Continuation of the

1880 Census of Patients at the Illinois Northern Hospital for the Insane

From Supplemental Schedule No. 1 to the 1880 Federal Census

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

This is an enumeration of the Illinois Northern Hospital for the Insane located in Elgin, IL
©Transcribed by Kim Torp, August 22, 2000


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

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


Columns are from left to right:

1. Name

2. Residence (City or Town) & county

3. Form of disease

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

5. Total # of attacks (including present one)

6. Age at which first attack occurred

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

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

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

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

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

 10

Lynch, Joseph

Chicago

chr mania

6

1

30

cell

Cook Co Asylum

5 10/12

 

Hisgan, J.A.

Chicago

chr mania

11

2

 

cell

Cook Co Asylum

9 10/12

 

Adams, Franz

Chicago

chr mania

     

cell

Cook Co Asylum

16 10/12

 

Johnson, Fred

Chicago

chr mania

7

   

cell

Cook Co Asylum

13 4/12

 

Glomiski_, Martin

Chicago

chr mania

6

1

49

cell

Cook Co Asylum

4

 

Evans, Patrick

Chicago

chr mania

18

3

 

cell

Cook Co Asylum

3 5/12

 

Mullen, Alexdr

Chicago

chr mania

     

cell

Cook Co Asylum

4 4/12

 

Tropp (Trapp?) Joseph

Chicago

chr mania

6 ½

   

cell

Cook Co Asylum

3 4/12

 

Leech, David

Chicago

chr mania

12

   

cell

Cook Co Asylum

4 4/12

 

Erickson, Charles I

Chicago

chr mania

2 ½

   

cell

Cook Co Asylum

4 10/12

 

Erickson, Charles II

Chicago

chr mania

5

   

cell

Cook Co Asylum

2 8/12

 

Herbert, James

Chicago

chr mania

10

1

19

cell

Cook Co Asylum

8 4/12

 

Johnson, Joseph

Chicago

chr mania

     

cell

Cook Co Asylum

4 4/12

 

Friebe, John

Chicago

chr mania

5

   

cell

Cook Co Asylum

2 7/12

 

Cook, David

Chicago

chr mania

14

10

 

cell at night

Cook Co Asylum

2 11/12

 

Keith, Thomas A.

Chicago

chr mania

6

1

26

cell

Cook Co Asylum

4 4/12

 

Berget?, Peter

Chicago

chr mania

4

1

23

cell

Cook Co Asylum

3 1/12

 

Petersen, Christian

Chicago

chr mania

8

2

 

cell

Cook Co Asylum

5 4/12

 

Schweede, Gustav

Chicago

chr mania

     

cell

Cook Co Asylum

2 10/12

 

Quigly, Byron

Chicago

chr mania

     

cell

Cook Co Asylum

2 8/12

 

McNamara, Thomas

Chicago

chr mania

8

   

cell

Cook Co Asylum

3

 

?

Chicago

sub-acute mania

     

cell at night

Cook Co Asylum

2 9/12

 

Mo__, Jarret

Chicago

chr mania

5

1

26

cell

Cook Co Asylum

2 8/12

 

Hild, Christian

Chicago

chr mania

8

2

 

cell

Cook Co Asylum

2 11/12

 

Matson, Charles

Chicago

melancholia

2

1

27

cell

 

3 3/12

homicidal

Helen, John

Chicago

mania

2

   

cell

Cook Co Asylum

2 4/12

 

Andersen, Charlotta E.

Chicago

mania

2 ½

1

34

cell

Cook Co Asylum

2 9/12

 

Stoll, Marion

Chicago

dementia

 

1

 

cell

Cook Co Asylum

2 11/12

 

Nieland, Mary

Chicago

chr mania

     

cell

Cook Co Asylum

3 7/12

 

Eckerhardt, Caroline

Chicago

mania

1

43

cell

Cook Co Asylum

3 7/12

 

Johnson, Elizabeth

Chicago

mania

7

1

50

cell

Cook Co Asylum

3 8/12

 

Martin, Margareth

Chicago

mania

2 ?/2

1

47

cell

Cook Co Asylum

2 2/12

 

