 1900? Posted on: 09 Feb 2005, by Reg Niles

Localities > North America > United States > States > New York > Counties > New York

For those wishing to track down Roman Catholic orphanages, consider research in the annual directories catalogued as : Official Catholic Directory. vol. 1-__; 1886-<2000>. New York: P.J. Kenedy and Sons,...

Re: Protestant Orphanages in (Rockaways) Posted on: 14 May 2005, by  RegNMINiles

Localities > North America > United States > States > New York > Counties > Kings

Let me cite a directory : Complete Medical Directory of the Greater New York, 1896-7, edited by Cyrus Edson, M.D. [n.p.?]: Medical Directory of the Greater New York Pubg. Co., [1897?]. 244 p. Include...

Protestant Orphanages in Brooklyn (Rockaways) Posted on: 01 May 2005, by Walter Greenspan

Localities > North America > United States > States > New York > Counties > Kings

On 4/30/05 8:51:39 PM (MDT), in a posting to the Kings County Ancestry Board that was 'gatewayed' to NYKINGS-L@rootsweb.com, R. Rossicone (sanfeleboy@aol.com) asked, "My great grandmother Carme...

Protestant Orphanages in Brooklyn (Rockaways) Posted on: 01 May 2005, by  JRossicone

Localities > North America > United States > States > New York > Counties > Kings

My great grandmother Carmela Pietropinto (a Catholic) was put into a Protestant home for girls in the late 1800's (well into the 1890's). Her dad wanted her to work, she wanted to go to school, so ra...

Re: 1860 Orphanage Listing / Census Posted on: 14 Nov 2002, by Reg Niles

Localities > North America > United States > States > New York > Counties > New York

There is a list of institutions (including orphanages) in New York City on pp. 107-08 of "The Centennial Guide to New York City," published in 1876. I skimmed through the list and none of them seem to...

Re: Info on possible orphanage? Manhattan 1900? Posted on: 30 Jan 2005, by  1evcardinal

Localities > North America > United States > States > New York > Counties > New York

I can tell you their are no orphanages in NYC today nor has there been for many years. Do you know the name of the orphanage? When you look at the Sisters names are there any initials after their names? If t...

1860 Orphanage Listing / Census Posted on: 16 May 2002, by Fred Williams

Localities > North America > United States > States > New York > Counties > New York

I am looking for the name(s) of orphanages in New York City during 1860 AND their census district. Primarily looking for ones with predominately German occupants. If anyone has a listing, with addresses, or w...

Re: McCallops Posted on: 13 Aug 2001, by Carol

Localities > North America > United States > States > New York > Counties > Jefferson

...farmers needed help on their farms & didn't have any children of their own-they would go to the orphanages and "adopt" boys to help with farm work & the girls would do housework. There were a ...

Re: Orphanages Posted on: 15 Nov 2003, by  xxgeorgepark1

Localities > North America > United States > States > Louisiana > Parishes > Lincoln

you might also try the census records. They should have a listing of the inhabitants of such a place.

Re: Orphanages Posted on: 18 Jul 2003, by Linda D. Edwards

Localities > North America > United States > States > Louisiana > Parishes > Lincoln

Thank you for the information. I will give it a try & hopefully with better luck. Linda

Re: Orphanages Posted on: 17 Jul 2003, by  @@bayneramsey...

Localities > North America > United States > States > Louisiana > Parishes > Lincoln

Hi - I'm not sure about the1800 period, but there is/was a Louisiana Methodist Orphanage located in Lincoln Parish near Ruston. It was active in the early 1900's & still is. My cousin has been uns...

Orphanages Posted on: 16 Jun 2003, by  angelbryanna

Localities > North America > United States > States > Louisiana > Parishes > Lincoln

I am looking for information on any orphanages located in Lincoln Parish around 1850 - 1875. If there were any, I would like to get the names of them & where I can find information regarding children house...

