IAGenWeb Project - Clayton co.


Clayton Co. - Register of Deaths
Book 1 - pages 60-69

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.
Be very creative with surname spellings!


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-Page 60-

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 2/21/88 Hans Torkelson
male, white
73y 8m 8d
farmer
2/9/88
11 p.m.
Married Norwegian
Norway
30y Marion twp. Clayton co. Iowa
Old age
[blank]
[blank]
Norwegian cemetry Marion twp.
02/17/1888
Ole Bergan
Marion twp. Clayton co. Iowa
26 2/24/88 Peter Barks
male, white
63y 1m
farmer
1/21/88
9 a.m.
Married German
Germany
33y Jefferson twp Clayton co. Iowa
Bronchial -------
[blank]
fourteen months
a cemetery in the vicinity of the farm house
01/24/1888
Wm Hoffbauer
Guttenberg, Iowa
27 2/30/88* Wm Lamler
male, white
24y
Laborer
1/18/88
1 p.m.
Single [blank]
Canada
[blank] Clayton co. poor house
Paralysis
Dropsey
four months
C.C. Poor farm
01/20/1888
C.W. Duffin
Garnavillo, Iowa
28 2/30/88* Frederick Langman
male, white
80y
Laborer
1/8/88
3 p.m.
Widower German
Germany
35y Clayton co. Poor farm
Old age
[blank]
[blank]
C.C. Poor farm
01/20/1888
C.W. Duffin
Garnavillo, Iowa
29 3/14/88 Tosten Hendrickson
male, white
46y 10m 4d*
farmer
2/23/88
2 a.m.
Married Norwegian
Norway
[blank] Grand Meadow twp. Clayton co.
Acute Gastritis
Induration of the liver
Several weeks
Grand Meadow twp Clayton co.
03/01/1888
L. Brown
Postville, Iowa
30 3/19/88 C.K.W. Operman
female, white
2d
[blank]
3/9/88
10 a.m.
Single German
St. Sebald
[blank] St Sebald, Iowa
Weakness
[blank]
two days
St. Sebald, Iowa
03/09/1888
G.H. Fueler
St. Sebald, Iowa
31 3/27/88 Willie Cunningham
male, white
18y 1m 2d
Farmers son
3/11/88
7 p.m.
Single Irish
Highland Twp
18y Highland twp
Hemorrhages following measles
Organic Heart disease
Two weeks
Elkader
03/13/1888
J.H. Craig
Volga City, Iowa
32 4/4/88 August Hoffbauer
male, white
34y 2m 5d
Merchant
3/2/88
11 p.m.
Married German
Guttenberg Iowa
34y Guttenberg
Phthisic [illegible]
[blank]
1 years
Guttenberg
03/05/1888
Wm Hoffbauer
Guttenberg, Iowa
33 4/26/88 Jennett Bentley
female, white
26y
Housewife
3/-/88
7:15 p.m.
Widow American
[blank]
26y Sperry twp Clayton Co Iowa
Consumption immediate cause, Heart failure from Clot
[blank]
four years
Sperry twp. Clayton co Ia
03/31/1888
L.D. Shambaugh
Volga City, Iowa
34 4/26/88 James Hawthorne
male, white
68y 1m 13d
[blank]
4/21/88
7 p.m.
Married Irish
Ireland
37y Sperry twp Clayton Co Iowa
Contusion of right kidney
[blank]
five days
Sperry twp. Clayton co.
04/23/1888
L.D. Shambaugh
Volga City, Iowa
35 4/28/88 Lymein Wallace
male, white
87y
Laborer
4/6/88
11 p.m.
Widower American
Vermont
[blank] C.C. Poor farm
Old age
Paralysis
About a week
Farmersburg cemetery Iowa
04/07/1888
C.W. Duffin
Garnavillo, Iowa
36 5/10/88 Mrs. Catharine Freidag
female, white
57y 7m 26d
Domestic
4/27/88
10:30 a.m.
Married Germany
[blank]
30y Springfield, Clayton co. Iowa
Consumption
[blank]
10 months
Postville Cemetery
04/29/1888
John Shepherd
Postville, Iowa

Notes:
Nos. 27 & 28 - date of report is typed as it appears in the record book
No. 29 - age may be 46y 10m 11d

