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

Natio
nality

Occu
pation

Other
Prisons
Recom
mitants

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

May 12 1887

8255

Raah

Henry

Whiteside

Larceny 1 yr

22

5ft 5

125

Fair

Blue

Brown

New York

Farming

see 9409

Lutheran

R&W 5 yrs

Intemperate

Father living Mother died age 9

Germany

Germany

12

Single

Apr 12 1888

Jan 17 1888

8601

Racke

Adam

U S N D Illinois

Passing counterfiet files 2 yr

42

5ft 8

147

Dark

Brown

Dk Brown

Germany

Iron Moulder

 

Catholic

R&W 10 yrs

Intemperate

Father died age 35 Mother died age 34

25

Germany

Germany

Married 5 yrs

Oct 17 1889

Dec 23 1891

1409

Rafferty

Edward

Sangamon

Burglary & Larceny 2 yrs 2 indictments

19

1 m 69

?

Fair

Azure Blue

Brick Red

Missouri

Waiter

 

Catholic

R&W

Abstinent

Father died age 17 Mother died age 16

United States

Ireland

16

Single

Pardoned May 23 1893

Oct 10 1890

539

Rafferty

James B

Will

Burglary 2 yrs

26

1 m 67

?

Florid

Lt Slate Blue

Chest Sandy

Ireland

Salesman

 

Catholic

Common

Moderate

Yes

Ireland

Ireland

20

Single

July 9 1892

Oct 6 1887

8406

Rafter

Daniel

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

40

5ft 6 3/4

123

Med Dark

Blue

Brown

Ireland

Laborer

 

Catholic

Common 7 yrs

Moderate

Father died age 30 Mother died age 28

21

Ireland

Ireland

Single

Sept 6 1888

Dec 1 1854

1632

Ralph

John

LaSalle

Larceny 2 years

23

5' 6 3/4"

 

light

dark gray

light brown

Ireland

farmer

 

Presb.

can read & write

never drank to excess

none living

 

 

 

single

Dec 1, 1856 discharged

Dec 23 1886

8038

Ralslou (Alias Hurdy or Ralston

William

Cook

Burglary 5 yrs

21

5ft 8 3/4

158

Fair

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Machinist

2nd term see 6279

Catholic

R & W. 4 yrs

Intemperate

Yes

Unknown

Unknown

10

Single

Sep 22 1890

Oct 9 1885

7222

Ramsey

Chas H.

Logan

grand larceny 2 yrs

30

5' 11"

152

sandy - slightly florid

blue

brown

Kentucky

Brakeman

 

Presb.

6 yrs

intemperate

no, father 27 yrs, mother 2 yrs

Penn.

Kentucky

12

single

Died of cholera June 10 1851

April 9 1886

7624

Randall

Haywood

Champaign

larceny, 2 yrs

33

5'9

215

Negro

black

black

Tennessee

farming

 

Baptist

Read, 0 yrs

abstinent

yes

Virginia

Tenn.

33

Children, no number given

par'd Sept 29 1860

Dec 30 1891

1433

Randel

George

Stephenson

Larceny 3 yrs

31

1 m 71

?

Florid

Violet Blue

Lt Chest

Wisconsin

Farmer

 

None

Common

Moderate

Father died age 20 Mother died age 20

Maine

Maine

12

Single

June 29 1894

May 5 1854

1484

Randolph

John

Macoupin

Assault to Kill 7 years

24

5' 8"

 

light sallow

blue

brown

Virginia

 

 

no church

can read & write

never drank to excess

parents living in Virginia

 

 

 

single

Joliet, June 30, 1860

Mar 10 1890

156

Ranen

Adam

Cook

Larceny 1 yr 6 mos

23

1 m 68

?

Dark

Hazel Slate Blue

Chest m

Illinois

Machinist

 

Catholic

Common

Moderate

Yes

Germany

Germany

21

Single

July 9 1891

Oct 31 1887

8479

Ranger

John

Macon

Burglary 1 yr

16

5ft 10 3/4

143

Dark Mulatto

Maroon

Black

Illinois

Laborer

see #390 C

None

R&W 3 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

16

Don't Know

Don't Know

Single

Sept 30 1888

Mar 25 1889

9417

Rankin

William

McLean

Burglary & Larceny 2 yrs 2 indictments

27

5ft 8 1/4

?

Dark

Hazel

Brown

Illinois

Electrician

 

Baptist

R&W 7 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Scotland

Ireland

16

Single

Dec 24 1890

Nov 1 1847

680

Ravenscroft

Wm.

Cook

larceny - 4 yrs

23

5'9"

 

hale

blue

sandy

Kentucky

?

 

none

?

?

?

 

 

 

Spouse

May 21 1860

Nov 27 1891

1365

Ray

John

Jo Daviess

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

30

1 m 74

?

Light

Azure Blue fr

Sandy Chest

Wisconsin

Railroader

 

Catholic

R&W

Intemperate

Father died age 21 Mother died age 16

New York

Massachusetts

17

Single

Oct 26 1892

April 25 1853

1272

Ray

William

Henderson

Larceny 1 year

31

 

 

light

gray

brown

Kentucky

Farmer

 

no

can not read or write

never drank to excess

Mother living in Warren County

 

 

 

wife in Illinois

April 27, 1854

Apr 13 1887

8231

Ray

William

Kankakee

Larceny 1 yr

49

5ft 6 3/4

139

Med Dark

Blue

Grayish Brown

Scotland

Teamster

see 6385

Presbyterian

Read 1 yr

Intemperate

Father died age 15 mother died age 10

Scotland

Scottland

14

Single

Mar 13 1888

10-30-1847

679

Raymond

Joseph

Peoria

Counterfiting

34

5'3"

 

light

blue

dark

Born In Conn.

Laborer

--

none

 

no

Parents living in New York

 

 

 

No

Discharged Aug 13 1862

Feb 26 1886

7513

Raymond

William

Kane

larceny - 2 yrs

25

5'5 1/2

125

Negro

black

black

Missouri

waiter

see #333C; See 8839

Methodist

common, 6 yrs

abstinent

no, father @7 yrs; mother 8

Louisiana

Missouri

27

married - 4 children

March 2, 1869

May 16 1888

8839

Raymond

William

Kane

Larceny 1 yr

26

5ft 4 1/4

?

Negro

Brown

Black

Missouri

Waiter

2nd Term 7573 see 333 C

Baptist

R&W 3 1/4

Moderate

Father died age 7 Mother died age 16

Kentucky

Missouri

16

Single

Apr 16 1889

Nov 9 1886

7944

Rayne

Charles

Kane

Burglary 5 yrs

25

6ft 3/4

150

Med Dark

Dark

Dk Brown

Tennessee

Cigar Maker

 

Episcopal

Common 8 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Switzerland

Germany

25

Single

Aug 8 1890

Sept 27 1855

1844

R--ch

Peter

Cook

Larceny 1 year

?

5' 9"

 

light florid

blue

brown

Ireland

Laborer

 

Catholic

can read & write

never drank to excess

none living

 

 

 

wife in Chicago

Pardoned ?,27, 1856

July 5 1890

390

Read

William

Cook

Burglary 2 yrs

19

1 m 81

?

Dk Mulatto

Maroon

Black

Illinois

Hostler

2nd Term 8479

Baptist

R&W

Abstinent

Yes

Tennessee

Tennessee

16

Single

Apr 9 1892

Oct 11 1886

7863

Read

William

McLean

Burglary & Larceny 2 yrs

21

5ft 5 1/2

128

Med Dark

Brown

Brown

Colorado

Upholsterer

 

Methodist

R & W 3 yrs

Intemperate

No Father age 16 Mother age 13

New York

England

16

Single

July 11 1888

May 31 1886

7677

Reading

Frank

Adams

Assault to Kill 2 yr

24

5 ft 8 14

175

Med Dark

Brown

Brown

Missouri

Fisherman

 

Catholic

R & W 2 yrs

Intemperate

No Father age 3 Mother age 21

Germany

Germany

18

Single

Mar 10 1888

Oct 19 1887

8445

Reardon

Patrick

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

18

5ft 6 1/2

158

Dark

Hazel

Dark

New York

Teamster

see 9746

Catholic

R&W 3 yrs

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 13

16

Ireland

Ireland

Single

Sept 19 1888

Apr 8 1886

7614

Reardon (Alias William Rogers)

William

Cook

burglary, 6 yrs

25

5'3"

119

med fair

blue

brown

Ireland

waiter

2d term see 5898

Catholic

R&W, 7 yr

moderate

yes

Ireland

Ireland

20

wife

1848

Dec 22 1890

708

Rease

Morris

McLean

Grand Larceny 2 yrs

32

1 m 83

?

Md Dark

Lt Slate Blue

Chest Med

Virginia

Engineer

 

Christian

Common

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age 30

Virginia

Virginia

14

Married no child

Sep 21 1892

Apr 23 1891

996

Rechter

Edward

Cook

Larceny 3 yrs

33

1 m 63

?

Med Light

Violet Blue

Dk Blond

Kentucky

Cigar maker

4th Term 8756

Catholic

Common

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 22

Germany

Kentucky

19

Single

Nov 5 1893

Mar 23 1886

7566

Redden

Michael

McLean

burglary, 1 yr

26

5'5 3/4

129

dark

blue

dark

Ohio

laborer

 

Catholic

common, 7 yrs

intemperate

mother living, father age 16

Ireland

Ireland

17

single

Sept 30, 1886

Dec 10 1885

7374

Redlin

John

Cook

larceny 1 yr 6 mos

52

5'9"

158

dark

blue

brown

Germany

laborer

 

Evangelical

read, 6 yrs

moderate

no, father 49 yrs, mother 21 yrs

Germany

do

27

single

Jacksonville, May 6 1887; disch. 7-12-32; A-9 opinion 4101

Sept 25 1855

1837

Redman

Edward

Mclean

Larceny 1 year

54

5' 8"

 

light

hazel

dark brown

?

?

 

no church

can read & write

never drank to excess

none living

 

 

 

widower

Sept 25, 1856 discharged

Dec 4 1886

8006

Redmond

William

Cook

Robbery 3 yrs

21

5ft 9 3/4

159

Dark

Gray

Dk Brown

Illinois

Switchman

2nd term see 3149 & 7672C

 

R & W 2 yrs

Intemperate

Yes

Ireland

Minnesota

21

Single

June 4 1889

Jan 8 1889

9255

Reech

Frederick W

U S N D Ill

Making Counterfeit Silver Dollars 4 yrs

32

5ft 6

?

