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

April 4 1854

1466

G?ess

Fred J

St. Clair

Larceny 1 year

39

5' 5"

 

dark

gray

dark brown

Germany

Laborer

 

Lutheran

can not read or write

never drank to excess

none living

 

 

 

single

Died Dec 28, 1854

Oct 17 1854

1576

Gable

John

Bureau

Larceny 2 indictments, 3 years

57

5' 5"

 

dark

black

black

Germany

Laborer

 

Catholic

can read & write German

never drank to excess

none living

 

 

 

wife in Illinois

Oct 14, 1857

Feb 15 1854

1440

Gabler

G????f

Cook

Larceny 1 year

29

5' 2 1/4"

 

light

?

light brown

Germany

Butcher

 

Evangelical

can read & write

Never drank to excess

parents living in Germany

 

 

 

 

Feb 15, 1855

6-7-1855

1772

Gahan (?) (Alias Robert Holland)

William

LaSalle

perjury, 3 years

21

6'½"

 

light

hazel

light brown

NY

farmer

 

none

no

no

Father in LaSalle Co., IL

 

 

 

Single

9-28-1856

Apr 8 1886

7610

Gaines

Charles

Cook

burglary, 2 yrs

17

5'7"

151

light

blue

light

New York

Shoe Laster?

 

Catholic

common, 4 yrs

abstinent

non, father d. age 5; mother age 17

Ireland

Ireland

15

No

April 13 1859

Jan 12 1889

9263

Gaither

Charles A

Warren

Forgery 1 yr

28

5ft 8

?

Md Dark

Hazel

Brown

Virginia

Salesman

 

Presbyterian

R&W 5 yrs

Abstinent

Father died age 3 Mother died age 3

Germany

Virginia

3

Single

Dec 11 1889

Sep 26 1888

9004

Gality

Fred

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

18

5ft 6 1/2

?

Fair

Blue

Lt Brown

Wisconsin

Laborer

 

None

Read 2 yrs

Intemperate

Yes

Germany

Germany

10

Single

Aug 26 1889

Feb 23 1892

1588

Gallagher

Morris

Cook

Burglary 2 yrs

36

1 m 63

?

Md Dark

Iris Gray Slate Blue

Dk Chest

Ireland

Laborer

2 Terms in Bridewell Chicago

Catholic

R&W

Intemperate

Father died age 6 Mother died age 24

Ireland

Ireland

17

Single

Nov 22 1893

June 21 1890

363

Gallagher

Patrick

La Salle

Burglary & Larceny 2 yrs

24

1 m 88

?

Sandy

Murky Blue

Brick Red

Illinois

Laborer

See 2373

Catholic

R&W

Moderate

Yes

Ireland

Ireland

21

Single

Mar 20 1892

Feb 15 1887

8129

Gallagher

W.J.

Cook

Forgery 1 yr

34

5ft 10

215

Med Dark

Blue

Brown

Penn.

Clerk

 

Eposcopal

High 15 yrs

Moderate

Father age 15 mother age 16

Ireland

Ireland

16

Married 1 child

Jan 16 1888

Nov 22 1890

641

Gallagher

William

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

20

1 m 72

?

Md Freckled

Dk Slate Blue

Chest Med

Missouri

Laborer

4 terms in Bridewell Chicago

Catholic

R&W

Intemperate

Mother living Father died age infant

Massachusetts

Massachusetts

20

Single

Oct 21 1891

June 13 1857

89

Gallant

John

Coles

Larceny

22

5 9 1/2

 

Dark

Gray

Auburn

England

Farmer

 

None

Read and Write

Temp

Yes

 

 

 

single

Died June(?) 28 1888

May 13 1886

7658

Galligo

Juan

Sweetwater Wyoming

Manslaughter 5 yr

60

5 ft 1

125

Dark

Dark Hazel

Black

Mexico

Ranch Man

 

Catholic

R&W Spanish

Intemperate

No unknown

New Mexico

New Mexico

?

Married 4 child

Feb 12 1890

Feb 7 1889

9318

Galloupe

Larry

Adams

Bigamy 1 yr 6 mos

61

5ft 3 1/2

?

Md Dark

Blue

Gray

New York

Laborer

 

Catholic

R&W 5 yrs

Moderate

Father died age 25 Mother died age 40

New York

New York

16

Married 2 child

May 3 1890

Dec 15 1885

7389

Gambell

Charles

Laramie Wyoming Ty

forgery 1 yr 6 mos

23

5'8"

168

fair

gr blue

lt brown

Nevada

cowboy

see #9493

no

common school, 6 mo

moderate

yes

Tennessee

don't know

9

single

April 25 1853

Nov 19 1847

691

Gap

Joseph

Morgan

Larceny

20

5'

 

Florid

grey

brown

Born in Ohio

Farmer

--

none

 

no

Mother living

 

 

 

single

Sep 8 1886

Mar 3 1892

1621

Garden (Alias Bert Gardner

Albert

Sangamon

Robbery 2 yrs

21

1 m 65

?

M

Iris Gray Slate Blue

Lt Chest

Illinois

Laborer

1 yr in Pontiac

Baptist

Common

Abstinent

Father died age 16 Mother died age infant

Illinois

Illinois

16

Single

Dec 2 1893

Feb 19 1858

2654

Gardiner (aka Charles Francis)

Charles F.

Cook

Larceny - 1 yr

22

5' 7-1/4"

 

Fair

Blue

Dk Auburn

New Jersey

Clerk

 

Catholic

 

Not Intemp

Par. In New York City

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Dischg. Feb. 19 1859 - Term expired

Jan 14 1892

1450

Gardiner (Alias Fred Seymour

Fred

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

22

1 m 89

?

Med

Lt Slate Blue

Dk Chest

New York

Painter

 

Presbyterian

R&W

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age 21

New York

New York

21

Single

Dec 13 1892

March 3 1855

1678

Gardner

Joseph

Cook

making counterfeit money 5 year

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May 5, 1855

Mar 12 1889

9397

Gardner (Alias George Gardiner

George

McLean

Horse Stealing & Larceny 4 yrs 5 indictments

27

5ft 8 1/2

?

Md Dark

Hazel

Brown

Illinois

Wire Drawer

2nd Term 3658

None

R&W 2 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 15

Illinois

Illinois

13

Married 1 child

 

Nov 1 1887

8487

Garettson

Richard

Cook

Forgery 1 yr

46

5ft 5 1/2

142

Med Light

Blue

Brown

New Jersey

Salesman

 

Reformed

High 13 yrs

Intemperate

Father died age 22 Mother 10 days

14

New Jersey

New Jersey

Married 2 child

Oct 1 1888

5-2-1855

1726

Garner

John

Cook

larceny, 1 year

24

5' 6"

 

light

gray

lt. brown

Ireland

farmer

 

Catholic

yes

drinks to excess

No parents living

 

 

 

Single

5-2-1856

Apr 15 1886

7627

Garrett

John

Cass

assault to kill, 1 yr

23

5'9 1/2

170

med dark

hazel

brown

Illinois

laborer

2d term 4747

Baptist

R&W, 3 yrs

intemperate

father living, mother 16 yrs

Ohio

Illinois

16

No

Discharged Nov 30 1859

Apr 20 1858

2706

Garrett (aka Garrard)

Thomas

Monroe

Larceny - 1 yr

41

5' 3-1/2"

 

Light

Black

Black

Ireland

Farmer

 

None

Cannot Read nor Write

Not Intemp

Par. In Ireland

Unk

Unk

Unk

Wife in Ohio

Dischg. Apr 20 1859 - Term expired

June 3 1887

8288

Garrison

John

Iroquois

Larceny 2 yrs

51

5ft 9

152

Med Dark

Blue

Grayish Brown

Ohio

Farming

 

None

Read 2 yrs

Abstinent

Father died age 35 yrs Mother died 37 yrs

New Jersey

Ohio

22

Widow no child

Mar 3 1889

Apr 8 1886

7596

Garrity

Henry

Cook

burglary, 1 yr

28

5'9 3/4

166

dark

dr brown

black

Illinois

engineer

 

Catholic

R&W, 6 yrs

intemperate

mother living, father 14

England

don't know

12

married - 2 children

Par'd. April 15, 1869

June 10 1886

7697

Garrity

James

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

47

5 ft 4 14

145

Sandy

Blue

Brown

Ireland

Hostler

2nd term see 3710

Catholic

Illiterate

Intemperate

Father living Mother age 34

Ireland

Ireland

34

Widower

May 10 1887

June 13 1889

9569

Garrity

Michael

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

21

5ft 7

?

