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List of Convicts in the Penitentiary, September 1, 1859–August 31,1861 (second page)

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List of convicts in the penitentiary, 1859

Name, Age, Sex, Habits etc., etc., of Convicts received in Texas Penitentiary since 1st day of September
A.D. 1859 up to 31st day of August A.D. 1861. Continued.

No.

Names.

Age.

Sex.

Nativity.

Habits.

Education

Marital
Relations.

Term of
Imprisonment.

Offence

From
What County.

Remarks.

48.

T.L. Wyler

31.

Male.

Switerland. [sic]

Tempt.

Common

Married.

Ten.

Murder.

Walker.

 

49.

A. Isaacs

29.

"

Poland.

"

"

Single.

Twenty.

"

"

 

50.

A.T. Stephenson

34.

"

Texas.

Intempt.

"

Married

Seven.

Theft.

Grimes.

2nd con.

51.

T.G. Oliver

35.

"

Ky.

"

"

Widower

Two.

Swindling.

"

 

52.

C.A. Hawkins

28.

"

Tennesse [sic]

"

Good

Married

"

Forgery

"

Dead.

53.

A. Whaley

22.

"

Georgia.

Tempt.

Common.

Single.

Nine

Theft.

Cherokee.

 

54.

G. Carter

21.

"

Miss.

"

"

"

Eight

"

"

Dead.

55.

H.C. Roberts

36.

"

England.

Intempt.

"

Widower.

Three.

"

Trinity.

 

56.

Wm Gilbert

22.

"

Penna.

"

"

Single

Five.

"

Bexar.

 

57.

Wm Berry

25.

"

Ireland.

Tempt.

"

"

Two.

Apt. to Kill

"

Pardoned

58.

F. Leminez

27.

"

Mexico

"

"

Married.

Seven

"     "     "

"

 

[59.]

[text missing]

[?]

[?]

La.

"

"

Single.

Twelve.

Theft.

Montgomery.

 

60.

T.L. Burswick

[?]

[?]

N. Carolina

"

"

Married

Seven 4 ½.

"

Wharton

Dead.

61.

Jno. Griffin

27.

"

Ireland.

Intempt.

"

Single.

Two.

Apt. to Kill

"

"

62.

F.A. Sawyer

43.

"

Miss.

Tempt.

"

Married.

Two & ½.

Counterfeiting

Comal

 

63.

T. Cockram

33.

"

Tennesse. [sic]

Intempt.

"

"

Fifteen.

Murder.

Freestone.

Dead

64.

T.F. Daniells

30.

"

Alabama

"

"

"

"

"

Leon

 

65.

T. Gonzalez

42.

"

Jamaica

"

"

"

One.

M. Slaughter

Calhoun.

Dischd.

66.

T. Melley

35.

"

Florida.

"

"

Single

Seven.

Theft.

Burleson

 

67.

Frause [?]

25.

"

Mexico.

"

"

"

Two.

Threat to Kill

"

 

68.

Jno. Parks

23.

"

Tennesse. [sic]

Tempt.

"

"

Four.

Theft.

Harriss. [sic]

2, Cases

69.

D. Maxwell

38.

"

N. Carolina

Intempt.

"

"

Five.

"

"

 

70.

T. Stephen-son.

46.

"

Louisiana.

Tempt.

"

Married

Twenty five.

Murder

Refugio.

 

71.

W. Franks.

41.

"

Texas.

"

"

"

Five

Min 2nd D.

"

Pardoned

72.

L. Stephen-son.

43.

Fem

Louisiana.

"

"

"

"

"  "  "

"

"

73.

W.T. Cole.

24.

Male

Tennesse. [sic]

Intempt.

"

"

Two.

Swindling

Milam.

 

74.

T.M. Montgomery

21.

"

Ky.

Tempt.

"

"

Ten

Theft.

Wise

 

75.

M. Carnes.

24.

"

Ireland.

Intempt.

"

Single

Three

M. Slaughter

Galveston

 

76.

W. McDonald

23.

"

"

"

"

"

"

"

"

 

77.

W. Barnes.

42.

"

Tennessee

"

"

Married

"

"   "

Smith.

Pardoned.

78.

T. Oliver

25.

"

N. Carolina

"

"

Single

Five

Theft.

"

 

79.

N. Roswell

19.

"

Alabama

"

"

"

Seven

Min 2nd D

Lamar.

 

80.

T. Brashear

25.

"

Miss.

"

"

"

Four

Theft.

R. River

 

81.

L. Holder

18.

"

Tennesse [sic]

Tempt.

"

"

Two

"

Ellis.

 

82.

P. Heuse

24.

"

Germany

"

"

"

Five

"

Travis.

 

83.

A. Hefner

24.

"

Georgia

Intempt.

"

Married

Two.

Apt. to Kill.

Denton

 

84.

W. Rouark

38.

"

Alabama.

"

"

"

Four.

Arson.

"

 

85.

T. Snooks.

19.

"

Penna.

Tempt.

"

Single

Five

Theft.

"

 

86.

P.F. Jones

74.

"

Virginia.

"

"

Married.

Twelve.

"

Montague

 

87.

Oto Hiaski.

45.

"

Prussia.

"

"

Widower.

Five.

"

Lavaca.

 

88.

A. Decker.

35.

"

Saxony.

"

"

Single

Four.

Apt. to Kill.

Liberty.

 

89.

T. Cummings.

26.

"

Ireland.

Intempt.

"

"

Two.

Theft.

"

 

90.

T.M. Wheeler

29.

"

Ky.

Tempt.

"

Married

Fifteen.

"

Falls.

 

91.

Wm Fisher

22.

"

Louisiana

"

"

"

Three ½

"

Shelby.

 

92.

W. Davis

23.

"

"

"

"

"

Two.

Poisoning.

Cherokee.

 

93.

M. Riojas.

19.

"

Mexico

"

"

"

Five.

Theft.

Bexar.

 

94.

T. Voland.

23.

"

Ireland.

Intempt.

"

Single.

Two.

"

"

 

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List of Convicts in the Penitentiary, September 1, 1859–August 31,1861 (second page). Correspondence Concerning the Penitentiary, Records Relating to the Penitentiary, Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

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