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Transcribed from 2 folders that has pictures, will, family letters, attorney letters, petitions, doctors notes, etc. This records are located in the Supervisors office at the courthouse. Transcribed by Sandi Oviatt June 2006

Most info was given on admission date. Had two wards #1 was the Insane Ward, #2 Pauper Ward

No-13180 Teddy Alva Lane (Insane Ward)
White Male 32 yrs, b. July 23, 1900 Baring Missouri
Married/4 kids the youngest 3 ys old
Abt 160 lbs 5'8" brown eyes, light brown hair
Dark complexion education 5th grade
occupation-farmer
cause of insanity-financial worries,-grievances (justified)
1st attack duration (5 months) Acute Mania
His father J A Lane farmer native of Knox county Missouri
His mother Harriet Phillips native of Knox county Missouri
Wife Bertha Lane native of Leedy Oklahoma
diagnosis- Manic Depressive Psychosis- mixed type
patient is distinctly disordered mentally. indications are that of manic depressive insanity
Mental: restless, periods when he is noisy w/considerable congestion f brain hypnotics were necessary to induce sleep, dwells on his troubles with landlord and that he has done wrong by signing some papers, many bizarre delusions
July 23, 1937 has been here since Sept 1932, at first over active to point of violence later depressed
July 23, 1937 transfered to Boone County Home_ escaped form county home Aug 17, 1939, apprehended 1941 and returned to Mt Pleasant
Correspondent - wife- Bertha Lane Rutledge Missouri, (brother_ Harry Lane Kahoka Missouri

William Lewis June 14, 1945
petition signed by S E Bass

Clarence Lint Dec 23, 1937
committed by the courts to a suitable institution

Samuel McDaniels July 12, 1921
white make 78 yrs old fair complexion , blue eyes, gray hair
b. June 30, 1943 in Pennsylvania married with no kids
Disease is increasing in intensity
loss of mentality

J S McFarland April 8, 1925
committed to care of Dean Bricker

Richard McGee Feb 24, 1939 by petition (Pauper Ward)
committed by Mrs Harry Kelsey (niece) Ogden
white male, 210 lbs, 5'2 fair complexion, blue eyes, gray hair
5th grade education
parents form Ohio
alleged caused of insanity-senility
admitted as pauper

Thomas McGlynn Oct 5, 1931
correspondent L J Garvey (brother in law)
physician at time Dr Healy
white male, age 56, 5'8
father form Ireland - farmer
mother from Ireland
religion- catholic
one other brother- Insane
occasional drinker
cause of insanity domestic troubles

Ed McIntosh Oct 25, 1933

Carrie Mathews Dec 26, 1928
Pilot Mound, Iowa
on June 26, 1935 a petition was made to dispose of 5 lots she owned. all 5 lots osold for $66.67

No 14385 Larry Matulas Oct 29, 1935
diagnosis- manic depression psychosis (depressed type)
white male, 46 yrs, b. 1889 (single)
5'9, 140 lbs, left lef off, blue eyes brown hair fair complexion
parents native of Lithuania- farmers
mental illness brought on by worry of inability to work because of loss of leg
acute mania- fearful- excited (has peg leg)
speaks very little English
was paroled March 4, 1936 did alright for 10 days
correspondent (sister) Mrs. Joe Davix Fraiser, Iowa
Aug 11, 1939 transferred from Boone Co Home to Clarinda Sept 13, 1940
on 7-14-21 Dr Gunn tried eclectic Shocks with some favorable results

A M Moard Dec 16, 1924
was delivered to D F Hanson (sheriff)

George Mance Jan 18, 1921 (Pauper Ward)
checked by E M Myers M D
white male, 44 yrs 180 lbs 5'10
brown hair, gray hair
born Croatia 1877
cause of insanity- poor health-(pauper)
resident of madrid (miner)
relative S Stauiskloff (Centerville, Iowa)

P A Norton Dec 28, 1905
1521 Crawford St Boone, Iowa
white male 75 yrs 140 lbs, 5'9
blue eyes, gray hair
A D Shank (physician)
b. July 14, 1840 Ohio
family- 2 children age of youngest 45 yrs
carpenter
cause of insanity- age

No 10620 Joseph Orth June 13, 1925
correspondent Mrs. Joseph Orth
family physician Dr N M Whitehill
white male 55 yrs 196 1/2 lbs 5'0
brown eyes, gray hair
father- Pennsylvania
mother-Pennsylvania
previous hosp treatment-psychopathic hospital in Iowa City Feb 20, 1925-April 30, 1925
Type of insanity: psychosis with cerebral syphilis
began with hallucinations imagines friends are against him hears voices and sees strange faces

