Pennsylvania Soldiers Orphan Schools

Pennsylvania's Soldier's Orphan Schools" by James Laughery Paul 1877
Pages 428-430
photo © by Tammy Lamb 1998

Martha Bennet Children Home

Name Birthdate Date of Admission
Abbott, Bessie H Dec 16 1861 Oct 13 1870
Abbott, Hattie C Apr 28 1859 Oct 13 1870
Amtz, Catherine O Sep 20 1859 May 23 1866
Aten, Alfred H Sept 26 1862 Feb 4 1871
Beaver, Henrietta Sept 10 1859 Feb 2 1866
Beaver, Louisa Oct 1 1860 Feb 2 1866
Boston, Leah C Apr 19 1857 Feb 5 1866
Bullock, Adelia E Sept 22 1859 Jan 31 1866
Brunson, Viola May 18 1861 Feb 5 1866
Bedford, Mabel Dec 19 1857 Jan 31 1866
Benson, Harriet Oct 20 1858 Apr 9 1866
Benson, Estella Apr 1 1860 Apr 9 1866
Burcaw, Cora C Feb 5 1859 Aug 30 1866
Beishline, Emma Apr 26 1858 Jan 31 1866
Breach, Amanda Oct 29 1859 Nov 21 1866
Beaver, Amelia Sept 16 1862 Aug 10 1867
Bitter, Sarah A Jan 17 1858 Mar 12 1868
Bitter, Cary J Nov 19 1861 Mar 12 1868
Burcaw, James O Nov 5 1857 Aug 30 1866
Bullock, Isaac Apr 22 1856 Jan 31 1866
Brunson, Byron I Nov 28 1857 Feb 5 1866
Bedford, Albert Sept 19 1856 Feb 2 1866
Bryant, Charles M July 15 1860 Sept 12 1866
Breach, Alfred Dec 11 1857 Nov 21 1866
Bedford, Lewis Oct 15 1859 Dec 3 1866
Chase, George P Aug 20 1860 Feb 1 1866
Chamberlain, Charles Apr 22 1857 Jan 23 1866
Coonradt, Hendrick W Mar 18 1859 Jan 30 1866
Cook, Charles M. R Dec 18 1857 Feb 2 1866
Coonradt, Edgar C Mar 19 1861 Aug 31 1866
Downing, Clarrisa (4) Nov 17 1857 Feb 8 1866
Downing, Charles G Jun 11 1860 Feb 8 1866
Decker, Winfield S Apr 29 1858 May 19 1866
Dewey, Henry C Sept 8 1858 Feb 11 1868
Dickens, Emily F Jan 18 1859 Feb 5 1866
Dodge, Joseph Jul 10 1860 Apr 17 1872
Evens, Byron Feb 27 1859 Aug 15 1865
Eck, William B Dec 25 1857 Feb 2 1866
Evans, William Oct 30 1861 Sept 1 1866
Finch, Albert E (1) Nov 2 1857 Feb 14 1866
Fenton, Edward L Nov 8 1859 Apr 24 1867
Freitz, George H (2) Aug 10 1861 Sept 10 1868
Fox, Sarah Dec 30 1855 Jan 31 1866
Fox, Margaret E Feb 15 1858 Jan 31 1866
Fentor, Ida Aug 8 1857 Apr 24 1867
Goodman, Frank V Jun 23 1857 Jan 29 1866
Goodman, George W Sept 12 1859 Jan 29 1866
Gee, Henry Apr 9 1860 Sept 27 1866
Griffin, Richard Jul 8 1855 Sept -- 1866
Granger, Clara A Sept 16 1858 Feb 14 1866
Huntsinger, Edward C Apr 9 1859 Jun 13 1866
Hudson, William H Mar 20 1862 Aug 21 1866
Handelong, William Oct 8 1864 Jan 29 1869
Huntsinger, Alpheus A Sept 20 1863 Jan 3 1869
Huntsinger, Sarah C Sept 7 1860 Jun 13 1866
Hebtigal, Serinda May 25 1861 Sept 12 1866
Hoyt, Anna M Aug 13 1862 Oct 1 1866
Herrick, Cary W May 22 1860 Jan 7 1867
Handelong, Effa Feb 5 1863 Aug 12 1868
Jones, Thomas Jun 6 1861 May 25 1867
Jones, Margaret Jun 10 1857 Jan 31 1866
Jones, Hannah May 3 1859 Jan 31 1866
Johnson, Catherine Mar 4 1861 Oct 18 1866
Knapp, Rhoda A Jan 21 1860 Sept 12 1867
Kishbaugh, Wilson Aug 4 1859 Apr 19 1866
Kishbaugh, Edward (3) Nov 25 1857 Apr 19 1866
Lang, John Mar 2 1860 Feb 2 1866
Lang, Sarah Jan 20 1862 Feb 2 1866
Mullen, William H Jun 3 1860 Feb 13 1866
Mullen, John E Feb 26 1862 Feb 13 1866
