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Now What?: Lost and Foundling
6/1/2003
Tracing orphaned ancestors.

Q. How can you trace orphans before their adoption? In early August 1859, David Supple was one of the orphan-train riders bound for Noblesville, Ind.

I haven't been able to obtain his birth certificate. I know his parents' names and that he was born in New York Sept. 22, 1848. He was an orphan when he was brought to the Children's Aid Society, but I haven't been able to trace death records for either of his parents.

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