Joliet Prison Convict Register Index
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Date
When Rec'd

#

Last

First

Court
County

Crime & sentence (years)

Age

Height

Wgt

Complex

Eye Color

Hair Color

Nationality

Occupation

Other Prisons
Recommitants

Religion

# years att. School

[Habits
alcohol]

Parents Living or Age of Prisoner when Parents Died

POB - Father

POB - Mother

Left Home Aged

Conjugal/ Children

How & When Discharged

July 23 1890

422

Bacher

Julius

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

33

1 m 61

?

Md Dark

Violet Blue

Dk Chest

Germany

Dry Goods Salesman

 

Hebrew

High

Moderate

Father died age 17 Mother died age 3

Germany

Germany

17

Single

June 22 1891

Mar 17 1891

897

Bade

Henry

Carroll

Assault to Ravish 1 yr

54

1 m 53

?

Dark

Azure Blue Purple

Med Chest

Prussia

Laborer

 

Lutheran

R&W

Moderate

Father died age 40 Mother died age 31

Prussia

Prussia

21

Widow no child

Feb 16 1892

Aug 26 1890

465

Baen

John

Crook, Wyoming

Grand Larceny 1 yr 3 mos

20

1 m 63

?

Dark

Deep Maroon

Chest Black

Colorado

Laborer

 

Catholic

R&W

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 5

Mexico

Colorado

19

Single

Oct 10 1891

May 18 1888

8843

Bagge

William

Rock Island

Burglary 1 yr

30

5ft 4 1/2 ?

 

Med Fair

Blue

Brown

Sweden

Farming

 

None

R&W 3 3/4 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Sweden

Sweden

18

Married no child

Apr 18 1889

Mar 26 1890

175

Baier

John

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

21

1 m 69

?

Fair

Murky Blue

Sandy Chest

Illinois

Painter

 

Lutheran

Common

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age 10

Germany

Germany

21

Married no child

Feb 25 1891

Oct 11 1888

9054

Bailey

Amos

Grundy

Assault to rape 2 yrs

23

5ft 8

?

Negro

Maroon

Black

Virginia

Laborer

 

None

Illiterate

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 14

Virginia

Pennsylvania

14

Single

July 10 1890

Feb 12 1886

7493

Bailey

Charles H.

Logan

robbery, 1 yr

27

5'8 a/s

141

Negro

black

black

Kentucky

waiter

 

Methodist

read, 3 mos

abstinent

no, father 2 yr; mother 3 yrs

Kentucky

Kentucky

never knew home

single

par'd july 28 1891. Out on writ May 11 1886, returned May 18 1886

July 27 1891

1167

Bailey

Henry

Manard

Burglary 1 yrs

31

1 m 64

?

Md Dark

Hazel Gray Slate Blue

Med Chest

Illinois

2nd Cook

 

Christian

Common

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 15

Kentucky

Illinois

16

Single

June 26 1892

May 25 1889

9537

Bailey

Jack

Cook

Assault to kill 4 yrs

50

5ft 7 1/2

?

Negro

Dark

Black

Kentucky

Teamster

 

Baptist

R&W 3 yrs

Moderate

Father died age 25 Mother died age 30

Virginia

Virginia

17

Married no child

July 24 1892

Jan 7 1859

268

Bailey

William A.

McLean

Larceny

23

5 10 3/4

 

Dark

Hazel

Dark Auburn

VA

Farmer

 

None

Reads

Intemp

No

 

 

 

single

Jany 4 1887

Feb 12 1892

1555

Bailey alias James Bailey

James L

Macon

Forgery 2 yr 2 indictments

26

1 m 76

?

Med

Azure Blue

Med Chest

Illinois

Teamster

 

Methodist

R&W

Moderate

Yes

Virginia

Illinois

26

Single

Nov 13 1893

Mar 3 1886

7529

Bainter

Effie

Macon

Assault to kill & murder - 1 yr

20

5'5

130

fair

lt blue

lt brown

Illinois

none

 

Methodist

common, 6 yrs

moderate

yes

Ohio

Tenn.

16

single

Sep 30 1888

Feb 15 1854

1437

Bak**

Henry

Cook

having court money in possession 1 year

28 ys

5' 7"

 

light

dark hazen

black

Germany

Conductor on the railroad

 

Lutheran

can read & write

 

parents living in Germany

 

 

 

wife living in Michigan

Feb 12, 1855

Dec 9 1887

8548

Bakalar alias Susan Galik alias Susan Kovonci

Susan

La Salle

Bigamy 1yr commuted to expire May 26 1888

23

5ft 2 1/4

125

Light

Lt Gray

Dk Brown

Hungarian

General Housework

 

Catholic

R&W 5 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

16

Hungary

Hungary

Married 1 child

May 26 1888

May 14 1887

8260

Baker

Charles

Sangamon

2 indictments 4 yrs Burglary & Larceny

47

5ft 8 1/4

160

Dark

Blue

Brown

Canada

Prison Shoemaker

2yrs at Chester,& Jefferson Mo., and Canada

Presbyterian

Common 5 yrs

Intemperate

Mother living father died age 32

Scotland

Ireland

28

Married 1 child

Nov 22 1887 returned Nov 29 1887

Oct 8 1887

8413

Baker

Charles

Adams

Confidence game 1 yr

28

5ft 5

102

Light

Blue

Lt Brown

Indiana

Salesman

 

Methodist

R&W 5 yrs

Intemperate

Mother living Father died age 6

27

Don't Know

Don't Know

Married 1 child

Sept 8 1888

Nov 26 1888

9165

Baker

Edward

Peoria

Burglary 1 yr

23

5ft 7 1/4

?

Md Dark

Hazel

Brown

Illinois

Laborer

 

Methodist

Read no yrs

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 1

Ohio

England

11

Married 1 child

Oct 26 1889

June 16 1886

7712

Baker

Frank

Jo Daviess

Larceny 1 yr

28

5ft 3

132

Dark

Hazel

Nearly Black

Germany

Baker

 

Lutheran

Common 8 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Germany

Germany

23

Single

May 16 1887

Dec 13 1888

9203

Baker

Frank

DeWitt

Larceny 1 yr

21

6ft 3/4

?

Dark

Hazel

Nearly Black

Iowa

Farming'

 

Methodist

R&W 6 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Ohio

Ohio

20

Single

Nov 12 1889

Oct 2 1885

7170

Baker

Fred

Stephenson

Burglary 2 yrs

22

5' 5"

142

med fair

grayish blue

brown

Vermont

Salesman & Book agent

see #2339

Episcopal

4 yrs

abstinent

yes

Vermont

Ireland

15

single

Nov 27 1887

Feby 4 1886

7475

Baker

Henry

Cook

larceny, 3 yrs

45

5'7 3/4"

145

sandy

blue

sandy brown

England

cook

2d term see 7108. See 8353

Episcopal

high school, 14 yrs

intemperate

mother living, father 25 yr

England

Virginia

23

No Spouse, 4 Children

Oct 26 1859

May 25 1889

9528

Baker

James

Cook

Robbery 1 yr

18

5ft 2 1/4

?

Negro

Dark

Black

Ky

Farming

 

Methodist

R&W 2 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 13

Kentucky

Kentucky

17

Single

Apr 24 1890

July 1 1891

1139

Baker

John

Vermilion

Robbery & Assault to murder 3 yrs

26

1 m 60

?

Med Light

Azure Blue

Lt Chest

Pennsylvania

Brakeman

 

Lutheran

R&W

Moderate

Father died age 19 Mother died age 13

Pennsylvania

Germany

20

Single

Dec 31 1893

Feb 9 1887

8118

Baker

John

Cook

Manslaughter 11 yrs

32

5ft 2 1/4

137

Fair

Blue

Brown

Holland

Bookkeeper Booking

 

Baptist

High 12 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father 29

Holland

Holland

18

Married no child

Nov 8 1893

Feb 28 1887

8153

Baker

N.O.

Boone

4 indictments Burglary 4 yrs

22

6ft

197

Fair

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Laborer

 

Baptist

Read 1 yr

Intemperate

Mother living father age 13

Dakota

Dakota

14

Single

Apr 27 1890

May 18 1853

1291

Baker

Robert

Jackson

Assault to Murder 1 year

22

5' 4"

 

light florid

light hazel

dark sandy

Ireland

Farmer

 

Episcopal

can read & write

never drank to excess

none living

 

 

 

Single

May 18, 1854

June 13 1857

238

Baker

Thomas

Adams

Larceny

55

5 3

 

Fair

Gray

Black and Gray

Ireland

Laborer

-

None

Read and Write

Intemp

No

 

 

 

married, no children

pardon July 2, 1889

June 5 1887

8298

Baker

William

Cook

Robbery 1 yr 5 mos

22

5ft 7 3/4

160

Sandy

Brown

Sandy

Missouri

Barber

 

Methodist

R&W 1 yr

Intemperate

Mother living Father died age 10

Germany

Germany

11

Single

Sept 13 1888

April 28 1868

4585

Baldwin

Clarissa A.

White

Murder - 14yrs

36

5' 7"

 

 

Grey

Dark

E. Tennessee

Housework

 

Methodist

Read and Write

 

Mother living

 

 

 

widower, no children

Sept 27 1886

Sept 21 1887

8375

Baldwin

George

Sangamon

Robbery 2 yrs

19

5ft 9

130

Fair

Blue

Brown

Iowa

Candy Maker

 

Baptist

Read 3 yrs

Moderate

Yes

19

Don't Know

Don't Know

Single

July 4 1889

Sept 2 1853

1365

Baldwin

James Henry

Cook

Robbery 10 years

?

5' 11"

 

light

Gray

 

 

coffee house Keeper

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

pardoned, Oct 9, 18?4

Feb 22 1892

1573

Baldwin

Thomas

Sangamon

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

31

1 m 74

?

Florid

Azure Blue

Gray Dk Chest

Maryland

Laborer

 

Catholic

Common

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 16

Ireland

Ireland

21

Single

Jan 21 1893

Apr 8 1886

7620

Ballew

William

Edgar

grand larceny - 3 yrs

20

5'8 1/2

161

med dark

blue

dk brown

Iowa

farming

 

Methodist

common, 8 yrs

intemperate

yes

Kentucky

Illinois

19

single

Feb 12 1887

Apr 1 1889

9455

Balligoyen

Henry

Cook

Incest 3 yrs 6 mos

47

5ft 10 1/4

?

Md Dark

Blue

Dk Brown

Maryland

Painter

2nd Term 3298

Catholic

R&W 6 yrs

Intemperate

Mother living Father died age 46

Scotland

Scotland

12

Widow 4 child'

Sep 30 1891

Nov 21 1885

7343

Banard

Charles

McLean

assault with intent to kill 1 yr

28

5'9 1/4"

163

dark

blue

dk brown

Canada

brakeman

 

Catholic

R&W, 6 yr

intemperate

father living, mother 7 yrs

Canada

Canada

13

married, 2 children

Oct 21 1886

Dec 30 1891

1424

Bane

Charles

Cook

Larceny 2 yrs

19

1 m 78

?

Md Dark

Lt Slate Blue

Med Chest

Michigan

Tailor

 

Catholic

Common

Moderate

Yes

Canada

Canada

10

Single

Sep 29 1893

Nov 22 1890

640

Banke

Thomas

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

27

1 m 68

?

Md Dark

Murky Blue

Chest m

Massachusetts

Carpenter

See 1841 C

Episcopal

Common

Intemperate

Father died age 7 Mother died age 14

England

England

11

Single

Oct 21 1891

Oct 14 1891

1265

Banks

Eugene

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

21

1 m 74

?

Med Fair

Gray Slate Blue

Med Chest

Virginia

Bell Boy

 

Methodist

Common

Abstinent

Father living Mother died age 6

Virginia

Virginia

15

Single

Sep 13 1892

Mar 18 1891

898

Banks

James

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

35

1 m 63

?

Negro

Deep Maroon

Black

Kentucky

Waiter

1 yr Michigan City same name

Baptist

Illiterate

Moderate

Father died age infant Mother died age 10

Kentucky

Kentucky

12

Married 1 child

Feb 17 1892

Feb 5 1858

2643

Banks

James

Cook

Larceny - 2 yrs

21

5' 10-1/2"

 

Fair

Blue

Auburn

England

Laborer

 

None

Read & Write

Not Intemp

Par. In England

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Taken to Joliet June 9 1859

Feb 5 1858

21

Banks

James, alias John

Cook, R6

Larceny

21

5 10 1/2

 

Fair

Blue

Dark

England

Laborer

-

None

Read and Write

Temp

Living

 

 

 

single

Dec 8, 1887

May 6 1891

1015

Banks

John

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

48

1 m 65

?

Md Dark

Murky Blue

Med Chest

Germany

Teamster

 

Lutheran

Common

Abstinent

Father died age 14 Mother died age 26

Germany

Germany

21

Married no child

Apr 5 1892

April 13 1868

4550

Banks

Joseph

Morgan

Larceny - 3yrs

17

5' 3 1/2"

 

Light

Blue

Brown

Ireland

Laborer

 

Catholic

Read and Write

 

living

 

 

 

single

died June 22 1889

Oct 9 1891

1245

Banks

Patrick

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

33

1 m 82

?

Md Dark

Azure Blue Purple fr

Gray Mix Dk Chest

Ireland

Salesman

 

Catholic

Common

Moderate

Yes

Ireland

Ireland

19

Single

Sep 8 1892

Nov 6 1852

1192

Banof

Charles

Putnam

Receiving stolen goods 2 years

25

5' 8"

 

light

blue

light

New York

Farmer

 

no

can read & write

abstinent

parents living

 

 

 

wife

pardoned March 1, 1854

Nov 23 1885

7346

Banta

James E.

Jo Daviess

forgerry & uttering, 10 yrs

33

5' 9 3/4"

162

md dark

blue

brown

New York

painter

3d term see 5086

Congregational

common school, 6 yr

abstinent

mother living, father 2 yrs

don't know

Connecticut

13

single

Jun 5 1890

Feb 2 1889

9298

Banurisur

John A

Kane

Conspiracy to bring Dynamite & c , commuted to 1 yr

33

5ft 10 1/2

?

Fair

Blue

Lt Brown

Illinois

Engineer

 

Methodist

R&W 6 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

Germany

Germany

26

Married 1 child

Jan 2 1890

Sep 18 1891

1188

Barattona alias Dominick Baratona

Dominic

Bureau

Assault to commit murder 2 yrs

40

1 m 64

?

Dark

Lt Slate Blue

Dk Chest

Italy

Coal Miner

 

Catholic

R&W

Intemperate

Yes

Italy

Italy

24

Single

June 17 1893

Aug 5 1886

7790

Barber

John

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

37

5ft 3 14

140

Med Fair

Blue

Grayish Brown

England

Salesman

 

Episcopal

Common 6 yrs

Moderate

No Father age 13 Mother age 16

England

England

15

Single

July 15 1887

Oct 11 1858

249

Barberey

Daniel

Cook

Larceny

34

5 3 1/4

 

Dark

Dark Gray

Black

Hungary

Laborer

-

Lutheran

Read and Write

Temp

No

 

 

 

single

Jul 5 1890

Mar 10 1887

8187

Barker

Charles

McLean

Grand Larceny 3 yr

30

5ft 10

200

Light

Blue

Light

Illinois

Broker

 

Baptist

Common 7 yrs

Intemperate

Yes

England

Michigan

15

Married 1 child

Sept 10 1889

Nov 17 1891

1357

Barker

George

Vermilion

Malicious Mischief 1 yr

20

1 m 72

?

Med

Maroon Gray Slate Blue lim Hazel

Med Chest

Illinois

Laborer

 

None

Illiterate

Abstinent

Yes

United States

United States

?

Single

Oct 16 1892

May 3 1889

9503

Barker

Joseph

Schuyler

Larceny 7 yrs

26

5ft 3

?

Med Fair

Gray

Brown

Illinois

Farming

 

Catholic

R&W 4 yrs

Moderate

Father died age 9 Mother died age 6

United States

Ireland

9

Single

Pardoned Apr 6 1892

Mar 9 1889

9391

Barkley alias George Cothran

Frank

Menard

Larceny 1 yr

34

5ft 9 1/2

?

Md Dark

Hazel

Brown

Illinois

Baker

3rd Term 7663

None

R&W 1 yr

Intemperate

Father died age 4 Mother died age 33

Virginia

Illinois

6

Widow no child

Feb 8 1890

Mar 26 1887

8208

Barley

Jacob

Cook

Burglary

17

5ft 6 1/2

141

Dark

Black

Dk Brown

Illinois

Baker

Two times in Bridewell see 9367

Catholic

R & W 5 yrs

Intemperate

Father living Mother died 3 mos

Germany

Germany

15

Single

Feb 26 1888

Feb 21 1889

9367

Barley

Jacob

Cook

Burglary 7 yrs

20

5ft 6 3/4

?

Dark

Dark

Brown

Illinois

Baker

2nd Term 1208

Catholic

R&W 4 yrs

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 1

Germany

Germany

15

Single

Nov 20 1893

Dec 24 1891

1411

Barlow

Henry E

N D N D Ill

Robbing the mail 1 yr

48

1 m 69

?

Md Dark

Lt Slate Blue

Med Chest

Massachusetts

Letter Carrier

 

Presbyterian

Common

Intemperate

Father died age 43 Mother died age infant

Massachusetts

Massachusetts

15

Married 5 child

Nov 23 1892

4-25-1855

1719

Barnard

Isaiah

Warren

larceny, 1 year

23

6'5"

 

light

gray

brown

England

butcher

 

 

yes

drinks to excess

Mother in Chicago

 

 

 

Single

4-25-1856

Dec 10 1891

1380

Barnes

Henry M

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

32

1 m 72

?

Dark

Hazel Gray Y lim Maroon

Lt Chest

England

Bookkeeper

2nd Term 7720

Episcopal

High

Intemperate

Father died age 30 Mother died age 29

England

England

21

Married no child

Nov 9 1892

May 17 1858

11

Barnes

Thomas

Sangamon

Larceny

21

5 7

 

Light

Black

Black

Ireland

Laborer

-

Catholic

Read and Write

Intemp

Living

 

 

 

widower

Aug 3 1888

May 17, 1858

2755

Barnes

Thomas

Sangamon

Larceny - 1 yr

26

5' 7"

 

Light

Black

Black

Ireland

Laborer

 

None

Read & Write

intemp

Parents in Ireland

Unk

Unk

Unk

Wife in Buffalo, NY

Taken to Joliet May 22, 1858

6-20-1855

1783

Barnes

William

Massac

larceny, 5 years

22

 

 

light

blue

lt. brown

KY

farmer

 

none

no

drinks to excess

Parents in KY, has a wife

 

 

 

Married

Pardoned 6-19-60

Jan 25 1892

1485

Barnett

William

Cook

Malicious Mischief 1 yr

23

1 m 70

?

