Cairo Almshouse 
1891

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

 

Names

Nationality

Cause

Received

Discharged

Weeks

Days

Age

Grave Number

Remarks

Town of Athens

Mary Fellows

United States

Insane

November 10, 1891

May 19, 1892

27

3

56

Taken to Binghamton Asylum

Isaac Watson

United States

Insane

November 10, 1891

52

2

39

Margaret Mulford

United States

Blind

November 10, 1891

52

2

65

Sarah Frances (Colored)

United States

Insane

November 10, 1891

May 19, 1892

27

3

55

Taken to Binghamton Asylum

Addie La Rue

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1891

52

2

26

Edward McDonal

Ireland

Poverty

November 10, 1891

June 28, 1892

33

58

Josephine Polen

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1891

January 23, 1892

32

3

24

Married G. Hallenbeck High Hill - took baby with her

Viola Polen

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1891

January 23, 1892

32

8 months

Mrs. Jenny Collins

United States

Poverty

January 15, 1892

January 29, 1892

25

1

25

Her father took her to his house

John H. Collins

United States

Poverty

January 15, 1892

January 21, 1892

10

3

5

Taken to Albany Orphan Asylum

William Collins

United States

Poverty

January 15, 1892

January 21, 1892

10

3

7

Taken to Albany Orphan Asylum

Cornelius Colliins

United States

Poverty

January 15, 1892

January 21, 1892

10

3

3

Taken to Albany Orphan Asylum

Patric Hyer

Irish

Intemperance

June 1, 1892

June 30, 1892

4

2

60

Vine Sullivan

Polander

Poverty

September 23, 1892

November 10, 1892

7

5

35

Patric Hyre

Ireland

Intemperance

September 24, 1892

November 10, 1892

7

4

60

Town of Ashland

Elsie Brandow

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1891

September 18, 1892

44

8

83

Died Taken to Ashland

Town of Cairo

Isadore Van Dermark

Ireland

Poverty

November 10, 1891

52

2

79

Elsie Mott

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1891

52

2

68

John Vandyke

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1891

February 9, 1892

13

4

Taken to Albany Orphan Asylum

Fredrick Richtmyer

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1891

52

2

75

Vincent Montagne

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1891

July 10, 1892

34

5

55

Jane Elmendorph

United States

Insane

November 10, 1891

May 6, 1892

25

4

67

Taken to Asylum at Binghamton

Francos Bennet

United States

Poverty

December 16, 1891

April 18, 1892

17

5

66

James Keast

England

Poverty

January 25, 1892

36

69

Robert Brink

United States

Poverty

March 3, 1892

March 13, 1892

1

4

58

Maggie Mahan

England

____kness

June 21, 1892

June 30, 1892

1

3

26

Died and buried in Cairo Cemetery

Francis Bennett

American

Poverty

August 16, 1892

12

2

Vincent Montanyea

American

Poverty

October 25, 1892

2

2

56

Town of Catskill

Margaret J. Cogan

Ireland

Blind

November 10, 1891

52

2

61

Maria Beckwith

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1891

November 4, 1892

51

3

82

Died buried in county lot

John W. Trumphour

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1891

April 3, 1892

20

5

76

3

Died buried in county lot

Adaline Huges

United States

Epileptic

November 10, 1891

February 23, 1892

15

34

1

Died buried in county lot

Patric McManus

Ireland

Poverty

November 10, 1891

52

2

63

Abigail Moore

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1891

November 6, 1892

51

5

82

Died buried in county lot

Peter Elmendorph (Colored)

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1891

52

2

62

Edward Conley

Ireland

Poverty

November 10, 1891

52

2

57

Mary Marquit

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1891

52

2

51

Henry Egnor

United States

Idiot

November 10, 1891

52

2

19

Pleasant J. Banks

United States

November 10, 1891

December 28, 1892

6

6

25

Mary Manerham

Ireland

Poverty

November 10, 1891

52

2

67

Benejah Keith

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1891

September 18, 1892

44

6

79

7

Died buried in county lot

William H. Parker

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1891

February 6, 1892

12

5

2

Was taken to Albany Orphan Asylum

Abram Secord

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1891

52

2

92

Christopher Smith

German

Poverty

November 10, 1891

April 18, 1892

22

6

62

Peter McGee

Ireland

Poverty

November 10, 1891

July 5, 1892

34

60

Edward Emsley

England

Poverty

November 10, 1891

July 5, 1892

34

59

Abram J. Lydecker

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1891

June 1, 1892

29

2

77

John Anglam

Ireland

Insane

November 10, 1891

April 18, 1892

22

6

61

Delia Frank

Ireland

Insane

November 10, 1891

May 6, 1892

25

4

73

Taken to Asylum

Fred Duboise

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1891

February 1, 1892

11

6

68

Went to his home in Catskill

Freddie Duboise

United States

Poverty

December 3, 1891

February 1, 1892

8

4

7

Was taken to Albany Orphan Asylum

Frank Duboise

United States

Poverty

December 3, 1891

February 1, 1892

8

4

9

Was taken to Albany Orphan Asylum

Kate Lent

United States

Poverty

December 31, 1891

45

84

Sylvester Houghtaling

United States

Poverty

January 9, 1892

June 16, 1892

1

1

42

Harlow P. Jones

United States

Poverty

February 24, 1892

37

1

76

Joseph Haley

Ireland

Intemperate

March 7, 1892

March 30, 1892

3

3

34

Taken to his home oin Mass.

