Joliet Prison Convict Register Index
"W" Surnames

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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

Mar 10 1858

2678

Wade

Edward

Boone

Larceny - 1-1/2 yrs

42

5' 5-3/4"

 

Fair

Light Blue

Brown

England

Cabinet Maker

 

None

Read & Write

Intemp

Moth. In England

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Dischg. Sept. 10 1859 - Term expired

May 26 1891

1059

Wadsworth

Clinton

Rock Island

Burglary 1 yr

35

1 m 69

?

Md Dark

Hazel Gray Slate Blue

Gray Mix Med Chest

Illinois

Farmer

 

Lutheran

R&W

Moderate

Yes

Maryland

Virginia

21

Single

Apr 25 1892

Feb 19 1858

2664

Wager

Cornelius

Cook

Burglary - 2 yrs from Dec 31 1857

37

5' 6"

 

Fair

Black

Black

New York

Fireman on Steamboat

 

None

Read & Write

Not Intemp

Par. In New York

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Joliet June 15 1859

May 18 1887

8273

Wagner

Henry

Cook

Larceny 2 yrs

42

5ft 7 1/2

159

Med Dark

Hazel

Brown

Germany

Laborer

 

Lutheran

Common 7 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Germany

Germany

23

Widow no child

Feb 18 1889

Feb 23 1892

1585

Wagner

John

Cook

Burglary 1 yr 6 mos

18

1 m 62

?

Med

Hazel Gray Slate Blue

Dk Blond

Germany

Waiter

 

Lutheran

Common

Abstinent

Yes

Germany

Germany

17

Single

June 22 1893

Nov 1 1890

604

Wagner

Frank

Cook

Forgery 1 yr

43

1 m 73

?

Med

Hazel

Chest m

New York

Insurance Agent

 

Methodist

High

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 31

New York

New York

20

Married no child

Sep 30 1891

Oct 18 1890

556

Wagner (Alias Otto Meland, Otto Meyerbrand

Charles

Cook

Burglary, etc 20 yrs

28

1 m 62

?

Med

Dk Slate Blue

Dk Blond

Germany

Bricklayer

2nd Term 8758 B see 475 E

Catholic

R&W

Abstinent

Father died age 12 Mother died age 23

Germany

Germany

17

Single

Pardoned Jan 1 1897

Nov 11 1886

7952

Wagoner

Lymon

Peoria

Rape 15 yrs

28

5ft 7 1/2

144

Light Mulatto

Black

Black

Illinois

Plasterer

 

None

Common 8 yrs

Intemperate

Father living Mother ag e 8

Maryland

Maryland

28

Married 4 child

Aug 15 1888

Nov 20 1854

1624

Wagoner (Alias L**** Smith)

John

Cook

perjuy, unable to read indictment

20

5'

 

light

blue

light brown

Illinois

farmer

 

no church

can read & write

never drank to excess

none living

 

 

 

wife in ? County

may 20, 1856

June 22 1886

7716

Wagoner (Alias Wagner

Chas

Hancock

Horse Stealing 4 yr

21

5ft 8 12

172

Fair

Lt Gray

Lt Brown

Wisconsin

Farming

 

Christian

Common

Abstinent

Yes

Germany

Germany

16

Single

Aug 22 1889

Sep 18 1891

1184

Wainwright

Leo

Cook

Forgery, etc 1 yr 3 mos

19

1 m 82

?

Fair

Violet Blue

Med Chest

Scotland

Bookkeeper

 

Presbyterian

High

Abstinent

Father died age 10 Mother died age 18

Scotland

England

17

Single

Nov 2 1892

April 21 1858

228

Waite

John

Cook

Robbery

22

5 6

 

Light

Hazel

Dark Brown

Canada

Hack Driver

-

None

Read and Write

Intemp

No

 

 

 

single

Feb 1 1888

Apr 21 1858

2720

Waite

John

Cook

Robbery - 7 yrs

22

5' 6"

 

Light

Hazel

Dk Brown

Canada

Hack driver

 

None

Read & Write

_ temp

Parents in Canada

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Taken to Joliet Aug. 19, 1858

Mar 18 1891

910

Wakefield

Harris

Cook

Larcerny 1 yr

18

1 m 74

?

Lt Med

Dk Slate Blue

Chest Sandy

California

Bell Boy

 

Catholic

Collegiate

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 12

Ireland

Ireland

17

Single

Feb 17 1892

Feb 7 1892

1529

Wakefield

Richard

McDonough

Burglary 2 yrs

24

1 m 73

?

Med

Dk Slate Blue

Med Chest

New York

Painter

2nd Term 3338

Catholic

Common

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 12

Ireland

Ireland

17

Single

Nov 29 1893

Apr 1 1890

193

Waldren

James

DeWitt

Manslaughter 16 yrs

40

1 m 74

?

Dark

Lt Slate Blue

Dk Chest

Ohio

Farming

 

Methodist

R&W

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age 8

Ohio

North Carolina

18

Married no child

Pardoned Apr 2 1892

Aug 1 1890

453

Waldschmidt

Conrad

Cook

Incest 20 yrs

46

1 m 69

?

Dark

Hazel Dk Slate Blue

Dk Chest Gray Mix

Germany

Laborer

 

Lutheran

R&W

Moderate

Father died age 34 Mother died age 44

Germany

Germany

21

Married 8 child

Oct 31 1901

May 24 1858

2765

Walkdon

John B.

Madison

Larceny - 1 yr

22

5' 6-1/2"

 

Fair

Light Hazel

Auburn

England

Printer

 

None

Read & Write

intemp

Parents in England

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Disch. May 24, 1859 - Term exp.

May 26 1891

1060

Walker

Charles

Logan

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

22

1 m 74

?

Med Fair

Lt Slate Blue

Med Chest

Illinois

Laborer

see 2507

None

R&W

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 19

Pennsylvania

Ohio

19

Single

Apr 25 1892

May 23 1888

8847

Walker

Dan

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

22

5ft 1 3/4

?

Negro

Dk Maroon

Black

Kentucky

Jockey

 

Methodist

Read 1 1/2 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 10

Kentucky

Kentucky

15

Single

Apr 23 1889

May 7 1890

263

Walker

Frank

Cook

Forgery 2 yrs

22

1 m 87

?

Light

Azure Blue

Blond

Illinois

Glass Stainer & ?????

 

Catholic

Common

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 23

Germany

New York

21

Single

Feb 6 1892

May 3 1887

8246

Walker

John M.

Schuyler

Rape 2 yrs

20

5ft 11 3/4

165

Fair

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Farming

 

Methodist

R & W 2 yrs

Moderate

Mother living father died age 17

England

Kentucky

19

Single

Died June 15 1888

Oct 3 1890

523

Walker

Kate

Adams

Perjury 3 yrs

30

5ft 5

?

African

?

Black

Kentucky

Laundress

See 301 D

Catholic

Illiterate

Abstinent

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

Don't Know

Don't Know

Don't Know

Widow 1 child

Apr 1 1893

Mar 5 1889

9379

Walker

Samuel

Cook

Forgery 1 yr

36

5ft 5 3/4

?

Md Dark

Brown

Brown

Illinois

Broker

 

Episcopal

High 15 yrs

Moderate

Father died age 22 Mother died age 24

Vermont

Massachusetts

22

Married 1 child

Feb 4 1890

June 1 1889

9553

Walker

Scott

Cook

Murder Life

30

5ft 6 3/4

?

Mulatto

Dark

Black

Kentucky

Waiter

 

Baptist

R&W 3 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Kentucky

Kentucky

14

Single

Feb 28 1897

Feb 23 1892

1592

Walker

William

Cook

Burglary 2 yrs

21

1 m 79

?

Med

Azure Blue

Lt Chest

Missouri

Laborer

 

Christian

Common

Moderate

Yes

Ireland

Illinois

21

Single

Died Feb 9 1897

Mar 13 1889

9399

Walker

William

Cook

Perjury 1 yr

24

5ft 3 3/4

?

Dark

Brown

Dk Brown

Italy

Laborer

 

Catholic

R&W 3 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Italy

Italy

24

Married 1 child

Feb 12 1890

Jan 20 1888

8607

Walker

Harvey

Rock Island

Burglary 3 yrs 2 indictments

24

5ft 9

154

Med Dark

Blue

Dk Brown

Arkansas

Laborer

 

Catholic

Common 6 yrs

Intemperate

Father died age 3 Mother died age 13

13

New York

New York

Single

July 19 1890

Jan 9 1888

8597

Walker (Alias John Smith

James

Stephenson

Burglary 2 yrs

31

5ft 8 1/2

170

Med Dark

Blue

Dk Brown

Canada

Tin Roofer

3rd term 6103

Catholic

Common 9 yrs

Intemperate

Mother living Father died age 10

10

Ireland

Ireland

Single

Oct 9 1889

Mar 23 1886

7567

Walker (Alias Oliver Parker & Henry Parker)

Olliver

McLean

grand larceny - 1 yr

32

5'9 1/4"

146

sandy

blue

lt sandy

Illinois

cooper

4th term, see 6606

Covenanters

common, 8 yrs

intemperate

no, father age 10, mother age 8

England

Penn.

10

single

Apl 1 1887

Feb 21 1888

8654

Walko

John

La salle

Manslaughter 6 yrs 6 mos

29

5ft 3

143

Med Dark

Hazel

Brown

Hungaria

Coal miner

 

None

Illiterate

Moderate

Father died age 7 Mother died age 2

Bulgaria

Bulgaria

8

Single

Jan 1 1891

Dec 23 1886

8039

Wall

Harding E.

Cook

Forgery 8 yrs

30

5ft 4 3/4

149

Fair

Blue

Brown

New York

Stenographer

 

Baptist

High 12 yrs

Moderate

Yes

England

Canada

20

Single

June 23 1892

Dec 26 1891

1413

Wallace

Charles

Sangamon

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

24

1 m 66

?

Sallow

Gl Y

Lt Chest

Vermont

Cigar Maker

see 4122

Episcopal

Common

Intemperate

Mother living Father died age 14

Ireland

Vermont

18

Single

Nov 25 1892

Oct 16 1886

7884

Wallace

George

Vermilion

Burglary & Larceny 3 yrs

19

5ft 7 1/2

135

Dark

Dk Gray

Dk Brown

Illinois

Laborer

 

Christian

R & W 4 yrs

Abstinent

Mother living Father age 20

Penn

Virginia

16

Single

Apr 16 1889

Aug 14 1886

7802

Wallace

Willard

Crook, Wyoming

Assault to commit manslaughter 1 yr 6 mo

33

5ft 7 12

160

Med Dark

Blue

Brown

Vermont

Laborer

 

Methodist

R & W

Moderate

Mother living Father age 12

Scotland

Scotland

14

Single

Dec 16 1887

Mar 5 1889

9383

Wallace

William

Cook

Burglary 4 yrs

26

5ft 7 1/4

?

Dark

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Laborer

 

Catholic

R&W 5 yrs

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 11

Louisiana

Florida

11

Married 1 child

May 4 1892

July 24 1888

8964

Wallace

John

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

16

5ft 3

?

Med Fair

Hazel

Brown

Wisconsin

Newsboy

1 Term Bridewell Chicago

Catholic

Read 2 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Poland

Poland

18

Single

June 24 1889

Mar 16 1888

8725

Wallace (Alias Frank Smith, Frank Benson

Frank

Cook

Forgery 1 yr

48

5ft 5

148

Med Dark

Hazel

Dark

New York

Cook

2nd term see 7462

Presbyterian

R&W 4 3/4 yrs

Abstinent

Father died age 38 Mother died age 36

New York

New York

15

Single

Feb 16 1889

July 7 1891

1150

Wallenius

Charles

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

18

1 m 81

?

Md Dark

Gray Y

Lt Chest

Sweden

Shipping Clerk

 

Lutheran

R&W

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 16

Sweden

Sweden

17

Single

June 6 1892

Nov 29 1853

1411

Walliqutt

Anthony

Winnebago

Forgery 1 year

?

5' 7"

 

light

gray

light

New York

Farmer

 

no church

can read & write

Never drank to excess

none living

 

 

 

wife in Ohio

Nov ?, 1854

Nov 2 1891

1308

Wallman

William

McLean

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

19

1 m 76

?

Med Light

Hazel Gray Hazel fr

Med Chest

Illinois

Porter

 

Lutheran

Common

Abstinent

Yes

Germany

Germany

18

Single

Oct 1 1892

July 24 1888

8963

Walsh

Albert

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

24

5ft 8 1/2

?

Med Dark

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Bookkeeper

 

Catholic

R&W 4 yrs

Abstinent

Father living Mother died age 10

New York

England

15

Single

June 24 1889

Oct 6 1887

8407

Walsh

Anthony

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

40

5ft 7

138

Sandy

Blue

Brown

Ireland

Porter

 

Catholic

Common 5 yrs

Intemperate

Father died age 33 Mother died age 23

23

Ireland

Ireland

Single

Sept 6 1888

Nov 2 1891

1304

Walsh

David

Cook

Robbery 2 yrs

21

1 m 68

?

Med Light

Azure Blue Purple

Dk Chest

Ireland

Waiter

 

Catholic

Common

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 10

Ireland

Ireland

10

Single

Aug 10 1893

Dec 31 1890

720

Walsh

Harry

Cook

Assault to kill 2 yrs

30

1 m 71

?

Med

Murky Blue

Lt Chest

Ohio

Laborer

 

Methodist

Common

Moderate

Father died age 4 Mother died age 10

Ireland

England

Childhood

Single

Pardoned Apr 6 1892

Dec 11 1853

1416

Walsh

John

Cook

Assault 7 years

21

5' 3/4"

 

light

dark gray

black

Ireland

 

 

no church

can read not write

never drank to excess

none living

 

 

 

widower

pardoned by the Governor June 10, 1858

Nov 26 1888

9161

Walsh

Joseph

Cook

Larceny 1yr

19

6ft 1/4

?

Med Fair

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Teamster

see 821 C

Catholic

R&W 5 yrs

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 13

Canada

Canada

16

Single

Oct 26 1889

Nov 5 1888

9128

Walsh

Thomas

Cook

Crime against nature 8 yrs

46

5ft 5 1/4

?

Dark

Hazel

Gray

Pennsylvania

Harness maker

 

Catholic

R&W 5 yrs

Moderate

Father died age 10 Mother died age 10

Ireland

Ireland

10

Widow 2 child

Feb 4 1894

Mar 18 1889

9404

Walsh

Thomas

Cook

Burglary 3 yrs

34

5ft 3 3/4

?

Md Dark

Gray

Dk Brown

Massachusetts

Switchman

1 Term in Bridewell Chicago

Catholic

R&W 3 yrs

Moderate

Father died age 23 Mother died age 14

Ireland

Ireland

9

Single

Sep 17 1891

June 18(-21) 1858

2791

Walsh

William H.

Daviss

Larceny - 5 yrs

27

6' 1/2"

 

Fair

Gray

Dk brown

Ireland

Boatman

 

None

Read & Write

Has drank to excess

Parents in Ireland

Unk

Unk

Unk

Wife in Daviss Co., Ills.

Joliet June 30/60

Dec 24 1888

9243

Walter

Henry

Cook

Burglary 12 yrs

24

5ft 5 1/4

?

Med Fair

Gray

Lt Brown

Switzerland

Waiter

 

Presbyterian

Common 8 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Switzerland

Switzerland

18

Single

Mar 23 1896

June 23 1888

8919

Walter

Charles

Laramie Wyoming

Grand Larceny 2 yrs from June 20

20

5ft 7 1/4

?

