Cairo Almshouse 
1898

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 Poverty November 10, 1898   52 1 46  
Margaret Mulford United States Blind November 10, 1898   52 1 72  
Lucinda Kirt United States Foolish November 10, 1898   52 1 56  
Edward McDonald Irish Intemperance November 10, 1898   52 1 64  
Rebecca Bogardus United States Old Age November 10, 1898   52 1 84  
John Golden Irish Poverty November 10, 1898 November 11, 1898 2    
George Hazard United States Intemperance November 26, 1898   50   61  
Thomas Tifney Irish Intemperance November 30, 1898 May 18, 1899 25 2 55  
Henry Hallenbeck United States Intemperance December 2, 1898 May 14, 1899 23 2 65  
George Van Hoesen United States Sickness November 30, 1898 February 28, 1899 8 6 52  
Jeramiah Bogardus United States Sickness January 8, 1899 April 3, 1899 12 2 70  
Winfield Brown United States Poverty February 18, 1899 March 1, 1899 1 5 54  
Jeremiah Bogardus United States Poverty April 13, 1899 April 22, 1899 1 3 75 Died Buried in County Lot, Grave No. 13
John McGuire Irish Poverty April 24, 1899   28 5 68  
John C. Van Hoesen United States Poverty April 26, 1899 May 9, 1899 2   73  
Michael Lynch Irish Sickness March 28, 1899   32 3 87  
             
Town of Cairo              
Frederick Rechtmyer United States Intemperance November 10, 1898   52 1 82  
James Keast England Poverty November 10, 1898   52 1 76  
Pleasant Banks (Colored) United States Poverty November 10, 1898   52 1 29  
Henry Hine United States Foolish November 10, 1898   52 1 30  
Martha Thorn United States Poverty November 10, 1898   52 1 55  
William Ellis Irish Poverty November 10, 1898 January 20, 1899 10   60  
Ann Jackson Colored Poverty January 7, 1899   43 6 75  
Isaac Van Loan United States Blind May 8, 1899   26 5 58  
Wm. Richtmeyer United States Intemperance July 7, 1899   18 1 75  
Rebecka Cole United States Poverty October 14, 1899   4   72  
             
Town of Catskill              
Manin Johnson Colored Old Age   November 15, 1899 6 80 Died buried in County Lot, Grave No. 16
Margaret J. Cogen Ireland Blind November 10, 1898   52 1 68  
Edward Conley Ireland Poverty November 10, 1898   52 1 64  
Mary Marquit United States Old Age November 10, 1898   52 1 54  
Harlon P. Jones United States Poverty November 10, 1898   52 1 83  
Ellen Makeley United States Poverty November 10, 1898   52 1 63  
Emily Whitney United States Poverty November 10, 1898   52 1 42  
Sally Abeel (colored) United States Intemperance November 10, 1898   52 1 72  
Margaret Whitaker United States Poverty November 10, 1898 May 24, 1899 28   77  
Margaret Cook Irish Sickness November 10, 1898 July 25, 1899 36 6 77  
Cornelius Rappleyea United States Sickness November 10, 1898 November 23, 1898 2 5 60 Died November November 23, 1898. Taken to Catskill (originally written, buried in County Lot, Grave No. 11 - then crossed out)
Margaret Kiveland Irish Intemperance November 10, 1898   52 1 68  
Edward Emsley English Poverty November 10, 1898   52 1 61  
William Smith Irish Poverty November 10, 1898   52 1 72  
Rose McCormick Irish Poverty November 10, 1898   52 1 46  
Anna Smith Irish Poverty November 10, 1898 January 1, 1899 7 4 86 Died Buried in County Lot Grave No. 11
Alfred Fowkes United States Intemperance November 10, 1898 March 13, 1899 17 4 40  
Maria Janson United States Poverty November 10, 1898   52 1 75  
Wm. G. Plank United States Intemperance November 10, 1898 February 15, 1899 14   60  
Margaret Whitaker United States Poverty November 22, 1898 May 3, 1899 23 2 72  
Jacob Bridget (Colored) United States Intemperance January 3, 1899 April 2, 1899 12 6 50  
Henry Flynn Irish Intemperance January 10, 1899 February 6, 1899 4   34  
Fred Williams Irish Poverty February 16, 1899 March 12, 1899 3 4 53  
Symon Burr Irish Poverty February 17, 1899 May 16, 1899 12 4 50  
Hiram Peary Irish Cripple April 5, 1899 April 17, 1899 1 6 80 Died buried in County Lot Grave No. 12
Margaret Whitakar United States Poverty June 9, 1899 August 6, 1899 8 3 72  
Harriet Everson (Colored) United States Poverty June 7, 1899   21 3 50  
Rose Baroney Italy Poverty July 25, 1899 September 1, 1899 5 4 38  
Jas. Baroney Italy Poverty August 11, 1899 September 1, 1899 3 1   This is the child of Rose Baroney, born August 11, 1899
Rose Baroney Italy Poverty November 9, 1899   2 38  
Jas. Baroney Italy   November 9, 1899   2 4 months  
Alfred Fowks United States Intemperance November 16, 1899     40  
             
