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PENNSYLVANIA POORHOUSE HISTORY by county


LOCAL NOTES:

"Actually, the "poorhouse" in Wayne County was only for residents of Texas Township and later Honesdale. The cemetery is still there, although there are no markers. The other townships handled their needs locally." 
          Ann O'Hara    yannster@ptd.net 

 

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PERSONAL NOTES FROM READERS:

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RECORDS:

List of residents of Wayne County poorhouse in 1880 Census. 

 

 

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CEMETERIES:

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We are hoping to build this base of information about the poorhouse in WAYNE 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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