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COLBERT COUNTY, ALABAMA
CENSUS

1870 MORTALITY SCHEDULE

Transcribed Dec 2006
by Pat M. Mahan



NOTE: The list below is the information detailed about deaths which occurred in each family
during the year prior to 1 June 1870. [1 Jun 1869 - 31 May 1870]. If a question mark follows
an entry, it means I could not decipher it.
Col. 1 - Number of the family as given in the 2nd column of Schedule 1 [Fam. No.]
    [NOTE: The family number given here should match the family number on the
    1870 Population Census of Colbert County, Alabama.]
Col. 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. [Name]
Col. 3 - Age last birth day. If under one year, give months in fractions as 3/12 [Age]
Col. 4 - Sex - Males ( M ), Females ( F ) [Sex]
Col. 5 - Color - White ( W ) Black ( B ) Mulatto ( M ) Chinese ( C ) Indian ( I ) [Race]
Col. 6 - Married ( M ) or Widowed ( W ) [Mar or Wid]
Col. 7 - Place of Birth, naming the State or Territory of the U.S., or the country, if of
       foreign birth. [Born]
Col. 8 - Father of Foreign Birth [Not transcribed]
Col. 9 - Mother of Foreign Birth [Not transcribed]
Col. 10 - The month in which the person died. [Month Died]
    NOTE: If the month is Jun through Dec, the year is 1869.
    If the month is Jan through May, the year is 1870.
Col. 11 - Profession, Occupation or Trade [Occupation]
Col. 12 - Disease or Cause of death [Cause]
p. 111
Township 3, Range 10.
Fam            Name             Age  Sex Race  Mar or   Born  Month      Occupation                Cause
 No                                              Wid          Died
  2 Douglas, Obrin              1/12  F    W             AL    Aug  Congestion           Congestion Brain
 58 Douglas, Selona?            1/12  F    B             AL    Aug                       Paralytics
 62 McDuffee, Clinton             65  M    B      M      VA    Dec  Work on Farm         Genl. Debility
 73 Carlock, Infant             1/12  F    B             AL    Oct                       Genl. Debility
101 Hubbard, Thomas               28  M    B      M      AL    Jan  Work on Farm         Pneumonia
106 Nolin, Mary                    4  F    M             AL    Jan                       Typhoid Pneumonia
126 Deloney, Frank                 1  M    B             AL    May                       Dropsy Chest
138 Cole, Marinda                 31  F    B      M      AL    Mar  Work on Farm         Plunte? Fever
 27 Alexander, Ann                63  F    W      W      TN    Aug                       Congestion Brain
149 Carlock, Logan                12  M    M             AL    Mar                       Paralytics
102 Fri_ssen, David               55  M    B      M      AL    Jan  Work on Farm         Pneumonia
 65 -----, David 1              1/12  M    B             AL    Feb                       Paralytics
 66 Hooks, Sallie                 60  F    B      W      VA    Jan  Work on Farm         Dropsy Bowels
147 Phillip, Major                26  M    M             AL    May  Work on Farm         Measles
 21 Chandler, Catherine           33  F    W      M      TN    May                       Measles
146 Terrill, Samuel               22  M    B      M      AL    Dec  Work on Farm         Consumption
136 Smith, Altun?                 48  F    B      M      AL    Nov  Work on Farm         Pneumonia
page 112
Township 4, Range 10
Fam            Name             Age  Sex Race  Mar or   Born  Month      Occupation                Cause
 No                                              Wid          Died
 16 Marshal, John                 95  M    B      M      VA    Mar  Work on farm         Chronic Rheumatism
 96 Lecky, Alexander 1            57  M    W      W     Ire    Feb  Merchant             Consumption
190 East, Amanda                  24  F    B      M      AL    May  Work on farm         Pneumonia
190 East, Mary                  4/12  F    B             AL    May                       Inflamation Bowels
206 East, Anderson                30  M    B             AL    May  Work on farm         Pneumonia
202 Eliot, Famue?                 57  F    B             VA    May  Work on farm         Pneumonia
250 Pillow, Granville 2           24  M    W      M      TN    Jan  Farmer               Murdered
250 Pillow, William 2             21  M    W             TN    Jan  Work on farm         Murdered
133 Toney, Moses                  60  M    B             VA    Jul  Farm laborer         Bilious Fever
131 Toney, Mary                   26  F    B      M      AL    Jan  Keeping house        Pneumonia
--- Walker, Mitta                 45  F    B      M      AL    May  Work on farm         Consumption
202 Wyley, Alfred                  5  M    B             AL    Mar                       Inflamation Brain
--- Walker, --nes                  ?  F    B             AL    Jun                       Measles
