The Great Influenza Pandemic of the Winter of 1918-1919

 

During the Great Influenza Pandemic of 1918-1919, over 550,000 people in the State of Louisiana died of Influenza.  During the five month period of September 1, 1918 to January 31, 1919, Tensas Parish had 136 people die.  While all of them might not have died of the flu, the vast majority of them did.  Millions more died around the world including over 8 million in Spain where it is believed to have started.

 
Name Death Date Estimated Birth Year Parish Age
Leana Diggs 2-Sep-18 1885 Tensas 33
Wilton Taylor 3-Sep-18 1907 Tensas 11
Dorsha Henderson 4-Sep-18 1867 Tensas 51
Mary Carter 7-Sep-18 1917 Tensas 1
Samuel Marks 7-Sep-18 1855 Tensas 63
Joseph Parker 7-Sep-18 1880 Tensas 38
Leo Parson 13-Sep-18 1917 Tensas 1
Alex Washington 17-Sep-18 1918 Tensas 0
George Skinner 21-Sep-18 1893 Tensas 25
Caroline Smith 25-Sep-18 1900 Tensas 18
Frank H. Bailey 26-Sep-18 1870 Tensas 48
Hirum Johnson 26-Sep-18 1872 Tensas 46
Lydia Bradshaw 27-Sep-18 1870 Tensas 48
Malem C. Mallory 27-Sep-18 1860 Tensas 58
Emma Wright 28-Sep-18 1888 Tensas 30
Jack Robison 29-Sep-18 1833 Tensas 85
N. A. Walton 30-Sep-18 1871 Tensas 47
Exoline Nelson 1-Oct-18 1908 Tensas 10
Henry Blunt 4-Oct-18 1897 Tensas 21
Maggie Millis 4-Oct-18 1883 Tensas 35
Magy Willis 4-Oct-18 1883 Tensas 35
Sidney Hardley 5-Oct-18 1890 Tensas 28
Lora Howard Monroe 5-Oct-18 1918 Tensas 0
Will Thomas 5-Oct-18 1890 Tensas 28
Childs 7-Oct-18 1918 Tensas 0
Childs 7-Oct-18 1918 Tensas 0
Edith Fulton 8-Oct-18 1880 Tensas 38
Brant Blue Lee 8-Oct-18 1898 Tensas 20
Neal Bordley 10-Oct-18 1846 Tensas 72
William Duncan Grisham 11-Oct-18 1846 Tensas 72
Emma Framon 12-Oct-18 1848 Tensas 70
Susie B. Smith 12-Oct-18 1883 Tensas 35
Margaret Brown 13-Oct-18 1892 Tensas 26
Louis White 13-Oct-18 1868 Tensas 50
Searles Haynes 14-Oct-18 1912 Tensas 6
James Bennett 15-Oct-18   Tensas  
Iza Evans 15-Oct-18 1899 Tensas 19
Joseph Henry 15-Oct-18 1915 Tensas 3
Henry Nelson 15-Oct-18 1844 Tensas 74
Cora Linsey Donall 17-Oct-18 1918 Tensas 0
Russell Mason 17-Oct-18 1916 Tensas 2
Peter Petty 18-Oct-18 1901 Tensas 17
Josephine Wesly 18-Oct-18 1853 Tensas 65
Martha Bishop 19-Oct-18 1891 Tensas 27
William Henry Davis 19-Oct-18 1866 Tensas 52
Jacob Parker 19-Oct-18 1872 Tensas 46
Clay Arta Cary 20-Oct-18 1917 Tensas 1
Richard Eusters Fulton 21-Oct-18 1882 Tensas 36
Roxie Dennis 22-Oct-18 1898 Tensas 20
Madison Griffin 22-Oct-18 1858 Tensas 60
Ben McDonald 22-Oct-18 1883 Tensas 35
Ruth Hyman 23-Oct-18 1888 Tensas 30
Georgia Elliott 24-Oct-18 1912 Tensas 6
Mary Wide 24-Oct-18 1897 Tensas 21
Andrew Marshall 25-Oct-18 1871 Tensas 47
Florene Toner 26-Oct-18 1918 Tensas 0
Florene Tower 26-Oct-18 1918 Tensas 0
George Clark 28-Oct-18 1890 Tensas 28
Andrew Jones 28-Oct-18 1892 Tensas 26
Collins 29-Oct-18 1918 Tensas 0
Dora Hyne 31-Oct-18 1899 Tensas 19
Lea Kinstra 1-Nov-18 1897 Tensas 21
