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Sunshine Home Orphanage

Fruitvale, Brooklyn Township
Alameda County, California, A.D. 1900*


 1 Freeman Anne       ?     W F May  1868 32 S  - - - Can Eng   Can Eng Can Eng 1887 13 - Matron       0  - Y Y Y  * - H -
 2 Hill Sarah        Bd     W F Nov  1849 50 S  - - - Can (*)   Can (*) Can (*) 1875 25 - Seamstress   0  - Y Y Y  - - - - 
 3 Norman Emily      Bd     W F Aug  1869 30 M  5 1 1 Swed      Swed    Swed    1890 10 - Seamstress *    - Y Y Y  - - - -  
 4 Fuller Elizabeth  Bd     W F Aug  1852 47 Wd - - - Can (Eng) Eng     Eng     1886 14 - Laundress *     - N N Y  - - - -
 5 Moore Josephine   Inmate W F May  1888 12 S  - - - Cal       Cal     Unk     -     - - At School    - 10 Y Y Y  - - - -       
 6 Mendos* Nellie    Inmate W F Jan  1889 11 S  - - - Cal       Unk     Unk     -     - - At School    - 10 Y Y Y  - - - - 
 7 Dauk?ng?? Josie   Inmate W F Feb  1892  8 S  - - - Cal       Unk     Unk     -     - - At School    - 10 - - -  - - - - 
 8 Roberson Lena     Inmate W F Mar  1891  9 S  - - - Cal       Unk     Unk     -     - - At Schhol    - 10 - - -  - - - -
 9 Marino Bertha     Inmate W F Apr  1892  8 S  - - - Cal       Unk     Unk     -     - - At School    - 10 - - -  - - - - 
10 Morten Marie      Inmate W F May  1893  7 S  - - - Cal       Unk     Unk     -     - - At School    - 10 - - -  - - - - 
11 Thompson Bertha   Inmate W F Apr  1893  7 S  - - - Cal       Unk     Unk     -     - - At School    - 10 - - -  - - - - 
12 Moore Silo*       Inmate W F Mar  1891  9 S  - - - Cal       Unk     Unk     -     - - At School    - 10 - - -  - - - - 
13 Dewig* Ruth M     Inmate W F Feb  1893  8 S  - - - Cal       Unk     Unk     -     - - At School    - 10 - - -  - - - - 
14 Artanah Eliza     Inmate W F Jan  1892  8 S  - - - Cal       Unk     Unk     -     - - At School    - 10 - - -  - - - - 
15 Murtos* Kenneth   Inmate W F Dec  1890  9 S  - - - Cal       Unk     Unk     -     - - At School    - 10 Y Y Y  - - - - 
16 Warm Harriet      Inmate W F Nov  1890  9 S  - - - Cal       Unk     Unk     -     - - At School    - 10 - - -  - - - - 
17 Rugg Ruth         Inmate W F Sept 1892  7 S  - - - Cal       Unkn    Unkn    -     - - At School    - 10 - - -  - - - - 
18 Gold??* Gladdis   Inmate W F Oct  1890  9 S  - - - Cal       Unkn    Unkn    -     - - At School    - 10 - - -  - - - - 
19 Gordon?* Alvon*   Inmate W F Aug  1891  8 S  - - - Cal       Unkn    Unkn    -     - - At School    - 10 - - -  - - - -  
20 Mendos* Marie     Inmate W F May  1892  8 S  - - - Cal       Unkn    Unkn    -     - - At School    - 10 - - -  - - - -  
21 Moore Amelia      Inmate W F Jun  1892  8 S  - - - Cal       Unkn    Unkn    -     - - At School    - 10 - - -  - - - - 
22 Wilson Sarah      Inmate W F Mar  1893  7 S  - - - Cal       Unkn    Unkn    -     - - At School    - 10 - - -  - - - - 
23 Morats Grace      Inmate W F Feb  1888 12 S  - - - Cal       Unkn    Unkn    -     - - At School    - 10 Y Y Y  - - - - 


** Transcriber's Remarks **

The columns above represent name, relation, race or color, sex, birth month,
birth year, age, marital status, married how many years, mother of how many
children, number of children still living, birth place of this person, birth
place of father of this person, birth place of mother of this person, year
of immigration to the United States, number of years in the United States,
naturalization, occupation, months not employed, attended school (in months),
can read, can write, can speak English, own or rent, owned free or mortgaged,
house or farm, number of farm schedule.

Transcriber used the following abbreviations for this transcription: Cal for
California, Swed for Sweden, Can (Eng) for Canada (Eng), Unk, Unkn for 
Unknown, Bd for Boarder, and Y for yes.

Address of Orphanage: not given in this census.
This census was taken on the 16th day of June by Thomas Turnbull, Enumerator.



  1  Surname might be Fruman.  Could not read relationship; might be "Head 
     M.." but can't say for sure.  Column for "own or rent" is illegible; 
     looks like "L" with a circle or "O" on top.
  2  Nativity entries for this person each contain "Canada ( )" where what 
     is written inside the parentheses is not visible/readable; may contain 
     ditto marks referring to "(Eng)" on the line above.
  3  Column "Months not employed" for this person is hard to read; could be 
     0 or 11.
  4  Column "Months not employed" for this person is hard to read; could be
     11.
  6  Surname might be Mendos, Mendes
  7  Surname is hard to decipher; looks like "Daukanga?" or "Dankanga?", 
     where the "?" represents illegible letter(s).  
 12  Given name looks like Sils; might be Silo, possibly Silas (intended), 
     or something similar.
 13  Surname looks like Dewig; might be Deurig, Durig, Denig or something 
     similar.
 15  Might be Martos
 18  Surname might be Goldeva, Goldera, or something similar (hard to read 
     last few letters).
 19  Might be Gordon, Gordons.  First name looks like Alron or Alvon; might 
     be Alvin.
 20  Might be Mandos


CITATION

Ancestry.com, On-line Census Images.
1900 U.S. Federal Census, California
Alameda County, Fruitvale
Brooklyn Township
SD 1, ED 326, Sheet 26A; Image 51 of 54
Img Ref# 510/Roll: T623 81.

This list was Transcribed by
Janet Truncali
April 2002
for The Orphans' Home Website

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