126 Ricks, Jesse                  20  M    B             AL    Jul  Soulders             Hemorrage lungs
148 Perkins, Amanuel            1/12  M    B             AL    May                       Paralytics
 61 Price, Fannie                 95  F    B      W      VA    May  Retired from Farm    Chronic Rheumatism
 35 Shoeboot, Rachiel             16  F    M             AL    Jul                       Typhoid fever
 28 Ricks, Charles                 8  M    B             AL    Dec                       Intermetery fever
 46 Stephenson, Robert             1  M    B             AL    Dec                       Pneumonia
 47 Hobgood, Charles              27  M    B      M      AL    Aug  Farm laborer         Larasyettes ?
 60 Jackson, Lula                  3  F    B             AL    Jul                       Fever Bilious
 76 Abernathy, Robert              4  M    M             AL    May                       Typhoid Pneumonia
120 Gibson, Edward                14  M    B             GA    Jul  Work on farm         Consumption
 84 King, Melvin                3/12  M    M             AL    Oct                       Croup
165 Humble, Rosa                3/12  F    B             AL    May                       Pneumonia
142 Dial, Abraham                  4  M    B             AL    Aug                       Brain fever
183 Jackson, Charlotte            45  F    B             AL    Mar  Keeping house        Pneumonia
214 Hogan, Infant               6/12  F    M             AL    Sep                       Lock Jaw
214 Green, Amanda                 23  F    M             AL    May  At home              Pneumonia
    1 Father and mother are of foreign birth.
    2 Column 1 - 250 - No. of Family - line 708 Granville & William Pillow Was murdered
      In January 1870 by Persons unknown.
page 113
Township 6, Range 10
Fam            Name             Age  Sex Race  Mar or   Born  Month      Occupation                Cause
 No                                              Wid          Died
 22 Smith, Elizabeth              18  F    W      M      TN    Jul  At home              Pneumonia
 42 Wilson, Mary                   1  F    W             AL    Oct                       Bilious Fever
 53 Helton, William               27  M    W      M      TN    Mar  Farm laborer         Dropsy Chest
 55 Allen, Matilda              8/12  F    W             AL    Aug                       Congestion Brain
 61 Jeffris, Thomas             8/12  M    W             AL    Aug                       Cholera Infantum
 65 Childs, Thomas                42  M    W      M      VA    Jun  Farmer               Chronic Dispepsia
 72 Yocum, Jessee                 19  M    W             AL    Oct  Farm laborer         Typhoid Pneumonia
 80 Smith, Taylor                 23  M    B      M      AL    Feb  Farm laborer         Hemorage lungs
 87 Arnold, Mary                  77  F    W      W      NC    Dec  Keeping house        Dropsy
 99 Henlesy, Martha               25  F    W             AL    Feb                       Chronic Rheumatism
104 Tharp, Parthenia              64  F    W      M      TN    Jul  Keeping house        Dropsy Chest
103 Taylor, Elizabet              37  F    W      W      IL    May  Keeping house        Consumption
page 114
Township 6, Range 11
Fam            Name             Age  Sex Race  Mar or   Born  Month      Occupation                Cause
 No                                              Wid          Died
 22 Hurst, John                 6/12  M    W             AL    Dec                       Pneumonia
 36 Sugg, Caroline                 2  F    M             AL    Apr                       Paralytics
 39 Tamsey, Nancy                 36  F    W             AL    Jul  Keeping house        Chronic Diarhia
28= Preston, John                 23  M    W      M      MS    Nov  Farmer               Consumption
page 115
Township 4, Range 11
Fam            Name             Age  Sex Race  Mar or   Born  Month      Occupation                Cause
 No                                              Wid          Died
  5 Belew, Carnie                 21  F    W             AL    Oct                       Congestion Brain
    -----, Infant               1/12  M    W             AL    Aug                       General Dibility
 15 Watts, Belle                  10  F    B             NC    Mar                       Congestion Brain
  5 Mood, Elizabeth               30  F    W      M      AL    May                       Consumption
 63 Winston, Annie              4/12  F    B             AL    Aug                       Apoplectics
  6 Richardson, Infant         11/12  F    W             AL    Mar                       Hyves
 33 Thompkins, Milla              83  F    B      W      VA    Aug                       Pneumonia
 35 Hayley, Martha                23  F    B             AL    Dec  Work on farm         Consumption
 34 McNeal, Monroe                13  M    B             AL    Mar                       Measles
 34 Moody, Emanuel                 1  M    B             AL    May                       Hyves
 48 Kahl, William               9/12  M    W             AL    Nov                       Croup
 53 Winston, Thomas               34  M    W      M      MS    Aug  Retired merchant     Paralytics