Med

Maroon Pure

Sandy Chest

Tennessee

Moulder

 

Methodist

Common

Abstinent

Father living Mother died age infant

Tennessee

Indiana

21

Married no child

Dec 24 1892

Oct 5 1858

28

Barney

John

Bureau

Rape

66

5 6 1/2

 

Light

Blue

Brown

NY

Physician

-

None

Read and Write

Intemp

No

 

 

 

single

Jan. 23, 1870

Mar 20 1886

7555

Barney

William

Cook

burglary, 3 yr

27

5' 7 1/2

155

med dark

dark

dark

New York

iron moulder

 

no

R&W, 3 yrs

intemperate

mother living; father 24

Ireland

New York

27

No

Discharged June 30 1861

Dec 25 1857

18

Barrett

John

Kane

Larceny

26

5 9 1/2

 

Light

Gray

Sandy

Canada

Stone Cutter

-

Catholic

Read and Write

Temp

Living

 

 

 

widower, no children

par'd Apr 15 1889

Dec 25 1857

2606

Barrett

John

Kane

Larceny - 1 yr 1 day

26

5' 9-1/2"

 

Light

Gray

Black

Canada

Stone cutter

 

Catholic

Read & Write

Not Intemp

Par. in New York

Unk

Unk

Unk

Wife in New York

Taken to Joliet June 9 1858

Mar 15 1887

8199

Barrett

Charles E

Peoria

Embezzlement 1 yr

35

5ft 6

123

Sandy

Hazel

Brown

Illinois

Druggist and salesman

 

Methodist

Common 5 yrs

Moderate

Father died 27 yrs Mother died 3 yrs

Ohio

Pennsylvania

12

Single

Feb 15 1888

Oct 23 1891

1288

Barrick

Frank

Will

Burglary 1 yr

25

1 m 65

?

Sandy

Azure Blue fr

Blond

Indiana

Barber

 

Methodist

Common

Moderate

Yes

Indiana

Indiana

17

Married no child

Sep 22 1892

Mar 23 1886

7570

Barritt

Isaac

McLean

2 indictments - burglary 3 yrs

36

6'

183

dark

dk blue

dk brown

Indiana

carpenter

 

Baptist

common, 2 yrs

abstinent

mother living, father age 3

Indiana

Indiana

9

single

Sept 28 1886

March 10 1858

26

Barron

Edward

Boone

Larceny

24

5 7 1/2

 

Dark

Gray

Black

Ireland

?

-

Catholic

Read and Write

Temp

Mother

 

 

 

single

Jacksonville July 18, 1886. Disch 7/12/32

Mar 10 1858

2677

Barron

Edward

Boone

Larceny - 1 yr

24

5' 7-1/2"

 

Dark

Gray

Balck

Ireland

Pedler

 

Catholic

Cannot Read nor Write

Not Intemp

Moth. In Ireland

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Taken to Joliet May 22 1858

Oct 15 1888

9064

Barry

Charles

Sweetwater Wyoming

Assault to murder 5 yrs

52

5ft 9

?

Dark

Hazel

Brown

Ohio

Laborer

2nd Term 1175 named A C Cooper

None

R&W 4 yrs

Intemperate

Father died age 15 Mother died age 14

New Jersey

Delaware

14

Widow no child

July 14 1892

Apr 15 1887

8237

Barry

James

Stephenson

Larceny 2 yrs

61

5ft 6 1/4

158

Med Dark

Blue

Gray

Ireland

Laborer

2nd term see 1505

Catholic

Illiterate

Moderate

Father died age 56 mother died age 40

Ireland

Ireland

16

Single

Jan 15 1889

Aug 4 1887

8338

Barry

James

Cook

Assault with intent to kill 1 yr

19

5ft 4 1/2

131

Med Fair

Blue

Brown

England

Laborer

see #3000, #4214, #7240, #667

Catholic

R&W

Moderate

Yes

16

Ireland

Ireland

Single

July 14 1888

Jun. 21, 1858

2813

Barry

James (aka John)

Cook

Perjury - 18 mos.

40

5' 8-1/4"

 

Dark

Blue

Black & Gray

Canada

Carpenter

 

Catholic

Read & Write

has drunk to excess

Par. In Canada

Unk

Unk

Unk

Wife in Chicago

Taken to Joliet

Jany 26 1886

7444

Barry

John

Kendall

burglary & larceny, 2 yrs

28

5'7"

163

Negro

dk brown

black

Kentucky

laborer

 

Methodist

R&W, 1 yr

moderate

no, father 15 yrs, mother 6

Kentucky

Kentucky

15

-

Sent to Alton Aug 28 1858

Mar 3 1886

7536

Barry

John

Cook

larceny - 4 yr

23

6'1/2"

178

dark

gray

brown

New York

brakeman

 

Methodist

collegiate, 13 yrs

abstinent

mother living, father age 5

New York

New York

16

single

Apr 17 1887

June 21 1858

16

Barry

John, alias James

Cook, R6

Perjury

40

5 9 1/4

 

Dark

Blue

Auburn

Canada

Carperter

-

Catholic

Read and Write

Intemp

Living

 

 

 

single

Jacksonville Insane Hospital 1-5-1886; disch. 7-12-1932

June 8 1849

789

Barry

Joseph

Macon

larceny - 2 yrs

20

5'8 3/4"

 

light

light

light

Ohio (in IL 2 yrs)

farmer

 

none

can't read or write

temperate

dead

 

 

 

married

Nov 17 1886

May 25 1889

9529

Barry

Michael

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

29

5ft 2 1/2

?

Sandy

Lt Gray

Brown

Illinois

Laborer

see 7326 C

Catholic

R&W 7 yrs

Intemperate

Father died age 25 Mother died age 22

Ireland

Ireland

22

Single

Apr 24 1890

Dec 23 1886

8036

Bartelt

Herman

Cook

Incest 5 yrs

36

5ft 4 1/4

173

Fair

Blue

Brown

Germany

Brakeman

 

Catholic

Common 8 yrs

Abstinent

Father age 21 Mother age 25

Germany

Germany

18

Married 9 child

Sep 22 1890

Mar 18 1891

900

Bartley

William

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

21

1 m 72

?

Fair

Maroon Gray Y

Auburn

Illinois

Laborer

see 2470, 6898 D, 906 D

Catholic

Common

Moderate

Yes

Ireland

Ireland

21

Single

Feb 17 1892

May 6 1891

1027

Bartley

George

Cook

Murder Life

36

1 m 75

?

Md Dark

Hazel Gray Y

Gray Mix Dk Chest

Ohio

Laborer

4th Term See 5892

Methodist

Common

Intemperate

Father died age 5 Mother died age 18

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

18

Married no child

Died Dec 3 1900

June 21 1889

9594

Barton

Thomas M

Knox

Incest 7 yrs

49

5ft 8 1/2

?

Med Fair

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Farming

 

Baptist

R&W 4 yrs

Abstinent

Father living Mother died age 47

New York

Ohio

22

Married 8 child

Dec 23 1890

Sept 1 1854

1547

Bassitt

Oscar L

Cook

Larceny ? Years

20

5' 7 3/4"

 

light

blue

light brown

New York

Printer

 

Baptist

can read & write

has drank to excess

Father in Hancock County

 

 

 

single

Sept 1, 1859

Nov 3 1887

8505

Bates

John

McLean

Horse Stealing 3 yrs

37

5ft 7 1/2

177

Med Fair

Gray Hazel

Brown

Ohio

Farming

2nd term #1435

Methodist

Illiterate

Abstinent

Yes

10

Scotland

Pennsylvania

Married 2 child

May 2 1890

June 1 1854

1504

Baty

Joseph

Jo Daviess

Burglery 1 year

17

5' 4 1/2"

 

dark

hazel

black

Ireland

Farmer

 

no church

 

Never drank to excess

has parents there-not sure if that means Ireland or Illinois

 

 

 

single

June 1855

Apr 20 1858

2705

Baughman

Thomas

McDonough

Larceny - 1 yr

18

5' 6-1/2"

 

Fair

Gray

Light

Illinois

Farmer

 

Methodist

Read & Write

Not Intemp

Moth. In Fulton Co., IL

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Dischg. Apr 20 1859 - Term expired

June 23 1888

8916

Baumgarten

Alexander

Laramie Wyoming

Grand Larceny 2 yrs from June 20

17

5ft 8 1/2

?

Fair

Blue

Brown

East Indies

Electrician

 

Episcopal

Common 8 1/2 yrs

Abstinent

Father died age 13 Mother died age 15

India

India

15

Single

Pardoned Nov 14 1889

Dec 2 1891

1373

Bauns

Henry

La Salle

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

40

1 m 77

?

Med Light

Azure Blue

Gray Mix Lt Chest

Germany

Cigar Maker

4th Term 7423 5th Term 3377

Lutheran

High

Intemperate

Father died age 25 Mother died age 38

Germany

France

22

Married no child

Nov 1 1892

Feb 16 1859

251

Baur

John

Cook

Burglary

33

5 9 1/2

 

Fair

Light Gray

Dark Auburn

Germany

Laborer

-

Lutheran

Read and Write

Intemp

Yes

 

 

 

single

Dec 7 1886

May 15 1847

315

Baxter

John

Warren

Murder

2?

5'10"

 

light

 --

Dk.Br.

Born in VA.

Carp.

--

 --

 

no

 --

 

 

 

No

Discharged Sept 1 1859

Apr 23 1886

7635

Bay

Nils

Kankakee

burglary, 1 yr

36

5'5 1/2

148

med dark

hazel

brown

Norway

farm laborer

 

Lutheran

common, 8 yrs

intemperate

no, father 31, mother 29 yr

Norway

Norway

14

Spouse

Sept 7 1860

June 27 1886

7720

Baynes

Henry M

Laramie Wyoming

Forgery 2yr 6 mo

26

5ft 8 34

155

Med Dark

Dk Hazel

Dark

England

Book Keeper

See #1380

Church of England

High School 9 yrs

Moderate

Yes

England

England

22

Single

Aug 11 1888

Dec 19 1854

1642

Beach

George

Jo Daviess

larceny 5 years

24

5' 8 1/4"

 

light

blue

light brown

Connecticut

physican

 

no church

can read & write

has drank to excess

Mother in Connecticut

 

 

 

single

Feb 9, 1857 discharged

Dec 12 1887

8556

Beal R/C 12-14-90

John

DeWitt

Larceny 1 yr

27

5ft 8 1/2

239

Lt Florid

Blue

Lt Brown

Illinois

Farming

 

None

Illiterate

Moderate

Father died age 13 Mother died age 11

14

Germany

Germany

Married no child

Nov 12 1888

May 14 1888

8838

Bean

Benjamin N

Winnebago

Rape 1 yr

33

5ft 11 1/4

?

Med Dark

Hazel

Brown

Ohio

Physician

 

Presbyterian

High 10 yrs

Moderate

Father died age 27 Mother died age 1

England

England

17

Married 1 child

Apr 14 1889

Oct 4 1886

7834

Bean

Orlando J.

McDonough

Forgery 2 yrs

47

5ft 8 1/2

140

Med Gray

Gray

Brown

Ohio

Merchant & Banker

 

Christian Methodist

High School 10 yrs

Abstinent

Mother living father age 46

Penn

Kentucky

22

Married 2 child

July 4 1888

July 7 1889 Received at Chester Oct 1 1888

9637

Beardy

Ida

Hamilton

Larceny 3 yrs commuted to expire Sep 9 1889

25

5ft 7

?

Dark

Black

Black

Illinois

Housework

 

Baptist

R&W no yrs

Moderate

Yes

Missouri

Illinois

23

Single

Sep 9 1889

Nov 11 1858

264

Beatty

John

Jo Daviess

Larceny

22

5 8

 

Light

Blue

Auburn

Ireland

Farmer

 

Episcopal

Read and Write

Temp

Mother

 

 

 

No

Escaped Sept 15 1858; discharged July 12 1932, opinion 4101

May 28 1888

8857

Beaty

Perry

Adams

Burglary 1 1/2 yrs

25

5ft 9 1/4

156

?

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Farmer

 

None

R&W 2 yrs

Abstinent

Father living Mother died age 20

Illinois

Missouri

25

Married 1 child

Sep 28 1889

Feb 18 1887

8133

Beaumont

Charles H.

Whiteside

Passing fictitious notes 2 yrs

31

5ft 9 1/4

164

Med Dark

Gray

Brown

New York

Salesman

 

Episcopal

R & W 4 yrs

Intimperate

Mother living Father 10 yrs

France

New York

11

Married

Nov 18 1888

Jany 12 1886

7427

Beaver

An Arapahoe Indian

Johnson, Wyoming Ty

grand larceny, 1 yr from Dec 29, 1885

17

5'7 1/2"

140

Indian

black

black

Nebraska

Indian

 

Methodist

illiterate

intemperate

yes

Nebraska

Nebraska

18

single

Feb 16 1887

Feby 1 1886

7450

Beber

John

Lee

forgery, 1 yr 6 mos

21

5' 11 3/4

180

light sandy

brown

lt sandy

Illinois

brakeman

 

Methodist

common, 3 yrs

moderate

mother living, father dead before birth

Penn.

Ohio

20

No

March 23 1859

Feb 11 1886

7488

Bechtold (alias Betchold)

William

Tazewell

burglary & larceny, 1 yr

23

5'10 1/4

164

light sandy

blue

light

Illinois

laborer

 

Catholic

illiterate

intemperate

yes

Germany

Germany

23

Single

Dec 10 1895

Feb 21 1889

9368

Beck

John

Cook

Assault with intent to kill 8 yr

37

5ft 6

?

Sandy

Hazel

Auburn

Germany

Brewer

 

Catholic

Common 14 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 26

Germany

Germany

26

Married 2 child

Sep 12 1893

March 23 1859

274

Becker

George

Carroll

Larceny

40

5 6 1/2

 

Light

Blue

Dark Auburn

Germany

Farmer

 

Presb.

Read and Write

Temp

No

 

 

 

single

Mar 8 1887

Aug 21 1890

463

Becraft

Robert

Cass

Forgery 1 yr

17

1 m 65

?

Light

Hazel Gray Violet Blue

Lt Chest

Illinois

Laborer

 

Christian

R&W

Moderate

Yes

Kentucky

Kentucky

17

Single

July 20 1891

Oct 30 1885 (R.C. 1/5/88)

7285

Beddow

John

Vermilion

Arson 4 yrs, commuted to expire 12/24/87

25

5'5 3/4"

137

med dark

gray blue

dk brown

Illinois

coal miner

 

Baptist

R&W, 7yr

moderate

yes

England

do

24

single

Jun 1 1887

Oct 21 1890

576

Beerbauer

Charles W

Sangamon

Larceny 2 yrs

20

1 m 73

?

Med Fair

Azure Blue

Lt Chest

Ohio

Stone Cutter

 

Methodist

Common

Abstinent

Father living Mother died age 12

Ohio

Ohio

12

Single

July 20 1892

Mar 10 1890

149

Beering

Olaf

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

45

1 m 62

?

Med Fair

Lt Slate Blue

Lt Chest

Norway

Blacksmith

 

Lutheran

Common

Moderate

Father died age 27 Mother died age 23

Norway

Norway

20

Widow 3 child

Feb 9 1891

Sept 20 1857

14

Beers

James

Cook, R6

Larceny

21

5 6 3/4

 

Light

Black

Black and Gray

Canada

Laborer

-

None

Read and Write

Intemp

No

 

 

 

single

Jany 3 1887

May 5 1886

7641

Behrens

John

Cook

larceny, 1 yr

30

5'5 1/2"

145

med dark

blue

brown

Germany

cabinet maker

 

Catholic

common, 8 yrs

intemperate

mother living, father 29

Germany

Germany

26

No

Oct 21 1859

Sep 18 1891

1186

Belair

Peter

Kankakee

Incest 1 yr

62

1 m 70

?

Med

Gray Slate Blue

Lt Chest

Canada

Wagon Maker

2nd Term 304 A

Catholic

Illiterate

Moderate

Father died age 58 Mother died age 58

Canada

Canada

21

Widow 1 child

Aug 17 1892

May 5 1886

7640

Bell

Charles A.

Uinta - Wyoming Ty

burglary, 4 yrs

42

5'6 3/4

140

dark

hazel

dk gray

Penn.

lawyer

 

Baptist

collegiate, 12 yrs

moderate

no, father 10, mother 8

Ireland

Penn.

12

no

1848

June 20 1891

1122

Bell

Daniel

Macon

Burglary 1 yr

19

1 m 72

?

Light

Murky Blue

Lt Chest

Indiana

Laborer

 

None

Common

Moderate

Yes

Ohio

Indiana

19

Single

May 18 1892

June 1 1849

784

Bell

Robert

Cook

larceny - 1 yr

22

5'9 1/2"

 

light

grey

brown

New York (in IL 7 mos)

grocery keeper

 

none

can read

intemperate

parents living in NY

 

 

 

no

4/14/1849(?)

Nov 24 1890

668

Bell

William H

Albany Wyoming

Forgery 1 yr

26

1 m 70

?

Med Light

Violet Blue

Lt Chest

Illinois

Laborer

 

Adventist

Common

Moderate

Father died age infant Mother died age 25

Illinois

Illinois

14

Single

Oct 25 1891

Nov 4 1857

304

Belleur, aka Bittinger

Peter

Cook

Assault to Murder

27

5 7 1/2

 

Dark

Black

Dark Brown

Canada

Laborer

 

Catholic

Read and Write

Intemp

Yes

 

 

 

single

Mar 8 1887

Jan 14 1892

1476

Bemis

Charles

Cook

Burglary 20 yrs

24

1 m 74

?

Light

Violet Blue

Lt Chest

Germany

Chair Caner

2nd Term 799

Catholic

R&W

Moderate

Yes

Germany

Germany

18

Single

Died June 12 1897

June 15 1886

7711

Bendit

Louis

Cook

Larceny 3 yr

25

5 ft 8

148

Dark

Dark Gray

Dark Brown

Michigan

Clerk

 

Congregational

High School 11 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

Germany

Germany

15

Married

Dec 15 1888

Dec 30 1891

1431

Benedetti alias D Goris Benetti

Diane

Cook

Murder 21 yrs

36

1 m 62

?

Md Dark

Dk Slate Blue

Med Chest

Italy

Laborer

 

Catholic

R&W

Moderate

Yes

Italy

Italy

21

Married 3 child

Sep 29 1903

Apr 11 1889

9464

Benedict

George

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

23

5ft 7 1/2

?

Dark

Dark

Dk Brown

Illinois

Shoemaker

see 617 C,5 yrs at Pontiac

Catholic

R&W 6 yrs

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age 14

Germany

Ireland

14

Single

Mar 10 1890

Feb 22 1887

8138

Benedict alias Bernadickt

John

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

25

5ft 4

134

Fair

Blue

Brown

Sweden

Painter

 

Lutheran

High 15 yrs

Intemperate

Mother living father age 4

Sweden

Sweden

2

Married 1 child

Jan 22 1888

Nov 6 1890

617

Benedict alias George Smith

George

Livingston

Buglary & Larceny 5 yrs

25

1 m 72

?

