ASYLUM REGISTER
MARSHALL COUNTY, IN


From: Marshall County Roots and Branches, Vol. 16, No. 1, January, 1995; Judy McCollough, editor and compiler.

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Name Age Nativity Date Committed By Order of Trustee Date Discharged Remarks
OLINGER, Jacob 73 American 16 April 1898 Center Twp. 20 Apr 1898 Place of birth and age unknown. Taken away by his son John.
HARRIS, Burrell 68 American 25 Apr 1898 Walnut Twp. 10 June 1898 Born in Virginia. Left with consent, but failed to return at expiration of furlough.
BURNSSELY, Mrs. Anna 35 American 24 May 1898 Walnut Twp. 2 June 1898 Born in Marshall Co., Inc. Aug 18, 1862. Correspond with Mrs. Jacob Deviney, Argos, Ind. Chose to go away. Bought her ticket to South Bend.
HENRICKS, Seth 69 Americana 24 May 1898 Union Two. 8 July 1898 Born in Ohio. Discharged July 8, 1898-found work outside.
DeLONEY, Ella 38 Irish 26 May 1898 Center Twp. 11 April 1907 Born in Allen County, Indiana. Correspond with Wm. F. Young. Gone to live with her sister Sarah Landgon, Plymouth.
LYTLE, William 47 German 26 June 1898 German Two. 28 Sept 1907 Gone to live with his sister for good.
THOMPSON, David 40 American 27 June 1898 Polk Twp. 29 July 1898 Born in Delaware, Ohio. Correspond with Hig Johnson, Plymouth--found work outside.
McNAMARA, Thomas P. 23 Irish decent 9 July 1898 North Two. 21 Augut 1898 Born in Fall River, Mass. Single. Correspond with Mrs. Julia A. Malby, 113 Wayne St., Fall River, Mass. Knee hurt at LaPaz, July 8, 1898-Sent to Pittsburgh, Pa., by Supt. Expense $8.50.
MATHEWS, Edward 15 American 11 July 1898 German Two. 5 Aug 1898 Born in St. Louis, Mo., Baptized in St. Joseph's Catholic Church, corner 11th & Biddle Sts. St. Louis, Mo. Mother dead-Father living in St. Louis. Sent home to St. Louis, Mo., by Superintendent.
DILWORTH, Clarence 26 American 30 July 1898 German Two. 25 Aug 1898 Born in Plymouth, Indiana, has a brother Leslie Dilworth in Michigan City. Sent to his home in Michigan City by Superintendent. Expense $1.30.
KEEFE, Robert 33 American 6 Aug 1898 Polk Twp. 24 Oct 1898 Born near Somerset Wabash Co. Ind. Correspond with Wm. Stull, Walkerton. Left without consent of Superintendent. Supposed to have gone to St. Joseph County.
WORMAN, Jeremiah 69 American 29 Aug 1898 Center Two. 20 Nov 1899 Old batchelor who lived in a hut immediately west of H.A. Brenner's. Left without leave.
THOMPSON, David 40 American 7 Sept 1898 Polk Twp. 23 April 1900 widower. Correspond with Hig Johnson, Plymouth-Born in Delaware, Ohio. Went to care for himself.
KINNEY, Jessie 62 American 19 Sept 1898 Polk Twp. 28 Sep 1898 widower. Correspond with John Murdock, Tyner City, Ind. Died of Chronic Diarhea. Buried on farm cemetery Row 1, grave 9.
STOUT, Charity 74 American 21 Sept 1898 Center Twp. 6 Nov 1905 widow. Correspond with F.M. Stout who works at Sults Mill, Plymouth, Ind. Born N.Y. Died-Buried in Asylum Cemetery Nov 8, 1905, Row 3 Grave 7-body claimed by son F.M. Stout.
KERSHNER, George 72 American 30 Sept 1898 Walnut Two. 18 Sept 1899 Correspond with Kate Kershner, Walnut, Indiana-Went home to live with his family.
RICHARDS, Sarah 56 American 5 Oct 1898 Green Two. 7 Nov 1898 Born in Green Twp.-Found employment outside.
WHETSTONE, John (Fisher added) 70 French 10 Oct 1898 German Two. 17 Jan'y 1899 Born in France. Correspond Stephen Knoblock-went to care for himself.