Fair

Gray

Brown

Iowa

Laborer

 

Methodist

R&W 3 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Germany

New York

14

Single

Mar 19 1890

Mar 3 1892

1620

Walters

Barney

Brown

Larceny 2 yrs

21

1 m 66

?

Med

Azure Blue

Lt Chest

Illinois

Farmer

 

Catholic

R&W

Moderate

Yes

Illinois

Illinois

21

Single

Dec 2 1893

Apr 10 1889

8790

Walters

Daniel

Albany Wyoming

Rescue of prisoners after conviction 2 yrs 8 mos from Nov 15 1887

25

5ft 9

163

Fair

Lt Hazel

Brown

Ohio

Laborer

 

Presbyterian

R&W 2 yrs

Intemperate

Yes

Ohio

Ohio

15

Single

Pardoned July 22 1889

Jan 14 1892

1457

Walters

Fred

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

18

1 m 74

?

Med

Maroon Lt

Med Chest

Louisiana

Shoemaker

 

Presbyterian

Common

Moderate

Yes

Louisiana

Louisiana

18

Single

Dec 13 1892

Apr 8 1886

7618

Walters

Howard

Edgar

burglary, 1 yr

25

5'8 1/4"

156

sandy

blue

auburn brown

Indiana

hostler

2d term see 3352

Methodist

illiterate

abstinent

yes

Iowa

Indiana

14

single

Apl 3 1889

Feb 7 1887

8097

Walters

Robert

Warren

Perjury 3 yrs

23

5ft 9

180

Dark

Hazel

Dk Brown

Illinois

Hostler

 

Presbyterian

R & W 2 yrs

Intimperate

Yes

Pennsilvanya

Ohio

23

Single

Aug 7 1889

Dec 11 1857

2602

Walton

Francis

JoDaviess

Larceny - 1 yr

16

5' 5"

 

Fair

Black

Black

New York

Bricklayer

 

Episcopalian

Read & Write

intemp

Par. In Minnesota Terr.

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Disch. Dec 11 1858 - Term Expired

Mar 18 1891

909

Walton

Ruhan

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

21

1 m 71

?

Negro

Deep Maroon

Black

Illinois

Teamster

2nd Term 3202

None

R&W

Abstinent

Yes

Missouri

Missouri

12

Married no child

Feb 17 1892

Feb 28 1887

8152

Walton (Alias Hodges

A.J. alias John

Boone

Forgery 1 yr

67

6ft

184

Light

Blue

White

New York

Farmer

3rd term 2904

Congorgational

Common 7 yrs

Abstinant

Father 21 Mother 12

Mass

New York

21

Married 5 Child

Jan 27 1888

Aug 1 1890

456

Wandlord

Susan

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

28

5ft 6

?

African

Black

Black

Kentucky

Housework

 

Baptist

Illiterate

Abstinent

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

Don't Know

Don't Know

Don't Know

Married no child

June 30 1891

Feb 8 1888

8646

Wandrick (Alias Adolph Wondreyka

Adolph

Cook

Larceny 4 yrs 6 mo

40

5ft 4 1/2

132

Med Dark

Blue

Brown

Wisconsin

Laborer

 

Catholic

R&W 3 yrs

Intemperate

Father died age 30 Mother died age 25

25

Bohemia

Bohemia

Separated

Died Jun 8 1888

Jan 22 1858

229

Wansley

William

Cook

Larceny

27

5 6 3/4

 

Sandy

Gray

Sandy

England

Sailor

-

Church of England

Read and Write

Intemp

Yes

 

 

 

single

Sept 10 1889

Jan 22 1858

2632

Wansley ( Wambsley)

William

Cook

Larceny - 2 yrs

27

6' 3/4"

 

Sandy

Gray

Sandy

England

Sailor

 

Church of England & Temperance Soc.

Read & Write

Intemp

Par. In England

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Taken to Joliet May 22 1858

May 31 1890

312

Wappich

Leopold

Peoria

Burglary & Larceny 5 yrs

27

1 m 68

?

Dark

Maroon

Dk Chest

Illinois

Laborer

5th Term 8681 see 3973

Lutheran

Common

Intemperate

Father died age 20 Mother died age 8

Germany

Germany

8

Single

Feb 27 1894

Jany 22 1886

7439

Wappich

Leopold

Peoria

burglary & larceny, 2 yrs

24

5' 6 3/4"

152

dark

dark

black

Illinois

none

3d term see 4670; see 8681

Lutheran

common school, 6 yrs

intemperate

no, father 22 yrs, mother 10

don't know

don't know

11

single

Oct 22 1887

Mar 3 1888

8681

Wappich

Leopold

Peoria

Larceny 1 yr

25

5ft 6 1/2

139

Dark

Dk Brown

Dark

Illinois

None

4th term 7439 see 312 C

Lutheran

Common 5 yrs

Moderate

Father died age 19 Mother died age 8

Illinois

Illinois

8

Single

Feb 3 1889

Nov 13 1866

7958

Ward

Charles

Vermilion

Manslaughter 17 yrs

23

5ft 4

123

Med Dark

Blue

Dk Auborn

Illinois

Farmer

 

Christian

Common 8 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

Kentucky

New York

21

Married 1 child

Pardoned Dec 18 1892

Nov 22 1886

7976

Ward

Charles

Rock Island

Burglary 1 yr

22

5ft 7 3/4

139

Dark

Black

Dk. Brown

Germany

Harness Maker

2nd term see 5285

Methodist

R & W

Intemperate

Yes

Germany

Germany

22

Single

Oct 22 1887

Jan 28 1888

8619

Ward

Charles

Adams

Manslaughter 1 yr 6 mos

39

5ft 5 1/2

127

Med Dark

Gray

Dk Gray

New York

Hostler

 

Methodist

High 12 Yrs

Moderate

Father died age 30 Mother died age 31

26

Germany

Germany

Single

May 28 1889

Oct 8 1887

8415

Ward

Ed

Adams

Burglary 1 yr

28

5ft 8 3/4

151

Fair

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Laborer

 

None

Common 5 yrs

Moderate

Father Don't Know Mother Died age 18

29

New York

Maryland

Single

Sept 8 1888

June 4 1887

8295

Ward

George

Rock Island

Burglary 1 yr

30

5ft 8 1/2

156

Med Dark

Blue

Brown

Iowa

Laborer

 

Methodist

Common 8 yrs

Intemperate

Mother living Father died 20 yrs

England

New York

30

Single

May 16 1888

April 18 1849

762

Ward

John W

St. Clair

larceny - 1 yr

27

5'5 3/4"

 

light

grey

dark

New York (never lived in IL)

carpenter

 

none

can read/write

temperate

father in Ohio

 

 

 

No

March 31 1859

July 11 1853

1318

Ward

Patrick

Cook

Larceny 10 years

21

 

 

light

light hazel

black

Ireland

Black Smith

 

no church

can't read or write

has drank to excess

parents living in Ireland

 

 

 

Single

Removed from Alton Prison to Joliet Prison April 13, 1854

July 7 1891

1151

Ward

William

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

36

1 m 73

?

Md Dark

Dk Slate Blue

Med Chest

Ireland

Waiter

2nd Term 3206

Presbyterian

Common

Moderate

Father died age 4 Mother died age 2

Ireland

Ireland

19

Single

June 6 1892

May 3 1854

1482

Ward

William

Schuyler

larceny 1 year

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

been here before but unable to read

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May 3, 1855

Apr 8 1886

7608

Ward (Alias Richmond)

Frank

Cook

burglary, 1 yr

57

5'7 1/2"

124

med dark

blue

gray

England

laborer

3d term see 4025

Presb.

common, 8 yrs

intemperate

father living, mother 24 yrs

England

England

24

married, 2 children

Aug 14 1887

Mar 20 1886

7560

Ward (Alias Ryan)

James

Cook

burglary, 9 yr

27

5'7 1/2"

158

dark

dark

black

Ohio

laborer

2d term see 4639

Catholic

R&W, 3 yrs

intemperate

mother living, father age 12

Ireland

Ireland

19

married, 1 child

Dec 24, 1887

Feby 4 1886

7469

Ward (Alias Walter)

Charles

Cook

burglary, 1 yr

25

5' 9 1/2"

156

light sandy

blue

sandy brown

New York

laborer

 

Congregational

high school, 10 yrs

intemperate

no, father 1 yr, mother 10

England

England

10

single

[can't read]

Feb 15 1892

1559

Waring

John O

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

21

1 m 69

?

Light

Lt Slate Blue

Lt Chest

England

Laborer

see 4744

Catholic

Common

Moderate

Yes

Ireland

Ireland

20

Single

Jan 14 1893

Dec 4 1886

8002

Warner

Charles A.

Cook

Forgery 2 yrs

34

5ft 6

142

Med Dark

Hazel

Black

New York

Book keeper

 

Episcopal

High 10 yrs

Moderate

Father living mother 18 yrs

New York

Mass.

18

Separated 1 child

Sept 4 1888

Dec 4 1886

8002

Warner

Charles A.

Cook

Forgery 2 yrs

34

5ft 6

142

Med Dark

Hazel

Black

New York

Book keeper

 

Episcopal

High 10 yrs

Moderate

Father living mother 18 yrs

New York

Mass.

18

Separated 1 child

Sept 4 1888

Jan 12 1892

1443

Warren

Frank

Rock Island

Burglary 1 yr 3 mos

31

1 m 71

?

Med

Azure Blue

Gray Mix Med Chest

Massachusetts

Farmer

 

Catholic

Common

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 28

Ireland

Scotland

21

Widow no child

Fev 26 1893

Oct 2 1885

7163

Warren

Frank

Sangamon

Burglary & larceny 1 yr

27

5' 6 1/2"

141

dark

very dark

black

Ohio

Painter

 

Methodist

6 yrs

intemperate

mother living. Father 13 yrs

Ohio

Virginia

14

Wife

par'd Oct 10 1860

July 5 1887

8323

Warren

George W

DeKalb

Forgery 1 yr 6 mos

33

5ft 9 3/4

157

Light

Blue

Brown

Vermont

Peddler

 

None

R&W 3 yrs

Moderate

Yes

20

Ohio

Ohio

Single

Nov 5 1888

Feb 4 1889

9304

Warren

James A

A

Horse Stealing 3 yrs

24

5ft 9

?

Lt Sandy

Lt Hazel

Lt Auburn

Illinois

Laborer

 

Methodist

High 15 yrs

A

Yes

Indiana

Illinois

18

Single

Aug 3 1891

May 5 1854

1483

Warren

John

Knox

Larceny 2 years

18 , but isn't sure of age

5' 8 1/2"

 

yellow

gray

dark brown

doesn't know where born

?

 

 

can not read or write

has drank to excess

unknown

 

 

 

single

Died Nov 18, 1855

Nov 20 1885

7342

Warren

P. Charles

Cook

larceny, 2 yrs

35

5' 7 3/4"

135

med dark

dk hazel

dk brown

Ireland

bookkeeper

 

Catholic

High school, 10 yrs

moderate

no, father 23 yrs, mother 35 yrs

Ireland

Ireland

29

Spouse

par'd Aug 13 1863

July 2 1886

7740

Warren

William

Carroll

Burglary 1 yr

43

5ft 5 12

137

Sandy

Dark Hazel

Sandy

Penn

Engineer

 

Presbyterian

High School 11 yrs

Intemperate

Mother living Father age 35

Kentucky

Penn

43

Single

June 2 1887

June 27 1854

1517

Warren

Wm B.

Adams

Larceny 1 year

18

5' 3 1/2"

 

light freckled

blue

sandy

Illinois

?

 

Baptist

can not read or write

never drank to excess

Father in Mason County

 

 

 

single

discharged June 23 ?

May 7 1890

271

Warries

Ida

Moultrie

Murder 14 yrs commuted to 5 yrs Dec 18 1892

20

5ft 5 1/4

?

Dark

Brown

Brown

Illinois

Housework

 

Methodist

Common

Abstinent

Father died age 17 Mother Don't Know

Ireland

Kentucky

21

Single

Feb 6 1894

Apr 6 1891

965

Wasek

Joseph

Cook

Burglary 2 yrs

24

1 m 69

?

Med Light

Gray Hazel

Lt Chest

Austria

Butcher

2nd Term 3435

Catholic

R&W

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age 17

Austria

Austria

8

Single

Jan 19 1893

Sep 19 1890

490

Washington

Frank

Cook

Burglary 2 yrs

18

1 m 66

?

Dk Mulatto

Deep Maroon

Black

Indiana

Farming

See 6026 Short term in Bridewell Chicago

Methodist

Illiterate

Abstinent

Father living Mother died age 14

Nova Scotia

Indiana

18

Single

June 18 1892

Mar 3 1892

1619

Washington

Frederick

Brown

Burglary 1 yr

20

1 m 67

?

Negro

Maroon Pure fr

Black

Illinois

Waiter

 

Methodist

R&W

Abstinent

Yes

Missouri

Illinois

18

Single

Feb 2 1893

July 3 1886

7753

Washington

George

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

19

5ft 2

133

Negro

Black

Black

Illinois

Porter

see # 8440

None

Common 6 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father age?

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Single

June 3 1887

June 29 1886

7731

Washington

William

Knox

Burglary 2 yr

23

6ft 1 12

207

Negro

Black

Black

Missouri

Laborer

 

Methodist

Common 6 yrs

Abstinent

No Father age 1 Mother age 21

Missouri

Missouri

23

Single

Mar 29 1888

Mar 3 1886

7531

Watkins

Charles

McLean

Burglary & larceny - 1 yr

40

5'6

160

Negro

black

black

Tennessee

farming

2d term see 8994

Baptist

illiterate

abstinent

no - father 7 yrs, mother 15

Tennessee

Tenn.

15

single

Jul 2 1887

Oct 7 1886

7843

Watkins

William

Minta Wyoming Terr

Burglary 6 yrs

29

5ft 8 1/2

169

Dark

Blue

Dk Brown

Illinois

Laborer

 

Methodist

R & W 3 yrs

Intemperate

No father age 4 months Mother age 8

Tennessee

Tennessee

8

Seperated

Jan 6 1891

Nov 22 1890

649

Watson

Charles

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

39

1 m 66

?

Dark

Dk Slate Blue

Chest Med

Sweden

Hostler

 

Presbyterian

Common

Moderate

Father died age infant Mother died age 20

Sweden

Sweden

13

Single

Oct 21 1891

Mar 7 1892

1631

Watson

Charles A

Cook

Forgery 3 yrs

29

1 m 60

?

Med

Azure Blue

Sandy Chest

New York

Commercial Traveler

 

Presbyterian

Common

Moderate

Father died age 16 Mother died age 17

New York

Ohio

21

Single

Sep 6 1894

May 23 1888

8853

Watson

Frank

Warren

Forgery 4 yrs 4 indictments

19

5ft 4 3/4

?

Med Dark

Lt Hazel

Brown

Illinois

None

 

Presbyterian

R&W 4 1/2 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

England

Ohio

18

Single

Pardoned May 19 1890

Apr 8 1886

7613

Watson

Harry

Cook

burglary, 3 yrs

24

5'9 3/4

141

fair

blue

brown

Virginia

Book Agent

2d term, 7273C

Methodist

common, 5 rys

moderate

mother living, father died age 2

Louisiana

Virginia

16

single

Aug 10, 1889

Aug 26 1890

468

Watson

Phil

Crook, Wyoming

Grand Larceny 6 yrs

30

1 m 76

?

