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1880 Special Census Schedules for Will County, IL
Transcribed for Genealogy Trails by Shauna Williams

Deaf Mutes

 

Pg. #

Line #

Name

City & Co.

Self Support?

Age Deaf

Occ.

Cause

Semi mute?

Semi deaf?

Ever Been Inmate of Institution

Length of time in Inst.

Discharge

Insane

Idiotic

Blind

26

47

Garrity, Christopher

Joliet, Will Co.

No

2

 

Yes

Yes

No

 

 

No

No

No

44

11

Goddshalg, Matilda

Tws. Joliet, Will Co.

Yes

B

Born so

No

No

Jacksonville

3 yrs

1878

No

No

No

44

12

Goddshalg, Lillie

Tws. Joliet, Will Co.

Yes

B

Born so

No

No

Jacksonville

3 yrs

1878

No

No

No

44

16

Goddshalg, Louis

Tws. Joliet, Will Co.

Yes

B

Born So

No

No

Jacksonville

3 yrs

1879

No

No

No

23

36

Correll, Edward

Joliet, Will Co.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

19

Houser, David

Jackson, Will Co.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12

46

Sweidler, ????

Jackson, Will Co.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

17

2

Brown, Daniel

Homer, Will Co.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

8

Siveners, Christian

Frankfort, Will Co.

Yes

70

Not known

Yes

Yes

No

 

 

No

No

No

4

37

McDonald, Elishabeth

Frankfort, Will Co.

Yes

24

In F-----

Yes

Yes

No

 

 

No

No

No

8

49

Doty, Betsy

Frankfort, Will Co.

Yes

25

In F-----

Yes

Yes

No

 

 

No

No

No

19

50

Bauch, Barbara

Frankfort, Will Co.

Yes

50

Old Age

 

Yes

No

 

 

No

No

No

24

41

Krutenberg, Daniel

Frankfort, Will Co.

Partly

50

Old Age

Yes

Yes

No

 

 

No

No

No

28

35

Werner, Philip

Frankfort, Will Co.

Yes

10

Tiyfoid Fever

Yes

Yes

No

 

 

 

X

 

2

39

Osborn, Martha

Florence Will Co.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8

37

Merrel, Julia

Crete Town, Will Co.

No

Birth

 

 

 

Yes

 

 

No

No

No

12

5

Rosa Sweet

Channahon, Will Co.

 

B

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11

28

Nannerg, Annie

Wilmington, Will Co.

Yes

B

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

37

33

Emes, Sarah

Wilmington, Will Co.

Yes

B

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Blind

 

Pg. #

Line #

Name

City & Co.

Self Support?

Age Blind.

Occ.

Form of blind.

Cause

Total Blind?

Semi blind?

Inmate of Institution

Length of time in Inst.

Discharge

Insane

Idiotic

Deaf/Mute

3

27

Yost, Catharine

Joliet, Will Co.

No

44

Cataract

Cataract

Yes

 

No

 

 

No

No

No

4

11

Broderick, John

Joliet, Will Co.

Yes

9/12

Don't Know

Scarlet Fever

Yes

 

Toronto Canada

3 yrs

1865

No

No

No

10

29

Stubbs, Elijah

Joliet, Will Co.

Yes

4/12

Don't Know

Mercury

Yes

 

Jacksonville

2 yrs

1862

No

No

No

25

5

Johnson, Lucy

Joliet, Will Co.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

15

15

Aldrich, Clara

Jackson, Will Co.

Partly

9

 

Scrofula

 

 

Jacksonville, Ill

5yrs

1861

 

 

 

21

21

Miller, David

Jackson, Will Co.

Yes

61

 

Hereditary

 

Yes

 

 

 

 

 

 

24

13

Kirk, Mary

Jackson, Will Co.

Partly

65

Ulceration

Scrofula

Yes

 

Chicago Medical College

8

 

 

 

D

1

15

Parrish, William

Homer, Will

Yes

B

Total

 

Yes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

?0

Lanfear, Olive

Homer, Will

Partly

69

Total

Hurt on head

Yes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7

46

Ritchey, James

Homer, Will Co.

