1832
CHOLERA EPIDEMIC
PATERSON, NJ

Annita Zalenski

The Industrial Revolution brought about great improvements in transportation and communication, but at the same time increased the misery of the thousands of people who fled to the cities to work in the growing number of mills and factories. The poor, cramped, unsanitary living conditions of workers caused infectious diseases to spread quickly and easily; however, doctors at that time had no idea as to what caused epidemics. They usually blamed epidemics such as cholera on poverty and "miasma" (bad air.)

Cholera had festered along the Ganges River in India for centuries. In 1817, an outbreak occurred at India’s traditional Kumbh festival. Pilgrims from all over the country had attended the festival. When the participants returned to their homes they carried cholera back to their regions. The death toll was astonishing; reportedly 20,000 of the 50,000 pilgrims died, and the imperial British army experienced 10,000 fatalities among its troops. Cholera soon spread along trade routes and sailed from port to port on infected ships. By 1831, it had reached England. Cholera then struck Irish ports and headed for the United States on the cramped ships that carried tens of thousands of poor immigrants in search of a better life.

Americans knew that cholera was raging throughout Europe, but many believed that they would be spared because the Atlantic stood between them and the "Old World." They were sadly mistaken. In 1832, the epidemic reached New York City. It spread quickly and killed with stunning swiftness. The symptoms were extreme diarrhea, sharp muscular cramps, vomiting, and fever. Death often occured within 12 to 24 hours. Fearful residents of Paterson knew that it would not be long before the disease found its way to their city. They began to prepare.

The following extract from "Records of the Township of Paterson, New Jersey, 1832-1851, With laws Relating to the Township: Extracts from Contemporary Newspapers, and Notes," compiled and edited by William Nelson, 1895, relates the concerted effort made by Patersonians to thwart the spread of cholera.

"At a special meeting of the Inhabitants of the Township of Paterson convened at the house of Platt Rogers on Thursday 28th June, James W. King was Chosen Moderator. The object of the Town meeting was stated by the Town Clerk to be for the purpose of raising & appropriating a fund for the Cleansing of Streets, Nicholas Smith Esq addressed the meeting but was interrupted, by the noise & Clamor & it being impossible to restore silence the town Clerk retired amid the Confusion, whereupon the Town Committee, Resolved to hold a meeting for the purpose aforesaid on Saturday July 7th at the same time and place.

J M Crismond Town Clerk

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At a special meeting of the Inhabitants of the Township of Paterson convened at the house of Platt Rogers, on Saturday July 7th – 1832 – John Colt Esq was Chosen Moderator. On motion it was, Resolved, That the proceedings of the meeting be conducted by ballot. A motion was then made & Seconded. That the sum of Three Hundred Dollars be raised & appropriated to Cleansing the streets and on Balloting, there was a large majority in favor of raising the above specified sum of $300 – by assessment to be laid out as the Town Committee should direct (in the Town) and rendering the Condition of the Town as salubrious & safe as possible against the dreaded approach of the Cholera.

J M Crismond Town Clerk

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At a meeting of the Town committee held at Platt Rogers Congress House on Monday the 16th July 1832, the following resolutions was unanimously adoped vis

Resolved, That the Town Committee deem it expedient to resolve themselves into a Board of Health for the Town of Paterson.

Resolved, That the Board request Jno. Colt Danl Holsman, Horatio Moses, David Reid, & Brant Van Blarcom Esqs. to cooperate with them & to compose a part of the Board of Health.

Resolved, That John Colt Esq be appointed President and J. M. Crismond Sec’y of said Board of Health.

Resolved, That the Physicians of the Town be requested to make reports daily to the Board of the state of health of the inhabitants of Paterson.

Resolved, That a Committee of three be appointed to wait on the Physicians & request their aid & Cooperation in carrying the foregoing resolution into effect, & that N. Smith, B M Haggerty & Danl Holsman be that Committee.

Resolved, That 2 of the Board of Health be a quorum to receive reports from the Physicians and lay them before the President.

Resolved, That the Board of Health meet (without Compensation) daily at 12 O’Clock, M, at Platt Rogers to receive reports from the Physicians.

Resolved, That the Committee appointed to wait on the Physicians ascertain from them if there has been a case or cases of malignant Cholera within the Town, and to publish the result of their Enquiries immediately.

Resolved, That the Board of Health report to the Public three times each week.

Resolved, That the Proceedings of this meeting be published in the Paterson Intelligencer & Paterson Courier.

J M Crismond Town Clerk

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At a Town meeting of the Inhabitants of the Township of Paterson held in front of the house of Platt Rogers on Friday 31st Augt. 1832 John Colt Esq was Chosen Moderator. The Town committee submitted the following

-Report-

The Town Committee in advance of the fatal epidemic which has for some time past prevail’d in the Town, and which still continues its ravages to an alarming extent called a meeting of the Township for the purpose of raising funds for cleansing the streets &c from impurities as would tend to augment its violence & spread its destructive power. The sum authorized to be raised was Three Hundred dollars which has been expended, together with an additional sum for purposes connected with the Calamity which has befallen us and which are detailed in the subjoined Statement,:-

