1880 Census of Patients at the Illinois Northern Hospital for the Insane

From Supplemental Schedule No. 1 to the 1880 Federal Census

"Insane Inhabitants in Elgin, the County of Kane, State of Illinois - June, 1880"

This is an enumeration of the Illinois Northern Hospital for the Insane located in Elgin, IL

©Transcribed by Kim Torp, August 22, 2000


This is an original source document - you are advised to double-check my interpretations of the handwriting against the original. Spellings are as in the original schedule (or as close as I could make them out!) and in the original order. (Use your browser's "Find" function to locate a surname)

All "length of time" figures are years unless otherwise noted


Columns are from left to right:

1. Name

2. Residence (City or Town) & county

3. Form of disease

4. Duration of present attack (not including previous attacks)

5. Total # of attacks (including present one)

6. Age at which first attack occurred

7. Does this person require to be usually or often kept in a cell or other apartment under lock and key, either by day or at night? Does this person require to be usually of often restrained by any mechanical appliance, such as a strap, strait-jacket, &c? and if yes, state the character of the appliance used.

8. Has this person ever been an inmate of any hospital or asylum for the insane? If yes, name the said hospital or asylum.

9. What has been the total length of time spent by him (or her) during life in such asylums?

10. Is the person also epileptic, suicidal or homicidal?

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

 10

Bronick?, Frank

Chicago, Cook

chronic mania

 

1

 

cell

 

6 1/12

suicidal

Knobland, Otto

Chicago, Cook

mania

16

1

36

cell at night

Central Hosp. Ill

8 ½ yrs

 

Carroll, James

Chicago, Cook

melancholia

17

1

23

cell at night

Cook Co Hosp Ill

12 6/12

 

Kelly, Thomas

Chicago

Ep. Mania

22

1

7

cell

 

8 ½

epileptic

Byington, George

Chicago

mania

12

1

23

cell

Central Hosp Ill

9

 

Wundirle, Joseph

Chicago

melancholia

20

1

17

cell

Central Hosp Ill

10

 

Purcell, Clara

Chicago, Cook

melancholia

12

1

44

cell at night

Kalamazoo Hosp. Mich

7 6/12

 

McIntyre, Joseph

Chicago

mania

7 ½

1

23

cell

 

7 ½

 

Hull, Robert

Chicago

dementia

8

1

45

cell at night

 

7

 

George, William

Chicago

mania

7

1

14

cell

 

6 7/12

 

Swift, Diow

Chicago

dementia

7

1

19

cell

 

6 6/12

 

Connolly, Thomas

Chicago

mania

 

 

 

cell

 

6 5/12

 

Johnson, August

Chicago

acute dementia

6

 

 

cell

Cook Co asylum

6 6/12

 

Shields, Jeanette

Chicago

mania paralysis

13

1

28

cell

 

6 1/12

 

Fox, Tinny

Chicago

mania

6 ½

 

 

cell

Central Hosp. Ill

5 5/12

 

Trimmingham, Robert

Chicago

mania

8

1

28

cell

 

5 4/12

 

Weinberg, Emma

Chicago

melancholia

7

1

20

cell

 

5 5/12

 

Farrell, Mrs. Wm

Chicago

mania

10

1

41

cell

Bellevue Place Ill

7 1/12

 

Kirk, Sarah

Chicago

secondary dementia

8

3

 

cell

Bellevue Place Ill

6 6/12

 

Parrick, Mary

Chicago, Cook Co

chr mania

 

1

 

cell

Cook Co asylum

5 6/12

 

Young, Margareth

Chicago

chr mania

 8

 

 

cell

Cook Co asylum

7 1/12

 

Cleary, Ann

Cook Co

chr mania

10

 

 

cell

Cook Co asylum

5 1/12

 

Casy (Cary?) Eliza

Cook Co

mania

 

 

 

cell

Cook Co asylum

9 1/12

 

Hardcastle, Mary

Chicago

chr mania

11

1

16

cell

Cook Co asylum

5 1/12

 

Erickern, Mathilda

Cook Co

mania

 

 

 

cell

Cook Co asylum

7 1/12

 

Owens, Catharine

Cook Co

mania

7 ½

 

 

cell

Cook Co asylum

5 5/12

 

Hines, Eliza

Cook Co

mania

 

