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Benton County, Iowa
Register of Deaths Record 1880 - 1896
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Page Number Date of Report Last Name First Name Sex Color Age Yrs. Age Mos. Age Dys. Occupation Date of Death Death Time M. Status Nationality Where Born No. Years in State Place of Death Cause of Death Complication Duration of Disease Place of Burial Date of Burial Name of Physician Residence of Physician
198 47 June 26, 1885 Salisbury Harriett V. Female White 36 10
House wife June 10, 1885 1120 Married Amer. Ills. 15 Vinton, Ia Phitisis Pulmonalis Diarrhea 2 years last attack 2 years Vinton, Ia June 12, 1885 M. Meredith Vinton, Ia
201 81 September 30, 1885 Sallisbry Sarah B. Female White


House wife March 20, 1885
Married Amer. N. Y. 18 Blairstown Extrarocation into the ventricals of the Brain Chronic Choria Instantaneously Blairstown March 23, 1885 W. B. Wagner Blairstown, Ia
179 1 October 2, 1880 Schachtehabel Charley August Male White 2 3 19
August 26, 1880 11 A.M.
Amer. Ills
Monroe Twp Membranous Croup

Dysart
P. C. Jones Monroe Twp.
201 73 September 17, 1885 Schoonover Martha Female White 67


August 29, 1885 1030 Married Amer. Ohio 23 Big Grove Twp, Benton Co, Ia Dysentery Old & very feeble 2 weeks Big Grove Twp August 30, 1885 W. W. White Van Horne, Ia
199 57 August 13, 1885 Schrader Clara Female White 1 11

August 12, 1885
Single Amer. Union Twp 1 Union Twp, Benton Co, Ia Inflamatory Diarrhea Convulsions 4 days Concordia Cem. August 13, 1885 J. K. Wagner Van Horne, Iowa
205 30 December 22, 1885 Schroder Lille Female White 10 1

December 10, 1885
Single Amer. Ia. 10 Van Horne, Ia Typhoid fever Paralysis of heart chronic heart disease & c 8 days Blairstown December 12, 1885 J. K. Wagner Van Horne, Ia
199 59 August 13, 1885 Seick Claus Male White 53

Farmer July 30, 1885
Single Ger. Germany
Union Twp Nephritis urine poisoning 4 years Homer Twp. July 31, 1885 J. K. Wagner Van Horne, Iowa
197 27 March 12, 1885 Sheel Hans Male White 62

Farmer January 24, 1885 7. Married Germ. Germany
Iowa Twp Neuraliga Hart
1 day Belle Plaine, Ia
J. B. Cox Belle Plaine, Ia
193 20 May 1, 1884 Sheets William Male White 34
27 Blacksmith April 29, 1884 .10 Married American Penn. 8 Blairstown Ulceration of the Stomach & Gastritis Perforation of the stomach 53 hours Blairstown Cemetry, Ia April 30, 1884 N. Jasper Jones Blairstown, Iowa
191 23 September 24, 1883 Shireman Christian Male White 58 1 4 Farmer September 6, 1883 3. Widower Ger. Amer. 6 Blairstown Liver disease
six months Blairstown September 9, 1883 S. S. Spicer Blairstown, Iowa
180 20 December 10, 1880 Shoemaker Joseph Male White 32

Heardsman November 13, 1880 11 A.M. Single Amer. Ind.
Benton Co, Iowa Fever
15 days Marysville Iowa November 14, 1880 C. E. Singleton
204 18 November 27, 1885 Shortress Lena Female White 5
4
November 3, 1885 7. Single Amer. Ia. 5 Benton Co, Ia Cerebrospinal Meningitis Dificult breathing swoolen feet & legs 21 days Cox Cemetry, Polk Twp, Benton Co, Ia
M. Meredith Vinton, Ia
205 34 January 6, 1886 Showalter John W. Male White 35

