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U.S. FEDERAL CENSUS MORTALITY SCHEDULES, 1850-1880

RINGGOLD COUNTY, IOWA

NOTE: Spellings below as best as can be deciphered.

ATHENS TOWNSHIP

Persons who Died during the Year ending 1st June, 1870, in Athens Township, in the County of Ringgold, State of Iowa, enumerated by me, W. C. ANDREWS, Ass't Marshal.

  • HARCOURT, Mary
    Aged 1 year, Born in Iowa, Died September of Jaundice

  • MOULTON, Amanda
    Aged 7 years, Born in Iowa, Died February of [illegible]

  • MERRITT, Edith
    Aged six months, Born in Iowa, Died August of Cholera Infantism

  • BAR[illegible], Armina
    Aged eight months, Born in Iowa, Died November of Cholera Infantism

  • BABB, Alexander
    Aged one year, Born in Iowa, Died September of Cholera Infantism

  • [illegible], Herman
    Aged 1 year, Born in Iowa, Died March of Measles

  • REYNOLDS, Mary, housewife
    Aged 34 years, Born in Indiana, Died March during Child Birth

  • TAYLOR, Nancy S., housewife
    Aged 63, Born in North Carolina, Died in July from Dyspexioria

    BENTON TOWNSHIP

    Persons who Died during the Year ending 1st June, 1870, in Benton Township, in the County of Ringgold, State of Iowa, enumerated by me, W. C. ANDREWS, Ass't Marshal.

  • HUFFMAN, David, farmer
    Aged 38, Born in Ohio, Died October of unknown causes

  • SKINNER, Ella, student
    Aged 12, Born in Pennsylvania, Died October of Typhoid Fever

  • WILSON, John
    Aged 7 hours, Born in Iowa, Died May of Premature Birth

  • WILSON, Nathan
    Aged 7 hours, Born in Iowa, Died May of Premature Birth

  • GEE, Hannah
    Aged 21, Born in Ohio, Born February of Consumption

  • CUNNINGHAM, John
    Aged 96, Born in Ireland, Died February of Cancer

    CLINTON TOWNSHIP

    Persons who Died during the Year ending 1st June, 1870, in Clinton Township, in the County of Ringgold, State of Iowa, enumerated by me, W. C. ANDREWS, Ass't Marshal.

  • WILKINSON, Joseph
    Aged 79, Born in Virginia, Died July of Old Age and Hip [fracture?]

  • BAIRD, John W.
    Aged 17, Born in Iowa, Died September of Meorbusleoxausn [?]

  • ABARR, Bartley R., farmer
    Aged 46, Born in Illinois, Died Ocotber of Typhoid Fever

  • MATHEWS, James E.
    Aged 1 month, Born in Iowa, Died May of Meningitis

  • WAULDING, Tashia
    Aged 7, Born in Iowa, Died April of Billious Fever

    GRANT TOWNSHIP

    Persons who Died during the Year ending 1st June, 1870, in Grant Township, in the County of Ringgold, State of Iowa, enumerated by me, W. C. ANDREWS, Ass't Marshal.

  • McCORD, Sarah, housewife
    Aged 59, Born in Virginia, Died September of Chronic Diarrhea

    JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP

    Persons who Died during the Year ending 1st June, 1870, in Jefferson Township, in the County of Ringgold, State of Iowa, enumerated by me, W. C. ANDREWS, Ass't Marshal.

  • JONES, William A.
    Aged 7 months, Born in Iowa, Died January of Meningitis

  • CLAWSON, Mary H., housewife
    Aged 24 years, Born in Pennsylvania, Died October of [illegible]

    LIBERTY and MONROE TOWNSHIPS

    Persons who Died during the Year ending May 31st, 1880, in Liberty and Monroe Townships, in the County of Ringgold, State of Iowa, enumerated by me, E. R. RIGGS, Enumerator.