Med Fair

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Teamster

 

Catholic

R&W 7 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 5

Ireland

Ireland

17

Single

May 12 1890

Jan 28 1888

8618

Garstman

Harvey

Adams

Burglary & attempt 1 yr

26

5ft 7 1/4

143

Fair

Gray Blue

Brown

Illinois

Cracker baker

 

Methodist

High 10 yrs

Intemperate

Mother living Father died 3 wks

26

Germany

Germany

Single

Dec 18 1889

June 5 1890

320

Garvin

Michael

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

26

1 m 71

?

Florid

Dk Slate Blue

Chest Sandy

Illinois

Teamster

 

Catholic

Common

Moderate

Yes

Ireland

Ireland

14

Single

May 4 1891

Oct 24 1887

8458

Gary

Harvey

Henry

Burglary & Larceny 2 yrs

34

5ft 8

131

Dark

Hazel

Dk Brown

Ohio

Laborer

 

None

R&W 1 yr

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age 15

20

Ohio

Ohio

Married 2 child

July 24 1889

Nov 23 1886

7982

Gaskill

Angus

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

26

5ft 7 1/4

121

Light

Brown

Lt Brown

New Jersey

Bar Keeper

 

None

Common 7 yrs

Moderate

Father age 4 Mother age 5

Unknown

Germany

10

Single

Oct 23 1887

April 13 1854

1474

Gassitt

Samuel

Hardin

Assault with intent to murder 1 year

22

5' 11"

 

light

light hazel

light

Illinois

?

 

no church

can read & write

has drank to excess

parent in Kentucky

 

 

 

single

discharged April 13, 1855

Nov 17 1888

9134

Gates

Charles

Livingston

Larceny 1 yr

20

5ft 11 1/2

?

Md Dark

Blue

Brown

West Virginia

Farming

 

Baptist

R&W 4 yrs

Moderate

Father died age 12 Mother died age 14

West Virginia

West Virginia

14

Single

Oct 17 1889

Jan 14 1892

1472

Gates

Joseph

Cook

Larceny 5 yrs

25

1 m 72

?

Light

Azure Blue Cross eyed

Dk Blond

Germany

Baker

2nd Term 9453

Lutheran

R&W

Moderate

Yes

Germany

Germany

21

Single

Oct 13 1895

Oct 2 1888

9035

Gatz

Jacob

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

19

5ft 8 1/4

?

Med Fair

Lt Blue

Brown

Germany

Nickle plater

see 270

None

Read no yrs

Intemperate

Yes

Germany

Michigan

17

Single

Sep 2 1889 see 270 C

Dec 11 1888

9194

Gay

Harry E

Mercer

Larceny 1 yr

20

5ft 6

?

Md Dark

Blue

Dk Brown

Illinois

Coal Miner

 

Methodist

R&W 4 yrs

Moderate

Yes

United States

Virginia

17

Single

Nov 10 1889

Jan 12 1854

1433

Gaylords

Pierce

LaSalle

Forgery 2 years

34

 

 

dark

gray

black

Pennsylvania

 

 

Methodist

can read & write

Never drank to excess

Mother living in Pennsylvania

 

 

 

wife in LaSalle

Jan 7, 1857

June 25 1889

9603

Gear

William H

Macon

Forgery & Uttering 2 yrs

46

5ft 6

?

Md Dark

Bluish Hazel

Gray mix

New York

Traveling Agent

1 Term at Blackwell Island, NY City

Episcopal

R&W 5 yrs

Intemperate

Father died age 23 Mother died age 16

New York

New York

20

Separated

Mar 24 1891

Feb 15 1854

1445

Gearry

Cornelus

Cook

Burglery 1 1/2 years

?

5' 1/2"

 

light

light hazel

brown

Ireland

?

 

Catholic

can read & write

Never drank to excess

parents living in Chicago

 

 

 

single

Pardoned May 9, 1855

Aug 10 1888

8972

Gehn

John

Laramie Wyoming

Grand Larceny & Receiving Stolen Goods 3 yrs from Aug 1 1888

27

5ft 8

?

Fair

Blue

Brown

Germany

Laborer

 

Lutheran

R&W 2 1/2 yrs

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age 11

Germany

Germany

15

Single

Pardoned Apr 15 1890

Oct 5 1891

1226

Gehringer

Frederick

Adams

Burglary 4 yrs

19

1 m 69

?

Fair

Gray Slate Blue

Med Chest

Illinois

Laborer

 

Catholic

Common

Moderate

Father died age 13 Mother died age infant

Illinois

Germany

16

Single

Dec 4 1894

June 1 1891

1071

Gelinski

Frank

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

29

1 m 77

?

Md Dark

Azure Blue

Med Chest

Germany

Teamster

 

Catholic

R&W

Moderate

Father died age 23 Mother died age 27

Germany

Germany

21

Single

Apr 30 1892

Apr 30 1858

2728

Gennell

Jack (aka John)

Jersey

Burglary & Larceny - 1 yr

30

5' 8-1/2"

 

Light

Gray

Dk Brown

Ohio

Farmer

See fo. 63)

None

(not listed)

not Intemp

Parents in Fulton Co.

Unk

Unk

Unk

Wife in Fulton Co. (June 1855 - See fo. 63)

Disch. Apr. 30, 1859 - Term Exp.

Oct 4 1887

8403

Gentry

Fred

Adams

Assault to kill 2yrs 3mos

22

5ft 5

127

Negro

Maroon

Black

Illinois

Cook

 

Methodist

Illiterate 6 mos

Abstinent

Yes

21

Virginia

Virginia

Single

Sept 11 1889

Dec 4 1886

7999

Geohegan

Owen

Cook

Larceny 2 yr

26

5ft 8

165

Light

Blue

Sandy

New Foundland

Barber

 

Catholic

Common 7 yrs

Intemperate

Father age 11 mother age 25

New Foundland

New Foundland

10

Married 1 child

Sep 4 1888

July 28 1888

8969

Gesi

Frank

Cook

Manslaughter 3 yrs

33

5ft 5 1/2

?

Dark

Hazel

Dark

Italy

Barber

 

Catholic

Illiterate

Moderate

Yes

Italy

Italy

18

Single

Jan 27 1891

Feb 1 1892

1517

Gething

James

Peoria

Assault with intent to kill 1 yr

27

1 m 68

?

Med

Azure Blue pr

Med Chest

England

Potter

 

Episcopal

R&W

Moderate

Father died age 10 Mother died age 26

England

England

21

Married 1 child

Dec 31 1892

May 7 1890

270

Getz

John

Cook

Burglary 20 yrs

20

1 m 76

?

Md Dark

Azure Blue

Chest m

Germany

Laborer

2nd Term 9035

Catholic

Illiterate

Moderate

Yes

Don't Know

Don't Know

8

Single

Died Apr 30 1894

Oct 12 1886

7872

Gibb

Lee Sing

Sweetwater Wyoming Terr.

