Mills County, Iowa

Register of Deaths - Book 2 (1897-1908)
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I.F.M.C. = Intitution Feeble-Minded Children - Later known at the Glenwood State Hospital-School)

Full name of deceased
Sex
Age at death
Occupation
Date of death
Marital Status
Where born
Place of Death
Cause of Death
Place of Burial
Skaggs, Paul Raymond M 7m 4days 11/19/1897 Rawles Township Township Bowel Trouble Malvern Cemetery
Sherwin, Liddie Mary F 79y 11m 6days None 3/27/1897 Widow New York Emerson Enlargment of liver Aurora Illinois
Strond, Elvira P. F 79y 12/15/1897 Widow New York Glenwood Township Old Age Glenwood Cemetery
Sothern, Lenord Watson M 53y 7m 28days Farmer 8/23/1897 Married Iowa Anderson Dropsey and Heart Failure Wheeler Grove
Shamer, Ada May F 9y 4m 8days 2/27/1897 Single Ohio Platteville Diptheria Martin Chapel Cemetery
Shannon, Ray Bunker M 6y 2/20/1897 Single Meigs Co. Ohio Platteville Membranous Croup Martin Chapel Cemetery
Stout, Samuel Martin M 72y 3m 14days Plasterer 7/7/1897 Married Hardin Co. Kentucky Glenwood City Rupture Glenwood Cemetery
Shaul, Alice Priscilla F 34y 7m 8days 6/30/1897 Married Elkhart Co. Indiana Quick Consumption Glenwood Iowa
Shepard, Jennie F 20y I.F.M.C. 12/4/1897 Single Glenwood I.F.M.C. Tuberculosis Glenwood I.F.M.C. Cemetery
Sargent, Lila L. F 25y 2m 12days 6/23/1898 Married Mills Co. Iowa Lyons Consumption Glenwood Iowa
Shafer, D.W. M 30y Merchant 11/8/1898 Married West Virginia Henderson General Tuberculosis Glenwood
Stranathan, Sophia B. F 55y 1m 5days Farmer 1/7/1899 Married Noble Co. Ohio Center Township Heart Trouble Glenwood Cemetery
Sandiland, Iva M. F 11y 4m 7days 10/28/1898 Single Indian Creek Township Indian Creek Township Fire Emerson
Schaab, Adolph M 47y 6m 12days Farmer 10/5/1899 Married Germany Ingraham Township Paralysis Silver City Cemetery
Schermeier, Adolph M 5/1/1899 St. Mary St. Mary St. Mary
Shamblen, George W. M 44y 4days Laborer 7/30/1899 Widower Noble Co. Ohio Glenwood Iowa Poison Taken Himself Glenwood Iowa
Slack, Mary Gladys F 6y 6m 10days 9/20/1899 Lincoln Nebraska Glenwood Iowa Spinal Meningitis Glenwood Iowa
Standiford, Auora Daisey F 11m 16days 9/4/1899 Single Glenwood Iowa Glenwood Iowa Bowel Trouble Glenwood Iowa
Sayers, Lula F 14y 4m 8days None 1/17/1899 Single Iowa Glenwood Iowa Broncho Pneumonia and Measles Blairstown Iowa
Smith, William J.C. M 57y 4m 7days Farmer 9/15/1899 Married Indiana Silver Creek Township Cancer Malvern Cemetery
Smith, Lillian F 27y 8m 4days School Teacher 4/11/1899 Single Red Oak Iowa Fort North Texas Spinal Meningitis Malvern Iowa
