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This file was extremely difficult to read. Imagine, if you will, doctors writing one hundred twenty years ago on scraps of paper listing diseases that no longer exist.

 

St. Augustine Request for Burial from 1884 and 1885

 

William Bradford

January 8, 1884

Department of Health, City Hall bureau of Vital Statistics Charleston SC January 8 1884 Permission is hereby given to remove the remains of William Bradford Age 73, place of birth city, place of death Queen street cause of death operation for removal of tumor to St. Augustine Fla for Interment H. B. Hoolbeck MD City Registrar

 

Unknown

This is to certify that a man in Longo house in Spanish St died from remit fever July 2d 1884 Alexander MD

 

Child of James Adams

St Augustine Fla Aug 2d 1884 This certifies that I attended the child of James Adams and that it died of convulsion on Aug 1 1884 aged 11 months Dewitt Webb MD

 

Unnamed child

This is to certify that my infant child ? days old died of spasm 12/10/84 L Alexander MD Attending Physician

 

Mrs. Antonica Andrew

Mrs. Antonica Andrew died March 11th 1884 age 88 years of old age L Alexander MD

 

P Arnau's child

This is to certify that Mr. P Arnau's child died from infantile spasms L Alexander MD Feb 27, 1884

 

Child of Frank Bagley

This certifies to the death of the child of Frank Bagley. Male child, aged one year and four months, cause of death infantile convulsions date of death July 5th 1884 FF Smith MD St Augustine Fla July 5th 1884

 

Child of Phillip Benjamin

St Augustine Nov. 16, 1884 This certifies that the child of Phillip Benjamin and of Mather Benjamin died of hemorrhage on Nov 6, 1884 aged three days  Dewitt Webb MD

 

Child of Stephen Benjamin

St Augustine Fla May 22, 1884 This certifies to the death of the child of Stephen Benjamin aged five months. the cause of death was marasmus FF Smith MD

 

Silas Bulman

St Augustine Fla January 1st 84 Silas Bulman's death was caused by convulsions due to injury to foot F F Marsh MD aged 10 years Undertaker Abram Lancaster

 

 


Maud Bunting

I hereby certify Maud Bunting aged 2 yrs and 10 months died this 17 day of September 1884 in the city of St Augustine Florida and that the cause of death was convulsions J R Gibson MD St

 Augustine FL Sept. 17th 1884

 

Agnes Canova

St Augustine Fla Nov 26th 1884 I do hereby certify that I attended Miz Agnes Canova during her last illness she died of congestion of the lungs Nov 25th 1884 J Rainey MD

 

Ceattic

St Augustine Fla Jan 9th 1884 I do hereby certify that I attended Creattie during his last illness and know that he died January 8th 1884 from ? poison taken by his own hand with the intent to destroy life J Rainey MD

 

Jeremiah Crosby

This is to certify that I attended Jeremiah Crosby in his last illness and he died from tetanus W F Shine MD June 3rd 1884

 

Arnold R. Crosby

City of St Augustine Fl July 17 1884 This is to certify that I was the attending physician of Richard Crosby's child Arnold R Crosby darky = black 15 month boy place of residence St Augustine Fla, cause of death disease of bowels, time of residence in city born here, attending physician L, Alexander, Markle and Hoyt Undertakers

 

Sam Crosby

This is to certify that Sam Crosby died of disease of the lungs May 28th 1884 L Alexander MD

 

Solomon Dawson

St Augustine April 9 1884 This certifies that I attended Solomon Dawson and that he died of meningitis on April 9th 1884 aged 2 1/2 years Dewitt Webb MD

 

George Folleston

St Augustine April 4th 1884 This certifies that I attended George Folleston and that he died of tuberculosis on April 3d 1884 aged 10 years Dewitt Webb MD

 

August Galles

St Augustine April 5th 1884 This certifies that I attended August Galles and that he died April 4th 1884 of hem tuna aged 80 years DeWitt Webb MD

 