BAGGLY, Lewis 64 American 21 Oct 1898 Walnut Twp. ? Born in Michigan - Killed by train Sept 15, 1922, age 89 yrs.
ROOK, Mrs. Oscar -
TAYLOR, Mrs. Allie
28 American 27 Oct 1898 North Two. 4 Nov 1898 Born in Erie Illinois, Whiteside Co.-Maiden name Allie Marks has 4 sons in Orphans home LaPorte Co.-taken by Superintendent to LaPorte Co. Co. House. She was pregnant.
SEARCH, Van C. 62 American 9 Nov 1898 Center Two. 5 Apr 1899 Has bronchal trouble-Able to work and went to care for himself.
ANDERSON, Riley 61 American 11 Nov 1898 West Twp. 7 Nov 1904 Born in Pennsylvania. Died. Body claimed by his daughter, Mrs. Go(a?)yman. Buried in Dunkard graveyard. Nov 9, 1904/
KEEFE, Robert 33 American 11 Nov 1898 Polk Twp. 31 Mar 1899 Born near Somerset, Wabash Co., Ind. Correspond with Wm. Stull, Walkerton. Left because he was too lazy to work at anything.
KAY, William 76 American 15 Nov 1898 Green Two. 16 Dec 1898 Correspond with Dennis Falley, Illion, Ind. - Left to care for himself.
BONNIE, John 69 American 23 Nov 1898 Walnut Twp. 8 Dec 1898 Came as a tramp and left to tramp. Claimed he was going to Goshen.
McKALIP, Hugh 33 American 25 Nov 1898 Walnut Twp. 7 Dec 1898 Born in Cass Co., Ind.-Went to work for David How. After on week left D. How and returned to Walnut Twp.
McKALIP, John 40 American 25 Nov 1898 Walnut Twp. 3 Dec 1898 Born in Cass Co., Ind. Found him employment outside.
WALLACE, I?.R. 73 American 28 Nov 1898 Walnut Twp. 3 Dec 1898 Born in Ohio. Left without leave.
HENRICK, Seth 70 American 2 Dec 1898 Union Twp. 22 April 1899 Born in Ohio. Taken by his sons to the Dunkard's Home at Mexico, Ind.
WENTZLER, Wm. 22 German 3 Dec 1898 Center Twp. 19 Dec 1898 Correspond with John Wenzler, Plymouth. Taken home by his father.
RICHARDS, Sarah 56 American 3 Dec 1898 Center Twp. 17 May 1899 Found employment outside.
SHCHEETS, George 79 German 7 Dec 1898 North Two. 27 Dec 1898 Went to LaPaz to live with relatives.
NORTON, Denver 38 American 7 Dec 1898 Center Twp. 22 Feby 1899 Died of heart disease and dropsy. Buried in Oak Hill Cemetery Feby 23, 1899, on the lot with his grandmother. Services by Will Nichols of Plymouth. Funeral Expense defrayed by A.Z. Norton.
TUCKER, Levi 55 American 8 Dec 1898 Polk Twp. 21 Dec 1898 Went to live with Eben Parish.
LUDWICK, John 49 Austrian 12 Dec 1898 German Twp. 15 Dec 1898 Lumbago - Went to live with friends.
SHEROW, Aaron 65 American 6 Jany 1899 Tippecanoe Twp. 8 Aug 1899 Correspond with Mrs. Frank Long, Twin Lakes; Mrs. Al Baldon, Plymouth. Born in Ohio. Went to live with relatives.
GALOWAY, John 50 Englishman 13 Jany 1899 Green Twp. 30 Jan7 1898 (Prob. 1899) Born in England. Left without leave.
ROSENBAUM, Gotlieb 52-Dec 27, 1898 German 21 Jany 1899 Center Twp. 22 Jany 1899 Brought in covered hack by Carl Reynolds, was sick-Dr. How called at once. Found some bowel and stomach trouble-Died Jany 22, 1899 at between 11 and 11:45 p.m. Buried on farm graveyard. Row 2 Grave 6 Jany 24, 1899
GARNER, Milton 50 American 24 Jany 1899 West Twp. 13 May 1899 Born in Fairview, Indiana. Correspond with Martha Smith, New Carlisle, Indiana. - Left without leave.
LONGREN, Christopher 83 Swede 25 Feby 1899 Polk Twp. 28 Feby 1899 Correspond with Peter O. Burgland, Donelson - Died of paralisis. Buried March 1, 1899, in Swedish Cemetery north of Donelson.
