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1880 Mortality Index

Lima
Persons who died during the year ending May 31, 1880
in Lima, in the County of Adams, State of Illinois
Enumerated by me, George C. McCrorn?

Transcribed by Debbie Gibson

# of the
Family

Name

Age

Sex

Color

Marital
status

Place of Birth

Father
Foreign
Born

Mother
Foreign
Born

Month of death

Occupation

Cause of death

17 Lewis, Ben 16/30 M W   Illinois Ohio Ohio March   Lung Fever
18 McDonald, Flora 10 F W   Indiana Canada Ohio October   Typhoid Fever
50 Stewart, Vernie SB F W   Illinois Illinois Illinois May   Stillborn
61 Wallace, Maggie 1 F W   Illinois Kentucky Virginia August   Cerebro Spinal fever
66 Conover 3/30 F W   Illinois Illinois Illinois September   Inanition
83 Leeper, Rosa 12 F W   Illinois Ohio Missouri May   Scarlet Fever
103 Vincent, Mary E. 10/12 F W   Illinois Illinois Indiana August   Cholera Infantum
114 Carlock, George Preston 22 M W   Illinois Illinois Illinois May Farmer Hemorrhage of Lungs
120 Stuart, Erma G. 5/12 F W   Illinois Indiana Illinois March   Cerebro Spinal Fever
132 Shipe, Jacob 42 M W M Pennsylvania     December Farmer Consumption
134 Tibbets, Rosana 69 F W W New York     January Keeping House Pneumonia
136 Nicholson, Rachel 22 F W M Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania January Keeping House Puerperal Fever
136 Nicholson, Clemet 5/12 M W   Illinois Illinois Pennsylvania January   Croup
145 Gregg, David 22 M W   Iowa Scotland   April Farmer Measles
157 Brewer, (Baby) 14/30 F W   Illinois Illinois Illinois March   Abscess on Neck
170 McAdams, John W. 30 M W   Illinois Illinois Illinois September Student Consumption
181 Vradenburg, Elmer 6 M W   Illinois Illinois Illinois April   Typhoid Fever
189 Tripp, Nancy 52 F W M Illinois Kentucky Virginia December Keeping House Dropsy
192 Wilson, George 46 M W M Ohio Pennsylvania Pennsylvania February Farmer Pneumonia
199 Snyder, Martha 43 F W W Illinois Kentucky Kentucky January Keeping House Palsy
217 Davis, John C. 20 M W   Illinois Pennsylvania Pennsylvania May Farmer Measles
221 Bryant, Andrew 2 M W   Texas Illinois Kentucky August   Whooping Cough
225 Ware, Noah 9/12 M W   Illinois Kentucky Illinois May   Measles
228 Hoskins, Oliver 1/12 M W   Illinois Ohio Pennsylvania July   Colic
249 McPeck, Susana 76 F W W Pennsylvania Prussia Prussia October Keeping House Ague
250 Woodworth, Lydia 1/30 F W   Illinois Illinois Illinois February   Inanition
260 Houeiser, Annie 3 F W   Illinois Württemberg Illinois October   Croup
266 McCormick, Willis 9 M W   Illinois Ireland Ohio April   Drowned
267 Slater, (Baby) SB F W   Illinois Indiana Indiana February   Stillborn
  Seward, Christina 3/12 F W   Illinois Indiana Indiana February   Lung Fever
  Bell, Hester 29 F W W Illinois unreadable unreadable April   Typhoid Fever
 

Additions from Physicians Returns

  Barlow, John 61 M W M Illinois     November Farmer Marasmus
  Keith, Mabel 1 F W   Illinois     December   Malarial Fever
  Underwood, Ada 38 F W M Illinois     December House Keeper Pneumonia
  Penfield, James 65 M W W Illinois     August Farmer Diarrhea

Notes: No. 61, Maggie Wallace family resided in Warsaw, Hancock, IL on June 1, 1880
No. 17 Ben Lewis's death occurred in Mt. Zion, Macon, IL
No. 18 Flora McDonald's death occurred in Mt. Zion, Macon, IL.
Martha Snyder died very suddenly and had an attack of Palsy before her death some time.


