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Orphan House Records
Register of Children 1790-1795

 “Register of all the Children received at the Orphan house from its first
Institution, from whence they came and their ages when admitted.”
Sources: Commissioners for Settling Public Accounts, South Carolina Archives, Columbia SC.
Contributed by_Shirley Lackey, August 01, 1999
All rights reserved

Orphan house 29 October 1795
  The above list is examined by the Commissioners and found to agree exactly with the
Register book,out of the number of the Children, being 183,
the number born in Charleston are   72
     other parts of the State   12
     The other States and Europe   99
     Those who are blank are not known where born   13
They make the following report of the Children who have been received in the Orphan
house from its first Institution to the 18th Instant being a term of five years.
117 Boys      66 girls
183 Total, of which number 33 Boys have been bound out 15 girls also
6 have died, viz 4 boys and 2 girls
12 Inveigled away 11 Boys & 1 girl
     15 redelivered to their parents and friends at their instance 81
183 —— 102 remain in the house
the following deseases are noted Of those who died
1 of the smallpox  1 of an apoplectic fit  1 of a Bilious fever
1 of Measles  1 of Scrophula  1 of an Importhum
occasioned by a broken back in which crippled state the child had been received.
  Chs Lining
  Chairman

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Name of Child
Admission
Date
Age at Admission
Birth
Location
Abbercromby, Thomas 
09 Feb 1790
10 years, 5/12 months
Philadelphia
Adan, Lewis
07 Nov 1793
8 years
Contisea, France
Agar, Elizabeth
21 May 1795
8 years
Ireland
Agar, George
21 May 1795
6 years
Ireland
Agar, Robert
21 May 1795
6 years
Ireland
 Alderjoe, James
01 Nov 1790
2 years
Charleston
Andrews, James
30 Oct 1794
6 years
England
Armstrong, Ann
20 Nov 1790
5 years
Ireland
Armstrong, William
04 Jan 1791
9 years
Left Blank
Attinger, Anna
14 Apr 1791
5 years
Charleston
Attinger, Charles
16 Apr 1792
8 years, 3/12 months
Charleston
Attinger, Mary
20 Nov 1790
10 years
Charleston
Barton, William
26 Feb 1795
13 years
Baltimore
Bates, John
08 Aug 1793
Left Blank
Left Blank
Batistal, Jno M. Baptiste
19 Oct 1793
11 years
St. Domingo
Bazon, John
Bet. 23 Jul 1793 - 
07 Aug 1793
7 years
Abbeville
Borrow, Isaac
30 Oct 1794
6 years
Charleston
Borrow, Margaret
30 Oct 1794
8 years, 5/12 months
Charleston
Bowden, Mary
20 Nov 1790
8 years
Ireland
Bowen, George
01 Jul 1790
9 years, 7/12 months
Charleston
Boyssore, Jacques
24 Oct 1793
10 years, 4/12 months
St. Domingo
Bozman, John
01 May 1794
10 years, 9/12 months
St. Marks
Brink, John
02 Jan 1790
7 years, 6/12 months
Charleston
Brinewood, Thos.
16 Aug 1792
10 years
England
Brookman, Ann
18 Jul 1793
8 years
Amsterdam
Brookman, Elizabeth
18 Jul 1793
6 years
Amsterdam
Brown, Jane
18 Jul 1793
6 years
Charleston
Bruce, Mary
30 Jan 1794
8 years
Charleston
Burch, Elizabeth
04 Oct 1792
10 years
Maryland
Burn, John
07 May 1792
8 years
Charleston
Bury, Daniel
31 Oct 1793
Left Blank
Charleston
Byrd, Oran Dates
23 Jun 1791
9 years
North Carolina
Cameron, Mary
20 Nov 1790
7 years
Scotland
Cameron, William
22 Jul 1793
12 years
Peedee
Cannaud, John Peter P.
04 Apr 1793
9 years
France
Capry, Henry
12 Oct 1793
8 years
Cape Francois
Capry, James
12 Oct 1793
6 years
Cape Francois
Capry, Mary Joseph
12 Oct 1793
9 years
Cape Francois
Carew, Joseph
26 Feb 1795
3 years
nr. the 
High Hills of Santee
Carew, Sarah
07 Nov 1793
8 years, 1/12 months
Ireland
Carews, Bridget
03 Feb 1791
9 years
Ireland
Clark, Margaret
18 Dec 1794
4 years
Black River
Connelly, Thos.
05 Mar 1791
8 years, 6/12 months
Charleston
Conner, John
