St. John's Orphan Asylum, Kent County, Michigan, 1900

5th Ward, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, A.D. 1900*

Transcribers Notes:

Columns below represent name, relation, color, gender, birth month, birth year, age, marital status, birth place, father's birth place, mother's birth place, year of immigration, years in United State, occupation, months at school, can read, can write, can speak English

Columns omitted are years married, number of children, number of living children, naturalization months employed, home owned or rented, home owned free or mortgaged, home or farm, number of arm schedule.

Transcriber used the abbreviation Penna for Pennsylvania, Wisc for Wisconsin

Address of Orphanage: E. Leonard Street
This census was taken June 12 & 13, 1900 by Edward Wade, Enumerator

No.32 = Unable to read birth year, age
No. 35 = Unable to read literacy columns, home ownership columns
No. 39 = Unable to read first name
No. 40 = Unable to read first name, birth month, birth year, age, mother's birth place
No. 43 = Unable to read first word of occupation
No. 75 = Unable to read first name.
No. 107 = Unable to read birth month, birth year
No. 108 = Unable to read birth month, birth year

 

         

Birth

Birth

 

Marital

 

Fathers

Mothers

Year Of

Years In

 

Months At

Can

Can

Can Speak

 

Name

Relationship

Color

Gender

Month

Year

Age

Status

Birthplace

Birthplace

Birthplace

Immigration

US

Occupation

School

Read

Write

English

1

Weigant, Terasa

Orphan

W

F

July

1884

5

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

 

Y

Y

Y

2

O'Hara, Monica

Orphan

W

F

Dec

1891

8

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

 

Y

Y

Y

3

Morisetta, Mable

Orphan

W

F

Jan

1892

8

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

       

4

Fetherstin, Terasa

Orphan

W

F

Un

Un

4

 

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

             

5

Haynes, Louise

Orphan

W

F

May

1891

9

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

       

6

Wagner, Grace

Orphan

W

F

Nov

1895

4

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

             

7

Turck, Catherine

Orphan

W

F

Apr

1890

10

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

 

Y

Y

Y

8

Turck, Mary

Orphan

W

F

Dec

1893

6

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

             

9

Turck, Amma

Orphan

W

F

May

1896

4

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

             

10

Neal, Ethal

Orphan

W

F

May

1891

9

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

       

11

Mier, Marg

Orphan

W

F

Aug

1893

5

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

       

12

Ronan, Josa

Orphan

W

F

Nov

1892

7

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

       

13

Laporte, Mary

Orphan

W

F

Nov

1888

11

S

Canada

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

 

Y

Y

Y

14

Laporte, Clara

Orphan

W

F

May

1890

10

S

Canada

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

 

Y

Y

Y

15

Laporte, Albina

Orphan

W

F

Oct

1891

8

S

Canada

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

       

16

Battersea, Louise

Orphan

W

F

June

1890

9

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

 

Y

Y

Y

17

Clark, Addie

Orphan

W

F

Mar

1897

3

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

             

18

Doe, Blanche

Orphan

W

F

Apr

1887

13

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

 

Y

Y

Y

19

Doe, Aryilda

Orphan

W

F

May

1889

11

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

 

Y

Y

Y

20

Driscoll, Mary

Orphan

W

F

Un

Un

9

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

       

21

Lorenz, Agness

Orphan

W

F

July

1888

11

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

 

Y

Y

Y

22

Lorenz, Margaret

Orphan

W

F

Feb

1892

8

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

       

23

Whelan, Veronica

Orphan

W

F

Un

1894

5

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

             

24

Rittingill, Estella

Orphan

W

F

Jan

1893

7

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

       

25

Hoernike, Flora

Orphan

W

F

Apr

1891

9

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

       

26

Hoernike, Emma

Orphan

W

F

Aug

1894

5

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

             

27

Holm, Thelma

Orphan

W

F

July

1897

2

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

             

28

Holm, Lillian

Orphan

W

F

Aug

1898

1

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

             

29

O'Rourke, Frances

Boarder

W

F

Mar

1871

2

S

Michigan

Canada

Canada

   

School Teacher

 

Y

Y

Y

30

Rilder, Nora

Boarder

W

F

Feb

1877

23

S

Michigan

Canada

Canada

   

School Teacher

 

Y

Y

Y

31

McKennan, Anna

Boarder

W

F

Oct

1876

23

S

Michigan

Canada

Canada

   

School Teacher

 

Y

Y

Y

32

McConnell, Anna

Boarder

W

F

July

187?

2?

S

Canada

Canada

Ireland

   

School Teacher

 

Y

Y

Y

33

Hawkins, Minnie

Boarder

W

F

Sept

1875

24

S

Michigan

Canada

New York

   

School Teacher

 

Y

Y

Y

34

O'Rourke, Anne

Boarder

W

F

Sept

1878

21

S

Michigan

Ireland

Ireland

   

School Teacher

 

Y

Y

Y

35

Fiegler, Apollonia

Head

W

F

Aug

1848

51

S

Germany

Germany

Germany

1865

35

Mother Superior

 

?

