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Record # Name Age Sex Residence Nationality Date of Receiving into Poor House On Whose Order Received Date of Discharge Weeks Days Cause of Discharge Cause of Pauperism Blind, Mute, Epileptic, Idiotic, insane Remarks
1 Nathan Geary 78 Male Fremont Twp. Irish Apr. 1st 1877 Supervisor         Sick    
2 Frances Pummaville 68 Male Mt. Pleasant French Oct. 20th 1877 John Maxwell         Old & Crippled    
3 Horace Estell 30 Male Fremont Twp. French Oct. 5th 1877 John Ulan/ Ulam         Nearly Blind    
4 John S. Sholl 26 Male Coe Twp. English  Jan. 8th 1880 Supt. Forbes         Epilepsy Epileptic  
5 Emeline Beaumont 33 Female Fremont Twp. Dutch Jan. 23rd 1880 Supervisor Davis         Weak minded    
6 Chris Steel 56 Male Broomfield Swede Mar. 12th 1882 Wm. Broomfield July 10th 1886 226   Ran away Sick    
7 Enos K. Updyke 71 Male Deerfield Twp. American May 4th 1883 Supt. Whitney         Old Age    
8 Mary Ann Mahone 20 Female Denver Twp. Irish May 7th 1883 Supt. Whitney         Blind & Idiotic    
9 Emma Drake 31 Female Fremont Twp. American June 25th 1884 Supt. O'Boyle         Nuisance    
10 Child of Emma Drake 9 Mos Male Fremont S American Jun 25th 1884 Supt. O'Boyle         Infant    
11 William Murray 52 Male Mt. Pleasant American Sept. 20th 1883 Supt. Whitney         Epilepsy Epileptic  
12 Dewit C. Robinson 36 Male Mt. Pleasant American Oct. 17th 1883 Supt. Whitney         Epilepsy Epileptic  
13 Jonas Dodge 75 Male Mt. Pleasant American Nov. 11th 1884 Supt. Whitney June 4th 1886 82 6 Went to work for Dr. Tyler Infirm    
14 William Stewart 36 Male Coe Twp. American Nov. 20th 1885 Supt. O'Boyle Mar. 14th 1886 68 3 Went to his sisters in Illinois Epilepsy Epileptic  
15 John Leichti 66 Male Vernon Twp. Swiss July 21, 1885 Supt. Whitney         Sick    
16 Luke Mc Nerny Unknown Male Isabella Twp. American Oct. 30th 1885 Supt. Whitney Dec. 22nd 1885 7 4 Sent to Insane Asylum at Traverse Insane Insane  
17 John Ritchie 39 Male Coe Twp., American Nov. 26th 1885 Supt. O'Boyle Dec. 22nd 1885 3 5 Ordered discharged by Supt. O'Boyle Insane Insane  
18 Peter Cummings 55 Male No particular place Irish Dec 7th 1885 Supt. O'Boyle Apr. 19th 1886 19   Able to provide for himself Infirm    
19 Lambert Slaughter 85 Male Rolland Twp. American Jan. 12th 1886 Sherman Eldred Nov. 11th 1886 43 2 Provided for by relatives Infirm & Old    
20 John Mc Keever Unknown Male Vernon Twp. American Jan. 22nd 1886 Lansom Wing         Partially Foolish & Insane    
21 Thomas Somerton 71 Male Coldwater Twp. American Feb. 8th 1886 Supt. Whitney         Old & Sick    
22 William Geister 17 Male Coe Twp. American Feb. 27th 1886 Supt. O'Boyle Mar. 29th 1886 4 2 Able to provide for himself Sick    
23 Martin Freeman 48 Male Vernon Twp. American Feb. 28th 1886 Lanson Wing Mar. 8th 1886 1 1 Died Sick   Sent to Ann Arbor
24 Frank Retain  17 Male Mt. Pleasant American Mar. 24th 1886 Supt. Whitney Mar. 29th 1886   5 Able to provide for himself      
25 Christian Mitzner 72 Male Mt. Pleasant German July 5th 1886 Supt. Whitney July 20th 1886 2 1 Ran Away Infirm    
26 Wm Mason 69 Male Wise Twp. Irish July 10th 1886 Supt. Whitney Nov. 8th 1886 17 2 Went to Canada to live with relatives Leg broken    
27 Jonas Dodge 76 Male Mt. Pleasant American Sept. 12th 1886           Old & feeble    
