Cairo Almshouse 
1896

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            
Freddie Fryer United States Mute November 10, 1896 November 11, 1896 2 15 Taken to Utica Idiot Asylum
           
Town of Athens            
Isaac Watson United States Poverty November 10, 1896   52 1    
Margaret Mulford United States Blind November 10, 1896   52 1    
Lucinda Kirt United States Foolish November 10, 1896   52 1    
Edmund McDonald Irish Intemperance November 10, 1896 November 11, 1896 2   Whent back to Athens with Pat Hyre
Edward McDonald Irish Intemperance November 23, 1896   50 2    
George Hazzard United States Intemperance December 25, 1896 May 11th 19 4    
Edward Dowey Irish December 12, 1896 January 1st 24 3 2  
Mrs. Patrick Dowey Irish December 20, 1896 January 1st 4 3    
Babby Dowey Irish December 20, 1896 January 1st 4 3    
Hattie Scott Collard February 1st, 1897 May 22, 1897 15 5   Will give birth to child; gave birth to child and was removed to Athens
Frank Poland United States Intemperance December 1st, 1896 May 1st, 1897 21 5    
John H. VanHoosen United States Old Age February 3, 1897   40   72  
Dewitt C. Hoose United States Intemperance March 3, 1897 28-Apr 8      
Rebecca Bogardus United States Old Age May 29, 1897   23 4 83 Daughter, Mrs. Wm. Fifney, working at Salisbury House
Jeremiah Bogardus United States Sick July 14, 1897 September 1st 7   83  
           
Town of Cairo            
Henry Hine   Foolish November 10, 1896   52 1    
Isadore Van Demark Irish Poverty November 10, 1896 March 1st, 1897 15 6 84 Died and buried in County Lot; Rev. King preached funeral sermon
Elsie Mott United States Poverty November 10, 1896   52 1 73  
Frederick Richtmyre United States Intemperance November 10, 1896   52 1 80  
James Keast England Poverty November 10, 1896   52 1 74  
Pleasant Banks (Colored) United States Poverty November 10, 1896   52 1 27  
Abraham Lydecker United States Poverty November 10, 1896 April 13, 1897 22   68 Was taken to Newark, N.J.
Frederick Miller United States Poverty November 10, 1896 November 17, 1896 1   45  
Almira Deniston United States Poverty November 10, 1896 October 17, 1897 48 5 94 Died, buried in Cairo Cemetery
Robert Brink United States Intemperance December 1, 1896 July 18, 1897 32 5    
Lewis Decker United States Intemperance December 11, 1896 December 18, 1896 1      
Patrick Campbell Irish Intemperance January 13, 1897 May 12th 17      
J.P. Traphagen United States Intemperance June 21, 1897 September 21st 13 1    
Frank Burnett United States Intemperance November 10, 1896 October 19, 1897 49     $5.00 allowed C.H. Cole on burial; buried in Cairo Cemetery
           
Town of Catskill            
Margaret J. Cogen Ireland Blind November 10, 1896   52 1 66  
Patrick McManus Ireland Poverty November 10, 1896 November 1st, 1897 50 6 68 Died, buried in County lot
Edward Conley Ireland Poverty November 10, 1896   52 1 62  
Mary Marquit United States Poverty November 10, 1896   52 1 57  
Henry Egnor United States Idiot November 10, 1896 November 11, 1896 2 24 Taken to Utica Idiot Asylum
Kate Lent United States Poverty November 10, 1896   52 1 92  
Harlon P. Jones United States Poverty November 10, 1896   52 1 81  
George W. June United States Intemperance November 10, 1896   52 1 90  
John Linzey United States Idiot November 10, 1896 November 11, 1896 2 22 Taken to Utica Idiot Asylum
Ellen Makeley United States Poverty November 10, 1896   52 1 61  
Emily Whitney United States Poverty November 10, 1896   52 1 40  
Claude Whitney United States Poverty November 10, 1896   52 1 3  
Sally Abeel (Colored) United States Intemperance November 10, 1896   52 1 70  
Mary E. Hitchcock United States Rheumatism November 10, 1896 July 23, 1897 15 5 71 5.00 allowed C.H. Cole on burial; Dead, buried in Cairo Cemetery
Annie Hanley Irish Rheumatism November 10, 1896   52 1 75  
Mannie Jansen (Collard) United States Old Age November 10, 1896   52 1 73  
James Son United States Intemperance November 10, 1896 October 1st, 1897 46 3 54  
Margaret Whiteker United States Poverty November 10, 1896   52 1    
Minton Jackson (Colored) United States Poverty November 10, 1896 September 1st, 1897 42 1 18  
General Jackson United States Poverty November 10, 1896 September 1st, 1897 42 1 1  
Mrs. Margaret Cook United States Sickness November 10, 1896   52 1 75  
Edward Emsley English November 23, 1896 June 1st 27 1    
Cornelius Rappleyea United States November 23, 1896   50 2    
Sylvester Houghtaling   Intemperance November 23, 1896 26-Apr 22      
Porter Hill Irish Arms Broken December 30, 1896 20-Apr 15 6    
Mr. Joe Tineren Irish Sick January 18, 1897 14-Jun 21   42  
Mary Pulver United States Sick April 12, 1897 17-Apr 6    
Sanford Bogardus United States Sick April 23, 1897 August 1st 14 2    
John O. Sullivan Irish Intemperance April 23, 1897 May 21st 4      
Wm. Clark United States Sick June 16, 1897   21      
John Geary United States Intemperance November 6, 1897   4    
Margaret Kiveland Irish Intemperance December 30, 1896   45      
           
