California Orphans and Orphanages

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Partial listing of 1900-1930 California Orphanages

1900 Census (San Francisco Methodist Orphanage)
1910 Census (McKinley Orphanage and Youth's Directory)
1920 Census (McKinley Orphanage)
1930 Census (McKinley Orphanage)

1900 Census Fields

  • Name, relation, color, gender
  • Birth month, year, age
  • Marital status, years married
  • Mother of how many children, number of children living
  • Birth place, birth place of father, birthplace of mother
  • Year of immigration, number of years in the U.S., naturalization status
  • Occupation, months unemployed
  • Months at school, literacy (read, write, speak English)
  • Additional questions

Additional entries can be found at this RootsWeb link

References


  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15 1.16 1.17 1.18 1.19 1.20 1.21 1.22 1.23 1.24 1.25 1.26 1.27 1.28 RootsWeb has a listing of residents and employees of California orphanages enumerated in the 1900 U.S. Federal Census of California.[1]
  2. 2.0 2.1 courtesy Society of Genealogists