28 Thomas Sutton 52 Male Broomfield American Dec. 8th 1886 Supt. Johnson Dec. 13th 1886   5 Able to provide for self Wounded with revolver    
29 Charles   Male Coe Twp. American                  
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1 Nathan Geary 78 Male Fremont Twp. Irish Apr. 1st 1877 Supervisor         Sick    
2 Francis Pummaville 68 Male Mt. Pleasant French Oct. 20th 1877 Jno. Maxwell         Old & Crippled    
3 Horace Estell 30 Male Fremont Twp. French Oct. 5th 1879 Jno. Ulan         Nearly Blind    
4 Jno. S. Sholl 26 Male Coe Twp. English  Jan. 8th 1880 Supt. Forbes         Epilepsy Epileptic  
5 Emeline Beaumont 33 Female Fremont Twp. Dutch Jan. 23rd 1880 Supervisor Davis         Weak minded    
6 Chris Steel 56 Male Broomfield Swede Mar. 12th 1882 Wm. Broomfield July 10th 1886 226          
6 Enos K. Updyke 71 Male Deerfield Twp. American May 4th 1883 Supt. Whitney         Old Age    
7 Mary Ann Mahone 20 Female Denver  Irish May 7th 1883 Supt. Whitney         Blind & Idiotic Blind & Idiotic  
8 Emma Drake 31 Female Fremont Twp. American June 25th 1884 Supt. O'Boyle         Nuisance    
9 Child of Emma Drake   Male Born at Co. Farm Sept 4th 1882 American                  
10 William Murray 52 Male Mt. Pleasant American Sept. 20th 1883 Supt. Whitney June 22 1887 195 2 Died Epilepsy Epileptic Body claimed by Relatives
11 De Wit C. Robinson 36 Male Mt. Pleasant American Oct. 17th 1883 Supt. Whitney Aug. 24th 1887 200 2 Went to Soldiers Home at Grand Rapids Epilepsy Epileptic  
12 Jonas Dodge 75 Male Mt. Pleasant American Nov. 11th 1884 Supt. Whitney Apr. 11th 1887 124   Received a pension Infirm    
13 John Leichti 66 Male Vernon Twp. Swiss July 21, 1885 Supt. Whitney Apr. 2 1886 88 4 Died Sick   Died Apr. 2nd 1887.  Body claimed by S. Leichti
14 Lambert Slaughter 85 Male Roland Twp. American Jan. 12th 1886 Sherman Eldred Nov. 11th 1886 43 6 Provided for by relatives Infirm & Old    
15 John Mc Keever Unknown Male Vernon Twp. American Jan. 22nd 1886 Lansom Wing         Partially Foolish & Insane Partially Insane  
16 Thomas Somerton 71 Male Coldwater Twp. American Feb. 8th 1886 Supt. Whitney         Old & Sick    
17 William Mason 69 Male Wise Twp. Irish July 10th 1886 Supt. Whitney Nov. 8th 1886 17 2 Went to Canada to live with relatives Leg broken    
18 Thomas Sutton 52 Male Broomfield American Dec. 8th 1886 Supt. Johnson Dec. 13th 1886   5 Able to provide for self Shot with revolver    
19 Sarah Floch 30 Female Lincoln Twp. Canadian Jan. 8th 1887 Supt. of Poor Jan. 12th 1887   4 Went to live with husband Unable to provide for self    
20 Mary Eggleston 26 Female Denver Twp. American Jan. 10th 1887 Supt. Johnson Jan. 29th 1887 2 5 Went to live with relatives Unable to provide for self    
21 Maggie Eggleston Child of Mary Eggleston 1 Female Denver Twp. American Jan. 10th 1887 Supt. Johnson Jan. 29th 1887 2 5 Went to live with relatives Unable to provide for self    
22 Ephriam P. Freeland 49 Male Wise Twp. Canadian Jan. 12th 1887 Supervisor Allen Feb. 7th 1887 3 5 Went to "" Brother at Sag. City Sick    
23 Christian Stull 61 Male Escaped from Poor House July 10th 1886 Returned Ohio Poor House Swiss May 12th 1887         Weak minded and Insane Insane    
24 Charles Harnden 25 Male Coe Twp. Canada American May 15th 1887 Supt. O'Boyle May 23 1887 1 2 Taken to Asylum at Traverse City Insane Insane If inquired for he came from Brighton Twp. Ont.