McKee
Persons who died during the year ending May 31, 1880
in McKee, in the County of Adams, State of Illinois
Enumerated by me, Clark Raugh

Transcribed by Debbie Gibson

# of the
Family

Name

Age

Sex

Color

Marital
status

Place of Birth

Father
Foreign
Born

Mother
Foreign
Born

Month of death

Occupation

Cause of death

3 Martha Dole 2 F W   Illinois Ireland Pennsylvania May   Asphyxia
18 John Grady 46 M W M Virginia Virginia Virginia April Stone unreadable Brain Congestion
38? Alonzo Balser 19 M W   Illinois Virginia? Pennsylvania June unreadable Peritonitis
? Mary Balser 62 F W M Tennessee Pennsylvania Pennsylvania February   Drowning
47 John Bennett 1 M W   Illinois New York? New York? November   Scarlet Fever
? Olive Mason 1 F W   Illinois Illinois Illinois December   unknown
67 Ada Hughes 16 F W M Illinois Kentucky Kentucky June   Puerperal Fever
67 Ida P. Hughes 2/12 F W   Illinois Illinois Illinois August   Colic
91 John Helmrich 1 M W   Illinois Prussia Illinois July   Cholera Infantum
92 Hess SB F W   Illinois Darmstadt Prussia September   Stillborn
96 Orville Smith 5/12 M W   Illinois Ohio Kentucky July   Cholera Infantum
112 Milda Mudd 20 F W M Illinois Kentucky unreadable November   Puerperal Fever
118 Reuben Childers 80 M W M Virginia Virginia Virginia March Farmer Aneurysm
122 John Mounds 18 M W   Iowa Pennsylvania Ohio May Farmer Disease of Heart
128 ___ Johnson 10/12 F W   Kansas     August   Cholera Infantum
134 Susan Syrkle 44 F W M Ohio Virginia Virginia October   Ulcer of Stomach
156 Francis Peacock 11 F W   Illinois North Carolina? Virginia August   Typhoid Fever
163 Charles Perigo 6/12 M W   Illinois New York New York August   Flux
167 John Johnson 54 M W M New York     August Farmer Pneumonia
182? Cora B. Close 2/12 F W   Illinois England Tennessee September   Cholera Infantum
199 Elmer Cutforth 18/30? M W   Illinois Illinois Illinois October   Congestion of Brain


Melrose
Persons who died during the year ending May 31, 1880
in Melrose, in the County of Adams, State of Illinois
Enumerated by me, J. H. Bishop

