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Botetourt County, Virginia Deaths for 1856
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  Name of person giving info Designation of Informant
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1 Eldred W Anderson 1 m 22 Aug 1856 Botetourt Dysentary 3 3 5 John & America Anderson Botetourt John H Anderson Father
2 Cathrin Bair 1 f 24 Jun 1856 Botetourt Child Bed Fever 42 9 15 Abraham & Crumpacker Bedford George Bair George Bair Husband
3 Radford Bowyer 1 m 25 May 1856 Botetourt Pnuemonia 5 17 Hyatt & Maria S Bowyer Botetourt Henery [sic] M Bowyer Father
4 Martha Barwell 1 f 6 Mar 1856 Botetourt Dropsy 69 16 King William Unmarried Thomas N Barwell Brother
5 Fayett 1 Thomas Barwell m 18 Aug 1856 Botetourt Dropsy 48 10 24 Botetourt Thomas N Barwell Owner
6 Sarah H Beard 1 f 22 Dec 1856 Botetourt Paralysis 64 Roanoke Widow Nathan Beard Son
7 Julia 1 Cary Breckinridge f 15 Jan 1856 Botetourt Cold 9 Amanda Botetourt Cary Breckenridge Owner
8 Wilson 1 Cary Breckinridge m 9 Mar 1856 Botetourt 11 Botetourt Cary Breckenridge Owner
9 Salie Ann 1 Cary Breckinridge f 29 Mar 1856 Botetourt Unknown 6 Botetourt Cary Breckenridge Owner
10 Jefferson 1 Cary Breckinridge m 30 Jun 1856 Botetourt Cold 10 Botetourt Cary Breckenridge Owner
11 Mary 1 Cary Breckinridge f 7 Oct 1856 Botetourt Consumption 39 Botetourt Cary Breckenridge Owner
12 Charles L Brown 1 m 16 Aug 1856 Botetourt Hooping Cough 2 6 9 Albert G & Caroline Brown Botetourt Caroline Brown Mother
13 Lewis Brugh 1 m 9 Oct 1856 Biltmore Pnuemonia 38 2 26 David & ...Brugh Botetourt Ann Brugh Ann Brugh Wife
14 [blank] Carper 1 m 1 Apr 1856 Botetourt Unknown 1 Samuel M & Martha Carper Botetourt Samuel M Carper Father
15 James M Carper 1 m 15 Oct 1856 Botetourt Typhoid Fever 11 Wm M & Jane Carper Botetourt Wm M Carper Father
16 Henry 1 Henry W Camper m 15 Aug 1856 Botetourt Flux [blank] Botetourt Henry W Camper Owner
17 Hariet 1 Henry W Camper f 22 Aug 1856 Botetourt Flux [blank] Botetourt Henry W Camper Owner
18 Georgianna 1 Mary Coiner f 1 Aug 1856 Botetourt Unknown 1 6 Botetourt Mary Coiner Owner
19 Susanna Delong 1 f 1 Feb 1856 Botetourt Paralysis 77 Pennsylvania George Delong George Delong Husband
20 Samuel Hasting 1 m 13 Nov 1856 Botetourt Flux 13 6 James & Sophia Hastin Botetourt James Hastin Father
21 Barbara Haymaker 1 f 19 Oct 1856 Botetourt Flux 77 6 Jacob &  Hass Maryland Widow Michael Haymaker Son
22 Margret W Hannah 1 f 7 Oct 1856 Botetourt Flux 1 8 30 Madison & Caroline V Hannah Botetourt James S Walrond Grandfather
23 Cathrine Johnson 1 f 8 Apr 1856 Botetourt Paralysis 67 Ireland Henry M Johnson Rebeca Backensto Sister
24 [blank] 1 Edward Johnston Est m 18 Jan 1856 Botetourt Cold 6 Botetourt Madison McCullad Overseer
25 George Jackson 1 m 23 Nov 1856 Botetourt Unknown 55 Prince Edward Nancy Jackson Nancy Jackson Wife