25 Euphemia Mc Dougall 40 Female Isabella Twp. Scotch May 28th 1887 Supt Johnson May 31st 1887   3 Taken to Asylum at Traverse City Insane Insane If inquired for came from Brussels Gray Twp Canada
26 Edwin Simcott 43 Male Vernon Twp. American June 6th 1887 Supts of Poor       Sick      
27 Peter Cummings 55 Male Mt. Pleasant Irish July 21, 1887 Supt. Maxwell July 29th 1887 1 1 Able to provide for himself Whiskey    
28 Lorenzo Haley 31 Male Denver Twp. American Aug. 4th 1887 Supt Maxwell Aug 16, 1887 1 5 Provided for by relatives Sickness Unable to provide for self for reason of his hands sickness    
29 Frances Haley 29 Female Denver Twp. American Aug. 4th 1887 " Aug 16, 1887 1 5 Provided for by relatives      
30 Bertie Haley 8 Male Denver Twp. American Aug. 4th 1887 " Aug 16, 1887 1 5 Provided for by relatives      
31 Jessie Haley 5 Male Denver Twp. American Aug. 4th 1887 " Aug 16, 1887 1 5 Provided for by relatives      
32 Franklin Haley 6 wks Male Denver Twp. American Aug. 4th 1887 " Aug 16, 1887 1 5 Provided for by relatives      
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33 Lorenzo D. Begal 69 Male Loomis American Aug 4th 1877 Supt. Maxwell         Old Age & Sickness    
34 Richard M. Shea about 50 Male Isabella Twp. Canadian Oct. 24th 1887 Supt. Johnson         Crippled & weak mentally    
35 Robert Cook 55 Male Sent from Vernon Tsp. English Oct 2nd 1887 Supt. Maxwell         Sickness   His home is in Canada but he was taken sick and had 8 (to be provided for)
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1 Nathan Geary 78 Male Fremont Twp. Irish Apr. 1st 1877 Supervisor         Sick    
2 Francis Pumaville 68 Male Mt. Pleasant French Oct. 20th 1877 Jno. Maxwell         Old & Crippled    
3 Horace Estell 30 Male Fremont Twp. French Oct. 5th 1879 Jno Ulan         Nearly Blind    
4 Jno. S. Sholl 26 Male Coe Twp. English Jan. 8th 1880 Supt. Forbes         Epilepsy    
5 Emeline Beaumont 33 Female Fremont Twp. Dutch Jan. 23rd 1880 Supervisor Davis         Weak minded    
6 Enos K. Updyke 71 Male Deerfield Twp. American May 4th 1883 Supt Whitney         Old age    
7 Mary Ann Mahone 20 Female Denver Twp. Irish May 7th 1883 Supt Whitney         Blind & Idiotic    
8 Emma Drake 31 Female Fremont Twp. American June 25th 1884 Supt O'Boyle         Nuisance    
9 Child of Emma Drake   Male Born at County Farm Sept. 4th 1882 American June 25th 1884 Supt O'Boyle             The Drake child was born while the mother was an inmate.  Before, The mother becoming Euciente before?.  
10 John McKeever Unknown Male Vernon Twp. American Jan. 22nd 1886 Lansom Wing         Partially Foolish & Insane    
11 Christian Stull 61 Male Rolland Twp. Swiss May 12th 1887 Supt O'Boyle         Weak minded & Insane   Escaped from Poor Farm July 10th 1886.  Returned to Ohio Poor House
12 Edwin Simcott 43 Male Vernon Twp. American June 6th 1887 Supts. of Poor         Sick    
13 Lorenzo D. Begal 69 Male Wise Twp. American Aug. 4th 1887 Supt Maxwell Apr. 5th 1888 32 1 Able to provide for himself Old age and Sickness    
14 Richard McShea about 50 Male Isabella Twp. Canadian Oct. 24th 1887 Supt. Johnston         Crippled & mentally weak    
15 Robert Cook 55 Male Vernon Twp. English Nov. 2nd 1887 Supt Maxwell Feb. 21st 1888 15   Death Sick   Body claimed by friends.