Med Fair

Maroon

Dk Chest

Texas

Laborer

 

Catholic

Common

Intemperate

Yes

Virginia

Virginia

13

Married no child

Nov 25 1894

June 17 1853

1304

Watson

Samuel

LaSalle

Burglery 1 year

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

has been here before page 212

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

June 11, 1854

March 26 1854

1454

Watson

Thomas

Cook

Larceny 1 year

35

5' 6 3/4"

 

florid

gray

black

England

book keeper

 

no church

can read & write

never drank to excess

none living

 

 

 

wife in New York

May ? 1855

Jan 17 1887

8060

Watson

Thomas

Winnebago

Burglary 1 yr

20

5ft 5 1/2

153

Negro

Black

Black

Penn.

Barber & Waiter

 

Methodist

Common 7 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

Penn

VA.

16

Single

Dec 17 1887

Feb 22 1888

8662

Watson

Thomas

Tazewell

Assault with intent to rape 12 yrs

23

5ft 11 1/4

164

Fair

Gray

Brown

Illinois

Farming

 

None

Common 3 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 8

Virginia

Virginia

20

Single

June 21 1893

6-7-1855

1766

Watson

William

Jo Daviess

larceny, 3 years

40

5' 10¾"

 

light

gray

dk. Brown

PA

steamboatman

 

none

no

no

No parents living, wife in Jo Daviess Co.

 

 

 

Married

6-6-1858

Nov 23 1885

7347

Watson

William

McLean

burglary & larceny, 2 yr

18

5'7 1/2"

155

Negro

black

black

Illinois

waiter

 

Baptist

R&W, 10 yr

abstinent

yes

N. Carolina

do

17

single

par'd Jul 14 1886

Dec 28 1858

295

Watson, aka Folger

James

Will

Larceny

29

6 2

 

Light

Dark Blue

Black

PA

Black Smith

 

None

Read and Write

Intemp

Yes

 

 

 

single

died July 23 1887

June 23 1887

8307

Watt

Newton

Grundy

Murder life

24

5ft 8 3/4

144

Med Dark

Blue

Dk Brown

Illinois

R R Brakeman

 

Methodist

Common 8 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father died 22 yrs

Ireland

Ireland

21

Married 1 child

Mar 4 1889

Sep 26 1888

9012

Waugh

Frank

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

20

5ft 7 1/4

?

Fair

Hazel

Brown

Illinois

Cigar maker

see 1466 C

None

R&W 4 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Bohemia

Bohemia

20

Single

Aug 26 1889

Sep 8 1186

7812

Way

Harmon Jr

Fulton

Forgery 1yr?

34

5ft 7

159

Dark

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Bridge Builder

 

None

Common 10 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

Ohio

Ohio

20

Married 4 child

Aug 8 1887

Feb 15 1854

1435

We*trams

William

Cook

Larceny 1 year

21

5' 8"

 

light florid

light hazel

 

New York

Clerk

 

no church

can read & write

never drank to excess

parents living in New York

 

 

 

wife in Ohio

Feb 15, 1855

Oct 22 1890

578

Weaver

Francis

Kane

Burglary 1 yr

64

1 m 67

?

Med Light

Azure Blue

White

Pennsylvania

Blacksmith

 

Baptist

Common

Intemperate

Mother living Father died age 45

Scotland

Pennsylvania

15

Single

Sep 21 1891

Feb 16 1858

224

Webb

James P.

Lake

Forgery

28

5 6 1/4

 

Fair

Blue

Auburn

Ohio

Sailor

-

None

Read and Write

Intemp

Father

 

 

 

married, 1 child

Oct 5, 1886

Feb 16 1858

2648

Webb

James S.

Lake

Forgery - __ yrs

28

5' 6-1/4"

 

Fair

Blue

Auburn

Ohio

Sailor

 

None

Read & Write

Intemp

Moth. In Ohio

Unk

Unk

Unk

Wife in Detroit, Mich

 

Dec 18 1847

695

Webb

Rufus

Tazewell

Counterfeiter

41

5'7"

 

Florid

blue

?

Born in Penn.

keeping tavern

--

none

 

no

Parents dead

 

 

 

No

Nov 24 1859

Mar 16 1888

8726

Webber (Alias George Smith, George Wilson

George

Cook

Larceny 3 yrs

34

5ft 7 1/2

147

Dark

Hazel

Black

Kentucky

Laborer

2nd term 4350

Methodist

R&W 4 yrs

Moderate

Father died age 20 Mother died age 26

Tennessee

Virginia

14

Single

Sep 15 1890

Oct 27 1888

9107

Weber

August

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

28

5ft 4 3/4

?

Dark

Gray

Brown

see 6451

 

 

Catholic

R&W 6 yrs

Intemperate

Yes

Germany

Germany

25

Single

Sep 27 1889

Mar 27 1888

8743

Weber

Frank

Sangamon

Robbery 1 yr 2 indictments

36

5ft 7 1/2

137

Fair

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Hostler

 

None

Read 1 //2 yrs

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age 36

Missouri

Kentucky

36

Married

Feb 27 1889

Oct 22 1890

577

Weber (Alias Charles Whipple, Charles Wopple

Emil

Kane

Burglary 1 yr

40

1 m 60

?

Md Dark

Dk Slate Blue

Chest m

Germany

Farming

 

Catholic

R&W

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 16

Germany

Germany

21

Single

Sep 21 1891

Oct 7 1886

7841

Webster

Frank

Minta Wyoming Terr

Grand Larceny 1 yr

22

5ft 2

118

Dark

Dark

Dk Brown

Penn

Lithographer

 

Methodist

High School 11 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

Holland

Germany

21

Single

Sep 7 1887

Nov 5 1885

7311

Weck

James

Cook

burglary, 1 yr

23

5'5 1/4"

127

med dark

hazel

brown

Germany

tailor

 

Catholic

common school, 5 yrs

abstinent

father living, mother 12 yr

France

do

31

single

Oct 18 1886

Dec 29 1887

8577

Weir

John

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

27

5ft 6 3/4

131

Sandy

Hazel

Brown

Pennsylvania

Hostler

 

Methodist

Common 5 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 20

21

Ireland

Scotland

Single

Nov 29 1888

Jan 28 1888

8623

Weir

John

La Salle

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

18

5ft 2 1/2

134

Med Dark

Blue

Dk Brown

Illinois

Coachman

 

Christian

Read 1 yr

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age infant

13

Germany

Germany

Single

Dec 28 1888

Feb 8 1888

8647

Weise

Emil

Cook

Assault with intent to Rape 5 yrs

44

5ft 6 3/4

149

Med Dark

Slate Blue

Brown

Germany

School Teacher

 

Lutheran

High 15 yrs

Abstinent

Father died age 27 Mother died age 17

17

Germany

Germany

Single

Nov 7 1891

Sept 20 1858

232

Weisenburg

Julius

Rock Island

Larceny

31

5 4

 

Light

Blue

Light

Louisianna

Confectioner

-

None

Read and Write

Intemp

Yes

 

 

 

single

June 18 1850

Feb 26 1886

7512

Weiss

Michael

Kane

larceny - 1 yr

28

5' 10 3/4

170

sandy

blue

brown

Germany

laborer

 

Catholic

R&W, 6 yr

intemperate

father living; mother @ 1

Germany

Germany

20

No

Oct 13 1859

June 30 1888

8929

Weist

John

Carroll

Assault to rape 1 yr

25

5ft 1 3/4

?

Fair

Blue

Dk Blonde

Pennsylvania

Farming

 

Methodist

R&W 4 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

20

Single

May 30 1889

Nov 27 1885

7351

Welch

Charles R.

LaSalle

burglary, 1 yr

20

5'8"

157

dark

dk brown

dk brown

Indiana

cook

 

Catholic

common school, 10yr

abstinent

father living, mother 11 yr

Indiana

Indiana

19

married, 4 children

Aug 17, 18888

June 12 1857

262

Welch

James

Jo Daviess

Manslaughter

30

5 8

 

Sandy

Blue

Brown

Ireland

Laborer

 

Catholic

No

Intemp

No

 

 

 

single

July 7 1888

April 8 1859

279

Welch

James

Will

Larceny

33

5 3 1/2

 

Light

Blue

Dark

Ireland

Laborer

 

Catholic

Read and Write

Intemp

No

 

 

 

married, 2 children

Dec 19 1889

Oct 7 1886

7850

Welch

John

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

19

5ft 9 1/4

160

Med Dark

Blue

Brown

Conn.

Farming

 

Catholic

R & W 3 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father age 14

Conn.

Conn.

14

Single

Sep 7 1887

May 24 1858

2770

Welch

Michael (aka John Smith

Madison

Larceny - 3 yrs

22

5' 6-1/4"

 

Fair

Blue

Black

England

Laborer

 

None

Read & Write

Not intemp

Parents in England

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Taken to Joliet July 14, 1858

May 5 1886

7644

Welch (Alias Crabby Welch)

Michael

Cook

burglary, 1 yr

19

5'6 1/4

154

dark

dark

nearly black

Penn.

none

 

Catholic

common, 4 yrs

intemperate

yes

Ireland

Penn.

18

No

par'd Oct 20 1859

May 24 1858

230

Welch, aka Smith

Michael, aka John

Madison

Larceny

22

5 6 1/4

 

Fair

Blue

Black

England

Laborer

-

None

Read and Write

Temp

Yes

 

 

 

single

Kankakee Dec 2 1889; died(?) May 31 1896

Sept 5 1887

8362

Weldy

George

Fulton

Murder Commited to 12 yrs Life

27

5ft 11 3/4

164

Dark

Brown

Brown

Missouri

Laborer

 

Catholic

Illiterate

Moderate

Yes

27

Missouri

Missouri

Single

Dec 4 1894

Jan 14 1892

1456

Weling

Frank

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

20

1 m 80

?

Med

Maroon Lt

Lt Chest

Minnesota

Laborer

 

Catholic

R&W

Intemperate

Father living Mother died age 18

Germany

Germany

18

Single

Dec 13 1892

Jan 25 1892

1487

Welks (Alias Fred Zellinger

Fred

Cook

Burglary 1 yr]

32

1 m 83

?

Med

Lt Slate Blue

Dk Chest

Illinois

Mailing Clerk

 

Presbyterian

R&W

Moderate

Father died age 30 Mother died age 27

Holland

Holland

21

Widow 4 child

Dec 24 1892

Dec 20 1890

705

Weller

Frank D

Laramie Wyoming

Forgery & Ultering Forged Paper 1 yr 3 mos

44

1 m 67

?

Md Dark

Murky Blue

Lt Chest

Ohio

Journalist

 

Baptist

High

Moderate

Father died age infant Mother died age 34

England

England

14

Married 1 child

Pardoned Feb 21 1891

Nov 24 1857

2567

Wellington

Frank aka Francis

Cook

Larceny - 1 yr

27

5' 3-1/2"

 

Dk Mulatto

Black

Kinky

New York

Cook

 

None

cannot read & write

Not Intemp

None

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Nov 24 1858 - Term expired

Apr 26 1888

8799

Wells

John

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

21

5ft 8 1/2

168

Med Dark

Hazel

Dark

Illinois

Wire worker

 

None

R&W 3 1/2 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 9

Illinois

Illinois

15

Single

Mar 26 1889

Feb 15 1854

1447

Wells

M*****ee

Cook

Perjury 4 years

57

5' 9 1/4"

 

light, pock markings

blue

gray

? County

?

 

no church

can read & write

has drank to excess

none living

 

 

 

single

Pardoned by the Governor Dec 12, 1854

April 16 1848

701

Welsh

Elisha

St. Clair

larceny - 1 yr

27

5'3"

stout

dark

hazel

dark

Ohio

blacksmith

 

none

read & write

temperate

dead

 

 

 

No

par'd July 18 1862

Feb 22 1887

8146

Wemouth

Guy

Cook

Burglary 3 yrs

20

5ft 7

149

Fair

Hazel

Brown

Wisconsin

Painter

 

Episcopal

R & W 3 yrs

Abstinent

Mother living father age 1

Virginia

Virginia

14

Married

Died Apr 10 1889

Feb 15 1854

1444

Wentworth

E**** W

Cook

Counterfeiting 7 years

23

5' 11"

 

light

blue

dark brown

New York

Tailor

 

no church

can read & write

Never drank to excess

parents living in ?

 

 

 

single

Jan 6, 1854

Nov 5 1886

7929

Wentz

James

Cook

Burglary 2 yrs

33

5ft 4

115

Dark

Brown

Dark

Penn

Clerk

2nd term see #3050

Episcopal

High School 12 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Penn

Penn

24

Married 1 child

Aug 5 1888

Mar 12 1892

1645

Werdgroove (Alias Jones

Thomas Dallas

Champaign

Larceny, Burglary 5 yr

17

1 M 59

 

med.

Y az bl lim imp

Chest M

Canada

Waiter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

No

par'd Jan 19 1859

 

1743

Werdles

William

Cook

larceny, 1 year

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pardoned 11-23-1855

July 10 1890

416

Werner

Henry

Cook

Burglary 5 yrs

38

1 m 68

?

Med Light

Gray

Gray Mix

Switzerland

Cook

see 8070 C, 2 yrs Mich City under name of Birner

Calvinist

R&W

Moderate

Father died age 1 Mother died age 39

Switzerland

Switzerland

15

Separated no Child

Apr 9 1894

Oct 27 1885

7273

Wesley

John

Hancock

larceny & forgery, 2 indictments 5/2 for 7 yrs

21

5' 6"

137

med dark

black

very dark

Penn.

none

1 yr Bridewll chicago, 2 terms house of refuge Philadelphia

Presb.

common school 10 yrs

moderate

father, mother 8 yr

don't know

do

19

 

Escaped July 14 1858; July 12 1932; opinion 4101

April 21 1858

24

West

Bryan, alias Brime

Cook

Larceny

25

5 6

 

Negro

Black

Negro

PA

Waiter

-

None

Read and Write

Intemp

Living

 

 

 

single

Apl 23, 1888

Jan 26 1892

1500

West

Fred

Logan

Burglary & Larceny 2 yrs

21

1 m 69

?

Dk Mulatto

Maroon Pure Maroon fr

Black

Illinois

Barber

see 3089

None

R&W

Moderate

Father died age 8 Mother died age 11

Virginia

Canada

16

Single

Oct 25 1893

Feb 23 1858

2670

West

George J.

Peoria

Larceny - 2 yrs

24

5' 4-1/4"

 

Light

Blue

Black

Massachusetts

Clerk

 

Watchman's Temperance Soc

Read & Write

Not Intemp

Par. In Maryland

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Dischg. Feb. 23 1860 - Term expired

Oct 24 1887

8460

West

Stephens

Henry

Burglary & Larceny 3 yrs 2 indictments

30

5ft 6 1/2

143

Med Dark

Blue

Brown

Pennsylvania

Farming

2nd term #3125

Methodist

R&W 4 yrs

Moderate

Father died age 10 Mother died age 22

22

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

Married 5 child

Apr 23 1890

Feb 12 1892

1554

West (Alias Frank Miller

Benjamin

Macon

Burglary 1 yr

26

1 m 72

?

Med

Iris Gray Slate Blue

Med Chest

Illinois

Teamster

2nd Term 3159

Catholic

R&W

Intemperate

Yes

Ohio

Illinois

9

Single

Jan 13 1893

Feb 8 1889

9330

Westbrook

William E

Macon

Manslaughter 12 yrs commuted to expire Feb 8 1893

23

5ft 3

?