Farmer October 21, 1885
Married Amer. Pa.
Bruce Twp Paralysis of Bladder
18 days Cedar Twp October 23, 1885 C. S. Shepard LaPorte City, Ia
187 23 April 28, 1882 Shreeves Benjamin Wilson Male White 50 4 20 Banker April 18, 1882 8 A.M. Married Amer. Ohio 17 Blairstown, Benton Co, Iowa Consumption
several years Blairstown, Iowa April 20, 1882 S. S. Spicer Blairstown, Iowa
206 41 January 28, 1886 Sisk B. F. [Berry] Male White 72 1
Farmer January 7, 1886
Married Amer. N. C.
Monrow Twp Phthisis Pulmon Heart Hy???isply 9 months Monrow Twp January 12, 1886 C. A. Snyder Garrison, Ia
206 46 February 24, 1886 Smith Estelle D. Female White 37 2
Housewife February 7, 1886
Married Amer. Pa.
Bruce Twp Pulmonary Tuberculosis
19 months Genesee Twp, Tama Co
J. P. Whitney Vinton, Iowa
178 13 August 25, 1880 Smith Gracia Female White 3


August 8, 1880 6 A.M. Single American Iowa 3 Monroe Twp, Benton Co, Iowa Dispthic Croup
7 days Carlisle Grove August 1880 R. La Grange Garrison, Iowa
180 21 December 11, 1880 Smith Harry Earl Male White


Farmer November 5, 1880 6 P.M. Married Amer. N. Y.
Leroy Twp Apoplexy Instant Death Instant Death Detroit, Mich
J. K Wagner Blairstown, Iowa
178 19 September 1, 1880 Smith Hugh Male White 19 3 5 Laborer August 14, 1880 4 A. Single American Iowa 19 Cedar Twp Injiry in Bowells from kick of a horse
40 hours Mt. Auburn August 15, 1880 Saml. A. Oren Mt. Auburn, Iowa
195 7 November 14, 1884 Smith Lucinda Female White 69 8
Housewife October 20, 1884
Married Amer. Pa.
Cedar Twp Pyacenin??al
six weeks Mt. Auburn Cemetry October 22, 1884 D. H. Capwell Mt. Auburn, Ia
187 18 March 8, 1882 Soden Mary Female White 32


March 4, 1882 11 P.M.
Amer. Mich
Eden Twp Pneumonia
9 days Parkers Grove March 6, 1882 I. S. Boles M.D. Shellsburg, Iowa
186 5 October 7, 1881 Soden Nettie Female White 18
20
September 12, 1881 2 A.M. Single Amer. Iowa 18+ Canton Twp Typhoid Fever
24 days Shellsburg September 13, 1881 I. S. Boles Shellsburg, Iowa
203 12 November 13, 1885 Sogaschuldt John Male White 24

Farmer October 2, 1885 .11 Single Ger. Germany
Iowa Twp Starvation (self imposed) The patient became Insane through Masturbation & refused to swallow nurishment for 3 weeks
From about 3 or 4 weeks Iowa Twp October 4, 1885 J. McMorris Belle Plaine, Ia
206 40 January 23, 1886 Spencer Alvina Female White 2 7
Little Girl December 22, 1885 10- Single Amer. Big Grove, Ia Life Big Grove Twp Membranous Croup Diphtheretic Laudency 3 days Big Grove Twp December 22, 1885 W. W. White Van Horne, Iowa
185 78 September 8, 1881 Spencer Emmett Male White
4 16
August 17, 1881 10 P.M.
Amer. Iowa
Homer Twp Menigitis
5 days Irving August 18, 1881 D. Williams Irving, Iowa
191 14 April 26, 1880 St. Clair James Male White

1
April 11, 1883 7. Single Amer. Iowa
Mt. Auburn Unknown


April 12, 1883 S. A. Oren Mt. Auburn, Iowa
193 14 March 4, 1884 Stattard William Male White 79 3 19 Retired February 8, 1884 10 P.M. Widower American Connecticut 30 Y Mt. Auburn, Benton Co, Iowa Paralysis Appoplexy six days

S. A. Oren Mt. Auburn, Ia
189 40 September 25, 1882 Steece Allie Female White 3 4 26 none September 19, 1882 .11 Single Amer. Iowa
Monroe Twp Dysentery
10 days Monroe Twp September 21, 1882 P. C. Jones Dysart, Iowa
195 3 November 7, 1884 Steele James Male White 83


October 4, 1884 7. Married Scotchman Scotland 15 Belle Plaine Old age

Belle Plaine Cemetry October 5, 1884 J. Wosley Belle Plaine, Ia
187 16 December 24, 1881 Stefferson Inge M. Female White
9 5
November 9, 1881 9 A.M.
Amer. Ia.
Leroy Twp Membranous Croup