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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
37 5/10/88 Thos. Arnold
male, white
73y 6m
Merchant
4/1/88
10:30 a.m.
[blank] [blank]
Rhode Island
32y McGregor, Iowa
[blank]
Congestion of lungs
Two weeks
[blank]
[blank]
W.A. Hall
McGregor, Iowa
38 5/22/88 John Askew
male, white
87y 5m 26d
[blank]
5/1/88
3 a.m.
Widower English
England
[blank] Sperry twp
Paralysis
[blank]
unknown
Volga City
5/3/88
J.H. Craig
Volga City, Iowa
39 5/25/88 Dorathea E.E. Gropp
female, white
9m 2d
infantine
5/5/88
9 p.m.
Single American
McGregor, Iowa
[blank] McGregor, Iowa
Whooping Cough & Teething
[blank]
Six weeks
McGregor, Iowa
5/7/88
A.J. Williams
McGregor, Iowa
40 5/26/88 Wm. VanSickle
male, white
22y
Laborer
5/11/88
11 a.m.
Single American
Clayton county
22y C.C. Poor farm
Phthisic Pulmonalis
[blank]
About one year
C.C. Poor farm
5/12/88
C.W. Duffin
Garnavillo, Iowa
41 5/26/88 Ole O. Bergin
male, white
39y 6m 10d
farmer
5/21/88
2 a.m.
Married Norwegian
Norway
38y Marion twp Clayton Co Iowa
Liver Complaint & Congestion of the Liver
[blank]
[blank]
Norwegian cemetery Marion twp
5/23/88
Asgrim Oleson
Marion Twp Clayton co. Iowa
42 6/1/88 Sidney White
male, white
51y 8m 17d
farmer
5/23/88
11 p.m.
Married [blank]
Vermont
25y Volga City, Iowa
Bright's Disease
Asthmatic trouble
Six months
Two years
Volga City, Iowa
[blank]
J.H. Craig
Volga City, Iowa
43* 6/1/88 Mary Petermann
female, white
55y 1m 29d
Housewife
5/17/88
3 a.m.
Married [blank]
Indiana
35y Highland twp, Clayton co.
Tumors of Lungs and liver
[blank]
Two years
Illeyria Twp. Fayette co. Iowa
5/18/88
J.H. Craig
Volga City, Iowa
44 6/5/88 Andreas Matt
male, white
58y 2m 8d
farmer
5/8/88
7 p.m.
Married German
Germany
24y Guttenberg, Iowa, on the farm
Odema Pulmonium
Paralysis Cardis
[blank]
Two days
Guttenberg, Iowa
5/10/88
H.J. Schirmer
Guttenberg, Iowa
45 6/9/88 Anna O. Embertson
female, white
32y
Milliner
5/1/88
[blank]
Single Norwegian
Clayton co. Iowa
32y St. Paul, Minn.
Stomache Trouble
[blank]
Six days
Norwegian cemetery
5/3/88
Asgrim Oleson
Marion Twp.
46 6/12/88 Guy Mellen
male, white
14y 4m 15d
[blank]
5/9/88
8 p.m.
Single [blank]
Delaware co. Iowa
14y Lodomillo Twp Clayton Co. Iowa
[blank]
[blank]
[blank]
Edgewood, Iowa
5/8/88
F.H. Howard
Strawberry Point, Iowa
47 6/12/88 John Inger
male, white
66y 3m 10d
Machanist
5/6/88
[blank]
Married English
England
[blank] Strawberry Point, Iowa
Typhoid Pneumonia
[blank]
About one week
Strawberry Point
5/8/88
F.H. Howard
Strawberry Point, Iowa
48 6/12/88 Harry Deyo
male, white
2y 6m 5/12/88
[blank]
[blank] [blank]
Strawberry Point Iowa
[blank] Strawberry Point, Iowa
Typhoid Pneumonia
[blank]
10 days
Strawberry Point, Iowa
[blank]
F.H. Howard
Strawberry Point, Iowa

Notes:
No. 43 - see also pg 68, no. 53 - these appear to be duplicate records, with subtle differences as reported by different physicians

