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Buckner Children's Home, Dallas, Texas

Census Records

We are locating and transcribing ALL census records for this orphanage.  1900. 1920 and 1930 is complete and indexed.  We will be adding 1910 soon.   I hope this will help some of you locate your orphaned ancestors who resided at Buckner's Children's Home in Dallas Texas.

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Buckner Children's Home, Dallas, Texas Census Records
1900 Census Transcription (complete) 1900 CENSUS INDEX (complete)
1910 Census Transcription (not yet) 1910 CENSUS INDEX (not yet)
1920 Census Transcription (complete) 1920 CENSUS INDEX (complete)
1930 Census Transcription (complete) 1930 CENSUS INDEX (complete)


Robert Cook Buckner was born January 3, 1833 in Madisonville, Tennessee.  He was the founder of Buckner Children's Home in Dallas, Texas.  There were three children in the first makeshift orphanage in 1879.  

The links listed below have much history on this wonderful man and his legacy to orphaned children.



A little information and history about Robert Cook Buckner

History of Robert Cook Buckner at The Texas Handbook Online

Buckner Children and Family Services History (offers some history on the home)

Old newspaper articles about Buckner's Home (includes information and death list for the 1897 fire.)

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