Cairo Almshouse 
1892

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

 

Names

Nationality

Cause

Received

Discharged

Weeks

Days

Age

Remarks

Town of Ashland

               
                 

Town of Athens

               

Isaac Watson

United States

Insane

November 10, 1892

 

52

1

48

 

Margaret Mulford

United States

Blind

November 10, 1892

 

52

1

66

 

Addie La Rue

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1892

 

52

1

27

 

Edward McDonald

Ireland

Poverty

November 10, 1892

May 22, 1893

27

5

61

Whent to Athens

Frank Pullen

United States

Intemperate

December 10, 1892

April 17, 1893

18

3

30

 

James Langley

England

Paralysis

February 25, 1893

Died March 21, 1893

3

4

52

Buried in County lot

John Doyle

United States

Intemperate

March 20, 1893

April 11, 1893

3

1

26

 

George Fancher

United States

Poverty

May 15, 1893

 

25

5

70

 

Chas. Lyon

United States

Insane

May 29, 1893

June 8, 1893

2

6

29

Taken to Poughkeepsie

Mary Ostrander

United States

Poverty

June 17, 1893

 

21

 

34

 

Arthur Irving Ostrander

United States

Poverty

June 17, 1893

July 1, 1893

2

1

4

Taken to Orphan Asylum

Franklin Alden Ostrander

United States

Poverty

June 17, 1893

 

21

 

4 months

 

Ed Hallenbeck

United States

Poverty

September 11, 1893

 

8

5

40

 
                 

Town of Cairo

               

Isadore Van Dermark

Ireland

Poverty

November 10, 1892

 

52

1

80

 

Elsie Mott

United States

Intemperate

November 10, 1892

 

52

1

69

 

Frederick Richtmeyre

United States

Intemperate

November 10, 1892

 

52

1

76

 

James Keast

England

Intemperate

November 10, 1892

 

52

1

70

 

Francis Bennett

United States

Intemperate

November 10, 1892

May 15, 1893

26

5

67

 

Vincent Montanyea

United States

Intemperate

November 10, 1892

October 18, 1893

50

3

67

Died and buried in county lot

Mary Wynkoop

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1892

January 27, 1893

11

2

23

Whent her uncles in Saugerties

George Lyons Wynkoop

United States

Bastard

November 10, 1892

January 27, 1893

11

2

3 months

Whent her uncles in Saugerties

Geo. Vansteinburgh

United States

Intemperate

November 26, 1892

 

50

 

76

 

Wm. Ellis

England

Intemperate

December 9, 1892

December 19, 1892

1

4

76

 

Pleasant Banks

Collard

Eating dryed apples

December 19, 1892

 

46

4

30

will soon give birth to child

Jerry Bank

Collard

Bastard

January 11, 1893

May 22, 1893

18

5

1 day

Taken to Albany Orphan Asylum

Henry Hine

United States

Foolish

January 18, 1893

 

42

3

24

 

Robert Brink

United States

Intemperate

February 8, 1893

February 27, 1893

3

 

59

 

Abraham Lydecker

United States

Poverty

April 11, 1893

 

30

3

78

 
                 

Town of Catskill

               

Margaret J. Cogan

Ireland

Blind

November 10, 1892

 

52

1

62

 

Patric McManus

Ireland

Poverty

November 10, 1892

 

52

1

64

 

Peter Elmendorph (Colored)

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1892

November 11,1892

 

2

63

Gone to Troy

Edward Conley

Ireland

Poverty

November 10, 1892

 

52

1

58

 

Mary Marquit

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1892

 

52

1

52

 

Henry Egnor

United States

Idiot

November 10, 1892

 

52

1

20

 

Peter McGee

Ireland

Poverty

November 10, 1892

 

52

1

65

 

Mary Manerham

Ireland

Poverty

November 10, 1892

September 1, 1893

42

2

65

 

Abram Secord

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1892

April 6, 1893

21

 

93

Died and Buried in county lot

Kate Lent

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1892

 

52

1

77

 

Harlow P. Jones

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1892

 

52

1

77

 

Mary Johnson (Colored)

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1892

August 2, 1893

38

 

81

 

John McCartney

Ireland

Intemperate

November 10, 1892

March 26, 1893

19

4

33

 

George W. June

United States

Intemperate

November 10, 1892

 

52

1

86

 

Sylvester Houghtaling

United States

Intemperate

November 10, 1892

April 17, 1893

22

5

43

 

Mrs. M. Kiverlin

Irish

Intemperate

November 10, 1892

June 27, 1893

32

6

53

 

Hiram Borthwick

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1892

May 22, 1893

27

5

27

 

Emma Makely

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1892

April 3, 1893

20

5

57

 

John Campbell

Ireland

Poverty

November 10, 1892

April 3, 1893

20

5

46

 

Fred Williams

Ireland

Poverty

November 10, 1892

May 22, 1893

27

5

41

 

Lewis Silcke

German

Poverty

November 10, 1892

May 14, 1893

26

4

75

Died and Buried in county lot

Phymfria Metagora

Italian

Poverty

November 16, 1892

December 17, 1892

4

4

2

Taken Orphan Asylum

Peter Metagora

Italian

Poverty

November 16, 1892

December 21, 1892

4

4

7 months

Taken Orphan Asylum

Edward McDonald

Ireland

Poverty

November 10, 1892

June 21, 1893

32

 

70

 

Christopher Smith

German

Poverty

November 16, 1892

April 10, 1893

20

5

64

 

Edward Emsley

English

Intemperate

December 2, 1892

May 24, 1893

24

5

61

 

Clarance Bogardus

United States

Poverty

December 17, 1892

December 24, 1892

 

6

11

Taken Orphan Asylum

Harry Biglow

United States

Cripple

January 3, 1893

April 3, 1893

13

 

