Annual Report of the Pa Commission of the Soldiers Orphan School. For the Year ending May 31 1897.
By Wm. Stanley Ray

        Parents Living or Dead     Record of Service          
Name of Pupil Date of Birth Date of Order for Admission Schools Father Mother Name of Father Rank Co Regt. State Application By PO Address of Applicant
Baker, Ida May Mar 6 1883 Nov 11 1893 Industrial Dead Living Henry Baker Pvt E 95th Pa Alice E. Baker Wanamie
Barney, Russel Jul 16 1883 Jul 6 1894 Harford Living Living Edward Barney Pvt C 5th U.S. Art William DeWitt Wilkes-Barre
Barney, Mylin Mar 18 1885 Jul 6 1894 Harford Living Living Edward Barney Pvt C 5th U.S. Art William DeWitt Wilkes-Barre
Barney, Glenin Jan 12 1887 Jul 6 1894 Harford Living Living Edward Barney Pvt C 5th U.S. Art William DeWitt Wilkes-Barre
Barney, Violet Apr 14 1890 Aug 17 1895 Harford Living Living Edward Barney Pvt C 5th U.S. Art William DeWitt Wilkes-Barre
Bath, Ida May Jun 29 1882 Nov 11 1893 Harford Dead Living Phillip Bath Pvt C 2d Conn Mary Bath Pittston
Bisbing, Rachel C Oct 29 1885 Sep 21 1893 Chester Springs Living Dead Calvin W. Bisbing Pvt F 58d Pa Calvin W Bisbing Ruggles
Buchman, John C Jul 23 1881 Aug 16 1893 Industrial Living Dead George Buchman Pvt F 147th Pa George Buchman Upper Lehigh
Buchman, Margaret Feb 15 1884 Aug 16 1893 Industrial Living Dead George Buchman Pvt F 147th Pa George Buchman Upper Lehigh
Buchman, James H Aug 30 1886 Aug 16 1893 Chester Springs Living Dead George Buchman Pvt F 147th Pa George Buchman Upper Lehigh
Buchman, Ella M Feb 9 1889 Aug 29 1894 Chester Springs Living Dead George Buchman Pvt F 147th Pa George Buchman Upper Lehigh
Carey, Harry H Jun 10 1884 Oct 2 1894 Harford Dead Living Jabez W Carey Pvt H 40th NJ Harriet E Carey Plymouth
Dietz, Cora A Aug 12 1887 Jun 1 1895 Harford Living Dead David Dietz Pvt B 48th Pa David Dietz Rock Glen
DeLong, Elizabeth Apr 22 1883 Aug 30 1984 Harford Living Dead Frederick DeLong Pvt G 143d NJ Frederick Delong W. Nanticoke
Delong, Mary May Apr 10 1887 Aug 30 1984 Harford Living Dead Frederick DeLong Pvt G 143d NJ Frederick Delong W. Nanticoke
Farrer, Jennie Dec 6 1882 Sep 25 1895 Industrial Living Living George C Farrer Pvt G 50th Pa Geo. C Farrer Freeland
Farrer, Edith Mar 29 1885 Sep 25 1895 Harford Living Living George C Farrer Pvt G 50th Pa Geo. C Farrer Freeland
Farrer, John Sep 15 1887 Sep 25 1895 Harford Living Living George C Farrer Pvt G 50th Pa Geo. C Farrer Freeland
Haney, Beatrice A May 6 1886 Jun 1 1895 Harford Living Dead John A Haney Corp F 4th Pa John A Haney Nanticoke
Klinetop, Phobe A Sep 22 1883 May 15 1897 Harford Living Living Lewis J Klinetop Corp A 143d Pa Lewis J Klinetop Plymouth
Kurtz, Luther K Apr 6 1883 Aug 16 1893 Industrial Living Dead Martin L Kurtz Sergt D 7th Pa Martin L Kurtz Wilkes-Barre