STILLWELL, William 75 American 8 March 1899 Center Twp. 15 Mar 1899 Born in New Jersey - a wanderer - Wandered away
GEIRER, David 61 German 18 March 1899 Bourbon Two. 26 July 1899 Brought by Christian Mast, where he had made his home for 4 months. Correspond with Chas. Geirer - 125 Keasy St. South Bend c/o Colfax Mfg. Co. - Died July 26, 1899-Buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Plymouth. Lot L No. 300.
BARKERS, Daniel 74 estimated American 25 April 1899 German Twp. 19 Dec 1900 Correspond with Adam Barkers, Bremen, Indiana. Left of his own accord, because he was not allowed to curse hired girls.
KAY, William 76 American 26 Apr 1899 Green Twp. 1 April 1902 Correspond with Dennis Falley, Ilion, Ind. Died at Cunty Asylum of a Complication of diseases. Buried near Palestine.
RICHARDS, Sarah 57 American 25 May 1899 Center Twp. 20 Nov 1899 formerly Sarah Willard, widow of John Richards-went to care for herself.
ALLMAN, Len D. 62 German 10 July 1899 Walnut Twp. 12 Apr 1900 Correspond with Wm. Allaman, Argos, Ind. Went to care for himself.
MERTIN, Paul L. 46 Black, African 21 July 1899 Bourbon Twp. 19 Sept 1899 Correspond with Central House, Bourbon, where he was cook. Died Sept. 19, 1899, of dropsy. Buried in Row 2, Grave 7, County Cemetery, on farm.
GOODLANDER, William Harry 59 American 7 Sept 1899 Center Twp. 7 Oct 1899 Soldier-Receives $6.00 per month pension-sick. Claims he has asthma. Went to care for himself.
GOODLANDER, Mrs. Effie 54 American 7 Sept 1899 Center Twp. 7 Oct 1899 No means of support; wife of W.H. Goodlander. Went to care for herself.
MILLER, Mary 16 American 7 Sept 1899 Center Twp. 7 Oct 1899 daughter of Mrs. Goodlander. Pregnant. Went to care for herself.
male child of MILLER, Mary - father unknown ? American 20 Sept 1899 Center Twp. 7 Oct 1899 Born 20 Sept 1899, Dr. Reynolds, physician. On Sept 7, Goodlander claimed Jonah Bealer, of Wabash Co. was father of the child, on Sept 21, Goodlander claimed that a man from Michigan who claimed he was Mrs. Goodlander's brother was its parent. Mrs. Goodlander and Mary claiming, up to Sept 20, that the old man Goodlander was acquainted with the father of the child but that he was a stranger to them both. Taken away by its mother.
WOLFGANG, Martin 61 German 22 Sept 1899 Polk Twp. 20 Oct 1900 Correspond with Harry Cripe, Plymouth. Had leave absence from Oct. 27 until Oct. 30, 1900-failed to return, therefore discharged.
WOLFGANG, Esther 62 German 22 Sept 1899 Polk Twp. 10 Oct 1899 Correspond with Harry Cripe, Plymouth. Died, was buried in Blissville Cemetery, Oct 12, 1900. Services by Rev. Hilderbrand.
WHETSTONE, John 71 French 20 Oct 1899 German Twp. 25 Nov 1899 Correspond with Stephen Knoblock, Bremen. Left because he was made to carry a meal to a man in jail.
KERSHNER, George 73 German 6 Nov 1899 Walnut Twp. 31 Oct 1901 Correspond with Kati Kershner, Walnut. Taken home by his daughters.
HARRIS, Burrel 69 American 7 Nov 1899 Walnut Twp. 23 Mr 1900 Left for South Whitley to care for himself. Supt paid car fare to Argos, 23d.
SEARCH, Van C. 62 American 8 Nov 1899 Center Twp. 8 Dec 1899 Able to care for himself.
BAILEY, James v. 72 American 25 Nov 1899 Center Twp. 11 July 1905 To keeping of self.
KEPLER, Nancy A. 74 American 18 Dec 1899 Center Twp. 23 Sept 1900 Correspond with Chas. Harris or John Bowell, Plymouth. Died of old age. Buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Plymouth.
CZPHER, Sam'l B. 81 American 18 Dec 1899 West Twp. 10 May 1900 Left to care for himself.


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