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Annie and Edward Dollar

Edward Dollar lived at the Poorhouse for the first 2 years of his life with his mother in 1906. After they were discharged from the House, Annie sent Edward to an orphanage. Edward was eventually sent to the Orillia Hospital for the Feeble-Minded at the age of 9.

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Frederick and Katie Salm

Admitted to the Poorhouse in 1869, Frederick Salm was described by William Jaffray as “the worst idiot in the place”. He stayed in the Poorhouse for 10 years and was then sent to the Hamilton Asylum

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