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. Moses Wisner, whose term commenced Jan., 1859, and expired Dec., 1860.

Name of Convict Date of Sentence Term Date of Pardon Crime
Caroline Thompson Oct 1854 5 years January 1, 1859 Burglary
Laurie Elliott Oct 1854 5 years January 1, 1859 Burglary
Bridget Murray Oct 1856 6 years January 28, 1859 Larceny
Eliza Chilson Dec 1856 3 Yrs., 6 months March 28, 1859 Receiving stolen goods
Rebecca Galway Dec 1856 3 years March 11, 1859 Larceny
John Morgan Nov 1855 8 years March 12, 1859 Larceny
James E. Tower Sep 1858 2 years March 16, 1859 Having counterfeit money
Augustus Stisser Jul 1856 5 years May 16, 1859 Having counterfeit money
George H. White Jun 1858 3 years May 31, 1859 Perjury
Jeremiah Fisher 1858 2 years May 31, 1859 Larceny
Calvin Sacket Sep 1857 2 years May 31, 1859 Adultery
John Badger Sep1856 10 years June 2, 1859 Murder in second degree
William Close 1858 2 years June 3, 1859 Burglary and Larceny
John Crowley Dec 1856 15 years June 4, 1859 Murder in second degree
Daniel T. Schofield Dec 1857 7 years June 21, 1859 Assault & battery with intent to murder
John I. Brooks Jun 1857 4 years June 27, 1859 Larceny
Sarah Angell Jan 1859 June 30, 1859 Larceny
Smith A. Ellis May 1856 15 years July 28, 1859 Burglary
James Scott 1858 5 years July 30, 1859 Larceny
Peter Herbert Shiemer Jun 1859 60 days August 12, 1859 Assault & battery
DeWitt C. Horton 1855 August 17, 1859 Murder in the 1st degree
Frederick D. Beardsley Apr 10 years August 22, 1859 Perjury
William Harman Dec 1856 4 years October 12, 1859 Passing counterfeit money
Frank Fox Jun 1858 3 years October 16, 1859 Burglary
John Drennan Jul 1856 15 years October 16, 1859 Burglary
Samuel Decker June1857 3 years October 21, 1859 Larceny
William Barrows Dec 1857 4 1/2 years Oct 22, 1859 Grand larceny
George Herring Dec 1857 10 years Oct 23, 1859 Crime against nature
Israel Vail Sep 1857 3 years Nov 7, 1859 Perjury
George & Harmon Munger Oct 1858 2 years November 7, 1859 Aiding person to break jail
James Knaggs Sep 1857 3 years November 7, 1859 Larceny
Peterter Robinson Jun 1858 2 years November 7, 1859
Norton Patterson & William Yost Jun 1857 3 years January 20, 1860 Larceny
Oliver P. Wolcott Sep 1857 3 years January 20, 1860 Grand larceny
Jacob Hamilton Jun 1858 4 years January 24, 1860 Burglary & larceny
Henry W. Cronkite Dec 1858 5 years Feb 17, 1860 Larceny
William Simmons June 1860 4 years Feb 17, 1860 Rape
Benjamin Oldfield Feb 1859 3 1/2 years Mar 23, 1860 Larceny
Alligense B. Monroe Oct 1857 5 years Mar 26, 1860 Perjury
E.F. Gilbert Sep 1858 2 years Apr 6, 1860 Assisting persons to break jail
Rachel Decker Aug 1858 3 years Apr 25, 1860 Arson
Isaac Burgher Jun 1858 6? years Apr 30, 1860 Larceny
Mary O. Donnell Jul 1859 1 year Apr 30, 1860 Larceny
John W. Barnes Mar 1858 10 years April 30, 1860 Having counterfeit money in possession with intent to pass
Henry Reinhart Jun 1857 7 years May 8, 1860 Larceny
Peter Shaw Mar 1852 10 years May 11, 1860 Burglary
James Reed Oct 1858 2 years Jun 6, 1860 Burglary
John Braden Jun 1857 7 years Jun 9, 1860 Burglary
Thomas Robinson Feb 1859 3 years Jun 19, 1860 Passing counterfeit bank bills
William Gleason Dec 1856 7 years Jun 25, 1860 Murder in the second degree
Warren M. Owen Dec 1856 5 years Jun 27, 1860 Manslaughter
Henry Kent Sep 1859 2 years July 4, 1860 Larceny
Michael Quick Jun 1859 2 years July 5, 1860 Burglary
Nelson W. Sheppard 1 1/2 years Jul 5, 1860 Burglary
Edward English Oct 1857 5 years Jul 29, 1860 Highway robbery
Alexander Officer Jan 1859 Aug 2, 1860 Burglary
Charles Gaminski Jul 1860 Aug 4, 1860 Assault & battery
Bradford Reynolds Mar 1860 2 years Aug 14, 1860 Burglary
John B. Scott Feb 1860 3 years Aug 24, 1860 Bigamy
Ann Welch Nov 1859 3 years Sep 2, 1860 Larceny
Peter Reasoner Jun 1857 4 years Sep 8, 1860 Passing counterfeit money
Henry Bailey Apr 1857 5 years Sep 18, 1860 Larceny
Darius N. Keep Sep 1860 Sep 22, 1860 Larceny
George Anderson Mar 1859 5 years Oct 1, 1860 Larceny
Charles Calkins Apr 1857 20 years Oct 20, 1860 Assault with intent to kill
John Doephinger Jan 1860 2 1/2 years Nov 14, 1860 Larceny
C.H. Sadler May 1869 3 years Nov 16, 1860 Having in possession counterfeit money with intent to pass
Samuel Scott Dec 1858 5 years Nov 26, 1860 Shooting one McDonald
Allen R. Walker 1860 4 months Nov 29, 1860 Assault & battery
William Antrim Dec 1859 2 years Dec 1, 1860 Larceny
Robert H. Monroe Sep 1859 8 years Dec 8, 1860 Passed a forged check knowingly
Francis Luner Jul 1856 Natural Life Dec 14, 1860 Burglary
Samuel Totten Aug 1859 4 years Dec 21, 1860 Larceny

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