Cairo Almshouse 
1900

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, 1900   52 1 48  
Margaret Mulford United States Blind November 10, 1900   52 1 74  
Lucinda Kirt United States Foolish November 10, 1900   52 1 58  
Edward McDonald Irish Intemperance November 10, 1900   52 1 66  
John McGuire Irish Poverty November 10, 1900   52 1 70  
Henry Hallenbeck United States Intemperance November 10, 1900 April 15, 1901 22 3 66  
John Gorman Irish Sickness November 10, 1900   52 1 46  
James Gardiner United States Poverty November 10, 1900 June 19, 1901 31 4 79 Died and buried in County Lot, Grave No. 24
Geo. Van Hoesen United States Intemperance November 10, 1900 April 16, 1901 22 4 54  
William Gardiner United States Poverty November 20, 1900 April 20, 1901 21 3 58  
George Hazard United States Intemperance January 2, 1901 May 1, 1901 17   63  
Wm. Brandow United States Cripple January 2, 1901   44 4 66  
Ed Hallenbeck United States Foolish February 25, 1901 April 13, 1901 6 6 51  
Geo. Van Hoesen United States Intemperance September 9, 1901   8 6 54  
Henry Hallenbeck United States Intemperance November 20, 1901   50 5 67  
               
Town of Cairo                
Robert Brink United States Intemperance November 10, 1900   52 1 64  
Frederick Richtmyre United States Intemperance November 10, 1900 November 29, 1900 2 5 84 Died and buried in County Lot, Grave No. (not stated)
  James Keast England Poverty November 10, 1900 July 27, 1901 37   78 Died buried in County lot. Grave 26
Pleasant Banks (Colored) United States Poverty November 10, 1900   52 1 31  
Martha Thorn United States Poverty November 10, 1900   52 1 57  
Ann Jackson (Colored) United States Poverty November 10, 1900   52 1 77  
Isaac Van Loan United States Blind November 10, 1900   52 1 70  
Hannah Harring United States Poverty November 10, 1900   52 1 86  
William Rechtmyre United States Intemperance November 10, 1900   52 1 77  
Mary Renne United States Poverty November 10, 1900   52 1 71  
Herman Heinrick German Poverty November 2, 1901   1 1 80  
               
Town of Catskill                
John Doe Not Known Deaf and Dumb November 10, 1900   52 1    
Margaret J. Cogan Ireland Blind November 10, 1900   52 1 70  
Edward Conley Ireland Poverty November 10, 1900   52 1 66  
Mary Marquit United States Poverty November 10, 1900   52 1 56  
Harlon P. Jones United States Poverty November 10, 1900 July 17, 1901 35 5 85 Died buried in County Lot, grave No. 25
Ellen Makeley United States Poverty November 10, 1900   52 1 65  
Emily Whitney United States Poverty November 10, 1900   52 1 44  
Margaret Kiveland Irish Intemperance November 10, 1900   52 1 70  
Edward Emsley English  Poverty November 10, 1900   52 1 63  
William Smith Irish Poverty November 10, 1900   52 1 74  
Rose McCormick Irish Poverty November 10, 1900   52 1 48  
Harriet Evenson (Colored) United States Poverty November 10, 1900   52 1 52  
Margaret Cook Irish Poverty November 10, 1900   52 1 78  
Sylvester Hotaling United States Intemperance November 15, 1900 May 1, 1901 23 6 51  
William Plank United States Intemperance November 15, 1900 April 1, 1901 19 4 61  
Samuel Mills United States Poverty November 19, 1900 May 25, 1901 26 5 68  
Chas. Trumpbour United States Sickness December 18, 1900 February 11, 1901 7 6 58 Went to New York Hospital for treatment
John Lind Swede Sickness January 15, 1901 May 25, 1901 18 4 52 Died buried in County Lot, grave No. 22
Alfred Fowkes United States Intemperance January 16, 1901 March 28, 1901 10 1 46  
Irine Merritt United States Pregnant March 16, 1901 May 20, 1901 9 2 17 Gave birth to twins April  5, 1901
Carlton Merritt United States Poverty April 5, 1901 April 12, 1901 1     Died buried in County Lot, Grave No. 20
Crayton Merritt United States Poverty April 5, 1901 May 20, 1901 6 3 6 weeks Taken to Albany Orphan Asylum
Chas. Trumpbour United States Sickness April 20, 1901 May 12, 1901 3 3 56  
John Seery Irish Blind June 12, 1901   21 4 61  
Platt Lyons   Sickness October 19, 1901   3 1 47  
Sylvester Hotaling United States Intemperance November 16, 1901       52  
Wm. G. Plank United States Intemperance November 16, 1901       62  
Samuel Mills United States Poverty November 18, 1901       68  
Margaret Laverty Irish Poverty November 21, 1901       70  
John H. Decker United States Rheumatism May 28, 1902       68  
               
