1870 Webster County KY Mortality Schedule
MORTALITY SCHEDULE, WEBSTER COUNTY, KY, 1870

The following is a list of persons who died during the year ending the 1st of June 1870. The following information is given: name of person who died, age, sex, color, marital status,place of birth, month in which the person died, cause of death, and occupation. Transcribed from Kentucky Mortality Census 1870, mircrofilm Roll No. T655-15, Kentucky Dept for Libraries and Archives. Reprinted from Vol. XI, No. 4 (Fall 2004) from the Western Kentucky Journal with permission of Brenda Joyce Jerome, CG, editor.


District No. 2, Subdivision 166, John Nasbitt, enumerator

Chandler, Lucy J., age 28, female, white, married, born Kentucky, died Dec of  consumption, keeping
house.

Baker, Sarah F., age 6/12, female, black, born Kentucky, died Apr of croup.

McCord, Manerva, age 6/12, female, white, born Kentucky, died Sep of brain inflamation.

Town of Dixon
Brooks, __, age 5/12, male, mulatto, born Kentucky, died Sep of brain inflam.

Doris, Sarah, abe 6/12, female, black, born Kentucky, died Jan of hives.

Doris, Marion C., age 42, male, white, married, born Tennessee, died Sep of typhoid fever, lawyer.

Graham, William H., age 30, male, white, married, born Kentucky, died Dec of consumption, keeping
stable [sic].

Gettinge, Fidelia, age 48, female, white, married, born New York, died May of newmonia, keeping
house.

Nall, Mary E., age 29, female, white, married, born Kentucky, died May of uterus dis., keeping house.

Nall, Virginia, age 6/12, female, white, born Kentucky, died Sep of brain inflam.


District No. 6, Subdivision 166, John Nasbitt, enumerator

Foxwell, Peter, age 60, male, black, married, born Virginia, died Feb of Newmonia, worked on farm.

McCamack, Nancy, age 45, female, white, married, born Virginia, died Nov of Newmonia, keeping house.

Johnson, Jane, age 9/12, female, white, born Kentucky, died Jan of paralysis.

Johnson, Margret E., age 1, female, white, born Kentucky, died Feb of abdomen dis.

Ross, Sharlett, age 65, female, white, widow, born Virginia, died May of Newmonia, keeping house.

Hoggard, Zilpha, age 50, female, black, widow, born North Carolina, died Aug of dropsy, house keeper.

Burten, Lisun F., age 16, male, white, born North Carolina, died Jun of scarlet fever.

Burten, Isabel, age 1, female, white, born Kentucky, died Aug of diarrohea acute.

Northern, Thomas Y., age 1, male, white, born Kentucky, died May of whooping cough.

Doris, Mary E., age 42, female, white, married, born Kentucky, died Jan of consumption, keeping house.

Johnson, Samuel, age 22, male, white, born Kentucky, died Feb of disepsia, works on farm.

Parker, James, age 6/12, male, white, born Kentucky, died Feb of diphtheria.

Eads, Daniel, age 21, male, white, born Kentucky, died May of typhoid fever, clerk in store.

Woodson, Sarah E., age 1, female, white, born Kentucky, died Mar of inflamation of brain.

Christian, Matilda, age 1/12, female, white, born Kentucky, died Mar of croup.

McKinley, Mary, age 2/12, female, white, born Kentucky, died Aug of hives.

Canada, Catharine, age 78, female, white, widowed, born North Carolina, died Sep of consumption, no
occupation.

Rudy, George A., age 53, male, white, married, born Kentucky, died Apr of typhoid fever, farmer.

Nieholds, Eliza, age 31, female, white, married, born Tennessee, died Feb of consumption, keeping
house.

Walker, Marga L., age 2, female, white, born Kentucky, died Oct of flux.

Doris, Matilda, age 62, female, white, born Tennessee, died Feb of typhoid, house keeper.

Martin, Ennett, age 38, female, white, married, born Kentucky, died Jul of fever intermittent, keeping
house.

Barnhill, Fred, age 50, male, black, married, born North Carolina, died Mar of consumption, works on
farm.

Cardwell, ___, male, white, born Kentucky, died Oct of stillborn.