Hardy Graves

St Augustine Fla May 5th 1884 This is to certify that I was the attending physician to Hardy Graves and he died from Heart ? W F Shine MD

 

F C Guano

St Augustine Fla Feb 24 1884 I do hereby certify that F C Guano died of chronic pneumonia Feb 22d 1884 age 26 years J Reiney MD Attending Physician


 

Jas O Halsey

This is to certify that Jas O Halsey died from paralysis Oct 9th 1884 L Alexander MD Attending Physician

 

Infant of Hammon

This is to certify that I was the attending physician to the infant of Hammon and it died from ? age 7 days W F Shine MD

 

Infant of Hatch

St Augustine Fla July 16th 1884 This is to certify that the infant of Mr. Hatch died from congestion of the brain. W F Shine

 

Miss M Hayworth

St Augustine Fla June 7 1884 I do hereby certify that Miz M Hayworth died this day of general amnesiac? and that I attended her during her last illness

J K Reiney Md

 

Child of Catherine Houston

St Augustine Fl March 17 '84 This certifies to the death of the child of Catherine Houston on the morning of March 17th 1884. The age of the child was four months and two weeks, the cause of death pneumonia F F Smith MD

 

B LaFontaine

St Augustine July 4th 188r this certifies that I attended Mr. B LaFontaine and that he died of tuberculosis on June 27th 1884 aged 30 years Dewitt Webb MD

 

Elourice Lopez

St Augustine Fla July 5th 1884 This is to certify that I attended Elourice Lopez and it died from congestion of stomach W F Shine MD

 

Mrs. J D Lopez

St Augustine Fla Oct 22nd 1884 This is to certify that I attended Mrs. J D Lopez in her last illness and she died from phthisis pulmonalis W F Shine MD

 

W E Luddington

St Augustine Fla May 1st 1884 I do hereby certify that W E Luddington of New Haven Conn died in this city of Chronic pneumonia May 1st 1884 J Rainey MD attending Physician

 

Mrs. McCarty

St Augustine July 16th 1884 I do hereby certify that Mrs. McCarty died July 15th 1884 senile J K Rainey MD

 

James T McKinney

St Augustine Fla July 14 1884 This certifies to the death of James J McKinney, child aged one year four months on the morning of July 14 84 cause of death heart malformation F F Smith MD

 


Maggie Martin's child

This is to certify that Maggie Martins child aged three weeks died of spasm Dec 20 1884 L Alexander Md

 

Robert Mason

St Augustine Fla June 4 1884 This is to certify that Robert Masons child Robert aged about nine months died of cholera infantism L Alexander MD Attending physician

 

Jackson Mickler

St Augustine Fla July 5th 1884 I do hereby certify that Jackson Mickler died July 4th 1884 of tetanus the result of gunshot wound. I treated him during his last illness J Rainey MD

 

Mary Mickler

This is to certify Mary Mickler died from the effects of pneumonia age nine years old March 2nd 1884 W L Shine

 

Mrs. Lucy Mitchell

St Augustine Fla Feb 19th 1884 this certifies that I attended Mrs. Lucy Mitchell and that she died of tuberculosis on Feb 188884 aged 38 years Dewitt Webb MD

 

Sister Monica

This is to certify that Sister Monica died from blood poison the result of a protracted disease of the system L Alexander MD Attending Physician Mch 29/84

 

Phillis Natteil

St Augustine Sept 28 1884 This certifies that I attended Phillis Natteil and that she died on Sept 26th 1884 aged 90 years from the effects of a fall DeWitt Webb MD

 

Louisa Nelson's child

This is to certify that Louisa Nelson's child died of disease of the bowels May 19th 1884 L Alexander MD

 

child of Jas Owens

St Augustine Dec 13 1884 this certifies that I attended the child of Jas Owens and that it died of meningitis on Dec 13th 1884 aged three months DeWitt Webb MD

 

Child of I Papina and Fanny Papina (colored)