16 Thomas Somerton 71 Male Coldwater Twp. American Feb. 8th 1886 Supt Whitney Oct 28th 1888 138 6 Death Old & Sick   Sent to Ann Arbor
17 John Kerney 52 Male Rolland Twp. Irish Nov. 18th 1887 Supervisor Eldred Nov 25th 1887 1   Death Sick   Body sent to the University at Ann Arbor
18 Wm Durfee 69 Male Chippewa Twp. American Dec. 8th 1887 Supervisor Salisbury         Old Age    
19 Rachel Durfee 71 Female Chippewa Twp. American Dec. 8th 1887 Supervisor Salisbury         Old Age    
20 Peter Cummings 55 Male Mt. Pleasant Irish Dec. 12th 1887 Supt Maxwell Apr. 4th 1888 15 3 Able to provide for himself Lameness    
21 Robert Dodgson 56 Male Mt. Pleasant English Feb. 3rd 1888 Supervisor Fordyce Aug. 3rd 1888 28   Sent for by relatives to go home to England Sickness    
22 Frank Overfield 40 Male Mt. Pleasant (Franch from)?+E72 American Feb. 18th 1888 Jno. Maxwell Feb. 23rd 1888   5 Eloped Weak minded    
23 Geo. Price 25 Male Coe Twp. Irish Feb. 23rd 1888 Supervisor Moore Apr. 5th 1888 6   Able to provide for himself Lame    
24 James Welch about 60 Male Mt. Pleasant Irish Apr. 11th 1888 Jno. Maxwell Apr. 26th 1888 2 1 Able to provide for himself Sickness    
25 Hugh McGuire 24 Male Vernon Twp. Irish May 31st 1888 H.D. Johnston Aug. 4th 1888 9 2 Sent for by relatives Weak minded    
26 Michael McMahone about 65 Male Deerfield Twp. Irish June 2nd 1888 Jno. Maxwell         Lameness    
27 Robert Hinds 77 Male Vernon Twp. American Aug. 31st 1888 Jno. Maxwell         Old Age    
20 Peter Cummings 55 Male Mt. Pleasant Irish Dec. 12th 1887 Supt Maxwell Apr. 4th 1888 15 3 Able to provide for himself Lameness    
29 Wellington Burch 16 Male Vernon Twp. American Oct. 21st 1888 Supervisor Wing         Foolish    
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1 Nathan Geary 78 Male Fremont Twp. Irish Apr. 1st 1877 Supervisor         Sick    
2 Francis Pummaville 68 Male Mt. Pleasant French Apr. 1st 1877 Jno. Maxwell         Old & Crippled    
3 Horace Estell 30 Male Fremont Twp. French Oct. 5th 1879 Jno Ulan         Nearly Blind    
4 Jno. S. Sholl 26 Male Coe Twp. English Jan. 8th 1880 Supt. Forbes         Epilepsy    
5 Emeline Beaumont 33 Female Fremont Twp. Dutch Jan. 23rd 1880 Supervisor Davis Sep. 13th 1889 501 2 Went to live with children Weak minded    
6 Enos K. Updyke 71 Male Deerfield Twp. American May 4th 1883 Supt Whitney         Old age    
7 Mary Ann Mahone 20 Female Denver Twp. Irish May 7th 1883 Supt Whitney         Blind & Idiotic    
8 Emma Drake 31 Female Fremont Twp. American June 25th 1884 Supt O'Boyle         Nuisance    
9 John Drake 1 Male Born at County Farm Sept. 4th 1882.  Emma Drake being the mother. American June 25th 1884 Supt O'Boyle         Infant and sickly   The child John Drake was born at the Co. House (missing month) 4th 1882 its mother being in a delicate condition when sent here two months.
