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Mid 1800s Illinois Insane Aslym and US Census Help

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Re: Mid 1800s Illinois Insane Aslym and US Census Help

Posted: 1514343376000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1514343904000
1-10-1879 Inter Ocean [Chicago IL] newspaper
INSANE CASE
In the matter of Mary FISH alleged insanity. Jury called and sworn
Verdict....insane and pauper

Mary d 4-16-1884 Evanston, Cook Co IL; bur Calvary Cem. Interesting, if she was a pauper, who pd for burial in a "normal" cemetery? Tread lighty, may not be right person.
You can inquire of the courts for transcript of her case. She died in Evanston, so the asylum should be nearby.

These may be helpful....
https://www.newberry.org/records-state-mental-hospitals-illi...
I don't know if this is where she was sent, or not, but court records should explain
http://www.alchemyofbones.com/stories/dunning.htm
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