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1870 Census Mortality Schedule

"1870 Federal Census, Schedule 2.- Persons who Died during the year ending 1st June, 1870, in the County of Cass, State of Nebraska, enumerated by me,?--------?"

Transcribed from "Federal Non-Population Decennial Census Schedules for Nebraska," National Archives Microfilm Publications, Call No. T1128, Roll 3. Transcription by Wendy J. Anderson.

Original Enumeration Columns
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 1st June, 1870,whose usual place of abode at the time of death was in this family.
Description (columns 3-6)
3 - Age last birth-day. If under one year, give months in fractions
4 - Sex
5 - Color - White, Black, Mulatto, Chinese, Indian (all those enumerated on this schedule were listed as white.)
6 - Married or Widowed .
7 - PLACE OF BIRTH Naming the State, Territory, or Country of the U.S. or the country if of foreign birth.
PARENTAGE (columns 8 and 9)
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.

KEY- Please note that each entry extends down 2 rows.

  • Row 1:
    • - Name of deceased
    • - A-Sx-MS: Age - Sex - Marital Status; "marr"= married, "wid"=widowed (If neither the space was left blank and is here indicated by -0)
    • - PoB: Place of Birth
    • - Par: Parentage; x - x = father of foreign birth - mother of foreign birth
    • - Occupation
    • - Prec : HH# Precinct and household number where enumerated on the regular Population Schedule
  • Row 2:
    • - Month of Death: standard abbreviations are used
    • - Cause of Death: written as found on schedule

For definitions of many of the illnesses cited, visit The Olive Tree'sGlossary of Disease