John Peterson Nov 6, 1917
correspondent Mrs. J M Olson Storm Lake, Iowa
whee living when committed-Swedish Home
white male 78 yrs 135 lbs, 5'5 blue eyes gray hair
married has three kids, is a farmer
mother and father are Swedish
lack of memory

Abram Patterson June 3, 1916 Worth Twp

Carl Henry Peterson March 1917
was committed to state hospital for insane in Independence, Iowa until June 1910

William Phipps Oct 29, 1941

Olive Picotte Sept 16, 1922
correspondent Mrs. William Fueller (daughter) white female, 80 yrs 115 lbs 5'0"
born July 26, 1842 Pauasareta, WY
had 4 kids youngest at this time 50 yrs old
alleged cause of insanity- senile

William J Richmond Dec 12, 1924
spouse Marie Richmond

John F Robertson Oct 30, 1920 Alcoholic!!
correspondent Mrs. J F Robertson (Cynthia E his wife)
brown eyes, black hair
born May 12,1859 has 5 kids youngest is 20 yrs
father- Indiana
mother-Ohio

William A Schaneman Aug 13, 1943

No 12495 Miss Jennie Showers Jan 9, 1931 (Fraiser, Iowa)
correspondent Emma Hinman
born Nov 10, 1892 Lehigh, Iowa
4'11 155 lbs
father -Pennsylvania
mother-England
family members afflicted- Brother Shell Schocked Knoxville, Iowa
alleged cause of insanity-idiocy

John V Smith Jan 6, 1927

No 11268 Lew Snook July 8, 1927 (Madrid, Iowa)
correspondent Mrs. Alice Snook
71 yrs 138 lbs 5'7 blue eyes gray hair
b. July 3, 1856
religion-United Brethren
drug addict (morphine)
cause of insanity-arteriosclerosis (cerebral softening)
patient was much impaired mentally and physically when admitted due to organic brain disease-vestiges of an old apoplexy present

Adam Stotts April 24, 1928
afflicted with Severe demenisa

B F Thomas Oct 31, 1934 (Pauper Ward)
Paper 73 yrs 165 lbs 5' brown eyes, gray hair
cause of insanity-cerebral arteries

G C Thompson Sept 21, 1926

Panella Thompson April 29, 1926

Emma Voegtlin Dec 27, 1930
correspondent Mrs. Catherine Voegtlin
47 yrs 100 lbs 5' blue eyes brown hair
father - Switzerland
mother-Germany
cause of insanity- menopuase (manic depression)
remarks: melancholia, peculiarities of temper and disposition

Rosa Wolber Aug 30, 1928

Olive Warden Oct 19, 1926
released by L H Doran Jan 26, 1929

Matilda Wilson Feb 21, 1918 Garden Twp (Boxholm, Iowa)
correspondent John Wilson (brother)
55 yrs 140 lbs 5'6 dark complected gray eyes gray hair
mom and dad were from Sweden

Elmer Windette Aug 21, 1927

Mathias Hoffman May 1, 1952
d. Jan 1955
admitted by board of supervisors
transfered form Clarinda
taken back May 1, 1954 for treatment
sister Mrs. Lester Hitsman 1107 7th St Boone, Iowa
brother Ernest Hoffman (Madrid, Iowa)

No 12462 John Englander transfered from Clarinda Dec 5, 1936,
died May 19, 1937
buried Boone co Poor Farm

Anna Forslund transfered from Clarinda Sept 10, 1935
paroled to brother in 1952 Joe Youngstrom from Fort Dodge, Iowa
from Pilot Mound, Iowa
correspondent Esther Ballard sister Stanton, Iowa
white female 50 yrs 140 lbs 5'3
blue eyes gray hair
b. July 10, 1882 Webster City, Iowa
widow with 3 kids youngest 14 yrs
parents from Sweden
cause of insanity Accidental death of husband

No 9254 Daniel Fyock transfered from Clarinda Sept 10, 1935
d. April 15, 1952 buried Ridgeport, Iowa
b. Jan 15, 1878 age 47 yrs
manice depressive
Eliza Fyock wife
correspondent Alvin Fyock brother
white male 153 lbs 5'10
blue eyes and gray hair
father and mother from Pennsylvania

