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1860  DAVIDSON COUNTY LUNATIC ASYLUM
1860  more to come


This hospital was the only one of its kind in Tennessee for many years and took patients from all counties.

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From: Fourth Biennial Reports Trustees Tennessee Hospital For The Insane

ALLEN, Edward, age 47, male; medical student; born in Tennessee; admitted 1844; condition caused by hard study

ALLEN, William S., age 45, male; tailor; born in Virginia; admitted 1859, condition caused by religious excitement

ALLEN, Martha W., age 63, female; born in Tennessee; admitted 1850; condition caused by domestic trouble

ANDERSON, Joshua, age 66, male; laborer; born in Virginia; admitted 1858; condition caused by family loss

BARNET, M.C., age 48, male; farmer; born in Tennessee; admitted 1858; condition caused by onanism

BATES, John, age 32, male; laborer; born in Tennessee; admitted 1858; condition hereditary

BATES, Mary, age 30, female; born in Tennessee; admitted 1858; condition hereditary

BLASE, G.W., age 22, male; student; born in Tennessee; admitted 1859; condition hereditary

BOONE, M., age 33, male; laborer; born in Tennessee; admitted 1856; condition cause unknown

BOYD, Frances A., age 28, female; born in Tennessee; admitted 1855; condition caused by ill health

BOYD, William H., age 49, male; farmer; born Virginia; admitted 1843; condition hereditary

BRADFORD, D.A., age 44, male; farmer; born in Georgia; admitted 1857; condition caused by pecuniary loss

BRADY, A., age 40, female; lawyer's daughter; born in Tennessee; admitted 1847; condition caused by love affair

BRATTON, William, age 37, male; farmer; born in Tennessee; admitted 1852; condition cased by intemperance

BRIGGS, S.J., age 35, female; seamstress; born in Tennessee; admitted 1858; condition caused by love affair

BROWN, David, age 53, male; laborer; born in Tennessee; admitted 1857; condition hereditary

BROWN, M.E., age 31, male; overseer; born in Virginia; admitted 1855; condition caused by unknown

BURGESS, Nancy, age 34, female; born in Alabama; admitted 1859; condition hereditary

BOWEN, James, age 36, male; jointer; born in Tennessee; admitted 1860; condition caused by unknown

BUTLER, Elijah, age 53, male; farmer; born in South Carolina; admitted 1852; condition cause unknown

BUTLER, John M., age 33, male; farmer; born in Tennessee; admitted 1859; condition hereditary

CARLMAN, J., age 30, male; born in Alabama; admitted 1860; condition hereditary

CARMER, James, age 30, male; laborer; born in Tennessee; admitted 1858; condition hereditary

CARSEY, F.M., age 29, male; laborer; born in Tennessee; admitted 1859; condition hereditary

CARUTHERS, Samuel, age 67, male; farmer; born in Tennessee; admitted 1860; condition caused by intemperance

CATO, M.E., age 20, female; born in Alabama; admitted 1859; condition caused by injury in a fall.

CHANDLER, John, age 26, male; farmer; born in Tennessee; admitted 1856; condition caused by religion

CHANEY, C.R., age 40, male; clerk; born in Tennessee; admitted 1847; condition cause unknown

CINGLE, Albert, age 26, male; laborer; born in Tennessee; admitted 1858; condition hereditary

COGHILL, William,a age 59, male; carpenter; born in Virginia; admitted 1856; condition cause unknown

COLE, J., age 50, female; born in South Carolina; admitted 1858; condition caused by family afflictions

COLLIER, W.C., age 32, male; editor; born in Tennessee; admitted 1856; condition caused by religious excitement

COLLINS, E., age 34, female; born in Tennessee; admitted 1854; condition caused by ill health

CONNOR, J.L., age 24, male; student; born in Tennessee; admitted 1858; condition caused by ill health

COOKE, E., age 42, female; born in Tennessee; admitted 1857; condition hereditary

COOKE, James, age 28, male; farmer; born in Mississippi; admitted 1856; condition caused by personal difficulty

CRAIGHEAD, Thomas B., age 42, male; M.E.C. preacher; born in Tennessee; admitted 1854; condition hereditary

CREEDY, M.E., age 40, female; born in Tennessee; admitted 1853; condition hereditary

CROKE, Samuel, age 43, male; cabinet maker; born in New Hampshire; admitted 1849; condition cause unknown

CURREN, Permilia, age 52, female; born in North Carolina; admitted 1848; condition hereditary

DANIEL, George A., age 25, male; farmer; born in Tennessee; admitted 1859; condition hereditary

DAVIS, James H., age 37, male; farmer; born in Tennessee; admitted 1855; condition caused by onanism

DAVIS, John N., age 42, male; saddler; born in Tennessee; admitted 1853; condition cause unknown

