Mattoon Death Register

PLEASE READ THIS FIRST
This is transcribed by your host (Kim Torp) from original microfilmed documents. These are the same documents that the IRAD used to put together the Mattoon Death Register Index on their website. However, there are some important exceptions. First, the records which I transcribed are only from 1 to 1530. The remainder are on another roll of microfilm which I have not as yet ordered. Secondly, there are over 500 extra records from 1902-1903 contained here which are
not on the IRAD's index. The extra records appeared to be strictly from Coles County's recordkeeping and were much less detailed than the official death certificates the state required. I have notated these extra records with an (a) after the certificate number to avoid duplicating numbers. If you try and write away for the certificate from the IRAD or Coles County, DO NOT include the (a) after the number. Truthfully, I'm not sure whether the IRAD has access to the extra 500 records or not.


As always with genealogical transcriptions, you are advised to check with the original document yourself. DO NOT assume that I have transcribed this with 100% accuracy. I have noted my questions with a
(?). Some of the original documents had question marks in them and I have tried to note this with a (sic) Original spellings were maintained, even when obviously wrong. Also, be aware that there is more information for "Physician/Informant" on the record which I did not start transcribing until the 1902's. Since the roll was wound backwards, I started transcribing from the latest down to the earliest and in the later years, the doctor or the undertaker was the one who signed the certificate. Trying to save myself some time and finger cramping, I did not think it was necessary to copy the doctor's/undertaker's name. Unfortunately, I realized a little more than 3/4 of the way through transcribing that they occasionally put an "informant" in the space rather than a doctor's name, and the informant was usually a family member. Being on a time schedule, there was no way I could go back through and re-enter the information. Sorry. But that just gives you a reason to obtain the microfilm and check the information for yourself, which you should do anyway.
This microfilm may be bought or rented from Heritage Quest, product # V141-81 - "Illinois County Records" or viewed at the IRAD in Charleston, IL under the name "Mattoon Death Register".


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No. of Record Name   Color Sex Conjugal Condition Date of Death Date of Birth Age Occupation POB POB of Father POB of Mother Disease or Cause of Death Duration Place of Death Late Residence - Length of Residence (in city or town) Undertaker Place of Interment Date of Certificate Physician or Informant
1491 William Kaelbeser (Koelbeser or Koelbener?) W M M Sep 19 1909   67y, 5m, 19d grocer keeper Germany     carennon of Slomoale (stomach?)   2312 Richmond   E.P. Thomas Dodge Grove Cem Sep 320 1909  
308 John Kane W M M Jan 22 1903 Jan 12 1859 44y, 12d farmer Switzerland Co, Ind Ireland ditto Marks? tumor 3 mos 4 miles east of Mattoon Coles Co J.D. McCarty Calvary Cemetery Jan 22 1903  
308(a) John Kane       Jan 22 1903             tumor              
1086 Frances Kaylor W F - Sep 12 1907   1 mos, 12 d infant kansas City, MO     cholera infantum 2 days 2306 Charleston   D.S. Campbell Dodge Grove Cem Sep 12 1907  
602 Clarence Edmon Keeper W M S Nov 7 1905   1y, 2mo, 25d - Mattoon     exhaustion w/taxemia w/contrib cause of Iltis Calitis 5 days 909 South 18th   D.S. Campbell Dodge Grove Cem Nov 7 1905  
79(a) Gracie Keepes       June 12 1902             (?can't read) Poisoning              
460(a) Edna Keith       Oct 10 1903   8         typhoid fever              