  • SMITH, Ann [?]
    Aged 3 years, Born in Iowa, Died October of Catarrhl Fever
    Attending Physician Dr. MERRILL

  • WHITE, A. R.
    Aged 1 year, Born in Iowa, Died July of Catarrhl Fever, Infantiam
    Attending Physician Dr. CORNSMITH

  • SMITH, Benjamin M., preacher
    Aged 49 years, Born in Pennsylvania, Died December of Lung Fever
    Attending Physician Dr. CAMP

  • BEAR, John, farmer
    Aged 38 years, Born in Pennsylvania, Died August of Lung Fever
    Attending Physician Dr. J. W. SLINKER

  • SMITH, John, minister
    Aged 54, Died March of Pneumonia
    Attending Physician Dr. J. W. SLINKER

  • BIERLY, Peter, farmer
    Aged 82, Died September Apopexy
    Attending Physician Dr. J. W. SLINKER

  • SHADDUCK, Mary
    Aged 7 months, Died August of Spine Disease
    Attending Physician Dr. J. W. SLINKER

  • DUFFORD, Mary, housewife
    Aged 27, Died February of Puerporae [?] Fever
    Attending Physician Dr. J. W. SLINKER

    LINCOLN TOWNSHIP

    Persons who Died during the Year ending 1st June, 1870, in Lincoln Township, in the County of Ringgold, State of Iowa, enumerated by me, W. C. ANDREWS, Ass't Marshal.

  • LYNCH, Marrietta
    Aged 1 year, Born in Iowa, Died August of Cholera Infantium

    LOTTS CREEK TOWNSHIP

    Persons who Died during the Year ending 1st June, 1860, in Lotts Creek Township, in the County of Ringgold, State of Iowa, enumerated by me, John A. SHILLER, Ass't Marshal.

  • TURNER, Mary E.
    Aged 1 year, Born in Iowa, Died September of Disentary and Fever after 7 days illness

  • KELLER, Benjamin, farmer
    Aged 64 years, Born in Virginia, Died May of Typhoid Fever after 3 months illness

  • POWELL, John, farmer
    Aged 55 years, Born in North Carolina, Died May after falling on a log & wounded 2 days after injury

  • [illegible], youngest child [daughter]
    Aged 1 month, Born in Iowa, Died June of Bold Hives after 5 days illness

  • JAMES, Ellen
    Aged 1 year, Born in Iowa, Died September of Congestion and Chills after 10 days illness

  • MOSES, Stephen, farmer
    Aged 65 years, Born in Virginia, Died September of Ptyfoid Fever after 3 weeks illness

  • TURNER, Elizabeth
    Aged 1 year, Born in Iowa, Died April of Whooping Cough after 2 weeks illness

  • HUFFMAN, Gabriel, famer
    Aged 42 years, Born in North Carolina, Died October of Pneumonia in Lungs after 3 weeks illness

  • CASMAN [?], Jane E., housewife
    Aged 23 years, Born in Ohio, Died April of Severe Cold after 3 months illness

  • WEST, Manda Jane
    Aged 5 years, Born in Iowa, Died August of Infirmation in Head after 5 days illness

  • BRAMON, George W.
    Aged 5 months, Born in Iowa, Died May of Whooping Cough after 6 weeks illness

  • HARTLEY, Albert
    Aged 2 years, Born in Iowa, Died September of unknown causes after 1 year illness

    Lotts Creek Township
  • DEVORES, Charles B.
    Aged 2 years, Born in Ohio, Died in June of Croup after illness of 5 days

  • TAYLOR, Jas. A.
    Aged 6 months, Born in Iowa, Died March of unknown causes after illness of 1 month

  • PITSMAN, Isaac
    Aged 12 years, Born in Indiana, Died December instantly from a horse kick
    Enumerator's note at bottom of page: Was inadvertantly killed instantly by the horse's being tied to him and running with him.

