Cairo Almshouse 
1890

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

Names

Nationality

Cause

Received

Discharged

Weeks

Days

Age

Remarks

Town of Athens

Mary Fellows

United States

Insane

November 10th, 1890

52

55

Isaac Watson

United States

Insane

November 10th, 1890

52

38

Margret Mulford

United States

Blind

November 10th, 1890

52

64

Sarah Francis (colored)

United States

Insane

November 10th, 1890

52

54

Addie La Rue

United States

Poverty

November 10th, 1890

52

25

Alonzo La Rue

United States

Poverty

November 10th, 1890

December 12, 1890

4

4

5

Went to Albany Orphan Asylum

William Mansfield

United States

Poverty

November 10th, 1890

52

16

Evert Connine

United States

Poverty

November 10th, 1890

March 4, 1891

15

3

68

Died

Edward McDonal

Ireland

Poverty

November 10th, 1890

52

57

George W. June

United States

Poverty

November 10th, 1890

52

80

Josephine Palen

United States

Poverty

November 10th, 1890

52

28

Hannah Hallenbeck

United States

Poverty

December 18, 1890

September 13, (1891)

39

Emeral Roberson

United States

Poverty

January 26, 1891

March 29, 1891

9

Pauline Hallenbeck

United States

Poverty

April 1, 1891

32

Born

Ira Hallenbeck

United States

Poverty

April 2, 1891

August 19, 1891

20

4

Went to Albany Orphans Asylum

Ida Dixon

United States

Poverty

April 2, 1891

April 2, 1891

1

12

Went to live with Daniel Perry

Viola Palen

United States

Poverty

April 23, 1891

28

6

Born

John E. Van Hoesen

United States

Poverty

August 8, 1891

13

3

Town of Ashland

Elsie Brandow

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1890

52

81

Freddie Fryer

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1890

January 8, 1891

8

3

11

Went to New York Asylum

Town of Cairo

Isadore Van Dermark

Ireland

Poverty

November 10, 1890

52

72

Elsie Mott

United States

Insane

November 10, 1890

52

67

Sarah Taylor

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1890

Died February 27, 1891

15

4

73

John Van Dyke

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1890

52

3

Fredrick Richtmyer

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1890

March 29, 1891

19

6

74

Vincent Montagne

United States

Poverty

December 10, 1890

March 29, 1891

15

4

54

Eliza C. Craw

United States

Poverty

January 21, 1891

April 30, 1891

14

2

Henry Hiner

United States

Poverty

January 21, 1891

April 13, 1891

11

6

27

Jane Elendorph

Doubtful

Poverty

May 11, 1891

26

2

66

Vincent Montaney

United States

July 11, 1891

17

4

54

Frederick Richtmyer

United States

August 19, 1891

12

74

Alijah Ransom

United States

October 10, 1891

4

3

Town of Catskill

Margaret J. Cogan

Ireland

Blind

November 10, 1890

52

60

Maria Beckwith

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1890

52

81

John W. Trumphour

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1890

52

75

Adaline Huger

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1890

52

33

Patrick McManus

Ireland

Lame

November 10, 1890

52

62

Abigal More

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1890

52

81

Peter Elmendorph (Colored)

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1890

52

61

Edward Conley

Ireland

Poverty

November 10, 1890

52

56

Mary Marquit

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1890

52

50

Bridget Murry

Ireland

Insane

November 10, 1890

September 2, 1891

42

2

68

Died

Henry Egnor

United States

Idiot

November 10, 1890

52

18

Pleasant J. Banks (Colored)

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1890

52

24

Minnie Banks

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1890

9

2

8

Went to Albany Orphans Asylum

Mary Manerkam

Ireland

Poverty

November 10, 1890

52

63

Benejah Keith

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1890

52

78

Dinah Rouse (Colored)

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1890

December 21, 1890

5

6

58

Died buried in County Lot

William H. Parker

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1890

52

1

Abram Secord

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1890

52

91

Patrick Oneal

Ireland

Poverty

November 10, 1890

March 12, 1891

17

3

72

Died

Crist Smith

German

Poverty

November 10, 1890

52

61

Thomas Welch

Ireland

Poverty

December 2, 1890

December 29, 1890

8

6

45

Peter McGee

Ireland

Poverty

December 31, 1890

April 12, 1891

14

4

49

Sylvester Hotaling

Ireland

Poverty

January 26, 1891

April 12, 1891

9

3

43

Charles Mondon (Colored)

