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LYON COUNTY, KANSAS

1860 Mortality Schedule





In 1860 Lyon County, Kansas consisted of the county of Breckenridge, and the northern part of Madison County. Madison County was later divided between Greenwood and Lyon Counties. It was on February 6, 1862 that the name of the Lyon County was official, and its boundary of 22 miles by 39 miles was set in 1864. These boundaries remain today.

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Madison County
Breckenridge County
Agnes City Township
Americus Township
Cahola Township
Emporia Township
Forest Hill Township
Freemont Township
Pike Township
Waterloo Township





MADISON COUNTY





NAME AGE MARITAL STATUS BIRTH PLACE MONTH OF DEATH OCCUPATION CAUSE OF DEATH DAYS OF ILLNESS
Bates, Julia M. 6 months blank Kansas August blank Ague 180
Brown, Virginia A. 1 blank Iowa July blank Summer complaint 7
Garrett, Martha C. 3 blank Missouri February blank Inflammation of spleen 90
Griffith, Mary 58 Widowed Illinois December blank Pneumonia 3
Hunt, Howard 60 Married Kentucky January Farmer Inflammation of bowels 240
Johnson, Harvey 56 Married Kentucky January Farmer Lung fever 9
King, Katherine 1 month blank Kansas January blank Fits blank
McCullough, Mary A. 23 Married Indiana January blank Congestion of brain 1
Updegraph, Louisa 50 Married Kentucky July blank Chronic 120
Wheeler, Ida Bell 1 blank Kansas October blank Dysentery 10




BRECKENRIDGE COUNTY

Agnes City Township

NAME AGE MARTIAL STATUS BIRTH PLACE MONTH OF DEATH OCCUPATION CAUSE OF DEATH DAYS OF ILLNESS
Berkel, William 26 Married Illinois September Farmer Dia 15
Dicks, Louise 4 months blank Kansas September blank Ague 20
Green, Ewel 23 blank Kentucky December Farmer Putrid sore throat blank
Hart, Harriet M. 6 months blank Kansas August blank Ague 30
Sewell, William P. 1 blank Kansas August blank Dia 8



Americus Township

NAME AGE MARTIAL STATUS BIRTH PLACE MONTH OF DEATH OCCUPATION CAUSE OF DEATH DAYS OF ILLNESS
Drake, Mary A. 1 month blank Kansas December blank blank 8
Eaton 1 month blank Kansas March blank Croup 1
Miller, Amos 48 Married Pennsylvania March blank Consumption 40
Stubbs, Betsy 27 Married Indiana March blank Childbirth 7
Swim, Lucina 3 blank Illinois April blank Pneumonia 14
Wright, Lydia 8 months blank Kansas November blank Fever blank



Cahola Township

NAME AGE MARTIAL STATUS BIRTH PLACE MONTH OF DEATH OCCUPATION CAUSE OF DEATH DAYS OF ILLNESS
O'Brien, Lydia 34 Married Nova Scotia July blank Lung fever 60
White 26 blank Illinois October blank Supposed to be murdered blank



Emporia Township

NAME AGE MARTIAL STATUS BIRTH PLACE MONTH OF DEATH OCCUPATION CAUSE OF DEATH DAYS OF ILLNESS
Barnes, Kansas 1 month blank Kansas September blank Putrid sore throat 12
Bronson, Cramer W. 30 Married Indiana August Farmer Consumption 15
Cash, Webster 3 blank Indiana January blank Fever blank
Clark, Aurilla 1 month blank Kansas June blank Brain fever 14
Cunningham, Ivenor 6 blank Missouri December blank Putrid sore throat 42
Gunkel, Henry 35 Married Indiana March blank Lung fever 5
Gunkel, Sarah 3 blank Missouri August blank Putrid sore throat 1
Hall, Datus 4 blank Iowa March blank Putrid sore throat 7
Harper, Louisa E. 4 blank Indiana December blank Yellow jaundice 3
Hart, Mary A. 5 months blank Kansas June blank Croup blank
Keith, John 1 blank Illinois October blank Putrid sore throat 21
Lang, Nancy 27 blank Kentucky January blank Milk leg 90
Logan, Mary E. 17 blank Indiana November blank Typhoid fever 42
Loyd, Susan R. 21 Married Massachusetts June blank Dropsy 2 yr.
McFadden, A.J. blank blank blank blank blank blank blank
Miller, Lavina E. 2 blank Kansas May blank Putrid sore throat 14
Moon, Levi 14 blank Indiana November blank Inflammation of bowels 9
Navlon, Elihu 44 blank North Carolina April Farmer Lung fever 5
Newlow, Olive 1 blank Kansas blank blank Typhoid fever 28
Pickett, William G. 4 blank North Carolina August blank CoCh 3
Pierce, Eliza A. 33 Married Pennsylvania March blank Consumption 28
Shenemar, Absolam 5 blank Pennsylvania October blank Rheumatism in throat 7
Wyatt, Jonathan D. 12 blank Indiana November blank Congestion of brain blank