  • STRATON, Marshum, farm laborer
    Aged 20 years, Born in Indiana, Died October of Pthforid Fever after illness of 3 weeks

  • DORYMAN [?], Rosamond
    Aged 9 months, Born in Missouri, Died October of Congestive Colic after illness of 3 weeks

  • BERSHER, youngest child of Stu
    Age 1 month, Born in Iowa, Died September of Red [illegible] after illness of 2 days

  • SHAW, David
    Aged 4 months, Born in Iowa, Died June of unknown causes after illness of 3 days

  • PATRICK, Charles
    Aged 5 months, Born in Iowa, Died September of unknown causes after illness of 1 day

  • PATRICK, Mahtola
    Aged 5 moths, Born in Iowa, Died September unknown causes after illness of 6 days

    Mount Ayr Township
  • DENNIS, youngest child
    Age not given, Born in Iowa, Died January of unknown causes after illness of 1 day

  • TIMMONS, Oscar
    Aged 8 months, Born in Iowa, Died December of unknown causes after illness of 3 months

  • SMITH, Wilder, carpenter
    Aged 25 years, Born in Pennsylvani, Died August of Billious Typhoid after illness of 14 dyas

  • WALTON, Susan, housewife
    Aged 27 years, Born in Indiana, Died September of Dyspepsia after illness of 6 weeks

  • BALL, Parthena
    Aged 4 years, Born in Iowa, Died April of Ptyfoid [illegible] after illness of 10 days

  • RAINES, James, blacksmith
    Aged 73 years, Born in Virginia, Died September of Nervous Fever after illness of 6 days

  • BALL, B. F., runs mill
    Aged 25 years, Born in Indiana, Died June of Fever after illness of 2 weeks

    Sand Creek Township (Silver Street P.O.)

  • NICHOLS, Isaiah, mail carrier
    Aged 28 years, Born in Missouri, Died May of Tresipilius after illness of 12 days

  • REYNOLDS, Jos. M.
    Age not given, Born in Iowa, Died November of unknown causes after illness of 1 day

  • WALTERS, Wm., farmer
    Aged 29 years, Born in Ohio, Died October of Consumption after illness of 8 weeks

    LOTTS CREEK, RILEY, and ATHENS TOWNSHIP

    Persons who Died during the Year ending May 31st, 1880, in Lotts Creek, Riley, Athens and Townships, in the County of Ringgold, State of Iowa, enumeration District 202, Wm. H. BROWN, Enumerator.

  • PRAY, Charles, farmer
    Aged 17 years, Born in Illinois; Both parents born in Vermont, Resident of Iowa 5 years, Died march of Lung Fever, Attending Physician Dr. James HEMPHILL

  • TERREL, Mary [illegible]
    Aged 8 hours old, Born in Iowa; Father born in Missouri/Mother born in Iowa, Died May of Conditional weakness, Attended by midwife Glorinda HARVEY
    Enumerator's note at bottom of page: Premature birth, Infant lived eight hours, Mother overworked, delivered at seven months [gestation]

  • HASKIC, Mary, housewife
    Aged 22 years, Born in Virginia, Resident of Iowa 6 years, Died October of Lung Fever
    Attending Physician Dr. D. W. THOMPSON

  • KIRKPATRICK, infant son
    Aged 9 months, Born in Iowa, Died November of Weak Stomach
    Attending Physician Dr. D. W. THOMPSON

  • WILSON, William, pauper
    Aged 99 years, Born in Ohio, Resident of Iowa 15 years, Died September of Ague
    Attending Physician Dr. D. W. THOMPSON
    Enumerator's note at bottom of page: There are no relatives of the late Wm. WILSON in the district a present but it is the opinion of good citizens that he was nearly one hundred years old.

  • LANDON, Arthur
    Aged 1 year, Born in Iowa, Father born in New York/Mother born in Illinois, Died of Cholera Infantrum
    Attending Physician Dr. J. W. WHITE

  • STILES, Sarah
    Aged 3 months, Born in Iowa; Father born in Ohio/ Mother born in Ireland, Died February of Cold
    Attending Physician Dr. D. W. THOMPSON

  • STEPHENS, Mary, housewife
    Aged 74 years, Born in Tennessee, Resident of Iowa 22 years, Died of Dropsey
    Attending Physician Dr. CAMBELL

