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Date Name of Person Making Affidavit Residence of Person Making Affidavit Name of Orphan Age How Disposed of
01/12/1885 Mrs. Sarah W. Hanna, Conference Charities- District Agent for 238 Sixth Street Gertrude Vance McDonald 5 days Father unknown, mother sic & destitute from use of opium and now an inmate of the Shakspeare Alms House. Sent to the St. Vincent Infant Orphan Asylum.
01/13/1885 Maggie Burns, Mother 152 N. Rampart Annie Theresa McBride 4 months old Mother unable to provide for the support of the infant. Sent to St. Vincent de Paul I. O. Asylum, corner Race & Magazine St.
01/20/1885 Josephine Angelo 445 Julia corner Derbigny Street, City Vincent Angelo 13 yrs Father & Mother both dead. Sister the one placing him in the asylum. States that the boy was living with his uncle James Moosey corner Julia & Derbigny who maltreats the boy sending him for liquor at unreasonable hours & beating him. Sent to St. Joseph G. O. Asylum, corner Laurel & Josephine.
01/07/1885 Mrs. Julia Oaks Franklin bet Lafayette & Girod Ellen Oaks 7 years old Mother widow and unable to find employment with the care of the child. Sent to the New Orleans Female Orphan Asylum.
01/21/1885 Valinte Rodriguez No 20 St. Bernard Avenue Carlotta Colin 9 years old Father abandoned mother and child and gone to Mexico. Mother Mrs. Rosa Baca Colin residence St. Bernard St. bet. St. Claude & Treme too sick to appear. The party placing child in the asylum at request of mother, being the child’s uncle. Sent to N. O. F. O. Asylum at junction of Camp, Clio & Prytania.
04/10/1885 Mrs. Mary Hughes Corner Broad & Bienville Geo. Hughes 11 years old Father dead, mother unable to provide for them & do out ___ work. Sent to Children’s Home P. E. [Protestant Episcopal] Church at Jackson & Chippewa.
Thos. Hughes 9 years old
01/22/1885 Mrs. Mary A. Carpenter Changed her mind. 7 Broad St bet Canal & Gasquet Jas. Carpenter 11 years old Father dead & Mother unable to provide for them & attend to her work outside. All four sent to Children’s Home Feb. 3rd/85. Both mothers came and asked that their children be sent to St. Mary's M. O. Asylum, corner Chartres & Mazant St. which was closer.
Paul Carpenter 8 years old
01/27/1885 Mary Barry 57 Annunciation Eddie Hellmann 26 mos Father abandoned the mother Mary Barry, not being married to her. Mother unable to provide support for child & self. Sent to Children's Home P. E.** Church Jackson near Chippewa.
01/30/1885 Leonardo Frank Otisi 13 St. Phillip St, City Leonardo Pizzillo 7 yrs Mother Juana Terita died in Italy. Father Salvatori Pizzillo died in Charity Hospital of Dysentery dysentery fever contracted on the Storey Plntn [Plantation]. Children sent to Children's Home P. E.** Church, Jackson near Chippewa.
Toncetta Pizzillo 2 yrs
01/31/1885 Mary Anne Williams 281 Gravier St., City Minetta Warren 8 yrs Father dead, killed on the R.R. Mother a drunkard & disreputable character, unfit to be the guardian of the child. Separated from the father before he got killed. Grandmother on the father's side placing the child in the Asylum. Sent to the La. Asylum, corner Tonti & Hospital Streets.
02/03/1885 Sergt Jas Lynch, 6th Precinct Dryades bet. Delord & Calliope Mamie Dempsey 6 yrs Father & Mother unfit to take care of them. Mother a drunkard & the father is addicted to drink & gambling. Sent to St. V. I. O. Asylum, corner Race & Magazine.
Katie Dempsey 3 yrs
John Dempsey 5 yrs
02/07/1885 Mdme. Martha Young Mandeville, Parish of St. Landry Ernest Baujet
White
9 yrs Mother dead & father residing in Parish of St. L., a small farmer & wood chopper, promises to pay small sums every now and then for his support. Sent to St. M. B. O. Asylum, corner Chartres & Mazant.
03/03/1885 Mrs. H. Schephner 344 ½ Erato St, City


03/06/1885 Mrs. Sarah Ziegle 59 Johnson St bet Common & Gravier Katie Ziegle 7 yrs Father out of employment and mother compelled to work out for a living for herself and family. Desires only to place them in asylum for some four weeks. Sent to St. Vincent I. O. Asylum, corner of Magazine & Race.
