IAGenWeb Project - Clayton co.


Clayton Co. - Register of Deaths
Book 1 - pages 30-39

Note: 1880 is the first year that the state of Iowa required deaths be reported and officially recorded.

Note!

Browse all of the records. They are NOT in chronological order by date!
The records are arranged according to when the death was reported. Many times reporting was delayed by many months.
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-Page 30-

No. Date of Report 1. Name
2. Sex & color
1.Age
2.Occupation
Date & Time
of Death
Marital Status 1. Nationality
2. Where born
How long resident
of Iowa
1. Place of Death
2. Cause of Death
1. Complication
2. Duration of Disease
1. Place of Burial
2. Date of Burial
Name & Residence of Physician Returning Certificate
34 2/2/83 Andros Seitz
Male, White
85y
Laborer
1/23/1883
9 p.m.
Widower German
Germany
80 yrs Clayton co. Poor House
Old Age
[blank]

3 1/2 mos
CC Poor Farm

1/25/83
S.A. Bass MD
Elkader Iowa
35 1/24/83 Mary Ann Reed
Female, White
73y 1m 29d
Housewife
1/19/1883
5 a.m.
Married American
Vermont
29 yrs. Sperry Tp Iowa

Pneumonia
[blank]

10 days
Reeds cemetery

1/21/83
H. Newell Sill MD
Strawberry Point Iowa
36 2/26/83 Lizzie Miller
Female, White
21y 9m 1d
[blank]
1/27/1883
1 1/2 p.m.
Single German
Iowa
[blank] Putnam Twp Fayette
Co Iowa

Medullary Cancer
[blank]

2 yrs
St. Sebald

1/29/83
H. Newell Sill MD
Strawberry Point Iowa
37 8/26/82 Esther Mary Alderson
Female, White
1y 6m 10d -/25/1882
10 p.m.
Single American
Iowa
[blank] Cox Creek

Fits
[blank]

6 hours
Sperry

8/27/82
H. Newell Sill MD
Strawberry Point Iowa
38 2/28/83 Archibald P. Freeman
Male, White
48y 10m 24d
Farmer
2/22/1883
2 p.m.
Married American
N.Y.
29 yrs. Sperry Township
Clayton Co Iowa

Pneumonia
[blank]

23 days
Volga City Iowa

2/25/83
W.H. Horton MD
Volga City Iowa
39 2/28/83 Justus King
Male, White
76y 4m 14d
Farmer
1/31/1883
10 p.m.
Widower American
N.Y.
30 yrs. Sperry Township
Clayton Co Iowa

Pneumonia
[blank]

12 days
Volga City Iowa

2/2/83
W.H. Horton MD
Volga City Iowa
40 2/28/83 Julia A. Knapp
Female, White
34y
Housewife
2/28/1883
[blank]
Married Canadian
Canada West
30 yrs. Pleasant Ridge
Clayton Co. Iowa

Malignant Erysipdas
[blank]

3 days
Pleasant Ridge
cemetery

2/3/1883 *
H.H. Clark MD
McGregor, Iowa
41 1/30/83 Mary Hultgreen
Female, White
67y 6m 5d
Housewife
1/28/1883
3 a.m.
Married Swede
Sweeden
10 yrs. Mendon Twp Clayton
Co Ia

Apoplexy
[blank]

[blank]
Mendon Tp

1/30/83
H.H. Clark MD
McGregor, Iowa
42 2/28/83 Clara E. Smith
Female, White
40y 11m 9d
Housewife
2/23/1883
12:25 a.m.
Married American
New York
10 mos McGregor

Cysto Sarcom involving
ovary omentum uterine
& spinal column of left side
[blank]

almost 3 yrs
Detroit Mich

2/26/83
H.H. Clark MD
McGregor, Iowa
43 1/31/83 Rosa M.K. Young
Female, White
8m 17d 1/28/1883
9:30 p.m.
Single German
McGregor
from birth McGregor

Pneumonia
Convulsions 12 hrs

2 weeks
Pleasant Grove cemetery

2/29/83
H.H. Clark MD
McGregor, Iowa
44 3/25/83 no name
Female, White
20 minutes 3/25/1883
3:30 a.m.
Single German
Iowa
[blank] Grand Meadow Tp
Clayton Co Ia

Premature birth
[blank]

[blank]
Gr. Meadow
cemetery

3/25/83
John Shepherd MD
Postville Iowa
45 3/29/83 S. Valiquist
Male, White
75y
Laborer
3/29/1883
12:30 p.m.
[blank] French
[blank]
[blank] Clayton County
Insane Asylum

General debility
& old age
[blank]

[blank]
CC Insane Asylum

3/30/83
S.A. Bass MD
Elkader Iowa

*date typed as in original record

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No. Date of Report 1. Name
2. Sex & color
1.Age
2.Occupation
Date & Time
of Death
Marital Status 1. Nationality
2. Where born
How long resident
of Iowa
1. Place of Death
2. Cause of Death
1. Complication
2. Duration of Disease
1. Place of Burial
2. Date of Burial
Name & Residence of Physician Returning Certificate
46 3/29/83 Wm Lunow
Male, White
27y
Laborer
2/13/1883
6:00 a.m.
Single Germany
[blank}
9 yrs Clayton County Insane Hospital

Senile Gangrene
[blank]

[blank]
Clayton Co Asylum

2/14/83
S.A. Bass MD
Elkader Iowa
47 3/27/83 Maria Barbara
Kopp
Female, White
56y 11m 1d
Housekeeping
3/1/1883 Married German
Germany
24 yrs Volga Tp

