New York Pardons
1877
Thornton - Wormouth

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Name

Date

Sentenced

County

Crime

Term

Prison

Comment

Thornton, Daniel S

7/26/1879

5/31/1878

Onondaga

burglary, 3rd degree

3 yrs

Onondaga County Penitentiary

.

Tierney, Bridget

10/13/1977

12/28/1874

NY

arson

4 yrs

Sing Sing

.

Tighe, James

11/6/1878

6/1878

Westchester

assault & battery

6 mos

Albany County Penitentiary

.

Town, Schuyler

3/13/1879

12/7/1877

St Lawrence

arson, 3rd degree

4 yrs & 3 mos

Clinton

.

Tracey, James

10/6/1877

1/27/1877

NY

petit larceny

10 mos

NY County Penitentiary

.

Truax, Richard M

10/1/1877

12/22/1876

Kings

embezzlement

1 yr & 3 mos

Kings County Penitentiary

.

Tully, Owen

2/17/1877

1/29/1876

Kings

mayhem

7 yrs

Kings County Penitentiary

.

Vanderker, Wellington & Byron Vanderwerker

9/25/1879

5/16/1877

Otsego

burglary, 3rd degree

5 yrs

Auburn

.

Vanderpoel, William J

11/4/1878

12/18/1877

Oneida

larceny

Western House of Refuge

.

Vanderwerker, Byron & Wellington Vanderwerker

9/25/1879

5/16/1877

Otsego

burglary, 3rd degree

5 yrs

Auburn

.

Veltman, William F

1/8/1878

6/18/1877

NY

forgery, 3rd degree

2 yrs-2 sentences

NY County Penitentiary

.

Vickerman, Charles & Charles Nase

11/21/879

5/19/1879

Herkimer

burglary & grand larceny

3 yrs

Onondaga County Penitentiary

.

Walker, Douglas

11/10/1877

2/12/1877

Kings

assault & battery

60 days [see comments]

Kings County Penitentiary

having served five days of the term he was released from prison upon a writ of certiorari, and remained at liberty up to the 20th of October, when the county judge remanded him back to serve the remainder of his sentence

Walworth, Frank H

8/1/1877

7/5/1873

NY

murder, 2nd degree

Life

Sing Transferred to Asylum for Insane Criminals at Auburn

.

Ward, Charles Ealias William H Hall

10/20/1879

4/12/1877

NY

forgery, 3rd degree

5 yrs

Sing Sing

.

Ward, Thomas

1/27/1879

10/5/1877

NY

rape

10 yrs

NY County Penitentiary

.

Watley, Frank

11/19/1879

12/3/1877

Onondaga

grand larceny

3 yrs

Onondaga County Penitentiary

.

Watson, Isaac

1/9/1878

1/3/1878

Greene

disorderly person

4 mos

Albany County Penitentiary

.

Way, Alfred C

1/31/1878

6/19/1876

Kings

grand larceny

2 yrs & 6 mos

Kings County Penitentiary

.

Werner, Henry

11/18/1878

2/8/1877

Dutchess

keeping a disorderly house

1 yr & fined $250 (to stand committed until paid)

Albany County Penitentiary

.

Werner, Valentine

7/3/1877

2/7/1877

Dutchess

keeping a disorderly house

1 yr & fined $250

Albany County Penitentiary

.

West, Edward W

11/21/1877

7/15/1875

NY

grand larceny

4 yrs

Sing Sing

.

Weyman, George

2/9/1877

2/17/1875

NY

grand larceny

5 yrs

Sing Sing Transferred to Auburn

.

Whittam, Benjamin

6/19/1878

6/16/1877

Wyoming

perjury

2 yrs

Auburn

.

Widrick, Eugene

3/1/1878

2/27/1878

Herkimer

arson, 1st degree

Life

Auburn

.

Williams, Edwin

11/17/1879

1/6/1876

Kings

grand larceny

5 yrs

Kings County Penitentiary

The prisoner is serving out his time lost by an attempt to escape

Williams, Frank

8/5/1878

6/24/1875

NY

robbery

15 yrs

Sing Sing

.

Williams, Philip

4/16/1879

3/13/1879

Montgomery

malicious trespass

90 days

Albany County Penitentiary

.

Wilson, James

10/9/1879

7/31/1879

Albany

assault & battery

6 mos

Albany County Penitentiary

.

Wilson, Lemuel & Charles Johnson

1/18/1879

9/10/1878

Queens

grand larceny

1 yr

Kings County Penitentiary

.

Wilson, William

1/29/1877

8/14/1872

NY

Robbery in the 1st Degree

20 yrs

Sing Sing

.

Wolcott, Charles H/

5/18/1877

6/18/1874

Chautauqua

forgery,3rd degree

5 yrs

Auburn

.

Wolfstein, Micael

1/4/1878

5/2/1875

NY

grand larceny

5 yrs

Sing Sing

.

Wood, Charles

2/24/1877

11/22/1876

NY

cruelty to animals

1 yr

NY County Penitentiary

.

Wood, Elijah L

1/27/1877

4/6/1876

Monroe

abortion

4 yrs

Auburn

.

Worden, Jr, William & Freeman D/ Hill

9/12/1878

12/1877

Chemung

robbery

5 yrs

Auburn

.

Workman, A S

3/24/1879

3/1/1877

Oneida

receiving stolen goods

3 yrs

Auburn

.

Wormouth, John

12/22/1877

10/18/1875

Herkimer

petit larceny, 2nd offense

3 yrs

Auburn

.

 

Public Papers of Lucius Robinson Governor of the State of New York 1877,"  The Argus Company, Printers 1877, Albany, NY, pages 177 to 229

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