 

 

cell at night

Cook Co asylum

5 2/12

 

Johnson, Thomas

Chicago

Ep. mania

10

1

 

cell

Cook Co asylum

6 2/12

epileptic

Mitchell, Sarah

Cook Co

chr mania

10

 

 

cell

Central Hosp Ill

10

 

Haves, Pauline

Cook Co

chr mania

8

 

 

cell

Central Hosp Ill

7 ¼

 

See, Sarah

Cook co

chr mania

9

 

 

cell

Central Hosp Ill

9 7/12

 

Wacht, Clara

Cook Co

dementia

9 ½

 

 

cell

Central Hosp Ill

9 2/12

 

LeBeau, Catharine

Cook Co

chr mania

21

 

 

cell

Central Hosp Ill

10

 

Bartels, Frederick

Shaumburg, Cook Co

chr mania

9

1

31

cell

Central Hosp Ill

8 3/?

 

Deckhouffer, William

Chicago

dementia

 

 

 

cell

Cook Co asylum

5 3/12

 

Gough, George

Chicago

chr mania

indefinite

1

 

cell

Cook Co asylum

5

 

Stox, Isaac

Chicago

sub-acute mania

 

 

 

cell

Cook Co asylum

5 4/12

 

Welch, Deborah

Chicago

melancholia

6

1

33

cell

Cook Co asylum

5 2/12

 

Hynes, Anastatia

Chicago

secondary dementia

12

1

28

cell

Cook Co asylum

5 11/12

 

Wilson, Mary Ann

Cook Co

chr mania

14

1

39

cell

Cook Co asylum

5 11/12

 

Metzler (Wetzler?), Charlotte

Cook Co

melancholia

6

1

40

cell

Cook Co asylum

5 1/12

 

McLeod, Alice

Cook Co

chr mania

5

 

 

cell

Cook Co asylum

5 3/12

 

Hersell, Emma

Chicago

secondary dementia

10

1

25

cell

Cook Co asylum

11 5/12

 

Taylor, Hattie

Chicago

chr mania

19

1

17

cell

Cook Co asylum

5

 

Muir, Harriett G.

Chicago

melancholia

5 ½

1

28

cell at night

 

4 11/12

 

Johnson, Bertha

Chicago

mania

6

1

27

cell

 

4 6/12

 

Meighen, William

Chicago

dementia

5 1/2

1

25

cell

 

4 6/12

 

Goldsby, Eliza

Chicago

period. mania

19

1

16

cell

 

4 5/12

 

Clark, Alfred

Chicago

Ep. mania

 

 

 

cell

Cook Co asylum

4 9/12

epileptic

Pinne, John

Chicago

dementia

4 ¼

1

39

cell

 

4 5/12

 

James, Thomas

Cook Co

 melancholia

7

2

21

cell

St. Lukes Asy. London

4 11/12

 

Harrigan, James

Chicago

mania

4

   

cell at night

Cook Co. Asylum

4 4/12

 

Daniels, Joseph

Chicago

melancholia

4

1

26

cell

 

4 ½

 

Beemer, Elizabeth

Chicago

mania

4 ½

1

34

cell

Cook Co Asylum

4

 

Faulkner, Alex or Alice

Chicago

melancholia

6 ½

1

22

cell

 

3 1/12

 

Donnelly, M.C.

Chicago

mania

4

1

29

cell

Cook Co Asylum

4 4/12

 

Shenk, Henry

Cicero, Cook

period dementia

4

1

48

cell

 

3 7/12

 

Roche, James

Chicago

chr mania

4 ½

1

25

cell

 

3 6/12

 

Gibson, Henry

Chicago

mania

     

cell at night

 

3 4/12

 

Johnson, Christoph

Chicago

melancholia

3 ½

1

26

cell

Cook Co Asylum

3 4/12

 

Sherwood, Abbie

Clyde, Cook

puerperal mania

3

1

34

cell at night

 

3 3/12

 

Hurley, Ellen

Chicago

mania

4

1

34

cell

Cook Co Asylum

3 2/12

 

McGuire, Maggie

Chicago

recurrent mania

3

   

cell

Cook Co Asylum

3 4/12

 

Raolin, Ada

Chicago

melancholia

 

1

 

cell

Cook Co Asylum

3 1/12

 