Apoplexic = Had 2 weeks before her death anattack of apoplexic synrope
Fatty degeneration of the Heart

[blank]
cemetery in Volga Tp

[blank]
A. Kraft MD
Elkader Iowa
48 4/13/83 Henry John Tawes
Male, White
65y 4m 7d
Stone Mason
3/13/1883
8 a.m.
Widower German
Germany
28 yrs Garnavillo

Paralysis
[blank]

unknown
Garnavillo cemetery

3/15/83
W.H. Boals MD
Garnavillo Iowa
49 7/16/83 Katie Krueger
Female, White
7y 9m 1d 3/19/1883 Single Iowa
Iowa
from
birth
Garnavillo Township

Catarrhal Pneumonia
following Measles
[blank]

3 weeks
Garnavillo cemetery

[blank]
Boals & Sharp MDs
Garnavillo Iowa
50 4/16/83 Charles Beattey
Male, White
29y 1m 28d
Farmer
3/25/1883
1 a.m.
Married [blank]
N.Y.
29 yrs Volga City Iowa
Pneumonia
[blank]

about 9 days
Volga City Ia

3/27/83
J.H. Craig MD
Volga City Iowa
51 4/28/83 Michael Barrett
Male, White
37y
Farmer
4/14/1883
4 a.m.
[blank] Irish
Iowa
from
birth
Clayton County Insane
Asylum

Sufocation
[blank]

[blank]
Garnavillo

4/15/83
John H. Kiesel Supt
Read Iowa
52 5/4/83 Barbara Kleinlein
Female, White
76y 9m 15d
Housekeeper
3/21/1883
9 a.m.
Widow German
Germany
21 yrs Cass Tp Clayton
County Iowa

Old age
[blank]

few hours
St. Sebald

3/23/83
H. Newell Sill MD
Strawberry Point Iowa
53 5/22/83 Helen M. Harwood
Female, White
43y 2m 28d
Housekeeper
2/13/1883
11 p.m.
Widow American
Ct
13 yrs Strawberry Point

Pulmonary Consumption
[blank]

4 years
Reeds cemetery
Iowa

2/15/83
H. Newell Sill MD
Strawberry Point Iowa
54 [blank] Elma Davis
Female, White
[blank]
[blank]
3/18/1883
[blank]
Single [blank]
Iowa
from birth Putnam Fayette co
Iowa

Convulsions
[blank]

7 days
[blank]
[blank]
[blank]
55 5/12/83 Daniel Merrill Sterns
Male, White
75y 7m 21d
Minister
4/14/1883
1 a.m.
Married American
Vt
29 yrs Strawberry Point
Iowa

Paralysis Agitans
Capilsary Bronchitis about a week

7 yrs
Strawberry Point

4/15/83
H. Newell Sill MD
Strawberry Point Iowa
56 5/12/83 Lydia Adams
Female, White
72y
Housewife
4/20/1883
11 a.m.
Married American
Ohio
38 yrs Cass Twp Iowa

Pulmonary Consumption
[blank]

for years
Strawberry Point

4/21/1883
H. Newell Sill MD
Strawberry Point Iowa
57 5/18/83 John Childers
Male, White
77y 4m 8d
Laborer
5/8/1883
11 p.m.
Widower American
Kentucky
18 yrs Strawberry Point

General debility with sacral abcess
[blank]

was prostrated 3 weeks
Strawberry Point
Ia

5/9/83
H. Newell Sill MD
Strawberry Point Iowa

-Page 32-

No. Date of Report 1. Name
2. Sex & color
1.Age
2.Occupation
Date & Time
of Death
Marital Status 1. Nationality
2. Where born
How long resident
of Iowa
1. Place of Death
2. Cause of Death
1. Complication
2. Duration of Disease
1. Place of Burial
2. Date of Burial
Name & Residence of Physician Returning Certificate
58 5/18/83 Infant Sargent
Male, White
1d
5/11/1883
7 a.m.
Single American
Iowa
[blank] Lodomillo

unknown
[blank]

a few hours
Lodomillo
Iowa

5/11/83
Emory H. Sargent Jr
Lodomillo Iowa
59 3/22/83 George F. Draper
Male, White
55y
Laborer
2/12/1883
1:45 p.m.
Married American
N.Y.
[blank] Putnam Fayette Co
Iowa

Typhoid Pneumonia
[blank]

7 days
Strawberry Point

2/14/83
H. Newell Sill MD
Strawberry Point Iowa
60 3/22/83 Elizabeth Lake * Gilchrist
Female, White
77y 1m 24d
[blank]
3/15/1883
11:45 a.m.
Widow American
Long Island
visiting Cass Twp Clayton
County Iowa

Typhoid Pneumonia
[blank]

4 days
Franklin DeKalb
County ILL

3/18/83
H. Newell Sill MD
Strawberry Point Iowa
61 3/22/83 Archie Leffingwell
Male, White
2y 2m 18d 3/3/1883
3 p.m.
Single American
Iowa
from birth Cass Township Iowa

Pneumonia
Bilious Recurrant fever

about 5 weeks
Reeds cem

3/3/83
H. Newell Sill MD
Strawberry Point Iowa
62 3/22/83 Sidney Robert
David Woods
Male, White
24y 6m 15d
Farmer
2/28/1883
6:20 p.m.
Single English
Iowa
from birth Sperry Twp Clayton
County Iowa

