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Fayette County Homes
A Brief History
County Homes
A BIG THANK YOU to Barry Zbornik for his very thorough and extensive research of the Fayette County Homes.
 It is presented on these pages with his permission. Those pages not developed by Barry give the name of the researcher/transcriber.
This index contains numerous sources and references for the Fayette County Home.
Early History:  
Home Inspection and the Hiring of a Steward, Supervisor Meeting, Sept 1868
Time Line of Development of County Home & Orphaned Children 1878 History
Cemetery Index Gravestone Photo Project  
Census Records:    
1880 Staff & Residents 1885 Staff & Residents 1895 Staff & Residents
1900 Staff & Residents 1910 Staff & Residents 1920 Staff & Residents
1930 Staff & Residents 1940 Staff & Residents  
Other Resources:
Ariel View Map of County Home and cemetery, 2012 Various Plat Maps 1864-1958

Other names used for the County Poor Farm from 1846-Present:
Poor Farm, Poor House, County Farm  Asylum, County Hospital, County Farm, County Home, Care Facility
Most recently the County Home has been known as Prairie View Care Facility
(Contracted but the grounds remain under county ownership)

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