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Skeletons in Michigan's Closets

Source: Annual Report of Inspectors and Officers of the Michigan State Prison for the Year Closing September 30 1885

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ID84
SurnameCARGIN
GivenFreman
Middle 
YearIn1877
Age24
CountySaginaw
Remarksnone
Crime 
SentenceSolitary-Life
Source1

Life These are the names age years of receipt county from which sent and crime of all convicts sentenced for life-not solitary since October 1 1875 and also of all convicts who were serving such a sentence at that date.
Solitary-Life These are the names age years of commitment and county from which sent of all persons convicted of -murder in the first degree- since March 1 1847 or who have been sentenced to "solitary confinement at hard labor in the State Prison for life" or some portion of whose sentence is "solitary confinement".

Source: Annual Report of Inspectors and Officers of the MI State Prison for the Year Closing September 30 1885

Data contributed by: Patricia Wazny-Hamp  Copyright © 2014