Cairo Almshouse 
1903

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, 1903   52 2 51  
Margaret Mulford United States Blind November 10, 1903   52 2 77  
Lucinda Kirt United States Foolish November 10, 1903 March 24, 1904 20   61 Died buried in County Lot, Grave 37
Edward McDonald Irish Intemperate November 10, 1903 October 31, 1904 50 4 70 Died taken to Athens for burial
John Gorman Irish Sickness November 10, 1903   52 2 49  
William Brandow United States Cripple November 10, 1903   52 2 69  
George Van Hoesen United States Intemperate November 10, 1903   52 2 56  
Samuel Wilson United States Intemperate November 10, 1903   52 2 74  
Ida Wardell United States Foolish November 10, 1903   52 2 41  
Rachel Prooper United States Poverty November 10, 1903   52 2 77  
George Hazard United States Intemperate December 11, 1903 April 25, 1904 19   60  
Michael Moore Irish Poverty February 12, 1904 March 29, 1904 6 4 58  
John Ford United States Poverty May 7, 1904   27   60  
Sarah J. Collier United States Poverty July 19, 1904   16 3 68  
Reuben Sheffield United States Intemperate October 22, 1904   2 6 67  
               
Town of Cairo                
Robert Brink United States Intemperate November 10, 1903 November 11, 1903   2 66  
Pleasant J. Banks (Colored) United States Poverty November 10, 1903 May 10, 1904 26 5 34 Taken to Poughkeepsie Asylum
Martha Thorn United States Poverty November 10, 1903   52 2 60  
Anna Jackson (Colored) United States Poverty November 10, 1903   52 2 80  
William Richtmyer United States Poverty November 10, 1903   52 2 80  
Mary Renne United States Poverty November 10, 1903 October 28, 1904 50 1 74 Died buried by Friends
Irine Bliss United States Sickness November 10, 1903 December 13, 1903 4 4 19 Died buried in Cairo Cemetery
Isaac Van Loan United States Blind November 10, 1903 March 29, 1904 20 4 73  
Jack Decker United States Intemperate November 10, 1903 March 29, 1904 20 4 56  
Anna Brundage United States Poverty March 26, 1904   32 4 61  
Jack Decker United States Intemperate November 14, 1904   52 2 57  
               
Town of Catskill                
John Doe United States Deaf and Dumb November 10, 1903   52 2 50  
Margaret J. Cogan Irish Blind November 10, 1903   52 2 70  
Edward Conley Irish Poverty November 10, 1903   52 2 69  
Mary Marquit United States Epileptic November 10, 1903   52 2 59  
Ellen Makeley United States Poverty November 10, 1903   52 2 68  
Emily Whitney United States Poverty November 10, 1903   52 2 47  
Margaret Kiveland Irish Intemperate November 10, 1903   52 2 73  
Edward Emsley English Poverty November 10, 1903   52 2 66  
William Smith Irish Poverty November 10, 1903   52 2 77  
Rose McCormick Irish Poverty November 10, 1903   52 2 51  
Harriet Evenson (Colored) United States Poverty November 10, 1903   52 2 55  
Platt Lyons United States Sickness November 10, 1903   52 2 49  
Margaret Laverty Irish Poverty November 10, 1903   52 2 72  
William Stevenson United States Intemperate November 10, 1903 April 28, 1904 24 1 54  
Rose Van Steenburgh Irish Poverty November 10, 1903   52 2 60  
Samuel Mills United States Poverty November 10, 1903   52 2 70  
Calvin Rutledge Irish Poverty November 10, 1903   52 2 77  
James Hannon Irish Intemperate November 10, 1903 April 2, 1904 20 3 73  
James Layman Irish Intemperate November 10, 1903 May 29, 1904 28 6 69  
William G. Plank United States Intemperate November 15, 1903 March 28, 1904 18   64  
Sylvester Hotaling United States Intemperate November 26, 1903 May 2, 1904 21 5 54  
Henry Flynn Irish Sickness January 22, 1904 February 2, 1904 1 4 46  
Lucinda Craft United States Sickness November 12, 1903   52   68  
George Ludington United States Sickness April 22, 1904 April 27, 1904   6 72  
Sarah J. June United States Old Age April 27, 1904 May 1, 1904   4 87 Died taken to Catskill for burial
Isaac Lucas United States Old Age May 2, 1904 May 7, 1904   6 83 Died buried in County Lot, Grave (unstated)
Ed Cargill United States Old Age June 6, 1904   22 4 76  
Theodore W. Smith United States Intemperate July 17, 1904   16 4 49  
Mary Kelso Irish Intemperate July 21, 1904   16   60  
John Cheritree United States Intemperate September 10, 1904   8 5 46  
William McCail Irish Intemperate November 7, 1904     5 54  
John Leonard Irish Intemperate November 11, 1904   52 2 60  
Edward Secord Irish Sickness November 14, 1904   52 2 61  
               