26 Sarah Keplar 1 f 5 Jul 1856 Botetourt Casualty 7 Wm C & Nancy Keplar Botetourt William C Keplar Father
27 Eliza Irvins Korntiz 1 f 9 Nov 1856 Botetourt Unknown 1 6 6 George & Ann Kornitz Botetourt George Kontiz Father
28 [blank] Lemmon [blank] f 15 Dec 1856 Botetourt Unknown 1 Lewis & Mahalia Lemmon Botetourt Haden Moore Neighbor
29 [blank] Lemmon 1 f 15 Feb 1856 Botetourt 1 Abraham & Julia Lemmon Botetourt John E Brunfield Neighbor
30 [blank] Lemmon 1 f 15 Feb 1856 Botetourt 1 Abraham & Julia Lemmon Botetourt [illegible]
31 Sarah 1 Rowland Lee f 15 Nov 1856 Botetourt Unknown 36 Botetourt Rowland Lee Owner
32 Nancy Jane Lennard 1 f 27 May 1856 Botetourt Child Bed Fever 31 Bedford James Leonard James Leonard Husband
33 Philp [sic] 1 John Linkinbarger m 25 Oct 1856 Montgomery Consumption 20 6 Botetourt John Linkinbargar Owner
34 Tom 1 Wm Longhorne m 2 Apr 1856 Botetourt Unknown 1 Botetourt Wm Langhorne Owner
35 Conrad Martin 1 m 27 Nov 1856 Botetourt Dropsy 81 11 1 Pennsylvania Widow Hiram Martin Son
36 Cathrine Merrett 1 f 23 Nov 1856 Botetourt Typhoid Fever 81 7 20 Wm & Sarah Austin Botetourt Thomas E Merrett Margret Austin Sister
37 Samuel B Merrett 1 m 5 Dec 1856 Botetourt Typhoid Fever 2 4 8 Thos & Cathrine Merrett Botetourt Margret Austin Owner
38 Virginia 1 John A McClure f 10 Feb 1856 Botetourt 2 1 14 Botetourt John A McClure Owner
39 Alice 1 Fletcher H Mays f 15 Dec 1856 Botetourt Old Age 95 Fletcher H Mays Owner
40 John Neville 1 m 11 Feb 1856 Botetourt Old Age 83 Frederick Cty Daniel Ammen Son in Law
41 Matty 1 John Nevill Est f 15 Sep 1856 Botetourt Old Age 80 Daniel Ammen Son in Law
42 Newton Nunsinger 1 m 18 May 1856 Botetourt Hooping Cough 1 3 George W & Mary Ninsing Botetourt George Ninsing Father
43 Mary W Old 1 f 28 Oct 1856 Botetourt Kidney 64 8 4 Botetourt Charles Old Charles Old Husband
44 Patsy 1 Marcus C Patton f 8 Mar 1856 Botetourt Typhoid Fever 15 Botetourt Moras C Patton Owner
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45 Agnes 1 Eliza Price f 10 Aug 1856 Botetourt Dysentary 10 Botetourt John H Price Son of Owner
46 Sallie 1 Eliza Price f [blank] Botetourt Hooping Cough 10 Botetourt John H Price Son of Owner
47 Martha Ann Piner 1 f 7 Mar 1856 Botetourt Cramp colick 18 7 11 John & Martha Piner Rockingham John Piner Father
48 [blank] Piner 1 m 28 May 1856 Botetourt Cramp colick 7 John & Martha Piner Botetourt John Piner Father
49 Fannie A Robinson 1 f 21 Feb 1856 Botetourt Consumption 24 2 4 Wm & Sarah A Robinson Botetourt William Robinson Father
50 Lucy 1 Robert B Stevens f 15 Jun 1856 Botetourt Inflamation  12 Botetourt Robert B Stevens Owner
51 Charles D Shaver 1 m 12 Aug 1856 Botetourt Flux 1 7 7 Peter & Mary Shaver Botetourt Peter Shaver Father
52 James B Shaver 1 m 15 Aug 1856 Botetourt Flux 2 5 22 Peter & Mary Shaver Botetourt Peter Shaver Father
53 Henry 1 Robert L Snodgrass m 15 Sep 1856 Botetourt Flux 2 6 Botetourt Robert L Snodgrass Owner
