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Date Name of Person Making Affidavit Residence of Person Making Affidavit Name of Orphan Age How Disposed of
01/12/1874 Jose I. Arantis 281 Old Levee Street Daniel Sansoni 7 yrs St. Mary's Male Orphan Asylum
Joseph Sansoni 3
Josephine Sansoni 9 yrs
01/29/1874 Mrs. K. Backwood Cor. Magazine & Poyfarre John Backwood 7 dys St. Vincent Inft. Orphan Asylum
01/29/1874 Mrs. A. K. Gassmann No. 288 Lafayette Street Jno. R. Gassmann 2 yrs St. Vincent Inft. Orphan Asylum -- Transferred to St. Vincent's Home for Boys, 371 Bienville
02/21/1874 George Leggett Victory Street George Leggett 5 yrs Sent to St. Vincent's Inft. Orphan Asylum
Hattie Leggett 3 yrs
02/25/1874 Rich Benton 161 Dryades Street Maria Sagona 6 Sent to St. Vincent's Inft. Orphan Asylum
Charlotte Sagona 5
Catharine Sagona 3 1/2
02/26/1874 Thos. Fernandez 208 Levee Street Delphina Fernandez 8 1/2 yrs N.O.F.O. Asylum
03/05/1874 Anna Hughes No. 67 Orleans Street Marie A. Bouche 16 dys Sent to St. Vincent Inft. O. Asylum
04/23/1874 Martin Tobin 548 Greatmen Margaret Dee 13 Sent to St. Elizabeth Asylum
04/20/1874 Mary J. Hertz 259 Lafayette Street Joseph & Louisa Hertz
P. E. Home
04/28/1874 Euphrasie Trinchant 251 Main Street Jph. Francois Trinchant 9 mos St. Vincent Inft. O. Asylum
04/28/1874 Lizzie Morse - Mother of child Girod St. between Basin & Rampart with Mrs. Finnegan Sarah Selby 14 mos St. Vincent Inft. O. Asylum
05/05/1874 Carolina Jones St. Joseph S. Joseph Laine 18 mos Sent to Louisiana Asylum
05/18/1874 Mrs. Emma Thompson 252 Johnson Street George Geblin 10 yrs Taken out by mother May 11/74
Louisiana Asylum
05/20/1874 Mrs. W. Sprin [sic] No. 22 Jackson St. Wener Spring 17 yrs House of Good Shepherd
05/23/1874 Dr. L. S. Clark In charge of Insane Asylum Gustave Rees 1 yr St. Vinct Inft. O. Asylum

