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Register of patients transported to the State Insane Asylum, 1895

Suit # Month Day Name Age Gender/
Color
Residence Nativity Occupation Marital
Status
Disease How Long
Insane
Cause Remarks
46056 May 27 Miss C. M. Fissben* 28 F/W 2617 Chippewa N. O. None S Epilepsy Idiocy 16 yrs Disposition to run away; parents unable to support her May 27 '95 Delivered to Dr. A. Gayden, Supt. Insane Asylum, Jackson, La.; this name might be Fisslien
45966 May 27 Marie Urquhart 29 F/W 447 Old Dauphine La. Teacher S Chronic Insanity abt 1 yr Overwork Anerety? Heredity Delivered to Dr. A. Gayden M.D., Supertendent (sic) of the Insane Asylum, Jackson, La. May 27th 1895
46164 Jun 10 Elodie Leslie 66 F/W 519 Nashville Ave. Louisiana - W Dementia abt 2 yrs - Delivered to Dr. A. Gayden M.D., Supertendent (sic) of the Insane Asylum, Jackson, La. May 27th 1895
" " " Carrie Kellar 27 F/W 6th and Magazine New Orleans - M Melancholia (Dementia) 5 mos Grief Delivered to Dr. A. Gayden M.D., Supertendent (sic) of the Insane Asylum, Jackson, La. May 27th 1895
" " " Julia Donovan 50 F/W 111 Theresa Ireland - W Melancholia 6 mos - Delivered to Dr. A. Gayden M.D., Supertendent (sic) of the Insane Asylum, Jackson, La. May 27th 1895
" " " Sarah Livingston 60 F/W St Anna's House New Orleans - W Dementia abt 4 yrs - Delivered to Dr. A. Gayden M.D., Supertendent (sic) of the Insane Asylum, Jackson, La. May 27th 1895
" " " Elizabeth Flanagan 25 F/W 187 Magazine New Orleans - M Mania 4 yrs - Delivered to Dr. A. Gayden M.D., Supertendent (sic) of the Insane Asylum, Jackson, La. May 27th 1895
" " " Elizabeth Laidet 56 F/W - France - W Dementia abt 8 mox - Delivered to Dr. A. Gayden M.D., Supertendent (sic) of the Insane Asylum, Jackson, La. May 27th 1895
" " " Estelle Perrsteau 35 F/W 669 1/2 Kelerec New Orleans - S Dementia abt 2 yrs - Delivered to Dr. A. Gayden M.D., Supertendent (sic) of the Insane Asylum, Jackson, La. May 27th 1895
" " " Susan Hutchins 31 F/W New Orleans Louisiana - W Dementia abt 3 yrs - Delivered to Dr. A. Gayden M.D., Supertendent (sic) of the Insane Asylum, Jackson, La. May 27th 1895
" " " Nina L. Brisbone 16 F/W - Louisiana - S Imbecility Life - Delivered to Dr. A. Gayden M.D., Supertendent (sic) of the Insane Asylum, Jackson, La. May 27th 1895
" " " Rose Bonavantura 35 F/W - Italy - M Dementia - - Delivered to Dr. A. Gayden M.D., Supertendent (sic) of the Insane Asylum, Jackson, La. May 27th 1895
" " " J. A. Springer 37 M/W Algiers Penn Painter W Mania abt 6 mos - Delivered to Dr. A. Gayden M.D., Supertendent (sic) of the Insane Asylum, Jackson, La. May 27th 1895
" " " Adolph Grimstron 30 M/W New Orleans New Orleans Engineer M Dementia abt 1 yr - Delivered to Dr. A. Gayden M.D., Supertendent (sic) of the Insane Asylum, Jackson, La. May 27th 1895
" " " Chas. E. Bryant
M/W Louisiana Louisiana Clerk M Dementia abt 2 yrs - Delivered to Dr. A. Gayden M.D., Supertendent (sic) of the Insane Asylum, Jackson, La. May 27th 1895
