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OHIO POORHOUSE HISTORY by county


The caption below reads: New Philadelphia, Ohio
Tuscarawas County Infirmary

 
PERSONAL NOTES FROM READERS:

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LOCAL NOTES:

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RECORDS:

OHS Microfilm

List of Tuscarawas County Infirmary Residents from the 1900 Census  

[Note: The census page linked above takes a while to load, and the print is fairly small. But you may be able to increase your monitor resolution if necessary to read it.  PHL ]


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 TUSCARAWAS 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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