18 Sept 1794
5 years
Charleston
Cooper, Peter
13 May 1792
10 years
St. Bartholemew
Cournand, Pierre
20 Feb 1794
9 years, 9/12 months
Dominique
Cox, Joseph
26 Jan 1792
8 years
Charleston
Cox, Marie
17 May 1792
13 years
 Wassamsaw
Dean, James
10 Dec 1790
9 years, 7/12 months
 Pensylvania
Dean, Joseph
05 Aug 1792
10 years
Virginia
Disher, Lewis
Bet. 23 Jul 1793 - 07 Aug 1793
7 years
Charleston
Disher, Mary
20 Nov 1790
5 years
James Island
Disher, Stephen
01 Apr 1791
9 years, 3/12 months
Charleston
Dogarthy, George
01 Nov 1790
10 years
New York
Dorum, Mary
06 Nov 1794
13 years
Wassamsaw
Downey, William
25 Feb 1791
4 years
Charleston
Ensitler, Charles
26 Jun 1794
Left Blank
Charleston
Fair, George
01 Oct 1792
12 years
Charleston
Fair, John
01 Nov 1790
7 years
Baltimore
Fayole, L. Adelaide
31 Oct 1793
4 years, 9/12 months
St. Domingo
Fayole, Maria Jeanne
31 Oct 1793
10 years, 6/12 months
St. Domingo
Fleming, Jean
20 Nov 1790
9 years
Left Blank
Fordham, Benjamin
06 Oct 1791
9 years, 6/12 months
Charleston
Fort, Ann
27 Jun 1793
6 years
Georgia
Franks, William
28 Oct 1790
9 years
Charleston
Fullum, Ann
21 Feb 1793
10 years
Charleston
Glew, Elizabeth
25 Aug 1791
13 years
New Jersey
Glew, Charles
30 Aug 1790
9 years, 10/12 months
Charleston
Glew, James
10 Nov 1791
7 years, 5/12 months
Charleston
Gray, Margaret
20 Nov 1790
8 years
Charleston
Grof, John
10 Dec 1790
9 years
Charleston
Harragan, Teresia
09 Jan 1794
9 years
Charleston
Harris, Mary
20 Nov 1790
5 years
England
Harrison, Elizabeth
11 Dec 1794
7 years
Ireland
Harrison, James
11 Dec 1794
4 years
Ireland
Harrison, Joseph
02 Jul 1795
3 years
Ireland
Hayes, Jane
20 Nov 1790
6 years
New York
Heyneman, William
10 Jul 1794
7 years
Charleston
Hoff, Charles
12 Sep 1793
9 years
Charleston
How, Marie
10 Nov 1791
4 years
Ireland
How, Michael
01 Nov 1790
9 years
Ireland
Howell, John
01 Nov 1790
7 years
Charleston
Hughes, Elizabeth
27 Jan 1791
7 years
Philadelphia
Hughes, John James
Bet. 23 Jul 1793 - 07 Aug 1793
4 years
Georgia
Hughes, Mary
27 Jan 1791
5 years
Philadelphia
Johnston, Elizabeth
07 Mar 1793
13 years
Abbeville
Johnston, James
08 Mar 1792
12 years, 8/12 months
Charleston
Johnston, James
24 Dec 1792
10 years, 5/12 months
Abbeville
Johnston, Thos.
03 Sep 1791
6 years
Charleston
Jones, Abraham
01 Nov 1791
9 years, 7/12 months
Left Blank
Juggs, Benjamin
01 Nov 1790
4 years
Charleston
Keiley, Margaret
20 Nov 1790
13 years
Left Blank
Kellar, Henry
09 May 1792
9 years, 2/12 months
Left Blank
Kimmons, John
 26 Feb 1795
3 years, 3/12 months
Charleston
King, Joseph
01 Nov 1790
6 years
Charleston
Lambert, Louise Eliz.
24 Oct 1793
6 years, 4/12 months
Cape Francois
Lambert, Maria Cathe.
24 Oct 1793
3 years
Cape Francois
Lambert, Michael
24 Oct 1793
10 years, 7/12 months
Cape Francois
Laundersheim, Christian
06 Nov 1794
7 years, 10/12 months
Charleston
Laundershire, Mary
28 Jul 1791
7 years
Charleston
Letellier, Joseph
06 Mar 1794
10 years
Cape Francois
Lewis, Benjamin
14 Dec 1792
7 years, 7/12 months
Left Blank
Lewis, John
Bet. 23 Jul 1793 - 
07 Aug 1793
4 years, 4/12 months
Charleston
Logan, George Robt.
Bet. 23 Jul 1793 - 
07 Aug 1793
6 years
Ireland
Logan, John
19 Apr 1790
9 years
Ireland
Lowrey, Robert
Bet. 23 Jul 1793 - 
07 Aug 1793
6 years
Charleston
Lynch, James
20 Aug 1795
10 years, 3/12 months
Ireland
Lynch, Patrick
20 Aug 1795
3 years, 3/12 months
Ireland
Magrath, Edward
27 Jan 1791
11 years, 3/12 months
West Point
Mahony, Mary
19 Oct 1793
6 years, 10/12 months
Charleston
Mailliatt, Andrew
29 Sept 1793
3 years, 3/12 months
Cape Francois
Mailliatt, Jno. Baptiste
29 Sept 1793
9 years, 6/12 months
Cape Francois
Marsh, Cathe Christ'n
18 Nov 1791
10 years
Philadelphia
Marsh, James
Bet. 23 Jul 1793 - 
07 Aug 1793
