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Early Death Records
Cerro Gordo County, Iowa

Extracted and submitted January of 2015
by Rita Goranson from newspapers available

 

Name
Place
Date of Death
Age
 
Cause of Death
 
Comments
 
EATON, Jeremiah
Rockford, Floyd Co.
two wks ago
 
30
 
drowned
 
obit. July 31, 1858
 
EASTMAN, Mrs. D.
Wright Co.
Oct. 14, 1858 46y 7m 6da   obit. Dec. 2, 1858
died at Fryburg, wife of R.E.
REDINGTON, Hollister M.
Plymouth
July 13, 1861 12 yrs
 
  obit. July 16, 1861
son of Martha and Martin C.
SUMNER, Nathan
Charles City
Nov. 27, 1862 15 yrs
 
   
VANDEMARK, John
Owen's Grove
Apr. 11, 1862 76
 
  obit. Apr. 19, 1862
leaves wife and more in obit.
BABCOCK, Henry obit. May 3, 1862   killed in battle area teacher
LYMAN, Benjamin
Geneseo Twp.
Apr. 28, 1862 26
 
bilous fever
 
obit. May 3, 1862
 
GREGORY, Lieut. T. W.
Falls Twp.
 
May 4, 1862
 
30
 
heart disease
3 da. ill.
 
obit. May 10, 1862
wf and 2 child,
3 bros. in war
SMITH, Peter
Shell Rock Falls
 
Sept. 15, 1862
 
    obit. May 31, 1862
Co. B; bro. Henry
wf and boys
GILBERT, Lucinda Marie
Floyd Co.
 
Sept. 15, 1862
 
59y 5m 11da
 
  obit. Sept. 18, 1862
wife of Willy Gilbert
Charles City
GRAY, Josephine
Oberlin, Ohio
Dec. 15, 1862     obit. Jan. 1, 1863
sister of H. B. Gray, Mason City
JONES, Pearson
Owen's Grove
Dec. 21,1862 38y   obit. Jan. 8, 1863
 
SIMPKINS, child
Owen's Grove
Dec. 21, 1862     obit. Jan22, 1863
child of Mary Simpkins
FRY, James L.
Fort Pillow, Tenn.
Jan. 17, 1863   general disability
 
obit. Jan. 29, 1864
Co. B., 32nd Ia. Inf.
RANDALL, Delia Etta
Mason City
Feb. 8, 1863
 
10y 8m 8da   obit. Feb. 12, 1863
dau. Elisha & Lucy M. Randall
HAYES, Alie E.
Ellington, Hancock Co.
obit. Mar. 5, 1863 4y 3m
 
  only dau. Wesley & Polly Hayes
a poem also
MABEE, Mrs.
Cedar Rapids
obit. May 17, 1863   accidental shot
 
sister of Rev. Mr. Taylor
 
DIBBLE, Charles Frederick
 
May 21, 1863 1y 1m 1da congest. of brain
 
obit. June 4, 1863
son of Leonard & Betsy Dibble
SPEERS, James
Lincoln Twp.
June 3, 1863 10y 3m 26d disease of throat
 
obit. June 11, 1863
 
SPEERS, Wm.
Lincoln Twp.
obit. June 11, 1863 5y 4m
 
disease of throat
 
 
SPEERS, Mildred
Lincoln Twp.
June 1, 1863 2y 2m 8d
 
disease of throat
 
obit. June 11, 1863
 
GILLESPIE, Stewart
Ellington, Hancock Co.
obit. June 18, 1863     son of Charles
Co. G. 6th Ia Inf. Vicksburg
GRAY, Hiram B.
Mason City
July 1, 1863
 
30y 11m 3d consumption
 
obit. July 2, 1863
bro. of Anna Gray
TENNEY, Emma Marie
Plymouth
Oct. 10, 1863 16 yrs
 
diptheria
 
obit. Oct. 17, 1863
youngest dau. Thomas and Martha
DUNHAM, Mrs.
Mason Twp.
obit. Mar. 17, 1864 over 70
 
  mother of D. Dunham
husb. Critical
MAHONEY, A. M.
Rockford
Thurs.
 
  congest. of lungs
 
obit. Apr. 26, 1864
 
HARRIMAN, Mrs.
Rockford
Tues.
 