Med Fair

Blue

Brown

New York

Painter

2nd Trem 7361

Methodist

Common 8 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 5

Vermont

New York

18

Separated 2 child

Mar 7 1892

May 11 1858

174

Reed

Alexander

Vermilion

Larceny

20

5 10

 

Light

Black

Auburn

Ireland

Carpenter

 

None

Read and Write

Temp

Mother

 

 

 

single

Jany 8 1888

May 11, 1858

2742

Reed

Alexander W.

Vermilion

Larceny - 1 yr

20

5' 10"

 

Light

Black

Dk Brown

Indiana

Rough Carpenter

 

None

Read & Write

Not Intemp

Mother in Indiana

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Taken to Joliet Jun 9 1858 - Ascaped Dec. 9 - 58

Sept 1 1855

1818

Reed

George

Jo Daviess

Robbery 1 year

21

5' 8"

 

light

gray

light brown

New York

Steam boatman

 

no church

can read & write

has drank to excess

parents in New York

 

 

 

single

Sept 6, 1856

Feb 23 1858

169

Reed

Noble

Peoria

Forgery

40

5 6 1/2

 

Light

Blue

Auburn

Conn.

Farmer

 

None

Read and Write

Intemp

Father

 

 

 

married

Escpd. 8/2/1868; Recap 9/17/1868; Esc. 11/11/1868; Recap 9/28/1872; Disch 01/12/1880

Feb 23 1858

2673

Reed

Noble

Peoria

Forgery - 1 yr

40

5' 6-1/2"

 

Light

Blue

Auburn

Connecticut

Farmer

 

None

Read & Write

Intemp

Fath. In Connecticut

Unk

Unk

Unk

Wife in Knox Co., IL

Taken to Joliet Nov. 24 1858

Dec 24 1888

9240

Reed

Philip

Cook

Forgery 2 yrs

22

5ft 7 1/4

?

Negro

Dark

Black

Virginia

Hostler

see 4133 D

Methodist

R&W 4 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Virginia

Virginia

9

Single

Sep 23 1890

Oct 24 1854

1588

Reed

William

Cook

Larceny 1 year

45

5' 6 1/2"

 

light florid

blue

black

New York

Sailor

 

Episcopal

can not read or write

never drank to excess

Mother in New York

 

 

 

single

Oct 24, 1855 discharged

Nov 12 1886

7954

Reed

Wm.

Whiteside

Burglary & Larceny 2 yr 6 mo

20

5ft 3

160

Mulatto

Black

Black

Kansas

Cook

 

No

R & W 1 yr

Moderate

Mother living father unknown

Tennessee

Tennessee

16

Single

Dec 27 1888

Mar 5 1888

8689

Reed (Alias James Kendall

James

Knox

Having burglary tools in his possession 1 yr

30

5ft 7

145

Dark

Dk Brown

Dk Brown

New York

Brakerman

2nd term 4624

Catholic

R&W 2 yrs

Moderate

Yes

New York

New York

20

Single

Feb 5 1889

Feb 15 1854

1443

Rees

William

Cook

Manslaughter 5 years

25

5' 8"

 

light

blue

brown

New York

Farmer

 

no church

can read & write

Never drank to excess

parents living in Chicago

 

 

 

Wife living in Chicago

Dec 31, 1856

Oct 29 1852

1188

Reeves

Samuel M.R.

Vermilion

Larceny 1 year

19

5' 7 3/4"

 

dark

dark

dark

Illinois

Farmer

 

New Light

 

has drank to excess

mother living

 

 

 

 

Oct 29, 1853

Mar 12 1892

1642

Reeves

Winfield

Cook

Larceny 1 yr.

21

1 M 74

 

med. Dark

Haz viol bl lim imp

Chest M

Indiana

Dry Goods Salesman

 

Methodist

Common

Abstinent

Yes

Tennessee

Tennessee

21

single

Mar 17 1887

Oct 15 1885

7235

Regan

Michael

Champaign

Burglary & larceny 5 yrs

21

5'8 3/4"

181

sandy

gray

sandy brown

Indiana

laborer

 

no

read - a few months

moderate

yes

Ireland

Ireland

15

Spouse

Discharged Oct 27 1858

Apr 16 1889

9482

Reger (Alias James Smith

Walter

Cook

Forgery 1 yr

26

5ft 8

?

Med Fair

Hazel

Brown

West Virginia

Butcher

see 450 C

Methodist

R&W 6 yrs

Moderate

Father died age 22 Mother died age 18

Germany

England

18

Single

Mar 15 1890

Dec 4 1890

685

Reid

William

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

21

1 m 75

?

Med Fair

Dk Slate Blue

Chest Med

Illinois

Jeweler

see 4004

Baptist

High

Moderate

Yes

France

France

20

Single

Nov 3 1891

Sep 29 1888

9029

Reidy

Michael

Cook

Burglary 4 yrs

23

5ft 6 1/4

?

Md Dark

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Laborer

 

Catholic

R&W 2 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 15

Ireland

Ireland

22

Single

Nov 28 1891

Sep 18 1891

1185

Reif

Carl

Cook

Larceny 2 yrs

23

1 m 62

?

Med Light

Maroon Gray Y

Med Chest

Bohemia

Janitor

2nd Term 9770 see 4850 C

Catholic

R&W

Moderate

Yes

Bohemia

Bohemia

20

Single

June 17 1893

Feb 9 1887

8116

Reiger

Frederick alias Dutchy

Cook

Larceny 3 yrs

33

5ft 9 3/4

164

Fair

Blue

Brown

Wisconsin

Tinner

3rd term see 6263

 

Common 7 yrs

Moderate

Father age 2 mother age 22

Germany

Germany

22

Single

Aug 20 1889

Nov 14 1857

172

Reihl

Daniel

Sangamon

Assault to Rob

29

5 8

 

Light

Black

Black

France

Farmer

 

Protestant

Read and Write

Temp

No

 

 

 

 

June 22 1862

Nov 17 1857

2565

Reihl (or Rhiel)

Daniel

Sangamon

Assault for Robbery - 3 yrs

45

5' 8"

 

Light

Black

Black & Gray

France

 

 

Protestant

Unk

Not Intemp

None

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Taken to Joliet July 14, 1858

Jan 14 1892

1464

Reilly

George

Cook

Burglary 2 yrs

20

1 m 76

?

Med

Gray Slate Blue

Dk Chest

Michigan

Blacksmith

 

Catholic

Common

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 15

Germany

Germany

21

Single

Oct 31 1893

May 7 1890

265

Reilly

Michael

Cook

Robbery 4 yrs

23

1 m 71

?

Fair

Azure Blue

Chest m

Illinois

Moulder

2nd Term 7101

Catholic

Common

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 19

Ireland

Ireland

18

Single

July 6 1893

6-7-1855

1777

Reinal

John F.

Kane

burglary & larceny, 2 year

24

5'2"

 

light

blue

brown

Germany

farmer

 

none

yes

no

Parents living

 

 

 

Single

6-7-1857

Aug 1 1890

450

Reiner (Alias Walter J Reger

Walter C

Cook

Forgery 8 yrs 2 indictments

27

1 m 73

?

Florid

Hazel Gray Slate Blue

Chest m

W Virginia

Butcher

2nd Term 9482

Methodist

Common

Moderate

Father died age 25 Mother died age 16

Germany

England

18

Single

Oct 31 1895

May 17, 1858

2754

Reinhold

Henry

Sangamon

Assault to Murder

50

5' 11"

 

Fair

Blue

Auburn

Denmark

Painter

 

Lutheran Church

Read & Write

not intemp

None

Unk

Unk

Unk

Wife in Springfield, Ills.

Joliet June 15, 1859

July 3 1889

9625

Reinng

William

Cook

Assault 1 yr

24

1 m 64.5

?

Med Fair

Gray Maroon

Chestnut

New York

Wood Finisher

 

Lutheran

R&W no yrs

Intemperate

Mother living Father died age 12

Germany

Germany

21

Single

June 2 1890

Oct 7 1886

7853

Relford

Madison

Cook

Burglary 4 yrs

22

5ft 6 1/4

155

Negro

Black

Black

Georgia

Waiter

 

Methodist

Illiterate

Intemperate

Father living Mother age 1

Georgia

Georgia

15

Single

Dec 6 1889

Feb 7 1889

9322

Renfrow

Thomas

Adams

Grand Larceny 3 yrs

27

5ft 11 1/2

?

Negro

Dark

Black

Missouri

Laborer

2nd Term 6968

Methodist

R&W 6 yrs

Moderate

Father died age 22 Mother died age 19

Kentucky

Kentucky

12

Single

Aug 6 1891

Jan 13 1892

1448

Renner (Alias Dan Renner

Daniel

Champaign

Manslaughter 3 yrs

20

1 m 73

?

Med

Dk Slate Blue

Med Chest

Illinois

Painter

 

Methodist

Common

Abstinent

Yes

Indiana

Ohio

20

Single

July 12 1894

Sept 20 1887

8367

Rennett

Robert

Tazewell

Larceny 1 yr

22

5ft 8

150

Dark

Dk Brown

Dk Brown

Illinois

Farming

 

Christian

Common 5 yrs

Moderate

Yes

21

Ohio

Ohio

Single

Aug 20 1888

Dec 1 1847

693

Rent?

Charles N.

Cook

larceny - 1 yr

28

5'3"

 

 

grey

brown

New York (in IL 2 mos)

farming

 

none

read & write

temperate

living in Indiana

 

 

 

single

June 6 1850

May 10 1888

8827

Reud

Joseph

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

22

5ft 7

133

Med Dark

Hazel

Brown

New York

Baker

 

Methodist

R&W 3 1/2 yrs

Moderate

Yes

New York

New York

22

Single

Apr 10 1889

June 17 1891

1120

Rexford

William

Cook

Robbery 4 yrs

19

1 m 69

?

Fair

Violet Blue

Dk Blond

Illinois

Teamster

 

Methodist

Common

Moderate

Father died age 14 Mother died age infant

Germany

Germany

15

Single

Aug 16 1894

June 19 1891

1121

Reynolds

Fred J

La Salle

Burglary 1 yr

21

1 m 66

?

Light

Azure Blue

Lt Chest

Illinois

Horse shoer

 

Presbyterian

R&W

Moderate

Yes

Illinois

Pennsylvania

21

Single

May 18 1892

Nov 3 1854

1600

Reynolds

James

Christian

Larceny 2 years

26

5' 6 3/4"

 

dark sallow

hazel

dark brown

New York

farmer

 

Methodist

can read & write

never drank to excess

none living

 

 

 

single

Nov 3, 1856 discharged

Dec 29 1887

8575

Reynolds

Joe

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

21

6ft 1/4

155

Dark

Lt Gray

Dk Brown

Illinois

Plasterer

 

Catholic

Common 4 yrs

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age 18

22

Ireland

Ireland

Single

Nov 29 1888

Oct 27 1888

9112

Reynolds

Thomas

McLean

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

32

5ft 8 1/2

?