Re: Orphanages Posted on: 01 Aug 2005, by Patricia Adams

Localities > North America > United States > States > Kansas > Counties > Wyandotte

Link to picture of Children's Home at 8th & State. http://www.kckps.org/disthistory/closedbuildings/childrenhome.html Children at that time attended school at Central Elementary School at 813 Ba...

Re: Orphanages Posted on: 01 Aug 2005, by Patricia Adams

Localities > North America > United States > States > Kansas > Counties > Wyandotte

This one was probably the Children's Home at 8th & State Avenue. It was established circa 1890s. It was just east of the Horace Mann School (later the KCKs Jr College building) and the gas compa...

Re: Orphanages Posted on: 27 Jul 2005, by margot

Localities > North America > United States > States > Kansas > Counties > Wyandotte

In the 1950's I remember a Children's Home on State Avenue. I don't remember the cross street, but the Brotherhood building was across the street.

Re: Szedlovics + House of ill Repute in Detroit Posted on: 27 Feb 2003, by  AnneSprentz

Localities > North America > United States > States > Michigan > Counties > Wayne

...1908. Husband ended up in Ohio insane asylum until his unknown death. Son ended up in many Ohio orphanages until he turned of age. When son turned 18, he came to Michigan, Detroit area to find his mother. ...

Re: Orphanages Posted on: 30 Oct 2004, by  Lorene77

Localities > North America > United States > States > Kansas > Counties > Wyandotte

Thanks for all the information,I really appreciate it. Lorene

Re: Orphanages Posted on: 29 Oct 2004, by  jbahrk

Localities > North America > United States > States > Kansas > Counties > Wyandotte

St. John's Catholic Church operated an orphanage on Strawberry Hill in downtown Kansas City, KS. The orphanage was opened in the 19 - teens due to the influenza outbreak . Many children lost their ...

Re: Orphanages Posted on: 28 Oct 2004, by  Lorene77

Localities > North America > United States > States > Kansas > Counties > Wyandotte

Thanks Jay , Do you know if marriage records are online? Do you know anyone who might do a look up.I don't know when they got married,just and about time. I live in Virginia.I'm trying to help a frien...

Gunnison/Delta counties Posted on: 27 Feb 2000, by Dan MacDonald

Localities > North America > United States > States > Colorado > Counties > Gunnison

...problem is he was put in an orphanage in Delta or Gunnison at that time . Are you familiar with any orphanages of that era? Are there any records available? Could be he was given up with out any paperwork being...

Re: Orphanages Posted on: 27 Oct 2004, by Jay McCray

Localities > North America > United States > States > Kansas > Counties > Wyandotte

Not sure about orphanages. Marriage records are in the Clerk's office vault in the Wyan. County Courthouse. The huge books have a to/from date on the spine and an alphabetical index in front pages, so it help...

Dominican Sisters - Most Holy Trinity Church - Williamsburg Posted on: 13 Jul 2006, by  lhillman

Localities > North America > United States > States > New York > Counties > Kings

First, can I say that I wish my posts got such a response! I did some digging around and I came up with the following information on the Convent that Thomas was "found" in in the 1920 censu...

John A. Daugherty/Dougherty put in nuns orphanage around 1874 in Illinois Posted on: 30 Jun 2004, by  GeorgiaFerry4...

Topics > Orphans and orphanages > US Civil War orphans

Looking for the census for orphanages in the Madison/St. Clair Counties around 1874 to 1880. John A. Daugherty born 1867 and his sister Alice was put in one after the time of their father's death because their ...

Orphanages Posted on: 27 Oct 2004, by  LoreneSmith19...

Localities > North America > United States > States > Kansas > Counties > Wyandotte

Hello, Does anyone know of any orphanages,that were open in the 1940's? Does anyone know where I can find marriage records for Wyandotte Ct.mid 1930's I'm trying to help reunite a friend with his birth family. ...