The Town Committee aware of the serious responsibility resting on them in the present emergency, formed themselves into a Board of Health, and invited several of our respectable citizens to cooperate with them in their duties, and are happy to announce not only their acceptance of the unpleasant office, but a most faithful discharge of the duties incident thereto without a fee or reward - It immediately became apparent to them that the funds rais’d by the Town were altogether inadequate to meet the expenses which are Consequent upon the disease. A Hospital for the sick has been built, good nurses provided, persons employ’d to bury the dead &c &c. The destitute & distress’d are becoming so numerous that the Poor House is insufficient to contain them, so that supplies have to be furnish’d them at their own dwellings. An increas’d sum, to be rais’d by the Town, has therefore, become absolutely necessary. The amount which will be requisite they are unable to state, as the duration of the devastating influence of the Cholera is uncertain; but would respectfully recommend to their Fellow Citizens to give power to the Town Committee to raise such an amount as they with the Concurrence of the Board of Health may deem proper. The Board would further most earnestly recommend, that a liberal per diem allowance by made to Nicholas Smith Esq for his services, which are by the Board deem’d invaluable, and which they think must be obvious to all - He has relinquish’d the business of his Office, as his services are in constant requisition for the purpose of attending to duties which are paramount to all others - visiting the sick, relieving the distress’d & burying the dead.

Building the hospital, attendance of Nurses & other necessary

expenditures $763.17

Received from Treasurer of Town Committee $290

Received of N. R. Teerheune for attendance

at Hospital & burial of Slave 10

Received from Cors. Van Winkle for do 20 320.--

Deficit $443.17

On motion it was resolved; unanimously, that the report be accepted.

Resolved, That the Town Committee be authorized, to raise such an amount of money as the exigencies of the town may require.

Resolved, That Four Dollars a day be allow’d to Nicolas Smith Esq for his services while in the employ of the Board of Health.

Resolved, That the present Board of Health be continued.

Resolved, That in consequence of the absence of James King Esq. and Henry Decker, overseers of the Poor, John Kear & John Brown be Overseers of the Poor in their place -

Resolved, Unanimously, that the thanks of this meeting be tendered to the Board of Health for their services.

J M Crismond Town Clerk"

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PATERSON DEATH LIST
July 5, 1832
to
October 14 1832

In 1832, Rev. Samuel Fisher was the pastor of the Paterson Presbyterian Church, in Paterson. On June 18, 1824, Fisher took a census of Paterson. Then on succeeding July fourths of 1825, 1827, 1829, and 1832, took four more separate census returns and made public his findings. He also recorded all deaths that occurred in the city from July 5, 1832 to December 31, 1833. These records are invaluable for Paterson genealogical researchers.

Listed below are all deaths that occurred in Paterson during the cholera epidemic of 1832. After October 14th, there were no recorded deaths due to either "Malignant Cholera" or "Cholera Infantum."

In addition to recording name, address, age, cause of death, and other pertinent information, Rev. Fisher also noted the religious affiliation of each decedent with the following letters:

C. Catholic
P. Presbyterian
B. Baptist
R.D. Reformed Dutch
Ep. Episcopalian R.P.
Reformed Presbyterian
M. Methodist

(Rev. Fisher recorded these events chronologically as they occurred;
however, in this compilation the entries are arranged alphabetically. )

_____, Christiana August 12th. Christiana, a coloured woman. Godwin Street. Aged 45 years. She had been affected with a bowel complaint about 2 weeks. She was taken violently with Malignant cholera at 7 OClock P.M. August 11th & died about 2 OClock A.M. August 12th. Of temperate habits. R.D.

_____, Sarah July 13th. Sarah, a coloured woman. Washington St. About 55 years old. She had been from New York about a week, was seized with Malignant Cholera, Friday Night July 13th & died before morning. Of Intemperate habits. This was the first Decided case of Malignant Cholera in Paterson. R.D.

Ackerman, August 27th. Elizabeth, wife of David Ackerman. Godwin Elizabeth St. Aged 49 years. She was taken with Malignant Cholera August 22d obtained some relief, but was taken bad August 24th & died at 1 OClock A.M. August 27th. Of Temperate habits. R.D.

Ackerman, David August 18th. David Ackerman. Godwin St.; aged 54 years. Taken with malignant Cholera August 18th at 2 OClock P.M. and died at 10 OClock P.M. Same day. He had a bowel complaint several weeks previously. Of Intemperate habits. R.D.

Ackerman, (infant) August 27th. Infant Daughter of James Ackerman; aged 1 week. N. Manchester. Cholera Infantum. R.D.

Ackerman, John October 7th. John Henry, Son of Richard Ackerman. Henry Parke St.; aged 7 months. Decay. Died Oct. 7th 1832. R.D.

Arlington, Aaron September 12th. Aaron son of Thomas Arlington. Bridge St.; aged 2 years. Disease Cholera Infantum. M.

Arlington, Thomas September 9th. Thomas Arlington. Bridge St.; aged 37 years. Taken with malignant cholera at 7 OClock P.M. Sept 8th & died at 1 O’Clock P.M. Sept 9th. Had previously to the attack eaten freely of Apples & green vegetables. Of very intemperate habits. M.

Bale, Elizabeth September 4th. Elizabeth, Daughter of Wm Bale. Elm St.; aged 3 years. Taken with malignant Cholera, Sept 3rd at 1 OClock P.M. & died Sept 4th at 10 OClock P.M. P.

Barker, Issabella August 31st. Issabella, Daughter of Matahew Barker. Cross St. Aged 6 weeks. Died August 31st. Cholera Infantum. C.

Barret, Margaret September 27th. Margaret Barret; aged 45 years. Consumption. C.