Murder Life

46

5ft 3

112

Copper

Dark

Black

China

Coal Miner

 

None

R & W

Moderate

No Father age 18 Mother age 35

China

China

35

Married 2 child

Returned to Wyoming Dec 24 1892

Sept 16 1858

92

Gibbles

John

Pulaski

Assault to murder

37

5 6 1/2

 

Fair

Light

Auburn

England

Laborer

 

Catholic

No

Intemp

No

 

 

 

single

par'd by Gov Feb 26, 1847(? Date is hard to read)

Oct 15 1887

8425

Gibbons

Elijah

Grundy

Rape 3 yrs

58

5ft 10 1/2

135

Med Dark

Blue

Brown

New York

Guardwork

 

Baptist

R&W 1 yr

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age 53

19

England

Vermont

Married no child

Apr 14 1890

Dec 12 1888

9201

Gibbons

John

Cook

Larceny 3 yrs

45

5ft 10 3/4

?

Dark

Hazel

Nearly Black

Ireland

Painter

 

Methodist

Common 7 yrs

Intemperate

Father died age 7 Mother died age 24

Ireland

Ireland

15

Married 3 child

June 11 1891

Nov 2 1885

7289

Gibbons

Owen

Sangamon

horse stealing 3 yr

20

5'11"

173

med fair

gray

brown

Illinois

farming

Rec. 5/21/1888

Baptist

common school 5 yrs

abstinent

yes

Kentucky

do

20

No

par'd July 12 1860

June 18 1889

9577

Gibbs

John

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

36

5ft 8 1/2

?

Negro

Dark

Black

South Carolina

Cook

2nd Term 6626

Methodist

Read no yrs

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 11

South Carolina

South Carolina

19

Married 1 child

May 17 1890

Mar 3 1886

7525

Gibbs

Thomas

Macon

burglary & larceny - 6 yrs

25

6' 1/2"

160

med dark

blue

brown

Illinois

laborer

 

no

R&W, 3 yrs

moderate

no - father @16 yrs, mother 6

don't know

don't know

10

married

Aug 7 1869

Mar 7 1888

8702

Giblen

Michael

Cook

Burglary 9 yrs

18

5ft 7 3/4

148

Dark

Hazel

Dk Brown

Missouri

Boilermaker

 

Catholic

R&W 3 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

Ireland

Ireland

18

Single

Died Apr 24 1889

Dec 11 1888

9195

Gibson

Oscar E

Mercer

Larceny 1 yr 6 mos

19

5ft 5 1/2

?

Light

Blue

Dk Blond

Illinois

Farming'

 

Congregatinal

R&W 4 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 17

Sweden

Sweden

19

Single

Jan 28 1891

Oct 11 1886

7861

Gideon

George

McLean

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

22

5ft 9

177

Fair

Blue

Brown

Indiana

Laborer

 

Methodist

Common 7 yrs

Intemperate

Mother living Father don't know

Ohio

Illinois

21

Single

Sep 11 1887

Oct 20 1890

565

Gilbert (Alias John Petit

John

McLean

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

25

1 m 68

?

Md Dark

Murky Blue

Chest m

Illinois

Printer

 

Christian

Common

Abstinent

Father living Mother died age 6

Illinois

Illinois

20

Married 1 child

Sep 19 1891

Oct 1854

1582

Gile

Rufus

Boone

Manslaughter 7 years

34

5' 5 3/4"

 

? ? Florid

blue

black

New York

Farmer

 

no church

can read & write

Never drank to excess

Mother in ?

 

 

 

wife in Boone County

Joliet July 24, 1866


Dec 9 1891

1376

Gilka

Charles

La Salle

Burglary 2 yrs 6 mos

47

1 m 59

?

Med

Dk Slate Blue

Med Chest

Germany

Farmer

 

Lutheran

Illiterate

Moderate

Father died age 22 Mother died age 35

Germany

Germany

21

Single

Jan 23 1894

Oct 11 1886

7870

Gill

Leonard

Adams

Burglary 2 yrs

24

5ft 10 1/4

190

Med Dark

Brown

Dk Brown

Illinois

Farming

 

Christian

Common 8 yrs

Moderate

Yes

England

Illinois

18

Married 1 child

July 11 1888

Feb 25 1888

8676

Gillam

Isaac n

Vermilion

Manslaughter & Abortion 1 yr

51

5ft 10 1/2

200

Fair

Blue

Gray

Ohio

Physician

 

Methodist

High 7 yrs

Abstinent

Father died age 40 Mother died age 35

Pennsylvania

Ohio

21

Married no child

Jan 29 1889

May 29 1891

1067

Gillem

Henry

Adams

Burglary 1 yr

19

1 m 71

?

Negro

Maroon

Black

Illinois

Laborer

 

None

Illiterate

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 9

Missouri

Missouri

19

Single

Apr 28 1892

May 10 1888

8829

Gillespie

Samuel

Cook

Forgery 3 yrs

30

5ft 7 1/2

136

Med Dark

Hazel

Dark

Ireland

Bookkeeper

 

Episcopal

R&W 4 1/2 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Ireland

Ireland

23

Married no child

Nov 9 1890

June 5 1890

322

Gilliam

Thurman

Adams

Grand Larceny 1 yr

33

1 m 75

?

Negro

Deep Maroon

Black

Missouri

Laborer

 

Baptist

Illiterate

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age 20

Virginia

Kentucky

14

Married 1 child

May 4 1891

Mar 25 1889

9420

Gillian

Thomas

McLean

Assault to rape 4 yrs

27

5ft 7 1/2

?

Lt Sandy

Blue

Sandy

Iowa

Laborer

2nd Term 6624

Catholic

R&W 2

Intemperate

Yes

Ireland

Ireland

15

Single

May 24 1892

Oct 7 1891

1232

Gilliatt

Rhensaw

Edgar

Forgery 4 yrs

27

1 m 63

?

Med

Azure Blue

Med Chest

Indiana

Liveryman

 

Methodist

Common

Abstinent

Father living Mother died age 22

Virginia

Virginia

19

Married no child

Dec 6 1894

Oct 2 1890

520

Gilligan

Thomas

Sangamon

Burglary & Larceny 3 yrs

36

1 m 61

?

Dark

Maroon Gray

Chest m Gray mix

Ohio

Meat Cook

 

Catholic

Common

Intemperate

Mother living Father died age infant

Ireland

Ireland

21

Single

Apr 1 1893

Mar 7 1892

1635

Gillispie

Henry

Cook

Burglary 7 yr.

29

1M 65

 

med.

Y Az bl lim or

Chest M

Illinois

Farmer

2nd term - see 589

Catholic

Common

Intemperate

No F-23 M-22

Ireland

Ireland

16

single

June 30 1888

June 16 1887

8305

Gillman

Archibald

Kendall

Murder 25 yrs

40

5ft 8 1/2

149

Sandy

Blue

Dark

Ireland

Farming

 

Presbyterian

Common 6 yrs

Moderate

Father died age 37 Mother died age 34

Ireland

Ireland

17

Single

Mar 15 1901

Oct 5 1885

7172

Gillmore

Frank

Edgar

Burglary & larceny 1 yr

22

5' 3 3/4"

145

dark

grayish hazel

dark

England

Shoemaker

1 1/2 yrs Jefferson City, MO

Catholic

5 yrs

abstinent

father - don't know. Mother 11 yrs

France

Ireland

12

Wife

Escaped Oct 26 1859; discharged July 12 1932, opinion 4101

Apr 16 1889

9484

Gilmon

Charles

Cook

Burglary 3 yrs 6 mos

41

5ft 5 1/2

?

Sandy

Blue

Brown

Sweden

Hostler

 

Lutheran

R&W 4 yrs

Moderate

Father died age 9 Mother died age 21

Ireland

Ireland

17

Married

Feb 15 1893

Jan 25 1887

8067

Gilmon

Harry

Cook

Larceny 3 yrs

21

5ft 5 1/2

135

Light

Light

Light

D.C.

