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Botetourt County, Virginia Deaths for 1855
Botetourt County, Virginia Death Records from microfilm number 30732 Salt Lake City Family History Library 
Age Sources of Information
Name in full white free slave Name of slave owner Sex Date of Death Place of death Cause of death years month day Names of Parents Where born Occupation Consort of or unmarried Name of person giving info Designation of Informant
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1 Scott 1 Daniel Ammin m 15 Sep 1855 Botetourt Old age 75 Botetourt Danniel Ammin Master
2 George Neville 1 m 22 Jul 1855 Fincastle Dyspepsia 33 9 John & Mary Neville Fincastle Clerk of County Unmarried Danniel Ammin Brother In Law
3 Samuel Brugh 1 m 29 Oct 1855 Botetourt 31 10 19 Danl -- Brugh Botetourt Wagoner Lewis Brugh Brother
4 Jane Glynn 1 f 2 May 1855 Fincastle Paralysis 76 6 Ireland Widow Rebecca Backensto Sister
5 Lanney 1 Cary Breckenridge f 11 Feb 1855 Botetourt Old age 78 Botetourt Cary Breckinridge Owner
6 Sukey 1 Cary Breckenridge f 19 Feb 1855 Botetourt Child Birth 18 Botetourt Cary Breckinridge Owner
7 George  1 Cary Breckenridge m 30 Jun 1855 Botetourt Drowned 13 Botetourt Cary Breckinridge Owner
8 Tampa 1 Cary Breckenridge f 30 Jun 1855 Botetourt Dysentary 15 Botetourt Cary Breckinridge Owner
9 Letta 1 Cary Breckenridge f 5 Oct 1855 Botetourt Dysentary 7 Botetourt Cary Breckinridge Owner
10 John Early 1 m 20 Dec 1855 Botetourt Plueresy 19 Botetourt Labourer Daniel Pogu Friend
11 [blank] Carper 1 (not named) [blank] 6 Feb 1855 Fincastle 4 Saml & Martha Carper Fincastle Samuel M Carper Father
12 [blank] 1 Jacob Carper f 29 Dec 1855 Fincastle 5 Fincastle Jacob Carper Owner
13 Benjamin Carper 1 m 17 Feb 1855 Fincastle Disease of Heart 76  Nicholas & -- Carper Botetourt Farmer Elizabeth Carper James M Carper Son
14 Barney 1 Oliver S Callaghan m 28 Apr 1855 Botetourt Disease of Heart 28 Buckingham Oliver Callaghan Owner
15 Susan Preston Copland 1 f 25 Nov 1855 Botetourt Croup 1 4 Peter & Mary Copland Botetourt Farmer Peter Copland Father
16 Amanda Phelps 1 f 14 Nov 1855 Botetourt Dropsey 35 Lynchburg Charle Phelps Charles Phelps Husband
17 Amanda Dudding 1 f 29 Sep 1855 Botetourt Hooping Cough 10 19 George W & -- Dudding Botetourt [blank] Dudding Mother
18 Sarah Ann Falls 1 f 26 Aug 1855 Botetourt Flux 11 Wm & Elizabeth Falls Botetourt William Falls Father
19 William Fleshman 1 m 15 Apr 1855 Botetourt Consumption 20 George & Delila Fleshman Botetourt Delila Fleshman Mother
20 [blank] Graybill 1 (not named) m 29 Jun 1855 Botetourt Unknown 15 Joseph & Mary Graybill Botetourt Joseph Graybill Father
21 Rebecca Horne  1 f 20 Nov 1855 Botetourt Billious Fever 44 1 3 Botetourt Jordan Horne Jorden Horne Husband
22 Robert C Hickok 1 m 25 Apr 1855 Covington Typhoid Fever 21 4 22 Morris & Sarah Hickok Fincastle Ck & Salesman Unmarried Morris Hickok Father
23 Samuella Elizth Harland 1 f 1 Sep 1855 Fincastle Hooping Cough 3 George & Jane S Harlan Augusta George Harlan Father
24 Chris Whinfield Keplar 1 m 11 Nov 1855 Botetourt Casualty 1 4 1 Abraham & Mary Keplar Botetourt Abraham Keplar Jr Father