26
 
congest. of lungs
 
obit. Apr. 26, 1864
 
COON, Kenyon B.
Memphis
July 1, 1864     obit. July 14, 1864
brother to Col. D. E. Coon
RIDER, Harriet
Mason Twp.
obit. Aug. 4, 1864 58
 
heart disease
 
wife of George Rider
small obit.
CHURCH, infant dau.
Mason City
May 25, 1865 11m 27d
 
  obit. June 1, 1865
par: Hon. Jarvis H. & Barbra L. Church
BRENTNER, Elizabeth
 
 
June 23, 1865
 
29
 
 
linger. Illness
 
 
obit. June 29, 1865
wife of Leander
dau. of L.H. & Eliz. Hardin
TURNER, James
Clear Lake
 
Aug. 1, 1865
 
35 yrs
 
  obit. Aug. 27, 1865
obit on 24th -
on way home from 32nd Ia Inf.
JEFFORES, Anna Lorinda
 
Aug. 10, 1865 6wk 2da
 
  obit. Aug. 17, 1865
dau. John & Mary
Van PATTER, Daniel
Mason City
 
Wed.
 
 
21
 
 
apoplectic fit
 
 
obit. Oct. 5, 1865
father and sis. died same
leaves wife
HAWKES, Wm. C.
Montgomery
 
Nov. 10, 1865
 
    obit. Nov. 23, 1865
leaves wife and child
32 Ia. Inf.
ALDRICH, Mary
Linden Twp.
Dec. 25, 1865 8 yrs
 
croupsy
 
obit. Dec. 28, 1865
dau. Nathaniel & Mary Aldrich
POINDEXTER, Sarah W.
 
 
 
Dec. 18, 1865
 
 
    obit. Dec. 28, 1865
wife of D. W.
dau. Rev. S.D. La Due
sis. Mrs. Tenney
GRAY, Anna
Mason City
Feb. 14, 1866   consumption
 
obit. Feb. 22, 1866
sis. of H. B. Gray, Dec. obit.
BARR, Thomas
Falls Twp.
Feb. 11, 1866 25 yrs.
 
  obit. Mar. 28, 1866
of Paulding Co., Ohio
TURNER, Mrs. Sarah
Clear Lake
Apr. 25, 1866 59 yrs
 
apoplexy
 
Apr. 26, 1866
 
FANKELL, Louisa J.
Lincoln Twp.
Mar. 9, 1866
 
25y 5m 23d   obit. May 3, 1866
leaves a mother, 3 sis. and bro.
LANGLOIS, John W.
Bristol, Worth Co.
May 2, 1866
 
26 yrs
 
consumption
 
obit. May 10, 1866
bro: J. H. Langlois, M.C.,
wf & bros., Mt.Pleasant, Racine, Wis.
NOYES, Bertha C.
 
May 16, 1866 3y 1m 5da   obit. May 17, 1866
dau. of Silas & Maria, mother ill
NOYES, Francis Maria
 
June 5, 1866 23y 7m
 
consumption
 
obit. June 7, 1866
wife of Silas, leaves two daughters
PARRISH, Peter
Clear Lake
Apr. 20, 1866 35y 1m 11d   obit. June 21, 1866
 
KIDDER, Mary R.
Shell Rock
Aug. 21, 1866 11y 9m
 
  obit. Aug. 30, 1866
dau. J.F. & Mrs. Jane Kidder, bros & sis.
SUTTON, Benjamin F.
Plymouth
Sept. 12, 1866 3y 2m
 
  obit. Sept. 20, 1866
son of Benj. & Clementina Sutton
TWOGOOD, Mrs. Mary
Falls Twp.
obit. Sept. 27, 1866 73
 
cancer
 
Mother of Curtis Ford & Mrs. Geo. L. Bunce
flowery obit.
MILLER, Andrew T.
Mason Twp.
Nov. 12, 1866 62 yrs
 
palsy
 
obit. Nov. 22, 1866
 
BURGE, Phebe Ellen
Forest City
Jan. 8, 1867
 
14y 10m 13d typhoid fever
 
obit. Jan. 10, 1867
dau. of J.R. & Eliz: 13 d ill, bur: Thurs.
BROOKS, Mrs. Sarah Belle, Northwood Jan. 4, 1867
 