McGill, Phoebe

Chicago

mania

3 ½

1

37

cell

Bellevue Place, Ill

3 5/12

 

Mueller, John

Chicago

melancholia

 

1

 

cell

 

2 11/12

 

Krull, Louise

Chicago

mania

3

   

cell

 

2 10/12

 

Shudera, Valentine

Chicago

melancholia

3

   

cell

 

2 10/12

 

Gerlach, Herman

Chicago

melancholia

 

1

 

cell

 

2 10/12

 

Schnell, William

Chicago

chr mania

     

cell

Cook Co Asylum

2 10/12

 

Sanyon, Anna

Englewood, Cook

melancholia

3 ½

1

20

cell

Cook Co Asylum

3 2/12

 

Broddick, Susanne

Chicago

mania

3

   

cell

 

2 9/12

 

Jenson, Wilhelmina

Chicago

mania

5

   

cell

Cook Co Asylum

2 8/12

 

Fierk, Catharine

Chicago

mania

6

1

57

cell

Cook Co Asylum

3

 

Sharp, Eliza

Chicago

Period mania

27

   

cell

Cook Co Asylum

10 8/12

 

Johnson, Emily

Chicago

mania

4

   

cell

Cook Co Asylum

2 8/12

 

Megan, Bridget

Chicago

mania

     

cell

Cook Co Asylum

3 2/12

 

Johnson, Sophia

Chicago

dementia

7 ½

1

30

cell

Cook Co Asylum

2 10/12

 

Sanis, Bridget

Chicago

mania

9

   

cell

Cook Co Asylum

3

 

Furberg, Anna

Chicago

chr mania

10

   

cell

Cook Co Asylum

4 2/12

 

Swensen, Lizzie

Chicago

mania

     

cell

Cook Co Asylum

4

 

Haller, Josephine

Chicago

mania

4

   

cell

Cook Co Asylum

2 9/12

 

Klone, Katie

Chicago

mania

     

cell

Cook Co Asylum

3 ¼

 

Nelson, Theresa

Chicago

mania

12

   

cell

Cook Co Asylum

3 ¼

 

Hanisch, Gertrude

Chicago

mania

7

   

cell

Cook Co Asylum

3 1/12

 

Connelly, Mary

Chicago

mania

     

cell

Cook Co Asylum

4 8/12

 

Pike, William C.

Chicago

mania

indefinite

   

cell

 

2 6/12

 

McCormick, Rebecca

Chicago

chr mania

5

1

34

cell

Bellevue Place Ill

2 7/12

 

Mason, Hendly (Hendby, Handby?)

Chicago

dementia

indefinite

1

 

cell

 

2 6/12

 

McArthur, Jessie

Chicago

dementia

14

2

 

cell

Central Hosp Ill

13 1/3

 

McComber, Emily

Chicago

dementia

5

1

28

cell

 

2 6/12

 

Quimby, Ellen L.

Hyde Park Cook

mania

5

1

40

cell

Bellevue Place, Ill

3

 

Gleason, Maggie

Chicago

mania

3

1

30

cell

 

2 5/12

 

Kirkenan, Edward

Chicago

dementia

20

   

cell

Central Hosp Ill

12

 

Deutscher, Ferdinand

Chicago

mania

5

1

52

cell

Cook Co Asylum

3 5/12

 

Magnus, George

Chicago

mania

4 ½

   

cell at night

Cook Co Asylum

4 4/12

 

Brown, William

Chicago

chr mania

 

1

 

cell

Cook Co Asylum

4

 

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

 10

Lynch, Joseph

Chicago

chr mania

6

1

30

cell

Cook Co Asylum

5 10/12

 

Hisgan, J.A.