54 Philip 1 Robert L Snodgrass m 2 Oct 1856 Botetourt Flux 16 Botetourt Robert L Snodgrass Owner
55 Mary 1 Robert Snodgrass f 27 Jan 1856 Botetourt Cold 40 Botetourt Robert Snodgrass owner
56 Nelson 1 Robert Snodgrass m 28 Nov 1856 Botetourt 2 7 Botetourt Robert Snodgrass Owner
57 Abraham Snider 1 m 24 Sep 1856 Botetourt Flux 5 10 James & Ann Snider Botetourt James Snider Father
58 Daniel W Snider 1 m 28 Sep 1856 Botetourt Flux 10 16 James & Ann Snider Botetourt James Snider Father
59 Sarah A M. Seacrist 1 f 19 Jan 1856 Botetourt Cancer 25 Botetourt David Secrist David Secrist Husband
60 Marshall Harvey Starky 1 m 23 Dec 1856 Botetourt Croup 3 1 Wm & Mildred Starkey Botetourt Wm A Starkey Father
61 Betsy 1 Williams [blank] 15 Apr 1856 Botetourt Paralysis 60 Botetourt Charles Williams Owner
62 Cyril Ernest Word 1 m 5 Dec 1856 Botetourt 2 10 Wm E M & Helen W Word Botetourt Wm E M Word Father
63 Susan P Thompson [blank] f 25 Aug 1856 Botetourt Consumption 24 2 5 Hy M & Sarah Bowyer Botetourt Dr … Thompson Hy M Bowyer Father
64 Margret Walrond 1 f 24 Feb 1856 Botetourt Typhiod Fever 54 Jacob & Nancy Woltz Botetourt James S Walrond James S Walrond Husband
65 Charles 1 James S Walron m 2 Nov 1856 Botetourt Flux 5 3 Botetourt James S Walrond Owner
66 Sarah P Nichols 1 f 20 Aug 1856 Botetourt Flux 4 Robert & Eliza J Nichols Botetourt Robert Nichols Father
67 Celia Luskin 1 f 4 Jan 1856 Botetourt Old Age 89 3 Chesterfield widow James Luster son
68 Bob 1 James Luster m 15 Jan 1856 Botetourt Old Age 87 Campbell James Luster Owner
69 Thomas Slave 1 Davis M Wood m May 1856 Botetourt Heart 13 Nancy slave Botetourt slave Davis M Wood Owner
70 Renetta 1 Davis M Wood f 15 Oct 1856 Botetourt Not Known 1 1 Harett slave Botetourt slave Davis M Wood Owner
71 Branch 1 Davis M Wood m 1 Jan 1856 Botetourt Pnumonia 3 Elizabeth slave Botetourt slave Davis M Wood Owner
72 Elizabeth 1 Davis M Wood f 5 Jan 1856  Botetourt Pnumonia 21 4 Agness Botetourt slave Davis M Wood Owner
73 Cathrin Jordan 1 f 22 Feb 1856 Botetourt Old Age 90 5 L [illeg] Beale & Betsy Shanadoah Farmer John Jorden decd James Paxton Son in Law
74 Not Named 1 James Paxton m 1 Dec 1856 Botetourt Strangled 2 Chryalin Botetourt James Paxton Owner
75 Esly Slave 1 Jonathon Lemon f Apr 1856 Botetourt Dead born Patsy Botetourt Jonathan Lemon Owner
76 Jacob Young 1 m 13 Dec 1856 Botetourt Cancer 87 5 25 Nicholas & Barbary Young Pennsylvania Farmer consort Jacob G Young son
77 Benjamin Welch 1 m 6 Aug 1856 Botetourt Fever 17 Benjam & Charlott Welch Rockbridge A B Pitzer Brother in Law
78 James Slave 1 A B Pitzer m 10 Aug 1856 Botetourt Fever 14 Hannah Botetourt A B Pitzer Owner
79 Wyatt C Dowdy 1 m 1 Oct 1856 Botetourt Fever 30 Not known Notknown Labourer A B Pitzer Friend
80 John Griffiin 1 m 1 Oct 1856 Botetourt Drownd  25 Not known Ohio Consort John J Pam[can't read] Father in Law
