1870 Quitman County, Georgia

Mortality Records

For year ending June 1, 1870


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
Page 1 Quitman County 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 5 Wesley Granger 23 M B M GA - - August Farm Labor Consumption 5 Huldah Granger 22 F B M GA - - July Farm Labor Consumption 56 Thos. J. Methvin 1 M W - GA - - May - Cholera Infantum 74 Elizabeth Simpson 8/12 F B - GA - - July - Teething 85 Isabel Covington 1/12 F W - GA - - March - Hives (Crossed out) 88 Fannie Dozier 12 F M - GA - - March Domestic Servt Pneumonia 125 Henry Ingram 23 M B - GA - - Jan Day Laborer unknown 126 ? Jordan 2/12 F M - GA - - April - Strangled 123 Sallie Harris 2 F B - GA - - Feb - Burned 131 Malinda Haynes 75 F B W GA - - May at home Dropsy 184 Jessee Brown 90 M B M GA - - April Farm Laborer Inflamation Bowels 184 Nancy Burnett 3 F B - GA - - July - Diarrhea Chronic 241 Green Willis 1 M B - GA - - April - Inf of Brain 237 William Thomas 64 M W M GA - - May Farmer Cancer on face 240 Elizabeth Hammock 50 F W M GA - - May Kept House Poisoned 248 Luna Hillman 3/12 F W - GA - - Nov - Convulsions 266 Thos. L. Satterwhite 73 M W W SC - - June Farmer Suicide - Hanging 278 William Hasten 82 M W M VA - - Dec Minister of Gospel Hemorage lungs 260 Henry House 22 M B M GA - - June Farm Laborer Homicide Knife 283 Harriett Bridges 36 F W M GA - - Sept Kept House scuralgia ? 308 John King 70 M W W SC - - Sept Farmer Disease of Heart 308 Emma King 4 F W - GA - - June - Dysentery 331 William Walker 3 M B - GA - - March - unreadable 378 Nancy Smith 34 F W - GA - - January Keeps House Puerperal fever ? 349 Edw Jackson 15 M W - GA - - Nov Farm Laborer Lung Dis of 394 Martha Graddy 35 F W M AL - - Oct Kept House Consumption 394 Emma Graddy 50 F W W SC - - Sept Kept House Pneumonia 400 Zilla A. Rice 55 F W W GA - - May Kept House Cancer 409 Donie Mercer 8 F B - GA - - Feb - Dropsy 417 Milly Mitchel 1 F B - Ga - - Mar - Scrofula ? 460 T. J. Grubby 14 M W - GA - - Dec Farm Laborer Dis of Heart 469 Antony Crumbley 75 M W M GA - - Nov Farmer Congestion Lungs 432 Sarah Suggs 54 F W M GA - - August Kept House Chronic Diarhea 493 Thos. Gardner 20 M W - GA - - March Invalid Dropsy Total # of Deaths, 34 No of white males, 9 No of white females, 10 No of black males, 6 No of black females, 7 No of mulatto males, 0 No of mulatto females, 2 No of married, 11 No of widowed, 5 Remarks: T.L. Satterwhite - committed suicide by Hanging. 260 House, Henry Killed by a knife in the Hand of a colored man.
Page 2 Quitman County 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 582 Joseph Johnson 15 M B - GA - - Dec Farm Laborer Intemperance 641 Emily Camel 40 F B W GA - - March Kept House Consumption 675 ? Maples 3/12 M W - GA - - Oct - Erysipelas 708 R.T. Thornton 68 M W M VA - - Nov Farmer Consumption 712 Mittie Waddell 14 F W - GA - - January at school Burned to death 733 Jacob Guerry 55 M B M GA - - April April (twice) Menigitis 743 Aenette McLeroy 18 F B M AL - - April Farm Laborer Child Birth 760 Mary Randal 3 F B - GA - - May - Pneumonia 761 Amanda Stephens 2 F B - GA - - Sept - Teething 764 Anne Armstrong 1 F W - GA - - Sept - Teething 779 Preston B. Davidson 3 M W - GA - - July - fever 782 Nancy J. Nobles 52 F W M GA - - April Keeps House Pneumonia 797 Jane Harrison 20 F B M GA - - January Farm Laborer Child Birth 812 ? Jackson 1/12 M B - GA - - January - Hives Skin Dis 812 ? Jackson 1/12 M B - GA - - January - Hives Skin Dis (two listings of above) 814 Jacob Guerry 52 M B M GA - - May Farm Laborer Minigitis 838 ? Hardison 1/12 M B - GA - - January - Cholera Infantum ? 842 Delila Morrison 16 F B - Ga - - May At home Minigitis 837 Betsy Freemy 50 F B W GA - - Oct Kept House Surgical Operation 561 elizabeth Woolsey 54 F W M GA - - March Kept House Pneumonia 854 Mary Colly 28 F W M GA - - March Kept House Pneumonia 859 Milly Atwell 5 F B - GA - - Feb - Dysentery 862 Rachel Turner 3 F B - GA - - June - Dysentery 868 Henry Flewellen 9 M B - GA - - March - Pneumonia I do hereby certify that the whole number of Pages returned on this schedule No. 2 are three (3) being one Page returned for the town of Georgetown and (2) two Pages for the remainder of my subdivision embracing the county of Quitman GA No 105. And I do further Certify that they have been well and truly taken according to the law and instructions Joel E. Smith Asst. Marshal total # of deaths, 25 No. of white males 3 No of white females, 5 No of black males, 7 No of black females 9 No of mulatto males 1 No of mulatto females 0 No of married, 8 No of widowed, 2
Page 3 City of Georgetown Quitman Co. GA 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 54 ? Mercer 4/12 M B - GA - - March - Influnza ? I do hereby certify that the whole number of pages returned on this schedule No 2 are (3) three. One page returned for the town Georgetown, and (2) two pages for the remainder of my subdivision No (105) embracing the County of Quitman Ga., and I do further certify that they have been well and truly taken according to the law and instructions J.E. Smith Asst Marshal Sept 8th 1870 Total # of deaths, 1 No of white males, 0 No of white females, 0 No of black males, 1 No of black females, 0 No of mulatto males, 0 No of mulatto females, 0 No of married, 0 No of widowed, 0

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

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