Dark

Maroon

Dk Chest

Illinois

Shoemaker

2nd term 9464

Catholic

Common

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age 15

Germany

Ireland

12

Single

Aug 5 1894

Sept 29 1854

1569

Bennet

James

Jersey

Bigamy 18 months

50

5' 11 1/2"

 

light

blue

light

New Jersey

Farmer

 

Methodist

can read & write

never drank to excess

none living

 

 

 

wife in Kentucky

Sept 27. 1857

6-7-1855

1770

Bennett

Elizabeth or Conklin

Fulton

receiving stolen goods, 1 year

41

5'2"

 

light

gray

brown

Tennesee

housekeeper

 

none

can read, some write

no

No parents living

 

 

 

Married

6-7-1856

July 21 1891

1155

Bennett

Frank

Cook

Burglary 3 yrs

30

1 m 66

?

Md Dark

Gray Slate Blue

Med Chest

New York

Bartender

2nd Term 7784

Catholic

Common

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 18

Ireland

Ireland

18

Married no child

Jan 20 1894

June 26 1890

368

Bennett

Joe

Carroll

Burglary 3 yrs

29

1 m 76

?

Md Dark

Maroon

Chest m

Wisconsin

Stone Cutter

 

Methodist

Common

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 6

Germany

Belgium

18

Married 1 child

Dec 25 1892

May 7 1890

247

Bennett

John

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

40

1 m 70

?

Dark

Maroon

Chest m

Pennsylvania

Cook

 

Methodist

Common

Moderate

Father died age 38 Mother died age 37

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

20

Single

Apr 6 1891

6-7-1855

1769

Bennett

John

Fulton

larceny, 2 years

24

5'8"

 

light

gray

dk. Brown

Ohio

farmer

 

none

yes

no

Parents and wife in Fulton Co., IL

 

 

 

Married

6-7-1857 (see no. 549)

Oct 13 1891

1261

Bennett

Lorenzo

Adams

Burglary 1 yr

20

1 m 67

?

Med Fair

Azure Blue Purple

Med Chest

Illinois

Bootblack

see 2272

None

R&W

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 9

United States

United States

20

Single

Sep 12 1892

Nov 1 1890

603

Bennett

Matt

Cook

Larceny, etc 1 yr

25

1 m 74

?

Med Light

Murky Blue

Lt Chest

Canada

Sole Leather Cutter

1 term in Bridewell Chicago

Catholic

R&W

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 20

Ireland

Ireland

20

Single

Sep 30 1891

July 23 1890

423

Bennett

William

Cook

Horse Stealing 1 yr

20

1 m 73

?

Med Light

Azure Blue

Lt Chest

Illinois

Brick Striper

See 6503

Catholic

R&W

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 4

Ireland

Ireland

19

Single

June 22 1891

June 21 1889

9593

Bennison

Frank

Knox

Burglary 2 yrs

22

5ft 6 1/4

?

Fair

Dk Hazel

Brown

Illinois

Farming

2nd Term 7726

Methodist

R&W 4 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

England

Ohio

16

Single

Mar 20 1891

June 29 1886

7726

Bennison

Frank

Knox

Burglary 2 yr

19

5ft 6 12

140

Fair

Hazel

Lt Brown

Illinois

Laborer

 

Baptist

R & W 4 yrs

Moderate

Yes

England

Ohio

19

Single

May 29 1888

July 11 1853

1319

Bennito

Bo*** C.

Cook

Robbery 10 years

24

5' 9 3/4"

 

light

hazel

dark brown

Virginia

Tailor

 

no church

can read, can't write

has drank to excess

none living

 

 

 

Single

Nov 1, 1859

July 31 1886

7784

Bennitt

Joseph

Cook

Burglary 4 yr

23

5ft 6 12

135

Med Dark

Gray

Dark Brown

New York

Plumber

see #1155

Catholic

Common 7yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father age 19

Ireland

Ireland

29

Married

Oct 15 1889

July 15 1890

419

Benson

Barney

Cook

Manslaughter 3 yrs

40

1 m 73

?

Med

Azure Blue

Chest m

Illinois

Building Mover

 

Catholic

R&W

Moderate

Father died age 16 Mother died age 38

Norway

Norway

21

Married 1 child

Jan 14 1890

May 5 1888

8823

Benson

Bessie

Cook

Larceny 3 yrs

18

5ft 2

98

Light

Gray

Light

Denmark

Housework

 

Methodist

R&W 3 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Sweden

Sweden

14

Separated no child

Nov 4 1891

Nov 14 1890

631

Benson

Charles

Knox

Assault to commit Larceny 2 yrs

34

1 m 77

?

Md Dark

Azure Blue

Chest m Gray mix

New York

Laborer

 

Catholic

Common

Intemperate

Father died age 32 Mother died age 25

Pennsylvania

Ireland

18

Single

Aug 13 1892

Feb 22 1887

8139

Benson

John

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

19

5ft 9 3/4146

146

Fair

Brown

Brown

Illinois

Laborer

See 8953

Catholic

R & W 3 yrs

Abstinent

Father living mother age 16

Ireland

Ireland

12

Single

Jan 22 1888

Sep 21 1891

1189

Benson

William

Cook

Burglary, etc 1 yr

42

1 m 74

?

Md Dark

Murky Blue

Med Chest

England

Dry Goods Clerk

 

Episcopal

Common

Moderate

Father died age 35 Mother died age 33

England

England

22

Single

Aug 20 1892

Feby 4 1886

7462

Benson (alias Wallace)

Frank

Cook

forgery, 1 yr

45

5'5 1/2"

151

dark

dk hazel

dark

New York

cook

see 8725

Baptist

common, 10 yrs

moderate

no, father 34 yrs, mother 33 yrs

New York

New York

15

single

Sept 20, 1886

Oct 8 1891

1241

Bentley

Charles

Champaign

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

17

1 m 71

?

Dk Mulatto

Deep Maroon Maroon fr

Black

Georgia

Laborer

 

Baptist

Illiterate

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age 12

Ohio

Ohio

12

Single

Died Aug 31 1893

Apr 17 1886

7632

Benton

John W.

Douglas

burglary & larceny, 9 yrs

30

6' 1/2

152

sandy

brown

dark

New York

salesman

Escaped from Wisconsin State Prison, July 5, 1884. Was there under name of Conors alias Riley - 2d term there.

Catholic

high school, 5 yrs

moderate

mother living, father 14 yr

Ireland

Ireland

15

Spouse and 2 Children

par'd Aug 9 1860

Nov 4 1885

7290

Benton

William

Kane

burglary, 2yr

35

5'5"

152

med fair

hazel

dk brown

Illinois

Peddler

 

Presb.

common school 3 yr

abstinent

no -father 20 yrs, mother infant

Indiana

do

20

No

Escaped Aug 5 1859; Recaptured April 29 1864

Apr 2 1888

8754

Benzli

Fred

Cook

Burglary 2 yrs

18

5ft 8

145

Fair

Blue

Dk Brown

Illinois

None

1 term at Pontiac

None

R&W 4 1/2 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Switzerland

Germany

17

Single

Jan 1 1890

5-2-1855

1732

Bergen

Thomas

Cook

larceny, 3 years

25

5' 8"

 

light

gray

brown

Ireland

stone cutter

 

none

yes

drinks to excess

No parents living

 

 

 

Single

Pardoned 8-8-1856

Nov 5 1886

7918

Berglund

Charles

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

32

5ft 6 3/4

148

Light

Blue

Brown

Sweden

Winfence maker

 

Episcopal

Common 8 yrs

Abstinent

No Father age 8 Mother age 20

Scotland

Sweden

17

Married

Oct 5 1887

July 12 1888

8953

Bernadictt alias John Benedict

John

Cook

Larceny 3 yrs

28

5ft 6

?

Md Dark

Blue

Dk Brown

Sweden

Painter

2nd Term 8138

Methodist

Read 1 1/2 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Sweden

Sweden

25

Married 1 child

Jan 11 1891

Dec 10 1885

7373

Berneski (?)

Paul

Cook

burglary 1yr 6 mos

18

5'5 3/4"

146

light

light

lt brown

Germany

laborer

 

Catholic

illiterate

intemperate

mother living, father 6 yrs

Poland

do

18

single

Feb 23 1887

July 27 1888

8968

Bernnett

John

Fremont Wyoming

Assault to murder 5 yrs

28

5ft 6 3/4

?

Med Dark

Blue

Brown

Missouri

Saloonkeeper

 

Methodist

R&W 2 1/2 yrs

Moderate

Father died age 4 Mother died age 16

Scotland

England

16

Single

Apr 26 1892

Oct 8 1885

7200

Bernstein

Solomon

Cook

Burglary 2 yrs

22

5' 6 1/4"

150

dark

dk brown

black

Russia

Tailor

 

no

5 yrs

moderate

Father living, mother 16 yrs

Russia

do

18

single

Apr 18 1849

Jan 2 1853

1811

Berry

Jackson

Cook

Assault to Kill

21

 

 

 

Gray

Light

Ohio

 

 

no church

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pardened, July 30,1853

Mar 26 1886

7573

Berry

John H.

DeWitt

larceny, 1 yr

24

5'4 1/2

144

dark

dark

dark

Illinois

farming

 

Methodist

common, 6 yrs

moderate

yes

Illinois

Illinois

20

married, 5 children

Dec 24, 1887

Apr 26 1890

241

Berry

William S

Sangamon

Forgery 1 yr

67

1 m 84

?

Md Dark

Azure Blue

Gray Mix

Illinois

Bookkeeper

3rd Term 9071

Christian

Common

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 12

Ohio

Ohio

21

Widow 4 child

Mar 25 1891

Oct 13 1891

1262

Bertello

Silas

Adams

Burglary 1 yr

52

1 m 66

?

Md Dark

Hazel Gray Slate Blue

Med Chest

Illinois

Laborer

 

Methodist

R&W

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 11

United States

United States

21

Married no child

Sep 12 1892

Aug 4 1887

8347

Bertrand

Joseph

Cook

Assault with intent to kill

22

5ft 2 1/4

124

Dark

Hazel

Nearly Black

Canada

Moulder

 

Catholic

R&W 2 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 9

14

Canada

Canada

Separated 1 child

May 4 1889

5-16-1855

1757

Beryamen

Edward W.

Winnebago

larceny, 1 year

31 or 51

5' 6"

 

dark

gray

black

NY

blacksmith

 

7th Day Baptist

yes

no

Parents are living

 

 

 

Single

4-3-1856

Apr 15 1887

8233

Bessey

Lyrman

Stephenson

Burglary 1 yr

32

5ft 10 1/2

165

Fair

Blue

Brown

New York

Teamster

3rd term 1611

Methodist

R & W

Moderate

Yes

New York

New York

8

Married no child

Mar 15 1888 - Guilty

5-2-1855

1746

Best

Philip

Randolph

murder, 8 years

61

 

 

dark

 

black & grey

Germany

farmer

 

Catholic

read & write german

drinks to excess

No parents living, wife in Monroe Co.

 

 

 

Married

Died 4-21-1859

Jany 26 1886

7446

Best

William

Sangamon

burglary & larceny, 3 yr

31

5'5"

140

dark

blue

brown

Kentucky

stone mason

 

Methodist

high school, 15 yrs

intemperate

yes

Kentucky

Kentucky

16

Wife

Pockmarked; Sept 16 1860

Nov 22 1890

665

Betke

John

Cook

Burglary 15 yrs

25

1 m 63

?

Med

Azure Blue

Chest Med

Illinois

Grocery Clerk

3rd Term 9507 see 6890

Lutheran

Common

Moderate

Father died age 20 Mother died age 13

Germany

Germany

21

Single

Aug 21 1899

May 8 1889

9507

Betke alias John Bate

William

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

24

5ft 4

?

Med Fair

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Laborer

2nd Term 7110

Catholic

Common 9 yrs

Intemperate

Father died age 20 Mother died age 24

United States

New York

19

Married no child

Apr 7 1890

Jun 22 1858

2820

Beveneau

John L.

Clinton

Assault with intent to Kill & Burglary - 18 yrs

18

5' 9"

 

Black Negro

Black

Black

Illinois

Waiter

 

None

Cannot Read nor Write

Never drunk to excess

Par. In Illinois

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Joliet

Sep 29 1888

9030

Beyraw

William

Cook

Burglary 4 yrs

19

5ft 8 1/2

?

Fair

Gray

Brown

Illinois

Elevator Boy

see 1989

Catholic

R&W 4 yrs

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 18

Germany

Germany

18

Single

Nov 28 1891

Mar 10 1887

8181

Bickwith

Dewitt

Cook

Burglary 3 yrs

46

5ft 9 1/2

183

Dark

Brown

Dark

New York

Sailer & Stone Cutter

 

Unionalist

R& W 3 yrs

Intemperate

Father died age 4 mother age 3 1/2

New York

New York

20

Single

Sep 10 1889

June 15 1888

8890

Biddle

Joseph

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

19

5ft 9 1/2

?

Med Dark

Hazel

Brown

Pennsylvania

Laborer

 

Episcopal

R&W 3 1/2 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

19

Single

May 9 1889

Oct 14 1847

673

Bigelow

Timothy

Davis

?

53

5'3"

 

light

blue

grey

?

Farmer

--

none

 

no

Parents dead

 

 

 

widower, no children

Sep 8 1886

Oct 11 1886

7859

Bigg

James

McLean

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

42

5ft 1 1/2

108

Sandy

Dk Gray

Dark

New York

Book Keeper

 

Episcopal

High School 10 yrs

Abstinent

Mother living Father age 32

New York

New York

22

Married 1 child

Sep 11 1887

May 2 1888

8808

Bightol

William

Schuyler

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

22

5ft 8 3/4

168

Med Fair

Hazel

Brown

Illinois

Farming

see 3286

Methodist

Read 1 yr

Abstinent

Father living Mother died age 18

Kentucky

Kentucky

15

Single

Apr 2 1889

May 4 1858

2732

Bigley

Andrew

Bureau

Murder - 8 yrs

30

5' 7-1/4"

 

Light pock-marked

Gray

Black

Ireland

Laborer

 

None

Cannot Read nor Write

intemp

None

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Joliet May __ 1859

June 30 1890

373

Billings

George

U S D N D Ill

Perjury 1 yr

30

1 m 60

?

Dark

Violet Blue

Chest m Gray mix

Canada

Laborer

 

Catholic

R&W

Moderate

Yes

England

New Brunswick

14

Single

May 29 1891

July2 1886

7735

Billings

Joshua

Carroll

Larceny as Bailer 1 yr

40

5ft 9 34

156

Dark

Blue

Dark Brown

Ohio

Painter

 

Methodist

Common 10 yrs

Abstinent

Father living Mother age 16

Ohio

Ohio

20

Widower 1 child

June 2 1887

July 22 1886

7771

Billy

Bad

Johnson Wyoming Terr.

Grand Larceny 1 yr

24

5ft 8 1/4

142

Indian

Black

Black

Wyoming

None

 

None

Illiterate

Abstinent

Yes

Wyoming

Wyoming

24

Married has 2 wives 1 child

May 30 1887

Apr 7 1887

8224

Bilt

John A.

Cook

Larceny 2 1/2 yr

23

5ft 9 3/4

163

Light Sandy

Hazel

Sandy

Illinois

Teamster

 

Catholic

Common 6 yrs

Moderate

Father living mother died age 20

Ireland

Ireland

21

Single

May 22 1889

June 19 1888

8910

Bioms

George T

Macon

Grand Larceny 2 yrs

34

6ft 1 1/4

?

Med Light

Blue

Brown

Indiana

Insurance Agent

 

Baptist

R&W 3 1/2 yrs

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 1

Maryland

Indiana

15

Widow 1 child

Mar 18 1890

Dec 2 1854

1637

Birch

B****

Macoupin

Burglery & Larceny 5 yrs

23

5' 3 1/2"

 

dark

black

black

Germany

sailor

 

Lutheran

can read & write

never drank to excess

none living

 

 

 

single

Dec 20, 1859 discharged

July 5 1890

404

Birch

Clara

Cook

Feloniously suffering girl 1 yr

31

5ft 5 1/2

?

Med

Gray

Dk Brown

Indiana

Sporting House

 

Catholic

R&W

Abstinent

Father died age 21 Mother died age 5

Scotland

Indiana

20

Married 1 child Dead

June 4 1891

Jan 14 1892

1470

Birch

William

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

28

1 m 61

?

Med

Lt Slate Blue

Med Chest

Illinois

Printer

3rd Term 8587

Lutheran

Common

Intemperate

Father died age 27 Mother died age 14

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

14

Married no child

Died June 10 1892

July 7 1891

1152

Bird

James

Cook

Feloniously suffering Girl in House of Prostitution 4 yrs

39

5ft 6 1/2

?

Dark

Brown

Brown

Kentucky

Tailoress

 

Baptist

Common

Abstinent

Father died Don't Know Mother died Don't Know

Ireland

Scotland

15

Married 2 child

Sep 6 1894

June 25 1889

9610

Bird

Thomas

Cook

Burglary 2 yrs

26

5ft 6 1/2

?

Negro

Dark

Black

Missouri

Waiter

see 1809 C

Methodist

R&W 1 yr

Intemperate

Mother living Father died age 9

Alabama

Missouri

14

Single

Mar 24 1891

April 24 1868

4569

Bird

William

Jersey

Larceny - 5yrs

50

5' 7 1/2"

 

Dark

Blue

Grey and Brown

New York

Carpenter

 

None

Read

 

dead

 

 

 

single

Dec 21 1886

Nov 4 1886

7915

Birdsall

Jacob

Warren

Manslaughter 1 yr

30

5ft 6 1/2

153

Med Dark

Dk Gray

Brown

Illinois

Farming

 

Methodist

Common 8 yrs

Intemperate

Yes

New York

New York

28

Single

Oct 4 1887

Nov 4 1886

7916

Birdsall

William

Warren

Murder 15 yrs commuted to July 1 1891

25

5ft 6 1/2

145

Med Fair

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Farming

 

Baptist

Common 10 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father age 17

Penn.

Penn.

17

Single

July 1 1891

June 10 1886

7702

Bishoff

Lewis

Cook

Larceny 2 yr

32

5 ft 11 34

155

Dark

Dark

Dark

Mass

Actor, Opera Singer

 

Congregational

Colligate

Intemperate

Yes

Mass

Mass

21

Single

Mar 10 1888

Dec 10 1885

7376

Bishop

Fred

Cook

larceny 3 yrs

26

5'8"

156

med fair

gr. Hazel

brown

New York

Commission merchant

 

Lutheran

high school, 12 yrs

abstinent

yes

England

do

18

married, 2 children

Feb 3 1887

Nov 24 1857

30

Bishop

Isaac

Cook, R6

Larceny

31

5 7 1/4

 

Fair

Blue

Brown

NY

Waiter

-

None

Read and Write

Temp

Living

 

 

 

single

March 15, 1869

Nov 24 1857

2576

Bishop

Isaac

Cook

Larceny - 1 yr

21

5' 7-1/4"

 

Fair

Black

Brown

New York

Waiter

 

None

Read & Write

Not Intemp

Par. in New York

Unk

Unk

Unk

None

Guilty Discharged - Taken to Joliet May 22 1858

Sep 26 1888

9015

Bissmadt

Charles

Cook

Burglary 1 yr 6 mos

22

5ft 6 1/2

?

