Cairo Almshouse 
1902

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, 1902   52   50  
Margaret Mulford United States Blind November 10, 1902   52   76  
Lucinda Kirt United States Foolish November 10, 1902 March 24, 1904 52   60 Died buried in County Lot, Grave 37
Edward McDonald Irish Intemperance November 10, 1902   52   69  
John McGuire Irish Poverty November 10, 1902 August 11, 1903 39 3 72 Died buried in County Lot, Grave 36
John Gorman Irish Sickness November 10, 1902   52   48  
William Brandow United States Cripple November 10, 1902   52   68  
George Van Hoesen United States Intemperance November 10, 1902   52   55  
Samuel Wilson United States Intemperance November 10, 1902   52   73  
Eddie Hallenbeck United States Foolish November 10, 1902 March 15, 1903 18   52  
Ida Wardell United States Foolish January 5, 1903   44 2 40  
George Hazard United States Intemperance January 9, 1903 March 16, 1903 9 4 65  
R. Rogers United States Sickness May 6, 1903 June 29, 1903 7 6 50 Died buried in County Lot, Grave No. 33
Rachel Proper United States Poverty June 6, 1903   22 4 76  
Eddie Hallenbeck United States Poverty October 15, 1903 November 16, 1903 4 5 56  
             
Town of Cairo              
Robert Brink United States Intemperance November 10, 1902   52   65  
Pleasant J. Banks (Colored) United States Poverty November 10, 1902   52   33  
Martha Thorn United States Poverty November 10, 1902   52   59  
Anna Jackson (Colored) United States Poverty November 10, 1902   52   79  
William Richtmeyer United States Poverty November 10, 1902   52   79  
Herman Heinick Germany Poverty November 10, 1902 November 2, 1903 51 2 51 Died buried at Cairo by children
Mary Renne United States Poverty November 10, 1902   52   73  
H.J Frost United States Poverty November 12, 1902 December 20, 1902 5 4 65  
Hiram Groat United States Poverty April 13, 1902 September 24, 1903 19 2 77 Buried in County Lot, Grave 31; taken to Saugerties for burial
Irine Bliss United States Sickness October 23, 1902     18  
             
Town of Catskill              
John Doe Unknown Deaf and Mute November 10, 1902   52   49  
Margaret J. Cogan Irish Blind November 10, 1902   52   72  
Edward Conley Irish Poverty November 10, 1902   52   68  
Mary Marquit United States Epileptic November 10, 1902   52   58  
Ellen Makeley United States Poverty November 10, 1902   52   67  
Emley Whitney Irish Poverty November 10, 1902   52   46  
Margaret Kivland Irish Intemperance November 10, 1902   52   72  
Edward Emsley English Poverty November 10, 1902   52   65  
William Smith Irish Poverty November 10, 1902   52   76  
Rose McCormack Irish Poverty November 10, 1902   52   50  
Harriet Evenson (Colored) United States Poverty November 10, 1902   52   54  
John Seery Irish Blind November 10, 1902 October 13, 1903 48 3 63 Buried in County Lot, Grave No. 31
Platt Lyons United States Sickness November 10, 1902   52   48  
William G. Plank United States Intemperance November 10, 1902 March 15, 1903 18 2 63  
Margaret Laverty Irish Poverty November 10, 1902   52   71  
William Stevenson United States Intemperance November 10, 1902   52   53  
John Decker United States Sickness November 10, 1902 October 25, 1903 49 6 71 Died buried in County Lot, Grave 33
Rosie Vansteenburgh Irish Poverty November 10, 1902   52   59  
Samuel Mills United States Poverty November 10, 1902   52   69  
Edward Secor United States Poverty December 8, 1902 March 14, 1903 13 6 60  
Sylvester Hotaling United States Poverty January 10, 1903 April 1, 1903 11 5 53  
Peter Rellish Irish Poverty February 4, 1903 March 12, 1903 6 4 68  
William Ellis United States Poverty February 23, 1903 April 22, 1903 8 6 68  
Calvin Rutledge Irish Poverty April 5, 1903 June 10, 1903 9 5 76  
Calvin Rutledge Irish Poverty July 6, 1903   18 3 78  
James Hannon Irish Intemperance August 6, 1903   13 6 72  
James Layman Irish Intemperance October 20, 1903   3 5 68  
William G. Plank United States Intemperance November 15, 1903   1 4 63  
             
