Georgia State Asylum, 1850

21 August 1850
Asylum or Institution for Idiotic, Epilepstic and Insane Persons

Thomas F. Green 45Supt of Physician SC 
Joseph J. Owens 29Asst of Physician GA 
William Farrall 27Steward GA 
Willis Vaughn 33asst. Steward SC 
Frances M. Jones 44Matron GA 
Mary Vaughn 41asst. Matron GA 
J. G. Fowler 28attendant SC 
John M. Fowler 23attendant SC 
Clayton Fowler 30attendant SC 
Henry G. Fowler 17attendant SC 
William Jackson 23attendant SC 
Elvira Hubbard 20attendant GA 
Jane Johnson 21attendant GA 
Mary Johnson 17attendant GA 
Amanda Vaughn 31attendant GA 
Louisa Ansley 30attendant unkinsane
John Smith 56sailor Ireinsane
Julia A. Mayer 29  GAepileptic
Stephen H. Barton 46farmer GAinsane
Samuel Henderson 53farmer SCinsane
Thomas G. Harrison 30farmer GAinsane
Sophia Young 56  GAinsane
Nancy Williams 53  GAinsane
Zachariah Hendriks 54farmer GAinsane
Mrs. Dawson 40  GAinsane
Martha C. Johnson 46  GAinsane
Nancy Denning 50  GAinsane
Caleb Wilkinson 55farmer GAinsane
Joel H. Dyer 50shoemaker NCinsane
Nancy Shyres 53  SCinsane
Samuel Harries 43blacksmith GAinsane
Eliza Wilcox 50  NCinsane
Louisa Robinson 60  NCinsane
Moses Woodsin 65stone mason VAinsane
Harriet Boutwan 45  GAinsane
John J. Lenoir 25none ALinsane
Jeremiah Darby 42  ALinsane
Rebecca Tatum 35  SCinsane
Mary M. Krae 45  NCinsane
Temperance Bracewell 43  GAinsane
Lewis B. Doane 30merchant CTinsane
William McVeney 40sailor NYinsane
Eliza Featherstone 65  VAinsane
Whatson Ranseam 29farmer GAinsane
Richard M. Williams 41clerk GAinsane
Calvin Majors 29clerk GAinsane
Anne B. Walker 51  GAinsane
William Fletcher 41laborer MAinsane
Nicholas Tuttle 38wagoner Ireinsane
Margaret Harvey 41  NCinsane
William H. Lewis 46merchant GAinsane
Eliza P. Morrison 64  SCinsane
Robert Moss 22none GAinsane
Martha Wallis 54  SCinsane
Mary Waller 44  NCinsane
Harriet Gadis 22  GAidiotic
William Gadis 20none GAidiotic
Bethia Wright 27  GAinsane
Sarah Comstock 24  Ireinsane
Jemima Oliver 29  GAinsane
Mintle Oliver 18  GAinsane
Penelope Sanders 21  GAidiotic
John Bradley 22  NYinsane
Mary Allen 43  SCinsane
William S. Bowen 32none GAinsane
Emily Kirkpatrick 27  GAinsane
Fannie McElkanner 16  GAepileptic
Morgan Dean 29none GAidiotic
Layfayette Dean 21none GAidiotic
Joseph Hall 38none SCinsane
Martin Cortilow 47farmer Ireinsane
Henry W. Hall 34farmer GAinsane
Richard J. Milner 43farmer GAinsane
Louisa Webb 38  GAinsane
Elizabeth Huff 42  GAinsane
John H. Morris 22clerk GAinsane
Martha B. Feat 43  VAinsane
Mary White 36  GAinsane
Sarah Hendriks 39  GAinsane
Thomas B. Madaris 36farmer NCinsane
William A. Wright 19none GAidiotic
Darlin P. Lee 25none GAinsane
Edwin Jones 38none GAinsane
John W. Bird 68lawyer GAinsane
Jefferson Williams 36teacher GAinsane
Thomas B. Robinson 30farmer NCinsane
John Brame 20student ALinsane
Nancy Guest 33  GAinsane
Thomas Ferry 64laborer NJinsane
William Crow 52laborer GAepileptic
John Atcheson 35laborer GAinsane
Eldridge Cash 38farmer GAinsane
William J. Smiley 30farmer GAinsane
Anna B. Pierce 50farmer GAinsane
Levina Clark 46farmer GAinsane
Rebecca Goodson 41  GAinsane
John Bird 42laborer GAinsane
John W. Lee 37farmer GAinsane
James King37farmerGAinsane
Sarah Dyke26ALinsane
Sarah Chete10ALidiotic
John B. Snelson26farmerGArestored
Eliza Neely39SCinsane
Isaac Howden56farmerSCinsane
Martha Mount23GAepileptic
Patrick Hurly40laborerIreinsane
Lydia A. Smith43GAinsane
Emily Brown19GAidiotic
Sarah Spruce44SCinsane
James H. Varnum25laborerGAinsane
William Taylor25laborerGAepileptic
John J. Holmes41farmerGAinsane
Mary Howard52 GAinsane
Delila Porter39 NCinsane
Levina Green38 VArestored
Willis Taylor45laborerGAepileptic
Alice Lambe39 GAinsane
Lucinda Carr10 GAidiotic
Dennis Asheford45CarpenterMDepileptic
James Garrigan15 GAidiotic
Moses Kolm25taylorGerinsane
John W. Davis19laborerGAinsane
Caroline Edmunds45 NCinsane
Samuel W. Edmunds3 mos GA 
Frederck Turberville20laborerGAepileptic
John B. Milnor40laborerGAinsane

For insight into life in a 19th century Insane asylum, see the books:

Life at the Texas State Lunatic Asylum, 1857-1997

and:

Remembrance of Patients Past: Patient Life at the Toronto Hospital for the Insane, 1870-1940

and:

Women of the Asylum: Voices from Behind the Walls, 1840-1945

 

 

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