Cairo Almshouse 
1899

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, 1899   52 1 47  
Margaret Mulford United States Blind November 10, 1899   52 1 73  
Lucinda Kirt United States Foolish November 10, 1899   52 1 57  
Edward McDonald Irish Intemperance November 10, 1899   52 1 65  
Rebecca Bogardus United States Old Age November 10, 1899 November 9, 1899 1 85  
George Hazard United States Intemperance November 10, 1899 April 2, 1900 20 3 62  
John McGuire Irish Poverty November 10, 1899   52 1 69  
Michael Lynch Irish Sickness November 10, 1899 October 11, 1900 47 6 88 Died buried in County Lot Grave No. 19
Dewitt Hoose United States Intemperance December 4, 1899 March 20, 1900 15 1 65  
Henry Hallenbeck United States Intemperance December 3, 1899   48 6 65  
Eddie Hallenbeck United States Foolish February 20, 1900 March 30, 1900 5 1 50  
John Groham Irish Sickness March 30, 1900   30 1 45  
Jas. Gardner United States Poverty July 16, 1900   16 5 78  
Dewitt Hoose United States Intemperance July 20, 1900 October 25, 1900 13 6 65  
Geo. VanHoesen United States Intemperance November 7, 1900   4 53  
William Gardner United States Poverty November 20, 1900     58  
             
Town of Cairo              
Frederick Rechtmyre United States Intemperance November 10, 1899   52 1 83  
James Keast England Poverty November 10, 1899   52 1 77  
Pleasant Banks (colored) United States Poverty November 10, 1899   52 1 30  
Henry Hines United States Foolish November 10, 1899 December 8, 1899 4   31  
Martha Thorn United States Poverty November 10, 1899   52 1 56  
Ann Jackson (Colored) United States Poverty November 10, 1899   52 1 76  
Isaac Van Loan United States Blind November 10, 1899   52 1 69  
William Rechtmyre United States Intemperance November 10, 1899 April 16, 1900 22 3 76  
Rebeca Cole United States Poverty November 10, 1899 November 26, 1899 2 3 73 Died buried in Ground on Durham Turnpike
Hannah Herring United States Poverty January 9, 1900   43 4 86  
William Richtmeyer United States Intemperance April 18, 1900   29 3 76  
Mary Rinne United States Poverty September 26, 1900   6 3    
             
Town of Catskill              
Margaret J. Cogen Ireland Blind November 10, 1899   52 1 69  
Edward Conley Ireland Poverty November 10, 1899   52 1 65  
Mary Marquit United States Poverty November 10, 1899   52 1 55  
Harlon P. Jones United States Poverty November 10, 1899   52 1 84  
Ellen Makeley United States Poverty November 10, 1899   52 1 64  
Emily Whitney United States Poverty November 10, 1899   52 1 43  
Sally Abeel (Colored) United States Intemperance November 10, 1899 February 3, 1900 12 1 73 Died buried in County Lot Grave No. 17
Margaret Kiveland Irish Intemperance November 10, 1899   52 1 69  
Edward Emsley English Poverty November 10, 1899   52 1 62  
William Smith Irish Poverty November 10, 1899   52 1 73  
Rose McCormick Irish Poverty November 10, 1899   52 1 47  
Maria Janson Irish Poverty November 10, 1899 August 22, 1900 40 5 76 Buried in County Lot, Grave No. 18
Harriet Evenson (Colored) United States Poverty November 10, 1899   52 1 51  
Rose Baroney Italian Poverty November 10, 1899 December 10, 1899 4 2 38  
James Baroney Italian Poverty November 10, 1899 December 12, 1899 4 4 4 months Taken to orphan Asylum
Alfred Fowks United States Intemperance November 10, 1899 March 9, 1900 17   40  
Chas. Tollen United States Poverty December 16, 1899 December 18, 1899 3 7 Taken to Orphan Asylum
John Tollen United States Poverty December 16, 1899 December 18, 1899 3 10 Taken to orphan Asylum
Joseph Tollen United States Poverty December 16, 1899 December 18, 1899 3 15 Taken to orphan Asylum
Sylvester Hotaling United States Intemperance December 5, 1899 April 5, 1900 16 6 50  
Jacob Bridget Colored Intemperance December 26, 1899 April 5, 1900 13 6 50  
Simon Burr United States Intemperance January 2, 1900 June 12, 1900 23   54  
Julia Reynolds United States Poverty February 4, 1900 April 6, 1900 8 6 50  
Benjamin Casey Irish Intemperance February 5, 1900 April 30, 1900 12 1 35  
Margaret Cook Irish Poverty August 3, 1899   14 1 77  
Eliza Caravelle Italian Poverty April 11, 1900 April 16, 1900 6 21  
Thomas Kelly Irish Intemperance September 21, 1900 September 26, 1900 6 45  
Sylvester Hotaling United States Intemperance November 15, 1900     51  
Wm. Plank United States Intemperance November 15, 1900     61  
Samuel Mills United States Poverty November 19, 1900     68  
             