Scott, Lawrence M 6days 2/4/1899 Malvern Iowa Malvern Iowa Kidney Disease Malvern Iowa
Simons, Eliza E. F 75y 2/12/1899 Widow Malvern Iowa Paralysis Dexter Iowa
Smith, Virgil Irving M 17y 11m Farmer 2/20/1900 Single Indian Creek Township Indian Creek Township Tumor Emerson Iowa
Styles Lewis C. M 11m 8/20/1899 Center Hastings Iowa Bowel Trouble Hastings Cemetery
Stockton, Samuel Jameson M 51y 9m 13days Carpenter 4/13/1899 Married Henderson Co. Illinois Omaha Nebraska Cancer Malvern Iowa
Starr, Cora F 19y 11m 29days None 12/12/1899 Married Mills Co. Iowa Lyons Township Confinement Waubonsie Cemetery
Spellman, Mildred F 6m 20days None 9/9/1899 Single Des Moines Iowa Pacific Junction Congestion Chill Pacific City Iowa
Snodgrass, Martha May Ellen F 4y 7m 21days None 3/7/1900 Single Carson Iowa Emerson Membranous Croup Emerson Cemetery
Snodgrass, John O. M 9y 1day None 3/9/1900 Single Emerson Iowa Emerson Diptheria Emerson Cemetery
Shultz, William Everett M 7y 7m 21days None 9/22/1900 Single Malvern Iowa Hillsdale Otitis Media Purulenta Hillsdale
Smith, D.F. M 72y 3m 10days Farmer 3/2/1900 Pennsylvania Ingraham Paralytic Stroke Silver City Cemetery
Sears, Mary Alice F 24y 1day 12/23/1900 Married Lucas County Rawles Consumption Fairview Cemetery
Schmidt, Millie F 1m 2days Infant 11/29/1900 Oak Township Oak Township Inflamation of Bowels Glenwood Cemetery
Schanks, Ewen Wilson M 21y 8m 17days Harness Maker 4/17/1900 Audubon Co. Iowa Oak Township Consumption Glenwood Iowa
Schoening, Claus Henry M 57y 9m Farmer 1/1/1900 Married Holstein Germany Oak Township Pleurisy Mineola Cemetery
Shook M 4days 8/8/1900 Single Anderson Anderson Emerson Cemetery
Shaw, Coraline F 84y 6m 3days Farmer 11/29/1900 Married Canada Emerson Town Heart Disease Hastings Cemetery
Smith, Ester F. F 6y 6m 4days Farmer 8/13/1900 Single Mills Co. Iowa Hastings Iowa Flux Emerson Cemetery
Stringham, Roger A. M 15y 8m 18days I.F.M.C. 4/6/1900 Iowa Glenwood I.F.M.C. Heart Failure Stuart Iowa
Scott, Minnie M. F 23y 10m 23days I.F.M.C. 6/3/1900 Glenwood I.F.M.C. Phthisis Pulmonalis Glenwoot I.F.M.C. Cemetery
Starr, Clifford M 6m 21days 3/1/1900 Single Hastings Iowa Hastings Iowa Brain Fever Hastings Iowa
Sowart, Alice J. F 15m 20days 9/2/1900 Creston Iowa Glenwood Iowa Spinal Meningitis Glenwood Cemetery
Shaul, Alexander M 77y 2m 11days Farmer 5/27/1900 Widower Henderson Co. White Cloud Old Age Malvern Iowa
Summers, William Gibby M 70y 1m 21days Farmer 5/16/1901 Married Lawrence Co. Illinois White Cloud Lung Fever Malven Iowa
Spetman, Minnie F 68y 3m 11days Farmer 7/22/1901 Widow Hanover Germany Oak Township Paralysis of Brain Mineola Cemetery Oak Twnsp.
