Superintendents of the Poor Farms, Doctors & Township Overseers

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Listing who we found in our record search, mainly up to 1860

Superintendents Appointed by Co. Comm Year
Hugh Millhollin 1837
Harvey N. Stretch 1838
Daniel Campbell 1840
Benjamin Lucas 1840
Isaac Best 1841
David  Bigelow 1844
John  Jennings 1847
Rue Carson 1848
Richard F. Cresse 1855
Thomas E. Stretch 1859
   
Advertisment Laf. Daily Journal 12/1854
Doctors Appointed by Co. Comm Year
Loyal Fairman 1837
David Jennings 1840
Isaac H. Wright 1843
Dr. Taylor 1844
Joel B. McFarland 1844
Isaac Smith 1847
Robert M. O'Farrall 1856
James T. Ellsworth 1863
James P. Wallace 1866
   
Advertisment Laf. Daily Courier 8/1850
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Receipt of James L. Paige in 1846, showing his duties as Overseer of the Poor and Justice of Peace.

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First Name Surname Overseers appointed Township Service Yr
Benjamin Cuppy Overseers, appointed Wabash 1827
Levi Dickson Overseers, appointed Fairfleld 1827
Moses McFarland Overseers, appointed Wabash 1827
Thornton Parker Overseers, appointed Randolph 1827
James Thornton Overseers, appointed Fairfleld 1827
Peter Weaver Overseers, appointed Randolph 1827
         
Michael Bush Overseer of the Poor Fairfield 1828
John McCormick Overseer of the Poor Fairfield 1828
Levi Dickson Overseer of the Poor Fairfield 1828
William Bush Overseer of the Poor Sheffield 1828
         
Delvin Bealy Overseer of the Poor Wayne 1829
William Burk Overseer of the Poor Fairfield 1829
Jesse Farmer Overseer of the Poor Randolph 1829
John Russell Overseer of the Poor Wabash 1829
Andrew Yount Overseer of the Poor Randolph 1829
         
Joseph S. Hanna Overseer of the Poor Fairfield 1831
Nathan Matthews Overseer of the Poor Shelby 1831
David H. Cockran Overseer of the Poor Sheffield 1831
Joseph Fuller Overseer of the Poor Sheffield 1831
Thomas Wiles Overseer of the Poor Sheffield 1831
Jesse Davisson Overseer of the Poor Wabash 1833
Loyal Fairman Overseer of the Poor Fairfield 1833
John D. Farmer Overseer of the Poor Fairfield Township 1833
Ira Smith Overseer of the Poor Fairfield 1834
John Stair Overseer of the Poor Washington 1834
Edward M Dryer Overseer of the Poor Sheffield Township 1835
         
William Gaddis Overseer of the Poor Perry 1836
David Pedan Overseer of the Poor Sheffield Township 1836
Joseph Gerad Overseer of the Poor Perry 1837
         
James S. Page Overseer of the Poor Sheffield 1846
Peter P. Goldsberry Trustee Sheffield Township 1853
         

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