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Box suf Deceased First Mdl Date Decision Type 2 Name Comments
4005 10 Nasbitt Ben Erwin 5-10-1917 DEC Drowned     Coroners Inquest Box # 5. Death by: Drowning.
4086 28 Nash Richard M 3-18-1925 Dec Griffin A86     Cause of death was tornado at Griffin age 86.
4009 14 Nation Charles H 5-3-1927 DEC Stroke A46     Coroners Inquest Box # 9. Death by: Stroke.- Age 46.
4016 4 Nation Leander 4-24-1937 DEC Heart OBIT Conrad Connie Coroners Inquest Box # 16. Death by: Heart at home in Mt Vernon, age 82. He was outside his home talking to friends. Obit by Connie Conrad in file.
4028 29 Nation Robert Lee 4⁄7⁄1935 DEC Bron Pneu     Coroners Inquest Box #28. Death by: Bronchial Pneumonia. He was 1'9" tall 3 months old.
4008 23 Negro Unknow     1880 DECDrowned     Coroners Inquest Box # 8. Death by: Drowned.
4008 23 Negro Unknow     1880 DECDrowned     Coroners Inquest Box # 8. Death by: Drowned.
4007 15 Negro Unknown 5-8-1907 DEC Unknown     Coroners Inquest Box # 7. Death by: Death cause unknown. Found at West Franklin landing.
4013 5 Negro Unknown 7-4-1893 DEC Unk A16     Coroners Inquest Box # 13. Death by: Drowned or in papers says unknown cause. Found in Ohio River, age 16, 5' tall, black eyes and black hair.
4010 2 Negro Unknown   10-16-1882 DEC Drown     Coroners Inquest Box # 10. Death by: Drowned.
4005 30 Negro Unknown   7-17-1917 DEC Drowned     Coroners Inquest Box # 5. Death by: Drowning.
4013 1 Neihaus John   1-14-1895 DEC Heart A61     Coroners Inquest Box # 13. Death by: Heart disease, age abt 61, 5'8" tall and 140 lbs.
4067 9 Neuman George D 4-22-1879 DEC Drown A9 FOUND Church Presbyterian Coroners Inquest Box #17. Death by: Drowning in a cistern on the property of the Presbyterian Church, Mt Vernon.- Accidental.
4047 37 Neumann Gustave 5-16-1972 Dec - Suicide BY Neumann Gilbert Mrs Was Coroner's Box #22.- Death by suicide a gunshot wound to head. Found by Mrs Gilbert Neumann at RR2, Wadesville. Self inflicted.
4066 17 Neumann John L 6-25-1959 Dec Hemorrage     Cause of Death was pulmonary hemorrage.
4011 56 Nevell Jasper 8-2-1881 DEC Drown     Coroners Inquest Box # 11. Death by: Drowned.
4017 9 Newman George D 4-22-1879 DEC Suicide     Coroners Inquest Box # 17. Death by: Suicide.
4013 9 Niederhemeier Louisa   8-10-1896 DEC DrownAccA61     Coroners Inquest Box # 13. Death by: Accidental Drowned, age 61, 5'4" tall and 130 lbs.
4047 38 Niedermeier Arthur C 2-17-1971 Dec - Natural BY Babes Elmer Was Coroner's Box #22.- Death by natural causes with acute liver failure probably due to alcohol. His cousin Elmer Babes was with him or he found him. He was at his home at R1, Mt Vernon. Coroner was Dan Hinderliter. His brother whom he lived with had died the previous week as a severely uncontrolled diabetic. He was white, about age 48, 5'10" tall, abt 170 lbs.
4024 21 Niehaus Ralph W 11-4-1969 DEC Suicide Gun BY Grabert George Coroners Inquest Box # 24. Death by: Suicide at 1224 E Water St. Self-inflicted gun shot wound. Found by George Grabert his boss when he failed to report to work.
4021 9 Niemeier Anton   5⁄20⁄1949 Dec Nat Causes     Coroners Inquest Box # 21. Death by: Natural causes due to coronary occlusion.
4057 37 Niemeier Henry   8-25-1946 Dec Heart A71 DAU Niemeier Clara C Cause of death was heart trouble on his farm - coronary thrombosis - at Marrs Twp - age 71.