DAVIS, R., age 32, male; laborer; born in Tennessee; admitted 1845; condition deaf, dumb, insane

DAVIS, Samuel G., age 25, male; trader; born in Tennessee; admitted 1853; condition caused by onanism

DAVIS, Samuel L., age 47, male; farmer; born in Tennessee; admitted 1859; condition caused by intemperance

DAVIS, Sarah, age 49, female; born in Kentucky; admitted 1860; condition hereditary

DEDRICK, David, age 26, male; law student; born in Tennessee; admitted 1860; condition caused by ill health

DENSON, Jane, age 22, female; born in Tennessee; admitted 1858; condition caused by family affliction

DILLAHAY, James B., age 29, male; overseer; born in Tennessee; admitted 1858; condition caused by love affair

DOLBURY, John, age 29,male; laborer; born in Sweden; admitted 1856; condition cause unknown

DOOLEY, L., age 49, male; farmer; born in Tennessee; admitted 1858; condition caused by epilepsy

DUGGERS, Charles H., age 37, male; tailor; born in South Carolina; admitted 1859; condition hereditary

DUNN, Patrick, age 45, male; stonemason; born in Tennessee; admitted 1858; condition caused by head injury

EARL, James H., age 23, male; lawyer; born in Alabama; admitted 1859; condition hereditary

EATON, M., age 39, male; clerk; born in Georgia; admitted 1852; condition caused by ill health

EDWARDS, L., age 43, female; born in Tennessee; admitted 1857; condition hereditary

EVERHEART, Harry, age 54, male; weaver; born in Germany; admitted 1856; condition cause unknown

FIKE, Addison, age 52, male; merchant; born in Tennessee; admitted 1859; condition caused by property loss

FISER, Peter, age 26, male; tailor; born in Germany; admitted 1859; condition caused by fright

FLY, John F., age 24, male; student; born in Tennessee; admitted 1859; condition caused by onanism

FOSTER, Josiah, age 51, male; farmer; born in Mississippi; admitted 1860; condition cause ______ (unreadable)

FOSTER, William P., age 44, male; farmer; born in Tennessee; admitted 1855; condition caused by onanism

FRANKLIN, Anna, age 31, female; born in England; admitted 1858; condition hereditary

FRASIER, Thomas L., age 36, male; physician; born in Tennessee; admitted 1853; condition cause by injury in fall

FREEMAN, William, age 52, male; stonemason; born in Tennessee; admitted 1854; condition caused by intemperance

GACALL, Boswell, age 54, male; laborer; born in Virginia; admitted 1853; condition caused by family trouble

GILL, James M., age 30, male; merchant; born in North Carolina; admitted 1842; condition caused by ill health

GILMON, N.M., age 46, male; farmer; born in Georgia; admitted1856; condition hereditary

GORMAN, George W. age 24, male; farmer; born in Tennessee; admitted 1858; condition hereditary

GRAHAM, E.M., age 42, female; seamstress; born in Pennsylvania; admitted 1853; condition hereditary

GRIFFITH, Nancy, age 63, female; born in Tennessee; admitted 1860; condition cause unknown

HALEY, Robert F., age 34, male; carpenter; born in Tennessee; admitted 1858; condition caused by intemperance

HAMILTON, David, age 26, male; laborer; born in Tennessee; admitted 1860; condition caused by intemperance

HANCOCK, N.H., age 22, male; laborer; born in Tennessee; admitted 1858; condition hereditary

HARDISTER, Mary, age 45, female; farm wife; born in Virginia; admitted 1857; condition hereditary

HARROD, Mildred, age 22, female; born in Tennessee; admitted 1860; condition caused by ill health

HESTER, Rebecca, age 52, female; born Virginia; admitted 1858; condition caused by religious excitement

HOBSON, Elizabeth, age 45, female; farm wife; born in Tennessee; admitted 1858; condition caused by family affliction

HODGE, Jesse A., age 26, male; law student; born in Tennessee; admitted 1852; condition caused by hard study

HORTON, L., age 38, female; born in Alabama; admitted 1857; condition hereditary

HUDSON, Rebecca, age 38, female; merchant's wife; born in Tennessee; admitted 1860; condition caused by ill health

HURT, Neal S., age 24, male; laborer; born in Tennessee; admitted 1858; condition caused by onanism

HUTCHINSON, W.W., age 35, male; farmer; born in Tennessee; admitted 1850; condition caused by ill health

JACKSON, R.B., age 45, male; lawyer; born in Virginia; admitted 1855; condition caused by family affliction

JETTON, Justina, age 41, female; farm wife; born in Tennessee; admitted 1857; condition hereditary

JORDEN, James B., age 34, male; farmer; born in Alabama; admitted 1853; condition caused by intemperance

