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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

Oct 7 1890

525

Yaeckle

William

Adams

Assault to rape 2 yrs

22

1 m 74

?

Md Dark

Gray

Chest m

Illinois

Laborer

 

None

R&W

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 16

Germany

Germany

20

Single

July 6 1892

5-2-1855

1741

Yapenepseu

Anthony

Cook

larceny, 1 year

53

 

 

light

blue

brown

Germany

laborer

 

none

no

no

No parents living

 

 

 

Single

5-2-1856

April 21 1868

4561

Yarnell

John M.

McDonough

Murder - 14yrs

25

5' 7"

 

Light

Blue

Light

Penn.

Laborer

 

None

Read and Write

 

living

 

 

 

single

Sep 5 1888

Oct 29 1891

1295

Yates

Charles C

Schuyler

Forgery 1 yr

43

1 m 67

?

Med Light

Murky Blue

Lt Chest

Illinois

Piano Tuner

 

Methodist

Common

Moderate

Father died age 42 Mother died age 9

New York

New York

21

Separated no child

Sep 28 1892

Oct 9 1886

7856

Yates

J.W.

Brown

Forgery 1 yr

57

5ft 10 1/4

180

Florid

Blue

Gray

Maryland

Liveryman

 

Methodist

Common 7 yrs

Moderate

No Father age 32 Mother age 27

Maryland

Maryland

17

Married 4 child

Sep 9 1887

Mar 8 1887

8172

Yates

William

Vermilion

Grand Larceny 1 yr

20

5ft 11 3/4

160

Med Dark

Brown

Brown

Tennessee

Laborer

 

Baptist

R & W

Intemperate

Father died 14 yrs Mother died 1 1/2 yrs

Donít know

Donít know

14

Single

Feb 8 1888

Feb 23 1892

1599

Yokum

John

Vermilion

Burlgary & Larceny 1 yr

19

1 m 72

?

Med Fair

Azure Blue fr

Lt Chest

Illinois

Brickmasons apprentice

 

Methodist

R&W

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 9

Ohio

New York

19

Single

Jan 22 1893

Mar 9 1888

8707

Yon

Ah

Uinta Wyomin

Murder Life

50

5ft 5 1/2

128

Chinaman

Dk Brown

Brown

China

Laborer

 

None

Illiterate

Abstinent

Father died age 30 Mother died 26

China

China

34

Widow 1 child

Dec 24 1892

Nov 5 1886

7927

Yon

Charles

Cook

Burglary 1 yr

18

5ft 6 1/2

135

Fair

Blue

Brown

Canada

Painter

 

Protestant

R & W 1 yr

Moderate

Father living Mother age 10

England

Scotland

15

Single

Oct 5 1887

April 3 1855

1702

York

John

Clay

Burglery 2 years 6 months

24

5' 1 1/4"

stout

light

gray

black

Tennessee

farmer

 

no church

can't read or write

has drank to excess

parents in Indiana

 

 

 

single

Oct 3, 1857

May 29 1888

8868

Young

Charles

Vermilion

Grand Larceny commuted to expire Sep 23 1889

20

5ft 8 1/2

116

?

Hazel

Brown

Illinois

Clerk

 

Christian

R&W 3 1/2 yrs

Moderate

Mother living Father died age 3

Illinois

Illinois

14

Single

Sep 23 1889

Sept 1 1855

1821

Young

George W

Jo Daviess

Larceny 2 years

rest all faded

?

 

?

?

?

?

?

 

?

?

?

?

 

 

 

?

discharged Sept 6, 1857

Oct 17 1885

7241

Young

John

McLean

Burglary & Larceny 1 yr

43

5'8"

147

med dark

dk blue

gray

Canada

salesman

 

Episcopal

high school, 15 yrs

intemperate

yes

England

do

39

single

Sept 17, 1886

Nov 1 1853

1398

Young

John H.

Edgar

Forgery 7 years

32

5' 5"

 

Light

Blue

Brown

Connecticut

Painter

 

Methodist

can read and write

no

parents living in Iowa

 

 

 

wife

moved to Juliet Prison July 17, 1860

Jan 3 1891

730

Youngman

John Henry

Ogle

Larceny 2 yrs

25

1 m 68

?

