Browse Items (15 total)

  • Collection: Erie County Poor House Ledgers

PoorhouseRegister_vol1_0001.jpg
Includes children and adults. Name, age, place of nativity, town/county pauper or vagrant, date of commitment, by whom committed (can be a city sexton, justice of the peace, or doctor), town sent from, date committed, and date discharged. Discharge…

Vol 1 Childrens record_edited.jpg
Includes name, date of commitment, date of discharge, who took them out and where they were taken. In chronological order, includes alphabetical index.

PoorhouseRegister_vol3_0001.jpg
Date received, name, age, names of parents, nativity (place of birth/ethnicity), how discharged & to whom. Each October 1st, the children currently residing in the Alms House were listed as “carried forward” into the new record keeping year. Parents’…

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Includes name, age, nativity, gender, date of commitment and by whom, cause of commitment, death, date of discharge, and number of days in the institution. Identifies individual as pauper, vagrant, insane, idiot, and orphan. In chronological order,…

Vol 3_edited.jpg
Includes name, age, nativity, gender, occupation, date of commitment and by whom, cause of commitment, death, date of discharge, notes about disposition, and number of days in the institution. Identifies individual as pauper, vagrant, insane, idiot,…

ECPHvol5_001.jpg
Includes name, date of admission, sex, age, birth place, cause of pauperism, location committed from, committing officer*, complaining officer*, discharge date, bound out date, provided for—by adoption or otherwise, absconded, transferred, removed…

Vol 7_edited.jpg
Includes name, age, nativity, occupation, gender, pauper, vagrant, by whom committed, date of commitment and of what town, direct cause of commitment, transferred to and returned from hospital, died, date of discharge [or death], remarks (where…

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Name, age, nativity, habits (temperate, intemperate), occupation, disease, time under treatment in days, stage of disease when admitted, date discharged, date cured, date died, remarks (notes on condition, cause of death, sent to Sisters of Charity…

Vol 6_edited.jpg
Can include name, age, gender, nativity, occupation, date of death, date of burial, number of grave, cause of death, case number, remarks on death and disposition (taken by relatives, body given to Medical College or undertaker, or buried in Mount…
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