Med Dark

Hazel

Brown

Canada

Laborer

 

None

R&W 4 yrs

Moderate

Yes

France

New York

21

Single

Jan 25 1890

Nov 3 1891

1311

Bitner

Jacob

Livingston

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

18

1 m 67

?

Md Dark

Hazel Gray Hazel

Lt Chest

Illinois

Laborer

 

Methodist

R&W

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age infant

United States

United States

18

Single

Oct 2 1892

Jan 6 1891

735

Bixler

Samuel

Stephenson

Burglary 1 yr

18

1 m 69

?

Fair

Violet Blue

Dk Blond

Illinois

Laborer

 

Catholic

Common

Moderate

Father living Mother died age infant

Pennsylvania

United States

13

Single

Dec 5 1891

Oct 11 1890

547

Black

Robert

Vermilion

Robbery 5 yrs 3 indictments

18

1 m 61

?

Med

Hazel Gray Hazel

Chest m

Illinois

Laborer

 

None

R&W

Moderate

Yes

New York

United States

18

Single

July 10 1894

Oct 23 1891

1290

Blackburn

George

Cass

Attempt to commit burglary 1 yr

25

1 m 78

?

Md Dark

Maroon Gray Y

Med Chest

Illinois

Farmer

see 2277 see 6234

None

Illiterate

Intemperate

Father living Mother died age 4

Ohio

Illinois

17

Single

Sep 22 1892

May 18 1858

10

Blackburn

James

Cass

Larceny

24

5 8

 

Fair - pock marks

Blue

Black

Indiana

Boatman

-

None

Read and Write

Temp

No

 

 

 

married, 1 child

Jany 3 1887

May 18 1858

2760

Blackburn

James

Cass

Larceny - 1 yr

24

5' 8"

 

Fair, pock marked

Blue

Black

Indiana

Boatman

(See old Book. Fo. 355)

None

Read & Write

Not intemp

None

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Taken to Joliet May 22, 1858

Oct 1 1853

1376

Blackburn

James

Peoria

Larceny 1 year

21

 

 

light

dark

Black

Indian

Farmer

 

Methodist

can read can not write

abstinent

Mother in Peoria County

 

 

 

 

term expired Oct 1, 1854

Oct 15 1891

1276

Blackburn

John

Adams

Burglary 1 yr

17

1 m 67

?

Dk Mulatto

Maroon Pure Maroon fr

Black

Illinois

Laborer

 

Baptist

R&W

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age 9

United States

United States

17

Single

Sep 14 1892

June 3 1887

8293

Blackburn

John C

Vermilion

Forgery 2 yrs

25

5ft 8 1/2

171

Light

Blue

Brown

Kentucky

Laborer

 

None

R&W 1 yr

Abstinent

Mother living Father died 16 yrs

Kentucky

Kentucky

18

Single

Mar 15 1889

June 3 1887

8290

Blackburn

Wade

Vermilion

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

66

5ft 9 1/2

166

Dark

Gray

Grayish

Indiana

Laborer

 

Methodist

Illiterate

Moderate

Father died age 5 Mother died age 12

Kentucky

South Carolina

12

Married 3 child

May 3 1888

Mar 7 1890

148

Blackburn alias James Anderson

John

Whiteside

Larceny 5 yrs

67

1 m 79

?

Med Light

Hazel

Gray Mix

Pennsylvania

Carpenter

3rd Term 1398

Methodist

R&W

Abstinent

Father died age 52 Mother died age 54

Virginia

Germany

21

Separated no child

Dec 6 1893

Nov 29 1848

753

Blackwell

Jerome

Sangamon

larceny - 1 yr

19

5'? 1/2

 

light

hazel

sandy

Illinois

farming

 

none

can't read/write

intemperate

mother living in Sangamon

 

 

 

No

par'd Nov. 24 1860

Sep 19 1890

491

Blair

Frank

Cook

Burglary 3 yrs

24

1 m 74

?

Light

Azure Blue

Blond

Illinois

Waiter

2nd Term 6735

Methodist

Common

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 15

Iowa

California

16

Single

Mar 18 1893

May 29 1891

1068

Blair

George

Adams

Bigamy 2 yrs

29

1 m 75

?

Md Dark

Hazel Gray Slate Blue

Med Chest

New York

Engineer

 

Episcopal

Common

Abstinent

Yes

United States

England

Childhood

Married 3 child

Feb 27 1893

Nov 15 1890

632

Blair

William H

Tazewell

Burglary & Larceny 2 yrs 2 indictments

20

1 m 68

?

Florid

Lt Slate Blue

Auburn

Indiana

Shoemaker

 

None

R&W

Abstinent

Father died age infant Mother died age infant

Kentucky

Kentucky

14

Single

Aug 14 1892

Dec 4 1886

8003

Blake

Frank

Cook

Burglary 3 yrs

21

5ft 11 1/2

157

Dark

Blue

Black

New York

Wine worker

 

Catholic

Read

Abstinent

Yes

Michigan

Illinois

13

Single

June 10 1889

Mar 13 1891

890

Blake

James

Cook

Burglary 8 yrs

26

1 m 72

?

Md Dark

Dk Slate Blue

Dk Chest

New Jersey

Teamster

 

Catholic

Common

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age infant

New York

Ireland

21

Married 1 child

Pardoned Jan 1 1893

July 10 1890

406

Blakely

Charles

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

38

1 m 55

?

Md Dark

Hazel Violet Blue

Chest m

New York

Saloon Keeper

 

Baptist

R&W

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 14

New York

New York

16

Single

June 9 1891

Nov 5 1891

1319

Blakesly

Thomas

Champaign

Rape 20 yrs

25

1 m 70

?

Md Dark

Murky Blue

Gray Mix Lt Chest

Ohio

Shoemaker

 

Methodist

R&W

Abstinent

Yes

New York

Maryland

25

Single

May 18 1895

Dec 10 1891

1381

Blanchard

Charles

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

41

1 m 60

?

Med

Azure Blue lim Y

Lt Chest

D C

Cook

 

Catholic

Illiterate

Intemperate

Mother living Father died age 25

Massachusetts

District of Columbia

21

Single

Nov 9 1892

Sep15 1886

7816

Blanchard

Frank

Bureau

Burglary 1 yr

27

5ft 6 34

155

Med Dark

Blue

Brown

Penn

Farmer

see #8380

Baptist

Common 10 yrs

Abstinent

Mother living Father age 1

Penn

Penn

20

Single

Aug 15 1887

Feb 15 1892

1560

Blanchard

Harry J

Cook

Larceny 1 yr 6 mos

25

1 m 74

?

Med

Gray Slate Blue

Lt Chest

Illinois

Bookkeeper

 

Baptist

Common

Intemperate

Yes

Illinois

Illinois

20

Single

Pardoned Nov 21 1892

Oct 6 1887

8404

Blanistrom

Charles

Cook

Forgery 1 yr

27

5ft 10 3/4

153

Light

Blue

Light

Sweden

Printer

 

Lutheran

Common 6 yrs

Moderate

Yes

18

Sweden

Sweden

Married 1 child

Sept 6 1888

July 22 1886

7773

Blevins

Duroc

Johnson Wyoming Terr

Grand Larceny 3 yrs

21

5ft 11

174

Med Dark

Brown

Brown

Oregon

Cowboy

 

Methodist

Common 4 yrs

Abstinent

Father living Mother age 3

Missouri

Tennessee

15

Single

Aug 7 1889

Nov 25 1853

1408

Blo*more

Fredrick

Adams

Murder 8 years

36

5' 5 3/4"

 

light, pockmarked

gray

light

Germany

Carpenter

 

Lutheran

can not read or write

 

none living

 

 

 

single

pardoned by the Governor Ssept 4, 1856

Mar 9 1889

9392

Blody

Henry D

Menard

Burglary 2 yrs

35

5ft 9 1/2

?

Med Fair

Blue

Brown

Germany

Teamster

2nd Term 3178

None

R&W 3 yrs

Moderate

Father died age 14 Mother died age 12

Germany

Germany

14

Married no child

Dec 8 1890

Dec 4 1890

687

Blondon

Fred

Cook

Malicious mischief 2 yrs

26

1 m 70

?

Dark

Dk Slate Blue

Chest Med

Ohio

Hostler

see 4900 C 1 Term in Bridewell Chicago

Catholic

Common

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 9

Canada

Canada

13

Single

Sep 3 1892

Nov 11 1858

248

Bloomfield

Reuben

Vermilion

Larceny

30

6 1

 

Dark

Light Gray

Black

Illinois

Farmer

-

None

Reads

Temp

Yes

 

 

 

single

Jul 8 1887

June 17 1891

1116

Bluett

Thomas

Cook

Robbery 3 yrs

17

1 m 68

?

Fair

Azure Blue

Med Chest

Illinois

Teamster

see 4975

Catholic

Illiterate

Abstinent

Yes

Ireland

Ireland

17

Single

Dec 16 1893

July 21 1891

1156

Blum

Jacob

Cook

Manslaughter 9 yrs commuted to 5 yrs 6 mos

40

1 m 76

?

Md Dark

Maroon Gray Y

Med Chest

Germany

Laborer

 

Catholic

Common

Moderate

Father died age 5 Mother died age 33

Germany

Germany

30

Married 2 child

July 25 1895

Sep 22 1891

1195

Blurry

Philip

Peoria

Larceny 2 yrs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sep 22 1891

1196

Blurry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oct 19 1886

7887

Bockemeyer

Henry

Cass

Forgery 1 yr

29

5ft 8 1/4

167

Med Dark

Dk Brown

Very Dk Brown

Illinois

Shoe Heeler

 

Lutheran

Common 10 yrs

Intemperate

Yes

Germany

Germany

29

Single

Sep 19 1887

Nov 4 1857

23

Boden

John

Putnam

Larceny

26

5 8 3/4

 

Dark

Dark Hazel

Sandy

MD

Laborer

-

None

Read and Write

Temp

Living

 

 

 

single

Dec 21 1889

July 3 1886

7745

Bodendieck alias

Charles Chat

Cook

Robbery 1 yr

25

5ft 4 12

146

Light

Blue

Brown

Germany

Laborer

 

Protestant

Common 1 yr

Moderate

No Father age 5 Mother age 20

Germany

Germany

19

Single

June 3 1887

Feb 1 1892

1516

Bodenhumer

Louis

Peoria

Assault to kill 1 yr

50

1 m 65

?

Med

Azure Blue

Gray Mix Med Chest

Ohio

Bartender

 

Catholic

Common

Intemperate

Father died age 21 Mother died age 21

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

14

Single

Dec 31 1892

Jan 28 1888

8615

Boes alias J W Bowes

John

Adams

Burglary 1 yr

26

5ft 8 1/4

151

Med Dark

Gray Hazel

Brown

Illinois

Brakeman

 

Methodist

High 12 Yrs

Moderate

Yes

26

Pennsylvania

Kentucky

Single

Dec 28 1888

Mar 27 1886

7578

Boessler

Peter

Lee

larceny, 1 yr

57

5' 3/4

144

sandy

blue

lt sandy

Penn.

farming

R/C 10/11/1888

Menninite

common, 3 yrs

moderate

mother living, father 52 yrs

Penn.

Penn.

32

widower, 8 children

Nov 17 1889

May 5 1888

8811

Boet

Henry

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

22

5ft 7 1/2

154

Fair

Blue

Lt Brown

Michigan

Cigar maker

see 4048

Presbyterian

R&W 3 1/2 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

Michigan

Michigan

21

Single

Apr 5 1889

Sept 13 1853

1350

Bogman

Allen

 

Burglery 2 1/2 years

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1856

Dec 21 1885

7395

Bohannon

William

Fulton

larceny, 3yr commuted to 1 yr

24

5'10"

158

fair

gr hazel

brown

Illinois

farming

 

Catholic

R& W, 8 yr

intemperate

yes

New York

Ireland

21

married - 2 children

Feb. 28, 1869

Sep 15 1886

7817

Bohler

Gustaous

Bureau

Horse Stealing 3 yrs

19

5ft 3 34

134

Dark

Blue

Dk Brown

Illinois

Farmer

 

Methodist

R & W 10 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Germany

Illinois

18

Single

Mar 15 1889

Oct 18 1854

1581

Boi??

Solomon

Hamilton

Larceny 18 months

22

5' 1/2"

 

light florid

blue

light brown

Virginia

Farmer

 

no church

can read & write

never drank to excess

has parents living in Hamilton County

 

 

 

single

April 18, 1856 discharged

May 24 1888

8854

Boigk

Otto

Livingston

Manslaughter 3 yrs

31

5ft 4 3/4

?

Fair

Hazel

Lt Brown

Germany

Farmer

 

Lutheran

R&W 4 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Germany

Germany

26

Married no child

Nov 23 1890

Jany 7 1886

7405

Bolda

John

Cook

larceny, 1 yr

19

5'3"

162

dark

blue

dk brown

Germany

cooper

 

Catholic

R&W, 10 yr

moderate

mother living, father 6 yrs

Poland

Poland

19

Children, no number given

par'd April 12 1860

Oct 8 1885

7209

Bolden

Robert

Cook

Larceny 3 yrs

30

5' 9 3/4"

151

mulatto

grayish hazel

brown

Nebraska

Waiter

 

Methodist

6 yrs

abstinent

father living. Mother died 22 yrs

Virginia

do

18

single

Apr 11 1890

Oct 7 1886

7854

Bolden alias Boland

Dod Doc

Cook

Burglary 10 yrs

25

5ft 6 3/4

150

Mulatto

Black

Black

Penn

Teamster

2nd term see #4238

Presbyterian

Common 6 yrs

Abstinent

Mother living Father age 17

Unknown

Penn

25

Single

Jan 6 1893

May 10 1887

8254

Bolton

William H

N S N D Illinois

Violating postal tares

58

5ft 10

167

Med Fair

Blue

Gray

Ireland

Clerk-Bookkeeper

 

None

High

Moderate

Father died age 5 yrs Mother died age 6

Jamaica

Virginia

6

Married 2 child

Jan 28 1889

July 17 1854

1524

Boolen

William

Gallatin

Burglary 3 years

24

6' 1/2"

 

dark

black

black

Illinois

 

 

no church

can not read or write

never drank to excess

Parents in Saline County

 

 

 

single

July 19, 1857 term expired

Nov 29 1887

8532

Boon

William

Sangamon

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

23

5ft 4 3/4

145

Negro

Dark

Black

Illinois

Waiter

 

None

Illiterate

Moderate

Yes

22

Missouri

Missouri

Married no child

Oct 29 1888

Dec 19 1890

699

Borgeson

John C

U S N D of N D Ill

Violating Postal Laws 1 yr 6 mos

17

1 m 60

?

Fair

Violet Blue

Lt Chest

Norway

None

 

Methodist

High

Abstinent

Yes

Norway

Norway

17

Single

Pardoned Feb 4 1892

Nov 5 1886

7919

Borhm

Indor

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

19

5ft 8 1/4

146

Light

Blue

Brown

Germany

Clerk

See #1476

Catholic

High School 14 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Germany

Germany

19

Single

Oct 5 1887

Oct 19 1887

8442

Borman

Louis

Cook

Forgery 1 yr

40

5ft 6 !/2

156

Fair

Chestnut

Brown

Germany

Salesman

 

Lutheran

Common 5 yrs

Moderate

Father died age 22 Mother died age 7

10

Germany

Germany

Married 2 child

Sept 19 1888

Jan 17 1891

749

Born alias Frank Burns

Frank

Cook

Burglary 3 yrs

30

1 m 76

?

Dark

Hazel Gray Hazel

Chest Black Gray Mix

Missouri

Painter

 

Catholic

Common

Moderate

Mother living Father died age infant

Ireland

New York

17

Single

July 16 1893

Aug 5 1891

1170

Boser

Henry

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

25

1 m 72

?

Md Dark

Hazel Gray Slate Blue

Chest M

Indiana

Bridge Builder

 

Catholic

Common

Moderate

Father died age 7 Mother died age 8

Germany

Germany

12

Single

July 4 1892

6-9-1855

1778

Bossly

Walter

Vermillion

murder, 8 years

?0

5'10½"

 

dark

gray

black

MD

farmer

 

none

no

no

No parents living

 

 

 

Single

Died 9-25-1856

Sep 22 1891

1200

Botman

Alice

Piatt

Burglary & Larceny 6 yrs 3 indictments

27

1 m 79

?

Md Dark

Gray Blue Hazel

Med Chest

Missouri

Laborer

 

Methodist

Common

Moderate

Mother living Father died age ?

Ohio

Ohio

16

Single

Dec ?

June 6 1888

8876

Bouldin

Albert

Cook

Manslaughter 1 yr

28

5ft 11 1/4

?

Mulatto

Maroon

Black

Alabama

Laborer

 

Baptist

Illiterate

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 20

Washington DC

Washington DC

11

Married 1 child

May 6 1889

May 6 1858

12

Bourgard

Philip

Peoria

Larceny

35

5 3 1/2

 

Dark

Black

Black

France

Barber

-

None

Read and Write

Intemp

Living

 

 

 

married, no children

Nov 27 1887

May 6 1858

2734

Bourgurd

Philip

Peoria

Larceny - 1 yr

35

5' 8-1/2"

 

Dark

Black

Black

France

Barber

 

None

Read & Write

intemp

None

Unk

Unk

Unk

Wife in New York

Taken to Joliet May 22 1858

Dec 24 1888

9237

Bourk

Thomas

Cook

Burglary 2 yrs

29

5ft 5 1/4

?

Dark

Hazel

Nearly Black

Ireland

Bolt maker

 

Catholic

Read 2 yrs

Intemperate

Mother living Father died age 13

Ireland

Ireland

14

Single

Sep 23 1890

Jun. 21, 1858

2808

Bowerd

Robert

Cook

Passing Counterfeit Money - 18 mos.

28

5' 7-1/2"

 

Dark

Dark Hazel

Dark Auburn

Pennsylvania

Boatman

 

None

Read & Write

has not drunk to excess

None

Unk

Unk

Unk

Wife in Cook Co., Illinois

Taken to Joliet July 14 1858

June 18 1858

22

Bowers

Robert

Cook, R6

Passing Counterfeit Money

28

5 7 3/4

 

Dark

Dark Hazel

Sandy

PA

Boatman

-

None

Read and Write

Temp

No

 

 

 

single

Apl 28, 1888

May 5 1853

1280

Bowlet

J?

Boone

Larceny 1 year

18

5' 4"

 

light, name in ink on left arm

blue

brown

Connecticut

Clerk

 

Baptist

can read & write

never drank to excess

none living

 

 

 

Single

May 5, 1854

Nov 12 1885

7331

Bowman

George

Peoria

burglary & larceny 2 yrs

22

5'8"

150

dark

blue

brown

Virginia

farming

 

Baptist

illiterate

abstinent

yes

Virginia

do

20

No

par'd March 22 1860

Dec 3 1886

7989

Boyd

Frank

Carroll

Larceny 3 yrs

39

5ft 6 3/4

167

Med Dark

Blue

Brown

Ohio

Farm Hand

 

None

R & W 3 yrs

Intemperate

Father living mother age 7

England

Ireland

14

Married 3 child

June 3 1889

July 2 1888

8932

Boyd

George

Cook

Manslaughter 3 yrs

40

5ft

?

