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Inquest Deceased Date Coroners
Inquest
Box#
Cause Comment
4022-13 Damm Amelia Marie 4-23-1951 Drowning Deceased at her home in Robinson Twp by drowning in a well - determined suicide - Sis-in law- is Eleanora E Damm.
4004  16 Damm Henry 11-29-1923 4 Drunk Death by Acute Alcoholism - Age 37  Homemade Wine
4009 31 Dam Frank 4-17-1926 9 Suicide Death by Suicide by shotgun - Age 67
4005 32 Darnell John H 10-27-1917 5 Mule Death by kick by mule
4200 5 Darnell Landing 1870 JP CMr Justice of the peace acting as coroner doing a coroners inquest on body found near Darnell Landing and lcaim for keeping paupers
4028 11 Dartt William 9-30-1934 28 Fracture Death by Fracture at base of skull, from a fall out of a swing, accidental.  He was 5'5" tall age 17 years with dark hair.
4030 14 Daudistel Edward M 10-5-1940 Heart Death by coronary thrombosis at age 64
4002  8 Daughtery Irene 3-18-1925 2 Tornado Death by Tornado at Griffin- She had a hold in her left forehead - Age 17 100 lbs
4019 7 Vincent Daunhauer 9-27-1921 19 Drowned Death by Drowning - He was age 22
4017 4 Dausman Charles 3-10-1933 17 Heart Death by Heart
4003 5 Davis Alph L 3-31-1931 3 Accident Dynamite Death by Dynamite accident Age about 35
4061 8 Davis Harry 1-15-1955 Hemorrhage Death by left-sided cerebral hemorrhage secondary to a cerebro-vascular accident - John R Crist, MD performed the autopsy.  His office 114 W 2nd St. Mt. Vernon In.
4007 31 Davis James 2-13-1906 7 abt Death by Apephoxy
4003 8 Davis Joseph R 9-6-1929 3 Stroke Death by Stroke - Age 60
4063 12 Davis Levi J 9-10-1942 Heart Cause of death was acute angina pectoris at home in Robb Twp, age 80.
404018 36 Davis Thomas 1-9-1911 18 Natural Death by Natural causes Age 68
4010 10 Davis William r 9-1-1918 10 Heart Death by Heart
4004 6 Daws Sarah Francis 2-23-1925 4 Heart Death by Heart chronic valoular disese- Age 73
4013 16 Dawson Bryant 7-27-1894 13 Drowned Death by Drowning at sand bar in Ohio River opposite Mt Vernon, age 17.  He was with Joseph Yowell.
4064 2 Deckard Diane Elaine 7-9-1958 Asphxia Cause of death was Asphxia
4002 6 Defur Leander 2-3-1919 2 Heart Death by Heart disease Age 87
4021 5 Defur Paul Lee 8-11-1949 21 Natural Death by Natural causes due to heat prostration, inducing coronary insuffiiciency due to rheumatic heart disease.
4002 7 Defue Russell Edward 11-25-1917 2 Infant Acute bobar Pneumonia - Age 2 months.
4057 15 Deig Alphense 10-16-1946 Suicide Cause of death was suicide by strangulation from hanging, age 40.
4022 15 Deig Donald Lewis 5-14-1950 Drowned Died of accidental drowning in Wabash River - Found May 22, 1950 - See Box 4022-3  Age 5
4022 16 Deig Marcellus Edward 5-14-1950 Drowned Died of accidental drowning in Wabash River - Found May 21, 1960 - See Box 4022-3
4057 16 Deig Ora James 2-16-1946 At Home Cause of death was that he was hurting and then died. Felt bad all day Age 60 - Died at his residence 1002 E 5th St. Mt. Vernon.
4057 17 DeMaure Tony 7-27-1944 Roof Cause of death was that he was working on his roof and couldn't get his breath and died before the Dr could get there.  Age 58 - Wife DeMaure, Versa
4086 45 Denby Louisa 3-19-1925 Griffin Cause of death was Griffin tornado.  Crushed chest at age 79
4021 26 Dennins Paul William 4;4;1948 21 Drown Death by drowning when motorboat in which he was riding was capsized by waves.
4047 13 Denning William Joseph 11-9-1972 22 Electrical Deceased from acciidental electric shock.  he was accompanied by Mt. and Mrs. Leo Denning.  It was at the Joseph Denning Farm, RR, Mt. Vernon.