Town of Coxsackie              
Jacob Myers United States Poverty November 10, 1902   52   64  
Jas. Sherwood Irish Intemperance November 10, 1902   52   65  
Nellie More United States Poverty November 10, 1902   52   22  
George Wright United States Poverty November 10, 1902   52   75  
Ettie Smith United States Debauchery November 10, 1902 October 29, 1903 52 4 20  
Katie McFarland Irish Poverty November 10, 1902 October 19, 1903 49 2 91 Died taken to Coxsackie for burial
Marry Acker United States Poverty November 10, 1902 September 15, 1903 44 3 73 Died Buried in County Lot, Grave No. 31; Mrs. Acker was taken up and buried in Coxsackie
Dewitt Hoose United States Intemperance November 10, 1902 March 12, 1903 17 5 68  
Ann Murrey Irish Poverty January 5, 1903 June 20, 1903 24 5 63  
Edward Bennett United States Poverty January 5, 1903   42 6 68  
Edward Losee United States Poverty January 16, 1903 January 22, 1903 1 4 68 Died and buried in County Lot, Grave No. 29
John Spoor United States Intemperance February 24, 1903 March 14, 1903 3 6 76  
Grace Harder Colored Debauchery March 20, 1903 October 29, 1903 30 4 20 Gave birth to child April 6, 1903
Chas. Edward Harder Colored Infant April 6, 1903 April 26, 1903 3 3 20 days Died buried in County Lot, Grave No. 30
William Herman Italian Consumption May 5, 1903   27 2 45  
Chas. Bell United States Lameness May 6, 1903   27 2 53  
Rachel Proper United States Poverty June 6, 1903   23   72  
John Van Hoesen United States Poverty July 6, 1903 July 26, 1903 3 2 74  
Hannah  Dailey United States Poverty July 28, 1903   15 2 65  
Edd Silvernail United States Lameness September 4, 1903 October 12, 1903 5 4 30  
Valentine Corbit Irish Old Age October 10, 1903   4 4 70  
             
Town of Durham              
Rufus Rowlson United States Idiotic November 10, 1902   52   87  
Lavancia Judson United States Poverty November 10, 1902   52   75  
Sarah Peck United States Poverty November 10, 1902 September 20, 1903 45 1 88  
Mary Turner United States Sickness November 10, 1902 April 14, 1903 22 3 38  
Ezra R. Post United States Poverty March 5, 1903   16 2 70  
             
Town of Greenville              
Patrick Herring Irish Poverty November 10, 1902   52   69  
Nathan Lee United States Poverty November 10, 1902 July 7, 1903 34 2 66 Died buried at Cairo
Bertha Brandow (Colored) United States Debauchery November 10, 1902 October 29, 1903 50 5 20  
Mary J. Sisworth United States Poverty November 12, 1902 October 16, 1903 48 5 72 Died buried in County Lot, Grave No. 32
             
Town of Halcott              
             
Town of Hunter              
John Crawford United States Sickness July 5, 1903 August 7, 1903 4 6 58 Died buried County Lot, Grave No. 35
             
Town of Jewett              
Hannah Smith United States Poverty November 10, 1902   52   81  
Malinda Jenks United States Poverty November 20, 1902 November 12, 1903 50 5 79 Died taken to Jewett for burial
John Storie United States Foolish August 24, 1903   9 1 60  
             
Town of Lexington              
William Mansfield United States Foolish November 10, 1902   52   55  
Rosella Kelley United States Poverty November 10, 1902   52   58  
Minnie Tylor United States Foolish November 10, 1902   52   17  
Cornelius VanValkenburgh United States Poverty September 6, 1903   9 3 75  
             
Town of New Baltimore            
Anna Hotaling German Poverty November 10, 1902 November 19, 1903 52   70 Died  buried in County Lot, Grave No. 37
Ellen Jones United States Foolish November 10, 1902   52   36  
Edward Roberts United States Poverty November 10, 1902 August 10, 1903 37 2 86 Died taken to New Baltimore for burial
Eliza Wheeler United States Poverty November 10, 1902 October 19, 1903 49 2 84 Died buried in County Lot, Grave No. 36
Martin Sotherland United States Poverty October 24, 1903 November 2, 1903 1 4 67  
Hellen Croswell United States Poverty November 12, 1903   1 3 76  
             
Town of Prattsville              
Anna Davis United States Poverty November 10, 1902   52   50  
Sarah J. Sherwood United States Poverty November 10, 1902   52   64  
William Storie United States Epileptic November 10, 1902   52   27  
             
Town of Windham              
John Rider United States Poverty November 10, 1902 June 14, 1903 31 1 57 Died  buried in County Lot, Grave No. 32
Mary Agustus United States Poverty March 16, 1903   33 8 73  
Hellen Austin United States Poverty September 8, 1903   9 2    

 


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