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1850 Mortality Index for
Cape May County, NJ
Transcribed for Genealogy Trails by Shauna Williams

Persons who died during the year ending 1st June, 1850, in Lower Township in the County of Cape May, New Jersey

Name

Age

Sex

Color

Free/Slave

Marital Status

Place of Birth

Month Died

Occupation

Disease

Days ill

 Remarks

James McKnight

57 M     S NJ June Laborer Intemperance    
Jeremiah L. Eldredge 56 M     M NJ July Carpenter Cholera 1 day  
Spencer Mead 1 M       Penn. July   Summer? Compliant?    
Sarah H. Edmunds 31 F     M NJ July   Child bed fever    

Hester Johnson

68

F

    W NJ Augt.   Consumption  

 

Ruth A. Thompson 18 F B   M Penn Augt.   Consumption    
Lewis Vice 19 M     S Hamburg Gery. Augt Tailor Drowned    
Maria Schellinger 1 F       NJ Augt.   Dysentery    
Thomas Clark 58 M     M NJ Augt. Farmer Typhoid Fever    

Sarah Miller

2

F     W NJ Augt.   Inf. Brain    
Elizth. Swain 81 F       NJ Augt.   Dropsy    
Elmira R. Hughes 2 F       NJ Augt.   Inf. Brain    

Mary --le? 

60

F

   

M

NJ

Sept.   Dysentery    
Ellis C. Eldredge 1 M       NJ Sept.   Dysentery    

Letitia Lee

1

F       NJ Sept.   Convulsions    
Mary L. Bennett 1 F       NJ October   Dysentery    
John Lee 35 M     ? England October Laborer Intemperance Sudden  

Charlotte L. Hughes

2 F       NJ October   Disease of brain?  

 

Buleh C. Hughes 1 F    

 

NJ October   Disease of brain?    
Mary E. Barnett 2

F

      NJ October   Dysentery    
Daniel Swam 2 M       NJ October   Dysentery    
David Coops 50 M     M NJ October Farmer Dysentery 6 weeks  
Sp---- Hughes 76 M     S NJ Dec Merchant Palsy 1 week  

Sidney Hughes

63

F

    W NJ Dec   Pleurisy    
Mary E.?. Hughes 1 F       NJ Jany.        

Reuben Pritchard?

26

M

    S NJ Jany. Laborer Consumption?    

Glassco? Williams

86 M M   M NJ Feby.   Apoplexy Sudden  
John Pa---s 18 M     S NJ March   Fall    

Hollis P. Hoffman

1

M

      NJ March   Dropsy of brain    
Eliza Oliver 35 F     M NJ May   Child bed    
Samuel Richardson 66 M     M Penna. May Pilot Unknown    

 

Persons who died during the year ending 1st June, 1850 in Middle Township, Cape May Co., New Jesey

 

Name

Age

Sex

Color

Free/Slave

Marital Status

Place of Birth

Month Died

Occupation

Disease

Days ill

 Remarks

Mary Hand

2/12 F       NJ Sept.   Convulsions 2  
James? Woolson 24 M       NJ Sept Idiot Consumption 3mo  
Phebe H? Creps? 19 F       NJ Nov   Consumption 2 weeks  
Joshua Williams 41 M     M NJ Dec Mariner? Consumption 3mo  

Henry Brown

60

M

    M NJ May Laborer Intemperance? Sudden

 

Thomas Rhoads 68 M     M N York May Laborer Consumption 1mo  
Temperence? Hand 86 M     W NJ May Laborer Marasmus? 6mo  
--ard? Benezel 22 F     M NJ Oct   Rheumatism 30  
--bella Hand 37 F     M NJ April   Child bed 1  

Mary Aarmson?

1

F       Delaware? Augt.   In. Brain 5  
John Williams 40 M     M NJ Sept. Farmer Bil Fever 35  
Hannah Holmes 65 F     W NJ May   Inf. Lungs? 10  

 

Persons who died during the year ending 1st June 1850 the Upper Township, Cape May, New Jersey

Name

Age

Sex

Color

Free/Slave

Marital Status

Place of Birth

Month Died

Occupation

Disease

Days ill

 Remarks

Theophalus Busb--y

17 M       New Jersey July Laborer Dysentary 10  
Abagail Young 48 F     M New Jersey March   Consumpt. 30  
John Taylor 28 M     M New Jersey April Blacksmith Fever 6  
Jane Russell 28 F       New Jersey August   Dysentery 6  

Reubin Godfrey

45

M

    M New Jersey May Farmer Fever 14

 

Nathaniel Champoin 75 M     M New Jersey October Laborer Fever 20  
Rachel H?oman? 35 F     M New Jersey April   Consumpt. 60  
H?annah? Barnett 50 F     M New Jersey July   Colery? 1  
Mary Ann 18 F       New Jersey July   Colery? 2  

Jul---- Fifer

12

F       New Jersey July   Consumption 30  
------- Christopher 55 M     M New Jersey February Clergyman Fever 60  

 

Persons who died during the year ending 1st June in Dennis Township, Cape May, New Jersey

 

Name

Age

Sex

Color

Free/Slave

Marital Status

Place of Birth

Month Died

Occupation

Disease

Days ill

 Remarks

Humphrey Green

40 M       NJ Oct. Mariner Consumption 5mo  
Sarah A. Crawford 30 F     M NJ Oct.   Consumption 6mo  
Mary E. Perison? 4/12 F       NJ April   Hoophing Cough 4 mo  
Harry? C. Damisy? 2 M       NJ Nov   Consumption of bowels 3mo  

Jane Taylor

40

F

    M NJ July   Consumption 6mo

 

Stay Little 80 M       NJ Nov Laborer Asthma 2yrs  
Smith Mason 22 M       NJ May Mariner Fall    
Thomas Carlick? 60 (40?) M     M NJ Oct. Laborer Rheumatism 2yrs  
Joseph Goff 1 M       NJ Oct.   Croup 2  

Abner Platt

67

M     M NJ April Farmer Pneumonia 3  
Charles Warwick 29 M     M NJ July Mariner Cholera 1  
Jeremiah? Cahaley 19 M       NJ Feby Laborer Cut on foot 10  

Seth Gran

7/12

M

   

 

NJ

Augt.   Dysentery 4  
Mary Whitacre 2 F       NJ Augt.   Dysentery 6  

John B. Shaw

6/12

M       NJ Augt.   Diarrhea    
Alexr. W. Grace 6/12 M       NJ Augt.   Diarrhea    
Thomas Whitacre 4/12 M       NJ     Dysentery    

Mary E. Sil----

4/12 F       NJ Sept.   Marasmus? 1mo

 

Ruth Leaming 80 F    

W

NJ Sept.   Old Age    
Lydia Edwards 76?

F

    W NJ Nov   Old Age    
William Godfrey 30 M     M NJ July Mariner Bil. Fever 15  
Charles Vanaman 1/12 M       NJ July   Croup 2  
David Lopes 67 M     W NJ Oct Laborer Consumption    

Elizabeth Bingham

75

M

    W NJ June? Laborer Paralysis    
John Sayas? 78 M     W NJ Nov Laborer Consumption    

Priscilla Scull

76

F

    W Delaware? Jany   Consumption    

Hannah Hand

1 F       NJ May   Inf. Lungs 4  
Robert Lord 1 F       NJ Feby   Not known    
 

 
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