Dark

Maroon Gray Maroon

Med

Pennsylvania

Waiter

2nd Term 4162

Methodist

Common

Intemperate

Father died age 6 Mother died age 31

United States

Scotland

21

Single

Oct 2 1892

May 7 1889

9506

Yung

Charles

Winnebago

Burglary 6 yrs

24

5ft 3 3/4

?

Med Fair

Gray

Brown

Germany

Laborer

 

Lutheran

R&W 7 yrs

Abstinent

Yes

Germany

Germany

23

Single

Aug 6 1893

Feb 15 1892

1561

Zachowski

Valentine

Cook

Burglary 1 yr 6 mos

29

1 m 66

?

Light

Azure Blue fr

Dk Blond

Germany

Machinist

 

Catholic

R&W

Moderate

Father living Mother died age 5

Germany

Germany

21

Single

June 14 1893

Dec 15 1885

7388

Zalondek

Frank

Laramie Wyoming Ty

grand larceny 5 yrs

18

5'10 3/4"

163

dark

blue

lt brown

Michigan

cowboy

 

Catholic

R&W, 3 yr

intemperate

don't know

British Province

British Province

9

No

Discharged April 20 1859

Jan 17 1891

748

Zedonowski

Albert

Cook

Robbery 1 yr

20

1 m 73

?

Med

Azure Blue

Chest Med

Illinois

Furniture Finisher

2 yrs in Pontiac Reform School

Catholic

R&W

Abstinent

Father living Mother died age 14

Poland

Poland

16

Single

Dec 16 1891

Feb 7 1889

9308

Zehnder

Charles

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

22

5ft 7 3/4

?

Fair

Lt Blue

Lt Brown

Switzerland

Photographer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mar 28 1891

923

Zelter

John W

Du Page

Burglary 1 yr

29

1 m 81

?

Md Dark

Azure Blue

Med Chest

Pennsylvania

Diver

4th Term 7491 see 2795 see 7647

None

Common

Moderate

Father died age 17 Mother died age 22

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

15

Single

Feb 27 1892

Oct 27 1888

9110

Zilinsky

Mikodiam

Cook

Burglary 3 yrs

24

5ft 3 1/4

?

Fair

Hazel

Lt Brown

Germany

Cutter

 

Catholic

R&W 5 yrs

Moderate

Yes

Germany

Germany

24

Single

Apr 26 1891

Dec 10 1885

7372

Zimanek (alias Sunonick)

Joe

Cook

burglary 1yr

18

5'5 1/4"

146

dark sallow

hazel

black

Poland

laborer

 

Catholic

illiterate

moderate

yes

Poland

do

20

single

died Feb 26, 1888

Dec 6 1887

8544

Zimmerman

Gilbert

Cook

Forgery 1 yr

39

5ft 6

131

Fair

Blue

Brown

New Jersey

Clerk

 

Baptist

Common 7 yrs

Moderate

Mother living father died 18 yr

29

New York

New York

Married 3 child

Nov 6 1888

Feb 11 1886

7491

Zimmerman (Aliases: John W.S. Grant; John Simon)

John

LaSalle

burglary & robbery, 2yrs

26

5'11 1/2

164

med dark

blue

brown

Penn.

laborer

3d term 4643. See 2795C; See 923C; 7647C

Methodist

high school, 12 yrs

abstinent

mother living, father 11 yrs

New York

Germany

26

 

par'd July 20 1849

May 23 1888

8848

Zuron

Joseph

Cook

Larceny 1 yr

21

5ft 9 3/4

?

Med Fair

Blue

Brown

Illinois

Teamster

1 Term at Pontiac see 170

Catholic

R&W 2 yrs

Intemperate

Yes

Germany

Germany

21

Single

Apr 23 1889

Mar 25 1890

170

Zurrie

Joseph

Du Page

Horse Stealing & Receiving stolen property 20 yrs

23

1 m 78

?

Md Dark

Violet Blue

Bt Chest

Mississippi

Stone Mason

2nd term 8848

Catholic

R&W

Moderate

Yes

Germany

Germany

21

Single

Died June 21 1892

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