Wilhemina Ziegle 5 yrs
03/10/1885 Mrs. Elizabeth Altazin Rampart St bet Girod & Lafayette
No 208 Rampart
Now at 236 Bienville, Mrs. Moore
Joseph Fredrick Alazin [sic] 5 years old Father dead. Mother unable to find employment with the care of the child. Sent to the St. Vincent Infant O. Asylum, cor. Race & Magazine this date.
03/17/1885 George Bachemin cor. Lyon & Prytania Georgiana Bachemin 7 years old Father dead. Mother unable to find employment with the care of the child. Sent to the St. Vincent Infant O. Asylum, cor. Race & Magazine this date.
Laura L. Bachemin 4 years old
Auguste E. Bachemin 6 years old
03/17/1885 Miss Johanna Dupas Good Children bet. Port & Enghien Harry Allen 1 month The mother, Louisa Allen sick and destitute, the father, Frank Allen left the city since Nov/84 & has not been heard of since. Stated he went to look for work. Sent to St. V. I. O. Asylum.
03/18/1885 Mrs. Julia Oaks 204 S. Franklin Bella Oaks 3 yrs The father, Martin Oaks was drowned about three years ago. The mother, Mrs. Julia Oaks, desires to place the child in asylum for the purpose of enabling her to work out for support. Sent to St. Vincent I. O. Asylum corner Race & Magazine.
03/25/1885 Mrs. Caterina Pecuraro St. Phillip between Royal and Bourbon, City Grazia Pecuraro 12 yrs Their father died in the Charity Hospital on March 18/85 named Scaverio Pecuraro. Their mother unable to provide for the support of six children. Placed in the N. O. F. O. Asylum Clio & Camp & Prytania. Alderman Patorno vouching for the verity of the case.
Domenica Pecuraro 10 yrs
03/28/1885 Rosina Smith Gravier between Rampart & Basin Chas. Farrell, Jr. 3 wks Mother Lizzie Farrell residing on Gravier between Rampart & Basin said to be at point of death. Father Chas. Farrell died some four months ago. Sent to the St. Vincent I. O. Asylum corner Race & Magazine.
04/01/1885 Rosanna Gaffney Ferdinand between Victory & Moreau Michael Gaffney 12 yrs Father and mother both dead, eldest sister makes application not able to support herself and four others. Sent to St. Mary's M. O. Asylyum corner of Chartres & Mazant.
04/04/1885 Mrs. E. L. Venable 281 Chartres Annie Farrell 2 wks Father abandoned the mother Mary Finnegan, who being at work as house servant is unable to provide for the child's care. Sent to St. Vincent's I. O. Asylum Race & Magazine.
04/06/1885 Eleanore Libano
For Judge Th. Buisson
Mayor's Office Emile Bertel 11 yrs Father dead, Numa Bertel; mother, Eleanor Bertel, unable to make provision for his support. Sent to Asylum for destitute orphan boys corner St. Chas Ave & Dufossat St. 6th Dist.
04/08/1885 Will. H. Hunt n.w. cor. of 3rd & Howard Ralph Hunt 3 1/2 years old 1/2 orphans. Father continuously away from city. Sent to Orphans Home 7th Street.
Sunrise Hunt 5 years old
04/17/1885 Mary Vacey 462 Royal St. near Mandeville Joseph Brugier [?] 1 month Father dead, mother unable to provide for child having to work from home for a livelihood. Sent to St. Vincent I. O. Asylum, Race & Magazine St.
04/18/1885 Hry. W. Beckemeyer 475 Chartres St. Chas. Earhardt 12 yrs Abandoned by the father Chas. Earhardt at 475 Chartres St. on Tuesday April 14/85. Mother dead, step-mother somewhere in the City, whereabouts unknown. Boys sent to St. Mary's M. O. Asylum, corner Chartres & Mazant.
Edwd. Earhardt 8 yrs
04/20/1885 Robt. Pollock 114 St. Anne St., City Josephine Weaver 1 1/2 yrs Abandoned by the father Eugene Weaver and the mother Anna Weaver, having to gain a livelihood by working from home cannot care for the child. Sent to St. Vincent I. O. Asylum, Race & Magazine.
04/23/1885 Sister Mary Agnes St. Vincent's Infant O. Asylum, Race & Magazine Adele Ragora 9 yrs Sent to St. Mary's Male Orphan Asylum corner Chartres & Mazart streets, they being too old to remain in St. Vincent's.