Type Writer

 

Methodist

High 13 yrs

Abstinent

Father living mother age 5 mo

Germany

Germany

19

Single

July 25 1889

Feb 10 1887

8120

Gilmon

Harry

Cook

Murder 30 yrs

47

5ft 9 1/2

150

Med Fair

G Blue

Gray

Pennsylvania

Horse Dealer

 

Catholic

R & W 7 yrs

Intimperate

Mother living Father 13 yrs

Novascotia

Novascotia

14

Married 1 child

Pardoned Jul 16 1892

Oct 7 1890

524

Gilmore

Edward

Adams

Larceny by Bailee 1 yr

21

1 m 75

?

Dk Mulatto

Deep Maroon

Black

Illinois

Laborer

4 yrs at Pontiac Reform School under same name

Catholic

R&W

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age infant

Colorado

Illinois

21

Married no child

Sep 6 1891

March 4 1859

272

Gilmore

Robert

La Salle

Larceny

34

5 6 3/4

 

Light

Blue

Auburn

Ireland

Baker

 

Presb.

Read and Write

Temp

No

 

 

 

single

escaped May 14, 1849

Apr 1 1890

191

Gilmore (Alias Charles Beach

Charles

DeWitt

Burglary 1 yr

25

1 m 74

?

Md Dark

Azure Blue

Lt Chest

California

Hostler

 

Methodist

R&W

Moderate

Father died age 13 Mother died age 4

New York

Virginia

13

Married no child

Feb 28 1891

Aug 7 1890

460

Gindrath

John

Cook

Larceny 4 yrs

30

1 m 70

?

Dark

Hazel Gray Slate Blue

Chest m

Alabama

Sales man & Bookkeeper

 

Episcopal

High

Abstinent

Father died age 25 Mother died age 26

Alabama

New Hampshire

15

Married no child

Oct 6 1893

Nov 20 1886

7970

Gingrich

George

Albany, Wyoming

Grand Larceny & Burglary 3 yrs

30

5ft 8

176

Dark

Blue

Dk Brown

Oenn

Harness Maker, Cowboy

 

Luthern

Common 5 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Penn

Penn

15

Married

Pardoned Dec 21 1888

Feb 3 1892

1527

Gipeskie

Annie

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

35

5ft 2

?

Med

Blue

Brown

Germany

Housework

 

Catholic

R&W

Moderate

Mother living Father died age Don't Know

Germany

Germany

Don't Know

Married no child

Jan 2 1893

Apr 18 1887

8243

Glascock

Grant

Champaign

Manslaughter 1 yr

20

5ft 7

142

Med Dark

Hazel

Black

Illinois

Farming

 

Methodist

High 11 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

Virginia

Illinois

20

Single

Mar 18 1888

July 3 1886

7755

Glass (Alias Miller

Joseph

Cook

Larceny 2 yrs

66

5ft 8 34

148

Sandy

Blue

Sandy Brown

Germany

Teamster

4th term see # 5680

Catholic

Common 7 yrs

Moderate

No Father age 30 Mother age 50

Germany

Germany

18

Separated 4 child

April 3 1888

Dec 6 1887

8540

Glass (Alias William Davis

John

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

20

5ft 7

123

Fair

Blue

Brown

Pennsylvania

Waiter

 

Presbyterian

R&W 3 yrs

Moderate

Father died age 11 Mother died age 11

11

Ireland

Pennsylvania

Single

Nov 6 1888

Oct 21 1887

8457

Glaze

Joseph

Douglas

Rape 20 yrs

40

5ft 7 1/4

164

Med Dark

Blue

Brown

Ohio

Broom maker

 

None

R&W 3 mos

Moderate

Father died age 16 Mother died age 34

18

Ohio

Ohio

Widow 2 child

Nov 25 1895

Jan 17 1891

742

Gleason

Charles

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

23

1 m 70

?

Light

Murky Blue

Dk Blond

Pennsylvania

Waiter

2nd Term 8540

Presbyterian

R&W

Moderate

Father died age 10 Mother died age 10

Ireland

Scotland

10

Single

Dec 16 1891

Apr 16 1889

9487

Gleason

John

Cook

Robbery 10 yrs

26

5ft 5 1/2

?

Sandy

Blue

Auburn

Canada

Broom maker

 

Catholic

R&W 4 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 20

Ireland

Ireland

15

Single

July 15 1895

Oct 16 1886

7881

Gleason

William

Vermilion

Grand Larceny 1 yr

24

5ft 8

149

Med Dark

Dark

Dk Brown

Illinois

Coal miner

see #9061

None

R and W 4 yrs

Intemperate

Father living Mother age 11

Illinois

Illinois

23

Single

Sep 16 1887

Oct 14 1888

9061

Gleason

William

Vermilion

Burglary & Larceny 5 yrs

26

5ft 8

?

Med Fair

Hazel

Brown

Illinois

Coal miner

2nd Term 7881

None

R&W no yrs

Intemperate

Father living Mother died age 18

United States

United States

26

Single

July 13 1892

Feb 15 1892

1569

Glenn

James

Rock Island

Forgery 1 yr

37

1 m 78

?

Med

Azure Blue

Gray Mix Dk Chest

Missouri

Laborer

see 3094

Methodist

Common

Moderate

Father died age 13 Mother died age 11

Ohio

Ohio

13

Single

Jan 14 1893

March 13 1857

91

Glenn

William

Winnebago

Manslaughter

40

5 5 1/2

 

Fair

Blue

Dark

Liverpool

Farmer

 

Baptist

Read and Write

Temp

No

 

 

 

single

Jul 8 1887

July 5 1890

384

Glennan

Frank

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

22

1 m 68

?

Med Fair

Violet Blue

Chest m

Illinois

Teamster

See 4743, 1 Term Bridewell Chicago

Catholic

R&W

Moderate

Yes

New York

Scotland

21

Single

June 4 1891

July 6 1887

8325

Glover

Henry

Macon

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

19

5ft 6

141

Fair

Blue

Brown

Pennsylvania

None

 

Presbyterian

R&W 1 yr

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 1

17

England

England

Single

June 22 1888

May 13 1848

708

Glover

James

Washington

larceny - 1 1/2 yrs

24

5'8"

 

light

blue

brown

MO

farmer

 

none

read & write

temperate

mother living at Waterloo

 

 

 

single

Oct 5, 1886

May 13 1848

709

Glover

Jefferson

Washington

larceny - 1 1/2 yrs

?9

5'6"

(lame)

light

blue

brown

Kaskaskia

farmer

 

none

read & write

temperate

mother living at Waterloo

 

 

 

single

Apl 5 1887

Oct 28 1887

8469

Glover

Stephen

Peoria

Burglary & Larceny 2 yrs

28

5ft 3 1/4

128

Sandy

Blue

Red

Illinois

Carpenter

2nd term #3935 see # 338 C

None

Read 1 yr

Intemperate

Mother living Father died age 18

28

Indiana

Illinois

Single

July 28 1889 WHC Dec 20 1887 Ret Jan 5 1888 D July 28 1889

Mar 10 1887

8191

Gobin

Melvin

McLean

Robbery 8 yrs

22

5ft 6 3/4

162

Med Fair

Blue

Brown

Indiana

Moulder

 

Catholic

Common 8 yrs

Intemperate

Father living Mother died 13 yrs

Ireland

Ireland

22

Single

Jun 9 1892

Nov 19 1890

633

Goble

Fred

Mason

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

20

1 m 75

?