KERNEY, Samuel, age 42, male; laborer; born in Tennessee; admitted 1858; condition caused by head injury

KEY, Abner, age 30, male; farmer; born in Tennessee; admitted 1860; condition caused by ill health

KING, George F., age 19, male; student; born in Alabama; admitted 1858; condition cause unknown

KINNEY, M.I., age 25, male; pilot; born in Tennessee; admitted 1856; condition caused by onanism

KITE, John, age 31, male; laborer; born in Tennessee; admitted 1857; condition cause unknown

KNOTT, James, age 20, male; laborer; born in Tennessee; admitted 1858; condition caused by love affair

KORA, Margaret, age 55, female; seamstress; born in Tennessee; admitted 1860; condition cause unknown

LANG, Estha, age 35, female; seamstress; born in Tennessee; admitted 1853; condition hereditary

LANGFORD, J.L., age 40, male; merchant; born in Tennessee; admitted 1859; condition caused by intemperance

LEE, L., age 46, male; laborer; born in Tennessee; admitted 1844; condition caused by love affair

LILLARD, James H., age 30, male; farmer; born in Tennessee; admitted 1859; condition caused by intemperance

LIVELY, John G., age 41, male; carpenter; born in Tennessee; admitted 1859; condition caused by pecuniary trouble

MADDING, N.M., age 51, female; farm wife; born in Tennessee; admitted 1859; condition caused by pecuniary trouble

MANNING, Jack E., age 21, female; seamstress; born in Tennessee; admitted 1858; condition caused by family trouble

MARSHALL, Francis, age 29, male; physician; born in Virginia; admitted 1859; condition caused by family trouble

McKINNEY, Edward, age 25, male; laborer; born in Tennessee; admitted 1858; condition hereditary

McKINNEY, Jesse, age 29, male; Railroad overseer; born in Tennessee; admitted 1860; condition hereditary

MELVIN, Susana, age 39, female; farm wife; born in Tennessee; admitted 1859; condition caused by domestic trouble

MILLER, M., age 54, male; carpenter; born in Switzerland; admitted 1856; condition caused by pueralapa

MONTAGUE, M., age 27, female; teacher; born in Alabama; admitted 1859; condition hereditary

MOON, Mary A., age 42, female; farm wife; born in Kentucky; admitted 1854; condition hereditary

MOON, Virginia E., age 38, female; farm wife; born in Virginia; admitted 1857; condition caused by family trouble

MULMER, W., age 33, male; merchant; born in Ireland; admitted 1860; condition caused by intemperance

MURPHEY, D.G., age 21, male; teacher; born in Tennessee; admitted 1858; condition hereditary

MURPHEY, Thomas, age 30, male; saddler; born in Alabama; admitted 1857; condition caused by intemperance

MURRER, E.C., age 24, male; student; born in Alabama; admitted 1858; condition hereditary

NASH, Elizabeth, age 37, female; merchant's wife; born in Tennessee; admitted 1859; condition hereditary

NILSON, John H., age 41, male; physician; born in Georgia; admitted 1842; condition caused by religious excitement

NUCKOLS, T., age 67, male; farmer; born in Tennessee; admitted 1860; condition caused by ill health

NUNN, Sarah E., age 27, female; teacher; born in Alabama; admitted 1859; condition caused by love affair

OUTTLAIR, Thomas, age 44, male; carpenter; born in Tennessee; admitted 1845; condition caused by religion

PAIN, Carolin, age 62, female; merchant's wife; born in Tennessee; admitted 1848; condition hereditary

PATTERSON, M.J., age 18, female; seamstress; born in Alabama; admitted 1860; condition ill health

PERCY, Thomas, age 40, male; saddler; born in England; admitted 1854; condition caused by ill health

PICKETT, Ann F., age 54, female; physician's wife; born in Tennessee; admitted 1855; condition caused by spiritualism

PICKETT, Thomas J., age 24, male; laborer; born in Tennessee; admitted 1856; condition cause unknown

REED, W.H., age 28, male; music teacher; born in Pennsylvania; admitted 1859; condition hereditary

RICHARDSON, John, age 42, male; laborer; born in Tennessee; admitted 1852; condition caused by jealousy

RICHARDSON, William, age 45, male; jointer; born in Tennessee; admitted 1859; condition caused by onanism

ROBINSON, Charles E., age 30, male; carpenter; born in Virginia; admitted 1857; condition caused by ill health

ROBINSON, W.D., age 27, male; farmer; born in Tennessee; admitted 1858; condition hereditary

ROGERS, Louis, age 31, male; tailor; born in Germany; admitted 1856; condition cause unknown

ROSBOROUGH, A.A., age 40, female; farmer's daughter; born in Tennessee; admitted 1859; condition cause unknown