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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
49 7/?/88 C.A. Wm Schroeder
male, white
7y 26d
[blank]
6/12/88
11 p.m.
Single American
Grand Meadow Twp
7y Grand Meadow Twp
Malignant Diphtheria
[blank]
Two weeks
Postville Cemetery
6/13/88
Frederick Becker
Clearmont, Iowa
50 8/9/88 Alfred Weseman
male, white
1y
[blank]
7/6/88
9 p.m.
Single German
Clayton Co.
1y Guttenberg, Iowa
Meningitis Casilaris
[blank]
14 days
Guttenberg cemetery
7/8/88
Wm. Hoffbauer
Guttenberg, Iowa
51 7/14/88 Jane Drips Dice
female, white
72y 6m 14d
Housewife
7/9/88
4 p.m.
Widow [blank]
Penn.
34y National, Iowa
Chronic Pneumonia Phthisis
[blank]
five months
National cemetery
7/11/88
E. Amelia Sherman
National, Iowa
52 7/14/88 Ellen Taggart Farley
female, white
80y
Housewife
6/20/88
9 p.m.
Widow Irish
Ireland
30y National
Exhaustion from Hemiplegia and old age
[blank]
Four months
National, Iowa
6/22/88
E. Amelia Sherman
National, Iowa
53 8/2/88 Mrs. Catharine Reiff
female, white
63y 1m 18d
Domestic
6/18/88
6 a.m.
Married German
Germany
32y Grand Meadow Clayton Co.
Idiopathic Erysipilas
Chronic bronchitis
fourteen days
Postville cemetery
6/20/88
John Shepherd
Postville, Iowa
54 8/20/88 Sarah E. Stonhe *
female, white
30y 6m 16d
Farmers wife
10/31/87
7 p.m.
Married American
Wis.
[blank] Boardman Twp. Clayton Co.
Shock from childbirth
[blank]
Eight days
Elkader cemetery
11/3/87
R.A. Fuller
Elkader, Iowa
55 8/20/88 A. Hunt
female, white
12y
[blank]
5/28/88
4 p.m.
Single American
E. Elkport, Iowa
12y E. Elkport
Typhe Malarial fever
[blank]
100 days *
E. Elkport
5/31/88
R.A. Fuller
Elkader, Iowa
56 8/20/88 Ingeborg C. Nelson
female, white
12y 5m 11d
[blank]
8/13/88
3 a.m.
Single Norwegian
Clayton Co.
12y Grand Meadow Twp
Consumption
[blank]
3 months
Clearmont cemetery
8/14/88
Halver Nelson
[blank]
57 8/26/88 Thos. Dunn
male, white
1d
[blank]
6/20/88 *
12 a.m.
Single Irish
Cox Creek Twp
[blank] Cox Creek Twp
Premature birth
[blank]
1 day
Cox Creek Twp
7/20/88 *
J.H. Craig
Volga City, Iowa
58 8/26/88 Levi Jordan Springer
female *, white
14y 8m
Farmer
7/2/88
[blank]
Single [blank]
Millville Twp.
14y Millville Twp Clayton Co
Inflamatory Rheumatism
Typhoid fever and Perriostitis of the right [illegible]
20 days
Richardson graveyard
[blank]
Thos. E. Averitt
Colesburg, Iowa
59 8/28/88 Zurcher
[blank, blank]
8m 20d
[blank]
5/18/188~ *
11 p.m.
Single German
Farmersburg Twp
[blank] Farmersburg, Iowa
Remmittant fever
Cerbral Congestion
5days
Farmersburg, Iowa
5/20/88
L.L. Buesham
Farmersburg, Iowa
60 8/28/88 Augusta Law
female, white
24y 2m
[blank]
2/20/188~ *
6 a.m.
Single German
Germany
8y Clayton Center
Spinal Caras
[blank]
8 years
Clayton Center
2/22/88
L.L. Buesham
Farmersburg, Iowa

Notes:
No. 54 - surname could be Stonlee or Stonbe
No. 58 - sex typed as it appears in the record
Nos. 59 & 60 - year of death typed as in the record
No. 55 - Duration of Disease could be "too days", there is a crease in the record
No. 57 - Death date & burial date typed as in 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
61 8/28/88 Ole Oleson Bergin
male, white
44y 3m
farmer
5/21/88
4 a.m.
Married Norway
Norwegian
[blank] St. Olaf, Iowa
Cerrhrosis of liver
[blank]
7 months
St. Olaf, Iowa
5/23/88
L.L. Renshaw
Farmersburg, Iowa
62 9/20/88 Henry Fred Hubner
male, white
33y 9d
farmer
9/13/88
5 a.m.
Married German
ILL
32y St. Sebald, Iowa
Consumption
[blank]
Two years
St. Sebald, Clayton Co. Iowa
[blank]
G.H. Ficher
St. Sebald, Iowa
63 9/29/88 Isaac Blair
male, white
83y 7m 20d
farmer
9/24/88
10 p.m.
Widower American
N.Y.
1y Sperry Twp.
Obstructing blood vessels, Local paralysis & Dropsey
[blank]
6 weeks
LaFayette, Ohio
9/27/88
J.H. Craig
Volga City, Iowa
64 9/29/88 Phoebe Broker
female, white
69y 24d
[blank]
9/22/88
10 a.m.
Widow England
[blank]
38y Volga City Iowa
Typha Malarial Fever
Dysentary
Two weeks
Volga City, Iowa
9/23/88
J.H. Craig
Volga City, Iowa
65 9/29/88 Lillie Mary McCay
female, white
8y 7m 3d
[illegible]
9/11/88
10 a.m.
[blank] American
U.S.
[blank] Guttenberg, Iowa
Tonsillitis acuta
[blank]
3 days
Guttenberg, Iowa
9/12/88
H.J. Schirmer
Guttenberg, Iowa
Report Made October 1st 1888

