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St. Paul's Orphans Home


St. Paul's Orphans Home 

Butler Orphan Home

 

Established 1866

 

Relocated from Butler County to Mercer County 1909

 

 

 

 

 

 

St. Paul's Orphans Home Established 1866. Information from the Pennsylvania Soldiers and Orphans Book, 1876. 

Teachers and Staff 1886-1876. Board of directors, seamstresses, farmers from the Pennsylvania Soldiers and Orphans Book, 1876

Students 1866-1876.  List of students from the Pennsylvania Soldiers and Orphans Book, 1876.

Sixteeners 1877.  List of students who reached the age of 16 and were discharged during the 1876-77 school year.

Students 1867-1917.  Lists of students and the year they were admitted.  1867-1869, 1870-1879, 1880-1889, 1890-1899, 1900-1909, 1910-1917.

Annual Report 1880.  New building erected at the school. Outbreak of diphtheria.

Annual Report 1889.  Students help with farm and chores. Condition of the property very good.

Sixteeners 1889.  List of students who reached the age of 16 and left during the 1888-89 school year.

Students and Staff in 1910. List from the 1910 Census of Mercer County, PA.

Students and Staff in 1920. List from the 1920 Census of Mercer County, PA.

Where was St Paul's Orphans Home?   View maps to both the the Butler and Greenville locations.

 
 

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