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OHIO POORHOUSE HISTORY by county


 



The photo above and the photo album below are from:
1900 Atlas of Geauga County, Ohio, Cleveland, Ohio, H.B. Stranahan & Co., Page 3
submitted by Sandy Malitz,  e-mail raccooan@oplin.lib.oh.us 
Genealogy Specialist at the Chardon Library
Click here to enter the Photo Album: Geauga Co. Infirmary officials around 1900
[Note: It takes a while to load because of scans; but it is well worth it!]
More pictures of the Infirmary.

 


PERSONAL NOTES FROM READERS:


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LOCAL NOTES:

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RECORDS:

WPA   Inventory    

 


Note: For every county in Ohio it would be a good idea to check the statewide resources listed below.     PHL

We have found so many infirmary/poorhouse records for Ohio that we have created a special page for the references -- which will be found in a table alphabetized by county.
(WPA) INVENTORIES OF THE COUNTY ARCHIVES OF OHIO -- 
EXCERPTS RELATED TO POORHOUSE (INFIRMARY) HOLDINGS 

During the 1930's and 1940's the Work Projects Administration (WPA) began the process of inventorying County Archives of Ohio. Those which inventoried infirmary records have been transcribed and links are here posted on a table
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CEMETERIES:

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We are hoping to build this base of information about the poorhouse in GEAUGA 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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