10 John McKeever Unknown Male Vernon Twp. American Jan. 22nd 1886 Lansom Wing         Partially Foolish & Insane    
11 Christian Stull 61 Male Rolland Twp. Swiss May 12th 1887 Supt O'Boyle         Weak minded      & Insane   Escaped from Poor Farm July 10th 1886.  Returned to Ohio Poor House
12 Edwin Simcott 43 Male Vernon Twp. American June 6th 1887 Supts. of Poor May 14th 1889 101     Sick & Crippled    
13 Richard McShea about 50 Male Isabella Twp. Canadian Oct. 24th 1887 Supt. Johnston         Crippled & mentally weak    
14 Thomas Somerton 71 Male Coldwater Twp. American Feb. 8th 1887 Supt Whitney Oct. 28th 1888 138 6 Death Old & Sick   Sent to Ann Arbor
15 William Durfee 69 Male Chippewa Twp. American Dec. 8th 1887 Supervisor Salisbury July 7th 1889 82 2 Death Old Age   Body claimed by relatives
16 Rachael Durfee 71 Female Chippewa Twp. American Dec. 8th 1887 Supervisor Salisbury July 22nd 1889 80 1 Went to live with her daughter Old Age    
17 Michael McMahone about 65 Male Deerfield Twp. Irish June 2nd 1888 Jno. Maxwell         Lameness    
18 Robert Hinds 77 Male Vernon Twp. American Aug. 31st 1888 Jno. Maxwell Mar. 9th 1889 27 1 Went to live with his  son Old Age    
19 Wellington Burch 16 Male Vernon Twp. American Oct. 21st 1888 Supervisor Wing         Idiotic & Epileptic    
20 Peter Cummings 56 Male Mt. Pleasant Irish Nov. 22nd 1888 Supt Maxwell Dec. 4th 1888 1 5 Able to provide for himself Whiskey    
21 Lorenzo D. Begal 70 Male Mt. Pleasant American Dec. 1st 1888 Supt Maxwell May 17th 1889  23 6 Went to live with his daughter Sickness    
22 Peter Cummings 56 Male Mt. Pleasant Irish Dec. 13th 1888   Apr. 8th 1889 16 3 Able to provide for himself Whiskey    
23 Frank Chase 27 Male Sherman Twp. American Dec. 18th 1888 Supervisor Denslow Feb. 10th 1889 7 5 Went to live with his mother Feeble minded & Sick    
24 Henry Hamrick 45 Male Mt. Pleasant German Dec. 18th 1888 Supervisor Maxwell Dec. 22th 1888   4 Able to provide for himself Lameness    
25 William Smith 55 Male  Mt. Pleasant Irish Jan. 7th 1889 Supt. Johnston Apr. 22th 1889 15   Able to provide for himself Sickness    
26 William Annett 66 Male Vernon Twp. Irish Jan. 10th 1889 Supervisor Wing Jan. 15th 1889   4 Sent to Asylum at Traverse City Insane    
27 Ida Hopkins 29 Female Gilmore Twp. American Jan. 22nd 1889 Supervisor Fordyce May 17th 1889 16 3 Went to keep house for Mr. Updyke Could not obtain work.  Reason Bad Reputation    
28 Mary Comstock 75 Female Isabella Twp. Indian Jan. 23rd 1889 Supt. Johnston Mar. 20th 1889 8 0 Went to live with her son Old Age and Epileptic    
29 Edward Murchee 49 Male Mt. Pleasant French Jan. 26th 1889 Supt. Maxwell Apr. 5th 1889 9 6 Able to provide for himself Unable to get work    
30 William Sowers 9 Male Mt. Pleasant American Apr. 2nd 1889 Supt. Johnston Apr. 15th 1889 1 6 Sent to Public School at Coldwater Indigence of relatives    
31 Geo. Sowers 7 Male Mt. Pleasant American Apr. 2nd 1889 Supt. Johnston Apr. 15th 1889 1 6 Sent to Public School at Coldwater Indigence of relatives    
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32 Martin Wright 52 Male Wise Twp. American Apr. 8th 1889 Supts. of Poor May 14th 1889 5 1   Crippled & Sick   Eloped
