Almshouse & Poorhouse Records Search New York Almshouse Records 1782-1813. Records contain name of ancestor, date admitted, age, where from or born, complaint [illness], discharged, died, remarks. Start with New York Almshouse 1782-1813 Surnames 'A'
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1811 Oct. 11. Conlin, Mary age 38 from/born Ireland, Drunken Vagrant discharged Apr 11, 1812
1811 Nov. 26 Aimes, Henry age 52 from/born New York died Aug 17, 1812
1812 Jan. Anderson, Mary age 36 from/born New Jersey discharged May 5, 1812 sent to asylum
1807 May 7 Arden, Thomas Jefferson, Bastard, 5 months at nurse with Mary Parker