1870 Mortality Schedule, Randolph County

For year ending June 1, 1870

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

There were 10 items to be filled in, not all were completed. Please remember that not all slaves were listed with a last name. 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

City of Cuthbert

1             2                 3    4  5  6  7   8  9  10       11                  12

21       Jesse B. Key          54    M  W  M  VA  -  -  October  Wh Hardware &       Dis of Kidney
                                                                 Grocery Merchant
22       Wm. Roberson          10    M  B  -  GA  -  -  August   Domestic Servant    Diarrihea
23       Erastus S. Brooks     31    M  W  M  GA  -  -  June     Dept. Sheriff       Pneumonia
25       Nativa E. Powell      5/12  F  W  -  GA  -  -  May      At Home             Marasmus
25       Houora J. Powell      9/12  F  W  -  GA  -  -  October  At Home             Marasmus
26       Prather's Child       1/12  F  M  -  GA  -  -  December At Home             from injury at Birth
48       Mrs. M.E. McLester    27    F  W  M  GA  -  -  June     At Home             Chronic Bronchius ?
51       Henry Oppenheimer     63    M  W  M  Prussia
                                                  Y  Y  May      Dry Goods Merchant  Angina pectoris?
66       Simon Fulwood         37    M  B  M  GA  -  -  April    Huckster            Pneumonia
95       Kittie Jackson        18    F  W  -  VA  -  -  March    At Home             Enteritis
114      Charles King          13    M  W  -  GA  -  -  May      At Home             Meningitis
11?      Cathrine Lawton       11    F  W  -  GA  -  -  October  At Home             Bowel Dis Complaint
159      Fortune Robinson      61    M  B  M  GA  -  -  May      Preacher            Fever
175      Saml Burny            85    M  B  W  VA  -  -  Sept     Works on Farm       Old age
179      Leland Joyner         51    F  B  -  GA  -  -  October  Domestic Servant    Dropsy
193      Mary Pearl ?          25    F  B  M  GA  -  -  July     Keeps House         Diarrhia
193      Morris Pearl ?        4     M  B  -  GA  -  -  August   At Home             Diarrhia
194      Joseph Williams       5     M  B  -  GA  -  -  August   At Home             Shot accidently by Self
218      Nancy Hogabook        90    F  W  W  SC  -  -  -        Kept House          Old Age
217      Mrs. B. Parker        45    F  W  M  GA  -  -  July     Kept House          Pneumonia
225      Margret Baskin        1/12  F  W  -  GA  -  -  July     At Home             Croup
230      James C or G Davis    31    M  W  M  GA  -  -  January  City Marshal        Consumption
232      Cathrine Davenport    4     F  B  -  GA  -  -  July     At Home             Diphtheria
241      Robt. M. Edwards      3/12  M  W  -  GA  -  -  Feby     At Home             Croup
264      "Child" Perkins       1     M  B  -  GA  -  -  Nov      At Home             Bowel compend?
271      Mary F. Foster        27    F  W  -  VA  -  -  Sept     At Home             Typhoid Fever
305      West Jaynes           5     M  B  -  GA  -  -  Dec      At Home             Diarrhia
350      Sarah Ragland         80    F  W  W  NC  -  -  January  Kept House          Consumption
372      Sarah Crews           26    F  B  M  VA  -  -  April    Domestic Servant    Dropsy
372      Meissie Crews         3/12  F  B  -  GA  -  -  May      At Home             Crown ? (maybe Croup)
45       Richard Taylor        102   M  B  W  VA  -  -  March    Retired Servant     From a Burn
63       Mrs. F.A. Looby       55    F  W  M  Ireland
                                                  -  -  June     Kept House          Typhoid Fever
376      Mrs. E. ?. Jones      67    F  W  W  SC  -  -  April    Kept House          Pneumonia
138      Henry Statham         10    M  B  -  GA  -  -  August   Domestic Servant    Fever
73       Tom Kitchens          60    M  B  W  GA  -  -  Feb 26   Domestic Laborer    Fever

Total # of deaths, 35
No of white males, 6
No of white females, 12
No of black males, 11
No of black females, 5
No of mulatto males 0
No of mulatto females, 1
No of married, 12
No of widowed, 5
Total foreign born, 2


Page 2      City of Cuthbert

1             2                 3    4  5  6  7   8  9  10       11                  12

119      Child Baldwin         2     M  B  -  GA  -  -  Jan      -                   Inflammation of Lungs
83       Saml Holland          2     M  B  -  GA  -  -  Apr 12   -                   Lung Fever
254      Julia Buchanan        8/12  F  B  -  GA  -  -  Feb      -                   Dysentery
60       Daniel Taylor         25    M  B  -  GA  -  -  May      Domestic Servant    Pistol Shot by Freeman
431      Child McWillams       9/12  M  W  -  GA  -  -  May      -                   Fever