United States

Insane

February 2, 1891

February 5, 1891

3

Martin Ziniski

February 12, 1891

April 14, 1891

8

5

30

Edward Emsley

England

March 13, 1891

34

4

63

Abraham J. Lydecker

April 24, 1891

28

4

77

John Sullavan

Ireland

May 5, 1891

May 30, 1891

3

4

Margrit Kirland

Ireland

May 13, 1891

August 19, 1891

14

John Anglam

Ireland

June 9, 1891

22

61

Frankie J. Bogardis

United States

August 6, 1891

August 19, 1891

1

6

7

Went to Albany Orphans

Harry W. Bogardis

United States

August 6, 1891

August 19, 1891

1

6

3

Went to Albany Orphans Asylum

William Hughes

Ireland

August 9, 1891

September 20, 1891

6

Delia Frank

Ireland

September 9, 1891

8

6

68

Peter McGee

Ireland

September 25, 1891

6

6

59

Town of Coxsackie

Agnes Hollenbeck

German

Idiot

November 10, 1890

52

72

Henry Hill

England

Poverty

November 10, 1890

52

69

Charles Lebresai

German

Poverty

November 10, 1890

52

91

Rosa Post

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1890

52

33

Elisha M. Post

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1890

52

5 months

Edwin Silvernail

United States

Poverty

November 22, 1890

January 15, 1891

8

17

Jacob Henry (Colored)

United States

Poverty

December 22, 1890

April 27, 1891

18

1

66

John Wright

United States

Poverty

December 27, 1890

January 25, 1891

4

2

47

Walter Melborne

United States

Poverty

January 4, 1891

February 28, 1891

8

Town of Durham

Rufus Rowlison

United States

Idiot

November 10, 1890

52

75

Abbie Hamman

United States

Insane

November 10, 1890

52

80

William Benn

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1890

52

69

Lavanchia L. Judson

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1890

52

63

Emily C. Bibbins

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1890

52

49

Hannah M. Jones

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1890

52

76

Peter Van Wormer

United States

Poverty

November 19, 1890

December 8, 1890

2

6

72

Died buried in County Lot

Edward A. Seldon

United States

Poverty

November 19, 1890

50

5

69

Eliza J. Hill

United States

Poverty

September 23, 1891

7

2

85

Emma Reinhart

United States

Foolish

November 6, 1891

4

Town of Greenville

Patrick Hering

Ireland

Insane

November 10, 1890

52

57

Nicholas Berry

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1890

52

67

Maggie Bryant

United States

Poverty

December 4, 1890

December 13, 1890

1

2

22

Mable Bryant

United States

Poverty

December 4, 1890

1

2

6 months

Abby J. Bush

United States

Poverty

July 3, 1891

18

4

47

Peter D. Shoefelt

United States

Poverty

July 3, 1891

1

13

Town of Halcott

Town of Hunter

Sarah Schoonmaker

United States

Idiot

November 10, 1890

March 16, 1891

18

1

17

Died

John Bennett

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1890

April 27, 1891

24

1

67

John Ellison

United States

Poverty

February 26, 1891

36

6

78

Town of Jewett

Hepsibeth Egbertson

United States

Poverty

April 30, 1891

27

5

36

Town of Lexington

Town of New Baltimore

Jamima Flemmings

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1890

52

78

Eliza Wheeler

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1890

52

72

John Rifenburg

United States

Poverty

November 25, 1890

March 5, 1891

14

3

79

Died buried in County Lot

Peter Clow

United States

Poverty

February 1, 1891

April 22, 1891

11

3

62

Betsey Hoose

United States

Poverty

April 12, 1891

30

2

72

Town of Prattsville

Mrs Ruth Shoutz

United States

Poverty

January 4, 1892

76

Barney Shoutz

United States

Poverty and Lame

January 4, 1892

44

Town of Windham

Mary Wentworth

United States

Mute

November 10, 1890

52

40

Marcus Seabolt

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1890

March 21, 1891

18

6

88

Died

Ephriam West

United States

Poverty

April 29, 1891

27

6

73

Willie Sutton

United States

Poverty

May 19, 1891

June 22, 1891

2

16

Went to Albany Hospitille

 


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