McAfee, Charles Mar 23 1860 Feb 1 1866
McAfee, Isaac T Mar 26 1858 Feb 1 1866
Milhouse, Charles May 22 1860 Oct 17 1866
Marr, George L Apr 28 1860 Aug 4 1866
McFarland, John Nov 28 1859 Jul 15 1867
Merrill, John W Oct 15 1859 May 18 1866
Marr, Susan E Sep 29 1858 Aug 4 1866
McCamley, Elizabeth B (5) Jan 30 1859 Feb 2 1866
McCamley, Margaret Sep 13 1857 Jan 31 1866
Milhouse, Margaret Jan 21 1859 Oct 17 1866
McDonald, Flora Mar 22 1861 Mar 1 1869
Mosher, Charlotte Aug 3 1862 Nov 25 1869
Orts, James Aug 1 1860 Sept 1 1869
Paddock, Benjamin F Jun 8 1859 May 7 1866
Phillips, Henry Dec 23 1859 Jan 29 1866
Phillips, Peter Oct 10 1857 Jan 29 1866
Pritchard, William S May 10 1859 Jan 27 1866
Pritchard, Charles Jan 7 1857 Jan 27 1866
Paddock, Louis T Feb 2 1862 May 7 1866
Patterson, David Jr Aug 26 1861 Sep 25 1866
Pearce, James Buchanan Dec 7 1858 May 14 1868
Pearce, Martha J Jun 7 1861 May 14 1868
Rundell, Francis Nov 30 1860 Feb 2 1866
Reichaldiffer, Lewis E Mar 30 1860 Mar 1 1869
Rivenburg, Leona I May 29 1857 Jan 21 1866
Rivenburg, Grace A May 30 1859 Jan 21 1866
Rundell, Nelsena Jun 18 1856 Feb 2 1866
Rundell, Cynthia Oct 31 1858 Feb 2 1866
Remaly, Caroline Nov 5 1857 Jun 6 1866
Smith, James M Aug 3 1859 Jan 31 1866
Smith, Elisha Sept 29 1857 Jan 31 1866
Scott, Joseph May 15 1858 Feb 6 1866
Stiles, Hiram E Nov 15 1858 Aug 9 1866
Shepherd, Edwin J Nov 4 1858 May 22 1866
Smith, Charles E Aug 14 1862 Jan 2 1868
Smith, Daniel N Feb 15 1859 Aug 15 1866
Scott, William G Aug 22 1858 Sept 4 1866
Small, Christian Nov 1 1862 Mar 14 1867
Small, Harrison Jul 3 1860 Apr 25 1866
Smith, Josephine Apr 17 1858 Feb 2 1866
Stevens, Jane E Dec 14 1861 Apr 25 1866
Stevens, Zelda J Jul 19 1860 Apr 25 1866
Stevens, Lillie May 5 1859 Apr 25 1866
Stevens, Rosetta Feb 13 1858 Apr 25 1866
Shepherd, Ellen R Jul 10 1861 May 22 1866
Smith, Rosa B Jul 16 1859 Apr 7 1868
Strong, Augusta E Oct 26 1860 Sept 8 1871
Smith, Mina J (6) Dec 20 1859 Sept 14 1866
Townsend, Ferman Feb 11 1858 Jun 8 1866
Trumbower, Henry E Sept 19 1858 Jan 31 1866
Tovey, George Sept 15 1858 Dec 5 1866
Tovey, Edmond Jun 20 1860 Dec 5 1866
Talada, Charles F Mar 18 1861 Apr 17 1868
Tiffany, Willard H Aug 6 1863 Mar 10 1870
Townsend, Hannah E Mar 9 1861 Sept 10 1868
Tiffany, Elizabeth Mar 31, 1857 Mar 10, 1870
Talada, Florence P Jun 31 1859 Apr 17 1868
VanHorn, Henry Feb 14 1859 Jan 11 1867
Verguson, Lemon W Feb 13 1859 Nov 14 1866
Vanarsdale, Abner Jun 15 1861 Jan 1 1865
Verguson, Mary E Aug 20 1860 Sept 2 1867
Whaling, George E Sept 9 1857 Feb 16 1866
Warner, Samuel E Jan 22 1861 Jun 21 1866
Wirt, John F Apr 11 1861 Oct 12 1867
Woodward, Lizzie M Jul 12 1858 Apr 17 1866
Warner, Laura J Jun 4 1857 Jun 21 1866

Photo copyright 1998 by Tammy Lamb. Used from Luzerne Memories CD

(1)--Removed by Mother
(2)--Died 19th Dec 1868
(3)--Died May 14th 1866, of congestion of the brain.
(4)--Died June 5 1866, of Typhoid Fever
(5)--Died Feb 22 1866
(6)--Removed by her mother

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