The following excerpt (relating the history
of the poorhouse for Fayette County) is taken from (p. 137 &
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Author: Ellis, Franklin, 1828-1885.
Title: History of Fayette County, Pennsylvania : with biographical
sketches of many of its pioneers and prominent men / edited by Franklin Ellis.
Imprint: Philadelphia : L.H. Everts & Co., 1882
Chapter XIII-- Erection of Fayette County--Establishment of Courts--County
Buildings (p. 129-138)
found on the website for the Library of Congress
at the following URL: http://digital.library.pitt.edu/cgi-bin/pitttext-idx.pl?notisid=00aft2784m&type=header
On a GenWeb page, in a
biography of LACY HIBBS ... The
statement is made, " He was elected poorhouse director in