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1880 Mortality Index

Persons who died during the year ending May 31, 1880
in Gilmer, in the County of Adams, State of Illinois
Enumerated by me, C. S. Booth

Transcribed by Debbie Gibson

# of the






Place of Birth



Month of death


Cause of death

39 Mary Ann Jeffrey 79 F W W England England England November Kept House Paralyses
62 Abraham G. Laning 77 M W M New Jersey Scotland Scotland January Cabinet Maker Influenza
  unreadable 25 M W   Germany Germany Germany February Farm Laborer Brain Fever
89 Belle Kendall 20 F W   Illinois Ohio Pennsylvania September House Maid Typhoid Fever
89 Emma Kendall 10 F W   Illinois Ohio Pennsylvania December   Typhoid Fever
138 Paris T. Judy 69 M W M Kentucky Pennsylvania Kentucky April Farmer Pneumonia
142 Frank Stratmann 13 M W   Illinois Prussia Prussia February Farmer Fell off a load of straw
142   2/30 F W   Illinois Prussia Prussia February   Debility
149 Susie Myers 3/30 F W   Illinois Pennsylvania Illinois February   Lung Disease
183 Alonzo Cox (90) M W M Kentucky     October Farmer Heart Disease
183 Elizabeth Shewit 94? F W M Illinois     July   Child Birth
183 Cathan Wheeler 59 M W M Illinois     October   Chronic Diarrhea
183 Ambrose Tougate 11 M W   Illinois     August   Chronic Diarrhea
183 John Shelton 50 M W M Illinois     January Farmer Chronic Diarrhea
183 James Cullens 26 M W   Canada     April Rafts man Scrofula
183 Jacob Buffington 97 M W W Illinois     May Farmer Mental Disease
183 Peter Hendrix 51 M W M Germany Germany Germany March Teamster Mental Disease
203 E. L. Davis 20 F W M Illinois Maine Illinois July   Congestion of Lungs
218 George Foultz 73 M W M Pennsylvania U.S. U.S. November Carpenter Pulmonary Consumption
214 William Wilter 53 M W M Germany Germany Germany May Carpenter Rupture
 187 Gerome E. Woodbury 20 M W   Illinois Massachusetts Massachusetts May (Student) Inflammation of Stomach
  Additions from         Physicians Returns        
  Gibson, Levi 22 M W   Illinois     February Farmer Phthisis Pulmonary
  McRea, James 30 M W   Illinois     October   Mental Disease
  Sterett, Elmer 3 M W   Illinois     October   Croup
  Tripp, Tobias 25 M W   Illinois    


Farmer Lung Disease
  Zinc, Lewis 30 M W   Illinois     May   Insane
  Cramer, Hannah 5/12 F W   Illinois     January   Croup

Notes: Gerome E. Woodbury's family resided in Chicago, Cook, Ill June 1, 1880.
No. 142: Two days old (no name)
No. 183 John Shelton is from Concord Twsp
No. 183 Elizabeth Shewit was a School Teacher
No. 183 James Cullens's mother at present lives in Canada


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