Does anyone know whether there was an orphanage/children's home in Hunt County around 1890 to 1900?
I believe that my g-grandfather (Henry Sylvester Foster) lost his parents as a child. There are no records of his parents after their marriage in 1882. I know that his mother (Fannie Mathews Foster) had died by 1900, because of her mother's census record. I have found absolutely no record of his father (William Edward Foster). I do have records of my g-grandfather's birth in 1884, but there is nothing else until his marriage in 1904. I've looked and looked and have found no record of him in the 1900 census, and I've checked the homes of his grandparents, aunts, and uncles. My last thought is that perhaps he was in an orphanage or foster home.