Manalis, Albert May 10 1883 Apr 13 1897 Harford Dead Dead William Manalis Pvt F 96th Pa Bridget Campbell Wilkes-Barre
Manalis, Rose Jul 25 1885 Apr 13 1897 Harford Dead Dead William Manalis Pvt F 96th Pa Bridget Campbell Wilkes-Barre
Mengle, Emma C Nov 16 1881 Apr 5 1894 Industrial Dead Living Reuben Mengle Pvt A 67th Pa Elizabeth Mengle White Haven
Mengle, William H May 19 1883 Jul 9 1894 Harford Dead Living Reuben Mengle Pvt A 67th Pa Elizabeth Mengle White Haven
Mengle, Reuben H Aug 14 1885 Jul 9 1894 Harford Dead Living Reuben Mengle Pvt A 67th Pa Elizabeth Mengle White Haven
Montgomery, Wm. H. Jul 8 1888 Mar 9 1896 Harford Dead Dead Thomas Montgomery Pvt G 9th Pa William J Day Plymouth
Morgan, Thomas L Aug 10 1882 Oct 6 1896 Industrial Dead Living John J Morgan Pvt G 104th Pa Catherine E Morgan Wyoming
Morgan, Bertha M May 2 1884 Oct 6 1896 Harford Dead Living John J Morgan Pvt G 104th Pa Catherine E Morgan Wyoming
Ostrander, Ruby N Feb 16 1882 Sep 25 1895 Harford Dead Living Reuben M Ostrander Pvt E 43d NY E. J. Ostrander Harding
Ostrander, Caroline Jul 1 1885 May 15 1897 Harford Dead Living Reuben M Ostrander Pvt E 43d NY E. J. Ostrander Harding
Powell, Alfred H Nov 19 1883 Jun 8 1896 Industrial Dead Living Watkin W Powell Pvt M 2d Pa. Art David W Powell Scranton
Rollins, Nettie Dec 6 1886 Oct 30 1896 Harford Dead Dead Isaac Rollins Pvt D 24th U.S. C.T Frank Rollins Wilkes-Barre
Saxton, Edith E Dec 7 1881 Oct 4 1893 Industrial Dead Living Preston H Saxton Pvt E 6th Pa Cav Albert G Steele Pike Creek
Sherwood, Fannie Sep 21 1884 Oct 2 1894 Industrial Dead Living Robert Sherwood Pvt E 143d Pa Laura Sherwood Plymouth
Sherwood, Minnie Mar 2 1886 Oct 2 1894 Harford Dead Living Robert Sherwood Pvt E 143d Pa Laura Sherwood Plymouth
Sherwood, Jos. B. Nov 27 1887 Oct 2 1894 Harford Dead Living Robert Sherwood Pvt E 143d Pa Laura Sherwood Plymouth
Sites, Martin L Apr 12 1882 Oct 16 1894 Harford Dead Dead Peter B Sites Pvt L 9th Pa Cav Bertha Kisler Glen Lyon
Stiles, Carrie May 10 1884 Sep 21 1893 Chester Springs Dead Dead John G Stiles Corp H 10th NJ Jos. M Krommes Upper Lehigh
Thompkins, Walter Apr 8 1883 Nov 14 1895 Harford Dead Living Albert Thompkins Corp I 52d NJ Ann Thompkins Duryea
Wilson, Bertha Apr 10 1883 Dec 20 1893 Chester Springs Living Dead Robert Wilson Corp G 105th Pa Robert Wilson Wyoming
Wilson, Edith Sep 9 1886 Dec 20 1893 Chester Springs Living Dead Robert Wilson Corp G 105th Pa Robert Wilson Wyoming
Wilson, Arthur Dec 24 1888 Dec 20 1893 Chester Springs Living Dead Robert Wilson Corp G 105th Pa Robert Wilson Wyoming

Last Updated on 2/23/2001
Donated By Mary Jean

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1870 Census of Friendless Home

1880 Census of Friendless Home


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