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Name Weiler, Toni (Mary Antoinette), 1911-1996
Othernames Weiler, Toni
Born 06/16/1911
Birthplace New York, NY
Places of residence York, NE
Omaha, NE
Titles & honors Sister Irene Award, Orphan Train Heritage Society of America
Notes Came to York, NE from New York, NY in 1913 via an Orphan Train.
Occupation Member, Orphan Train Heritage Society of America
Volunteer, Family Life Office of the Archdiocese of Omaha
Spouse Weiler, Leo S.
Children Weiler, J. Michael
Werner, Mary Ann
Weiler, Robert J.
Weiler, Leo F.
Weiler, Pat
Guilford, Judy
Henkenius, Cathy
Wolff, Marilyn
Deceased 05/31/1996
Deceased where Omaha, NE

Associated Records

Image of RG0839.AM - RG0839 Weiler, Toni (Mary Antoinette), 1911-1996

RG0839.AM - RG0839 Weiler, Toni (Mary Antoinette), 1911-1996

The collection consists of writings, research materials, correspondence, scrapbooks and ephemera relating to Toni Weiler's experiences as an orphan train rider. Included are drafts of her reminiscences and talks she gave to school and community groups about orphan trains, as well as research materials she collected about the orphan trains and the New York Foundling Society.

Image of 11803-4 - Bonnet, M. Antoinette Weiler, Orphan Train

11803-4 - Bonnet, M. Antoinette Weiler, Orphan Train

Child size bonnet made of off white fan-patterned eyelet and edged with white lace. Two off white ribbons made of thin gauze-like material are attached at the corners for tying under the chin.

Image of RG0839.PH0-000001 - Print, Photographic

RG0839.PH0-000001 - Print, Photographic

Toni Weiler, as a little girl, shortly after arriving in Nebraska on the Orphan Train.