Md Dark

Gray

Chest m

Illinois

Carpenter's Apprentice

 

Baptist

Common

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 15

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

20

Single

Oct 18 1891

Dec 6 1887

8541

Godard

Lee alias John Baker

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

27

5ft 8

176

Dark

Hazel

Dk Brown

Iowa

Shoemaker

2nd term 3265

Methodist

Common 6 yrs

Moderate

Father died age 4 Mother died age 25

17

England

Ohio

Married no child

Nov 6 1888

June 17 1891

1103

Goddard

George

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

40

1 m 65

?

Sandy

Dk Slate Blue

Sandy Red

England

Boiler Maker

see 5106 C

Baptist

R&W

Intemperate

Father living Mother died age 16

England

England

15

Single

May 16 1892

April 28, 1855

1721

Goddard

William

Edgar

larceny, 1 year

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12-2-1855

July 16 1887

8336

Goerne

Fred

La Salle

Forgery 13

41

5ft 10 1/2

175

Dark

Blue

Dk Brown

Germany

Blacksmith

 

Evamgelical

Common 6 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 9

24

Germany

Germany

Married 5 child

Jan 15 1890

Apr 1 1889

9453

Goetter

Jacob

Cook

Burglary 3 yrs

22

5ft 8

?

Fair

Blue

Lt Brown

Germany

Baker

see 1472 C

Lutheran

R&W 8 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Germany

Germany

16

Single

Sep 30 1891

May 31 1889

9552

Goff

Fred M

Whiteside

Arson 10 yrs

24

5ft 10 1/2

?

Med Fair

Gray

Brown

Illinois

Farming

 

Methodist

R&W 7 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 20

New York

New York

24

Married 1 child

Died Mar 10 1892

Oct 16 1886

7877

Goff

Samuel H.

Kankakee

Burglary 2 yrs

25

5ft 11 3/4

175

Med Dark

Hazel

Dk Brown

Kentucky

Laborer

2nd term see 4083

Catholic

Common 10 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

Germany

France

12

Married 2 child

July 16 1888

Oct 13 1885

7231

Golden

Charles H.

Will

burglary & larceny, 1 yr

 

5' 11"

170

med dark

hazel

nearly black

Wisconsin

labor

R.C. 11/7/1892

Baptist

3 yrs

intemperate

yes

Wisconsin

Wisconsin

16

single

Feb 28 1887

Jany 22 1886

7437

Golden

Harry

Peoria

Assault with intent to murder, 2 yrs

26

5' 11 3/4"

181

mulatto

black

black

Kentucky

cook & waiter

2d term see 3133

Methodist

R&W, 8 yrs

moderate

mother living, father dead, don't know yrs

Kentucky

Kentucky

16

Spouse

par'd Feb 5 1862

Nov 26 1888

9156

Goldman

Nathan

Cook

Burlgary 1 yr

21

5ft 3 3/4

?

Dark

Hazel

Dk Brown

England

Moulder

 

Jewish

Read 3 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

England

Poland

14

Married no child

Oct 26 1889

June 21 1858

2797

Goldsmith

Thomas

Cook

Larceny

22

5' 5-1/4"

 

Fair

Light

Black

England

Door-Keeper

 

Church of England's Temperance Society

Read & Write

Has not drank to excess

Father in District of Columbia

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Joliet July 7, 1860

Jany 25 1886

7442

Gomig (Gornig?)

Charles

Marshall

burglary, 1 yr

17

5'5"

130

dark

dk gray

brown

Illinois

stable boy

 

Catholic

R&w, 6 yrs

intemperate

yes

Ireland

Ireland

10

Spouse

par'd Aug 6 1863

June 17 1891

1104

Goms

Coray

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

32

1 m 65

?

Mulatto

Maroon

Black

Ohio

Porter

 

Methodist

Common

Moderate

Father died age 25 Mother died age 25

Virginia

Virginia

20

Separated 1 child

May 16 1892

Sept 1 1854

1534

Good****

George

Cook

Larceny, received stolen goods 13 years

31

5' 10"

 

light

gray

light brown

Michigan

Tailor

 

no church

can read & write

Never drank to excess

Father living in Michigan

 

 

 

single

March 14, 1857

Apr 8 1886

7597

Goodham

John

Cook

larceny, 1 yr

26

5'7 1/2

165

fair

blue

brown

Canada

wool carder

 

Presb.

common, 6 yrs

intemperate

yes

England

Ireland

15

single

Jan. 23, 1870

Feb 7 1889

9326

Goodman

Mollie

Sangamon

Larceny 1 yr

31

5ft 3/4

?

Light

Gray

Brown

Illinois

Housework

 

Catholic

Read 6 mos

Moderate

Father died age 21 Mother died age 2

Ireland

Ireland

10

Separated 1 child

Jan 6 1890

June 5 1889

9560

Goodman

William

Adams

Burglary 1 yr

33

5ft 11

?

Sandy

Gray

Sandy Brown

Missouri

Unbrella repairer

 

Methodist

Common 9 yrs

Abstinent

Father died age 10 Mother died age 30

New York

Germany

30

Single

May 4 1890

Sep 10 1888

8991

Goodwin

George

Fulton

Burglary 1 yr

18

5ft 19 3/4

?

Fair

Blue

Lt Blonde

Nebraska

Laborer

 

Methodist

Read 1 yr

Moderate

Father died age bef birth Mother died age 7

Don't Know

Illinois

7

Single

Aug 23 1889

Oct 30 1847

678

Goodwin

Horace

Peoria

larceny - 1 yr

28

5'4 1/2"

 

light

grey

grey

N. York (in IL 3 yrs)

carpenter

 

none

read & write

temperate

dead

 

 

 

single

Jany 4 1887

Oct 26 1852

1182

Gordon

George

Clinton

Larceny 2 years

26

5' 2"

 

light

blue

dark brown

 

Farmer

 

no

can not read or write

has drank to excess

mother living

 

 

 

 

Oct 21, 1854

March 10 1858

85

Gordon

Henry

Will

Larceny

24

5 8

 

Fair

Gray

Brown

Vermont

Farmer

 

None

Read and Write

Temp

Mother

 

 

 

Spouse, 1 Child

March 21 1860

Mar 23 1858

2686

Gordon

Henry

Will

Larceny - 1 yr from Mch 10 1858

24

5' 8"

 

Fair

Gray

Light Brown

Scotland

Farmer

 

None

Read & Write

Not Intemp

Moth. In Ireland

Unk

Unk

Unk

Wife in Will Co., IL

Taken to Joliet May 22 1858

Mar 20 1886

7553

Gordon

Louis

Cook

burglary, 2 yrs

28

5'9

157

a little sandy

gray

brown

Penn.

bar keeper

 

Catholic

R&W, 8 yrs

intemperate

mother living, father age 18

Ireland

Ireland

25

No

par'd Aug 18 1859

Feb 18 1888

8652

Gordon

Thomas F

U S N D Ill

Passing Counterfeit silver dollars 1 yr

59

5ft 8 3/4

153

Light

Blue

Gray

Scotland

Salesman

 

Episcopal

Common 10 yrs

Moderate

Father died age 25 Mother died age 23

Scotland

Scotland

23

Married 4 child

Jan 18 18889

5-19-1855

1759

Gordon (Alias Jackson Ross)

John

Jersey

robbery, 9 years

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Taken to Joliet 7-14-1858

May 19 1855

177

Gordon, aka Ross

John, alias Jack

Jersey

Burglary and Forgery; 2 indicts

25

5 8

 

Light

Gray

Brown

Ohio

Farmer

 

None

Read and Write

Temp

No

 

 

 

single

Mar 8 1887

July 28 1856

90

Gorman

James

Cook

Manslaughter

23

5 8

 

Fair

Blue

Auburn

Illinois

Sailor

 

Catholic

Read and Write

Intemp

No

 

 

 

Spouse and 9 Children

par'd June 23 1860

Dec 23 1891

1397

Gorman

Jesse

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

19

1 m 64

?