Med Fair

Blue

Dk Brown

Illinois

Farming

 

Methodist

R&W 4 yrs

Moderate

Father died age 7 Mother died age 7

Ohio

Ohio

7

Single

Feb 8 1893

July 5 1888

8946

Westley

Noah

Cook

Assault to Kill 1 yr

20

5ft 2 1/4

?

Negro

Maroon

Black

Mississippi

Dish washer

 

None

R&W 1 yr

Moderate

Yes

Mississippi

Mississippi

20

Single

June 5 1889

Nov 13 1891

1345

Weston

Frank

Knox

Burglary 2 yrs 6 mos

23

1 m 72

?

Md Dark

Hazel Gray Hazel

Dark

Wisconsin

Carriage Painter

 

Catholic

Common

Moderate

Yes

Germany

Germany

9

Single

Died May 19 1893

Sep 26 1888

9017

Weston

William

Cook

Robbery 3 yrs

36

5ft 7

?

Negro

Dk Maroon

Black

Kentucky

Cook

 

Methodist

Illiterate

Abstinent

Don't Know, Don't Know

Virginia

Virginia

7

Married 1 child

Died Jan 24 1890

Mar 7 1892

1630

Westphal

Gust

Cook

Burglary 2 yrs

18

1 m 77

?

Dark

Iris Gray Slate Blue

Lt Chest

Illinois

Farmer

1 yr in Pontiac, 8 terms in Bridewell Chicago

Methodist

R&W

Moderate

Father living Mother died age infant

Germany

Germany

14

Single

Dec 6 1893

Oct 28 1887

8471

Westphal

William

Peoria

Incest 8 yrs

52

5ft 5 3/4

141

Sandy

Blue

Brown

Ohio

Farming

 

Methodist

Read

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age 12

15

Virginia

Don't Know

Widow 7 child

Died July 14 1891

June 11 1858

222

Wetmore

John

Will

Larceny

23

5 7

 

Light

Gray

Auburn

NY

Stage Driver

-

None

Read and Write

Temp

No

 

 

 

single

Oct 5, 1886

June 15 1858

2785

Wetmore

John P.

Will

Larceny - 1 yr

23

5' 7"

 

Light

Grey

Dk Auburn

New York

Stage driver

 

None

Read & Write

Has not drank to excess

Parents in Ohio

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Taken to Joliet 14th July 1858

July 3 1886

7752

Wey

Henry

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

22

6ft 1/2

152

Negro

Black

Black

Penn

Waiter

2nd term see # 4581

Methodist

Common 6 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father age 1

West Virginia

West Virginia

22

Single

June 3 1887

Dec 23 1858

263

Whalen

Patrick

Cook

Counterfeiting

24

5 4 1/2

 

Fair

Blue

Black

Ireland

Hack Driver

 

Catholic

Read and Write

Intemp

Mother

 

 

 

single

Nov 29 1887

Oct 9 1890

528

Whalen

Patrick

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

21

1 m 70

?

Md Dark

Lt Slate Blue

Chest m

Illinois

Laborer

2 Terms in Bridewell Chicago

Catholic

R&W

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 2

Ireland

Ireland

21

Single

Sep 8 1891

Feb 2 1889

9297

Whalen

Rhoda

Winnebago

Assault to murder 5 yrs

45

5ft 6 1/2

?

Md Dark

Slate Blue

Gray mix

Ireland

Farming'

 

Catholic

Read 4 yrs

Intemperate

Mother living Father died age 33

Ireland

Ireland

15

Married 6 child

Nov 1 1892

June 17 1891

1111

Whalen

Richard

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

22

1 m 67

?

Med Light

Dk Slate Blue

Lt Chest

California

Waiter

see 2286

Catholic

R&W

Abstinent

Yes

Ireland

Ireland

21

Single

May 16 1892

Mar 2 1888

8679

Whalen

Thomas

Mason

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

23

5ft 6 1/2

139

Sandy

Blue

Auburn

Illinois

Farming

 

Catholic

R&W 4 yrs

Intemperate

Father died age 10 Mother died age 14

Ireland

Ireland

13

Single

July 2 1889

Nov 18 1854

1620

Whalen

Wm

Cook

Robbery 1 year

24

5' 4"

 

dark

hazel

dark brown

Ireland

Laborer

 

Catholic

can't read or write

has drank to excess

Mother in Chicago

 

 

 

wife in Chicago

Sept 25, 1855

April 25 1849

773

Whaley (Alias Davis)

John

Monroe

passing counterfeit money - 3 yrs

26

5'10"?

 

light

grey

brown

New York (in IL 4 yrs)

carpenter

 

none

can read

temperate

dead

 

 

 

Yes

Jan 22 1859

Dec 10 1885

7371

Whalley

Edward

Cook

robbery 1 yr

23

5'7"

150

med dark

brown

dk sandy brown

Ney York (sic)

waiter

 

no

common school, 6 yrs

abstinent

mother living, father 15 yrs

Massachusetts

Penn.

17

single

Dec 17 1888

June 15 1891

1096

Wheeldm

Charles

Jo Daviss

Larceny 1 yr 6 mos

24

1 m 71

?

Md Dark

Gray Y

Med Chest

Illinois

Lead miner

 

Methodist

R&W

Moderate

Yes

England

Missouri

21

Single

Oct 14 1892

Feb 8 1888

8644

Wheeler

Charles

Cook

Larceny 2 yrs

32

5ft 5 1/4

149

Med Fair

Blue

Brown

Ohio

Salesman

 

Catholic

High 5 yrs

Intemperate

Yes

25

Ohio

Scotland

Single

Nov 7 1889

Oct 15 1847

676

Wheeler

Leroy

Knox

burglary - 2 yr

18

5'9 1/2"

 

 

grey

lt brown

Conn (in IL 10 yrs)

farmer

 

none

read & write

temperate

living in Knoxville

 

 

 

married, 1 child

Oct 2 1888

Feb 17 1887

8132

Wheeler

Truman

Boone

Burglary 2 yrs 2 indiements 1/2 yrs

23

5ft 4 1/2

139

Dark

Hazel

Dk Brown

New York

Farmhand

 

Methodist

Read 2 mo

Abstinent

Father living Mother 10 yrs

New York

New York

10

Married 1 child

Nov 17 1888

April 25 1853

1268

Whetlock

Albert

Cook

Larceny 4 years

23

5' 10"

 

black negro

 

 

Iowa

Farmer

 

no church

can read can't write

never drank to excess

father living in Iowa

 

 

 

 

April 25, 1855

Oct 11 1886

7866

Whisler

Theodore

McLean

5 Indictments Burglary & Larceny 3 yrs

152

5ft 9 3/4

152

Sandy

Blue

Lt Sandy

Illinois

Farmer

 

Christian

R & W 2 yrs

Moderate

No Father age 15 Mother age 1 1/2

Ohio

England

13

Single

Apr 11 1889

Mar 16 1891

896

White

Charity

St Clair

Larceny 1 yr

19

5ft 3 1/2

?

Negro

Black

Black

Missouri

Housework

 

Methodist

Common

Abstinent

Yes

Don't Know

Don't Know

18

Single

Feb 15 1892

Oct 2 1858

247

White

Charles

Effingham

Larceny

19

5 6 1/2

 

Fair

Blue

Auburn

Germany

Farmer

-

M. E.

Read and Write

Temp

Mother

 

 

 

married, no children

Oct 7 1889

Feb 14 1892

1557

White

Charles

Macon

Burglary & Grand Larceny 2 yrs 2 indictments

22

1 m 72

?

Md Dark

Gray Slate Blue

Med Chest

Illinois

Salesman

 

Methodist

Common

Moderate

Father died age 13 Mother died age 21

New York

New York

16

Married no child

Nov 13 1893

Apr 30 1891

1006

White

F A

Uinta Wyoming

Burglary 4 yrs

20

1 m 70

?

Light

Violet Blue

Blond

Illinois

Brakeman

 

Methodist

R&W

Moderate

Yes

Pennsylvania

Wisconsin

15

Single

Jan 29 1894

Mar 10 1890

155

White

Frank

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

19

1 m 63

?

Dark

Hazel

Black Chest

Illinois

Laborer

 

Catholic

Illiterate

Moderate

Yes

Maine

Ireland

19

Single

Feb 9 1891

May 5 1886

7643

White

Frank

Cook

burglary, 1 yr

31

5'10 1/2

161

sandy

gray

brown

Indiana

cooper

2d term, see 1253

Methodist

R&W, 5 yrs

intemperate

mother living, father 12

Indiana

Indiana

14

Yes

Escaped Sept 12 1858; discharged July 12, 1832 per opinion 4101

Oct 26 1885

7262

White

Grant

Vermilion

Burglary & Larceny 3 yr commuted to expire 12/10/87

16

5'5 1/2"

 

med fair

blue

brown

Indiana

Boot black

 

Presb.

R&W, 3 yr

intemperate

mother living, father 16 yr

don't know

Illinois

16

single

May 28 1888

Oct 24 1887

8461

White

Harry

Henry

Burglary 3 yrs

24

5ft 11 1/2

148

Med Dark

Gray Hazel

Brown

Maryland

Paper Hanger

see # 4138

None

R&W 4 yrs

Moderate

Yes

15

Maryland

Maryland

Single

Apr 30 1890

Oct 2 1890

519

White

Jake

Sangamon

Forgery 2 yrs 2 indictments

49

1 m 76

?

Md Dark

Murky Blue

Chest m

Virginia

Farm Laborer

See 2267

Christian

Common

Intemperate

Father died age 17 Mother died age 24

Virginia

Virginia

21

Single

July 1 1892

June 21 1858

225

White

James

Cook

Larceny

22

5 10

 

Light

Hazel

Dark

NY

Tin Smith

-

None

Read and Write

Temp

Mother

 

 

 

No Spouse, 3 Children

Dec 23 1859

Jun. 21, 1858

2803

White

James

Cook

Larceny - 1-1/2 yrs

22

5' 10"

 

Light

Light Hazel

Dark

New York

Tin Smith

 

None

Read & Write

has not drunk to excess

Moth. In New York

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Taken to Joliet

Mar 3 1888

8684

White

James J

Kane

Larceny 3 yrs

21

5ft 5 3/4

133

Med Fair

Blue

Brown

Wisconsin

Laborer

see 2164

Methodist

Common 5 yrs

Intemperate

Mother living Father died age 3

Ireland

California

7

Single

Sep 2 1890

April 13 1858

220

White

John

Whiteside

Larceny

20

5 8 3/4

 

Light

Gray

Dark Brown

Ireland

Laborer

-

Catholic

Read and Write

Intemp

No

 

 

 

yes

1849

Apr 13 1858

2704

White

John

Whiteside

Larceny - 1 yr

20

5' 8-3/4"

 

Light

Gray

Dark

Ireland

Laborer

 

Catholic

Read & Write

Intemp

None

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Taken to Joliet May 22, 1858

5-2-1855

1733

White

Richard

Cook

larceny, 1 year

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pardoned 7-21-1855

Feb 12 1886

7492

White

Robert

LaSalle

assault to kill & murder, 1 yr

22

5'6 3/4

153

dark

blue

brown

Illinois

laborer

 

Catholic

R&W, 2 yr

moderate

mother living, father 4 yr

Ireland

Ireland

10

single

May 19 1888

Dec 29 1887

8582

White

Thomas

Cook

Manslaughter 5 yrs

28

5ft 3 1/4

116

Negro

Dk Maroon

Black

Ohio

Porter

 

Methodist

R&W 3 yrs

Moderate

Yes

23

Kentucky

Kentucky

Single

Died May 2 1890

Dec 30 1889

9250

White

Thomas E

Johnson Wyoming

Forgery 6 yrs

20

5ft 10

?

Light

Blue

Lt Brown

Kansas

Cowboy

 

None

R&W 2 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

North Carolina

Indiana

14

Single

Pardoned Oct 6 1890

Sept 30 1847

664

White

Wiley F.

Rock Island

arson - 1 yr

23

5'7"

 

dark

hazel

dark

F?eni

laborer

 

none

read & write

intemperate

mother living

 

 

 

married, no children

Oct 5, 1886

Mar 22 1890

168

White

William

Edgar

Burglary 3 yrs

17

1 m 74

?

Light

Azure Blue

Bt Chest

Illinois

Farmer

 

Campbellite

Illiterate

Moderate

Yes

Kentucky

Virginia

15

Single

Sep 21 1892

Nov 28 1890

678

White

William

Lake

Burglary 1 yr

20

1 m 81

?

Fair

Azure Blue

Lt Chest

New York

Laborer

 

Catholic

Common

Abstinent

Yes

England

Ireland

19

Single

Oct 27 1891

Apr 11 1889

9469

White

Charles

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

33

5ft 7 3/4

?

Med

Dark

Dk Brown

New York

Shoe laster

 

Lutheran

R&W 3 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Germany

Germany

10

Single

Mar 10 1890

Oct 27 1888

9109

White

George

Cook

Burglary 2 yr

232

5ft 6 3/4

?

Md Dark

Blue

Brown

England

Wood turner

 

Episcopal

R&W 5 yrs

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 29

England

England

25

Married no child

Apr 26 1891

June 19 1888

8912

White (Alias Benjamin Hatey

Benjamin

Macon

Burglary & Larceny 2 yrs

22

5ft 8 1/4

?

Fair

Blue

Brown

Tennessee

Laborer

 

None

Read 1 yr

Intemperate

Yes

Tennessee

Tennessee

18

Single

Mar 18 1890

Mar 12 1892

1646

White (Alias Connors

Charles John

Champaign

Larceny, Burglary 5 yr

21

1 M 69

 

med.

Or az bl fr

Chest M

Ohio

Laborer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

single

Sept 12 1888

Mar 23 1889

9414

White, (Alias George Faulk

George

DeWitt

Burglary 1 yr 6 mos

25

5ft 4 3/4

?

Dark

Hazel

Brown

Illinois

Farming

 

United Brethern

R&W 3 yrs

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 12

Germany

Virginia

12

Single

July 22 1890

Jan 25 1887

8077

Whitesides

Frank

Rock Island

Burglary 2 yrs

19

5ft 7

164

Fair

Hazel

Brown

Illinois

Farmer

 

Methodist

Common 9 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Illinois

Indiana

19

Single

Oct 25 1888

July 12 1888

8952

Whitfield

Carrie

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

23

5ft 2 3/4

?

Negro

Dk Brown

Black

Louisiana

Housework

 

Catholic

R&W 2 1/2 yrs

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age 2

Louisiana

Louisiana

22

Married no child

June 12 1889

Dec 15 1885

7386

Whiting

William

Laramie Wyoming Ty

larceny as bailee, 2 yrs 6 mos

30

5'8"

144

fair

blue

light

Massachusetts

none

 

Methodist

common school, 10 yrs

moderate

no, father 9 yrs, mother don't know

Connecticut

Donnecticut

20

Wife

March 23 1859

Mar 30 1889

9445

Whitman

James

Edgar

Burglary 2 yrs 2 indictments

28

5ft 4 3/4

?

Md Dark

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Farming

 

None

R&W 5 yrs

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age 8

Tennessee

Illinois

19

Married 2 child

Dec 29 1890

Mar 3 1889

9376

Whitman (Alias Frank Parker

Warren

Vermilion

Horse Stealing 3 yrs

20

5ft 5 1/4

?

Fair

Blue

Lt Brown

Ohio

Farming

 

None

Common 10 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

Ohio

Ohio

18

Single

Sep 2 1891

Feby 1 1886

7451

Whitney

Arthur

Lee

burglary, 2 yr

30

5'7"

167

med fair

blue

brown

Wisconsin

none

3d term see 2506

Methodist

common, 5 yrs

moderate

father living, mother 6 yrs

N.Y..