Besley, Gertrude

Chicago

mania

3

1

59

cell

Cook Co Asylum

2 2/12

 

Muhrstadt, Therese

Chicago

mania

4

1

28

cell

Cook Co Asylum

2 5/12

 

Kellner, Sophia

Chicago

melancholia

20

1

30

cell

Cook Co Asylum

2 3/12

 

Love, James

Chicago

chr mania

4 ½

   

cell

Cook Co Asylum

2 7/12

 

Pritz (Peritz?), Charles

Chicago

melancholia

4

2

 

cell

Cook Co Asylum

2 9/12

 

Rowley, Michael

Chicago

melancholia

3

1

34

cell

Cook Co Asylum

2 5/12

 homicidal

O'Hara, Christopher

Chicago

mania

     

cell

Cook Co Asylum

4 7/12

 

Stenzel, William

Chicago

melancholia

2 ½

   

cell

Cook Co Asylum

2 2/12

 

Leight, Charles

Chicago

mania

     

cell

Cook Co Asylum

2 2/12

 

Rochelle, Henry

Chicago

melancholia

     

cell

Cook Co Asylum

2 10/12

 

Minchon, Carl

Chicago

melancholia

3

   

cell

Cook Co Asylum

2 7/12

 

Pescheck, Hans

Chicago

dementia

indefinite

   

cell

Cook Co Asylum

2 7/12

 

Johnson, Anne C.

Cook Co

mania

2 ½

   

cell

Cook Co Asylum

2

 

Hoagland, Caroline

Chicago

puerperal insanity

4

1

20

cell

Bellevue Place Ill

2 2/12

 

Bowen, Levinia P.

Chicago

mania

3

1

45

cell

 

2

 

Lewis, John L.

Chicago

subacute mania

2 ½

1

26

cell - occas. restraints

Cook Co Asylum

1 10/12

 

Shanahan, Bridget

Chicago

acute mania

2

1

43

cell

 

1 9/12

 

Jensen, Marietta

Chicago

mania

2 ½

2

 

cell

 

1 9/12

 

Cleveland, Julia E.

Chicago

dipsomania

5

1

38

cell

 

1 9/12

 

Coman (Cowan?), William

Oak Park, Cook Co

mania

2

1

52

cell

 

1 9/12

 

Leyden, Kate

Chicago

mania

2 ½

 2

 

cell

Cook Co Asylum

1 9/12

 

_insor, John A.

Chicago

mania

indefinite

1

 

cell

 

1 7/12

 

Frederick, Adelaid

Chicago

melancholia

 

2

 

cell

 

1 6/12

 

Goldstein, Eva

Chicago

melancholia

 

1

 

cell

 

1 6/12

 

Erickson, Ole

Chicago

mania

2 ½

1

 

cell & muff ocas.

 

1 6/12

 

Berg, M.S.

Chicago

mania

5

1

28

cell

 

1 6/12

 

Hull, George E.

Chicago

period mania

9 ½

1

61

cell

 

1 5/12

 

Wells, J. Henry

Chicago

mania

3

1

51

cell

Cook Co Asylum

1 5/12

 

Gillespy, Thomas

Chicago

mania

1

2

 

cell

 

1 3/12

 

Tillberg, Johanna

Chicago

siphilitic mania

 

 

 

cell

 

1 3/12

 

Donahoe, Frank

Chicago

mania

 

 

 

cell

 

1 3/12

 

Patchen, A.B.

Chicago

Ep. mania

5

1

42

cell

 

1 ½

epileptic

Gray, Mark

Keokick, Iowa

mania

 

1

 

cell

 

1

 

Martin, G.W.

