Some Deaths from the Town of Lexington

Greene County, NY, during the year 1848
(As found in the Lexington Town Clerk's Office)


Transcribed by Daryl Holmes


Date

Name Age Occupation Mar/ UnM Foreigner? Y/N Cause of Death
Jan 2 Samuel Gordon 67 M
Jan 8 Eleakim Briggs 63 Farmer M
Jan 12 Lucy E. Bushnell 1 U Croup
Feb 14 Mrs. Israel Whitcomb 77 M
Feb 22 Lucinda Gap 28 Weaver U Consumption
Mar 13 Mary Cleaver 75 M Dropsy
Mar 15 Niles Sheffer 20 d U Inflammation of ?
Mar 17 Phoebe Briggs 93 M Old Age
Mar 20 [NFN] Fellows 3 d U
Mar 21 John Van Hoesen 18 Farmer U Inflammation in ?
April 12 James Kent 39 Merchant M Consumption
April 14 Jerusha Rider 10 m U Croup
May 13 Selah Weeks Dunham 1 yr. U Lung Fever
May 15 Nicholas Gass 83 Farmer M Yes Lung Fever
May 27 Buel Rowley 61 M Consumption
June 10 Lewis Angle 3 U Accidental
June 13 (NFN) Davis 7 d U
July 27 * Elizabeth Van Valkenburgh 75 M Dropsy
July 1 Thankful C Huested 2 U
Aug 4 Mansfield Cornish 2 U Summer Co--?
Aug 14 Lydia Cross 8 U Inflamation of ?
Aug 18 James Moore 51 M Consumption
Aug 29 Rosetta Butler 1 U Inflamation of the ?
Aug 29 James Cleaver 33 M Dropsy
Sept 4 Bridget Riley 17 U Yes Dropsy X Con...?
Sep 12 George Kellogg 24 U Consumption
Sep 15 Lucy Tyler 83 M Old Age

Abbreviations:  d = days,  m  = months, y = years, nfn = No First Name

*   I think this date should possibly be June 27, rather than July.


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