Sandy

Blue

Brown

Ireland

Laborer

 

Catholic

R&W 6 yrs

Moderate

Father died age 10 Mother died age 12

Ireland

Ireland

10

Single

Sep 27 1889

Mar 5 1889

9385

Reynolds

Thomas

Cook

Assault to kill 5 yrs

25

5ft 9 1/2

?

Md Dark

Blue

Brown

Ireland

Fireman

 

Catholic

R&W 3 yrs

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 17

Ireland

Ireland

22

Single

Dec 4 1892

Sept 1 1855

1817

Reynolds

William A

Jo Daviess

Robbery 1 year

18

 

 

light

light hazel

light brown

Ohio

Carpenter

see ? 380

no church

can read & write

never drank to excess

 

 

 

 

 

Sept 6, 1856

April 1 1853

1254

Rhermer

Edwards

Richland

Burglery 3 years

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

April 20, 1853

June 21 1848

723 1/2

Rhine

Henry

Cook

murder - 8 yrs

40

5'4 1/4"

stout

florid

blue

brown

New York (in IL since 1834)

police officer for 8 yrs, carpenter previously

 

none

read & write

temperate

mother living

 

 

 

single

Oct 5, 1886

April 22 1856

176

Rhoades

John W.

White

Manslaughter

28

5 5 1/2

 

Dark

Blue

Dark

NY

Plasterer; ?

 

None

Read and Write

Intemp

No

 

 

 

Married

Dec 6 1896

Feb 2 1889

9296

Rhodes

George

Winnebago

Larceny 4 yr

28

5ft 6 1/4

?

Sandy

Brown

Dk Auburn

Illinois

Hostler

2nd Term 6487

Methodist

R&W 6 yrs

Intemperate

Father died age 13 Mother died age 8

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

13

Single

Apr 1 1892

April 4 1853

1255

Rhodes

Joel M

Clay

Cohabiting with his daughter 10 years

53 years

5' 9"

 

light

blue

black mixed with gray

Virginia

School Teacher

 

no church

can read & write

has drank to excess

 

 

 

 

Wife in Clay County

Joliet July 7, 1860

Jany 7 1886

7422

Ria

David

Cook

manslaughter, 15 yrs

40

5'6 3/4"

162

dark

blue

dk brown

Scotland

butcher

 

Presb.

read, no yrs

moderate

no, father 21 yr, mother 2 yrs

Scotland

Scotland

10

single

Oct 22 1887

Nov 8 1890

622

Rice

Alexander

Cook

Murder Life

30

1 m 76

?

Dk Mulatto

Maroon

Black

Virginia

Hostler

 

Baptist

Illiterate

Abstinent

Father died age infant Mother died age infant

United States

United States

Don't Know

Married 1 child

Died Aug 25 1891

July 2 1886

7738

Rice

Alfred

Carroll

Burning Lumber 1 yr

27

5 ft 5 14

154

Sandy

Lt Hazel

Red Sandy

Ireland

Laborer

 

Catholic

R & W 2 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father age 4

Ireland

Ireland

20

Single

June 2 1887

Oct 2 1885

7169

Rice

Immiel

Stephenson

Burglary, 1 yr 9 mos

19

5' 5 1/4

131

med dark

blue

dark

Illinois

none

10 days in Freeport jail for petit larceny

Presb.

6 yrs

intemperate

yes

Massachusetts

do

19

single

July 26 1889

Feb 9 1892

1537

Rice

John William

Knox

Horse Stealing 3 yrs

24

1 m 71

?

Med

Violet Blue

Dk

Indiana

Hostler

 

Methodist

R&W

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 7

United States

United States

11

Separated no child

Blurry

Apr 8 1886

7612

Rice

Michael

Cook

burglary, 2 yrs

22

5'7 1/4

128

light

lt blue

brown

Canada

painter

 

Catholic

R&W, 6 yrs

intemperate

no - don't know

Ireland

Ireland

never had any

Spouse and 1 child

Aug 8 1859

Oct 29 1852

1190

Rice

Thomas

Vermilion

Larceny 1 year

27

5' 11"

 

light

gray

light

Ohio

Moulder

 

no

can read & write

never drank to excess

 

 

 

 

single

July 19, 1853

Nov 7 1890

620

Rice

Joseph

Whiteside

Assault with intent to rape 10 yrs

19

1 m 68

?

Md Dark

Dk Slate Blue

Lt Chest

Wisconsin

Furniture Finisher

 

Catholic

R&W

Moderate

Yes

Germany

Germany

16

Single

Feb 6 1897

Jan 28 1889

9286

Rice (Alias Jerry Williams

Jerry

Winnebago

Burglary 1 yr

25

5ft 7 3/4

?

Fair

Hazel

Brown

Pennsylvania

Laborer

2nd Term 6062 see 764 C

Episcopal

R&W 6 yrs

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 2

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

16

Single

Dec 27 1889

Apr 2 1888

8760

Rice (Alias John Burke, Elmer Reed

John

Cook

Burglary 3 yrs

26

5ft 8

150

Fair

Blue

Lt Brown

New York

Boot treer

2nd Term 6957 see 1159 C

None

R&W 2 yrs

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 6 mos

Massachusetts

Massachusetts

11

Single

Oct 1 1890

Nov 1 1890

606

Ricer

John

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

47

1 m 54

?

Dark

Murky Blue

Chest m

Germany

Machine Hand

 

Catholic

R&W

Moderate

Father died age infant Mother died age infant

Germany

Germany

Don't Know

Widow 3 child

Sep 30 1891

Dec 1 1854

1633

Richands

William

LaSalle

Burglery & Larceny 1 year

18

5' 10"

 

light

hazel

brown

Ohio

steam boatman

 

no church

can read & write

never drank to excess

father in Ohio

 

 

 

single

Escaped Aug 1, 1855

Jan 19 1889

9274

Richards

Isaa E

Rock Island

Grand Larceny 1 yr

22

5ft 6 1/2

?

Med Fair

Hazel

Lt Brown

Illinois

Farming'

 

None

R&W 6 yrs

Abstinent

Father died age 2 1/2 Mother died age 19

Illinois

Illinois

18

Single

Dec 18 1889

Oct 20 1885

7251

Richards

Louis

Rock Island

Robbery, 1 yr

18

5'7 1/4"

 

dark

black

very dark

Illinois

laborer

 

Catholic

R&W, 5 yrs

moderate

yes

France

France

18

single

1849

Mar 29 1849

758

Richardson

James

Sangamon

larceny - 1 yr

20

6'1"

 

light

grey

light

Tennessee (in IL 2 yrs)

farmer

 

none

can't read/write

temperate

mother living in Shelby Co

 

 

 

No

par'd Nov 19 1858

Sept 25 1855

1835

Richardson

Oliver

Stephenson

Forgery 1 year

22

5' 5 1/2"

 

light

gray

brown

New York

never had any trade or calling

 

no church

can read & write

never drank to excess

Mother in Albany

 

 

 

wife in Illinois

May 12, 1856 discharged

March 3 1855

1691

Richardson

Samuel

Cook

making count. 1 year 1/2 yrs

23

5' 7 1/2"

 

light

gray

black

New York

book keeper

 

no church

can read can't write

never drank to excess

none living

 

 

 

wife in Chicago

Sept 1, 1855 pardoned

June 18 1849

794

Richardson

Silas

Cook

larceny - 1 yr

23

 

 

light

dark

dark

Vermont (in IL 3 mos)

tanner & currier

 

none

can read/write

temperate

father in NY

 

 

 

single

Dec 26 1887

Mar 20 1886

7552

Richmond

Charles

Cook

larceny, 1yr, 6 mos

25

5'8 1/2

170

med fair

gray

brown

Illinois

bookkeeper

 

Episcopal

high school, 15 yrs

abstinent

yes

Massachusetts

New York

24

widower, 0 child

June 30 1889

June 28 1886

7724

Richmond

George

Sangamon

Burglary & Larceny 3 yr

29

5ft 9

140

Fair

Gr Hazel

Brown

Illinois

Watch Maker

3rd term see #2658

Presbyterian

Common 7 yrs

Intemperate

Mother living Father age 20

New York

Penn

9

Single

Dec 1888

Apr 8 1886

7604

Richtum (Alias Edward Stellans)

Charles

Cook

larceny, 1 yr

29

5'5 1/4

119

fair

blue

brown

Kentucky

cook

2d term, see 4206. See 8756

Catholic

common, 10 yrs

intemperate

yes

Germany

Germany

23

single

Aug 14 1887

March 23 1858

170

Ricker

David

Marion

Larceny

29

5 3 3/4

 

Dark

Gray

Black

Germany

Laborer

 

Lutheran

Read and Write

Temp

No

 

 

 

single

Feb 5 1888

Mar 23 1858

2689

Ricker

David

Marion

Larceny - 2 yrs

29

5' 3-3/4"

 

Dark

Gray

Black

Germany

Laborer

 

Lutheran

Read & Write

Intemp

None

Unk

Unk

Unk

None

Taken to Joliet - June 9 1858

Nov 21 1888

9151

Rider

William

Peoria

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

17

4ft 3/4

?

Light

Lt Blue

Blond

Minnesota

None

 

Presbyterian

Read 2 yrs

Abstinent

Father died age 10 Mother died age 9

Pennsylvania

Minnesota

9

Single

Oct 21 1889

Apr 21 1858

2709

Rierdon

James

Cook

Larceny - 1 yr

32

5' 8-3/4"

 

Fair

Gray

Sandy

Ireland

Cooper

 

Catholic

Read & Write

Intemp

None

Unk

Unk

Unk

Wife in Chicago, IL

Dischg. April 20 1859 pardoned by governor

Feb 2 1858

2642

Ries

James

McLean

Larceny - 1 yr

24

5' 6"

 

Fair

Blue

Auburn

New York

RR Engineer

 

None

Read & Write

Not Intemp

Par. in New York

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Dischg. Feb. 2 1859 - Term expired

March 18 1847

697

Rigns

Thomas

Cook

larceny - 1 yr

21

5'?

stout

light

blue

brown

N. York (in IL 4 mos)

sailor

 

none

can read a little

intemperate

mother living in Canada

 

 

 

single

Jany 20 1887

Nov 9 1858

256

Riley

Alfred

Hamilton

Arson

22

5 8 3/4

 

Light

Gray

Auburn

KY

Farmer

-

None

Reads

Intemp

Mother

 

 

 

wife in Boone Co

Nov 1848

Feb 19 1858

181

Riley

Edward

Cook

Larceny

-

-

 

-

-

-

-

-

 

-

-

-

-

 

 

 

no

Esc.6/14/1848

Feb 19 1858

2660

Riley

Edward (Col?)

