1880 Federal Census
County Poor House
The Town of Chautauqua, NY

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This is the CENSUS record for the Chautauqua Co Alms house or Poor House. Many of these persons are listed in the burial records of the Poor house cemetery;
The Alms House/Poor Farm was located on 440 acres in Dewittville, NY. The cemetery is located on a portion of this property.
The records date from 1833 - 1918. Grave markers were not used until 1869.
A-K
http://www.rootsweb.com/~nychauta/CEMETERY/Poorhs1.html
L-Z
http://www.rootsweb.com/~nychauta/CEMETERY/Poorhs2.htm
Many of these folks are also buried in family plots in other cemetries;

In no special family order.

S (means single); W(means white)


Alonzo RAY Other M S W 57 VT
Occ: Laborer Fa: VT Mo: VT
Winsor WALKER Other M S W 45 NY
Occ: Laborer Fa: --- Mo: ---
Amasa SLAYTON Other M S W 42 NY
Occ: Laborer Fa: VT Mo: NY
Michael CARR Other M W W 81 IRE
Occ: Laborer Fa: IRE Mo: IRE
Stephen CHAMPLEN Other M S W 59 NY
Occ: Laborer Fa: RI Mo: CT
Caroline PORTER Other F W W 58 NY
Occ: Keeping House Fa: RI Mo: NY
Lewis THOMAS Other M S W 54 KY
Occ: Laborer Fa: KY Mo: KY
Mary CONNERS Other F M W 45 IRE
Occ: Laborer Fa: IRE Mo: IRE
Andrew HERRICK Other M S W 46 SWED
Occ: Farmer Fa: SWED Mo: SWED
Adeline BARBER Other F W W 57 NY
Occ: Keeping House Fa: MA Mo: MA
Maria PARK Other F W W 67 NY
Occ: Keeping House Fa: --- Mo: ---
James LEWIS Other M M W 62 CAN
Occ: Black Smith Fa: NJ Mo: NJ
Leonard SMITH Other M S W 58 NY
Occ: Clerk Fa: NY Mo: NY
Frank ELDREDGE Other M M W 60 NY
Occ: Farmer Fa: RI Mo: NY
Mary ELDERKIN Other F S W 60 NY
Occ: Laborer Fa: CT Mo: MA
Irnes OWEN Other M S W 57 WALES
Occ: Mechanic Fa: WALES Mo: WALES
Amanda FUNNEN Other F S W 37 NY
Fa: CT Mo: NY
Simon POST Other M S W 46 NY
Occ: Laborer Fa: NY Mo: NY
James ROGERS Other M S W 76 NY
Occ: Laborer Fa: ENG Mo: ENG
Ellen SULLIVAN Other F M W 47 IRE
Occ: Keeping House Fa: IRE Mo: IRE
John M. KELLY Other M W 82 NY
Occ: Shoemaker Fa: IRE Mo: WALES
Fanny SKIFF Other F W W 76 NY
Occ: Keeping House Fa: NJ Mo: NY
Catherine IRRION Other F M W 39 GER
Fa: GER Mo: GER
Maria BUSHEE Other F S W 44 NY
Fa: NY Mo: NY
Patrick BRADLEY Other M S W 80 IRE
Occ: Laborer Fa: IRE Mo: IRE
Mary ROSE Other F S W 51 NY
Fa: --- Mo: ---
Manerva HOUSE Other F M W 44 NY
Occ: Keeping House Fa: NY Mo: NY
Augustus WELCH Other M M W 80 CT
Occ: Laborer Fa: NH Mo: ME
Betsy A. BENTLEY Other F S W 56 NY
Occ: Seamstress Fa: ME Mo: ME
Catharine HOLLAND Other F W 70 NY
Fa: --- Mo: ---
Esther GILBERTS Other F W W 73 NY
Occ: Keeping House Fa: --- Mo: ---
Betsy MUNSELL Other F W W 65 NY
Occ: Keeping House Fa: NY Mo: NY
Hannah TILLOTTSON Other F W 42 NY
Fa: NY Mo: NY
Jacob WEISS Other M S W 44 GER
Fa: GER Mo: GER
Henry WHITE Other M S W 30 NY
Fa: VT Mo: IRE
Albert WHITE Other M S W 26 NY
Fa: VT Mo: IRE
Ida WHITE Other F S W 24 NY