Henry Nelson 1-Nov-18 1898 Tensas 20
Simon Stevenson 1-Nov-18 1900 Tensas 18
Nathan Bryant 2-Nov-18 1897 Tensas 21
Sallie Evans 4-Nov-18 1898 Tensas 20
Hannah Fox 4-Nov-18 1893 Tensas 25
Rena Adams 5-Nov-18 1883 Tensas 35
Susan Thomas 5-Nov-18 1848 Tensas 70
Ellen Bell 7-Nov-18 1845 Tensas 73
Earl Smith 7-Nov-18 1918 Tensas 0
Rosa Lee 9-Nov-18 1893 Tensas 25
Menerva Richardson 10-Nov-18 1896 Tensas 22
Liza Slatton 10-Nov-18 1880 Tensas 38
Julia Wiley 10-Nov-18 1843 Tensas 75
Viola Lewis 12-Nov-18 1913 Tensas 5
Irene Waits 12-Nov-18 1848 Tensas 70
Lula Kempe 14-Nov-18 1885 Tensas 33
Hearetta Ruffin 16-Nov-18 1844 Tensas 74
Frank Sulivan 16-Nov-18 1899 Tensas 19
Jonas Jones 17-Nov-18 1866 Tensas 52
Leona Jackson 18-Nov-18 1886 Tensas 32
Callie Johnson 18-Nov-18 1904 Tensas 14
Betsy Scott 21-Nov-18 1892 Tensas 26
Conestta Valenti 22-Nov-18 1892 Tensas 26
Willie Lee Johnston 24-Nov-18 1871 Tensas 47
Middleton Taylor 24-Nov-18 1901 Tensas 17
Allen Borden 26-Nov-18 1868 Tensas 50
Howard Johnson 26-Nov-18 1918 Tensas 2??
Ben Cage 27-Nov-18 1883 Tensas 35
Nina Lucas 27-Nov-18 1888 Tensas 30
Mary Smith 28-Nov-18 1830 Tensas 88
Prince Scott 30-Nov-18 1848 Tensas 70
Agee Young 30-Nov-18 1892 Tensas 26
Samuel Breckenridge 2-Dec-18 1885 Tensas 33
Eliza Trueman 2-Dec-18 1863 Tensas 55
Mattie Washington 2-Dec-18 1881 Tensas 37
Albert Ellis 3-Dec-18 1913 Tensas 5
Asberry Braxton 4-Dec-18 1910 Tensas 8
Dan Pine 4-Dec-18 1912 Tensas 6
Hozey Holmes 6-Dec-18 1907 Tensas 11
Mary Green 12-Dec-18 1828 Tensas 90
Bosa Dears 15-Dec-18 1892 Tensas 26
Joe Jones 15-Dec-18 1869 Tensas 49
Rosa Bordonaro 17-Dec-18 1865 Tensas 53
Rosa Young 24-Dec-18 1898 Tensas 20
Joseph Russom 2-Jan-19 1893 Tensas 26
Staves 3-Jan-19 1919 Tensas 0
Nathan Gilmore 6-Jan-19 1919 Tensas 0
Hester White 6-Jan-19 1879 Tensas 40
Fannie Corbett 7-Jan-19 1846 Tensas 73
Ailsey Lewis 8-Jan-19 1849 Tensas 70
Emma Moore 9-Jan-19 1886 Tensas 33
Polly Crage 10-Jan-19 1839 Tensas 80
Thomas Curtroy 10-Jan-19 1874 Tensas 45
Louis Mathews 10-Jan-19 1879 Tensas 40
Garland Smith 10-Jan-19 1855 Tensas 64
Charles Rowan Smith 11-Jan-19 1919 Tensas 0
Mattie Ruffin 12-Jan-19 1856 Tensas 63
James Weeks 12-Jan-19 1873 Tensas 46
Sandy Bates 15-Jan-19 1844 Tensas 75
James Wicks 15-Jan-19 1873 Tensas 46
Albert Southern 17-Jan-19 1852 Tensas 67
Henry Waits 20-Jan-19 1847 Tensas 72
Isabelle Blume 21-Jan-19 1874 Tensas 45
Emma Berry 22-Jan-19 1881 Tensas 38
Rosello Bland 22-Jan-19 1889 Tensas 30
Elizabeth Johnson 23-Jan-19 1916 Tensas 3
Bell Gadison 25-Jan-19 1844 Tensas 75
Patents Evans 26-Jan-19 1860 Tensas 59
Carrie B. Jackson 26-Jan-19 1902 Tensas 17
Courtney Bird 27-Jan-19 1910 Tensas 9
Elnora Broms 27-Jan-19 1899 Tensas 20
Antonio Bruno 29-Jan-19 1867 Tensas 52
Henry Maits 30-Jan-19 1847 Tensas 72
Lisay Swanson 30-Jan-19 1889 Tensas 30

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