1870 Census Mortality Schedule


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Schedule 2: Persons who died during the year ending 1st June

Reel T-1134

Roll 55

1.         Number of the Family in second column Schedule 1

2.         Name of person who died during the year ending June 1, 1870

3.         Age last birthday. If under one year give months in factions.

4.         Sex: Ms (m), feMs (f)

5.         Color: W (w), B (b), Mulatto (m) Chinese (ch), Indian (I)

6.         Married (m) or widowed (w)

7.         Place of Birth, naming the State or Territory of the United States, or country if of foreign birth

8.         Father of foreign birth

9.         Mother of foreign birth

10.      Month in which Person died

11.      Profession, occupation or trade

12.      Disease or cause of death

Diseases and Causes of death:

1.         Colic - acute abdominal spasm and pain, which may be caused by kidney stones or gallstones or other conditions

2.         Consumption -tuberculosis

1.         Debility -probably premature baby if referring to infant

2.         Erysipelas -skin disease caused by streptococci bacteria, which can cause blood poisoning in some cases

3.         Hives -skin eruption, nonfatal; may actually be croup

4.         Hydrothorax -“water” in thorax; congestive heart failure

5.         Intermittent Fever -probably malaria

6.         Sarfula -maybe scrofula, which is the former name of tuberculous cervical lymphadenitis.

Statistics:

1.         Number of deaths June 1, 1869-June 1, 1870-192

2.         Infants under 1 year accounted for 70% of the deaths >

3.         34% of deaths caused by meningitis, cerebrospinal fever and brain fever (vast majority in Precinct 1)

4.         15% of deaths caused by pneumonia

5.         15% of deaths caused by consumption, lung inflammation and lung hemorrhage

6.         15% of deaths caused by whooping cough

7.         9% of deaths caused by intermittent and remittent fevers (malaria)

8.         8% of deaths caused by violence, either intentional or accidental

9.         17% of deaths caused by gastrointestinal disorders/diseases

10.      Seven out of eight deaths caused by debility were infants 1 month or less in age (possibly prematurity)


Key:
Gender: F = Female, M = Male
Color: B = Black, W = White


Family #

Name

Age

Gender

Color

Married/

Divorced

State

Of Birth

Father

of Foreign Birth

Mother of Foreign Birth

Month in which died

Profession

Occupation Trade

Disease of cause of death

Precinct

1

#485

Amos, Margaret

11

F

W

TX

March

At home

Cerebro-

spinal meningitis

#422

Atkinson, Ada

5

F

W

TX

April

Cerebro-

spinal meningitis

#612

Baird, Charles

3

M

W

TN

May

Remittent

fever

#450

Boone, Ivanora

1/12

F

W

TX

December

Diseased

heart

#654

Brown, Clay

11

M

W

TX

February

Cerebro-

spinal fever

#130

Burton, Malinda

55

F

W

Widow

TN

February

Chronic bronchitis

#334

Combs, James

40

M

W

Married

KY

September

Hydrothorax

#16

Crouch, Ora

5

F

W

TX

May

Unknown

#317

Crutchfield, Jane

1/12

F

W

TX

April

Croup

#39

Davis,

Julia

30

F

W

Married

AR

March

Keeping house

Consumption

#309

Denny, Josiah

66

M

W

Married

NC

September

Farmer

Hemorrhage

of lungs

#664

Dews, Samuel

48

M

W

KY

November

Saddler

Wounds

#173

Doyle,

David

7/12

M

W

TX

May

Small pox

#324

Doyle, William

1

M

W

TX

May

Burnt to

death

#237

Duncan, Addison

35

M

W

Married

TN

March

Farmer

Typhoid fever

#383

Farwell, Minnie

5/12

F

W

TX

September

Cholera infection

#548

Gaston, William

8

M

W

TX

October

Hydrothorax

#50

Gates, William

1/12

M

W

TX

February

Cerebro-

spinal meningitis

#175

Graves,

John

4/12

M

B

TX

April

Fever

#164

Hall,

Adella

11

F

W

TX

February

At home

Cerebro-

spinal fever

#164

Hall, Henry

7

M

W

TX

February

Cerebro-

spinal meningitis

#220

Horn, Alexander

10

M

W

TX

September

Farm laborer

Brain disease

(brain congestion)