Penn.

10

single

Dec. 3, 1870

Sep 26 1888

9013

Whitney

George

Cook

Abduction 1 yr

29

5ft 6 1/4

?

Light

Blue

Dk Brown

Wisconsin

Barber

 

None

R&W 4 yrs

Intemperate

Father living Mother died age 4

New York

New York

10

Married no child

Aug 26 1889

Dec 26 1885

7398

Wiast (Alias Peter A. Wia Pete Wiast)

P.A.

LaSalle

manslaughter 3 yrs, commuted to 1 yr 6 mo

37

5'8 1/4"

172

dark

hazel

dk brown

Illinois

farmer & saloon keeper

 

Catholic

R&W, 1 yr

abstinent

mother living, father 19 yrs

Germany

Germany

16

No

April 13 1861

Nov 19 1888

9144

Wickers

Barney

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

25

5ft 5 1/4

?

Med Fair

Gray

Brown

Norway

Laborer

see 1684 C 2 times at Bridewell

None

Illiterate

Intemperate

Father died age 11 Mother died age 8

Ireland

Ireland

8

Single

Oct 19 1889

Jany 12 1886

7432

Wickwive (Wickwire/Wickwin?)

Charles

Sangamon

burglary & larceny, 1 yr

19

5'11

161

dark

blue

brown

Michigan

farming

see #1422

Catholic

read, 1 yr`

abstinent

no, father don't know, mother 13 yrs

don't know

don't know

13

married

10-?-1848

Oct 26 1858

243

Widner

Henry

Hancock

Larceny

23

5 10 3/4

 

Fair

Blue

Light Auburn

New Jersey

Farmer

-

None

Read and Write

Temp

Yes

 

 

 

married, 1 child

Oct 5, 1886

Fev 13 1889

9346

Wilber

Frank A

Laramie Wyoming

Grand Larceny as Bailer 1 yr from Dec 28 1888

31

5ft 6 3/4

?

Md Dark

Gray

Brown

New York

Fireman

 

Methodist

Common 10 yrs

Moderate

Yes

New York

New York

21

Married 1 child

Dec 30 1889

June 18 1888

8904

Wilburn

E

Logan

Forgery 2 yrs

38

5ft 9

?

Med Dark

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Farming

see 2280

Presbyterian

R&W 3 1/2 yrs

Moderate

Father died age 25 Mother died age 24

Kentucky

Kentucky

21

Married no child

May 18 1889

Oct 3 1887

8395

Wilcox

Miles

Edgar

Burglary 1 yr

22

5ft 10

174

Fair

Blue

Brown

New York

Laundryman

 

None

R&W 3 yrs

Intemperate

Father Don't Know Mother Don't Know

13

New York

New York

Single

Sept 3 1888

Feb 18 1887

8134

Wilcox (Alias Glass

James alias Cyrus

Whiteside

Perjury 3 yrs

25

5ft 8

178

Fair

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Coal Engineer

 

Presbyterrian

High 12 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

New York

Conneticut

18

Married

Aug 18 1889

June 29 1886

7729

Wilder

Ben

Knox

Burglary 2 yr

22

5ft 8

163

Negro

Black

Black

Missouri

Laborer

 

Methodist

Read

Moderate

Father living Mother age 14

Missouri

Missouri

16

Single

Mar 29 1888

Nov 3 1891

1312

Wilder

Frank

Livingston

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

27

1 m 74

?

Md Dark

Gray Y

Med Chest

Illinois

Farmer

 

Christian

Common

Abstinent

Yes

Illinois

Ohio

21

Separated no child

Oct 2 1892

July 8 1889

9638

Wilder (Alias Frank Miller, Frank W Wilder

Frank

Laramie Wyoming

Forgery & ultering forged paper 2 yrs

43

1 m 69.5

?

?

Slate Blue

Chestnut

Pennsylvania

Bookkeeper

3rd Term 3609

Episcopal

High ? Yrs

Intemperate

Father died age 40 Mother died age 37

United States

United States

15

Widow 1 child

Apr 7 1891

July 7 1889 Received at Chester June10 1887

9633

Wiley

Mrs. E S

U S N D Ill

Making false & forged coins 3 yrs

39

5ft 2

?

Light

Blue

Brown

New York

None

 

Catholic

Common 6 yrs

?

Father died age 6 Mother died age 11

Connecticut

France

12

Widow 3 child

Dec 9 1889

Nov 12 1885

7329

Wilhelm

John

Peoria

larceny, 1yr

26

5'2"

135

dark

dk brown

dark

Germany

laborer

 

Catholic

common, 12 yrs

moderate

yes

Germany

do

23

No

par'd May 10 1859

Oct 15 1890

552

Wilke

Frederick

Cook

Manslaughter 1 yr

67

1 m 64

?

Md Dark

Azure Blue

Gray Mix

Germany

Cabinet Maker

 

Lutheran

R&W

Moderate

Father died age 10 Mother died age 64

Germany

Germany

17

Married 1 child

Sep 14 1891

Nov 24 1885

7348

Wilkie

Delos

Kane

assault with intent to commit rape, 1 yr 6 mos

22

5'5 1/2"

131

light

blue

brown

New York

laborer

 

Baptist

common school, 6 yr

intemperate

mother living, father 18 yr

New York

do

14

single

Jul 6 1887

Oct 20 1890

564

Wilkins (Alias Charles Watson

Charles

McLean

Forgery & Ultering 1 yr

21

1 m 70

?

Med Light

Azure Blue

Sandy Chest

Indiana

Locomotive & Fireman

 

Methodist

Common

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 7

Indiana

Indiana

16

Single

Sep 19 1891

Sep 26 1888

9011

Wilkinson

Clarence

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

22

5ft 5 1/4

?

Fair

Blue

Brown

New York

Bookkeeper

 

Presbyterian

Common 7 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 2

New York

New York

19

Single

Aug 26 1889

Dec 23 1891

1401

Willencamp

Henry

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

21

1 m 69

?

Med Light

Violet Blue

Blond

Missouri

Blacksmith

 

Catholic

R&W

Moderate

Yes

Missouri

Missouri

17

Single

Nov 22 1892

Sept 21 1847

662

Willet

Robert

Monroe

larceny - 3 1/2 yrs

22

5'3"

stout

light

blue

light brown

New York City (in IL 21 months)

clerk & command

 

none

read & write

temperate

parents are(?) living

 

 

 

married, no children

Jul 8 1889

April 10 1854

1471

Willi--

John

Madison

larceny 1 year

21

5' 9"

 

light

gray

brown sandy

Illinois

Farmer

 

no church

 

never drank to excess

Mother living in Missouri

 

 

 

wife living in Missouri

discharged April 11, 1855

Dec 23 1886

8043

William

George

Knox

Burglary 6 mo

55

5ft 7 1/2

146

Lt Sandy

Blue

Lt Sandy

Ireland

Laborer

 

Presbyterian

Common 6 yrs

Intemperate

Father age 6 mother age 30

Ireland

Ireland

18

Single

Sep 23 1888

Jan 1 1854

1427

Williams

Allen

Jo Daviess

Larceny 18 months

20

5' 8 1/4"

 

light florid

hazel gray

dark brown

New York

 

 

no church

can read & write

never drank to excess

Parents in Michigan

 

 

 

Single

July 7, 1856

June 18 1858

2789

Williams

Bazil

Daviss

Larceny - 3 yrs

 

5' 10"

 

Fair

Blue

Auburn

Illinois

Farmer

 

None

Cannot Read nor write

Has not drank to excess

Parents in Williamson Co., Ills.

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Died July 31st, 1858

Sept 28 1857

227

Williams

Charles

Cook

Larceny

25

5 7 1/2

 

Light

Black

Black and Gray

NY

Laborer

-

None

Read and Write

Intemp

Yes

 

 

 

single

Dec 20 1887

Aug 1 1890

454

Williams

Charles

Cook

Burglary 2 yrs

27

1 m 76

?

Negro

Deep Maroon

Black

Arkansas

Waiter

2nd Term 3557

Methodist

R&W

Abstinent

Father died age 12 Mother died age 6

Arkansas

Arkansas

14

Single

Died Feb 28 1891

Apr 20 1891

982

Williams

Charles

La Salle

Larceny 1 yr 6 mos

51

1 m 67

?

Med Light

Gray Slate Blue

Gray

Pennsylvania

Carpenter

2nd Term 8493

Quaker

Common

Intemperate

Father living Mother died age 46

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

21

Widow no child

Aug 19 1892

June 21 1853

1362

Williams

Charles

Cook

Receiving stolen goods 4 years

23

 

 

dark

dark

black

Michigan

cook

 

Catholic

can't read or write

has drank to excess

none living

 

 

 

Single

Died July 31, 1854

Sept 211853

1362

Williams

Charles

Cook

Receiving stolen goods 4 years

23

 

 

dark

dark

black

Cook

 

 

Catholic

can read & write

has drank to excess

none living

 

 

 

single

Died July 31, 1854

June 21 1858

2796

Williams

Charles

Cook

Larceny - 3 yrs

35

5' 6"

 

Light

Grey

Black

England

Carpenter

 

None

Read & Write

has drank to excess

Father in England

Unk

Unk

Unk

Wife in Philadelphia

Joliet Mar 25, 1859

Mar 24 1886

7571

Williams

Charles

Stephenson

burglary, 1 yr

32

5'1 3/4"

149

dark

gr hazel

dk brown

Penn.

brakeman

 

Baptist

common, 8 yrs

intemperate

mother living, father age 2

Maryland

Maryland

20

single

Sept 30 1886

Nov 1 1887

8493

Williams

Charles

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

44

5ft 6 1/4

171

Med Dark

Hazel

Gray

Pennsylvania

Fireman

see #982 C

Presbyterian

Common 4 yrs

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 43

16

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

Widow 1 child

Oct 1 1888

Nov 3 1887

8504

Williams

Charles

McLean

Forgery & ? 2 yrs

22

5f 5 1/4

117

Med Dark

Blue

Brown

Kentucky

Jockey

 

None

Common 3 yrs

Moderate

Yes

11

Kentucky

Kentucky

Married 1 child

Aug 1889

Mar 16 1888

8724

Williams

Charles

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

23

5ft 6 1/2

150

Negro

Mar

Black

Alabama

Cook

 

Methodist

R&W 3 1/2 yrs

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age 7

Virginia

Virginia

12

Single

Feb 26 1889

Feb 21 1889

9362

Williams

Charles

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

29

5ft 10 1/2

?

Lt Sandy

Blue

Dk Blond

Illinois

Laborer

 

Methodist

R&W 7 yrs

Intemperate

Father living Mother died age 2

New York

Connecticut

13

Single

Jan 31 1890

Nov 16 1891

1355

Williams

Edgar

Peoria

Assault with intent to kill and murder 9 yrs

25

1 m 62

?

Md Dark

Maroon Gray Slate Blue lim Hazel

Dk Chest

Kentucky

Chair maker

2nd Term 8429

Catholic

R&W

Intemperate

Mother living Father died

Kentucky

West Virginia

8

Married no child

Aug 15 1897

Apr 23 1891

997

Williams

Edward

Cook

Forgery 3 yrs

35

1 m 76

?

Light

Lt Slate Blue

Blond

Ohio

Accountant

 

Episcopal

Common

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 24

Vermont

Connecticut

22

Widow no child

Feb 14 1893

May 18 1887

8270

Williams

Edward

Cook

Laeceny 1 yr

21

6ft

152

Med Fair

Dk Gray

Brown

Missouri

Waiter

 

Catholic

R&W 2 yrs

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 20

Ireland

New York

20

Single

Apr 18 1888

Sep 28 1888

9024

Williams

Eugene

Piatt

Grand Larceny 5 yrs

20

5ft 1 3/4

?

Negro

Maroon

Black

Illinois

Laborer

2 yrs at Chester

None

R&W 4 yrs

Abstinent

Father Don't know Mother died age 7

United States

United States

7

Single

Died Sep 18 1889

June 23 1888

8921

Williams

Ezra

Laramie Wyoming

Robbery 5 from June 15

27

5ft 5 1/2

?

Negro

Maroon

Black

Missouri

Barber

 

Methodist

Illiterate

Intemperate

Father died age 4 Mother died age16

Kentucky

Kentucky

16

Single

Mar 14 1892

Mar 10 1890

159

Williams

Frank

Cook

Burglary 2 yrs

21

1 m 67

?

Md Dark

Dk Slate Blue

Lt Chest

Michigan

Tailor

1 Term in Ionia Michigan

Catholic

R&W

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 9

England

Ireland

21

Single

Dec 9 1891

Mar 28 1891

924

Williams

Frank

DuPage

Burglary 4 yrs 2 indictments

24

1 m 73

?

Florid

Dk Slate Blue

Lt Chest

New York

Switchman

 

Presbyterian

Common

Intemperate

Yes

Scotland

Scotland

18

Single

May 27 1894

Sep 29 1886

7827

Williams

Frank

Rock Island

Larceny 2 yrs

25

5ft 7 1/2

159

Fair a little Sandy

Blue

Brown

Ohio

Brakeman

see #9217

Catholic

Common 6 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

Ohio

Ohio

24

Single

July 10 1888

Sep 10 1890

475

Williams

Frank Z

Rock Island

Burglary 1 yr

19

1 m 72

?

Md Dark

Azure Blue

Chest m

Pennsylvania

Stationary Engineer

 

Baptist

Common

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 10

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

17

Single

Aug 9 1890

Jan 17 1891

750

Williams

George

Cook

Forgery 3 yrs

44

1 m 69

?

Md Dark

Murky Blue

Chest Med

Canada

Bookkeeper

 

Presbyterian

Collegiate

Moderate

Father died age 8 Mother died age infant

Scotland

Canada

13

Widow no child

Pardoned June 23 1893

May 26 1891

1062

Williams

George

Logan

Burglary & Larceny 3 yrs

50

1 m 67

?

Md Dark

Dk Slate Blue

Med Chest

Iowa

Laborer

 

Catholic

R&W

Moderate

Father died age 12 Mother died age 25

Ireland

Ireland

25

Single

Died Aug 22 1892

Nov 13 1891

1336

Williams

George

Knox

Burglary 1 yr

38

1 m 80

?

Md Dark

Dk Slate Blue

Dk Chest

Kentucky

Laborer

 

Methodist

Common

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 32

Maryland

Virginia

21

Single

Oct 12 1892

Sept 21 1853

1360

Williams

George

Cook

Burglery 4 years

29

5' 8"

 

dark

dark gray

dark

Kentucky

Miner

 

no

can read & write

never drank to excess

none living

 

 

 

wife in Ohio

Died July 7, 1854

Dec 23 1891

1405

Williams

George

Cook

Robbery 2 yrs

22

1 m 67

?