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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 10/18/88 Clement Barton
male, white
7m
[blank]
10/3/88
10 p.m.
Single Irish
Iowa
[blank] Volga, Iowa
Cholera Infantum
[blank]
24 hours
Cox Creek Twp
10 - 88 *
J.H. Craig
Volga, Iowa
2 10/22/88 Henry Jacobs
male, white
49y 9m 18d
Law. J.P.
9/19/88
5 p.m.
Married German
Germany
34y Guttenberg, Iowa
Dyspepsia with paralysis
[blank]
4 months
Guttenberg, Iowa
9/21/88
Wm Hoffbauer M.D.
Guttenberg, Iowa
3 11/2/88 Theodore C. H. Werner
male, white
8d
[blank]
9/14/88
10 p.m.
Single German
Guttenburg, Iowa
[blank] Guttenberg, Iowa
Tetano Sconatorium Asthemia Paralysis Cordis
[blank]
24 hours
Guttenberg, Iowa
9/16/88
H.J. Schirmer M.D.
Guttenberg, Iowa
4 11/3/88 L.E. Reichert
female, white
29y 11m
housewife
10/8/88
[blank]
Married [blank]
Highland Twp
[blank] Highland Twp
Perperal Septicaemia
[blank]
Six days
Patch Prairie Cemetery
10/9/88
Frederick Becker
Clermont, Iowa
5 11/7/88 Thos. E. Oldham
male, white
9y 6m 5d
[blank]
10/25/88
10:30 a.m.
Single American
Mallory Twp.
9y Mallory Twp
Croup
[blank]
3 days
Brown's Cemetery Mallory Twp
[blank]
C.A. Tobie
Colesburg, Iowa
6 11/12/88 Henry Nolte
male, white
33y 8m 15d
Blacksmith
10/15/88
9 p.m.
Married German
Guttenberg, Ia
33y Guttenberg, Iowa
Suicide
Improvement of speech, loss of vision, paralysis of left side of face & body
[blank]
Guttenberg
10/17/88
J.H. Schirmer M.D.
Guttenberg, Iowa
7 11/19/88 M. Digatsch
female, white
5y 2m 16d
[blank]
10/18/88
9 p.m.
Single German
Switzerland
[blank]
3y Guttenberg, Iowa
Meningitis
Acute Bronchial Catarrh
Four weeks
Guttenberg
10/21/88
Wm Hoffbauer M.D.
Guttenberg, Iowa
8 11/16/88 Antoinette Nolte
female, white
9y 2m 10d
School
10/30/88
9 p.m.
Single German
Iowa
9y Guttenberg, Iowa
Diphtheria, Membraneous Asthma, Paralysis Cordis
Paralysis of the soft palate
16 days
Guttenberg, Iowa
10/31/88
H.J. Schirmer M.D.
Guttenberg, Iowa
9 11/22/88 Frank Scholtz
male, white
74y
Day laborer
7/28/88
10 p.m.
Widower German
Germany
30y Clayton Co. Poor House
Asthma
Heart Disease
1 day
Clayton Center
[blank]
C.W. Duffin
Garnavillo, Iowa
10 12/6/88 George Weger
male, white
59y 6m 9d
farmer
12/2/88
1 a.m.
Married German
Germany
34y St. Sebald, Iowa
Emphysema with Asthma
Haydropsey
2 years
St. Sebald, Iowa
12/4/88
G.H. Fuhr
St. Sebald, Iowa
11 12/21/88 R. Tompkins *
male, white
60y* 2m
farmer
11/29/88
[blank]
Married Irish
Canada
30y Strawberry Point
Gunshot wound in head, death instantaneous
[blank]
[blank]
Strawberry Point
12/2/88
F.H. Howard
Strawberry Point
12 2/21/88 Carrie Moody
female, white
18y 9m 14d
Housewife
11/25/88
4:30 p.m.
Married American
Wis
2y McGregor, Iowa
Cerbro spinal Meningitis
Pregnancy
5 days
McGregor
11/27/88
I.H. Miles
McGregor, Iowa

Notes:
No. 1 - burial date typed as in the record
No. 11 - first name initial may be a 'B' rather than an 'R'; age at death may be 64y or 69y, very difficult to read