Foreign substance in air passages
A General hemorrgie condition in capillaries about a week

unknown several months
Volga City

3/2/1883
H. Newell Sill MD
Strawberry Point Iowa
63 6/18/83 Mary Ann Foster
Female, White
76y 7m 9d
Laborer
5/20/1883
4:45 a.m.
Widow [blank]
Nova Scotia
10 yrs North McGregor

Malignant Fever
failing 1 year blood
imparished tempin liver

about 1 week
Oakland cemetery

[blank]
H. Newell Sill MD
Strawberry Point Iowa
64 7/9/83 Jno Clark
Male, White
70y
[blank]
7/1/-
[blank]
Married [blank]
Ireland
25 yrs Giard Township

Congestion of Brain
Peter Nally undertaker McGregor

7/3/-
Peter Farley J.P.
acting coroner
Giard Iowa
65 7/11/83 John Henry Behn
Male, White
65y 0m 13d
Farmer
6/21/1883
2 a.m.
Married German
Germany
[blank] Farm near Osborne

Neuralgia of Heart
[blank]

about 1 week
Mederville

6/22/83
J.H. Craig MD
Volga City Iowa
66 7/31/83 Catherine Daubenberger
Female, White
5y 0m 17d 7/13/1883
11 a.m.
Single German
McGregor
from birth McGregor

Diptheria
[blank]

6 days
Pleasant Grove cemetery

7/14/83
H.H. Clark MD
McGregor Iowa
67 7/31/83 Caroline Daubenberger
Female, White
8y 4m 19d 7/7/1883
4 p.m.
Single German
McGregor
from birth McGregor

Diptheria
[blank]

5 days
Prairie du Chien Wis

7/9/83
H.H. Clark MD
McGregor Iowa
68 7/31/83 Amanda Mann
Female, White
56y
Housewife
7/19/1883
10:30 a.m.
Married American
Ohio
32 yrs McGregor

Cancer of Neck
(Scenbus)
[blank]

1 yr
Pleasant Grove
cemetery

7/21/83
H.H. Clark MD
McGregor Iowa
69 8/5/83 Theresa Stark
Female, White
28y 10m
[blank]
7/17/1883
7 a.m.
Married German
Germany
4 days Guttenberg Iowa

Malignant Malaria fever
brought from Kentucky
[blank]

9 days
Graveyard
7/15/83 **
Wm Hoffbauer MD
Guttenburg Iowa

*middle name in index looks more like Sake - death record looks more like Lake
**date typed exactly as they appear in death record

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No. Date of Report 1. Name
2. Sex & color
1.Age
2.Occupation
Date & Time
of Death
Marital Status 1. Nationality
2. Where born
How long resident
of Iowa
1. Place of Death
2. Cause of Death
1. Complication
2. Duration of Disease
1. Place of Burial
2. Date of Burial
Name & Residence of Physician Returning Certificate
70 8/22/83 Leonhard Heine
Male, White
53y 0m 10d
Druggist
8/17/1883
11:30 p.m.
Married German
Germany
27 yrs Guttenberg Iowa

Dropsy
[blank]

6 mos or more
Guttenberg cemtery

8/19/83
Wm Hoffbauer MD
Guttenberg Iowa
71 9/13/83 George Heinrich Walke
Male, White
76y 4m
Farmer
8/27/1883
6 a.m.
Widower German
Germany
29 yrs Jefferson Twp Iowa

Surrhus Ventriculi
[blank]

about 1/2 yr
Ceres cemetery

8/29/83
Wm. Hoffbauer MD
Guttenberg Iowa
72 9/10/83 John Peosch
Male, White
50y 3m
Farmer
9/8/1883
10 a.m.
Married German
Germany
23 [or 25] yrs
Springfield Iowa

Degenerative disease of the Gastro Intestinal Glands resulting in complete Anorexia
[blank]

minutes
Postville cemetery

9/10/1883
John Shepherd MD
Postville Iowa
73 9/11/83 Laura C. Moody
Female, White
7m 16d 8/11/1883
[blank]
[blank] [blank]
Mendon twp
[blank] McGregor Iowa

Pneumonia
[blank]

10 days
Clayton City Ia

[blank]
W.A. Hall MD
McGregor Iowa
74 8/20/83 John Waalk
Male, White
54y 11m 21d
Farmer
7/29/1883
5:30 a.m.
Widower German
Germany
18 yrs Monona Iowa

Desquamative Nephritis
[blank]

3 yrs
Council Hill
cemetery

7/30/83
W.A. Hall MD
McGregor Iowa
75 9/22/83 Jacob Worth
Male, White
72y
Common laborer
9/17/1883
[blank]
Married [blank]
Germany
32 yrs was found near North McGregor

accidental drowning
body delivered to
friends
Allamakee Co Ia

[blank]
Isaac Matthews JP Coroner
McGregor Ia
76 10/10/83 Anna Margareita Oelkers
Female, White
50y 0m 15d
Housewife
9/1/1883
12 m
Widow German
Germany
25 yrs Guttenberg

Chronic enlargement and Sardaceous degeneration of the Meseler's Glands, Exhaustion
[blank]

[blank]
Guttenberg

9/3/83
Hermann J. Schermer MD
Guttenberg Iowa
77 10/22/83 Joseph Herman
Male, White
64y
Laborer
8/19/188-
3 p.m.
Single Austrian
Austria
[blank] C.C.P.H.

