1860 Mortality Schedule

Polk Co. Iowa
(Persons who died during the year ending 1st June, 1860)
1.- Persons name   2.- Age at last birthday   3.- Sex   4.-Color   
5.- Free or Slave   6.- Married or Widowed 7.- Place of Birth    8.- Month the person died    9.- Profession
10.- Disease or cause of Death  11.- Number of Days Ill
** Every effort has been made to read the enumerators writing.  In doing so, there may be mistakes.  Please let the County Coordinator know of any needed spelling corrections.

Allen Township

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11.
Peter N. Watson 2 M       Iowa April   Intermittent fever 10 days
James O. Newland 5 M       Indiana April   Effection of Lungs 3 Weeks
John E. Newland 8 M       Indiana May   Sore Throat 3 Weeks
Esther M. Keeney 3 F       Iowa April   Scarlet Fever 5 days
Samuel Keeney 13 M       Indiana Feb   Typhus Fever 5 weeks
Sarah Overston 4/12 F       Iowa Oct   Typhus Fever 1 month
William J. Fisher 4/12 M       Iowa March   Putrid Sore Throat 8 days
Mary E. Ogden 3 F       Iowa March   Scarlet Fever 11 days
Reupert Deaton 2 M       Iowa Oct   Dysentery 3 mo
Sarah C. Seid 3 F       Iowa Mar   Scarlet Fever 2 Weeks
Robert Watson 3 M       Iowa Aug   Accidental Self Poisioned sudden
G. E. Hawks 1 M       Iowa April   Lung Fever 14 days

Lee Township

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11.
Celia O. Scott 9 F       Iowa Sept   Typhus Fever 3 mo
Charity B. Scott 5 F       Iowa June   Typhus Fever 2 mo
June E. Scott 4 F       Iowa June   Typhus Fever 2 mo
William H. Meacham 59 M     M Virginia Oct Gentleman Rhumatism 1 Year
David W. Johnson 1 M       Iowa Oct   Putrid Sore Throat 9 days
Alonzo H. Barnes 9 M       Ohio June   Accidental Drowned Sudden
Kate Woods 5 F       Ohio April   Brain Fever 4 Days
Mary Lyden 23 F       Ireland April   Consumption 1 Year
Harvey C. Irvin 1 M       Iowa Oct   Diarrhea 4 Mo
C. F. Kappes 35 M     M Prussia Dec Tailor Typhus Fever 6 Weeks
Florance Shilmore 2 F       Illinois Sept   Brain Fever 6 Weeks
John Watts 2/12 M       Iowa Jan   Scarlet Fever 1 Month
Emily A. Grossnickle 1/12 F       Iowa April   Fitts 1 Day
Charles Higgins 10/12 M       Iowa Oct   Dysentery 5 Weeks
Margaret Conner 49 F     M Ky March   Consumption 3 Years
Walker Peters 5 M       Iowa Feb   Lung Fever 5 Days
Willie Harter 2 M       Iowa Sept   Lung Fever 2 Weeks
Talia (?) Porter 2/12 F       Iowa July   Croup 3 days
Charles A. Moore 3 M       Iowa Dec   Brain Fever 1 day
Sarah Wheeton 4 F       Iowa Feb   Putrid Sore Throat 9 days
Albert A. Griffith 3 M       Iowa Jan   Dyptheria 4 days
Arma K. Griffith 1 F       Iowa Jan   Dyptheria 8 days
Washington Woodward 1/12 M       Iowa Jan   Unknown 11 days

Beaver Township

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11.
Sarah Clifton 65 F     M Maine July   Dropsy 42 days
E. Peck 64 M     M Virginia Jan   ? 30 days
S. J. Allerd 17 F     M Virginia Dec   Confined 11 days

Camp Township

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11.
Mary Buttar 40 F     M Tenn March   Inflamation of the Brain 27 days
Nancy Showhan 19 F       Indiana Dec   Lung Fever 14 days
L. A. Showhan 7 F       Indiana May   Measles 24 days
G. W. Fisher 1 M       Iowa Dec   Scrofula 20 days
W. Jones 53 M     M North Carolina Dec   Consumption 14 days
John Hull Sr. 68 M     M Virginia March   Old Age 10 days
Elisha Hoskins 39 M     M Kentucky Sept   ? 21 days
M. F. Spry 2 F       Iowa Dec   ? 21 days

