Surname Given names Age MS POB DOD Cause Family
Baggs Bittie J 4 Ark Oct epilepsy 42 Bevell William 17 Ala Jan inflammation of brain 317 Chapman Margaret 8m Ark Aug diarrhea 147 Cogburn Amanda 8m Ark Aug hooping Cough 208 Crawford Sarah 22 (M) Ala Oct typhoid fever 57 Davis Marion 4 Ark Sep unk 109 Deaton Eliza 26 (W) Ark Feb childbirth 411 Dees Robert 50 Ala Mar typhoid fever 218 Dozier Sarah N 1 Ark Mar abscess of brain 511 Fryar Mary 10 Ark Sep diarrhea Fuller Amanda 40 Tenn Jun unk 455 Gentry John 74 (M) Ill Apr fever 179 Harbin (Hardin) Lewis 2m Ala Dec hives Irons James A 40 (M) Ark Dec tonsillitis 451 King Elisha 1m Ark Sep unk 418 King Jake 72 (M) Va Sep typhus 418 Kizziar Isabella 7 Ark Jul fever 410 Laird James A 9 Ark Sep typhoid 5 Lockburn Russell 66 (M) Ga Jul inflammation of bladder McCollough Mary 39 (M) Ala Feb unk 103 Mayberry William Thomas 4 Ark Sep fever Merritt infant 1m Ark Jun unk 504 Rankin Perry 5 Ark Jul brain fever Ritter James 81 (M) NC Nov consumption 503 Sayers Philip T 25 (M) Ark Apr typhoid fever Scott Thomas 40 Tenn Jan heart disease Singleton Bartlett 55 (M) Tenn Jul typhoid fever 142 Singleton Frank 4 Ark Jul typhoid fever 142 Spiva Leona 3m Ark Jan unk 420 Tally Mary E 3m Ark Jan measles 465 Ussery Sophronia 10 Ark Jul fever 409 Voyles William C 1m Ark Aug typhoid fever 7 Webb R.F. 2m Tenn Sep croup 463
Out of the 33 names on
the 1870 Mortality schedule only one is listed in the Montgomery Country
Cemetery book and that is Bartley Singleton with a headstone at
Oak Hill Cemetery near Pencil Bluff. Frank Singleton
a lad of four is probably buried there as well. The 32 others do not have
headstones. Robert Dees is probably buried in the old
Willhite Cemetery above Pine
Ridge. 21% died from typhoid fever most dying between March and September. Typhoid fever is an infectious, often fatal, febrile disease, usually of the
summer months, characterized by intestinal inflammation and ulceration, caused
by the typhoid bacillus, which is usually introduced with food or drink.
27% who died within the past year were infants.
30% were children from 1 to 10.
57% of those who died within the past year were ten and under.
Only one teenage died and he was 17, died from meningitis.
18% who died where fifty and older with one dying from TB.
Unlocking the mortality schedule.
Thousands of field stones lie in Montgomery County marking gravesites.