" " " Edward Burns 34 M/W Homeless New Orleans Clerk M Dementia abt 2 yrs - Delivered to Dr. A. Gayden M.D., Supertendent (sic) of the Insane Asylum, Jackson, La. May 27th 1895
" " " Charles Frank 53 M/W - France Merchant S Paresis abt 3 yrs - Delivered to Dr. A. Gayden M.D., Supertendent (sic) of the Insane Asylum, Jackson, La. May 27th 1895
46164 Jun 10 Emile Baumann 12 M/W 377 1/2 Chartres New Orleans - S Imbecility abt 8 yrs & getting worse Convulsions when about 4 yrs old Delivered to Dr. A. Gayden, Superintendent Insane Asylum Jackson, La. June 12th 1895 [signed] Jas Garvey Dy.[Deputy] Sheriff
" " " Thomas G. Wright 16 M/W 6069 New Tchoupitoulas New Orleans - S Imbecility Life - Delivered to Dr. A. Gayden, Superintendent Insane Asylum Jackson, La. June 12th 1895 [signed] Jas Garvey Dy.[Deputy] Sheriff
46164 Jun 10 Ida Sumner 24 F/W - Arkansas - S Melanchholia abt 10 yrs Mastubation (sic) Delivered to Dr A. Gayden Supt. Jackson Insane Asylum La June 15th 1895 [signed] Jas Garvey Dy [Deputy] Sheriff
" " " Noemie Tullus 33 F/W - Louisiana - M Dementia - - Can't get no history (sic)
" " " Amelia Klein 19 F/W - New Orleans - - Dementia 1 yr - Delivered to Dr A. Gayden Supt. Jackson Insane Asylum La June 15th 1895 [signed] Jas Garvey Dy [Deputy] Sheriff
" " " Kate Eastman 45 F/W - Arkansas - - Mania abt 10 yrs - Delivered to Dr A. Gayden Supt. Jackson Insane Asylum La June 15th 1895 [signed] Jas Garvey Dy [Deputy] Sheriff
" " " Sallie Chairny 70 F/B - Tenn. - W Dementia - - Delivered to Dr A. Gayden Supt. Jackson Insane Asylum La June 15th 1895 [signed] Jas Garvey Dy [Deputy] Sheriff
" " " Josephine Burnett 24 F/B - Louisiana - S Dementia abt 4 yrs - Delivered to Dr A. Gayden Supt. Jackson Insane Asylum La June 15th 1895 [signed] Jas Garvey Dy [Deputy] Sheriff
" " " John T. Barry 37 M/W 750 Baronne New Orleans Clerk S Dementia abt 5 yrs Dissapation Delivered to Dr A. Gayden Supt. Jackson Insane Asylum La June 15th 1895 [signed] Jas Garvey Dy [Deputy] Sheriff
" " " John Inch 42 M/W Burdette & Pearl New Orleans Laborer S Dementia abt 1 yr - Delivered to Dr A. Gayden Supt. Jackson Insane Asylum La June 15th 1895 [signed] Jas Garvey Dy [Deputy] Sheriff
" " " William Gallway 32 M/W 219 Enghein New Orleans Laborer S Dementia abt 11 yrs Homicidal Mania Delivered to Dr A. Gayden Supt. Jackson Insane Asylum La June 15th 1895 [signed] Jas Garvey Dy [Deputy] Sheriff
" " " Paul Magio 42 M/W - Italy Laborer M Mania abt 1 yr - Can't get no history (sic)
" " " John Carter Jr. 29 M/W 166 1/2 Lafayette New Orleans Laborer S Dementia abt 2 yrs - Delivered to Dr A. Gayden Supt. Jackson Insane Asylum La June 15th 1895 [signed] Jas Garvey Dy [Deputy] Sheriff
" " " Frank Reimon 33 M/W Morales & Frenchman New Orleans Laborer S Dementia abt 8 mos - Delivered to Dr A. Gayden Supt. Jackson Insane Asylum La June 15th 1895 [signed] Jas Garvey Dy [Deputy] Sheriff
" " " R. B. Stubbs 60 M/W 30 Leondais (sic) Conn. Laborer M Dementia abt 4 yrs - Delivered to Dr A. Gayden Supt. Jackson Insane Asylum La June 15th 1895 [signed] Jas Garvey Dy [Deputy] Sheriff