Re: orphanages in Kane County Posted on: 07 Oct 2002, by  MarDar00

Localities > North America > United States > States > Illinois > Counties > Kane

My own grandmother was adopted out of this orphanage. Read the history and get on the page. I think it was a major force back then. {A brief recount of history surrounding the Du Quoin Orphanage o...

orphanages in Kane County Posted on: 30 May 2002, by Penny Bonnar

Localities > North America > United States > States > Illinois > Counties > Kane

...supposedly died while in an orphaniage in Kane County sometime between 1915 and 1920. Does anyone know what orphanages existed in the county during that time? Also seeking information on LOSER familly in Kane C...

Re: Orphanage in Kansas City, Kansas 1910-1940 Posted on: 10 Jan 2003, by Judith

Localities > North America > United States > States > Kansas > Counties > Wyandotte

Thank you for the information about the orphanage at 4th and Armstrong during the years of 1910-1940. Does anyone know how to look up who lived at orphanages on the census?

British Home Children. Posted on: 31 Oct 2006, by Lila George

Localities > North America > United States > States > New York > Counties > Jefferson

...orphans, however many were not, the parents were just too poor to care for them and place them in various orphanages throughout England, and then they were shipped to Canada, many times without the parents know...

Orphanage in Kansas City, Kansas 1910-1940 Posted on: 29 Dec 2002, by  LuckyJ4

Localities > North America > United States > States > Kansas > Counties > Wyandotte

Does anyone know the names of the orphanages or children's homes that were in Kansas City, Kansas during the years of 1910-1940. My mother was there (Alma Pearson) during some of these years. She was born in ...

orphanages in Alabama in 1900 Posted on: 01 Mar 2000, by  Ethelsue1

Localities > North America > United States > States > Alabama > Unknown

I am trying to locate an orphanage in north-western Alabama, probably near the MS border, that was in operation around the turn of the century and still in operation in 1971. My grandfather, Walter Wi...

Re: homes for veteran's children Posted on: 12 Feb 2003, by Mary Jean

Topics > Orphans and orphanages > US Civil War orphans

try this site, she has a lot of orphanages listed. http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~orphanshome/

repnik orphanages Posted on: 10 Feb 2001, by francska

Localities > Eastern Europe > Yugoslavia > Serbia

Looking for relations with the above surnames but also anyone who can tell us how to get in contact with archival resources in Senta. Would also be interested in hearing from people with the name Repn...

STATE Message Boards Posted on: 23 Aug 2000, by  bbffrrpp

Topics > Orphans and orphanages > Orphan Trains

...message on the Illinois State Message Board. Also, sometimes the State has an Archives Dept. on State Orphanages. There are many avenues to explore. ... I have a quite diverse family tree myself. One grandmothe...

homes for veteran's children Posted on: 01 Oct 2001, by steve papesh

Topics > Orphans and orphanages > US Civil War orphans

Does anyone know any information about orphanages established after the Civil War to care for the children of veteran's? I was told that every state had such an institution, but can only find two remaining in ...

Serbian Orphanages Posted on: 25 Jun 2000, by Fran Repnik

Localities > Eastern Europe > Yugoslavia > Serbia

Am looking for comprehensive information on Serbian orphanages and archives.

Wain Reily - Orphanage in Morehouse Parish 1850-1875 Posted on: 28 Mar 2006, by  bjbranum

Localities > North America > United States > States > Louisiana > Parishes > Morehouse

Was there an orphanage in Morehouse Parish? Wain Reily: owr3@hotmail.com Orphanages Author: Linda Edwards Date: 16 Jun 2003 2:30 PM GMT Surnames: Riser Classification: Query Post Reply | Mark Unre...

Orphanages Posted on: 25 Apr 2006, by Marlena

Localities > North America > United States > States > Missouri > Counties > Barry

I am wondering if anyone knows aanything about orphanages around Monett my great grandfather was in one in Barry county was wondering if the records were still around

Re: Tooley genealogy Posted on: 27 Jan 2005, by Hugh MacDougall

Localities > North America > United States > States > New York > Counties > Otsego

Re Orphanages, have you considered the Masonic Home in Utica, NY, which was an orphanage from 1893-1983? (See: http://www.masonichomeny.org/about/aboutus.html) Other than that I find the following census data ...