4007 28 No File Fill In with File            
4008 7 Noelle Abel Emil   1927 DECWeather     Coroners Inquest Box # 8. Death by: Lightening.
4008 7 Noelle Abel Emil   1927 DECWeather     Coroners Inquest Box # 8. Death by: Lightening.
4011 42 Norah James 12-11-1915 DEC Heart     Coroners Inquest Box # 11. Death by: Heart.
4086 29 Nottingham Marion Thomas 3-18-1925 Dec Griffin     Cause of death was Griffin tornado. Burnt building which collapsed. Identified by watch, belt buckle and his crippled hand.
4007 17 Nunn Jessie   3-18-1907 DEC Natural A45     Coroners Inquest Box # 7. Death by: Natural causes. Found Mt Vernon. Age 45.
4003 31 Nye Nial R 3-28-1924 DEC Heart     Coroners Inquest Box # 3. Death by: Heart chronic disease - Age 6.
4058 17 Odell Annie 5-25-1891 Dec Evansville     Telegram from Evansville states she is dead.
4020 3 O'Dell Anna     1891 DEC     Coroners Inquest Box # 20. Death by:
4064 18 Oldham Everett Holdon 8-18-1959 Dec Auto Acc     Cause of death was auto accident.
4006 13 Oldham James 1920 DEC Auto     Coroners Inquest Box # 6. Death by: Auto.
4061 17 Oldham Rose 10-27-1943 Date FoundA68     Death by cause unknown. Found at St Phillips 50 yards from railroad track in cornfield - Open Verdict - Cause Unknown. Age 68 and 7 months, hair dark with some grey, 5'5" tall, weight unknown and eye color unknown.
4057 38 Oliver Samuel R 7-25-1944 Dec Heart A90 DAU Grubbs Effie Cause of death was heart disease at home 1026 Walnut St, Mt Vernon, age 90.
4086 30 Oller Roy   3-18-1925 Dec Griffin A34     Cause of death was broken back and internal injuries in Griffin tornado. Age 34.
4066 18 Organ Wade   4-26-1960 Dec Suicide     Cause of Death was suicide.
4009 43 Orman John C 3-6-1928 DEC Heart A74     Coroners Inquest Box # 9. Death by: Heart trouble - Age 74.
4006 10 Ormon John Howard 1920 DEC Burnt     Coroners Inquest Box # 6. Death by: Burnt.
4046 18 Orth John 8-29-1945 Dec - Heart Dis     Death by heart disease, age 77.
4066 19 Orth Marguerite 4-22-1960 Dec Heart     Cause of Death was heart disease.
4010 27 Orth Rachael 1-20-1886 DEC abt RESID Orth Conrad Conrad Orth of Marrs Tp is where she deceased. William Hendricks was the Coroner of Posey Co and Joseph Moore the Clerk in a coroner's inquest.
4086 31 Osborn Hezekiah   4-29-1925 Dec Heart A73@     Cause of death was chronic heart disease age about 73 or 74.
4013 21 Oschman Lewis   10-7-1896 DEC Suicide A41     Coroners Inquest Box # 13. Death by: Suicide hanging himself and strangulation, age 41, 6' tall and 170 lbs.
4019 19 Oschman William Henry 11-3-1922 DEC Shot Acc     Coroners Inquest Box # 19. Death by: Accidentally shot while hunting. He was age 34.
4022 44 Ostermann Theodore 4-13-1951 Dec - Natural     Natural death, coronary occulusions, after chipping wood at home. Found by his mother.
4016 31 Overman Sadie 5-31-1881 DEC Suicide CRNR Hendricks William Coroners Inquest Box # 16. Death by: Suicide.- Found in the jail adjudged insane when she was placed there.
4046 19 Overton Effie H 10-29-1944 Dec Indigestion     Death by acute indigestion, age 68.
4015 33 Overton Horace E 4-16-1938 DEC Suicide     Coroners Inquest Box # 15. Death by: Suicide.
4013 39 Owen Martha ? 1897 DEC Train     Coroners Inquest Box # 13. Death by: Train (colored).