Forest Hill Township

NAME AGE MARTIAL STATUS BIRTH PLACE MONTH OF DEATH OCCUPATION CAUSE OF DEATH DAYS OF ILLNESS
Armstrong, Kansas 1 blank Kansas November blank blank 6
Campbell, Sarah R. 11 blank Illinois August blank Putrid sore throat 5
Christ, Harriet 1 blank Kansas August blank Dia 7
Daggett, Elizabeth 57 Married New York September blank Coch 5
Filiner, Catherine 41 Married Germany October blank Flux 120
Hall, Edwin C. 1 blank Iowa February blank Fever 30
Loomis, Ephram H. 47 Married New York October Farmer Lung fever 30
Loomis, Melissa I. 2 months blank Kansas September blank Lung fever 3
Louze, George 1 blank Iowa September blank Inflammation of brain 30
Milburn, Louisa J. 3 blank Iowa March blank Putrid sore throat 14
Ogden, Caroline 2 month blank Kansas November blank Whooping cough 21
Pinkard, Kansas 11 days blank Kansas December blank Cold 4
Rima, Sarah 33 Married New York April blank Dropsy 240
Rimer, Loren 64 Married New York May Farmer Ague 7
Rinker, Emily 24 Married Ohio September blank Calomel 60
Saxton, Jane Z. 31 Married Pennsylvania December blank Consumption 4 years



Fremont Township

NAME AGE MARTIAL STATUS BIRTH PLACE MONTH OF DEATH OCCUPATION CAUSE OF DEATH DAYS OF ILLNESS
Little, William 11 blank Pennsylvania January blank Typhoid fever 120
Rosen, Henry 75 blank Germany July Farmer Ague 2
Stanley, Edward 1 month blank Kansas September blank blank 3



Pike Township

NAME AGE MARTIAL STATUS BIRTH PLACE MONTH OF DEATH OCCUPATION CAUSE OF DEATH DAYS OF ILLNESS
Davis, Alice 54 Widowed North Carolina August blank CoCh 14
Kirkendall, Mary E. 26 Married Ohio February blank Consumption 42
Malon, Martin L. 4 blank Iowa October blank Scalded blank
Moore, John 42 Married Pennsylvania March Clergyman-Miller Lung fever blank
Triggs, Sarah 40 blank Ohio August blank Dropsy 60
William, Rosanna 15 blank Ohio May blank Dropsy 90



Waterloo Township

NAME AGE MARTIAL STATUS BIRTH PLACE MONTH OF DEATH OCCUPATION CAUSE OF DEATH DAYS OF ILLNESS
Best, Ida 5 blank Wisconsin October blank Putrid sore throat 3
Brown, Andrew 26 blank Ohio September Black Smith Congestive fever 21
Courtney, George 31 Married Ohio October Farmer Killed by falling tree 15
Darall, Elizabeth 14 blank Missouri September blank Lung fever 8
Gates, James M. 40 Married Ohio February Farmer Lung fever 10
Manning, Joseph 20 blank Canada May Laborer Pneumonia 6
Stinson, Charles C. 4 blank Iowa May blank Killed by ox 1
Wells, Sarah R. 3 months blank Kansas March blank Mortification 1
West, Samuel R. 2 blank Wisconsin March blank Infl 2







1870 Lyon County Mortality Schedule

1880 Lyon County Mortality Schedule





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