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Orphan Number: 703
Orphan: Francis BUSCH
Mother:BUSCH, Wilhelmina
Father:BUSCH, Andrew
Mother's ship:Wilhelmsburg
Father's ship:Wilhelmsburg
Age when admitted:1yr 6mths
Date admitted:26 Sep 1855
Date discharged:19 Nov 1855
Institution(s):Queens Orphan School
Discharged to: died of marasmus
Remarks: buried 20 Nov 1855 at St John's Cemetery, New Town - parents German immigrants - mother dead
References: SWD6, CSD1/65/1484

This orphan has been claimed by: Friends of the Orphan Schools

This Orphan died while in care at the Orphan Schools and has no descendants. The Friends of the Orphan Schools acknowledge him. A memorial garden has been created with a plaque dedicated to his memory and all those children who died. Each year the Friends gather at Fox's Feast and pause to remember them all.

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