Town of Coxsackie              
Rose Post United States Poverty November 10, 1899   52 1 42  
Edward Silvernail United States Foolish November 10, 1899 February 23, 1900 15   27  
Henry Cornwall United States Poverty November 10, 1899 April 7, 1900 21 1 68 Went to Greenville to work
Thomas Hughes Irish Poverty November 10, 1899 March 23, 1900 19   38  
Chas. Crock Irish Poverty November 15, 1899 December 3, 1899 2 5    
Jas. Sherwood Irish Intemperance March 24, 1900   33   62  
Joseph Bubul Rushian Sickness April 27, 1900 May 22, 1900 3 6 18 Went back to Coxsackie to work
Robert Boyd Scotland Sickness April 30, 1900 May 6, 1900 1   75 Died buried in County Lot, Grave No. 21; taken up and moved to Coxsackie for burial
Nellie More United States Poverty May 1, 1900   17 4 19  
Annie Yeomans United States Poverty May 1, 1900   17 4 86  
             
Town of Durham              
Rufus Rowlison United States Idiot Niovember 10, 1899   52 1 84  
Lavanchia L. Judson United States Poverty Niovember 10, 1899   52 1 72  
Wm. Benn United States Blind Niovember 10, 1899 January 31, 1900 11 5 78 Died buried in County Lot, Grave No. 16
Sarah Peck United States Poverty Niovember 10, 1899   52 1 85  
             
Town of Greenville              
Patrick Harring Irish Poverty November 10, 1899   52 1 66  
Nathan Lee United States Poverty January 15, 1900   42 5 63  
John Hughson United States Poverty August 29, 1900   10 3    
             
Town of Halcott              
             
Town of Hunter              
David Curtis United States Intemperance November 10, 1899 November 12, 1899 2 79  
Frank Murphy Irish Intemperance November 10, 1899   52 1 46  
Michael McAlean Irish Intemperance October 17, 1900   3 3    
             
Town of Jewett              
Hepsibeth M. Egbertson United States Poverty November 10, 1899 April 16, 1900 22 3 45  
Hannah Smith United States Poverty November 10, 1899   52 1 78  
             
Town of Lexington              
William H. Mansfield United States Cripple November 10, 1899   52 1 52  
Jack Decker United States Intemperance November 10, 1899 June 12, 1900 30 4 51  
Martin Lake United States Cripple September 20, 1900 September 26, 1900 1   49  
             
Town of New Baltimore              
Eliza Wheeler United States Poverty November 10, 1899   52 1 81  
Betsey Hoose United States Poverty November 10, 1899 February 1, 1900 13 6 81 Died buried in County Lot, Grave No. 18
Anna Houghtaling German Poverty November 10, 1899   52 1 68  
Peter Clow German Poverty November 10, 1899   52 1 57  
Ellen Jones United States Foolish November 10, 1899   52 1 33  
John Jones United States Destitute Parents November 10, 1899 November 14, 1899 5 2  
Salathiel Koon United States Poverty November 10, 1899   52 1    
Joseph Marl Italian Blind November 10, 1899   52 1 33  
Mary Vandenburgh United States Poverty March 13, 1900   34 4 19 Gave birth to child July 12, 1900
Edward Roberts United States Poverty June 27, 1900 August 20, 1900 7 5 83  
Jas. Vandenburgh United States Infant July 12, 1900 September 10, 1900 8 6 2 months Taken to orphan asylum
Arthur Vanzant United States Poverty November 7, 1900   4 19  
             
Town of Prattsville              
Anna Davis United States Poverty November 10, 1899   52 1 47  
Sarah J. Sherwood United States Poverty November 10, 1899   52 1 61  
Joshua Disbro United States Poverty November 10, 1899 November 11, 1899 2 80  
Phebe Hauer United States Poverty November 10, 1899 August 31, 1900 42   78 Died buried in County Lot, Grave No. 20
William Storie United States Foolish September 18, 1900   7 4 25  
             
Town of Windham              
Rose Ward United States Poverty November 10, 1899 November 12, 1899 3 26  
Polly Kirtland United States Poverty November 10, 1899 January 2, 1900 7 4 83 Died buried in County Lot, No. 15
Christopher Drum United States Poverty August 1, 1900   14 4 76  

 


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