Also, the adults of the home for veterans were called "inmates". I assume
they were classified as needing nursing care, or just a place to live, but
.. I'm sure there are many other meanings for the word, but this one was a
first for me.
> From: Mulac <email@example.com>
> To: GEN-NYS-L@rootsweb.com
> Subject: Dropsy & Inmate
> Date: March 09, 1997 3:31 PM
> Can someone tell me what the condition "Dropsy" is?
> Also would like to find out what was meant by "inmate" on 1700's tax
> lists and census?
> Thanks for the help.
> Beth Mulac