Sommerville Home Residents
The following information was donated by Jacqueline Welker Felton, whose mother was a staff member of the Sommerville Home in Lewiston during the 1930s.
Please Note: The information contained on this page is presented exactly as it was written in the Sommerville Home records. While errors in spelling, dates or places may have occured during the process of admitting these patients, it is the goal of this project to preserve the records in their original form. Please do not contact me to report an error or contradiction between your records and the information provided here for any individual, or request that I change information on this page to conform to your records.
Thank You Jackqueline for donating this valuable information!
Legend: TOD = Time of Death
|HOFFMAN, Amos||October 19, 1853||Strasburg, Virginia||December 11, 1937
Re-entered January 8, 1938
|N/A||January 5, 1938||N/A||N/A||Unknown in Germany||Committed to State Hospital, Orofino, Idaho, Oct. 19, 1939.|
|LAIRD, Sarah E.||May 21, 1868||New Cassel, Wisconsin||July 3, 1952||916 1/2 10th Ave, Lewiston||N/A||July 7, 1957||Christian||Dau: Mrs. Frances Mills, Kamiah, Idaho; Mrs. J. A. Osborne||In state 51 years, Widow, housewife. TOD: 7:10 AM|
|LAIRD, William B.||April 28, 1862||Bradford, Iowa||June 16, 1950||916 1/2 10th Ave, Lewiston||N/A||June 29, 1950||Protestant||Dau: Mrs. Geo. Mills, Kamiah, Idaho||In state 49 years, Married, carpenter. TOD: 1:00 AM|
|MC EVERS, Mrs. Grace||May 28, 1894||Aurora, Missouri||June 22, 1938||Culdesac, Idaho||N/A||August 6, 1939||Baptist||Husb: R. M. McEvers, Sheep Camp, CA; Sib: Mrs. H. L. Edmiston, Burke, ID; John Collins, Lincoln, CA.|
|PARRISH, William P.||May 10, 1870||Stubenville, Ohio||June 22, 1931||N/A||See note||N/A||N/A||Dau: Mrs. Allice Berry, Nezperce, ID; Mrs. Winnie H.; Myrtle Harris, Southwick, ID||Sent to State Hospital, Orofino, October 9, 1944|
|PRENTICE, R. A.||June 23, 1902||St. Vinsin, Minnesota||January 16, 1939||From Jail||February 15, 1939||N/A||N/A||Mother: Mrs. E. A. McBride, 719 9th St, Clarkston, WA|