Terrell Co. Georgia

1870 Mortality Records


There were 12 items to be filled in, not all were completed. I spelled each item as it
was on the original copy so it is subject to my own interpretation. 1. Number of the Family as given in the 2d column of Schedule 1 2. Name of every person who died during the year ending June 1, 1870, whose place of abode at the time of death was in this family. 3. Age Last birthday. If under one year, give months in fractions, as 3/12 4. Sex - Males (M) Females (F) 5. Color - White (W), Black (B), Mulatto (M), Chinese (Ch.), Indian (I.) 6. Married (M) or Widowed (W) 7. Place of Birth, naming the State or Territory of the US, or the country, if of foreign birth. 8. Father of foreign birth 9. Mother of foreign birth 10. The month in which the person died. 11. Profession, Occupation, or Trade 12. Disease or Cause of Death
Terrell Co. GA, 1870 page 288a 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 17 Daniel Butler 42 M B M NC - - Jan Farmer Typhoid Pneumonia 18 Daniel Butler 10 M B - GA - - Mar - Worms 105 Bealah Rogers 2 F B - GA - - Mar - Pneumonia 227 Harrison Ruffin 25 M B M GA - - Feb Farm Laborer Typhoid Pneumonia 84 Carrie Whitfield 1 F B - GA - - Jan - Pneumonia 354 William Bentley 6 M B - GA - - Jan - Inflammation of Brain 354 Melissa Bentley 2/12 F B - GA - - Feb - Congestion of Brain 354 Narcissa Bentley 2/12 F B - GA - - Feb - Congestion of Brain 354 Babe Bentley 1 M B - GA - - Mar - Inflamation of Brain 362 Richardson May 65 M B M VA - - Apr Farmer Dropsy of Chest 383 William Bishop 8 M W - GA - - Sep - Spinal Meningitis? 420 Charley Billington 2/12 M B - GA - - Dec - Spasmodic Fits? 463 Mary Lucy Oxford 26 F W M GA - - Apr Keeping House Typhoid Pneumonia 484 Phillis Parker 33 F B M GA - - Dec Keeping House Child Birth 484 Nancy (NLN*) 2 F B - GA - - Nov - Dropsy of chest 516 William Ellenberg 1 M W - AL - - Sep - Congestion of Brain 522 Katy Marshall 1 F B - GA - - Mar - Typhoid Pneumonia 538 Ellen Crapps 36 F W M SC - - Jul Keeping House Consumption 534 George P. Jennings 1 M W - GA - - Dec - Teething 549 Sarah Dale 53 F W M GA - - Jan Keeping House Typhoid Pneumonia 556 Mary Rebecca Lundy 1 F W - GA - - Jul - Bilious Typhoid Fever 557 Dilcey Ann Josey 30 F B M GA - - Nov Keeping House Childbirth 604 Sarah E. Ramsey 20 F W M GA - - Jul Keeping House Inflamation of Bowel NN* Babe Oliver 1/12 M B - GA - - Mar Infant Smothered by Mother 642 Lucy Waller 60 F B W SC - - Oct Keeping House Bilious Fever 668 John Lee Marshall 4 M W - GA - - Sep - Congestive Fever 681 William H. Washington 3/12 M B - GA - - Apr - Convulsion 749 Mary Odum 32 F B M GA - - Jan Keeping House Inflamation of Bowel 817 Parthenia Paris 78 F W W NC - - --- Keeping House Old age 843 Lou Wyatt 6 F W - GA - - Jul - Congestion of Brain 849 Daniel Kennedy 76 M W M NC - - Nov Farmer Asthma 897 Francis Smith 1 F B - GA - - May - Intermittent Fever 910 Jane Griffin 35 F B M GA - - May Keeping House Bilious Fever 913 George Byrd 23 M B - GA - - Feb Farm Laborer Apoplexy NN* Benjamin Kelly 3 M B - GA - - May Dropsy Dropsy *NLN-No last Name *NN- No Number Some of the listings had cause also in the Occupation column (mostly childrens). Total # of deaths, 35 No of white males, 5 No of white females, 7 No of black males, 11 No of black females, 12 No of mulatto males 0 No of mulatto females, 0 No of married, 11 (12) No of widowed, 2 Total foreign born, 0 Remarks: It is almost impossible or quite so to ascertain the number of deaths amongst the Infants. Some of the whites & mostly amongst the colors have moved off and left no family name of child, time of death, nor disease, one white & two colors have been reported to me of the above class.