81 Elizabeth Hart 1 f 19 Sep 1856 Botetourt Old Age 83 5 Nicholas & Barbary Young Pennsylvania Richard Windo… Son in Law
82 Cathrin R Burns 1 f 5 Sep 1856 Rockbridge Scrofula 17 2 Thos & Lucy Burns Wyth Farmer Thomas H Burns Father
83 Not Named 1 m 1 Dec 1856 Botetourt [blank] Joseph H & M J Shultz Botetourt Joseph H Schultz Father
84 Marshal 1 m 1 Oct 1856 Botetourt Not Known 1 Sally Botetourt Mathias Corde Owner
85 Andrew H Brovfman 1 m 23 Aug 1856 Botetourt Afection Kidney 26 9 16 James & Mary Bronfsman Farmer James Broossman Father
86 Emly [sic] Slave 1 f 4 Aug 1856 Botetourt Consumption 21 Not known Botetourt George Lefford Owner
87 James H Bishop 1 m 2 Jun 1856 Botetourt Breast Disese 58 Not known Amherst Cooper Consort John J Bishop Son
88 Heny [sic] J Burks 1 m 9 Feb 1856 Botetourt Hemoredge 1 5 Robt S & Mary E Burks Botetourt Farmer Robert Burks Father
89 Martha Biggs 1 f 27 Aug 1856 Botetourt Heart Disease 37 6 13 Jno & Jane M Carting Botetourt  A Biggs Allen Biggs Husband
90 Mary A Rule 1 f 28 Oct 1856 Botetourt Flux 3 2 13 Adam & Mary Rule Bedford Adam Rule Father
91 Sam D Kessler 1 m 11 Dec 1856 Botetourt Decline 61 3 3 John & Mary Kepler Maryland Miller Nancy Nancy Keplar Wife
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91 Richard Fox 1 m 1 Mar 1856 Botetourt Dropsy 83 George & Sarah Fox Pennsylvania Blacksmith William Fox Son
92 Not Named 1 m 11 Oct 1856 Botetourt Not known 1 Joseph & Sarah Moody Botetourt Joseph Moody Brother
93 John Ivy 1 m May 1856 Botetourt Old Age 100 Not Known Ireland Anthony K Delmon Steward
94 Edward McCabe 1 m May 1856 Botetourt Consumption 35 Not Known Ireland Anthony K Delmon Steward
95 Not Named 1 m 12 Feb 1856 Botetourt Not known 1 George & Sarah Switzer Botetourt George Switzer Father
96 Lewis C Carlond 1 m 3 Nov 1856 Botetourt Hurt by Fall 8 7 4 George & Sarah Carlond Botetourt George Carland Father
97 Mary Jane 1 William Kelly f 16 Jan 1856 Botetourt Croup 1 16 Slave Botetourt William Kelly Owner
98 Not Named 1 f 18 Sep 1856 Botetourt Not known 1 George & A Keplar Botetourt George Lepler Father
99 Harriet J Kyle 1 f 16 Mar 1856 Botetourt Pneumonia 21 Francis J & Sarah McDowell Botetourt Francis J McDowell Father
100 Not Named 1 m 10 Feb 1856 Botetourt Not known 2 David & J Barger Botetourt David Barger Father
101 Robison G Johnston 1 m 13 Aug 1856 Botetourt Cholick 19 7 17 Morris & M Johnston Rockbridge Morris Johnston Father
102 Not Named 1 m 7 Jan 1856 Botetourt Not known 1 Samuel & Mary Patten Botetourt Samuel Pattn Father
103 Jacob Tucker 1 m Nov 1856 Botetourt Flux 8 Beverly & Bevaline Tucker Botetourt Beverly R Tucker Father
104 Harett E Hannah 1 f 9 Oct 1856 Botetourt Flux 1 11 22 Joseph & Carnelia Hannah Botetourt Joseph Hannah Jr Father
105 Nancy L King 1 f 9 Oct 1856 Botetourt Flux 10 11 Charles & Jane King Allegheny Charles King Father