Fa: VT Mo: IRE
Maria EDENBURG Other F W W 73 NY
Fa: NY Mo: NY
Maria BABCOCK Other F S W 43 NY
Fa: NY Mo: NY
H. C. GORDON Other M M W 54 NY
Occ: Mechanic Fa: NH Mo: VT
John SUDAT Other M S W 60 GERM
Occ: Laborer Fa: GERM Mo: GERM
Thomas FRAY Other M S W 67 IRE
Occ: Laborer Fa: IRE Mo: IRE
Ellen GERMAINE Other F S W 26 NY
Occ: Ny Fa: --- Mo: ---
Kate SPARLING Other F S W 62 NY
Fa: IRE Mo: IRE
Kate CRONEN Other F W W 62 IRE
Fa: IRE Mo: IRE
Adam HOLLANDER Other M W W 72 GERM
Occ: Weaver Fa: GERM Mo: GERM
Wm. CORRIGAN Other M S W 33 IRE
Occ: Laborer Fa: IRE Mo: IRE
M. T. ANDREWS Other F W W 70 IRE
Occ: Keeping House Fa: ENG Mo: ENG
Frank DONALDSON Other M S W 40 ---
Fa: VT Mo: VT
Sophia SMITH Other F W W 57 GER
Occ: House Keeper Fa: GERMMo: GER
James OBRIEN Other M S W 43 IRE
Occ: Scholar Fa: IRE Mo: IRE
Georgianna FAY Other F S W 44 NY
Occ: Scholar Fa: MA Mo: MA
Hannah PARR Other F S W 32 NY
Fa: --- Mo: ---
Betsy DEWANDLER Other F W 73 NY
Occ: Laborer Fa: --- Mo: ---
Isaac LAYMAN Other M S W 71 NY
Fa: NY Mo: NY
Honora FOX Other F S W 32 NY
Occ: Laborer Fa: IRE Mo: IRE
F. NORRIS Other F S W 40 NY
Occ: Laborer Fa: KY Mo: NY
Ellen TODD Other F W W 50 NY
Occ: Keeping House Fa: NY Mo: NY
Elizabeth CAMPBELL Other F M W 57 NY
Fa: --- Mo: ---
Constantine FREEMAN Other M S W 39 NY
Occ: Farmer Fa: NY Mo: NY
Martha KELLY Other F W 35 IRE
Fa: IRE Mo: IRE
John CASSULMAN Other M W W 85 NY
Occ: Farmer Fa: NY Mo: NY
Enos C. ROUSE Other M W W 70 NY
Occ: Mason Fa: RI Mo: ENG
Mary C. DECKER Other F W W 56 NY
Occ: Keeping House Fa: --- Mo: ---
Dan STORTS Other M S W 45 SWED
Fa: SWED Mo: SWED
Henry PETERSON Other M S W 58 NY
Occ: Laborer Fa: NY Mo: NY
Thomas NELSON Other M S W 50 SWED
Occ: Laborer Fa: SWED Mo: SWED
Oliver CUMMING Other M W W 80 CT
Occ: Farmer Fa: CT Mo: CT
Ruth HENSHAW Other F S W 38 GERM
Fa: GERM Mo: GERM
Mariah HILTON Other F M W 38 NY
Occ: Keeping House Fa: NY Mo: NY
Sarah CURBY Other F W W 76 IRE
Occ: Laborer Fa: IRE Mo: IRE
Fred MORRISON Other M S W 37 NY
Occ: Laborer Fa: KY Mo: KY
John L. WILSON Other M S W 59 NY
Fa: NY Mo: NY
Michael MURT Other M S W 40 IRE
Occ: Laborer Fa: IRE Mo: IRE
Mrs. GORDON Other F W W 84 MA
Occ: Housekeeper Fa: MA Mo: MA
Caroline M. JOHNSON Other F M W 40 SWED
Fa: SWED Mo: SWED
Oscar HUTCHISON Other M S W 38 MA
Occ: Clerk Fa: MA Mo: MA
Chas. HOLDRIDGE Other M S W 40 NY
Occ: Laborer Fa: NY Mo: NY
Lizzie STEELE Other F S W 18 NY
Fa: VT Mo: ENG
Manly WILCOX Other M S W 37 NY
Occ: Farmer Fa: NY Mo: NY
Margaret QUINLAN Other F S W 40 IRE
Fa: IRE Mo: IRE
Louis MODELI Other M W W 60 SWED
Occ: Laborer Fa: SWED Mo: SWED
John DELANEY Other M S W 58 IRE
Occ: Laborer Fa: IRE Mo: IRE
Thomas MAHONY Other M S W 73 IRE
Occ: Laborer Fa: IRE Mo: IRE
David L. BEMUS Other M S W 77 NH
Fa: MA Mo: CT
Nellie CASE Other M M W 34 NY
Fa: IRE Mo: IRE
Harry SCOTT Other M S W 55 NY
Fa: NY Mo: NY
Eliza LINK Other F W W 45 NY