Chicago

melancholia

 

 

 

cell

 

1

 

Shannon, Thomas

Chicago

dipsomania

 

 

 

cell

 

11 mos

 

Petersen, Emma

Chicago

mania

2

1

32

cell - occly camisole

 

10 mos

 

Ruff, Nellie

Chicago

melancholia

 

 

 

cell

 

10 mos

 

Eslinger, Max

Chicago

melancholia

1

1

36

cell

 

9 mos

 

Freeman, Henrietta

Chicago

melancholia

1 ½

2

 

cell

 

9 mos

 

Petersen, Charles

Chicago

melancholia

1 ½

1

33

cell

 

9 mos

 

Genneris, Augusta

Barrington, Cook Co

melancholia

1

1

33

cell

Cook Co Asylum

11 mos

 

Petitt, Emily

Chicago

melancholia

 

 

 

cell

 

8 mos

 

Edwards, Elizabeth

Chicago

melancholia

2

1

49

cell

 

8 mos

 

Johnson, Mary

Chicago

mania

2 ½

1

44

cell

 

8 mos

 

Bye, Sally J.

Chicago

melancholia

1

1

28

cell

 

6 mos

 

Robert, Adelaide

Chicago

mania

1 ½

1

35

cell

 

6 mos

 

Williard, Cornelia

Chicago

melancholia

1

1

19

cell

 

5 mos

 

Jennison, Anna

Chicago

mania

1

1

46

cell

 

4 mos

 

Conden, Mary

Chicago

mania

17

1

52

cell at night

Central Hosp. Ill

1 1/3 yrs

 

May, Mary E.

Elk Grove, Cook Co

melancholia

2

1

36

cell

 

3 mos

 

Myers, David

Chicago

mania

1 ½

1

46

cell - muff

 

5 mos

 

Blackman, Ella

Chicago

melancholia

¼

1

18

cell

 

1 mo

 

Sheehy, Eliza

Chicago

mania

 

1

 

cell

 

1 mo

 

Wilson, Margereth

Chicago

melancholia

3/4

1

27

cell

 

1 mo

suicidal

Mullen, Julie

Chicago

melancholia

½

1

23

cell

 

1/3

suicidal

Minor (?), George

Hancock Co

chr. mania

 

 

 

cell

 

5 7/12 yr

 

Yunker, John

Will Co

chr mania

7 yr

1

33

cell

 

5 2/12

 

Sharp, Richard

Will Co

mania

 

 

 

cell

 

5

 

Goodhose (Goodhare, Goodhere?), Martha

Will Co

chr. mania

15

 

 

cell

Central Hosp Ill

10 5/12

 

Hines, Francis

Will Co

chr mania

6 ½

 

 

cell

Central Hosp Ill

5 ¾

 

Mackin, Margareth

Lockport, Will Co

dementia

5 ½

1

19

cell and occ. restraints

 

4 ?/12

 

Kellogg, James

Lockport, Will

mania

5

1

50

cell at night

 

4 8/12

 

McBeth, Mary

Wheatland, Will

mania

5

1

25

cell

 

4 6/12

 

Sumner, Alomeda (?)

Joliet, Will

mania

4 ½

1

62

cell

 

4 ½

 

Plumb, Elizabeth

Elwood, Will

mania

6

2

 

cell

 

4

 

Halen, Peter

Will Co

Ep mania

4

1

27

cell

 

3 ?/12

epileptic 

Gossen (?), Margaret

Braidwood, Will Co

melancholia

4 ½

1

29

cell

 

3 6/12

 

Burghland, Christian

Joliet, Will

mania

 

 

 

cell

 

2 9/12

 

Nugent, Charles

Braidwood, Will

chr. mania

4

1

32

cell

 

2 8/12

 

Powers, John

Joliet, Will

sub acute mania

2

1

30

cell

 

2 3/12

 

Daly, Richard

Joliet, Will

sub acute mania

2 ½

 

 

cell

 

1 9/12

 

Spelter, Charles

Joliet, Will

mania

3

1

21

cell

 

1 9/12

 

Cutshaw, William

Willmington, Will Co

melancholia

2

1

49

cell

 

1 9/12

 

Harris, John

Will Co

mania

 

 

 

cell

 

1 ½

homicidal

Morse, Edw. A

Naperville, DuPage Co

--? mania

6

2

 

cell at night

 

2 4/12

 

Cleavland, Hattie

New Lenax, Will Co

Erotsmania

3

1

19

cell

 

10 mo

 

Bannon, Wm. B.