#24

House,

John

73

M

W

Widowed

TN

November

Erysipelas

#44

Howell, Vera

2/12

F

W

TX

March

“Hooping” cough

#471

Jenkins, Margaret

44

F

W

Widow

MO

March

Cerebro-

spinal meningitis

#14

Kennedy, David

1/12

M

W

TX

November

Cerebro-

spinal fever

#457

Leach, Louisa

1

F

W

TX

November

Pneumonia

#485

Lee, Samuel

14

M

W

GA

February

Farm laborer

Cerebro-

spinal meningitis

#115

Long, Thomas

4

M

B

TX

November

Disease of bowels

#671

Mallow , Lily

1

F

W

TX

March

Cerebro-

spinal fever

#51

Mallow, George

3

M

W

TX

February

Cerebro-

spinal meningitis

#51

Mallow, Luetta

7/12

F

W

TX

February

Cerebro-

spinal meningitis

#56

McClay, Charles

48

M

W

Married

TN

May

Farmer

Drowned

#5

McClerg, Adaline

40

F

W

Widowed

TN

March

Keeping house

Pneumonia

#6

McCready, Sarah

8

F

W

Choctaw

Nation

August

Intermittent fever

#46

McCullough,

Henry

43

M

W

MI

March

Carpenter

Accidental firearm

#422

McMillan, Charlotte

84

F

W

TN

January

At home

Unknown

#19

Mullican, Louisa

13

F

W

MO

October

Typhoid fever

#172

Muncy,

Maby

1/12

F

W

TX

January

Erysipelas

#511

Patton, David

10

M

W

AR

September

Disease

of the

Brain

#26

Peters,

Alice

1/12

F

W

TN

October

Debility

#316

Roger, Branco

31

M

W

Married

TN

February

farmer

Typhoid fever

#614

Scalf, Alice

6

M

W

TX

February

Cerebro-

spinal fever

#614

Scalf, Jane

12

F

W

TX

February

At home

Cerebro-

spinal fever

#411

Scalf, Mary

3

F

W

TX

February

Cerebro-

spinal meningitis

#486

Shesby, Haywood

10

Ms

W

AR

March

Farm laborer

Cerebro-

spinal meningitis

#486

Shesby, William

2

M

W

TX

March

Cerebro-

spinal meningitis

#486

Shesby, Willie

30

F

W

Married

AR

March

Keeping house

Cerebro-

spinal meningitis

#270

Smith, Thomas

1/12

M

W

TX

September

Hives

#561

Thompson, Alexander

33

M

W

Married

MO

January

Farmer

Abscess

on lungs

#410

Turner, Arizona

10

F

W

TX

March

Cerebro-

spinal meningitis

#410

Turner, Martha

7

F

W

TX

March

Cerebro-

spinal meningitis

#600

Warden, William

1/12

M

W

TX

August

Debility

#27

Weatherford, Charles

4

M

W

TX

February

Cerebro-

spinal fever

#27

Weatherford, Delila

10

F

W

TX

February

At home

Cerebro-

spinal fever

#402

Whitley, George

14

M

W

TX

August

Farm laborer

Disease of stomach

#552

Whitley, William

5/12

M

W

Cerebro-

spinal fever

#628

Wiggins,

Otta

5/12

F

W

TX

February

“Hooping” cough

#35

Williams,

David

46

M

W

Married

AL

November

Farmer

Fall

#411

Wilmeth,

Sterling

7

M

W

TX

February

Cerebro-

spinal meningitis

#197

Wilmeth, Thomas

2/12

M

W

TX

December

Unknown

Precinct

2

#616

Barnett, Leanna

6/12

F

W

TX

May

Measles

#658

Batten, Eliza

24

F

W

Married

SC

August

Keeping house

Intermittent fever

#96

Belew, John

1/12

M

W

TX

August

Congestion

of Lungs

#482

Boren, Henry

42

M

W

Married

AR

August

Farmer

Homicide

#506

Bradley, Sallie

1

F

W

TN

January

Chronic diarrhea

#166

Daugherty, Nancy

80

F

W

KY

April

Keeping house

Bronchitis, chronic

#136

Davis, Champenza

3/12

F

W

TX

December

Bronchitis, acute

#618

Dawson, Kinzey

40

M

W

Married

TX

January

Carpenter

Consumption

#118

Dedrick, John

40

M

W

Mass.

May

Tinner

Killed by Indians

#397

Dobson, Allen

5/12

M

W

TX

January

Disease of spine

#394

Driggers, William

8/12

M

W

TX

June

Debility

#439

Duke, Ella

2/12

F

W

TX

September

Croup

#176

Earp, Lenai

14

F

W

AR

February

Bronchitis, acute

#164

Estes, Eugene

2

M

W

AR

February

Remittent

fever

#357

Fleming, Mary

22

F

W

Married

TN

August

Keeping house

Puerperal

Fever (Child-

bed fever)

