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

Mar 2 1886

7519

Jack

John

McLean

grand larceny - 3 yr

48

5'10 3/4

187

dark

blue

brown

Indiana

farmer

 

Methodist

R&W, 3 yrs

intemperate

father living; mother @35

Kentucky

Ohio

15

single

Jan. 29, 1870

Sep 30 1891

1216

Jackson

?

Sangamon

Larceny 1 yr

20

1 m 64

?

Negro

Deep Maroon Maroon fr

Black

Illinois

Laborer

 

Methodist

R&W

Moderate

Yes

Virginia

Illinois

10

Single

Aug 29 1892

Oct 2 1886

7830

Jackson

Alfred

Sangamon

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

18

5ft 6

132

Negro

Black

Black

Illinois

Barber

see #9808

Methodist

Common 6 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Colorado

Illinois

13

Single

Sep 3 1887

Mar 5 1890

144

Jackson

Andrew

Brown

Assault with intent to kill 1 yr 6 mos

30

1 m 74

?

Md Dark

Hazel

Chest m

Illinois

Farming

 

Baptist

R&W

Moderate

Yes

Indiana

New York

18

Single

July 4 1891

June 22 1886

7715

Jackson

Andrew

Hancock

Killing Domestic Animals 3 yr

20

5ft 9 12

173

Med Fair

Gray

Dark Brown

New York

Farming

see #7395

United Brethren

Read

Intemperate

Mother living Father age?

Germany

Illinois

20

Single

Dec 22 1888

Apr 15 1890

226

Jackson

Charles

Cook

Burglary 10 yrs

29

1 m 84

?

Negro

Deep Maroon

Black

Virginia

Laborer

2nd term 7479

Methodist

R&W

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 25

Virginia

Virginia

16

Married 2 child

July 14 1896

Feby 4 1886

7479

Jackson

Charles

Cook

burglary, 5 yrs

25

6'1 1/12"

189

Negro

black

black

Virginia

laborer

 

Methodist

read, 3 mos

moderate

yes

Virginia

Virginia

20

single

Oct 19 1886

June 3 1887

8294

Jackson

Charles

Vermilion

Manslaughter 5 yrs

20

5ft 4 1/2

155

Negro

Black

Black

Virginia

Coal Miner

 

None

Illiterate

Intemperate

Mother living Father died 14 yrs

Virginia

Virginia

17

Single

Sep 1 1888

Mar 7 1888

8703

Jackson

Charles

Cook

Burglary 9 yrs

17

5ft 5 3/4

131

Dark

Dk Brown

Dk Brown

New Jersey

None

 

Methodist

Read 1 yr

Abstinent

Father living Mother died age 7

Illinois

Illinois

15

Single

Dec 6 1893

Apr 9 1891

977

Jackson

Ed

Bureau

Burglary 1 yr

24

1 m 77

?

Mulatto

Maroon

Black

Illinois

Laborer

 

Methodist

R&W

Intemperate

Yes

Tennessee

Missouri

16

Married no child

Mar 8 1892

Aug 23 1887

8354

Jackson

Edward

Cass

Embezzlement 3 yr

28

5ft 6 1/4

130

Med Dark

Dk Brown

Dark

Illinois

Baker

2nd term #6400

Catholic

R&W 1 1/4 yrs

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age 11

8

France

France

Widow 1 child

Feb 22 1890

March 11 1858

105

Jackson

Franklin

Edgar

Forgery

20

5 11 1/2

 

Dark

Hazel

Black

OH

Carpenter

-

None

Read and Write

Intemp

Yes

 

 

 

married

Jul 8 1887

Mar 11 1858

2681

Jackson

Franklin

Edgar

Forgery - 1 yr

21

5' 11-1/2"

 

Dark

Hazel

Black

Ohio

Carpenter

 

None

Read & Write

Intemp

Par. In Ohio

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Taken to Joliet May 22 1858

Feb 17 1886

7499

Jackson

George

McDonough

horse stealing - 3 yrs

23

5'7 1/4

165

dark

brown

dk brown

Illinois

livery

 

Baptist

R&W, 7 yrs

abstinent

yes

Kentucky

Illinois

13

single

par'd Dec 21 1890. Out on writ May 11 1886, returned May 18 1886

Apr 8 1886

7611

Jackson

George

Cook

burglary, 2 yrs

16

5'6 3/4"

141

fair

gray

brown

Penn.

farm hand

 

no

common, 9 yrs

moderate

yes

Germany

Germany

14

No

Dec 10 1859

Oct 13 1888

9057

Jackson

George

Cook

Grand Larceny 2 yrs

22

5ft 5 3/4

?

Fair

Hazel

Blonde

Pennsylvania

Bartender

 

None

R&W 7 yrs

Intemperate

Yes

New York

Pennsylvania

18

Single

July 12 1890

Feb 7 1889

9307

Jackson

George

Cook

Robbery 1 yr

25

5ft 8 3/4

?

Fair

Blue

Brown

Pennsylvania

Teamster

 

Episcopal

R&W 7 yrs

Moderate

Father died age 1 Mother died age 2

 

 

 

 

 

Nov 30 1891

1367

Jackson

John

Cook

Receiving stolen property 1 yr

20

1 m 71

?

Med

Lt Slate Blue

Med Chest

Mississippi

Barber

 

Methodist

R&W

Abstinent

Yes

Alabama

Alabama

15

Single

Oct 29 1892

June 20 1853

1311

Jackson

Perry

Cook

Assault to kill 4 years

24

5' 7"

 

light

gray

light

Ohio

?

 

 

can read & write

never drank to excess

parents living

 

 

 

Single

pardoned July 30, 1853

Mar 26 1890

177

Jackson

William

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

37

1 m 68

?

Med Light

Lt Slate Blue

?

Ireland

Laborer

see 1136 C

Presbyterian

R&W

Intemperate

Yes

Ireland

Ireland

21

Single

Feb 25 1891

June 25 1891

1136

Jackson

William

Cook

Robbery Life

37

1 m 66

?

Md Dark

Murky Blue

Med Chest

Ireland

None

2nd Term 1771

None

R&W

Intemperate

Father died age infant Mother died age Don't Know

Ireland

Ireland

22

Single

May 16 1905

March 3 1855

1673

Jackson

William

Cook

Larceny 2 years

29

5' 9"

 

dark

black

black

New York

farmer

 

no church

can read & write

never drank to excess

parents in Wisconsin

 

 

 

wife in Chicago

1857

May 5 1886

7645

Jackson

William

Cook

burglary, 1 yr, 6 mos

22

5'8

137

Lt. Mulatto

black

black

Illinois

barber

 

Baptist

common, 8 yrs

abstinent

yes

Illinois

Illinois

14

No

Discharged Oct 20 1859

Oct 24 1885

7260

Jackson (Alias Doug Ennis)

William

McLean

murder, life

27

5'8 1/4"

180

med fair

dk hazel

brown

Indiana

farming

 

Baptist

read, 6 mos

moderate

mother living, father 21 yr

North Carolina

Indiana

13

single

May 28 1888

Oct 27 1888

9106

Jackson (Alias Jesse Raymond

William

Cook

Manslaughter 1 yr

28

5ft 4 1/4

?