Cook

Larceny - 2 yrs

25

5' 6-1/2"

 

Dk Mulatto

Black

Black Kinky

Michigan

Waiter

 

None

Cannot Read nor Write

Not Intemp

Fath. In Michigan

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Taken to Joliet July 14 1858

June 25 1891

1133

Riley

James

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

18

1 m 66

?

Md Dark

Hazel Blue

Med Chest

England

Waiter

see 2436

None

Illiterate

?

Father living Mother died age 17

England

England

15

Single

May 24 1892

March 30 1859

277

Riley

John

Jo Daviess

Robbery

29

5 7

 

Dark

Gray

Brown

Ireland

Boat Man

 

Presb.

No

Intemp

Yes

 

 

 

No

Discharged Sept 28 1859

Feb 8 1888

8638

Riley

John

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

32

5ft 6 3/4

164

Med Sandy

Slate Blue

Brick Red

Ireland

Marble Polisher

2nd term 4818 see # 2283

Catholic

Read 1 yr

Intemperate

Father died age 13 Mother died age 15

13

Ireland

Ireland

Single

Jan 8 1889

Oct 6 1885

7179

Riley

Patrick

McDonough

Burglary 1 yr

22

5' 11 3/4"

 

fair

grayish blue

brown

Illinois

Laborer

2 jail sentences in McDonough Co.

Catholic

7 yrs - R&W

moderate

yes

Ireland

do

23

single

April 1, 1871

Jan 28 1888

8621

Riley

Richard

Adams

Burglary 2 yrs

21

6ft 3/4

185

Fair

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Hostler

see # 4673

None

Illiterate

Intemperate

Father living Mother died age 7

9

Ireland

Ireland

Single

Oct 28 1889

May 18 1853

1394

Riley

Terry

Jackson

Assault to Murder 1 year

23

6' 2"

 

freckled face

gray

sandy

Ireland

laborer

 

Catholic

can't read or write

never drank to excess

none living

 

 

 

Single

Oct 9, 1853

Mar 18 1891

913

Riley

William

Cook

Burglary 4 yrs

35

1 m 79

?

Dark

Azure Blue

Dk Chest

Illinois

Laundryman

2nd Term 8784

Presbyterian

Common

Moderate

Yes

Connecticut

Connecticut

12

Single

May 17 1894

Nov 14 1885

7335

Riley

William

Whiteside

burglary & larceny 2 yrs

24

5'8"

137

dark

brown

nearly black

New York

sailor

 

Catholic

common school, 5 yrs

abstinent

yes

Ireland

do

14

single

Oct 2, 1886

July 5 1888

8943

Riley (Alias Frank Ray

Frank

Cook

Larceny 1y

26

5ft 6 1/2

159

?

Hazel

Brown

New York

Boilermaker

2nd Term 8029

Methodist

R&W 3 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 7

New York

New York

17

Married no child

June 5 1889

Feb 24 1888

8664

Riley (Alias Frederick Sharkey

Frederick

Kane

Robbery 2 yrs

23

5ft 7 3/4

162

Fair, Sandy

Hazel

Auburn Brown

Illinois

Saloonkeeper

2nd Term 4866

None

Read 6 mos

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age 23

Ireland

Scotland

12

Single

Nov 23 1889

Sept 21 1853

1353

Riley (Alias: James Foster)

John

Marion

Larceny 3 years

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

has been here before for one year in March of 1853, escaped April 25, 1853

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

July 3, 1854

Sept 4 1854

1552

Rilley

Peter

St. Clair

Larceny 1 year

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sept 4, 1855

June 24 1887

8312

Rimundo

Felice

Cook

Manslaughter 1 yr

32

5ft 5

148

Dark

Hazel

Black

Italy

Laborer

 

Catholic

Illiterate

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 30

Italy

Italy

27

Married 1 child

May 24 1888

6-7-1855

1765

Rising

Isaiah

Jo Daviess

larceny, 1 year + 10 mos.

44

5' 8"

 

dark

dk. Hazel

brown

VT

farmer

 

none

yes

drinks to excess

No parents living

 

 

 

Single

4-7-1857

June 21 1890

365

Rising (Alias Munroe Rising, Munroe Reising

Monroe

La Salle

Burglary & Larceny 2 yrs

42

1 m 60

?

Md Dark

Dk Slate Blue

Chest m

New York

Farming

 

None

Illiterate

Moderate

Father died age infant Mother died age infant

United States

United States

8

Single

Mar 20 1892

Dec 3 1885

7360

Ritch

Frank

Knox

burglary, 1 yr

20

5' 3 3/4"

139

dark

blue

brown

Italy

laborer

 

no

illiterate

abstinent

mother living, father 10 yrs

Italy

do

19

married, 8 children

Sept 23 1888

Dec 18 1888

9214

Ritter

William

McLean

Manslaughter 5 yrs

32

5ft 4 1/4

?

Md Sandy

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Farming'

 

United Brethen

Read

Moderate

Yes

Ohio

Illinois

23

Married

Nov 2 1889

Mar 18 1889

9409

Roab (Alias Henry Rabb

Henry

Hancock

Larceny 2 yrs

24

5ft 5

?

Fair

Blue

Lt Brown

New York

Farming'

2nd Term 8255

Lutheran

R&W 4 yrs

Intemperate

Father living Mother died age 9

Germany

Germany

9

Single

Dec 17 1890

Nov 2 1891

1306

Roach

John

Cook

Larceny 2 yrs 6 mos

27

1 m 62

?

Md Dark

Hazel Gray Slate Blue

Dk Chest

New York

Hostler & Bartender

 

None

Common

Intemperate

Yes

Ireland

Scotland

24

Single

Dec 16 1891

April 7 1855

1708

Roach

John

Madison

Larceny 2 year

45

5' 7 1/4"

 

light

gray

dark brown

Ireland

laborer

 

Catholic

can read & write

has drank to excess

none living

 

 

 

single

April 7, 1857 discharged

Nov 5 1886

7937

Roach

John

Whiteside

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

30

5ft 9 3/4

164

Sandy

Gray

Sandy Brown

Penn

Hostler

See #9000

None

Common 12 yrs

Moderate

No Father age 27 Mother age 6

Ireland

Ireland

20

Single

Oct 5 1887

Apr 2 1888

8761

Roach

Patrick

Cook

Burglary 3 yrs

23

5ft 5 1/2

128

Med Fair

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Bill Clerk

2 yrs at Pontiac

Catholic

R&W 3 1/2 yrs

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 3

Ireland

Ireland

10

Single

Oct 1 1890

Oct 23 1890

582

Roach (Alias Anna Mattison, Anna Smith

Anna

Champaign

Perjury 2 yrs

32

5ft 6 1/2

?

Light

Brown

Auburn

Michigan

Laundress

 

Dunkard

Common

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 18

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

13

Separated 1 Child

July 22 1892

Oct 1 1853

1375

Roan

William

Peoria

Larceny 1 year

21

5' 4"

 

light

gray

dark brown

New York

 

 

no

can not read or write

 

living in New York

 

 

 

 

discharged

Apr 30 1891

1005

Roarn

Ben

Uinta Wyoming

Burglary 8

18

1 m 71

?

Med

Azure Blue

Med Chest

Illinois

Mattress maker

 

Baptist

R&W

Moderate

Yes

United States

England

18

Single

July 29 1896

Oct 22 1891

1286

Roberts

Charles

Winnebago

Larceny 1 yr

31

1 m 70

?

Sandy

Lt Slate Blue

Red Sandy

Wisconsin

Windmill Constructor

 

Episcopal

R&W

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 30

New Jersey

New Jersey

20

Single

Sep 21 1892

Nov 21 1885

7344

Roberts

Charles

Mason

assault to kill, 1 yr

2 (sic)

5'5 1/2"

136

dark

brown

brown

Kentucky

Teamster

 

Methodist

R&W, 5 yrs

moderate

mother living, father 16 yrs

Kentucky

do

16

single

Jun 5 1890

Mar 8 1892

1638

Roberts

Daniel

Brown

Assualt with intent to kill 1 yr.

23

1 M 70

 

med.

Az bl fr

Chest Lt

Illinois

Coal Miner

 

Catholic

Illiterate

Moderate

No F-7 M-4

Ireland

Illinois

21

single

Jan 20 1890

Oct 21 1890

575

Roberts

Edward

Sangamon

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

19

1 m 75

?

Med

Lt Slate Blue

Lt Chest

Illinois

Laborer

 

Methodist

Read

Moderate

Father died age infant Mother died age infant

Kentucky

Kentucky

11

Single

Sep 20 1891

Aug 5 1886

7796

Roberts

Harry

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

32

5ft 6

132

Sandy

Blue

Auburn

Missouri

Merchant

2nd term see #6854

Episcopal

Common 10 yrs

Moderate

No Father age 28 Mother age 9months

Mass

New Hampshire

12

Widower

July 5 1887

Apr 21 1858

2718

Roberts

Henry

Cook

Burglary - 1 yr

27

5' 4"

 

Fair

Blue

Brown

England

Machinist

 

None

Can Read but Not Write

intemp

None

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Disch. Apr. 21, 1859 - Term expired.

Nov 12 1885

7333

Roberts

Isaac

Peoria

larceny 3 yrs

48

5'5 1/2"

150

Negro

black

black

Connecticut

porter & waiter

 

Methodist

R&W, 8 yrs

abstinent

no, father 23 yrs, mother 46 yrs

Virginia

do

22

widower, 2 children

Nov 4 1887

Oct 26 1886

7903

Roberts

James

Hancock

Burglary 1 yr

35?

5ft 11

154

Dark

Hazel

Nearly Black

Indiana

Farming

see #8636

Methodist

Common 8 yrs

Intemperate

Mother living Father age 23

Indiana

Indiana

25

Single

Sep 26 1887

April 11 1854

1469

Roberts

John

Adams

Larceny 1 year

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May 18, 1854 pardoned by Governor

June 27 1886

7721

Roberts

John

Laramie Wyoming

Assault with attempt to Murder 2 yr 6 mo

48

5ft 10 34

142

Mulatto

Black

Black

Indiana

Barber

 

Methodist

Common 3 yrs

Intemperate

No Father age 28 Mother age 38

NC

NC

19

Married 1 child

Aug 11 1888

Jan 19 1887

8064

Roberts

Perry

Sangamon

Larceny 1 yr

44

5ft 7 1/2

161

Negro

Dk Brown

Gray

Indiana

Farmer & Cooper

2 yrs Mich city

Methodist

R & W. 6 mo

Moderate

Father age 10 mother age 14

N.C.

