Cairo Almshouse 
1904

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, 1904 November 26, 1905 52   52 Died buried in County Lot, Grave Grave 50
Margaret Mulford United States Blind November 10, 1904   52   78  
John Gorman Irish Sickness November 10, 1904   52   50  
William Brandow United States Cripple November 10, 1904   52   70  
George Van Hoesen United States Intemperance November 10, 1904   52   57  
Samuel Wilson United States Intemperance November 10, 1904   52   75  
Ida Wardell United States Foolish November 10, 1904   52   42  
Rachel Crooker United States Poverty November 10, 1904 November 16, 1904 52   78 Died buried in County Lot, Grave 38
John Ford United States Poverty November 10, 1904 April 28, 1905 24 1 61  
Sarah J. Collier United States Poverty November 10, 1904   52   69  
Reuben Sheffield United States Intemperance November 10, 1904 May 2, 1905 24 5 68  
Henry Hallenbeck United States Intemperance December 20, 1904 April 4, 1905 14 5 73  
John Van Hoesen United States Intemperance April 14, 1905   30 1 75  
Michael Moore Irish Intemperance August 10, 1905   13 2 61  
John Ford Irish Intemperance September 13, 1905   8 3 61  
Henry Hallenbeck United States Intemperance November 24, 1905       73  
William Barcley United States Sickness December 4, 1905       50  
               
Town of Cairo                
Martha Thorn United States Poverty November 10, 1904   52   61  
Anna Jackson (Colored) United States Poverty November 10, 1904   52   81  
William Richtmyer United States Poverty November 10, 1904   52   81  
Anna Brundage United States Poverty November 10, 1904   52   62  
Jack Decker United States Intemperance November 10, 1904 April 11, 1905 22   58  
John Husted United States Old Age December 5, 1904 January 2, 1905 4 3 74  
Marry Newman United States Rheumatism January 31, 1905 April 17, 1905 15   49  
Isaac Vanloan United States Poverty November 12, 1904 April 1, 1905 20 6 74  
Barney Mullen United States Poverty May 11, 1905 May 18, 1905 1 1 56 Died taken to Coxsackie for burial
Luie Decker United States Poverty November 10, 1905     1 58  
               
Town of Catskill                
John Doe United States Deaf and Dumb November 10, 1904   52   51  
Margaret J. Cogan Irish Blind November 10, 1904   52   74  
Edward Conley Irish Poverty November 10, 1904   42   70  
Mary Marquit United States Epileptic November 10, 1904   52   60  
Ellen Makeley United States Poverty November 10, 1904   52   69  
Emiley Whitney United States Poverty November 10, 1904   52   48  
Margaret Kirland Irish Intemperance November 10, 1904 August 4, 1905 38 3 74 Died buried in County Lot, Grave No. 42
Edward Emsley English Poverty November 10, 1904 March 20, 1905 18 4 67 Died buried in County Lot, Grave No. 41
William Smith Irish Poverty November 10, 1904   52   78  
Rose McCormick Irish Poverty November 10, 1904   52   52  
Harriet Evenson (Colored) United States Poverty November 10, 1904   52   56  
Platt Lyons United States Sickness November 10, 1904   52   50  
Margaret Laverty Irish Poverty November 10, 1904   52   73  
Rose Van Steenburgh Irish Poverty November 10, 1904   52   61  
Samuel Mills United States Poverty November 10, 1904   52   71  
Calvin Brundage Irish Poverty November 10, 1904 November 8, 1905 51 5 78 Died buried in County Lot, Grave No. (unstated)
Lucinda Craft United States Sickness November 10, 1904   52   69  
Ed Cargill United States Old Age November 10, 1904 March 3, 1905 16 1 77 Taken to Poughkeepsie Asylum
Theodore W. Smith United States Intemperance November 10, 1904 April 7, 1905 21 1 50  
Mary Kelso Irish Intemperance November 10, 1904   52   61  
John Cheritree United States Intemperance November 10, 1904 April 27, 1905 24   47 Died buried in County Lot, Grave No. 40
Wilham McCail Irish Intemperance November 10, 1904 March 28, 1905 19 5 60  
John Leonard Irish Intemperance November 10, 1904 December 5, 1904 3 5 61  
Edward secord Irish Sickness November 10, 1904 April 3, 1905 20 4 62  
William Plank United States Intemperance November 18, 1904 March 28, 1905 18 5 65  
Sylvester Hotaling United States Intemperance November 22, 1904   50 2 54  
William Stevenson United States Intemperance December 8, 1904 May 2, 1905 15 5 55  
Henry Layman United States Intemperance December 16, 1904 March 11, 1905 12 1 40  
Susen Teneyck (Colored) United States Rheumatism January 6, 1905 March 22, 1905 11   64 Died buried in County Lot, Grave 40
Benjamin Shepard United States Poverty February 26, 1905 March 22, 1905   5 62 Died buried in County Lot, Grave No. 39
Chas. Bearing German Poverty March 16, 1905 April 3, 1905 2 5 62  
Patrick Burns United States Cripple April 12, 1905 April 22, 1905 1 4 72  
Barnard Caigire United States Intemperance May 16, 1905 May 21, 1905   6 43 Died buried in County Lot, Grave 41
Jas. Harmon Irish Intemperance May 29, 1905   23 5 74  
Edward Secord Irish Intemperance July 18, 1905   16 5 62  
Theodore Traphagan United States Poverty July 18, 1905 November 5, 1905 16   70  
Jas. Layman Irish Poverty August 20, 1905   11 6 70  
Mattie Gammon United States Rheumatism September 9, 1905   9 1 50  
Wm. Steveson United States Intemperance November 11, 1905       56  
               