Md Dark

Gray

Brown

Illinois

Carpenter

3rd Term 4303

Presbyterian

R&W 5 yrs

Moderate

Yes

England

England

28

Married

Sep 27 1889

Sept 20 1887

8364

Jacobs

George

Boone

Malicious Mischief 1 yr

28

5ft 6 3/4

136

Fair

Blue

Brown

New Hampshire

Farming

 

Baptist

R&W 3 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

10

New Hampshire

New Hampshire

Single

Aug 20 1888

Sep 16 1886

7820

Jacobs

John

Ford

Attempt to commit arson 6 months

25

5ft 6 1/4

127

Med Dark

Dk Hazel

Brown

Ohio

Baker

 

Methodist

R & W 3 yrs

Moderate

No Father age 19 Mother age 20

Germany

Germany

15

Married 1 child

Mar 3 1887

June 15 1888

8892

Jacobson

Herman

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

18

5ft 5 3/4

?

Med Dark

Blue

Brown

Germany

Salesman

 

None

R&W 3 1/4

Moderate

Yes

Germany

Germany

16

Single

May 15 1889

July 24 1888

8965

Jacobson

John

Cook

Larceny 1 yr 6 mos

25

5ft 3 3/4

?

Med Dark

Blue

Brown

Norway

Laborer

 

Lutheran

Read 2 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

Norway

Norway

20

Single

Nov 23 1889

Aug 1 1890

451

Jacobson

Walter

Cook

Manslaughter 5 yrs

34

1 m 82

?

Light

Lt Slate Blue

Blond

Sweden

Carpenter

 

Lutheran

Common

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 18

Sweden

Sweden

11

Married 2 child

Pardoned Feb 7 1892

Apr 6 1891

954

Jacobus

Arthur

Cook

Robbery 1 yr

20

1 m 73

?

Light

Violet Blue

Lt Chest

Illinois

Shipping Clerk

 

Lutheran

Common

Abstinent

Yes

Germany

Germany

20

Single

Mar 5 1892

Mar 5 1890

143

Jagues

Fred

Brown

Rape 1 yr

19

1 m 83

?

Light

Lt Slate Blue

Blond

Illinois

Farmer

 

None

Read

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age 1

United States

United States

16

Single

Feb 4 1891

May 15 1848

711

Jakeways

John

Warren

larceny - 1 yr

19

5'7"

 

light

grey

brown

Indiana (in IL 11 yrs)

farming

 

none

read, not write

temperate

mother in Warren Co

 

 

 

No

par'd Dec 22 1859

Feb 12 1886

7494

James

Charles B.

Logan

bigamy, 1 yr

21

5'7

132

fair

brown

brown

Illinois

printer

 

Presb.

collegiate, 15 yrs

abstinent

yes

Virginia

Iowa

20

married, 3 children

died June 28 1886

April 41854

1465

James

George

St. Clair

with intent 1 year

30

5' 10"

 

light

blue

dark brown

Kentucky

brick maker

 

no church

can read & write

never drank to excess

none living

 

 

 

Wife in St Louis

discharged April 4, 1855

June 20 1853

1306

James

John N

Cook

Grand Larceny 1 year

42

5' 2 1/4"

 

light florid

gray

gray

Ireland

Clerk

 

Episcopal

can read & write

never drank to excess

none living

 

 

 

widower

June 20, 1854

Apr 6 1891

955

Jameson

Isaac

Cook

Forgery 1 yr

27

1 m 77

?

Med Fair

Dk Slate Blue

Med Chest

New York

Bookkeeper

 

Jewish

Common

Abstinent

Yes

New York

Indiana

18

Married no child

Mar 15 1892

Mar 2 1887

8160

Jansen

Henry

Will

Murder life commuted to 12 yrs Sep 22 1893

35

5ft 7

150

Med Dark

Hazel

Brown

Germany

Pattern Maker

 

Catholic or Methodist

R&W 10 yrs

Moderate

Unknown

Germany

Germany

25

Widowe? Child

Jun 1 1894

July 15 1890

420

Jansen

Otto

Cook

Burglary 15 yrs 3 indictments

45

1 m 71

?

Light

Murky Blue

Lt Chest

Germany

Upholsterer

1 Term House of Correction Milwaukee, 2 yrs Jackson, Mich under name Chas. Young

Lutheran

Read

Intemperate

Yes

Germany

Germany

21

Married 3 child

June 29 1899

Nov 1 1853

1397

Jarbon

Frances

Edgar

Larceny 2 years

21

5' 11"

 

light

black

black

Kentucky

Farmer

 

Catholic

can read and write some

no

 

 

 

 

wife

Nov 7, 1855

Feb 1 1887

8090

Jefferson

Thomas

Adams

Burglary 2 yr

47

5ft 8

101

Negro

Black

Black

Missouri

Laborer

 

Baptist

Illiterate

Intimperate

No

Missouri

Missouri

14

Separated 2 child

Nov 1 1888

June 25 1891

1132

Jenkins

Milinda

St Clair

Assault to murder 3 yrs

36

5ft 2

?

?

Black

Black

Alabama

Housework

 

Baptist

Illiterate

Moderate

Father died age Don't Know Mother died age Dpn't Know

Don't Know

Virginia

?

Separated

July 12 1932

Dec 4 1886

8004

Jenkins

Thomas

Cook

Larceny 3 yrs

21

5ft 6 1/2

142

Sallow

Gray

Brown

Maine

Hotel Boy

 

Catholic

Common 5 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Unknown

Unknown

13

Single

June 4 1889

Dec 4 1886

8004

Jenkins

Thomas

Cook

Larceny 3 yrs

21

5ft 6 1/2

142

Sallow

Gray

Brown

Maine

Hotel Boy

 

Catholic

Common 5 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Unknown

Unknown

13

Single

June 4 1889

Oct 17 1887

8428

Jenkins

William E

Champaign

Larceny 1 yr

18

5ft 9 3/4

165

Dark

Chestnut

Dk Brown

Illinois

Laborer

 

Methodist

R&W 3 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

18

Ireland

Virginia

Single

Sept 17 1888

July 8 1889

9640

Jenks

Edward

Laramie Wyoming

Larceny from the person of another 4 yrs

33

1 m 72

?

Med Fair

Lt Slate Blue

Chestnut

Ohio

Laborer

 

Adventist

Common no yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 23

Indiana

Ohio

17

Single

Died May 29 1892

Jan 6 1891

736

Jenks

John

Stephenson

Larceny 2 yrs

54

1 m 66

?

Dark

Lt Slate Blue

Gray Mix Dk Chest

Ireland

Farming

 

Catholic

Illiterate

Intemperate

Father died age 7 Mother died age 52

Ireland

Ireland

11

Single

Oct 5 1892

June 18 1889

9579

Jenks

Richard

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

28

5ft 8 3/4

?