4047 14 Denton rodney Chad 10-29-1972 22 Pneumonia Death from natureal causes - suffocation by bronchial pneumonia.  Found by his mother - Donna Denton.
4004 10 Derrington John 6-11-1925 4 Suicide Death by Suicide by shot gun to head - Age 40
4022 17 Dick Julia C 10-8-1950 Farm She died at her farm due to crushed chest by the overturning of a farm tractor on top of her body.  Her husband Frank Dick gave a statement on 8 Oct 1952.  Coroner Merle A Weisinger
4022 18 Dickson Ada Florence 7-25-1952 Drown She died by drowning in the Ohio River (Suicide) She was age 50, 5'7", graying hair and grey eyes.  Mr Ernest . Cross was acting coroner.  Statement by Charles Wallis, Everett Eugene Pstrick and Willian B Chall, M.D.
4012 8 Dielkes John 1933 12 Drown Death by Drowning
4058 4 Dixon Child 6-13-1898 Stillborn Stillborn - Mom  - Dixon Mollie - Mom is colored - Coroner was Henry Weissinger
4016 1 Dixon J E 8-26-1879 16 Heart Found floating in the Ohio River 3 miles below Mt Vernon in Black Twp Age 35
4015 32 Dixon John Oscar  4-26-1938 15 Heart Death by Heart
4020 15 Dixon Milla 1898 20
4011 38 Dixon Willie A 9-17-1915 11 Drown Death by Drowing
4028 12 Donaldson Idilla 7⁄23⁄1919 28 Heart Mitral Valvular Heart  Disease - She was 5'10" tall age 47, light complexion, blue eyes, dark brown hair, of american nationality.
4016 9 Donner Elwood 10-26-1937 16 Garage Accident Death by Strangulation at home in the garage by a piece of fallen RR Iron across his neck.  The home was near Wadesville.  He was age 3 yrs 2 mos 27 days
4024 7 Donner Fred H 3-3-1969 24 Suicide Death by Suicide by car exhaust, near Wadesville with or found by Mrs. Fred H Donner and his brother Edward Donner Age 59 born 24 Jul 1909
4002 29 Donner Louis 10-16-1924 2 Suicide Death by Suicide by hanging himself - Age 41
4005 34 Douglas Vivian 8-9-1930 5 Car Death by Car
4057 18 Douthitt Hazel H 4-17-1947 Car Accident Cause of death was car accident.  Car belonged to Adrian Gwaltney and was driven by his son Wade Gwaltney.  They struck a concrete bridge on Hwy 69 near Mt Vernon.  Also deceased was Herman L Hanmore
4030 15 Downen Charles Arthur 1-4-1937 Skull Fracture Death by broken neck and fractured skull at age 52
4105 2 John  Doyle 1-24-1890 Civil Case CLO Pl Lord Edward M , John Doyle coroner  claim of $5 in case of Edward M Lord vs Edward E Highman
4013 13 Driskill William e 4-23-1896 13 Train Death by Train wreck collision of Louisville and Nashville freight train with the Evansville and Terre Haute evening train, age 29, 5'8" tall and 150 lbs.
4047 15 Duffy John R 1-7-1971 22 Heart Death natural causes from coronary thrombosis with Arterial Scierotic heart disease at 8 miles East of Mt Vernon and he was in his car at the time.  Autopsy was done.
4057 19 Mary Etta Duley 4-29-1946 Heart Case of death was chronic heart disease, age 75
4007 34 Dunaway Rolla 11-2-1907 7 Natural Natural causes.  Colored, 6' tall, 250 lbs and found Mt. Vernon.
4024 8 Duncan Donald Eugene 5-14-1969 24 Auto Accident Death by Automobile accident report 14 May 1967.  His residence was Crossville, Il born 27 Jan 1910 - Age 57 - Crushed chest and multiple fractures of limbs - Wreck on Hwy 460 4 miles East of New Harmony
4015 49 Duncan Ed 1-22-1937 15 Heart Death by Heart
4021 12 Dunn Russell Egbert 6-15-1949 21 Suicide Death by Suicide by 38 calibre gunshot wound through his head at his residence in rural Mt. Vernon, In.
4030 16 Dunnivan Ella Louise 12-22-1940 Skull Fracture Death by injury to her skull- She and her baby who was injured but alive were found near Mt. Vernon by a train crew near the train tracks
4003 20 Durham Henry 6-5-1930 3 Railroad Car Death by uncontrolled RR cars while crossing a tressel, age 70