1870 Census - County Poorhouse Inmates

County Poorhouse Inmates - 1870 Census
Dewittville, Chautauqua County, NY

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POORHOUSE and INSANE ASYLUM
Dewittville in the Township of Chautauqua, Chautauqua County NY
Writing is VERY sloppy and hard to read, decoded as far as possible very little data is given, no marital status, or parents, most are listed as Idiots.

WARD, Frank 26 Overseer
Wife Julia 22
Dau Bertha 1

HASKINS, Sarah, 22 domestic in the home

INMATES
This portion listed as ALL IDIOTS lists only place of birth of inmate
MALES
Walter SESSIONS, 61 NY
Joel WRIGHT, 54 NY
Luel ? DEVERAUX, 25 or 28 NY
William BARTSUM, 30 NY
William GOFFIELD, 60 NY
Harvey MAY 65 NY
Charles GAGE, 12 NY
Andrew HERRICK 40 NY
Hollis GORDON, 50
Richmond WAIT 23 NY
Carl ANDERSON 25 Sweden
Erol? Or Earl RICKENBRODE 20 Germany
Hhiram BUSH 63 NY
Charles RUGG, 65 VT
Luther ABBEY 23 NY
Dudley BEADLE 26 NY
Moses SMITH 34 NY
Frank PUGH 21 Ger
Reuben HOLMES 27 OH
John CEDAR 40 Ger
Jacob WISE 30 Ger
Nate Ca---? 70 Ger
Peter BIRD 21 NY
Samuel WISE 45 NY
Mason GOULD 35 NY
Peter PAMP or POMP 40 NY
William CORRIGAN or CARRIGAN 27 Ire
James O'BRIAN 30 Ire
John WHITE 30 NY
William BRIGHAM, 30 NY

FEMALES
Insane Asylum
Maria PECK 50 NY
Minerva HOUSE 40 NY
Frances DONALDSON 25 NY
Maggie McGRAFF 21 Ire
Polly SHOOK, 45 NY
Georgianna FAY 80 NY
Maria ANDREWS, 50 NY
Anniss BOND, 50 NY
Melissa TRASK 20 NY
Betsy DeMARANVILLE 55 NY
Maria McCHESNEY 45 NY
Ann SWARTZ 45 NY
2 No NAMES 70 and 75 females born Germany
Fanny SKIFF 65 MA
Ann SHERWIN, 26 PA
Mary LESSY or LEESY 50 Ire
Ellen GERMAIN 21 NY
Betsy BENTLY 42 NY
Delia BARBER 45 NY
Sarah WASE or MASE 40 NY
Kate SPARLING 55 NY
Maria BABCOCK 40 NY
Sophia SMITH 40 Ger
Mary ROSE 30 NY
Catharina ? 35 Germany
Polly WILSON, NY
Ellen SULLIVAN, 35 Ire
Nora HUNT 12 NY

This portion listed as POOR HOUSE, not all are listed idiots, some old, blind, deaf etc.
Willard WOOD Overseer 52 NY
Wife Sarah 47
Rachel SMILEY, Domestic, 26 PA
Dwight SMILEY works on farm 26 NY

MALES

Stephen CHAMPLIN 55 blind
Ancel WILLIAMS 70 NY
Robert ELLISON 22 NY
William BOOTH 78 NY
John BLACKMAN 55 NY
Francis HOWE 75 VT
Am-- SLAYTON 32 NY
Lewis THOMAS 45 or 85 VA Black
Richard SWEEZY 90 NY Black
Owen JONES 40 Wales
Daniel BELL 60 NY
Winston WALKER 30 NY
Richard CARR 75 Ireland
Daniel RYAN 70 Ire
Orlando RAY 45 MA
Andrew WELSH 68 VT
Herk-- GRAVES 75 MA
Benjamin BATTLES MA 75
Thomas BOWDEN Eng 60
Thomas FITZPATRICK 70 Ire
An? VanBUREN 80
Peter BERGER 75 Ger
George FINK 5
Timothy CALAHAN 40 Ire
Edward WHITE 24 NY
Albert WHITE 14 NY
George WALTER 60 Ger
David DARLING 4 NY
George STEWART 65 Ire
John CALAHAN 2 Ire
Michael EVANS 50 Ire
Patrick JEWEL? 80 Ire
Stephen WILLIAMS 80 VT
Barney HOVEY 60 Ire
Fred ? B Ger 85
John RYAN 48 Ire
Thomas GERALD, 54 Ire
James MEGAR 63 Scot.
Ancet BURNS 31 Ire
Peter CLOUGH 75 MASS Blind
Martinez GARTY 80 Ire
George HAMMOND, 28 NY
Thomas McGINNIS 50 Scot

FEMALES
Maria EDENBURGH 55 NY
Martha Luiger Isle of Man 45
Esther BONDEN 50 NY\
Mabel HAIGHT 80 VT
Polly GILLETTE 55 NY
Amanda LONON 28 NY
Armissa PALMER 45 NY
Kate CALAHAN, 4 NY
Hannah TILLOTSON 27 NY blind
Mary CONNOR, 50 Ire
Laura WALDEN 65 MASS
Almira READ 20 NY
Caroli? CHAPMAN 22 NY
Maria BUSHEE 26 NY
Catherine BERGER 15
Margaret WINN 60 NH
Emelind DOWD 88 NY blind
Jennie TenHARKEN 1
Addie CARPENTER 1
Josephine GOODMAN 15 NY deaf
Belinda CONNOR 50 Ire
Johanna MURPHY 60 IRE
Betsey MUNSELL 65 MASS deaf

Provided by Dolores Davidson, 2002.