" " " Orlando Coats 34 M/W - Nebraska Laborer S Dementia abt 3 yrs - Delivered to Dr A. Gayden Supt. Jackson Insane Asylum La June 15th 1895 [signed] Jas Garvey Dy [Deputy] Sheriff
" " " Joseph Silva 41 M/W - New Orleans Laborer S Dementia abt 1 yr - Can't get no history (sic)
46164 Jun 10 Henry King 19 M/W 54 Dauphine New Orleans Laborer S Idiocy abt 1 yr Mastubation (sic) Delivered to Dr A. Gayden Supt. Jackson Insane Asylum La June 15th 1895 [signed] Jas Garvey Dy [Deputy] Sheriff
" " " John Jone or Joue 50 M/Y - China - S Dementia - - Can't get no history (sic)
" " " ----- Mason (s9c) 17 M/B - New Orleans - S Idiocy - - Can't get no history (sic)
" " " Gus Green
M/B 72 Seguin St (5th Dist) New Orleans Laborer M Mania abt 4 yrs - Has been to Jackson Insane Asylum before
" " " Louis Decourd 24 M/B 186 Spain New Orleans Laborer S Mania abt 4 yrs - Has been to Jackson Insane Asylum before
" " " Isabella Rodrigues 25 F/W 285 Poydras New Orleans - S Dementia 1 yr - Delivered to Dr A. Gayden Supt. Jackson Insane Asylum La June 15th 1895 [signed] Jas Garvey Dy [Deputy] Sheriff
47482 Nov 30 Marie Mancuso 23 F/W 1322 (new) Freret St. New Orleans - M Dementia abt 3 yrs Supposed worry & fright Delivered to Dr A. Gayden, Superintendent Insane Asylum Jackson, La. November 5th 1895
47820 Nov 27 Thebault P. Kentmayer?
M/W - - Laborer - Dementia abt 8 mos Dissapation, alcohol etc. Delivered to Dr A. Gayden, Nov 27th 1895, Superintendent Insane Asylum Jackson, La.
48014 Dec 18 Morris Callahan 48 M/W Homeless Ireland Laborer S Dementia abt 4 yrs - -
" " " Espaza Bodin 42 F/W - France - M Dementia abt 10 yrs - -
" " " Ella Downes 45 F/W Homeless - - S Imbecility - - -
" " " Rosa Ryder 20 F/W Homeless New Orleans - S Dementia - - -
" " " Georgie Clayton 14 F/W Protestant Episcopal Home Louisiana - S Imbecility - - -
" " " Inoh Alice Allen 13 F/W Protestant Episcopal Home Louisiana - S Imbecility abt 8 yrs - -
" " " Charles Plunkett 27 M/W 2010 Jackson Ave. New Orleans Machinist S Dementia abt 2 yrs - -
" " " John L. Devaney 32 M/W 350 Fulton St. New Orleans Clerk S Mania abt 21 mos Study & Dissapation -
" " " Emile Carriere 49 M/W - New Orleans Clerk S Dementia abt 6 mos - -
" " " Clementine Schwartz 37 F/W 828 Laurel St Plaquemines - M Dementia abt 3 yrs - -
" " " Loretta Reidy 45 F/W New Orleans Arkansas - W Dementia abt 9 mos - -
" " " Helena Pettilat 35 F/C Robertson near Ursuline St. New Orleans - S Mania abt 12 mos supposed family trouble -
" " " Maria N. Valet 39 F/W 320 (old) Ursulines New Orleans Cook S Dementia abt 1 yr Religion -
" " " Annette Prose 28 F/B 180 Monroe St Algiers New Orleans - M Dementia abt 1 yr - -
" " " Nancy Foster 40 F/B Homeless Clinton, La - W Dementia abt 2 yrs - -
48014 Dec 18 Mary Mitchell 13 F/B Homeless New Orleans - S Idiocy - - -
" " " Julia Gallery 14 F/B Homeless New Orleans - S Idiocy - - -
" " " Sidonia Johnson 25 F/B Homeless South Carolina - M Imbecility abt 1 yr - -
" " " Susie Thompson 29 F/B Rocheblave bet. New Orleans - S Dementia abt 2 yrs - -