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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 12/21/88 Ester Bailey
female, white
5d
[blank]
11/22/88
3 p.m.
Single American
Buleah, Ia
[blank] McGregor, Iowa
Croup
[blank]
6 days
McGregor
12/19/88
I.H. Miles
McGregor, Iowa
14 12/29/88 Egbert Gaines
male, white
86y
Laborer
12/23/88
6 a.m.
Widower American
Vermont
33y Clayton Co. Poor House
Old age
[blank]
[blank]
C.C. Poor House
12/24/88
C.W. Duffin
Garnavillo, Iowa
15 12/29/88 Sarah Ann Haught
female, white
51y
Housekeeper
12/14/88
10 a.m.
Single American
Mo.
[blank] Clayton Co. Poor House
phthisis Tuberculosis
Quinzy *
18 months
C.C. Poor farm
12/15/88
C.W. Duffin
Garnavillo, Iowa
16 1/1/89 Josie Schultz
female, white
23y 3d
Housewife
5/16/88 *
7:30 p.m.
Married German
Iowa
16y Mendon Twp Clayton Co
Pneumonia
Measles
6 days
Moody Cemetery
5/18/89 *
W.A. Hall
McGregor, Iowa
17 1/1/89 Elizabeth Gilchrist
female, white
55y 3m
Housewife
3/19/88
10 p.m.
Married [blank]
Saratoga, N.Y.
31y McGregor, Iowa
Gastric Catarrh of stomach
[blank]
Two years
Prairie du Chien, Wis
3/22/88
W.A. Hall
McGregor, Iowa
18 1/25/89 Goodman
male, white
2 hours 1/12/89
4 a.m.
[blank] American
Cass twp.
[blank] Cass Twp
Insufficient vitality
[blank]
[blank]
Cass Twp
1/14/88 *
F.H. Howard
Strawberry Point, Iowa
19 1/25/89 Truair
female, white
13d 12/30/88
10 p.m.
[blank] American
Strawberry Point
[blank] Strawberry Point
Pneumonia
[blank]
3 days
Strawberry Point
1/1/89
F.H. Howard
Strawberry Point, Iowa
20 2/4/89 Archibald McKinley
male, white
85y
farmer
1/4/89
8:30 a.m.
Widower Irish
Ireland
26y Grand Meadow Twp
Degeneration of heart
[blank]
Indefinitium
Clermont, Iowa
1/6/89
R.P. Berry
Clermont, Iowa
21 2/5/89 Alice Keilholtz
female, white
25y 9m 26d
Domestic
1/3/89
8 a.m.
Single American
Iowa
25y Volga City, Iowa
Tuberculoses
[blank]
4 years
Volga City, Iowa
1/5/89
J.H. Craig
Volga City, Iowa
22 2/5/89 Lewis Ingraham
male, white
4y 2m
[blank]
2/2/89
11 a.m.
Single [blank]
Iowa
4y Volga City, Iowa
Membraneous Croup
Asthma
24 hours
Volga, Ia
2/4/89
J.H. Craig
Volga City, Iowa
23 2/5/89 Hardy Hoyt
male, white
1y 28d *
[blank]
1/11/89
1 p.m.
Single [blank]
Volga, Iowa
1y Volga, Iowa
Membraneous Croup
[blank]
36 hours
Volga, Iowa
1/12/89
J.H. Craig
Volga City, Iowa
24 2/6/89 John Daugherty
male, white
60y
Laborer
2/2/89
2 p.m.
Single Irish
[blank]
[blank] Clayton Co. Poor House
Congestion of the lungs
[blank]
[blank]
C.C. Poor Farm
[blank]
A. Katchkrosky
Seward of Asylum

Notes:
No. 15 - Quinzy [Quinsy] = An acute severe inflammation of the tonsils with fever - source: Gould's Pocket Medical Dictionary 1900
No. 16 - yrs resident of Iowa was typed as in record; death year and burial year typed as in record
No. 18 - burial year typed as in record
No. 23 - there is a scribble in the months of age, but illegible as a number