25 Marcella Jane Kinzer 1 f 16 Oct 1855 Bedford Hooping Cough 1 4 16 George M S & M A M Kinzer Bedford George M L Kinizer Father
26 Eliza Ann Kent 1 f 25 Nov 1855 Botetourt Unknown 7 28 John & Eliza Ann Kent Botetourt Eliza Ann Kent Mother
27 Chas. Matthew Leib 1 m 10 Aug 1855 Botetourt Dysentary 11 2 Wm & Judith Leib Botetourt William Leib Father
28 James W Luster 1 m 6 Dec 1855 Fincastle Typhoid Fever 28 7 James & Mary M Luster Fincastle James Luster Father
29 Anthony 1 Nathan P Luck m 25 Mar 1855 Botetourt Bleeding at Nose 70 Caroline Cty Nathan P Luck Owner
30 Susan R Lunsford 1 f 1 Feb 1855 Botetourt Pneumonia 28 ? Bedford Merryman Lunsford Mary Lunsford Husband
31 [blank] 1 James Leonard f 22 Apr 1855 Botetourt Unknown 6 Botetourt James Leonard Owner
32 Fanny 1 William Langhorne f 28 Apr 1855 Botetourt Inflamation Brain 5 Botetourt William Langhorne Owner
33 Mathew Hy. Moomaw 1 m 14 Oct 1855 Botetourt Croup 4 23 Joseph & Mary Moomaw Botetourt Joseph Moomaw Father
34 Mary McDonald 1 f 1 Oct 1855 Botetourt Consumption 65 William & -- McDonald Botetourt Unmarried William McDonald Brother
35 Edward McDonald 1 m 19 Apr 1855 Botetourt Old age 93 6 14 Botetourt Farmer Ann McDonald George McDonald Son
36 George H Leftwick 1 m 29 Sep 1855 Botetourt Typhoid Fever 28 20 Bedford Brick Mason Elizabeth C Leftwick Elizth C Leftwick Wife
37 John Lewis Murray 1 m 18  May 1855 Botetourt Croup 7 9 Saml & Lucinda C Murray Botetourt Samuel Murray Father
38 Charles A Francis 1 m 2 Oct 1855 Fincastle Typhoid Fever 29 6 13 Hy. & Phebe Francis Monroe  Merchant Taylor Unmarried Benj G Morgan Brother In Law
39 Catharine Nace 1 f 1 Aug 1855 Botetourt Casualty 91 1 23 Maryland Widow Isack Noftsinger Son In Law
40 George Wm Pearcy 1 m 5 Feb 1855 Botetourt Scarlett Fever 10 Isham & Ann Eliza Pearcy Botetourt Farmer Isham Pearcy Father
41 John M Price 1 m 6 Sep 1855 Fincastle Dropsey 59 Prince Edward Hostel Keeper Eliza Price John H Price Son
42 Rosanna Banks 1 f 18 Mar 1855 Botetourt Hysteria 62 Unknown David Rossen Neighbor
43 Lenore 1 John Stoner f 11 Dec 1855 Lynchburg Consumption 11 Unknown John Stoner Owner
44 [blank] Stoner 1 f 4 Dec 1855 Botetourt Unknown 1 David & Martha Ann Stoner Botetourt Martha Ann Stoner Mother
45 Charlotte 1 David Stoner f 13 Mar 1855 Botetourt Unknown 1 Botetourt Martha Ann Stoner Mother
46 Allen 1 David Stoner m 15 Jul 1855 Botetourt 1 3 Botetourt Martha Ann Stoner Wife of Owner
47 Thomas 1 Robert L Snodgrass m 12 Sep 1855 Botetourt Unknown 8 Botetourt Robert Snodgrass Owner
48 Susan Wylong 1 f 23 Dec 1855 Botetourt Typhoid Fever [blank] Pennsylvania Widow George Sharks Son in Law
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49 William St Clair 1 m 3 Mar 1855 Botetourt Typhoid Fever 67 8 Bedford Cty Farmer Mary St Clair Mary St Clair Wife
50 Cassa Sperry 1 f 22 Nov 1855 Botetourt Child birth 38 Roanoke Cty Jacob G Sperry Jacob G Sperry Husband
51 Floyd Wilson Thrasher 1 m 20 Oct 1855 Botetourt Palpatation of Heart 2 11 10 Wm P & Mary S Thrasher Botetourt Wm P Thrasher Father
52 Lucy 1 Nancy Thompson f 4 Sep 1855 Botetourt Unknown 4 Botetourt John P Thompson Son of Owner
53 Ferdd Claibourn Wilson 1 m 14 Feb 1855 Botetourt Disease of Brain 1 1 20 George W & Susan M Wilson Botetourt George W Wilson Father