John Dempsey 7 yrs
Joseph Frederick
Allazin Oaks 5 yrs
John Lullu 5 yrs
Martin Craham 7 yrs
04/24/1885 Miss Mary Finan Mandeville near Craps Peter Finan 12 yrs Father dead, and mother having to work from home cannot provide for his support. Sent to the St. Mary's Male O. Asylum. Chartres & Mazart Streets.
04/29/1885 Mrs. Edwd Dunn 43 Atlantic Ave. Algiers ---- Vineard 2 yrs Father Charles Vineard not capable of caring for the child, mother Mary Vineard at present an inmate of the House of Good Shepherd. Child a boy, sent to the St. Vincent's I. O. Asylum corner Race & Magazine.
05/27/1885 Mrs. Margaret Carrigen 135 Enghien St., City Bella Vogel 5 mos Father John Vogel dead about 9 months ago. Mother Amelia Vogel, dead about two months ago. Sent to St. Vincent's I. O. Asylum. Race & Magazine.
06/01/1885 Mrs. Mary Morris House of the G. Shepherd, City August Lawrence 2 mos Mother left child at the House of the Good Shepherd May 31st/85 stating that she could not provide for it. Father living whereabouts not known by the sisters. Sent to the St. Vincent's I. O. Asylum, Race & Magazine.
06/02/1885 Jane Edwards Treme between Ursulines & St. Phillip, City Edwd. Austin 10 yrs Father dead, mother unable to support them. Sent to Asylum of the Ladies of Providence. Esplanade & Miro.
Gustine Austin 8 yrs
06/05/1885 Lavinia Ford 100 S. Basin St., City Hry. Ford 8 yrs Father, Sandy Ford, dead past 3 years. Mother unable to provide for child. Sent to Ladies of Providence Asylum, Esplanade & Miro.
06/22/1885 Mr. Thos. Casserly 169 St. Antony [sic] Ernest Martin 3 yrs Mother dead. Father abandoned the children. Sent to Asylum of the Ladies of Providence. Miro & Esplanade.
Louis Martin 10 yrs
06/25/1885 Nina Vitrano 14 St. Phillip St. Madeline Vitrano 9 yrs Father Joseph Vitrano killed in the French Market by two policemen. Mother unable to provide for them and two younger. Girl sent to N. O. F. O. Asylum, Camp & Prytania. Boy sent to St. Vinct. I. O. Asylum Race & Magazine.
Joe. Vitrano 4 1/2 yrs
07/08/1885 Maria Baldwin Bourbon St. bet. Dumaine & St. Philip Iovani [Jovani?] Baldwin 10 yrs Boy 1/2 orphan
Almeda Baldwin 6 yrs Girl 1/2 orphan
Janis Baldwin 3 yrs Girl 1/2 orphan
Mother unable to make provisions for their support. The boy sent to St. Mary's Male Orphan Asylum. The girls sent to the St. Vincent Infant O. Asylum. July 8/1885.
07/13/1885 Madame Theogene Dallor Camp St. between Bordeaux & Valence Blanche Dallon 2 yrs Father Aszenor Dallor living, mother abandoned her family & children. Sent to St. Vincent's Infant Orphan Asylum, corner Race & Magazine.
07/14/1885 Elizabeth Ward 95 Palmyra St. near corner of Johnson Orlando Ward 1 month Father living Jas. Ward abandoned the mother. Mother having to work from home, unable to provide care for the child. Sent to St. V. I. O. Asylum, corner Race & Magazine.
07/15/1885 Remy Clark Asst Recd. Lst Recd's Court Jas. Doohy 13 yrs Father & mother both dead. Sent to the St. Mary's Orphan Boy's Asylum, Chartres between Mazant & French.
07/21/1885 Annie Valory 59 Mandeville St., City Louis Valory 8 yrs Father dead, Mother unable to provide for their support. St. Mary's M. O. Asylum, corner Mazant & Chartres St.
Nicholas Valory 10 yrs
07/23/1885 John A. Kelly 215 1/2 Chippewa St. Eugene Hyde 1 mo Father dead, mother Mrs. Elizabeth Hyde, unable to properly care for the infant. Sent to St. Vincent I. O. Asylum, Race & Magazine St.
07/23/1885 Josephine Bennett (col'd) 51 Phillip St. William Griffin (white) 3 wks Mother, Elizabeth Griffen, dead. Father Wm Griffin Left the city & his whereabouts unknown. Sent to St. Vincent's I.O. Asylum.