I hereby certify that the whole number of pages returned on
this Schedule No. 2 are Three (3) being Two 2 pages returned
for the City of Cuthbert  One (1) page for the 718th Militia
District and I do further certify that they have been well
and truly taken according to the law and instructions.
		          D.C. Bumcoft ?
		          Assistant Marshal
Cuthbert Georgia
August 31st 1870


146 Sub Division  Randolph Co.

1             2                 3    4  5  6  7   8  9  10       11                  12

31       Amelia Spears         16    F  B  -  GA  -  -  April    Farm Laborer        Cerebro Spinal Fever
39       Henry Spence          18    M  B  -  GA  -  -  February Farm Laborer        Cerebro Spinal Fever
58       Elizabeth Griffin     30    F  W  M  GA  -  -  Jan      Kept house          Disease of the heart
223      Emily Green           18    F  B  -  GA  -  -  Feb      Farm Laborer        Cerebro Spinal Fever
231      Mary Mobly            16    F  W  -  GA  -  -  Jan      at home             Cerebro Spinal Fever
235      Nathan Gilbert        55    M  W  M  GA  -  -  April    Farmer              Disease of the heart
186      Lewis Mitchel         50    M  B  M  GA  -  -  May      Farm Laborer        Disease of the heart
118      Elizabeth Barry       40    F  W  W  FL  -  -  May      Kept house          Consumption
155      (Infant) Andrews      1/12  M  W  -  GA  -  -  May      -                   not known
160      Henry James           7/12  M  B  -  GA  -  -  Sept     -                   Brain Disease
276      Sarah Baldwin         47    F  B  M  GA  -  -  Oct      Kept house          Fever contaminated ?
321      Aston Landers         68    M  B  M  SC  -  -  June     Farm Laborer        Disease of the heart
837      Cealy Sealey          70    F  W  W  GA  -  -  April    House Keeper        Asthma
494      Ada Smith             1     F  W  -  GA  -  -  January  -                   Disease of the brain
542      Willie Johnson        1     F  W  -  GA  -  -  July     -                   Chronic Dysentry
500      Luellen Solomon       9/12  F  M  -  GA  -  -  Sept     -                   Jaundice
497      Lucinda Keith         55    F  B  M  GA  -  -  October  House Keeper        Typhoid Fever
561      Cyrus B. Harkie       40    M  W  -  NC  -  -  December R.R. Surveyor       Gun Shot Suicide
648      (Infant) Peak         -     M  B  -  GA  -  -  May      -                   Stillborn
744      John Williams         8     M  W  -  GA  -  -  August   Attended School     Cerebro Spinal Fever
744      (Infant) Williams     1     M  W  -  GA  -  -  Sept     -                   Remittest Fever
682      John T. McLendon      42    M  W  -  GA  -  -  January  Farmer              Appoplexy
694      Ally Hawk             8     F  B  -  GA  -  -  Sept     -                   Typhoid Fever
714      Rody Daniel           26    F  B  M  GA  -  -  March    Kept house          Pneumonia
717      Solomon Lewis         8/12  M  B  -  GA  -  -  March    -                   Cerebro Spinal Fever
720      (Infant) Wilson       -     M  B  -  GA  -  -  March    -                   Still Born
714      (Infant) Daniel       -     M  B  -  GA  -  -  March    -                   Still Born
728      Harriet Powers        30    F  M  M  GA  -  -  -        House Keeper        Unknown
783      Ella Hawkins          1/12  F  M  -  GA  -  -  July     -                   Dysentery
783      Bella Hawkins         1/12  F  M  -  GA  -  -  July     -                   Dysentery
784      Cornelia E. O. Mathis 11    F  W  -  GA  -  -  July     -                   Cerebro Spinal Fever
790      Aaron Morris          16    M  W  -  GA  -  -  June     worked at Saw Mill  Killed by falling on saw
807      Willie Harvy          3/12  M  B  -  GA  -  -  January  -                   Croup
817      Mary Ann Orr          34    F  W  M  GA  -  -  March    Kept house          Cerebro Spinal Fever
854      (Infant) Rieves       1/12  F  B  -  GA  -  -  December -                   Skin Dis of Hives

Total # of deaths, 35
No. of white males, 7
No of white females, 7
No of black males, 9
No. of black females, 7
No. of mulatto males, 0
No of mulatto females, 5
No of married, 9
No of widowed, 2

Remarks:    Ret. Def. #619-2


146 Sub Division  Page No. 2

1             2                 3    4  5  6  7   8  9  10       11                  12