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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
25 2/6/89 Christina Baird
female, white
35y 7m 28d
[blank]
2/2/89
8 p.m.
Married Canadian
Canada, Ontario
3y McGregor, Iowa
Tuberculosis of Lungs & bowels
[blank]
3 years
Ontario, Canada
[blank]
J.H. Miles
McGregor, Iowa
26 2/18/89 Margaritha Fricke
female, white
63y 3m 15d
[blank]
1/15/89
2 a.m.
Widow German
Germany
40y Guttenberg
Chronic Consumption
[blank]
5 weeks
Guttenberg
1/17/89
Wm Hoffbauer
Guttenberg, Iowa
27 2/28/89 Anarm Davis
female, white
16y 2m 16d
Domestic
1/30/89
6:10 p.m.
Single American
Iowa
16y Strawberry Point
Pneumonia with Typhoid form
[blank]
2 weeks
Strawberry Point
2/1/89
F.H. Howard
Strawberry Point, Iowa
28 3/8/89 Franz Schaefers
male, white
1y 1m 7d
[blank]
2/28/89
[blank]
Single German
Iowa
1y Garnavillo twp
Lung fever
[blank]
[blank]
[blank]
[blank]
Elisa Schutze
Garnavillo, Iowa
29 3/15/89 C.W. Pfiffner
male, white
79y 1m 28d
[blank]
2/18/89
2 p.m.
Married Switzer
Switzerland
38y Guttenberg, Iowa
Chronic Bronchial Catarrh
Heart Disease
14 months
Guttenberg
2/20/89
Wm Hoffbauer
Guttenberg, Iowa
30 3/15/89 Conrad Kregel
male, white
67y 11m 13d
farmer
2/18/89
9 p.m.
Married German
Germany
24y Jefferson twp
Bronchal Catarrh
[blank]
4 days
Guttenberg
2/21/89
Wm Hoffbauer
Guttenberg, Iowa
31 3/20/89 Levi Lamphear
male, white
27y 4m 12d
Laborer
3/5/89
4 p.m.
Single Indiana
[blank]
3y Highland Twp
Tuberculosis
[blank]
seven years
Volga, Ia
3/7/89
J.H. Craig
Volga, Iowa
32 3/20/89 Samuel Kielholtz
male, white
71y 1m 2d
Laborer
3/9/89
5 a.m.
Married German
Mary Land * U.S.A.
20y Volga, Iowa
Heart failure
[blank]
Five years
Volga, Iowa
3/8/89
J.H. Craig
Volga, Iowa
33 3/22/89 David Lamphear
male, white
12y 5m 11d
[blank]
3/5/89
4 a.m.
Single American
Lodomillo Twp
12y Lodomillo Twp
Pneumonia
[blank]
Two weeks
Strawberry Point, Iowa
3/~/89 *
F.H. Howard M.D.
Strawberry Point, Iowa
34 3/25/89 Ada Eunice Linder
female, white
1m 21d
[blank]
3/3/89
7:30 a.m.
Single German
National, Iowa
[blank] National, Iowa
Influenza
[blank]
Seven days
National
3/4/89
E. Amelia Sherman
National, Iowa
35 4/4/89 Mary Ann Schroeder
female, white
5y 7m
[blank]
3/15/89
[blank]
Single German
Jefferson twp
[blank] Jefferson Twp
Lung fever
[blank]
[blank]
[blank]
[blank]
Eliza Schutze
Garnavillo, Iowa
36 4/4/89 Mirl Stauton
male, white
2y
[blank]
11/23/88
3 p.m.
Single American
Elkader
2y Elkader
Catarrhiel fever
[blank]
23 days
Elkader
11/26/88
B.A. Fuller M.D.
Elkader

Notes:
No. 32 - place of birth typed exactly as in record
No. 33 - burial date typed as in 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
37 4/22/89 Jas Ensign Litts
male, white
[blank]
[blank]
3/24/188~ *
[blank]
[blank] American
Strawberry Point
24y Strawberry Point, Iowa
Consumption
[blank]
one year
Strawberry Point
3/2/~ *
F.H. Howard
Strawberry Point, Iowa
38 4/24/89 Peter Peterson
male, white
17y 2m
farmer
4/19/89
6 a.m.
Single [blank]
[blank]
[blank] [blank]
Lung fever
[blank]
3 weeks
Norwegian Cemetery
4/18/89
Dr. W.S. Veser
Elgin, Iowa
39 5/2/89 Roxanna Ingraham
female, white
32y 5m 29d
Housewife
4/5/89
1 a.m.
Married American
ILL
10y Volga Iowa
Acute Peritonitis from a cold and exposure
[blank]
Eight days
Volga, Ia
4/6/89
J.H. Craig
Volga, Iowa
40 5/2/89 Matthew Feeny
male, white
18y 3m 19d
Student
3/28/89
8 a.m.
Single Irish
Iowa
18y Highland Twp
Hart Failure
[blank]
one year
Elkader
3/30/89
J.H. Craig
Volga, Iowa
41 5/10/89 Caroline Easton
female, white
47y
Housewife
4/5/89
[blank]
Married White
N.Y.
1y [blank]
Puerperal Septacemia
[blank]
4 days
Strawberry Point
4/7/89
H.G. Emery
Strawberry Point, Iowa
42 5/12/89 George Duff
male, white
15y 3m 4d
Laborer
4/29/89
6 a.m.
Single [blank]
Iowa
15y Highland Twp
Diphtheria
[blank]
Two days
Volga Iowa
4/29/89
J.H. Craig
Volga, Iowa
43 5/13/89 Julia Madden
female, white
12y 9m 20d
[blank]
4/18/89
1 p.m.
Single Irish
Iowa
12y Highland Twp
Diptheria
[blank]
seven days
Littleport, Iowa
4/20/89
J.H. Craig
Volga, Iowa
44 5/13/89 Aggie Hurley
female, white
2y 6m 21d
[blank]
4/21/89
3 a.m.
Single Irish
Iowa
2y Highland Twp
Diptheria
[blank]
eight days
Cox Creek Twp
4/22/89
J.H. Craig
Volga, Iowa
45 5/13/89 Elisabeth Barbara Operman
female, white
15y 11m 1d
[blank]
5/8/89
7 p.m.
Single German
St. Sebald, Iowa
15y St. Sebald, Iowa
Measles with Apoplexy
Inflamation of the lungs
Four days
St. Sebald, Iowa
5/10/89
G.H. Fuehr
St. Sebald, Iowa
46 6/1/89 Mary Roach
female, white
47y 2m
Housekeeper
2/13/89
5 p.m.
Married Irish
Ireland
19y Volga, Iowa
Blood poisoning
Broken thigh
3 weeks
Elkader, Iowa
2/17/89
J.H. Craig
Volga City, Iowa
47 6/8/89 George Stich
male, white
63y
Liquor dealer
5/15/89
9:45 a.m.
Married German
Germany
30y Elkader, Iowa
Consumption
[blank]
One year
Decorah, Iowa
5/18/89
B.F. Hall
Elkader, Iowa
48 6/8/89 Lucy A. Meyer
female, white
32y 9m 6d
Housewife
3/25/89
6:40 p.m.
Married American
Iowa
32y Elkader, Iowa
Heart Decease
[blank]
10 days
Elkader, Iowa
3/27/89
B.F. Hall
Elkader, Iowa

