Kane County, Illinois
1880 Census Schedule D

©Transcribed by Kim Torp

"PAUPER & INDIGENT INHABITANTS IN INSTITUTIONS, POOR - HOUSES OR ASYLUMS, OR BOARDED AT PUBLIC EXPENSE IN PRIVATE HOUSES"

Kane County Almshouse

All the listed people were from Kane County, all were housed at the county's cost, none were considered "able-bodied" except for Harmon Handsmith and A.C. Pierce, and their afflictions are noted below



Sharpy, James - no further info
Fuligan, Samule - Dundee, Rehumatic, admitted July 1, 1872
Mahanna, Mary - Batavia, Insane, admitted July 1, 1872
Haley, Mary - Batavia, crippled & idiotic, admitted July 1, 1872
Rady, Michael - Clintonville, crippled, admitted July 1, 1872
Ray, Jane - Aurora, Rehumatic, admitted July 1, 1872
Pride, Martha - Elgin, Insane, admitted July 1, 1872
Wood, George, Geneva, Insane, admitted July 1, 1872
Pocket, Alice - St. Charles, Insane, admitted July 1, 1872
O'Connel, Samule - Geneva, Insane, admitted July 1, 1872
Keeler, Christine - Geneva, Insane, admitted July 1, 1872
Benedict, Polly - Batavia, Idiotic, admitted Sept. 4, 1873
Mills, Samule - Geneva, Insane, admitted Oct. 30, 1874
Hoosien, Pheoba - Aurora, old age, admitted May 28, 1876
Goff, Mary - Elgin, Insane, admitted May 29, 1876
Russell, Rebecka - Elgin, Insane, May 29, 1876
Pierce, Frank - Elgin, Insane, June 9, 1876
Anderson, Kate - Plato, crippled in hands, admitted Aug. 8, 1876
Nelson, Louise - Elgin, Insane, admitted Oct. 2, 1876
Bell, Harry - Elgin, admitted Nov. 22, 1876
Blackman, George - Batavia, Idiotic, admitted Feb 2, 1877
Nelson, Andrew - St. Charles, Rehumatic, admitted Apr. 11, 1877
Slaker, George - Aurora, old age, admitted July 1, 1877
Stickler, Stephen - Aurora, habitually intemperate, old age, admitted Aug. 27, 1877, blind & insane
Stewart, James - Elgin, habitually intemperate, crippled, admitted Oct. 12, 1877, deaf & dumb
[blank space] Mark - Aurora, Insane, admitted Oct. 30, 1877
Kennedy, L. - Lodi, habitually intemperate, crippled, admitted Dec. 10, 1877
Connel, Richards, Dundee, habitually intemperate, , general debility, admitted Dec 19, 1877
Ryan, Michael - Dundee, sore eyes, admitted Mar 14, 1878
Daley, Sarah - Lodi, cancer, admitted Aug 8, 1878
Bills, Eliza - Aurora, insane, admitted Aug. 8, 1878
Drake, Philip - Lodi, asthma, admitted Aug 28, 1878
Cummins, Sarah - St. Charles, old age, admitted Aug. 28, 1878
Barlow, George - Aurora, habitually intemperate, siphilitic sore limb, Sep 11, 1878
Healison, Nick - Aurora, insane, admitted Dec. 6, 1878
Vail, Anna - Aurora, paralysis, Feb 21, 1879
McGuff, John - Lodi, idiotic, admitted apr 4, 1879
O Boyle, John - Aurora, idiotic, May 8, 1879
Stewert, John - Geneva, admitted Oct 30, 1879, blind
Welch, Lawrance - Elgin, habitually intemperate, general debility, admitted Nov. 29, 1879
Rister, Charles - Geneva, cripple, admitted Feb. 18, 1880
Biddle, George - Elgin, cancer, admitted Jan 14, 1880
Shodd, Carrie - Batavia, insane, admitted Jan 14, 1880
Ferington, Lucy - Aurora, old age, admitted Mar 20, 1880
Miskie (?), Hannah - St. Charles, confined, admitted Apr 2, 1880
Miskie, Minnie - St. Charles
Pierce, A.C. - Kaneville, able-bodied, sore leg, admitted Apr 12, 1880, insane column is checked off
Cleveland, Mary - Batavia, confined, admitted Apr 20, 1880
Anderson, Margaret - Batavia, insane, admitted May 1, 1880
Handsmith, Harmon - Batavia, able-bodied, mother is in this institution
Cleveland, Mary - Batavia, born in this institution, May 10, 1880, mother is in this institution
Miskie, Frank - St. Charles, born in this institution, May 12, 1880, mother is in this institution
Nelson, Albert - Elgin, insane, admitted May 19, 1880
McComb, Ernest - Elgin, insane, admitted May 19, 1880
Jenkins, Annett - elgin, insane, admitted May 19, 1880
Farenbeck, Mary - Elgin, insane, admitted May 19, 1880
Brogott, Catharine - Aurora, insane, admitted May 19, 1880
Fry (?), Charles - Plato, sore eyes, admitted June 1, 1880
Shelman, L.M. - Aurora, paralysed, admitted July 1, 1872
Nailer, Mary - Batavia, general debility, admitted Dec 1, 1874
Smith, Cornelius - Blackberry, old age, admitted June 30, 1879
Smith, Eli - Aurora, insane, admitted May 12, 1879


HOMELESS CHILDREN


Bell, Harry - Elgin, father & mother not deceased, has been abandoned by his parents, not born in institution, was born in 1876, not illegitimate, is separated from his living mother. The origin of this child has been respectable.

Miskie, Minnie - St. Charles, father & mother not deceased, has been abandoned by parents, parents have surrendered control over him/her to the institution, not born in institution, born in 1880, is separated from his/her living mother. The origin of this child has been respectable.

Miskie, Frank - St. Charles, father & mother not deceased, has been abandoned by parents, parents have surrendered control over him/her to the institution, was born in institution, is illegitimate, is not separated from his living mother. The origin of this child has not been respectable.

Cleveland, Mary - Batavia, father & mother not deceased, has been abandoned by parents, parents have surrendered control over him/her to the institution, was born in institution, is not separated from his living mother. The origin of this child has been respectable.

Handsmith, Harman - Batavia, father is deceased, mother is not deceased, has not been abandoned by parents, parents have surrendered control over him/her to the institution, not born in institution, is not separated from his living mother. The origin of this child has been respectable.

Rutland, Kane County

Kinnedy, John - Rutland, not able-bodied, consumption
---, Mary - Rutland, able-bodied, wife
---, Mary - Rutland, daughter, young
---, Edmond - Rutland, son, young
---, William - Rutland, son, young
---, Joseph - Rutland, son, young
---, Cornileus - Rutland, son, young


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