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OHIO POORHOUSE HISTORY by county


The full caption (on the entire postcard) below reads:
 County Infirmary, Zanesville, O.
[This is in Muskingum County.]

 
PERSONAL NOTES FROM READERS:

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LOCAL NOTES:

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RECORDS:

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 MUSKINGUM 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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