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House of Refuge Project by the Historical Society of Martin County
To determine the names of the wifes and children who lived
in the various House of Refuges up and down the eastern coast of Florida
Indian River Station:
Keeper's Name Begin Date End Date Total Months Reason to Leave Wife's Name Children Names
James Bell May 1886 Apr 1887 12 Resigned x x
Henry B. Archibald Jun 1887 May 1888 11 Transferred to another station m. Emily R. Clark on 16 June 1897 in Duval Co., Fla. (E.L.V. via FamilySearch.org, FL Marriages 1837-1974) x
Harry Jenkins (S.P. has H.J. living in Deland, Fla. in 1944.) May 1886 Jul 1890 27 Discharged x x
Benjamin W. Jerome
(S.P. has BWJ b. 1851, d. age 55 in 1906 in Conn., buried East Neck Cem. via Conn. Deaths & Burials Index, 1650-1934)
Jul 1892 June 1896 49 Resigned x x
Harry H. Harvey May 1898 Oct 1911 150 Resigned m. Clara E. Branson on 21 Nov 1894 in Titusville, Brevard Co., Fla. (E.L.V. via FL Marriages 1837-1974) x
F. W. Church, b. 1885 in New York, res. 1935 Miami, Dade Co., Fla. (E.L.V. via FL census 1935, FamilySearch.org) Oct 1911 Nov 1911 1 Temporary x x
Byron Dawley, b. 1859, USA, res. 1892 West Bloomfield, -01-Ontario, NY (E.L.V. via FamilySearch.org);
Byron DAWLEY, age 49, b. Conn. 1881, was at Santa Rosa Coast Guard Station, Fla, in 1930 Census (S.P.)
Oct-Nov 1911 1915 39 Closed Station x x
Jupiter Inlet Station:
Keeper's Name Begin Date End Date Total Months Reason to Leave Wife's Name Children Names
Charles R. Carlin Nov 1885 Sept 1900 179 Transferred.  Not reopened after 1900. x x