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Annual Report of the Superintendent of the
Soldiers' Orphans, 1877 


Account With The State Normal Schools.


Name of Pupil

Post Office of Pupil

Orphan School discharged from.

Normal School sent to.

Date of Entrance.

Date of Leaving.

No. of weeks in school.

Rate chg'd per week.

Total amount paid.

26 Moreland, Margaret. Gettysburg, Adams County Pa. Loysville Shippensburg Sept. 4, 1876 July 6, 1877 42 3.00 126.00


Statement 1.-- Statistics of Orphan Schools and Homes.

Loysville Orphan Home; Perry County.

Orders Issued:  278
Number admitted on order:  226
Number transferred to:  37
Total number received into school:  263
Number transferred from:  162
Number discharged on age:  39
Number discharged on order:  17
Number died:  2
Males:  28 (Number in school, May 31, 1877)
Females:  15 (Number in school, May 31, 1877)
Total both sexes:  43 (Number in school, May 31, 1877)

Statement VI.-- Showing Discharges and Deaths.

5.  Loysville Orphan Home

Number discharged on age for year ending May 31, 1877:  19

Number discharged on order for year ending May 31, 1877:  2

Number of deaths for year ending May 31, 1877:  (none reported)

A List of "Sixteeners,"
In the Year Ending May 31, 1877.

Below will be found a list of the children who arrived at the age of sixteen during the past year, and were discharged.
There is no better way in which the system could exhibit its fruits.

Loysville Orphan Home.

Margaret Moreland, attending State Normal School, Shippensburg, Pa.

Samuel Huggins, laborer, Mansville, Perry county, Pa.

William Hughes, laborer, Fastoria, Blair county, Pa.

Robert M. Layton, teaching, McAlleveys Fort, Huntingdon county, Pa.

Philip Shearer, with his mother, Shermansdale, Pa.

George P. Shearer, with his mother, Shermansdale, Pa.

Lena L. Corbon, married William Fair, Petersburgh, Pa.

Catharine Chestnut, domestic service, Perrysville, Pa.

Lincoln Moyer, with his mother, Hartleton, Pa.

Gwinn Little, learning trade, Gettysburg, Pa.

Adam Brunor, laborer, Neff's Mills, Huntingdon county, Pa.

Joseph M. Davis, with his mother, Sinking Valley, Blair county, Pa.

Stephen G. Coxey, with his guardian, Bellville, Mifflin county, Pa.

Daniel H. Kriner, with his mother, Mooresburg, Montour county, Pa.

Franklin Osman, blacksmithing, Landisburg, Pa.

George H. Sands, attending school, New Bloomfield, Pa.

John Glazier, laborer, Lewistown, Pa.

John Witmyre, carpenter, Milheim, Centre county, Pa.

Daniel Wiser, laborer, Shade Gap, Huntingdon county, Pa.


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