Dr. L. S. Clark In charge of Insane Asylum Sarah Burkett 1 yr Louisiana Asylum
05/29/1874 Dr. W. I. Starck Boys House of Refuge Johny 5 yrs Sent to St. Mary's M.O. Asylum
05/29/1874 Dr. W. I. Starck Boys House of Refuge George 3 yrs Sent to St. Mary's M.O. Asylum
06/17/1874 Margaret Alamon cor. of Ferdinand & Casacalvo Adaline Alamon 2 mos Sent to St. Vinct. O. Asylum
06/27/1874 Capt. Flanagan Police Station Foundling 2 mos Sent to La. Asylum
06/29/1874 Mary Manning cor. Caiborne [sic] & Gravier Thos. Manning 6 mos Sent to St. M. O. Asylum
06/29/1874 Michael Manning
[Possibly name of the child, written here in error]
cor. Caiborne [sic] & Gravier M. Manning 3 mos Sent to St. M. O. Asylum
07/08/1874 Jno Kieffer 116 Bienville St. Jeff Smith 11 yrs Sent to St. Mary's M. O. Asylum
Eddy Smith 8 yrs
07/09/1874 Celia Crowley cor. Enghien [sic] & Morales Michael Crowley 5 1/2 yrs Sent to St. Mary's M. O. Asylum
Danl. Crowley 3 1/2 yrs
07/10/1874 Mollie Lee cor. St. Louis & Rampart Katie Lee Cunningham 18 mos Sent to St. Vinc. Inft. O. A.
07/15/1874 Emily Finnegan 102 Howard St. Anna Maria Finnegan 6 yrs St. Vinc. I.O.A.
Mary Emily Finnegan 4 yrs
07/24/1874 Anna Vallory Music St. opp. Claib. Station E. A. Dowling 7 yrs H. O. F. A. Asylum
Wm. I. Dowling 10 yrs St. Mary's M. O. Asylum
07/28/1874 Louisa Gordan No. 17 Treme St. Louise Gordan 6 yrs St. Vincent O. Asylum
Antoinnette Gordan 4 yrs
Mimi Gordan 20 mos
07/31/1874 Mary Ann Adull Craps St. bet. Lesseps & France Regina Leymann 6 yrs St. Vincent O. Asylum
Sophia Leymann 5 yrs
Christina Leymann 4 yrs
08/05/1874 Xavier Simson Charity Hospital James Xavier Simson 9 yrs Sent to St. Mary's M. O. A.
Jno. Jos. Simson 5 1/2 yrs
Edwd. Simson 3 1/2 yrs
08/07/1874 Edwd E. de Y. Barru
[Possibly Barron, Barrse, etc.]
196 1/2 Girod Street Elaine de Y. Barru
[Possibly Barron, Barrse, etc.]
21 dys Sent to St. Vinct. Inft. O. Asylum
08/28/1874 Robt. Barry 73 Constance St. Jno. Driscoll 8 dys Sent to St. Vinct. Inft. O. Asylum. Name of mother Mary Ann Driscoll
09/02/1874 Sarah Jane Stokes Slate House - S.? [sic] L. Hotel Foundling 2 mos Sent to Louisiana Asylum
09/07/1874 Louise Clayton 211 Camp with M. Beuner
[Possibly Benner]
Louise Clayton 13 mos Sent to St. Vinct. Inft. O.
09/16/1874 Adelia Williams Prytania bet.Berlin and Napoleon Avenue Edwd Jph Williams
Sent to St. Vinct. Inft. O.
09/19/1874 Mary Scanlan No. 37 Calliope Wm. Scanlon 3 mos Sent to St. Vinct. Inft. O.
10/21/1874 Mary Jane Gibbons Tchoupitoulas St. William Gibbons 3 wks Sent to St. Vincent Infant O. A.
10/21/1874 Mrs. Tiernan Poydras near Bolivar St. John Tiernan 3 yrs & 4 mos St. Marys Catholic Orphan Boys Asylum
10/23/1874 Peter Brice 35 Enghein St. (3rd Dist) Maggie White 4 mos Sent to St. Vincent Infant O. A.
10/29/1874 Mrs. Ramona Lopez 353 St. Ann St. M'a Luisa Lopez 10 N. O. F. O. Asylum

Mrs. Ramona Lopez 353 St. Ann St. Lano Lopez
[Given name possibly Lans, Laus]
11 St. Marys M. O. A.
11/13/1874 Peter Joseph, Capt. Police 200 Spain Street Unknown
Age about 3 weeks, foundling; Sent to St. Vinct. Inft. Orphan Asylum. Name of mother supposed to be Mary Ann McElroy
11/18/1874 Peter Varey
[Possibly Narey]
New Levee bet. Thalia & Erato James Smith 2 yrs & 6 mos St. Mary Orphan Asylum
11/23/1874 Louisa Bachemin Cor. Charters & Dumaine Geo. Bachemin 6 yrs Sent to St. Vinct. Home for Boys
11/24/1874 Mag. Peyton Aubrey bet. Dorgenois & Rocheblave Unknown 1 mo Sent to St. Vinct. Inft. O. Asylum
12/02/1874 Elizabeth Youghman No Home Ameline Younghman 1 1/2 yrs St. Vincent Infant Orphan Asylum
12/05/1874 Lizzie Watson (col) Melpomine & St Thomas Foundling About 8 mos (boy) St. Vincent Infant Orphan Asylum
12/10/1874 Caroline Wolf No Home Rosa Wolf 9 mos St. Vincent Infant Orphan Asylum

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