1850 Federal Mortality Schedule

Massac County

Submitted by Ann Laird

This schedule consists of eleven columns:
Col. # 1=Name of every person who died during the Year ending 1st June 1850, whose usual place of abode at the Time of Death was in this family
Col. # 2=Age
Col. # 3=Sex
Col. # 4=Color-White, Black or Mulatto
Col. # 5=Free or Slave
Col. # 6=Married or Widowed
Col. # 7=Place of Birth-Naming the State, Territory or Country
Col. # 8=The month in which the person died
Col. # 9=Profession, Occupation or Trade
Col. #10=Disease or Cause of Death
Col. #11=Number of Days Ill



SCHEDULE 3--Persons who Died during the Year ending 1st June 1850, in ___________ in the County of Massac State of Illinois, enumerated by me, R.S. Nelson Ass't Marshall.

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Pleasant M. VICARS 3 M -- -- -- IL Apr -- Cancer 60
John FAWN 57 M -- -- M VA Jany Farmer Pneumonia 40
May S. FAWN 10 F -- -- -- IL March -- Convul, fits 14
Minney DAVIS 32 F -- -- M KY Apr -- Pneumonia 9
William HALL 20 M -- -- -- TN March -- Hasty Comsump 44
Jackson HALL 16 M -- -- -- VA July -- Bill Fever 21
Henry TOULSON 46 M -- -- M KY Apr -- Consumption --
Z.D. CURRY 42? M -- -- M OH July Collier Cholera Sudden
Henry MARSH 10 M -- -- -- TN Sept -- Pleuresy 1
James HANCOCK 23 M -- -- M TN Apr Farmer Pneumonia --
John W. STEWARD -- M -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Isaac BAILEY 60 M -- -- M TN Jany -- Pneumonia 11
Phebeb BAILEY 23 F -- -- -- TN Apr -- Pneumonia 9
Isom BRANNUM 26 M -- -- M VA June Farmer Pleuresy 35
Abigail SHEWARD 67 F -- -- M VA Aug -- Consumption 7 mo
Thom's LOCKET 40 M -- -- M England Sept Collier Cholera Sudden
Sims LOCKET 11 M -- -- -- IL Sept -- Cholera Sudden
William NEW 40 M -- -- M VA May Laborer Consumption 18 mo
F.C. PULLEN 8 F -- -- -- TN Sept -- Fever 9
Wm. W. JOHNSTON 18 M -- -- -- IL Sept Laborer Violence Sudden
Stephen DANIEL 10 mo M -- -- -- IL Aug -- Fever 14
Morning RAINWATER 26 F -- -- M TN July -- Consump. 2 yrs
Valentine SMITH 4 M -- -- -- IL July -- Pneumonia 9
Francis W. FENTON 1 mo M -- -- -- IL Sept -- Hives 9
Sterry FLETCHER 37? -- -- -- M R. Island Aug St. Boating Cholera Sudden
A.J. BALLARD 33 M -- -- M TN Sept Farmer Bill Fever 5
John BENNETT 20 -- -- -- -- IL Oct Farmer Cholera Sudden
John CODE 9 mo M -- -- -- IL Feby -- Inflemy? fever 4 wks
Eliza HICKS 12 F -- -- -- IL Apr -- Dropsy 6 mo
John LOVE? 55 M -- -- M GA Apr Laborer Pneumonia 2 wks
Mary J. CARTER 11 mo F -- -- -- IL Nov -- Thrash 3 mo
John W. BUMGARNDER 21 M -- -- -- IL March Farmer Pneumonia 11
Franklin A. BUMGARNDER 20 M -- -- -- IL March Farmer Pneumonia 10

Remarks: Water of Massac is Generally free stone? of excellent quality, most prevalent ______ is Pneumonia, typhus or Winter fever, which is frequently fatal; the South East portion of this county on the Ohio River is subject to enumeration, for some 6 miles or more ____________________________ two miles Creek? the N.W. of the county there are marshes or pond call______the Section of Cache, during the winter & spring seasons are generally covered with water an average of two miles wide from E. to west an often remaining for (at least one line from this page has been cut off)


SCHEDULE 3--Persons who Died during the Year ending 1st June 1850, in ___________ in the County of Massac State of Illinois, enumerated by me, R.S. Nelson Ass't Marshall.

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