865 Elsa Keith W F S Dec 18 1906   20y, 4m, 7d none Effingham     carcinoma - pelvic 1 yr, 4mo 1405 Champaign   D.S. Campbell Dodge Grove Cem Dec 21 1906  
407 Ezra C. Kellar - - - Oct 4 1904   86y, 5m, 25 d Hardware Merchant Greason Co, KY     senility   Mattoon   D.S. Campbell Dodge Grove Cem -  
1255 Harold L or D Keller W M - May 7 1908   5   Mattoon     rheumatism   816 Lincoln St   E. P Thomas Neoga, IL May 8 1908  
555 John Kellerman W M M Aug 8 1905   78   Germany     heart disease w/contrib cause of age   Mattoon   D.S. Campbell Dodge Grove Cem Aug 4 1905  
265 Peter Kellerman w M S Aug 20 1901 Jul 30 1853 48y, 21d horse dealer Europe Europe Europe apoplexy w/contrib cause of alcoholism   1312 Charleston St, 1 Ward Mattoon, 32 yrs Schlicher Dodge Grove Cem Aug 21 1901  
34(a) child of Kelsey       Mar 12 1902             premature birth              
875 Inf of R.B. Kelsey - - Dec 3 1906     6 days none 2501 Shelby st     premature birth   2501 Shelby   D.S. Campbell Dodge Grove Cem Dec 29 1906  
430 Geo H. Kemp W M M Dec 27 1904   74 minister New York     Dilitation of heart 3 yrs Mattoon Old Folks Home D.S. Campbell Dodge Grove Cem Dec 31 1904  
1329 Liddie Kennedy W F W Oct 20 1908   68 housewife Illinois     heart failure w/chronic brights disease 1 yr 3225 Marshall   E. P Thomas Old Camp Ground Oct 20 1908  
603 Mary Kennedy - - - Nov 5 1905   75 housewife Ireland     Uremic poison w/contrib cause of steagulitis Hemer? 8 days 1300 Champaign   D.S. Campbell Calvery Cemetery Nov 29 1905  
187 Child of T.L. Kenney W F S Feb 4 1901 Feb 4 1901 1 day   Mattoon     still born   713 Charleston, 1st ward   J.D. McCarty Calvery Cem Feb 4 1901  
1206 Carrie A. Kent W F W Mar 19 1908   87y, 9 m, 29d   England     senility   I.O.O.F. Home   D.S. Campbell Dodge Grove Cem Mar 21 1908  
390(a) Mrs. Georgyann Kepler (Kefler?)       Jun 7 1903             paralysis              
1360 William H. Kermey (Kenney?) W M S Dec 20 1908   14 pupil Mattoon     gunshot wound 12 hrs 2604 Western Ave   F.S. Schilling Calvary Cem Dec 21 1908  
485(a) Infant of J.D. Kessell       Nov 26 1903             ileo-colitus              
824 Irene, Infant of T.L. Kessinger W M S Oct 4 1906   3y, , 23 d         paralysis of heart w/contrib cause of pharyngeal diphtheria 5 days 1005 Champaign   D.S. Campbell Dodge Grove Oct 4 1906  
92(a) W.F. Killifer                                    
1430 Jasper N. Killman W M M May 14 1909   67 retired farmer Tennessee     cancer of stomach 2 yrs 2501 Marshall Ave   E. P Thomas Drummon Cem May 14 1909  
1417 John T. Kilman W M S April 20 1909   2 yr   Illinois     convulsions w/plomain poison as contrib cause 15 days     E. P Thomas Dodge Grove Cem April 10 1909  
98(a) Walter Kilner       Jul 27 1902             blood poison              
151 Arthur Kimmery W M S Nov 12 1900   about 19 book agent Cumberland Co, IL     Rough on Rats self administered 5 hrs 1221 Charleston, 3rd ward Neoga, IL not given Neoga, Il -  
483 Anna May King W F M Mar 5 1905   21y, 9m, 14d housewife Illinois     consumption 1y, 6mo Mattoon   D.S. Campbell Whitfield, IL Mar 28 1905  
1336 Ida B. King W F M 1908   18 mos, 28 days housewife Indiana     tuberculosis   1408 Champaign St   E. P Thomas Dodge Grove Cem Nov 8 1908  
1213 Inf. Of Bert King W F - Mar 15 1908   2 days   Mattoon, IL     valvular insufficieny 2 days Mattoon   - Dodge Grove Cem Mar 16 1908  
81(a) Infant child of Bert King       June 24 1902             heart failure              
727 Infant of Bert H. King W F - Jun 18 1906   18 hrs         valvular insufficiency 18 hr 1708 DeWitt   D.S. Campbell Dodge Grove Cem -  
38(a) Sarah J. King       Mar 20 1902   91y, 10m, 2d   Westmoreland Co, PA     heart failure              
363 Chas. Loyd Kingery W M S Aug 7 1904   1m, 15 d   Mattoon     inanition 15 days 801 Moultrie Ave   Schlicher Bros. Eagle Creek Cemetery, Jasper Co, Il Aug 7 1904 #362 scratched out and 503 penciled in