Re: Orphan Train Records Posted on: 25 Aug 2005, by  bbumzerino51

Topics > Orphans and orphanages > Orphan Trains

Check out: http://www.usgennet.org/usa/topic/orphanages/. I hope this can be of some help. There is a page on orphan trains with information and links. Steve - Coordinator Oprhanages Topic at ALHN

Young Family in Barren County Posted on: 08 May 2000, by  LINDA_LANHAM

Localities > North America > United States > States > Kentucky > Counties > Barren

...the other two children who were my father Carl Young and his siter Beatrice Young. Carl was taken to orphanages, foster homes, and sometimes lived with his Aunt, Christine Young Hurt. Carl was born in Cave City...

Alabama Orphanages Posted on: 13 Jan 2002, by Kimberly Shell Brown

Localities > North America > United States > States > Alabama > Unknown

Is there anyone who has a listing of all orphanages in Alabama? I am looking for one in which my grandmother may have resided. She was b. 1904. Thanks so much. Kim

Re: St. Josephs Posted on: 26 Jan 2002, by ouizee

Localities > North America > United States > States > New York > Counties > Queens

I'm wondering if there were TWO St. Joseph's orphanages? When my grandmother died (they lived in Brooklyn), my grandfather placed his five daughters with their aunt (a nun at St. Josephs Orphanage...or home......

TOWNSEND,BUSH,TIPTON Posted on: 08 Sep 1998, by Lisa Broughton

Localities > North America > United States > States > Kentucky > Counties > Powell

...died while very young. I have heard stories that Bert's parents died while he was young and he live in orphanages. Again, I don't know if any of this is true. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Re: CHASEGILLETTE IN WOODSON CO. 1870-1900 Posted on: 25 Mar 2002, by  pweaver35

Localities > North America > United States > States > Kansas > Unknown

...children home to Ohio where she died. He rejoined the Army and the children went to relatives homes or orphanages. Emeric's father was Thomas ...

Orphanages Posted on: 16 Jun 2003, by  angelbryanna

Localities > North America > United States > States > Louisiana > Parishes > Madison

Does anyone know if there were any orphanages located in Madison Parish during 1850 - 1875? I f so I would greatly appreciate knowing the names of them & where I might find information regarding children t...

Re: New Orleans Orphanages or Institutions in 1861 Posted on: 15 Jan 2003, by  HazelEmily_W

Localities > North America > United States > States > Louisiana > Parishes > Orleans

Peggy, I hope this helps 1850 United States Federal Census Tweedel, Isaac View Image Online State: Arkansas Year: 1850 County: Pike Roll: M432_29 Township: White Twp Page: 189 Image...

Re: New York Catholic Protectory records Posted on: 22 Jul 2006, by  RegNMINiles

Localities > North America > United States > States > New York > Counties > New York

...York Catholic Protectory can be found on page 246 of the out-of-print book titled, Adoption Agencies, Orphanages and Maternity Homes--An Historical Directory. 100 copies of the book were donated to public libra...

Re: New Orleans Orphanages or Institutions in 1861 Posted on: 15 Jan 2003, by  Cajun Lady

Localities > North America > United States > States > Louisiana > Parishes > Orleans

Hi You helped me once before and I was hoping you could help me out again. Would it be possible for you to search ancestry.com for a James Tweedel or any other Tweedel you might find before 1870. I w...

Re: New Orleans Orphanages or Institutions in 1861 Posted on: 28 Mar 2002, by  HazelEmily_W

Localities > North America > United States > States > Louisiana > Parishes > Orleans

Peggy, I have Ancestry.com and I would be happy to look up that information for you on the census. I have looked through all of the Protestant Orphanges that I could look in and I couldn't find the p...

Re: New Orleans Orphanages or Institutions in 1861 Posted on: 28 Mar 2002, by  Cajun Lady

Localities > North America > United States > States > Louisiana > Parishes > Orleans

Emily I would love to have any information that you could possibly provide me. Also, do you know where I might find orphanage records? I am looking for a boy who I believe was in a Protestant Home For...

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