Seward, John E. M 61y 10m 5days Carpenter 12/12/1901 Married Schuyler Co. Illinois Malvern Iowa Bright's Disease and Heart Trouble Malvern Cemetery
Shoemaker, Rex Stanley M 3m 4days 12/26/1901 Indian Creek Township Indian Creek Township Inflamation of Bowels Clarinda Iowa
Scott, Andrew E. M 21y Shorthand and Typewriter 8/7/1901 Single Hastings Iowa Prairie Home Nebraska Humors of the Lungs Malvern Cemetery
Shone, Joines? F 2m 1days 12/16/1901 Hastings Iowa Hastings Iowa Pneumonia Hastings Cemetery
Stout, Joshua Spencer M 57y Farmer 5/5/1901 Married Fulton Co. Illinois Rawles Township Tabor Cemetery
Servis, Baby M 21days 12/2/1901 Glenwood Iowa Glenwood Iowa Blood Poisoning Glenwood Iowa
Salyards, Sarah F 77y 9m 22days Housewife 5/6/1901 Married Putnam Co. Ohio Glenwood Iowa Old Age Glenwood Cemetery
Sharer, Lulu O. F 16y 10m I.F.M.C. 4/11/1901 Single Iowa Glenwood I.F.M.C. Tubercular Peritonitis Glenwood I.F.M.C. Cemetery
Schooler, George M 20y 2m 9days I.F.M.C. 7/18/1901 Single Iowa Glenwood I.F.M.C. Pulmonary Tuberculosis Summerset Iowa
Spetman, William Henry M 72y Farmer 5/26/1902 Single Holstein Germany Oak Township Infirmity Salem German Evangelical Luthren Church Cemetery
Schoening, John Hernry M 67y 3m 1days Farmer 4/11/1902 Married Holstein Germany Oak Township Heart Failure Mineola Cemetery
Saar, Margret Sophia Dorthee F 77y 8m 7days Farmer 10/15/1902 Widow Hanover Germany Oak Township Salem German Evangelical Luthren Church Cemetery
Schoop, Ida M. F 32y 3m 12/5/1902 Married Deer Creek Consumption South Grove Cemetery
Starr, Howard Jay M 6y 4m Hastings Iowa Brain Fever Hastings
Sandiland, James M 88y 6m 11days Farmer 6/30/1902 Widow Scotland Emerson Old Age Emerson Cemetery
Seegar, Betty F 76y 4m 23days Farmer 4/28/1902 Widow Germany Center Township Old Age Hillsdale Cemetery
Sivers, Mary A. F 78y 4m 22days
Stewart, Opal M. Female 3 y 6 m 14 d Dec 7, 1902 Single Platteville Lyons Twp. Congestive Stomach Lyons Twp.
Stout, Eliza J. Female 84 y 6 m 16 d Apr 25, 1902 Widow Steubenville, Jefferson, Ohio White Cloud Twp. Old age Malvern
Schumacher, Mary I. Female 28 y 4 m 6 d Jan 26, 1903 Single Nebraska I. F. M. C. Pulmonary Tuberculosis Glenwood State Cemetery
Stevenson, Susan Female 26 y 1 m 8 d Nov 12, 1902 Married Illinois I. F. M. C. Exhaustion Des Moines, Ia
Swarts, George Male 76 y 6 m 13 d Farmer June 9, 1902 " Penn Silver City, Iowa Old Age Silver City, Iowa
Shaw, E. W. Male 66 y Jewelry Dec 28, 1903 Married Canada Hastings Heart Disease Hastings
Strickler, Conrad Male 66 y 1 m 5 d Lumberman Sept 22, 1903 Married Pennsylvania Emerson Heart failure Emerson Cemetery
Scott, James Wesley Male 63 y 5 m 16 d Sept 21, 1903 Single Indiana Silver Creek Twp. Brights Disease East Liberty Cemetery
Stumpf, John Henry * Male 82 y 9 m 21 d Farmer May 26, 1903 Married Holstein, Germany Oak Twp. Paralised Missouri
Schoening, Detlef Claus Male 76 y 4 m 14 d Farmer July 23, 1903 Married Holstein, Germany Oak Twp. Kidney trouble Mineola
Smelser, Pearl Angeline Female 1 d July 11, 1903 Lyons Twp. Lyons Twp. Died in operation Waubonsie Cemetery
Scott, Gladys Pearl Female 1 y 4 m May 1903 Platteville Twp Platteville Twp. Typhoid fever West Liberty Cemetery