Joliet, Will

mania

 

1

 

cell

 

10 mo

 

Perry, Millie

Will Co

mania

 

 

 

cell

 

1 mo

 

George, Elizabeth

Will Co

melancholia

 

 

 

cell

 

1 mo

 

Parker, Parmelia

Joliet, Will

acute mania

¼

1

44

cell - ocas. restraints

 

1 mo

homicidal

Reardon, Mary

LaSalle Co

chr mania

9

 

 

cell

Central Hosp. Ill

8 ¾ yr

 

Raider, Charles

LaSalle Co

chr mania

10

1

24

cell

Central Hosp Ill

10 ¼

 

Riley, Fergus

LaSalle Co

chr mania

11

1

27

cell

Central Hosp Ill

10 ¼

 

(G?)ieles, Mary B.

Mendota, LaSalle Co

melancholia

5 ½

1

22

cell

 

4 6/12

 

Davissen, Elmira

Earlville, LaSalle Co

mania

4

1

32

cell - ocas. restraint

 

3 6/12

 

Ritchfield, Eliza

Mendota, LaSalle

mania

4

1

55

cell

 

3 2/12

 

Fielder, Henriette

Streator, LaSalle

mania

3

1

29

cell

 

3 1/12

homicidal

Howard, Elizabeth

LaSalle, LaSalle Co

mania

3

1

40

cell

 

3

 

Grinton, Rosetta

Peru, LaSalle

mania

4 ½

1

41

cell

 

2 9/12

 

Gibson (?smudged) Joseph

LaSalle Co

chr mania

13

1

36

cell

 

2 6/12

 

McCormick, W.Q.

Peru, LaSalle

dementia

 

 

 

cell

 

2 6/12

 

White, Sarah

Meriden, LaSalle

mania

2 ½

3

 

cell

 

2

 

Shabley, Anna

LaSalle

mania

2 ½

2

 

cell

 

1 ?/12

 

Hochstatter, Anna

Troy Grove, LaSalle

mania

2

1

56

cell

 

1 9/12

 

Monahan, Michael

LaSalle

mania

 

 

 

cell at night

 

2 4/12

 

Hawks, Fannie

Mendota, LaSalle

melancholia

1 ½

1

39

cell

 

1 3/12

suicidal

Eckart, William H.

Mendota, LaSalle

mania

6

1

27

cell

 

1 3/12

 

Berry, Anthony P.

Lostant, LaSalle

mania

1 ½

1

56

cell at night

 

1

 

Fuchs, Geo W.

Ottawa, LaSalle

dementia

1 ½

1

21

cell

 

1

 

Addis, Geo. W.

Adams, LaSalle

melancholia

1 ½

1

43

cell

 

1

 

Hoey, Lawrence

Serena, LaSalle

mania

1 ½

2

 

cell

 

10 mos

 

Galloway, Caroline

Marseilles, LaSalle

pueperal mania

1

1

35

cell - ocas. restraints

 

10 mos

 

Williard, Louis

Ottawa, LaSalle

mania

3

1

32

cell

 

5 mos

 

McDonaugh, Robert

Streator, LaSalle

melancholia

     

cell

 

2 mos

 

Avery, John H.

Lostant, LaSalle

mania

¼

1

63

cell

 

1 mo

 

Tesch, Carl

Peru, LaSalle

mania

3

   

cell

 

1 mo

 

Burgus, Iven F.

Rutland

melancholia

¼

1

34

cell

 

1 mo

homicidal

Hubbard, Mattie V.

Elgin, Kane Co

chr mania

8 ½

1

22

cell

 

4 6/12

 

Lincoln, Zelotis

St. Charles, Kane

mania

4

1

35

cell

 

3 4/12

 

Bentley, Eva

St Charles, Kane

mania

4

2

 

cell

 

3 10/12

 

Wells, Frank

Geneva, Kane

Ep. mania

indefinite

1

 

cell

 

2 8/12

epileptic

Hanchett, Simeon

Elgin, Kane

melancholia

8 ½

1

47

cell

 

2 9/12

suicidal

McGregor, Jane

Dundee, Kane

chr. mania

5

1

54

cell

Bellevue Place, ill

2 6/12

 

Lindholm, Ellen

Aurora, Kane

chr mania

11

1

26

cell - periodic restraints

 

2

 

Hicock, Simeon

Elgin, Kane

mania

1 ½

1

30

cell - occ. restraint

 

1 4/12

 

Kingsbury, Julia A.