  • MORRIS, Kate, pauper
    Aged 24 years, Born in Illinois, Died July [illegible]
    Attending Physician Dr. D. W. THOMPSON

  • TITISS [?], William E.
    Aged 1 year, Born in Iowa; Father born in Ohio/Mother born in New York, Died August of Cholera Infantum
    Attending Physician Dr. A. M. WILLEY

  • HAPES [?], Charles
    Aged 3 or 8 months, Born in Iowa; Father born in Illinois/ Mother born in Ohio, Died September of Lung Fever

  • BENEDICT, Isaac
    Aged 1 month, Born in Iowa; Father born in Iowa/Mother born in Ohio, Died October of [illegible]
    Attending Physician Dr. M. LAMB

  • HIGGINS, Asa [?]
    Aged 11 months, Born in Iowa; Father born in Ohio/Mother born in Missouri, Died October of Apoxia Infantum
    Attending Physician Dr. MONROE

  • FULLER, [illegible] female
    Aged 2 years, Born in Iowa; Father born in Ohio/Mother born in Indiana, Died November of Typhoid Fever
    Attending Physician Dr. M. CAMP

  • FILTRO, Wm., farmer
    Aged 22, Born in Iowa; Father born in Ohio/Mother born in Indiana, Died March of Pneumonia

  • WHITE, Sofa, housewife
    Aged 46, Died December of Pneumonia
    Attending Physician Dr. Wm. HORNE

  • VAN WINKLE, Isaac
    Aged 8 years, Born in Iowa, Died January of Sore Throat
    Attending Physician Dr. D. W. THOMPSON

  • MERRITT, William, farmer
    Aged 74 years, Resident of Iowa 24 years, Died September of Cancerous Mouth

  • CREEK [?], Sallie [?], housewife
    Aged 20 years, Resident of Iowa 4 years, Died July of Consumption
    Attending Physician Dr. CAMBELL

  • BENCH, [illegible], male
    Aged 8 months, Died August of Cholera Infantum

  • BENCH, P., female
    Aged 1 year, Died July of Cholera Infantum

  • [illegible], Jacob
    Aged 1 year, Died February of Croup

  • FILTRO [?], Bertha [?]
    Aged 14 years, Born in Iowa; Both parents born in Ohio, Died February of Consumption of Brain
    Attending Physician Dr. L. O. THAYER

    MIDDLE FORK TOWNSHIP

    Persons who Died during the Year ending 1st June, 1870, in Middle Fork Township, in the County of Ringgold, State of Iowa, enumerated by me, W. C. ANDREWS, Ass't Marshal.

  • SLAUGHTER, Erumphium
    Aged 16 years, Born in Indiana, Died November of Carditis

    MONROE TOWNSHIP

    Persons who Died during the Year ending 1st June, 1870, in Monroe Township, in the County of Ringgold, State of Iowa, enumerated by me, W. C. ANDREWS, Ass't Marshal.

  • BABB, Hammond
    Aged 7 months, Born in Iowa, Died March of Acute Bronchitis

    RICE TOWNSHIP

    Persons who Died during the Year ending May 31, 1880, in Rice Township, in the County of Ringgold, State of Iowa, John HUTCHISON, Enumerator.

  • SCONEY, Omare, male
    Aged 9 months, Born in Iowa; Father born in Illinois/Mother born in Tennessee, Died November of Lung Fever
    Attending Physician Dr. BAILEY

  • [illegible], Marget
    Aged 22 years, Born in Iowa; Father born in Ohio/Mother born in Pennsylvania, Died March of Consumption of Lungs
    Attending Physician Dr. BAILEY

  • ELLIOTT, Lillie
    Aged 4 years, Born in Iowa; Father born in Pennsylvania/Mother born in Ohio, Died January of Diptheria
    Attending Physician Dr. BAILEY

  • HALL, Nina
    Aged 9 months, Born in Iowa; Father born in North Carolina/Mother born in Indiana, Died May of Typhus [?]
    Attending Physician Dr. CAMBELL

  • DAYLEY, James F.
    Aged 1 year, Born in Iowa; Both parents born in Iowa, Died December of Croup
    Attending Physician Dr. WHITE

  • BYERLY, Jacob, farmer
    Aged 56 years, Born in Ohio, Died May of Disease of Heart
    Attending Physician Dr. BAILEY

    TINGLEY TOWNSHIP

    Persons who Died during the Year ending 1st June, 1870, in Tingley Township, in the County of Ringgold, State of Iowa, enumerated by me, W. C. ANDREWS, Ass't Marshal.

