Some Washington County Poor House Records

The following records were found at the Washington County, NY Archives on a microfilm of Washington County Poor House records. They were "hidden" among the ledger pages of the original account books.

An Account of Births in County House, 1855-1859.

  • 1. April 2, 1855 - Maria Learabee born County House
  • 2. April 16, 1855
  • 3. August 27, 1855 - Charlotte Maria Burton born County House
  • 4. December 29, 1855 - Elias Nelson born County House
  • 5. April 24, 1856 - John S Mc Durfee born County House
  • 6. June 21, 1856 - Henry De Coracy born County House
  • 7. April 7, 1857- Walter Larribee born County House
  • 8. May 22, 1857 - May Fagan born County House
  • 9. May 28, 1857 - Carlisle Harris born County House
  • 10. July 26, 1857 - Sarah J Morrison gave birth to a child it died
  • 11. June 5, 1857 - Blk Republican Williams Col'd
  • 12. March 23, 1858 - Susan S Munroe gave birth to a female child
  • 13. March 31, 1858 - Sarah Jane Clark gave birth to a female child
  • 14. April 11, 1858 - Mary Smith gave birth to a female child
  • 15. July 27, 1858 - Johanna Murphy gave birth to a male child
  • 16. October 25, 1858 - Julia Sweeney child still born
  • 17. November 25, 1858 - Sarah Noble a female child
  • 18. January 6, 1859 - Mary Curry male child
  • 19. February 20, 1859 - Mary Draper Female child
  • 20. March 11, 1859 - Eliza Moren Female child
  • 21. September 26, 1859 -Eliza Ann Mattison Female child
  • 22. November 16, 1859- Maria Dean Female child

  • An account of The Deaths in the County House, 1855-1858.

  • 1. August 22, 1855 - Margaret Barry, aged 44
  • 2. August 17, 1855 - John G Carl, aged 3 months
  • 3. January 7, 1856 - Ebenezer Adams, aged 94
  • 4. January 31, 1856 - Thomas Mains, aged 78
  • 5. December 20, 1855 - Margaret Henry, aged 44
  • 6. February 15, 1856 - Betsy E Fox, aged 81
  • 7. April 21, 1856 - Mary Auger, aged 76
  • 8. April 21, 1856 - George Sheffield, aged 59
  • 9. May 6, 1856 - Lydia Church, aged 102
  • 10. May 12, 1856 - Charlotte Maria Burton, aged 9 months
  • 11. May 14, 1856 - Nathaniel Bently, aged 66
  • 12. July 20, 1856 - James Andrew, aged 18
  • 13. November 29, 1856 - Tamar Nicholds, aged 66
  • 14. January 5, 1857 - Ruth Van Guilder, aged 66
  • 15. January 9, 1857 - Ichobed Thurber, aged 80
  • 16. January 19, 1856 - Peleg Inman, aged 82
  • 17. May 12, 1857 - Peter Orcutt, aged 68
  • 18. May 22, 1857 - Frank Bassett, aged 1
  • 19. May 29, 1857 - Charlotte Odle, aged 73
  • 20. July 26, 1857 - Sarah J Morrison's child, aged 1/2 hour
  • 21. August 6, 1857 - Mary Brophy, aged 40
  • 22. October 19, 1857 - Hannah Reid, aged 96
  • 23. October 22, 1857 - Cyrus Dickinson, aged 58
  • 24. November 2, 1857 - Garret Winney, aged 78
  • 25. December 16, 1857 - James Edward Goodwin, aged 57
  • 26. January 15, 1858 - Lewis Ladou, aged 58
  • 27. January 15, 1858 - William Blakeley, aged 76
  • 28. February 6, 1858 - Benjamin Laribee, aged 41
  • 29. March 13, 1858 - Betsey Brown, aged 73
  • 30. March 17, 1858 - Justin Keach, aged 72
  • 31. March 28, 1858 - Olliver Harris, aged 83
  • 32. April 12, 1858
  • 33. April 19, 1858 - Benjamin Stafford, aged 34
  • 34. May 22, 1858 - Henry Parrish, aged 55
  • 35. June 9, 1858 - Alonson Rich, aged 50
  • 36. June 9, 1858 - Mary Spear, aged 64