07/27/1885 Mrs. Amelia Thomas cor. of Poland & Burgundy Frank Thomas 55 years old To be sent to the Asylum of the Little Sisters of the Poor.
07/27/1885 Mrs. Laura Burgess St. Louis & Decatur Louis Burgess 2 years old on the 30th Father Charles Burgress, separated from the mother, Laura Burgess. Mother unable to provide for the boy, having to seek employment from home. Sent to St. Vincent I. M. O. Asylum, Race and Magazine.
07/29/1885 Nina Vitrano 14 Street & Philip St. Joe Vitrano 5 years in Nov/85 Father Paul Vitrano killed in French Market. Mother Nina Vitrano not able to support child. Sent to St. Vincent O. Asylum, corner Race & Magazine St.
08/03/1885 Mrs. Margaret Murphy Fulton between 4th & Washington Anastasia Murphy 10 yrs Father Jas. Murphy dead. Mother unable to provide support for her. Sent to N.O. F. O. Asylum, Prytania, Camp & Clio.
08/03/1885 Mrs. Brouiscount St. Peter & Bourbon Lizzie Williams 9 yrs Father John Williams dead. Mother Mary dead also. Sister Mary Ellen Williams not able to provide support for her. Sent to N.O.F.O. Asylum, Prytania, Camp & Clio St.
08/04/1885 Mrs. Estelle Wells Napoleon Ave. bet. Tchoupitoulas & Fulton Alice Graw 17 dys Father Robt Graw dead. Mother Alice Graw died in child birth on Pearl River. Aunt Mrs. Estelle Wells unable to provide for it. Sent to the St. Vincent's I.O. Asylum, corner Race & Magazine St.
08/13/1885 Johanna Calligan Claiborne near Clio John Edward Burdeau 12 days old Father Sam Burdeau abandoned the mother. Mother Katie Calligan sick in the hospital (Charity). Child sent to St. Vincent's I. O. Asylum, Race & Magazine St.
08/18/1885 Mrs. Wm. Pfaff 16 1/2 N. Broad St., City John E. Boyle 2 wks Father John E. Boyle abandoned the mother Della Pfaff. Sent to St. Vincent's I. O. Asylum, Race and Magazine.
08/18/1885 Mrs. Elizabeth McGanley 148 Gasquet, City Sigel Lathigue 9 1/2 yrs Father [blank space here] Lathigue dead. Mother Eliza Lathigue abandoned the child. Sent to the La. Asylum, corner Tonti and Hospital.

for Mrs. Letellier Miro & Lapeyrouse, City Emily Kennedy 6 yrs Father John Kennedy dead. Mother Marie Victor dead. God mother Mrs. Letellier not able to support the child any longer. Sent to the N.O.F.A. Asylum, Camp, Clio & Prytania.
08/20/1885 Katie Merx St. Peters St. bet. Roman & Derbigny James Lange 2 months old Mrs. Jas. Lange is the father of child. Mrs. Katie Merx has never been married to Mr. Lange. He refuses to provide for maintenance of child. Mrs. Merx, mother of child cannot find work with its care. Sent Aug20/85 to St. Vincent Infant Orphan Asylum.
08/24/1885 Mrs. Anna Knooten Poet. between Levee & Victory, City Anne Dillon 3 wks John Dillon abandoned the mother. Mother Katie Knoctan sick and unable to care for infant. Sent to St. Vincent I. O .Asylum, Race & Magazine.
08/25/1885 Mrs. Mary O'Brien 589 Rampart St., City Mary O'Brien 14 dys Father Gus. O'Brien dead. Mother Mary O'Brian unable to care for her, owing to having to seek employment from home. Sent to St. Vincent I. O. Asylum, Race and Magazine.
08/28/1885 Mrs. Louisa Wilson 109 Seventh St., City Augusta Wilson 10 yrs Father Thos Wilson dead. Mother Mrs. Louisa Wilson unable to care properly for the child having to seek sewing from home. Sent to 1st. St. Thereza O. Asylum, Camp, Clio & Prytania.
08/31/1885 Miss Mary Williams Chippewa near Clay Square Smith 4 dys (Boy) Father Jas. Smith abandoned the mother Sarah Smith who's unable to support the child having to work from home. Sent to St. Vincent I. O. Asylum, Race and Magazine.