26

 

John Linzey

United States

Idiot

January 28, 1893

 

41

 

18

 

Frank Roach

Irish

Intemperate

February 5, 1893

April 17, 1893

10

2

52

 

Juniata Rhodes

Italian

Poverty

February 14, 1893

March 14, 1893

4

3

7 months

Taken Orphan Asylum

Felander Selleck

United States

Poverty

February 22, 1893

March 24, 1893

4

6

90

Died, body taken to Catskill

Edward Young

United States

Intemperate

April 17, 1893

May 22, 1893

3

5

33

 

Michael Zwasky

German

Sick

July 20, 1893

August 29, 1893

5

6

38

 

Jeremiah Booen

German

Sick

July 24, 1893

August 29, 1893

5

2

45

 

Abram Hallenbeck

United States

Sick

September 2, 1893

 

10

 

87

 

Ellen Makely

United States

Poverty

September 12, 1893

     

70

 

Edward Emsley

England

Poverty

October 1, 1893

 

5

6

   

Mrs. Henry Caton

England

Poverty

October 13, 1893

 

4

1

38

 

Chas. Caton

England

Poverty

October 13, 1893

 

4

1

2

 

Chas. Bennett

United States

Poverty

October 14, 1893

 

4

 

11

 

Sylvester Houghtaling

United States

Poverty

October 28, 1893

 

2

 

44

 

Edward Hallenbeck

United States

Poverty

September 7, 1893

 

9

1

   
                 

Town of Coxsackie

               

Henry Hill

English

Poverty

November 10, 1892

 

52

1

71

 

Charles Labrescie

German

Poverty

November 10, 1892

February 4, 1893

12

2

93

Buried in County lot

Rose Post

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1892

 

52

1

35

 

Elisha M. Post

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1892

November 10, 1892

 

1

2

Taken to Orphan Asylum Albany

Jacob R. Myers

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1892

April 3, 1893

20

4

75

 

Edward Silvernail

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1892

July 27, 1893

37

 

27

 

Levi Schufelt

United States

Poverty

November 22, 1892

December 14, 1892

3

2

67

Whent to his home in Jacksonville

Fred Jones

United States

Intemperate

December 18, 1892

April 10, 1893

16

1

30

Died and buried in County lot

Wm. Hoose

United States

Intemperate

January 3, 1893

April 17, 1893

15

 

48

 

Millard Drew

United States

Consumption

January 27, 1893

 

26

3

31

Died and buried in County lot

Joseph Dandry

German

Poverty

February 28, 1893

April 17, 1893

11

2

42

 

John Buck

German

Insane

April 9, 1893

May 1, 1893

3

2

35

Taken to Pouughkeepsie Asylum

John Whitmore

German

Weak Mind

April 11, 1893

May 22, 1893

6

 

70

 

Edward Silvernail

German

Weak Mind

September 11, 1893

 

8

4

   
                 

Town of Durham

               

Rufus Rowlison

United States

Idiot

November 10, 1892

 

52

1

77

 

William Benn

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1892

July 20, 1893

36

1

71

 

Lavanchia L. Judson

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1892

 

52

1

65

 

Emily C. Bibbins

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1892

 

52

1

51

 

Hannah M. Jones

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1892

 

52

1

78

 

Emma Rheinhart

United States

Idiot

November 10, 1892

 

52

1

23

 

John Turner

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1892

 

52

1

65

 

Wm. Benn

United States

Blind

September 19, 1893

 

7

3

   
                 

Town of Greenville

               

Patrick Herring

Irish

Insane

November 10. 1892

 

52

1

59

 
                 

Town of Halcott

               
                 

Town of Hunter

               

David Curtis

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1892

May 23, 1893

27

4

81

 

John Ellison

United States

Intemperate

November 29, 1892

 

49

3

76

 
                 

Town of Jewett

               

Hepsibeth M. Egbertson

United States

Insane

November 10, 1892

 

52

1

38

 

Harry Hayner

United States

 

October 6, 1893

October 7, 1893

 

2

4

10 - Taken to Orphan Asylum

Chas. Hayner

United States

 

October 6, 1893

October 7, 1893

 

2

3

2 - Taken to Orphan Asylum

                 

Town of Lexington

               
                 

Town of New Baltimore

               

Jemima Flemings

United States

Insane

November 10, 1892

 

52

1

80

 

Eliza Wheeler

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1892

 

52

1

74

 

Betsey Hoose

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1892

 

52

1

74

 

Mrs. Anna Houghtaling

German

Poverty

November 10, 1892

 

52

1

61

 

Petter Clow

German

Intemperate

January 11, 1893

 

43

2

70

 

Wm. Vanbleven

United States

Intemperate

February 2, 1893

April 3, 1893

8

5

50

 
                 

Town of Prattsville

               

Barney Shout

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1892

 

52

1

45

 

Mrs. Ruth Shout

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1892

 

52

1

75

 

Wm. M. Lewis

United States

Intemperate

November 20, 1893

     

60

 
                 

Town Windham

               

Mary Wentworth

United States

Idiot

November 10, 1893

 

52

1

42

 

Alvin Pierce

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1893

 

52

1

70

 

Mrs. J. DuBois

United States

Poverty

November 10, 1893

 

52

1

81

 

Rose Ward

United States

Poverty

December 9, 1892

December 17, 1892

1

2

20

Went to her home in windham

Charles Ward

United States

Poverty

December 9, 1892

December 16, 1892

1

1

2

Went to orphan asylum

Rose Ward

United States

Poverty

June 17, 1893

 

20

 

21

Gave birth to child on August 18, 1893

Jennie Ward

United States

 

August 18, 1893

 

12

 

1day

Born this house August 18, 1893

 


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