No 11286 Fred Garvey transfered from Clarinda Aug 1, 1927
b. May 31, 1890 New York
d. Feb 26, 1938
correspondent Lawrence Garvey adopted son
white male 37 yrs 136 1/2 lbs 5'5 1/2
blue eyes and brown hair
father and mother from New York

No 15660 Guy Hoover transfered from Clarinda Oct 23, 1939
d. Feb 1944 buried on Ogden
b. May 5, 1876 Ohio 62 yrs
correspondent Myre Hoover wife
white male 62 yrs 108 lbs 5'3 1/2
blue eyes black hair
occupation bookkeeper
mother and father from Ohio
tried to kill himself with carbon monoxide gas Oct 29, 1938

No 11531 John Hoy transfered from Clarinda Nov 26, 1929
d. April 14, 1935

No 18596 George Knowles transfered from Clarinda March 21, 1950
white male
married some college education 1 admitted
June 10, 1947 paroled Jan 31, 1948 returned
Feb 21, 1948, Boone county Home paroled March 1950. b. Sept 10, 1876 Greene County, Iowa
father John Knowles Indiana
mother Harriet Wipple Indiana
guradian Frank Knowles 1409 13 st Boone, Iowa

No 16349 Hattie Leaverton transfered from Clarinda March 32, 1942
d. Feb 24, 1950
buried Van Meter, Iowa
b. Dec 8, 1857 Indiana age 82 yrs
145 lbs 5'2 brown eyes black hair
wido with 5 kids
diagnosis senile psychosis
daughter Mrs. Florence Jopling Des Moines, Iowa
adopted daughter Mrs. Henrietta Adams Helena, Montana

No 3220 Mary M Moore transfered from Clarinda May 26, 1906 age 50
paroled July 1, 1906 to Pat Beady daughter

No 10620 Joseph Orth transfered from Clarinda July 9, 1930
d. June 18, 1935 Des Moines, Iowa

No 12934 Mrs Pedra Paulson Sept 11, 1935
b. March 1883 48 yrs white
d. April 12, 1944 buried at Perry , Iowa
Mary Morfat daughter
132 lbs 5' brown eyes and hair
father Denmark

No 10989 Reuben Peerson transfered from Clarinda Oct 21, 1927

No 4788 Jennie Perham May 12, 1925
d. Dec 18, 1944 buried Mineral Ridge Cemetery
guardian Burton Winn

No 15793 Clause M Peters July 7, 1940 d. May 29, 1942 buried Storm Lake, Iowa

No 9933 William Redmond Aug 11, 1939
d. Dec 11, 1948

No 14650 Anna Reimers Aug 11, 1939
d. Oct 4, 1947 78 yrs buried Ogden, Iowa
b. May 19, 1872 age 64 yrs
white female
5'6 135 lbs hazel eyes and gray hair
married at age 22
father P R Causen Germany
mother Margaret Derks Germany
Parents were married in Germany
Husband Banker native of Ogden, Iowa
daughter Mrs. W E Nelson or Nolan Ogden, Iowa

No 16233 Charles C Seidell Sept 13, 1940
b. July 18, 1878
d. April 6, 1943 buried in Boone Cemetery
white male 62 yrs 156 lbs 5'6 1/4 blue eyes
light brown hair
cause of insanity epilepsy
parents born in Germany
Elizabeth Pittman b. In Pennsylvania
correspondent Ida May Seidell Boone, Iowa

No 19865 Jonathan Samuel Small Oct 16, 1951
In 1951 paroled to brother in Dallas, Texas
male 33 yrs 167 lbs
to be buried in Dallas, Texas
white divorced (was a mechanic)
b. Feb 5, 1919
father C J Small Boone, Iowa
mother Thora Derrell Boone, Iowa
correspondent Mr and Mrs C J Small Woodward, Iowa

No 13621 Lee Smith Aug 11, 1939
d. Aug 25, 1946 74 Yrs buried at Mineral Ridge Cemetery
Divorced with 3 kids
140 lbs 5'7 blue eyes and gray hair white male
correspondent Mrs. Allen Haleen daughter
George Smith brother

No 15998 Margaret Smith Sept 24, 1940
d. Dec 10, 1940 Peterson, Iowa
b. July 17, 1858 Ohio
widow one kid 50 yrs at time of admitting
father John Hurrow
mother MIranda O Kolar
diagnosis senilty
correspondent Mrs Charlotte Chesley daughter
Sundberg Funeral Home

No 6987 Tillie Stone May 21, 1953

No 2005 Selma Sunstrom July 31, 1925
released July 31, 1954

No 7548 Minnie M Temple June 17, 19??
responsible relative Florence Temple daughter Keokuk, Iowa
paroled July 31, 1954 to Bible College