Fair

Lt Hazel

Lt Sandy

Maryland

Shoemaker

see 2621

Episcopal

Common 10 yrs

Intemperate

Yes

Pennsylvania

Maryland

11

Married 1 child

May 17 1890

Mar 3 1886

7533

Jenning

Thomas

Cook

burglary - 1 yr

28

5'3 3/4

137

sandy

blue

sandy

England

painter

 

Episcopal

R&W, 8 yrs

intemperate

no, father 15 yr, mother, 20

England

England

17

 

par'd May 1 1860

Dec 29 1857

2609

Jennings

Henry

Rock Island

Larceny - 1 yr

18

5' 5"

 

Bright Mulatto

Dk Hazel

Black Kinky

Canada

Barber

 

None

Can Read but Not Write

Intemp

None

Unk

Unk

Unk

Wife in Davenport, Iowa

Disch. Dec. 29 1858 - Term expired

Apr 8 1886

7598

Jennings (Alias: George Raymond)

George

Cook

burglary, 1 yr

24

5'9 1/2

153

dark

dark

black

Massachusetts

can maker

2d term, see 5322

Catholic

common, 8 yrs

moderate

yes

Canada

Canada

20

single

May 30, 1874

Dec 13 1888

9206

Jesse

William

DeWitt

Robbery 2 yrs

16

5ft 8 1/4

?

Light

Blue

Lt Blond

Illinois

Painter

2nd Term 3136

Presbyterian

R&W 4 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

Ireland

Germany

15

Single

Sep 12 1890

Apr 3 1888

8769

Jewitt

John

McLean

Grand Larceny 1 yr

29

5ft 2 1/4

128

Dark

Hazel

Dark

Ohio

Brakerman

 

Baptist

R&W 2 1/2 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

New York

New York

14

Single

Mar 3 1889

Mar 14 1889

9402

Jgertson

John

Grundy

Larceny 3 yrs

19

5ft 6 3/4

?

Med Fair

Blue

Brown

Norway

Book agent

 

Lutheran

R&W 5 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Norway

Norway

17

Single

Sep 13 1891

May 10 1886

7653

Jiles

George

Sangamon

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

30

5 ft 10

186

Negro

Black

Black

Missouri

Cook

1 yr at Chester

Methodist

Common

Intemperate

Mother living Father age 14

Missouri

Missouri

30

Married 1 child

May 11 1887

Aug 25 1853

1324

Jockum

David

Cook

Forgery 2 years

25

5' 8 3/4"

thick set

dark

light hazel

brown

Germany

Carpenter

 

Lutheran

can read & write German

never drank to excess

 

 

 

 

 

Aug 25, 1855

July 17 1855

1805

Johnson

A.B

Pike

Larceny 2 years

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jan 28 1892

1504

Johnson

Aim

Rock Island

Malicious Mischief 1 yr 6 mos

21

1 m 71

?

Florid

Violet Blue

Brick Red

Illinois

Painter

 

Lutheran

Common

Moderate

Yes

Sweden

Sweden

21

Single

May 27 1893

Jan 14 1892

1469

Johnson

Albert

Cook

Burglary 3 yrs

25

1 m 73

?

Light

Gray Slate Blue

Lt Blond

Ohio

Cook

 

Universalist

Common

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 22

Massachusetts

New York

21

Married no child

Nov 13 1894

Dec 6 1887

8542

Johnson

Arthur

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

19

5ft 4 1/4

125

Dark

Hazel

Nearly Black

New Jersey

Waiter

 

None

Read 2 mos

Abstinent

Father died age 2 Mother died age 7

7

New Jersey

New Jersey

Single

Nov 6 1888

Aug 19 1890

462

Johnson

August

Mason

Rape 3 yrs

25

1 m 75

?

Light

Lt Slate Blue

Lt Blond

Germany

Farming

 

Lutheran

R&W

Abstinent

Yes

Germany

Germany

21

Single

Feb 18 1893

Oct 7 1886

7848

Johnson

Casper

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

23

5ft 7 3/4

152

Fair

Blue

Brown

Sweden

Laundry worker

 

Lutheran

Common 8 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Sweden

Sweden

20

Single

Sep 7 1887

Nov 22 1890

659

Johnson

Charles

Cook

Robbery 3 yrs

55

1 m 79

?

Dark

Violet Blue

Gray

Prince Edward Isle

Fireman

 

Episcopal

Common

Intemperate

Father died age 17 Mother died age 44

Ireland

Ireland

18

Married no child

May 21 1893

Dec 16 1887

8563

Johnson

Charles

Carroll

Burglary 1 yr 6 mos

22

5ft 6

144

Fair

Gray

Brown

Norway

Chairmaker

Did several terms at Bridewell, Chicago

Methodist

R&W 2 yrs

Moderate

Father died age 21 Mother died age 20

17

Norway

Norway

Single

Apr 16 1889


Nov 22 1890

659

Johnson

Charles

Cook

Robbery 3 yrs

55

1 m 79

?

Dark

Violet Blue

Gray

Prince Edward Isle

Fireman

 

Episcopal

Common

Intemperate

Father died age 17 Mother died age 44

Ireland

Ireland

18

Married no child

May 21 1893

Dec 16 1887

8563

Johnson

Charles

Carroll

Burglary 1 yr 6 mos

22

5ft 6

144

Fair

Gray

Brown

Norway

Chairmaker

Did several terms at Bridewell, Chicago

Methodist

R&W 2 yrs

Moderate

Father died age 21 Mother died age 20

17

Norway

Norway

Single

Apr 16 1889

Mar 7 1888

8700

Johnson

Charles

Cook

Robbery 2 yrs

20

5ft 5 3/4

147

Fair

Blue

Auburn Brown

Pennsylvania

Packer

see 786 1 term at Pontiac

Presbyterian

Common 4 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

England

England

12

Single

Dec 6 1889

Mar 17 1888

8729

Johnson

Con

Sweetwater Wyoming

Larceny 5 yrs from Sep 29 1887

20

5ft 4 1/2

150

Med Dark

Hazel

Brown

Iowa

Cowboy

 

Methodist

R&W 2 1/2 yrs

Abstinent

Father living Mother died age 4

Ohio

Iowa

14

Single

June 28 1891

Feb 23 1891

836

Johnson

David

McLean

Burglary & Larceny 2 yrs 3 indictments

19

1 m 68

?

Med Light

Violet Blue

Dk Blond

Illinois

Laborer

 

Methodist

R&W

Abstinent

Yes

Illinois

Indiana

19

Single

Pardoned Aug 6 1892

May 18 1888

8844

Johnson

David

Kane

Grand Larceny 1 yr

23

5ft 6

?

Lt Sandy

Blue

Sandy

Sweden

Farming

 

Methodist

R&W 3 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Sweden

Sweden

16

Single

Apr 18 1889

March 27 1855

1700

Johnson

David J

Will

Larceny 1 year

29

5' 5"

 

light

blue

brown

Scotland

farmer

 

Presb.

can read & write

never drank to excess

none living

 

 

 

single

 

Nov 5 1885

7313

Johnson

Edward

Cook

Burglary, 2 yrs

29

5'7 1/2"

170

med fair

blue

brown

Austria

laborer

 

Catholic

read, 1 yr

intemperate

no, father & mother 5 yrs

Germany

Germany

5

single

June 2 1891

Oct 27 1888

9105

Johnson

Emil

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

17

5ft 7 1/2

?

