1860 Howard County Mortality Schedule

 

SCHEDULE 3 - Page 274; Page No. 1
Persons who Died during the Year ending 1st June, 1860,
in Honey Creek, Harrison, Monroe, Clay & Ervin Townships
in the County of Howard State of Indiana, enumerated by me, W M Waters Ass't Marshal.

  Name of Person Age / Sex Color Married or
Widowed
BirthPlace Month
Died
Profession,
Occupation,
or Trade
Disease, or
Cause
 of Death
# of
Days
Ill
1 Robt. Bishop 6 mo. / M     IN Oct   Dysentery 20
2 Lafayette Thompson 3 / M     IN Oct   General debility 1 yr
3 Samuel J. Thompson 3 mo. / M     IN Dec   Acute Bronchitus 20
4 Hannah Ratcliff 68 / F   M NC April   Old Age 15
5 Elizabeth Ratcliff 11 / F     OH May   Consumption 6 mos
6 Priscilla Butler 48 / F   M OH June   Do. 8 mos
7 Adolphus Henderson 8 mo. / M     IN May   Inflamation of Brain 3
8 Mary E. Hollowell 3 / F     IN Oct   Croup 4
9 Sarah Hamilton 26 / F     IN Oct   Consumption 1 yr
10 Albert Rich 2 / M     IN May   Croup 2
11 Asa Rich 2 / M     IN Sept   Flux 12
12 Peter Rees? 43 / M   M TN Sept Farmer Consumption 2 yrs
13 Esra Price 73 / M   W VA Feb Mill wright Old Age 22
14 John E. Brown 42 / M   M OH Dec Farmer Consumption 5 mos
15 Eleanor Jones 20 / F     IN Sept   Consumption 4 mos
16 John H.? Jones 1 mo. / M     IN Aug   Not Known ?
17 Samuel Watts 69 / M   M TN April Farmer Cancer on Nose 2 yrs
18 Sarah G. Ruse 2 mo. / F     IN April   Croup 7
19 Sarah Cripe 5 / F     IN Sept   Scarlet Fever 4
20 Isaac Cripe 4 / M     IN Sept   Scarlet Fever 5
21 Wm. Campbell 3 / M     IN Oct   Scarlet Fever 6
22 David Musselman 2 / M     IN Dec   Scarlet Fever 5
23 Daniel Musselman 1 / M     IN Jan   Scarlet Fever 7
24 James C. Mcoy 2 / M     IN Feb ?   Drowning Suden
25 Francis J. Ratcliff 10 mo. / M     IN Nov   Inflamation of Brain 1
26 Sarah A. Fairchild 8 / F     PA Aug   Flux 12
27 Unnamed Hollingsworth 2/D / M     IN Jan   Unknown 1
28 Samuel E. Dimitt 5 / M     IN Sept   Dropsy 6 mos
29 Unnamed Reader 2 mo. / F     IN Feb   Whooping Cough 15
30 Alexander Brown 49 / M     KY Nov Farmer Consumption 3 yrs
31 James M. Clevenger 6 / M     OH Oct   Erysipelas 5
32 Lowery Foster 53 / M   M PA Aug Farmer Typhoid Fever 14
33 Ann Yetter? 35 / F   M OH April   Puerperal Fever 10
34 John Flora 62 / M   M VA Aug Farmer Intermittant Fever 18
35 Joseph E. Butcher 1 / M     IN April   Lung Fever ----

Remarks: James C. Mcoy (24) Fell into a Well

 

SCHEDULE 3 - Page 275; Page No. 2
Persons who Died during the Year ending 1st June, 1860,
in Honey Creek, Harrison, Monroe, Clay & Ervin Townships
in the County of Howard State of Indiana, enumerated by me, W M Waters Ass't Marshal.