No 4735 Charles Zanderholm Dec 3, 1920
painter
dementia paranoid type
white single
age 66 b. march 21, 1885 Boonesboro, Iowa
returned to Clarinda July 10, 1943
back to Boone March 21, 1950
father Andrew Zanderholm Sweden
correspondent Mrs. J E Huffman sister

No 7544 Jennie Walaby Dec 25, 1915 40 yrs
paroled March 21, 1916 returned March 23, 1916
paroled Aug 2, 1916 returned June 16, 1917

Loran Mitchel taken from Boone to Clarinda Oct 14, 1942

B F Thomas Oct 31, 1934

No 15574 Maybelle Hall Aug 11, 1939 had tuberculosis

Mary E Hall Sept 12, 1945
informant hazel Zwanzilger
white female 87 yrs
140 lbs 5'4 blue eyes, gray hair
b. April 30, 1858 in Howar, Pennsylvania

Mrs. Rody Kester Nov 13, 1934
white female 75 yrs 140 lbs 5'5 gray eyes gray hair
widow with 3 kids youngest being 45 yrs
b. Jan 19, 1858
mother and father both from Pennsylvania

John Keller June 26, 1923
while male 80 yrs 100 lbs 5'4 blue eyes, gray hair
b. April 2, 1843 germany 7 kids youngest being 30 yrs
mother and father both from Germany

Sarah L Johnson April 9, 1929
brother John P Johnson Ogden, Iowa
correspondent G E Johnson guardian
physician Dr J O Galleo Ogden, Iowa
living with brother when committed
white female 63 yrs 125 lbs 5'5 gray eyes and gray hair
b Aug 6, 1855 Sweden
mother and father born in Sweden
type of insanity psychosis mental deficiency

Mary Wilson Hoflund Feb 21, 1918
Dr Johnson Boxholm, Iowa
white female 53 yrs blue eyes white hair
b. April 24, 1854 divorced
father and mother from Sweden

Ellen Hodges may 16, 1930

Levi B Hill June 20, 1929

Anna Heldt Nov 7, 1929

Lulu M Hamilton Aug 21, 1923
white female 42 yrs 160 lbs 5'7 brown eyes and dark hair

Mabel Hall Sept 16, 1938 Aug 11, 1939
white female 46 yrs b. May 9, 1892 Boxholm, Iowa
8th grade education 105 lbs 5'7
blue eyes light brown hair
married with 5 kids youngest being 9 yrs
Clarinda hospital 1935
father John August Schultze of Sweden
mother Mollie Lindell of Sweden
husband Gilbert Hall Boxholm, Iowa
grandparents died of Cancer
maternal uncle Albert Lindell also a patient

Katie Hackney May 10, 1935
White female 48 yrs
b. Dec 24, 1886 Dallas county , Iowa
135 lbs 5'4 brown eye and brown hair poor
widow 1 kid 20 yrs
husband native of Illinois, miner now deceased
father Holland, mother Germany, m. Dallas county, Iowa
correspondent (sister) Dena Mogan 909 w 6th Boone, Iowa

Axel Gustafson Nov 3, 1930

John H Grant May 26, 1933

Mrs. Clause Grabau Oct 31, 1934
6 kids, b. Jan 17, 1856 Germany
blue gray eyes, gray hair widow 78 yrs
135 lbs 5'6
b. Jan 17, 1856 Germany
parents from Germany

Abel Fowler Dec 11, 1928
correspondent Crystal M Fowler (daughter)
Male 74 yrs 127 lbs 5'3 1/2 black eyes, gray hair
b. Aug 15, 1854 New York
widower white 5 kids youngest 42 yrs
father and mother from New York
Hardening of the Arteries

Ross Everetts Dec 8, 1930
widower white male 73 yrs 190 lbs 6'
blue eyes gray hair
b. Apirl 17, 1857 Ohio
2 kids
father and mother from Ohio
cause of insanity Alcoholism senile

No 12462 John Englander Dec 5, 1930
1/2 brother of Margaret Cook
white 64 yrs b. Dec 13, 1866 Clinton, Iowa
German Lutheran church
mother and father Germany
father R R employee
180 lbs 5'4 3/4 blue eyes, gray hair
scar on right forearm
poor teeth pyorrhea of gums
d. May 19, 1937 buried at Boone Co Poor Farm