Light

Blue

Blonde

Sweden

None

see 3425 C, see 4870 C, see 8642 C, see 3871 D

None

R&W 3 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

Sweden

Sweden

14

Single

Sep 27 1889

July 3 1886

7758

Johnson

Emma

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

33

5ft 4

150

Light

Blue

Brown

Sweden

Teamster

 

Lutheran

R & W 6 yrs

Abstinent

Mother living father age 16

Sweden

Germany

26

Single

June 3 1887

June 4 1886

7684

Johnson

Francis

Kane

Burglary 1 yr

21

5 ft 6 34

155

Sandy colored Mulatto

Brown

Sandy Brown

Illinois

Laborer

 

Baptist

R&W 3 yrs

Intemperate

Yes

Unknown

Penn

10

Single

May 4 1887

Dec 31 1890

716

Johnson

Frank

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

18

1 m 77

?

Med Light

Azure Blue Purple

Lt Chest

Norway

Waiter

1 yr at Pontiac Reform School under name of Morris Johnson

Lutheran

R&W

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 11

Norway

Norway

14

Single

Dec 9 1891

Apr 6 1891

956

Johnson

Frank

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

24

1 m 68

?

Negro

Deep Maroon

Black

Iowa

Laborer

2nd Term 3156

Baptist

R&W

Moderate

Father died age 9 Mother died age 22

United States

N Carolina

21

Single

Mar 15 1892

Feb 7 1889

9325

Johnson

Fred

Sangamon

Assault to kill 5 yrs

18

5ft 7 3/4

?

Negro

Dark

Black

Illinois

Laborer

 

Baptist

Illiterate

Moderate

Yes

Illinois

Louisiana

18

Single

Nov 6 1892

May 28 1889

9539

Johnson

George

Warren

Malicious Mischief 1 yr

35

5ft 8

?

Sandy

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Teamster

 

Methodist

R&W 7 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 33

Vermont

Pennsylvania

21

Married 4 child

Apr 27 1890

May 6 1891

1017

Johnson

Gottfried

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

19

1 m 73

?

Fair

Azure Blue

Blond

Sweden

Grocery Clerk

 

Lutheran

High

Moderate

Yes

Sweden

Sweden

14

Single

Apr 5 1892

Feb 1 1892

1523

Johnson

Gustav A

Peoria

Forgery 3 yrs

36

1 m 79

?

Med

Dk Slate Blue

Sandy Chest

Sweden

Butcher

2nd Term 5204

Lutheran

High

Moderate

Father died age 4 Mother died age 4

Sweden

Sweden

5

Single

July 31 1894

Apr 4 1891

947

Johnson

Harry

Stephenson

Larceny 1 yr

30

1 m 75

?

Md Dark

Hazel Gray Y

Med Chest

Michigan

Fireman

2nd Term 8240 see 4191, see 8240, see 2889 D

None

Common

Intemperate

Yes

Ohio

Michigan

19

Separated no child

Mar 3 1892

Jan 14 1892

1451

Johnson

Harry

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

16

1 m 67

?

Med

Azure Blue

Med Chest

Illinois

Newsboy

 

Methodist

Illiterate

Abstinent

Yes

Sweden

Sweden

16

Single

Dec 13 1892

Apr 15 1887

8240

Johnson

Harry

Stephenson

Larceny 3 yrs

26

5ft 9

162

Light

Hazel

Brown

Michigan

Fireman

see # 947C See # 4191 C See 2889 D

Methodist

Common 12 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Ohio

Michigan

18

Married no child

Oct 15 1889

June 21 1858

88

Johnson

Henry

Cook

Larceny

27

5 5 1/2

 

Fair

Blue

Auburn

NY

Teamster

 

None

Read and Write

Temp

Mother

Wife

 

 

single

Oct 5, 1886

Nov 11 1891

1324

Johnson

Henry

Cook

Burglary 3 yrs

30

1 m 70

?

Light

Dk Slate Blue

Flaxen

Maryland

Iron Moulder

 

Methodist

R&W

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 14

Maryland

Maryland

23

Single

May 10 1894

Sept 25 1853

1370

Johnson

Henry

McLean

Larceny

23

7' 4"

 

light

dark brown

Gray

Ohio

Farmer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

expiration of term

Dec 29 1887

8573

Johnson

Henry

Cook

Bigamy 1yr

47

5ft 6 1/4

159

Negro

Dark

Black

Kentucky

Laborer

 

Baptist

Illiterate

Abstinent

Father died Don't know Mother Don't Know

Don't Know

Kentucky

Kentucky

Separated 2 child

Nov 29 1888

Aug 15 1857

106

Johnson

James

Jefferson

Larceny

26

5 9 1/4

 

Fair

Gray

Brown

NY

Black Smith

-

None

Read and Write

Intemp

Mother

 

 

 

married, 1 child

June 10 1888

Feb 8 1887

8099

Johnson

James

La Salle

Burglary 1 yr

17

5ft 2 3/4

119

Light

Blue

Lt. Brown

Missouri

None

 

Methodist

R & W 2 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

Missouri

Missouri

9

Single

Jan 8 1888

Aug 4 1887

8342

Johnson

James

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

55

5ft 6 1/2

149

Dark

Blue

Dk Brown

Scotland

Baker

2nd term see # 9188

Presbyterian

R&W 2 yrs

Moderate

Donít Know

17

Scotland

Scotland

Single

July 4 1888

Nov 1 1853

1395

Johnson

Jeramiah

Edgar

Larceny 1 year

19

5' 5 1/2"

 

light

blue

Brown

Edgar county

Black smith

 

no church

can read & write

Never drank to excess

mother in cole county, Father in California

 

 

 

single

Nov 2, 1854

Oct 2 1890

515

Johnson

John

Sangamon

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

18

1 m 63

?

Md Dark

Maroon

Chest m

Illinois

Laborer

See 2038

Methodist

Illiterate

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 8

England

Illinois

18

Single

Sep 1 1891

April 31 1853

1276

Johnson

John

Jefferson

Larceny 1 year

39

5' 1/4"

 

light

gray

dark brown

New York

painter

 

 

can read & write

never drank to excess

mother in New York

 

 

 

widower

April 31, 1854

Nov 21 1854

1627

Johnson

John

Rock Island

Larceny 1 year

22

5' 10 3/4"

 

light

blue

light brown

Sweeden

teamster

 

no church

can't read or write

never drank to excess

Mother in McHenry County

 

 

 

single

nov 21, 1855 discharged

Jany 7 1886

7409

Johnson

John

Cook

burglary, 1 yr

25

5'8"

147

Negro

blue

Black

Illinois

hostler

 

Methodist

R&W, 5 yrs

abstinent

yes

Tennessee

Tennessee

24

single

Aug 12 1887

July 3 1886

7748

Johnson

John

Cook

Rape 1 yr

38

5ft 5

127

Med Fair

Blue

Brown

Norway

Painter

 

Unionalist

Common10 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

Sweden

Norway

22

Single

June 3 1887

Dec 19 1854

1641

Johnson

Joseph

Jo Daviess

Larceny 2 years 6 months

20

5' 4 1/2"

