St. Francis Orphan Asylum, Berks County, Pennsylvania, 1900
St. Francis Orphan Asylum
Berks County, Pennsylvania, A.D. 1900*
1 Mother Veronica Head F Nov 1849 50 Poland German Bohemia Bohemia 1894 6 Un Yes Yes No O M F 44
2 Sister Frances Sister F June 1869 30 Poland German Bohemia Bohemia 1894 6 Un Yes Yes No
3 Sister Catherine Sister F Nov 1877 22 German Poland German Pol. German Pol. 1894 6 Un Yes Yes Yes
4 Sister Jennie Sister F June 1863 36 Austria Austria Austria 1896 4 Un Yes Yes No
5 Candidate Frances Candidate F Nov 1879 20 Germany Germany Germany 1892 8 Un Yes Yes Yes
6 Candidate Rosa Candidate F Nov 1878 22 Germany Germany Germany 1890* 10* Un Yes Yes No
7 Candidate Annie Candidate F July 1882 17 Pennsylvania Germany Germany ** ** ** Yes Yes Yes
8 Candidate Mary Candidate F Aug 1883 16 Europe Europe Europe 1888 12 Un Yes Yes Yes
9 Candidate Veronica Candidate F Jan 1885 15 Russian Polish Russian Pol. Russian Pol. 1888 12 Un Yes Yes Yes
10 Ourbanska Stella Orphan F May 1887 13 Russian Poland Russian Pol. Russian Pol. 1897 3 Un Yes Yes No
11 Grocka Sarah Orphan F Aug 1886 13 Russian Poland Russian Pol. Russian Pol. 1891 9 Un Yes Yes Yes
12 Feifer Sarah Orphan F July 1886 13 Pennsylvania Germany Germany Yes Yes Yes
13 Woj*towicz Mary Orphan F Aug 1888 11 Pennsylvania Germany Germany Yes Yes Yes
14 Ricis Mary Orphan F Nov 1886 13 Pennsylvania Germany Germany Yes Yes Yes
15 Gurnika Mary Orphan F Feb 1896 4 Pennsylvania Germany Germany
16 ******** Jennie ****** F Jun? 1896 3 Pennsylvania Germany Germany
17 Arasmus Anton Farmer M Feb 1835 64 German Poland German Pol. German Pol. 1882 28 Al Farmer Yes Yes No
18 Orzech Joseph Farmer M Mar 1872 28 Austria Austria Austria 1896 4 Un Farmer Yes Yes No
** Transcriber's Notes **
Columns above represent name, relation, sex, month and year of birth, age at last birthday, place of birth, place of birth of father,
place of birth of mother, year of immigration to the U.S., number of years in the U.S., naturalization, occupation, trade or profession,
can read, can write, can speak English, own or rent home, own free or mortgaged, farm or house, number of farm schedule.
Columns regarding race or color, marital status, years married, children from marriage, and months not employed were omitted from this transcription.
All were white, single, had no children, and the two males were employed.
Poland changed to abbreviation of Pol. in some columns.
This census was enumerated on 13 June 1900.
6 Year of immigration and number of years in the U.S. partially illegible.
7 Immigration year and naturalizaiton were blank.
13 There is possibly an s in the last name.
16 Last name was left blank. She was not listed as an orphan. Enumerator put a question mark by the birth month of June.
Heritate Quest. Roll# (to add). 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania Schedule, Berks County, ?Township. Vol. 35, E.D. 13, Sheet No. 20 (page 181).
This list was Transcribed by
13 January 2001
for The Orphans' Home Website