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Lake County Infirmary Records

The following records were found upon the closing of the Lake County Ohio Infirmary in Fall of 2004.

Documents Record of Paupers in Lake County Infirmary Commenceing July 22nd 1852. Covers July 1852 to April 1884. Pages numbered to 230 and indexed to Jan. 25, 1862. Beyond that is not numbered or indexed.
Includes chronological diary-like entries for admissions, discharges, deaths, burials, births, illnesses, etc.

Record Lake County Infirmary
8 1/2 x 14 298 pages Sept. 1, 1896 to June 20, 1911 (ends pg 106) coming apart, beginning to disintigrate.
Similar to above Record of Paupers.

Register of Inmates No. 1 ledger size 159 double pages
Covers Jan. 1, 1921 to May 18, 2004 on page 149.
This volume is not chronological but has one record (part of a page) for each inmate. This printed form book includes each of the resident's admissions and discharges, death, etc. Some of the first pages are inmates still in residence from the previous volume.

RECORD 8 1/2 x 14 145 pages, a few pages missing
Record Book Jany 6th 1890 to Dec. 1, 1903
Minutes of the Annual meetings and board meetings.

Classified Receipts & Expenditures No. 1 Infirmary Lake Co.
16 x 18 in two parts beginning Sept. 1, 1908, ending Nov. 5, 1923
Record of Infirmary Receipts -- pages 1 - 32 includes sources of income such as farm produce & stock, fromother counties, from inmates or their friends, from other sources (other than treasurer), total reciepts & payments into county treasury. They were selling wheat, milk, eggs, cows, hogs, chickens, hay, etc.
Ependitures -- pages 81-238 includes superintendant salary, matron, employees, physician, groceries, fuel & light, clothing, drugs & midicines, liquor & toacco, live stock; hay, grain & fee; vehicles, implements, tools & machinery; repairs, furniture, burial expenses, other expenses, totals. This section also includes Out-Door Relief (county care for those in need at home or in other people's homes.) This included physician, food, clothing, fuel, funeral expenses, transportation, nursing, and other. Inmate names not included.

Classified Receipts & Expenditures No. 2 Infirmary Lake Co.
16 x 18 in two parts Sept. 14, 1923-Oct. 31, 1930. Similar to above. 81 double pages.

Classified Receipts & Expenditures No. 3 Infirmary Lake Co.
16 x 18 in two parts beginning June 10, 1930 to Feb. 27, 1937 (some transfered to new book)

Classified Receipts & Expenditures No. 4 Infirmary Lake Co.
16 x 18 in two parts beginning Jan. 15, 1937 to Aug. 30, 1945.

Classified Receipts & Expenditures No. 5 Infirmary Lake Co.
16 x 18 in two parts beginning Sept. 1945 to July 1954, 107 pages. This lists room and board received from individual residents.

Classified Receipts & Expenditures No 6 Infirmary Lake Co.
16 x 18 in two parts beginning Aug. 6, 1954 to Mar. 29, 1963, 107 pages. This lists room and board recieved from individual residents.

Classified Receipts & Expenditures No. 7 Infirmary Lake Co.
16 x 18 in two parts beginning Apr. 30, 1963 to Oct. 1, 1971, 107 pages. This lists room and board recieved from individual residents.

Classified Receipts & Expenditures No. 8 Infirmary Lake Co.
16 x 18 in two parts beginning Nov. 1971 to Nov. 1975, with additional sheets for Dec. 1975, Jan. 1976 and Feb. 1976. Expenses portion continues to March, 1978. This lists room and board recieved from individual residents.

County Home Receipts No. 9.
16 x 18 beginning March 1976 to December 2000, pages unnumbered. This lists room and board recieved from individual residents.

County Home Receipts No. 10.
16 x 18 blank, pages unnumbered.

County Home Expenditures No. 11.
16 x 18 beginning May 1978 to Mar 1986, pages unnumbered.

County Home Expenditures No. 12.
16 x 18 beginning April 1986 to Dec. 1997, pages unnumbered.

Petty Cash Lake Co. Home 8 1/2 x 11 300 pages first 4 pgs missing.
Ledger from Sept. 1, 1923 to May 11, 1956, pages 5-61
Such information as $50.00 received from treasuer regularly, all outgo listed such as freight.

Daily Record of Movement of Population 8 1/2 x 15 top bound soft cover
1 page each month - lists daily number of males, females, total; number of inmates in and out; number of deaths that month and number received who were former inmates. No names listed.

Daily Record of Movement of Population 8 1/2 x 15 top bound soft cover
Beginning Sept. 1917 ending Aug. 1918.
Tucked in, Semi Annual Report form to Commissioners-not filled out.

Untitled 8 1/2 x 14 starts pg 81, entries end pg 124 ends pg 182, others missing
Daily menus beginning Aug. 21, 1925, ending Dec. 16 (1925).

Burial Record Feb. 8, 1933 - 3 loose pages

List of inmates June 1, 1934 - 1 loose page.

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