Newberry County, South Carolina 1860 Mortality Index

Included in the 1850, 1860, 1870, and 1880 U.S. censuses were mortality schedules that asked questions regarding those who
died in the twelve months prior to the enumeration. The schedule lists the deceased name, sex, age, color, whether widowed or not, place of birth, month of death, occupation, and cause of death.
Further information/copies can be obtained from the State resource.

Apoplexy: A seizure caused by a cerebrovascular accident. A stroke,
as if struck by the gods. A sudden paralysis.
Bilious fever: An excessive amount of bile in the system with a fever.
Typhoid was occasionally called "bilious fever" in eighteenth
century Europe, and yellow fever was called "autumnal bilious fever"
in 1668 New York.
Brain fever: Meningitis or encephalitis.
Cholera: An acute, infectious disease characterized by profuse
diarrhea, vomiting, and cramps. Cholera is spread by
feces-contaminated water and food. Major epidemics struck the
United States in the years 1832, 1849, and 1866. The last major
epidemic in the U.S. east was 1866.
Congestive Fever: Malaria.
Congestive Chill: Cold, shivering, can lead to pneumonia.
Consumption (phthisis pulmonalia, pulmonary tuberculosis): Tuberculosis.
The term "Consumption" was commonly used in the days when there
was no effective treatment of the disease. Here the body was
consumed or gradually wasted away.
Cramp Colic: Appendicitis.
Croup: An obstructive condition of the larynx (voice box) or
trachea (windpipe), characterized by a hoarse, barking cough and
difficult breathing occurring chiefly in infants and children.
In the early nineteenth century it was called cynanche trachealis.
Synonyms: roup, hives, choak, stuffing, rising of the lights.
Dropsy (a contraction for hydropsy): Disease causing fluids
in the serous cavities. Referred to a swelling, whether general
or localized. The presence
of abnormally large amounts of fluid. Congestive heart failure.
Dysentery: Infectious disease marked by inflammation and
ulceration of the lower part of the bowels and diarrhea.
Enteritis: Inflammation of the intestines, or could also take the
form of enteric fever (typhoid).
Mania: Insanity.
Palsy: Paralysis or loss of muscle control.
Pneumonia: Inflammation of the lungs. A major killer.
Quinsy, Quinzy: A "peritonsillar abscess," or an abscess
behind the tonsil. Can be fatal.
Typhoid (typhoid fever): Often caused by unsanitary water conditions
and contaminated food or milk. Flies could carry the disease and
contaminate food supplies. It was more common in swampy areas where
shallow wells could become contaminated.
Whooping Cough: A a highly contagious disease of the
respiratory system, usually affecting children, that is
characterized in its advanced stage by spasms of coughing
interspersed with deep, noisy inspirations.


Surname

Age

Sex/Race/Marital Status

Death DX 

Mth Died

Born In

William Adams

2

M/W

Scarlet Fever

May

SC

Robert Boozer

3mth

M/W

Mar

SC

Jesse Beam

70

M/W

Accident

Apr

SC

William C. Bedenbaugh

22

M/W

Congestive Chill

Apr

SC

Amelia Bishop

14

F/W/S

Scarlet Fever

Apr

SC

Sophia E. Brown

20

F/W/S

Typhoid

Jul

SC

Thomas H. Brown

18mth

M/W

Convulsion

Apr

SC

Mary Bundrick

27

F/B/M

Dropsy

Mar

SC

F. W. Boozer

54

M/W/M

 -

Feb

SC

Robert Caldwell

84

M/W

Typhoid

Feb

SC

Irene Cannon

45

F/W

Typhoid

Feb

SC

Robert Carmichael

75

M/W

Diarrhea

Nov

SC

Dorothy Chandler

11

F/W

Croup

Nov

SC

Caroline MRS. Clarke

23

F/W/M

Brain Fever

Dec

SC

Katharine Clark

74

F/W/W

Dropsy

Feb

SC

Gordon Cohen

6

M/W

Scarlet Fever

Mar

New York

David Cromer

76

M/W/M

consumption

Dec

SC

Frances Cromer

7

F/W

Scarletina

Oct

SC

George Cromer

72

M/W/M

Dropsy

Jan

SC

Hilliard Cromer

38

M/W/M

Pneumonia

Apr

SC

John B. Cromer

5

M/W

Scarlet Fever

May

SC

Louisa Cromer

1mth

F/W

Bil. Fever

Feb

SC

Mary Culick (McCullough)