   

36

MacCrae, Anna

Domestic

W

F

June

1860

39

S

New York

Ireland

Ireland

   

Sister

       

37

Zinger, Julia

Domestic

W

F

June

1855

44

S

Germany

Germany

Germany

Un

 

Sister

 

Y

Y

Y

38

Jellig, Thisina

 

W

F

Aug

1880

19

S

New York

Germany

Germany

   

School Teacher

 

Y

Y

Y

39

Farris, ?

Domestic

W

F

June

1865

35

S

Ireland

Ireland

Ireland

   

Sister

 

Y

Y

Y

40

Farroll, ?

Domestic

W

F

?

?

?

 

Wisc

?

Penna

   

Sister

 

Y

Y

Y

41

Cunningham, Floryant

Domestic

W

F

Mar

1857

43

S

Ireland

Ireland

Ireland

   

Sister

 

Y

Y

Y

42

Donley, Clara

 

W

F

Oct

1874

25

S

Michigan

New York

Canada

   

School Teacher

 

Y

Y

Y

43

Lowell, Agness

 

W

F

July

1864

33

S

New York

New York

Unknown

   

? Teacher

 

Y

Y

Y

44

Senceal, Elinore

Domestic

W

F

Un

Un

27

S

Michigan

Canada

Canada

   

Sister

 

Y

Y

Y

45

Beland, Arthur

Orphan

W

M

Apr

1888

12

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

Y

Y

Y

46

Smith, Frank

Orphan

W

M

Oct

1886

13

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

Y

Y

Y

47

Fitzpatrick, Charles

Orphan

W

M

Nov

1890

9

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

     

48

Fidler, Water

Orphan

W

M

Sept

1889

10

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

Y

Y

Y

49

Fidler, Charles

Orphan

W

M

Sept

1889

10

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

Y

Y

Y

50

Ryan, Austin

Orphan

W

M

Jan

1891

9

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

     

51

Rock, Melvin

Orphan

W

M

Feb

1884

16

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

Y

Y

Y

52

Rock, Emery

Orphan

W

M

Dec

1890

9

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

Y

Y

Y

53

Lewandowski, Charles

Orphan

W

M

Aug

1889

10

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

Y

Y

Y

54

Downey, Edmond

Orphan

W

M

Nov

1890

9

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

     

55

Morris, John

Orphan

W

M

Aug

1890

9

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

     

56

Dennis, Harry

Orphan

W

M

Jan

1889

11

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

Y

Y

Y

57

McGuire, Emmet

Orphan

W

M

Apr

1889

11

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

Y

Y

Y

58

Blair, Thomas

Orphan

W

M

Aug

1890

9

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

     

59

Eno, Harry

Orphan

W

M

Apr

1889

11

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

Y

Y

Y

60

Hines, Arthur

Orphan

W

M

   

12

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

     

9

Y

Y

Y

61

Hines, Ernest

Orphan

W

M

Dec

1890

9

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

Y

Y

Y

62

Weigand, Joseph

Orphan

W

M

July

1891

8

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

     

63

Weigand, Louis

Orphan

W

M

Oct

1892

7

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

     

64

Radeke, Wm

Orphan

W

M

Mar

1889

11

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

Y

Y

Y

65

Radeke, Edward

Orphan

W

M

June

1891

8

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

     

66

Radeke, Peter

Orphan

W

M

July

1813

6

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

     

67

Brewer, Ellsworth

Orphan

W

M

July

1889

10

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

Y

Y

Y

68

Brewer, Walter

Orphan

W

M

Aug

1896

3

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

     

69

Ruck, George

Orphan

W

M

Nov

1892

7

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

     

70

Ruck, Louis

Orphan

W

M

Oct

1894

5

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

             

71

Miller, James

Orphan

W

M

Nov

1887

12

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

Y

Y

Y

72

Fleming, Wm

Orphan

W

M

Nov

1886

13

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

Y

Y

Y

73

Fleming, John

Orphan

W

M

June

1888

11

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

Y

Y

Y

74

Henriette, Alfred

Orphan

W

M

Mar

1893

7

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

     

75

Henriette, ?