Assites
[blank]

don't know
Poor farm

8/21/-
S.A. Bass MD
Elkader Iowa
78 10/22/83 Christine Schotty
Female, White
86y
[blank]
9/5/188-
9:30 p.m.
Married German
Germany
30 yrs C.C.P.H.

old age
[blank]

[blank]
Clayton Center
9/8-
S.A. Bass MD
Elkader Iowa
Report made Oct 1st 1883

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No. Date of Report 1. Name
2. Sex & color
1.Age
2.Occupation
Date & Time
of Death
Marital Status 1. Nationality
2. Where born
How long resident
of Iowa
1. Place of Death
2. Cause of Death
1. Complication
2. Duration of Disease
1. Place of Burial
2. Date of Burial
Name & Residence of Physician Returning Certificate
1 10/30/83 William E. Frashier
Male, White
30 y
Farmer
10/-/-
1 a.m.
Married American
[blank]
10 yrs Guttenberg Iowa

a blow struck on the left side of the head with a long handle shovel struck by Henry Kampmeyer
[blank]

undertaker Albert Bates
Millville Twp Ia

[blank]
G.H. Jacobs J.P. Acting coroner
Guttenberg Iowa
2 10/29/83 -- Schott
Male, White
10d 10/17/1883
3 p.m.
Single German
McGregor
from birth McGregor

Convulsions
[blank]

from birth
Pleasant Grove cemetery

10/18/83
H.H. Clark MD
McGregor Ia
3 11/7/83 Mary Brandt
Female, White
61y 0m 17d
Housewife
10/31/1883
5:45 a.m.
Married German
Mechlberg
33 yrs Garnavillo Iowa

Heart exhaustion
Gastritis & Pelvic celelulitis, unknown

3 mos
Garnavillo cemetery

11/2/83
W.H. Boals MD
Garnavillo Iowa
4 10/27/83 Wilhelmina Schutte
Female, White
1m 28d 10/12/1883
6 p.m.
Single American
Read Tp Ia
from birth Read Twp Clayton Co Ia

Cholera Infantum
[blank]

5 days
Clayton Center cemetery

10/14/83
W.H. Boals MD
Garnavillo Iowa
5 11/1/83 John Knapp
Male, White
84y 2m 5d
Farmer
10/11/1883
9 a.m.
Married [blank]
State NY Haversbau
33 yrs Pleasant Ridge Mendon Twp

Gen'l debility arising from old age
[blank]

about 8 weeks
Pleasant Ridge cemetery

10/14/83
W.H. Andrews MD
North McGregor Iowa
6 10/20/83 John Moir Sen'r
Male, White
72y
Farmer
11/19/1883
4 a.m.
Married Scotch
Scotland
30 yrs Springfield Gr Meadow Clayton Co Ia

Immediate cause Pneumonitis
Primary affection congestion of the brain with convulsions
[blank]

38 days
Postville cemetery

11/20/83
John Shepherd MD
Postville Iowa
7 11/8/83 August Leui
Male, White
18y
Agricultural work
11/6/1883
2:20 a.m.
Single German
[blank]
18 yrs Grand Meadow Clayton Co Ia

Accidental Gunshot by a companion necessitating amputations at the upper third of the thigh from which he never rallied
[blank]

about 36 hours
Grand Meadow cemetery

11/8/83
John Shepherd MD
Postville Iowa
8 12/20/83 Amelia Orr
Female, White
20y 11m 4d
housewife
12/4/1883
2 p.m.
Married German
N.Y.
15 yrs Mendon Twp Clayton Co Ia

Puerperal Septicaemia
[blank]

7 days
Giard cemetery

12/6/83
H.H. Clark MD
McGregor Ia
9 12/11/83 Alonis Wolf
Male, White
43y
Stone mason
11/30/-
5 p.m.
Married German
Vanderz Europe
[illegible] Farm of J.B. Voss, Jefferson Twp

Suicide by hanging with a rope around his neck on a limb of a sugar tree
undertaker Christian Leigen Guttenberg Ia Guttenberg cemetery

12/3/83
G.H. Jacobs J.P. Acting coroner
Guttenberg Iowa
10 1/31/84 Jane Dymond
Female, White
60y
housewife
1/5/1884
3 p.m.
Widow [blank]
Scotland St. Johnstown
30 yrs McGregor Iowa

Catarrh General
Bronchitis & unstiteal uephrites, 4 weeks

several years
McGregor Ia

1/7/84
W.A. Hall MD
McGregor Iowa
11 1/10/84 --- Bohen
Female, White
about 1 hour 12/9/1883
6 a.m.
[blank] Irish
North McGregor
from birth North McGregor Iowa

Premature birth
[blank]

[blank]
Catholic cemetery [illegible] McGregor

[blank]
W.H. Andrews MD
North McGregor Iowa
12 1/15/84 Henrietta Schultz
Female, White
34y 8m
[blank]
1/1/1884
3 p.m.
Married Germany
[blank]
[blank] McGregor Iowa

Nepherine
Abscess of hip

2 yrs
McGregor Iowa

[blank]
W.A. Hall MD
McGregor Iowa

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No. Date of Report 1. Name
2. Sex & color
1.Age
2.Occupation
Date & Time
of Death
Marital Status 1. Nationality
2. Where born
How long resident
of Iowa
1. Place of Death
2. Cause of Death
1. Complication
2. Duration of Disease
1. Place of Burial
2. Date of Burial
Name & Residence of Physician Returning Certificate
13 [blank] John Werges
Male, White
5y 8/23/1883
6:30 a.m.
Single [blank]
Clayton Co Ia
[blank] Clayton Twp Clayton
Co Ia

