The Coles County 1860 Mortality Index

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Charleston Township

Name

Age

Sex

Birthplace

Month of Death

Occupation

Cause of Death

Days Ill

Geo. L. Cottingham

89

m

MD.

Aug

Farmer

Old Age

2

Benj. Cheek ?

42

m

IL

Oct.

Day Laborer

 

12

Mary E. Uhaland

5

f

IL

Oct.

 

Typhoid fever

12

Ann Evans

13

f

VA

Feb.

 

Brain fever

6

J.R. Jeffries

47

m

TN.

Nov

Harness Dealer

 

3

Jno. F. Parcells

39

m

KY

Sept

Merchant

Consumption

12

Abramham Quimby

4

m

IL

Aug

 

Typhoid Fever

6

Sarah C. William

1

f

IL

Feb

 

Lung Fever

18

Eleanor Hensley

16

f

Ohio

Aug

 

Typhoid Fever

27

Thos. F. Kaiser

7/12

m

IL

July

 

Diarrhea

7

B. Hutchison

2

f

IL

Sept

 

Croup

3



East Oakland Township

Name

Age

Sex

Birthplace

Month of Death

Occupation

Cause of Death

Days Ill

William D.H. Kite

8

m

Ills

Feb

 

Lung Fever

10

William R. Allen

6

m

Ills.

Apr

 

Lung Fever

4

Margaret Caldwell

71

f

Tenn.

Apr

Housekeeper

Old Age

3

James B. Caldwell

35

m

Tenn

May

Farmer

Accident

2

John M. Burt

3/12

m

Ills.

Oct

 

Whooping cough

9

Peter Redman

3

m

Ills.

Nov

 

Whooping cough

10

George W. Eaque

10/12

m

Ills.

July

 

Dropsy of brain

12

Mary A. Boyle

38

f

N. J.

Apr

 

Dropsy of brain

5 mos

Thornton J. Ashmore

1

m

Ills.

Aug

 

Summer complaint

12

Mary F. Hudson

25

f

Va.

Apr

 

Peratum Eastus

12

Daniel B. Blair

5

m

Ills.

Oct

 

Consumption

6 mos

A.J. Jackson

1

m

Ills.

Feb

 

Lung Fever

7

Stephen A.D. Tinsley

1

m

Ills.

Feb

 

Pleurisy

12

James E. Hill

2

m

Va

May

 

Brain fever

20


Humbolt Township

Name

Age

Sex

Birthplace

Month of Death

Occupation

Cause of Death

Days Ill

Sarah Finley

26

f

Ohio

June

 

Dropsy

120

Pierson Danard

4

m

Ohio

Sept

 

Dropsy in Brain

12

Catharine Danard

17

f

Ills.

June

 

Croup

1

Marquis Fowler

1

m

Ills.

May

 

Inflammation of Brain

90

Nancy E. Lathrop

23

f

Ills.

June

 

Consumption

3 years

Emma J. Wharton

2

f

Ind

Aug

 

Croup

2

Chas. McNutt

4/12

m

Ills.

Feb

 

Croup

2

Marietta Clark

48

f

N.Y.

Oct

 

Chills

4

E. Whitehead

25

m

Ky

Nov

Farmer

Lung fever

43

Elijah Chambers

8

m

Ohio

Oct

 

Put. sore throat

2

Jas. Reynolds

15

m

Ind.

July

 Farmhand

Lightning

 
Thos. J. Reynolds

5

m

Ind.

Apr

 

Fits

8

Wm. Mull

2

m

Ohio

Dec

 

Whooping Cough

6 wks

Hutton Township

Name

Age

Sex

Birthplace

Month of Death

Occupation

Cause of Death

Days Ill

Mary Whitaker

7

f

Va.

Sept

 

Flux

28

Benj. C. Whitaker

3

m

Ills.

Jan.