Med Light

Dk Slate Blue

Med Chest

Illinois

Laborer

 

Catholic

Read

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age 19

Ireland

Ireland

19

Single

Nov 22 1892

Nov 5 1885

7300

Gorman

Joseph

Cook

robbery 1 yr

25

5'6"

120

med dark

blue

brown

New York

Waiter

 

Catholic

read, 1 yr

intemperate

mother living, father 10 yrs

New York

Ireland

16

married, no children

Sep 9 1886

June 6 1891

1093

Gorton

Henry

Peoria

Burglary & Larceny 3 ys

22

1 m 63

?

Light

Violet Blue

Lt Chest

Ohio

Painter

 

Catholic

R&W

Abstinent

Father living Mother died age infant

Germany

Scotland

18

Single

Dec 5 1893

March 20 1858

86

Gossett

James

Hancock

Larceny

30

6 0

 

Dark

Blue

Black

Scotland

Farmer

 

None

Read and Write

Temp

Father

 

 

 

wife in Clinton Co

May 21 1855

Mar 20 1858

2685

Gossett

James

Hancock

Larceny - 1 yr

30

6'

 

Dark

Dk Brown

Black

Illinois

Farmer

 

None

Read & Write

Not Intemp

Fath. In Oregon

Unk

Unk

Unk

Wife in Illinois

Taken to Joliet May 22 1858

Feb 17 1886

7500

Gossline

Suprene

McDonough

2 indictments - burglary & larceny - 5 & 6 yrs

30

5'83/4

191

dark

gr hazel

very dark

New York

stone cutter

 

Catholic

R&W, 1 yr

abstinent

yes

Canada

Canada

16

No

par'd June 14 1860

Sept 12 1854

1553

Gra***

Edward

Logan

Larceny 1 year

27

5' 7 3/4"

 

dark

dark

dark

on board ship

farmer

 

Presb.

can read & write

never drank to excess

Parents in Pennsylvania

 

 

 

single

Sept 12, 1855 discharged

Oct 20 1858

255

Grace

Edward

DeKalb

Larceny

34

5 9

 

Fair

Gray

Brown

Ireland

Laborer

-

Catholic

No

Intemp

Mother

 

 

 

No

par'd Jan 21 1859

Feb 23 1892

1589

Grace

Thomas

Cook

Burglary 2 yrs

43

1 m 75

?

Med

Azure Blue

Gray Mix Dk Chest

Ireland

Laborer

 

Catholic

R&W

Intemperate

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

Ireland

Ireland

10

Widow no child

Nov 22 1893

Dec 31 1890

713

Grady

Dennis

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

36

1 m 63

?

Dark

Murky Blue

Chest Med

Illinois

Teamster

2 Terms in Bridewell

Catholic

Common

Intemperate

Mother living Father died age 35

Ireland

Ireland

21

Single

Nov 29 1891

May 11 1888

8835

Grady (Alias Timothy O Grady

Timothy

Cook

Murder 17 yrs

27

5ft 7

?

Lt Sandy

Blue

Sandy

Illinois

Laborer

2nd Term 4308

None

R&W 2 3/4 yrs

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 6

Ireland

Ireland

26

Single

Pardoned Aug 1 1890

Sep 10 1888

8994

Graf

Conrad

Boone

Burglary 1 yr

33

5ft 2 1/4

?

Dark

Maroon

Black

Switzerland

Barber

 

Lutheran

R&W 4 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 28

Switzerland

Switzerland

31

Widow 3 child

Aug 14 1889

Jan 25 1892

1490

Graft

William

Cook

Larceny 2 yrs 6 mos

38

1 m 63

?

Md Dark

Maroon Gray Slate Blue

Gray Mix Dk Chest

Germany

Carpenter

 

Catholic

R&W

Moderate

Father died age 7 Mother died age 22

Germany

Germany

20

Single

Mar 9 1894

Oct 18 1853

1393

Graham

George

Lake

larceny 1 year

41

5' 7"

 

light

black

black

New York

 

 

no

can not read or write

yes

living in New York

 

 

 

 

Oct 28, 1854

Oct 9 1891

1251

Graham

John H

Cook

Robbery 3 yrs

19

1 m 74

?

Fair

Azure Blue

Lt Chest

Illinois

Grocery Clerk

 

Baptist

Common

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 19

Ohio

New York

17

Single

Pardoned Nov 21 1892

Dec 17 1887

8564

Graham

Joseph

Ford

Forgery 1 yr

28

5ft 10

150

Dark

Blue

Brown

Ohio

Laborer

 

Presbyterian

High 10 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

20

Pennsylvania

Ohio

Single

Nov 17 1888

Nov 10 1887

8519

Gralen

Nicholas

La Salle

Incest 1 yr

60

5ft 6 3/4

135

Med Fair

Blue

Gray

Ireland

Blacksmith

 

Catholic

Read

Intemperate

Father died age 40 Mother died age 40

25

Ireland

Ireland

Married 5 child

Oct 10 1888

Feb 29 1892

1616

Grange

Ellen

Alexander

Murder 35 yrs

21

4ft 11

?

Negro

Black

Black

Alabama

Housework

Cairo Jail 4 commitments

None

Illiterate

Abstinent

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

Don't Know

Don't Know

Don't Know

Widow no child

Nov 28 1910

Oct 2 1885

7165

Grant

Edward

Sangamon

Burglary & larceny 5 yrs

26

5' 9 1/4"

145

sallow

blue

light brown

Penn.

Farm hand

 

Methodist

illiterate. No yrs

moderate

no - father 7 yrs, mother 19 yrs

New Jersey

Penn.

8

single

July 27 1889

Oct 2 1885

7166

Grant

William

Sangamon

Burglary & larceny 5 yrs

32

5' 10 1/4"

151

Sandy

blue

sandy

Penn.

Farm hand

 

Methodist

read - no yrs

moderate

no - father 12 yrs, mother 27 yrs

New Jersey

Penn.

17

wife in Adams Co.

Died Aug 31 1853

Nov 11 1885

7323

Grant

William

Albany Wyoming Ty

larceny, 3 yr

23

5'11"

178

dark

gray

black

Massachusetts

laborer

 

Episcopal

common school 6 yr

intemperate

yes

Massachusetts

do

18

No

Discharged May 24 1859

Feb 1 1889

9294

Grant

William

La Salle

Burglary & Larceny 5 yrs

22

5ft 6

?

Fair

Blue

Brown

California

Laborer

 

Episcopal

R&W 3 yrs

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 14

New Foundland

Nova Scotia

15

Single

Dec 20 1892

Nov 22 1890

639

Grasset

Julius

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

26

1 m 65

?

Med Light

Azure Blue

Lt Chest

Switzerland

Coachman

 

Lutheran

R&W

Intemperate

Yes

Switzerland

Switzerland

21

Single

Oct 21 1891

Apr 23 1891

984

Grasswll

Charles

Cook

Robbery 1 yr

36

1 m 72

?

Med

Lt Slate Blue

Med Chest

Illinois

Cab Driver

 

None

Common

Intemperate

Yes

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

14

Single

Mar 22 1892

Feb 15 1892

1558

Graves

Frank

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

37

1 m 67

?

Md Dark

Maroon Gray Slate Blue lim Hazel

Lt Chest

New York

Baker

 

Episcopal

Common

Moderate

Father died age 16 Mother died age 35

England

England

20

Married no child

Jan 14 1893

March 25 1854

1453

Graves

Henry

Lake

Assault to Murder 3 years

58

5' 11 1/2"

 

dark Mulatto

 

 

Kentucky

Laborer

 

no church

can read & write

has drank to excess

none living

 

 

 

wife living in ?

