THE 1850 MORTALITY INDEX OF
COLES COUNTY, ILLINOIS





Upper Okaw Precinct, Enumerated by P. Watson


NAME

AGE

OCCUPATION

PLACE 

OF BIRTH

MONTH AND CAUSE OF DEATH

Sarah McCLELLAND

1

---

Ill.

October, Cold

Sarah BYRAM

34

---

Va.

April, Quincy

Susan AXTON

11/12

---

Ill.

September, Unknown

Herman RUSSEL

49

Milright

Me.

September, Inflamation of Stomach

Alfred JONES

38

Farmer

Ky.

January, Acc. Bite of a hog


Muddy Precinct, Enumerated by W. D. Watson


NAME

AGE

OCCUPATION

PLACE OF BIRTH

MONTH AND CAUSE OF DEATH

Jonathan T. DRIDEN

19

Farmer

Wis.

August, Colery

Mary JOHNSTON

34

---

Ky.

September, Hemor.

Daniel W. JOHNSTON

38

---

Ill.

July, Flux




Wabash Precinct, Enumerated by W. D. Watson


NAME

AGE

MARITAL

STATUS

OCCUPATION

PLACE OF BIRTH

MONTH & 

CAUSE OF DEATH

Mary M. OWEN

1

---

---

Ind.

May, Whoop. Cough

Marion STRICKLAND

1

---

---

Ill.

April, Unknown

Elizabeth C. CUNNINGHAM

48

Married

---

Ky.

September, Inf. of Womb



Charleston Precinct, Enumerated by W. D. Watson


NAME

AGE

MARITAL STATUS

PLACE  OF BIRTH

OCCUPATION

MONTH & CAUSE OF DEATH

Oliver TALLEE

45

Married

Ohio

Farmer

July, Small Pox

Benjamin F. MOORE

42

Married

Ky.

Taylor

April, Cons.(?Consumption)

Robert H. ALLISON

32

Married

Pa.

Phy(sician?)

Bronketus

Mary L. DUNBAR

1

---

Ill.

---

January, Scofula

Jerusha E. REAT

9/12

---

Ill.

---

July, Diarioha

Ellen MARSHALL

2

---

Ill.

---

September, Brain Fever

Martha H. MONFORT

40

Married

Ohio

---

November, Tyhod. Fever

Mary J. MONFORT

12

---

Ind.

---

November, Tyhod. Fever

Susan FUDGE

40

Married

Va.

---

March, Ch. Bir. Confined

Mary MUNSON

40

Married

Ky.

---

June, Ch. Bir. Confined

Catharine CLARKE

27

Married

Ky.

---

July, Unknown

Sarah A. WHITE

9/12

---

Ill.

---

May, Inf. Brain



Salisbury Precinct, Enumerated by W. D. Watson


NAME

AGE

MARITAL

STATUS

PLACE OF BIRTH

OCCUPATION

MONTH & CAUSE OF DEATH

Thomas OWINGS

1

---

Illinois

---

March, Unknown

Samuel SWISHER

54

Married

N. J.

Farmer

February, Pneu. Lung Fever

Wm. J. ROUSE

10/12

---

Ill.

---

February, Croup

Eliza J. BERKLEY

30

Married

Ky.

---

November, Child Bed

Elizabeth PARKER

1

---

Ill.

---

August, Chol. Morbus

Hugh A. BLAKENEY

36

Married

Ohio

Farmer

January, Pneu. Lung Fever


New Albany Precinct, Enumerated by W. D. Watson


NAME

AGE

PLACE OF

BIRTH

MONTH AND

CAUSE OF DEATH

Noah MEADOWS

1/12

Ill.

December, Erisiplas

Mary WIBLY

19

Ohio

September, Cons

Elizabeth RICHMON

18

Ohio

May, Cong. Chill, Fever

Amanda BRAGG

9/12

Ill.

March, Soop. Cough

Mary E. RICHMOND

9/12

Ill.

March, Infm. Brain

Sarah J. EATON

10

Ind.

September, Cong. Chill, Fever

John CRUSAN

3/12

Ill.

January, Whop. Cough

Thomas F. WATSON

1/12

Ill.

March, Unknown

John R. HANCOCK

9/12

Ill.

April, Pneu. Lung Fever

Mary M. JONES

1/12

Ill.

January, Unknown

Jonathan LONG

1

Ill.

March, Unknown


Independence Precinct, Enumerated by W. D. Watson

NAME

AGE

MARITAL STATUS

PLACE OF BIRTH

OCCUPATION

MONTH AND CAUSE OF DEATH

Mary J. REED

22

Married

Ill.

---

April, Pneu. Lung Fever

Armstead REED

73

Married

Va.

Farmer

May, Cancer

Jesse RAY

43

Married

Ky.

---

August, Consumption

Andrew J. RAY

5

---

Ill.

---

July, Inflm. Brain

Lucy J. LONGNECKER

28

Married

Ky.

---

May, Unknown

Sarah PEMBERTON

69

Widow

Tenn.

---

May, Unknown


Thanks to Susan Cook for providing this information!

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