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1860 Mortality Schedules, Benton County, Iowa
SCHEDULE 3.--Persons who Died during the Year ending 1st June, 1860
Microfilm Number: T1156-55


Transcribed by Sue Soden and proofread by John Shuck
for the IAGenWeb Project and the USGenWeb Census Project ®
Copyright © 2008 by Sue Soden.

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Transcriber's Notes:
   No enumeration dates appear on the schedules. The columns for Color and
   Free/Slave have been eliminated as they were not used by the enumerators.

Enumerated by: Jacob S. Hunt
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PG LN  LAST-NAME     FIRST-NAME  AGE    SEX  M/W  BIRTH_PLACE   MONTH     OCCUPATION    CAUSE-OF-DEATH              #DAYS-ILL  TRANSCRIBER'S REMARKS
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                                         Harrison Township
1  1   Evans         Mittie T.   1      F    .    Iowa          June      .             Inflamation of the bowels   10 day     .
   2   Bryson        Palmer      3      M    .    Iowa          Sept      .             Conjestion                  3          .
   3   Bryson        Mary A.     34     F    .    Indiana       June      Housewife     Deseas of the Heart         60         .
   4   Bryson        Walter E.   4/12   M    .    Iowa          Aug       .             Teething                    7          .
   5   Brown         William     3      M    .    Iowa          May       .             Croup                       1          .
   6   Rodgers       Harlin      5/12   m    .    Iowa          March     .             Inflamation Lungs           13         .
   7   Long          Susan E.    3/12   F    .    Iowa          Feb       .             Croup                       1          .
   8
   9   Concluded                                                                                                                
   10
   11                                    Commencement of Polk Township
   12  Taylor        Mary J.     19     F    .    Indiana       May       .             Heimmage of Lungs           150 days   .
   13  Featherkile   Margarett   20     F    .    Indiana       March     .             Inflamation of Lungs        8 days     .
   14
   15  Concluded                                                                                                              
   16                                    Commencement of Benton Township
   17  Johnson       Thomas P.   36     M    M    Ohio          Jan       Farmer        Consumption                 2 Years    .
   18
   19  Concluded                                                                                                              
   20                                    Commencement of Canton Township
   21  Cowell        George W.   2      M    .    Iowa          Sept      .             Putrified Sore Throat       14 days    .
   22  Mills         Anne E.     2/12   F    .    Iowa          March     .             Croup Collick               3 Hours    .
   23  Lurk          W B         10/12  M    .    Iowa          June      .             Consumption                 120 days   .
   24  Lurk          John R.     42     M    .    Penn          June      .             Consumption                 1 Year     .
   25  T**gs         Susan       1      F    .    Iowa          .         .             .                           .          it appears the enumerator tried to erase this name
   26  Concluded                                                                                                                
   27                                    Commencement of Eden Township
   28  Triggs        Susan       1      F    .    Iowa          April     .             Putrified Sore Throat       4 days     .
   29  Lamar         Jacob       49     M    M    Penn          Jan       Farmer        Typhoid Fever               24 days    .
   30  Sulivan       Mary V      2      F    .    Iowa          June      .             Putrified Sore Throat       4          .
   31  Gibins        Larisza     1/12   F    .    Iowa          March     .             Inflamation of Brain        3 days     .
   32  Concluded                                                                                                                
   33                                    Commencement of Fremont Township
   34  Johnson       Joseph      34     M    M    Ireland       June      Farmer        Lock Jaw = nail in foot     6 days     
   35