Meningitis
Scarlet fever

6 days
Garnavillo Clayton Co Ia

8/25/83
E.A. Sherman MD
National Iowa
14 [blank] Andrew Yunkman
Male, White
6m 27d 8/17/1883
9:45 p.m.
Single [blank]
National Ia
[blank] National Clayton Co Ia

Meningitis
[blank]

3 days
National

8/19/83
E.A. Sherman MD
National Iowa
15 [blank] Louisa Bierhaum
Female, White
15y 7/29/1883
1 p.m
Single [blank]
Clayton Co Ia
from birth Clayton Twp Clayton
Co Ia

Meningitis
[blank]

4 days
Garnavillo Clayton Co Ia

7/31/83
E.A. Sherman MD
National Iowa
16 [blank] Sophia Bierbaum
Female, White
24y
[blank]
7/13/1883
[blank]
Single [blank]
Clayton Co Ia
[blank] Clayton Twp Clayton
Co Ia

Phithis Pulmanalis
[blank]

1 year
Garnavillo

7/15/83
E.A. Sherman MD
National Iowa
17 [blank] Henry Meyers
Male, White
20y
Farmer
1/16/1884
8 p.m.
Single [blank]
Clayton Co Ia
20 yrs Farmersburg Tp
Clayton Co Ia

Typhoid Fever
[blank]

6 days
[blank] E.A. Sherman MD
National Iowa
18 1/30/84 Katie Klatzbock
Female, [blank]
5m 1/14/1884
7 p.m.
  German
Giard Tp Clayton
Co Ia
[blank] Giard Twp

Scarletina Augia
Diptheria 3 or 4 days

10 or 12 days
Giard cemetery

1/16/84
O.E. Nichols MD
Giard Iowa
19 1/30/84 Freddie Klatzbock
Male, [blank]
2y 12/29/1884 **
midnight 12 pm
  German
Giard Tp Ia
2 yrs Giard Twp

Scarletina Auginosa swpt
Convulsions

12 to 14 hours
Giard cemetery

1/1/84
O.E. Nichols MD
Giard Iowa
20 2/3/84 Nellie Elizabeth Draum
Female, White
1 hours 1/9/1884
5 a.m.
Single American
[blank]
from birth North McGregor Iowa

Prenatal cold; never breathed free and finally death occured by chocking
[blank]

1 day
Pleasant Ridge cemetery

1/10/1884
W.H. Andrews MD
North McGregor Iowa
21 2/3/84 Harry Claudius Manly
Male, White
1m 8d 1/11/1884
9 p.m.
Single American
North McGregor
from birth North McGregor Iowa

Convulsions caused by indigestion
[blank]

about 1 month
South McGregor Ia

1/12/84
W.H. Andrews MD
North McGregor Iowa
22 1/31/84 J.N. Sturtevant *
Male, White
65y
Farmer
1/7/1884
1 p.m.
Widower American
[blank]
[blank] Clayton Co Poor House

Consumption
[blank]
[blank]
C.C. P. farm

1/9/84
F.M. Moor MD
Elkader Iowa
23 1/31/84 Michael Kernes
Male, White
74y
Laborer
11/23/1883
10:30 a.m.
Widower Ireland
[blank]
[blank] Clayton Co Poor House

Paralasis
[blank]

2 mo
Elkader

11/25/84**
F.M. Moor MD
Elkader Iowa
24 2/12/84 Charles Tryon
Male, White
27y
Brakeman
1/25/1884
3 a.m.
Single American
[blank]
3 mo McGregor Iowa

Ran over by Train
undertaker Walles Bro McGregor

1/26/84
Isaac Matthews JP acting coroner
McGregor Iowa

*transcriber is not certain of spelling of surname could also be Sturlevarit or Sturtevaut
**date typed exactly as in death record

-Page 36-

No. Date of Report 1. Name
2. Sex & color
1.Age
2.Occupation
Date & Time
of Death
Marital Status 1. Nationality
2. Where born
How long resident
of Iowa
1. Place of Death
2. Cause of Death
1. Complication
2. Duration of Disease
1. Place of Burial
2. Date of Burial
Name & Residence of Physician Returning Certificate
25 10/30/83 William E. Frashier
Male, White
30y
Farmer
10/-/-
1 a.m.
Married American
[blank]
10 yrs Guttenberg Iowa

a blow struck on the left side of the head with a long handle shovel struck by Henry Kampmeyer
undertaker Albert Bates Millville Twp Iowa

[blank]
G.H. Jacobs J.P. Acting coroner
Guttenberg Iowa
26 10/29/83 -- ,Schott
Male, White
10d 10/17/1883
3 p.m.
Single German
McGregor
from birth McGregor

Convulsions
[blank]

from birth
Pleasant Grove cemetery

10/18/83
H.H. Clark MD
McGregor Ia
27 11/7/83 Mary Brandt
Female, White
61y 17d
Housewife
10/31/1883
5:45 a.m.
Married German Meckelberg 33 trs Garnavillo Iowa

Heart Exhaustion about 3 mos
Gastritis and Pelvic Cellulitis

unknown
Garnavillo cemetery

11/2/83
W.H. Boals MD
Garnavillo Iowa
28 10/27/83 Wilhelmine Schutte
Female, White
1m 28d 10/12/1883
6 p.m.
Single American
Read Tp
from birth Read Tp Clayton Co Iowa

Cholera Infantum
[blank]

5 days
Clayton Center cemetery

10/14/83
W.H. Boals MD
Garnavillo Iowa
25 2/3/84 Chas W. Baug
Male, White
64y
Music teacher
1/4/1884
3 a.m.
Single [blank]
Germany
[blank] Clayton Co Insane Asylum

