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  Union Township  in the County of  Berks  State of  Penna, enumerated by me,  D. Y. Knable  Ass't. Marshal.

  NAME OF EVERY PERSON WHO DIED
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.
White, black, or mulatto.
Free or Slave. Married or Widowed. PLACE OF BIRTH.
Naming the State, Territory, or
Country.
The Month
in which the
Person died.
PROFESSION,
OCCUPATION, OR
TRADE.
DISEASE, OR
CAUSE OF
DEATH.
Number of
DAYS ILL.
 
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11  
1 John P. Gilmore 24 m       Pa Septr Laborer C 28 1
2 Peter Stubblebine 4 m       " "   Catarrh fever 20 2
3 Joseph    " 2 m       " "   Disentery 14 3
4 Sarah    " 4/12 f       " January   unknown 20 4
5 Henry Brown 10/12 m       " August   Colon [illegible] 4 5
6 John A. W. Bishop 6/12 m       " December   Wooping Cough 2 6
7 William H Cramp 7/12 m       " July   December 7 7
8 Joseph Rufsell 54 m     M " October Forgeman C 30 8
9 Clara Sch[wenk?] 4/12 f       " January   Breastfever 14 9
10 Charles Haws 1 m       " Septr   Drowned - 10
11 Matilda King 5 f       " Octr   Dise[ntery?] 28 11
12 Charlotte Jackson 35 f B   M "     Cold 90 12
13 Harrison Kerst 39 m     M " Octr Farmer Disentery 35 13
14 Harriet Umstead 7 f       " Augt   " 7 14
15 Hannah Wamsher 57 f     M " May   Breastfever 10 15
16 Martha _. Linderman 2 f       " Augt   Convulsions 8 hours 16
17 Hannah M. Westley 5/12 f       " "   unknown 14 17
18 Marty Keech 6/12 f       " Septr   Pleurisy 20 18
19 John Bush 74 m     M " January   Palsy 2 years 19
20 Franklin F. Yocum 11/12 m       " May   unknown 14 20
21 Caroline Roberts 7/12 f       " octr   Whooping Cough 14 21
22 William Whistler 24 m         Septr Smith Typhus fever 12 22
23 Elizabeth Evans 60 f       " Augt   Bilious fever 9 23
24 John Reifsnyder 67 m     M " Septr Farmer Apoplexy sudden 24
25 Elizabeth Wise 31 f     M " May   unknown 7 25
26 Isaac Witman 30 m     M " January Laborer Breastfever 8 26

Remarks   This Township is divided by a line of lofty ledges running from west to East
The Valleys on each side are fertile - the high lands unproductive - oak to some extent
exists in the low grounds, and chestnut on the Ridges    The Hills offer a large supply
of fine ___ sand stone, which gives a wholesome character to the water    Fern and
[rest is cut off]

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