Conti & Bienville






" " " Alice Westcot 36 F/B 506 Howard Arkansas - M Mania abt 2 yrs - Delivered to Dr. A. Gayden, Superintendent Insane Asylum at Jackson La. [signed] Jas Garvey N.O. Dec 18th 1895

Mary Sprigg (died at Work House)












Hugh Casy (not executed by Order of Court)












Arthur Angelo (not executed by Order of Court)












Emma Otippe (not executed by Order of Ceroven)












Catherine Cercolette (not executed by Ceroven)











48014 Dec 19 John Bennett 25 M/W 93 Ursuline N. O. Laborer S Dementia abt 6 mos Masturbation
" " " John Hogan 34 M/W St Mary & Religious N. O. Laborer S Dementia abt 1 yr -
" " " George Wilcox 40 M/W 35 Atlantic Ave., Algiers N. O. Laborer M Dementia abt 4 yrs - Has lucid Intervals
" " " Joseph Suzen 45 M/W Homeless Germany Painter S Dementia abt 6 mos -
" " " John Crowe 68 M/W - Ireland Cabman W Dementia abt 2 mos Supposed to be caused by a wound in __
" " " Henry Sluth 32 M/W - N. O. Laborer S Dementia abt 4 yrs -
" " " Patrick St John 35 M/W Tchoupitoulas & Orange N. O. Laborer M Dementia abt 2 yrs Alcoholism
" " " Thomas Lally 9 M/W St Mary's Boys Orphan Asylum N. O. Laborer S Idiocy Life -
" " " Frederick Schmidt 28 M/W 298 Elysian Fields N. O. Laborer S Dementia abt 2 yrs Masturbation
" " " Patrick Hudson 25 M/W Tchoupitoulas & Robert Charleston, S. C. Laborer S Dementia abt 2 yrs Epilipty (sic)
" " " E. B. Brouschord 61 M/W Homeless Prussia Laborer S Dementia abt 2 yrs -
" " " George Mertz
M/W Melpomene & Howard N. O. Engineer M Dementia abt 9 mos -
" " " Froylan Martinez
M/W New Orleans Spain Laborer S Mania since Jun 5/95
See note at bottom of this page.
48014 Dec 19 Daffney Deorlin 48 F/W N. O. Ireland - M Dementia abt 3 yrs
Delivered to Dr A. Gayden, Superintendent Insane Asylum, Jackson La. the above interdicted person W. C. Dec 20th 1895 [signed] Jas. Garvey, Dy. Sheriff
" " " Margaret Welch 55 F/W Homeless Ireland - W Dementia abt 7 mos - Delivered to Dr A. Gayden, Superintendent Insane Asylum, Jackson La. the above interdicted person W. C. Dec 20th 1895 [signed] Jas. Garvey, Dy. Sheriff
" " " Isabella Weaver 55 F/W Annunciation & Poeyfarre Ireland - W Dementia abt 2 yrs - Delivered to Dr A. Gayden, Superintendent Insane Asylum, Jackson La. the above interdicted person W. C. Dec 20th 1895 [signed] Jas. Garvey, Dy. Sheriff
" " " Agnes Smith 21 F/W N. O. N. O. - S Dementia several yrs - Delivered to Dr A. Gayden, Superintendent Insane Asylum, Jackson La. the above interdicted person W. C. Dec 20th 1895 [signed] Jas. Garvey, Dy. Sheriff
" " " Edward Surland 14 M/B Homeless N. O. - S Idiocy - - Delivered to Dr A. Gayden, Superintendent Insane Asylum, Jackson La. the above interdicted person W. C. Dec 20th 1895 [signed] Jas. Garvey, Dy. Sheriff
" " " Gus Green 40 M/B Algiers N. O. Laborer M Mania abt 3 yrs Religious Fever Delivered to Dr A. Gayden, Superintendent Insane Asylum, Jackson La. the above interdicted person W. C. Dec 20th 1895 [signed] Jas. Garvey, Dy. Sheriff
" " " Lawson Murray 30 M/B Homeless La. Laborer M Dementia abt 9 mos - Delivered to Dr A. Gayden, Superintendent Insane Asylum, Jackson La. the above interdicted person W. C. Dec 20th 1895 [signed] Jas. Garvey, Dy. Sheriff

Note: This man was adjudged insane by a Jury in Sect. A. of the Criminal District Court on the report of a Commission de Lunatics Organisation, and was not responsible for the crime for which he was charged - i.e. cutting and wounding with intent to kill, he being severally (sic) wounds of _____ Virginia in June 1895 ---- This man is therefore already under District Court of the Parish of Orleans.

Database input: Colleen Fitzpatrick (New Orleans Volunteer Association [N.O.V.A.])
Encoded: Wayne Everard
Date: October 25, 2003