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1860 Mortality Schedule of Beaver County Pennsylvania

A list of the deaths that occurred in Beaver County
12 months prior to June 1, 1860


Beaver Borough
Big Beaver Township
Borough Township (Vanport)
Bridgewater Borough
Brighton Township
Chippewa Township
Darlington Borough
Darlington Township
Economy Township
Fallston Borough
Frankfort Borough
Franklin Township
Freedom Borough
Georgetown Borough
Greene Township
Hanover Township
Harmony Township
Hookstown Borough
Hopewell Township
Independence Township
Industry Township 
Marion Township 
Moon Township
New Brighton Borough
New Sewickley Township
North Sewickley Township
Ohio Township
Phillipsburg Borough (Monaca)
Pulaski Township
Raccoon Township
Rochester Borough
Rochester Township
Big Beaver Township

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Name  Age Sex Md. Birth Place Death Month Occupation Cause of Death
Thomas Horn 38 M
M
Ireland June Railroad hand Collision hand cart wood 
Daniel G. Graham 27 M
M
Pa. Dec. Laborer Consumption
Luke Rigney 3 M   Pa. Oct.   Croup
Sarah J. M’Clure 27 F
S
Pa. Sept.   Intermittent Fever
Martha M’Clure 25 F
S
Pa. Nov.   Intermittent Fever
Mary Anne M’Clure 22 F
S
Pa. Oct.   Intermittent Fever
Robert Chapman 50 M
M
Pa. Oct. Farmer Unknown
Catharine Powers 84 F
W
New York Jan   Paralysis
Elizabeth Johnson 51 F
M
Pa. Oct   Typhoid Fever
Chippewa Township

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Name Age Sex Md. Birth Place Death Month Occupation Cause of Death
James Pennell 77 M
W
Unknown Feb. Farmer Apoplexy
Araadna Rhodes 23 F
W
Pa. Sept   Chronic Diarrhea
Appolona Loomis 22 F   Pa. May   Typhoid Fever
Margaret A. Loomis 12 ? F   Pa. June   Typhoid Fever
William E. Scott 1/12 M   Pa. April   Erysipelas
Brighton Township

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Elisabeth Scott 32 F   Pa. Feb.   Consumption
Industry Township

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Johanna Murray 1/2 F   Pa. March   Unknown
Robert Hoyl 66 M   Pa. August   Old Age
Darlington Borough

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Margaret A. Anderson 4 F   Pa. Oct.   Inflammation Lungs
Benjamin L. Irvin 21 M   Pa. Sept Clerk Consumption
Laura V. Boyd 11/12 F   Pa. Jan.   Lung Disease
Samuel Jackson 60 M   Pa. Jan.   Unknown
Mary Jackson 40 F   Pa. Jan   Unknown
Walkup McGlaughlin 62 M   Pa. June Trader Brain Fever
Darlington Township

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Robert F. Williams 9/12 M   Pa. April   Lung Fever & Croup 
John McConnell 91 M
S
Ireland Feb.   Old Age
Mary Veon (?) 4 F   Pa. August   Scarlet Fever
Polly McMinn 63 F
W
Pa. August   Dropsy
Samuel V. Reed 3 M   Pa. August   Croup
Thomas M. W. McCown 8 M   Pa. Dec.   Inflam. Stomach
James Fitsimmons 4 M   England Feb.   Scarlet Fever
(infant) McCown 1/12 M   Pa. June   Spasms
David M. Best 5 M   Pa. Dec.   Lung Fever
Bridget Carna (?) 1/12 F   Pa. Sept.   Unknown
Freedom Borough

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Elizabeth Shaner 3 F   Pa. Jan.   Scarlet Fever
Margaret McCollough 33 F
M
Pa. April   Consumption
Charles McCollough 3 M   Pa. Oct.   Disease of Spine
Daniel Shillinger 83 M
W
Pa. March   Palsy
Annie Honecker 5/12 F   Pa. Dec.   Influenza
Economy Township

