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OHIO POORHOUSE HISTORY by county


Caption:  Hardin County Infirmary, Kenton, O.

LOCAL NOTES:

History of the Hardin County Infirmary 
from The HISTORY OF HARDIN COUNTY OHIO (CHICAGO: WARNER, BEERS & CO. 1883.) 
which can be found on-line at  the Heritage Pursuit website.

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PERSONAL NOTES FROM READERS:

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RECORDS:

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 HARDIN 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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