 

black negro

 

 

Pennsylvania

steam boat cook

 

no church

can read & write

never drank to excess

mother in Pennsylvania

 

 

 

single

escaped April 22, 1855 by hiding in the yard

Sept 18. 1855

1831

Johnson

Joseph

Peoria

Larceny 1 year 6 months

23

5' 7"

 

dark

black

black

Delaware

Engineer

 

no church

can read & write

never drank to excess

none living

 

 

 

single

discharged Sept 26, 1856

Mar 5 1887

8168

Johnson

Joseph

Vermilion

2 indictments 3 yrs Burglary

30

5ft 6

164

Negro

Black

Black

Mississippi

Coal Miner

 

Methodist

Common 5 yrs

Intemperate

Father age 20 Mother age 24

Virginia

Virginia

14

Single

Sept 16 1889

Dec 1 1887

8536

Johnson

Leslie

Iroquois

Burglary & Larceny 1 yrs

16

5ft 1

157

Negro

Dark

Black

Illinois

Farming

 

Baptist

R&W 3 yrs

Moderate

Yes

16

Arkansas

Mississippi

Single

Nov 1 1888

June 20 1889

9590

Johnson

Leslie

Iroquois

Burglary & Larceny 20 yrs

18

5ft 8 1/2

?

Negro

Dk Brown

Black

Illinois

Laborer

2nd Term 8536

Baptist

R&W 4 yrs

Abstinent

Father living Mother died age 17

Arkansas

Alabama

10

Single

Pardoned Mar 28 1895

Oct 8 1885

7198

Johnson

Louis

Cook

Burglary 1 yr 3 mos

20

5' 8 1/2"

171

Negro

black

black

Ohio

Coachman

 

Methodist

4 yrs - R&W

intemperate

no - father 5 yrs, mother 12

Indiana

do

13

No

Discharged March 8 1859

Dec 29 1857

2607

Johnson

N.H.

Rock Island

Larceny - 1 yr

28

5' 9"

 

Light

dk Gray

Black

Ohio

Black Smith

 

None

Read & Write

Not Intemp

None

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Disch. Dec 29 1858 - Term Expired

Mar 13 1891

889

Johnson

Ole

Cook

Burglary, etc 3 yrs

38

1 m 71

?

Light

Murky Blue

Blond

Norway

Tailor

2nd term 7794

Lutheran

R&W

Intemperate

Father died age infant Mother died age 34

Norway

Norway

19

Single

Sep 12 1893

July 3 1886

7749

Johnson

Oscar

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

17

5ft 6 34

118

Negro

Black

Black

Illinois

Boot Black

see #8409

Methodist

R & W 4 yrs

Abstinent

No Father age? Mother age?

Illinois

Unknown

17

Single

June 3 1887

Oct 6 1887

8409

Johnson

Oscar

Cook

Burglary 4 yrs

18

5ft 6 3/4

124

Negro

Maroon

Black

Illinois

Laborer

2nd term #7749

Baptist

R&W 2 yrs

Abstinent

Father Don't Know Mother Don't Know

15

Don't Know

Don't Know

Single

Died June 11 1888

Mar 10 1890

151

Johnson

Oscar E

Cook

Forgery 1 yr

21

1 m 63

?

Light

Azure Blue

Lt Chest

Denmark

Clerk

 

Presbyterian

High

Moderate

Yes

Denmark

Denmark

14

Single

Feb 9 1891

Nov 22 1890

645

Johnson

Sidney

Cook

Robbery 1 yr

30

1 m 63

?

Med

Murky Blue

Chest Med

D C

Clerk

 

Methodist

Common

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 14

D C

D C

13

Single

Oct 21 1891

Mar 18 1891

916

Johnson

Sophia

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

27

5ft

?

Med

Blue

Lt Brown

Norway

Housework

 

Lutheran

Read

Abstinent

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

Norway

Norway

?

Married no child

Feb 17 1892

Mar 7 1887

8170

Johnson

Stephen

Mason

Murder 25 yrs

31

5ft 10

159

Med Dark

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Fisherman

 

Methodist

Common 4 yrs

Intemperate

Father died 14 yrs Mother died 15 yrs

Donít know

Donít know

15

Married no child

Died Jan 2 1895

May 6 1891

1024

Johnson

Theodore

Cook

Burglary 2 yrs

19

1 m 80

?

Fair

Violet Blue

Lt Chest

Norway

Laborer

 

Lutheran

R&W

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 8

Norway

Norway

19

Single

Feb 5 1893

April 29 1868

4588

Johnson

Thomas

Randolph

Passing off money - 2yrs

27

5' 10 1/2"

 

Fair

Grey

Brown

Tennessee

Farmer

 

None

Read

 

Father living

 

 

 

married, no children

July 27 1889

Oct 8 1891

1243

Johnson

William

Champaign

Burglary 1 yr

18

1 m 63

?

Dk Mulatto

Maroon Gray Y

Black

Arkansas

Farmer

2nd Term 8736

Methodist

Illiterate

Moderate

Mother living Father died age infant

United States

U

15

Single

Sep 7 1892

Jan 30 1892

1511

Johnson

William

Adams

Burglary & Burglary Attempte 6 yrs 2 indictments

22

1 m 66

?

Negro

Maroon Pure Maroon fr

Black

Kentucky

Waiter

 

Baptist

R&W

Moderate

Mother living Father died age infant

United States

Kentucky

21

Single

Died Feb 19 1896

Dec 10 1885

7367

Johnson

William

Cook

assault with intent to commit rape, 1 yr 6 mos

54

5'3 1/2"

154

dark

blue

gray

New York

Engineer

 

Baptist

common school, 10 yrs

abstinent

yes

New York

do

21

single

Jan 24 1887

Oct 24 1887

8463

Johnson

William

Henry

Burglary 3 yrs

26

5ft 6 1/2

146

Dark

Hazel

Brown

England

Blacksmith

 

Baptist

R&W 4 yrs

Moderate

Yes

25

England

England

Single

Apr 23 1890

Mar 7 1888

8701

Johnson

William

Cook

Larceny 2 yrs

22

5ft 4 1/4

133

Sandy

Gray

Auburn Brown

Canada

Brassmoulder

see 949

None

Common 4 yrs

Intemperate

Mother living Father died age 9

Ireland

Ireland

20

Single

Dec 6 1889

April 9 1853

1260

Johnson

 

Madison

1 year

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Died April 18, 1853

Dec 24 1888

9239

Johnson

William

Cook

Robbery 2 yrs

36

5ft 3

?

Dk Sandy

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Varnisher

2nd Term 830 Several terms in Bridewell

Methodist

R&W 4 yrs

Intemperate

Mother living Father died age 29

Norway

Norway

18

Single

Sep 23 1890

Oct 29 1887

8476

Johnson (Alias Charles Butcher

Charles

Livingston

Larceny 1 yr

21

5ft 8

155

Med Dark

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Laborer

 

Presbyterian

R&W 3 mos

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 1

21

Illinois

Illinois

Single

Sept 29 1888

Jany 7 1886

7421

Johnson (Alias Charles Meyers)

Charles

Cook

burglary, 10 yrs

24

5'9"

161

Negro

black

black

Virginia

waiter

2d term see 6294; see #2306

Methodist

R& W, 6 yrs

intemperate

yes

Virginia

Virginia

13

No

Feb 23 1859

Oct 30 1890

596

Johnson (Alias Charles Smith

Charles

Carbon, Wyoming

Assault with intent to murder 6 yrs

18

1 m 66

?