Old age and General debility
undertaker H.C Grolewohl C.C.P.Farm

1/6/84
[blank]
26 1/31/84 Finley Jones
Male, White
80y
Laborer
1/15/1884
2 a.m.
Widower American
[blank]
[blank] Clayton Co Poor House

Old age
[blank]
[blank]
Clayton Co Poor Farm

[blank]
F.M. Moore MD
Elkader Iowa
27 2/2/84 Johanna Johnson
Female, White
59y 11m 5d
Housewife
1/5/1884
2 a.m.
Married Swede
Sweden
2 yrs Mendon Twp Clayton
Co
Supposed to be some form of Heart Disease
Malarial fever

Could not learn
Norwegian cemetery Mendon Twp

[blank]
H.H. Clark MD
McGregor
28 2/27/83* Thomas Davidson
Male, White
85y 1m 25d
Farmer
2/7/1884
9 p.m.
Widower American
Penn
5 yrs Clayton Co Iowa

Prostatic inflamation
Pneumonia 2 weeks

Several years
McGregor Ia

2/9/84
W.A. Hall MD
McGregor Iowa
29 2/15/84 Jochiam Muller
Male, White
45y
Laborer
2/15/1884
9 a.m.
Single German
Germany
about 12 yr Littleport

Gunshot wound & exposure to extreme cold
[blank]
[blank]
body delivered to
twp [illegible]
J.W. Cain MD Coroner Strawberry Point Iowa
30 2/18/84 William Calaway
Male, White
46y
Farmer
2/18/1884
6 a.m.
Married U.S.
[blank]
[blank] John Nadings house Cox Creek Twp

Compression of brain caused by Ossous tumor
[blank]
[blank]
delivered to friends J.W. Cain MD Coroner Strawberry Point Iowa
31 3/2/84 Albert Alley
Male, White
40y
Farmer
3/2/1884
4 p.m.
Married American
[blank]
[blank] Cass Twp

Heart disease
[blank]
[blank]
delivered to friends J.W. Cain MD Coroner Strawberry Point Iowa
32 3/11/84 Joseph Kirch
Male, White
32y 9m 20d
Saloon Keeper & Barber
2/29/1884
8 a.m.
Married German
Bodenhein
[blank] Guttenberg Iowa

Nephritis Interstitiatis Chronica asthemia Paralysis cordis
Acute endocarditis and Pericarditis

1 year
Guttenberg Iowa

3/2/84
H.J. Sch ----- [surname illegible] MD

Guttenberg Iowa

Transcription Notes: The first column of page 36 is numbered exactly as it appears on the record and the first 4 records on this page also appear on page 34.
*date typed exactly as in death record

-Page 37-

No. Date of Report 1. Name
2. Sex & color
1.Age
2.Occupation
Date & Time
of Death
Marital Status 1. Nationality
2. Where born
How long resident
of Iowa
1. Place of Death
2. Cause of Death
1. Complication
2. Duration of Disease
1. Place of Burial
2. Date of Burial
Name & Residence of Physician Returning Certificate
33 2/27/84 Cora McNeth
Female, White
2y 9m
Child
2/1/1884
1 a.m.
Single [blank]
Sperry Tp
from birth Sperry Twp

Scalded
[blank]
12 days
Sperry Twp near Volga City Ia
[blank]
J.H. Craig MD
Volga Iowa
34 2/12/84 Bernard Hanson
Male, White
82y
None
3/3/1884
[blank]
Widower [blank]
Germany
33 yrs Cox Creek Iowa

Dropsy
[blank]
about 2 weeks
Independence Iowa
3/5/84
S.N. Bixby MD
Strawberry Point Iowa
35 3/11/84 Thomas Robinson
Male, White
80y 6m 28d
Farmer
3/7/1884
6:50
[blank] [blank]
Canada
28 yrs Richland Twp Delaware Co Ia

Apoplexia Cerebri
[blank]
38 hours
Brush Creek
2/9/84
A. Leyh MD
Strawberry Point Iowa
36 [blank] Thos Victoria
Male, White
1/4800 day 2/28/1884
[blank]
Single American
[blank]
1/4800 part of a day Cox Creek Twp

unknown
[blank]
[blank]
[blank]
[blank]
J.H. Craig MD
Volga Iowa
37 3/12/84 Mary McNeil
Female, White
31y
Domestic
3/10/1884
4:30 p.m.
Married Irish
Petsburg Pa
about 13 yr Grand Meadow Twp Clayton Co Ia

Puerperal Fever
[blank]
8 days
Clermont cemetery
3/12/84
John Shepherd MD
Postville Iowa
38 3/25/84 Elizabeth Good
Female, White
77y
Housewife
2/8/1884
12 a.m.
Married English
Workshot Notte
8 yrs Millville Twp

Pneumonia
[blank]
3 days
Colesburg
2/12/1884
C.A. Tobie MD
Colesburg Iowa
39 3/25/84 Dan Hagerty
Male, White
49y 9m
Farmer
3/24/1884
9 p.m.
Married Irish
County of Carry Ireland
34 yrs Near city of McGregor Mendon Tp Clayton Co Ia

Ran over by a train of cars accidently on CM&St Paul RR
undertakers Waller Bro McGregor Iowa
3/26/84
J.L. Hagensick JP acting coroner
McGregor Iowa
40 1/21/84 Catharine Cunningham
Female, White
46y 9m 4d
Housewife
10/19/1883
3 p.m.
Married Irish
Kiekkenny Co Ireland
26 yrs Read Tp Clayton Co Iowa