Henry P Erchson April 11, 1914
From Garden Twp Boone, Iowa

No 11654 Andrew Jackson Cheek Sept 11, 1914
correspondent John Cheek brother Longlane, Missouri
Dr Pond Perry, Iowa
white male 48 yrs 124 lbs 5'7
brown eyes, dark brown hair
b. Jan 16, 1880 Missouri
mother and father form Missouri
cause of insanity worry over loss of money type of insanity paresis

J A Chambers April 27, 1925

Gus Carlson May 20, 1929
d. Jan 18, 1941 buried Ridgeport by county
foreign born came to US about 1880
naturalized about 1881
white male 50 yrs Ogden, Iowa
b. Dec 23, 1878 Sweden
married with 8 kids youngest 2 m
barber is occupation
5th grade education 124 lbs 5'5
blue eyes brown hair
diagnosis paresis
father C B Carlson Sweden, McGregor, Minnesota
mother Sweden
wife Selma Hagberg Ogden, Iowa

Agnes Bullock Aug 29, 1928

No 1503 Josef Blaskovic
arrived in America from Harne France on Vessel Batania to New York
Nov 13, 1905
born Hungry 165 lbs 53 yrs 5'6 white
brown eyes and brown hair leg leg shorter than right
Burn scars on left arm, Jasper county, Iowa miner

Frank Berglund Dec 18, 1929 alcoholic 57 yrs
white married 5 kids youngest 15 he was a miner
b. Jan 6, 1874 Iowa
5'9 1/2 130 lbs blue eyes and gray hair
diagnosis Alcoholic psychosis
father August Berglund of Sweden
mother Wilhelmina Anderson of Sweden
wife native of Ogden, Iowa
correspondent Mrs. Frank Berglund Boone, Iowa

Hallie Bentley Jan 6, 1925

No 845 Mr Ervie Anderson June 16, 1938
diagnosis chronic alcoholism white male 40 yrs
widower one kid 14 yrs
b. Dec 25, 1897 Boone, Iowa High school education
154 lbs 5' 8 1/4 blue eyes and light brown hair
father of Sweden Plumber
mother of Boone Co , Iowa
patient is s WW Vet Corporal 134 Div
discharged from Boone Count Home March 28, 1940

John T Bergstrom April 29, 1931
white male 79 yrs black eyes gray hair
widower with 7 kids was a jeweler athesist
had epilepsy
from Pilot Mound, Iowa area

Rosanna Berl March 28, 1923
correspondent Mrs. Clyde Leland
informant Arch Berl (son)
white woman 86 yrs 100 lbs 5'3
blue eyes gray hair b. march 17, 1837
parents born in Germany

Mrs. Gladys Hindorf April 18, 1931
correspondent E M Hindorf husband
brown eyes brown hair 152 1/2 lbs 35 yrs
b. Dec 11, 1895 Boone, Iowa
father form Illinois
mother form Ohio
type of insanity dementia praecox paranoid
has tumoer (should not be operated!!)

No 18438 Mayme F Fitz June 9, 1949 transfered from Clarinda
diagnosis psychois brain nervous system
husband Donald Fitz 615 Clinton St Boone, Iowa
d. Feb 13, 1951
father George Billimire from Virginia
mother Elizabteh Miller
brother Harry Billimire from Illinois (Oak Park)

NO 1691 Mrs. Emma Phipps Aug 14, 1956
husband Charles

Robert Johnson April 2, 1956,
age 84 yrs
b. Dec 11, 1872
correspondent Chrintina Swanson sister
Boone County to Clarinda died 1 week later

James O'Brien April 2, 1956 adn 63 yrs

Mary H Anderson July 23, 1927, transfered from Clarinda
b. Jan 29, 1874 d. Feb 1, 1942
white 36 yrs 5'6 110 lbs dressmaker
gray blue eyes brown gray hair
grounds of insanity overheat
diagnosis dementia praecox
father Charles Anderson Sweden
correspondent Jennie Anderson Ogden, Iowa

No 13559 George Halleen II correspondent Victor Halleen dad
white 19 yrs 117 lbs 5'4 1/2 brown eyes, dark brown hair
b. Nov 9, 1912, father Sweden mother Scotch
Mother feeble mind
George is filthy in habits moron mental deficiency

Merle B Kroesen Feb 25, 1952 (released)
to custody of son Verle Knowles

Albert Krug Aug 1935
b. Jan 10, 1880 Heart Enlarged psychosis and hallucinations
correspondent M F Krug brother
white 54 yrs 175 lbs 5'10
blue eyes sandy hair
b. Jan 10, 1980 Boone County
divorced laborer
father and mother from Germany
causes of insanity domestic worries
Martin F Krug guardian