 

Scalded

13

LaFayette Township

Name

Age

Sex

Birthplace

Month of Death

Occupation

Cause of Death

Days Ill

Thos. T. P. Vandeven

1

m

Ills.

July

 

Scarlet fever

5

Alexr. McDaniel

39

m

Penn.

Oct

Farmer

Inflammation Bowels

21

Sarah E. Caughron

1/12

f

Ills.

Feb

 

Croup

3

Alma Ashbrook

1

f

Ills.

Aug

 

Rash

60

Ezra W. Raines

1

m

Ills.

Dec

 

Scarlet fever

12

Mary Jones

19

f

Ills.

July

 

Palsy

30

Martha Drummond

3

f

Ills.

Oct

 

Putrid Sore Throat

27

Ellen Bell Hart

1

f

Ills.

Feb

 

Croup

2

M. Emma Hedges

4

f

Ind.

Nov

 

Croup

2

Benj. Woods

8

m

Ills.

July

 

Bruised by horse

9

Geo. Gray

1/12

m

Ills.

Sept q

 

Hives

1

Mattoon Township

Name

Age

Sex

Birthplace

Month of Death

Occupation

Cause of Death

Days Ill

Louisa White

21

f

Ohio

Aug

Domestic

Consumption

100

Ida White

2

f

Ills.

Sep

 

Flux

12

Charles H. Jenkins

2

m

Ills.

July

 

Brain

12

Winneford Bruner

1

f

Ky

Dec

 

Scald Head

2

Robert Wilson

6/12

m

Ills.

July

 

Dysentery

4

Charles P. House

3

m

Ills.

Oct

 

Typhoid Fever

12

Nancy E. House

6/12

f

Ills.

March

 

Lung fever

12

Eliza Richardson

20

f

Canada

Nov

Domestic

Giving birth

18

Samuel Puff

6/12

m

Ills.

May

 

Dysentery

10

Allen(an?) Nabb

7/12

f

Ills.

Dec

 

Whooping Cough

6 mos

Matilda

25

f

Canada

Nov

 

Lung fever

7

Edward Gill

1

m

Ohio

Jan

 

Croup

6

George Hill

18

m

Ohio

Apr

Farm laborer

 

12

Ann Hannessy

1

f

Ills.

Jan

 

Croup

3

Eliza Hasbrouch

2

f

Ills.

Feb

   

20

Patrick Sullivan

7/12

m

Mass.

Aug

 

Summer complaint

6

Luther Thompson

32

m

Ohio

March

Tailor

Consumption

60

Harvey Allison

2

m

Ills.

Feb

 

Croup

3

Lydia H. Rogers

3/12

f

Ills.

March

 

Scrofula

30

J. E. Dole

4

m

Ills.

March

 

Croup

4

Robert Palmer

70

m

Va.

Nov

Farmer

Disease of Heart

60

Morgan Township

Name

Age

Sex

Birthplace

Month of Death

Occupation

Cause of Death

Days Ill

Jacob Herel

6

m

Ills.

Sept

 

Not known

1

John Herel

2

m

Ills.

Aug

 

typhoid fever

15

Araminta Roberts

26

f

Ind

Feb

 

Not Known

2

Letha Braidfield

42

f

Ind.

March

 

Not known

7

Rebecca Harris

48

f

KY

Aug

 

Inflammation of Bowels

2 y

Paradise Township

Name

Age

Sex

Birthplace

Month of Birth

Occupation

Cause of Death

Days Ill

Miranda A. Carpenter

10/12

f

Ills.

Oct

 

Inflammation of Brain

8

John A. Cleno

18

m

KY

Sept

Farmer

typhoid fever

17

Isaac Akers

19

m

Ky

Aug

Farmer

Inflammation of Brain

20

Emma J. Rogers

1

 

Ills.

 ?  

