CERTIFICATE ITEMS WHICH HAVE BEEN ABSTRACTED

Certificate #

  • PHA (whether there is an earlier entry for this person in Laura’s earlier book, Poor House Accounts
  • Last Name
  • First Name
  • Gender (Male/Female)
  • Race (White, Black, Red)
  • Marital Status (Single, Married, Widowed)
  • Age
  • Admit Date: This is the date of the first admission recorded on the certificate.
  • Born in (this) Poor House:
  • X = Whether there were Recurring Admissions
  • Discharge Date: This is the date of the last discharge recorded on the certificate.
  • Died in the Poorhouse
  • Buried in the Poorhouse Cemetery
  • Cause of Death
  • Occupation
  • Comments
  • Poverty Cause
  • Born - (state or nation)
  • Born -County
  • Born – Town/City

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