# of the
Family

Name

Age

Sex

Color

Marital
status

Place of Birth

Father
Foreign
Born

Mother
Foreign
Born

Month of death

Occupation

Cause of death

2 Hughes, E. 66 F W W Indiana Indiana Indiana May   Dropsy
8 Fremer?, August 30 M W M Indiana? Baden Baden December Farmer Killed Accidentally
41 Summers, Mattie 36 F W M Missouri Missouri Missouri February Keeping House Hemorrhage
41 Summers, Infant SB F W   Illinois Kentucky Indiana? February   Born Dead
48 Rice, August 2 F W   Illinois Ohio Virginia February   Bronchial
48 Rice, George 11/12 M W   Illinois Ohio Virginia February   Bronchial
49 Wiskerkin, Baby Girl 1/30 F W   Illinois Illinois Illinois September   Born Dead
63 Reeder, John J. 54 M W M Kentucky North Carolina Kentucky February Farmer Pneumonia
69 Heckle?, Amelia 8/12 F W   Illinois Baden Illinois July   Cholera Infantum
69 Heckle?, Victera 8/12 F W   Illinois Baden Illinois July   Cholera Infantum
73 Millering B. 46 M W M Hanover Hanover Hanover December Gardener Pneumonia
87 Miller, Walter 7/12 M W   Illinois Germany Germany July   Brain Fever
117 Hollander, Annie 11/30 F W   Illinois Illinois Illinois May   Premature Birth
179 Collins, Lucretia 71 F B W Virginia     March   Consumption
180 Burgtorf, Katy 1/30 F W   Illinois Illinois Illinois April   Inanition
265 Benton, Caroline 69 F W W Connecticut Connecticut Connecticut February   Pneumonia
258 Sturhan, Chas. 17 M W   Germany Germany Germany May Farmer Typhoid Fever
286 Needers, Mary 50 F W M Germany Germany Germany December Keeping House Consumption
329 Fergy, Elmer 3/12 M W   Illinois Illinois Illinois April   Meningitis
339 Fergy, Wilber 3/12 M W   Illinois Illinois Illinois April   Meningitis
346 Petters, Laura 5 F W   Illinois Germany Ohio February   Croup
360 Dickerson, Mary 76 F W W Prussia Prussia Prussia March   Consumption
369 Schack, Eddy 1 M W   Illinois Missouri Illinois September   Flux
370 Wagner, Jacob 69 M W M Virginia Virginia Virginia February   Cerebral Hemorrhage
  Additions from         Physicians Returns        
PR Cotter, Edward Homer 3/12 M W   Illinois     August   Cholera Infantum
PR Fuhrman, Albert 2 M W   Illinois     November   Croup
PR Huber, Baby Boy SB M W   Illinois     April 30   Premature Birth
PR Huber, Baby Girl SB F W   Illinois     April 30   Premature Birth



Mendon

 Persons who died during the year ending May 31, 1880
in Mendon, in the County of Adams, State of Illinois
Enumerated by me, H. P. W. Cramer

Transcribed by Debbie Gibson

# of the
Family

Name

Age

Sex

Color

Marital
status

Place of Birth

Father
Foreign
Born

Mother
Foreign
Born

Month of death

Occupation

Cause of death

26 Clair, Elizah 32 M W M Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania July Laborer Stabbed in Abdomen
40 Crank, Jesse C. 74 M W M Tennessee North Carolina Tennessee February Farmer Typho-Malarial Fever
49 Strickler, Lewis L. 58 M W M Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania November Farmer Enlargement of Heart
58 Reese, Mary E. 24 F W M Illinois New Jersey New York July Keeping House Convulsions
155 Horne, Mattie K. 5 F W   Illinois Pennsylvania Illinois January   Endocarditis
182 Graff, Peter 23 M W   Illinois Prussia Prussia April Butcher Endocarditis
236 Bray, Gilbert E. 1 M W   Iowa Illinois Iowa February   Croup
214 Pepple, Vienetta 4 F W   Illinois Maryland Pennsylvania November   Membranous Croup
133 Williams, Mary F. 74 F W W Kentucky unknown unknown January Keeping House Typhoid Pneumonia
216 Rice, Alva 3 M W   Illinois Pennsylvania Ohio October   Croup
274 Tippett, Harriet L. 22 F W M Illinois Pennsylvania Pennsylvania February Keeping House Consumption
270 Clayton, Bertha A. 19 F W   Missouri Virginia? New Hampshire   Attending School Diphtheria
269 Laughlin, Hadessa 78 F W W Kentucky unknown unknown March Keeping House Pleuro Pneumonia
278 Young, Moses 88 M W W New Jersey Scotland New Jersey January Farmer Paralysis
301 Boyer, Paul 5/12 M W   Illinois Michigan Illinois May   Congestion of Brain
343 Laughry, Ruth T. 62 F W M Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania October Keeping House Consumption
261 Moore, Ina B. 2 M W   Illinois Ohio unreadable May   Hydrocephalus
 