Flux

10 

Margaret Polk
2
f
Ill
Sept

Diarrhea
60
Thomas S. Tucker
15
m
Indiana
January
Farmer
Inflammation
7
Belinda Tucker
1
f
Indiana
February

Inflammation of Bowels
2
Lewis Jenkins
30
m
Kentucky
March
Farmer
Consumption
24
Bo Rendel?
3
m
Ill
February

unknown
2

Pleasant Grove Township

Name

Age

Sex

Birthplace

Month of Death

Occupation

Cause of Death

Days Ill

Jas. N. Agnis

38

m

Va.

July

Farmer

Consumption

1 yr

Caroline Agnis

6/12

f

Ills.

Feb

 

Typhoid Fever

21

Geo W. Minor

3

m

Ills.

Sept

 

Typhoid Fever

14

Eva Lee

2

f

Ind.

Apr

 

Lung Fever

10

Jane Leach

47

f

Va.

Nov

Domestic

Typhoid Fever

28

Jas. H. Bennett

1

m

Ills.

May

 

Scarlet Fever

28

Nancy Norman

18

f

Ohio

Oct

 

Consumption

1 yr.

Martha Collins

1

f

Ills.

July

 

Flux

10

Jas. Rodgers

29

m

Ala.

March

Farmer

Typhoid

42

Hugh Linn

71

m

Penn

July

Farmer

Jaundice

40

Jas. C. Rouse

25

m

Ills.

July

Farmer

Consumption

1 yr

H.C. Moffett

26

m

Va

Aug

Farmer

Typhoid Fever

35

Mary A. Cutler

1

f

Ills.

March

 

Hives

4

Elizabeth Wright
26
f
Va
Sept
Domestic
Typhoid Fever
20
Elizabeth Grossel
24
f
Va
July
Domestic
Typhoid Fever
10
Jonathon Ford
4/12
m
Ind
May

Inf. Brain
4
Dan Reed
23
m
Ills
March
Farmer
Lung Fever
15
Mary Ray
3
f
Ills
Feb

Typhoid Fever
14
Margaret Thrasher
13
f
Ills
July

Cong. Chill
2
Martha Birch
75
f
England
Apr
Domestic
Old Age

Robert Rudder
14
m
Ky
Aug

Accidental

Mary Brooks
18
f
Ills
Aug

Typhoid Fever
10
Margrit Lashbrook
2
f
Ills
Sept

Dropsy
100
William Mitchell
21
m
Ills
Apr
Farmer
Typhoid Fever
4
Amanda Prince
17
f
Ills
March

Typhoid
42

Seven Hickory Township

Name

Age

Sex

Birthplace

Month of Death

Occupation

Cause of Death

Days Ill

Wm. H. Ferrell

2

m

Ills.

Oct

 

Inflam. of Head

28

Sallie Stinnet

2

f

Ills.

Dec

 

Typhoid fever

28

David Osborn

8

m

Ohio

July

 

Inflammation of Bowels

20

Mary Bush

1

f

Ills.

Aug

 

Flux

4

Wm. T. Mitchell

3

m

Ills.

July

 

Palsy & Fever

18

John W. Wheatley

10/12

m

Ills.

June

 

Lung Fever

24

Lewis Woodworth

3

m

Ky

Oct

   

16

Martin Brewer

56

m

N.C.

Sept

Farmer

Consumption

23

Amanda Rosebrough

41

f

Ind.

Apr

 

Dropsy of Heart

4 mos

South Okaw Township

Name

Age

Sex

Birthplace

Month of Death

Occupation

Cause of Death

Days Ill

Elizabeth J. Philips

6

f

Ills.

June

 

Scarlet fever

3

Jno. W. Higganbotham

16

m

Ills.

Aug

Farmer

Typhoid Fever

2

Susan E. Woods

8/12

f

Ills.

Apr

 

Lung Fever

7

Alice O. Divines

1

f

Ills.

Apr

 

Lung Fever

14

Rosina Huff

2

f

Ky

Apr

 

Consumption

60


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