Negro

Maroon

Black

Kentucky

Cook

 

None

Read 1 1/2 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Kentucky

Kentucky

15

Married 1 child

Jan 9 1891

June 19 1888

8913

Boyd

George E

Macon

Manslaughter 5 yrs

24

5ft 9

?

Med Dark

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Laborer

 

Christian

R&W 3 1/4

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age 10

Illinois

Illinois

23

Single

Mar 18 1890

July 5 1888

8938

Boyd

William

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

23

5ft 5 1/2

?

Med Fair

Blue

Brown

Canada

Hostler

see 94 C

None

R&W 2 1/2 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Canada

Canada

18

Single

June 4 1889

Sep 12 1891

1179

Boyer

Miner

McDonough

Burglary 1 yr

21

1 m 79

?

Md Dark

Maroon Gray Y

Med Chest

Illinois

Farmer

 

United Brethern

R&W

Abstinent

Yes

Illinois

Illinois

21

Single

Aug 11 1892

Nov 24 1857

2577

Boyle

Daniel

Cook

Larceny - 1 yr

19

5' 7"

 

Fair

Black

Black

New York

Plumber

 

Catholic

Read & Write

Not Intemp

Mother in New York City

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Not Guilty. Nov 24 1858 - Term Expired

May 5 1886

7647

Boyle (alias Crab Boyle)

Thomas

Cook

larceny, 3 yrs

28

5'4 1/2"

122

sandy

hazel

dk sandy

Illinois

chair maker

2nd term see 481

Catholic

R&W, 1 yr

intemperate

father living, mother d. age 5

Ireland

Ireland

15

single

July 27 1889

Mar 31 1891

936

Bracken

Delos

Edgar

Burglary 1 yr

28

1 m 68

?

Dark

Azure Blue

Med Chest

Indiana

Farmer

 

United Brethren

Common

Abstinent

Yes

United States

Indiana

21

Married 2 child

Feb 28 1892

Oct 25 1890

586

Bracken

Thomas

Vermilion

Robbery 5 yrs

23

1 m 75

?

Dark

Gray Slate Blue

Dk Chest

Ohio

Laborer

2nd term 6756

Catholic

Illiterate

Moderate

Yes

Ireland

Ireland

21

Single

July 24 1894

June 20 1891

1128

Braddon

John Henry

Macon

Burglary 3 yrs

49

1 m 77

?

Med Light

Azure Blue

Lt Chest

Illinois

2nd Cook

 

Baptist

Common

Intemperate

Father died age infant Mother died age 39

Michigan

New York

19

Single

Dec 19 1893

Nov 5 1886

7938

Bradeu

Arthur

DeKalb

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

31

6ft 2

185

Sandy

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Peddler

 

Protestant

Common 7 yrs

Intemperate

Mother living Father age 25

Ireland

Ireland

31

Single

Oct 8 1887

Mar 11 1889

9396

Bradford

Noel

Peoria

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

20

5ft 2 1/4

?

Med Fair

Gray

Brown

Kentucky

None

2 Terms at Pontiac

None

R&W 3 yrs

Moderate

Yes

England

England

16

Single

 

Oct 25 1887

8465

Bradley

Eloyn

Winnebago

Assault to rape 1 yr

21

5ft 6 1/2

131

Fair

Hazel

Brown

Wisconsin

Cooper

 

Methodist

R&W 4 yrs

Moderate

Yes

24

New York

Ohio

Married no child

Sept 25 1888

Oct 21 1886

7893

Bradley

Frank J.T.

Cook

Larceny 5 yrs

38

5ft 6 1/4

147

Med Fair

Blue

Gray

New Hampshire

Accountant

 

Baptist

High School 12 yrs

Abstinent

Mother living Father age 37

N.H.

N.H.

12

Married

July 20 1890

Oct 8 1885

7208

Bradley

James

Cook

Burglary 3 yrs

22

5' 8 1/4"

159

med sandy

brown

brown

Illinois

none

 

Reformed

8 yrs

moderate

yes

Penn.

do

18

married, no children

par'd Feb 27 1888

May 19 1855

34

Bradley

John

Jersey

Robbery

40

5 7 1/2

 

Light

Gray

Black

Ireland

Farmer

-

Catholic

Read and Write

Intemp

No

 

 

 

married - 2 children

Dec. 3, 1870

May 10 1890

274

Bradley

Nancy

Massac

Bigamy 1 yr

21

5ft 4 1/2

?

Mulatto

Black

Black

Illinois

Housework

 

Methodist

R&W

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 1

Kentucky

Kentucky

12

Married 1 child

Apr 9 1891

Nov 11 1857

8

Bradley

Samuel T.

Knox

Larceny

23

5 7 1/2

 

Light

Black

Black

NY

Farmer

-

None

Read and Write

Temp

Living

 

 

 

no

6/11/1848

Dec 10?1858

269

Bradley

Thomas

Will

Larceny

21

5 11

 

Light

Gray

Light

NY

Laborer

 

None

Read and Write

Intemp

No

 

 

 

No

Feb 16 1860

June 3 1886

7680

Bradley

Thomas

Adams

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

49

5 ft 8 12

144

Dark

Dark Brown

Black

England

Cotton Spinner

 

Episcopal

Read

Intemperate

No Father age 1 Mother age 38

England

England

18

Married 1 child

May 3 1887

Oct 18 1887

8434

Bradley

Walter

Cook

Forgery 1 yr

27

5ft 9 1/4

140

Dark

Slate Blue

Black

Iowa

Book keeper

 

Presbyterian

Common 7 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

19

Connecticut

New Jersey

Married 1 child

Sept 18 1888

5-19-1855

1760

Bradly

John

Jersey

robbery, 5 years

48

5' 7½"

 

light

dark gray

black

Ireland

farmer

 

Catholic

yes

drinks to excess

No parents living

 

 

 

Single

Taken to Joliet 6-9-1858, Pardoned 6-9-1858

Jan 26 1888

8613

Brady

Charles

Lee

Burglary 2 yrs 2 indictments

18

5ft 10 1/4

151

Light

Blue

Light

Illinois

Laborer

 

None

Common 6 yrs

Intemperate

Mother living Father died age 4

18

Don't Know

Illinois

Single

Oct 26 1889

March 3 1855

1683

Brady

Eliza

Cook

Larceny 1 year

27

5' 1"

stout

light

blue

dark sandy

Ireland

 

 

no church

can't read or write

 

none living

 

 

 

husband living

March 3, 1856 discharged

Dec 19 1888

9215

Brady

Jackson

McDonough

Assault to Kill 1 yr

22

5ft 11 1/4

?

Med

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Teamster

 

Catholic

R&W 6 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 4

Illinois

Illinois

22

Single

Nov 18 1889

Apr 11 1889

9465

Brady

James

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

18

5ft 5 1/2

?

Fair

Blue

Lt Brown

England

Laborer

 

Catholic

Illiterate

Intemperate

Yes

Poland

Poland

10

Single

Mar 15 1890

April 24 1868

4563

Brady

John

Jersey

Murder - life. Comm. To 15yr

26

5' 6"

 

Dark

Brown

Black

Kentucky

Farmer

 

None

Read

 

Mother living

 

 

 

single

Sep 9 1886

Oct 12 1885

7227

Brady

John

Adams

Burglary, 2 yrs

24

5' 6 3/4"

136

med dark

blue

dark brown

Tennessee

laborer

2nd term #3442

Catholic

2 yrs - R&W

intemperate

mother living, father 5 yrs

Ireland

do

20

single

Jan 26 1887

Jan 14 1892

1460

Brady

Walter

Cook

Burglary 2 yrs

19

1 m 65

?

Med

Azure Blue fr

Lt Chest

Pennsylvania

Laborer

 

Catholic

R&W

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 17

Ireland

England

19

Single

Oct 13 1893

May 16 1891

1044

Brady

William

Cook

Burglary 1 yr 6 mos

17

1 m 63

?

Med Light

Murky Blue

Med Chest

Missouri

Teamster

 

Catholic

R&W

Abstinent

Father died age 8 Mother died age 15

Ireland

Ireland

15

Single

Sep 15 1892

Feb 7 1889

9316

Brady

William

Cook

Burglary 3 yrs

21

5ft 6 1/2

?

Fair

Blue

Brown

Kentucky

Laborer

 

Catholic

R&W 7 yrs

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 4

England

England

14

Single

Aug 6 1891

Mar 26 1890

176

Bragaw

Robert

Cook

Forgery 1 yr

30

1 m 82

?

Med

Yel

?

New Jersey

Bookkeeper

 

Episcopal

High

Intemperate

Mother living Father died age 8

New Jersey

Connecticut

21

Married no child

Feb 25 1891

Apr 13 1887

8232

Brain

Eoers

Kankakee

Larceny 3 yrs

18

5ft 5 3/4

152

Med Dark

Hazel

Brown

Illinois

Laborer

 

Catholic

R&W

Intemperate

Father living mother died age 4

England

Unknown

10

Single

Oct 123 1889

June 24 1889

9596

Brainard

Charles

Carroll

Burglary 1 yr

18

5ft 5 1/4

?

Light

Blue

Lt Brown

New York

Waiter

see 4041

Catholic

R&W 7 yrs

Moderate

Father died age 6 Mother died age 10

New York

New York

8

Single

May 23 1890

Mar 10 1887

8192

Bramble

Wm

McLean

Robbery 8 yrs

22

5ft 6

143

Dark

Hazel

Brown

Illinois

Laborer

 

Methodist

Illiterate

Intemperate

Yes

Kentucky

Kentucky

10

Single

Jun 9 1892

Sep 26 1888

9001

Brand

Joseph

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

19

5ft 5 1/2

?

Light

Blue

Lt Brown

Illinois

Laborer

see 857 C

None

Read 1 yr

Moderate

Yes

Bohemia

Bohemia

20

Single

Aug 26 1889

Feb 15 1854

1441

Brandt

Adolf

Cook

Larceny 1 year

43

5' 3/4"

 

 

 

 

Germany

Black Smith

 

Lutheran

can read & write

Never drank to excess

Mother living in Germany

 

 

 

Wife living in Chicago

Died Feb 8, 1855

May 29 1888

8859

Brandt

Albert

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

49

5ft 9 3/4

?

Med Dark

Gray Hazel

Grayish

Germany

Hostler

 

Lutheran

R&W 5 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 6

Germany

Germany

17

Single

Apr 29 1889

Apr 6 1891

967

Brange

Frank

Cook

Burglary 3 yrs 6 mos

21

1 m 83

?

Fair

Gray Y

Med Chest

Michigan

Tailor

 

Catholic

Common

Moderate

Yes

Germany

Germany

20

Single

Feb 5 1894

Jany 7 1886

7406

Brannigan

Thomas

Cook

burglary, 1 yr

19

5' 9 3/4"

143

med dark

blue

brown

Illinois

brass moulder

see 8317

Catholic

common school, 9 yr

intemperate

yes

Ireland

Ireland

18

single

May 18 1849

June 24 1887

8317

Brannigan

Thomas

Cook

Burglary 10 yrs

20

5ft 10 1/4

147

Dark

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Moulder

2nd term 7406 see # 6563

Catholic

Common 9 yrs

Intemperate

Yes

13

Maryland

Ireland

Single

Sept 23 1893

Mar 18 1890

166

Brassington

James

Lake

Burglary & Larceny 10 yrs 6 mos 3 indictments

27

1 m 76

?

Light

Azure Blue

Lt Chest

Canada

Brewer

 

Presbyterian

Read

Intemperate

Mother living Father died age 34

Ireland

Ireland

21

Single

Sep 17 1896

June 6 1888

8877

Bravo

John

Cook

Robbery 1 yr

30

5ft 5 3/4

?

Med Fair

Blue

Brown

Canada

Tinsmith

 

Catholic

R&W 3 yrs

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 8

Canada

Canada

15

Single

May 6 1889

Feb 25 1886

7510

Breden

Wm. H.

Mason

2 indictmts for larceny - 4 (or 1?) 5 yrs

23

5'5

141

dark

brown

dark

Illinois

laborer

2 term see 5975

Methodist

read, 1 yr

moderate

father living, mother @ 3 mos

Virginia

Kentucky

11

No

May 10 1859

Mar 5 1888

8690

Breece

Edward

Knox

Larceny 1 yr 6 mos

28

5ft 8 1/4

163

Dark

Brown

Dk Brown

Pennsylvania

Farming

 

Methodist

R&W 2 yrs

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 25

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

28

Single

July 5 1889

May 2 1891

1009

Breman

John

Cook

Murder 25 yrs commuted to 20 yrs Aug 29 1901

25

1 m 74

?

Med Light

Murky Blue

Lt Chest

Canada

Teamster

2nd Term 8102, 3rd 9676

Catholic

Common

Moderate

Mother living Father died age infant

Canada

Ireland

18

Single

July 31 1902

Oct 19 1853

1387

Bremman

Thomas

Grundy

Manslaughter 1 year

31

5' 1"

 

light

gray

Brown

Ireland

Farmer

 

no

can't read or write

 

not living

 

 

 

 

Oct 19, 1854

Mar 13 1889

9398

Brenhus

Charles

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

24

5ft 3 3/4

?

Fair

Blue

Dk Blond

Germany

Florist

see 2109

Lutheran

Common 9 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Germany

Germany

20

Single

Feb 12 1890

Jan 7 1888

8592

Brenman

Richard

Laramie Wyoming

Grand Larceny 2 yrs from July 13 1887

24

5ft 9 1/4

151

Med Dark

Gray Hazel

Brown

Massachusetts

Ranchman

 

Baptist

Common 12 yrs

Intemperate

Father died age 14 Mother died age 19

20

Connecticut

Connecticut

Single

Apr 13 1889

Feb 9 1887

8102

Brennan

Jack

Cook

Robbery 1 yr 6 mo

 

5ft 9 1/2

163

Med Fair

Blue

Brown

 

Teamster

See 1009

Catholic

Common 8 yrs

Intemperate

Mother living father age 2

Canada

Ireland

22

Single

June 9 1888

March 10 1858

17

Brennan

John

LaSalle

Larceny

43

5 6

 

Florid?

Blue

Black and Gray

Ireland

Laborer

-

Catholic

No

Temp

No

 

 

 

No

Discharged

Apr 11 1891

978

Brennan

John

Ogle

Larceny 1 yr

21

1 m 75

?

Md Dark

Hazel Gray Hazel

Chest Med

Illinois

Farmer

 

Catholic

Common

Moderate

Yes

Ireland

Ireland

20

Single

Mar 10 1892

Mar 10 1858

2676

Brennan

John

LaSalle

Larceny - 1 yr

43

5' 6"

 

Florid

Gray

Sandy

Ireland

Laborer

 

Catholic

Cannot Read nor Write

Not Intemp

Parents Dead

Unk

Unk

Unk

Wife in Lasalle

Taken to Joliet Aug 19 1858

July 17 1854

1521

Brennan

Kern

Kane

Murder, natural life

25

 

 

light

gray

black

Ireland

Farmer

 

no church

can not read or write

has drank to excess

none living

 

 

 

single

Jan 10, 1857 by Governor pardon

Jany 20 1886

7436

Brennen

John

Warren

burglary, 3 yrs

21

5'7"

138

med dark

blue

brown

Illinois

farmhand

 

Presb.

illiterate

moderate

father living, mother 11 yrs

Illinois

Illinois

22

single

May 1 1888

Aug 8 1858

246

Brestleher

Michael

Will

Larceny

30

5 6

 

Dark

Blue

Dark and Curly

Ireland

Laborer

-

None

Reads

Intemp

Mother

 

 

 

single

Oct 5, 1886

Dec 10 1885

7375

Breternitz

Charles

Cook

larceny 2 yr

19

5'10 3/4"

15?

light

blue

brown

England

office clerk

 

Lutheran

common school, 7 yrs

abstinent

yes

Germany

do

19

married, 1 child

Feb 23 1887

Dec 4 1890

683

Brice

Samuel

Cook

Bigamy 1 yr

29

1 m 63

?

Negro

Deep Maroon

Black

Canada

Cook

 

Methodist

Common

Abstinent

Father died age 27 Mother died age infant

Pennsylvania

United States

8

Married 2 child

Nov 3 1891

May 22 1889

9524

Brickwall

Charles

Kane

Burglary 1 yr

26

5ft 7

?

Md Dark

Gray

Brown

Germany

Expressman

 

Catholic

Common 9 yrs

Moderate

Yes

France

Germany

15

Single

Apr 21 1890

Mar 16, 1858

2684

Bridgeman

Nathan

DeWitt

Burglary - 1 yr

25

5' 5-"

 

Dark

Hazel

Brown

Isle of Man

Sail Maker

 

None

Read & Write

Intemp

Fath. In New York

Unk

Unk

Unk

Wife in Illinois

Dischg. March 16, 1859 - Term expired

April 24 1868

4566

Bridges

William H.

Jersey

Larceny - 1yr

24

5' 8 3/4"

 

Fair

Grey

Lt. Brown

Illinois

Farmer

 

None

Read and Write

 

living

 

 

 

No

Escaped June 11 1859; Discharged July 12, 1932, per opinion 4101

June 20 1853

1812

Bridle (alias Clifford Mafory)

Charles

Cook

Assault to Kill

21

5' 7"

 

dark

black

black

 

Farmer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dec. 24, 1853

Oct 24 1854

1583

Briggs

Benjamin

Boone

Larceny 3 years

38

5' 6 1/4"

 

dark

black

black

Boston

Stone cutter

 

no church

can read & write

has drank to excess

Mother in Deerfield Mass.

 

 

 

Wife in ?

Sept 23, 1856 discharged

Dec 24 1888

9232

Briggs

Willis

Cook

Confidence Games 1 yr

26

5ft 7

?

Light

Blue

Dk Blond

Iowa

Switchman

see 4060

Methodist

Common 8 yrs

No

Yes

Canada

Ohio

18

Married 1 child

Nov 23 1889

Feb 1 1892

1512

Brigham

Wallace

Adams

Robbery 1 yr

23

1 m 73

?

Med

Hazel Gray Slate Blue

Lt Chest

New York

Woolen Spinner

 

Baptist

R&W

Moderate

Yes

France

France

21

Single

Dec 31 1892

Sep 13 1886

7815

Brintimon alias Green

Charles Harmon

Mercer

Forgery 1 yr 6 months

18

5ft 9 3/4

145

Dark

Blue

Almost Black

Illinois

Farmer

 

Baptist

Common 12 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father age 11

Illinois

Indiana

17

Single

Jan 13 1888

July 5 1890

382

Bristol

James

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

17

1 m 68

?

Dk Mulatto

Deep Maroon

Black

Illinois

Porter

See 1862 C

None

R&W

Abstinent

Yes

United States

Ohio

17

Single

June 15 1891

Sep 19 1890

488

Broady

William

Cook

Burglary 2 yrs

17

1 m 63

?