Negro

Deep Maroon Maroon fr

Black

Illinois

Waiter

2nd Term 9809

Methodist

R&W

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 8

United States

Maryland

13

Single

Died July 7 1893

April 4 1854

1468

Williams

George

Peoria

Larceny 1 year

30

5' 11 1/2"

 

light

blue

light

Kentucky

Brick Maker

 

no church

can not read or write

never drank to excess

none living

 

 

 

Wife in Chicago

April 1, 1855

June 4 1887

8296

Williams

George

Rock Island

Larceny 1 yr

57

5ft 4

137

Med Fair

Blue

Grayish Brown

New York

Waiter

 

Methodist

Common 5 yrs

Moderate

Father died age 1 Mother died age 1 1/2

New York

New York

1 1/2

Widow 1 child

May 4 1888

Feb 8 1888

8648

Williams

George H

Cook

Burglary 7 yrs 2 indictments

26

5ft 3

155

Sandy

Blue

Dk Chestnut

New York

Upholsterer

 

Catholic

R&W 1 yr

Moderate

Father died Don't know Mother died age 17

9

Germany

Ireland

Married no child

Nov 7 1892

Nov 24 1857

223

Williams

Henry

Cook

Larceny

20

5 5

 

Fair

Blue

Auburn

Ireland

Sailor

-

Catholic

Read

Intemp

Yes

 

 

 

widower, 0 child

Died Apr 23 1897

Mar 31 1891

938

Williams

Henry

Edgar

Forgery 2 yrs

32

1 m 70

?

Md Dark

Dk Slate Blue

Med Chest

Kentucky

Farmer

 

Christian

R&W

Abstinent

Yes

Kentucky

Kentucky

15

Married 2 child

Died Oct 30 1892

Nov 24 1857

2570

Williams

Henry

Cook

Larceny - 1 yr

20

5' 5"

 

Fair

Blue

Auburn

Ireland

Sailor

 

Catholic

Can Read & Not Write

Intemp

Fath lives in N.York City

Unk

Unk

Unk

None

Taken to Joliet July 14, 1858

Jun. 21, 1858

2812

Williams

Henry

Cook

Larceny - 1 yr

23

5' 6"

 

Black negro

Black

Black

Louisiana

Waiter

Folio 360

Church of Temperance

Cannot Read nor Write

Has drank to excess

Par. In Louisiana

Unk

Unk

Unk

Wife in Chicago

Dischg. June 21 1859 - Term expired

Oct 17 1887

8429

Williams

Holly

Champaign

Larceny 1 yr

21

5ft 3 3/4

145

Dark

Brown

Nearly Black

Illinois

Farming

see # 1355

Presbyterian

R&W 3 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 13

12

Illinois

Illinois

Single

Sept 17 1888

Dec 23 1886

8031

Williams

Jack

Cook

Larceny 1 yr 3 mo

22

5ft 5

146

Light

Lt Blue

Brown

Michigan

Waiter

 

Episcopal

R & W 4 yrs

Moderate

Father age 12 Mother age 14

Scotland

Canada

14

Single

Feb 8 1888

May 4 1858

2730

Williams

James

Jackson

Larceny - 1 yr

19

5' 4-3/4"

 

Fair

Blue

Light

Michigan

Cabinet Maker

 

None

Read & Write

Intemp

Father in Michigan

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Disch. May 4, 1859 - Term Exp.

Mar 16 1886

7548

Williams

James

Peoria

burglary - 1 yr

24

5'10

150

fair

blue

lt brown

Canada

moulder

 

Methodist

high school, 10 yrs

intemperate

no, father at age 14, mother 23

England

Scotland

17

married, 1 child

Jan 11 1887

July 5 1890

391

Williams

Jerry

Cook

Larceny 2 yrs 6 mos

22

1 m 58

?

Negro

Deep Maroon

Black

Pennsylvania

Hostler

 

Methodist

R&W

Moderate

Father died age 20 Mother died age 7

N Carolina

Pennsylvania

13

Single

Aug 19 1892

June 21 1858

231

Williams

John

Cook

Larceny

19

5 7 1/4

 

Fair

Blue

Dark

NY

Caulker

-

None

Read and Write

Temp

Yes

 

 

 

No

par'd Feb 7 1859

May 24 1858

233

Williams

John

Madison

Larceny

26

5 5 1/2

 

Light

Black

Black

Ireland

Laborer

-

Catholic

No

Intemp

Yes

 

 

 

married, no child

Mar 8 1887

Jan 7 1859

258

Williams

John

McLean

Larceny

29

5 7 1/4

 

Light

Light Blue

Black

Canada

Laborer

 

None

No

Temp

Mother

 

 

 

wife lives in Chicago

April 20 1850

Oct 20 1858

298

Williams

John

Washington

Larceny

38

6 0 1/4

 

Dark

Blue

Dark

KY

Engineer

 

None

Read and Write

Temp

Mother

 

 

 

married - wife in N. Chicago

Jun 4, 1849

Dec 23 1891

1410

Williams

John

Sangamon

Burglary & Larceny 3 yrs 2 indictments

25

1 m 69

?

Md Dark

Hazel Gray Slate Blue

Med Chest

Ohio

Laborer

 

Methodist

R&W

Moderate

Father died age 16 Mother died age 16

Maine

Maine

16

Married no child

June 22 1894

Feb 7 1892

1528

Williams

John

McDonough

Larceny 1 yr

41

1 m 78

?

Med

Hazel Gray Slate Blue

Gray Mix Med Chest

N Carolina

Farmer

 

Baptist

Illiterate

Moderate

Father died age 20 Mother died age 21

N Carolina

N Carolina

21

Single

Jan 6 1893

May 24 1858

2769

Williams

John

Madison

Larceny - 1-1/2 yrs

26

5' 5-1/2"

 

Light

Dk Hazel

Black

Ireland

Laborer

 

Catholic

Cannot Read nor Write

intemp

None

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Take to Joliet July 14, 1858

Oct 12 1885

7228

Williams

John

Adams

Burglary, 2 yrs

22

5' 9 3/4"

185

dark

gray

light brown

Louisiana

laborer

 

Methodist

3 mos - can read

intemperate

father living, mother 19 yrs

Louisiana

Georgia

20

No

March 18 1860

Nov 4 1885

7294

Williams

John

Cook

burglary 10 yr

42

5'9"

153

Negro

black

black

Virginia

laborer shoe laster

3 yrs in Maryland State Pen

no

common school 8 yr

intemperate

no, father 30 yrs, mother 31 yrs

Penn.

Ohio

18

single

Aug 2, 1887

Dec 4 1886

8008

Williams

John

Cook

Robbery 12 yrs

23

5ft 7 1/2

160

Negro

Black

Black

Tenn.

waiter

2 yrs at Frankfort KY

 

Baptist

R & W 2 yrs

Mother living Father age 19

Tennesee

Tennessee

13

Seperated

Died Jan 8 1892

May 12, 1858

2753

Williams

John (aka James Kelly)

Madison

Burglary - 1 yr

 

5' 6-1/2"

 

Fair

Blue

Dk Auburn

Cincinnati, Ohio

Boatman

 

None

Read & Write

Not intemp

None

Unk

Unk

Unk

NonWife

Taken to Joliet May 22, 1858

April 13 1868

4552

Williams

John M.

Saline

Arson - 1yr

18

5' 8"

 

Dark

Grey

Brown

Illinois

Farmer

 

None

Read and Write

 

living

 

 

 

 

May 1 1849

Apr 1 1890

194

Williams

Joseph

Lake

Assault with intent to commit murder 5 yrs

34

1 m 60

?

Dark

Dk Slate Blue

Dk Chest

Wales

Farming

 

Episcopal

Illiterate

Abstinent

Father died age 30 Mother died age 28

Wales

Wales

15

Single

Dec 31 1893

Sept 27 1887

8377

Williams

Lester

Tazewell

Larceny 1 yr

47

5ft 6 3/4

135

Med Dark

Gray

Gray Mixed

Ohio

Printer

 

Methodist

R&W 5 yrs

Moderate

Yes

19

Scotland

Ireland

Single

Aug 27 1888

Oct 1852

1172

Williams

Lewis

Macoupin

Burglery 1 year

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oct 21, 1853

Mar 11 1891

888

Williams

Margaret

McLean

Prostitution of Female 1 yr

27

5ft 4

?

?

Gray

Brown

Missouri

Housework

 

None

Read

Moderate

Don't Know/ Don't Know

Don't Know

Missouri

15

Married no child

Feb 10 1892

April 28 1868

4572

Williams

Robert

Alexander

Larceny - 2yrs

19

5' 6"

 

Negro

 

 

Arkansas

Steam Boatman

 

None

Read

 

dead

 

 

 

married - 1 child

June 23, 1870

Sep 26 1888

9014

Williams

Robert

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

34

5ft 5 1/2

?

Negro

Maroon

Black

Mississippi

Hostler

 

None

Illiterate

Abstinent

Father living Mother died age 28

Virginia

Virginia

21

Separated 1 child

Aug 26 1889

Apr 1 1889

9448

Williams

Robert

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

19

5ft 8

?

Md Dark

Brown

Dk Brown

Ohio

Machinist

 

Episcopal

R&W 7 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Ohio

Ohio

19

Single

Feb 28 1890

Oct 20 1885

7254

Williams

Stephen

Rock Island

Burglary 3 yr

20

5'5 1/4"

129

dark

hazel

dk brown

Illinois

watchmaker

R/C 11/17/1888

Methodist

common school 8 yr

intemperate

father living, mother 4yr

New York

Wisconsin

8

No

Nov 26 1861

Oct 31 1887

8483

Williams

Thomas

Rock Island

Grand Larceny 1 yr

34

5ft 3 3/4

147

Negro

Dk Maroon

Black

Virginia

Laborer

 

None

Illiterate

Abstinent

Donít Know Don't Know

8

Don't Know

Don't Know

Married 2 child

Sept 30 1888

Mar 11 1891

887

Williams

William

McLean

Prostitution of Female 1 yr

24

1 m 57

?

Negro

Deep Maroon

Black

Illinois

Hostler

 

Baptist

Illiterate

Intemperate

Mother living Father died age infant

Kentucky

Kentucky

21

Married no child

Feb 10 1892

July 9 1886

7770

Williams

William

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

44

5ft 10 34

177

Mulatto

Black

Black

Ohio

Laborer

 

Methodist

Common 5 yrs

Abstinent

Mother living Father age 22

Ohio

Ohio

14

Separated 3 child

June 9 1887

Dec 23 1886

8045

Williams

William

Knox

Horse Stealing & Larceny 3 yrs 6 mo

38

5ft 5 1/4

146

Fair

Gray

Brown

Conn.

Lab

 

Methodist

Common 13 yrs

Intemperate

Yes

New York

New York

13

Married 4 child

Oct 23 1889

Dec 24 1888

9236

Williams

William

Cook

Assault to kill 1 yr

29

6ft

?

Med Fair

Blue

Brown

Indiana

Fireman

 

Methodist

R&W 6 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 12

Indiana

Indiana

13

Widow no child

Nov 23 1889

Oct 6 1891

1228

Williams

William R

Adams

Perjury 1 yr

36

1 m 68

?

Sandy

Azure Blue

Sandy Chest

Indiana

Machinist

 

Presbyterian

Common

Intemperate

Father died age 20 Mother died age 18

Indiana

Indiana

16

Widow 3 child

Sep 5 1892

Nov 11 1853

1400

Williams

William W

Putnam

Murder 8 years

21

5' 9"

 

light

gray

Brown

Vermont

Farmer

has been here before page 203

no

can read & write

has drank to excess

father living

 

 

 

wife

Juliet July 24, 1860

Jun. 21, 1858

2804

Williams (aka Drinland)

Hilliarus

Cook

Larceny - 1-1/2 yrs

19

5" 7-1/2"

 

Fair

Blue

Dark

New York

Corker

 

None

Read & Write

has not drunk to excess

Par. In New York

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Sent to Joliet July 14, 1858

Nov 1 1887

8496

Williams (Alias Charles Wilson

Frank

Cook

Robbery 2 yrs

19

5ft 11 1/4

151

Negro

Black

Black

Missouri

None

2nd term 7797

None

R&W 1yr

Abstinent

Yes

14

Missouri

Missouri

Single

Aug 13 1889

Nov 5 1887

8510

Williams (Alias Frank Ward

George

Vermilion

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

32

5ft 7 3/4

156

Dark

Gray

Dark

New York

Laborer

2nd term 5720 see # 9174

Presbyterian

Common 4 yrs

Moderate

Father died age 3 Mother died age 10

10

France

USA

Single

Oct 5 1888

Feb 21 1891

833

Williams (Alias G W Cooper

Wesley

Kane

Larceny 3 yrs

30

1 m 70

?

Dark

Hazel Dk Slate Blue

Dk Chest

Ohio

Farmer

 

Catholic

R&W

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 7

Scotland

Scotland

18

Single

Died Nov 24 1892

Mar 4 1891

864

Williams (Alias James Dutch

James

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

22

1 m 65

?

Light

Violet Blue

Lt Chest

Germany

Laborer

5 times Bridewell

Lutheran

?

Moderate

Father died age 6 Mother died age 15

Germany

Germany

16

Single

Feb 3 1892

Sep 17 1890

481

Williams (Alias Paddy Fitzhugh, Paddy Ireland

John

Grundy

Murder Life commuted to expire Oct 1 1913

46

1 m 77

?

Negro

Deep Maroon

Black

Ireland

Laborer

 

Catholic

Illiterate

Intemperate

Father died age 32 Mother died age infant

United States

United States

16

Single

Oct 1 1913

Jan 19 1891

758

Williams (Alias Pat Williams

Oswald

Sangamon

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

17

1 m 68

?

Med Light

Maroon Gray Y

Lt Chest

Indiana

Assistant Peddler

 

Episcopal

R&W

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age 14

Wales

Wales

16

Single

Dec 18 1891

Jan 15 1889

9272

Williams (Alias Thomas Murray

Thomas

Will

Burglary & Larceny 3 yrs

32

5ft 7 3/4

?

Sandy

Blue

Sandy

Ireland

Laborer

 

None

R&W 4 yrs

Intemperate

Mother living Father died age 26

Ireland

Ireland

23

Single

July 14 1891

Nov 21 1888

9153

Williams (Alias William Penix, William Phoenix

William

Peoria

Larceny 1 yr

20

5ft 4 3/4

?

Negro

Black

Black

Mississippi

Waiter

2nd Term 7831

Methodist

R&W 4 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 2

Mississippi

Missouri

2

Single

Jan 4 1890

Feb 12 1889

9345

Williams (Alias William Twitchell

William

Tazewell

Burglary & Larceny 2 yrs

19

5ft 5

?

Dark

Maroon

Brown

Illinois

Broom maker

see 840 C 1 yr at Pontiac

Congregatinal

R&W 5 yrs

Intemperate

Yes

Maine

Ohio

13

Single

Nov 11 1890

April 27 1849

776

Williams (Alias Winn)

James

Crawford

larceny - 3y

23

5'7 1/2"

 

light

grey

light

Tennessee (in IL 15 yrs)

farmer

 

none

can read/write

temperate

dead

 

 

 

 

March 5 1862

Nov 1 1887

8494

Williams (Alias Wm Clarence (AliasGeorge Reynolds (Alias Henry Wilson (Alias George Collins

George

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

35

5ft 2 1/2

130

Med Fair

Blue

Brown

England

Sailor

3rd term 5838

Espicopal

R&W 2 yrs

Intemperate

Father living Mother died age 30

12

England

England

Single

Oct 1 1888

May 11 1858

221

Williams, aka Kelly

John

Madison

Larceny

18

5 6 1/2

 

Fair

Blue

Dark Brown

Ohio

Boat Man

-

None

Read and Write

Temp

No

 

 

 

 

Died Oct 14 1849

Feb 23 1858

2671

Williamson

John

Peoria

Larceny - 1 yr

27

5' 9"

 

Fair

Light Hazel

Dk Auburn

Holland

Laborer

 

Catholic

Cannot Read nor Write

Not Intemp

None

Unk

Unk

Unk

No Wife

Feb 2 1859 - Pardoned by Governor

July 7 1889 Received at Chester June 2 1884

9632

Williamson (Alias Kate Cotton

Kate

Alexander

Murder Life commuted to 20 yrs June 28 1893

29

4ft

?