  • Children Taken from The Poor House, 1855-1860

  • Jan. 6, 1855 - Stephen English of Easton has taken Cornelius Wilbur
  • March 22, 1855 - Patrick Delevan of Fort Edward has taken John Van Guilder
  • March 31, 1855 - Alonzo Rich of Cambridge has taken Joseph Brophy
  • May 24, 1855 - William Grand of Hartford has taken Henry Van Guilder
  • June 15, 1855 - Henry Shepherd of Argyle has taken Emily Purdou
  • June 23, 1855 - George Perkins of Sandgate, Vt. has taken Charles Wheeler
  • July 8, 1855 - George Stewart of Greenwich has taken Emily Shepherd
  • July 16, 1855 - William Shield of Putnam has taken Albert Corbet
  • August 2, 1855 - James A King of Argyle has taken Caroline Crawford
  • September 10, 1855 - Thomas Smith of Sandy Hill has taken Emily Shepherd
  • Oct. 8, 1855 - R.B. Milliman of Argyle has taken John Hardin
  • Nov. 16, 1855 - Thos H Black of Salem has taken Chas Frost
  • Nov. 28, 1855 - Thomas H Black has returned Chas Frost & taken Isaac Green
  • January 14, 1856 - Jonathan English has taken Chas Frost [crossed out]
  • Jan. 28, 1856 - Deacon ??fisher of Argyle has taken Harriet Brunett = Returned
  • Feb. 4, 1856 - Thomas Elliot has taken Lydia Warner [ crossed out]
  • Feb. 5, 1856 - Richard Hays [of] Jackson has taken Wm Stover Returned
  • Feb. 23, 1856 - John J Vanchaick of Granville has taken Loisa Laribee Returned
  • Feb. 20, 1856 - Patrick of Fort Edward has taken Chas Frost
  • Feb. 24, 1856 - Stephen Baker of Danby has taken James Nelson
  • Feb. 26, 1856 - John Quigley of Argyle has taken Emily Warren
  • March 24, 1856 - Warren Nims of Comstock's Landing has taken Margaret Fox
  • March 15, 1856 - Sidney Cornell Argyle has taken Emery Young
  • April 2, 1856 - Jacob Cleveland Cambridge has taken Harriet Wilcox?
  • April 3, 1856 - James Calhoun Greenwich has taken Mary Jane Kilburn
  • April 5, 1856 - George W Brewster Easton has taken Joseph Brophy
  • April 5, 1856 - James Hall Argyle has taken Harriet Bennett
  • April 11, 1856 - A.D. Harris of Hartford has taken Catharine Washburn
  • April 29, 1856- Henry Griffin Ft. Edward has taken Mary Brophy
  • May 12, 1856 - John Looby Kingsbury has taken Cordelia Luther
  • May 20, 1856 - Mrs. Whitney Argyle Corber has taken Emily Shepherd
  • May 20, 1856 - Wm C. Rich Kingsbury has taken Matilda Henaway [crossed out]
  • June 3, 1856 - Thomas Clough Hartford has taken Caroline Crawford [crossed out]
  • June 5, 1856 - Warren Ashley Hartford has taken Elizabeth Larabee
  • June 6, 1856 - Alexander Fergason Argyle has taken Elizabeth Walton?
  • June 11, 1856 - Thomas Clough Hartford taken Harriet Nelson
  • June 13, 1856 - S.J. Coory Sandgate taken Joseph Brophy
  • June 13, 1856 - Harmon Whitton Sandgate taken Chas Frost
  • June 28, 1856 - John Refenburgh Easton has taken Harriet Susan Burton
  • July 7, 1856 - Mary Shine Hartford has taken Albert Mattison for Ellison Chase Ft. Ann
  • July 9, 1856 - Anthony Mc Kaller has taken Emily Shepherd
  • August 7, 1856 - Michael Mulaine Schuylerville has taken Emily Shepherd
  • August 7, 1856 - Isaac D Gates Hartford has taken Caroline Crawford
  • June 5, 1856 - Thomas Clough has taken Harriet Nelson
  • August 30, 1856 - David Hopkins Argyle has taken Emery Long
  • Sept. 25, 1856 - Mrs. Lowe Ft Edward has taken Emily Warner [crossed out]
  • Sept. 29, 1856 - Erastus Arnold Kingsbury taken Biron Trowbridge
  • Oct. 7, 1856 - Squire Warren Kingsbury taken Mary Brophy
  • Oct. 24, 1856 - Mrs. Lowe Ft Edward Emily Shepherd
  • Nov. 1, 1856 - C.M. Thorne Ft Ann Emma Warner
  • Nov. 4, 1856 - David Hopkins Argyle has taken Wm. H. Stover
  • Jan. 29, 1857 - David Long Granville taken Harriet Nelson
  • March 31, 1857 - Arnold Brown Granville taken Wm H Stover
  • April 24, 1857 - James Schemerhorn taken Emily Shepherd
  • June 11, 1857 - Andre Huwitt Argyle taken [unreadable] Scripter