78

F/W

Hart dropey

Feb

SC

Henry F. Dominick

6

M/W

Consumption

Mar

SC

Asa Darby

52

M/W/M

Bronchitis

Mar

SC

David F. Davenport

48

M/W

Typhoid

May

SC

Catharine M. Davis

46

F/W

Dysentery

May

SC

Christianna Dickert

40

F/W

Palsy

Nov

SC

Peter B. Enlow

11mth

M/W

Pneumonia

Mar

SC

Infant of P. Felker

 

M

Stillborn

Oct

SC

Selina Foot

75

F/W

Dysentery

May

SC

Colonel John Glenn

83

M/W.W

Lungs

Dec

SC

William L. Glymph

1

M/W

Scarletina

Jul

SC

Jane K. Goree

22

F/W.M

Childbirth

Dec

SC

Thomas M. Hair

36

M/W/M

Maniapatce

Mar

SC

Albey S. Harrison

1

F/W

Cholera

Sep

SC

Mary Harmon

47

F/W/M

Pneumonia

Apr

SC

John Hart

40

M/W/S

Consumption

Nov

SC

David Heller

55

M/W/S

Pneumonia

Feb

SC

Emma B. Hentz

13mth

F/W

Scarlet Fever

Apr

SC

William D. Jason

6

M

Brain congestion

May

SC

Hosey Johnson

17

M/W

Pneumonia

Apr

SC

Newton Johnson

18mth

M/W

Convulsion

Aug

SC

Paul Johnston

39

M/W

Consumption

Aug

SC

Walter A. Kibler

3

M/W

Quinsey

Nov

SC

Elizabeth Knight

21

F/W/M

Gastritis

Jun

SC

James C. Knight

3mth

M/W

Diarrhea

Jun

SC

William R. Knight

13mth

M/W

Diarrhea

Sep

SC

Sallie A. Knox

1

F/W

Cholera

Sep

SC

William C. Lane

4

M/W

Typhoid

Sep

SC

James M. Lindsey

2

M/W

Croup

Sep

SC

James B. Litezey

6

M/W

Scarlet Fever

May

SC

Belton Long

17

M/W

Pneumonia

Mar

SC

Frances E. Long

3

F/W

Croup

May

SC

Eliza Martin

26

F/W

Typhoid

Aug

SC

Mary MRS. Martishaw

75

F/W/W

Hurt

Dec

SC

Frances E. McCants

28

F/W/M

Gastritis

Aug

SC

Ebenezer L. Moore

29

M/W/S

Congestive Chill

Oct

SC

Elenora Moore

4

F/W

Typhoid

May

SC

Nelly Moore

38

F/W

Pneumonia

Jan

SC

John T. Noland

26

M/W/S

Enteritis

Jul

SC

Alonzo (John Michael) Paysinger

1mth

M/W

 -

Aug

SC

Mary Powell

3mth

F/W

Pneumonia

Aug

SC

Sarah J. Reese

1

F/W

Brain Infalmation

Jan

SC

B. A. Riser

66

F/W

consumption

Feb

SC

Sarah Rixard

86

F/W/W

Cancer

Jan

SC

Mrs. D.. Rutherford

50

F/W/M

Apoplexy

Jun

SC

Francis Setzler

2

M/W

Scatlet Fever

May

SC

Andrew J. Sligh

45

M/W/M

consumption

Jan

SC

E. A. Sligh

1

F/W

Cholera

Apr

SC

James Sloan

64

M/W/M

Consumption

Feb

SC

George Stockman

65

M/W

Pneumonia

Jan

SC

Eliza Suber

28

F/W/M

Childbirth

Dec

SC

Infant Suber

 

F

Spasms

Nov

SC

George F. Swetenberg (Swittenberg)

1

M/W

Dysentery

Oct

SC

Margaret Swindler

37

F/W/M

Typhoid

Apr

SC

Catharine Taylor

45

F/W

Palsy

May

SC

William Thomas

1

M/W

Dysentery

May

SC

Mary Vaughan

47

F/W/M

Cancer

July

SC

Eugene Wells

11mth

M

Congestion

Sep

SC

William Wicker

3

M/W

Scarlet Fever

Feb

SC

Pettis W. Wilson

7

M/W

Cramp

Aug

SC

Susan A. Wilson

44

F

Typhoid

Jul

SC

Lunette ?

5d

F/W

 

Feb