#357

Fleming, William

1/12

M

W

TX

September

Debility

#219

Gresham, Sarah

1

F

W

TN

February

“Hooping” cough

#5

Hamilton, Minnie

1/12

F

W

TX

May

Debility

#81

Harlass, William

1/12

M

W

TX

January

Disease of Heart

#309

Harris, David

2/12

M

W

TX

March

“Hooping” cough

#231

Harris, Fanny

5

F

W

AR

September

Disease

of brain

#432

Havens, Rosetta

2

F

W

TX

May

Hydro-

cephalus

#372

Hendrex, Samuel

9/12

M

W

TX

December

Pneumonia

#471

Herrington, John

28

M

W

Married

LA

August

Farm Laborer

Homicide

#27

Holenback, Jetstha

48

M

W

Married

GA

January

B-smith

Inflammation

of Brain

#311

Howard, George

8/12

M

W

TX

October

Measles

#285

Howell, Georgeanne

2/12

F

W

TX

October

Inflammation

of stomach

#285

Howell, Jane

1/12

F

W

TX

March

Disease of spine

#431

Howell, Jane

22

F

W

IL

August

Inflammation

of bowels

#375

Johnson, Cynthia

24

F

W

Married

AL

January

Keeping house

Consumption

#104

Johnson, John

67

M

W

Married

TN

February

Farm laborer

Inflammation

of Bowels

#34

Jones, John > E.

21

M

W

AR

April

Farm laborer

Disease of Brain

#34

Jones, Thursey

39

F

W

Married

AR

January

Keeping house

Consumption

#322

King, Susan

1/12

F

W

TX

November

“Hooping” cough

#606

Matthews, Ira

3/12

M

W

TX

July

Paralysis

#586

McAdams, Ira

1

M

W

TX

August

Tumor of Abdomen

#600

McMannany, Martha

18

F

W

TX

August

Disease of stomach

#460

Mitchell, Isaac

64

M

W

Widowed

TN

February

Farm Laborer

Pneumonia

#467

Montgomery, Mary

3

F

W

TX

May

“Hooping” cough

#325

Morrow, Solomon

1/12

M

W

TX

January

“Hooping” cough

#120

Naylor, Minnie

4/12

F

W

TX

October

Disease of Spine

#545

Pryor, Jane

22

F

W

TN

September

Paralysis

#5

Riffe, Benjamin

51

M

W

Married

AL

April

B-smith

Pneumonia

#663

Scarborough,

Sarah

6

F

W

AR

May

Inflammation

of Stomach

#664

Scarborough,

Fanny

1/12

F

W

TX

March

Debility

#176

Scott, Albert

17

M

W

AR

May

Farm laborer

Disease of stomach

#246

Stewart, Emily

19

F

W

GA

November

Keeping house

Disease

of uterus

#318

Stewart, May

4/12

F

W

TX

March

“Hooping” cough

#69

Stimson, Sara

36

F

W

Married

VA

February

Keeping house

Inflammation

of Stomach

#354

Tatum, William

1

M

W

TX

January

Inflammation

of bowels

#118

Taylor, Joseph

18

M

W

Italy

May

Farm laborer

Killed by Indians

#39

Taylor, Nancy

29

F

W

Widowed

MO

March

Keeping house

Consumption

#441

Vick, Edward

6

M

W

TX

Mau

Pneumonia

#536

Waggoner, Jane

3

F

W

TN

October

Intermitting fevers

#57

Watson, John

1

M

W

TX

May

Inflammation

of Brain

#218

Wisdom,

Jane

1/12

F

W

TX

May

Inflammation

of stomach

#334

Wisdom, Dorcas

50

F

W

Married

NC

February

Keeping house

Typhoid fever

#218

Wisdom, James

4

M

W

TX

October

Inflammation

of brain

#309

Wood, Abraham

1

M

B

TX

February

Disease

of brain

#371

Young, Izora

2

F

W

TX

December

“Hooping” cough

#371

Young, Willie

8/12

F

W

TX

January

“Hooping” cough

Precinct

3

#54

Boone, Easter

6/12

F

W

TX

February

Inflammation

of lungs

#170

Brown, James

5/12

M

W

TX

July

Convulsions

#72

Clayton, Thorton

9/12

M

W

TX

February

Disease of stomach

#104

Cocke, Elisha

35

M

W

VA

September

Huckster

Disease

of brain

#148

Collum, William

7/12

M

B

TX

March

“Hooping” cough

#165

Creager, Jane

1/12

F

W

TX

April

Debility

#146

Dooley, Dinah

70

F

W

Widowed

NC

May

Keeping house

Inflammation

of stomach

#9

Godbold, Sarah

1/12

F

W

AL

November

Fever

#13

Hays, Price

3/12

M

B

TX

March

Cerebro-

spinal fever

#100

Jenkins, William

1/12

M

W

KY

August

Aphthae

(thrush in mouth)

