I hope that this limited amount of information will help in some way. You might also check the census for the period of time thise folks lived. All good wishes on your search.
Early Orphanages in Kentucky -- here are a few. I know there are many more but the names and records are not available.
Colored Orphan Industrial Home
(Marker Number: 1963)
Location: 644 Georgetown St., Lexington
Description: Led by Mrs. E. Belle Mitchell Jackson, orphan home opened here 1894. Orphans and other black youth learned to read and write and acquired a trade; also refuge for elderly women. By 1909 home consisted of 18 acres and 2 brick houses. Burned in 1912. A new building dedicated 1913; serves as Robert H. Williams Cultural Center.
List of Early Orphanages (mid 1800s - early 1900) - ALHN
List of Early Orphanages (mid 1800s-early 1900s) Alabama. Alabama Baptist Children's Homes ... Soldiers' Orphans' Home. Kentucky. Kentucky Baptist Homes for Children ...
William "Lord" Morton House
Grundy Home Orphanage. I donít know when this orphanage closed but the children who were still there went to the Presbyterian Synodical Home For Children
which is now Bellewood Presbyterian Home for Children in Anchorage, Kentucky.
Bellewood Presbyterian Home For Children, Anchorage (Louisville), Kentucky. This home relocated from Preston Turnpike Road to Anchorage in 1875. It had been called the Childrens Asylum. During the early years of this Orphanage, a large number of children from the mountain regions of Eastern Kentucky were placed here.
Buckhorn Childrenís Home is in Buckhorn Kentucky and serves many children from that region. It has a long history of serving children. Buckhorn Children & Family Services was founded in Buckhorn, Kentucky in 1902 by the Rev. Harvey S. Murdoch, a Presbyterian Minister from Brooklyn NY. ...
Kentucky United Methodist Children's Homes http://www.kyumh.com/
Catholic Children's Homes in Kentucky http://www.dcchome.org/
Orphanages of St. Vincent (1892-1901) and St. Thomas (1910-1938) were also here.
Baptist Homes for Children have served the children of Kentucky from the 1800s through the present. Facilities and Schools wer/are located throughout the state.
511 West Short Street
This Italianate-style brick house was
built in 1871 by a prominent banker.
It was an orphanage from 1907 to
1975. The Parker name refers to
Elizabeth Parker (Mary Todd Lin-
colnís grandmother), who lived in an
earlier house at this address. Cyrus
Parker Jones (see site #2) was part
of this household before gaining his
KY:Historical Society - Historical Marker Database - Search for ...
In mid-1830s Catherine Spalding founded orphanage and academy here. ... Description: In the late 1800s, Louisville had gained a reputation as the ďCity .... Gideon Shryock of Lexington, one of the state's most distinguished architects ...
: Looking for Minnie and Pearl Salley. Was
: sent to an orphanage I think in
: Lexington Ky. There parents were
: Martin Salley B. 16 Aug 1856 Lee Co.
: Va. he disapeared after 1881. Martha
: Richard B. 17 Mar 1859 Ky. D.11,
: June1939 Greenup Ky. They also had 3
: son Clelley B.11 may1877 Ky., Richard
: Sallie (he changed spelling)B.17
: Mar.1879 Ky., Albert Salley
: b01,July1881 Ky.
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