Category: People

Joachim Lustig

Joachim Lustig came in and out of the Poorhouse just after it opened in 1869 until his death a few years later in 1873.

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William Smith

William Smith was one of the first people to enter the Poorhouse in 1869. He was one of the few residents to enter the Poorhouse due to “frozen feet” which were eventually amputated.

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James White

James White was the first inmate to enter the Poorhouse on the day that it was opened and the first to die in the Poorhouse a month later.

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Israel D. Bowman

Israel D. Bowman was the first House of Refuge Inspector that held the position until his death in 1896.

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