Cairo Almshouse 
1888

Original record book located at the Durham Center Museum. Transcribed by Sylvia Hasenkopf.

 

Name

Nationality

Cause

Received

Discharged

Weeks

Days

Age

Remarks 

Town of  Athens

               

Mary Fellows

United States

Weak Mind

November 10, 1888

 

52

 

53

 

Isaac Watson

United States

Insane

November 10, 1888

 

52

 

37

 

Margaret Mulford

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1888

 

52

 

62

 

Peter Everson

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1888

March 29, 1889

19

2

77

Died

Sarah Francis (colored)

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1888

 

52

 

52

 

Evert Conine

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1888

April 17, 1889

22

4

66

 

Lawrence Ford

Irish

Poverty

November 10, 1888

March 18, 1889

18

2

2

Went to Orphan Asylum

Edward McDonald

Irish

Poverty

November 16, 1888

April 16, 1889

22

3

52

 

Peter Mansfield

United States

Poverty

January 21, 1889

April 1, 1889

20

4

64

 

Eliza Mansfield

United States

Poverty

January 21, 1889

April 7, 1889

9

9

38

 

William H. Mansfield

United States

Poverty

January 21, 1889

April 7, 1889

9

9

14

 

Annie Mansfield

United States

Poverty

January 21, 1889

March 28, 1889

9

3

11

To John Brundage, Freehold

James G. Mansfield

United States

Poverty

January 21, 1889

March 18, 1889

8

0

0

Taken to Orphan Asylum

Addie Larne

United States

Poverty

February 7, 1889

     

23

 

Alonzo Larne

French

Poverty

February 7, 1889

 

39

3

8

 

Eliza Mansfield

United States

Poverty

June 25, 1889

September 13, 1889

11

3

38

Died

William Mansfield

United States

Poverty

June 25, 1889

 

19

5

14

 

Evert Conine

United States

Poverty

August 5, 1889

 

13

6

66

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Town of Ashland

               

Elsie Brandow

United States

Property

November 10, 1888

 

52

 

79

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Town of Cairo

               

Isadore Van Dermark

Irish

Poverty

November 10, 1888

52

 

76

 

Frederick Olmstead

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1888

 

52

 

79

 

Alonzo Slawson

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1888

March 16, 1889

18

 

69

 

Vincent Montague

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1888

April 22, 1889

23

2

52

 

Joseph L. Smith

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1888

December 21, 1888

6

 

83

Died

Elsie Mott

United States

Insane

November 10, 1888

 

52

 

65

 

Frederick Richtmyer

United States

Poverty

November 14, 1888

April 1, 1889

15

2

72

 

Sarah Taylor

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1888

 

52

 

71

 

Ella Van Dyke

United States

Poverty

August 10, 1889

August 10, 1889

 

1

4

Went to live with Dennis Stewart

Vincent Montague

United States

Poverty

August 13, 1889

 

12

5

52

 

John Pelham

United States

Poverty

May 13, 1889

 

25

6

37

 

Katie Stewart

United States

Poverty

September 22, 1889

October 5, 1889

2

1

11

Given over to Grandmother

Annie Stewart

United States

Poverty

September 22, 1889

October 5, 1889

2

1

8

Given over to Grandmother

Blanch Stewart

United States

Poverty

September 22, 1889

October 5, 1889

2

1

6

Given over to Grandmother

Benjamin H. Stewart

United States

Poverty

September 22, 1889

October 5, 1889

2

1

10 months

Given over to Grandmother

Frederick Richtmyer

United States

Poverty

September 25, 1889

 

6

3

15

 
                 

Town of Catskill

               

Margaret J. Cogan

Irish

Blind

November 10, 1888

 

52

 

58

 

Maria Beckwith

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1888

 

52

 

79

 

John W. Trumphour

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1888

 

52

 

73

 

Adaline Huges

German

Debauchery

November 10, 1888

 

52

 

31

 

Patrick McMannus

Irish

Poverty

November 10, 1888

 

52

 

60

 

Abigail Moore

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1888

 

52

 

79

 

Peter Elmendorph (colored)

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1888

 

52

 

59

 

Edward Coonley

Irish

Poverty

November 10, 1888

 

52

 

58

 

Mary Marquit

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1888

 

52

 

48

 

Sarah Francis (colored)

               

Anna Williams (colored)

United States

Debauchery

November 10, 1888

August 1, 1889

40

3

37

 

Bridget Murry

Irish

Insane

November 10, 1888

 

52

 

66

 

Henry Egnor

United States

Idiot

November 10, 1888

 

52

 

16

 

Pleasant J. Banks

United States

Debauchery

November 10, 1888

 

52

 

22

 

Elizabeth Phisch

Switzerland

Poverty

November 10, 1888

January 15, 1889

5

 

91

Died, buried at Catskill

Abram Secord

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1888

 

52

 

89

 

Minnie Banks

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1888

 

52

 

2

 

Francis Eagles

United States

Debauchery

November 10, 1888

April 18, 1889

22

5

19

Went to Hudson

Henry Hinds

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1888

 

52

 

23

 

Sylvester Houghtaling

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1888

March 26, 1889

19

3

41

 

Eliza J. York

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1888

April 8, 1889

21

2

67

Died, buried in county lot

Mary Manerham

Irish

Poverty

November 10, 1888

 

52

 

61

 

Benejah Keith

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1888

 

52

 

76

 

James Dedrick

United States

Poverty

November 24, 1888

 

52

 

32

 

Freddy Dedrick

United States

Poverty

November 24, 1888

December 29, 1888

7

1

12

 

