PARDONS GRANTED by the GOVERNOR

Journal of the Constitutional Convention of the State of Michigan
Published 1867 by J.A. Kerr & Co., Printers to the State.

As you view this material, please be aware that this covers the whole State of Michigan.
There is no further information given about any of those persons convicted of the following crimes, nor is there information about where those convicted of  the crimes lived at.

Pardoned by: Gov. Kinsley S. Bingham, whose term commenced Jan. 1, 1855 , expired Dec. 31, 1858

Name of Convict Date of Sentence Term Date of Pardon Crime
Ami Filley Sept. 1851 10 years Jan. 5 1855 Conspiracy
Alonzo B. Hoyt Apr 1851 6 " Jan 31 1855 Larceny
Eliza Beesley Dec 1854 2 " Mar.17 1855 Receiving stolen goods
Henry S. Whaney Dec 1853 2 " Mar 20 1855 Seduction
Henry Hack Oct 1851 10 " Feb. 12 1855 Perjury
Lyman Nelson Mar 1853 2 " Feb 13 1855 Forgery
Corneilus Bixby Sept 1853 2 " Apr 11 1855 Receiving stolen goods
William Bowen Oct 1852 3 " June 12 1855 Larceny
Joseph Gary Sept 1852 3 " June 20 1855 Passing counterfeit money
John Smith June 1855 60 days July 4 1855 Illegal voting
Theodore Barker July 1852 5 years Aug 18 1855 Larceny
William Jackson Oct 1853 5 " Aug 27 1855 Arson
Edmund Grandy Apr - 3 " Sept 19 1855 Rape
Amdrew Lepper Nov 1853 4 " Sept 19 1855 Rape
Margaret Mandeville Apr 1855 1 year Oct 17 1855 Assault and battery
Gardner Chappell May 1855 2 years Oct 31 1855 Crime against nature
Marvin D. Hazzard April - 5 " Nov 21 1855 Larceny
David F. Powers Sept 1853 5 " Dec 6 1855 Forgery
Robert Cary Sept 1854 2 " Dec 6 1855 Burglary and larceny
George Tefft Dec 1847 10 " Dec 11 1855 Rape
Albert Pratt Oct 1855 90 days Dec 25 1855 Assault and battery
John W. Baker Mar 1852 5 years Jan 5 1856 Forgery
Henry H. Annabil Mar 1855 2 yrs 6 mos Feb 14 1856 Larceny
John W. Glazier Sept 1852 5 years Apr 28 1856 Offering counterfeit money
John Burns Sept 1854 4 " May 3 1856 Burglary and larceny
Lydia Hartman Mar 1856 1 year May 14 1856 Having counterfeit money
Daniel Rathbone July 1852 8 years May 31 1856 Passing counterfeit money
Orlando D. Williams Sept 1851 10 " July 2 1856 Arson
Alonzo Deleo Fall Term 1853 5 " July 2 1856 Larceny
John Conklin June 1852 5 " July 2 1856 Larceny
Frederick Bram Mar 1856 3 " July 2 1856 Passing counterfeit money
Jonathan Price Sept 1851 8 " July 25 1856 Obtaining goods by false pretenses
Daniel F. Paris Sept 1854 4 " Aug 7 1856 Larceny
Charles Tryon May 1856 1 year Sept 6 1856 Refusing to pay over money
Charles Hughes June 1851 5 yrs 6 mos Sept 18 1856 Larceny and breaking jail
Patrick McMahon Oct 1854 For life Oct 3 1856 Arson
John Hartman Sept 1856 2 years Oct 31 1856 Assault and battery with intent to kill
William Hartman Apr 1856 5 " Nov 22 1856 Passing counterfeit money
Alonzo Crandall Nov 1855 10 " Dec 1 1856 House breaking with intent to steal
George Allard Dec 1855 2 yrs 6 mos Jan 6 1857 Larceny
Patrick Spellman May 1853   - Jan 7 1857 Perjury
Peter Cadott June 1855 4 years Jan 16 1857 Manslaughter, second degree
Elmer C. Benton Sept 1854 8 years Jan 20 1857 Rape
Frederick Turret   - 90 days Jan 20 1857 Assault and battery upon an officer
John Long September Term 1 year Jan 24 1857 Assault and battery upon an officer
John Stephenson Oct 1854 5 years Feb 16 1857 Larceny
James H. Bingham Oct 1852 6 " Feb 27 1857 Passing counterfeit money
William Rowe   - 75 days Mar 2 1857 Disorderly conduct
James Campbell Oct 1853 4 years Mar 27 1857 Manslaughter
Daniel F. McGee Nov 1851 8 " Mar 29 1857 Assault and battery and attempt at rape
Polly Howden July 1856 2 " Apr 3 1857 Larceny
Joseph Gray April 1853 3 years Apr 22 1857 Receiving stolen property
Marshall Chillison Nov 1853 4 " Apr 30 1857 Grand Larceny
William N. Mills Apr 24 1857 75 days May 4 1857 Petit Larceny
Samuel Dodd May 15 1857 4 mos Commuted to fine, Jun 15 1857 Receiving stolen goods
Barney Doty Oct 1854 3 years June 26 1857 Polygamy
Kern McGinnis Dec 1854 4 " Aug 15 1857 Passing counterfeit money
Perry W. Whittaker Sept 1856 1 year Aug 22 1857 Passing counterfeit money
Owen Glaney Dec 1847 14 years Sept 9 1857 Robbery
Margaret Lindsley Oct 1854 5 " Sept 9 1857 Receiving stolen goods
Sylvester M. Woods Sept 1855 4 " Sept 9 1857 Stealing
Stephen Fowler 1857 15 years Sept 9 1857 Assault and battery with intent to kill