Additions from Physicians Returns

  Adair, James F. 93 M W W Illinois     October Farmer Old Age
  Coger, Eddie H. 2 M W   Illinois     March   Diphtheria
  Howdyshell, Mahala 1/365 F W   Illinois     November   Premature Birth



Northeast
Persons who died during the year ending May 31, 1880
in Northeast, in the County of Adams, State of Illinois
Enumerated by me, Frank Tipton


Transcribed by Debbie Gibson

# of the
Family

Name

Age

Sex

Color

Marital
status

Place of Birth

Father
Foreign
Born

Mother
Foreign
Born

Month of death

Occupation

Cause of death

  Graham, Rosanna 48 F W M North Carolina North Carolina North Carolina October Keeping House Phlebitis
  McSellon?, William 71 M W W Pennsylvania     October Farmer Inanition
  Hinkson, Samuel 69 M W M Kentucky Kentucky Kentucky November? Farmer Fracture of Frontal Bone
  Sapp, Melvin R. 1 M W   Illinois Illinois Illinois May   Cyanosis
  Eilts, J. Jurgen 3 M W   Illinois Hanover Hanover December   Malarial Fever
  Davis, Cora 10/12 F W   Illinois Missouri Illinois July   Cholera Infantum
  O'Hara, Rosa 1/12 F     Illinois Illinois Illinois April   Convulsions
  Ihnen, Trinty? 17 F W   Illinois Hanover Hanover January   Typhoid Fever
  Zimmerman, Theo 1 M W   Illinois Hanover Texas July   Cholera Infantum
  Gronewald, Mary H. 63 F W M Hanover Hanover Hanover January Keeping House Dropsy
  Eilers, Vohlke 56 F W M Hanover Hanover Hanover January Keeping House Consumption

Notes: Samuel Hinkson was killed by a blow from an axe in the hands of his step-son William Wilson - since adjudged insane and entered to the Illinois asylum for the insane at Jacksonville Illinois.


Payson
Persons who died during the year ending May 31, 1880
in Payson, in the County of Adams, State of Illinois
Enumerated by me, Isaac W. Eaton

Transcribed by Debbie Gibson

# of the
Family

Name

Age

Sex

Color

Marital
status

Place of Birth

Father
Foreign
Born

Mother
Foreign
Born

Month of death

Occupation

Cause of death

37 Stewart, Frank 24 M W   Ohio Ohio Ohio May Black Smith Abscess
51 Hood, _rolilne? 17 F W   Illinois Pennsylvania Pennsylvania February   Consumption
90 Habighurst, Freddie 1/12 M W   Illinois Hamburg England March   Whooping Cough
92 Whorton, Tommy 3 M W   Illinois Pennsylvania Illinois October   Membranous Croup
107 Stewart, Lulu 8/12 F W   Illinois Illinois Virginia May   Obstruction of Bowels
142 Wagy, Henry 78 M W M Virginia Pennsylvania Pennsylvania June Farmer Inflammation of Stomach
201 Shepherd, Maxomillian 64 M W W North Carolina North Carolina Carolina March Physician Erysipelas
204 Rinney, Margaret 58 F W M Ireland Ireland Ireland September Keeping House Cancer of Lip
207 Spencer, Flavel 65 M W M Connecticut Connecticut Connecticut September Farmer Dysentery
214 Wagner, Charles 1 M W   Illinois Illinois Illinois August   Cholera Infantum
215 Potter, Effie 18 F W M Illinois Indiana Indiana April Keeping House Childbirth
221 Wingfield, Leroy 1 M W   Illinois North Carolina Virginia January   Diphtheria
239 Grove, Rebecca 76 F W W Virginia Virginia Virginia March without occupation Gastritis
254 Lawrence, Woodford 79 M W M Virginia Virginia Virginia December Farmer Pneumonia
268 Mewmaw, Peter 2 M W   Illinois Illinois Pennsylvania January   Diphtheria
279 Cupp, Elizabeth 26 F W M Illinois Pennsylvania Tennessee March Keeping House Anemia
285 Parsons, Lilie 5 F W   Illinois Pennsylvania Illinois January   Typhoid Fever
309 Lawrence, Lillie 14 F W   Illinois Illinois Illinois January without occupation Diphtheria
312 Wagy, Mary 6 F W   Illinois Ohio Kentucky March   Membranous Croup
312 Wagy, Arie 4 F W   Illinois Ohio Kentucky February   Membranous Croup
312 Wagy, Rosella 2 F W   Illinois Ohio Kentucky March   Membranous Croup
348 Tennis, Sophia 65 F W M Hanover Hanover Hanover April Keeping House Lung Fever
355 Lease, Daisie 2 F W   Illinois Virginia Illinois January   Croup
365 Smiley, George 9/12 M W   Illinois Missouri? Illinois July   Cholera Infantum
367 Groves, Naomi 84 F W W Virginia Germany Delaware December   Pneumonia
374 Kabrick, Waldo 9/12 M W   Illinois Virginia Illinois August   Cholera Infantum
  Green, Nelly M. 1 F W   Illinois     August   Enteritis
 