March 31, 1854

Mar 3 1886

7523

Graves

Hobart

Macon

burglary & larceny - 2 yrs

18

5'7

157

med dark

brown

dark

Illinois

laborer

see 9605

Christian

common, 9 yrs

moderate

father living, mother 17

Illinois

Illinois

18

single

Pard. Aug. 6, 1874

June 25 1889

9605

Graves

Hobert

Macon

Burglary & Grand Larceny 5 yrs 2 indictments

21

5ft 5 3/4

?

Md Dark

Brown

Lt Brown

Illinois

Laborer

2nd Term7523 see 2769

Campbellite

R&W 6 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Kentucky

Illinois

21

Single

Mar 24 1893

Oct 1 1888

9034

Graves

Samuel

McLean

Buglary & Larceny 5 yrs

21

5ft 5 1/4

?

Negro

Maroon

Black

Kansas

Fireman

 

None

Illiterate

Abstinent

Father died age 17 Mother died age 19

New York

New York

19

Single

Died Mar 29 1892

Aug 29 1887

8355

Gravis

Samuel

DeWitt

Larceny 1 yr

20

5ft 11 1/4

183

Light

Blue

Sandy

Illinois

Farming

 

None

Illiterate

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 7

20

Indiana

Indiana

Single

July 29 1888

Feby 4 1886

7486

Gray

Alexander

McHenry

manslaughter, 3 yrs

21

5'9 1/14

181

dark

brown

brown

Illinois

farmhand

 

Baptist

common, 5 yrs

abstinent

father living, mother 9 yrs

don't know

England

20

 

died of cholera July 11 1849

May 8 1890

272

Gray

Frank

Sangamon

Burglary & Larceny 3 yrs

21

1 m 84

?

Fair

Violet Blue

Blond

Illinois

Laborer

2nd Term 9211

Methodist

R&W

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 17

Ireland

Kentucky

21

Single

Nov 7 1892

Dec 18 1888

9211

Gray

Frank

Sangamon

Burglary 1 yr

19

5ft 11 3/4

?

Light

Blue

Blond

Illinois

Laborer

see 272 C

None

Illiterate

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 16

Ireland

United States

19

Single

Nov 171889

Mar 2 1887

8157

Gray

George

Will

Burglary 1 yr

22

5ft 8

165

Negro

Black

Black

Iowa

Hotel Porter

Two years at Pontiac

Methodist

R & W 2 yrs

Intemperate

Mother living Fathe died 17

Dakota

Dakota

22

Single

Feb 2 1888

May 1 1889

9498

Gray

George

Sangamon

Robbery 5 yrs

23

5ft 10 1/4

?

Fair

Blue

Dk Brown

Illinois

Blacksmith

2nd Term 7159 3rd Term 3135

None

R&W 2 yrs

Intemperate

Mother living Father died age 19

Illinois

Kentucky

17

Single

Jan 31 1893

June 27 1854

1520

Gray

Harrison

Massac

Assault to Rape 1 year

43

5' 9 1/2"

 

light

gray

light brown

Kentucky

Farmer

 

no church

can read & write

has drank to excess

Mother in Kentucky

 

 

 

wife in Kentucky

April 21, 1855

Apr 6 1891

952

Gray

Henry

Cook

Forgery 1 yr

22

1 m 58

?

Med

Maroon Gray Y

Dk Chest

England

Barber

 

Jewish

Common

Moderate

Yes

Germany

England

20

Single

Mar 5 1892

Oct 25 1852

1177

Gray

James

Lake

Burglery 1 year

27

6'

 

light

gray

light

Ireland

 

violent

no

can read & write

has drank to excess

none living

 

 

 

single

April 25, 1854

May 15 1848

710

Gray

Joseph

Warren

burglary - 3 yr

35

5'6 3/4"

stout

dark

blue

dark

? (lived in IL 13 yrs)

shoemaker

 

none

read & write

temperate

dead

 

 

 

No

April 12 1859

Jan 17 1888

8602

Gray

John K

Warren

Rape 2 yrs 6 mos

28

5ft 6 1/2

152

Fair

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Farming

 

Baptist

Common 10 yrs

Intemperate

Mother living Father died age 9

28

New Hampshire

New Hampshire

Single

Mar 1 1890

July 23 1890

437

Gray (Alias Charles Barnett

Charles

Cook

Robbery 2 yrs

37

1 m 68

?

Med

Maroon

Dk Chest

Ireland

Tailor

 

Catholic

Common

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 25

Ireland

Ireland

18

Single

Apr 22 1892

June 24 1887

8309

Grayson

Frank

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

28

5ft 8

157

Mulatto

Gray

Brown

Pennsylvania

Cooper

 

Methodist

R&W 2 yrs

Moderate

Father living Mother died 8 yrs

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

12

Single

May 24 1888

Jul 10 1847

657

Greaves

Peter

Cook

Larceny

46

5'9"

 

light

blue

dk.br.

Born In N.Y.

cook & baker

--

none

 

 --

Parents dead

 

 

 

widower, 1 child

Sep 8 1886

July 14 1853

1316

Green

George

Cook

Larceny 1 1/2 years

24

5' 8 3/4"

 

light

blue

light

England

Gardner

 

no church

can read & write

never drank to excess

parents living in New York

 

 

 

Single

Jan 1853

Oct 7 1891

1237

Green

Harry

Warren

Horse Stealing 3 yrs

24

1 m 80

?

Md Dark

Gray Y

Med Chest

Illinois

Practical Nurse

2nd Term 2150

Methodist

High

Abstinent

Father died age 9 Mother died age 4

Spain

Sweden

9

Single

Apr 6 1894

May 7 1890

250

Green

Henry

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

22

1 m 79

?

Dark

Slate Blue

Chest m

Illinois

None

see 1237C

Methodist

Common

Abstinent

Father died age 4 Mother died age 9

Spain

Illinois

9

Single

Apr 6 1891

April 11 1853

1261

Green

Ian

?

?ing count money 1 year

21

5' 9"

 

light

gray

light

Ohio

Farmer

 

no church

can't read or write

never drank to excess

parents living

 

 

 

Single

April 11, 1854

Apr 5 1890

200

Green

James

Kankakee

Burglary 2 yrs

36

1 m 65

?

Med

Hazel

Chest m

Minnesota

Laborer

4th Term 5542

Catholic

Common

Intemperate

Father died age 10 Mother died age 15

Ireland

Massachusetts

18

Single

Jan 4 1892

April 24 1868

4567

Green

James

Jersey

Robbery - 3yrs

25

5' 8 3/4"

 

Fair

Brown

Lt. Brown

Ohio

Clerk

 

None

Read and Write

 

dead

 

 

 

no

Died 10/8-1849

Aug 11 1888

8981

Green

Joe

Cook

Burglary 5 yrs

19

5ft 4 1/2

?

Dark

Brown

Dark

New York

Delivery Clerk

 

None

R&W 3 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

New York

New York

17

Single

Died Feb 24 1891

Sept 19 1853

1350

Green

Joel

Greene

Burglery 1 year

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

here before see 320

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nov 15, 1856

Nov 6 1852

1195

Green

John

Henry

Burglery 2 years

20

5' 6"

 

light

light hazel

brown

Broomie county New York

 

 

no

can read & write

never drank to excess

parents living

 

 

 

single

Escaped July 11, 1853- brought back 2 days later Discharged Nov 9, 1854

Nov 18 1885

7336

Green

John

Macon

forgery 1 yr

19

6'2"

165

med dark

gray

brown

Kentucky

bridge carpenter

 

Christian

high school 10 yr

abstinent

father living, mother 4 yrs

Kentucky

do

18

single

Oct 2, 1886

Mar 26 1889

9432

Green

Sameul

Cook

Robbery 5 yrs

20

5ft 5

?

Negro

Dark

Black

Florida

Waiter

 

Methodist

R&W no yrs

Abstinent

Yes

Florida

Georgia

15

Single

Dec 25 1892

Dec 11 1853

1421

Green

William

Cook

Larceny 6 years

29

5' 8 1/2"

 

 

 

 

Hamburg

?