Richard Conner 1857 90 days Sept 17 1857 Assault and battery
John Jordan Oct 1851 8 years Oct 5 1857 Larceny
Adelbert Biodget Oct 1854 4 " Oct 26 1857 Larceny
William H. Parker Sept 1856 2 " Oct 26 1857 Assault and battery with intent to maim
Richard Moffat Sept 1856 2 " Oct 26 1857 Assault and battery with intent to maim
Francis Wells May 1854 10 years Nov 2 1857 Rape and assault to commit rape
DeWitt C. Horton Feb 1856 For life Nov 2 1857 Murder
Martin Remington Dec 1853 6 years Dec 10 1857 Burglary and larceny
John Waterman Dec 1854 8 " Dec 16 1857 Robbery
Margaret Seabrook Sep 1857 6 mos Dec 17 1857 Keeping house of ill-fame
James W. Petty   - 10 years Dec 25 1857 Larceny
Thomas Z. Taylor Dec 1854 8 " Jan 3 1858 Highway robbery
Mary Murnin June 23 1857 Until 21 yrs old Jan 4 1858 Common prostitute
Peter West Jan 1851 20 years Jan 6 1858 Rape
Edward McCurrick 1856 2 years Jan 22 1858 Larceny
Joseph Stoddard May 1857 3 " Feb 3 1858 Compound larceny
Willis Sperry March 1854 6 " Feb 15 1858 Larceny and breaking jail
Amos Ives March 1855 3 " Feb 15 1858 Larceny
Daniel Moynahan Dec 1854 5 " Feb 15 1858 Malicious injury
Catharine Moultree Jan 1858 90 days Feb 17 1858 Larceny
Henry Beck Apr 1856 4 years Mar 16 1858 Larceny
John Alsop Dec 1854 7 " Mar 16 1858 Robbery
John Murphy Oct 1852 8 " Mar 29 1858 Larceny
Willis McAllister Mar 1856 3 years Apr 19 1858 Having counterfeit money
Isaac S. Allis Dec 24 1857 6 mos Apr 24 1858 Assault and battery
Thomas Noonan Mar 1854 5 years May 3 1858 Arson
Robert Brown Dec 1857   - May 3 1858 Larceny
Robert Brown Jan 9 1858 6 mos May 7 1858 Larceny
Silas J. Owen May 1 1858 2 years May 10 1858 Threatening for the purpose of extorting money
Alanson Harvy Sep 1857 3 " May 26 1858 Larceny
Joseph H. Hall May 1857 1 year May 26 1858 Larceny
Clark Matthews Oct 1857 10 years May 28 1858 Assault and battery with intent to commit rape
Nathan Ward   - 2 " June 3 1858 Passing counterfeit money
George Payne June 1855 7 " June 12 1858 Burglary and larceny
Lewis W. Rider July 1856 6 " June 12 1858 Having counterfeit money
David Griffith June 1857 2 " June 28 1858 Stealing
John D. McIntyre April 1857 5 " June 28 1858 Larceny
John Feasel Apr 1858 3 mos June 28 1858 Larceny
Samuel Foursier May 1856 5 years June 28 1858 Larceny
John Stid Mar 1858 2 years July 5 1858 Larceny
Charles C. Wood Jan 1857   - July 8 1858 Larceny
Nelson Knight Fall Term 1853 20 years July 9 1858 Incest
Joseph Peel June 16 1858 40 days July 12 1858 Assault and battery
Benjamin Peel June 16 1858 40 days July 12 1858 Assault and battery
Peter Smith   - 40 days July 12 1858 Violating city ordinance
Charles A. Baker Nov 1857 10 years July 19 1858 Rape
Martin Doty Mar 1855 15 " July 30 1858 Incest
Andrew Sutherland May 1858 1 year Aug 12 1858 Assault and battery
Francis Williams Sept 1852   - Aug 30 1858 Larceny
Samuel Scaman Dec 1856 5 years Sept 13 1858 Bigamy
Charles Jackson Sept 1854 5 " Sept 27 1858 Burglary
James Hollinbeck June 1857 2 " Oct 4 1858 not printing this one
Silas Johnson Sept 1857 5 " Oct 11 1858 Forgery
Charles Stewart Oct 1856 5 " Oct 11 1858 Larceny
William Leggett Oct 1856 3 " Oct 11 1858 Larceny
Thomas Metross Dec 1857 3 " Oct 26 1858 Larceny
Thomas Matterson Mar 1857 3 yrs 3 mos Oct 27 1858 Assault with intent to kill
William Odell Sept 1857 5 years Nov 3 1858 Larceny
William Kelly Nov 1857 1 year Nov 3 1858 Assault and battery
James Kelly Nov 1857 1 year Nov 3 1858 Resisting an officer
Andrew Kelley Nov 1857 1 year Nov 3 1858 Resisting an officer
Samuel DeWolfe Aug 30 1858 75 days Nov 3 1858 Assault and battery
Gilbert R. Shays Sep 1857 5 years Nov 3 1858 Burglary and larceny
Hosea Reeves Dec 1855   - Nov 11 1858 Arson
Samuel P. Hart Feb 1856 10 years Nov 11 1858 Rape
Richard B. Coleman June 1857 3 " Nov 23 1858 Forgery
John Winters May 1848 For life Nov 23 1858 Murder
Charles B. Baker May 1854 21 years Dec 14 1858 Burglary
James Weaver July 1852 9 " Dec 14 1858 Burglary and larceny
Rinaldo Baxter July 1856 5 " Dec 18 1858 Having counterfeit money
John Wilson Apr 1857 5 " Dec 21 1858 Housebreaking and stealing
Theodore Chilson Dec 1857 3 yrs 6 mos Dec 25 1858 Secreting stolen goods
Barney Riley   - 3 years Dec 28 1858 not listing this one - Editor

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