Town of Coxsackie                
Jacob Myers United States Poverty November 10, 1904   52   66  
James Sherwood Irish Intemperate November 10, 1904 November 14, 1905 52   67 Died buried in County Lot, Grave  49
Nellie Moore United States Poverty November 10, 1904   52   24  
George Wright United States Poverty November 10, 1904   52   77  
Hannah Daley United States Poverty November 10, 1904   52   67  
John R. Spoore United States Intemperate November 10, 1904 March 17, 1905 18 1 78 Died, taken to Coxsackie for burial
John Van Hoesen United States Rheumatism November 10, 1904 March 29, 1905 19 6 75  
Mary McGuire United States Old Age November 10, 1904   52   91  
Elias Reynolds United States Old Age November 10, 1904   52   75  
Flint Vandenburgh United States Intemperate November 28, 1904 February 3, 1905 9 5 29  
Sam Hyatt United States Old Age November 19, 1904   50 5 72  
John Vanalen (Colored) United States Poverty December 10, 1904 March 30, 1905 15 6 52  
Prima Johnson (Colored) United States Poverty April 12, 1905   30 3 74  
Chas. Felenas Polack Sickness May 15, 1905 June 29, 1905 5 5 42  
Sarah Salter United States Poverty May 22, 1905 July 29, 1905 9 6 48 Died buried in County Lot, Grave No. 41
Dewitt Hoose United States Sickness July 1, 1905   19   69  
Eliza Brooks United States Debauchery July 15, 1905   17   19  
Thomas Hinkler German Rheumatism November 23, 1905       69  
               
Town of Durham                
Rufus Rowlinson United States Foolish November 10, 1904 November 8, 1905 52 5 89 Died buried in County Lot, Grave No. (not stated)
Lavancia Judson United States Poverty November 10, 1904   52   77  
Myron Storie United States Poverty November 10, 1904   52   81  
               
Town of Greenville                
Patrick Harring Irish Poverty November 10, 1904   52   70  
               
Town of Halcott                
               
Town of Hunter                
Neva Jansen United States Debauchery November 10, 1904 April 22, 1905 23 2 21  
Michael McAlier Irish Intemperance November 10, 1904 April 18, 1905 22 5 60  
John Traphagan United States Intemperance November 10, 1904   52   70  
Jacob Johnson Poverty Poverty October 22, 1905   2 6    
               
Town of Jewett                
Hannah Smith United States Poverty November 10, 1904   52   83  
John Storie United States Foolish November 15, 1904 July 5, 1905 26 4 61 Died July 5, buried in County Lot, Grave 40
               
Town of Lexington                
William Mansfield United States Foolish November 10, 1904   52   57  
Rosella Kelly United States Poverty November 10, 1904 October 26, 1905 49 5 60  
Minnie Taylor United States Foolish November 10, 1904   52   19  
Cornelius Van Valkenburgh United States Poverty November 10, 1904   52   77  
               
Town of New Baltimore              
Ellen Jones United States Foolish November 10, 1904   52   38  
Chas. Apes Poland Rheumatism July 8, 1905 November 10, 1905 52   42  
               
Town of Prattsville                
Anna Davis United States Poverty November 10, 1904   52   52  
Sarah J. Sherwood United States Poverty November 10, 1904 November 7, 1905 51 6 66 Died buried in County Lot, Grave No. (not stated)
William Stone United States Epileptic November 10, 1904   52   29  
Amanda Frayer United States Sickness June 10, 1905 September 13, 1905 13 5 60 Died buried in County Lot, No. 48
               
Town of Windham                
Mary Augustus United States Poverty November 10, 1904   52   75  
Helen Austin United States Poverty November 10, 1904   52   69  
William G. Garvey United States Poverty November 10, 1904 February 22, 1905 14 6 83 Died buried in County Lot, Grave No. 38; Taken up and buried in Jewett
Marry C. Osborn United States Poverty September 6, 1905   9 3 80  

 


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