Dk Mulatto

Maroon

Black

Ohio

2nd Cook

4784 C See 9523 C

Methodist

R&W

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age infant

Kentucky

Ohio

14

Single

June 18 1892

Sept 1 1854

1540

Brocknell

Edward

Cook

Larceny 1 year

23

5' 6 1/2"

 

dark

large gray

brown

Ireland

Tailor

 

Catholic

can read & write

Never drank to excess

Mother in Ireland

 

 

 

single

Sept 1, 1855

Sep 19 1890

495

Brockway

Theodore

Stark

Horse Stealing 5 yrs

28

1 m 69

?

Md Dark

Lt Slate Blue

Chest m

Illinois

Farming

See 6711

Methodist

R&W

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 26

New Jersey

New Jersey

21

Single

Jan 18 1894

Nov 22 1890

635

Broderick

Daniel

La Salle

Burglary 1 yr

54

1 m 60

?

Md Dark

Azure Blue

Chest m

Ireland

Laborer

See 4767

Catholic

Common

Intemperate

Father died age 11 Mother died age Don't Know

Ireland

Ireland

21

Single

Oct 21 1891

May 4 1889

9504

Broderick

Thomas

Kane

Conspiracy 1 yr

37

6ft 3/4

?

Fair

Lt Blue

Brown

Pennsylvania

Engineer

 

Catholic

R&W 4 yrs

Abstinent

Father died age 4 Mother died age 7

Ireland

Ireland

7

Widow 1 child

Apr 30 1890

Feb 7 1889

9309

Brody

Frank

Cook

Burglary 1 yr 6 mos

20

5ft 7

?

Mulatto

Hazel

Black

Illinois

Waiter

see 577 see 4583 1 yr at Pontiac

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oct 8 1891

1242

Broeckel

Lewis

Champaign

Larceny 1 yr

32

1 m 81

?

Med Light

Gray Slate Blue

Lt Chest

Germany

Locksmith

 

Lutheran

Common

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 25

Germany

Germany

14

Single

Sep 7 1892

Oct 20 1888

9083

Broest

John

Cook

Assault to rape 11 yrs

22

6ft 1/4

?

Fair

Blue

Dk Auburn

Germany

Baker

 

None

R&W 5 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Germany

Germany

18

Single

July 19 1895

Jan 6 1888

8590

Brogan aliasJim Grogan

James

Cook

Burglary 5 yrs

28

5ft 7

135

Med Fair

Gray

Brown

New York

Lather

2nd term 4997 3rd term #3256

Catholic

Common 8 yrs

Intemperate

Yes

12

Ireland

Ireland

Single

Oct 12 1891

Apr 8 1890

201

Broginski

Louis

Grundy

Robbery 1 yr

18

1 m 61

?

Dark

Maroon

Dk Chest

United States

Bootblack

 

None

R&W

Moderate

Yes

New York

New York

16

Single

Mar 7 1891

Jany 12 1886

7425

Broker

Charles

Peoria

burglary & larceny, 1 yr, 8 mos

45

5'7 3/4"

140

dark

vy dark

black

France

laborer

 

Lutheran

common school, 8 yrs

intemperate

mother living, father don't know yrs

France

France

18

single

Mar 12 1887

July 23 1890

424

Bromley

George

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

20

1 m 61

?

Fair

Hazel Gray Slate Blue

Blond

New York

Tinsmith

 

None

Common

Moderate

Yes

Michigan

Illinois

19

Single

July 1 1891

June 9 1886

7693

Brookmeyer

US

Logan

Robbery 1 yr

22

5 ft 6

138

Med Fair

Gray

Brown

Illinois

Laborer

 

Christian

R & W 6 yrs

Intemperate

Yes

Germany

Illinois

22

Single

May 9 1887

March 21 1854

1459

Brooks

Martin

Cook

Robbery 3 years

22

5' 6 3/4"

 

light

blue

light brown

Boston

Clerk

 

no church

can read & write

never drank to excess

Parents in Boston

 

 

 

single

Discharged March 22, 1854 time expired

Feb 22 1892

1574

Brooks

Thomas

Sangamon

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

22

1 m 71

?

Med

Azure Blue

Lt Chest

Iowa

Teamster

 

Methodist

R&W

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 11

Virginia

New York

18

Single

Jan 21 1893

Oct 21 1890

572

Brooks

William

Macon

Burglary & Larceny 3 yrs

23

1 m 61

?

Florid

Azure Blue

Lt Chest Gray Mix

New York

Sailor

 

Episcopal

Common

Moderate

Yes

New York

New York

21

Single

Apr 20 1893

Sep 17 1888

8996

Brooks

William

Rock Island

Attempted Burglary 1 yr

19

5ft 8

?

Fair

Blue

Brown

Iowa

Waiter

see 587 C

None

R&W 3 yrs

Intemperate

Father living Mother died age 14

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

14

Single

Aug 17 1889

Oct 25 1890

587

Brooks alias Bob Brooks

Robert

Henry

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

21

1 m 73

?

Md Dark

Azure Blue

Lt Chest

Illinois

Laborer

2nd term 8996 see 2051

Christian

R&W

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 12

New York

New York

21

Single

Sep 24 1892

Sept 1 1854

1535

Brooks or Brooker

Charles

Cook

Larceny 1 year

29

5' 8"

 

light

blue

light brown

Vermont

? Carpenter

 

no church

can read & write

Never drank to excess

Father living in Buffalo

 

 

 

single

Sept 1, 1855

Mar 18 1891

899

Brophy

John

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

25

1 m 69

?

Lt Chest

Lt Slate Blue

Med Light

Illinois

Cooper

2nd term 7590 see 4826 C

Catholic

Common

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 5

Ireland

Ireland

14

Single

Feb 25 1892

Apr 8 1886

7595

Brophy

John

Cook

robbery, 1 yr

20

5'5 3/4"

138

sallow

gray

brown

New York

laborer

see #899

Catholic

common, 7 yrs

intemperate

father living; mother 12

Ireland

Ireland

20

No

par'd Dec 7 1860

Apr 15 1887

8239

Broschouse

Josiah

Stephenson

Burglary 3 indictments 3 yrs

31

5ft 7 1/4

171

Dark

Hazel

Dk Brown

Illinois

Farming

 

Methodist

Read 3 yrs

Intemperate

Father living mother died age 16

Pennsylvania

Illinois

18

Married 5 child

Dec 25 1889

Apr 15 1887

8238

Broschouse

Wallace

Stephenson

Burglary 2 indictments 2 yrs

19

5ft 5

158

Sandy

Blue

Sandy

Illinois

Farming

 

Methodist

Common 8 yrs

Moderate

Father living mother died age 7

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

17

Single

Jan 15 1889

April 20 1849

771

Brown

Adam L

Cook

larceny - 1 yr

24

5'1 1/2"

 

light

light

light

New Jersey (In IL 14 mos)

?hair manufacturer

 

none

can read/write

temperate

live in Connecticut

 

 

 

No

par'd Dec 26th?, 1860

Apr 6 1891

971

Brown

Barmum

Henderson

Murder 30 yrs commuted to 23 yrs

20

1 m 71

?

Dark

Hazel Gray Hazel

Med Chest

Illinois

Farmer

 

Methodist

R&W

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 17

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

20

Single

Jan 5 1904

Sep 28 1888

9022

Brown

Bert

Edgar

Burglary 1 yr

18

5ft 9 1/4

?

Light

Blue

Blonde

Indiana

Farming

 

None

Read 1 1/2 yrs

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 1

Indiana

Indiana

18

Single

Aug 28 1889

June 17 1891

1117

Brown

Charles

Cook

Burglary 3 yrs

21

1 m 75

?

Light

Azure Blue

Lt Chest

Canada

Stenographer

 

Episcopal

Common

Moderate

Father living Mother died age infant

Canada

Canada

14

Single

Dec 16 1893

Dec 10 1891

1382

Brown

Charles

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

21

1 m 63

?

Dark

Maroon lt fr

Dk Chest

Italy

Tailor Apprentice

 

None

Illiterate

Moderate

Yes

Italy

Italy

21

Single

Nov 9 1892

Dec 11 1853

1414

Brown

Charles

Cook

Robbery 10 years

21

5' 7"

 

light

gray

light brown

Vermont

Cook

 

no church

can read & write

Never drank to excess

Mother living in ? New York

 

 

 

single

Juliet July 7, 1860

Oct 2 1888

9039

Brown

Edward

Cook

Larceny 3 yrs

17

5ft 6 3/4

?

Fair

Lt Blue

Lt Brown

Texas

Cowboy

 

None

R&W no yrs

Intemperate

Mother living Father died age 15

Mexico

Mexico

16

Single

Apr 1 1891

Oct 29 1890

594

Brown

Frank

Sangamon

Larceny, Burglary & Larceny 1 yr 6 mos

19

1 m 68

?

Negro

Deep Maroon

Black

Missouri

Porter

See 8394 C

Baptist

R&W

Moderate

Yes

Kentucky

Missouri

16

Single

Feb 28 1892

Oct 8 1885

7185

Brown

Frank

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

34

5' 4 1/2"

136

light sandy

blue

sandy brown

Germany

labor

 

Catholic

15 yrs

intemperate

no - father 2 yrs, mother 6 yrs

Germany

do

6

single

March 29, 1871

Dec 29 1887

8568

Brown

Frank

Cook

Assault to Kill 1 yr

19

5ft 7

160

Med Fair

Gray

Brown

Germany

Teamster

 

Catholic

R&W 4 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 13

14

Russia

Russia

Single

Nov 29 1888

June 21 1890

362

Brown

George

La Salle

Larceny 1 yr

29

1 m 68

?

Dk Mulatto

Hazel

Black

Georgia

Hostler

2 yrs Missouri Penitentiary

Baptist

R&W

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 1

Africa

Texas

10

Single

May 20 1891

Aug 7 1890

459

Brown

George

Cook

Larceny 4 yrs

36

1 m 70

?

Med

Hazel Dk Slate Blue

Chest m

New York

Salesman

 

Lutheran

Common

Abstinent

Yes

Germany

Germany

21

Widow no child

Oct 6 1893

Dec 4 1890

686

Brown

George

Cook

Larceny 1 yr 6 mos

23

1 m 64

?

Dark

Azure Blue Purple

Chest Med

Illinois

Laborer

 

Catholic

Common

Moderate

Yes

Ireland

Ireland

21

Single

Apr 3 1892

Nov 11 1885

7322

Brown

Harry

Albany Wyoming Ty

larceny, 2 yr 6 mos

17

5'

142

light

blue

brown

New York

none

 

Presb.

common school 4 yrs

moderate

no, both 13 yrs

Germany

Penn.

13

single

Aug 14, 1851

Feb 11 1889

9336

Brown

Harry

Cook

Larceny 2 yrs

19

5ft 7 3/4

?

Lt Mulatto

Brown

Black

Indiana

Laborer

 

Methodist

R&W 6 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Inidana

Ohio

16

Single

Nov 29 1890

April 25 1853

1270

Brown

Henry

Cook

Larceny 2 years

39

5' 5"

 

light ruddy

light hazel

dark

England

butcher

 

no

can read & write

has drank to excess

none living

 

 

 

single

August 7, 1854

Dec 1 1847

692

Brown

James

Grundy

having counterfeit bank bills with intent to keep same

24

5'7 1/2"

 

light

hazel

light brown

New York (in IL since March)

farmer

 

Benf. Socy

can read & write

temperate

living in Kork C?

 

 

 

wife & 7 children in Buffalo

died Jan 29 1849

Dec 11 1853

1415

Brown

James

Cook

Forgery 2 years

?

5' 7 1/4"

 

dark

gray

black sprinkled with gray

Ohio

Farmer

 

no church

can read & write

has drank to excess

none living

 

 

 

Single

Dec 14, 1853 Discharged

Dec 30 1891

1425

Brown

James

Cook

Burglary 3 yrs

18

1 m 64

?

Med Fair

Maroon Gray Y

Dk Chest

Illinois

Teamster

 

Catholic

R&W

Abstinent

Yes

Illinois

Germany

18

Single

June 29 1894

Oct 7 1886

7851

Brown

James

Cook

Burglary 1 yr 3 mo

22

5ft 5 1/2

135

Dark

Black

Black

N.Y.

Painter

 

Baptist

R & W 1 yr

Intemperate

Mother living Father age 18

Scotland

Canada

22

Single

Nov 22 1887

Sep 27 1886

7826

Brown

James A

Rock Island

Larceny 2 yrs

25

5ft 9 14

152

Dark

Blue

Nearly Black

Ohio

Laborer

 

Catholic

Common 6 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Ireland

Canada

23

Single

June 27 1888

Oct 1 1855

27

Brown

Joe

Monroe

Larceny

35

5 7

 

Dark

Gray

Black

Maine

Boatman

-

None

Read and Write

Intemp

No

 

 

 

single

March 15, 1869

May 4 1858

13

Brown

John

Jackson

Burglary

50

5 11

 

Light

Blue

Black

KY

Bricklayer

-

None

Read and Write

Temp

No

 

 

 

married, 1 child

Sep 12 1886

May 6 1858

19

Brown

John

Peoria

Larceny

23

5 7

 

Dark

Gray

Black

Ohio

Farmer

-

None

No

Temp

Living

 

 

 

single

Jul 12 1887

Nov 8 1890

621

Brown

John

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

21

1 m 70

?

Dk Mulatto

Deep Maroon

Black

Kentucky

Waiter

 

Methodist

R&W

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age Don't Know

Kentucky

Kentucky

18

Single

Oct 18 1891

Nov 22 1890

655

Brown

John

Cook

Robbery 3 yrs

44

1 m 66

?

Negro

Deep Maroon

Black

Indiana

Barber

 

Baptist

Read

Moderate

Father died age 29 Mother died age 16

Virginia

Ohio

19

Separated 2 child

May 21 1893

Dec 23 1891

1395

Brown

John

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

18

1 m 65

?

Mulatto

Maroon Pure Maroon fr

Black

Pennsylvania

Waiter

 

Methodist

R&W

Abstinent

Father died age 14 Mother died age 5

Canada

Canada

15

Single

Nov 22 1892

Sept 27 1855

1850

Brown

John

Cook

Larceny 1 year

31

5'5"

 

light

gray

dark brown

new York

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

nothing listed

May 4 1858

2729

Brown

John

Jackson

Burglary - 3 yrs

 

5' 11"

 

Light

Blue

Black & Gray

Kentucky

Bricklayer

 

None

Read & Write

Not Intemp

Parents in Mississippi

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Taken to Joliet June 9, 1859

May 6 1858

2735

Brown

John

Peoria

Larceny - 3 yrs

23

5' 7"

 

Dark

Black

Dk Auburn

Ohio

Farmer

 

None

Cannot Read nor Write

not Intemp

Parents in Ohio

Unk

Unk

Unk

Wife in Ohio

Taken to Joliet May 22, 1858

Oct 19 1887

8441

Brown

John

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

28

5ft 5 1/2

161

Med Dark

Slate Blue

Brown

Ireland

Grocer

 

Catholic

R&W 5 yrs

Moderate

Father died age 1 Mother died age 26

15

Ireland

Ireland

Single

Sept 19 1888

Apr 3 1888

8765

Brown

John

McLean

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

18

5ft 5 3/4 134

 

Fair

Blue

Brown

Illinois

None

1 Term at Pontiac Illinois

Presbyterian

Read 1 1/2 yrs

Abstinent

Father living Mother died age 10

Canada

Canada

10

Single

Mar 3 1889

June 30 1886

7732

Brown

John

Macon

Burglary 1 yr

34

5ft 5 14

152

Dark

Dark Hazel

Dark Brown

Illinois

Laborer

 

None

R & W 1 yr

Moderate

Father living Mother age 32

Indiana

Indiana

32

Married

May 30 1887

Feb 16 1859

290

Brown

John G.

Cook

Larceny

24

5 3 3/4

 

Dark

Black

Black

PA

Shoe Maker

 

Methodist

Read and Write

Temp

No

 

 

 

single

Feb 3, 1892

Sep 23 1847

663

Brown

John L.

Hancock

Attempted murder

36

5'5"

 

dark

hazel

 

Gurnsey

Safe making

--

?

 

yes

Parents dead

 

 

 

No

Escaped May 15 1860; discharged Sept 9 1863, see #1575

Sept 14 1854

1557

Brown

Joseph

Pope

Larceny 1 year

21

5' 10 1/2"

 

light

light hazel

light

Kentucky

farmer

 

no church

can read not write

never drank to excess

mother in Kentucky

 

 

 

single

Sept 14, 1855

Oct 9 1891

1246

Brown

Joseph

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

27

1 m 69

?

Md Dark

Azure Blue Purple

Dk Chest

Louisiana

Bookkeeper & Show maker

 

Catholic

High

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age infant

England

Ireland

11

Single

Sep 8 1892

Dec 9 1886

8016

Brown

Louis

Macon

Burglary & Grand Larceny 2 yrs

19

5ft 4

150

Dark

Blue

Black

New York

None

See 2441

Hebrew

R & W 2 yrs

Intemperate

Unknown

Germany

Germany

10

Single

Sep. 9 1888

Dec 9 1886

8016

Brown

Louis

Macon

Burglary & Grand Larceny 2 yrs

19

5ft 4

150

Dark

Blue

Black

New York

None

See 2441

Hebrew

R & W 2 yrs

Intemperate

Unknown

Germany

Germany

10

Single

Sep. 9 1888

March 6 1855

1693

Brown

Ransom

Kane

assault to murder 2 yrs 6 months

36

 

 

light

dark hazel

black

New Jersey

 

 

no church

can't read or write

has drank to excess

none living

 

 

 

wife in Kane County

Sept 6, 1857 discharged

March 6, 1855

1693

Brown

Ranson

Kane

assault in Cook Co., 5½ years

31

 

 

light

dark

black

NJ

 

 

 

no

drinks to excess

no parents, wife in Kane Co.

 

 

 

Married

9-6-1859

Jan 31 1887

8084

Brown

Thomas A.

Lee

Burglary 1 yr

24

5ft 8 1.2

165

Fair

Blue

Brown

Tennessee

School teacher

 

Presbyterian

Common 7 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Virginia

Kentucky

18

Single

Dec 31 1887

June 29 1858

31

Brown

Thomas F.

Kane

Larceny

19

5 6 3/4

 

Light

Black

Auburn

Vermont

Marble Cutter

-

None

Read and Write

Temp

Living

 

 

 

single

Jan. 23, 1870

Jun 29 1858

2822

Brown

Thomas F. (T. F.)

Kane

Larceny - 1 yr

19

5' 6-3/4"

 

Light

Blue

Auburn

Vermont

Marble Cutter

 

None

Read & Write

Not drunk to excess

 

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Taken to Joliet July 14 1858

Dec 6 1887

8539

Brown

Toney

Cook

Burglary 1 yrs

21

5ft 4 3/4

138

Med Dark

Gray

Brown

Germany

Grocery Clerk

 

None

R&W 3 yrs

Intemperate

Father died age 8 Mother died age 10

10

Germany

Germany

Single

Nov 6 1888

Sep 19 1890

483

Brown

William

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

23

1 m 66

?