Beach, Stephen August 29th. Stephen Beach, Elm St. Aged 42 years. Taken with Malignant Cholera at 3 OClock A.M. August 29th & died at 3 Oclock P.M. Same day. Had a bowel complaint about 2 weeks previously. P.

Bean, James October 5th. James, Son of James Bean. Prospect St.; aged 3 months. Cholera Infantum. P.

Benjamin, Sarah September 17th. Sarah, Daughter of Charles Benjamin. John St.; aged 2 1/2 years. Disease, Dissenterry. M.

Blakely, Henry August 26th. Henry, Son of William Blakely. Cross St. Aged 21 Months. Taken with Malignant Cholera August 20th & died at 2 OClock P.M. August 26. R.D.

Boardman, Thomas August 30th. Thomas Boardman. Main St. Boarded with Mr. Park. Aged 24 years. Taken with Malignant Cholera at 2 OClock A.M. August 30th & died at 1 OClock P.M. Same day. Of Temperate habits; no premonitory symtoms. Attributed his illness to earing freely of Apple pye, with Mr Park the preceeding day. Infidel.

Boyd, James August 14th. James Boyd, a nurse child of Mrs. Cor’l Cooper. New Manchester; aged 5 months. Sick about 5 weeks, Cholera Infantum. R.D.

Brady, James August 27th. James, Son of Owen Brady. Bloomfield road. Aged 7 years. Taken with malignant Cholera Sabbath afternoon August 26th & died early Monday morning 27th. C.

Broadhurst, James August 28th. James Broadhurst. Passaic St. Aged 31 years. He had a bowel complaint in the Morning of August 28. Taken down with Malignant Cholera at 1 OClock P.M. & died Same day at 11 O’Clock P.M. August 28th. Temperate Drinker. P.

Brower, William September 28th. William Brower. Van Houten St.; aged 73 years. Intemperance. R.D.

Burchill, George October 2nd. George Burchill. Congress St.; aged 35 years. Intenperance. P.

Burges, Shadrach August 22nd. Shadrach Burges. Coloured man, attendant at the hospital, aged 35 years. Taken with malignant cholera at 3 O’lock P.M August 22d & died Same day about 10 OClock P.M. Dined freely upon green Corn, of rather intemperate habits. R.D.

Burnet, Alpheus July 5th. Alpheus, Son of David Burnet in Van Houten St. Died July 5th; aged 20 months. Dropsy in the head. P.

Burnside, Samuel September 3rd. Samuel, Son of Robert Burnside. Congress St.; aged 23 months. Cholera Infantum, with worms. Sick 3 months. P.

Casey, Patrick July 29th. Patrick Casey, aged about 49 years. Cross St. Was taken with Malignant Cholera, July 28th, while at work on the railroad, on the meadow, near the Hackensack river; was brought to the Hospital in Paterson about 4 OClock P.M. & died on the 29th July at 2 OClock A.M. He had bowel compaint before he was taken down. Very Intemperate. C.

Chamton, Martha August 23rd. Martha, wife of James Chamton. N. Manchester. Aged 49 years. Died of Malignant Cholera at 5 O’Clock P.M. August 23d. Intemperate & very imprudent. R.P.

Coleman, Margaret August 8th. Margaret, Daughter of David Coleman. New Manchester. Aged 4 weeks. Cholera Infantum. C.

Collet, John July 25th. John Eugene, son of Mark W. Collet. Mill St. Eugene Aged 6 Months. Dropsy in head. Ep.

Concklin, Lucy October 11th. Lucy, Daughter of Prince Concklin (Coloured child). Parke St.; aged 4 weeks. Cholera Infantum. R.D.

Conroy, James September 19th. James, Son of Edward Conroy. White Alley; aged 1 year. Cholera Infantum. C.

Cook, Francis August 14th. Francis Cook. Godwin St.; aged 56 years. He was taken with Diarhea Tuesday Morning August 14th about noon, commenced vomiting & had severe cramps in his limbs, at 5 OClock rice water discharges & shrivelled skin. Died at 9 Oclock P.M. Same day. Of Intemperate habits. R.D.

Corwin, Phebe September 28th. Phebe Jane, Daughter of Gilbert Corwin. Jane Elm St. Aged 16 months. Cholera Infantum. R.D.

Cosgrove, (Child) August 19th. A Son of Wd Nancy Cosgrove. Parke St.; aged 8 years. Taken with malignant Cholera, August 19th & died the same day. C.

Cosgrove, (Child) August 19th. A daughter of Widow Nancy Cosgrove. Parke St.; aged between 1 & 2 years. Taken with malignant cholera August 19th and died same day. C.

Cosgrove, Nancy August 20th. Widow Nancy Cosgrove. Parke St.; aged 40 years. Taken with malignant Cholera, Sabbath night August 19th & died Monday August 20th. Of Intemperate habits. C.

Coulter, Hannah September lst. Widow Hannah Coulter. Boudinot St.; aged 77 years. Died Sept. lst. Decay. P.

Courter, Sarah August 17th. Sarah, wife of John Courter. Fair St.; aged 46 years. She was taken with malignant Cholera about noon August 16th & between 12 & 1 OClock August 17th. She had been previously affected with bowel a complaint. Of Temperate habits. T.D.

Creighton, Henry August 14th. Henry, Son of John Creighton. Parke St.; age 9 years. He was taken with malignant Cholera, about 6 OClock A.M. August 14th & died about 4 OClock P.M. same day. Ep.