6 years
Philadelphia
Marsh, William
01 Nov 1790
5 years
Philadelphia
McAvey, Thomas
07 Apr 1791
10 years
Ireland
McCuen, Peter
10 Jan 1792
9 years, 6/12 months
Charleston
McKemmy, William
08 May 1794
7 years
Charleston
McKenzie, Margaret
26 May 1791
4 years
Charleston
McLean, Sarah
20 Nov 1790
13 years
New York
McMullin, John
01 Nov 1790
8 years
Charleston
McPherson, Alexr.
20 Nov 1790
Left Blank
North Carolina
McQueen, Jane
20 Nov 1790
11 years
Charleston
McQuire, Eliza
02 Aug 1792
9 years
Charleston
Mears, John
Bet. 23 Jul 1793 - 
07 Aug 1793
5 years
Charleston
Mears, William
Bet. 23 Jul 1793 - 
07 Aug 1793
4 years
Charleston
Mellain, T. B. 
02 Jan 1794
10 years, 2/12 months
Cape Francois
Merlin, Ibery(?)
16 Jan 1794
7 years, 8/12 months
Portaw Prince
Merlin, Simon Fras.
16 Jan 1794
10 years, 9/12 months
Portaw Prince
Miller, John
21 Jun 1791
7 years
Left Blank
Milligan, William
01 Jan 1791
9 years, 6/12 months
Charleston 
at Sea
Nauman, Ann Catharine
08 Jan 1795
8 years
Charleston
Norris, Stephen
01 Jul 1790
10 years
Virginia
Oliver, Thomas
11 Dec 1794
9 years
Green Bryar
Phrow, John
27 Dec 1792
10 years, 7/12 months
Left Blank
Quan, Robert
25 Aug 1791
4 years
Charleston
Rassdale, John William
08 Aug 1793
7 years
Charleston
Relequet, Josephine
31 Oct 1793
3 years, 8/12 months
Cape Francois
Richard, Charles
25 Sept 1794
6 years, 8/12 months
Charleston
Richard, Frederick
25 Sept 1794
5 years
Charleston
Riche, John
27 Oct 1791
7 years, 6/12 months
Jacksonburgh
Ritchis, Margaret
15 Jan 1795
3 years, 1/12 months
Scotland
Rithfield, George
27 Jun 1791
10 years
Left Blank
Rosier, Jean B. P.
31 Oct 1793
10 years
Cape Francois
Rowe, Dorothy
20 Nov 1790
7 years
Germany
Rowe, Paul
11 May 1790
10 years
Germany
Rutledge, Andrew
09 Mar 1790
10 years
Charleston
Savignac, A. A. J. L.
20 Mar 1794
8 years, 10/12 months
Cape Francois
Scott, William
14 Nov 1790
9 years
Charleston
Seale, Nancy
22 Aug 1793
6 years
Charleston
Sickles, Margaret
10 May 1792
7 years
Charleston
Singletary, James Guilladau
22 Mar 1795
9 years, 5/12 months
Charleston
Smith, Catharine
07 Nov 1793
7 years, 9/12 months
Charleston
Smith, Mary
20 Nov 1790
8 years
Charleston
Sowers, Elizabeth
20 Nov 1790
10 years
Charleston
Sowers, Elizabeth
21 Nov 1793
Left Blank
Left Blank
Standland, Mary
05 Jul 1792
11 years
Peedee
Stillwell, Samuel  
2 years, 6/12 months
Charleston
Swords, John Thos.
08 Aug 1793
7 years
Charleston
Sykes, Mary Ann
13 Nov 1794
10 years, 9/12 months
England
Sykes, Thos. Abraham
06 Nov 1794
7 years, 5/12 months
England
Tardiew, Lewis
27 Sept 1793
11 years
Cape Francois
Tennant, James
12 Oct 1793
7 years
Charleston
Tennant, Thos.
26 Mar 1791
10 years, 6/12 months
St. Augustine
Thompson, James
01 Nov 1790
5 years
Charleston
Turneir, Hester
20 Nov 1790
12 years
Left Blank
Turner, Ann
26 Mar 1795
10 years
South Edisto
Twinning, John
16 Oct 1794
6 years, 6/12 months
North Carolina
Vanderlender, John
14 Dec 1791
7 years, 6/12 months
Netherlands
Walker, Elizabeth
20 Nov 1790
4 years
Novascotis
Walker, Harriett
23 Jan 1791
7 years
New York
Walters, Mary
19 Apr 1792
4 years
Charleston
Walters, Thomas
23 Feb 1792
6 years
Baltimore
Walters, William
23 Feb 1792
9 years
Baltimore
Ward, Susanna
25 Sep 1792
3 years
Charleston
Weaver, Sarah
27 Jun 1791
9 years
Charleston
Welch, Margaret
27 Jun 1793
7 years
Ireland
Whealer, John
09 Mar 1790
10 years
North Carolina
Wheeler, Zachariah
29 Nov 1790
7 years, 7/12 months
North Carolina
Whitney, Thos. Harvey
14 Jan 1791
10 years, 6/12 months
Charleston
Wilkenson, Sarah
20 Nov 1790
11 years
Philadelphia
Wood, Jacob
07 Jul 1791
10 years
Left Blank
Woolf, Ann
31 Jul 1794
8 years
South Carolina

 





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