558      Elizabeth McMichael   12    F  W  -  GA  -  -  February -                   Inflamation of the Brain
863      Lewis Sandlin         60    M  W  M  NC  -  -  December Farmer              Accidental wound
930      Ellen Melton          8     F  W  -  GA  -  -  August   -                   Fever Intermitten ?
982      Jason Knighton        60    M  B  M  GA  -  -  August   Farm Laborer        Fever Intermitten
982      Jason Knighton Jr.    2     M  B  -  GA  -  -  March    -                   Pneumonia
1020     Alexander Slaughter   65    M  B  W  GA  -  -  August   Farm Laborer        Disease of the heart
1047     Catharine Herrington  5     F  W  -  GA  -  -  August   -                   Cerebro Spinal Fever
1057     William R. Hart       64    M  W  M  KY  -  -  February Farmer              Fall from a wagon
1092     James Harper          1     M  B  -  GA  -  -  May      -                   Chronic Diorhea
1097     Cicero Dozier         44    M  W  -  GA  -  -  February -                   Rhumatism
1156     (Infant) Telfair      1     M  B  -  GA  -  -  August   -                   Enesipelas
1163     Vincent A. Smith      64    M  W  M  GA  -  -  March    Farmer              Chronic Rhumatic
1175     George B. Smith       40    M  W  M  GA  -  -  March    Physician           Lightning
1196     George Lewis          60    M  B  M  SC  -  -  April    Farm Laborer        Dyspepsy ?
1202     Anderson Smith        1     M  M  -  GA  -  -  March    -                   Dysentery
1213     Hannah Settles        48    F  W  M  SC  -  -  November Kept House          Fever Intermitten
1282     Nancy Hays            25    F  B  M  GA  -  -  February Farm Laborer        Pneumonia
1305     Barby Harris          60    F  B  W  GA  -  -  February Kept House          Pneumonia
1350     Green Locket          62    M  W  M  GA  -  -  April    Farmer              Lungs Dis of
1286     Edom Williamson       65    M  B  W  GA  -  -  March    Farm Laborer        Disease of the heart
1379     Emanuel Sanis         30    M  B  -  GA  -  -  January  Farm Laborer        Pistol Shot Murder
1483     Thomas North          25    M  B  -  GA  -  -  October  Farm Laborer        Gun Shot Murder
1405     John F. Murdock       30    M  W  M  GA  -  -  June     Farm Laborer        Cancer

I hereby certify that the whole number of pages returned
on this Schedule No. 2, and 2 for my Sub Division N. 146
and I do further certify that they have been well and
truly taken according to the law and instructions
This 3rd day of September 1870.
		         Duncan Jordan
                         Assistant Marshall

Total # of deaths, 23
No. of white males, 7
No of white females, 4
No of black males, 9
No. of black females, 2
No. of mulatto males, 1
No of mulatto females, 0
No of married, 10
No of widowed, 3


718 Militia District, Randolph Co. 

1             2                 3    4  5  6  7   8  9  10       11                  12

71       Jane Grier            64    F  B  M  VA  -  -  February Kept House          Pneumonia
71       Amanda Killen         25    F  B  M  GA  -  -  July     Domestic Servant    Typhoid Fever
149      Julia Lawson          4/12  F  B  -  GA  -  -  February -                   Croup
55       James Gormely         3     M  B  -  GA  -  -  October  -                   Fever
163      Henry Mills           28    M  W  M  GA  -  -  May      Disabled Soldier    Chills & Fever
Transiet Chas. Edwards         34    M  W  -  -   -  -  March    Not Known           Shot by Sheriffs Posse (homicide)
Transiet Jesse R. Whitlock     23    M  W  -  -   -  -  March    Not Known           Shot being taken by Sheriffs Posse (homicide)
28       Nancy Garret          58    F  W  W  GA  -  -  July     At Home             Chronic Diarhea
142      Willis Key            3     M  B  -  GA  -  -  August   At home             Diarhea
52       Thomas Jenkins        18    M  B  -  GA  -  -  October  Farm Laborer        Dysentery
1213     Child Knighton        9/12  M  W  -  GA  -  -  January  -                   Croup
177      Basil Rogers          2/12  M  B  -  GA  -  -  July     Job Laborer      Pistol Shot while stealing (Homicide)

I hereby certify that the whole number of pages returned on
this schedule No. 2 are Three 3 pages, being  Two (2)
pages returned for the City of Cuthbert and one  1 page for
the 718 th Militia District and do further certify that
they have been well and truly according to the law
and Instructions.

Cuthbert Georgia  |  D. C. Bancroft,  Assistant Marshall
August 31st 1870|

Total # of deaths, 12
No. of white males, 4
No of white females, 1
No of black males, 4
No. of black females, 3
No. of mulatto males, 0
No of mulatto females, 0
No of married, 3
No of widowed, 1


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