Mary Johnson

Colored

Poverty

March 21, 1892

33

3

80

Michal Sullivan

Ireland

Poverty

April 22, 1892

July 19, 1892

12

4

28

George Rogers

Prussian

Poverty

April 22, 1892

April 29, 1892

1

1

36

3

Died buried in county lot

John Sullivan

Ireland

Intemperate

June 11, 1892

July 2, 1892

3

1

65

John McCartny

Ireland

Intemperate

June 15, 1892

21

1

32

Geo. W. June

United States

Intemperate

July 5, 1892

18

2

86

Sylvester Houghtaling

United States

Intemperate

July 22, 1892

16

1

42

Mrs. M. Kivelin

Ireland

Intemperate

July 24, 1892

15

4

Fred Duboise

United States

Intemperate

August 27, 1892

September 8, 1892

1

6

69

7 Crossed out

Buried in County lot. Brother dug him up and buried him in Catskill

Hiram Borthwick

United States

Poverty

September 13, 1892

8

2

26

Emma Markle

United States

Poverty

September 15, 1892

8

56

John Campbell

Ireland

Poverty

September 28, 1892

6

1

45

Fred Williams

Ireland

Poverty

September 30, 1892

5

6

40

Annie Brestin

Ireland

Sanity

October 18, 1892

October 24, 1892

1

30

Taken to Binghamton Asylum

Lewis Sileke

Germany

Poverty

November 5, 1892

6

73

Town of Coxsackie

Agnes Hallenbeck

German

Idiot

November 10, 1891

May 6, 1892

25

4

73

Taken to Asylum

Henry Hill

England

Poverty

November 10, 1891

52

2

70

Charles Lebrescie

German

Poverty

November 10, 1891

52

2

92

Rose Post

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1891

52

2

34

Elisha M. Post

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1891

52

2

1

John Cheritree

United States

Poverty

December 4, 1891

April 25, 1892

20

3

31

Jacob R. Myers

United States

Poverty

January 11, 1892

43

3

74

John Clow

German

Poverty

December 4, 1891

April 14, 1892

18

6

68

Edward Silvernail

United States

Poverty

January 31, 1892

February 27, 1892

4

4

26

Went to his father

Edward Silvernail

United States

Poverty

March 9, 1892

June 30, 1892

16

2

26

Went to his father

Jacob Henry

Colored

Poverty

March 15, 1892

April 18, 1892

5

67

Daniel Jones

Colored

Poverty

July 12, 1892

July 18, 1892

1

40

6

Died buried in County Lot

Susie Boughton

United States

Poverty

September 28, 1892

October 12, 1892

2

1

7

Taken to Albany October 12, 1892

Willie Boughton

United States

Poverty

September 28, 1892

October 7, 1892

1

3

5

Taken to Albany October 7, 1892

Freddie Boughton

United States

Poverty

September 28, 1892

October 7, 1892

1

3

3

Taken to Albany October 7, 1892

Edward Silvernail

United States

Poverty

October 25, 1892

2

3

26

Town of Durham

Rufus Rowlison

United States

Idiot

November 10, 1891

52

2

76

Abbie Hammond

United States

Insane

November 10, 1891

May 19, 1892

27

3

81

Taken to Binghamton Asylum

William Benn

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1891

52

2

70

Lavanchia L. Judson

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1891

52

2

64

Emily C. Bibbins

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1891

52

2

50

Hannah M. Jones

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1891

52

2

77

Edward A. Seldon

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1891

May 11, 1892

26

2

70

4

Died buried in county lot

Eliza J. Hill

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1891

February 24, 1892

15

2

85

Taken to her sisters, Mrs Snyder

Emma Reinhart

United States

Idiot

November 10, 1891

52

2

22

John Turner

United States

Poverty

May 24, 1892

June 27, 1892

5

64

John Turner

United States

Poverty

October 6, 1892

5

65

Town of Greenville

Patrick Herring

Ireland

Insane

November 10, 1891

52

2

58

Abby J. Bush

United States

Weak Mind

November 10, 1891

May 6, 1892

25

4

48

Taken to Asylum

Nicholas Perry

United States

Poverty

January 24, 1892

February 27, 1892

5

69

Run Away

Town of Halcott

Town of Hunter

John Ellison

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1891

April 25, 1892

23

6

74

David Curtis

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1891

March 1, 1892

16

1

80

Rubin Frome

United States

Idiot

March 23, 1892

April 4, 1892

3

2

29

David Curtis

United States

Poverty

January 1, 1892

April 4, 1892

18

6

81

Town of Jewett

Hepsibeth M. Egbertson

United States

Insane

November 10, 1891

52

2

37

Town of Lexington

Town of New Baltimore

Jamima Hemmings

United States

Insane

November 10, 1891

52

2

79

Eliza Wheeler

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1891

52

2

73

Betsey Hoose

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1891

52

2

73

Unknown

German

Idiot

December 8, 1891

April 24, 1892

19

6

40

]Mrs. Anna Houghtaling

United States

Poverty

January 22, 1892

41

6

60

Town of Prattsville

Mrs Ruth Stout

United States

Poverty

January 4, 1892

April 16, 1892

14

6

74

Barney Stout

United States

Poverty

52

2

44

Mrs Ruth Shout

United States

Poverty

20

1

74

Town of Windham

Mary Wentworth

United States

Idiot

November 10, 1891

52

2

41

Ephriam West

United States

Weak mind

November 10, 1891

July 13, 1892

35

2

74

5

Died and buried in County Lot

Alvin Pierce

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1891

Mrs. J. Dubois

United States

Poverty

January 23, 1892

Stiles Curtis

United States

Poverty

August 12, 1892

September 5, 1892

Died and Buried in Windham

 


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