 

53

Total

Inflammation of eyes

Yes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7

48

Crumley, Patris

Homer, Will Co.

Yes

18

Total

Weakness of septic Nerve

Yes

 

Institution at Jacksonville

1 year

 

 

 

 

17

24

Chapin, Luther

Homer, Will Co.

Yes

75

Total

Cataract

Yes

 

Hanneman Hospital

6 Weeks

75

 

 

 

21

47

Norman, John

Frankfort, Will Co.

Party

10 or 50

 

By -----

Yes

 

No

 

 

No

No

No

5

10

Hawes, William Sr.

Du Page, Will Co.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

28

10

Drescher, Herman

Town Crete, Will Co.

Yes

69

 

 

 

/

 

 

 

No

No

No

22

4

Meier, Edward

Town Crete, Will Co.

Yes

35

 

 

 

/

 

 

 

No

No

No

27

26

Schrages, Hermann

Town Crete, Will Co.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

22

45

Hart, James

Channahon, Will Co.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8

47

Noble, Caroline

Wilmington, Will Co.

Yes

40

 

Sow Eyes

X

X

No

 

 

 

 

 

21

25

Jessup, Easter

Wilmington, Will Co.

No

60

 

Gradual lost of sipho-?

X

X

No

 

 

 

 

 

 

Idiots

 

Pg. #

Line #

Name

City & Co.

Self Support?

Age Idiocy

Occ.

Cause

Size of head

Inmate at training school?

Length time in school

Discharge

Insane

Blind

Deaf

Epileptic

Paralyzed

41

18

Welch, James

Joliet City, Will

No

3

Fits

Natural

No

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

16

Everholger, Edgar

Jackson, Will Co.

No

6/12

Scarlet Fever

Large

No

 

 

 

 

 

 

Right/Left

10

33

Eib, Ella

Jackson, Will

No

1 1/2

Measles

Large

No

None

 

 

 

 

X

Left

4

12

Snider, Defevan

Homer, Will Co.

Partly

2

Congestion of Brain

Medium

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8

20

Strauser, Henry

Frankfort, Will Co.

Partly

B

 

Large

No

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

31

25

Geseke, Henry

Frankfort, Will Co.

Partly

B

 

Large

No

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

36

11

Hopenstein, George

Frankfort, Will Co.

Partly

B

 

Small

No

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

39

19

Marti, Cartine

Frankfort, Will Co.

Partly

B

 

Large

No

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

28

35

Werner, Philip

Frankfort, Will Co.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

8

14

Merteus, Maggie

Town Crete, Will Co.

No

Birth

 

 

No

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

42

Evins, Francis

Custer, Will Co.

Partly

B

 

Small

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

24

41

Carpenter, Minerva

Wilmington, Will Co.

No

B

B

Natural

No

 

 

X

 

 

 

Right

 

Pauper and Indigent Inhabitants in institutions, Poor houses or asylums or boarded at public expense

 

Pg. #

Line #

Name

City & Co.

How supported

Able Bodied

Habitually intemperate

Epileptic

Convicted of crime

Disabled

Born in house?

Date admission

Others family members in house?

Blind

Deaf Dumb

Insane

Idiotic

10

7

Leonard John

Joliet Will Co.

Cost of town

No

No

 

 

Crippled

 

 

 

 

 

 

?

21

1

Miller, Catrine

Frankfort, Will Co.

Cost of town

No

No

No

No

Old Age

 

 

1 daughter

 

 

 

 

21

2

Miller, Armelia

Frankfort, Will Co.

Cost of town

No

 

 

 

Dropsy

 

 

Mother

 

 

 

 

8

20

Strauser, John

Frankfort, Will Co.

Cost of town

No

No

No

No

Crippled

 

 

Wife, 1 Son

 

 

 

 

8

21

Strauser, Henry

Frankfort, Will Co.

Cost of town

Yes

No

No

No

Idiot

 

 

Father

 

 

 

X

8

22

Lenora

Frankfort, Will Co.

