Nassau County Poorhouse
the Poorhouse Story
NY Poorhouse History by County


The notes below have been abstracted from the following reports.
To obtain further information on these reports click on the appropriate button.
(This will open a separate window so simply close to get back to this page.)

YATES REPORT      1824 LAW      1857 REPORT EXPLANATION
the Poorhouse Story
YATES REPORT:

Not Applicable because Nassau did not become a county until 1899. See QUEENS County for poorhouse information.
the Poorhouse Story
1824 LAW (required establishment of poorhouse vs. exempted): N/A
the Poorhouse Story
1857 INVESTIGATION:  N/A (see above)
the Poorhouse Story
PERSONAL NOTES FROM READERS:

the Poorhouse Story
LOCAL NOTES:

Finding Home "Over the Hill" 
by Rhoda Amon
Staff Writer

The wonderful article above tells the story of the almshouses  -- Jones Institute, the Hempstead Town poor farm, and the Suffolk County Farm in Yaphank -- (in the counties of Queens and Nassau and Suffolk

the Poorhouse Story
RECORDS:

Poorhouse INMATE REGISTRATION CERTIFICATES
Microfilm Series A1978  Roll Number(s) 85-86
  more information
the Poorhouse Story
CEMETERY:

the Poorhouse Story

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

HOME             Back to find Other NY Counties

Poorhouse HISTORY CEMETERIES by State RECORDS by State