John Anghram

Irish

Poverty

November 26, 1888

April 12, 1889

19

5

49

 

Frank Hanley

Irish

Poverty

December 10, 1888

March 4, 1889

19

5

49

 

Crist Smith

German

 

December 15, 1888

April 23, 1889

12

1

66

 

Peter McGee

Irish

 

January 21, 1889

April 16, 1889

12

1

57

 

Nickolan Mower

United States

 

February 3, 1889

July 29, 1889

25

1

66

 

Sarah Hallenbeck

United States

 

April 2, 1889

 

31

5

82

 

John Rifenberg

United States

 

May 13, 1889

August 5, 1889

12

 

77

 

George Vanstenburgh

United States

 

June 1, 1889

 

23

2

79

 

William Hughes

Irish

 

June 28, 1889

August 5, 1889

19

3

70

 

Frederick Miller

Irish

 

July 14, 1889

 

17

 

82

 

Dinah Rouse (colored)

United States

 

October 4, 1889

 

5

2

57

 

Peter McGee

Irish

 

November 8, 1889

         

Annie Sadelmyers

United States

 

November 11, 1889

     

4

 

William H. Parker

United States

 

November 11, 1889

     

4 months

 

Nicholas Mower

United States

 

November 15, 1889

     

66

 

Henry Kutzner

German

 

November 15, 1889

         

Crist Smith

German

             
                 

Town of Coxsackie

               

Agnes Hallenbeck

United States

Idiot

November 10, 1888

 

52

 

70

 

Henry Hill

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1888

 

52

 

67

 

Emma Roberts

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1888

 

52

 

29

 

Charlie Leeberscie

German

Poverty

December 1, 1888

July 9, 1889

31

4

89

 

James Sherwood

United States

Poverty

February 25, 1889

June 19, 1889

16

5

56

 

Phineas Sherwood

United States

Poverty

February 25, 1889

 

37

2

97

 

Milton M. Mitchell

United States

Poverty

April 18, 1889

 

30

2

45

 

John Murry

Irish

 

September 2, 1889

 

9

6

 

8

                 

Town of Durham

               

Rufus Rowlison

United States

Idiot

November 10, 1888

 

52

 

58

 

Abbie Hammon

United States

Insane

November 10, 1888

 

52

 

78

 

William Benn

United States

Blind

November 10, 1888

 

52

 

67

 

Lovancha L. Judson

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1888

 

52

 

61

 

Joshua Tanner

United States

Poverty

December 12, 1888

July 23, 1889

31

6

60

 

Michael Tolley

Irish

Poverty

November 7, 1889

     

38

 

John Bibbins

Irish

Poverty

November 15, 1889

         

Emily Bibbins

United States

 

November 15, 1889

         
                 

Town of Greenville

               

Patrick Herring

Irish

Insane

November 10, 1888

 

52

 

42

 

Maria Ostrander

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1888

 

52

 

79

 

Nicholas Perry

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1888

April 9, 1889

21

3

65

 

Curtis Knapp

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1888

June 18, 1889

31

4

65

 

Gideon Austin

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1888

December 9, 1888

4

1

68

Died buried in county lot

Lucy Post

United States

Poverty

February 13, 1889

September 3, 1889

29

 

4

To Albany orphan asylum

John Tappin

United States

Poverty

April 13, 1889

May 20, 1889

5

2

69

 

Lizzie Post

United States

Poverty

April 25, 1889

June 12, 1889

7

 

8

To Albany Orphan Asylum

Cleveland Tucker (colored)

United States

Poverty

September 2, 1889

 

6

1

38

 

Nicholas Perry

United States

Poverty

October 11, 1889

 

4

2

65

 

Wells Craw

United States

Poverty

October 16, 1889

November 6, 1889

3

4

 

To insane asylum

                 

Town of Halcott

               
                 

Town of Hunter

               

Philip M. McGannis

Irish

Poverty

November 10, 1888

January 29, 1890

52

 

65

Died

Eliza McGannis

Irish

Poverty

 

Died September 28, 1889

46

 

76

 

Philip Quick

United States

Poverty

 

June 10, 1889

28

6

58

 

John Glenon

United States

Poverty

December 29, 1888

March 20, 1889

11

4

27

To Pokeepsie Insane Asylum

Jesse Towner

United States

Poverty

May 31, 1889

August 8, 1889

10

 

25

 

David Curtis

United States

Poverty

June 5, 1889

August 6, 1889

8

6

77

 

Philip Quick

United States

 

September 3, 1889

 

9

6

59

 

David Curtis

   

November 1, 1889

   

1

77

 
                 

Town of Jewett

               

Hepsibeth Egbertson

United States

Poverty

September 27, 1889

 

52

     
                 

Town of Lexington

               

Marlyn Deyo

United States

Poverty

June 1, 1889

June 13, 1889

1

6

44

 
                 

Town of New Baltimore

               

Rosetta Gibson

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1888

October 1, 1890

52

 

68

Died buried in county lot

Jamima Flemmings

United States

Poverty

   

52

 

76

 

Eliza Wheeler

United States

Poverty

   

52

 

70

 

Peter Clow

United States

Poverty

December 29, 1888

April 1, 1889

13

2

60

 

Adelaide Jones

United States

Idiot

October 14, 1889

October 17, 1889

 

4

28

 
                 

Town of Prattsville

               
                 

Town of Windham

               

Mary W. Wentworth

United States

Mute

November 10, 1888

 

52

 

38

 

Valentine Spinsel

German

Poverty

November 10, 1888

December 13, 1888

4

4

60

Died buried in county lot

 


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