Black

Black

Black

Louisiana

Housework

 

Baptist

Read 1 yr

Abstinent

Mother living Father Don't Know

Louisiana

Louisiana

17

Separated 1 child

Sep 1 1895

Oct 3 1887

8396

Willis

Elmer

Edgar

Burglary 2 yrs

17

5ft 8 1/4

130

Fair

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Farming

 

Methodist

R&W 3 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 7

10

Michigan

Illinois

Single

July 3 1889

Mar 9 1891

884

Wills

Henry

Menard

Burglary & Larceny 2 yrs 6 mos

37

1 m 64

?

Md Dark

Azure Blue

Dk Chest

Virginia

Laborer

 

Baptist

R&W

Intemperate

Father died age 10 Mother died age 26

N Carolina

Virginia

18

Single

Apr 23 1893

June 2 1853

1313

Wilson

?

Cook

Assault to Kill 2 years

20

5' 8"

 

light

blue

brown

Kentucky

 

 

no church

can read & write

never drank to excess

Father in Greene County

 

 

 

 

Nov 25, 1853

April 9 1886

7621

Wilson

Charles

Stephenson

larceny, 1 yr

29

5'5 3/4

165

med dark

hazel

dk brown

New York

clerk

 

Catholic

R&W, 5 yrs

moderate

yes

france

Ireland

20

single

Sep 13 1886

Aug 5 1886

7797

Wilson

Charles

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

17

5ft 9 12

146

Negro

Black

Black

Missouri

House Servant

see #8496

Baptist

Illiterate

Abstinent

No Father age 15 Mother age 10

Unknown

Missouri

10

Single

July 5 1887

April 28 1868

4582

Wilson

David

White

Larceny - 2yrs

23

5' 11 1/2"

 

Fair

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Farmer

 

Catholic

Read and Write

 

dead

 

 

 

No

Nov 9 1859

July 5 1888

8947

Wilson

E F

Cook

Confidence Game 1 yr

27

5ft 6 3/4

?

Med Dark

Hazel

Dk Brown

Illinois

Cutter

 

Baptist

Common 7 1/2 yrs

Abstinent

Father living Mother died age 10

England

England

15

Single

June 5 1889

Mar 21 1887

8201

Wilson

Ed alias Edwin

Hancock

Fogery 1 yr

21

5ft 9

158

Fair

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Farming

 

Methodist

R & W 1 1/2 yrs

Abstinent

Father living mother died 17 yrs

Ohio

Ohio

21

Single

Feb 21 1888

Mar 26 1889

9429

Wilson

Edward

Cook

Robbery 2 yrs 6 mos

24

5ft 8 1/2

?

Mulatto

Dark

Black

Indiana

Waiter

 

Methodist

R&W 7 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

Kentucky

Kentucky

21

Married 1 child

May 12 1891

Mar 6 1891

872

Wilson

Frank

Peoria

Larceny 1 yr

35

1 m 73

?

Florid

Dk Slate Blue

Chest Sandy

Illinois

Barber

 

Baptist

Common

Intemperate

Father died age 20 Mother died age 22

New York

New York

18

Single

Feb 5 1892

June 29 1886

7730

Wilson

Frank

Knox

Burglary 2 yr

19

5ft 11

146

Med Fair

Blue

Lt Brown

Wisconsin

Laborer

 

Catholic

R & W

Moderate

No Father age 12 Mother age 9

Scotland

Ireland

14

Single

Mar 29 1888

Jan 25 1887

8074

Wilson

Frank

Cook

Robbery 5 yrs

27

5ft 6 1/2

148

Light

Blue

Lt Brown

Mass.

Waiter

 

Catholic

R& W. 4 yrs

Intemperate

Father age 3 mother age 21

Ireland

Ireland

24

Single

Oct 24 1890

May 24 1889

9526

Wilson

Frank

Peoria

Larceny 1 yr

38

5ft 1 1/2

?

Dark

Hazel

Brown

Virginia

Laborer

 

None

R&W 7yrs

Moderate

Father died age 9 Mother died age 8

Virginia

Virginia

9

Single

Apr 23 1890

Mar 11 1891

886

Wilson

George

McLean

Horse Stealing 8 yrs

66

1 m 74

?

Med

Azure Blue

Gray

New York

Farmer

 

Presbyterian

R&W

Moderate

Father died age 22 Mother died age 41

New York

New York

21

Widow no child

June 10 1896

Mar 20 1886

7563

Wilson

George

Cook

burglary, 20 yrs

32

5'8 1/4"

164

Negro

black

black

Ohio

barber & cooper

4th term see 5415

Baptist

R&W, 6 mos

abstinent

yes

Ohio

Ohio

24

Wife

May 11 1859

June 3 1886

7681

Wilson

George

Adams

Grand Larceny 1 yr

43

5 ft 6 34

148

Dark

Blue

Dark

Missouri

Laborer

 

United Brethren

Common

Intemperate

Mother living Father age 5

Illinois

Illinois

16

Married 3 child

May 3 1887

July 23 1890

435

Wilson

Harry

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

21

1 m 70

?

Dk Mulatto

Deep Maroon

Black

Virginia

Laborer

 

Methodist

R&W

Abstinent

Father living Mother died age infant

Virginia

Virginia

8

Single

June 22 1891

June 17 1891

1114

Wilson

Harry

Cook

Burglary 2 yrs

18

1 m 74

?

Dark

Maroon Gray Y

Med Chest

Missouri

Tinners Apprentice

 

Catholic

R&W

Moderate

Father died age 15 Mother died age 17

Missouri

Missouri

17

Single

Mar 16 1893

Oct 9 1890

529

Wilson

James

Cook

Manslaughter 1 yr

31

1 m 73

?

Dark

Azure Blue

Chest m

Illinois

Painter

 

Catholic

Common

Intemperate

Father living Mother died age 28

Ireland

Ireland

21

Married 3 child

Sep 8 1891

Dec 11 1853

1422

Wilson

James

Cook

Larceny 1 year

24

 

 

light

hazel

dark brown

England

?

 

Church of England

can read & write

 

 

 

 

 

Single

Dec 11, 1854

April 29 1868

4590

Wilson

James

Randolph

Having Counterfeit Money - 5yrs

36

5' 11"

 

Fair

Blue

Brown

Tennessee

Watchmaker

 

Baptist

Read and Write

 

dead

 

 

 

 

June 13 1862

June 25 1889

9606

Wilson

James

Macon

Robbery 12 yrs

26

5ft 5 1/2

?

Med Fair

Blue

Lt Brown

England

Laborer

 

Catholic

Illiterate

Intemperate

Father died age 17 Mother died age 22

Ireland

Ireland

20

Single

Sep 24 1896

Apr 23 1891

1001

Wilson

John

Cook

Burglary 5 yrs

24

1 m 72

?

Light

Azure Blue

Lt Blond

Illinois

Printer

2nd Term 8989

Catholic

Common

Moderate

Father living Mother died age infant

New York

Illinois

14

Single

Died July 18 1891

July 2 1886

7741

Wilson

John

Carroll

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr 6 mo

18

5ft 8

151

Negro

Black

Black

Missouri

Laborer

 

Methodist

Illiterate 3 months

Abstinent

No Father age 10 Mother age 11

Missouri

Unknown

13

Single

Dec 21 1887

June 1 1891

1084

Wilson

Richard

Cook

Larceny 10 yrs

53

1 m 61

?

Negro

Deep Maroon

Black

S Carolina

Laborer

3rd Term 9583 see 7229

Catholic

R&W

Moderate

Father died age 30 Mother died age 50

Virginia

S Carolina

19

Single

Aug 31 1897

May 5 1888

8817

Wilson

Richard

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

51

5ft 3 3/4

142

Negro

Maroon

Black

South Carolina

Farming

 

Presbyterian

R&W 2 yrs

Moderate

Father died age 35 Mother died age 49

South Carolina

South Carolina

17

Married 6 child

Apr 5 1889

June 18 1889

9583

Wilson

Richard

Cook

Larceny 2 yrs

53

5ft 3 1/2

?

Negro

Dark

Black

South Carolina

Laborer

2nd Term 8817 see 1084 C

Methodist

R&W no yrs

Moderate

Father died age 23 Mother died age 50

South Carolina

South Carolina

17

Separated 1 child

Mar 17 1891

Aug 12 1858

2830

Wilson

Sam'l

US Court Northern Dist.

Uttering Counterfeit Coin - 1yr

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dischg. Term expired Aug. 10 1859

Apr 11 1889

9470

Wilson

Samuel

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

19

5ft 10

?

Fair

Blue

Lt Brown

Illinois

Laborer

see 618 C

None

R&W 5 yrs

Moderate

Father died age 7 Mother died age 8

Massachusetts

Ohio

8

Single

Mar 10 1890

Feb 9 1889

9331

Wilson

W F

Logan

Larceny 1 yr

30

5ft 8 1/4

?

Md Dark

Hazel

Brown

Illinois

Veterinary Surgeon

 

Methodist

R&W 7 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Ohio

Russia

20

Single

Jan 8 1890

Oct 14 1857

226

Wilson

William

Lake

Larceny

19

5 8 1/4

 

Light

Hazel

Auburn

NY

Machinist

-

M. E.

Read and Write

Temp

Mother

 

 

 

single

June 6 1850

May 10 1886

7654

Wilson

William

Rock Island

Burglary 1 yr

33

5 ft 10 12

172

Dark

Hazel

Dark

SC

RR Fireman

 

Methodist

R & W 3 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father age 4

S C

SC

11

Married 6 child

April 12 1887

Oct 16 1886

7880

Wilson

Frank

Kankakee

Burglary- Larceny 1 yr

42

5ft 7 1/2

159

Light

Blue

Brown

Michigan

Farming

 

Baptist

Common 7 yrs

Intemperate

Yes

New York

New York

14

Single

Sep 16 1887

Jan 14 1892

1467

Wilson

Charles

Cook

Burglary 2 yrs

17

1 m 67

?

Light

Dk Slate Blue

Blond

Missouri

Painter's Apprentice

 

Baptist

R&W

Abstinent

Yes

New York

Missouri

16

Single

Oct 13 1893

Jany 7 1886

7420

Wilson (Alias Coleman/Cooley)

George

Cook

burglary, 6 yrs

24

5' 5 1/4"

160

Negro

black

black

Georgia

hostler

see #2013

Methodist

R&W, 8 yrs

abstinent

yes

Virginia

Ohio

21

wife lives in Peoria

Dec 11 1852

Dec 30 1891

1429

Wilson (Alias Edward Johnson

Edward

Cook

Robbery 3 yrs

22

1 m 80

?

Light

Dk Slate Blue

Dk Blond

Netherlands

Hotel Messenger

 

Baptist

Common

Abstinent

Yes

Netherlands

Netherlands

20

Single

Died Oct 17 1893

Feb 11 1889

9342

Wilson (Alias Edward Wellenman, Edward Williams, Edward Wilson

Samuel

Cook

Burglary 20 yrs

30

5ft 3 1/2

?

Lt Mulatto

Maroon

Black

Illinois

Laborer

3rd Term 5225

None

R&W 4 yrs

Moderate

Don't Know/Don't Know

Canada

United States

10

Single

Apr 11 1901

Dec 13 1888

9209

Wilson (Alias Harry Hildebrand

Jack

DeWitt

Larceny 3 yrs

18

5ft 4 1/4

?

Md Dark

Blue

Brown

Indiana

Waiter

 

Campbellite

R&W 5 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

Germany

Germany

17

Single

June 12 1891

Nov 8 1886

7940

Wilson (Alias Preston

George Theo

DeKalb

Burglary 7 Larceny 2 yrs

29

5ft 5

135

Negro

Black

Black

Kentucky

Farming

3rd term see #4294

Methodist

Illiterate

Moderate

No Father age 14 mother age 4

Kentucky

Kentucky

17

Single

Aug 8 1888

Feb 9 1887

8112

Wiltzem

John

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

26

5ft 6

131

Light

Blue

Brown

Germany

Clerk

 

Lutheran

Common 10 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Germany

Germany

19

Single

Jan 9 1888

Sept 7 1858

267

Wilyard

Warren C.

Williamson

Larceny

19

5 9

 

Light

Light Blue

Brown

KY

Farmer

 

None

No

Temp

Yes

 

 

 

no

1849

Apr 6 1891

966

Wims

Joseph

Cook

Burglary 3 yrs

17

1 m 65

?

Negro

Deep Maroon

Blac

Mississippi

Dish Washer

 

Methodist

R&W

Abstinent

Father died age 17 Mother died age infant

Mississippi

Mississippi

?

Single

Died Aug 1 1892

Jan 9 1854

1432

Winch---

Ev--

Will

Larceny 1 year

21

5' 9"

 

brown

blue

brown

Ohio

Farmer

 

no church

can read & write

never drank to excess

has a mother in Bureau ?

 

 

 

has a wife in Bureau ?

Jan 9, 1855

May 2 1889

9501

Wineburner

Grant

Lee

Crime against nature & Burglary 3 yrs

18

5ft 10 3/4

?

Md Dark

Hazel

Brown

Illinois

Farming

 

Methodist

R&W 5 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

Pennsylvania

Maryland

17

Single

Died Nov 12 1890

June 17 1891

1119

Winslow

George

Cook

Burglary 3 yrs

20

1 m 63

?

Fair

Azure Blue

Sandy Red

New York

Laborer

 

None

R&W

Moderate

Yes

Don't Know

Don't Know

16

Single

Dec 16 1893

Oct 12 1891

1259

Winter

George

Adams

Burglary 1 yr

34

1 m 59

?

Md Dark

Azure Blue lim

Med Chest

France

Bricklayer

 

Catholic

R&W

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 15

France

Germany

?

Married 2 child

Sep 11 1892

Feby 4 1886

7481

Wire

Samuel

Cook

burglary, 6 yr

25

5'4 1/12

164

Negro

black

black

Tennessee

none

2d term, see 5901

no

R&W, 1 yr

abstinent

no, father 10 yr, 14 yrs

don't know

Tenn.

14

single

Sep 2 1886

Jan 20 1859

254

Wise

David

Bureau

Larceny

20

5 11 1/2

 

Light

Blue

Light Auburn

VA

Laborer

-

None

Read and Write

Intemp

Mother

 

 

 

single

Apl 5 1887

May 20 1890

304

Witt

Moses

Rock Island

Horse Stealing 2 yrs

19

1 m 74

?