St. Charles, Kane

mania

1

1

57

cell

 

1 2/12

 

Foster, Lyman

Aurora, Kane

mania

2

1

26

cell

 

11 mo

 

Freeland, Gustav

Batavia, Kane

melancholia

1

1

31

cell

 

9 mos

 

Schults, Emma

Elgin, Kane

melancholia

1 ½

1

19

cell

 

6 mo

 

Johnson, Caroline

Little Woods, Kane Co

period mania

½

1

33

cell

 

6 mos

 

Burk, Ellen

Aurora, Kane

chr mania

6 ½

1

49

cell

 

6 mos

 

Rathbone, James

Geneva, Kane

mania

3

1

34

cell - muffs

 

6 mos

 

Anderson, Augusta

Kane Co

mania

6

   

cell

 

6 mos

 

Dunn, Lucretia P.

Cumberland, Maryland

acute mania

½

1

18

cell

 

3 mos

 

Welch, William

Elgin, Kane

actue mania

¼

1

21

cell

 

2 mos

 

Allison, George

Elgin, Kane

melancholia

8/12

1

26

cell

 

1 mo

 

Wilson, Katie

Aurora, Kane

mania

2 ½

1

47

cell

 

½ mo

 

McCarthy, Michael

Elgin, Kane

mania

4

   

cell

 

10 days

 

Elliott, Thomas

Plato, Kane

mania

10

   

cell

 

10 days

 

Zimmerman, Katie

Dundee, Kane

mania

4

   

cell

 

10 days

 

Conway, Julia

Rutland, Kane

chr mania

5

1

40

cell

 

10 days

 

Hill, Elizabeth

Warren, Jo Daviess Co

dementia

17

1

14

cell

 

2 yrs

 

Van Eyck, Charles

Galena, Jo Daviess

mania

3

1

52

cell

 

1 10/12

 

Paul, Thomas

Galena, Jo Daviess

mania

Indef

   

cell

 

1 10/12

 

Barry, John

Apple River, Jo Daviess

melancholia

2 ½

1

46

cell at night

 

1 9/12

suicidal

Long, James

Galena, Jo Daviess

chr mania

     

cell

Southern Hosp. Ill

1 8/12

 

Sheridan, Mary

Stockton, Jo Daviess Co

melancholia

3

1

30

cell

 

1 4/12

 

O'Brien, Elizabeth

Minominee, Jo Daviess

melancholia

2

1

19

cell

 

1

 

McCarthy, James

Galena, Jo Daviess

mania

1 ½

1

20

cell

 

9 mos

 

Thiever, Corena

Scales Mound, Jo Daviess

melancholia

7

1

25

cell

 

8 mos

 

Mellane (or Mellam?), Mary

Derinda

mania

1 ½

2

 

cell

 

1 4/12

 

Symmons, George

Scales Mound, Jo Daviess

melancholia

indef

1

 

cell

 

4 mos

 

Makony, John J.

Galena, Jo Daviess

mania

8 mo

1

18

cell

 

20 days

 

Bodebaugh, John

Cederville, Stephenson Co

chr mania

5 yrs

1

30

cell

 

1 10/12

 

Moist, Leah

Kent, Stephensen

melancholia

2 ½

1

53

cell

 

1 10/12

 

Nott, Wilhelmina

Dakota, Stephenson

mania

3 ½

1

27

cell

 

1 8/12

 

Widen--, Mary

Freeport, Stephenson

mania

3

1

22

cell

 

1

 

Fowler, Jeline

Lena, Stephenson

mania

2

1

33

cell - occas. restraints

 

8 mos

 