Md Dark

Lt Slate Blue

Chest m

Missouri

Farming

 

Christian

R&W

Moderate

Yes

Pennsylvania

Virginia

18

Single

Jan 29 1895

Sep 26 1888

9005

Johnson (Alias Gus Williams

Gus

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

19

5ft 6 1/2

?

Light

Blue

Dk Blonde

Sweden

Paper Hanger

see 5082

None

R&W 3 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

Sweden

Sweden

16

Single

Aug 26 1889

Apr 9 1890

209

Johnson (Alias James McNamara

Charles

Cook

Burlgary 1 yr

27

1 m 78

?

Med Fair

Hazel

Dk Chest

New York

Cigar Maker

4th Term 8818 see 11366

Catholic

Common

Intemperate

Mother living Father died age 24

Ireland

Ireland

17

Single

Mar 8 1891

Feb 7 1889

9313

Johnson (Alias John Preston

Charles

Cook

Robbery 2 yrs

43

5ft 2 1/2

?

Dk Mulatto

Brown

Black

North Carolina

Laborer

4th Term 4897

None

Read 2 yrs

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 2

North Carolina

North Carolina

9

Single

Died Sep 7 1890

Mar 26 1888

8739

Johnson (Alias Joseph Dixon

Joseph

Cook

Burglary 5 yrs

26

5ft 5 3/4

133

Negro

Brown

Black

Kentucky

Butler

2nd term 7201

Methodist

Read 6 mos

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age 25

Kentucky

Kentucky

18

Single

Dec 25 1891

Mar 10 1887

8176

Johnson (Alias Nelson, Martin, Beuserr

Charles alias Charles, Thomas, John H.

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

33

5ft 5

133

Fair

Blue

Brown

Mass.

Painter

3rd term 5177 see 9779

Methodist

High 12 yrs

Intemperate

Father licing mother age 11

Mass.

Mass.

11

Married no child

Feb 11 1888

Oct 25 1887

8466

Johnson (Alias Willey Johnson

Walford

Winnebago

Assault to commit murder 1 yr

30

5ft 10

133

Fair

Slate Black

Brown

Illinois

Winw?????

3rd term #5724

Methodist

Common 6 yrs

Intemperate

Father died age 5 Mother died age 30

15

New York

New York

Single

Sept 25 1888

Dec 19 1888

9218

Johnson (Alias William Murphy, William Edwards

Henry

McDonough

Burglary 2 yrs

29

5ft 4 1/2

?

Md Sandy

Gray

Brown

Michigan

Baker

3rd Term 8543 see 2449

Catholic

Common 8 yrs

Intemperate

Father died age 22 Mother died age 26

Ireland

England

9

Single

Nov 18 1889

Jan 14 1892

1462

Johnston

Frank

Cook

Burglary 2 yrs

22

1 m 69

?

Light

Azure Blue fr

Lt Chest

Bohemia

Sailor

 

Catholic

Illiterate

Abstinent

Father died age infant Mother died age infant

Bohemia

Bohemia

21

Single

Oct 13 1893

Jun. 21, 1858

2810

Johnston

Henry

Cook

Arson - 3 yrs

26

5' 5-1/2"

 

Fair

Blue

Auburn

England

Teamster

Aka John Gibson (See folio 327)

Church of Temperance

Read & Write

has not drank to excess

Moth. In England

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Taken to Joliet July 14, 1858

Mar 26 1890

185

Jones

Caleb A

Albany Wyoming

Stealing meat cattle not his own 1 yr 6 mos

38

1 m 66

?

Dark

Lt Slate Blue

Lt Chest

Maine

Engineer

 

Methodist

Common

Abstinent

Yes

England

New Hampshire

Infant

Married 3 child

Pardoned Nov 17 1890

July 3 1886

7757

Jones

Charles

Cook

Murder 15 yrs

26

5ft 5 1/2

142

Negro

Black

Black

Indiana

Barber

 

Baptist

Common 15 yrs

Abstinent

Father living Mother age 9

NC

NC

17

Single

Died July 6 1887

Jan 19 1887

8063

Jones

Charles

Sangamon

Larceny 1 yr

33

5ft 101/2

173

Mulatto

Black

Black

Penn.

Hostler

 

Methodist

R & W 3 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Penn

Penn.

17

Single

Dec 19 1887

May 11 1891

1034

Jones

Edward

Schuyler

Forgery 1 yr

18

1 m 83

?

Light

Gray Slate Blue

Dk Blond

Indiana

Farmer

 

Methodist

R&W

Abstinent

Father died age 4 Mother died age 10

Indiana

Illinois

10

Single

Apr 10 1892

June 1 1891

1080

Jones

Edward

Cook

Burglary 2 yrs

22

1 m 73

?

Md Dark

Azure Blue

Med Chest

Kentucky

Laborer

 

Presbyterian

R&W

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age 15

Kentucky

Kentucky

21

Single

Feb 28 1893

Aug 5 1886

7792

Jones

Edward

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

21

5ft 5

153

Negro

Black

Black

Indiana

Waiter

see #9674

Methodist

R & W 3 yrs

Abstinent

Father living Mother age 16

Kentucky

Indiana

20

Single

July 5 1887

Dec 9 1858

236

Jones

Edwin D.

Kane

Forgery

23

6 1 1/2

 

Fair

Blue

Light

NY

Plasterer

-

None

Read and Write

Temp

Yes

 

 

 

Wife

par'd Jan 19 1859

Jan 10 1889

9262

Jones

Fannie

Cook

Manslaughter 12 yrs

46

5ft 2 3/4

?

Negro

Black

Black

Virginia

Laundryman

10 days Cook Co Jail

Baptist

Illiterate

Abstinent

Fathe Don't Know Mother died age 45

Virginia

Virginia

8

Widow

Jan 31 1890

Feb 24 1886

7508

Jones

Frank

McLean

grand larceny, 1yrs

26

5'5 3/4

113

dark

hazel

dark, mix gray

Missouri

cigarmaker

 

Catholic

common, 5 yrs

moderate

yes

Ireland

Ireland

6

married?