Cost of town

No

No

No

No

Dropsy

 

 

Husband

 

 

 

 

28

35

Werner, Philip

Frankfort, Will Co.

Cost of town

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

8

16

Bandt, Dorthea

Town Crete, Will Co.

Cost of town

Yes

 

 

No

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8

17

Anna

Town Crete, Will Co.

Cost of town

No

 

 

No

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8

18

Emma

Town Crete, Will Co.

Cost of Town

No

 

 

No

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8

19

Frederick

Town Crete, Will Co.

Cost of town

No

 

 

No

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8

20

Otto

Town Crete, Will Co.

Cost of town

No

 

 

No

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14

20

Sehlieman, Frederika

Town Crete, Will Co.

Cost of town

No

 

 

No

Cancer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Insane

 

Pg. #

Line #

Name

City & Co.

Inmate of Institution

Disease

Duration of present attack

Number of attacks

Age 1st attack occurred

Usually under lock and key

Restrained

Inmate of hospital or asylum insane?

Length of time in such place?

Discharge

Epileptic

Suicidal

Homicidal

1

 

Miller, Phebe

Jackson, Will Co.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9

46

Kerney?, Sarah

Jackson, Will Co.

 

Melancholia

3 yrs

one

42

No

No

No

 

 

 

 

X

5

13

Fossler, Sophia

Frankfort, Will Co.

No

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yes, Elgin Ill.

one year

 

 

 

X

29

3

Reuben, Rudy

Will Ill.

No

 

 

 

 

 

 

County Jail

1 year

1878

X

 

 

43

19

Folmann, Franziska

Frankfort, Will Ill.

Yes

Not known

 

 

 

Yes

Yes

Home Jail

 

 

 

 

X

43

27

Ivers, Thomas

Frankfort, Will Ill.

Yes

To much Christian

 

 

22

Yes

Yes

Kankakee, Ill

18

1862

 

X

 

36

11

Hopenstein, George

Frankfort, Will Ill.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

31

25

Joseph, Henry

Frankfort, Will Ill.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

18

35

Laing, Sarah

Du Page, Will Co.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14

13

Stewart, Rosella

Custer, Will Co.

 

Loss of Children

 

 

49

 

 

Elgin & Jacksonville

3 yrs

1879

 

 

 

14

2

Coner, Mary A.

Custer, Will Co.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Homeless Children

 

Pg. #

Line #

Name

City & Co.

Father deceased

Mother Deceased

Child abandoned

Parents Surrendered Control

Born in institution

Year admitted

Child Illegitimate

Is child separated from living mother

Ever Arrested

Convicted or sentenced

Is child origin respectable

Rescued from criminal surroundings

Blind

Deaf mute

Idiot

*1

42

Coon, Marie

Frankfort, Will Co.

No

Yes

Yes

 

 

 

 

 

Father in prison

/

/

/

 

 

 

1

43

Coon, Clara

Frankfort, Will Co.

No

Yes

Yes

 

 

 

 

 

Same

/

/

/

 

 

 

40

48

Coon, Charles

Frankfort, Will Co.

No

Yes

Yes

 

 

 

 

 

Same

/

/

/

 

 

 

12

38

Burdy Coon

Frankfort Will Co.

No

Yes

Yes

 

 

 

 

 

Same Prison

/

/

/

 

 

 

*These children are adopted in families as per line and page given given above. This is from statement of Enumerate Dec. 23, 1880

 

 

Inhabitants in Prison

 

Pg. #

Line #

Name

City & Co.

Place of imprisonment

US, State or City prisoner

Why in prison

Date of Incarceration

Alleged Offense

Sentence

Hard Labor? What?

Working inside or outside walls of prison

Labor Contracted out

43

25

Coon, Phinias

Frankfort, Will Co.

Joliet State Penitentiary

State

Serving term of imprisonment

May 20 (or 30) 1880

Rape

3 yrs in Penitentiary

Yes, Stone cutting

 

Yes

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