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OHIO POORHOUSE HISTORY by county


PERSONAL NOTES FROM READERS:

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The following original records (and microfilm where so noted) may be found in the local government records in the special collections of Wright State University
in Dayton.(3640 Colonal Glenn Highway)
BIRTH AND DEATH RECORD 1886-1969                                                MFM 
CENSUS OF DISADVANTAGED 1892                                                     MFM 
COMMISSARY RECORD-SCATTERED 1922-1957                                MFM 
DAILY MOVEMENT OF INMATES 1977-1978                                       MFM 
DAILY RECORD OF INMATES 1879-1904                                              MFM 
DEATH RECORD 1905-1969                                                                     MFM 
EMPLOYMENT RECORD 1907-1943                                                       MFM 
HOSPITAL REGISTER 1916-1917                                                             MFM 
INDEX TO REGISTER OF SANE INMATES *****                                 MFM 
INFIRMARY AND INSANE RECORD 1829-1890                                   MFM 
INSANE RECORD-SCATTERED 1829-1906                                            MFM 
PAUPERISM STATISTICS-SCATTERED 1891-1900                               MFM 
REGISTER OF INMATES 1888-1892                                                        MFM 
REGISTER OF MEMBERS 1930-1978                                                       MFM 
REGISTER OF SANE INMATES 1892-1908                                             MFM

WPA   Inventory

OHS Microfilm

 


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 MONTGOMERY 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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