ROSS, A.M., age 46, male; farmer; born in Tennessee; admitted 1854; condition caused by ill health

ROUNDS, David, age 50, male; farmer; born in Tennessee; admitted 1850; condition cause unknown

RUSHING, Davis, age 36, male; farmer; born in North Carolina; admitted 1858; condition hereditary

RUTHERFORD, E.A., age 67, female; merchant's wife; born in Virginia; admitted 1858; condition caused by religious excitement

RUTHERFORD, W., age 40, male; lawyer; born in North Carolina; admitted 1851; condition caused by hard study

SCALLIN, Margaret, age 38, female; farm wife; born in Tennessee; admitted 1860; condition caused by family trouble

SHARP, Robert, age 60, male; farmer; born in Virginia; admitted 1852; condition caused by loss of property

SHAW, Thomas M., 31, male; grocer; born in Tennessee; admitted 1857; condition caused by intemperance

SHERILL, A.S., age 28, female; physician's wife; born in Arkansas; admitted 1858; condition hereditary

SHERRILL, James, age 16, male; student; born in Tennessee; admitted 1859; condition hereditary

SHOAT, Anna, age 55, female; seamstress; born in Tennessee; admitted 1858; condition caused by family loss

SHUMAN, George S., age 42, male; Railroad contractor; born in Pennsylvania; admitted 1859; condition hereditary

SHY, James W., age 39, male; farmer; born in Tennessee; admitted 1857; condition hereditary

SIMONS, Virginia, age 36, female; farm wife; born in Alabama; admitted 1857; condition hereditary

SMEDLY, Louise, age 42, female; merchant's wife; born in Tennessee; admitted 1853; condition caused by family trouble

SMITH, Nancy, age 41, female; lawyer's wife; born in Tennessee; admitted 1857; condition caused by jealousy

STEPHENS, Martha E., age 32, female; lawyer's wife; born in Tennessee; admitted 1856; condition hereditary

STEPHENS, William L., age 21, male; laborer; born Tennessee; admitted1859; condition caused by ill health

STONE, C.A., age 40, female; teacher's wife; born in Ohio; admitted 1858; condition caused by family trouble

SUITE, Richard, age 60, male; carriage maker; born North Carolina; admitted 1859; condition caused by love affair

THACKER, Isaac, age 27, male; laborer; born in Tennessee; admitted 1858; condition caused by ill health

THOMAS, C.M., age 41, female; farm wife; born in Tennessee; admitted 1859; condition caused by pueralapa

THOMAS, Samuel G., age 34, male; merchant; born in Tennessee; admitted 1860; condition caused by pecuniary trouble

THOMPSON, B.C., age 34, male; laborer; born in Tennessee; admitted 1859; condition cause unknown

THOMPSON, William, age 32, male; laborer; born in Tennessee; admitted 1857; condition caused by epilepsy

THOMPSON, William N., age 50, male; born in North Carolina; admitted 1860; condition caused by ill health

TREWETT, J.P., age 38, male; lawyer; born in Tennessee; admitted 1860; condition caused by intemperance

TUDD, M., age 31, female; born in Tennessee; admitted 1859; condition cause unknown

UNDERWOOD, J.E., age 44, female; plasterer's wife; born in Tennessee; admitted 1855; condition caused by pueralapa

VAUGHNBLOOD, M.H., age 21, female; teacher's wife; born in Alabama; admitted 1859; condition caused by ill health

WALD, C.H., age 21, female; teacher; born in Indiana; admitted 1858; condition hereditary

WASHINGTON, N.A., age 44, male; lawyer; born in Virginia; admitted 1857; condition caused by intemperance

WATT, James H., age 24, male; laborer; born in Tennessee; admitted 1860; condition caused by onanism

WEST, Robert J., age 60, male; farmer; born in Tennessee; admitted 1860l condition hereditary

WHITE, James K., age 63, male; teacher; born in Virginia; admitted 1858; condition caused by religion

WHITE, Jane, age 43, female; seamstress; born in Virginia; admitted 1860; condition caused by ill health

WHITE, Margarett, age 23, female; lawyer's daughter; born in Kentucky; admitted 1860; condition hereditary

WILKINS, John, age 41, male; farmer; born in England; admitted 1846; condition caused by head injury

WILLIAMS, Ben, age 49, male; farmer; born Tennessee; admitted 1847; condition cause unknown

WILSON, Sarah, age 65, female; lawyer's wife; born in _____; admitted 1858; condition cause unknown

WOOD, Samuel,age 33, male; laborer; born in Tennessee; admitted 1857; condition hereditary

YANCEY, William, age 40, male; laborer; born in Tennessee; admitted 1860; condition hereditary





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