33 Frederick Myers 55 Male Union Twp. Swiss Apr. 15th 1889 Supts. of Poor Apr. 29th 1889 2   Able to support himself Sickness    
34 Lorenzo D. Begal 70 Male Wise Twp. American May 19th 1889 Supts. of Poor May 28th 1889 1 2 Went to live with his daughter in Toledo Old age    
35 Matthew  Mayhew 38 Male Fremont Twp. American July 8th 1889 Supt. Johnston Nov. 16th 1889 18 5 Able to provide for himself Sickness    
36 Geo. Krishbaum 69 Male Rolland Twp. American Aug. 22nd 1889 Supt. Maxwell Aug. 24th 1889   2 Died Sickness   Body claimed by friends
37 Clayton Curray 21 Male Nowhere Canadian Sept. 13th 1889 Supt. Maxwell Sept. 17th 1889   4 Able to provide for himself Sickness    
38 Isaac Tower 49 Male Coldwater Twp. Canadian Sept. 30th 1889 Supervisor Lawrence Oct. 17th 1889 3   Able to provide for himself Insane    
39 Elizabeth Tower 44 Female Coldwater Twp. Canadian Sept. 30th 1889 Supervisor Lawrence Oct. 17th 1889 3   Able to provide for herself Sick    
40 Christian Mitzner 75 Male Mt. Pleasant German Oct. 11th 1889 Supt. Maxwell Nov. 5th 1889 3 4 Died Old & Sick   Body claimed by relatives
41 Peter Cummings 57 Male Mt. Pleasant Irish Oct. 18th 1889 Supt. Johnston         Inebriate    
42 Geo Myrone Croy 4 Male Isabella Twp. American Nov. 13th 1889 Supt. Maxwell Dec. 24th 1889 5 6 Provided for by their father Deserted by parents    
43 John Austin Croy 3 Male Isabella Twp. American Nov. 13th 1889 Supt. Maxwell Dec. 24th 1889 5 6 Provided for by their father Deserted by parents    
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1 Nathan Geary 78 Male Fremont Twp. Irish Apr. 1st 1877 Supervisor         Sick    
2 Francis Pummaville 68 Male Mt. Pleasant French Apr. 1st 1877 Jno. Maxwell Mar. 11th 1890 673 2 Death Old & Crippled    
3 Horace Estell 30 Male Fremont Twp. French Oct 5th 1879 Jno. Ulan         Nearly Blind    
4 John S. Sholl 26 Male Coe Twp. English Aug. 8th 1879 Supt. Forbes         Epileptic    
5 Enos K. Updyke 71 Male Deerfield Twp. American May 4th 1880 Supt. Whitney Feb. 13th 1891 401 3 Death Old Age    
6 Mary Ann Mahone 20 Female Denver Twp. Irish May 7th 1883 Supt. Whitney         Blind & Idiotic    
7 Emma Drake 31 Female Fremont Twp. American June 25th 1884 Supt. O'Boyle         Nuisance    
8 John Drake 1 Male Fremont Twp. American June 25th 1884 Supt. O'Boyle         Infant    
9 John McKeever Unknown Male Vernon Twp. American June 22nd 1886 Lansom Wing         Partially Insane & Idiotic    
10 Chrisian Stull 61 Male Rolland Twp. Swiss May 12th 1887 Supt. O'Boyle Sept. 21st 1891 228 1 Got a pension Weakminded and Insane    
11 Richard McShea About 50 Male Isabella Twp. Canadian Oct 24th 1887 Supt. Johnston Aug. 3rd 1891 196 4 Went to live with friends Crippled & mentally weak    
12 Michael McMahone 65 Male Deerfield Twp. Irish June 2nd 1888 Supt. Maxwell June 15th 1891 157 6 Went to live with friends Lameness    
13 Wellington Burch 16 Male Vernon Twp. American Oct. 21st 1888 Lansom Wing         Idiotic & Epileptic    
14 Peter Cummings 57 Male Mt. Pleasant Irish Oct. 18th 1889 Supt. Maxwell Apr. 27th 1891 79 3 Able to provide for himself Inebriate    
15 Isaac Tower 49 Male Coldwater Twp. Canadian