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Rescue Mission in Omaha

Rescue Mission in Omaha

Pat Parish (View posts)
Posted: 11 Nov 2000 12:00PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: PARISH, JACKSON
My father, Clifford Eleras PARISH, was born at the Rescue Mission in Omaha, NE in 1912. Does anyone know if there are any records of this mission? Was it simply a place for unwed mothers to have their babies or was it also an orphanage? My grandmother, Vinnie Gladys PARISH later married Russell Clark JACKSON and they raised my father as their oldest child, but I'm not sure Russell was his natural father. In those days, I's imagine it was a huge stigma to have an illigitimate child so I can't see JACKSON accepting the child if he were not his, but perhaps he was open-minded. Would love to hear from anyone about this subject.

Re: Rescue Mission in Omaha

Posted: 10 Nov 2012 1:39AM GMT
Classification: Query
Rescue mission or orphanage? Have you tried the orphanages?

Re: Rescue Mission in Omaha

Posted: 6 Dec 2012 2:19AM GMT
Classification: Query
Could have been Booth hospital, a home for unwed mothers or try NE childrens home
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