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Abijah Hull 73 M M Connecticut April Farmer Old Age
Thompson Hull 25 M   Pa. May Nail Manufacturer Suicide (deranged)
William A. Gibb 5 M   Pa. July   Heart Disease
George H. Davis 7/12 M   Pa. March   Catarrh Fever
James Buckley 48 M M Pa. March Carpenter Apoplexy
William Minis 89 M W Ireland Dec. Farmer Old Age
Mary McGuire 19 F   Pa. April   Scarlet Fever
James McGuire 15 M   Pa. April Farmer Scarlet Fever
Elizabeth McPherson 50 F
M
Pa. Jan.   Diarrhea & Cholera 
S. (?) Rosinbauer 4 M   Pa. April   Measles
John Shafer 68 M
M
Germany May Farmer Paralysis
Adolphus Breitenstein 3 M   Pa. March   Convulsions
Agnes Porter 8 F   Pa. March   Scarlet Fever
Harmony Township

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Eve Schnable 75 F
W
Wirtemburg June   Old Age
Rosna Leffler 81 F
W
Wirtemburg July   Old Age
Frolena Herman 62 F   Wirtemburg August   Cancer
Elizabeth Waldman 79 F
W
Pa. Nov.   Old Age
Elizabeth Shriver 69 F
W
Pa. Dec.   Dropsy
Lonena Pfeil 17 F   Wirtemburg Feb.   Scarlet Fever
Mary Aigner 80 F
W
Wirtemburg March   Old Age
Jacob Stahl 56 M
M
Wirtemburg May Stone Mason Inflam. Of Lungs
Rochester Borough

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Peter Martin 36 M M Ireland Nov. Laborer Consumption
Melissa Gray 2 F   Illinois March   Scarlet Fever
Lena Lapp 1 F   Pa. Feb.   Brain Fever
Henry Eber 21 M   Pa. Jan. Clerk Hip Joint disease
Morris Eber 18 M   Pa. Feb. Ship Carpenter Measles & Lung disease
James Borland 45 M M Pa. Feb. Riverman Drowned
Sarah Croxton 4 F   Pa. March   Scarlet Fever
Joseph Bean 30 M   Pa. Feb. Steam Engineer Consumption
Levi Lafferty 5 M   Pa. April   Lung Disease
Samuel Gilliland 3 M   New Jesery June   Brain Fever
F. Brinkman 43 M   Germany Sept. Brickmaker Typhoid Fever
William Reno 66 M M Pa. March Farmer Erysipelas
Sophia Reno 64 F W Pa. April   Decay of Bone
B. F. French 1 M   Pa. March   Catarrh Fever
Jane Edmund 6 F   Pa. April   Scarlet Fever
William Graham 47 M M Pa. April Baker Consumption
Isabella Meyer 2 F   Pa. Oct.   Brain Disease
John M. Cook 44 M M New York May Clerk Congestion of Lungs
Fallston Borough

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Anna Burns 7 F   Pa. Oct.   Consumption
Marion Township

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Baby Getman 1/365 F   Pa. March   Convulsions
Sarah Thomas 41 F M Pa. July   Inflam. Brain
Esther Hickey 76 F W Pa. April   Palsy
Bridgewater Borough

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Wm. B. Boies 47 M M Pa. Jan. Steamboat Capt. Typhoid Fever
James D. Hinds 21 M   Pa. Feb. Glass Blower Typhoid Fever
John Hinds 18 M   Pa, Dec. Glass Blower Typhoid Fever
Laura Brotherton 1 F   Pa. July   Scarlet Fever
Louisa M. Angel 2 F   Pa. July   Measles & Lung Dis 
Helena A. Angel 11/12 F   Pa. August   Measles & Lung Dis 
John Stein 81 M M Pa. July Wagon Maker Accidental Fall
John Blake 37 M M Virginia Nov. Rail Road Contractor Typhoid Fever
Borough Township (Vanport)

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Hettie Morrison 55 F M Maryland July   Paralysis of Throat
William Stuck 7/12 M   Pa. March   Billious Diarrhea
David Quigley 36 M M England April Clerk Drowned
Stephen Stone 64 M   Connecticut Feb. Farmer Bronchitis
John Mulvanon 66 M M Ireland Nov. Farmer Palsy
George Hodill 34 M M Germany Nov. Stone Mason Consumption
Benj. McElhose 32 M M Ireland April Farmer Consumption
Lorilla Morton 30 F M Pa. Dec.   Consumption
Thomas M. Thurston 1 M   Pa. Sept.   Brain Disease
Robert M. Miner 10/12 M   Pa. August   Summer Complaint
Ohio Township