St Augustine Fla Augu 15 1884

this certifies to the death of the child of I Papina and Fanny Papina (colored) aged eighteen days The cause of death was trismus nascentrum F F Smith MD

 

Miss Reyes

St Augustine Fla Jan 8/84 This is to certify that I was the attending physician to Miss Reyes and that she died from Phtlisis Pulmonalis W F Shine MD

 

 


child of John Robinson and Mollie Robinson (colored)

St Augustine Fla 12/26 '84 this certifies to the death of the child of John Robinson and Mollie Robinson (colored) aged seven days. Death occurred Dec 24, 1884 The cause of death was trismus nascentium F F Smith MD

 

Ido? Salina

St Augustine Fla March 24 1884 I do hereby certify that Ido ? Salina died March 24h 1884 of murrains age one year and ten months J Rainey MD

 

Sampson Sanders' infant child

This is to certify that Sampson Sanders infant child died from disease of the bowels L Alexander MD May 17 1884

 

Daniel Sessions child

St Augustine Fla Nov 27 1884 This certifies that I attended the child of Daniel Sessions and that he died of pneumonia on Nov 27 1884 aged 2 months and 19 days. DeWitt Webb MD

 

Kitty Solee's child

St. Augustine Florida Feb 3d 1884. this certifies that I attended Kitty Solee in her confinement and that her child died ten hours after birth from natural causes DeWitt Webb MD

 

Edwin Stiner

St Augustine Fla Sept 8th 1884 I do hereby certify that I attended Edwin Stiner during his last illness he died Sept 8th of congestion of the lungs J Rainey MD

 

Miz Isabel Thynne

St Augustine Fla July 4th 1884 This certifies that I attended Miss Isabel Thynne and that she died on July 3d 1884 of rheumatic cardiles aged 54 years DeWitt Webb MD

 

Robert W Tarbox

This certifies to the death of Robert W Tarbox aged fifty two years six months at one o'clock pm Oct 8th 1884. The cause of death was Bright's disease of the kidneys Q F Smith MD St Augustine Fla Oct 8, 1884

 

Mr. M Usina

St Augustine Fla May 2/84 I hereby certify that Mr. M. Usina died this day of old age and that I was the attending physician W F Shine MD

 

Caroline Warren (colored)

This certifies to the death of Caroline Warren aged about seventy years (colored) the cause of death was old age F F Smith MD St Augustine Fla Nov 28 '84

 

Child of Sina Warren

St Augustine Fla Nov 12 1884  This certifies that I attended the child of Sina Warren and that it died of tetanus neanolum on Nov 12 1884 aged six days DeWitt Webb MD

 


Child of John Welters

Dec 15 1884 St Augustine This certifies that I attended the child of John Welters and it died of Pneumonia on Dec 15th 1884 aged one year and three months DeWitt Webb MD

 

Miss Elsr Wayne

St Augustine August 15th 84 This certifies that Miss Elsir Wayne died from consumption E M Alba MD

 

Daniel A White

St Augustine Aug 10 84 This certifies that Daniel A White died from congestion of brain E M Alba

 

child of Elma Williams

St Augustine Jan 5 1884 This certifies that I have since its death seen the child (female) of Elma Williams. I did not see it during life but from what I have been able to discern I am satisfied that it died from Natural causes DeWitt Webb MD

 

child of Richard Wilson

This is to certify that Richard Wilson's child was suffering from disease of ? lungs and I presume died from the same.