  • EMMONS, John A.
    Aged 8 months, Born in Iowa, Died September of Meningitis

    UNION and TINGLEY TOWNSHIP

    Persons who Died during the Year ending May 31, 1880, in Union and Tingley Township, in the County of Ringgold, State of Iowa, Abner GOODELL, Enumerator.

  • MILLER, Jesse M.
    Aged 1 month, Born in Iowa; Both parents born in Iowa, Died July, a weak baby
    Attending Physician none

  • BROWN, Charles C.
    Aged 8 years, Born in Iowa; Both parents born in Ohio, Died July of Scarlet Fever
    Attending Physician Dr. BISMONT of Hopeville

  • MOLAIR, Martha E.< housekeeper
    Aged 19 years; Born in Iowa, Died July of Consumption
    Attending PhysicianDr. ROGERS of Westerville

  • WRIGHT, Carol
    Aged 2 years, Born in Iowa; Father born in New York/Mother born in Pennsylvania, Died April of Catarrethal Fever
    Attenting Physician none

  • MORRIS, Wesley F.
    Aged 5 years, Born in Ohio; Both parents born in Ohio, Died October of Diptheria
    Attending Physician Dr. St. JOHNS of Eugene

  • SMITH, Mordoni
    Aged 73 years, Born in Ohio, Died March of Pneumonia
    Attending Physician Dr. St. JOHNS of Eugene

  • McCLANAHAN, Ruffus R., farm laborer
    Aged 25 years, Born in Iowa; Both parents born in Vermont, Died August of Abcesses of Liver
    Attending Physician Dr. NICHOLS of Eugene
    Enumerator's note at bottom of page: Different Doctors were called to see Ruffus R. McCLANAHAN, he was afflicted with consumption & dropsey Before death, sick a long time, perhaps 6 or 8 months.

    WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP

    Persons who Died during the Year ending 1st June, 1860, in Washington Township, in the County of Ringgold, State of Iowa, enumerated by me, John A. MILLAN, Ass't Marshal.

  • GRIMES, C. K.'s youngest child, a son
    Aged 1 month, Born in Iowa, Died April of Infirmation of [illegible] after illness of 3 days

  • CARAOLD, Jno. B., farmer
    Aged 52 years, Born unknown, Died April of [illegible] after illness of 3 days

  • PARMER, Oliver D.
    Aged 1 year, Born in Iowa, Died September of Typhoid Fever after illness of 3 weeks

  • AMARMICJeremiah
    Aged 61, Born in Ohio, Died July of [illegible- of 2 weeks

  • WATSON, Jas., pauper
    Aged 60 years, Born in Delaware, Died instantly in January from burns

  • BLAKESLY, Giles C.
    Aged 4 years, Born in Illinois, Died August of Ptypoid Fever after illness of 3 days

  • CASTEEL, Nancy, housewife
    Aged 48 years, Born in Ohio, Died February of Dropsey in Head after illness of 5 1/2 weeks

  • HARLAND, A. J.
    Aged 1 year, Born in Iowa, Died September of Bronchial Ague after illness of 6 days

  • PLETERIS, Samuel, farmer
    Aged 60 years, Born in Ohio, Died September of Yellow Fever after illness of 5 days

  • BENDSHAUSH, J. H.
    Aged 5 months, Born in Iowa, Died March of Typhoid Fever after illness of 9 days

    SOURCE:  U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedues 1850-1880, Ringgold County, Iowa
    Nonpopulation Census Schedules for Iowa, 1850-1880, T1156, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington D.C.

    Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, October of 2008


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