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Joseph Sherer 37 M M Pa. April Farmer Congestion Brain
Silas Caughey 35 M M Pa. May Farmer Cestie Rheumatism
Beaver Borough

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Nancy Barclay 49 F M Pa. May   Palpitation of Heart
Eudora Campbell 1 F   Pa. March   Putrid Sore Throat
Emma F. Wynn 1 F   Pa. June   Cholera Infantum
John C. Clark 3/12 M   Missouri July   Brain Fever
Rebecca Anderson 24 F M Pa. March   Hemorrhage of Lungs
Caroline E. Wade 1 F   Pa.  Sept.   Spasms from Teething
John R. Shannon 73 M   Pa. March Attorney at Law Unknown
North Sewickley Township

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Mary Miller 3 F   Pa. Jan.   Pneumonia
Joseph Jones 34 M   Pa. August Carpenter Consumption
Thomas Kaike 28 M   Pa. August S. Boatman Consumption
Lucy Coleman 84 F M England June   Old Age
Rachel Piersol 64 F W Pa. March   Accident Fell down stairs
George H. Boots 11 M   Pa. Feb.   Bilious Pleurisy
Sophia McCullough 8 F   Pa. Dec.   Accident clothes caught fire from stove
Flora Cunningham 5 F   Pa. Sept.   Scarlet Fever
John J. Rouser 8 M   Pa. Nov.   Scarlet Fever
Ellis A. Rouser 3 F   Pa. Dec.   Scarlet Fever
Susannah Funkhouser 48 F M Pa. Oct.   Cander Stomach
Baby Horner 1/356 M   Pa. June   Unknown
Alvira Marshall 2/12 F   Pa. May   Unknown
G. H. Ashaubaugh 3/12 M   Pa. July   Whooping Cough
Nancy Wilson 25 F   Pa. March   Consumption
Mary Eakin 74 F W Maryland April   Colic
Nancy Yoho 5/12 F   Pa. March   Sore Throat
John Leuhy (?) 1 M   Pa. Feb.   Lung Fever
Alvan G. Leanz 3/365 M   Pa. Nov.   Convulsions
Eliza J. Freed (?) 2 F   Pa. March   Lung Fever
Mary J. Thompson 8 F   Pa. Dec.   Scarlet Fever
James Thompson 6 M   Pa. Dec.   Scarlet Fever
Margaret Thompson 65 F W Pa. Sept.   Plathis (?)
David Thompson 7 M   Pa. Jan   Scarlet Fever
Louisa J. Whitman 3 F   Pa. Jan.   Scarlet Fever
Pulaski Township

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Catharine Whisler 75 F W Pa. Oct.   Dropsy
Frank J. Aldham 1/12 M   Pa. Nov.   Unknown
Mary Myers 25 F M Pa. March   Childbirth
Rebecca Welsh 45 F M New Jesery Sept.   Consumption
John Squire 56 M M England August Laborer Inflam. Bowels
Hookstown Borough

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Robert O. Gibb 3 M   Pa. Oct.   Croup
William Carothers 3/12 M   Pa. August   Inflam of Bowels
George N. Carothers 1 M   Pa. April   Unknown
John Wallace 36 M M Pa. Dec. Farmer Diabetes
Phillipsburg Borough (Monaca)

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Henrietta Blasm__ (?) 7/12 F   Pa. April   Whooping Cough
Ferdinand Cimmotti (?) 23 M M Pa. June Silversmith Consumption
William Balen (?) 25 M   Pa. August Cabinet Maker Consumption
Louisa Foster 11/12 F   Pa. Jan.   Teething
George R. Nags 1 M   Virginia Jan.   Whooping Cough
Elizabeth A. Merryman 2 F   Pa. Dec.   Scarlet Fever
Georgetown Borough

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Sarah W. Hamilton 2 F   Pa. Feb.   Croup
Hanover Township