  Name of Person Age / Sex Color Married
or Widowed
Birth
Place
Month
Died
Profession,
Occupation,
or Trade
Disease,
or Cause
of Death
# of
Days
Ill
1 Barbry Yetter 2 / F     IN Apr   Croup 6
2 Unnamed Yetter 5 day / F     IN March   Unknown 2
3 Mackleroy McDole? 27 / M   M IN Oct Farmer Consumption 1 yr
4 Elias A. Butcher 2 / M     IN March   Scalded Sudden
5 Zachariah Basset 50 / M M M NC Feb Farmer Lung Fever 9
6 Nancy J. Jones 28 / F   M Ky March   Puerperal Fever 2
7 Mary D. Tucker 32 / F   M PA Feb   Consumption 4 yrs

Remarks:There has been no diseases prevailing in my district this past year (1859) but on the contrary it has been extremely healthy both for man and stock. We have a fine ? of Limestone Water taken from wells & springs with a rich Loam and Limestone soil. Our Principal timber is Poplar, Walnut, Oak, Ash, Hickory, Elm, Beach[sic] Maple, etc. etc.

 

Washington Copy
SCHEDULE 3 - page 276; Page No. 1
Persons who Died during the Year ending 1st June, 1860,
in My District in the County of Howard State of Indiana,
enumerated by me, R.S. Irving? Ass't Marshal.

  Name of Person Age / Sex Color Married
or Widowed
Birth
Place
Month
Died
Profession,
Occupation,
or Trade
Disease,
or Cause
of Death
# of
Days
Ill
1 Eve E. Kennedy 29 / F White M IN March   Inflamation of Stomach 10
2 Jackson Mason 40 / M " M OH April Farmer Typhoid Fever 14
3 Phebe L. Bailey 27 / F " M IN March   Consumption 90
4 Ada McClure 5 / F "   IN Oct   Congestive Chills 3
5 Jacob Martin 45 / M " M OH Oct Blacksmith Mortification of Bowels 3
6 John O' Conner 35 / M " M Ireland March Laborer Consumption 2 yrs
7 Sarah M. Morris 1 / F "   IN April   Cholera Infantum 2
8 James Murray (?) 4 mo. / M "   IN January   Spasms 1
9 Clara Haze 1 / F "   IN Sept   Unknown 1 mo
10 Jacob Crosore 23 / M "   DE March Farmer Accidental Drowning  
11 Sarah Hiatt 2 / M "   IN April   Dropsy in the Heart 2 weeks
12 James Stanley 50 / M " M VA Sept Farming Congestive Chills 7 days
13 Angenetta(?) Macy 1 / F "   IN March   Flux 10
14 William Rich 61 / M " M NC April Farmer Dropsy & Cancer 1 year
15 Jese Ruth 87 / M " M ? January Farmer Old Age  
16 Sarah Ruth 18 / F " M IN October   Child Birth 10 days
17 Albert Litle? 22 / M "   IN Nov Medical Student Disease of Throat 4 weeks
18 Sarah Hensley 18 / F " M IN June   Consumption 6 mos
19 Emma Weaver 1 / F "   MO February   Lung Fever 1 mo
20 Sarah Hamilton 56 / F " M VA Dec   Erysipelas 4 mos
21 Mary Crody 9 mo. / F "   IN June   Lung Fever 2 weeks
22 Henry Jackson 31 / M " M OH May Farmer Consumption 5 mos
23 Catheran Cline 59 / F " M Bavaria August   Consumption 1 year
24 Andrew Spohn 35 / M " M Germany March Farmer Piles 1 year
25 Charles Reeb? 2 mo. / M "   IN February   Hives & Croup 2 days
26 Elvira Hodson 45 / F " M TN April   Erysipelas 10 days
27 Mary Carpenter 35 / F " M IN Dec   Consumption  
28 Ellen Morris 2 mo. / F "   IN May   Whooping Cough 7 days
29 John Moore 2 mo. / M "   IN April   Lung Fever 2 days
30 Mary M. Sizelove 3 / F "   IN March   Crushed by a tree ----
31 Elenora? Zentymyer 8 / F "   IN June   Dropsy 5 weeks
32 Peter L. Snooks 1 / M "   IN October   Chills & Fever 9 days
33 Alva E. McNutt 3 mo. / M "   IN Nov   Consumption 3 mos

Remarks: It has been remarkably healthy in "My District" within the last year. No epidemic has prevailed and with the exception of a slight attack now and then of Fevers and Ague the people are & act healthy and happy.

 

Thanks to Fred Patterson for his transcription of these records!