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Re: Prison & Asylum look-ups .... update

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  • Sharon
    ... State ... time, ... glorified. ... Alcatraz Prison (set in San Francisco Bay) was a Federal Prison for the worst of the prison inmates. If Earl was sent
    Message 1 of 6 , Nov 23, 2008
      --- In genealogyresearchclub@yahoogroups.com, "mechelle.wallace"
      <mechelle.wallace@...> wrote:
      >
      > Hi...
      > I have a prison look up, if you have information for California.
      > My Grandmother's cousin, Earl Cunningham, was sent to Alcatraz
      State
      > Prison for about 5 yrs. The family never talked about the crime he
      > committed. I'm curious if you can find it.
      > Earl was born around 1910 in Garrison, Missouri, they came to CA.
      > around 1936, I think he was sent to prison around 1950. At the
      time,
      > he lived in either Watsonville, or San Luis Obispo CA.
      > As the family story goes there was a women involved, and he
      > supposedly went to Prison for her. But that could have been
      glorified.
      >
      > Just curious,
      > Mechelle
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >Mechelle,

      Alcatraz Prison (set in San Francisco Bay) was a Federal Prison for
      the worst of the prison inmates. If Earl was sent there, he must have
      been convicted of a FEDERAL offense. You might check newspapers for
      reports of his trial.
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