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Date Name of Person Making Affidavit Residence of Person Making Affidavit Name of Orphan Age How Disposed of
01/26/1882 Mrs. Victor Lagay cor. St. Philip & Royal, 48 Royal Lawrence Lagay 8 yrs old 1/2 Orphan. Unable to support the child. Sent to St. Charles St. Orphan Asylum for destitute orphan boys.
P. Book # 4 page 766
01/26/1882 Lizzie Johnson Reynes near Dauphine Female Infant Abt. 4 wks old Sent to St. Vinct. Infant O. A.
Mrs. Mary Carr Poydras near St. Jane Andrew Carr 9 yrs old Father dead. Mother unable to support child. Sent to St. Vincent Home for Boys.
Matt Carr 8 yrs
02/10/1882 Mrs. Baurstirn [?] No. 9 North Rampart Walter Hart 3 1/2 yrs old Orphan child. Sent to St. Vincent Infant Orphan Asylum. Has no relatives to provide for it.
02/10/1882 Wd. Rose Embert 183 Ursuline St. Josephine Bayel 6 1/2 yrs Female. The mother is dead and abandoned by its father, March, 1881. Has no relatives to provide for its support. Sent to St. Vinct. Inft. O. Asylum.
02/17/1882 Mary A. E. Blood Delachaise near Magazine Gertrude Eleanor Wilder
Eight months old. Mother of the child dead. Nothing is known as to the father. Left with Mrs. B. ** for protection by the mother s____ dying. Mrs. B's circumstances will not permit her to provide for its support. Sent to the St. Vinct. Infant O. Asyl
04/18/1882 Mrs. Emily Smith St. Ann near Claiborne Mary Graves 12 Mother worthless. Father dead. Has no relatives able to care for her. Sent to N.O. Female Orphan Asylum.
04/22/1882 Annie McDermott - Mother Carondelet bet. Clio & Erato Mary Joseph 2 wks Abandoned by father. Mother unable to care for child & find employment. Sent to St. Vinct. Inft. O. Asylum.
04/25/1882 B. T. Walshe Adms. of Finance Campbell 7 mos old Male infant. Abandoned by its parents to irresponsible parties who are utterly inefficient & unable to provide for same. Sent to Asylum as above. See P.B. #4 page 777.
04/25/1882 Clementine Bertin Near Lake. Michellis Hotel Walter Earnhart 12 mos old The mother was unmarried. The father of the child refuses to make provision for its support. The mother cannot get employment with care of child. Sent to St. Vinct. I. O. Asylum. See P.B. page 778.
04/26/1882 Mrs. Caroline Richter cor. Broad & Conti Joseph Weis 10 yrs Father dead, mother insane. Sent to St. Vinct. Home for Boys.
Auguste Weis 7 yrs



Adolph Lichter 8 mos old Illegitimate child of Mrs. Charles Weis. Insane and in city asylum. Sent to St. Vinct. Inft. O. Asylum. See Permit book page 779 & 780.
05/05/1882 Lucinda Jordan 113 Gaiennie St. Andrew Jordan 4 mos old Mother and father both dead. No relatives able to make provision for its support. See L. B. pages 781.
05/23/1882 Francis Cartaya 406 Dauphine St. Charles Llars 13 yrs old Mother dead. Father not in the city. Has no no relatives to make provision for his support. Sent to St. Vinct. Home for Boys. L.B. pages 782.
05/29/1882 Catherine Young cor First & Tchoupitoulas Josephine Young 3 yrs old Father does not recognize the child. Mother working woman & unable to find employment with its charge upon her hands. See P.B. folio 783. Sent to St. Vinct. Inft. Orphan Asylum.
07/13/1882 Sophie Braun 126 Sixth Street Edwd. Jph. Braun 6 Family abandoned by the father. Mother cannot find employment with care of children. Sent to German Prot. O. Asylum. See page P.B. #4 784.
Charles Emile Braun 4
Danl Perry Braun 2
08/12/1882 Joseph Bracolini 237 Chartres St (Uncle) Giovanna Bracolini 7 years old respectively Mother and father dead. No relatives living able to make provisions for their support. Sent to St. Vinct. Inft. O. Asylum See P.B. #4 Folio 785.



Bennedette Bracolini 6
08/22/1882 Johanna Melschers 306 Baronne Louise Melschers 12 days old Illegitimate - Mother unable to provide for its support. Sent to the St. Vinct. Infant Orphan Asylum. See P.B, #4 Folio 786.
09/11/1882 Mrs. Rose Selino Claiborne bet Thalia & Melpomene Auguste Tilman 7 yrs Will be 7 years old in Oct/82. Mother dead. Abandoned by father & has no relatives to care for him. See P.B. #4 page 787.
11/08/1882 Mrs. Mary Lincoln 119* Robin St Peter Moriarty Age 11 yrs Mother in Parish Prison. Father dead. Has no relatives able to provide for his maintenance. Sent to St Vinct. Home for Boys 371 Bienville St. See P.B. #4 page 788. St Vinct. Home for Boys being about to close this child has been transferred to St. Alp
12/16/1882 Thos. O’Neil (Capt) 245 Elysian Fields Daisy Porter 11 yrs Father dead. Mother insane. Sent to New Orleans Female Orphan Asylum 16th Dec 1882.

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