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John M. Irwin 4 M   Pa. June   Dropsy
Jonathan Hoge 39 M   Pa. Feb. Farmer Consumption
William Hoge 71 M M Pa. August Farmer Piles
Martha McDole 66 F M Pa. Feb.   Inf. Rheumatism
Martha Minesinger 25 F M Virginia July   Consumption
Samuel Rinull (?) 26 M   Pa. May Day Laborer Bleeding of Lungs
Ruth Yardly 73 F W Pa. Dec.   Dropsy
Amanda S. Little 5/12 F   Pa. Nov.   Putrid Sore Throat
Angelina Tomaca (?) 32 F M Pa. Jan.   Lung Disease
John Little 3 M   Pa. Nov.   Putrid Sore throat
Matilda Leeper 66 F M Maryland Oct.   Lung Disease
Mary Lance 60 F   Pa. Feb.   Cancer
Sarah Reed 28 F   Pa. Oct.   Consumption
Sarah Gemsadis (?) 44 F M Pa. Nov.   Dropsy
Margaret J. Purdy 24 F   Pa. July   Lung Disease
Thomas A. Purdy 2/12 M   Pa. Nov.   Scarlet Fever
David H. Carothers 16 M   Pa. Oct. Farmer Brights Disease of Kidney
Greene Township

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Allen W. Sands 2 M   Pa. Dec.   Unknown
Flora B. Townsand 1 F   Pa. Feb.   Lung Disease
John N. Stewart 2 M   Illinois June   Poisoned by Strychnine which was purchased to kill rats and the child got it and swallowed it.
Chrystina Sneddew 5 F   Pa. July   Water on the Brain
Benjamin Potts 4 M   Ohio June   Unknown
Martha Cairy 36 F M Pa. Dec.   Consumption
Mary Evans 88 F M Pa. March   Old Age
Thomas Calhoun 38 M M Pa. May Farmer Consumption
Emma Scott 5 F   Ohio April   Croup
David Campbell 1 M   Pa. June   Scarlet Fever
David Wigly 37 M   England April Riverman Drowned under the influence of rot gut lay down on the bank of the Ohio and the water rose over him. 
David M. Gordon 5 M   Pa. Oct.   Worms
Raccoon Township

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Catharine Christler 79 F M Pa. April   Cramps & Colic
George Kennedy 3 M   Pa. May   Unknown
Elizabeth Gamble 70 F W Pa. April   Disease of Lungs
Jacob Clear 72 M W Pa. June Farmer Disease of Kidney
John A. Wiggerat (?) 4/12 M   Pa. August   Cholera Infantum
Amelia Hartford 24 F   Pa. Dec.   Consumption
James Todd 64 M M Pa. April Farmer Inflam. of Lungs
James B. Dobbs 15 M   Pa. August Farmer Consumption
James Braden 17 M   Pa. Feb. Farmer Dropsy of the chest
Independence Township

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Edmond B. Thompson 15 M   Pa. March   Occult Hernia
Joseph Crook 40 M M Pa. Feb. Farmer Lung fever
Baby McCoy 1 day M   Pa. May   Disease of heart
Oliver Obany 3 M   Pa. April   Worms
Alexander Asdale 48 M M Ireland March Merchant Consumption
Margaret Glasser 1 day F   Pa. Feb.   Unknown
William W. Lockhart 26 M   Pa. May Farmer Asthma
Margaret Harper 1 F   Pa. Sept.   Unknown
Moon Township

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Mary M. Rambo 73 F W Pa. Dec.   Paralytic stroke
Samuel J. Baily 19 M   Pa. Feb. Day Labor Brain Fever
Elizabeth Glasser 6 F   Pa. April   Scarlet Fever
William Cochran 7/12 M   Pa. May   Inflam. of Bowels
Altha B. Erwin 3 F   Pa. April   Putrid Sore Throat
Hopewell Township

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Andrew Echal 93 M W Pa. March Farmer Old Age
Alexander N. Shrodes 4 M   Pa. May   Putrid Sore Throat
Henry Davis 73 M M Pa. July Surveyor Lung Disease
Catharine Bruce 4 F   Pa. Feb.   Putrid Sore Throat
James K. McConnell 17 M   Pa. August Farmer Consumption
William McClure 71 M M Ireland Sept. Farmer Liver Complaint
George Forsythe 11/12 M   Pa. April   Whooping Cough
Frankfort Borough