Light

Azure Blue

Lt Red

New York

Hotel Clerk

See 2438

Catholic

R&W

Moderate

Yes

New York

New York

17

Single

Aug 18 1891

Apr 6 1891

972

Brown

William

Henderson

Murder 30 yrs commuted to 23 yrs

36

1 m 82

?

Dark

Azure Blue

Med Chest

Illinois

Farmer

 

Methodist

R&W

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 23

New York

Virginia

25

Married 5 child

Jan 5 1904

Oct 31 1854

1597

Brown

William

Adams

Larceny 5 years

30

5' 0"

 

dark, ?

gray

brown

Pennsylvania

farmer

 

no church

can read & write

 

none living

 

 

 

single

Oct 31, 1856 discharged

Feby 4 1886

7482

Brown

William

Cook

manslaughter, 10 yr

33

5'6 1/4

127

Negro

black

black

Virginia

waiter

 

Baptist

R&W, 4 yrs

intemperate

yes

Virginia

Virginia

19

married, no child

Feb 11 1887

June 18 1888

8905

Brown

William

Logan

Manslaughter 10 yrs

48

?

?

Med Dark

Blue

Gray Mixed

Ireland

Blacksmith

 

Presbyterian

R&W 3 yrs

Moderate

Father died age 22 Mother died age 14

Ireland

Ireland

15

Single

Sep 17 1894

Nov 30 1888

9182

Brown

William

Iroquois

Burglary 2 yrs

18

5ft 4 1/4

?

Light

Gray

Brown

Pennsylvania

Newsboy

 

None

Read 3 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Pennsylvania

Scotland

16

Single

Aug 29 1890

Mar 7 1888

8692

Brown

William

Cook

Forgery 1 yr

25

5ft 4

129

Negro

Dark

Black

Canada

Fireman

see 2156, 5008, 1104

Methodist

Common 3 1/2 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Pennsylvania

Canada

24

Single

Feb 7 1889

Dec 13 1888

9204

Brown

Willis

DeWitt

Larceny 1 yr

28

5ft 10

?

Dk Mulatto

Dark

Black

Tennessee

Barber

 

None

R&W 7 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 2

Kentucky

Tennessee

12

Single

Nov 12 1889

Oct 25 1852

1176

Brown

Jorrah

Lake

Larceny 1 year

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oct 25, 1853

March 3 1855

1689

Brown (alias Rainbow)

George

Cook

Larceny 1 year

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Apr 12, 1855 pardoned

Oct 10 1853

1382

Brown (alias Thomas Brown)

James

Pulaski

Larceny 3 years

30

5' 2"

 

light

hazel

black

New York

mill work

 

no

can read & write

yes

not living

 

 

 

 

 

Oct 31 1890

600

Brown alias Bill Mitchell

William

Knox

Larceny as Bailer 1 yr

21

1 m 72

?

Md Dark

Hazel Gray Hazel

Chest m

Pennsylvania

Miner

 

Methodist

Common

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 11

Scotland

United States

17

Married 1 child

Sep 29 1891

May 10 1888

8824

Brown alias Frank Smith

Charles

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

22

5ft 8

130

Fair

Blue

Lt Brown

Germany

Printer

2nd Term 7925 see #228 #7882

Catholic

R&W 3 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Germany

Germany

20

Single

Apr 10 1889 see 228 C #7882 C

Mar 27 1888

8740

Brown alias George Smith

Robert

Sangamon

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

31

5ft 9 1/2

145

Light

Gray

Lt Brown

California

Fireman

2nd term 8167

Methodist

Read 6 mos

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age 25

Kentucky

Kentucky

18

Single

Feb 27 1889

Apr 6 1891

964

Brown alias James Williams

James

Cook

Burglary 2 yrs

22

1 m 74

?

Sandy

Violet Blue

Chest Sandy

Illinois

Hostler

 

Catholic

Common

Intemperate

Yes

Missouri

Missouri

13

Single

Jan 5 1893

Jan 3 1891

731

Brown alias Kate Wolf

Mary

Stephenson

Larceny 1 yr

46

5ft 5 1/4

?

Dark

Gray

Black

Germany

Housework

2nd Term 3899

Lutheran

R&W

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age Don't Know

Germany

Germany

18

Widow 3 child

May 2 1892

Nov 3 1891

1314

Brown alias Myron Brown, John Moore

Byron

La Salle

Larceny 3 yrs

48

1 m 59

?

Light

Azure Blue fr

Blon Gray Mix

New York

Farmer

 

Baptist

R&W

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 4

New York

New York

24

Widow no child

May 2 1894

Nov 8 1887

8517

Brown R/C Aug 12 1891

Charles

Cook

Rape 5 yrs

64

5ft 5

126

Lt Sandy

Blue

Lt Brown

Norway

Butcher

 

Methodist

R&W 5 yrs

Intemperate

Father died age 5 Mother died age 30

12

Norway

Norway

Married 3 child

Aug 7 1891

Mar 18 1890

164

Brown, alias Joseph Green

George

McLean

Burglary & Larceny 3 yrs 3 indictments

33

1 m 70

?

Md Dark

Hazel Slate Blue

Chest m

England

Farming

 

Presbyterian

R&W

Intemperate

Father died age 4 Mother died age 9

England

England

18

Single

Sep 17 1892

Nov 22 1886

7977

Browning

Charles H.

Rock Island

Forgery 1 yr 6 mo

26

6ft 3/4

174

Dark

Dark

Dk Brown

Penn

Civil Engineer

 

Catholic

Common 6 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Penn.

Penn.

22

Married 1 child

Mar. 22 1888

May 11 1854

1489

Browning

James

Marion

Larceny 3 years

32

5' 8 1/2"

 

 

gray

gray

S. Carolina

 

 

no church

can read & write

has drank to excess

none living

 

 

 

single

August 2, 1856

June 17 1891

1097

Browning

John

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

23

1 m 80

?

Md Dark

Dk Slate Blue

Med Chest

Illinois

Shoe Maker

 

Catholic

Common

Moderate

Father died age infant Mother died age 20

Illinois

Louisiana

21

Single

May 16 1892

Nov 14 1854

1608

Browning

Sanford

Gallatin

Murder 7 years

26

5' 10 3/4"

 

dark

black

black

Kentucky

farmer

 

no church

can read & write

never drank to excess

Parents in Missouri

 

 

 

wife in Shawneetown

April 24, 1856 pardoned

June 25 1889

9602

Brownlee

James

Macon

Robbery 2 yrs

29

5ft 8 1/2

?

Med Fair

Blue

Dk Sandy

Missouri

Laborer

 

Campbellite

R&W 4 yrs

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 13

Iowa

Illinois

13

Married 2 child

May 24 1890

Sept 26 1855

29

Bruce

Charles

Cook, R6

Robbery and Burglary

37

5 6 1/2

 

Light

Blue

Brown

PA

Sailor

-

None

Read and Write

Temp

Living

 

 

 

No

Discharged Jan 20 1859

Sept 27 1855

1842

Bruce

Charles

Cook

Robbery 17 years

37

5' 1 1/2"

 

light

blue

brown

?

Sailor

 

no church

can read can't write

never drank to excess

Father in ?

 

 

 

single

taken to Joliet July 1858

Dec 4 1886

7998

Bruce

Charles

Cook

Burglary 1 yr 6 mo

45

5ft 8 3/4

162

Dark

Hazel

Blue

New York

Restaurant Keeper

 

Catholic

Common 8 yrs

Moderate

Father age 10 Mother age 8

Ireland

Ireland

10

Widower 8 child

Sep 4 1888

Feby 3 1886

7455

Bruce

Robert

Cook

Assault to Kill, 1 yr

35

5'5 1/2"

173

med dark

dk brown

dark

Ohio

printer

 

Presb.

common, 10 yrs

moderate

mother living, father 3 yrs

Scotland

Scotland

13

single

Died of Cholera June 10 1851

May 5 1853

1281

Brunt Smith

John

Macoupin

Larceny 1 year

21

5' 7"

 

light

gray

light

Delaware

Clerk

 

no church

can read & write

never drank to excess

Parents in Philadelphia

 

 

 

single

July 1, 1854

Mar 23 1889

9413

Bruoer

Jerome

DeWitt

Larceny 1 yr 6 mos

19

5ft 5 1/4

?

Med Fair

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Farming

3 yrs at Pontiac

Campbellite

R&W 2 yrs

Abstinent

Father died age 13 Mother died age 10

Kentucky

Illinois

13

Single

July 22 1890

Dec 17 1890

696

Brush

Albert

Fulton

Rape 1 yr

22

1 m 57

?

Md Dark

Maroon Gray Y

Med Chest

Indiana

Coal Miner

 

Methodist

R&W

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 9

Indiana

Indiana

18

Married 1 child

Nov 16 1891

Nov 24 1857

32

Brush

William

Cook, R6

Kidnapping

20

-

 

-

-

-

-

Stone Cutter

-

-

-

-

-

 

 

 

single

Jan. 23, 1870

Nov 24 1857

2592

Brush

William

Cook

Kidnapping - 6 yrs

20

5' 9-3/4"

 

Fair

Black

Black

New York

Hack driver

 

None

Read & Write

Not Intemp

Par. In Iowa

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Joliet July 30, 1860

Nov 13 1854

1607

Bryan

James

Madison

making counterfeit money 1 year

26

 

 

light

black

black

Ireland

steamboatman

 

Catholic

can't read or write

has drank to excess

Mother in England

 

 

 

wife in St Louis

Nov 13, 1855 discharged

Apr 21 1858

2711

Bryan (aka Silvester Prime)

West

Cook

Larceny - 1 yr

25

5' 6"

 

Black Negro

Black

Black Kinky

Pennsylvania

Waiter

 

None

Read & Write

Intemp

Par. In Pennsylvania

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Taken to Joliet May 22, 1858

Mar 13 1892

1647

Bryant

Corneluis

Menard

Burglary 1 yr

33

1 M 74

 

Florid

Or az bl fr

Chest Lt

Illinois

Carriage Painter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

single

Elgin Apr 8, 1890; disch. 7/12/32

Dec 29 1891

1417

Bryant

John

Fulton

Forgery 4 yrs

23

1 m 76

?

Md Dark

Azure Blue fr

Dk Chest

Illinois

Brakeman

see 6745 B, see 617 D

Presbyterian

Common

Moderate

Mother living Father died infant

United States

Ireland

18

Single

Feb 27 1895

Oct 26 1885

7266

Bryer

Lewis

Henry

burglary 5 yr

30

5'6"

158

light

blue

light

Ohio

Painter

2d term 2050

Methodist

R&W, 4 yr

intemperate

no - father 20yr, mother 4 yr

Ohio

do

20

single

Apl 15 1887

July 12 1888

8954

Bryobohaty

Frantirek

Cook

Murder Life commuted to 12 yrs

45

5ft 11 1/4

?

Med

Blue

Lt Brown

Austria

Dyer

 

Catholic

R&W 3 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 45

Austria

Austria

25

Married no child

Oct 11 1895

Oct 12 1854

1573

Bu???th

Henry

Pike

Larceny 18 months

20

5' 1"

 

light

blue

light brown

Kentucky

Laborer

 

no church

can read & write

has drank to excess

none living

 

 

 

single

Oct 12, 1856

Oct 9 1891

1247

Buchard

Charles

Cook

Attempted confidence game 1 yr

24

1 m 73

?

Med Light

Gray Slate Blue

Lt Chest

New York

Pastry Cook

 

Episcopal

Common

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 16

New York

New York

14

Widow no child

Sep 12 1892

Nov 5 1891

1318

Buckingham

V G

Champaign

Forgery 2 yrs

66

1 m 76

?

Md Dark

Murky Blue

Lt Chest Gray Mix

Ohio

Shoemaker

 

None

R&W

Abstinent

Father died age 27 Mother died age 35

Connecticut

Connecticut

21

Married no child

Aug 4 1893

Apr 15 1890

222

Buckland

Frederick

Cook

Assault with intent to rape 6 yrs

45

1 m 69

?

Light

Violet Blue

Blond

England

Baker

 

Episcopal

Common

Moderate

Father died age 29 Mother died age 17

England

England

17

Widow 2 child

July 14 1894

Mar 12 1888

8716

Buckles

Silas

McLean

Horse Stealing 1 yr

22

5ft 6

167

Med Dark

Blue

Dk Brown

Illinois

Farming

 

Methodist

R&W 4 3/4 yrs

Abstinent

Father living Mother died age 3

Illinois

Illinois

22

Single

Feb 12 1889

June 18 1888

8903

Buckley

James

Knox

Burglary 2 yrs

24

5ft 4 1/2

?

Med Fair

Gray

Med Brown

Michigan

Hostler

 

Episcopal

R&W 4 yrs

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 5

England

England

14

Single

Mar 17 1890

June 1 1891

1083

Buckley

Thomas

Cook

Manslaughter 3 yrs

43

1 m 79

?

Md Dark

Gray Slate Blue

Med Chest

Maryland

Machinist & Engineer

 

Catholic

Common

Intemperate

Father died age 4 Mother died age 13

Maryland

Maryland

19

Widow 4 child

Nov 30 1893

Jan 9 1854

1430

Buckne?

Mary

Will

Larceny 1 year

38

4' 4 3/4"

 

light

gray

auburn

England

 

 

Episcopal

can read & write

abstinent

Mother in England

 

 

 

Husband in California

Jan 9, 1855

Oct 6 1891

1227

Buckner

David

Adams

Burglary 1 yr

22

1 m 71

?

Negro

Deep Maroon

Black

Missouri

Hostler

 

Methodist

R&W

Abstinent

Father died age 10 Mother died age infant

Missouri

Missouri

14

Single

Sep 5 1892

Aug 4 1887

8339

Buckner

Oliver

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

23

5ft 8 1/2

181

Negro

Black

Black

Kentucky

Horseshoer

 

Methodist

Illiterate

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age 1

10

Kentucky

Kentucky

Single

July 4 1888

Jan 29 1887

8080

Budler

C.R.

Logan

Forgery 1 yr

35

5FT 7 3/4

150

Sandy

Dk Brown

Brown

Kentucky

Miller

 

Lutheran

Common 4 yrs

Abstienent

Father living mother age 24

Penn.

Kentucky

24

Married 1 child

Dec 29 1887

March 31 1858

9

Bufton

James

Cook, R6

Larceny

40

5 6 3/4

 

Dark

Black

Black

England

Butcher

-

Church of England

Read and Write

Temp

Living

 

 

 

married, 4 children

par'd Nov 30 1892

Mar 31 1858

2698

Bufton

James

Cook

Larceny - 1 yr

40

5' 6-3/4"

 

Dark

Black

Black

England

Butcher

 

Church of England

Read & Write

Intemp

Par. In England

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Taken to Joliet May 22 1858

Feb 21 1888

8655

Bulcer alias George Bulzer, George Bolzer

George

La salle

Murder Life

28

5ft 5 3/4

138

Sandy

Hazel

Auburn Brown

Germany

Glass blower

 

Catholic

Common 2 1/2 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 3

Germany

Germany

21

Married 6 child

Oct 4 1889

Sep 19 1890

482

Bull

Gustave

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

30

1 m 75

?

Md Dark

Murky Blue

Lt Chest

Virginia

Laborer

 

None

R&W

Moderate

Yes

Germany

Virginia

10

Single

Aug 18 1891

Dec 13 1887

8560

Bullen

Harvey

Mercer

Murder 17 yrs

38

5ft 8

159

Dark

Gray

Brown

Michigan

Farm hand

 

Methodist

Read 1 yr

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age 6 mos

10

Don't Know

Don't Know

Married 3 child

Dec 12 1897

Sept 27 1853

1372

Bullinax

David

Union

Larceny 1 year

 

5' 9"

 

light

Blue

Dark

Ohio

Saddler

 

Presb.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sept 27, 1854, term expired

June 17 1891

1098

Bulowa

Louis

Cook

Forgery 1 yr

18

1 m 58

?

Dark

Maroon Gray Y

Dk Chest

Illinois

Grocery Clerk

see 6428

None

Common

Abstinent

Yes

New York

New York

18

Single

May 16 1892

April 23 1848

702

Bundiedgr

John

McLean

larceny - 1 yr

27

5'7"

 

dark

blue

dark

Srie? Co, NY

sailor

 

none

read & write

temperate

mother living in ?

 

 

 

No

par'd Jan 15 1860

Sept 27 1854

1568

Buner

Alonzo M.

Peoria

burglery 2 years

30

5'

 

dark

black

black

New York

Goldsmith

 

no church

can read & write

never drank to excess

Mother in Illinois

 

 

 

Wife in Henry County

Sept 27, 1856

Jan 28 1888

8624

Bunken alias Henry Benton

Henry

La Salle

Forgery 2 yrs 2 indictments

35

5ft 6 3/4

135

Light Sandy

Blue

Sandy

Germany

Peddler

 

Lutheran

Common 5 yrs

Intemperate

Father died age 24 yrs Mother died age 24

18

Germany

Germany

Widow

Oct 28 1889

Oct 7 1891

1236

Bunker

Dorenzo

Warren

Robbery 1 yr

44

1 m 65

?

Med Light

Violet Blue

Blond

Illinois

Farmer

3rd Term 3185

Methodist

R&W

Intemperate

Mother living Father died age 23

Pennsylvania

Ohio

13

Single

Sep 6 1892

Sept 21 1887

8370

Bunn

Daniel

Piatt

Larceny 2 yrs

32

5ft 9

154

Dark

Blue

Dark

New York

Painter

 

Catholic

Common 7 yrs

Intemperate

Father died age 22 Mother died age 28

18

Ireland

Ireland

Single

June 21 1889

Mar 20 1888

8734

Bunyea

William J

Cook

Forgery 1 yr

23

5ft 8 1/2

135

Fair

Gray Blue

Brown

Indiana

Salesman

 

Methodist

R&W 2 1/2 yrs

Abstinent

Father living Mother died age 6

Michigan

England

7

Married 2 child

Feb 20 1889

Oct 27 1888

9104

Burckheart

Charles

Kane

Burglary 1 yr

19

5ft 5

?

Med Fair

Blue

Brown

Germany

Butcher

 

Episcopal

R&W 4 yrs

Moderate

Father died age 1 Mother died age 6

Germany

Germany

6

Single

Died July 8 1889

June 26 1888

8924

Burgwardt

Charles F

U S N D Ill

Violating Postal Laws 1 yr 6 mos

32

5ft 11 3/4

?