 

Lutheran

can read & write

never drank to excess

Parents in Hamburg

 

 

 

Single

June 11, 1856

April 15 1848

699

Green

Wm. H.

Tazewell

larceny - 1 yr

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

same as W.H. Green term expires Feb 7, 1852

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spouse and 1 child

Dec 23 1861

Feb 22 1892

1576

Green

John

Sangamon

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

22

1 m 68

?

Md Dark

Gray Slate Blue

Dk Chest

Mississippi

Laborer

 

Catholic

Illiterate

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 7

Georgia

Alabama

19

Single

Jan 21 1893

Jan 14 1892

1461

Greenburg

Michael

Cook

Larceny 2 yrs

19

1 m 68

?

Med

Gray Slate Blue crosseyed

Med Chest

Illinois

Sailor

see 4491

Jewish

Common

Moderate

Yes

England

Holland

16

Single

Oct 13 1893

Nov 24 1857

87

Greene

William

Cook

Larceny

22

5 10 1/4

 

Fair

Hazel

Black

Illinois

Cooper

 

None

Read and Write

Temp

Yes

No

 

 

Wife

June 13 1860

Nov 24 1857

2575

Greene

William

Cook

Larceny - 1 yr

22

5' 10-1/4"

 

Fair

Gray

Black

New York

Cooper

 

None

Read & Write

Not Intemp

None

Unk

Unk

Unk

None

Discharged - Taken to Joliet June 9 1858

Dec 10 1885

7382

Greenhugh

James

Cook

rape 25 yrs

45

5'8 3/4"

173

sandy

blue

gray

England

tinsmith

 

Episcopal

read, 1 yr

intemperate

father living, mother 39 yrs

England

do

20

single

Sep 26 1886

5-10-1855

1749

Greenville

Charles

Marion

larceny, 1 year

22

 

 

light

dk. Hazel

black

NY

carpenter

 

none

yes

no

Mother in NY

 

 

 

Single

5/10/1956

Dec 19 1854

1640

Greenway

John

Jo Daviess

Larceny 3 years 1 day

30

5'

 

light

gray

light brown

England

Shoemaker

 

Episcopal

can read & write

never drank to excess

none living

 

 

 

?

Dec 20, 1857 discharged

Oct 24 1854

1589

Greer

William

Cook

Forgery 3 years

20

5' 7"

 

light

light gray

brown

Illinois

moulder

 

no church

can read & write

never drank to excess

none living

 

 

 

single

Sept 7, 1855 Pardoned

Nov 6 1852

1194

Gregg

John

Putnam

Burglery 1 year

21

5' 9 3/4"

 

light

blue

 

July 4 Niugura Township ?

 

 

no

 

 

none living

 

 

 

single

Nov 6, 1856

Feb 23 1891

834

Griffin

John

McLean

Grand Larceny 1 yr

33

1 m 69

?

Md Dark

Lt Slate Blue

Med Chest

Illinois

Hostlerk

 

Catholic

R&W

Moderate

Father died age 14 Mother died age 18

Illinois

Ireland

17

Single

Jan 22 1892

May 11 1847

635

Griffin

Jones J.

Adams

Larceny

20

5'7"

 

dark

hazel

dk br.

Born in N.C.

Farmer

--

none

 

no

Mother living

 

 

 

married 1 child

Jun 4 1887

Sept 14 1855

1830

Griffith

John

Pope

Larceny 18 months

20

5' 10 1/2"

 

dark

black

black

Georgia

farmer

 

no church

can read can't write

never drank to excess

Father in Pope County

 

 

 

single

discharged Jan 1857

Apr 6 1888

8781

Griffith

William

Mercer

Larceny 8 mos

38

5ft 7 3/4

136

Med Sandy

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Farming

 

Adventist

R&W 3 1/2 yrs

Abstinent

Father died age 2 Mother died age 3

England

England

3

Married 7

Nov 17 1888

Sept 28 1887

8379

Grigg

Harvey

Rock Island

Rape Life

45

5ft 6 1/4

135

Dk Sandy

Blue

Sandy Brown

Indiana

Farming

 

Methodist

R&W 3 yrs

Abstinent

Mother living Father died before birth

2

Indiana

Indiana

Single

Died Sept 13 1890

Dec 22 1853

1425

Grim

John

Peoria

Larceny 1 1/2 years

24

5' 4"

 

light

light hazel

brown

Germany

Farmer

 

Lutheran

Can't read or write

 

Mother living in Germany

 

 

 

Wife in ?

June 22, 1855

Mar 26 1887

8220

Grise

August

Cook

Assult to Kill 9 yrs

30

5ft 8

146

Dark

Black

Very Dark

Germany

Tailor

 

Lutheran

Illiterate

Moderate

Mother living Father died 15 yrs

Germany

Germany

17

Married 4 child

Died Mar 17 1890

Oct 8 1885

7213

Grogregnez

Jos.

Cook

burglary, 2 indictments, 4/5 yrs

25

5' 7 1/2"

129

Very dark

black

black

Mexico

Flower Artist

See #4107

Catholic

8 yrs

abstinent

no, father 16 yrs, mother 18

Spain

do

22

wife is dead; 4 children in Ohio

Dec 16, 1854 par'd by the Gov'r

Feb 7 1887

8094

Grohofsky

Charles

Livingston

Murder 14 yrs commuted to 10 yrs 7/3/91

29

5ft 8 1/4

166

Med Fair

Hazel

Brown

Germany

Coal Miner

 

Catholic

R&W 6 yrs

Moderate

Mother living father age 29

Slavonia

Slavonia

18

Married 2 child

May 6 1893

5-10-1855

1748

Grooms

Thomas J.

Marion

forgery, 2 years

26

5' 9"

slender

light

blue

lt. brown

Virginia

farmer

 

 

yes

drinks to excess

No parents living

 

 

 

Married

5-10-1857

Oct 30 1854

1596

Groseman

Frances

Clinton

Larceny 3 years

28

5' 5 1/2"

 

light

dark

light brown

Germany

farmer

 

no church

can read & write

never drank to excess

none living

 

 

 

single

Oct 30, 1857 discharged, term expired

May 6 1891

1016

Gross

Herman

Cook

Assault with intent to kill 1 yr

49

1 m 72

?

Sandy

Azure Blue

Blond

Germany

Tailor

 

Lutheran

Common

Moderate

Father died age 30 Mother died age 44

Germany

Germany

26

Widow no child

Apr 5 1892

May 31 1888

8869

Guhmann

William

Will

Larceny 1 yr

40

5ft 1

?

Sandy

Blue

Sandy

Germany

None

 

Lutheran

R&W 3 1/2 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Germany

Germany

20

Married 2 child

Apr 30 1889

May 2 1889

9499

Gurley

Josie

Cook

Kidnapping 5 yrs

23

5ft 3

?

Sallow

Gray

Dk Brown

Wisconsin

Seamstress

 

Catholic

R&W 5 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

Ireland

Michigan

23

Separated 1 child

Feb 1 1893

July 5 1887

8322

Gustefson

Christian

DeKalb

Manslaugher 10 yrs

25

5ft 2 1/4

130

Fair

Gray

Brown

Sweden

Housework

 

Lutheran

Common 6 yrs

Abstinent

Father living Mother died age 22

22

Sweden

Sweden

Single

Oct 4 1893

July 5 1888

8939

Guthrie (Alias F Merrick)

F

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

48

5ft 4 3/4

?

Med Dark

Blue

Brown

Ohio

Wood turner

see 9778

Episcopal

R&W 3 yrs

Intemperate

Father died age 22 Mother died age 4 1/2

Germany

Germany

15

Widow 3 child

June 5 1889

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