Curry, ___,  male, white, born Kentucky, died Oct of stillborn.

Clayton, ___, male, white, born Kentucky, died Feb of stillborn.


The 23rd named person [Fred Barnhill] was not numbered with any family  His family having left this
subdivision. I have not enumerated a good many deaths that is infants that died at their birth or shortly
after. I have past them as though tha [sic] had not been where no cause of disease could be given.
John Nasbitt, enumerator.


District No. 3, Subdivision 192, O.A. Hibbs, enumerator

Scott, John, age 1, male, white, born Kentucky, died Dec of typhoid fever.

Dodge, George[?], age 3/12, male, white, born Kentucky, died Jan of hives.

Dodge, James, age 3, male, white, born Kentucky, died Aug of unknown.

Dodge, William, age 1, male, white, born Kentucky, died Jan of whooping cough.

Alexander, Christopher, age 24, male, white, married, born Kentucky, died Nov of remittent fever,
farmer.

Timmons, Philip, age 3, male, white, born Kentucky, died Sep of brain fever.

Briggs, Hannah, age 90, female, white, married, born Virgina, died Feb of old age.

Kelley, Louisa, age 32, female, white, married, born Kentucky, died Jul of consumption, keeping house.

Corbert, James, age 28, male, white, born Kentucky, died Feb of consumption.

Crowley, Pryor, age 70, male, white, married, born Georgia, died Sep of typhoid fever, farmer.

Brown, Kate, age 12, female, black, born Kentucky, died Sep of disease of the spine.

Trice, Sarah, age 1, female, white, born Kentucky, died Apr of pneumonia fever.

Hall, Montgomery, age 28, male, white, married, born Kentucky, died Feb of consumption, farmer.

Payton, Ellen, age 4, female, white, born Kentucky, died May of brain fever.

Denton, Richard, age 1/12, male, white, born Kentucky, died Feb of erysepelus.

Couch, James, age 57, male, white, married, born Virginia, died Oct of apoplexy.

Ballard, Sarah, age 27, female, white, married, born North Carolina, died Sep of consumption, keeping
house.


District No. 4, Subdivision 192, O.A. Hibbs, enumerator

Tapp, Esther, age 60, female, white, widow, born North Carolina, died Feb of paralysis.

Spillman, Edward, age 3/12, male, white, born Kentucky, died Apr of typhoid fever.

Wright, David, age 3/12, male, white, born Kentucky, died Feb of unknown.

Shinall, Cable A., age 9/12, male, black, born Kentucky, died Mar of pneumonia fever.

Wright, Menerva, age 9/12, female, white, born Kentucky, died Feb of brain inflam.

Barnett, Mary, age 36, female, white, widow, born Kentucky, died Sep of consumption.

Crowley, Benjamin, age 25, male, white, married, born Kentucky, died Aug of dropsy of the heart.

Hall[?], Martha, age 25, female, white, married, born Kentucky, died Mar of pneumonia fever, keeping
house.

Townson, Louisa, age 28, female, white, married, born Kentucky, died sep of typhoid fever, keeping
house.

Brown, Magnolia, age 2, female, white, born Kentucky, died Feb of unknown.


District No. 5, Subdivision 166, John Nasbitt, enumerator

Nall, Nancy J., age 35, female, white, married, born Kentucky, died Sep of kidney inflam., keeping
house.

Nall, Mathew, age 4/12, male, white, born Kentucky, died Dec of accute hydrocephelus.

Nall, Samuel J., age 10/12, male, white, born Kentucky, died Sep of bowels inflam.

Riggs, James, age 40, male, white, married, died Nov of heart dis., farmer.

McLenden, Manerva, age 23, female, white, married, born Kentucky, died Jan of consumption, keeping
house.

Skinner, Joseph D., age 1/12, male, white, born Kentucky, died Jul of hives.

Blackwell, Bevley E., age 10, male, white, born Kentucky, died Jul of a fall.

Stephens, Sarah, age 26, female, white, widow[?], born Kentucky, died Sep of consumption, keeping
house.

Vaughn, Manuel, age 28, male, white, married, born Tennessee, died Jul of typhoid fever, fisherman.

Blood, William, age 2, male, white, born Kentucky, died Aug of remiting fever.