       Total number of deaths 19

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PG LN  LAST-NAME     FIRST-NAME  AGE    SEX  M/W  BIRTH_PLACE   MONTH     OCCUPATION    CAUSE-OF-DEATH              #DAYS-ILL  TRANSCRIBER'S REMARKS
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                                         Taylor Township
2  1   Luton         Elizabeth   34     F    M    Ohio          Sept      Housewife     Consumption                 6 Months   .
   2   Downs         Nathan      49     M    M    Delaware      May       Day Labour    Accidental Drownded         Sudden     .
   3   Chase         W E         1      M    .    Iowa          July      .             Chrofula                    6 Months   .
   4   Pickerell     Ada C       1      F    .    Iowa          March     .             Lung Fever                  17 days    .
   5   Jones         Anny        50     F    M    NY            February  Housekeeper   Consumption                 1 Year     .
   6   Brown         Eliza J     54     F    M    England       March     .             Neuralga of Stomach         12         .
   7   Rupp          John        56     M    M    Pa            Nov       Carpenter     Neuralga in Head            5 Months   .
   8   McCullough    Armelia E   2      F    .    Iowa          Aug       .             Bowel Complaint             6 days     .
   9   Butler        Manley S    60     M    M    NY            Oct       Merchant      Dyspepsia                   30 days    .
   10  Crow          Milcah      55     F    M    Ohio          May       Housekeeper   Cancer                      1 Year     .
   11  Sanders       Edward      1      M    .    Iowa          April     .             Inflamation of Brain        12 days    .
   12  Gilchrist     E G         2      M    .    Ind           April     .             Putrification of Throat     6 days     .
   13  Dodson        A M         8/12   F    .    Iowa          Aug       .             Bloody Flux                 10 days    .
   14  Bishop        Sarah       28     F    M    Ind           Feb       Housekeeper   Typhoid Fever               * days     .
   15
   16  Concluded                                                                                                               
   17                                    Commencement of Big Grove Township
   18  Flickener     Jacob E     20     M    .    Pa            Sept      .             Consumption                 1 Year     Flickenger?
   19  Schoonover    Ira B       29     M    W    NY            Oct       Farmer        Trauma                      Sudden     accidental in a threshing
   20
   21  Concluded                                                                                                                
   22                                    Commencement of Union Township
   23  Chall         Wm          48     M    M    Ireland       May       Farmer        Consuption                  8 mon      .
   24  Mickle        Elizabeth   7/12   F    .    Iowa          Jan       .             Colera Infantum             1 day      .
   25
   26  Concluded                                                                                                               
   27                                    Commencement of St Clair Township
   28  Springer      Thomas A    7/12   M    .    Iowa          Aug       .             Congestion                  12 days    .
   29  Wheeler       R O         1      F    .    Iowa          Oct       .             Dropsy                      28 days    .
   30  Clemett       A L         11/12  F    .    Pa            May       .             Brain fever                 8 days     .
   31  State of Iowa \
   32  Benton County /  S.S.  I Jacob S. Hunt Deputy Marshall for the Townships of Taylor
   33                   Benton Polk Harrison Cedar Canton Freemont Cue St.Clair Eden
   34                   Union & Big Grove in Benton County State of Iowa after being duly sworn
   35                   according to law do hereby certify and make oath that the above Returns
                        are made according to the instructions Recived by
                        me from Laurel Summers U.S. M. & according
                        to the best of my knoweledge & belief                Jacob S. Hunt Asst.
                        Sworn to & Subscribed bef** this 17 Day of September 1860
                                                                   John M Brown Justice of peace
       Total number of deaths 21

Enumerated by: Tobias Castor
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PG LN  LAST-NAME     FIRST-NAME  AGE    SEX  M/W  BIRTH_PLACE   MONTH     OCCUPATION    CAUSE-OF-DEATH              #DAYS-ILL  TRANSCRIBER'S REMARKS
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                                         Jackson Township
1  1   Finley        Gilbert S.  3      M    .    Ohio          Oct       .             Lung Fever                  9 days     .
   2   Donald        Mary        39     F    .    Penn          Nov       .             Unknown                     2 weeks    .
   3   Brolliar      Ellen       15     F    .    Ohio          June      .             Consumption                 4 Weeks    .
   4   Brolliar      Elias       1      M    .    Iowa          Jan       .             Unknown                     3 Weeks    .
   5   Johnson       Amanda      3      F    .    Iowa          Aug       .             Unknown                     5 Weeks    .
   6
   7   Concluded                                                                                                                
   8                                     Commencement of Bruce Township
   9   Warner        Milo        7/12   M    .    Iowa          Oct       .             Dropsy                      4 Weeks    .
   10  Williams      James       18     M    .    Penn          Oct       .             Unknown                     10 days    .
   11
   12  Concluded                                                                                                                
   13                                    Commencement of Monroe Township
   14  Volgamore     Manda       2      F    .    Iowa          March     .             Lung fever                  21 days    .
   15  Culp          John E      6/12   M    .    Iowa          Jan       .             Burnt by hot Embers         5 days     .
   16
   17  Concluded                                                                                                                
   18                                    Commencement of Iowa Township
   19  Greenly       Infant      1/12   F    .    Iowa          Dec       .             Unknown                     1 day      * The enumerator used two lines for each entry
   20  Creh          Helena      2      F    .    Iowa          Jan       .             Inflamation of Bowels       3 Weeks      in Iowa Township & connected the information
   21  Wright        Emaline     4      F    .    Iowa          April     .             Lung Fever                  3 Weeks      with drawn lines. To eliminate confusion,
   22  Nance         Richard     62     M    .    NC            April     Farmer        Unknown                     1 Week       I have transcribed each entry on one line.
   23  Wonderly      Rebecca     42     F    .    Penn          May       .             Dropsy                      15 months                        
   24
   25  Concluded                                                                                                                
   26                                    Commencement of Kane Township
   27  Coats         Sandford    1      M    .    Iowa          Oct       .             Unknown                     4 Weeks    .
   28
   29  State of Iowa \  S.S.  I Tobias Caster Depty Marshal for the Townships of
   30  Benton County /  Jackson Bruce Monroe Homer Kane & Iowa in Benton
   31                   County State of Iowa after being duly Sworn according
   32                   to law do hereby certify and make oath that the above returns are
   33                   made according to the instructions received by me from Laurel
   34                   Summer U.S. Marshal and according to the best of my knoweledge & belief   Tobias Caster
   35                   Sworn to & Subscribed before me this 3 Day of September 1860      John M Brown Justice of peace

       Total number of deaths 16
 
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