Anna Jane Mathers Aug 26, 1950 35 yrs
single B. April 28, 1915 Boone, Iowa
father John Mathers Scotland
mother Mary Chalmers Illinoins
diagnosis schizophrenia 92 lbs

No 10705 Jess Funk July 9, 1930
b. Sept 17, 1893 32 yrs
d. April 23, 1956
Boardsley Funeral Home
correspondent Mrs. F L Funk mother
white male 110 1/2 lbs 5'8 3/4
black eyes and dark hair
father and mother from Iowa

No 5051 Luella Katie Elsberry April 1918
62 yrs
fracture of right hip
2 kids, Donald and Mary

Mrs O W Tornell Dec 20, 1946
Pilot Mound, Iowa
widow with 8 kids white 79 yrs 100 lbs 5'
gray eyes and hair
b. Oct 22, 1867 Illinois
religion Swedish Mission
father and mother from Sweden

Frank S Weaver Jan 4, 1951

No 10649 Bessie Moore July 21, 1925
b. June 18, 18?? Boone, Iowa age 50 yrs
d. Nov 24, 1949
correspondent Samuel Moore brother
white female 100 lbs 5'1
brown eyes and gray hair
father Ireland
mother America

No 14485 Edna Tedrow Dec 5, 1936
b. July 11, 1893 Boone, Iowa 41 yrs
married 1 kid 17 yrs
father Emil Anderson Sweden (laborer)
mother Emma Caroline Anderson Sweden
cause of insanity domestic trouble insanity
correspondent Mrs Olive Blombert sister
Richard Tedrow husband (engineer)

Clarence Luther Fredericks
5'7 125 lbs blue eyes blond hair

Ella Krug April 20, 1915
Paula Krug sister

Diasy Lambros Aug 10, 1943
white female 45 yrs 189 lbs 5'7
b. Jan 30, 1897 Lake View, Iowa
married one kid
Husband Peter Lambros 54 yrs
father James Robinson from Illinois
mother Ammelia Messinger from Lake View, Iowa

Anna Sophia Anderson March 21, 1950
b. Jan 13, 1874 Hepburn, Iowa
father Gust Anderson Sweden
mother Inga Mattson Sweden
correspondence Mrs. Elmer Georgeson Tekamah, Nebraska

No 4935 Rudolph Killian May 5, 1926
brother John Killian Ogden, Iowa
d. Feb 15, 1941
Henry Killian brother Brooklyn, New York
has enlarged heart
b, 1874

Ema Sandquist Nov 16, 1950
widow white age 86 yrs 160 lbs 5'3
blue eyes and gray hair
b. March 4, 1864 Sweden
One kid age 64 yrs
parents from Sweden

Frank Honstrom Jan 29, 1953
correspondent Cliff Beckman nephew
white male 81 yrs 135 lbs 5'5
blue eyes gray hair Moingona, Iowa
b. Aug 18, 1871 Moingona, Iowa
storekeeper
father and mother English descent

S Ellen Edgeton April 7, 1922
Des Moines Twp
white female 44 yrs 175 lbs 5'5
b. Dec 23, 1877 Boone, Iowa
father from Indiana
mother from Michigan

Jacob Sego may 4, 1950
Married with 9 kids from Pilot Mound, Iowa
correspondent Sylvestor Sego son
white male 72 yrs 130 lbs 5'4
brown eyes and gray hair
b. April 18, 1878 Waynesville, Missouri
father and mother born in USA

Clint Knowles May 6, 1948
76 yrs

No 1621 Ella Rockafellar June 7, 1954 transfered
correspondent Lois Crawford friend
father New Trenton, Indiana
mother Amelia Isabelle form Deike
b. July 25, 1876 Abilene, Kansas
white 78 yrs 100 lbs 5' blue eyes gray hair

No 2005 Selma Sundstrom July 31, 1925 admitted
d. July 18, 1936 taken to Henry Wellin

No 10989 Reuben Pearson Oct 21, 1927
d. July 11, 1937
Carlsons Undertaker

Walter D Crawford
white male blue eyes brown and gray hair
b. July 7, 1885
separated 1 kid
5'10 140 lbs 67 yrs
father form Zanesville, Ohio
was a laborer also in Civil War
mother Virginia
cause of insanity CVA
has patient shown a disposition to injure others ???
lascivious acts with boys and girls 8/10 yrs ago, It is on court record
has small hemorrhage into brain dementia

