Tag: death

John Hudson

“The Old Man Hudson is in tolerable health for his age-getting weak and frail-although in this kind of weather he is still able to come out to church of a Sunday”

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Edwin Murphy

Edwin was admitted to the Poorhouse on November 5th 1877, after having shot himself in the chest with a revolver.

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Michael and Catharine Dopp

John Michael and Catherine Dopp were one of the few elderly married couples that entered the Poorhouse together. They were also two of the first inmates to arrive at the House in 1869.

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Michael McCarthy

Michael McCarthy, also referred to as “Blind Mike”, entered the Poorhouse in 1869. He was abused by the keepers, Mr. and Mrs. Itter, in the 1893 scandal.

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