09/04/1885 Mrs. Margaret Murphy Rampart & Bienville Jno. Murphy 8 yrs Father Jas. Murphy dead five years. Mother Mrs. Margaret Murphy unable to provide proper care for them, having to work from home. Sent to Asylum for Dist. Boy's [sic] on St. Charles bet. Bellecastle & Dufossat St.
Frederick Murphy 6 yrs
09/05/1885 George Thompson 35 Rousseau St. Ellen Thompson Residing 35 Rousseau. Sent to house of Good Shepherd at request of her brother George Thompson with the view of reformation.
09/09/1885 Mary Lynch cor. Claiborne & Julia Thos. Lynch 4 yrs Boy and girl, years old as numbered. Father refuses to make provision for their support. Mother cannot find work with care of children on her hands.
Delia Lynch 6 yrs
09/10/1885 Emma Green - Mother Charity Hospital Mary Elizabeth Foster One month old on 6th Sept inst Born in hospital. Mother unmarried. Father Martin Foster residing on Burgundy St. bet. Port & St. Ferdinand refuses to contribute to its maintenance. Sent to St. Vinct. Infant Orphan Asylum Sept. 10/85.
09/12/1885 Paul Tilloy 156 Barracks Leonie Tilloy 11 Mother being addicted to drink. Father Paul Tilloy desired their admission to asylum. Leonie & Caroline sent to the N.O.F.O. Asylum, Camp, Clio & Prytania. Wm. & Victor sent to St. M. M. O. Asylum, cor. Charters & Mazant.
Wm Tilloy 10
Caroline Tilloy 8
Victor Tilloy 3
09/16/1885 Lizzie Ulrich Charity Hospital Willie E. Ulrich 3 wks Father, Newton Roach, abandoned mother & child. Mother still an inmate of the Charity Hospital. Child sent to The St. Vincent I. O. Asylum.
09/17/1885 Emily Richardson Esplanade and Burgundy Frank Barber Jr. 3 weeks Father, Frank Barber. Father abandoned the mother & child. Mother Emily Richardson unable to properly care for infant, having to work from home. Sent to the St. V. I. O. Asylum, Race & Magazine.
09/22/1885 Chas. Kennedy 112 Esplanade Fred Sintes 7 yrs Father, Mark Sintes, separated from the Mother. Mother Augusta Sintes, 290 Royal, has to seek employment from home consequently cannot care for the boy. Sent to St. M. M. O. Asylum, Chartres & Mazant St.
09/23/1885 Eveline Raushide Dryades bet. 1st & 2nd Sally Shea 16 dys Father, John Shea, abandoned the mother & child. Mother, Evelina Raushide unable to care for the infant owing to ill health. Sent to St. V. I. O. Asylum, Race and Magazine.
09/28/1885 Joseph Berthier, Father of Child 186 Johnson bet. Main & St. Ann Blanche Bertier [sic] 5 years old 28th Oct/85 Mother habitual drunkard. Father most of his time from city working in the country. Has no relatives to whom he can entrust child.
09/30/1885 Emma Sellers 45 Celeste St., City Chas. Sellers 8 9 mos [sic] Father, Ferd. Sellers abandoned mother, Emma Sellers & children for past two years, she, unable to properly care for them owing to her having to seek employment from home. Sent to St. M. M. O. Asylum, Chartres and Magazine.
Ferd. Sellers, Jr. 4 yrs
10/12/1885 Mrs. E. Johnson, Grandmother of Child Franklin bet. Lafayette & Girod Geo. Egan 3 mos Father, Edwd. Egan, left the City. Mother, Elizabeth Johnson, sick and unable to care for child. Sent to St. V. I. O. Asylum.
10/23/1885 Recorder R. C. Darcy First Recorder's Court Anthony Devine About seven or eight years old Name of mother Mary Devine, is at present in the Charity Hospital and not expected to recover. The child has no relatives to provide for his maintenance. Sent Oct 23/85 to the St Mary’s M. O. Asylum, corner of Chartres and Mazant.
10/27/1885 Miss E. Hays Shell Beach Depot Elysian Fields St Cornelius Madden 11 Half brother to Miss E Hayes. Father John Madden abandoned his children. Mother, Ellen Madden, dead, 14th Oct. Boy sent to St. Mary M. O. Asylum, Chartres & Mazant.
11/17/1885 Pauline Kundert
Paul Andrew 8 dys Mother, Pauline Kundert, abandoned by the father. Child sent to the St. Vincent’s I. O. Asylum, Race & Magazine.
