Cairo Almshouse 
1888 Transients

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

 

Name Nationality Cause Received Discharged Weeks Days Age Remarks
Margaret Whiticer Irish Poverty November 16, 1888 November 20, 1888     62  
Thomas Connor England Poverty December 15, 1888 December 18, 1888     41  
Joseph Russell United States Poverty December 15, 1888 December 18, 1888     25  
John Lawton United States Poverty December 15, 1888 December 18, 1888     23  
Joseph Fossie Italian Insane November 18, 1888 March 3, 1889     23  
Robert Johnson United States Poverty November 18, 1888 December 18, 1888     28  
James Baker English Poverty December 19, 1888 January 7, 1889     50  
Thomas Ferris United States Poverty December 19, 1888 January 21, 1889     65  
J.H. Dickson United States   December 22, 1888 January 23, 1889     20  
James Donovan Irish   December 22, 1888 January 23, 1889     50  
George Williams United States Poverty December 27, 1888 January 28, 1889     32  
Bengiman C. Drake United States Poverty December 31, 1888 February 26, 1889     54  
John Flin Irish Poverty December 31, 1888 February 26, 1889     39  
Henry Ripple German   January 2, 1889 January 7, 1889     51  
Frank Hoffman German   January 2, 1889 January 7, 1889     40  
Christopher Murphy Irish   January 10, 1889 April 4, 1889     24  
John Curtin Irish   January 12, 1889 January 21, 1889     47  
James Miffit Irish   January 14, 1889 January 21, 1889     64  
Martin Lake United States   January 14, 1889 January 21, 1889     36  
Henry Gutchner German   January 25, 1889 March 12, 1889     53  
George Wagner United States   February 1, 1889 February 2, 1889     34  
James O'Brian Irish   February 12, 1889 February 18, 1889     26  
James Nugan Irish   February 12, 1889 February 18, 1889     26  
Thomas Murphy Irish   February 12, 1889 February 18, 1889     34  
George Wagner United States   February 12, 1889 February 18, 1889     35  
William Lockwood United States   February 14, 1889 February 18, 1889     52  
George Allen     February 23, 1889 February 18, 1889     29  
Thomas Tracy     February 28, 1889 February 26, 1889     34  
William Roach     February 28, 1889 February 26, 1889     46  
John Collins     February 28, 1889 February 26, 1889     52  
John Finegan Irish   March 1, 1889 March 5, 1889     30  
William Gahan United States   March 1, 1889 March 5, 1889     26  
Joseph Anderson German   March 1, 1889 April 15, 1889     66  
William Hamburgh United States   March 7, 1889 March 20, 1889     56  
George Merritt United States   March 9, 1889 March 18, 1889     35  
Grant Sherman United States   March 9, 1889 March 18, 1889     16  
John Swartz German   March 11, 1889 March 25, 1889     26  
Jacob Windar German   March 11, 1889 March 25, 1889     26  
Joseph Traver United States   March 16, 1889          
William H. Traver United States   March 17, 1889 March 19, 1889     22  
Jessie Shears United States   March 19, 1889 March 21, 1889     40  
Owen Doughry     March 23, 1889 April 1, 1889     73  
Sylvester Terpin United States   April 12, 1889 April 15, 1889     84  
Ida Robinson (Colored) United States   April 27, 1889 June 3, 1889     13  
Amos Finch United States   April 26, 1887 April 27, 1889        
Noah Rowley United States   May 11, 1889 June 30, 1889     29  
Michael Kelly Irish   July 15, 1889 August 1, 1889     65  
William Terpiny United States   August 8, 1889 August 12, 1889     78  
James Conley Irish   August 10, 1889 August 12, 1889     64  
Jenny L. Lewis United States   August 15, 1889 August 21, 1889     20  
Raymond A. Lewis United States   August 15, 1889 August 20, 1889     2 months Died Buried in County Lot
John Sulivan Irish   August 31, 1889       40  
Michael McGathney Irish   September 1, 1889 September 15, 1889     60  
William McCarty Irish   September 17, 1889 November 12, 1889     38  
Phineas Smith United States   September 18, 1889 November 16, 1889     21  
Mary Tobin United States   September 23, 1889 November 27, 1889     39  
Eugene Garner     October 20, 1889 November 9, 1889     40  
Frank McGraft Irish   October 27, 1889       42  
Mary McGraft Irish           45  
John Curtain Irish   November 16, 1889 November 18, 1889     53  

 


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