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Mary C. McCutcheon 6/12 F   Pa. May   Disease of Bowels
Rochester Township

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David Dripps 5/12 M   Pa. Dec.   Croup
Sarah Dripps 40 F M Pa. Dec.   Liver Complaint
Sarah Davison 5/12 F   Pa. Oct.   Croup
Baby Welsh 1/365 M   Pa. March   Unknown
New Brighton Borough

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A. G. Scott 50 M W Maryland May Trader Fracture Skull
Charles H. Higby 55 M M New York May Physician Effect Insanity Became insane-cause spiritualism. While insane he struck A.G. Scott with a poker from which he died.
Mary A. Kennedy 21 F   Pa. June   Consumption
Joseph Alexander 3 M   Pa. June   Drowned
Joseph Rees 33 M M Italy August Blacksmith Consumption
Charles S. Hartman 2 M   Pa. July   Consumption
Abraham Lourimer 76 M W Pa. Dec. Farmer Kidney Complaint
Thomas Johns 19 M   Pa. Feb. Invalid General Debility
Elizabeth Stacy 14 F   Pa. Jan.   Typhoid Fever
Elma Hunter 3/12 F   Pa. August   Cholera
Alex Cumming 45 M M Ireland April Innkeeper Consumption
David Abercrombie 1 M   Pa. Dec.   Diarrhea
Baby Riefe 1/12 M   Pa. Jan.   Croup
James Magaw 87 M W Pa. Oct. Farmer-Retired Typhoid Fever
Grace Champion 70 F W Pa. Dec.   Consumption
Susan E. Elliott 6 F   Pa. Sept.   Typhoid Fever
Samuel Osborn 85 M W Pa. Jan. Farmer-Retired Apoplexy
James F. Arnias (?) 4 M   Pa. Dec.   Catarrh Fever
Emily Couch 55 F M Pa. Sept.   Consumption
Warren Waddle 10/12 M   Pa. Oct.   Dysentery
George R. Glass 4/365 M   Pa. May   Convulsions
John Pugh 82 M M Pa. May Merchant General Debility
-------- Bellas 28 F M Pa. March   Consumption
Franklin Township

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Rosanna Thompson 74 F M Pa. Feb.   General Debility
Florence Lorain 1 F   Pa. Jan.   Croup
Eliphas Shagal 5 M   Pa. Jan.   Croup
Jacob Young 50 M M Germany Feb. Physician Fell on Ice
Juliana Powell 31 F M Pa. March   Dyspepsia
Baby Pander 1/365 F   Pa. March   Unknown
Isaaz Ziegler 1 M   Pa. April   Catarrh Fever
William Potter 32 M M Pa. Jan. Farmer Smallpox
New Sewickley Township

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Baby Hesson 7/365 F   Pa. March   Unknown
Elizabeth Freshcorn 18/

365

F   Pa. July   Convulsions
John Cashner 1 M   Pa. May   Scarlet Fever
George W. Powell 1 M   Pa. Jan.   Scarlet Fever
William Gordon 1/12 M   Pa. March   Croup
Erros Hill 1/12 M   Pa. March   Erysipelas
Baby Goehring 6/365 F   Pa. Jan.   Convulsions
Henry Metz 14/ 365 M   Pa. Jan.   Consumption
James Nooner 30 M M New York Oct. S. Boatman Consumption
Samuel Mace 24 M M Pa. Feb. Farmer Constipation of Bowels 
Eliza Mooney 27 F M Pa. May   Consumption
Isaac White 20 M   Pa. Nov. Farmer Fell from house top
Mary Nell 58 F M Hesse Cassel Dec.   Unknown
Charles A. Nickel 2 M   Pa. August   Diarrhea
John Magers 13 M   Pa. June   Infl. Of Lungs
John H. Helche 1 M   Pa. Feb.   Sore Throat
George Helche 6 M   Pa. March   Sore Throat
John Ripper 30 M M Darmstudt Sept. Saddler Infl. Bowels
Eliza Moore 47 F M Pa. Feb.   Consumption

This article originally appeared in the Beaver County Genealogical Society Newsletter,
Gleanings, Vol. IX No. 1, 2, 3


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