Town of Coxsackie                
Jacob Myers United States Poverty November 10, 1903   52 2 65  
James Sherwood Irish Intemperate November 10, 1903   52 2 66  
Nellie Moore United States Poverty November 10, 1903   52 2 23  
George Wright United States Poverty November 10, 1903   52 2 76  
Edward Bennett United States Poverty November 10, 1903 November 12, 1903 52 2 69  
William Herman Italian Consumption November 10, 1903 May 2, 1904 24 5 46  
Charles Bell United States Lameness November 10, 1903 December 19, 1903 5 5 54 Died taken to Coxsackie for burial
Rachel Prooper United States Poverty November 10, 1903   52 2 73  
Hannah Daley United States Poverty November 10, 1903   52 2 66  
Valentine Corbett Irish Old Age November 10, 1903 June 8, 1904 30   71  
James Scofield United States Sickness December 15, 1903 January 5, 1904 3 1 36  
Jas. Brackney Irish Rheumatism February 6, 1904 April 30, 1904 12 1 44  
Michael Moore Germany Sickness February 12, 1904 March 29, 1904 6 5 65  
John R. Spoore United States Intemperate February 20, 1904   37 6 77  
Julias Record United States Sickness February 21, 1904 March 13, 1904 3 1 39 Died buried in the County Lot, Grave 38
Robert Vandenburgh United States Sickness March 30, 1904 May 1, 1904 4 5 65 Taken to Coxackie for burial
 Toney Petroonie Sweed Rheumatism April 25, 1904 May 29, 1904 5   30  
Edward Bennett United States Cripple May 2, 1904 May 30, 1904 4 1 70 Died buried in County Lot, Grave 39
John Lalla Irish Cripple May 9, 1904 July 7, 1904 8 4 46 Taken to Poughkeepsie Asylum
John Van Hoesen United States Rheumatism May 12, 1904   26 1 74  
Mary McGuire United States Old Age June 11, 1904   21 6 90  
Elias Reynolds United States Old Age June 11, 1904   21 6 70  
Wm. Van Vleran United States Intemperate October 13, 1904 October 24, 1904 1 5 69 Died buried in County Lot
               
Town of Durham                
Rufus Rowlinson United States Intemperate November 10, 1903   52 2 88  
Lavancia Judson United States Poverty November 10, 1903   52 2 76  
Ezra R. Post United States Poverty November 10, 1903 May 10, 1904 25 6 78 Taken to Poughkeepsie Asylum
Myron Stone United States Poverty June 15, 1904   21 2 80  
               
Town of Greenville                
Patrick Harring Irish Poverty November 10, 1903   52 2 69  
               
Town of Halcott                
Jacob Miller United States Sickness December 22, 1903 January 26, 1904 4 6 56  
               
Town of Hunter                
Neva Janson United States Debauchery April 20, 1904   29 2 20  
Nellie Janson United States Infant April 20, 1904 April 24, 1904   5 8 weeks Died buried in County Lot
Albert Haines United States Rheumatism May 9, 1904 July 6, 1904 8 6 30  
John Traphagan United States Intemperance July 12, 1904 August 8, 1904 4   69  
Michael McAlier Irish Intemperance August 13, 1904   12 6 59  
John Traphagan United States Intemperance September 16, 1904   7   69  
               
Town of Jewett                
Hannah Smith United States Poverty November 10, 1903   52 2 82  
John Storie United States Foolish November 10, 1903   52 2 61  
               
Town of Lexington                
William Mansfield United States Foolish November 10, 1903   52 2 56  
Rosella Kelly United States Poverty November 10, 1903   52 2 59  
Minnie Taylor United States Foolish November 10, 1903   52 2 18  
Cornelius Van Valkenburgh United States Poverty November 10, 1903   52 2 76  
Milton Egbertson United States Cripple December 8, 1903 March 31, 1904 14 5 44 Had feet amputated at Almshouse
               
Town of New Baltimore              
Ellen Jones United States Foolish November 10, 1903   52 2 37  
Helen Croswell United States Poverty November 10, 1903 October 10, 1904 47 6 77  
               
Town of Prattsville                
Anna Davis United States Poverty November 10, 1903   52 2 51  
Sarah J. Sherwood United States Poverty November 10, 1903   52 2 65  
William Storie United States Epileptic January 26, 1904 March 21, 1904 8   28  
William Storie United States Epileptic April 3, 1904   31 5 28  
               
Town of Windham                
Mary Augustus United States Poverty April 20, 1904 June 2, 1904 6 1 83  

 


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