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Riders of the Orphan Train

1) Print out this page to write the answers on.                       Name __________________________

2) Look over the stories of these Orphan Train children by clicking on their names.  What do they have to say about their lives?

Mary Jane Baade Story

Why was I sent on the Orphan Train?

 

 

 

 

Was my experience with the new family a good one?

What made it good or bad?

 

 

Did I ever see anyone from my real family?

If the answer is yes, tell the kind of reaction they had to me:

 

List two facts from my adult years:     a)

 

b)

 

 

Bill Oser

Why was I sent on the Orphan Train?

 

 

 

 

Was my experience with the new family a good one?

What made it good or bad?

 

 

Did I ever see anyone from my real family?

If the answer is yes, tell the kind of reaction they had to me:

 

List two facts from my adult years:     a)

 

b)

 


Anna Miller Bassett

Why was I sent on the Orphan Train?

 

 

 

 

Was my experience with the new family a good one?

What made it good or bad?

 

 

Did I ever see anyone from my real family?

If the answer is yes, tell the kind of reaction they had to me:

 

List two facts from my adult years:     a)

 

b)

 

 

You choose another name from the list:   

Their name _________________________________________________

Why was I sent on the Orphan Train?

 

 

 

 

Was my experience with the new family a good one?

What made it good or bad?

 

 

Did I ever see anyone from my real family?

If the answer is yes, tell the kind of reaction they had to me:

 

List two facts from my adult years:     a)

 

b)