N.C.

14

Widowed 2 child

Dec 19 1887

Jan 17 1891

745

Roberts

Warren

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

28

1 m 73

?

Dk Mulatto

Maroon

Black

Mississippi

Hostler

see 2067

Methodist

R&W

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age 13

Mississippi

Mississippi

13

Single

Dec 16 1891

Dec 30 1891

1423

Roberts

William

Cook

Robbery 1 yr

34

1 m 65

?

Dk Mulatto

Deep Maroon Maroon fr

Black

Massachusetts

Renovator

 

Methodist

R&W

Moderate

Father died age 18 Mother died age infant

Virginia

Virginia

19

Widow no child

Nov 29 1892

Feb 24 1859

270

Robertson

Charles A.

McHenry

Larceny

34

5 11 1/4

 

Light

Blue

Black

NY

Farmer

 

None

Read and Write

Intemp

Yes

 

 

 

single

Mar 8 1887

Mar 5 1887

8167

Robertson

William

Vermilion

Burglary 1 yr

22

5ft 7 3/4

146

Fair

Blue

Brown

Indiana

Painter

See 2894

Catholic

R&W 3 yrs

Intemperate

Mother living father died age 4

Ireland

Kentucky

17

Single

Feb 5 1888

May 31 1888

8872

Robinson

Albert

Will

Larceny 3 yrs

23

5ft 5 3/4

?

Med Dark

Gray

Dk Brown

Illinois

Farming

 

Christian

R&W 2 1/2 yrs

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age 6

New York

New York

15

Single

Nov 29 1890

Sep 19 1890

494

Robinson

Charles

Cook

Assault to rape 4 yrs

15

1 m 57

?

Negro

Deep Maroon

Black

Texas

Laborer

 

Methodist

Read

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age 10

Mississippi

Texas

15

Single

Nov 18 1893

Sep 14 1891

1181

Robinson

Charles

Stephenson

Burglary & Larceny 2 yrs

18

1 m 62

?

Light

Murky Blue

Med Chest

New York

Painter

 

Presbyterian

Common

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age 14

New York

New York

17

Single

June 13 1893

Apr 3 1888

8774

Robinson

Curtis

McLean

Manslaughter 5 yrs

27

5ft 7 1/4

150

Med Dark

Hazel

Brown

Illinois

Farming

 

United Brethren

R&W 3 1/2 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 3

Illinois

Illinois

13

Single

Pardoned aug 3 1890

Oct 11 1890

546

Robinson

George

Vermilion

Burglary 5 yrs

31

1 m 72

?

Dark

Azure Blue

Lt Chest

Illinois

Laborer

 

None

R&W

Moderate

Father died age infant Mother died age 20

Indiana

Illinois

20

Single

July 10 1894

July 24 1888

8961

Robinson

George

Cook

Robbery 1 yr

33

5ft 7

?

Sandy

Hazel

Brown

New York

Teamster

see 1400 C

Methodist

R&W 3 1/2 yrs

Moderate

Father died age 16 Mother died age 10

Ireland

Ireland

16

Single

July 2 1889

Mar 7 1892

1636

Robinson

Harry

Cook

Crime against nature 7 yr.

33

1 M 71

 

med.

Y Az bl lim Imp.

Chest Lt

Illinois

News Agent

 

Catholic

Common

Intemperate

Yes

Germany

Germany

13

single

Feb 26 1887

Aug 13 1858

182

Robinson

Jane, aka Friskey

Cook

Robbery

16

4 11 3/4

 

Fair

Blue

Auburn

England

Fancy Woman

 

None

Read and Write

Temp

No

 

 

 

 

Nov 24 1858

Jan 20 1858

171

Robinson

John

DuPage

Larceny

19

5 10 1/2

 

Fair

Black

Black

Scotland

Sailor

 

*Scotland

Read and Write

Temp

Yes

 

 

 

 

Feb 19 1859

Mar 23 1887

8205

Robinson

John

Henderson

Murder Commited to 10 yrs 4 mo Aug 9-93

37

6ft 1/2

168

Sandy

Hazel

Sandy Brown

Virginia

Farming

 

Methodist

Illiterate

Abstinent

Father died 16 yrs Mother died 30 yrs

Ireland

Tennessee

22

Married 4 child

Aug 22 1893

Apr 5 1888

8778

Robinson

John

Champaign

Larceny 3 yrs

20

5ft 6 1/4

137

Fair

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Woodinggraver

 

Presbyterian

R&W 2 3/4

Abstinent

Father died age 8 mos Mother died age 18

Illinois

Virginia

14

Single

Feb 4 1890

Sept 1 1854

184

Robinson

P. P.

Cook

Assault to Kill

48

5 8 1/4

 

Light

Gray

Gray

England

Shoe Maker

 

Episcopal

Read and Write

Temp

No

 

 

 

single

Elgin 2-21-1889/ transf. to Kankakee discharged from there Dec 1890

Sept 1 1854

1536

Robinson

Phillip

Cook

assault to murder 5 years

48

5' 8 1/4"

 

light

gray

gray

England

shoemaker

 

Episcopal

can read & write

Never drank to excess

none living

 

 

 

single

Joliet Nov 24, 1858

Apr 26 1890

242

Robinson

Samuel

Sangamon

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

58

1 m 57

?

Negro

Maroon

Black

Maryland

Laborer

 

Methodist

Illiterate

Abstinent

Father living Mother died age 15

Maryland

Maryland

15

Married 3 child

Mar 25 1891

Nov 1 1890

609

Robinson

Scott

Cook

Burglary 5 yrs

40

1 m 72

?

Negro

Deep Maroon

Black

Alabama

Cook

 

Methodist

Illiterate

Moderate

Yes

Virginia

Virginia

15

Separated no Child

July 31 1894

Mar 18 1891

907

Robinson

Thomas

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

29

1 m 59

?

Negro

Deep Maroon

Black

Kentucky

2nd Cook

4755 C

Baptist

Illiterate

Moderate

Father died age 11 Mother died age 7

Kentucky

Kentucky

8

Married 1 child

Feb 17 1892

Oct 7 1886

7842

Robinson

William

Minta Wyoming Terr

Infamous crime against nature 6 yrs

19

5ft 5 1/2

144

Fair

Lt Hazel

Brown

West Virginia

Laborer

 

Catholic

R & W 3 yrs

Intemperate

Mother living fath age 18

Ireland

Ohio

8

Single

Jan 6 1891

July 3 1889

9630

Robinson

Robert

DeKalb

Horse Stealing & Larceny & Burglary & Larceny 5 yrs 3 indictments

28

1 m 63

?

Med Fair

Blue

Chestnut

Illinois

Teamster

 

None

Common no yrs

Abstinent

Father living Mother died age 12

England

United States

12

Single

Mar 20 1891

Jan 20 1858

2625

Robinson (aka Mo_e)

John

DuPage

Larceny - 1 yr

19

5' 10-1/2"

 

Fair

Black & Dk Gray

 

Scotland

Sailor

 

Free Church of Scotland

Read & Write

Not Intemp

Par. In Scotland

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Taken to Joliet May 22 1858

Mar 7 1889

9388

Robinson (Alias Thomas Robison

Thomas

Vermilion

Grand Larceny 1 yr

23

5ft 7 1/4

?

Md Dark

Hazel

Brown

Ohio

Brakeman

2nd Term 6492

None

R&W 5 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Ohio

Ohio

15

Married no child

Feb 6 1890

Apr 6 1891

959

Robinson (Alias William Tuttle

John

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

22

1 m 66

?

Fair

Murky Blue

Lt Chest

Tennessee

Fireman

see 2608 E see 4038 D

Catholic

R&W

Moderate

Yes

Illinois

Ireland

21

Single

Mar 5 1892

Oct 30 1885

7282

Robson

James C.

Vermilion

Arson, 2 yr

32

5'8"

144

light sandy

blue

lt. Brown

Ohio

coal miner

R/C 3/21/1890

Methodist

common school, 7 yrs

moderate

yes

England

do

24

single

Nov 11 1887

Oct 19 1887

8452

Rochard

Frank

Piatt

Perjury 1 yr

28

5ft 9 1/4

147

Med Dark

Chestnut

Brown

Illinois

Farming

 

Methodist

Common 5 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

24

Pennsylvania

Ohio

Married 1 child

Sept 19 1888

Oct 2 1888

9045

Rodenbour

Peter

Adams

Assault to kill 8 yrs

44

5ft 5 1/2

?

Med

Blue

Gray

Germany

Laborer

 

Catholic

R&W 6 yrs

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age 43

Germany

Germany

30

Single

Jan 1 1894

Oct 2 1888

9043

Roder

Nicholas

Adams

Assault to kill 1 yr

45

5f 1 3/4

?

Dark

Hazel

Dk Brown

Germany

Laborer

 

Lutheran

R&W 6 yrs

Moderate

Father died age 31 Mother died age 10

Germany

Germany

20

Single

Sep 2 1889

Nov 5 1886

7922

Rodgers

George

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

22

5ft 8

137

Sandy

Blue

Sandy Brown

Illinois

Laborer

 

Catholic

Common 5 yrs

Intemperate

Yes

Ireland

Ireland

21

Single

Oct 5 1887

Dec 23 1891

1400

Rodgers

Georger

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

38

1 m 69

?

Dark

Lt Slate Blue

Gray Mix Med Chest

New York

Laborer

2nd Term 8964

Catholic

R&W

Intemperate

Father died age 25 Mother died age 30

Ireland

Ireland

20

Single

Nov 22 1892

July 2 1886

7736

Rodman

Daniel

Carroll

Burning Lumber 1 yr

25

5ft 1 34

137

Dark

Blue

Dark Brown

England

Laborer

 

Protestant

Common

Moderate

Yes

England

England

19

Single

June 2 1887

Jan 11 1858

2622

Roe

Gideon

Crawford

Larceny - 1 yr from Dec. 28 1857

24

5' 10"

 

Fair

Blue

Light

Ohio

Farmer

 

None

Cannot Read nor Write

Not Intemp

Par. In Clark Co., IL

Unk

Unk

Unk

Wife in Clark Co., IL

Dischg. Dec. 28, 1858 - Pardoned by governor (Pardon did not arrive till next day)

Nov 3 1890

611

Roehl

William

Winnebago

Burglary 7 yrs 6 mos

25

1 m 63

?

Md Dark

Gray

Lt Chest

Germany

Cabinet Maker

 

Lutheran

R&W

Moderate

Yes

Germany

Germany

17

Married 2 child

Nov 2 1895

Nov 19 1857

2566

Rogers

Achilles A.