Additions from Physicians Returns

  Johnson, Melissa 21 F W   Illinois     July Seamstress Acute Peritonitis
  Lawrence, Lydia Jane 2 F W   Illinois     March   Diphtheria


Richfield
Persons who died during the year ending May 31, 1880
in Richfield, Enumeration Dist. 20, in the County of Adams, State of Illinois

Enumerated by me, W. E. Trotter

Transcribed by Debbie Gibson

# of the
Family

Name

Age

Sex

Color

Marital
status

Place of Birth

Father
Foreign
Born

Mother
Foreign
Born

Month of death

Occupation

Cause of death

20 Moore, George 3/12 M W   Illinois Illinois Illinois July   Cholera Infantum
29 Belts, Troy L. 9/12 M W   Illinois Illinois Illinois April   Inflammation of Brain
37 Cleveland, Susan 9/12 F W   Illinois Illinois Illinois July   Cholera Infantum
  Jimason, Mary 67 F W M Pennsylvania     November Keeping House Softening of Brain
69 Campbell, Ruth 1 F W   Illinois Illinois Illinois August   Enteritis
110 Lile, Lydia 1 F W   Illinois Illinois Missouri August   Cholera Infantum
98 Lile, Martha J. 56 F W M Indiana Indiana Kentucky March Keeping House Congestion of Lungs
114 Kabrick, David 2 M W   Illinois Virginia Illinois November   Diphtheria
137 Conway, Elizabeth 47 F W M Ohio Pennsylvania Pennsylvania December Keeping House Typhoid Fever
140 Green, Nelly M. 1 F W   Illinois Illinois Illinois August   Enteritis
145 Young, James 77 M W M Kentucky Virginia Virginia February Farmer Chronic Bronchitis
172 Calkins, Carlyle 11 M W   Ohio unreadable unreadable October Work on Farm Typhoid Fever
176 Lykes, Ralph 4/12 M W   Illinois Indiana Illinois August   Cholera Infantum
217 Rothbun, Malissa 27 F W M Illinois     January Keeping House Peritonitis
234 Marlow, James 20 M W   Illinois Missouri Maryland May Farm Laborer Diabetes
 

Additions from Physicians Returns

  Beltz, Sarah E. 25 F W M Illinois     February? Housework Pulmonary Tuberculosis
  Bowman, Orpha Emeline 13 F W   Illinois     September   Cholera Morbus

 Notes from Enumerator: Their has been no Particular Malady No Piculiar Disease No accidents Covering Bra?? in the last year in my Enumeration District Their is
 no other Practicing Physician in this Enumeration District other than my self and it is in impossible to get the signature of the attending Physicians
 with out _______ and Trouble and as I have been in Council in a Majority of the Cases I believe the Diseases Canc__ Death as stated above to be correct
 W. E. Trotter, M. D.