Sly, Mamie E. Female 16 y 1 m 14 d Nov 5, 1903 Single Missouri Glenwood I. F. M. C. Traumatic Subdural Hemorrhage Glenwood State Cemetery
Stone, Harriet Female 55 y 11m 8 d Housewife May 9, 1903 Married Lewiston, Indiana Glenwood Brights Disease Glenwood Cemetery
Suhr, Alfred Male 18 y 2 m 27 d July 7, 1903 Single Iowa Glenwood I. F. M. C. Epilepsy Glenwood State Cemetery
Shuffler, Arthur H. Male 10 y 8 m 17 d None May 10, 1903 Republic Co., Kan. Pacific Junction, Iowa Unknown Pacific Junction, IA
Sawyers, Lee Harry * M 9 y 11 m 24 d None June 21, 1904 Single Iowa Glenwood, IA Epilepsy Defiance, IA
Sandeman , Harry Oakley Male 2 y 24 d "
Sowars, Ward E. Male 9 " Febry. 12, 1904 Single Iowa Anderson Twp. Bright's Disease Wesley Chapel
Stone, E. A. Male 55 y 7 m 6 d Brick Maker Mar. 23, 1904 Married Huntsburg, Ohio Malvern Accident Malvern Cemetery
Shepardson, William Henry Male 80 y 4 m 28 d Farmer Mar. 30, 1904 Single Mass. Lyons Twp. La Grippe Glenwood
Smith, James Niles Male 70 y 6 m 2 d Farmer Apr. 27, 1904 Married Iowa Emerson, Iowa Gen. Woad in Uriny Emerson Cemetery
Surber, May Female 17 d Mar. 2, 1904 Rawls Twp. Rawls Twp. La Grippe Hillsdale
Steffan, Amelia Female 62 y 5 m 9 d House wife Jan. 6, 1904 Married Germany Miniola, Iowa Heart Failure Mineola
Scharf, Robert Casper Male 12 y 5 m 20 d Feb. 17, 1904 Single Iowa Glenwood I. F. M. C. Epilepsy Farmersburg, Iowa
Sniderson, Ellen A Female 42 y 5 m 5 d Feb. 29, 1904 Single Unknown Glenwood I. F. M. C. Peritonitis Waverly, Iowa
Schraeder, Mable " 15 y 1 m 24 d Apr. 7, 1904 Single Iowa Glenwood I. F. M. C. Epilepsy Rudd, Iowa
Seydell, Roxena " 39 y 11 m May 1, 1904 Single Iowa Glenwood I. F. M. C. Exhaustion from Empysema Glenwood State Cemetery
Schecker, Charles H Male 19 y 7 m 26 d June 3, 1904 Single Iowa Glenwood I. F. M. C. Ensifelas Glenwood State Cemetery
Sawyers, Hanny Lee * Female 9 y 10 m 24 d June 21, 1904 Single Iowa Glenwood I. F. M. C. Epilepsy Defiance, Iowa
Stone, Guy H. Male 22 y 8 m 15 d Salesman Mar 18, 1904 Single Davenport Glenwood City Scarlet Fever Glenwood, Iowa
Shaw, Joseph Male 89 y 9 m 19 d Cooper Mar. 10, 1904 Widower Claremont, New Hampshire Deer Creek Twp Old age & Penumonia Hastings, IA
Stewart, Carl M 3 y 10 m 7 d Nov. 22, 1907 Iowa Platteville Twp. Croup Waubonsie
Strahan, James M. Male 77 y 9 m 3 d Banker Aug. 14, 1907 Married Ind. Silver Creek Twp. Apoplexy Malvern
Smith, Fay " Farmer Married Ill. Tabor Tuberculosis Tabor
Stout Aug. 21, 1906 Single Iowa Glenwood Meningitis Glenwood
Shaw, May Female 5 m 18 d Sept. 18, 1906 Single Iowa Lyons Cholera Firft Malvern
Starr, Eva " 6 y Sept. 27, 1906 Single Iowa Glenwood Diphtheria Glenwood
Stenson, Daisy E. " 26 y 9 m 7 d Nov. 16, 1906 Single Neb. Glenwood I. F. M. C. Staus Epileptius Glenwood
Smith, Mary C. " 83 y 11 m 24 d Dec. 8, 1906 Widow Ohio Deer Creek Twp. Paralysis Randolph
Smith, Mary J. " 65 y Jan. 24, 1907 Married Ohio Glenwood Carcinoia Glenwood
Shepardson, Lucinda F 75 y 8 m 5 d Feb. 27, 1907 Single Mass. Lyons Brights Disease Glenwwod
Stout, Maude F 17 y 21 d Feb. 8, 1907 " Iowa Glenwood I. F. M. C. Pulm. Tuberculosis Glenwood
Sherefield, Edna M. F 15 y 2 m 21 d School Girl Mar. 31, 1907 " Iowa Malvern Spinal Meningitis Malvern