90(a) George Kinhute       Jul 16 1902                            
646 Catherine Kinnaw W F M Feb 14 1906   62y, 11m, 20d housewife Washington Co, Wisconsin     pertonitis w/contrib cause of cardiac hypertophy 14 d 2100 Lafayette   D.S. Campbell Dodge Grove Cem Feb 14 1906  
1272 Jas. L. Kinney W M W Jul 15 1908   81   not known     senility several yrs I.O.O.F. Home   D.S. Campbell Beardstown Jul 15 1908  
374(a) Glen Kinnow       May 15 1903             spinal meningitis              
1414 Geo W. Kinser (Kuiser?) W M M April 2 1909   50 butcher Illinois     tetanus w/contrib cause of operation of hemorrhoids   917 lafayette   E. P Thomas Terre Haute, IN April 3 1909  
508 John Kirchgraber, Sr W M M Mar 5 1905   73y, 4m, 25 d gardener Germany     congestin of stomach & bowels 3 days Lafayette Heights Lafayette Heights - 30 yrs D.S. Campbell Dodge Grove Cem May 1 1905  
78(a) Agenes O. Kirk       June 1 1902             fatty defeneration of heart              
1338 Martin Kiser W M S Nov 10 1908   26 laborer Boyle Co, KY     came to his death by being struck by Eng 6468 on #47 Big 4 Ry   Memorial Hospital   F.S. Schilling Dodge Grove Cem Nov 10 1908  
246 Alfred Kitchen W M S Jul 8 1901   20 clerk in grain office       killed by train   at 16th st at Big 4 crossing   Schlicher Dodge Grove Cem Jul 8 1901  
385 (a) Myrtle Kitchen       May 17 1903             small pox              
389 Mrs. Mary Kizer - - W Oct 12 1904   57y, 8m, 27d housewife Indiana     cancer of stomach 5 mo 1800 Edgar Ave   J.D. McCarty Dodge Grove Cem -  
800 Louis (?) K. Klohr (Klohs?) W M S Sep 14 1906   8 none Illinois     diabetes 4 mo 1101 Charleston Ave   D.S. Campbell Dodge Grove -  
1190 Frank H. Knerr W M M Feb 24 1908   56 machinist Reading, Pa     general paresis   Mattoon   D.S. Campbell Dodge Grove Cem Feb 25 1908  
139(a) Clara A. Knight       Nov 15 1902             heart disease              
1306 Joshua Knight W M ? Sep 18 1908   77 farming Virginia     diabetes 2 yrs 2200 Charleston   E. P Thomas Dodge Grove Cem Sep 18 1908  
1116 Mrs. Louise Koester W F W Nov 4 1907   75 housewife Germany     heart disease 6 mo, 3 mon 520 N. 20th   D.S. Campbell Shelbyville, IL Nov 6 1907  
497 Walter Krapf W M S Apr 20 1905   38y, 1m, 4d         fatty degeneration of heart   Terre Haute   H.L. Steis Watson, IL Apr 20 1905  
1403 J.W. Kreay W M M Mar 20 1909   62 carpenter Indiana     valvular disease of heart   1312 Moultrie   E. P Thomas Calvery Cem Mar 22 1909  
816 Rosana Krebs W F M Oct 22 1906   32 housewife Indiana     pulmonary Tuberculosis 6 mo 612 Prairie Ave   E.P. Thomas Dodge Grove Oct 23 1906  
787 Walter Paul Krebs W M S Sep 6 1906   1m, 12d   Mattoon     tuberculosis of lungs 1mo, 12d 612 Prairie Ave   E.P. Thomas Dodge Grove Sep 6 1906  
866 Ira J. Kreig W F S Dec 18 1906   28 - New York     tuberculosis 1 yr Mattoon   D.S. Campbell Mounds Dec 19 1906  
456 George Kroezen W M S Feb 26 1905   28y, 4mo laborer Mattoon     Mitral regurgitation w/contrib cause of dropsy 2mo 1408 Dewitt   C.W. Haskell Dodge Grove Cem Feb 27 1905  
664 B.F. Krohn W M M Mar 4 1906   66y, 9m, 11d railroader Ohio     valcular heart disease w/organic disease of heart valcular ---? 2yrs 901 Wabash   D.S. Campbell Galivir (?), Ohio Mar 5 1906  
117 Leroy Krosen W M S Sep 18 1900 Jul 15 1899 1y, 2m, 3d   Mattoon     spinal mengitis   1412 Moultrie   C.W. Haskell Dodge Grove Cem Sep 18 1900  
888 John B. Kruser (Kinser?) W M M Dec 15 1907   56 contractor Indiana     uremia, caused by chronic nephritis 4 yrs 1520 Edgar St   D.S. Campbell Dodge Grove Cem Jan 15 1907  
451(a) Fred Kuebel       Sep 22 1903             interstitial Nephritis              

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