26 yr
 
  obit. Jan. 31, 1867
 
BEALS, Mrs. Henrietta M.
Northwood
Jan., 1867 36 yrs   obit. Jan. 31, 1867
 
EAMES, Alexander
 
Feb. 25, 1867 65
 
  obit. Mar. 14, 1867
in Mowry, Maine; well-known here
CONNELL, son
 
Mar. 26, 1867 23 ds
 
whooping cough
 
obit. Mar 28, 1867
inf. son of John & Cordialia Connell
HARDING, Ernest
 
Mar. 25, 1867 11 wks
 
whooping cough
 
obit. Mar. 28, 1867
infant son of W.S. & H.M. Harding
BOOTH, H. L.
Portland Twp.
Apr. 7, 1867
 
6 wks
 
  obit. Apr. 35, 1867
inf. dau. G.W. & Juliet Booth
THOMPKINS, Sam'l
Union Twp.
obit. May 16, 1867 3 yrs
 
burned, clothing caught fire
too close to stove
 
GARDNER, John P.
Forest City
May 29, 1867   lung fever
 
obit. May 30, 1867
formerly of Lake twp.
YOUNG, David
Falls Twp.
obit. July 4, 1867 30 yrs
 
drowned in Shell Rock wf & 2 children
 
DOOLITTLE, son obit. July 4, 1867     son of Dr. J. B. Doolittle
EVANS, Mr.
Rockford
Tues., July 2, 1867   drowned in Shell Rock obit. July 11, 1867
 
MORRISON, Caroline P.
Bath Twp.
 
Mar. 19, 1868
 
34
 
 
  obit. Mar. 26, 1868
wf of H. B.
leaves small child
BROWN, Hattie
Lime Creek Twp.
Dec. 17, 1874 16yrs
 
typhoid fever
 
dau. of M&M Dwight Brown 
FOSTER, Mrs. R.
Mason City
Dec. 12, 1874     obit. Dec. 17, 1874
mother of Wm H. Foster
BROWN, Frank
Lime Creek Twp.
Dec. 22, 1874 20 yrs
 
typhoid fever
 
obit Dec. 24, 1874
HUNTLEY, Flossie
Mason City
Dec. 29, 1874 9y 8ms
 
typhoid fever
 
obit. Dec. 31, 1874
 
BROWN, son
Rock Falls
Jan. 07, 1875   scarlet fever
 
Geo. O.'s little boy
 
NOYES, son
Delhi IA
Jan 28, 1875 18ys 8m 13da   son of Dr. A.
 brother to the editor
GILCHRIST, son
 
Feb. 22, 1875 3yrs 10m
 
membrane croup
 
obit Feb. 25, 1875
 son of Prof. J. C. Gilchrist
WILLIAMS, two children
Portland Twp.
    scarlet fever
 
obit. Feb. 25, 1875
children of M&M John Williams
FRINK, Gilbert Mar. 2, 1875 67 lung disease a small obit. Mar. 4, 1875
EUSTICE, H. P.
Rockwell
    suicide/hanging obit. Mar. 11, 1875
GOODYKOONTZ, Simon
Mason City
 
Mar. 12, 1875
 
65
 
 
  obit. Mar. 18, 1875:
2nd wife, son F.M. of city
1 son in Tenn., bur: Waukon
READY, Maggie
Mason City
May 3, 1875
 
10
 
inflamed bowels & stomach obit. May 6, 1875
 
MORRIS, Thos.
Clear Lake
May 7, 1875
 
60
 
boulder fell on him
 
obit. May 13, 1875
 
BRAYTON, Hattie
Mason Twp.
May 9, 1875
 
19 yrs
 
fever
 
obit. May 13, 1875
 
ORNSTINEL, little boy
 
obit. May 20, 1875 8 ms
 
  son of Mr. J.
buried last Sunday
MORRISON, infant son
 
obit. May 20, 1875   throat disease
 
son of M&M H. B. Morrison
HUGHES, Edward
Lime Creek Twp.
obit. May 20, 1875   old age
 
d. Forest City
father of Patrick
CATLIN, Mrs.
Clear Lake
obit. May 27, 1875     d. last evening
 