Blairstown, Iowa December 9, 1881 S. S. Spicer Blairstown, Iowa
203 2 October 10, 1885 Steinmetz Clayton H. Male White
4 22
September 10, 1885 4. Single Ger. Iowa
Taylor Twp, Benton Co, Ia Cholera Infantum

Vinton, Ia September 11, 1885 A. R. Fellows Vinton, Ia
194 33 September 11, 1884 Sterling J. C. [Juliette Cecilia] Female White 58 2
House wife September 2, 1884
Widow Amer. New York
Leroy Twp Degeneration of brain
3 years Blairstown September 4, 1884 S. S. Spicer M.D. Blairstown, Iowa
185 79 September 23, 1881 Sterns Fredrick Male White 50 1 18 Farmer September 2, 1881
Married Amer. Pa. 25 Shellsburg Cancer of Stomach
7 months Shellsburg September 3, 1881 J. P. Kaster Shellsburg, Iowa
206 43 February 16, 1886 Stewart Livina Female White 69

House Keeper December 20, 1885
Married Amer. Ind.
Vinton, Ia Exhaustion Tumor in middle Medi??? Supposed to be Malignant several months Near Vinton, Ia December 22, 1885 C. C. Griffin M.D. Vinton, Ia
206 45 February 16, 1886 Stickney G. W. [George] Male White 82 5
Farmer January 31, 1886
Widower Amer. N. H.
Vinton, Ia Capillary Bronchitis Old age 10 days Evergreen, Vinton, Ia February 2, 1886 C. C. Griffin Vinton, Ia
187 14 December 14, 1881 Stiegelmeyer Jno. Wesley Male White

28
December 14, 1881 3 A.M.
Amer. Iowa
Eldorado Twp Unknown
28 days Eman'l Cem Eldorado Twp
A. H. Stiegelmeyer uncle of dec'd Blairstown, Iowa
187 13 December 16, 1881 Stiegelmeyer Lena Catherine Female White 1 11 2
December 2, 1881 8 A.M.
Amer. Ia. 1 Eldorado Twp Pneumonia
three days Eman'l Cem Eldorado Twp December 4, 1881 N. Jasper Jones Blairstown, Iowa
179 5 October 16, 1880 Stone Willie O. Male White
7

September 30, 1880 10 P.M. Single Amer. Iowa
Vinton, Benton Co, Iowa Qumsy Dentation seven days Ida Grove, Iowa October 1, 1880 C. E. Singleton Vinton, Iowa
200 67 September 4, 1885 Strawbeam Adolph Male White 19 6 23 Barber August 30, 1885 2. Single Amer. Iowa 19 Belle Plaine, Ia Hemmorrage Lungs
six months Irving September 1, 1885 J. B. Cox Belle Plaine, Ia
192 3 November 28, 1883 Strawn Joseph Male White 71

Farmer November 9, 1883 4 A.M. Married Amer. Penn. 44 Canton Twp Effect of Injuries from a run a team several years ago

Cemetery near his Residence November 11, 1883 I. S. Boles Shellsburg, Iowa
206 38 January 21, 1886 Sturtz Catharine Female White 45 10
House wife January 2, 1886
Widow Amer. Pa.
Big Grove Twp, Benton Co, Ia Lobar Pneumonia
9 days Big Grove, Ia January 4, 1886 D. H. Capwell Garrison, Ia
185 72 September 1, 1881 Sturtz John Male White 49 6
Farmer August 10, 1881 9 P.M. Married Ger Pa. 22 Big Grove Twp Killed by a Bull
3 hours Big Grove Twp
R. La Grange Garrison, Iowa
182 39 February 10, 1881 Summers John C. Male White 48 1 7 Merchant January 10, 1881 2 A.M. Married Amer. N. J. 20 Shellsburg Iowa Typhoid Fever
seven days Shellsburg Cem January 12, 1881 I. S. Boles Shellsburg, Iowa
196 15 December 11, 1884 Sweatfager C. J. Male White 63 4 21 Farmer December 2, 1884 4. Married German Germany 19 Belle Plaine Consumption (Pulmonary)
4 years Belle Plaine Cemetry December 4, 1884 J. McMorris Belle Plaine, Ia
196 17 January 2, 1885 Sweatfager C. J. Male White 63 4 27 Farmer December 2, 1884 4. Married Germ. German 19 Belle Plaine Pulmonary consumption
4 years Belle Plaine December 4, 1884 J. McMorris Belle Plaine, Ia

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