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RETURN OF THE NUMBER OF DEAF and DUMB, BLIND, INSANE, AND IDIOTIC PERSONS

In the county of Monroe, State of Ohio, on the second Monday of May 1856

 

Township

Person

Affliction

Duration (years)

Age

Birthplace

Name of Persons

Birthplace

No. of children

No. afflicted

Adams

John Miller

deaf & dumb

28

28

Switzerland

John & Eliz. Miller

Switzerland

6

1

Adams

David Palmer

blind

10

70

Penn

John Palmer

Benton

Abigail Dye

idiotic

36

36

Ohio

James & Elis. Dye

Virginia

1

Benton

Sarah Judge

blind

2

70

Nova Sco'a

Benton

Susannah Walker

insane

14 mo

34

Penn

Aaron Walker

Pennsylania

10

1

Benton

Mary E. Wenmoth

insane

17

20

Penn

John Wenmoth

England

1

1

Benton

John Hill

idiotic

9

12

Ohio

Edward Hill

New York

1

1

Bethel

Benjamin McVay

insane

13

26

Ohio

Isaac & M. McVey

Virginia

5

1

Bethel

Joseph Wise

idiotic

22

22

Ohio

Jos. And Eliz. Wise

Pennsylania

14

1

Franklin

James Dailey

deaf 

30

Ohio

Vincent & M. Dailey

Ohio

8

2

Franklin

Thomas Dailey

deaf

10

Ohio

Vincent & M. Dailey

Ohio

8

2

Green

John Wittche

deaf & dumb

29

34

Switzerland

Jacob & M. Wittche

Switzerland

10

5

Green

Barbara Wittche

deaf & dumb

29

32

Switzerland

Jacob & M. Wittche

Switzerland

10

5

Green

Ann Wittche

deaf & dumb

29

29

Switzerland

Jacob & M. Wittche

Switzerland

10

5

Green

Nicholas Wittche

deaf & dumb

28

28

Switzerland

Jacob & M. Wittche

Switzerland

10

5

Green

Frederick Wittche

deaf & dumb

25

25

Switzerland

Jacob & M. Wittche

Switzerland

10

5

Jackson

Mary Lucretia Mellott

blind

2

8

Ohio

John P. & M. Mellott

Ohio

7

1

Ohio

Peter Anshutz

blind

1

58

Europe

N. & Marg. Anshutz

Europe

7

1

Ohio

Elizabeth Lishee

idiotic

from infancy

36

U. States

Jacob & C. Fisher

Europe

12

1

Ohio

John Bachman

idiotic

from infancy

37

Europe

Chris. & O. Bachman

Europe

4

1

Ohio

Mary Tomb

idiotic

from infancy

21

Europe

Jacob & May Tani

Europe

6

1

Ohio

Thomas Longwel

deaf & dumb

from infancy

47

U. States

John and R. Longwell

U. States

9

2

Ohio

Magdalena Suter

idiotic

from infancy

36

Europe

John and Ann Suter

Europe

6

1

Ohio

John F. Miller

insane

20

50

Europe

Unknown

Unknown

Perry

James L. Paris

idiotic

from birth

23

Ohio

Peter and M. A. Paris

France

12

1

Salem

Nicholas Fanhouser

deaf & dumb

from birth

30

Switzerland

Samuel Fanhouser

Switzerland

2

1

Salem

Mary Smith

idiotic

from birth

24

Ohio

John and M. Smith

Ohio

7

1

Salem

Catharine Rougher

idiotic

from birth

64

Penn

Ohio

Salem

James Forest

idiotic

3

5

Ohio

H. and Martha Forest

Ohio

5

1

Salem

James Notts

insane

1

30

Penn

L. and Elizabeth Motts

Pennsylania

5

1

Salem

John Yoho

idiotic

from birth

19

Ohio

John and Sarah Yoho

Ohio

4

1

Sunsbury

Daniel Stuckey

deaf & dumb

since birth

48

New Jersey

Joseph and R. Stuckey

New Jersey

4

2

Sunsbury

John Stuckey

deaf & dumb

since birth

42

New Jersey

Joseph and R. Stuckey

New Jersey

4

2

Sunsbury

Elizabeth Pittman

insane

10

36

Ohio

David and S. Vannest

New Jersey

8

1

Switzerland

Salathiel Smith

idiotic

from birth

37

Ohio

Zachary and E. Smith

Pennsylania

6

3

Switzerland

Josephus Smith

idiotic

from birth

27

Ohio

Zachary and E. Smith

Pennsylania

Switzerland

Seecrise Smith

idiotic

from birth

18

Ohio

Zachary and E. Smith

Pennsylania

Switzerland

Ann Orabb

insane

from birth

33

Germany

Benedict Crabb

Germany

2

1

Switzerland

Cercillia Tsehappat

insane

15

18

Ohio

Jac. And S. Tschappat

Switzerland

10

1

Wayne

Martha Moore

idiotic

11

12

Ohio

Jos. And Sarah Moore

Marylan

8

1

Wayne

Margaret Bates

idiotic

2

3

Ohio

David and J. Bates

Virginia

4

1

Wayne

Enoch Craig

insane

11

50

Daniel and B. Craig

Europe

Wayne

Margaret Cronin

idiotic

from birth

38

Ohio

M. and P. Cronin

Virginia

12

1