  • August 24, 1857 - James Harris Dergytown taken Dan Brophy
  • August 26, 1857 - H.W. Woodward Battenville Greenwich taken Lucy Young
  • Sept. 6, 1857 - Nathaniel Sherman Cambridge taken Wm Welsh
  • Sept. 7, 1857 - John Keelas Ft Edward taken Albert Mattison
  • Sept. 15, 1857 - James Taylor Argyle taken Emeroy Young
  • Sept. 29, 1857 - John Killas Ft Miller taken Amos Wheeler
  • Jan. 1, 1858 - William Chamberlain Manchester taken Lucy Maria Young
  • Jan. 8, 1858 - Jacob Howard Easton taken Gertrude Laribee
  • Jan. 19, 1858 - Alexander Scemerhorn Ft Edward taken Thos Fox [crossed out]
  • Feb. 2, 1858 - Nathan Swift Ft Ann taken Byron Trowbridge
  • Feb. 3, 1858 - Walter Rogers Ft edward taken Maria Jones
  • Feb. 6, 1858 - Lewis B Thompson Gansevoort PO Joseph Brophy
  • Feb. 6, 1858 - Thomas Wright Greenwich Matilda Benton
  • Feb. 17, 1858 - Bethuel Ball Glens Falls Mary Folay
  • Feb. 26, 1858 - William Grand Mary Jane Cadwell
  • Feb. 29, 1858 - Thomas Liddle Salem taken Hudson Jones
  • Feb. 28, 1858 - Simeon Benson Easton taken Joseph Cummings
  • March 8, 1858 - R.C. White Hebron taken Charles Lee
  • March 8, 1858 - Charles A Gitty Hebron taken George Lee
  • March 20, 1858 - Ebert Clow Granville Adelbert Parish
  • March 24, 1858 - Washington Barrell Hartford Mary Loisa Mc Larfie
  • April 1, 1858 - James Mc Mullen Easton Mary Cummings
  • April 24, 1858 - H.M. Hillman Jackson Mary Cummings Returned
  • April 26, 1858 - James H Hillman Jackson Joseph Brophy
  • May 29, 1858 - Truman Wallis Hartford taken William Albert Johnston
  • June 8, 1858 - D.H. Reynolds Greenwich taken Emily Shepherd
  • June 11, 1858 - Joseph T Hall Argyle taken Amos Wheeler
  • June 23, 1858 - James H. Austin Cambridge taken Mary Cummings
  • June 25, 1858 - H.G. Dennison hartford taken Albert Mattison
  • June 26, 1858 - Daniel D Beamus taken George Beamus
  • July 26, 1858 - William Rogers Durgytown taken James Nelson [crossed out]
  • August 25, 1858 - Jane Whitney White Creek taken Mary Pratt
  • Sept, 29, 1858 - Archd Killmore Argyle taken Edisin Cummings
  • Oct. 30, 1858 - John Mc Murray Argyle taken Dan Brophy
  • Nov. 9, 1858 - Townsend J Path Ft Edward taken Billy Green
  • Nov. 30, 1858 - Phebe Townsend Hartford taken Emeroy Young
  • December 15, 1858 - Lafayette Odekirk White Creek taken Lawrence Corbit
  • December 22, 1858 - Hiram Merrel Hartford taken Amos Wheeler
  • January 1, 1859 - Spencer Chapman Hartford taken Emeroy Young
  • January 3, 1859 - Edward Conner Ft Edward taken Maria Matilda Kibby
  • January 5, 1859 - Spencer Chapman taken Catherine Mc Donald
  • January 24, 1859 - Hiram Merrel Hartford Martin Davidson
  • Feb. 1, 1859 - James B Mix Ft Ann taken Henry B from S.H. [unreadable]
  • Feb. 4, 1859 - Edwin Hill Argyle taken Emeroy Young
  • Feb. 18, 1859 - Franklin Doane White Creek taken John Nassy [crossed out]
  • Feb. 24, 1859 - Cicero Brown Granville taken John Nassy [crossed out]
  • March 2, 1859 - T.A. Brayton Hartford taken Thomas Nassy
  • March 4, 1859 - David Green Greenwich James H Van Gilder
  • March 22, 1859 - William Jacobie Glens Falls taken Mary Brophy
  • May 3, 1859 - Franklin Bailey taken Ephraim and Mary Mark
  • June 18, 1859 - Seth Pierce West Ft Ann taken Mary Cummings
  • August 4, 1859 - Noah Atwater Russel Hampton Co. Mass taken James Nelson
  • Oct. 1, 1859 - Dr. Gragry Ft Ann taken Emily Shepherd
  • Feb. 17, 1860 - Warren E Ralston Cambridge Center Mary Serena Clark
  • March 26, 1860 - Lyman Barber Easton taken John Nasey
  • March 26, 1860 - Worthy Waters Easton taken Thomas Nasey
  • March 24, 1860- Samuel Haskin Ft Ann Margaret Consadin bound
  • April 2, 1860 - John M Stewart Argyle Joseph Cummings
  • April 4, 1860 - Orson Carpenter South Granville Emma Stockwell

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