4009 6 Owens Ermal O 7-25-1928 DEC Drown A20     Coroners Inquest Box # 9. Death by: Drowned.- Age 20.
4028 30 Owens James 4⁄4⁄1919 DEC Heart     Coroners Inquest Box #28. Death by: Chronic Heart Disease. He was 6'1" tall age 65, dark complexion, brown eyes, and had nothing of value.
4057 39 Oynett Joe 12-30-1944 Dec Heart A67 PER Onyett Ella Cause of death was fell dead in kitchen per Ella Onyett of heart disease, age 67.
4011 1 Padgett Infant Male 5-18-1882 DEC Croup     Coroners Inquest Box # 11. Death by: Croup.
4011 32 Page Elijah B 6-25-1915 DEC Stroke Or29     Coroners Inquest Box # 11. Death by: Stroke.
4005 8 Paine Fannie Elizabeth 6-19-1934 DEC Suicide AKA Payne Coroners Inquest Box # 5. Death by: Suicide.
4013 28 Parkherest Abner W 1894 DEC Heart     Coroners Inquest Box # 13. Death by: Heart.
4061 28 Parkherest Abner W 3-28-1894 Dec Heart     Death by organic disease of heart at small house near New Harmony ferry.
4047 39 Partington Dorothy Jane 1-1-1971 Dec - Suicide     Was Coroner's Box #22.- Death by suicide by self inflicted gunshot wound. He was with his family at home. He was found in his bedroom at R1, Mt Vernon. He had emotional depression.
4010 21 Patterson Arch 1-4-1902 DEC Murder BY Bacon Oscar Coroners Inquest Box # 10. Death by: Murdered in a fight with Oscar Bacon by Bacon's gun.
4011 54 Patterson James 8-13-1913 DEC Suicide   Coroners Inquest Box # 11. Death by: Suicide.
4057 40 Patterson William A 6-6-1944 Dec Heart A71 RES Hotel Willis Cause of death was heart block, age 71 at his residence in the Willis Hotel, Mt Vernon.
4030 44 Peerman Ralph 5⁄18⁄1941 Dec Suicide 41   Coroners Inquest Death By: taking poison with the intent to die age 41.
4007 6 Pemberton Allen 7-27-1920 DEC Drown A47 BOAT Hullings H B & Barge Coroners Inquest Box # 7. Death by: Drowned in Ohio River and was hit by a tow boat "H B Hullings and Barge". Age 47.
4005 18 Pendall Clinton 5-30-1938 DEC Heart     Coroners Inquest Box # 5. Death by: Heart.
4067 10 Penix William 6-20-1880 DEC Rifle Ball     Coroners Inquest Box #17. Death by: Rifle ball through the ribs to the right side of the spinal column. Found in Lynn Twp - Age about 38.
4017 10 Penix William 6-20-1880 DEC Suicide     Coroners Inquest Box # 17. Death by: Suicide.
4017 6 Penzel John 3-3-1880 DEC Suicide     Coroners Inquest Box # 17. Death by: Suicide.
4067 6 Penzell John 3-3-1880 DEC Suicide A49 CRNR Hendricks William Coroners Inquest Box #17. Death by: Suicide but supposed to be violence. He was found in his stable on Walnut St, Mt Vernon. He had hanged himself is what I found.- Age 49. Coroner William Hendricks.
4005 26 Perchman Betty 12-19-1918 DEC Heart     Coroners Inquest Box # 5. Death by: Heart (colored).
4030 45 Perrin Louis John 3⁄23⁄1940 Dec Heart Angin     Coroners Inquest Death By: acute angina age 85.
4022 45 Perry Estal A 12-11-1951 Dec - Auto Acc     Death from broken neck due to auto accident in New Harmony.
4063 37 Perry Miles Herbert 1-23-1959 Dec Suicide Gun WIDOW Perry Marjorie Cause of death was suicide by self-inflicted gun shot wound. Predisposing cause was due to extreme nervousness.
4067 51 Person Unknown Colored 5-2-1911 Dec A25-30Drown     Coroners Inquest Box #17. Death by: accidental drowning probably - Mt Vernon - Colored about age 25 or 30.