(transcriber's note: Enumerator's notes are just how they wrote them spelling and all.)


Ursa
Persons who died during the year ending May 31, 1880
in Ursa, Enumeration Dist. 21, in the County of Adams, State of Illinois
Enumerated by me, J. M. Daugherty

Transcribed by Debbie Gibson

# of the
Family

Name

Age

Sex

Color

Marital
status

Place of Birth

Father
Foreign
Born

Mother
Foreign
Born

Month of death

Occupation

Cause of death

5 Powell, Baby SB F W   Illinois Kentucky Kentucky February   Still Birth
8 Orr, Rosa lee 7 F W   Missouri Kentucky Illinois July   Poisoned
*10 Reeves, George 3? M W   Illinois Kentucky Illinois May   Diphtheria
22 Walker, George 11/12 M W   Illinois Illinois Illinois May   Croup
33 Houghton, James 48 M W   New York New York New York March Farmer Typhoid Pneumonia
34 Isaacson, August 40 M W M Sweden Sweden Sweden November Farmer Typhoid Pneumonia
57 Worley, W. F. 50 M W M Illinois South Carolina North Carolina January Farmer Pneumonia
58 McCrady, Hellen 35 F W M Illinois New York Massachusetts January Keeping house Pneumonia
68 Damia, John 14/30 M W   Illinois Prussia Prussia May   Thrush
77 Hensley, Sarah 63 F W W Ohio Virginia Virginia May   Typhoid Fever
91 Cox, Baby SB M W   Illinois Prussia Prussia January   Still Birth
94 Adair, James F. 99 M W W Kentucky Virginia Virginia March   Senile, Debility
*105 Crover?, Emily 19 F W   Illinois Illinois Illinois February At School Pneumonia
105 Elmore, Agee 2 M W   Missouri Illinois Illinois December   Croup
110 Wood, Henry 76 M W M South Carolina Virginia Virginia September Farmer unreadable
121 Gnuse, Gadloub 57 M W   Prussia Prussia Prussia November Farmer Cancer of Stomach
146 Taylor, Albert 1 M W   Illinois Illinois Illinois August   Flux
149 Randolph, James 44 M W M Indiana Kentucky South Carolina February Farmer Drowned
153 Unglaub, Edith 1 F W   Illinois Bavaria Bavaria July   Cholera Infantum
176 Roan, John 1 M W   Illinois Ireland Illinois March   Pneumonia
182 Maulby, Josiah 32 M W M Illinois Kentucky Kentucky January Farmer Pneumonia
186 Hyman, Mary 43 F W M Ireland Ireland Ireland December Keeping House Pneumonia
215 Persell, Annie 19 F W   Illinois Illinois North Carolina February Servant Pneumonia
219 McAdams, Elisabeth 59 F W M Kentucky Kentucky Ireland December Keeping house Pneumonia
223 King, Eliza 59 F W M Kentucky Kentucky North Carolina February Keeping house Senile Gangrend?
223 King, Wm. L. 69 M W M Kentucky Kentucky North Carolina November Farmer Typhoid Fever
233 Leachman, Robert 2 M W   Illinois Illinois Illinois January   Croup
245 Hightower, Austin 80 M W M Kentucky Virginia Virginia March Tanner? Heart Disease
286 Steinback, Mary E. 29 F W M Illinois Illinois Illinois December Keeping House Pneumonia
  Eiers, Josephine 33 F W M France France France November   Lung Disease
 

Additions from Physicians Returns

  Grimes, Damera 72   W W Illinois     May   Pneumonia
  Heney, Josephine 5/12   W   Illinois     September   Cholera Infantum


(transcriber's note: the names with * by them have lines through them.)
 


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