Patients of the Fulton County Poor House
December 2, 1897 - December 1, 1898
Source: Journal of Proceedings Sixty-First Annual Session of the Board of Supervisors of Fulton County, for the Year 1898. Compiled and Arranged by the Clerk. Gloversville, N.Y.: Daily Leader Printing House. 1899.
Names excerpted from the Annual Report of the Superintendent of the Poor of Fulton County.
Martin L. Getman, Superintendent of the Poor
The following is a list of patients at the County Poor House during the time for which this report is made, together with the number of days that each has been there, viz:
Christian Divor - 317 days
City of Johnstown
Harrison Cool - 365 days
City of Gloversville
James Sandfield - 365 days
Town of Johnstown
John Coombs - 365 days
Town of Oppenheim
Judson Perry - 111 days.
Town of Bleecker
Jacob Shutts - 213 days
Town of Northampton
Aloennus Martin - 295 days
Town of Ephrata
Warren Allen - 365 days
Town of Mayfield
John Honey - 365 days
Town of Broadalbin
Wilson Ferguson - 365 days
Town of Perth
John Woster - 365 days
Report of the County Physician of Fulton County
To the Honorable Board of Supervisors of the County of Fulton:
Gentlemen - In accordance with the duties of county physician of the county of Fulton, I desire to submit this, my annual report, for the year ending December 1, 1898: During my term of service I have made 83 visits at the county poor house. The health of the inmates has been fair considering their infirmities. The sanitary condition has been well looked after by the superintendent and kept in a clean and healthy condition with paint and disinfectants. The mortality list records eight deaths. The following is a list:
Good order has been maintained by the superintendent and his assistant, and the wants of the inmates have been well supplied. I have made 11 visits to the Fulton county jail. No deaths.
E. H. COONS, County Physician.
All names spelled exactly in the original book.
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