Cortland County census
Poor House entries - 1855


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In 1855, there were 50 people residing in the Cortland Co. Poor House. Here is the list, as it appears on the 1855 census listing of the first ward of Cortlandville.

First Surname Age S? C? Rel Born M? W? Yrs Occ a b c d e f g Notes
Alvord Benjamin 48 M
Head Herkimer 1
2 Farmer 1



1

Sarah Benjamin 49 F
Wife Herkimer 1
2








F.M. Benjamin 22 M
Son Herkimer 1
2 Student 1






Catherine Seehan 17 F
Adopted dau Cortland

2








Harriet Norton 40 F
Pauper Cortland

2







Insane
Mary Hunter 59 F
Pauper Conn

11/12








Amanda Shipman 30 F
Pauper Chenango

3








Angeline Shipman 2 F
Pauper Cortland

2








Harriet.N. Norton 40 F
Pauper Cortland

3







Idiotic
Thankful Moon 64 F
Pauper R.I. 1
35








Polly Hammond 70 F
Pauper R.I.
1 30








Amanda Wires 48 F
Pauper Mass
1 3








Hiram Hoton 35 F
Pauper Cortland

12







Idiotic
Orange Findley 55 M
Pauper Washington

10







Insane
Joseph Moon 84 M
Pauper R.I. 1
35








Cate Brawly 25 F
Pauper Ireland

5







Insane
Wealthy Pender 79 F
Pauper Vt 1
19








Sophia Burdick 44 F
Pauper Madison 1
4








Melissa.A. Hall 37 F
Pauper Madison

4








Marge Sist 35 F
Pauper Unknown

2







Insane
Rachel Moon 33 F
Pauper Chenango

35







Idiotic
Laura Pisise 35 F
Pauper Cortland

3







Idiotic
Elora.A. Greenman 30 F
Pauper Chenango 1
3







Insane
Temperance Pender 35 F
Pauper Delaware

14








Polly Dodge 55 F
Pauper Cortland

9







Insane
Mary Phillips 37 F
Pauper Conn

12








Lois Betty 88 F
Pauper Mass
1 20








Esther Hopkins 75 F
Pauper Mass
1 9








Margaret Mcnura 78 F
Pauper Mass
1 8








Abel Elaton 85 M
Pauper N.J.
1 10








Foster Green 25 M
Pauper Cortland

25







Insane
Solomon Burdick 45 M
Pauper Onondaga

3/12








Dan Etta 80 M M Pauper Unknown

20








Abner Carpenter 41 M
Pauper Cortland 1
4/12








Cornelius Beelson 80 M
Pauper New York
1 5/12








Daniel Dann 32 M
Pauper Cortland

17








James Benedict 11 M
Pauper Cayuga

2/12








Augustus Wood 75 M
Pauper Ulster

22








Joseph Terwilly 75 M
Pauper Ulster

5/12








Moses Pender 86 M
Pauper Mass 1
2








Richard Record 43 M
Pauper Cortland

2








Edward Saxon 26 M
Pauper Cortland

3







Insane
Calvin Coler 46 M
Pauper Conn

10








Mary Jiro 30 F
Pauper Cortland
1 24







Insane
Ward Jiro 8 M
Pauper Cortland

8








Lewis Rose 2 M
Pauper Cortland

2








Thomas Norton 1 M
Pauper Cortland

1








Rogers Barton 20 M
Pauper Cortland

10








Esther Busty 50 F
Pauper Cortland

20







Idiotic
Mary Salisbury 50 F
Pauper Unknown

20







Idiotic



          Entry done by Vicki Hall Titus Nov 1, 1998

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Created on 1 Nov 1998     Thanks for Stopping By!

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