1850 [can't read date]

Oct 29 1887

8477

Jones

Freeman

La Salle

Burglary 1 yr

25

5ft 9 3/4

158

Fair

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Fireman

2nd term #5601

Methodist

R&W 3 yrs

Intemperate

Yes

25

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

Single

Sept 29 1888

Mar 3 1886

7526

Jones

George

Macon

robbery, 8 yrs

24

5'4

133

fair

blue

brown

Illinois

Switchman

R.C. 6/4/91

Methodist

common, 10 yrs

intemperate

father living; mother 4

New Jersey

Ohio

17

 

April 18 1850

Jan 20 1888

8606

Jones

George

Rock Island

Burglary 3 yrs 3 indictments

33

5ft 4 1/4

137

Fair

Slate Blue

Brown

Illinois

Harness maker

2nd term 4858 1 term Ft Madison, 1 term Anamoosa, Illinois

Methodist

Common y rs

Intemperate

Mother living Father died age 7

13

Illinois

Ohio

Single

July 19 1890

Nov 24 1858

104

Jones

Henry

Fulton

Larceny

24

5 8

 

Fair

Lt. Gray

Auburn

NY

Laborer

-

None

Read and Write

Intemp

No

 

 

 

single

Apl 10 1887

Mar 29 1858

2696

Jones

James

Logan

Larceny - 1 yr

20

5' 7-1/2"

 

Sandy

Blue

Sandy

Illinois

Farmer

 

None

Read & Write

Not Intemp

Fath. In Illinois

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Dischg. Apr 22 1858 by Govenor's pardon

Feb 9 1887

8107

Jones

James

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

38

5ft 7 1/2

161

Lt Mullato

Dk Brown

Black

Virginia

Shoemaker

 

Baptist

R&W 8 yrs

Intemperate

Yes

Virginia

Virginia

20

Single

Feb 9 1888

Dec 10 1887

8550

Jones

James

Cook

Robbery 1 yr

28

5ft 4 1/2

158

Med Drk

Gray

Brown

Canada

Laborer

 

Episcopal

Common 10 yrs

Intemperate

Mother living Father died age 14 yrs

14

England

England

Married 2 child

Nov 10 1888

Nov 22 1890

644

Jones

John

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

20

1 m 78

?

Dark

Azure Blue Purple

Dk Chest

Illinois

Shoemaker

2nd Term 9750 see 1496 C

Catholic

Common

Moderate

Yes

Ireland

Bohemia

9

Single

Nov 9 1891

Sept 20 1854

1559

Jones

John

Ogle

Larceny 5 years

24

5' 9"

 

light

dark gray

black

Canada

black smith

 

no church

can read & write

has drank to excess

none living

 

 

 

single

taken to Joliet June 9, 1858

May 12, 1858

2750

Jones

John (aka Patrick Gaffney)

Madison

Burglary - 6 yrs

23

5' 7"

 

Light

Blue

Dk Auburn

Ireland

Laborer

 

None

Read & Write

intemp

None

Unk

Unk

Unk

Wife in New York

Taken to Joliet July 3, 1860

Feb 28 1891

850

Jones

Joseph

McLean

Grand Larceny 1 yr

19

1 m 71

?

Mulatto

Maroon

Black

Canada

Waiter

 

Methodist

Common

Abstinent

Yes

Canada

Ohio

19

Single

Pardoned Oct 6 1891

Nov 19 1890

634

Jones

Kate

Mason

Larceny 1 yr

32

5ft 2 1/4

?

Dark

Gray

Black

Louisiana

Housework

 

Catholic

Illiterate

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 2

Germany

Germany

Don't Know

Married 2 child

Oct 18 1891

April 28 1858

103

Jones

Oren F.

Champaign

Larceny

24

5 7 1/2

 

Light

Blue

Auburn

OH

Engineer

-

None

Read and Write

Temp

Mother

 

 

 

widower

Jany 4 1887

Apr 28 1858

2725

Jones

Oren F.

Champaign

Larceny - 1 yr

24

5' 7-1/2"

 

Light

Blue

Auburn

Ohio

R.R. Engineer

 

None

Read & Write

Not Intemp

Mother in Ohio

Unk

Unk

Unk

Wife in Chicago, Ills.

Taken to Joliet Nov. 24 1858

Oct 11 1886

7868

Jones

Robert

McLean

Burglary & Larceny 4 yrs

211

6ft 7 3/4

211

Mulatto

Brown

Black

Missouri

Laborer

3rd term see #6961

Baptist

R & W 2 yrs

Abstinent

Mother living Father age 2

Unknown

Missouri

15

Single

Dec 10 1889

Jan 14 1887

8058

Jones

Robert

Macon

Burglary & Grand Larceny 2 indictments 3 yrs

42

5ft 7 3/4145

 

Dark

Hazel

Black

New York

Engineer

Did 17 yrs in Auburn N.Y under name Spencer Avery discharged Sep 1885

Methodist

Common 4 yrs

Moderate

Father living mother age 1 1/4

New York

Ohio

20

Married 1 child

July 14 1889

Mar 29 1858

2695

Jones

Samuel

Logan

Larceny - 1 yr

44

5' 10-3/4"

 

Dark

Hazel

Black

Kentucky

Farmer

 

None

Can Read but Not Write

Not Intemp

Moth. In Logan Co., IL

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Dischg. Apr 22 1858 by Govenor's pardon

June 21 1858

2793

Jones

Thomas

Cook

Larceny - 2 yrs

28

5' 8-1/4"

 

Fair

Blue

Dk Auburn

England

Day Laborer

 

None

Read & Write

Never drank to excess

Mother in England

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Joliet June 15 / 59

April 8 1859

283

Jones

William

Will

Larceny

40

5 2

 

Light

Dark

Dark

Mass.

Laborer

 

Episcopal

Read and Write

Intemp

Yes

 

 

 

widower, no children

Oct 5, 1886

Sept 25 1855

1836

Jones

William

Mclean

Larceny 1 year

24

5' 7"

 

bright Mullato

 

 

Tennessee

Barber

 

no church

can read some can't write

has drank to excess

 

 

 

 

Wife in Alton

Sept 25, 1856 discharged

Oct 17 1885

7237

Jones

William

Kankakee

Burglary, 1 yr

18

5'5"

132

sandy

brown

sandy

Indiana

chairmaker

 

Catholic

common school, 5 yrs

intemperate

father living, mother 6 yrs

Indiana

Ireland

15

single

Jan 26, 1887

Nov 13 1891

1342

Jones

Arthur

Knox

Burglary 2 yrs

28

1 m 70

?

Fair

Violet Blue

Dk Chest

England

Cattle Shopper

 

Episcopal

Common

Abstinent

Yes

England

England

11

Single

Aug 12 1893

Feb 29 1892

1615

Jones

Belle

Alexander

Murder 14 yrs

23

5ft 6 1/2

?

Negro

Black

Black

Mississippi

Housework

 

Methodist

R&W

Moderate

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

Don't Know

Don't Know

Don't Know

Married no child

Died July 20 1894

Oct 8 1891

1244

Jones

Harry

Champaign

Assault with intent to rape 3 yrs

19

1 m 65

?

Negro

Deep Maroon Maroon fr

Black

West Virginia

Teamster

 

Baptist

R&W

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age 8

West Virginia

West Virginia

19

Single

Apr 7 1894

Nov 2 1891

1301

Jones

Harry

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

20

1 m 68

?

Dk Mulatto

Deep Maroon Maroon fr

Black

Louisiana

Porter

 

None

R&W

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age 15

United States

United States

19

Single

Oct 1 1892

July 23 1891

1165

Jones

Jesse

Cook

Manslaughter 3 yrs

20

1 m 58

?

Negro

Deep Maroon

Black

Canada

Teamster

2nd Term 8893

Methodist

R&W

Abstinent

Yes

Canada

Canada

20

Single

Died Oct 13 1893

Oct 7 1891

1229

Jones

William

Will

Burglary 1 yr 2 indictments

21

1 m 75

?