Pihthisis Pulmonotis
[blank]
about 1 year
Garnavillo Catholic cemetery
10/21/84 *
W.H. Boals MD
Garnavillo Iowa
41 3/3/84 Lena L. Meyer
Female, White
20y
None
2/13/1884
11 p.m.
Single American
Garnavillo Iowa
from birth Garnavillo Iowa

Dropsy
[blank]
[blank]
Garnavillo cemetery Ia
2/17/84
W.H. Boals MD
Garnavillo Iowa
42 4/8/84 Anna Auer
Female, White
70y 11m
Housewife
2/28/1884
5 a.m.
Married Germany
Bavaria
28 yrs Garnavillo Tp Clayton Co Iowa

Paralysis Comphet
[blank]
unknown
Catholic cemetery Garnavillo
3/1/84
W.H. Boals MD
Garnavillo Iowa
43 4/21/84 Nicholas Rafferty
Male, White
4y 5m 24d
4/19/1884
5:30 p.m.
Single Irish
Fayette Co Ia
from birth Grand Meadow Twp Clayton Co Iowa

Tubuculous Meningitis
[blank]
19 days
Clermont cemetery
4/21/84
John Shepherd MD
Postville Iowa
44 3/11/84 Albert Alley
Male, White
[blank]
Farmer
3/2/1884
6 p.m.
Married [blank]
[blank]
[blank] Strawberry Point Iowa

Heart Disease
[blank]
4 hours
Strawberry Point
5/4/84
J.J. Lindsey MD
Strawberry Point Iowa

*date typed exactly as in death record

-Page 38-

No. Date of Report 1. Name
2. Sex & color
1.Age
2.Occupation
Date & Time
of Death
Marital Status 1. Nationality
2. Where born
How long resident
of Iowa
1. Place of Death
2. Cause of Death
1. Complication
2. Duration of Disease
1. Place of Burial
2. Date of Burial
Name & Residence of Physician Returning Certificate
45 5/7/84 Sebastian Eckart *
Male, White
45y 3m 4d
Blacksmith
5/4/1884
11 a.m.
Married German
Prussia
26 yrs Guttenberg Iowa

Fracture of the skull & cerebral hemmorrage due to a fall down stairs. Paralysis of the heart. Nature of the accident unknown.
[blank]

6 hours
Guttenberg Iowa
5/6/84
Herman J. Schneider MD
Guttenberg Iowa
46 5/10/84 Emmey Goslin
Female, White
30y
[blank]
5/10/1884
4:00
Single American
[blank]
[blank] Clayton County Insane Asylum

Epilepsy
[blank]
[blank]
Clayton Co Poor Farm
5/10/84
[blank]
47 4/30/84 Thomas Buckley
Male, White
22y 9m 22d
Brakeman
4/15/1884
[blank]
Single Irish
Giard Tp
from birth Giard Twp Clayton Co Iowa

Pulmonary Haemorhage
[blank]

2 mos
Catholic cemetery McGregor
4/17/84
H.H. Clark MD
McGregor Iowa
48 4/30/84 Henry Davis
Male, White
80y 11m 6d
Tanner
3/31/1884
[blank]
Married American
Madison Conn
24 yrs McGregor

Pleuro Pneumonia
[blank]

6 days
Pleasant Grove cemetery
[blank]
H.H. Clark MD
McGregor Iowa
49 3/30/84 Prudie Kingsley
Female, White
17y 9m 2d
School Girl
3/17/1884
5 a.m.
Single American
Giard Tp
from birth Giard Twp Clayton Co Iowa

Septicaemia
[blank]

3 weeks
Council Hill cemetery
3/19/84
H.H. Clark MD
McGregor Iowa
50 [blank] Berthia Halfhill
Female, White
2y 3m 5/4/1884
[blank]
Single [blank]
Wood center
[blank] Wood center Clayton Co Ia

Diptheria
[blank]

4 days
Edgewood

5/5/84
J.W. Rue MD
Greeley Del Co Ia
51 5/21/84 Sebastian Eckart *
Male, White
45y 3m -
Blacksmith
5/4/1884
10 a.m.
Married German
Prussia
26 yrs Guttenberg Iowa

Bra---ing the skull by falling down stairs
[blank]

[blank]
Guttenberg Iowa
5/6/84
G.H. Jacobs J.P. acting coroner
Guttenberg Iowa
52 6/2/84 Therese Hofmann
Female, White
58y 7m 2d
Housewife
3/11/1884
12 a.m.
Married Austrian
Wizkaherg **
12 yrs Guttenberg Clayton co Ia

Pneumonia Chronica, asthemia Paralysis Cordis
[blank]

7 week
Guttenberg Iowa
3/14/1884
Herman J. Schneider MD
Guttenberg Iowa
53 5/2/84 Morris O. Barnes
Male, White
59y
Merchant
5/20/1884
8:15 a.m.
Married American
Chat co N.Y.
28 yrs Strawberry Point Iowa

Primare Brigh Kidney disease
[blank]

6 mos
Strawberry Point Ia
5/22/84
A. Leyh MD
Strawberry Point Ia
54 6/4/84 Samuel Conrad
Male, [blank]
71y 1m 18d
Retired Farmer
5/20/1884
3 a.m.
Married American
Tompkins co NY
20 yrs Edgewood Clayton Co Iowa

Chronic Rheumatism & Prostatic disease
Received a fall 2/5/84 fracturing Radius and infected fracture of neck of femur