#83

McDonough, Sarah

1

F

W

TX

October

Disease of stomach

#121

Nightingale, Sarah

90

F

W

Widowed

VA

May

Hydrothorax

#77

Richards, Virginia

4

F

W

TN

October

Inflammation

of brain

#49

Tarpley, James

3

M

W

TN

September

Intermittent fever

#26

Thompson, Casiah

72

F

W

Married

SC

February

Keeping house

Cancer on breast

#37

Walters, George

21

M

W

TX

April

Farm laborer

Homicide

#228

W, Benjamin

76

M

W

Married

GA

September

Farmer

Disease of heart

#228

W, Benjamin

56

M

W

Married

TN

November

Farmer

Disease

of brain

#24

Wright, William

24

M

W

Married

MO

August

Farm laborer

Inflammation

of brain

Precinct

4

#152

Adamson, Levi

59

M

W

Married

TN

February

Farmer

Consumption

#126

Buchanan, Medora

1/12

F

W

TX

October

Disease of spine

#18

Chambers, Marion

1/12

M

W

TX

September

Erysipelas

#21

Cherry (?), Mary

24

F

W

Married

TX

December

Keeping house

Pneumonia

#49

Chipman, Joseph

1/12

M

W

TX

April

Croup

#119

Duncan, Andrew

3/12

M

W

TX

November

Hives

#71

Hamilton, James

1/12

M

W

TX

January

Croup

#20

Hampton, Nova

21

F

W

TX

November

At home

Pneumonia

#135

Hebron (?), Zachariah

20

M

W

MO

November

Farm laborer

Consumption

#105

Mayfield, Hiram

43

M

W

Married

TN

December

Farm laborer

Abscess

#66

Meador, Ambros

11/12

M

W

AR

March

Intermittent fever

#133

Mickles, Jane

3/12

F

W

TX

August

Inflammation

of bowels

#133

Mickles, Sarah

24

F

W

Married

TN

June

Purrhiah?

Childbed

fever

#95

Miller, Elisabeth

1

F

W

TX

June

Diarrhea

#37

Moses, Louisa

33

F

W

Widowed

TN

November

Keeping house

Pneumonia

#16

Reno, Josephene

1/12

F

W

TX

November

Convulsions

#40

Roberts, Earl

2

M

W

TX

March

Inflammation

of bowels

#208

Stambaugh, William

6

M

W

TX

August

Inflammation

of bowels

#25

Thomas, John

45

M

W

Married

LA

March

Farm laborer

Pneumonia

#55

Thompson, Lawrence

73

M

W

Married

NC

January

Farmer

Hydrothorax

#63

Tucker, John

1/12

M

B

TX

January

Pneumonia

Precinct

5

#27

Allen, Robert

26

M

W

TN

March

Farm laborer

Homicide (gunshot)

#297

Bailey, James

1

M

W

TX

September

Intermittent fever

#297

Bailey, Samuel

28

M

W

Married

AR

November

Farmer

Pneumonia

#136

Brock, Lucy

2

F

W

TX

February

Croup

#334

Brown, Martha

8

F

W

TX

January

Pneumonia

#22

Bullock, Laura

2

F

W

GA

August

Diphtheria

#42

Cook, Rebecca

59

F

W

Married

IL

March

Keeping house

Disease of kidneys

#109

Doss, John

4/12

M

W

TX

July

Diarrhea

#2

Drake, Mary

1/12

F

Mula-tto

TX

August

Hives

#307

Galleher, Sarah

9/12

F

W

TN

May

“Hooping” cough

#18

Graham, John

1/12

M

W

TX

June

Debility

#8

Hall, Bradley

47

M

W

Married

Canada

March

Farmer

Consumption

#315

Hall, Delilah

69

F

W

TN

October

Keeping house

Sarpula

#285

Harvey, John

1

M

W

TX

March

Disease of heart

#248

Heally (Keally), Elisabeth

33

F

W

Married

TN

April

Consumption

#221

Huff, John

1/12

M

W

TX

February

Debility (premature)

#115

Lenard, John

3/12

M

B

TX

June

Inflammation

of brain

#268

Lu, John

11/12

M

W

TX

March

Pneumonia

#259

McDowell, Mourning

27

F

W

Married

AR

February

Abscess

(inside mouth)

#87

Merritt, Joseph

1

M

W

AR

September

Inflammation

of brain

#214

Moreman, Alvis

2

M

W

TX

September

“Hooping” cough

#88

Morse, Robert

1

M

W

TX

July

“Hooping” cough

#278

Spurgen, Samuel

76

M

W

Widowed

TN

January

Farmer

Unknown

#8

Tebey, James

49

M

W

England

November

Miner

Consumption

#189

Turner, William

3

M

W

TX

October

Erysipelas

#132

Vance, Persina

39

F

W

Married

TN

February

Phlebitis (milk leg)

#237

Wly, Missouri

30

F

W

Married

AR

March

Keeping house

Colic

#265

Whittenburgh, Moses (?)

63

M

W

Married

TN

June

Farmer

Cancer

#14

Wilburn, Jane

1/12

F

W

AR

December

Unknown

#188

Williford, Henry

6/12

M

W

TX

September

Bronchitis

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