Fair

Dk Slate Blue

Sandy Chest

Pennsylvania

Waiter

 

Catholic

Common

Moderate

Father died age 17 Mother died age 7

Ireland

Scotland

13

Single

Sep 6 1892

Nov 5 1888

9125

Jones

Charles

Cook

Burglary 1 y

21

5ft 6 3/4

?

Negro

Black

Black

Indiana

Waiter

see 68 C

Methodist

Illiterate

Abstinent

Father living Mother died age 18

Kentucky

Kentucky

18

Single

Oct 5 1889

June 15 1888

8893

Jones

Jesse

Cook

Manslaughter 1 yr

18

5ft 2 1/4

?

Negro

Maroon

Black

Canada

Hostler

see 1165 C

Methodist

R&W 2 1/2 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Canada

Canada

17

Single

May 15 1889

Sep 29 1888

9031

Jones

William

Cook

Burglary 5 yrs

27

5ft 3 3/4

?

Negro

Dark

Black

Mississippi

Waiter

 

None

Illiterate

Moderate

Father died age 7 Mother died age 18

Mississippi

Virginia

10

Single

Died Mar 6 1892

Mar 2 1888

8678

Jones (Alias Frank Ham

Francis M

Mason

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

20

5ft 10 1/2

154

Fair

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Laborer

 

Presbyterian

R&W 3 yrs

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age 7

Illinois

Kentucky

20

Single

Feb 2 1889

July 13 1855

1802

Jones (Alias George Floyd, (Alias ??)

Thomas

Cook

Larceny 3 years

28

 

 

dark

blue

dark brown

Canada

S*inner

 

no church

can read & write

never drank to excess

Parents in Louisiana

 

 

 

single

July 13, 1858

Jan 21 1889

9281

Jones (Alias Harry Jones

Hamilton Y

Fulton

Embezzlement 1 yr 6 mos

26

5ft 7

?

Md Dark

Hazel

Brown

Wales

Salesman

2nd Term 3357, 21 mos at Chester

Presbyterian

R&W 3 yrs

Intemperate

Mother living Father died age 27

Wales

England

11

Married 3 child

May 20 1890

Jan 6 1888

8586

Jones (Alias Henry Bissell

Harry

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

25

5ft 9 1/2

158

Fair

Gray

Brown

Louisana

Laborer

2nd term 6018

Catholic

R&W 6 mos

Intemperate

Father died age 11 Mother died age 9

11

New York

Louisanna

Single

Dec 6 1888

Mar 4 1891

866

Jones (Alias Jack Toomey

Frank

Cook

Burglary 1 yr 6 mos

25

1 m 76

?

Sandy

Dk Slate Blue

Brick Red

Illinois

Painter

 

Catholic

Common

Moderate

Yes

New York

England

16

Single

July 3 1892

July 5 1890

402

Jordan

George

Cook

Assault with intent to kill 12 yrs commuted to 4 yrs Jan 2 1893

40

1 m 62

?

Negro

Deep Maroon

Black

Alabama

Waiter

 

Catholic

Read

Abstinent

Father living Mother died age 17

Alabama

Alabama

17

Married

Oct 4 1896

Sept 27 1855

1839

Jordan

Micheal

Kendall

Larceny 1 year

40

5' 2"

 

dark

black

black

Ireland

Laborer

 

Catholic

can't read or write

has drank to excess

none living

 

 

 

single

discharged Sept 26, 1856

May 22 1889

9525

Jordan

William

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

39

5ft 9

?

Md Dark

Blue

Brown

New York

Bookkeeper

 

Presbyterian

Common 9 yrs

Moderate

Yes

New York

New York

25

Single

Apr 21 1890

Apr 30 1858

2726

Jordon

John (aka John Girldon & John Larkin)

Jersey

Larceny - 1 yr

20

5' 6"

 

Light

Gray

Black

Germany

Laborer

 

None

Cannot Read nor Write

Not Intemp

Father in Germany

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Disch Oct 22, 1858 - m/b died of Consumption.

Nov 24 1857

107

Joy

Michael

Cook

Kidnapping

24

5 6 1/2

 

Light

Gray

Black

Ireland

Glass Blower

-

Catholic

No

Temp

Yes

 

 

 

single

Dec 7 1886

Nov 24 1857

2590

Joy

Michael

Cook

Kidnapping - 4 yrs

24

5' 6-1/2"

 

Light

Gray

Black

Ireland

Glassblower

 

Catholic

Cannot Read nor Write

Not Intemp

Par. In New York

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Taken to Joliet Aug. 19 1858

Oct 30 1885

7281

Judd

John

Vermilion

Burglary & larceny 1 yr

23

5'11 3/4"

145

med fair

blue

brown

Illinois

laborer

 

Presb.

illiterate

moderate

mother living, father 10 yrs

Illinois

do

15

seperated, 2 children

Apl 26 1887

Oct 17 1887

8427

Judge (Alias John Fisher R/C 2-17-92

Patrick

Hancock

Larceny 6 yrs 4 indictments

53

5ft 5 3/4

146

Sandy

Gray Hazel

Sandy Brown

Ireland

Farming

see #5189 C

Catholic

Common

Abstinent

Father died age 4 Mother died age 6

6

Ireland

Ireland

Married 2 child

Jan 16 1892

Oct 24 1890

583

Judson

James Wor M

Kane

Burglary 2 yrs

36

1 m 67

?

Med Light

Hazel Lt Slate Blue

Chest m

Tennessee

Shoemaker

 

Presbyterian

Common

Moderate

Father died age 8 Mother died age 10

New York

New York

16

Single

July 23 1892

Oct 4 1886

7833

Juinan ?

Elijah

McDonough

Assault to Kill, Murder 1 yr

31

5ft 8

156

Med Dark

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Farming

 

Methodist

R & W 2 yrs

Abstinent

Mother living Father age 23

Kentucky

Kentucky

31

Single

Jacksonville June 1 1887 8/12/32

April 15 1868

4558

Junghaus

Henry

St. Clair

Forgery - 1yr

30

5' 6"

 

Fair

Grey

Brown

Germany

Carpenter

 

None

Read and Write

 

dead

 

 

 

 

par'd March 9 1860

Mar 2 1888

8677

Jurman

Wilbert

Cook

Forgery 1 yr

20

5ft 4 1/4

120

Fair

Blue

Brown

Missouri

Clerk

 

Episcopal

High 7 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

New York

Pennsylvania

21

Single

Feb 2 1889

5-2-1855

1738

Just

Christopher

Cook

burglary & larceny, 1 year

20

5' 3"

 

light

hazel

brown

Germany

sailor

 

none

yes

no

Parents in Wisconsin

 

 

 

Single

5-2-1856

Mar 30 1888

8745

Justice

Ross

Ogle

Grand Larceny 1 yr

30

6ft 1 1/2

165

Fair

Blue

Brown

New York

Painter

 

Methodist

R&W 4 1/4 yrs

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age 25

Vermont

Vermont

21

Single

Feb 28 1889


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