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Mercer Soldiers  Orphans



Established 1868


Closed 1889


List of Sixteeners, students who reached the age of sixteen and were discharged from the Soldiers Orphans School during the school year ending 31 May 1880. 


Hannah R. Hodge Pulaski, PA
Warren H. Smith on a farm
Louis Koehler in a factory, Pierpont, OH
John J. Hood on a farm
Frank G. Jones on a farm
Charles G. Bear attending school Salem, OH
Lydia A. Brindley domestic service, Sharon, PA
Sylvia L. Crawford attending State Normal School, Edinboro, PA
James M. Farell on a farm
Frederick Eckert in a rolling Mill, New Castle, PA
William P.S. Moore working for Standard Oil Company, Franklin, PA
Jacob Kissell in a tannery
Sarah Reynolds with her uncle
George A. Young Enon Valley, PA
Edward Hammer in machine shop, Erie, PA
Minerva L. Eakin at home
James Hunter on a farm
John A. C. Moore clerking, Mercer, PA
Mary E. Luce at home, Carnes City, PA
Thompson O. Terrence in furnace, Youngstown, OH
Lizzie E. McKee attending State Normal School, Indiana, PA
Harry L. Lock in twine factory, New Brighton
Mary E. Woodard at home, Corry, PA
Joanna McGee Murrinsville, PA
Mathew H. Smith New Castle, PA
Elizabeth M. Young attending school
Elizabeth Graham with her mother, Nebraska
Ella M. Northrop Onville, NY
Ellsworth Gathers driving hack
William G. Lotz in pottery, New Castle
Ralphena Conover attending State Normal School
Sarah E. Cummings attending school, Pine Grove, PA
Georgia A. Kinne at home
Lydia E. Raible attending school, Erie, PA
Iretta Kitch New Lebanon, PA
Andrew J. Vogus on a farm
Agnes G. Campbell Greenville, PA
Annual Report of the Superintendent of Soldiers Orphans of Pennsylvania, 1880, pages 52 and 53

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