Orphan

W

M

Nov

1899

5

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

             

76

Otter, Louie

Orphan

W

M

Nov

1887

12

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

Y

Y

Y

77

Otter, Maurice

Orphan

W

M

June

1887

11

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

Y

Y

Y

78

Gallagher, John

Orphan

W

M

Apr

1885

15

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

Y

Y

Y

79

Gallagher, Lester

Orphan

W

M

Nov

1887

12

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

Y

Y

Y

80

Gallagher, Emmet

Orphan

W

M

Dec

1889

10

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

Y

Y

Y

81

Bosenfan, Phillip

Orphan

W

M

Mar

1894

6

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

     

82

Bennet, Joseph

Orphan

W

M

July

1896

3

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

             

83

Fetherstin, Wm

Orphan

W

M

   

4

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

             

84

Sick, William

Orphan

W

M

July

1890

9

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

     

85

Keck, Albert

Orphan

W

M

Feb

1892

8

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

     

86

Leinen, Archie

Orphan

W

M

Oct

1888

11

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

Y

Y

Y

87

Haynes, Robert

Orphan

W

M

Oct

1892

7

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

     

88

Haynes, Henry

Orphan

W

M

Oct

1894

5

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

             

89

Nal, Archie

Orphan

W

M

June

1894

5

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

     

90

Turak, Frank

Orphan

W

M

Feb

1894

6

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

     

91

Kindra, Foster

Orphan

W

M

Nov

1889

10

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

Y

Y

Y

92

Kindra, Earl

Orphan

W

M

Sept

1891

8

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

     

93

White, Walter

Orphan

W

M

Aug

1890

9

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

     

94

White, Sidney

Orphan

W

M

June

1892

8

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

     

95

Meyers, Charles

Orphan

W

M

Dec

1891

9

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

     

96

O'Brien, Dennis

Orphan

W

M

July

1888

11

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

Y

Y

Y

97

O'Brien, George

Orphan

W

M

Dec

1890

9

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

     

98

Smith, Janes

Orphan

W

M

Nov

1892

7

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

     

99

Smith, Truman

Orphan

W

M

June

1885

14

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

     

100

Laporte, Arthur

Orphan

W

M

Jan

1893

7

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

     

101

Laporte, Joseph

Orphan

W

M

Nov

1895

4

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

             

102

Weir, Charles

Orphan

W

M

Un

Un

8

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

     

103

Weir, Frank

Orphan

W

M

Un

Un

9

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

     

104

Hoenicke, Harry

Orphan

W

M

Oct

1895

4

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

             

105

Driscoll, James

Orphan

W

M

Un

Un

7

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

     

106

O'Donnell, Wm

Orphan

W

M

Mar

1897

3

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

             

107

MacDonald, Louis

Orphan

W

M

?

?

8

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

     

108

MacDonald, Gary

Orphan

W

M

?

?

5

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

             

109

Vilnar, James

Orphan

W

M

Nov

1892

7

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

     

110

Whelan, Dennis

Orphan

W

M

Aug

1891

8

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

     

111

Whelan, Bernard

Orphan

W

M

Nov

1892

7

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

     

112

Hayes, Teresa

Orphan

W

F

Nov

1884

15

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

Y

Y

Y

113

Hayes, Mary

Orphan

W

F

Oct

1887

12

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

Y

Y

Y

114

Emerson, Anna

Orphan

W

F

Aug

1884

15

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

Y

Y

Y

115

Henry, Mary

Orphan

W

F

June

1881

18

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

Y

Y

Y

116

Roscoe, Kate

Orphan

W

F

Dec

1883

16

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

Y

Y

Y

117

Rock, Frances

Orphan

W

F

July

1886

13

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

Y

Y

Y

118

Shane, Nancie

Orphan

W

F

Mar

1885

15

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

Y

Y

Y

119

Shane, Essie

Orphan

W

F

June

1888

11

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

Y

Y

Y

120

Dibble, Lottie

Orphan

W

F

Mar

1887

13

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

Y

Y

Y

121

Dibble, May

Orphan

W

F

May

1891

9

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

     

122

Dibble, Nole

Orphan

W

F

May

1892

8

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

     

123

Sullivan, Mary

Orphan

W

F

May

1889

11

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

Y

Y

Y

124

Sullivan, Annie

Orphan

W

F

May

1891

9

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

     

125

Gauthier, Marcella

Orphan

W

F

Oct

1889

10

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

     

126

Smith, Eva

Orphan

W

F

Feb

1889

11

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

Y

Y

Y

127

Lynch, Frances

Orphan

W

F

Oct

1891

8

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

Y

Y

Y

128

Eno, Hazel

Orphan

W

F

Sept

1890

9

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

     

129

Dennis, Jennie

Orphan

W

F

Dec

1891

8

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

     

130

Laffarty, Ethel

Orphan

W

F

Nov

1895

4

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

     

131

Ryan, Hazel

Orphan

W

F

Jan

1893

7

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

     

132

McGuyre, Ella

Orphan

W

F

July

1886

13

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

Y

Y

Y

133

Miller, Jane

Orphan

W

F

Jan

1893

7

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

     

134

Blair, Marg

Orphan

W

F

Feb

1892

8

S

Michigan

Unknown

Unknown

   

At School

9

     

Transcriber: Nancy Phillips
Created: 21 August 2003
URL: http://kent.migenweb.net/census/1900stjohnsorphan.htm l