Cairo Almshouse 
1901

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, 1901   52   49  
Margaret Mulford United States Blindness November 10, 1901   52   75  
Lucinda Kirt United States Foolish November 10, 1901   52   59  
Edward McDonald Irish Intemperance November 10, 1901   52   67  
John McGuire Irish Poverty November 10, 1901   52   71  
John Gorman Irish Sickness November 10, 1901   52   47  
William Brandow United States Cripple November 10, 1901   52   67  
George Van Hoesen United States Intemperance November 10, 1901   52   54  
Henry Hallenbeck United States Intemperance November 10, 1901 April 3, 1902 20 4 67  
Ed Hallenbeck United States Foolish November 10, 1901 April 3, 1902 20 4 51  
George Hazard United States Intemperance December 31, 1901 April 6, 1902 13 6 64  
Samuel Wilson United States Intemperance January 20, 1902   43 3 72  
Edd Hallenbeck United States Foolish November 5, 1902   5 51  
             
Town of Cairo              
Robert Brink United States Intemperance November 10, 1901   52   64  
Pleasant Banks (Colored) United States Poverty November 10, 1901   52   32  
Martha Thorn United States Poverty November 10, 1901   52   58  
Ann Jackson (Colored) United States Poverty November 10, 1901   52   78  
Isaac Van Loan United States Blindness November 10, 1901 April 15, 1902 22 2 71  
Hannah Harring United States Poverty November 10, 1901 September 3, 1902 42 3 87 Died buried over creek in family burial ground
William Rechtmyre United States Intemperance November 10, 1901   52   78  
Mary Renne United States Poverty November 10, 1901   52   72  
Herman Heinick Germany Poverty November 10, 1901   52   80  
             
Town of Catskill              
John Doe Unknown Deaf and Mute November 10, 1901   52   48  
Margaret J. Cogan Ireland Blindness November 10, 1901   52   71  
Edward Conley Ireland Poverty November 10, 1901   52   67  
Mary Marquit United States Epileptic November 10, 1901   52   57  
Ellen Makeley United States Poverty November 10, 1901   52   66  
Emily Whitney United States Poverty November 10, 1901   52   45  
Margaret Kiveland Irish Intemperance November 10, 1901   52   71  
Edward Emsley English Poverty November 10, 1901   52   64  
William Smith Irish Poverty November 10, 1910   52   75  
Rose McCormick Irish Poverty November 10, 1901   52   49  
Harriet Evenson (Colored) United States Poverty November 10, 1901   52   53  
Margaret Cook Irish Poverty November 10, 1901 March 12, 1902 17 2 79 Died March 12, 1902; buried in County Lot Grave No. 28
John Seary Irish Blindness November 10, 1901 Dis. 52   62  
Platt Lyons Irish Sickness November 10, 1901   52   47  
Sylvester Hotaling United States Intemperance November 10, 1901 April 1, 1902 20 1 52  
William G. Plank United States Intemperance November 10, 1901 March 28, 1902 19 5 62  
Samuel Mills United States Poverty November 10, 1901 July 5, 1902 33 6 68  
Margaret Laverty Irish Poverty November 10, 1901   52   70  
Fred Williams Irish Poverty November 10, 1901 April 28, 1902 24 1 53  
Rosie Vansteenburgh Irish Poverty January 27, 1902   41   58  
William Stevenson United States Intemperance February 4, 1902   40 1 52  
Frank Bogardus United States Poverty February 14, 1902 April 6, 1902 7 3 18  
Frank Bogardus United States Poverty May 23, 1902 June 17, 1902 3 4 18  
Jas. Burns Irish Poverty July 12, 1902 September 10, 1902 8 5 72  
John Wright United States Sickness July 22, 1902 August 2, 1902 1 5 38  
Platt Lyons United States Sickness October 19, 1901   3 2 47  
John Decker United States Sickness May 28, 1902   23 5 70  
Hiram Borthwick United States Sickness July 28, 1902 August 10, 1902 2   45  
             