Town of Coxsackie                
Jake Meyers United States Poverty November 10, 1900   52 1 62  
Rose Post United States Poverty November 10, 1900 April 20, 1901 23   43  
James Sherwood Irish Intemperance November 10, 1900   52 1 63  
Nellie More United States Poverty November 10, 1900   52 1 20  
Annie Yeomans United States Poverty November 10, 1900 January 17, 1901 9 5 87 Died taken to Coxsackie for burial
George Wright United States Poverty January 17, 1901   42 3 73  
Etta Smith United States Fast Life January 22, 1901   41 5 18  
Dewitt Hoose United States Intemperance February 19, 1901 April 29, 1901 9 6 66  
Kate McFarland Irish   October 23, 1901 January 2, 1900 2 4 90  
Mary Jane Flansburgh Irish   October 23, 1901   2 4 76  
John Spoor United States Intemperance November 18, 1901       75  
Henry Cornwall United States Poverty November 21, 1901       69  
               
Town of Durham                
Rufus Rowlison United States Idiot November 10, 1900   52 1 85  
Lavanchia L. Judson United States Poverty November 10, 1900   52 1 73  
Sarah Peck United States Poverty November 10, 1900   52 1 86  
Mary Turner United States Sickness February 15, 1901   38 2 36  
Ann Vantassel United States Poverty February 20, 1901   37 4 61  
               
Town of Greenville                
Patrick Harring Irish Poverty November 10, 1900   52 1 67  
Nathan Lee United States Poverty November 10, 1900   52 1 64  
John Hughson United States Poverty November 10, 1900 November 6, 1900     58  
Josiah Hallock United States Poverty February 20, 1901   37 4 71  
Bertha Brandow Colored Family Way March 13, 1901   34 4 17 Gave birth to child May 15, 1901
Ruth Brandow Colored Infant May 15, 1901 July 9, 1901 7 6 7 weeks Taken to Orphan Asylum
Asubah Allen United States Old Age March 25, 1902     84    
               
Town of Halcott                
               
Town of Hunter                
Frank Murphy Irish Intemperance November 10, 1900 April 15, 1901 22 2 47  
Michael McAlean Irish Intemperance November 10, 1900 May 20, 1901 27 2 55  
Michael McAlien Irish Intemperance July 30, 1901   14 5 55  
               
Town of Jewett                
Hannah Smith United States Poverty November 10, 1900   52 1 79  
               
Town of Lexington                
William H. Mansfield United States Cripple November 10, 1900   52 1 53  
Michael Smith Ireland Cripple March 2, 1901 April 9, 1901 5 4 63  
Rosella Kelly United States Poverty November 2, 1901   36 1 56  
               
Town of New Baltimore                
Eliza Wheeler United States Poverty November 10, 1900   52 1 82  
Anna Houghtaling German Poverty November 10, 1900   52 1 69  
Peter Clow German Poverty November 10, 1900 January 27, 1901 11 1 58 Died buried in County Lot, Grave No. 21
Ellen Jones United States Foolish November 10, 1900   52 1 34  
Salanthia Koon United States Poverty November 10, 1900 August 3, 1901 38   72 Died buried in County Lot, Grave No. 27
Joseph Marl Italian  Blind November 10, 1900 January 12, 1901 9   34 Died buried in County Lot, Grave No. 22
Mary Vandenburgh United States Poverty November 10, 1900 August 1, 1901 37 5 20  
Arthur Vanzant United States Poverty November 10, 1900 January 9, 1901 8 4 19  
Edward Roberts United States Poverty February 2, 1901   40 1 84  
William R. Powell United States Poverty March 4, 1901 June 3, 1901 13   83 Died buried in County Lot, Grave No. 23
               
Town of Prattsville                
Eli Lewis United States Rickets November 10, 1900   52 1 48  
Anna Davis United States Poverty November 10, 1900   52 1 48  
Sarah J. Sherwood United States Poverty November 10, 1900   52 1 62  
William Story United States Foolish November 10, 1900 April 14, 1901 22 1 25  
Wm. Story United States Foolish June 1, 1901   23 1 25  
               
Town of Windham                
Christopher Drum United States Poverty November 10, 1900   52 1 76  
Willard Clark United States Blind November 30, 1900 January 27, 1901 8 3 32 Died taken to Windham for burial
John Rider United States Foolish May 3, 1901 May 14, 1901 1 5 55  
John Rider United States Foolish May 20, 1901   24 6 55  

 


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