Wallace, Eliza, age 42, female, white, married, born Kentucky, died Jul of consumption, keeping house.

Dilbeck, Joseph B., age 9/12, male, white, born Kentucky, died Jan of croup.

Headdy, Thomas, age 9, male, white, born Kentucky, died Sep of thrown from a horse fall.

Headdy, Willie, age 2, male, white, born Kentucky, died Jan of tyhpoid fever.

Curry, Sarah, age 22, female, white, married, born Kentucky, died Aug of erysipelus.

Harden, George D., age 28, male, white, married, born Kentucky, died May of consumption, dry goods
merchant.

Haral, Mariah, age 48, female, black, married, born Kentucky, died Apr of scrofula, housekeeper.

Dills, Nancy J., age 5, female, white, born Kentucky, died Feb of scrofula.

Erbey, Dudley, age 61, male, white, married, born Allabama, died Dec of erysipelas, farmer.

Brantley, Mary E., age 19, female, white, married, born Kentucky, died Nov of consumption, keeping
house.

Brantley, Jesse, age 73, male, white, widowed, born Georgia, died Sep of typhoid fever, farmer.

Brantley, Thomas M., age 1, male, white, born Kentucky, died Jan of whooping cough.

Vaughn, Rebecca M., age 1/12, female, white, born Kentucky, died Mar of hives.

Land, Mary A., age 4/12, female, white, born Kentucky, died Apr of hives.

Parker, Harry, age 16, male, black, born Kentucky, died Jan of accidently drowned, works on farm.


The following named below is the Deaths in the in [sic] corperation of the Town of Clay
Webster County Kentucky.

Cook, Joseph, age 61, male, white, married, born Tennessee, died Nov of [illegible].

Cook, Malinda, age 67, female, white, widowed, born Kentucky, died Oct of consumption, no
occupation.

Blackwell, Grant, age 9/12, male, white, born Kentucky, died Nov of cronic Hydrocelphiles.

The 7th named [Bevley E. Blackwell] on this page was throwed from a horse and Died shortly after. The
13th named [Thomas Headdy] on this page was throwed from a horse an died instantley. The 25th named 
[Harry Parker] on this page was Drowned by Driving a team into icy water.


District No. 2, Subdivision 166, John Nasbitt, enumerator

Towery, Hanah, age 40, female, black, widowed, born North Carolina, died Jul of typhoid fever,
housekeeper.
Canada, Willey, age 2, male, white, born Kentucky, died Mar of burns

Holmes, ___, age 1, female, white, born Kentucky, died Jul of typhoid fever.

Villines, Edward, age 69, male, white, married, born North Carolina, died Dec of inflam. of brain,
farmer.

Villines, Thomas, age 37, male, white, married, born North Carolina, died Mar of typhoid fever, farmer.

Baker, Miles, age 86, male, white, married, born North Carolina, died Mar of typhoid fever, farmer.

Yarbrough, Sarah, age 28, female, white, married, born Kentucky, died Jul of puerperal fever, keeping
house.

Price, ___, age 2/12. male, white, born Kentucky, died Feb of fever.

Cole, Margret N., age 2, female, white, born Kentucky, died Aug of typhoid fever.

Mooney, John W., age 5/12, male, white, born Kentucky, died Mar of inflmation of brain.

Walker, Marga, age 26, female, white, born Kentucky, died Dec of neumonia fever, housekeeper.

Sigler, Susan, age 22, female, white, married, born Kentucky, died May of consumption, keeping house.

Taylor, George Grant, age 1, male, white, born Kentucky, died Oct of scrofula.

Rideout, James A., age 2, male, white, born Kentucky, died Aug of brain fever.

Cobb, Rice, age 98, male, white, married, born North Carolina, died Mar of cancer, no occupation.

Holeman, Emaline, age 18, female, white, married, born Kentucky, died Oct of fever intermittent,
keeping house.

King, Mary B., age 3/12, female, white, born Kentucky, died Feb of hives.

Daniels, Strother, age 6, male, white, born Kentucky, died May of dropsy of brain.

Williams, Bennett, age 48, male, white, widowed, born North Carolina, died Apr of dropsy of brain
ascitis[?].