Creighton, James August 18th. James, Son of George Creighton. Parke St.; aged 6 weeks. Taken Friday August 17th & died Saturday August 18th at 10 OClock P.M. Symtoms much like Malignant Cholera. Ep.

Creighton, August 11th. Josephine, wife of John Creighton. Parke Josephine St.; aged 24 years. She was put to bed about 6 weeks before her death; had been affected with a bowel complaint, something resembling dissenterry about 4 weeks. She was taken with Malignant Cholera Saturday August 11th had rice water evacuations, died in 5 hours from the time she was taken down. Of temperate habits. Ep.

Crompton, John August 2nd. John, Son of John Crompton. Cross St. Aged 15 months. Disease, Cholera Infantum. Ep.

Cundell, Henry August 24th. Henry, Son of William Cundell. Broadway. Aged 7 weeks. Died August 24th with Dropsy in the head, attended with bowel complaint. Ep.

Decker, Richard September 24th. Richard, Son of Daniel B. Decker. Magee Alley; aged 17 years. Dissenterry. P.

Deven, James September 7th. James Deven. Passaic St.; aged 36 years. Taken with Malignant Cholera, Sept. 6th at 12 OClock M.night & died at 7 OClock A.M. Sept 7th . Temperate Drinker. C.

Donaldson, August 26th. Elizabeth, Daughter of Andrew Donaldson. Elizabeth Aged 13 years. Elm St. Taken with malignant Cholera August 26th at 8 O’Clock A.M. & died Same day at 10 OClock P.M. She had been previously of very costive habit. R.P.

Donaven, Daniel September 26th. Daniel, Son of Daniel Donaven. Boudinot St.; aged 2 years. Dissenterry. C.

Downs, William August 19th. Wm , Son of Alexander Downs. Mill Street; aged 14 months. Died of Dropsy in the head. August 19th. P.

Dunn, Charles August 21st. Charles Dunn. Congress St.; aged 57 years. Taken with malignant cholera August 19th & died August 21st at 8 OClock P.M. Of intemperate habits. C.

Durie, Charity August 23rd. Charity, wife of David Durie. Parke St.; aged 57 years. Taken with malignant Cholera, at 9 Oclock P.M. August 22d & died at 4 OClock P.M., August 23d. Of temperate habits; had no Phisician till the morning of the 23d. R.D.

Dykeman, Ellen August 22nd. Ellen, wife of Garret Dykeman. New Manchester. Aged 30 years. Taken with malignant cholera In the afternoon August 21st & died at 9 OClock A.M. August 22d. Of temperate habits. R.D.

Egan, Edmond August 5th. Edmond, Son of Widow Catharine Egan. Marshall St. Aged 4 years & 9 months. Cholera Infantum. Sick 9 days. C.

Elliot, Ann August 20th. Anne wife of George Elliot. Marshall St.; aged 42 years. Confined 4 weeks with Dissentery, Died August 20th. C.

Ellisson, Eliza August 18th. Eliza, wife of John Ellison. Cross St.; aged 17 years. Taken with malignant Cholera, at 10 OClock A.M. August 18th & died at 11 OClock P.M. Same day. She had eaten freely of Green Apples the day She was taken sick. R.D.

Fanning, Catharine September 16th. Widow Catharine Fanning. Elm St.; aged 59 years. Died of Dissenterry. Sept 16th. P.

Flaherty, James July 27th. James Flaherty, aged about 40 years. Marshal St. Left New York July 23d, went to Newark & Orange Selling Baskets. Came to Paterson July 27th, was unwell with a bowel complaint in the morning; was violently Seized with Malignant Cholera about noon & died at 5 OClock P.M. Same day. Of Intermperate Habits. C.

Foley, Edward July 5th. Edward Foley, at the Poor house. Died July 5th. Disease Lues Veneria. About 21 years of age. Intemperate. C.

Foley, Nancy July 18th. Nancy Foley, aged 21 years. 7 weeks from Ireland; former habits not known. She left New York July 16th arrived at Paterson at night. She was attacked with Malignant Cholera, July 18th at 4 OClock A.M. & died same day at 4 OClock P.M. in Cross St. under the New Market. C.

Forsythe, Catharine September 6th. Daughter of George Forsythe; at the Poor house. Aged 9 months. Died Sept 6th 1832. Cholera Infantum. P.

Forsythe, George August 13th. George Forsythe. Ryerson St.; aged about 39 years. Taken with Malignant Cholera 8 OClock August 12th & died about 3 OClock P.M. August 13th. Of very intemperate habits. P.

Freeland, David A. August 14th. David A. Freeland. Division St.; aged 46 years. Had been Several days affected with bowel complaint; was taken at the little falls with Maligant Cholera August 14th; attempted to come home & died on the road the same night. Of very intemperate habits. R.D.

Freeland, James August 20th. James, son of Thomas Freeland. New Manchester. Aged 2 years. He had a bowel complaint Several weeks; was taken with malignant Cholera, monday morning August 20th & died at 6 OClock P.M. the Same day. R.D.

Freeland, Jude August 17th. Jude, Freeland, a Coloured woman. New Manchester. Aged about 50 years. Taken with malignant cholera at 1 OClock A.M. & died at 9 OClock P.M. August 17th. She had been previously affected with a bowel complaint. Of temperate habits. R.D.

Freeland, Thomas August 18th. Thomas, Son of Thomas Freeland a coloured man. New Manchester; aged about 8 years. Taken Suddenly with malignant cholera, at 9 OClock A.M. August 18th & died at 11 OClock P.M. Same day. R.D.

