Big changes have come to — all content is now read-only, and member subscriptions and the Shop have been discontinued.
Learn more

Chat | Daily Search | My GenForum | Community Standards | Terms of Service
Jump to Forum
Home: Regional: U.S. States: New York: Allegany County

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

Orphan Train Children in Hume
Posted by: Mary Toews (ID *****9057) Date: December 09, 2008 at 17:48:50
  of 787

I am looking for a listing of citizens who took in children from the Orphan Trains during the years from 1870 to 1910. Where can I find information on the children who rode these trains? I have a Charles Redanz (Redansky) who was raised by Andrew Caldwell sometime between 1880 and 1900. I wondered how Andrew and his wife (they had lost two children) came to know about Charles---could he have come on this "Orphan Train?" Would there be any articles in the old newspapers about these travelers and their "adopted" families?

Notify Administrator about this message?

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message
Search this forum:

Search all of GenForum:

Proximity matching
Add this forum to My GenForum Link to GenForum
Add Forum
Home |  Help |  About Us |  Site Index |  Jobs |  PRIVACY |  Affiliate
© 2007 The Generations Network