Light

Blue

Lt Brown

New York

Bookkeeper

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mar 10 1887

8174

Burk alias Mack

James

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

21

5ft 10 1/2

153

Dark

Hazel

Dark

New York

Cigar Maker

2nd term 7082 see 8818

Catholic

Common 10 yrs

Intemperate

Mother living fathe r age 19

Ireland

Ireland

19

Single

Feb 10 1888

Nov 24 1857

2579

Burke

Bridget

Cook

Larceny - 1 yr

20

5' 2"

 

Fair

Blue

Black

Ireland

Hosework

 

Catholic

Can Read but Not Write

Not Intemp

None

Unk

Unk

Unk

Husb in Chicago

Esc. July 10 1858 - Returned Aug 8 1858 - Disch Oct 12 1858 Governors pardon

Feb 18 1888

8653

Burke

Edwin a

U S N D Ill

Violating Postal Laws 1 yr 6 mos

28

5ft 6

163

Light

Blue

Lt Brown

Ohio

Clerk

 

Catholic

Common 2 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Ireland

Canada

21

Single

Aug 17 1890

Dec 23 1886

8033

Burke

Henry

Cook

Burglary 3 yrs

22

5ft 9 1/4

177

Dark

Gray

Nearly Black

Illinois

Switchman

 

Catholic

Common 7 yrs

Intemperate

Mother living Father age 16

Ireland

Ireland

16

Single

June 23 1889

Nov 22 1890

651

Burke

John

Cook

Robbery 2 yrs

22

1 m 77

?

Florid

Dk Slate Blue

Sandy Red

New York

Hostler

 

Catholic

R&W

Moderate

Father died age 18 Mother died age 20

Ireland

Ireland

21

Single

Aug 21 1892

Mar 10 1888

8713

Burke

John

Carroll

Larceny 3 yrs

39

5ft 8 1/2

155

Dark

Hazel

Dk Brown

New York

Laborer

 

Catholic

R&W 1 yr

Abstinent

Father died age 16 Mother died age 7

New York

New York

15

Single

Sep 9 1890

Nov 5 1888

9122

Burke

John

Cook

Manslaughter 1 yr

41

5ft 8 3/4

?

Dark

Hazel

Gray

New York

Machinist

 

Catholic

Common 8 yrs

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 35

Ireland

Ireland

16

Married 2 child

Oct 5 1889

May 24(-June2) 1858

2778

Burke

John (aka Patrick)

Kane

Larceny - 1 yr & 2 months

19

5' 9-1/2"

 

Light

Blue

Black

Ireland

Farmer

 

Catholic

Read & Write

Not intemp.

None

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Taken to Joliet June 19, 1858

Dec 10 1885

7366

Burke

Mathew

Cook

robbery 1 yr

29

5'4 3/4"

132

sandy

blue

brown

Canada

hostler

 

no

R&W, 1 yr

intemperate

father living, mother 7 yrs

Ireland

Canada

22

married, no children

Jan 23 1898 commuted 9/9/97 to 22 yrs

June 1 1858

25

Burke

Patrick

Kane

Larceny

19

5 9 1/2

 

Light

Blue

Black

Ireland

Teamster

-

Catholic

Read and Write

Temp

No

 

 

 

single

Apl 15, 1888

May 31 1889

9551

Burke

Patrick

Whiteside

Manslaughter 10 yrs

52

5ft 8

?

Dark

Blue

Dk Gray

Ireland

Laborer

 

Catholic

Illiterate

Intemperate

Mother living Father died age 7

Ireland

Ireland

24

Widow 1 child

Aug 30 1895

Dec 30 1891

1418

Burke

Thomas

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

21

1 m 64

?

Light

Violet Blue

Blond

New York

Iron Worker

 

Catholic

Common

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 4

Ireland

New York

20

Single

Nov 29 1892

June 17 1891

1099

Burke

William

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

20

1 m 66

?

Med Fair

Azure Blue

Blond

Pennsylvania

Grocery Clerk

 

Methodist

R&W

Moderate

Father died age 13 Mother died age 15

Ireland

Ireland

15

Single

May 16 1892

Oct 17 1885

7240

Burke

William

McLean

Grand larceny, 1 yr

21

5'4 1/2"

131

med dark

blue

brown

Canada

Laborer

 

Catholic

R&W, 2yrs

intemperate

no - father don't know, mother 14 yrs

Ireland

do

14

Wife and children

par'd Nov 4 1860

Mar 10 1887

8193

Burke alias Washington & Perry

Perry alias Peter and Chas

McLean

Grand Larceny 10 yrs

43

5ft 8 1/4

163

Dark

Nearly Dark

Nearly Black

Indiana

Machinist

2nd term 499 time in Indiana state prison (south)

Methodist

High 15 yrs

Abstinent

Father died 20 yrs Mother died 29 yrs

Ohio

Ohio

17

Single

Mar 13 1891

Sep 10 1888

8993

Burley

John

Fulton

Assault to murder 5 yrs

24

5ft 4 1/2

?

Light

Blue

Light

Illinois

Laborer

 

Methodist

R&W 3 1/2 yrs

Intemperate

Yes

England

England

16

Single

June 9 1892

Oct 11 1888

9053

Burlinger

Peter

Grundy

Burglary 1 yr

20

5ft 10

?

Md Dark

Hazel

Brown

New Jersey

Cigar maker

 

Catholic

R&W 2 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Germany

New York

18

Single

Sep 11 1889

Apr 21 1858

2712

Burmingham (aka O'Neil)

John

Cook

Larceny - 1 yr

19

5' 8"

 

Light

Blue

Dark

Canada

Boatman

 

None

Read & Write

Intemp

Moth. In Illinois

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Taken to Joliet June 9, 1858

April 21 1858

20

Burmingham, alias O'Neil

John

Cook, R6

Larceny

19

5 8

 

Light

Black

Dark Amber

Canada

Boatman

-

None

Read and Write

Intemp

Mother

 

 

 

single

Dec 17 1887

Jan 14 1892

1454

Burn

John O

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

50

1 m 69

?

Med

Lt Slate Blue

Gray Mix Med Chest

Ireland

Laborer

 

Catholic

R&W

Intemperate

Father died age 28 Mother died age 30

Ireland

Ireland

21

Single

Dec 13 1892

Feb 12 1892

1553

Burner

John

Piatt

Rape 25 yrs

49

1 m 88

?

Med

Gray Slate Blue

Dk Chest

Indiana

Farmer

 

Campbellite

Illiterate

Moderate

Father died age 17 Mother died age 18

Kentucky

Maryland

14

Married 1 child

Transferred to Chester Nov 25 1893

Apr 10 1889

8786

Burnham

William

Albany Wyoming

Assault with an attempt to commit robbery 1 yr from Mar 20 1887

37

5ft 11 1/2

146

Lt Sandy

Blue

Auburn Brown

England

Barber

 

Methodist

Common 7 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

England

England

18

Married 1 child

Feb 20 1889

Oct 16 1886

7885

Burns

Albert

Vermilion

Burglary & Larceny 3 yrs

19

5ft 8 1/2

135

Light

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Laborer

 

Catholic

Illiterate

Moderate

Mother living Father age 10

Ohio

Illinois

19

Single

April 16 1885 *(sic)

Nov 16 1886

7960

Burns

Edward

Vermilion

Burglary & Larceny 3 indictments 5,2,&1 yr

17

5ft 5 1/2

136

Fair

Lt Gray

Light

Illinois

None

 

Congregational

Common 7 yrs

Abstinent

Father 7 yrs mother 7 yrs

Michigan

Canada

17

Single

Feb 15 1892

Mar 30 1891

930

Burns

Frank

Fulton

Burglary & Larceny 3 yrs

31

1 m 75

?

Md Dark

Violet Blue

Med Chest

Illinois

Laborer

 

Catholic

Common

Intemperate

Yes

Ireland

Ireland

21

Single

Sep 29 1893

July 23 1890

425

Burns

George

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

23

1 m 71

?

Light

Dk Slate Blue

Blond

New York

Laborer

2 Terms in Bridewell Chicago

Presbyterian

R&W

Intemperate

Yes

New York

New York

17

Single

June 22 1891

Oct 17 1885

7243

Burns

George

McLean

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

28

5'8"

150

dark

blue

black

New York

cigar packer

 

Catholic

common school, 7 yrs

intemperate

mother living, father 20 yrs

Ireland

do

17

single

Nov 26 1886

Jan 22 1858

15

Burns

James

Cook, R6

Larceny

28

5 7

 

Fair

Blue

Black

Ireland

Drayman

-

Catholic

No

Intemp

Mother

 

 

 

married, 1 child

Mar 20, 1888

Jan 22 1858

2631

Burns

James

Cook

Larceny - 1 yr

28

5' 7"

 

Fair

Blue

Auburn

Ireland

Drayman

 

Catholic

Cannot Read nor Write

Intemp

Moth. In Connecticut

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Taken to Joliet Aug. 19 1858

April 4 1859

278

Burns

James C.

Bureau

Passing Counterfeit Money

26

5 6

 

Light

Blue

Brown

Scotland

Druggist

 

Presb.

Read and Write

Temp

Yes

 

 

 

single

Jun 10 1888

May 5 1890

246

Burns

John

Uinta Wyoming

Robbery 8 yrs

22

1 m 54

?

Md Dark

Dk Slate Blue

Chest m

England

Laborer

 

Catholic

Common

Intemperate

Father died age 12 Mother died age 18

Wales

England

19

Single

Aug 4 1895

July 23 1891

1160

Burns

John

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

28

1 m 77

?

Md Dark

Hazel Gray Y

Gray Mix Med Chest

Illinois

Carriage Maker

 

Catholic

R&W

Moderate

Father died age infant Mother died age 26

Ireland

Ireland

21

Single

June 22 1892

Feb 12 1892

1548

Burns

John

La Salle

Larceny 1 yr

40

1 m 67

?

Md Dark

Hazel Gray Slate Blue

Dk Chest

Scotland

Laborer

 

Catholic

R&W

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 28

Scotland

Scotland

18

Single

Jan 11 1893

Nov 5 1885

7296

Burns

John

Cook

burglary, 1 yr

35

5'10"

169

dark

dark

very dark

New York

Grocer clerk

 

Catholic

common school, 8 yrs

intemperate

no, father 26 yrs, mother 28

Ireland

do

28

seperated, 1 child

Dec 25 1886

Jany 4 1886

7401

Burns

John

Ogle

assault to kill, 1 yr

23

5'6"

150

light

blue

brown

Illinois

laborer

 

Catholic

illiterate

intemperate

mother living, father 9 yr

Ireland

Ireland

12

No

Sept 20 1859

Oct 12 1887

8422

Burns

John

Sangamon

Larceny 1 yr

28

5ft 10 1/2

137

Med Dark

Lt Chestnut

Brown

Kentucky

Waiter

See # 710 C

Catholic

R&W 1 yr

Abstinent

Father died age 9 Mother died age 13

13

Ireland

Ireland

Single

Sept 12 1888

Sep 16 1890

477

Burns

Thomas

Ogle

Burglary 3 yrs

45

1 m 70

?

Florid

Violet Blue

Blond Gray Mix

Ireland

Teamster

 

Catholic

Illiterate

Moderate

Father died age 12 Mother died age 24

Ireland

Ireland

18

Single

Mar 15 1893

Mar 5 1889

9384

Burns

Thomas

Cook

Manslaughter 5 yrs

22

5ft 8 1/2

?

Med Fair

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Printer

2nd Term 6908

Catholic

R&W 5 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Ireland

Ireland

22

Single

Dec 6 1892

Oct 8 1885

7210

Burns

Walter

Cook

Robbery 3 yrs

25

5' 6 1/4"

159

Sandy

grayish hazel

sandy

Ohio

Boiler Maker

 

Catholic

4 yrs

intemperate

father living, mother 21 yrs

Ireland

do

18

married, no children

Nov 29 1886

Nov 21 1854

1625

Burns (alias Brook)

Joseph

Rock Island

Larceny 1 year

24

5' 8"

 

light florid

black

black

England

Engineer

 

Episcopal

can read & write

has drank to excess

parents living

 

 

 

single

Nov 21, 1855

Apr 26 1888

8806

Burns alias, Fan Burns, Thomas Allen, David Murphy

Faneuil

Burrow

Burglary & Larceny 10 yrs

48

5ft 4 1/2

148

Sandy

Blue

Brown

New York

Machinist

No doubt an old timer

Catholic

R&W 3 yrs

Moderate

Father died age 21 Mother died age 20

Ireland

Ireland

16

Single

July 25 1894

Mar 16 1888

8718

Burnside

George

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

35

5ft 6

137

Sandy

Blue

Sandy Brown

Ireland

Waiter

 

Presbyterian

Read 1 yr

Moderate

Father died age 21 Mother died age 22

Ireland

Ireland

14

Single

Feb 16 1889

July 24 1888

8956

Burnstine

Charles

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

23

5ft 5 3/4

?

Med Dark

Hazel

Dk Brown

Michigan

Brick layer

 

Catholic

R&W 3 1/2 yrs

Moderate

Yes

France

Canada

18

Single

June 24 1889

Nov 29 1886

7986

Burras

Aba J.

Cook

Assault with intent to kill 6 yrs

29

5ft 6 1/4

125

Med Fair

Hazel

Brown

Wisconsin

Druggist Clerk

 

Methodist

High School 12 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Penn

England

17

Married 1 child

Feb 28 1891

Nov 3 1891

1313

Bursman

William H

Livingston

Forgery 7 yrs

52

1 m 68

?

Light

Hazel Gray Slate Blue

Gray

New York

Bookkeeper

3rd Term 5295 A

Presbyterian

High

Moderate

Father died age 42 Mother died age 13

New York

New York

19

Married no child

Aug 9 1896

Nov 8 1886

7942

Burtland

Charles

Kane

Larceny 1 yr

19

5ft 6 1/2

166

Fair

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Grocer Clerk

 

Methodist

Common 9 yrs

Intemperate

No Father age 9 Mother age 16

Penn

Penn

15

Single

Oct 9 1887

Nov 24 1890

669

Burton

John R

Albany Wyoming

Burglary with intent to commit rape 2 yrs

30

1 m 67

?

Dk Mulatto

Deep Maroon

Black

Missouri

2nd Cook

 

Baptist

R&W

Moderate

Father died age 26 Mother died age 22

Missouri

Missouri

21

Married 3 child

Aug 23 1892

Dec 24 1888

9229

Burton

Thomas

Laramie Wyoming

Burglary & Larceny 3 yrs from Dec 21 1888

26

5ft 7 1/4

?

Dark

Gray

Dk Brown

New York

Waiter

 

Catholic

R&W 5 yrs

Moderate

Yes

New York

Ireland

16

Married no child

June 10 1891

Feb 12 1892

1550

Burton

William

La Salle

Robbery 2 yrs

21

1 m 77

?

Med Light

Violet Blue

Lt Chest

Canada

Cane Winder

 

Presbyterian

Common

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 11

Ireland

Ireland

14

Single

Nov 11 1893

June 25 1889

9615

Burwick

John

Cook

Assault with intent to kill 10 yrs

44

5ft 6 1/2

?

Dark

Bluish Hazel

Dark

Pennsylvania

Salesman

 

Methodist

R&W 6 yrs

Moderate

Father died age 40 Mother died age 25

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

30

Single

Sep 24 1895

Mar 10 1887

8185

Busby

Abraham

McLean

Grand Larceny 2 yr

31

5ft 9 3/4

194

Light

Blue

Brown

Ohio

Farming

 

Methodist

R & W 4 yrs

Intemperate

Father living Mother died 15 yrs

Ohio

Ohio

15

Single

Dec 10 1888

May 29 1888

8865

Busch

Mathias

Cook

Murder Life

30

5ft 5 1/2

?

Med Fair

Hazel

Dark

Germany

Teamster

 

Lutheran

R&W 3 1/2 yrs

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 9

Germany

Germany

15

Widow 3 child

Died Sep 4 1926

Oct 1 1887

8388

Bush

Joseph

Adams

Grand Larceny 2 yrs 2 mos

26

5ft 9 1/4

160

Med Dark

Blue

Dk Brown

New York

Printer

 

Catholic

R&W 5 yrs

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 10 days

18

Ireland

England

Single

Aug 16 1889

June 6 1888

8884

Busse

Charles

Cook

Conspireacy to defile a female 5 yrs

31

5ft 9

?

Dark

Blue

Dk Brown

Germany

Butcher

 

Catholic

Illiterate

Moderate

Yes

Italy

Italy

24

Married 1 child

Mar 5 1892

June 20 1889

9591

Butler

Emma

Hancock

Larceny 1 yr

19

5ft 7 1/2

?

Med

Brown

Brown

Illinois

Housework

 

None

R&W 4 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

Tennessee

Illinois

12

Single

May 19 1890

Nov 26 1888

9167

Butler

Frank

DeKalb

Burglary 1 yr

38

5ft 6 1/2

?

Md Dark

Gray Hazel

Sandy Gray

Vermont

Painter

 

None

R&W 6 yrs

Intemperate

Father died age 9 Mother died age 2

Vermont

Ireland

3

Widow 3 child

Oct 26 1889

Oct 31 1887

8484

Butler

Franklin

McDonough

Manslaughter 6 yrs

25

5ft 11 1/2

168

Fair

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Farming

 

Methodist

R&W 3 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 2

25

Ohio

Ohio

Single

Oct 2 1888

Nov 9 1890

623

Butler

James

Uinta Wyoming

Larceny 1 yr

28

1 m 70

?

Mulatto

Maroon Gray Maroon

black

District of Columbia

Hostler

 

Baptist

R&W

Moderate

Mother living Father died age infant

Virginia

Virginia

15

Single

Sep 7 1891

Mar 26 1889

9436

Butler

James

Cook

Robbery 7 yrs

23

5ft 6

?

Mulatto

Brown

Black

Wisconsin

Blacksmith

see 6864

Catholic

R&W no yrs

Moderate

Father died age 5 Mother died age 20

Canada

New York

8

Single

Dec 25 1893

Dec 18 1885

7392

Butler (alias M.C. Butler)

Charles

DeWitt

grand larceny 5 yrs

22

5'5"

145

dark

hazel

nearly black

Indiana

telegrapher & painter

 

Christian

R&W, 6 yr

moderate

father living, mother 6 yrs

Ohio

Indiana

1?

no

11/14/1848

Jan 25 1892

1494

Butler alias George Wilson

George

Cook

Burglary 7 yrs

39

1 m 71

?

Med

Violet Blue

Gray Mix Lt Chest

Ireland

Teamster

 

Catholic

R&W

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 2

Ireland

Ireland

20

Single

Oct 24 1896

Nov 26 1853

1410

Butts

Edmund

Rock Island

Larceny 1 year 6 months

19

5' 10 3/4"

 

dark

dark gray

dark

Ohio

Shoe Maker

 

Christian Church

can read & write

Never drank to excess

Father living in Ohio

 

 

 

single

Sept 21, 1855

Mar 20 1886

7561

Byrne

Frank

Cook

burglary, 12 yr

20

5'8 3/4"

145

fair

blue

brown

Illinois

laborer

2d term see 6579

Catholic

R&W, 3 yrs

moderate

yes

New Jersey

England

15

Married, 7 children

June 26 1887

Dec 31 1890

710

Byrnes

John

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

36

1 m 77

?

Md Dark

Gray Y

Chest Med

Kentucky

Waiter

2nd Term 8422

Catholic

R&W

Moderate

Father died age 9 Mother died age 10

Ireland

Ireland

?

Single

Nov 29 1891

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