Freeland, Thomas August 20th. Thomas Freeland. New Manchester, a coloured man. Aged 45 years. Had the measles about 6 weeks before his death. Ttaken with symtoms of malignant Cholera, monday August 20th & died about noon Same day; had been affected with something like disenterry for Some time previously to his death. (Doubtful case) Moderate drinker. R.D.

Fisher, John August 31st. John, Son of Dennis Fisher. Cross St.; aged 2 1/2 years. Died August 31st. Worms. C.

Gallagher, Andrew September 3rd. Andrew Gallagher. Prospect St.; aged 45 years. Taken with malignant Cholera Sept 3d at 1 OClock A.M. & died 1/2 past 7 O’Clock A.M. Same day. Of Intemperate habits. C.

Garrabrant, August 28th. Elizabeth, Daughter of Daniel Garrabrant. Elizabeth Cross St. Aged 2 years. She had the measles about the lst of June. This was followed with bowel complaint. Died August 28th of Cholera Infantum. R.D.

Garrabrant, Levi July 23rd. Levi, son of John Garrabrant. Turnpike. Aged 15 months. Cholera Infantum. R.D.

Graham, David August 29th. David, Son of Archibald Graham. Broadway. Aged 2 years & two Months. Taken with malignant Cholera at 1 OClock P.M. August 29th & died the same evening. P.

Godwin, Alfred August 27th. Alfred, son of Caleb M. Godwin. Died at New Prospect. Aged 22 years. Consumption. P.

Hadcroft, George August 15th. George Hadcroft. New Manchester; aged 42 years. Taken with pain in the bowels about 10 OClock A.M. August 14th. About 11 OClock P.M. taken down with malignant cholera, & died at 9 OClock A.M. August

15th. Of very intemperate habits. P.

Hadcroft, Mary August 15th. Mary wife of George Hadcroft. New Manchester; aged 34 years. Taken with Malignant cholera at 3 OClock A.M. August 15th & died at 1 OClock P.M. Same day. Drank ardent Spirits, but not intemperately. M.

Hammond, David August 19th. David Hammond. Fair St.; aged 50 years. Taken with bowel complaint August 17th on the 18th became bad with malignant Cholera & died August 19th at half past 11 OClock A..M. Of intemperate habits. R.D.

Hodson, Sarah August 22nd. Sarah, wife of James Hodson. Bridge St.. Aged 35 years. Taken with malignant cholera at 6 OClock P.M. August 20th & died at 8 OClock A.M. August 22d, had bowel compaint for several days. Of Temperate habits. B.

Hopper, Rachel August 22nd. Widow Rachel Hopper. New Manchester; aged 65 years. Taken with malignant cholera, at 9 OClock A.M. August 22d & died Same day at 1/2 past 7 OClock P.M. Of Temperate habits. R.D.

Hopper, William July 12th. William, Son of Andrew G. Hopper. Godwin St. Aged 14 months. Cholera Infantum. R.D.

Howard, Eliza Jane September 15th. Eliza Jane, Daughter of John Howard. Jersey St.; aged 11 Months. Scalled by oversetting a kettle of Boiling water. Died in a few hours after the accident. M.

Hunter, John August 22nd. John Hunter. Turnpike; aged 52 years. Taken with Malignant cholera, at 10 OClock P.M. August 21st, & died at 11 A.M. August 22d. A temperate Drinker. R.P.

Hurley, Ellen August 18th. Ellen, Daughter of Randal Hurley. New Manchester. Aged 5 years. Taken with malignant Cholera August 17th & died at 10 OClock P.M. August 18th. C.

Ide, Jesse September 13th. Jesse Ide. Bridge St.; aged 47 years. Was taken with premonitory symptoms of cholera in New York Sept 9th & came to Paterson the Same day. Died with Malgnant cholera at 10 OClock A.M. Sept 13th. He had no medical attendance until Wednesday noon the 12th of Sept. Of Intemperate habits. P.

Jackson, Betty August 26th. Berry, wife of Henry Jackson (Coloured woman) N. Manchester. Aged 25 years. Taken with Malignant Cholera, August 25th at 7 OClock A.M. & died August 26th at 2 OClock P.M. Of Intemperate habits. R.D.

Jacobs, William September 19th. Wm Jacobs. John St.; aged 54 years. Inflamation of the bowels. M

Keenan, Nancy August 27th. Nancy, Daughter of James Keenan. Jersey St. Aged 13 Months. Died August 27th. Cholera Infantum. C.

Kelly, Ellen September 11th. Daughter of Patrick Kelly. Boudinot St. Aged 15 months. Disease worms & bowl complaint. C.

Kempsey, Robert August 31st. Robert Kempsey. Washington St.; aged 46 years. Died August 31st of Dissenterry. Sick 3 weeks. C.

Kenworthy, August 14th. James, H. son of James Kenworthy, twin James H. Brother of Mary P. who died on the 11th of August; aged 15 months. Had the measles at the same time, his sister had them. Taken with vomiting & Diarhea the day his sister died, & died 5OClock P.M. August 14th. Simptoms of Malignant Cholera. (Doubtful case) Fair St. M.

Kenworthy, August 11th. Mary Patience, Daughter of James

Mary Patience Kenworthy. Fair St. Aged 15 months. She had the measles, & continued unwell 13 weeks; was taken with vomiting & Diarhea, Saturday August 11th & died at 1 OClock P.M. same day with sym(p)toms of Malignant Cholera (Doubtful Case). M.