 

Murder - 8 yrs

25

5' 10"

 

Fair

Blue

Auburn

Kentucky

Laborer

 

None

Read & Write

Not Intemp

None

Unk

Unk

Unk

Wife in Menard Co., IL.

Joliet July 7 1858

June 10 1886

7703

Rogers

Charles

Cook

Larceny 2 yr

28

5 ft 10

160

Negro

Black

Black

Mass

Cook, Waiter

 

Episcopal

High School

Moderate

No Father age ? Mother age 9

West India

West India

10

Married 1 child

Mar 10 1888

Nov 21 1888

9152

Rogers

Charles

Peoria

Larceny 1 yr 3 mos

38

5ft 3

?

Sandy

Blue

Brown

New York

Hostler

 

None

Read 3 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 12

New York

New York

30

Single

Jan 4 1890

Nov 11 1890

627

Rogers

Daniel

Sangamon

Rape 5 yrs

51

1 m 54

?

Negro

Maroon

Black

Virginia

Laborer

See 5185 C, see 5850 A

Baptist

Illiterate

Abstinent

Father died age infant Mother died age infant

Virginia

Virginia

16

Separated 1 Child

Aug 10 1894

May 6 1891

1020

Rogers

Frank

Cook

Robbery 1 yr

19

1 m 67

?

Dark

Murky Blue

Med Chest

New York

Gas Fitter

 

Catholic

Common

Abstinent

Father died age 5 Mother died age 7

New York

New York

8

Single

Apr 5 1892

Nov 13 1886

7956

Rogers

Geo W.

Iroquois

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

26

5ft 10 1/4

160

Dark

Dark

Nearly Black

Washington

Brakeman

See 9183

Methodist

Common 7 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

Virginia

Kentucky

11

Single

Oct 13 1887

June 3 1886

7682

Rogers

George

Adams

3 Indictments Grand Larceny commuted to expire Feb 15 1888

40

5 ft 5 12

132

Dark

Hazel

Dark Brown

Penn

Carpenter

 

Lutheran

R & W 2 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Penn

Penn

15

Married 1 child

Feb 15 1888

June 3 1886

7683

Rogers

George

Adams

Grand Larceny 3 yr

29

5 ft 6 34

147

Med Dark

Hazel

Brown

Wisconsin

Cook

2 yr Columbia Ohio

Methodist

Common 8 yrs

Moderate

No Father age 12 Mother age 16

Ohio

New York

16

Single

Dec 3 1888

May 27 1888

8856

Rogers

George

Adams

Assault to kill 1 yr

20

5ft 2 3/4

?

Med Fair

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Farming

 

None

Read 1 yr

Abstinent

Yes

Canada

Canada

15

Married 1 child

Apr 28 1889

Oct 6 1887

8412

Rogers

Joseph

Champaign

Larceny 3 yrs

27

6ft 2

162

Med Dark

Hazel

Brown

Indiana

Farming

 

Christian

R&W 3 yrs

Intemperate

Father died age 6 mos Mother died 6 mos

Never had any

Indiana

Don't Know

Married 2 child

Apr 5 1890

Oct 20 1890

562

Rogers

William

Winnebago

Larceny 3 yrs

43

1 m 79

?

Med

Hazel Gray Hazel

Chest m

Pennsylvania

Shoe machine Operator

 

Methodist

R&W

Intemperate

Mother living Father died age 17

Pennsylvania

New Jersey

17

Widow

Sep 19 1891

Dec 9 1886

8019

Rogers

William

Macon

 

35

5ft 4

153

 

 

 

 

 

2nd term see 6744

Baptist

 

 

Mother living Father age 3

 

 

 

Single

Sep 9 1888

Jan 12 1889

9266

Rogers

William

U S N D Ill

Pretending to be an officer of the USA 1 yr

33

5ft 7 3/4

?

Fair

Blue

Lt Brown

New York

Physician

2 1/2 yrs at Elmira NY also a term at Chicago Bridewell

Episcopal

High 16 yrs

Intemperate

Father living Mother died age 13

England

Switzerland

23

Married 3 child

Dec 11 1889

Mar

9394

Rogers (Alias Harry Jones, Henry Bissell

Harry

Knox

Burglary 1 yr

27

5ft 10

?

Fair

Gray

Brown

Louisiana

Laborer

3rd Term 8586

Methodist

R&W 2 yrs

Intemperate

Father living Mother died age 9

New York

Louisiana

10

Married 1 child

Feb 8 1890

Oct 22 1891

1287

Rogers (Alias William McIntyre

James

Winnebago

Larceny 1 yr

43

1 m 76

?

Dark

Maroon Gray Y

Gray Mix

New York

Laborer

 

Presbyterian

Common

Moderate

Father died age 20 Mother died age infant

New York

United States

15

Single

Sep 2 1892

Nov 19 1888

9143

Rogge

Gustave

Cook

Manslaughter 1 yr

37

5ft 10

?

Med Fair

Blue

Brown

Canada

Carpenter

 

Lutheran

R&W 5 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Germany

Germany

22

Married 2 child

Oct 19 1889

Apr 17 1886

7631

Rolla

Jerry C.

Douglas

larceny 5 yrs

30

6'1

165

fair

blue

brown

Penn.

laborer

 

Baptist

R&W, 4 yrs

intemperate

yes

Penn.

Penn.

10

No

March 31 1860

July 19 1854

1525

Romines

Nicholas

Gallatin

incest 20 years

67

5' 1 3/4"

 

light

blue

gray

East Tennessee

Farmer

Baptist

 

can not read or write

has drank to excess

none living

 

 

 

Wife living in Gallatin County

Joliet July 7, 1860

Apr 10 1889

8791

Rone

William

Albany Wyoming

Assault with an attempt to commit murder 3 yrs from Mar 24 1887

20

5ft 7

143

Lt Mulatto

Brown

Black

Virginia

Cooker

 

Baptist

R&W 2 1/2 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Virginia

Virginia

19

Single

Pardoned June 6 1889

Nov 28 1885

7357

Roney

Frank

Lake

burglary, 3 yr

22

5'5 1/4"

136

sandy

blue

sandy

Wisconsin

farmer

R/C 6/5/1888

no

R&W, 1 yr

intemperate

father living, mother 18 yrs

Wisconsin

do

14

Spouse

par'd Nov 8 1859

Feb 27 1886

7517

Roomer (George Monroe?, John Williams - (Alias)

George

Henry

burglary - 2 yrs

28

5'4

152

med sandy

blue

brown

Ohio

Pressman

3d term see 5550

Lutheran

R&W, 3 yrs

intemperate

father living, mother @14

Ohio

Ohio

18

No

Nov 10 1859

Sept 25 1855

178

Rooney

Felix

Will

Rape

27

5 8 1/2

 

Florid

Gray

Brown

Ireland

Farmer

 

None

Read

Temp

Yes

 

 

 

single

Dec 20 1887

Sept 20 1855

1833

Rooney

Felix

Will

Rape 14 years

27

5' 8 1/2"

 

light florid

gray

light brown

Ireland

farmer

 

no church

can read can't write

never drank to excess

parents in New York

 

 

 

wife in Joliet

taken to Joliet May 22, 1858

Apr 9 1890

206

Rooney

John

DuPage

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

59

1 m 70

?

Dark

Lt Slate Blue

Dk Chest

Ireland

Farming

 

Catholic

R&W

Moderate

Father died age 1 Mother died age 11

Ireland

Ireland

17

Widow 4 child

Mar 7 1891

March 5 1857

302

Root

Myron L.

Cook

Forgery

33

5 2 1/2

 

Dark

Blue

Dark

NY

Waiter

 

None

Read and Write

Temp

No

 

 

 

wife living in CHicago

June 18 1850

Mar 9 1888

8710

Roper

Charles

Boone

Burglary & Larceny 2 yrs 6 mos

21

5ft 5 1/4

136

Med Dark

Dark

Brown

Michigan

Painter

 

Methodist

Common 2 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

Ohio

Ohio

21

Married no child

Apr 23 1890

Apr 26 1888

8802

Rose

Ormond

Cook

Burglary 5 yrs

24

5ft 7 1/2

148

Med Fair

Hazel

Brown

Illinois

Butcher

 

Episcopal

Common 6 1/2 yrs

Moderate

Yes

New York

New York

20

Married 1 child

Jan 25 1892

June 24 1886

7718

Rosebaugh

Albert

Vermilion

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

34

5ft 7 12

135

Sandy

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Laborer

 

Christian

High School 8 yrs

Abstinent

Mother living Father age 13

Indiana

Ohio

18

Married 2 child

May 24 1887

May 24 1858

185

Rosebrough

Richard

Madison

Larceny

22

5 8 1/4

 

Light

Blue

Brown

NY

Farmer

 

None

Read and Write

Temp

Yes

 

 

 

single

Sep 8 1886

May 24 1858

2766

Rosebrough

Richard

Madison

Larceny - 1 yr

22

5' 8-1/4"

 

Light

Blue

Brown

New York

Farmer

See (David Knight or Wright, fo. 180)

None

Read & Write

Not intemp

Parents in Illinois

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Taken to Joliet June 9, 1858

May 11 1854

1492

Rosehatter

George

Cook

Larceny 1 year

21

5' 4"

 

light

blue

dark brown

Germany

Laborer

has been here before 138

Catholic

can not read or write

has drank to excess

has parents living

 

 

 

single

May 11, 1855

Mar 7 1892

1626

Rosenbaum

Israel

Cook

Arson 1 yr

48

1 m 64

?

Florid

Gray Slate Blue

Sandy Chest

Russia

Cigar Maker

 

Hebrew

Illiterate

Moderate

Father died age 14 Mother died age 21

Russia

Russia

22

Married 9

Feb 6 1893

Sept 1 1855

1819

Rosenberry

Antoine

Jo Daviess

Assault to murder 1 year

39

5' 4"

 

dark

blue

dark brown

Germany

?

 

Catholic

can read and write English, German, and French

never drank to excess

none living

 

 

 

wife in ?

Sept 6, 1856 discharged

Nov 26 1888

9163

Rosenthal

Isaac

Cook

Burglary 2 yrs

26

5ft 3 1/2

?

Dark

Dk Brown

Black

Austria

Jeweler

 

Methodist

R&W 5 yrs

Moderate

Father died age 6 Mother died age 2

Germany

Germany

6

Single

Aug 25 1890

Dec 4 1886

7994

Roser

38930

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

19

5ft 7

121

Sallow

Gray

Brown

Penn.

Watch Maker

 

Catholic

Common 9 yrs

 

Yes

Germany

Germany

19

Single

Nov 4 1887

Mar 30 1889

9446

Rosina (Alias William Rocena

William

La Salle

Manslaughter 1 yrs

40

5ft 6 1/2

?