Hicks, James M., age 11, male, white, born Kentucky, died Oct of reumatic fever.

Polley, Dicy A., age 18, female, whtie, born Kentucky, died Aug of cut her throat suicide, housekeeper.

Head, Lewis H., age 3, male, white, born Kentucky, died Aug of inflamation of bowels.

Hill, Augustus H., age 25, male, white, born Tennessee, died Jul of consumption, works on farm.

Hill, Malissa, age 22, female, white, born Kentucky, died Aug of consumption, keeping house.

Pinkston, Lee, age 1, male, white, born Kentucky, died Sep of diarrhea.

Cotingham, Susan, age 51, female, white, widow, born Kentucky died Mar of typhoid fever, keeping
house.

Gibson, Belzada, age 3/12, female, born Kentucky, died Oct of hives.

Holeman, Isaac, age 55, male, white, married, born Kentucky, died Oct of malignant fever, farmer.

Payne, Thomas, age 10/12, male, white, born Kentucky, died Feb of brain fever.

Wilson, Henry D., age 1, male, white, born Kentucky, died Dec of brain fever.

Allen, Ben F., age 23, male, white, born Kentucky, died Feb of consumption, works on farm.

Harris, Jourdan C., age 24, male, white, married, born Tennessee, died Feb of consumption, farmer.

Wilson, Martha, age 22, female, white, married, born Kentucky, died Feb of puerpheral fever, keeping
house.

Orsburn, Mary, age 17, female, black, born Kentucky, died Jul of consumption, housekeeper.

Orsburn, Victaur, age 66, male, black, married, born Kentucky, died Mar of dropsy, farmer.

The 21st named [Dicy A. Polley] person on this page committed Suicide by cuting her throat with a
Razor.


District No. 1, Subdivision 192, O.A. Hibbs, enumerator

Floyd, Norah, age 5/12, female, white, born Kentucky, died Jan of croup.

Brand, Benjamin, age 3/12, male, white, born Kentucky, died May of unknown.

Oglesby, S.B., age 56, male, white, married, born Kentucky, died Mar of brain inflam., farmer,

Hawkins, Moses, age 24, male, mulatto, married, born Kentucky, died Apr of remittent fever, farmer.

Winstead, Ellen, age 3, female, white, born Kentucky, died Mar of burned to death.

Johnson, James, age 57, male, white, married, born Ohio, father of foreign birth, died Jan of brain
inflam., engineer.

Crowley, Sterling, age 30, male, white, married, born Kentucky, died Jan of acute rheumatism, farmer.

Brogan, Ann, age 12, female, white, born Tennessee, died Sep of typhoid fever.

Prow, Rosanah, age 3/12, female, white, born Kentucky, died Nov of typhoid fever.

Parker, Joel, age 19, male, white, born Kentucky, died Mar of chronic bronchitis.

Sammons, William, age 64, male, white, married, born Virginia, died Apr of erysipelas, dry goods
merchant.

Sammons, Thomas, age 1, male, white, born Kentucky, died Apr of unknown.

Crues, Joahn, age 2, female, white, born Kentucky, died May of unknown.

Jewell, Morehead, age 1/12, male, white, born Kentucky died Sep of brain fever.

Snipes, Taney[?], age 3/12, female, black, born Kentucky, died Feb of croup.

Fraser, Mary, age 30, female, white, married, born Kentucky, died Aug of consumption, keeping house.

Proctor, Savannah, age 5/12, female, white, born Kentucky, died Sep of brain inflam.

Dunkin, Elijah, age 79, male, white, widowed, born North Carolina, died Dec of palsy paralysis.

Jones, Wiley, age 20, male, white, married, born Kentucky, died Nov of pneumonia fever, farmer.

Veatch, George, age 6/12, male, white, born Kentucky, died Aug of hives.

Kellice, John, age 42, male, white, married, born Tennessee, died Apr of pneumonia fever, farmer.

Prow, Joseph, age 46, male, white, married, born Kentucky, died Oct of typhoid fever, farmer.

Priest, W.L., age 78, male, white, widowed, born Virginia, died Dec of ersapelus.

Lillard, Elizabeth, age 38, female, white, married, born Kentucky, died Aug of consumption, keeping
house.

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