King, Ann August 28th. Ann, Daughter of Walter King. Market St.; aged 8 Months. Died August 28th. Of Disenterry. Ep.

Kirkpatrick, August 12th. William Kirkpatrick. New Manchester; aged William about 60 years. Taken with malignant Cholera, Saturday afternoon August 11th & died about 11 O’Clock A.M. August 12th. Of very intemperate habits. C.

Lacklison, Ellen August 16th. Ellen Lacklison. Broadway; aged 25 years. Taken with Malignant Cholera at 6 OClock A.M. August 16th and died at 8 OClock P.M. Same day. Of temperate habits. She had attended Mrs. Wade, who died with cholera on the 14th of August. M

Lang, Joseph August 10th. Joseph, Son of Nicholas Lang. Congress St. Hotel - German. Aged 9 months. Cholera Infantum. C.

Little, Cornelius August 22nd. Cornelius Little. Cross St. Son of John Little; aged 21 Months. Taken Tuesday night at 10 OClock & died at 12 OClock M. August 22d. Malignant cholera. R.D.

Little, John M. August 15th. John M. Little. Cross St.; aged 51 years. He had been at work at Newark, returned on Tuesday evening. On Wednesday morning Diarrhea commenced. About 10 OClock A.M. had violent symptoms of Malignant Cholera & died at 3 OClock P.M. Same day August 15th. Of very intemperate habits. R.D.

Lozier, Rachel September lst. Rachel, Daughter of John Lozier. John St.; aged 5 weeks. Died Sept. lst of an affection of the Liver. M.

Luck, Thomas August 22nd. Thomas Luck. Washington Street; aged 42 years. Taken with malignant cholera at 2 OClock A.M. & died Same day at 2 OClock P.M. Of Temperate habits. Said to have eaten Cucumbers the day before his death. B.

Lydecker, Sarah August 26th. Sarah, wife of Peter Lydecker. Washington St. Aged 39 years. Taken with Malignant Cholera August 23d & Died 1/2 past 7 OClock P.M. August 26th. R.D.

Magee, Ellen September 5th. Ellen, Daughter of John Magee. Boudinot St. Aged 2 months. Died Sept 5th. Cholera Infantum. P.

Magee, Mary September 6th. Mary, wife of John Magee. Boudinot St.; aged 39 years. Died of Consumption Sept 6th 1832. P.

Manish, James September lst. James Manish. Mill St.; aged 74 years, Disease, Intemperance. R.P.

Martin, Patrick September 18th. Patrick, Son of James Martin. White Alley; aged 18 months. Cholera Infantum. C.

Mathews, Elizabeth September 7th. Elizabeth, wife of James Mathews. Mill St.; aged 38 years. She had a bowel complaint 3 or 4 days; taken down with Malignant Cholera Sept 6th at 4 O’Clock P.M. and Died Sept 7th 7 O’C lock P.M. Of Temperate habits. M.

Mathews, George August 25th. George, son of Hugh Mathews. White Alley; aged 7 years. Taken with Dissenterry August 16th which appeared to run into malignant cholera. He died August 25th. M.

Mathews, Hannah August 25th. Hannah, Daughter of Hugh Mathew. White Alley; aged 10 months. Died August 25th, Cholera Infantum. M.

Mathews, Hugh August 26th. Hugh Mathew. Whie Alley. Aged 48 years. Taken with Malignant Cholera August 19th & died at 1 OClock P.M. August 26th. He had the dissenterry for several weeks, which appeared to terminate in Cholera. M.

Mathews, James August 28th. James, Son of James Mathews. Mill St.; aged 6 Months. Died August 28th. Cholera Infantum. M.

Mathews, Rachel August 21st. Rachel, Daughter of Hugh Mathews. White Alley; aged 3 years. She had bowel complaint for Several weeks; was taken Suddenly with malignant Cholera August 21st & died about noon Same day. R.D.

McBride, July 25th. Benjamin D. Son of Widow Margaret McBride. Benjamin D. Prospect St. Aged 10 years. Drowned at the falls. P.

McCollum, Henry July 26th. Henry McCollum, aged 49 years. Marshal St. Disease, Dissenterry. Sick 10 days; very Intemperate. C.

McConlin, Francis August 21st. Francis, son of Felix McConllin. Broadway. Aged 5 years. Taken with Malignant cholera, about 5 OClock August 21st & died between 12 & 1 the Same day. Rice water discharges. C.

McDonald, Ellen September 7th. Widow Ellen Mcdonald. Passaic St.; aged 34 years. Taken of Malignant Cholera, Sept 5th & died Sept 7th at 12 O’Clock M. No premonitory Symptoms. In the stated use of ardent Spirits. C.

McDonald, John September 5th. John, Son of Widow Ellen Mcdonald. Passaic St. Aged nearly 4 years. Taken with Malignant Cholera Sept 2d & died 1/2 past 1 O’Clock Sept 5th. C.

McFarland, John September lst. John McFarland. Broadway. At Peter Tire’s. Aged 23 years. Died Sept lst of Typhus Fever. P.

McGrogan, July 10th. Thomas son of John McGrogan. Passaic St.; Thomas aged 14 Months. Measles. C.

Mellick, Angelina September 19th. Angelina, Daughter of Abraham Mellick. Bridge St.; aged over 1 year. Cholera Infantum. M.

Moore, Christiana September 6th. Christiana, wife of John Moore. John St. Aged 29 years. Taken with malignant Cholera, Sept lst & died at 11 O’Clock A.M. Sept 6th. Cholera abated, but sunk into Typhus fever & died. Of Temperate habits. M.