WRIGHT, Mrs. Laura
Forest City
obit. June 3, 1875   lingering illness
 
wife of Will
 
WRIGHT, J. J. obit. June 10, 1875 22 suicide/poison son of James
FISHER, W. P.
Blake farm
obit. July 1, 1875   drowned
 
leaves little ones
 
GLASS, Wm. Edward
Lime Creek Twp.
obit. July 29, 1875 15
 
hit by stoke of train
 
father: Robert
 
BILLINGS, Luther A.
Floyd Co.
obit. Aug. 5, 1875   murdered
 
 
FIELDS, Freddie
 
obit. Aug. 12, 1875 12
 
  son of Mrs. Fields, dressmaker
CUMMINGS, child
 
Aug. 12, 1875     child of A. H. Cummings
 
INGRAM, Geo.
 
obit. Aug. 19, 1875 infant
 
  bur. last Sunday
 
STANBERRY, Jennie Laura
 
Aug. 19, 1874
 
33y
 
 
typhoid fever
 
 
obit. Aug. 26, 1875
wife: Jno. Stanberry
bro: M.A. Ives, Mich.
KLING, Mrs. Hiram
Utica NY
Aug. 25, 1875 49yrs 7ms   obit. Sept. 2, 1875
mother of Mrs. Daniel McGucken
WILLIAMS, Mrs. A. M.
Fertile Twp.
Sept. 11, 1875 24y 8m 9d   obit. Sept. 16, 1875
husband: Gilbert, Worth Co.
HARDING, daughter
 
Sept. 14, 1875 11 yr
 
throat disease
 
obit. Sept. 16, 1875
dau. of W. G. & Mary Harding
SMITH, Rolf
 
obit. Sept 16, 1875   kicked by horse
 
last Friday
 
COMSTOCK, Mr.
& a man
obit. Sept. 16, 1875   cleaning out well
 
man from Marble Rock
(or both from)
MILLER, Mrs. L. G
 
obit. Sept. 23, 1875 68
 
  2nd hus.; first was Simon Van Patter
TREGASER, little child
Rock Falls
Sept. 25, 1875     obit. Sept. 30, 1875
child of M&M Jno. Tregaser
m in law of Mr. Benson
Mason City
obit. Oct. 14, 1875     removed body from cemetery
 
WILSON, infant son
Charles City
 
Oct. 12, 1875
 
    obit. Oct 21, 1875
son of M&M Al; bur: Mason City Oct. 14th
HARRIS, girl
Owen Twp.
obit. Nov. 18, 1875 6 yrs
 
fever
 
dau. of John Harris
 
SHERMAN, child
Lime Creek Twp.
obit. Nov. 18, 1875 2 yrs
 
spinal complaint
 
son of M&M J. W. Sherman
 
MABIE, Geo. L.
Mason City
Nov. 18, 1875 2y 11 ms
 
  son of A.G. & S. E. Mabie
 
HARDING, Ola
 
Sunday
 
4y 9 ms
 
whooping cough
 
obit. Dec. 9, 1875
dau. of M&M John Harding
SAXBY, Rev. J. S.
Algona IA
Jan. 4, 1876
 
    obit. Jan. 6, 1876
bur: Clear Lake, Iowa
WALSH, Sarah
 
Jan. 1, 1876
 
    obit. Jan. 6, 1986
wife of Henry
leaves a child 11 ms old.
PHELPS, Mrs. Hannah Jan. 7, 1876 49 yrs ucrofulous disease obit. Jan. 13, 1876
TAYLOR, Mrs. Dearborn
Lincoln Twp.
Jan. 11, 1876 55 yrs
 
epilepsy
 
obit. Jan. 13, 1876
 
BABCOCK, Jennie
 
Jan. 12, 1876 14 yrs
 
dropsy
 
obit. Jan. 13, 1876
dau. of M&M S. G. Babcock
PUTNMAN, Mr.
Rockwell
Jan. 11, 1876 68
 
  leaves large family
 
HUNT, Lyman
so. of Mason City
obit. Feb. 10, 1876 57 yrs
 
  leaves large family
 

Extracted and submitted by Rita Goranson, January of 2015

 

 

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