4 mo
Edgewood cemetery Del co. Ia
6/1/84
H.H. Newman MD
Edgewood Iowa
55 5/20/84 August Uschall
Male, White
69y 7m 18d
Wagon Maker
4/20/1884
10 pm
Married German
Germany
31 yrs Guttenberg Clayton Co Iowa

Gastric remittent fever
[blank]

4 weeks
Guttenberg
4/22/84
Wm. Hoffbauer MD
Guttenberg Iowa
56 6/16/84 Herman Blumhagen
Male, White
4y 8m 24d
none
6/3/1884
9:00 p.m.
Single German
Germany
9 mo Grand Meadow Tp Clayton co Ia

Chronic Pneumonitis with Pulmonary Haemorrhage
Ascites

since Nov 15/1883
Postville cemetery

6/5/84
Frederick Pecker MD
Clermont Fayette Co Ia

*Record 45 & 51 appear to be nearly identical records; apparently the doctor reported it and the acting coroner also made a report
**place of birth may be Nizkaherg, difficult to make out the writing

-Page 39-

No. Date of Report 1. Name
2. Sex & color
1.Age
2.Occupation
Date & Time
of Death
Marital Status 1. Nationality
2. Where born
How long resident
of Iowa
1. Place of Death
2. Cause of Death
1. Complication
2. Duration of Disease
1. Place of Burial
2. Date of Burial
Name & Residence of Physician Returning Certificate
57 6/26/84 John Courtwright
Male, White
89y 9m
Laborer
5/27/8884
1 p.m.
Single American
[blank]
40 yrs Clayton County Poor House

Old age
[blank]
[blank]
Clayton Co Paupers Field at Poor Farm
[blank]
F.M. Moor MD
Elkader Iowa
58 6/10/84 Norman Hamilton
Male, White
53y 5m 1d
Farmer
6/10/1884
[blank]
Married American
New York C
30yrs Farmersburg Tp

Suicide by hanging
body delivered to
friends
[blank] J.W. Cain Coroner Elkader Iowa
59 7/29/84 Edward Steel
Male, White
18y 10m
[blank]
6/29/1884
3 p.m
Single American
[blank]
[blank] Littleport

Concussion of Brain?
body delivered to
friends
Edgewood J.W. Cain Coroner Elkader Iowa
60 1884 John Stobl
Male, White
23y
Farmer
7/17/1884
7:30 p.m.
Single German
Clayton Co
23 yrs Boardman Tp

Typhoid fever
with Rheumatism

2 weeks 3 mos
Mederville
7/30
S.A. Bass MD
Elkader Iowa
61 7/25/84 Mrs. Bridget Rylie
Female, White
74y
[blank]
6/28/1884
8:15 a.m.
Widow Ireland
[blank]
[blank] C.C. P. House

Heart disease
[blank]
[blank]
Elkader Catholic cemetery
[blank]
F.M. Moor MD
Elkader Iowa
62 7/31/84 P.M. White
Male, White
68y
[blank]
7/3/1884
12:30 a.m.
Widower American
[blank]
[blank] C.C.P. House

Paralysis
[blank]
[blank]
Farmersburg cemetery
7/4/84
F.M. Moore MD
Elkader Iowa
63 7/31/84 Nathan Springer
Male, White
75y
Farmer
7/21/1884
3 p.m.
Married American
[blank]
[blank] C.C.P. House

Paralysis
[blank]
[blank]
C.C.P.F.
7/22/84
F.M. Moor MD
Elkader Iowa
64 8/7/84 Theodore Hagerman
Male, White
28y
Farmer
8/5/1884
about 2:30 p.m.
Single German
Volga Tp Clayton Co Ia
from birth Elk Tp

Suicide by shooting in forehead
body delivered to
friends
Volga Tp
[blank]
J.W. Cain MD Coroner Elkader Iowa
65 8/8/84 Anna Elizabeth Brandt
Female, White
86y
[blank]
7/17/1884
[blank]
Married Germany
Germany
since 1858 Jefferson Twp near Guttenberg

Marcismus senilis
[blank]
[blank]
Guttenberg graveyard
7/19/84
Wm Hoffbauer MD
Guttenberg Ia
66 8/8/84 Arthur John Wolter
Male, White
1y 4m 17d
[blank]
7/14/1884
8 pm
  [blank]
Benton Co Minn
10 days Ceres P.O.

Convulsions
[blank]

Brain fever
Guttenberg catholic graveyard
7/17/84
Wm Hoffbauer MD
Guttenberg Ia
67 8/21/84 George Ne-ser *
Male, White
77y 9m
Farmer
8/21/1884
10 a.m.
Widower German
Germany
28 yrs Volga Tp

Old age
body delivered to
friends
[blank]
[blank]
J.W. Cain Coroner Elkader Iowa
68 9/18/84 Louis Wm Tangeman
Male, White
6m 5d 8/15/1884
5 a.m.
  German

Garnavillo Ia
since birth Garnavillo Clayton Co

Cholera Infantum
[blank]

48 hours
New cemetery Garnavillo
[blank]
Mrs. M.B. Sharp
Garnavillo Iowa

*surname may be Nesser or Nehser or something else, difficult to make out the writing due to an ink blot on the 3rd letter

~~~~~

-Transcription note: Every effort has been taken to transcribe the record accurately, but errors are possible. Notes in [brackets] were added by the transcriber. Please use this transcription as a guide only & always consult the original record to confirm the information.

-Source: Register of deaths v. 1, 1880-1897, FHL film #1255482
-Transcribed by Sharyl Ferrall for Clayton co. IAGenWeb from photocopies contributed by Constance Diamond

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