Morrel, Betty August 14th. Betty Morrel the Mother of Henrietta from the same house in Washington St.; aged about 36 years. She had been affected with a bowel complaint about 4 weeks. She was taken with Malignant Cholera Monday evening August 13th & died at 1 OClock A.M. August 14th. Of Intemperate habits. R.D.

Morrel, Henrietta August 13th. Henrietta, Daughter of Betty Morrel a coloured Child from the house in Washington St. where Sarah (see ____, Sarah) died, aged 1 year & 10 Months. Taken with Malignant Cholera Monday Morning August 13th & died about noon the same day. R.D.

Morrow, James August 23rd. James Morrow, son of David Morrow. Cross St. Aged 3 years. Taken with Malignant Cholera at 5 OClock A.M. August 23d & died at 4 O’Clock P.M. Same day. Had worms; But was taken with vomiting & had rice water discharges. P.

Moser, Louisa August 21st. Louisa, Daughter of Joseph Moser. Congress St. Aged 1 year. Died August 21st. Cholera Infantum. C.

Muir, Mariah July 12th. Maria Louisa, Daughter of Gen. A. Muir. Louisa Church St.; aged 5 years. Disease worms, but died under stong symptoms of Malignant Cholera. Ep.

Noland, Thomas July 21st. Thomas, Son of Thomas Noland. John St.

aged 10 months. Disease, Cholera Infantum. M.

O’Harra, Arthur September 5th. Arthur O’Harra. Marshal St.; aged 36 years. Taken August 28th & Died Sept 5th of Dissenterry. A Temperate Drinker. C.

O’Niel, Henry September 15th. Henry O’Niel. John St.; aged 54 years. Taken bad with Malignant Cholera Sept 5th was relieved, but sunk into Typhus fever & died Sept 15th. C.

Park, William August 30th. William Park. Main St.; aged 49 years. Taken with Malignant Cholera, at 2 OClock A.M. August 30th & died at 11 OClock A.M. Same day. Of Temperate habits. But a feeble constitution. B.

Parker, Elizabeth August 20th. Elizabeth, Daughter of John Parker. Bridge St,.; aged 2 years. A waggon wheel passed over her body & she died in a few minutes August 20th. B.

Parker, Jane September lst. Jane Parker. Step Daughter of Richard Van Giesin. N. Manchester. Aged 7 years; taken at 1 OClock A.M. Sept. lst & died with Malignant Cholera at 7 OClock P.M. Same day. She had bowel complaint 2 days previously & had used Camphor Drops. P.

Patrick, William September 2nd. William Patrick. Elm St. Aged 46 years. Taken with Malignant Cholera, at 9 OClock P.M. Sept lst & died Sept 2d at 2 OClock P.M. Was Temperate, but used ardent Spirits. He had the Premonitory Symptoms but a few hours before he ws taken down. P.

Petrie, George August 21st. George, Son of George Petrie. New Manchester; aged 11 months. Died August 21st. Summer complaint & teething. R.D.

Polhemus, August 21st. Widow Catharine Polhemus. Cross St.; aged Catharine 51 years. Taken with malignant cholera August 20th at half past 6 OClock P.M. & died about 5 OClock A.M. August 21st. She had eaten freely of Cuccumbers the day she was taken. Of temperate habits. M.

Powlis, Frederick August 22nd. Frederick, Son of David Powlis. N. Manchester. Aged 4 years. Died August 22d. Worms & Cholera infantum. R.D.

Price, Betty August 21st. Betty Price. Market St.; aged 60 years. Taken with malignant Cholera, Monday August 20th at 10 OClock P.M. & died at 2 OClock P.M. August 21st. Of Intemperate habits. R.D.

Rafferty, Thomas August 9th. Thomas, son of John Rafferty. John St.; aged 14 months. Disease, Cholera Infantum, sick 3 days. C.

Rea, (child) August 28th. Peter, Son of John Rea. Elm St.; aged 2 1/2 years. Remitting fever. Sick 2 weeks. Died August 28th. M.

Reed, (child) July 24th. Daughter of John Reed. John St.; aged 1 year. Disease, Cholera Infantum. M.

Riley, Bridget September 17th. Bridget, Daughter of Hugh Riley. Cross St.; aged 13 months. Disease, Cholera Infantum. C.

Ryerson, Catherine September 27th. Catherine, daughter of Francis Ryerson. Market St. Aged 10 years. Dissenterry. R.D.

Sanford, Rachel August 18th. Rachel, wife of Paul Sanford. New Manchester; aged 32 years. Taken with malignant cholera, August 17th at 2 OClock A.M. & died August 18th at 4 OClock A.M. Apparently brought on by extreme agitation & fear. R.D.

Sanborn, Sally September 18th. Sally, Daughter of Joseph Sanborn. Prospect St.; aged 15 years. Measles followed by quick consumption. B.

Scribner, Oliver July 17th. Oliver, Son of Oliver T. Scribner. John Street. Aged 10 months. Disease, Measles, followed by inflamation of the lungs. M.

Seager, George October 8th. George, Son of John Seager. Van Houten St.; aged 17 months. Died Oct. 8th of Dissenterry. R.D.

Shaw, Christiana August 31st. Christiana, wife of Thomas Shaw, Broadway. Aged 36 years. Taken with Malignant cholera August 30th & died at 1/2 past 2 OClock A.M. August 31st. Of temperate habits; had bowel complaint previously. M.