54 George W Waskey 1 m 25 Aug 1855 Botetourt Typhoid Fever 37 George & … Waskey Rockbridge Miller Robert Wasky Brother
55 Lorene 1 William M Woodson f 15 Aug 1855 Botetourt Hooping Cough 10 Betsy Botetourt Wm M Woodson Owner
56 Sally 1 Jas. S Walrond f 3 Jun 1855 Botetourt Scrofola 6 5 Botetourt James T Walrond Owner
57 Tom 1 Jas. S Walrond m 15 Mar 1855 Botetourt Pnuemonia 62 Botetourt James T Walrond Owner
58 Charles 1 Jacob Woltz Est m 27 Aug 1855 Botetourt Chronic Rhuematism 32 Botetourt James T Walrond Son in law of Owner
59 Henry 1 Charles Williams m 25 Apr 1855 Botetourt Hemorrahage 21 Botetourt Charles Williams Owner
60 Gabriel 1 Charles Williams m 15 Jun 1855 Botetourt Scrofola 18 Botetourt Charles Williams Owner
61 Sarah Ferguson 1 f 7 Nov 1855 Botetourt Consumption  [blank] Joseph & John Ferguson Ireland
62 Joshua 1 Hobson Jones m 10 Feb 1855 Botetourt Enen Monia 70 not named not named slave Hobson Johnson Owner
63 Mary Susan 1 Davis M Woods f 15 Nov 1855 Botetourt Enen Monia 24 6 9 Agness Prince Edward slave Davis M Wood Owner
64 Jane Lifford 1 f 15 Sep 1855 Botetourt Enen Monia 41 10 Richardson Alpine Bedford Cty consort George Lifford Husband
65 Susan Shanklin 1 f 13 Apr 1855 Botetourt Consumption 73 11 7 James Gillinburg Father Botetourt John Shanklin John D Shanklin Son
66 Joseph 1 Georg Lifford m 14 Aug 1855 Botetourt Consumption 1 7 Emaly Botetourt George Lifford Owner
67 Demarus E Richey 1 f 15 Nov 1855 Botetourt Consumption 39 9 14 Mary Richey Botetourt Mary Richey Mother
68 Not Named 1 m 8 Nov 1855 Botetourt Enen Monia 2 20 John B & Mary Calhoon Botetourt John B Calhoun Father
69 Eliza Hariss 1 f 8 Jun 1855 Botetourt Croup 75 Richardson Roanoke Cty Anthony K Dilman Stewart Poor House
70 Sarah Hariss 1 f 17 Dec 1855 Botetourt Old Age  71 not named [blank] Anthony K Dilman Stewart Poor House
71 Jacob C Peck 1 m 14 Jun 1855 Botetourt Reading 68 John Peck Botetourt Farmer George H Peck Son
72 Ann Peck 1 f 9 May 1855 Botetourt Epaplingus 45 9 9 Michael Cathrin Ann Botetourt Archibald Keplin Son in Law
73 Edward C Carington 1 m 7 Mar 1855 Botetourt 65 9 8 Paul Carington Halifax Farmer Eliza H Carington Wife
74 Casander 1 Christopher Kyle f 15 Sep 1855 Botetourt Typhoid Fever 3 10 Mariah Botetourt Christopher Kyle Owner
75 Diner 1 Christopher Kyle f 18 May 1855 Botetourt 75 Christopher Kyle Owner
76 Placencia Allen 1 f 20 Sep 1855 Botetourt Flux 79 10 29 Joseph & Hanah Kanm… Botetourt Martin M Feran Son
77 Eliza 1 Martin McFeran f 1 Sep 1855 Botetourt Flux 22 Mary Botetourt Martin M Feran Owner
78 Esther 1 Martin McFeran f 10 Sep 1855 Botetourt Flux 40 Dafney Botetourt Martin M Feran Owner
79 Jerry 1 Martin McFeran m 11 Sep 1855 Botetourt Flux 9 3 Esther Botetourt Martin M Feran Owner
80 Frank 1 m 9 Sep 1855 Botetourt Flux 3 4 Charlott Botetourt Martin M Feran Owner
81 Not Named 1 m 1 Aug 1855 Botetourt [blank] John B & Salina Rowland Botetourt John B Rowland Father
82 Joseph 1 John J Allen m 2 Dec 1855 Botetourt Typhoid Fever 31 not named John J Allen Owner
83 Harriett 1 John M Robison f 16 Apr 1855 Botetourt Flux 36 not named John M Robison Owner
