California Orphans and Orphanages

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Click the link below for the most complete source on the Internet of orphans enumerated in the 1900 U.S. Federal Census of California. It also includes adults connected with the orphanages.

1900 Census Fields:
Birth Month
Birth Year
Marital Status
Years Married
Mother of How Many Children
Number of Children Still Living
Birth Place, Father's Birth Place
Mother's Birth Place
Year of Immigration to the United States
Number of Years in the United States
Months Unemployed
Months at School
Can Read
Can Write
Can Speak English
More questions on home

The orphanages listed are clickable for their data.
1. Alameda Sanatorium (Alameda County)
2. Bird's Nest Orphanage (Alameda County)
3. Boys and Girls Aid Society of Los Angeles County (Los Angeles County)
4. Fresno County Orphanage (Fresno County)
5. Golden Gate Orphanage (Alameda County)
6. Good Templar Home for Orphans (Solano County)
7. Grass Valley Orphan Asylum (Nevada County)
8. Home of the Guardian Angel Orphanage (Los Angeles County)
9. I.O.O.F. Orphans' Home (Santa Clara County)
10. Josephonium Orphan Asylum (Alameda County)
11. Ladies' Relief Society's Home for Aged Women; Ladies' Relief Society's Orphanage (Alameda County)
12. Los Angeles Orphan Asylum (Los Angeles County)
13. Los Angeles Orphans Home (Los Angeles County)
14. Masonic Widow's and Orphan's Home (Alameda County)
15. Notre Dame Institute (Santa Clara County)
16. Orphans' Home (San Bernardino County)
17. Pacific Hebrew Orphan Asylum and Home Society (San Francisco County)
18. Protestant Orphan Asylum (Sacramento County)
19. Protestant Orphan Asylum (San Francisco County)
20. Sacramento Foundlings Home (Sacramento County)
21. San Francisco Boys Home (San Francisco County)
22. San Francisco Children's Orphanage (San Francisco County)
23. San Francisco Lying In Hospital and Foundling Asylum (San Francisco County)
24. St. Catherine's Orphan Asylum (San Bernardino County)
25. St. Vincent's Orphan Asylum (Marin County)
26. Sunshine Home Orphanage (Alameda County )
27. West Oakland Foundling Home ( Alameda County )
28. Women and Child's Home (San Diego County)
29. Youth's Directory (San Francisco County)

External Links

  • "Orphanages" enumerated in the 1900 U.S. Federal Census of California  [RootsWeb]