Sandy

Blue

Brown

Germany

Laborer

 

Lutheran

R&W 7 yrs

Abstinent

Father living Mother died age 20

Germany

Germany

18

Married 2 child

Feb 27 1890

Dec 31 1891

1435

Roskowitz

Barney

Cook

Feloniously suffering 1 yr

19

1 m 65

?

Med Fair

Azure Blue

Lt Chest

Russia

Nickel Plater

 

Jewish

Illiterate

Moderate

Yes

Russia

Russia

10

Single

Nov 29 1892

Aug 31 1847

659

Roso

Maihac(?)

Hamilton

Larceny

30

6'

 

dk.

blue

Dk.Br.

Born in Tn.

Farmer

--

none

 

no

Parents dead

 

 

 

single

Apl 4 1889

Sep 26 1888

9018

Rosroitz (Alias Julius Brown

Michael

Cook

Burglary 5 yrs

24

5ft 5 1/2

?

Fair

Blue

Brown

Germany

Shoe treer

2nd Term 6862 see 7998 C

None

R&W 4 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

Germany

Germany

19

Single

June 25 1892

Oct 17 1885

7238

Ross

Albert

Kankakee

Burglary, 1 yr

20

5'8 3/4"

150

med dark

hazel

brown

Illinois

switchman

 

Presb.

read, attd 4 yrs

moderate

father living, mother 11 yrs

Germany

do

19

sing

Mar 24 1887

Mar 6 1890

145

Ross

Charles

McLean

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

26

1 m 73

?

Negro

Deep Maroon

Black

Missouri

Waiter

 

Methodist

Common

Abstinent

Father died age 11 Mother died age 22

Kentucky

Virginia

20

Single

Feb 5 1891

June 4 1886

7685

Ross

Chas

Kane

Murder Commuted to expire Aug 1 1889

18

5 ft 34

108

Fair

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Clerk

 

Congregational

Common 10 yrs

Intemperate

Yes

New York

Wisconsin

18

Single

Aug 1 1889

Oct 23 1891

1283

Ross

Henry

Cook

Assault with intent to kill 2 yrs

21

1 m 83

?

Negro

Deep Maroon Maroon fr

Black

D C

Cook

 

Methodist

Read

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age 11

Kentucky

Missouri

14

Married no child

July 21 1893

Sep 27 1886

7823

Ross

Henry

Rock Island

Larceny 8 months

25

5ft 3 12

154

Negro

Black

Black

Indiana

Waiter

see #8603

Baptist

Common 8 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Unknown

Unknown

19

Married

May 7 1887

Jan 20 1888

8603

Ross

Henry

Rock Island

Burglary 1 yr

25

5ft 2 1/1

150

Negro

Dark

Black

Indiana

Teamster

2nd term 7823

None

Read 1 yr

Intemperate

Yes

9

Kentucky

Kentucky

Married no child

Dec 20 1888

Nov 5 1886

7933

Rosso

Michael

Cook

Manslaughter 3 yrs

24

5ft 4 1/2

157

Dark

Black

Black

Italy

Peddler

 

Catholic

Illiterate

Intemperate

Mother living Father age 2

Italy

Italy

Unknown

Single

May 5 1889

Dec 13 1888

9207

Rot

John

DeWitt

Larceny 3 yrs

35

5ft 5 1/2

?

Md Dark

Blue

Brown

Germany

Farming'

 

Lutheran

Common 8 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

Germany

Germany

25

Single

June 12 1891

Nov 17 1847

688

Roth

Benedict

Randolph

larceny - 1 yr

22

5'9"

 

dark

grey

brown

Germany (in IL 10 yrs)

farmer

 

Catholic

can read English

temperate

mother living

 

 

 

married, 2 children

Jan 24 1887

July 10 1890

414

Roth

Charles

Cook

Bigamy 2 yrs

40

1 m 67

?

Med

Maroon

Lt Chest

New York

Undertaker

 

Methodist

Common

Abstinent

Father died age 28 Mother died age 5

Germany

Germany

21

Married no child

Apr 9 1892

March 21 1854

1456

Rourke

John

Cook

Larceny 1 year

32

4' 10 3/4"

 

light

blue

red

Ireland

?

 

no church

can read & write

has drank to excess

Mother in New York

 

 

 

wife living in St Louis

Nov 24, 1854 Pardoned

June 1 1858

173

Rowan

William

Kane

Burglary

18

5 7 1/2

 

Light

Black

Black

Ireland

Harness Maker

 

Catholic

Read and Write

Temp

Brother

 

 

 

No

Nov 24 1861

Oct 30 1885

7284

Royce

Jefferson

Vermilion

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

37

5' 11 3/4"

178

sandy

blue

lt sandy

Indiana

coal miner

R.C. 1/5/1888

New Light

illiterate

moderate

yes

Indiana

do

18

no wife living, 1 child

May 28 1849

June 17 1891

1115

Rubinstein

Joseph

Cook

Bigamy 2 yrs 6 mos

27

1 m 65

?

Md Dark

Azure Blue

Med Chest

Russia

Tailor

 

Lutheran

R&W

Abstinent

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

Russia

Russia

21

Married no child

July 31 1893

Sep 17 1890

479

Ruckman (Alias Ed Ruckman

Edward

Grundy

Forgery 1 yr

27

1 m 72

?

Med

Azure Blue

Lt Chest

W Virginia

Farming

 

Methodist

Common

Moderate

Yes

W Virginia

Pennsylvania

16

Separated 1 child

Aug 16 1891

Apr 2 1888

8759

Rudolph

Edward

Cook

Larceny 2 yrs

19

5ft 6 1/2

145

Fair

Hazel

Brown

Illinois

Bookkeeper

 

Catholic

R&W 3 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 14

New York

Germany

19

Single

Jan 1 1890

Aug 4 1887

8348

Rudolph (Alias R/C 2-5-90

Anton C J

Cook

Forgery 3 yrs

39

5ft 4

117

Light

Blue

Light

Norway

Bank Teller

 

Lutheran

R&W 4 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 29

15

Norway

Norway

Married no child

Feb 3 1890 WHC Apr 2 1888 Retd Apr 7 1888

Jan 14 1892

1475

Ruger

Herman

Cook

Burglary 6 yrs

19

1 m 55

?

Light

Violet Blue

Med Chest

Illinois

Street Car Conductor

 

Episcopal

Common

Abstinent

Yes

New York

New York

19

Single

Pardoned Oct 26 1893

May 22 1891

1054

Ruland

William

Crook Wyoming

Having in possession counterfeit coind with intent to pass 1 yr 3 mos

22

1 m 78

?

Md Dark

Gray Slate Blue

Med Chest

Illinois

Druggist

 

Methodist

Collegiate

Moderate

Yes

Missouri

United States

17

Single

July 6 1892

May 13 1887

8259

Runce

Charles F.

Cook

Forgery 1 yr

34

5ft 10 3/4

145

Med Dark

Blue

Dk Brown

Illinois

Book keeper

 

Presbyterian

R&W 4 yrs

Abstinent

Father living mother died age 12

New York

New York

21

Married 2 children

July 12 1890

Sept 21 1853

1366

Rundford

John

Cook

Robbery 10 years

27

 

 

dark florid

Black

Black

Ireland

Steam boatman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Escaped thru wall April 15, 159

Oct 21 1887

8456

Rupart (Alias Frank Ruppert

Frank

Douglas

Robbery & Larceny 5 yrs

28

5ft 8 1/4

134

Dark

Hazel

Dk Brown

Illinois

Cooper

R/C Sept 9 1891 - 2nd term 2876

Methodist

R&W 5 yrs

Moderate

Yes

17

Ohio

Ohio

Single

July 20 1891

Nov 17 1852

1199

Russ--?

John

Rock Island

Larceny 1 year

20

5' 10"

 

florid

Gray

brown

Ohio

Farmer

 

no

can read & write

abstinent

parents living in Ohio

 

 

 

single

Nov 17, 1853

Oct 4 1886

7838

Russell

Charles

Adams

Larceny 2nd offence 1 yr

19

5ft 6 3/4

152

Mulatto

Black

Black

Missouri

Hostler

 

Baptist

R & W 2 yrs

Abstinent

No Father age 10 Mother age 13

Unknown

Unknown

13

Single

Sep 4 1887

June 24 1887

8313

Russell

Charles

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

28

5ft 5 3/4

150

Light

Blue

Light

New York

Printer

 

Methodist

R&W 8 yrs

Moderate

Father died age 22 Mother died age 14

15

New York

New York

Married 2 child

May 24 1888

Nov 11 1886

7949

Russell

Emil

Peoria

Larceny 2 yrs

37

5ft 3 1/2

118

Med Dark

Blue

Dk Brown

France

Farming

 

Methodist

Common 12 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father age 20

France

France

26

Single

Aug 11 1888

Apr 9 1891

975

Russell

Frank

DuPage

Burglary 7 yrs 3 indictments

22

1 m 73

?

Med Light

Dk Slate Blue

Med Chest

Illinois

Hostler

2nd Term 9709

Congregational

Common

Intemperate

Yes

Vermont

Vermont

20

Single

Pardoned Mar 22 1893

Feby 4 1886

7470

Russell

George

Cook

burglary, 1 yr, 6 mos

33

5' 9 1/2"

153

light

blue

brown

New York

painter

 

Methodist

high school, 8 yrs

abstinent

no, father 15 yrs, mother 31

Penn.

Ohio

13

married

Apl 20 1888

Feb 29 1892

1613

Russell

Joseph

Sangamon

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

24

1 m 70

?

Med

Gray Slate Blue

Dk Chest

Illinois

Laborer

 

Methodist

Common

Moderate

Mother living Father died age infant

Pennsylvania

Illinois

18

Married no child

Jan 28 1893

Feb 11 1886

7489

Russell

Raymond

Tazewell

burglary & larceny, 1 yr

28

5'7 1/2

147

med dark

blue

brown

Illinois

laborer

 

Catholic

R&W, 8 yrs

moderate

yes

Scotland

New York

21

married - 0 child

Jan 1 1894

Mar 10 1887

8180

Russell

Robert

Cook

Larceny 1yr

19

6ft 2

163

Fair

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Teamster

 

Presbyterian

High 10 yrs

Intemperate

Yes

Virginia

Maine

19

Single

Feb 10 1888

Apr 8 1889

9461

Russell

Robert

DuPage

Burglary Robbery 8 yrs/Life, 4 indictments

20

6ft 2

?

Fair

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Printer

2nd Term 8180

Catholic

Common 11 yrs

Intemperate

Yes

Virginia

Maine

16

Married no child

July 28 1890

Feb 18 1887

8135

Russell

William W.