Sandy

Murky Blue

Lt Chest

Kansas

Farming

 

Congregation

R&W

Abstinent

Yes

United States

Kansas

18

Single

Feb 19 1892

Mar 30 1887

8222

Witte

John

JoDaviss

Horse Stealing 3 yrs

20

5ft 5 1/2

160

Med Fair

Gray

Brown

Germany

Farming

 

Methodist

Illiterate

Abstinent

Mother living Father died 17 yrs

Germany

Germany

18

Single

Sept 30 1889

Oct 12 1887

8421

Wittman (Alias

Albert J

Cook

Forgery 3 yrs

33

5ft 8 1/4

128

Dark

Brown

Black

Pennsylvania

Accountant

RC 5-23-90

Catholic

High 10 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

18

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

Married 3 child

Apr 11 1890

Nov 9 1886

7946

Witty

James

Whiteside

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

26

5ft 9 1/2

194

Fair

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Brakeman

 

Methodist

R & W 1 yr

Intemperate

Mother living Father age 19

Germany

Illinois

26

Single

Oct 9 1887

Oct 4 1886

7839

Wolcott

James

Adams

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

24

5ft 9 3/4

157

Light

Blue

Brown

Iowa

Granite Cutter

3rd term see #6676

Methodist

R & W 3 yrs

Abstinent

Father living Mother age 22

Virginia

Tennessee

9

Single

Sep 4 1887

Dec 7 1887

8546

Wolcott

William

McLean

Manslaughter 5 yrs

47

5ft 5

128

Dark

Hazel

Gray Brown

New York

Carpenter

 

Methodist

Common 10 yrs

Intemperate

Mother living Father died age 1 1/2 mos

19

Massachusetts

New York

Widow 4 child

Sept 6 1891

Nov 6 1848

743

Wolenhondt

Henry

Cook

larceny - 1 yr

22

5'3 1/2"

 

light

grey

brown

Prussia (lived in IL 5 mo)

stone mason

 

none

can't read/write

temperate

parents living

 

 

 

single

Nov 10 1886

Apr 23 1891

989

Wolf

Anton

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

54

1 m 74

?

Light

Lt Slate Blue

Lt Chest Gray Mixed

Austria

Engineer

see 2197 C

Catholic

Collegiate

Abstinent

Father died age 47 Mother died age 45

France

England

24

Married 3 child

Mar 22 1892

Sept 1 1854

1545

Wolf

Fredrick

Cook

larceny 1 year

18

5' 4"

 

dark

black

black

?

 

 

Catholic

can not read or write

Never drank to excess

parents living ?

 

 

 

single

Sept 1, 1855

Jan 25 1892

1493

Wolf

John

Cook

Burglary 4 yrs

24

1 m 59

?

Med

Violet Blue

Gray Mix Lt Chest

Ireland

Teamster

 

Catholic

R&W

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 8

Germany

Germany

20

Single

Mar 14 1895

Aug 5 1886

7799

Wolfington

Charles

Cook

Burglary 3 yrs

22

5ft 7 3/4

146

Med Dark

Blue

Brown

England

Teamster & Painter

 

Episcopal

High School 15 yrs

Moderate

Father living Mother age 12

England

England

12

Single

Died April 20 1888

Apr 18 1891

981

Wood

Augustus

Ford

Forgery 1 yr

27

1 m 74

?

Med Light

Azure Blue

Lt Chest

New York

Carpenter

 

Congregational

Common

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age 24

Vermont

New York

21

Married 2 child

Mar 17 1892

Oct 21 1891

1220

Wood

Charles

Sangamon

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

20

1 m 65

?

Md Dark

Gray Slate Blue

Med Chest

Illinois

Teamster

 

Methodist

Read

Moderate

Yes

Illinois

Illinois

20

Single

Sep 1 1892

March 3 1855

1672

Wood

Charles

Cook

Larceny 2 years

30

5' 10 1/4"

 

light

blue

brown

England

laborer

 

no church

can read & write

never drank to excess

Parents in England

 

 

 

single

March 3, 1857 discharged

Oct 17 1885

7242

Wood

Frank

McLean

Embezzlement, 2 yrs

34

5'5"

124

dark

brown

dk brown

Massachusetts

hotel clerk

 

Congregatinal

high school, 12 yrs

moderate

mother living, father 31 yrs

Vermont

do

31

single

Sept 17, 1886

April 2 1849

761

Wood

Leonard

Hamilton

Larceny - 1 yr

24

5'4"

 

light

light

light

New York (in IL 2 yrs)

mason

 

none

can read/write

temperate

parents living in NY

 

 

 

-

Sent back to Alton Aug 24 1858?

Feb 23 1858

305

Wood

Purdy

Peoria

Burglary, 2 indictments

42

5 10

 

Dark

Black

Dark

NY

Laborer

 

None

Reads

Intemp

No

 

 

 

married

Marc 18 1849

Feb 23 1858

2669

Wood

Purdy

Peoria

Burglary & Larceny - 3 yrs

42

5' 10"

 

Dark

Black

Black

New York

Laborer

 

None

Can Read but Not Write

Intemp

None

Unk

Unk

Unk

Wife in Chicago, IL.

Joliet April 13 1859

Oct 10 1890

536

Wood (Alias John Word

John

Macon

Burglary & Larceny 3 yrs 2 counts

31

1 m 68

?

Med Light

Hazel Lt Slate Blue

Chest m

Connecticut

Hatter

 

Methodist

Common

Moderate

Father died age 21 Mother died age 23

Connecticut

Connecticut

21

Widow 1 child

Apr 9 1893

Dec 23 1886

8047

Woodey

James

Knox

2 indictments Burglary & Larceny 6 yrs

37

5ft 8 3/4

152

Dk Sandy

Brown

Brown

Penn.

Farmer

 

Lutheran

Read 2 yrs

Abstinent

Mother living Father age 13

Penn.

Penn.

18

Married 5 child

Mar 22 1891

Nov 13 1891

1343

Woodford

Harry

Knox

Burglary 2 yrs

26

1 m 75

?

Med Light

Azure Blue

Lt Chest

Indiana

Laborer

 

None

R&W

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 21

New York

Ohio

15

Married 1 child

Aug 12 1893

Mar 18 1889

9408

Woodruff

Charles

Cook

Assault to kill 14 yrs

30

5ft 8 1/2

?

Dark

Brown

Dk Brown

Michigan

Book binder

2nd Term see 9104 A

Methodist

R&W 4 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 27

New York

Ohio

19

Single

June 17 1897

Nov 24 1858

296

Woodruff

George, aka "Whiskey Bill"

Fulton

Attempt to Counterfeit

30

5 8

 

Light

Light Blue

Dark

NY

Machinist

 

None

Read and Write

Intemp

No

 

 

 

married, 5 children

Apl 10 1887

Nov 2 1891

1305

Woods

George

Cook

Larceny 2 yrs

22

1 m 74

?

Med Light

Maroon Gray Y

Dk Blond

Kentucky

Baker

 

Catholic

Common

Moderate

Yes

Pennsylvania

Louisiana

20

Single

Aug 1 1893

Mar 3 1886

7538

Woods

John

Knox

larceny - 1 yr, 6 mos

34

5'7 1/2"

170

Negro

black

black

Indiana

barber

2d term, see 4448

Methodist

R&W, 10 yrs

moderate

father living, mother age 33

Indiana

Indiana

21

single

Feb 24 1887

July 3 1889

9627

Woods

William

Cook

Manslaughter 1 yr

36

1 m 78.5

?

Md Dark

Hazel

Chestnut

Ireland

Fireman

 

Episcopal

Common no yrs

Abstinent

Mother living Father died age 19

Ireland

Ireland

18

Single

June 20 1890

5-1-1855

1756

Woodward

Alfred

Winnebago

larceny, 2 years

25

5' 11"

 

dark

hazel

black

England

farmer

 

none

yes

no

Parents in Winnebago, wife ?

 

 

 

Married

5-16-1857

June 2 1891

1087

Woodward

Lewis

Will

Burglary 1 2 indictments

20

1 m 62

?

Light

Dk Slate Blue

Lt Chest

Michigan

Laborer

 

Episcopal

R&W

Moderate

Yes

Vermont

New York

19

Single

May 1 1892

5-1-1855

1754

Woodward

Thompson

Winnebago

larceny, 2 years

22

5' 5"

 

dark

black

black

England

farmer

 

none

yes

no

 

 

 

 

Single

5-16-1857

June 8 1858

2783

Woolen

Lorenzo Dow

Gallatin

Bigamy - 6 months

28

5' 8"

 

Dark

Gray & blind in right eye

Dark

Ohio

Laborer

 

None

Cannot Read nor Write

Not intemp

None

Unk

Unk

Unk

Has 1 wife in Gallatin Co. & 1 wife in McDonough Co., Ills.

Dischgd. Dec. 9th 1858

June 9 1886

7692

Wooley

Byron

Carbon, Wyoming

Manslaughter 8 yr

52

5 ft 8 12

154

Dark

Blue

Dark Brown

Illinois

Miner

 

Unionist

Read 4 yrs

Intemperate

No Father age 24 Mother age 50

New York

Unknown

18

Single

Sep 8 1891

May 6 1891

1022

Woolf

Charles

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

29

1 m 77

?

Md Dark

Azure Blue

Med Chest

Germany

Beer Brewer

see 98859

Lutheran

Common

Moderate

Yes

Germany

Germany

23

Single

Apr 5 1892

Dec 1 1887

8537

Wooten

James

Iroquois

Burglary & Assault to Rape, 3 yrs

24

6ft 3/4

176

Med Fair

Blue

Brown

Ohio

Farming

 

Methodist

R&W 3 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 10

13

Ohio

Ohio

Single

May 31 1890

Jany 25 1886

7443

Worrell

Mary

Livingston

larceny, 1 yr

57 yrs

5'2 1/4"

145

light

lt brown

gray

Illinois

none

 

Episcopal

high school, 8 yrs

abstinent

no, father 10 yrs, mother 3 days

England

Virginia

13

married, 3 children

June 18 1887

May 16 1891

1043

Woy

Charles

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

31

1 m 67

?

Light

Dk Slate Blue

Lt Chest

Sweden

Chair winder

 

Lutheran

R&W

Moderate

Father died age 4 Mother died age 11

Sweden

Sweden

16

Single

Apr 15 1892

Oct 26 1885

7264

Wray

Frank

Rock Island

rape, 20 yrs

24

5'7 1/4"

159

light

blue

light

Iowa

farming

 

Baptist

R&W, 5 yrs

moderate

father living, mother 18 mos

don't know

Illinois

24

No

Oct 14 1858

Feb 24 1888

8665

Wren

Daniel j

Cook

Conspiracy 2 yrs

41

5ft 11 3/4

308

Med Dark

Hazel

Chestnut Black

Ireland

Manufacturer

 

Catholic

High 6 yrs

Moderate

Father died age 21 Mother died age 29

Illinois

Illinois

21

Married no child

Nov 23 1889

Sept 1 1854

1550

Wright

Catherine

Cook

Receiving stolen goods 1 year

38

4' 9 3/4"

 

Light

hazel

?

New York

 

 

Episcopal

can read & write

never drank to excess

none living

 

 

 

single

July 26, 1855 pardoned by Governor

Nov 9 1886

7945

Wright

Charles

Whiteside

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

17

5ft 6

136

Med Dark

Dk Gray

Dk Brown

Indiana

Bell Boy

 

Presbyterian

Common 6 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

New York

New Jersey

17

Single

Oct 9 1887

Mar 25 1889

9418

Wright

Ed

McLean

Burglary & Larceny 2 yrs

33

5ft 3 1/2

?

Md Dark

Blue

Brown

Ohio

Carriage Painter

 

Methodist

R&W 6 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Ohio

Indiana

17

single

Dec 24 1890

Sept 21 1887

8371

Wright

Frank

Piatt

Larceny 2 yrs

18

5ft 8 1/2

137

Negro

Maroon

Black

Missouri

Hostler

 

Methodist

R&W 3 yrs

Abstinent

Father died age 16 Mother died age 16

14

Don't Know

Don't Know

Single

Died May 6 1889

Sep 7 1886

7809

Wright

George

DeWitt

Assault to Robbery 2 yr

18

5ft 4 14

148

Med Fair

Gray

Brown

New York

None

 

Catholic

R & W 2 yrs

Abstinent

Mother living Father age2 months

Unknown

Kentucky

17

Single

June 7 1888

Feb 8 1889

9328

Wright

James S

Macon

Forgery 2 yrs

23

5ft 7 1/2

?

Fair

Hazel

Brown

Illinois

Farming'

 

Methodist

R&W 5 yrs

Abstinent

Father living Mother died age 6

Kentucky

Maryland

18

Single

Nov 7 1890

July 6 1891

1146

Wright

Leonard

Laramie Wyoming

Assault to commit rape 2 yrs 6 mos

43

1 m 71

?

Negro

Maroon

Black

Kentucky

2nd Cook

 

Baptist

R&W

Intemperate

Father died age infant Mother died age 21

Missouri

Missouri

21

Single

Aug 20 1893

Feb 22 1888

8660

Wright

Robert

Kane

Having burglary tools in his possession 1 yr

18

5ft 4 3/4

127

Light

Lt Gray

Lt Brown

Michigan

Bootblack

 

Catholic

Common 4 1/2 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

Ireland

Ireland

12

Single

Jan 22 1889

Oct 10 1890

537

Wright

William

Macon

Burglary & Larceny 4 yrs 2 indictments

20

1 m 79

?

Md Dark

Murky Blue

Chest m

Kentucky

Laborer

30 days in Milwaukee Bridewell

Methodist

Common

Moderate

Father died age 7 Mother died age 9

Germany

Ohio

13

Single

Dec 9 1893

April 28 1868

4576

Wright

William

Alexander

Larceny - 1yr

38

5' 5"

 

negro

 

 

Virginia

Whitewasher

 

Methodist

None

 

dead

 

 

 

single

Par'd. Feb. 4, 1868(? possibly should red 1869?)

Nov 5 1885

7310

Wright

William

Cook

burglary, 1 yr

18

5'7 3/4"

135

fair

blue

brown

Wisconsin

knitter

see 8444

Catholic

R&W, 6 yrs

abstinent

no, father 3 yrs, mother 5 yr

England

do

5

single

Dec 3 1887

Oct 30 1885

7283

Wright (Alias John King)

Isaac

Vermilion

grand larceny 2 yrs

35

5' 9 1/4"

159

sandy

blue

brown

Illinois

farming

3d term see 6188. As John King ?262 3 terms Chester Pen

Methodist

R&W, 1 yr

intemperate

father 21 yr, mother 13 yr

Kentucky

do

15

No

May 25 1859

Nov 6 1890

618

Wright (Alias John Rolston, John Roelston

Samuel

Livingston

Burglary & Larceny 5 yrs

20

1 m 78

?

Med Fair

Azure Blue

Lt Chest

Illinois

Sole Leather Cutter

2nd Term 9470 4 yrs at Pontiac Reform School

Baptist

R&W

Moderate

Father died age 6 Mother died age 8

Massachusetts

Ohio

11

Single

Aug 5 1894

Oct 14 1847

674

Wright (Alias Rogers)

John

Jo Daviess

larceny - 2 yrs

31

5'7 1/2"

 

light

blue

dark

Vermont (In IL 4 mo)

weaver

 

none

can't read/write

temperate

dead

 

 

 

married, no children

Jul 7 1888

Apr 6 1891

962

Wucker

August

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

18

1 m 62

?

Med Light

Murky Blue

Dk Blond

Germany

Waiter

 

Catholic

R&W

Moderate

Yes

Germany

Germany

18

Single

Mar 5 1892

Oct 19 1887

8451

Wyman

Charles

DuPage

Attempting to & prisoner escape

34

5ft 3 1/2

124

Dark

Slate Black

Black

Michigan

Laborer

Did 2 yrs in Minnesota

Methodist

R&W 3 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 16

14

Kentucky

Kentucky

Single

Oct 18 1888

Dec 19 1888

9217

Wymore (Alias Frank William

Frank

McDonough

Attempt to Rob 1 yr

27

5ft 7 3/4

?

Lt Sandy

Gray

Brown

Massachusetts

Farming'

2nd Term 7827

None

R&W 5 yrs

Intemperate

Yes

Scotland

Scotland

16

Married 1 child

Nov 18 1889

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