Occ: Keeping House Fa: MA Mo: CT
B. BUTTLIS Other M M W 88 CT
Occ: Mechanic Fa: CT Mo: CT
George TINKER Other M S W 40 NY
Fa: NY Mo: NY
John SAMPSON Other M S W 41 NY
Occ: Ny Fa: NY Mo: ---
Daniel HORTON Other M W W 68 NY
Occ: Lumberman Fa: NY Mo: NY
Robert PALTREY Other M S W 79 ENG
Occ: Butcher Fa: ENG Mo: ENG
S. THOMPSON Other M M W 71 CT
Occ: Farmer Fa: CT Mo: CT
Elmer HAYES Other M M W 50 VT
Occ: Peddler Fa: VT Mo: VT
Eliza HAYES Other F M W 50 VT
Occ: Keeping House Fa: NY Mo: NY
D. ... STEBBINS Other M W W 58 NY
Occ: Laborer Fa: MA Mo: NY
... JONES Other M S W 24 NY
Fa: PA Mo: CT
Nelson BROWN Other M W W 80 NY
Occ: Clergyman Fa: MA Mo: CT
John MILLER Other M M W 76 NY
Occ: Mechanic Fa: NY Mo: NY
Andrew CONNERS Other M S W 31 IRE
Fa: IRE Mo: IRE
Francis NIXON Other M S W 80 IRE
Occ: Laborer Fa: IRE Mo: IRE
Ebber WOODS Other M W W 74 NH
Occ: Farmer Fa: ENG Mo: ENG
Conrad MILLER Other M S W 60 GER
Occ: Laborer Fa: GER Mo: GER
Peter LAWSON Other M W W 77 SWED
Occ: Laborer Fa: SWED Mo: SWED
Frank PUGH Other M S W 35 CAN
Fa: WALES Mo: ENG
Medad COLE Other M W W 93 CT
Occ: Farmer Fa: CT Mo: CT
James FORD Other M M W 60 NY
Occ: Carriage Trimmer Fa: NY Mo: NY
Michael CONDON Other M S W 61 CAN
Occ: Laborer Fa: IRE Mo: IRE
Marlow SMITH Other M S W 60 CT
Occ: Laborer Fa: GER Mo: GER
Handy CRAMER Other M W W 61 VT
Occ: Farmer Fa: VT Mo: VT
Jennie HUBBARD Other F M W 31 NY
Occ: Seamstres Fa: NY Mo: NY
Laura WALDEN Other F W W 70 NY
Occ: Keeping House Fa: RI Mo: RI
Francis TAYLOR Other F W W 69 NY
Occ: Laborer Fa: NY Mo: NY
Sarah GORDON Other F S W 42 IRE
Occ: Laborer Fa: IRE Mo: IRE
Julia RICHARDSON Other F W W 57 NY
Occ: Keeping House Fa: VT Mo: NY
Sarah HURD Other F S W 58 NY
Occ: Tayloress Fa: CT Mo: VT
Eliza VAN CONOER Other F S W 60 PA
Occ: Laborer Fa: PA Mo: MA
Delia GOULDING Other F W W 37 NY
Occ: Keeping House Fa: MA Mo: CT
Lavina COLE Other F S W 71 NY
Occ: Keeping House Fa: CT Mo: CT
Melissa CHAPPEL Other F W 60 NY
Fa: --- Mo: ---
Mary MEHAN Other F S W 17 NY
Fa: IRE Mo: IRE
Mary BEAUMONT Other F W W 70 ENG
Occ: Keeping House Fa: IRE Mo: ENG
Charles MARTIN Other M S W 32 NY
Fa: MA Mo: CT
Jared IOTTLES Other M S W 68 NY
Occ: Laborer Fa: MA Mo: ME
Mary RAPPER Other F M W 53 GER
Occ: Keeping House Fa: GER Mo: GER
Ira WALLACE Other M S W 55 NY
Occ: Laborer Fa: NY Mo: NY
Abraham STAPLES Other M W W 88 MA
Occ: Lumberman Fa: SCOT Mo: SCOT
A. WEST Other F S W 24 NY
Fa: NY Mo: ---
Nellie WEST Sister F S W 5 NY
Fa: NY Mo: ---
Charles GRANT Other M S W 6M NY
Fa: --- Mo: ---
James CORNELL Other M S W 48 IRE
Occ: Laborer Fa: IRE Mo: IRE
Maria BLANCHARD Other F W W 80 NY
Occ: Keeping House Fa: NY Mo: NY
Mary ANDREWS Other F S W 25 NY
Occ: Laborer Fa: GERM Mo: IRE
Frank ANDREWS Other M S W 2M NY
Fa: NY Mo: NY
Samuel BEMISH Other M S W 45 CAN
Occ: Laborer Fa: IRE Mo: IRE
Sally M. BRATT Other F W W 77 NY