Town of Coxsackie              
Jacob Myers United States Poverty November 10, 1901   52   63  
James Sherwood Irish Intemperance November 10, 1901 November 14, 1905 52   64 Died and buried in County Lot, Grave No. 46
Nellie More United States Poverty November 10, 1901   52   21  
George Wright United States Poverty November 10, 1901   52   74  
Etta Smith United States Debauchery November 10, 1901   52   19  
Katie McFarland Irish Poverty November 10, 1901   52   90  
Mary Jane Flansburgh Irish Poverty November 10, 1901 February 24, 1902 15 1 76 Died and Buried in County Lot, Grave No. 26
John Spoor United States Intemperance November 10, 1901 January 17, 1902 9 5 75  
Henry Cornwall United States Poverty November 10, 1901 April 28, 1902 28 1 69  
Mary Acker United States Poverty November 19, 1901   50 6 72  
Dewitt Hoose United States Intemperance November 10, 1901 April 1, 1902 20 1 67  
John Spoor United States Intemperance January 25, 1902 April 1, 1902 9 3 75  
John Powell United States Poverty April 4, 1902 May 22, 1902 7   80  
Dewitt Hoose United States Intemperance July 4, 1902   18 4 67  
             
Town of Durham              
Rufus Rowlison United States Idiocy November 10, 1901   52   86  
Lavanchia L. Judson United States Poverty November 10, 1901   52   74  
Sarah Peck United States Poverty November 10, 1901   52   87  
Mary Turner United States Sickness November 10, 1901   52   37  
Ann Van Tassel United States Poverty November 10, 1901 March 19, 1902 18 3 62 Died and taken to Durham for burial
             
Town of Greenville              
Patrick Harring Irish Poverty November 10, 1901   52   68  
Nathan Lee United States Poverty November 10, 1901   52   65  
Josiah Hallock United States Poverty November 10, 1901 May 29, 1902 28 4 72  
Bertha Brandow (Colored) United States Debauchery November 10, 1901   52   18  
H.E. Losee United States   November 10, 1901 April 15, 1902 22 2 68  
Asubah Allen United States Poverty March 25, 1902 August 23, 1902 19 1 84 Died buried in County Lot, Grave No. 29
Warren Bennett United States Poverty April 28, 1902 July 23, 1902 12 3 60 Died buried in County Lot, Grave No. 28
Henry Cornwall United States Poverty May 24, 1902 July 3, 1902 5 6 75  
             
Town of Halcott              
             
Town of Hunter              
Michael McAlier Irish Intemperance November 10, 1901 April 28, 1902 28 1 56  
             
Town of Jewett              
Hannah Smith United States Poverty November 10, 1901   52   80  
             
Town of Lexington              
William H. Mansfield United States Cripple November 10, 1901   52   54  
Rosella Kelly United States Poverty November 10, 1901   52   57  
Minnie Tylor United States Foolish November 10, 1901   52   16  
Lymon Tylor United States Poverty October 19, 1902 November 12, 1902 48 5 13  
             
Town of New Baltimore              
Eliza Wheeler United States Poverty November 10, 1901   52   83  
Anna Houghtaling German Poverty November 10, 1901   52   70  
Ellen Jones United States Foolish November 10, 1901   52   35  
Edward Roberts United States Poverty November 10, 1901   52   85  
             
Town of Prattsville              
Eli Lewis United States Sickness November 10, 1901 March 2, 1902 16   49 Died buried in County Lot. Grave 25
Anna Davis United States Poverty November 10, 1901   52   49  
Sarah J. Sherwood United States Poverty November 10, 1901   52   63  
Wm. Story United States Foolish November 10, 1901 April 6, 1902 21   26  
Wm. Storie United States Foolish August 5, 1902   14   26  
             
Town of Windham              
Christopher Drum United States Poverty November 10, 1901 December 20, 1901 5 5 77  
John Rider United States Foolish November 10, 1901 June 16, 1902 31 1 56  
John Rider United States Foolish August 2, 1902   14 3 56  

 


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