Notes:
No. 37 - death & burial dates typed as in 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
49 6/8/89 Mrs. Anna Catharine Lemke
female, white
61y
Housewife
6/13/89
11 p.m.
Married German
Germany
30y Elkader, Iowa
Gastritis Acute
Heart failure
Two days
Mederville, Iowa
6/5/89
B.F. Hall
Elkader, Iowa
50 6/8/89 Mary Jessie Lamm
female, white
14y 11m 13d
[blank]
4/26/89
1 p.m.
Single American
Elkader, Iowa
14y Elkader, Iowa
Consumption
Heart failure
four months
Elkader, Iowa
4/28/89
B.F. Hall
Elkader, Iowa
51 6/8/89 Louis E. Wolf
male, white
3y 11m 16d
[blank]
4/16/89
11 a.m.
[blank] German
Elkader, Iowa
3y Elkader
Typhoid pneumonia
[blank]
2 months
Elkader, Iowa
[blank]
B.F. Hall
Elkader, Iowa
52 6/8/89 Mary McKeller
female, white
78y *
Housewife
5/14/89
11 a.m.
Married Scotch
Scotland
45y Highland Twp
Heart disease
[blank]
Ten days
Las Cemetery, Fayette co.
[blank]
B.F. Hall
Elkader, Iowa
53* 6/8/89 Mary Peterman
female, white
55y 1m 29d
Housewife
5/17/88
3:30 p.m.
Married American
Ind.
32y [blank]
Cancer
Pernicious Anemia
15 months
Las Cemetery
5/19/89
B.F. Hall
Elkader, Iowa
54 6/13/89 Joseph Felber
male, white
55y 17d
Shoe Maker
3/30/89
6 p.m.
Single German
Germany
34y McGregor, Iowa
Pneumonia
[blank]
Two years
McGregor, Iowa
4/1/89
W.A. Hall
McGregor, Iowa
55 6/13/89 Thos. W. Wood
male, white
52y 11m 6d
Druggist
4/11/89
9:50 p.m.
Married Irish
Ireland
33y McGregor, Clayton Co Iowa
Cirosis of Liver
[blank]
[blank]
Oak Hill Cemetery
4/14/89
W.A. Hall
McGregor, Iowa
56 6/13/89 David Birtschinger
male, white
73y 3m 13d
farmer
4/6/89
12M
Married [blank]
Switzerland
24y At Home
Pneumonia
[blank]
10 days
McGregor
4/8/89
W.A. Hall
McGregor, Iowa
57 6/15/89 Julia T. Peterson
female, white
1m 4d
[blank]
[blank]
[blank]
[blank] Norwegian
Iowa
[blank] Boardman Twp
Malignant Ulcer
[blank]
3 weeks
Wagner Twp
11/11/87
B.F. Hall
Elkader, Iowa
58 6/15/89 Jerome James Kann
male, white
5m 29d
[blank]
7/19/88
8 a.m.
Single American
Elkader
[blank] Elkader, Iowa
Cholera Infantum
[blank]
four weeks
Garnavillo
7/20/88
B.F. Hall
Elkader, Iowa
59 6/15/89 Albert Larson
male, white
7y 1m
[blank]
3/14/89
8 p.m.
Single [blank]
[blank]
7y Boardman Twp
Measles
Capillary Bronchitis
2 weeks
Wagner Twp
3/17/89
B.F. Hall
Elkader, Iowa
60 6/22/89 Martin Kennedy
male, white
5y 6m
[blank]
6/11/89
6 p.m.
Single Irish
Clayton Co.
[blank] Boardman Twp
Diphtheria
[blank]
Ten days
Elkader, Iowa
6/12/89
B.F. Hall
Elkader, Iowa