84 Livingston Moor 1 m 1 Sep 1855 Botetourt Typhoid Fever 21 1 Jacob & Elizabeth Moor Botetourt Farmer Jacob G Moor Father
85 Sopiah Hensely 1 f 17 Apr 1855 Botetourt Dropsy 41 11 13 James &  N Tucker Botetourt wife Williss Hensely Husband
86 Madison Hend 1 m 15 Jan 1855 Botetourt Dropsy 4 11 13 Ralph Henderson Botetourt Ralph Henderson Father
87 Almira Pullen 1 f 19 Apr 1855 Botetourt 12 6 Samuel & Mary Pullen Botetourt child Samuel Puller Father
88 Mary Ellen 1 Allen Biggs f 24 May 1855 Botetourt Consumption 16 1 Clarasy Botetourt Allen Biggs Owner
89 Jonah E Burks 1 m 4 Sep 1855 Botetourt Consumption 23 4 1 Samuel & Rhoda Burks Botetourt merchant Rhoda Burks Mother
90 Abraham B Simons 1 m 11 May 1855 Botetourt not named 3 25 David & Susan Limons Botetourt child David Simons Father
91 John E Nofsinger 1 m 6 May 1855 Botetourt Convulsion 4 22 Samuel & Mary C Noftsinger Botetourt child Samuel Noftsinger Father
92 Ellen Gillum 1 f 25 Nov 1855 Botetourt Pulminary 44 Thomas Wilson Father Botetourt William W Gillam Husband
93 Martha A Tolly 1 f 7 May 1855 Botetourt Fever 2 2 9 Lewis & Mary Tolly Botetourt child Lewis Tolly Father
94 Anse 1 John Godwin f 22 Feb 1855 Botetourt Pulminary 24 3 Kitty Botetourt John Godwin Owner
95 Joseph 1 John Godwin m 1 Mar 1855 Botetourt Dropsy 5 3 Kitty Botetourt John Godwin Owner
96 Narcissia McKalister 1 f 1 Sep 1855 Botetourt Fever 11 10 Wm & Lucinda McKalister Botetourt child Wm McKalister Father
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97 Allice Williams 1 f 1 Dec 1855 Botetourt Fever 2 3 David & Ann Williams Botetourt child David Williams Father
98 Ruban Henderson 1 m 26 May 1855 Botetourt Fever 22 James A Hawkins Bedford Herban Henderson Husband
99 Sarah M Linkenhoker 1 f 17Aug 1855 Botetourt Fever 18 10 Samuel & Rebeck Young Botetourt John Linkinoker Husband
100 Elizabeth Ruly 1 f 3 Aug 1855 Botetourt Fever 56 John & E Mahen Rockbridge John T Ruly Husband
101 Demarus Dilman 1 f 30 Feb 1855 Botetourt Hooping Cough 1 9 10 David & Mary Dolman Botetourt child David Dolman Father
102 William Henry Brubaker 1 m 7 Feb 1855 Botetourt not named 11 Jacob [sic]& Mary Brubaker Botetourt child Joel Brubaker [sic] Father
103 David W M Therson 1 m 2 Apr 1855 Botetourt not named 1 John & Mary Therson Botetourt child John M Therson Father
104 Sumers 1 Madison Gilmore m 11 Jun 1855 Botetourt Bowell Disease 1 Eliszabeth [sic] Botetourt slave Madison Gilmore Owner
105 John D Lurber 1 m 2 May 1855 Botetourt Not Nown 8 Wash & Cathrine Lurber Botetourt child Wash Lurber Father
106 Hanah 1 George Pary Estate [blank] 1 Aug 1855 Botetourt Consumption 80 Not Nown Not Nown Samuel Gilmore Administrator of Estate
107 Betsy 1 George Pary Estate f May 1855 Botetourt Consumption 22 Botetourt slave Samuel Gilmore Administrator of Estate
108 Anderson 1 George Pary Estate m Sep 1855 Botetourt Numonia 1 6 Botetourt slave Samuel Gilmore Administrator of Estate
109 Charaty 1 Joseph McClure f Oct 1855 Botetourt Heaves 2 18 Harriet Botetourt slave Joseph McClure Owner
110 Joel Irving 1 m 1 Dec 1855 Botetourt Not Nown 8 10 Nicholsen & Jane Irving Botetourt child Nicholson Irving Father