 55 Smith, Thomas                  9  M    W             AL    Mar                       Congestion Brain
 95 Henderson, Elizabeth           7  F    W             GA    Apr                       Congestion Brain
 85 Devanney, Syrus             6/12  M    B             AL    Aug                       Bilious fever
 93 Simpson, Eddie                 1  F    M             AL    May                       Paralytics
140 Jackson, Toney                70  M    B      W      NC    May  Farm laborer         Pneumonia
page 116
Township 3, Range 11
Fam            Name             Age  Sex Race  Mar or   Born  Month      Occupation                Cause
 No                                              Wid          Died
  5 Shaw, William                  1  M    B             AL    Apr                       Measles
  4 James, Charles                20  M    B      M      AL    Nov  Farmer               Typhoid fever
 17 Oliver, James                 62  M    W      M      SC    Sep  Farmer               Congestion of Stomach
 10 Sterling, William             60  M    W      W      AL    Feb  Farmer               Dropsy of chest
  4 Berry, Ann                    22  F    B      M      AL    Apr  Work on farm         Measles
 49 Rorex, William                61  M    W      M      TN    Mar  Farmer               Congestion of Brain
 31 Steele, Patsey                11  F    B             AL    Apr                       Typhoid fever
 29 Kirkman, Sarah                68  F    B      M      VA    May  Keeping house        Inflamation Stomach
page 117 [note: the entries on this page are similar to those on p. 118]
Township 5, Range 11
Fam            Name             Age  Sex Race  Mar or   Born  Month      Occupation                Cause
 No                                              Wid          Died
  9 Carmack, Mary                 31  F    W      M      AL    Sep                       Consumption
 20 Terrill, Samuel               20  M    B      M      AL    Dec  Farm                 Consumption
page 118
Township 5, Range 11
Fam            Name             Age  Sex Race  Mar or   Born  Month      Occupation                Cause
 No                                              Wid          Died
  9 Carmack, Mary                 37  F    W      M      AL    Sep                       Consumption
 20 Therrill, Samuel              20  M    B      M      AL    Dec                       Consumption

I certify according to the laws of my oath of office that
there are Eleven (11) pages in this Schedule and that this is
a true transcript from the original copy of census returns
enumerated by me in Subdivision no. 21 in Colbert County
Alabma
                                     G. W. Creamer
                                         Asst Marshall

Page 119
Township 4, Range 12
Fam            Name             Age  Sex Race  Mar or   Born  Month      Occupation                Cause
 No                                              Wid          Died
 20 Wetherby, Joseph               2  M    W             AL    Mar                       Congestive Chill
 12 Carter, Lewis                 21  M    B             AL    Sep  Farm laborer         Shot himself accidently
 38 Taylor, Harriett              12  F    B             AL    Aug                       Bilous fever
 38 Thompson, Elenor               5  F    B             AL    Mar                       Typhoid fever
 42 Byrd, Fletcher                 1  M    B             AL    Jul                       Colic
Page 120
Township 3, Range 12
Fam            Name             Age  Sex Race  Mar or   Born  Month      Occupation                Cause
 No                                              Wid          Died
  4 Clonch, David                 73  M    W      M      NC    May  Farmer               Prisoner Suicide himself
 28 Michel, L. D.                 42  M    W      M      AL    Sep  Farmer               Dropsy
 32 Goins, William Nancy          19  F    W      M      AL    Apr  Keeping house        Consumption
 22 Defore, Andrew                83  M    W      M      SC    Jul  Farmer               Dropsey of Chest
 24 Posy, Cal--inda?              14  M    W             AL    Dec  Work on farm         Pneumonia
Page 121
Township 4, Range 13
Fam            Name             Age  Sex Race  Mar or   Born  Month      Occupation                Cause
 No                                              Wid          Died
130 Page, Hattie                   2  F    B             AL    Apr                       Tonsilitis Quinsy
 30 Murry, Rhoda                  40  F    B      M      AL    Sep  Keeping house        Childbirth fever
           Rhoda junior         1/12  F    B             AL    Oct                       Gen. Debility
 31 Gibbs, Jane                   25  F    B      M      VA    Jul  Keeping house        Pneumonia
 33 Whitley, William            ?/12  M    B             AL    Jan                       Gen. Debility
 51 Barton, E. M.                 35  F    W      M      NC    Dec  Keeping house        Consumption
 69 Harris, George G.              ?  M    W             AL    Apr                       Croup
101 Barton, Burill              1/12  M    B             AL    Apr                       Gen. Debility
