Illinois Genealogy Trails
presents....

THE 1850 MORTALITY INDEX OF
COLES COUNTY, ILLINOIS
©May 2006, Transcribed by Kim Torp





Upper Okaw Precinct, Enumerated by P. Watson

NAME

AGE

SEX

MARRIED
OR
WIDOWED

OCCUPATION

PLACE 

OF BIRTH

THE MONTH IN WHICH THE PERSON DIED

DISEASE OR CAUSE OF DEATH

NUMBER OF DAYS ILL

Sarah McCLELLAND

1

F

 

---

Ill

Oct

Cold

20

Sarah BYRAM

34

F

 

---

Va

April

Quincy

4

Susan AXTON

11/12

F

 

---

Ill

Sept

Unknown

1

Herman RUSSEL

49

M

 

Milright

Me

Sept

Inflamation of Stomach

7

Alfred JONES

38

M

 

Farmer

Ky

Jany

Acc.
Bite of a hog

5


Muddy Precinct, Enumerated by W. D. Watson

NAME

AGE

SEX

MARRIED
OR
WIDOWED

OCCUPATION

PLACE 

OF BIRTH

THE MONTH IN WHICH THE PERSON DIED

DISEASE OR CAUSE OF DEATH

NUMBER OF DAYS ILL

Jonathan T. DRIDEN

19

M

 

Farmer

Wis

Aug

Colery

10/12

Mary JOHNSTON

34

F

 

---

Ky

Sep

Tumor - mass

2

Daniel W. JOHNSTON

2

M

 

---

Ill

July

Flux

8


Wabash Precinct, Enumerated by W. D. Watson

NAME

AGE

SEX

MARRIED
OR
WIDOWED

OCCUPATION

PLACE 

OF BIRTH

THE MONTH IN WHICH THE PERSON DIED

DISEASE OR CAUSE OF DEATH

NUMBER OF DAYS ILL

Mary M. OWEN

1

f

   

Ind

May

Whoop Cough

22

Marion STRICKLAND

1

m

   

Ill

Apr

Unknown

11

Elizabeth C. CUNNINGHAM

48

f

M

 

Ky

Sep

Inf of Womb

7



Charleston Precinct, Enumerated by W. D. Watson

NAME

AGE

SEX

MARRIED
OR
WIDOWED

OCCUPATION

PLACE 

OF BIRTH

THE MONTH IN WHICH THE PERSON DIED

DISEASE OR CAUSE OF DEATH

NUMBER OF DAYS ILL

Oliver TALLEE

45

M

M

Farmer

Ohio

July

Small Pox

13

Benjamin F. MOORE

42

M

M

Taylor

Ky

April

Cons

lingering

Robert H. ALLISON

32

M

M

Phy

Pa

Feby

Bronkitus

5 weeks

Mary L. DUNBAR

1

F

   

Ill

Jany

Scofula

5 weeks

Jerusha E. REAT

9/12

F

   

Ill

July

Diaroha

7 days

Ellen MARSHALL

2

F

   

Ill

Sep

Brain Fever

3 days

Martha H. MONFORT

40

F

M

 

Ohio

Nov

Tiphoid Fever

3 weeks

Mary J. MONFORT

12

F

   

Ind

Nov

Tiphoid Fever

5 weeks

Susan FUDGE

40

F

M

 

Va

Mar

Ch. Bir. Confined

11 days

Mary MUNSON

40

F

M

 

Ky

June

Ch. Bir. Confined

14 days

Catharine CLARKE

27

F

M

 

Ky

July

Unknown

lingering

Sarah A. WHITE

9/12

F

   

Ill

May

Inf. Brain

3 weeks


Salisbury Precinct, Enumerated by W. D. Watson

NAME

AGE

SEX

MARRIED
OR
WIDOWED

OCCUPATION

PLACE 

OF BIRTH

THE MONTH IN WHICH THE PERSON DIED

DISEASE OR CAUSE OF DEATH

NUMBER OF DAYS ILL

Thomas OWINGS

1

M

   

Illinois

March

Unknown

21

Samuel SWISHER

54

M

M

Farmer

N. J.

Feb

Pneu.
Lung Fever

20

Wm. J. ROUSE

11/12

M

   

Ill

Feb

Croup

2

Eliza J. BERKLEY

30

F

M

 

Ky

Nov

Child Bed

21

Elizabeth PARKER

1

F

   

Ill

Aug

Chol Morbus

4

Hugh A. BLAKENEY

36

M

M

Farmer

Ohio

Jany

Pneu. Lung Fever

14


New Albany Precinct, Enumerated by W. D. Watson

NAME

AGE

SEX

MARRIED
OR
WIDOWED

OCCUPATION

PLACE 

OF BIRTH

THE MONTH IN WHICH THE PERSON DIED

DISEASE OR CAUSE OF DEATH

NUMBER OF DAYS ILL

Noah MEADOWS

1/12

m

   

Ill

Dec

 Erisiplas

2

Mary WIBLY

19

f

   

Ohio

Sep

Cons

2 years

Elizabeth RICHMON

18

f

   

Ohio

May

Cong. Chill, Fever

4 days

Amanda BRAGG

9/12

f

   

Ill

Mar

Woop Cough

1 m

Mary E. RICHMOND

9/12

f

   

Ill

Mar

Infm. Brain

10 (weeks?)

Sarah J. EATON

10

f

   

Ind

Sep

Cong. Chill, Fever

5 days

John CRUSAN

3/12

m

   

Ill

Jany

Whop Cough

2 mo

Thomas F. WATSON

1/12

m

   

Ill

Mar

Unknown

3 days

John R. HANCOCK

9/12

m

   

Ill

Apr

Pneu. Lung Fever

8 days

Mary M. JONES

1/12

f

   

Ill

Jany

Unknown

sudden

Jonathan LONG

1

m

   

Ill

Mar

Unknown

8 days

Independence Precinct, Enumerated by W. D. Watson

NAME

AGE

SEX

MARRIED
OR
WIDOWED

OCCUPATION

PLACE 

OF BIRTH

THE MONTH IN WHICH THE PERSON DIED

DISEASE OR CAUSE OF DEATH

NUMBER OF DAYS ILL

Mary J. REED

22

m
(sic)

M

 

Ill.

Apr

Pneu. Lung Fever

3 weeks

Armstead REED

73

f

M

Farmer

Va

May

Cancer

18 months

Jesse RAY

43

m

M

 

Ky

Aug

Consumption

lingering

Andrew J. RAY

5

m

   

Ill

July

Inflm. Brain

2 weeks

Lucy J. LONGNECKER

28

f

M

 

Ky

May

Unknown

6 m

Sarah PEMBERTON

69

f

W

 

Tenn

May

Unknown

lingering


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