Swanson, Agusta F 42 y Housewife May 21, 1907 Married Sweden Malvern Appendicitis Malvern
Shoemaker, Edith F 27 y 7 m 24 d IFMC Apr. 17, 1907 Single Kansas Glenwood Phthisis Pulm Glenwood
Smith, Seth M. M 85 y Farmer May 28, 1907 Widower Ohio Emerson Uremia Grant
Stufelbein, Gottlieb " 73 y 21 d June 25, 1907 Married Germanu Malvern Val Disease of Heart East Liberty
Strand, Martha F 50 y 23 d Housewife June 19, 1907 " Ohio Glenwood Heart Failure Glenwood
Snodgrass, Earl M 11 m June 15, 1907 Single Iowa Emerson Pneumonia
Stattler, Juanita B. F 1 y 1 m 25 d Oct. 13, 1907 " Iowa Lyons Inf. Of Bowles Thurman
Said, Wm. L. M 66 y 9 m 18 d Farmer July 3, 1907 Married Ohio Omaha Brights Disease Emerson
Slater, Geo. E. M 24 y 6 m 6 d " Feb. 7, 1908 Widower Iowa Deer Creek Blood Poison Imsogene
Slater, Joseph E. M 10 d Jan. 27, 1908 " " " " "
Short, Emma F 31 y 7 m 8 d Housewife Dec. 26, 1907 Married N. J. Malvern Pneumonia Malvern
Shepard, Henry M Feb. 16, 1907 Widower "
Suits, Hannah M. F 64 y 8 m 3 d Farmer's wife Oct. 7, 1907 Married Penn Clarinda Paralysis Hillsdale
Stranathan, John 11 m 6 d Aug. 19, 1907 Single Iowa Rawls Stomach Trouble Glenwood
Staley, Lena F 15 y 6 m 5 d Apr. 23, 1907 " Kan. Rawls Tuberculosis Tabor
Snuffin, Mary E. F 41 y 1 m 4 d July 7, 1907 Married N. Carolina Glenwood Tuberculosis Glenwood
Strahan, James M. M 77 y 8 m 27 d Banker Aug. 14, 1907 " Indiana Malvern Apoplexy Malvern, Ia.
Stranathan, John L. M 11 m 8 d Aug. 19, 1907 Single Iowa Rawls Entero Colitis Glenwood
Sands, M. Margaret F 15 y 6 m 28 d IFMC Sept. 28, 1907 " Iowa Glenwood Epilepsy State Cemetery
Scott, George M 78 y 11 m 14 d Retired Sept. 30, 1907 Widower Ohio Glenwod Acute Colitis Glenwood
Staley, Linnie 16 y 7 m 5 d Sept. 18, 1907 Single Kansas Rawls Tuberculosis Tabor, Ia.
South, Pearl S. 20 y 1 m 11 d Oct. 1, 1907 " Iowa Glenwood Intestinal hemorrhage Platsmouth
Sargent 2 d Oct. 14, 1907 " Iowa Platteville Pneumonia Glenwood
Skiles, Frank H. M 22 y 5 m 23 d Student Dec. 17, 1907 " Minn Glenwood Tuberculosis Davenport
Slater, George E. M 24 y 6 m 6 d Farmer Feb. 7, 1908 Married Iowa Imogene Blood Poison Imogene
Stacy, Angie F 3 y 10 m 9 d Mar. 5, 1908 Single Iowa Glenwood Scarlatina Glenwood
Stacy, Woody M 9 y 3 m 28 d Mar. 4, 1908 " Iowa Glenwood Scarlatina Glenwood
Smith, A. A. M 68 y Apr. 15, 1908 Widower Canada Glenwood General Paresis Glenwood
Seigles, Myrtle May F 18 y 2 m 28 d May 9, 1908 Single Indiana Glenwood Tuberculosis State Cemetery
Stolz, Henry Alvis M 12 y 3 m 23 d May 22, 1908 " Iowa Glenwood Chronic Enteritis Portsmouth
Transcriber's Notes:* I believe that Lee Harry Sawyers (male, died June 21, 1904 of epilepsy at the I.F.M.C.) and Hanny Lee Sawyers (female, died June 21, 1904 of epilepsy at the I.F.M.C.) are actually both intended to represent Harry Lee Sawyers, born July 27, 1895 and died June 21, 1904. Young Harry is buried with his parents in Union Township Cemetery in Defiance, Shelby Co., IA.
Source: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Family History Library Catalog, Microfilm #1503210, item 4, Record of deaths v.2 1898-1908

Transcribed by Marcia M. Hummel and Abigail Abeyta-Martin. A huge thank you to both of these ladies.

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