4063 38 Peter Philip 3-23-1905 Dec Suicide A74     Cause of death was suicide intent age 74.
4007 56 Peter Phillip ? 1905 DECSuicide     Coroners Inquest Box # 7. Death by: Suicide.
4057 41 Pfeiffer Harvey Jr 2-16-1946 Dec Suicide A16 DR Ropp Cause of death was suicide hung himself in jail at New Harmony. Tried to cash a bad check. Age 16.
4019 13 Pfeiffer Louis 5-26-1920 DEC Suicide Coroners Inquest Box # 19. Death by: Suicide.- He was age 72 and died by a self-inflicted rifle shot wound.
4066 20 Pfister Aloysius F 4-21-1959 Dec Tractor     Cause of Death was crushed chest from overturned farm tractor.
4058 42 Pfister Lenora C 6-5-1945 Dec A65 Heart     Death of valvular heart disease, age 65, 5'6" tall and 110 lbs.
4058 18 Phelps Fred 1-23-1944 Dec A45 Alcohol     Death by chronic alcoholism, age 45, 6" tall, 180 lbs, brown hair and blue eyes.
4006 20 Phelps Jenny Elnora 1935 DEC Burnt     Coroners Inquest Box # 6. Death by: Burnt.
4058 43 Phillips Claude 3-19-1947 Dec Accidental     Death by severe crushed injury of the chest, accidental. Age unknown.
4015 43 Phillips James Eli 10-17-1932 DEC Heart     Coroners Inquest Box # 15. Death by: Heart.
4047 40 Pierce C E 1971     Was Coroner's Box #22.
4021 23 Pierce Charles Cecil 8⁄19⁄1949 Dec Drowning     Coroners Inquest Box # 21. Death by: Accidental due to drowning as a result of swimming in the Ohio River.
4063 39 Pierson George W 1-24-1942 Dec Drown A76     Cause of death was accidental drowning age 76 while lying in a ditch at his home.
4008 5 Piffer Margaret     1927 DEC Stroke     Coroners Inquest Box # 8. Death by: Stroke.
4008 5 Piffer Margaret     1927 DEC Stroke     Coroners Inquest Box # 8. Death by: Stroke.
4007 20 Pike John 1-29-1907 DEC Natural A50     Coroners Inquest Box # 7. Death by: Natural causes. Age 50, 5'9" tall and 145 lbs (Colored) .
3012 34 Point Twp Jury 1836-1838Point DEC'D Lynn Joseph Point Twp Coroners inquest with jury. Deceased were: Joseph Lynn 1838, John Chapman 1838, J J Webber 1838, and unknown person deaths 1836 about.
4003 33 Polavish Tony   8-16-1930 DEC Wreck     Coroners Inquest Box # 3. Death by: Wreck in New Harmony on race track when auto colliding causing a broken neck.
4004 22 Ponds Adrian   1936 DEC Accide     Coroners Inquest Box # 4. Death by: Accident.
4086 32 Poppingo Vernon W 11-17-1964 Dec Fall Acc     Cause of death was fall from a scaffolding a distance of 68 feet. Multiple injuries.
4013 2 Powell George 7-23-1894 DEC Murder A30 BY Powell (wife) Coroners Inquest Box # 13. Death by: Murdered by wife, died of fractured skull. His wife beat him with a club, while he was attemping to cut her throat. Age abt 30, 5'6" tall and brown eyes.
4003 10 Powell Wm 3-23-1931 DEC Heart     Coroners Inquest Box # 3. Death by: Heart.- Pneumonia - Age 78 - Of Waverly, KY.
4066 21 Powers John Robert 12-4-1960 Dec Accidental     Cause of Death was accidental basal skull fracture.
4086 33 Price Billie 3-18-1925 Dec Griffin A4m     Cause of death was Griffin tornado received a broken neck age 4 mos 17 days.
4007 45 Procter Esther 7-14-1910 DEC Acc Drown     Coroners Inquest Box # 7. Death by: Drowned. Inquest held 17JUL1910.
4063 40 Pursell Meredith W 1-28-1944 Dec Heart A55     Cause of death was valvular heart disease, age 55, at home, 1017 E Water St, Mt Vernon, IN.