Name A-Sx-MS PoB Par Occup. Prec : HH#
MoD Cause of Death
Ackerson, Alling 18y-?-0 Sweden 1-1   PP : 51
June Consumption
Allen, Henry C. 2y-m-0 Neb.     LIB : 17
Mar. Scarlet Fever
Allen, Joseph 5m-m-0 Neb.     LIB : 17
Mar. Scarlet Fever
Barnes, Nancy 1y-f-0 IA     LIB : 80
June scalded to death
Beard, George 22y-m-0 Va.   Farm Laborer  AV : 69
Apr. Rickets
Boeck, George 2y-m-0 Neb. 1-1   RB : 75
Nov. Carabropina Fever
Burton, Hitts 11m-m-0 Neb.     PLM : 23
May Congestion of Lungs
Cameron, E. R. C.* 1d-m-0 ?? 1-1    PLM : 85
Aug. Still Born*
Canady, Riley 50y-m-marr Ind.   Farmer  AV : 90
July Heart disease
Carpenter, Andrew 41y-m-marr. Va.   Laborer  PLM : 170
Oct. [Bilious] Colic
Chamberlain, George 2y-m-0 ?     PLM : 51
Feb. Measles
Clemmons, Elizabeth 21y-f-0 Iowa 1-1  school teacher  RB : 34
Oct. Acute Dropsy
Cole, Oren R. 4y-m-0 IA     RB : 85
July scarlet fever
Connor, Charles 14y-m-0 OH     OP : 27
? Lung Fever
Connor, Ida 10y-f-0 OH     OP : 27
Feb. Lung Fever
Copple, George 1m-m-0 Neb.     LIB : 51
Aug. convulsions spasms
Crabtree, Emily 42y-f-marr Conn.   Keeping house  EMG : 25
Sep. Childbirth
Crocker, Lindell L. 19y-m-0 Pa.   Surveyor  PLM : 15-?-
Sep. Killed by Sioux Indian
Cummins, Ernest 02y-m-0 Neb.     PP : 50
Feb. Measles
Dulanty, Mary Jane 10m-f-0 Wis.     PLM : 30
Dec. Lung Fever
Edmundson, Francis 1y-m-0 IA     LIB : 67
Oct. Croup
Egan, Sarah 38y-f-marr Ireland 1-1  Keeping house  PLM : 280
May Inflammation of bowels
Ferree, Anne 51y-f-marr. PA   keeping house  PP : 18
Mar. Apoplexy
Freeman, Ines 3y-f-0 Neb.     LIB : 55
Jul. Scarlet Fever
Garrett, Sarah 19y-f-0 Ohio   At Home  SC : 83
Feb. Typhoid Fever
Goos, George 7y-m-0 Schleswig 1-1    PLM : 274
May Poisened by wild berries
Griffith, Esther 2m-f-0 Neb.     AV : 69
Aug. Inflammation of Bowels
Guider, Ida 2y-f-0 Wis.     SB : 60
Mar. Consumption
Hicks, Mary 30y-f-marr England 1-1  Keeping house  PLM : 313
Jan. Consumption
Hobbs, Lilly 0-f-0 Neb.     RB : 94
Oct. stillborn
Hobbs, Myrtle 0-f-0 Neb.     RB : 94
Oct. stillborn
Irish, William W. 33y-m-marr. Vt.   Pastry Cook  PLM : 145
Nov. [Suicide by shooting] Fire Arms
Jones, Della 1y-f-0 Neb.     LIB : 10
Apr. Scarlet Fever
Jones, Louisa 10y-f-0 Neb.     LIB : 72
Aug. Brain Inflam of
Jones, Nancy 4y-f-0 Neb.     LIB : 72
June Brain Inflam of
Juda, Amanda 2y-f-0 Mo 1-1    PLM : 147
May Scarlet Fever
Juda, Samuel 8m-m-0 Mo 1-1    PLM : 149
May Scarlet Fever
Latta, Jane 70y-f-wid. PA 1-0    RB : 122
Dec. [Bilious] Colic
Latta, Letitia 35y-f-marr. PA   keeping house  RB : 8-?-
Feb. childbirth
Lazenby, Emily A. 31y-f-marr. Ind.   keeping house  PLM : 115
Feb. Consumption
Leach, Sarah Ida ---f-0 Neb.     PLM : 38
Jan. stillborn
Levy, Harris L. 42y-m-marr. Poland 1-1  Farmer  LOU : 114
Aug. Killed by Indians
Lynn, F. E. 2y-m-0 Neb.     AV : 6
Mar. Scarlet Fever
Martin, Nelson 11y-m-0 Penn.     SC : 77
June Fever
McChord, Elizabeth 87y-f-wid. VA     RB : 1-?-6
Feb. General Debility
McIntosh, Lucia 21y-f-0 Ohio     PLM : 170
Mar. Jaundice
Merton, William 39-m-marr. OH   farmer  OP : 36
Mar Lung Fever
Murphy, Margt. 32y-f-marr N.Y. 1-0  Keeping house  PLM : 253
Nov. Consumption
Murphy, Margt. ?m-f-0 Neb. 1-0    PLM : ???
Mar. Measles
Peak, Mary 43y-f-marr. NY 1-1  keeping house  PP : 19
Nov. Typhoid Fever
Pierce, Lewis P. 26y-m-0 Vt.   Farmer  PLM : 18
Feb. Pulmonary Consumption
Pocock, John 3m-m-0 Neb.     RB : 28
Feb. Cholera Infantum
Quaid, Catherine 16y-f-0 Wis. 1-1  At Home   PLM : 263
Jan. Hemmorhage of Lungs
Richardson, Amanda 1y-f-0 Neb.     EMG : 61
Aug. Congestion of Lungs
Roden, Lilly 8m-f-0 Neb.     MTP : 48
Apr. Lung Disease
Ruffner, Peter A. 56y-m-wid. Va.   Farmer  PLM : 125
May Consumption
Schlantz, Frederick 56y-m-marr. Prussia 1-1  Farmer  LOU : 12
Sep. Diabetes
Shaffer, Frederick 78y-m-wid Va.   Farmer  PLM : 383
Oct. [Fits] Convulsions
Shera, Joseph C. A. 11y-m-0 Ireland 1-1    RB : 50
Mar. Acute Rheumatism
Sibert, Susan 26y-f-marr VA     OP : 26
March Measles
Smith, W. A. 34y-m-marr. ?   sea captain  PP : 27
Feb. Accidentally shot by Firearms
Snyder, Abraham 72y-m-marr. VA   farmer  PP : 59
Apr. Heart Disease
Spires, Leonard 8m-m-0 Neb. 1-0    PLM : 137
Feb. Lung Fever
Stafford, Elisha 49y-m-marr. Va.   farmer  TIP : 70
Oct. Dropsy
Stattler, Emma 6y-f-0 Neb.     AV : 3
Apr. Scarlet Fever
Sullivan, Thomas A 02y-m-0 Neb.     RB : 4
June Lung Fever
Thomas, Wm. L. 38y-m-marr Ohio   Daguerrean Artist  SB : ??
Aug. Disease of Liver
Tucker, Sonora 10m-f-0 Neb.     PLM : 57
Mar. Inflamation of Brain
Tutt, Edwin G. 4y-m-0 Neb.     PLM : 125
Oct. Typhoid Fever
Tutt, Grace E. 3m-f-0 Neb.     PLM : 125
Apr. Disease of Lungs
Wiles, Malcolm 02y-m-0 Neb.     PP : 67
Oct. Paralysis

*Remarks at bottom of enumeration page read: "E.R.C. Cameron was born prematurely in consequence of an accident on the R.R. and survived but one day.


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