Shaw, Sarah Ann August 24th. Sarah Ann, Daughter of Thomas Shaw. Broadway. Aged 7 months. Died August 24th, Cholera Infantum. M

Smith, Mary August 17th. Mary, Daughter of Henry Smith. Fair St.; aged 4 years. Died August 17th. Sick about a week; worms. M.

Steed, Ellen Agnes August 18th. Ellen Agnes, Daughter of Thomas Steed. Marshall St.; aged 3 years. Taken with Disenterry. Sick about a week, Died August 18th. Ep.

Steed, George September 12th. George, Son of Thomas Steed. Marshall St.; aged 6 years. Disease, Worms. Ep.

Stephenson, September 18th. Wm Stephenson. Fair St.; aged 27th. William Typhus fever. Drank Brandy to excess. M.

Stratton, Morris August 11th. Morris, son of Morris Stratton. Marshal St.; aged 4 months. Cholera Infantum. M.

Sullivan, Mrs. October 6th. Mrs. Sullivan. Died Oct. 6th aged 50 years. Consumption. C.

Terhune, Anthony August 9th. Son of Anthony Terhune, a coloured Child, Aged 6 years. Same house (as Phebe and Jane Terhune) Washington St.; was taken Suddenly August 9th at 7 OClock A.M. with Malignant Cholera & died about 10 OClock A.M. Same day. R.D.

Terhune, Anthony August 9th. Anthony Terhune, the Father, a coloured Man. Same house (as Anthony, Jane and Phebe Terhune) Washington Street; aged about 24 years. Was taken violently about 10 OClock A.M. August 9th with Malignant Cholera & died about 6 OClock P.M. Same day. Of Intemperate habits. R.D.

Terhune, Jane August 9th. Daughter of Anthony Terhune, a coloured Child. Aged 6 months. She was taken suddenly August 9th early in the morning with Malignant Cholera, in the same house (as Phebe Terhune), in Washington St. & died about

10 OClock A.M. the Same forenoon. R.D.

Terhune, Phebe August 8th. Daughter of Anthony Terhune, a Coloured Child. Aged 4 years; lived in Washington St. in the house where Sarah Died; had bowel complaint 2 or 3 weeks was taken violently with malilgnant Cholera at Wednesday Afternoon August 8th & died the Same Evening. R.D.

Thomson, William August 22nd. William Thomson, lived in the family of Wm Blakely. Cross St.; a feeble child, subject to the Asthma. Taken with malignant cholera, at 1 OClock P.M. August 22d & died same day at 6 OClock P.M. aged 4 years. R.D.

Van Houten, July 26th. John Van Houten. Poor house, aged 55 years. John Decay. R.D.

Van Iderstine, October 11th. Sally Elizabeth, Daughter of John Van

Sally Elizabeth Iderstine. Turnpike; aged 3 years. Cholera Infantum. R.D.

Van Pelt, John September 23rd. John Van Pelt. Congress St.; aged 20 years; fever. P.

Van Winkle, August 20th. Francis Van Winkle, a coloured man, at the Francis Hospital, aged 26 years. Taken with malignant cholera August 20th & died Same day at 5 OClock P.M. Of Intemperate habits. R.D.

Vibberts, Benjamin August 22nd. Benjamin, Son of Elisha Vibberts. Congress St. Aged 3 1/2 years. Died August 22d. Cholera Infantum. P.

Viberts (?), Emily July 8th. Emily, a Nurse Child of Mrs. Elish Viberts. Congress St.; aged 19 Months. Cholera Infantum. P.

Wade, Issac September 6th. Isaac, Son of John Wade. Broadway; aged 11 months. Died Sept 6th of Cholera Infantum & teething. M.

Wade, Sarah August 14th. Sarah, wife of John Wade; corner of Washington St. & Broadway. Aged 25 years. She was taken with malignant Cholera, about 6 OClock P.M. August 13th & died at 3 OClock A.M. August 14th. Of temperate habits, But had eaten freely of Boiled corn & cucumbers the day she was taken sick. M.

Wakeman, Edgar September 16th. Edgar William, Son of Edgar Wakeman. William Main St. Aged 2 months. Cholera Infantum. P.

Weller, Ellenor August 31st. Ellenor, wife of George Weller. Cross St.; aged 50 years. Died August 31st of Typhus fever. Sick 9 days. R.D.

Weller, Ellenor October 14th. Ellenor Weller. Cross St.; aged 24 years. Fever. M.

Windrum, John August 22nd. John Windrum. Parke St.; aged 50 years. Taken with Malignant cholera, in the evening of the 21st of August & died about 4 OClock A.M. August 22d. He had been sick with bowel complaint Several days previously. A Temperate Drinker. R.P.

Wolkington, September lst. Edward John, Son of Sam’l Wolkington. Edward John Prospect St. Aged 5 years. Died Sept. lst of Dissenterry. Ep.

Yumans, John S. August 24th. John S. Yumans. Division St.; aged 49 years. Taken with Malignant Cholera about 5 O’Clock A.M. August 24th & died 1/2 past 2 O’Clock P.M. Same day. Very Intemperate. M.

Yumans, Sally August 25th. Sally Mariah, Daughter of John S. Yumans; Mariah aged 2 years. Division St. Taken with Malignant cholera August 24th & died at 9 OClock P.M. August 25. She had the Measles 6 weeks before her death followed by bowel complaint. M.

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