119 Kelly, [no name]              24  M    W      M      TN    May  Laborer              Consumption
128 Thompson, Millie              22  F    B      M      AL    Dec                       Typhoid Consumption
129 Thompson, Hester              12  F    B             AL    Jan  Work on farm         Typhoid fever
Page 122
Township 5, Range 13
Fam            Name             Age  Sex Race  Mar or   Born  Month      Occupation                Cause
 No                                              Wid          Died
 55 Flake, Silas                  50  M    W      M      AL    Feb  Farmer               Consumption
 43 Hill, Joseph                2/12  M    W             AL    Feb                       Gen. Debility
 19 Long, Thomas T.                4  M    W             AL    Jan                       Killed accidently
 36 Green, Philssa?             1/12  F    W             AL    Nov                       Croup
  7 Mc_____, Lizzie?              75  F    W     W       TN    Jan                       Ch. Rheumatism
  7 Lee, Thomas                   77  M    W      W      NC    Jan  Farm                 Congestion of lungs
  7 Henson, Isaac                 74  M    W      W      TN    Sep  Farmer               Cancer
 17 Clark, Sarah                  12  F    W             AL    Sep  Domestic Servant     Burnt accidentally
Page 123
Township 3, Range 14
Fam            Name             Age  Sex Race  Mar or   Born  Month      Occupation                Cause
 No                                              Wid          Died
159 Ramsey, Johnson J.            57  M    W      M      TN    Jan  Teamster             Murdered by an
                                                                                         unknown person.
Page 124
Towhship 3, Range 15
Fam            Name             Age  Sex Race  Mar or   Born  Month      Occupation                Cause
 No                                              Wid          Died
 24 Turberville, Elizabeth        48  F    W      M      TN    Apr  Keeping house        Pneumonia
 __ Green, William                37  M    W      M      MS    Mar  Farm laborer         Measles
 16 Ford, Lyddia                  22  F    B      W      AL    Mar  Cooking              Consumption
 43 Chitwood?, George           ?/12  M    B             AL    Dec                       Croup
Page 125
1st Ward, Tuscumbia
Fam            Name             Age  Sex Race  Mar or   Born  Month      Occupation                Cause
 No                                              Wid          Died
 20 Prout, William                30  M    W      W      AL    Aug  Physician            Pox
  7 Julian, William                5  M    W             AL    Oct                       Croup
 31 Gorman, William               24  F    W             AL    Apr                       Consumption
 35 Lindsey, Willie            10/12  M    W             AL    Apr                       Dropsy Brain
 35 Lindsey, Bruce                 8  M    W             AL    May                       Congestion of lungs
 35 Henson?, Joe                  55  M    B             NC    Apr  Teamster             Accident with wagon
 33 Dickey, Cou____               55  f    W             VA    Apr  Typhoid              Typhoid fever
 16 Morgan, John S.               62  M    W      M      OH    Dec  Tailor               Typhoid fever
 16 Morgan, Samuel                29  M    W      M      AL    Jan  Carpenter            Pneumonia
 16 Martin, Charles               39  M    W             AL    May  Harness maker        Pneumonia
Page 126
2nd Ward, City Tuscumbia
Fam            Name             Age  Sex Race  Mar or   Born  Month      Occupation                Cause
 No                                              Wid          Died
 20 Horne?, Martin              1/12  M    W             NY    Jun                       Inflamation Brain
 23 Oliver, Sarah                 78  F    W      W      VA    Oct                       Chronic Bronchitis?
Page 127
Third Ward, City Tuscumbia
Fam            Name             Age  Sex Race  Mar or   Born  Month      Occupation                Cause
 No                                              Wid          Died
 11 Ross, Pattie?               2/12  F    W             AL    Feb                       Congestion of the bowels
 12 ", William                     2  M    W             AL    Jun                       Congestion Brain
 21 Donley, Lewis                 55  M    B      M      TN    Feb  Farm laborer         Asthma
 28 Cooper, Lemul?                25  M    M      M      AL    Feb  Work on farm         Cancer of bowel
 31 Green, Elizabeth              41  F    W      M      TN    Oct  Keeping house        Cancer of brain
Page 128
Fourth Ward, City Tuscumbia
Fam            Name             Age  Sex Race  Mar or   Born  Month      Occupation                Cause
 No                                              Wid          Died
  3 Pope, Sarah                   37  F    W      M      TN    May  Keeping house        Consumption
 19 Links?, Marshal                1  M    W             IL    Oct                       Dropsy
 36 Cooley, Timothy?              77  M    W      W     Ire    Mar                       Inflamation Bladder

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