Notes:
No. 52 - age could be 75y
No. 53 - see also pg 61, no. 43 - these appear to be duplicate records, with subtle differences as reported by different physicians

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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
61 6/22/89 Katie Kennedy
female, white
7y
[blank]
6/7/89
11 a.m.
Single Irish
Highland Twp
7y Highland Tp
Diptheria
[blank]
Two weeks
Elkader
6/7/89
B.F. Hall
Elkader, Iowa
62 6/22/89 Henry Adolf Katschkowsky
male, white
3y 4m 29d
[blank]
2/21/88
8 a.m.
Single German
Boardman Twp
3y Boardman Twp
Croop and measles
[blank]
Two weeks
Elkader
2/23/88
B.F. Hall
Elkader, Iowa
63 6/22/89 Eliza E. Smith
female, white
62y 9m
Housewife
3/7/89
5 p.m.
Married American
N.Y.
28y Elkader, Iowa
Paresis
[blank]
3 months
Elkader, Iowa
3/9/89
W.B. Smith
Elkader, Iowa
64 6/22/89 Fielding Snedigar
male, white
66y
farmer
11/21/88
1 p.m.
Married American
Mo.
30y Elkader, Iowa
Paralysis
[blank]
Six months
Elkader
11/23/89
B.F. Hall
Elkader, Iowa
65 6/24/89 Katharine Aukstrum
female, white
69y 4m 4d
[blank]
6/18/89
5:15 a.m.
Married German
Germany
27y St. Sebald
Hepar adiposium
Rheumatism
15 months
St. Sebald, Iowa
6/20/89
G.H. Fuehr
St. Sebald, Iowa
66 6/26/89 Morrice Fleck
male, white
68y 10m 6d
Merchant
6/11/89
3 a.m.
Single German
Germany
40y Guttenberg
Apoplexy
[blank]
52 hours
Guttenberg
6/12/89
Wm Hoffbauer
Guttenberg, Iowa
67 6/26/89 Henry Berns
male, white
72y 8m 1d
farmer
5/29/89
4 p.m.
Married German
Germany
42y Garnavillo, Ia
Fatty degeneration of Heart
[blank]
3 years
Garnavillo
6/1/89
Wm Hoffbauer
Guttenberg, Iowa
68 7/6/89 Ida Garlow
female, white
17y 9m 7d
Housewife
6/21/89
10 a.m.
Married American
Iowa
17y Updegraff, Iowa
Puerperal Convulsions
[blank]
24 hours
Elk Twp
[blank]
O.D. Taft
Elkport, Iowa
69 7/6/89
8/2/89
Leroy Byron Whipple
male, white
10y 11m 7d
[blank]
7/21/89
8 p.m.
Single American
Volga, Iowa
10y Volga, IOwa
Heart failure as a sequeal of measles
Inflamatory Rheumatism
2 months
Volga
7/23/89
J.H. Craig
Volga, Iowa
70 8/12/89 Gerhard Helgorson
male, white
3y 6m
[blank]
8/8/89
[blank]
Single Norwegian
Iowa
3y Wagner Twp
[blank]
[blank]
[blank]
[blank]
[blank]
Dr. Vesser
Elgin, Iowa
71 8/21/89 Sofia B.R. Fuhr
female, white
6y 10d
[blank]
8/16/89
10 a.m.
Single German
Iowa
6y St. Sebald, Iowa
Peritinitis
[blank]
19 hours
St. Sebald
8/18/89
G.H. Fuehr
St. Sebald, Iowa
72 9/30/89 Chancy H. Sargent
male, white
37y 7m 29d
Dentist
5/10/88
7 p.m.
Married American
[blank]
31y Elkader, Iowa
[blank]
Pneumonia
16 days
Strawberry Point
5/12/88
B.F. Hall
Elkader, Iowa

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-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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