111 Roberta Collins 1 f 14 Mar 1855 Botetourt Dropsy 1 10 Jno D & Mary Collins Botetourt child John D Collins Father
112 Not Named 1 m 19 Aug 1855 Botetourt Not Nown 2 Henry & Mary Linz Botetourt child Henry Linz Father
113 Rebeca 1 John Thompson f 1 Oct 1855 Botetourt Old Age 75 Not Named Not Nown slave John Thompson Owner
114 Charles E Early 1 m 8 Aug 1855 Botetourt Flux 9 4 John M & Sarah Early Bedford child John M Early Father
115 Virginia T Beckner 1 f 16 Dec 1855 Botetourt Numonia 1 6 4 Wm & Narcissa Beckner Botetourt child William Beckner Father
116 James G Johnston 1 m 28 Oct 1855 Botetourt Scarlet Fever 3 7 5 John & Mary E Johnston Botetourt child John T. Johnston Father
117 John Eubank 1 m 5 Aug 1855 Botetourt Old Age 78 Not Nown Farmer Sarah Eubank Wife
118 Judith Owens 1 f 20 Nov 1855 Botetourt Old Age 84 1 1 Benj & Judith Owen Bedford B Owens Decd  Benjamin T Owen Son
119 London 1 Benj P Owens m 20 May 1855 Botetourt Typhoid Fever 32 Not Nown Not Nown slave Benjamin T Owen Owner
120 Susan J Markham 1 f 25 Jun 1855 Botetourt Typhoid Fever 3 J E & Mary Markham Botetourt child J E Markham Father
121 Alferd 1 Green B W Rynolds m 25 Dec 1855 Botetourt Heaves 4 Louisa Botetourt child G B W Rynolds Owner
122 Sarah E Pursly 1 f 1 Apr 1855 Botetourt Not Nown 8 Wm & Lucinda Pursly Botetourt child Wm Pursly Father
123 Not Named 1 m 27 Dec 1855 Botetourt Dead Born John & Mary Purlsy Botetourt John Pursly Father
124 Patsy 1 William C Dobson f 31 Dec 1855 Botetourt Child Bed Fever 23 6 14 slave Botetourt Wm Dobson Owner
125 Robert 1 Morgan Utz m 1 Oct 1855 Botetourt Hooping Cough 1 14 Cathrin Botetourt Morgan Utz Owner
126 Virginia Britt 1 f 1 Aug 1855 Botetourt 1 19 14 John & Hanah Britt Botetourt child John Britt Father
127 Milly 1 John C Bell f 1 Jan 1855 Botetourt Smothered 7 Betsy Botetourt John C Bell Owner
128 Hanett Sizor 1 f 5 Nov 1855 Botetourt Croup 2 4 Thomas & Cathrin Sizer Botetourt child Thomas J Sizer Father
129 Ferdinand Booth 1 m 28 Oct 1855 Botetourt Dropsy 48 2 Wm Booth Bedford Farmer Mary Booth Wife
130 Judith 1 Edward Valentine f 1 Sep 1855 Botetourt Paralised 37 Not Nown Edward Valentin Owner
131 Rebecah 1 Samuel Watkins f 1 Oct 1855 Botetourt Neu Monia 1 2 Ann Botetourt Samuel Watkins Owner
132 Ann J Garett 1 f 20 Oct 1855 Botetourt Nerves Debility 34 Alexander & Mary Garett Nofolk [sic] Teacher William R Garettt Brother
133 John Hull 1 m 1 Jun 1855 Botetourt Not Nown 10 Irvin & Mary Hull Monroe child Irvan Hull Father
134 Elizabeth Paiter 1 f 1 Nov 1855 Botetourt 2 6 7 Newton & Jane Painter Botetourt child Newton Painter Father
135 Anjaline Camden 1 f 10 Dec 1855 Botetourt Hooping Cough 3 Wm & Jane Camden Botetourt child William Camden Father
136 America 1 A L Boyd f 1 Mar 1855 Botetourt Typhoid Fever 43 slave Not Nown Andrew L Boyd Owner
137 Jane 1 A L Boyd f 1 Apr 1855 Botetourt Fever 1 6 Mary Botetourt Andrew L Boyd Owner
138 George 1 George L Penn m 10 Sep 1855 Botetourt Flux 1 1 Ann Botetourt George L Penn Owner
139 Florance Mays 1 f 31 Aug 1855 Botetourt Compalint 55 10 Martha & Florande Mays Botetourt John Mays Brother
140 Monroe 1 Joseph G Samuels m 11 Feb 1855 Botetourt Scarlet Fever 1 10 Ann Botetourt Joseph G Samuels Owner