Albany Wyoming Ter.

Obtaining property by false pretense 3 yr

34

5ft 7 1/2

144

Dark

Hazel

Brown

Ohio

Comission Business

 

Baptist

High 12 yrs

Intemperate

Father age 25 mother age 2

New York

New York

18

Married

Pardoned Jun 30 1887

Apr 13 1887

8230

Russell (Alias Burns, Burns

Robert alias John alias George

Kankakee

Burglary 5 yrs

22

5ft 9

158

Fair

Blue

Brown

Canada

Plumber

2nd term

Presbyterian

Common 9 yrs

Intemperate

Yes

Ireland

Ireland

22

Single

Jan 15 1891

Nov 28 1885

7358

Rutherford

Rant B.

Vermilion

burglary & grand larceny, 2 yr

20

5'10"

165

med dark

gray blue

dark

Ohio

none

 

Methodist

common school, 7 yrs

abstinent

yes

Penn.

Ohio

15

No

Died Sept 9 1859

Oct 13 1858

183

Rutledge

James

St. Clair

Larceny

27

5 6

 

Fair

Blue

Dark Brown

Conn.

Stone Cutter

 

Episcopal

Read and Write

Temp

No

 

 

 

single

Sep 9 1899

Oct 31 1887

8485

Rutter

William

McDonough

Manslaughter 6 yrs

23

5ft 7 3/4

167

Dark

Blue

Dark

Illinois

Farming

see# 2844

Methodist

R&W 2 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 5 mos

23

Ohio

Ohio

Single

Oct 2 1888

Apr 27 1888

8807

Rutterfield

George

Uinta Wyoming

Knowingly selling the Horse of another 5 yrs

23

5ft 7 3/4

156

Med Fair

Hazel

Brown

New Hampshire

Cowboy

 

Baptist

R&W 3 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 7

Massachusetts

Massachusetts

10

Single

Jan 26 1892

Sept 19 1853

1336

Ryal

Joel

Greene

Burglery 1 year

32

5' 9"

 

light

dark

black

Kentucky

Farmer

see 340 for same

no church

can read & write

has drank to excess

Mother in Kentucky

 

 

 

Wife in Greene County

Sept 19, 1857

July 9 1886

7767

Ryan

Charles

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

28

5ft 6 34

130

Dark

Hazel

Brown

New York

Shoe Maker

 

Catholic

R & W 5 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father age 14

New York

New York

26

Single

June 9 1887

Feb 23 1892

1591

Ryan

Daniel

Cook

Burglary 2 yrs commuted to 16 mos Feb 24 1893

26

1 m 71

?

Med

Gray Slate Blue

M

Illinois

Railroader

 

Catholic

Common

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 12

Ireland

Ireland

21

Married 1 child

May 2 1893

July 24 1890

440

Ryan

Edward

Menard

Rape 2 yrs

22

1 m 59

?

Med

Dk Slate Blue

Lt Chest

Illinois

Barkeeper

 

Catholic

Common

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 21

Ireland

Ireland

19

Single

Apr 23 1892

Jan 17 1891

746

Ryan

Edward

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

17

1 m 65

?

Light

Violet Blue

Lt Chest

Connecticut

Teamster

see 8713 C

Catholic

R&W

Moderate

Yes

Ireland

Ireland

17

Single

Dec 16 1891

May 5 1888

8814

Ryan

James

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

51

5ft 8 1/4

155

Sandy

Hazel

Sandy Gray

Ireland

Peddler

 

Catholic

R&W 2 yrs

Intemperate

Father died age 31 Mother died age 25

Ireland

Ireland

25

Single

Apr 5 1889

Nov 22 1890

661

Ryan

John

Cook

Robbery 5 yrs

20

1 m 70

?

Md Dark

Azure Blue

Dk Chest

Missouri

Laborer

 

Catholic

Common

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 10

Ireland

Ireland

18

Single

Died Aug 19 1893

July 23 1886

7775

Ryan

John

Menard

Burglary 2 yr 6 mo

23

5ft 6 34

127

Fair

Blue

Brown

Mass

Shoe Tester

 

Catholic

Common 10 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Ireland

Ireland

20

Single

Sep 7 1888

Mar 2 1889

9375

Ryan

John

Henry

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr 6 mos

28

5ft 8 1/2

?

Sandy

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Coal Miner

 

Methodist

R&W 7 yrs

Intemperate

Father died age 10 Mother died age 9

Illinois

Pennsylvania

10

Single

July 1 1890

Feb 18 1855

1668

Ryan

John B

Lake

Larceny 2 years

24

5' 2 1/2"

 

light

blue

black

Ireland

laborer

 

no church

can read not write

never drank to excess

Parents in Ireland

 

 

 

single

Feb 18, 1857

Dec 23 1886

8040

Ryan

Mary Ann

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

24

5ft 2 1/2

158

Light

Gray

Dk Brown

Chicago

Housekeeper

 

Catholic

Common 8 yrs

Moderate

Father before birth mother age 22

Ireland

Ireland

22

Married 2 child

Nov 23 1887

April 8 1858

175

Ryan

Patrick

Jo Daviess

Larceny

22

5 5 1/4

 

Fair

Gray

Auburn

Ireland

Teamster

 

Catholic

No

Intemp

Mother

 

 

 

single

Mar 8 1887

Sep 30 1891

1217

Ryan

Patrick

Sangamon

Burglary & Larceny 3 yrs

28

1 m 70

?

Sandy

Violet Blue

Lt Chest

New York

Laborer

2nd Term 7462

Catholic

Common

Moderate

Yes

Ireland

Ireland

15

Single

Mar 29 1894

Apr 8 1858

2700

Ryan

Patrick

JoDaviess

Larceny - 1 yr

22

5' 5-1/4"

 

Fair

Gray

Auburn

Ireland

Teamster

 

Catholic

Cannot Read nor Write

Intemp

Moth. In New York

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Taken to Joliet May 22 1858

June 25 1889

9613

Ryan

Patrick

Cook

Rape 5 yrs

19

5ft 3 3/4

?

Fair

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Laborer

 

Catholic

Read no yrs

Moderate

Father died age 9 Mother died age 11

Ireland

Ireland

11

Single

Mar 24 1891

Feby 2 1886

7454

Ryan

Patsy

Sangamon

robbery, burglary, larceny 2 indicts. 10+1 = 11 yrs

21

5'7"

153

med fair

blue

brown

New York

laborer

see 1217

Catholic

R&W, 4 yrs

intemperate

yes

Ireland

Ireland

21

married - 3 children

Par'd. June 9, 1869

Apr 26 1888

8803

Ryan

Richard

Cook

Burglary 7 yrs 6 mos

32

5ft 8 1/2

137

Med Fair

Blue

Brown

New York

Boot treer

4th term 5949

Catholic

R&W 4 yrs

Moderate

Father died age 10 Mother died age 17

Ireland

Ireland

17

Single

Apr 25 1893

Sept 29 1856

180

Ryan

Thomas

Monroe

Larceny

32

5 6 1/2 ?

 

Dark

Gray

Dark

Ireland

Laborer

 

Catholic

Read

Intemp

No

 

 

 

single

Oct 5, 1886

May 12, 1858

2744

Ryan

Thomas

Winnebago

Rape - 2 yrs

53

5' 2-1/4"

 

Dark

Blue

Black

Ireland

Laborer

 

Catholic

Can Read but not Write

intemp

None

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Taken to Joliet Mar. 8, 1860

June 29 1886

7725

Ryan

Thomas

Knox

Larceny 1 yr

33

5ft 6

125

Fair

Hazel

Reddish Brown

New York

Laborer

 

Catholic

Read 2 yrs

Intemperate

Father living Mother age 12

Ireland

Ireland

12

Single

May 29 1887

Apr 3 1888

8772

Ryan

Thomas

McLean

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

38

5ft 2

126

Med Light

Blue

Gr Brown

Nebraska

Laborer

 

Catholic

Read 1 1/2 yrs

Intemperate

Yes

Ireland

Ireland

25

Single

Mar 3 1889

Apr 5 1888

8779

Ryan

Thomas

Sangamon

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

18

5ft 4 1/4

120

Fair

Hazel

Brown

Ireland

Waiter

 

Catholic

R&W 4 1/2 yrs

Moderate

Father died age 3 Mother died age 4

Ireland

Ireland

10

Single

Mar 6 1889

6-7-1855

1775

Ryan

Timothy

LaSalle

perjury, 3 years

27

5'4"

 

light

gray

lt. brown

Ireland

labourer

 

none

yes

no

No parents living, wife in New York

 

 

 

Married

11-12-1856

May 7 1890

258

Ryan

William

Cook

Robbery 1 yr

21

1 m 69

?

Florid

Lt Slate Blue

Blond

Illinois

Laborer

 

Catholic

Illiterate

Moderate

Yes

Ireland

Ireland

21

Single

Apr 6 1891

Oct 8 1885

7216

Ryan

William

Will

burglary & larceny, 2 yrs

18

5' 4 1/2"

137

light

lt gray

brown

New York

baker

 

Catholic

6 yrs

abstinent

no, father 14 yrs, mother 14

England

England

14

single

Aug 4, 1887

Mar 16 1888

8723

Ryan

William

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

23

5ft 5 1/2

145

Med Fair

Blue

Brown

New York

Fireman

 

None

Read 6 mos

Moderate

Father died age 10 Mother died 8

Scotland

Scotland

12

Single

Feb 16 1889

Jan 20 1888

8605

Ryan alis Peg Leg George

James

Rock Island

Burglary 1 yr 6 mos

19

5ft 5 3/4

138

Dark

Gray Hazel

Dk Brown

Missouri

Laborer

 

Catholic

R&W 4 yrs

Intemperate

Father living Mother died age 10

19

Ireland

Ireland

Single

May 20 1889

June 21 1858

179

Ryan, aka Potts

John

Cook

Robbery

18

5 5 1/2

 

Fair

Blue

Black

NY

Moulder

 

None

No

Intemp

No

 

 

 

Wife

par'd July 26 1860

Feb 22 1887

8140

Ryder

Andrus

Cook

Assualt to Kill 1 yr

42

5ft 10

180

Med. Fair

Blue

Brown

New York

Stock Dealer

2nd term see 6206

Catholic

R & W 5 yrs

Intemperate

Father age 38 mother age 38

Ireland

Ireland

16

Married 3 child

Jan 22 1888

June 28 1889

9621

Ryon

John

La Salle

Robbery 5 yrs

20

5ft 8

?

Dark

Blue

Lt Brown

Illinois

Laborer

 

None

R&W 6 yrs

Intemperate

Yes

Illinois

Illinois

16

Single

Pardoned Jan 20 1892

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