Chicago

chr mania

11

2

 

cell

Cook Co Asylum

9 10/12

 

Adams, Franz

Chicago

chr mania

     

cell

Cook Co Asylum

16 10/12

 

Johnson, Fred

Chicago

chr mania

7

   

cell

Cook Co Asylum

13 4/12

 

Glomiski_, Martin

Chicago

chr mania

6

1

49

cell

Cook Co Asylum

4

 

Evans, Patrick

Chicago

chr mania

18

3

 

cell

Cook Co Asylum

3 5/12

 

Mullen, Alexdr

Chicago

chr mania

     

cell

Cook Co Asylum

4 4/12

 

Tropp (Trapp?) Joseph

Chicago

chr mania

6 ½

   

cell

Cook Co Asylum

3 4/12

 

Leech, David

Chicago

chr mania

12

   

cell

Cook Co Asylum

4 4/12

 

Erickson, Charles I

Chicago

chr mania

2 ½

   

cell

Cook Co Asylum

4 10/12

 

Erickson, Charles II

Chicago

chr mania

5

   

cell

Cook Co Asylum

2 8/12

 

Herbert, James

Chicago

chr mania

10

1

19

cell

Cook Co Asylum

8 4/12

 

Johnson, Joseph

Chicago

chr mania

     

cell

Cook Co Asylum

4 4/12

 

Friebe, John

Chicago

chr mania

5

   

cell

Cook Co Asylum

2 7/12

 

Cook, David

Chicago

chr mania

14

10

 

cell at night

Cook Co Asylum

2 11/12

 

Keith, Thomas A.

Chicago

chr mania

6

1

26

cell

Cook Co Asylum

4 4/12

 

Berget?, Peter

Chicago

chr mania

4

1

23

cell

Cook Co Asylum

3 1/12

 

Petersen, Christian

Chicago

chr mania

8

2

 

cell

Cook Co Asylum

5 4/12

 

Schweede, Gustav

Chicago

chr mania

     

cell

Cook Co Asylum

2 10/12

 

Quigly, Byron

Chicago

chr mania

     

cell

Cook Co Asylum

2 8/12

 

McNamara, Thomas

Chicago

chr mania

8

   

cell

Cook Co Asylum

3

 

?

Chicago

sub-acute mania

     

cell at night

Cook Co Asylum

2 9/12

 

Mo__, Jarret

Chicago

chr mania

5

1

26

cell

Cook Co Asylum

2 8/12

 

Hild, Christian

Chicago

chr mania

8

2

 

cell

Cook Co Asylum

2 11/12

 

Matson, Charles

Chicago

melancholia

2

1

27

cell

 

3 3/12

homicidal

Helen, John

Chicago

mania

2

   

cell

Cook Co Asylum

2 4/12

 

Andersen, Charlotta E.

Chicago

mania

2 ½

1

34

cell

Cook Co Asylum

2 9/12

 

Stoll, Marion

Chicago

dementia

 

1

 

cell

Cook Co Asylum

2 11/12

 

Nieland, Mary

Chicago

chr mania

     

cell

Cook Co Asylum

3 7/12

 

Eckerhardt, Caroline

Chicago

mania

1

43

cell

Cook Co Asylum

3 7/12

 

Johnson, Elizabeth

Chicago

mania

7

1

50

cell

Cook Co Asylum

3 8/12

 

Martin, Margareth

Chicago

mania

2 ?/2

1

47

cell

Cook Co Asylum

2 2/12

 

Besley, Gertrude

Chicago

mania

3

1

59

cell

Cook Co Asylum

2 2/12

 

Muhrstadt, Therese

Chicago

mania

4

1

28

cell

Cook Co Asylum

2 5/12

 

Kellner, Sophia

Chicago

melancholia

20

1

30

cell

Cook Co Asylum

2 3/12

 

Love, James

Chicago

chr mania

4 ½

   

cell

Cook Co Asylum

2 7/12

 

Pritz (Peritz?), Charles

Chicago

melancholia

4

2

 

cell

Cook Co Asylum

2 9/12

 

Rowley, Michael

Chicago

melancholia

3

1

34

cell

Cook Co Asylum

2 5/12

 homicidal

O'Hara, Christopher

Chicago

mania

     

cell

Cook Co Asylum

4 7/12

 

Stenzel, William

Chicago

melancholia

2 ½

   

cell

Cook Co Asylum

2 2/12

 

Leight, Charles

Chicago

mania

     

cell

Cook Co Asylum

2 2/12

 

Rochelle, Henry

Chicago

melancholia

     

cell

Cook Co Asylum

2 10/12

 

Minchon, Carl

Chicago

melancholia

3

   

cell

Cook Co Asylum

2 7/12

 

Pescheck, Hans

Chicago

dementia

indefinite

   

cell

Cook Co Asylum

2 7/12

 

Johnson, Anne C.

