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DuPage County Orphanages Any?

DuPage County Orphanages Any?

Larry (View posts)
Posted: 948196800000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Greinke, Mink, Moog, Oconnell, Bentz
As you can tell, I posted a couple of days ago. Zero answers to an Orpanage in Addison. Does anyone know of an orphanage at all in DuPage County?

Larry

DuPage Orphanage

Posted: 949579200000
Classification: Query
Edited: 997226279000
Try Mooseheart. It is a Children's Hospital and Orphanage run by the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge. I forget which suburnb they are in but if you call any Moose lodge they should have the contact.

Addison Orphanage

Posted: 949924800000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1000009304000
There was a Lutheran Orphanage in Addison. On the existing censuses the orphans, and other live in residents are listed together, usually at the end of Addison Township, DuPage County. There is still some kind of Lutheran Home there. Contact the Addison Historical Society 131 West Lake Street, Addison, IL 60101. Or The DuPage County Historical Society 102 E. Wesley st., Wheaton, IL 60187.

Addison orphanage

Jeff (View posts)
Posted: 984484800000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Breiter, Palm, Gaede
Larry,

My maternal grandmother was at an orphanage in Addison, IL around 1925/26. If I get any more information, I can send it to you.

- Jeff

Re: DuPage County Orphanages Any?

Teresa (View posts)
Posted: 996453253000
There was an orphanage in Addison Illinois. It was later turned into the town hall. It was recently demolished to put up a new village building. I worked in the police department adjacent to it for a couple of years.
The old orphanage was at 131 W. Lake in Addison... Which conveniently is where the Records Department is located. Good Luck!

Re: DuPage County Orphanages Any?

Posted: 1010813769000
Classification: Query
There was also Bensenville Childrens Home on York Road. It is still there but is called something else

Re: DuPage County Orphanages Any?

Posted: 1011756824000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1029638774000
There was an orphanges on Maple Ave., Lisle, Illinois in the late 1940's. If still interested, I will go find out the name of it.

Re: DuPage County Orphanages Any?

c brummel (View posts)
Posted: 1011830157000
Classification: Query
There was an orphanage in Addison. It was the Evangelical Lutheran Orphan Asylum, founded in 1873. Also the Kinderheim. Closed in the '50's. 3 page article on it in The Review of the DuPage County Genealogical Society, Nov 2000. Send your address and I'll send you a copy of the article, if you would like.

Re: Addison orphanage

Posted: 1014087635000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1162210238000
was she in the Kinderheim in Addison?

Re: DuPage County Orphanages Any?

Posted: 1014143808000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1111203694000
There was The Evangelical Lutheran Orphan's Home
on 343 W Lake Street Addison, Illinois in operation from
1873-1957

and the Kinderheim at 131 W. Lake Street, Addison
Illinois. in operation from 1925-1960

The were next to each other.....
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