Bayland Orphan Home Records record example

    Bayland Orphan Home Records

    Records: 2,462 · Complete: 99%

    These records consist of nine volumes, and several loose documents, kept by the Board of Trustees of the Bayland Orphan Home from inception until it closed in 1948. Originally, the Bayland Orphan Home was sited near Morgan's Point on Goose Creek in what is now Baytown, Texas. The children, both boys and girls, were not always orphans in the sense that both parents were dead. Often, children were admitted "on account of the extreme poverty of the applicants."

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    "Bayland Orphan Home, Board of Trustees Records, 1867-1948" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com/publication/13/bayland-orphan-home-records: accessed May 20, 2022)

    Publication Title
    Bayland Orphan Home Records
    Total Records
    2,462 · Complete: 99%
    Content Source
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    Published on Fold3
    22 Feb 2008
    Last Updated
    22 Feb 2008
    Description
    Financial records, correspondence, and other materials document activities of the Board of Trustees of the Bayland Orphan Home from 1867 to 1948.