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Some Northern Chester County History & Genealogy

United States Federal Census of 1850.

SCHEDULE 3. - Persons who Died during the Year ending 1st June, 1850, in  South Coventry  in the County of  Chester  State of  Pennsylvana , enumerated by me,  W H Brown  Ass't. Marshal.

during the Year ending 1st June, 1850, whose
usual Place of Abode at the Time of his Death
was in this Family.
Age. Sex. Colour.
black, or
Free or Slave. Married or Widowed. PLACE OF BIRTH.
Naming the State, Territory, or
The Month
in which the
Person died.
Number of
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11  
1 Martha Shafer 79 F     M Chesr County March None Pneumonia 9 1
2 Deborah Dickinson 31 F     M Pennsylvania October do Dysentery 21 2
3 Lewis Bauchman 18 M       do June Merchant Tifoid 28 3
4 Eliza Quinter 50 F     M do May   Consumption C 4
5 Jonathan DFrain 11/12 M       do do   Inflamation 7 5
6 Mary Brown 1/12 F       do October   Sudden   6
7 Sarah Diffendafer 8 F       do August   Cancer 7m 7
8 Jerram Levengood 20 M       do July Carpenter Drowned   - 8
9 Rebecca Thomas 50 F M   M Delaware May   Dropsey 34 9
10 Zachariah T Michenr 4/12 M       Pennsylvania August   Cho Morb__? 5 10
11 David Brook 40 M     M do April Wagon Maker Dropsey 70 11
12 Pearson Low? 6 M       do February   Inflam of Brain 16 12
13 Emiline Porter 19 F       do June Clerk Tifoid 14 13
14 Eliza Chrisman 38 F     M do Septem   Consum C 14

Remarks   The soil of a large portion of South Coventry is red-shale overlaying a
bed of red sand stone rock, which runs through the township in a northeast &
southwest course   In the southern portion of the township along the valley
of French Creek the soil is a gravelly loam - in this part of the township several beds
of limestone of excellent quality have been found but lays at a depth which will ...
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