Occ: Keeping House Fa: MA Mo: NY
Kate BOOTH Other F S W 15 NY
Fa: NY Mo: NY
Ernest RUPELL Other M S W 1 NY
Fa: --- Mo: ---
William JOY Other M M W 57 IRE
Occ: Laborer Fa: IRE Mo: ---
Sarah A. HODGE Other F M W 39 NY
Occ: Keeping House Fa: NY Mo: ---
Sylvenus HODGE Other M S W 7 NY
Fa: NY Mo: ---
Mary HODGE Other F S W 4 NY
Fa: NY Mo: ---
Thomas HOLMES Other M S W 58 CAN
Occ: Laborer Fa: GER Mo: GER
Eliza GIBBSON Other F M W 30 OH
Occ: Laborer Fa: IRE Mo: IRE
Phillip WELSH Other M S W 56 IRE
Occ: Laborer Fa: IRE Mo: IRE
Julia SNELL Other F M W 40 NY
Occ: Keeping House Fa: MA Mo: VT
Sml. SEAWRIGHT Other M M W 90 IRE
Occ: Laborer Fa: IRE Mo: IRE
Stella FRAMAN Other F S W 16 ---
Fa: NY Mo: NY
Charles THOMPSON Other M S W 30 ---
Fa: --- Mo: ---
D. SUEL Other M S W 37 NY
Occ: Soldier Fa: NY Mo: ME
Patrick MALONE Other M S W 37 IRE
Occ: Laborer Fa: IRE Mo: IRE
Clark ROBERTSON Other M S W 38 NY
Fa: --- Mo: ---
Charles HUNT Other M S W 43 NY
Occ: Laborer Fa: NY Mo: NY
Durham MC DONALD Other M S W 50 IRE
Occ: Laborer Fa: --- Mo: ---
David SMITH Other M S W 25 NY
Occ: Laborer Fa: MA Mo: NY
Lyman C. WING Other M M W 70 VT
Occ: Farmer Fa: VT Mo: VT
William PLATT Other M S W 35 CT
Fa: CT Mo: CT
W. M. SWANEY Other M S W 13 NY
Fa: IRE Mo: IRE
James CALLAHAN Other M S W 31 NY
Occ: Laborer Fa: IRE Mo: IRE
James L. FARR Other M S W 14 NY
Fa: PA Mo: PA
Wayne WENTWORTH Other M S W 51 NY
Fa: --- Mo: ---
Sivelia BUSH Other F M W 48 NY
Occ: Teacher Fa: NY Mo: NY
Roena BENNETT Other F W W 57 CT
Occ: Housekeeper Fa: CT Mo: CT
Augustus ALBERGUIST Other M S W 42 SWED
Occ: Laborer Fa: SWED Mo: SWED
C. HOSIR Other F S W 55 NY
Occ: Laborer Fa: MA Mo: MA
Albreder REED Other F M W 44 NY
Occ: House Keeper Fa: NY Mo: NY
Eugene MILLER Other M M W 37 NY
Occ: House Keeper Fa: VT Mo: VT
Jennie BROWN Other F S W 19 NY
Occ: Laborer Fa: NY Mo: NY
U. C. WILLIAMS Other F M W 36 NY
Occ: House Keeper Fa: --- Mo: ---
Mary L. HALL Other F S W 36 NY
Occ: Seamstress Fa: --- Mo: ---
Mary POST Other F S W 28 NY
Occ: Clerk Fa: --- Mo: ---
Stephen MCCARTY Other M W W 57 IRE
Fa: IRE Mo: IRE
Mary A. PORTER Other F M W 40 NY
Occ: Keeping House Fa: CT Mo: NY
Henry FRICKELBUR Other M S W 23 NY
Occ: Moulder Fa: GER Mo: GER
Anna PETTIS Other F M W 60 IRE
Fa: IRE Mo: IRE
Melvin JOHNSON Other M M W 55 ENG
Occ: Laborer Fa: ENG Mo: ENG
Frederick ELKHOLM Other F S W 27 SWED
Occ: Laborer Fa: SWED Mo: SWED
Perry M. PATTERSON Other M S W 26 NY
Occ: Laborer Fa: NY Mo: NY
Wilber TAYLOR Other M S W 40 NY
Occ: Farmer Fa: NY Mo: NY
Luther DERBY Other M S W 33 NY
Occ: Farmer Fa: --- Mo: ---
Stella FREEMAN Other F S W 16 NY
Fa: PA Mo: NY
L. GRAVIS Other M S W 30 ITALY
Occ: Laborer Fa: ITALY Mo: ITALY
Bell CONNERS Other F S W 45 IRE
Fa: IRE Mo: IRE
George THOMPSON Other M S W 59 NY
Occ: Laborer Fa: NY Mo: PA
Michael LYNCH Other M S W 20 NY
Occ: Laborer Fa: IRE Mo: IRE


Source: Dolores Davidson; 2001.