Cook Co

mania

2 ½

   

cell

Cook Co Asylum

2

 

Hoagland, Caroline

Chicago

puerperal insanity

4

1

20

cell

Bellevue Place Ill

2 2/12

 

Bowen, Levinia P.

Chicago

mania

3

1

45

cell

 

2

 

Lewis, John L.

Chicago

subacute mania

2 ½

1

26

cell - occas. restraints

Cook Co Asylum

1 10/12

 

Shanahan, Bridget

Chicago

acute mania

2

1

43

cell

 

1 9/12

 

Jensen, Marietta

Chicago

mania

2 ½

2

 

cell

 

1 9/12

 

Cleveland, Julia E.

Chicago

dipsomania

5

1

38

cell

 

1 9/12

 

Coman (Cowan?), William

Oak Park, Cook Co

mania

2

1

52

cell

 

1 9/12

 

Leyden, Kate

Chicago

mania

2 ½

 2

 

cell

Cook Co Asylum

1 9/12

 

_insor, John A.

Chicago

mania

indefinite

1

 

cell

 

1 7/12

 

Frederick, Adelaid

Chicago

melancholia

 

2

 

cell

 

1 6/12

 

Goldstein, Eva

Chicago

melancholia

 

1

 

cell

 

1 6/12

 

Erickson, Ole

Chicago

mania

2 ½

1

 

cell & muff ocas.

 

1 6/12

 

Berg, M.S.

Chicago

mania

5

1

28

cell

 

1 6/12

 

Hull, George E.

Chicago

period mania

9 ½

1

61

cell

 

1 5/12

 

Wells, J. Henry

Chicago

mania

3

1

51

cell

Cook Co Asylum

1 5/12

 

Gillespy, Thomas

Chicago

mania

1

2

 

cell

 

1 3/12

 

Tillberg, Johanna

Chicago

siphilitic mania

 

 

 

cell

 

1 3/12

 

Donahoe, Frank

Chicago

mania

 

 

 

cell

 

1 3/12

 

Patchen, A.B.

Chicago

Ep. mania

5

1

42

cell

 

1 ½

epileptic

Martin, G.W.

Chicago

melancholia

 

 

 

cell

 

1

 

Shannon, Thomas

Chicago

dipsomania

 

 

 

cell

 

11 mos

 

Petersen, Emma

Chicago

mania

2

1

32

cell - occly camisole

 

10 mos

 

Ruff, Nellie

Chicago

melancholia

 

 

 

cell

 

10 mos

 

Eslinger, Max

Chicago

melancholia

1

1

36

cell

 

9 mos

 

Freeman, Henrietta

Chicago

melancholia

1 ½

2

 

cell

 

9 mos

 

Petersen, Charles

Chicago

melancholia

1 ½

1

33

cell

 

9 mos

 

Genneris, Augusta

Barrington, Cook Co

melancholia

1

1

33

cell

Cook Co Asylum

11 mos

 

Petitt, Emily

Chicago

melancholia

 

 

 

cell

 

8 mos

 

Edwards, Elizabeth

Chicago

melancholia

2

1

49

cell

 

8 mos

 

Johnson, Mary

Chicago

mania

2 ½

1

44

cell

 

8 mos

 

Bye, Sally J.

Chicago

melancholia

1

1

28

cell

 

6 mos

 

Robert, Adelaide

Chicago

mania

1 ½

1

35

cell

 

6 mos

 

Williard, Cornelia

Chicago

melancholia

1

1

19

cell

 

5 mos

 

Jennison, Anna

Chicago

mania

1

1

46

cell

 

4 mos

 

Conden, Mary

Chicago

mania

17

1

52

cell at night

Central Hosp. Ill

1 1/3 yrs

 

May, Mary E.

Elk Grove, Cook Co

melancholia

2

1

36

cell

 

3 mos

 

Myers, David

Chicago

mania

1 ½

1

46

cell - muff

 

5 mos

 

Blackman, Ella

Chicago

melancholia

¼

1

18

cell

 

1 mo

 

Sheehy, Eliza

Chicago

mania

 

1

 

cell

 

1 mo

 

Wilson, Margereth

Chicago

melancholia

3/4

1

27

cell

 

1 mo

suicidal

Mullen, Julie

Chicago

melancholia

½

1

23

cell

 

1/3

suicidal


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