Orphan Train Riders
Bella Quince was born in October, 1892 in New York. New York daughter of William Quince (born 1854 New York, died November 10, 1937 in Richmond County, NY) and Margaret Purley (born 1865 England and died betwen 1897-1904) In the 1900 census for New York, Bella and her siblings William (born October, 1890) and Alice (born 1894) were inmates of the Five Points House of Industry. In 1904, Alice and Bella were sent via the Orphan Train to Sidney, Iowa. Bella is listed as having gone to the home of G. T. Hatten.
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