CARROLL
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TENNESSEE POORHOUSE HISTORY by county


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PERSONAL NOTES FROM READERS:

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"The 1860 U. S. Census of Carroll County, Tennessee" compilation (printed 1979) by the Carroll County Historical Society (p. 113) lists the occupants of the Carroll County Poorhouse in 1860. James G. Townsend,  (49) manager and his family, Mary (43), Josephus R. (20), Mary A. (17), John W. (14), Henry C. (12) James M. (10), William L. (7), Alexander P. (4), Thomas J. (1). The inmates: Elizabeth Burns (64), Mary Fidler (37), Emily Fidler (6), Paralee Fidler (4), Nancy C. (1); Martha Portess (39), Elizabeth Portess (3).Mahala Forister (26), Cythnia L. (2); Joseph Chandler (12), Sandy Chandler (32); Nancy Jenkins (35), James Jenkins (4); Sarah Hall (77). The Mary Fidler is my husband's great great grandmother."
          Brenda Fiddler    cfiddler@usit.net

 

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