THE COUNTY HOME
aka- THE POOR HOUSE
The following information is *not* a complete
listing from the above listed Register.
There are almost 50 columns on each page of this register, of which I will list
below. For the transcription of the register pages, I will only be listing
the information which is filled in for each entry.
Register#; Ward or District; Name; Age; Sex; Color (White,
Mulatto, Black); Date of Admission; If committed, by whom; Place of Settlement;
Nativity; If Foreigners (Time in U.S., At what port landed); Occupation;
Education (Unable to read or write, Could write their name); Civil Condition
(Was never married, Married, Widowed); Habits (Abstinent, Moderate Drinker,
Intemperate); Moral Condition (No. times had been in jail, Had frequented house
of Prositution) Beginning of 2nd Page. Re-Admissions (No. of times
received, Former Register #'s); Physical Condition (Able-bodied, Not
able-bodied); Classification (Sane, Insane, Idiotic, Blind, Deaf and Dumb,
Hospital Case, Vagrants); Inmates of Hospital (Disease, Result); Date of
Discharge; How Discharged; Number of Days Supported; Cause of Pauperism;
#630: Sara Ellen Raymond; 8yrs.; female; mulatto; July 4, 1895; G.D.
Taylor; Greenwood Twp.; Perry Co.; Removed to Soldiers Orphan School; Sickness
of father, Frank Raymond (colored).
#631: Margeret May Raymond; about 5yrs.; female; mulatto; July 4, 1895;
G.D. Taylor; Greenwood Twp.; Perry Co.; Removed to Soldiers Orphan Home at
Chester Springs Pa.
#632: Frank Raymond; male; black; July 8, 1895; G.D. Taylor; Greenwood
Twp.; Perry Co.; Laborer; Could write their name; Married; Abstinent; not-able
bodied; sane; Consumption; July 20, 1895; Death; 12 days.
#633: Burt C. Sweger?; about 90; male; white; July 15, 1895; Tuscarrora
Twp.; Perry Co., Pa.; Aug. 6, 1895; 21 Days; New Kingston Cumber. Co., Pa.
#634: Brady Gragor; about 11; male; white; July 16, 1895; Tyrone Twp.;
Perry Co., Pa.; Able-bodied; Sane; Died Jan. 12, 1897 from Measles with John F.
Belt__ in Penn Twp., Perry Co., Pa.
#635: Minnie A. Miller; 19y; female; white; July 20, 1895; Duncannon;
Perry Co., Pa.; Domestic; Was never married; Able-bodied; sane; Discharged Nov
#636: Mary Miller; Born Jan 10, 1894; female; white; July 20, 1895;
daughter of above Minnie Miller; Duncannon Twp.; Perry Co., Pa.; Indentured to
Mary E. Ti__ney Oct. 18, 1895.
#637: Harvey Sweger; about 8; male; white; Aug 30, 1895; B.H. Inhoff;
Tuscarrora Twp.; Perry Co., Pa.; Oct. 10, 1895; Indentured to S. Robinson
#638: W. H. McClintock; 55y; male; white; Sept. 10, 1895; New Bloomfield;
Perry Co., Pa.; Gentleman; Widowed; Abstinent; Not able-bodied; Sane; Admitted
to Soldiers Home Dayton Ohio; Dec 1896.
#639: John Boyles; male; white; Oct 28, 1895; Centre Twp.; Perry Co.;
Laborer; married; abstinent; not able-bodied; sane; April 2, 1896 Died; Old age.
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