Thursday, September 2, 2010

Ira Sargent's Last Few Years in the Peoria Asylum

As regular Casefile Clues readers know, I likely will never know where Ira Sargent's remains are located today. He died in the Peoria State Hospital in 1916.  Issue 2 from volume 2 mentioned discussed the county court records of Ira's committal and we are working on locating addition records for upcoming issues. There are a few sites that provide more information on the hospital:

I'm not much on the ghost things myself, so I've avoided those links. Ira's not buried on the grounds, but I'm considering making a trip to the cemetery as I do have an uncle whose supposedly buried there.

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