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ILLINOIS POORHOUSE HISTORY by county


 
LOCAL NOTES:

"The operators of the Jackson County poor house were Sampson Tilrow Secrest and his wife Eleanor Sophronia  'Ellen' Winchester."
     Sandra Smith    sksmith@san.rr.com 

 

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PERSONAL NOTES FROM READERS:

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RECORDS:

"The Jackson County poor house can be found in the  1880 Census as follows: Jackson County, Carbondale Township, Page 48, Supv Dist 8, Enum dist 41 (page 192 of Ancestry.com on line census -- image 48 of 73.)"
     Sandra Smith    sksmith@san.rr.com 

 

 

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CEMETERIES:

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We are hoping to build this base of information about the poorhouse in JACKSON county through the helpful participation of readers. All are requested to submit items of interest by sending e-mail to The Poorhouse Lady.

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