Des Moines Township

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11.
Charles H. Bates 1 M       Iowa Sept   Brain Fever 8 days
Cornelius Duncan 3 M       Iowa Sept   Scarlet Fever 8 days
Augusta Sneer 1 F       Iowa May   Dropsy of Brain 4 days
Samuel Byron 28 M     M Ohio April Carpenter Consumption 3 years
Charles Holcomb 5/12 M       Iowa Oct   Unknown 1 month
Fred E. Washburn 1 M       Iowa Sept   Putrid Sore Throat 6 days
Katie Mills 9/12 F       Iowa Sept   Consumption 1 month
William W. Bryan 1/12 M       Iowa April   Brain Fever 4 days
Thomas Phillips 70 M     M Penn Feb Farmer Jaundice 5 Weeks
A. F. Nelson 1 M       Iowa July   Dysentery 5 days
James King 1 M       Iowa Dec   Dysentery 5 days
Mary J. King 3 F       Penn Dec   Dropsy 6 Weeks
James Costello 6/12 M       Iowa Sept   Dysentery 3 Weeks
Mary Newman 5/12 F       Iowa July   Lung Fever 4 Weeks
Sarah Savery 59 F     M New York Jan   Lung Fever 2 Weeks
Catherine O'Neil 1 F       Iowa Nov   Dysentery 4 mo
Mary Jane Drady 6 F       Canada May   Putrid Sore Throat 8 days
Alice Bingman 6/12 F       Iowa Aug   Diarrhea 4 Weeks
Frank Fuller 9 M       New York Oct   Membrain Croup 2 Weeks
Florance E. Fuller 2 F       Iowa Oct   Membrain Croup 3 Days
Soloman McCain 49 M     M Ohio Nov Merchant Consumption 18 days
James Dorsey 7 M       Vermont May   Unknown 6 Weeks
Melvina Lombard 6 F       Ohio Sept   Chills 4 Days
Charles B. Babb 11/12 M       Iowa Feb   Effection of Lungs 6 mo
Ella S. Reed 2/12 F       Iowa Sept   Unknown 1 Month
Lewis P. Merages 3/12 M       Iowa Jan   Congestion of Brain 18 days
Charles S. Scott 1 M       Iowa Aug   Dysentery 2 days
Lydia S. Calkley 3 F       Iowa Jan   Congestion of Lungs 6 days
Samuel Shotterfelts 1 M       Iowa Aug   Diarrhea 7 Weeks
Ann Tinkerhoof 30 F       Ireland Jan   Inflammation of Bowels 9 days
James Tinkerhoof 1/12 M       Iowa Jan   Unknown 10 days
Rebecca Edenburn 11/12 F       Iowa Jan   Lung Fever 3 mo
George Green 44 M     M Vermont Dec Carpenter Typhus Fever 6 Days
Julia Bradley 16 F       Indiana Feb   Consumption 3 mo
George P. Cooper 17 M       Ohio Aug   Accidental Self Shooting Sudden
Hannah S. Jewett 41 F     M N. Hampshire Aug   Bronchitis 6 Weeks
Fanny Ayers 1 F       Iowa June   Scaulded 6 days
John Moorland 1 M       Iowa Jan   Lung Fever 7 days
Amanda J. Youngerman 22 F     M Ohio Oct   Dysentery 5 days
William B. Day 1 M       New York Oct   Diarrhea 11 days
Almon Hickman 4/12 M       Indiana Oct   Milk Sickness 5 days
William R. McMillen 4 M       Iowa Sept   Typhus Fever 11 days
James Likes 65 M     M Penn Feb Farmer Effection of Liver 4 mo
Susanna Snodgrass 10/12 F       Iowa Jan   Lung Fever 7 days
Joseph Snodgrass 17 M       Missouri April Farmer Typhus Fever 2 Weeks
Sydney Snodgrass 9/12 M       Iowa May   Dysentery 2 days

Jefferson Township

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11.
Elizabeth Campbell 26 F     M Vermont May   Typhus Fever 8 days
Alice Campbell 7 F       Iowa May   Typhus Fever 9 days
Amanda Bull 12 F       Iowa Sept   Lung Fever 3 days
Sarah C. Courtney 9 F       Indiana April   Cramp Colic 9 days
Martha Payne 3 F       Iowa May   Dysentery 7 days
Ira M. Beck 3/12 M       Iowa Oct   Consumption 3 mo
Mary A. McClain 10 F `     Iowa Nov   Burned 3 days
John O. Williams 5 M       Indiana Oct   Croup 7 days
Thomas Madison 38 M       N. Carolina Nov Farmer Consumption 18 mo
Morris D. Murray 5/12 M       Iowa Sept   Brain Fever 2 Weeks

Elkhart Township

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11.
C. McClung 9 M       Illinois March   Putrid Sore Throat 8 days
W. McClung 3 M       Iowa March   Putrid Sore Throat 14 days
Amanda Shultz 4 F       Illinois June   Bronchitis 7 days

Madison Township

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11.
John Provath 81 M     W Germany June Farmer Stroke of Palsy 45 Days
Franklin R. Crane 2 M       Indiana Aug   Inflammation of Brain 15 days
James Coffman 3 M       Iowa Dec   Lung Fever 14 days
Arabella Likes 1 F       Iowa Oct   Abcess 10 days
John Crabtree 65 M     M England June Farmer Old age 30 days
Benedict Vandoren 33 M     M Indiana Sept Farmer Fall off a bridge sudden
Edward Butt 68 M     M Virginia Oct Farmer Flux 7 days
David Meader 23 M       Penn April Farmer Typhoid Fever 12 days

Saylor Township

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11.
J. F. Deeds 7/12 M       Iowa Feb   Lung Fever 9 days
J. B. Griffith 53 M     M Penn July Landlord Typhoid Fever 10 days
L. Hayden 46 F     M New York March   Lung Fever 5 days
Hannah West 60 F     M England April   Dropsy 42 days
J. West 1 F       Iowa Aug   Typhoid Fever 20 days

Washington Township

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11.
M. Hill 17 F       Ohio Nov   Cold 3 days
John Beard 36 M     M Ohio Feb   Inflammation of Liver 5 days
M. J. Beard 7 F       Indiana Oct   Measles 2 days


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