Winnebago County, Illinois
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 Residents in the
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


This was transcribed from 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?

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4

5

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7

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9

10 

Farnside (?), Ann E.

Rockford Winnebago Co

chronic mania

20 yrs

2

 

cell & occas. restraints

 

8 ½

 

Adams, Albert

Rockford
Winnebago Co

mania

26

2

 

cell

Central Hosp. Ill

30

 

Gregory, Mary J.

Rockford
Winnebago Co

acute mania

6

1

40

cell

 

5 ½

 

Johnson, Christine

Winnebago Co

chronic mania

8

 

 

cell

Central Hosp. Ill

8 ½

 

O'Brian, Mary

Winnebago Co

chronic mania

12

 

 

cell

Central Hosp. Ill

10

 

Fay, Cynthia

Winnebago Co

chr. mania

20

 

 

cell

Central Hosp. Ill

11 ½

 

Campbell, Martin

Guilford, Winnebago

chronic mania

9

1

37

cell

Central Hosp. Ill 

9 1/3

 

Partek, Georgiana

Durand, Winnebago

chronic mania

7

1

25

cell

 

4 5/12

 

Murphy, Dennis

Rockford, Winnebago

chronic mania

8

1

51

cell

 

4 1/3

 

Sweeney, Catherine

Rockford, Winnebago Co

chr mania

6

1

37

cell

 

3 3/12

 

Crill, Augusta

Rockford, Winnebago

mania

3

3

 

cell

Central Hosp Ill

2 5/12

 

Azer, Addison

Rockton, Winnebago

mania

4

   

cell

 

2 5/12

 

Miller, Adelaide

Millford, Winnebago

mania

3

1

21

cell

 

1 9/12

 

Hargraves, Thomas

Durand, Winnebago

mania

1

20

cell

 

1 8/12

 

McIntosh, Wilbor

Rockford, Winnebago

melancholia

1

1

19

cell

 

1 4/12

 

Redfield, Dudley

Rockford, Winnebago

mania

1

1

65

cell at night

 

1 3/12

 

Birdsall, Kossuth (?)

Rockford, Winnebago

mania

1 ½

1

22

cell

 

1 2/12

 

Flint, Azel A.

Harrison, Winnebago

melancholia

2 ½

1

25

cell

 

10 mos

 

Derham ?, William

Rockford, Winnebago

melancholia

5 ½

1

54

cell at night

 

7 mos

 

Fowler, William

Rockford, Winnebago

mania

1 ½

1

21

cell

 

7 mos

 

Ryan, Anna

Rockford, Winnebago

melancholia

1

1

17

cell

 

7 mos

 

McBain, Audy J.

Rockford, Winnebago

mania

     

cell

 

3 mos

 

Fiker (?) Charlie

Rockford, Winnebago

melancholia

1 ½

1

17

cell

 

1 mo

 

Roberts, Geo. C.

Rockford, Winnebago

mania

indef

1

 

cell

 

20 days

 

Ragan, Helena

Rockford, Winnebago

mania

     

cell

 

10 days

homicidal

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