Town of Coxsackie              
Rose Post United States Poverty November 10, 1898   52 1 41  
Charles Post United States Destitute Parents November 10, 1898   52 1 2  
Edward Silvernail United States Foolish November 10, 1898   52 1 26  
James Membert Irish Poverty November 10, 1898 February 25, 1899 15 2 43  
James Sherwood Irish Intemperance November 10, 1898 November 25, 1898 2 2 61  
Lydia Williams United States Poverty November 10, 1898 June 8, 1899 30   34 Went with sister to Athens
Albertina Williams United States Poverty November 10, 1898 December 3, 1898 3 2 11 Taken to Orphan Asylum
Thomas Hughes Irish Poverty November 10, 1898 April 3, 1899 20 4 38  
Henry Cornwall United States Poverty October 13, 1898   3   68  
Thomas Hughes Irish Poverty September 13, 1899   7 2 38  
Chas. Cronk Irish Poverty November 15, 1899        
             
Town of Durham              
Rufus Rowlison United States Idiot November 10, 1898   52 1 83  
Lavanchia L. Judson United States Poverty November 10, 1898   52 1 71  
Hannah M. Jones United States Poverty November 10, 1898 November 13, 1899 4 84 Died Buried in County Lot Grave No. _ (not stated)
Wm. Benn United States Blind November 10, 1898   52 1    
Sarah Peck United States Poverty January 24, 1899   41 4 85  
             
Town of Greenville              
Patrick Harring Irish Poverty November 10, 1898   52 1 65  
Jennie Budd United States Poverty November 10, 1898 January 4, 1899 8   45  
Wm. Vandenburg United States Blind November 10, 1898 May 4, 1899 15   76 Died taken to Greenville burial
             
Town of Halcott              
             
Town of Hunter              
David Curtis United States Intemperance November 10, 1898   52 1 78  
Frank Murphy Irish Intemperance November 10, 1898 March 20, 1899 18 4 45  
Frank Murphy Irish Intemperance May 3, 1899   23 5 45  
Wm. Brown United States Sickness June 16, 1899   3 5 73  
             
Town of Jewett              
Hepsibeth M. Egbertson United States Poverty November 10, 1898   52 1 44  
Hanah Smith United States Poverty September 19, 1899   7 4 78  
             
Town of Lexington              
William H. Mansfield United States Cripple November 10, 1898   52 1 51  
Cornelius Van Valkenburgh United States Sickness January 10, 1899 March 14, 1899 9 1 78  
Jack Decker United States Intemperance February 11, 1899   38   50  
             
Town of New Baltimore              
Eliza Wheeler United States Poverty November 10, 1898   52 1 80  
Betsey Hoose United States Poverty November 10, 1898   52 1 80  
Anna Houghtaling German Poverty November 10, 1898   52 1 67  
Peter Clow German Poverty November 10, 1898   52 1 56  
Ellen Jones United States Foolish November 10, 1898   52 1 32 Gave birth to child March 23rd 1899
John Jones United States Destitute Parents November 10, 1898   52 1 1  
Salathiel Koon United States Poverty November 10, 1898   52 1    
Joseph Marl Italian Blind November 10, 1898   52 1 32  
Michael Giblin Irish Poverty November 10, 1898 April 15, 1899 22 2 61  
Jas. Eldred United States Poverty March 14, 1899 June 3, 1899 11 5 80 Died Buried in County Lot Grave No. 14
Mable Jones United States Infant March 23, 1899 March 26, 1899 3 3 days Died Buried in County Lot Grave No. 12
             
Town of Prattsville              
Anna Davis United States Poverty November 10, 1898   52 1 46  
Sarah J. Sherwood United States Poverty November 10, 1898   52 1 60  
Joshua Disbro United States Poverty July 13, 1899   17 1 80  
Feby Hanes United States Poverty July 20, 1899   16 1 78  
             
Town of Windham              
Mrs. J. DuBois United States Poverty November 10, 1898 September 5, 1899 42 5 87 Died buried in County Lot, Grave No. 14
Rose Ward United States Poverty November 10, 1898   52 1 25  
Polly Kirtland United States Poverty October 2, 1899   5 5 83  

 


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