Locally-The Davenport Home in Bath provided a home for female orphans or a home for a daughter when a parent or family could not provide adequately for her.
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Looking for Descendants of the Orphan Train Riders
Dick Eastman · November 24, 2015 · History · 10 Comments
From the 1850s until the 1900s the Children’s Aid Society’s orphan trains brought children to families in the Midwest. During the early years, Indiana received the largest number of children.
If you are descended from one of the orphan train riders, at the program the South Bend Area Genealogical Society would like the opportunity to recognize you and honor your ancestor’s experience.
You can read more about the South Bend Area Genealogical Society’s meeting in the poster …