DeVeries, Ricke

Ridatt, Stephenson

mania

4

2

 

cell

 

2 9/12

 

Munn, Louise

Freeport, Stephenson

melancholia

7 mo

2

 

cell at night

 

4 mos

suicidal

McKeloy, William

Lublette, Lee Co

melancholia

1 yr

1

22

cell

 

1 6/12

suicidal

Kenyon, Patrick

Polo, Ogle Co

mania

1 8/12

1

31

cell

 

9 mos

 

Ladwig, Mary

Monroe, Ogle Co

puerperal mania

4 mo

1

19

cell

 

3 mos

 

Mathews, Wm. J.

Mt. Morris, Ogle

mania

5 mo

2

19

cell

 

15 days

 

Cummins, Edwin

Dixon, Lee Co

chr mania

42

1

10

cell at night

Central Hosp Ill

15 11/12

 

Bentley, Chas. F

Geneva, Kane Co

dementia

7

1

25

cell

 

6 4/12

 

Barnes, Margreth

Bureau Co

chr mania

13

   

cell

 

4 4/12

 

Robson, Cora A.

Watega, Knox Co

mania

2

1

20

cell

 

5 mos

 

Hendersen, Mary

Princeton, Bureau Co

recurrent mania

4

2

 

cell

Central Hosp Ill

3 ½

 

Parker, Caroline

Sheffield, Bureau

melancholia

 

1

 

cell at night

 

3

 

Sullivan, Ann

Princeton, Bureau

mania

3 ½

1

50

cell

 

2 9/12

 

Bechtel, Sam

Neponset, Bureau

mania

6

1

45

cell

 

1 5/12

 

Warner, John

Princeton, Bureau

subacute mania

2 ¼

1

51

cell

 

1 11/12

 

Little, Elijah

Arlington, Bureau

mania

2

1

55

cell

 

9 mos

 

Remeberg, Margareth

Ohio, Bureau

Recurrent mania

2 ½

3

20

cell - occas. restraint

Bellevue Place Ill

7 mos

 

Andersen, Uloika (Ulocka?)

Princeton, Bureau

melancholia

indef

2

24

cell

 

3 mos

suicidal

Hull, Senorah

Princeton, Bureau

melancholia

¼

1

29

cell

 

1 ½ mos

 

Sweeney, Catherine

Rockford, Winnebago Co

chr mania

6

1

37

cell

 

3 3/12

 

Crill, Augusta

Rockford, Winnebago

mania

3

3

 

cell

Central Hosp Ill

2 5/12

 

Azer, Addison

Rockton, Winnebago

mania

4

   

cell

 

2 5/12

 

Miller, Adelaide

Millford, Winnebago

mania

3

1

21

cell

 

1 9/12

 

Hargraves, Thomas

Durand, Winnebago

mania

1

20

cell

 

1 8/12

 

McIntosh, Wilbor

Rockford, Winnebago

melancholia

1

1

19

cell

 

1 4/12

 

Redfield, Dudley

Rockford, Winnebago

mania

1

1

65

cell at night

 

1 3/12

 

Birdsall, Kossuth (?)

Rockford, Winnebago

mania

1 ½

1

22

cell

 

1 2/12

 

Flint, Azel A.

Harrison, Winnebago

melancholia

2 ½

1

25

cell

 

10 mos

 

Derham ?, William

Rockford, Winnebago

melancholia

5 ½

1

54

cell at night

 

7 mos

 

Fowler, William

Rockford, Winnebago

mania

1 ½

1

21

cell

 

7 mos

 

Ryan, Anna

Rockford, Winnebago

melancholia

1

1

17

cell

 

7 mos

 

McBain, Audy J.

Rockford, Winnebago

mania

     

cell

 

3 mos

 

Fiker (?) Charlie

Rockford, Winnebago

melancholia

1 ½

1

17

cell

 

1 mo

 

Roberts, Geo. C.

Rockford, Winnebago

mania

indef

1

 

cell

 

20 days

 

Ragan, Helena

Rockford, Winnebago

mania

     

cell

 

10 days

homicidal

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