Town of Coxsackie            
Rose Post United States Poverty November 10, 1896   52 1 39  
Edward Silvernail United States Foolish November 10, 1896 November 11, 1896 2 24 Whent to Coxsackie
Ethel Palmatier (Colored) United States Poverty November 10, 1896 November 12, 1896 3 25 Whent to her home in Coxsackie and took her child with her
John Palmatier (Colored) United States Poverty November 10, 1896 November 12, 1896 3 1  
Charles Post United States Poverty November 10, 1896   52 1 1 month  
John or Patrick J. Slatery Irish Sick Decmeber 6, 1896 24-Mar 15 3 20 This young man has consumption
Jacob Myers United States Sick July 1, 1897   18 6    
Edward Silvernail United States Foolish September 27, 1897   6 2   Was taken to Albany September 19
           
Town of Durham            
Rufus Rowlinson United States Idiot November 10, 1896   52 1 81  
Lavanchia L. Judson United States Poverty November 10, 1896   52 1 69  
Hannah M. Jones United States Poverty November 10, 1896   52 1 82  
James Greene United States Intemperance November 10, 1896 May 2, 1897 24 5 62  
Emma Rinehart United States Idiot November 10, 1896 November 11, 1896 2   Was taken to Utica Idiot Asylum
Wm. Benn United States Blind December 1, 1896   49 1    
           
Town of Greenville            
Patrick Harring Irish Poverty November 10, 1896   52 1 63  
Ann Houghtaling United States Poverty November 10, 1896 October 26, 1897 50   65  
Jennie Hunderhill Budd United States Poverty November 10, 1896 May 22, 1897 27 4 43  
David Duff United States Poverty November 10, 1896 May 11, 1897 26   77 Whent to Greenville
David Duff United States Poverty June 25, 1897   19 5 78  
Jennie Budd United States Poverty September 1, 1897   10      
           
Town of Halcott            
           
Town of Hunter            
David  Curtis United States Intemperance November 10, 1896   52 1 76  
John Bunt United States Sick August 15, 1896   52 1 85  
           
Town of Jewett            
Hepsibeth M. Egbertson United States Poverty November 10, 1896   52 1 42  
Mrs. Geo. Smith United States Poverty June 21, 1897   20 2 76 Has gone home for a visit
           
Town of Lexington            
William H. Mansfield United States Cripple November 10, 1896   52 1 24  
Wm. Lewis United States Poverty November 11, 1896 3-May 24 5 44  
Lewis Decker United States Intemperance December 14, 1896   47 2    
           
Town of New Baltimore            
Eliza Wheeler United States Poverty November 10, 1896   52 1 78  
Betsey Hoose United States Poverty November 10, 1896   52 1 78  
Anna Houghtaling German Poverty November 10, 1896   52 1 65  
Peter Clow German Poverty November 10, 1896   52 1 54  
John Benn United States Blind November 10, 1896 November 14, 1896 5 70  
Ellen Jones United States Foolish May 22, 1897   24 4 31  
John Jones United States Baby May 22, 1897   24 4 3 months This child is a baby of Ellen Jones
James Defreight United States Poverty August 15, 1897 October 16, 1897 8 6    
           
Town of Prattsville            
William M. Lewis United States Poverty November 10, 1896   52 1 66  
           
Town of Windham            
Alvin  Pierce United States Poverty November 10, 1896   52 1 74  
Mrs. J. DuBois United States Poverty November 10, 1896   52 1 85  
Rose Ward United States Poverty November 10, 1896   52 1 23  

 


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