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Records of the Disposition of Destitute Orphans

Transcription, 1861

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Date Name of Person Making Affidavit Residence of Person Making Affidavit Name of Orphan Age How Disposed of
01/24/1861 Mrs Alphonse Gardesse 180 Charters Leonides Moriss 9 yrs Sister Regis
01/26/1861 Charles Desmaite 340 Carondelet Jules Lenoir
[Surname is questionable]
10 yrs St.Marys Male Orphan Asylum
02/07/1861 F. E. Cortanzie 36 Spain Street Henry McHale -- Protestant Orphan Asylum
02/09/1861 M. J. Kemaghan 329 Common Street John Jackson 10 yrs St.Marys Male Orphan Asylum
Thomas Jackson 5 yrs
Peter Jackson 2 yrs
02/12/1861 Lieut. Ed Crurn
[Might be Creoon, Creorn, etc.]
198 Villere Joseph Lacoste 5 yrs St.Marys Male Orphan Asylum
03/01/1861 P. Cummings St. Charles bet. 1st & Philip James Cummings 5 yrs St.Marys Male Orphan Asylum
Thomas Cummings 2 yrs
Ellen Cummings 7 yrs St.Marys Female Orphan Asylum
Emma Cummings 5 yrs
03/13/1861 Paul Fagot No. 298 Burgundy St. Joseph Longfrank 8 yrs St.Marys Male Orphan Asylum
Michel Longfrank 5 yrs
03/22/1861 Miss Kate Kennedy Louisiana Ave. 4th Dist. Mary Malley 2 mos St. Marys Female Orphan Asylum
04/04/1861 Miss Mary Riley City Hall (no residence) Rhode Island Frank Riley 6 mos St.Marys Male Orphan Asylum (Sent for his sister.)
04/05/1861 Miss Ellen Burns Conner Gaiennie and Magazine Charles Grady 5 yrs St.Marys Male Orphan Asylum
Mary Ann Hickey 10 yrs
Johanna Hickey 8 yrs
04/08/1861 James A. Blanc
[Might be Blane]
Bayou St. Jean Wm. Lakeman 8 yrs St.Marys Male Orphan Asylum
05/13/1861 Miss Ellen Kanahy No. 75 Esplanade Street Jerimiah Leary 8 yrs Dr. McCoy/Espicopal Home/ Esplanade bet. V & Levee
Timothy Leary 4 yrs
05/22/1861 C.V. Esnard Algiers Catherine Creamer 3 yrs St. Mary’s Female Orphan Asylum
Mary Creamer 1 yr
05/26/1861 Mrs. Mary Hannan Palmyra bet Claiborne & Derbigney Hana McClelland 1 ½ yrs St. Mary’s Female Orphan Asylum (Name unknown & name given by the Mayor J. T. M.)
05/26/1861 Mrs. Sarah J. Harris No 30 Gasquet Thomas Daley 2 yrs St. Mary’s Male Asylum
05/28/1861 Mrs. Alex Noel No 80 St. Louis Florestine Fortier 4 mos St. Mary’s Female Orphan Asylum (Name unknown & name given by the Mayor J. T. M.)
06/06/1861 G. W. Miller No 278 Bacchus Fanny Samuel 9 yrs St. Mary’s Female Orphan Asylum
Robt Samuel 7 yrs
06/10/1861 Mrs. Ann Norman cor. Penn & Perdido Lizzie Pettingill 1 yr St. Mary’s Female Orphan Asylum
06/11/1861 Mrs. Mary Clark cor. Triton Walk & Dryades Chester Hilliard 5 mos St. Mary’s Male Orphan Asylum
06/18/1861 Miss Marguerite Ryan No 108 Camp St John Kennedy 9 yrs St. Mary’s Male Orphan Asylum
06/22/1861 Thomas Moss (father) Pacanier bet. St. James & Market Peter Henry Moss 8 yrs Orphan’s Home Asylum
Mary Ellen Moss 6 yrs
06/26/1861 Mrs. Catherine Mallony No. 7 Erato St Jerry Connolly 12 yrs Orphan’s Home Asylum
Mary Connolly 7 yrs
06/29/1861 Recorder Gastinal 2nd District John Collins 6 yrs Dr. McCoy Episcopal Home Esplanade St.
07/03/1861 Theophile Lavit 52 Orleans Auguste Rouger 8 yrs St. Mary’s Male Orphan Asylum
07/10/1861 Mrs. Honoror [sic] Kelly 287 Tchoupitoulas St Patrick Kelly 7 yrs Orphans Home (mother pays board)
Null & void Null & void Null -- Null & Void
08/09/1861 James McDiamon Null & Void 0 Null & Void Null
08/11/1861 George Neff No 30 Front St James McDiamond 8 yrs Male Orphan Asylum (cor: Jackson & Fulton)
08/14/1861 Mrs. Louise Albertson No 119 Franklin St Eugenie Miller 9 mos St. Mary’s Female Orphan Asylum
08/21/1861 Louis Seibert cor. Tchoupt & Sarapuru Rossina Burns 6 yrs St. Mary’s Female Orphan Asylum
Jane Burns 2 yrs
08/21/1861 Mrs. Wm C. Webber No 190 Dumaine Mary Walter 17 dys St. Mary’s Female Orphan Asylum
08/22/1861 Mrs. Ellen Inglis No 132 Range St Thomas Inglis 7 yrs Orphan’s Home Asylum
08/31/1861 Mrs. M. Grasel cor. Laurel & 2nd St Margurite Washington 2 mos St. Mary’s Female Orphan Asylum (foundling)
09/10/1861 Coroner Beach Office cor. St. Peter & Chartres Amelia S. McCormick 9 yrs Camp St. Female Orphan Asylum
Maria A. McCormick 7 yrs
09/11/1861 William Ary (father) cor. Rousseau & Sorapuru Henry Joseph Ary 10 yrs Orphan Home Asylum
Isaac Ary 8 yrs
09/21/1861 Mrs. Mary Brown (mother) Philip bet. Rousseau & Fulton Ed Patrick Brown 10 yrs St. Mary’s Male Orphan Asylum
Joseph Brown 6 yrs
09/21/1861 Mrs. Ellen Wooleyhoe (stepmother) cor. Constant & Thalia Catherine Wooleyhoe 8 yrs St. Mary’s Female Orphan Asylum
Marguerite Wooleyhoe 7 yrs
10/03/1861 Mat Small Pacanier near Market Mary Ann Hedding 3 ½ yrs Sister Regis
11/18/1861 Wm. Hale cor. Terpischore St. & Pacanier Foundling 1/4 hr St. Marys Female Orphan Asylum
11/20/1861 Mrs. E. N. Simpson No. 34 Fourth St. E. F. Simpson 5 yrs Home Orphan Asylum
Geo. W. Hearth 9 yrs
11/26/1861 Henry Voll No. 418 Custom House Foundling 3 wks St. Marys Male Orphan Asylum
12/04/1861

Foundling 3 wks Sister Regis Orphan Asylum
12/06/1861 Mrs. Mary Cannon cor. Felicity Road & Benton William Cannon 11 yrs St. Marys Male Orphan Asylum
12/06/1861

Foundling 2 mos Orphans Home/Directed by the Mayor (Thos. J. Semmes)

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