Bureau County Residents in the
1880 Census of Patients at the Illinois Northern Hospital for the Insane

From Supplemental Schedule No. 1 to the 1880 Federal Census

"Insane Inhabitants in Elgin, the County of Kane, State of Illinois - June, 1880"

This is an enumeration of the Illinois Northern Hospital for the Insane located in Elgin, IL
©2006 Transcribed by Kim Torp

This is an original source document - you are advised to double-check my interpretations of the handwriting against the original. Spellings are as in the original schedule (or as close as I could make them out!) and in the original order. (Use your browser's "Find" function to locate a surname)

All "length of time" figures are years unless otherwise noted


Columns are from left to right:

1. Name

2. Residence (City or Town) & county

3. Form of disease

4. Duration of present attack (not including previous attacks)

5. Total # of attacks (including present one)

6. Age at which first attack occurred

7. Does this person require to be usually or often kept in a cell or other apartment under lock and key, either by day or at night? Does this person require to be usually of often restrained by any mechanical appliance, such as a strap, strait-jacket, &c? and if yes, state the character of the appliance used.

8. Has this person ever been an inmate of any hospital or asylum for the insane? If yes, name the said hospital or asylum.

9. What has been the total length of time spent by him (or her) during life in such asylums?

10. Is the person also epileptic, suicidal or homicidal?

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2

3

4

5

 6

7

 8

9

10 

Howard, Eliza

Lamville, Bureau Co

mania

20

1

28

cell

 

7 8/12

 

Ackerman, Sophia

Bureau Co

chronic mania

14

   

cell

Central Hosp Ill

10 2/12

 

Hines, Abbie

Bureau

chr mania

15

   

cell

 

4 1/12

 

Snodgras, Catherine

Lamville, Bureau

sub-acute mania

5

2

 

cell

 

4 6/12

 

King, Thompson W.

Princeton, Bureau Co

periodic mania

5

3

 

cell at night

 

4 6/12

 

Smith, Catharine

Princeton, Bureau

mania

5

1

41

cell

 

4 3/12

 

Sayre, John

Maintress, Bureau

mania

4

1

26

cell

 

3 3/12

 

Morgan, Mary

Tiskilwa, Bureau

mania

4

1

25

cell - occly muff

 

3 4/12

 

Hendersen, Mary

Princeton, Bureau Co

recurrent mania

4

2

 

cell

Central Hosp Ill

3 ½

 

Parker, Caroline

Sheffield, Bureau

melancholia

 

1

 

cell at night

 

3

 

Sullivan, Ann

Princeton, Bureau

mania

3 ½

1

50

cell

 

2 9/12

 

Bechtel, Sam

Neponset, Bureau

mania

6

1

45

cell

 

1 5/12

 

Warner, John

Princeton, Bureau

subacute mania

2 ¼

1

51

cell

 

1 11/12

 

Little, Elijah

Arlington, Bureau

mania

2

1

55

cell

 

9 mos

 

Remeberg, Margareth

Ohio, Bureau

Recurrent mania

2 ½

3

20

cell - occas. restraint

Bellevue Place Ill

7 mos

 

Andersen, Uloika (Ulocka?)

Princeton, Bureau

melancholia

indef

2

24

cell

 

3 mos

suicidal

Hull, Senorah

Princeton, Bureau

melancholia

¼

1

29

cell

 

1 ½ mos

 

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