Terrell Co. GA 1870 page 288b 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 833 Abigail Johnson 21 F B - GA - - Apr Farm Laborer Congestive Fever 1013 Lucinda Hood 53 F W M GA - - Nov Keeping House Inflamation of Stomach 1016 Mattie Price 1 F W - GA - - Jun - Teething 1018 Sarah Pope 2 F B - GA - - Jul - Teething 1019 Mary Richards 1 F B - GA - - Dec - Pneumonia 1049 Sarah Awtry 2/12 F B - GA - - Dec - Convulsion 1048 Lucy Brown 60 F B W SC - - Sep Keeping House Bilious Fever 1046 Mittie Waller 2 F B - GA - - Sep - Bilious ? Fever 1105 Elizabeth Gardner 20 F B M GA - - Aug Keeping House Child-Birth 1141 Sallie Parish 3 F W - GA - - Aug - Congestion of Brain 1144 Mildred Register 48 F W W SC - - Mar Keeping House Dropsy of chest 1196 Vandalia Bowen 1 F W - GA - - Feb - Cholera Infantism 1306 Hezekiah Bozeman 4/12 M W - GA - - Feb - Inflamation of Bowel 1394 Austin Whittick 2 M B - GA - - May - Congestion of Bowels 1577 Ida Bostwick 4 F B - GA - - Feb - Pneumonia 1577 Manes Bostwick 2 F B - GA - - Mar - Typhoid Fever 1580 Paralee Stubbs 1 F B - GA - - May - Teething 1583 Lucy Williams 70 F B W NC - - Feb Keeping House Typhoid Pneumonia 1583 Judge Williams 1 M B - GA - - Feb - Pneumonia 1610 King Holt 50 M M W GA - - May Farm Laborer Typhoid Fever 1632 Margaret Burton 20 F B M SC - - Mar Keeping House Dropsy of chest 1632 Benjamin Burton 1 M B - GA - - Apr - Bilious Fever 1665 Harriet Bynum 53 F W W SC - - Nov Keeping House Pneumonia 1756 Mary Pratt 1 F B - GA - - May - Pneumonia 1821 Luke Boston 2 M B - GA - - Apr - Typhoid Pneumonia 1830 Samuel Pall 60 M B M NC - - Mar Farm Laborer Meningitis 1904 Mary Crapp 65 F B W SC - - Jan Keeping House Dropsy of chest 1934 Stephen Cavalier 1 M B - GA - - Dec - Intermittent Fever 1935 Rose Kendrick 20 F B M GA - - Mar Keeping House Child Birth 2043 Abram Mound 1 M W - GA - - Mar - Flux 2045 Silas Knott 10 M B - GA - - Feb Idiot Burnt to Death 2808 Sarah Johnson 22 F B M GA - - Jan Keeping House Childbirth 2165 Samuel Asbury 1 M B - GA - - Mar - Typhoid Pneumonia 2155 Peter Handy 2 M B - GA - - Nov - Intermittent Bilious Fever 2200 Polk Richards 25 M B - GA - - --- Mill Hand Dropsy of chest Total # of deaths, 70, 35 No of white males, 8 (2) No of white females, 13 (6) No of black males, 22 (10) No of black females, 28 (16) No of mulatto males, 1 No of mulatto females, 0 No of married, 17 (6) No of widowed, 8 (6) Total foreign born, 0 Remarks: Henry Arthur Cold. was murdered in April by Perry Kitchens no family to report R. Fletcher white was murdered in August by John Lee no family to report Jno. Lee white was assasainated in Jail by unknown Persons, no family to report
Terrell Co. GA 1870 page 289a 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 12 Daniel L. D. Perryman 30 M W M GA - - Dec Physician Typhoid Pneumonia 13 Chauncey Botsford 36 M W M CT - - Jan Farmer Typhoid Pneumonia 42 Ella Former 1 F B - GA - - Jan - Pneumonia 333 Louisa Whitby 32 F W M GA - - Dec - Pneumonia Total # of deaths, 4 No of white males, 2 No of white females, 1 No of black males, 0 No of black females, 1 No of mulatto males 0 No of mulatto females, 0 No of married, 3 No of widowed, 0 Total foreign born, 0 Georgia Terrell County I do hereby certify the forgoing to be correct of all the deaths reported to me in Sub Division No 121 Terrell County Georgia No of pages 3 August the 18, 1870 L. Bryan Asst. Marshal

Transcribed from microfilm copies of original mortality
schedule by Betty Johnson October 1998.