Ida Renshaw Jan 29, 1953
103 Marion St Boone, Iowa
correspondent May Erickson mom
spouse William Renshaw
white female 47 yrs 145 lbs 5'2
brown eyes dark brown hair
b. Aug 2, 1905 Sugar Valley, Moingona
religion Salvation Army
Sam Williams father-alcoholic
mother May Erickson

No 17767 Mary Dunn Feb 20, 1947

No 14504 Margaret Cook Feb 25, 1936
fell down stairs had head injuries
138 lbs 5'1 blue eyes gray hair
51 yrs b. Aug 22, 1884 Boone, Iowa
correspondent Miss Emma Schmidt sister

No 1669 Clara Nygren Aug 19, 1955
619 11st St Boone, Iowa
44 yrs b. March 13, 1910
diagnosis suxually prmesious
d. Jan 11, 1956

No 20028 Charles Lindblom Nov 6, 1951
white divorced deaf
correspondent Mrs. Selma Swanson
half sister 305 10 St Boone, Iowa
69 yrs

H F Childs Dec 27, 1948
correspondent Mrs S L Liedahl daughter
white 81 yrs 150 lbs 5'6
green eyes gray hair
b. Oct 4, 1868 Nevada, Iowa
3 kids youngest 47 yrs

Fred W Clausen Sept 7, 1949
Widower white male 79 yrs 210 lbs 5'8
blue eyes gray hair
b. sept 13, 1870 Newton, Iowa
retired bookkeeper
father German (butcher)
mother German

Ellen Cline May 17, 1950
correspondent George W Cline husband
married with 2 kids youngest 50 yrs
white female 76 yrs 5'
b. June 29, 1872 Boone County
parents born in USA

Ruby Anderson July 7, 1950
b. Oct 28, 1890
taken to Clarinda May 1, 1957

No 15426 Fanny Mack June 21, 1938
Ogden, Iowa 75 yrs
trnsfered to Calrinda Aug 11, 1939
d. Oct 31, 1957 12:55 am

No 21047 Mary Temple July 15, 1944
b. March 21, 1906
responsible party Miss Florence Temple
funeral home Keokuk, Iowa
paroled back to Clarinda Feb 22, 1957

Dora L Browning March 31, 1949
correspondent A H Browning son Rt 4 Boone, Iowa
white female 76 yrs 135 lbs 5'2
brown eyes gray hair
b. Oct 13, 1872 Boone, Iowa
3 kids youngest 39 yrs
cause of insanity worry over hubands death in 1940
talks of killing grandkids

Grace Coffey Dec 22, 1950
correspondent Robert Kelley no relation
married white 68 yrs 131 lbs 5'3
blue eyes gray hair
b. Jan 3, 1882 Boone, Iowa
mom and dad Ireland

No 12709 Sigrid Hanson March 22, 1950
b. April 2, 1891 Des Moines, Iowa
dad S Hanson Sweden
mom Emma C Trulin
correspondent Mrs Leonard Olson sister

John H Murken June 7, 1952
correspondent Andrew Murken son
Widower 13 kids youngest 32
blue eyes gray hair
78 yrs 200 lbs 5/10
b. Sept 13, 1873
retired farmer
Herman Murken father born Germany
mom Germany

Katherine Grotheer Nov 24, 1948
correspondent Louis Buetwoldt not related
white single 71 yrs 130 lbs 5'4
blue eyes gray hair
b. Dec 9, 1876 Germany
parents from Germany
H G Stotts guardian

Ralph Bell Sept 13, 1946
committed because of sexual perversion and
delusion so persecution
N C Bell brother by adoption Ft Collins, Colorado

Jessie Bates April 20, 1939 from Ogden, Iowa
Mrs John B Allen sister
widowed white female 53 yrs 110 lbs 5'2 blue eyes
dark brown hair
b. Sept 13, 1886 Ogden , Iowa
mother from Wisconsin
cause of insanity epsilepsy

Nova Bass Jan 11, 1949
correspondent Mrs Ethel Bass wife
married 63 yrs 180 lbs 6'1
blue eyes gray hair b. 1885
6 kids youngest 20 yrs
parents from Nebraska

Lillie A Mather Jan 11, 1949
relative Mrs Geo Laub half sister
widow white female 87 yrs 140 lbs 5'4
blue eyes gray hair 2 kids
b. Sept 30, 1858 St Joseph, Indiana

Jerome Beach April 28, 1950
b. June 18, 1875 California
parents born in USA
diagnosis psychosis
informant Mrs I D Wirth sister

