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
Lucy Bradshaw - 365 days
Henry Yonker - 365 days
Mary Yonker - 365 days
Mary Linsdey - 365 days
Hannah Tuttle - 365 days
John Jemison - 365 days
Maria Wells - 365 days
James Mitchell - 365 days
Lucy A. Bradshaw - 365 days
James Beekman - 365 days
Minnie Near - 365 days
Total 3,967 days. All of whom are charged to the County of Fulton.

City of Johnstown

Harrison Cool - 365 days
Catharine Kelly - 365 days
Elizabeth McCormick - 365 days
Joseph Buckley - 246 days
George Perry - 365 days
Alexander Rickmeyr - 365 days
John O'Hara - 365 days
Cyrus Curtis - 168 days
Mary Reed - 18 days
Eugene Hall - 351 days
Andrew Simmons - 240 days
Elmer Martin - 273 days
Oscar Enders - 26 days
Nancy Empie - 242 days
John Mozick - 211 days
David Stamdard - 31 days
John Titsell - 149 days
Thomas Eagens - 24 days
Total 4,169 days.

City of Gloversville

James Sandfield - 365 days
Hermand Grant - 365 days
John Shutts - 365 days
Mary A. Blanchard - 365 days
Michael Bobyonk - 365 days
James Johnson - 71 days
William Jeans - 365 days
Hezekiah Tyrrell - 365 days
Currinda Cowells - 365 days
Jeannett Greenfield - 365 days
Susan McMaster - 167 days
James Galway - 365 days
John Burns - 365 days
Joseph Marzotts - 183 days
John Cummings - 324 days
Edward Sweeney - 29 days
Adelaide WInchell - 90 days
Susan Berry - 272 days
William A. Lewis - 242 days
James McCaffery - 88 days
James Parker - 54 days
Richard Davis - 66 days

Town of Johnstown

John Coombs - 365 days
Henry Fry - 365 days
Charles M. Peterson - 211 days
Robert Tripp - 14 days
Total 955 days.

Town of Oppenheim

Judson Perry - 111 days.

Town of Bleecker

Jacob Shutts - 213 days
Frederick Rieth - 7 days
Total 220 days.

Town of Northampton

Aloennus Martin - 295 days
Liza Van Dyke - 365 days
Rufus Orcutt - 365 days
Total 1,025 days.

Town of Ephrata

Warren Allen - 365 days
Nancy Deusler - 365 days
Total 730 days.

Town of Mayfield

John Honey - 365 days

Town of Broadalbin

Wilson Ferguson - 365 days
Phoebe Rhodes - 365 days
Peter Vedder - 365 days
Peter Berger - 365 days
Charles A. Case - 138 days
Total 1,598 days.

Town of Perth

John Woster - 365 days
John Jackson - 4 days
Total 369 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:

Name Age Cause of Death
James Johnson 82 General exhaustion
Oscar Enders 45 Chronic Pythisis
Susan McMartin 81 Cerebral softening
Adelaide Wenchell 68 Insanity
Jacob Shutts 87 Catarrhal bronchitis
John Jackson 70 Peritonitis
Christopher Diver 74 General exhaustion
John Shutts 82 Pneumonia

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.


MISCELLANEOUS SUPPLIES.
coffins, 48.00.

All names spelled exactly in the original book.


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