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From: "Diana" <>
Subject: Re: [OH-MIAMI-CO] Bernice F. FISH and Knoop's Children's Home1910Census
Date: Fri, 16 Mar 2012 22:18:31 -0700
Try this book link. I used "Rufus Fish" and "Knoop's Children's Home" in
the full text search.
I was also able to find an article on Bernice Fish.
Hope this will help.
Aug. 4, 1917; The Piqua Leader-Dispatch; p 5
The following from the Troy News will be of interest to many friends of
the bride and her parents in this city: College friendship culminated in a
happy romance when at noon Friday Miss Bernice Fish and Ivan Robert Amarine,
of Vinton county, were united in marriage by Rev. George Carey, at the home
of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Rufus Fish, who superinted the Knoop
Children's home. The ceremony was indeed an impressive one when the bride
and the soldier bridegroom repeated the solemn vows before the family and
the many little children of the home who are devoted to Miss Bernice,
because of the love she has lavished upon them. Miss Fish is a graduate of
the Troy high school and in June completed the primary course in the Athens
normal school. She has many admirable traits and has filled a place in the
hearts of hundreds of little children to whom she has been a big sister in
the home. Mr. Amarine, whose home is in Vinton county, was graduated in
June from the Ohio University in Athens, where he met Miss Fish. Feeling
the need of his country he joined the machine gun gang of Athens where he is
stationed with the Seventh regiment. Following the wedding the young couple
left for Athens where they will remain until Mr. Amarine is sent abroad.
From: Nancy Edwards
Sent: Friday, March 16, 2012 9:03 PM
Subject: [OH-MIAMI-CO] Bernice F. FISH and Knoop's Children's Home
Since my last post within the hour, I have managed to google some
information on the Children's Home in Elizabeth Twp, Miami Co, OH. I was
uncertain about the spelling of the name of the Home, but having found more
information, it seems it was Knoop's Children's Home. The adoptive father
of Bernice F. Fish, Rufus Fish, was Supt.of this Home on the 1910 Census.
If anyone has additional information on Bernice F. Fish and/or Knoop's
Children's Home and the staffing of the Home around 1910-1920, I would
appreciate hearing from you. Please see my previous post this evening for
more re: what I am seeking and why.
Thanks so much for any assistance.
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