11/20/1885 Madame Francois Join St. Phillip bet Rampart & Burgundy Emile Chamelle 10 yrs Father, August Chamelle abandoned the mother & children. Leona Chamelle the mother unable to provide for them. Sent at request of their grandmother Mrs. Francois Join to the St. Mary’s M. O. Asylum, corner Chartres & Mazant Streets.
Baptiste Chamelle 7 yrs
Edmond Chamelle 5 ½ yrs
11/21/1885 Mary Morris House of Good Shepherd Lizzie Richardson 6 months old. Father dead. Mother sick and destitute at House of the Good Shepherd. Sent to St. Vinct. Infant O. Asylum this date.
12/02/1885 Ellen Ellswood per J. F. Mc Cabe 81 Lafayette St., City Hy. Seiler Jr. 9 3 months [?] Father Hy Seiler Sr. abandoned the mother Ellen Ellswood & child. Mother unable to provide support for herself & child & properly care for him. Sent to St. Mary's M.O. Asylum, Charters & Mazant St.
12/02/1885 Mary Lasbury 20 Toulouse, City Gerome John Carusso 6 mos Father Gerome Carosso abandoned mother Mary Lasbury. Mother unable to care for the child Sent to The St. Vincent I.O. Asylum
12/04/1885 Ellen Seary Gaienie [sic] bet. Tchoupitoulas & Annunciation Sarah Burns 11 yrs Father, Jas. Burns dead. Mother Ellen Burns in the hospital, paralised, grandmother Ellen Seary placing the children in the asylum not being able to care for them. Sent to the N. O. F. O. Asylum, Camp, Clio & Prytania.
Mamie Burns 5 yrs
12/08/1885 Dr. A. F. Lahr for Josephine Bennett, col'd midwife, 51 Philip St. 367 Annunciation St., City Hubert 2 dys Mother Mrs. Hubart, 4th near Baronne St., reported by Dr. Lahr to very low, father out of the city. The infant, a boy sent to St. Vincent I.O. Asylum Race & Magazine.
12/09/1885 Mrs. Pauline Drall 342 1/2 Melpomene St. Mary Fay 2 years old Mother and father, Mrs. Lizzie and Wm. Fay reside on Rampart St. bet. Calliope and Clio Streets, both in bad health and in destitute condition. Sent this date to the St. Vinct. Infant Orphan Asylum, corner of Race and Magazine streets.
Willie Fay 4 years old
12/09/1885 Lizzie Cantrell Dryades and Julia, City Emile Joseph Choulders 3 wks Father Willie Choulders abandoned the mother Lizzie Cantrell and her child. Mother sick and out of employment. Unable to provide for herself & child. Sent to the St. Vincent O. Asylum.
12/09/1885 Mrs. R. Ulrich cor. Poland & Craps Jno. Luckman 30 yrs Cannot work. Has no person to care for him. Sent to the Shakspeare Alms House.
12/14/1885 Mrs. O. Koschel 75 Conti St. Fritz Koschel 8 yrs Father, Geor. G. Koschel, provides no support for mother, Mrs. O. Koschel & her children. Mother unable to provide a situation with care of child. St. Mary's M.O. Asylum, Charters & Mazant St.
12/17/1885 Sophie Jordan 18 Amelia St., City Wm. 1 month Mother, Sarah Bradley, abandoned him at the home of Sophie Jordan. Sent to La. Asylum corner Tonti and Hospital.
12/18/1885 Philip Munch Chartres near Poland Mary Cook 11 days Father, Jno. Cook, abandoned mother, Fannie Michel & her child. Mother unable to support child having to seek employment from home Sent to the St. Vincent's I.O. Asylum, Race & Magazine
12/18/1885 Chas. A. Butler 274 Esplanade John Roberts 11 yrs Father Jno Roberts- mother Catherine Volleath, both dead Sent to St. Mary's M.O. Asylum Chartres & Mazant St.
12/19/1885 Bridget Cook 48 St. Thomas, City Katie Buckley 10 days Father, John Buckley, has abandoned mother, Bridget Cook & her child she having to seek employment from home, cannot provide for herself & child. Sent to St. Vincents' I.O.A.
12/29/1885 Mrs. Mary Rann Jersey between Octavia & Josephine Chas. Rann 4 yrs & 3 mos Father, Chas. Rann, dead, mother, Mary Rann, having to seek employment from home cannot care for the child. Sent to St. Vincent I. O. Asylum, Race and Magazine.

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