 

It has been some time since I saw the child but am informed that no one else here attended upon it since April 20/84 L Alexander MD

 

Simon Williams (colored)

St Augustine Fla Dec 9 1884 This certifies to the death of Simon Williams (colored) aged twenty six years, on the evening of Dec 8th 1884 The cause of death was pulmonary consumption F F Smith MD

 

Julian Wilson

This is to certify that an inquest was held on the body of Julian Wilson who came to his death by drowning in the Jnauz??? Creek   J S Rez Ex Officio Corner St Augustine July 15th 1884

 

Wilehelmina Pracilla Wing

St Augustine Fla Oct 1 1884 This certifies to the death of Wilehelmina Pracilla Wing born August 22d 1884 child of Samuel r. L Wing and Susan Wing The cause of death was acute peritonitis Frank F. Smith MD

 

Antonio Ximanies

St Augustine Fla May 19/84 I hereby certify that I attended Antonio Ximanies and he died from the effects of cholera morbus. W F Shine MD

 

1885

 

child of Elmo Williams (colored)


St Augustine Jan 12 '85 This certifies to the death of the child of Elmo Williams (colored) aged four months Cause of death Marasmus F F Smith MD

 

child of Rev Thompson (colored)

this certifies to the death of the child (colored) of Rev Thompson aged three months . the cause of death was acute enteritis  F F Smith MD St Augustine Feby 15th 1885

 

George W Walton

St Augustine 18 January 1885 Certified that George W Walton aged 81 years, died at 4 am on the fifteenth of January 1885 from general debilility consequent on old age William  Miller MD

 

Herbert W Wells

Death certificate I hereby certify that Herbert W Wells, male, aged ten months died at 4:45 pm on the 15th January 1885 from cholera infantism William Miller MD San Augustine 15 January 1885

 

child of Park Terrell

St Augustine May 27 1885 This certifies that I attended the child of Park Terrell and that it died on May 7th of pycensia.  Dewitt Webb Md

 

child of Mrs. Lenbox

St Augustine July 27 1885 This certifies that I attended the child of Mrs. Lenbox and that it died of cerebra meningitis on July 27th 1885 aged ten weeks DeWitt MD

 

May J Taylor

This certificate given to show that May J Taylor died from general ? on April 22 1885 W F Shine MD St Augustine Fla

 

Philip Solana

I certify that the child named Philip a native of St Johns County State of Florida age 9 months legitimate son of Mr. Philip and Mrs. Louisa Solana departed his life in St Augustine at the hour of 5 p.m. of congestion of the brain. Given in St Augustine Fla this 11th day of August 1884 Dr J Anthony Pacetti

 

child of Rev Daniel Scott

St Augustine April 23 1883 This certifies that I attended the child of Rev Daniel Scott and that he died on April 23d 1885 of convulsions aged two years and nine months Dewitt Webb MD

 

Edith Ryals

St Augustine Fla April 30th 1885 I do hereby certify that Edith Ryals age three months died in this city April 29th 1885 of latent pneumonia following rubella I attended her during her last illness J Rainey MD

 

Edward Russell

This certifies to the death of Edward Russell of Palatka aged fifty seven years. The cause of death was pneumonia Frank F Smith MD Attending Physician St Augustine Fla March 6th 1885

 


Alonza Ponce's child

This is to certify that Alonza Ponce child (infant) died of disease of the stomach and bowels L Alexander MD June 30 1885

 

child of W W Palmer

this certifies to the death of the child of W. W. Palmer aged eleven months on Apr 5th 1885 The cause of death was maras?  St Augustine Fla Apr 13 85 F F Smith MD

 

child of M Pacetti

this is to certify that M Pacetti's child died from congestion of lungs Oct 6/88 L Alexander MD Attending Physician

 

child of Manley Opdyke

St Augustine Fla Jan 1 1885 This certifies to the death of the child of Manley Opdyke and Mary Opdyke, aged six months. The cause of death was pneumonia F F Smith Attending physician

 

Josephine Natteele

St Augustine Agu 4th 1885 This certifies that I attended Josephine Natteele and that she died on Aug 4th 1885 aged 17 years of acute tuberculosis. Dewitt Webb MD

 

Frank Natteel

St Augustine May 27 1883 this certifies that I attended Frank Natteel and that he died on May 27th 1885 of acute tuberculosis aged 25 years Dewitt Webb MD

 

child of Wm Masters

This is to certify that Wm Master's child (7 weeks old) died from spasm. May 29'85 L Alexander MD Attending physician.