No 16263 Wanda Bechtel Aug 26, 1950
b. Aug 13, 1919 Boone, Iowa
31 yrs white single
father Clarence Bechtel Michigan
mother Pearl Heitkamp Boone, Iowa
164 lbs has chronic mastoiditis

Mary Brouse Feb 3, 1928
husband John J Brouse

Alexander Horne March 5, 1951
widowed white 76 yrs 149 lbs
b. May 12, 1874 Scotland
parents born in Scotland
correspondent Mrs. Janet Walling

James Hamilton Sept 16, 1947
H M Hamilton son
white male 71 yrs 160 lbs 5'8
b. Aug 12, 1875 Coalville, Iowa
widower 2 kids youngest 34 yrs
father form Scotland
mother USA

Elzabeth Jones Feb. 4, 1948
Garnet Jones adopted son Rock Island, Illinois
white 155 lbs 5'3
Brunette blue eyes brown and gray hair
widowed
mom and dad from Wales
dad was a coal miner

No 14585 Mary Ellen Kellar (Stemmerman)
released to brother Charles O Cline Des Moines, Iowa
43 yrs 150 lbs 5'3 blue eyes light brown hair
b. Aug 13, 1892 New York
divorced
Mrs. Lena Schlicht sister Pilot Mound, Iowa
Henry J Stemmerman husband

Grant Lebo
contact Veda Swanson in case of death

Ernest Loeschen July 13, 1950
Mrs. Van Hoosier daughter
divorced white 68 yrs 148 lbs 5'8
blue eyes brown hair
b. March 8, 1882
4 kids youngest 25 yrs
father born in Germany (minister)
mother born in USA

Carl O M Lundvall April 7, 1931
white 43 yrs 225 lbs 5'10 blue eyes dark hair
b. Aug 27, 1887 d. at age 60
Swedish Luthern Church
parents Sweden
Parents were cousins
father John O Lundvall Sweden
mother Cowling Lundvall
correspondent M J Lundvall brother Boxholm, Iowa

Louise Dora Moore Dec 26, 1947
relatives Clyde A Moore son
Mrs. Dan Starner daughter
widow white 80 yrs 135 lbs 5'8
brown eyes gray hair
b. July 9, 1867 Van Meter, Iowa
4 kids youngest 45 yrs

Mary Peterson June 29, 1948
from Madrid, Iowa
Elmer Peterson son
widow white female 84 yrs 133 lbs 5'
blue eyes gray hair
4 kids youngest 48 yrs
parents Swedish

Standley Osterhoudt Nov 19, 1947
Mrs. D Erickson niece to contact
widower white 83 yrs 160 lbs 5'11
gray eyes gray hair
b. June 15, New York
parents American
cause of insanity artrio scherosis

Winfield S Stewart May 8, 1952
contact Eunice McGray daughter Rippey, Iowa
2 kids youngest 48 yrs
white 86 yrs 180 lbs 5'11
blue eyes gray hair
b. Oct 29, 1865

Mary D Zenor Sept 12, 1944
correspondent T R Zenor son
Los Angeles, California
white 81 yrs 140 lbs 5'6
blue eyes gray hair
b. July 10, 1869 England
widow 5 kids youngest 38 yrs
parents born in England

John Wideen Sept 30, 1947
married white 69 yrs 175 lbs
5'10 blue eyes light hair
b. Dec 18, 1878 Sweden
3 kids youngest 36 yrs
parents from Sweden

Gladys Kokemiller Aug 6, 1934
white 33 yrs 101 lbs 5'5 blue eyes
light brown hair married 3 kids
b. April 30, 1901 Creston, Iowa
permitted to go out with husband on visit
July 1938 which resulted in a pregnancy.
baby b. March 9, 1939
Carl Kokemiller husband
sister Gertie Walters also a patient at Clarinda

Albert Schell June 30, 1949
Arthur Schill contact nephew

No 19457 Glendale Samberg April 28, 1950
white b. Jan 27, 1896 Boone, Iowa
Charles Samberg father born in Redwing, Minnesota
Ada Clark mother born in Scotch Grove Jones County, Iowa
correspondent Lottie Nelson sister 903 Harrison Boone, Iowa

No 13560 William David Sample April 28, 1933
white 53 yrs
b. Jan 5, 1880 Des Moines, Iowa
140 lbs 5'8 1/2 brown eyes brown hair
single
Iron moulder
father from Wisconsin J F Sample
mother from Iowa

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