106 Salina C King 1 f 1 Nov 1856 Botetourt Flux 13 9 Charles & Jane King Allegheny Charles King Father
107 Elizabeth Mallony 1 f 2 Oct 1856 Botetourt Flux 60 9 11 Garland & Jane McKalister Botetourt P Mallony Philip Malony Husband
108 Not Named 1 m Aug 1856 Botetourt Not known 14 Jacob & Ann Wilholder Botetourt Jacob Wilholen Father
109 Ema T Slover 1 f 19 Mar 1856 Botetourt Hooping Cough 11 15 Wm C & Ann ltover Botetourt Wm C Slover Father
110 James W Britt 1 m Oct 1856 Botetourt Flux 1 3 John & Eliza Britt Botetourt John Britt Father
111 Not Named 1 m Apr 1856 Botetourt Not known 4 George & Mary Icenhunen Botetourt George Icenhiiwer Father
112 Not Named 1 John J Allen m [blank] Botetourt Not known 28 Sarah Botetourt John J Allen Owner
113 Not Named 1 John J Allen f 4 Oct 1856 Botetourt Not known 1 Hannah Botetourt John J Allen Owner
114 Martha Robinson 1 f 3 Sep 1856 Botetourt Old Age 82 Mofet Augusta Jude Robinson Mary Robinson Daughter in Law
115 John M Robinson 1 m 8 Nov 1856 Botetourt Inflam Liver 38 11 26 Isack & Martha Robinson Rockbridge Mary Robinson Mary Robinson Wife
116 Not Named 1 m 9 Mar 1856 Botetourt Not known 2 Thomas & Martha Good Botetourt Thomas Good Father
117 Lucy Francis Baker 1 f 22 Jul 1856 Botetourt Typhiod Fever 27 7 15 Wm & Mary Iglos Botetourt  F Baker F Baker Husband
118 John W Mitshell 1 m 27 Feb 1856 Botetourt Consumption 19 1 27 Henery & Mary Mitchell Rockbridge Henry Mitchell Father
119 Tobitha Becknor 1 f 1 Nov 1856 Botetourt Pneumonia 1 6 William & Mariah Becknor Botetourt William Becknor Father
120 John Johnston 1 m 5 Jun 1856 Botetourt Old Age 94 Stephen & Susan Johnston Goochland Castleto Johnston Son
121 Henry Slave 1 Benjam P Owens m May 1856 Botetourt Typhiod Fever 22 14 slave Botetourt Benjamin P Owens Owner
122 Thomas Slave 1 John C Nowell m Apr 1856 Botetourt Flux 1 2 Ann Botetourt John C Nowell Owner
123 Not Named 1 John C Nowell m Oct 1856 Botetourt Not known 12 Milly Botetourt John C Nowell Owner
124 Not Named 1 Milton Watson f Mar 1856 Botetourt Not known 2 Mary Botetourt William Watson Owner
125 Alice Corigan 1 f 5 Jul 1856 Botetourt Disease Heart 60 Not Known Ireland John Guinn Nephew
126 Martha Winner 1 f Apr 1856 Botetourt Fever 45 Not Known Botetourt Jacob Winner Jacob Winner Husband
127 John A Pursly 1 m 10 Oct 1856 Botetourt Flux 10 John & Mary Pursly Botetourt John Pursly Father
128 Virginia Brown 1 f Aug 1856 Botetourt Not known 6 Wm & Mary Brown Botetourt William Brown Father
129 Evaline Slave 1 Wm M Harvey f Feb 1856 Botetourt Consumption 34 Mary Botetourt Wm M Harvey Owner
130 James S Barger 1 m Jul 1856 Botetourt Hooping Cough 4 8 John & Elizabeth Barger Botetourt John Barger Father
131 Virginia F Obrien 1 f Oct 1856 Botetourt Liver Complaint 73 Anthony & Mary Obrian Botetourt Anthony Obrian Father
132 Jane Allen 1 f 20 Oct 1856 Botetourt Flux 4 6 Matthew & E Allen Botetourt Matthew W Allen Father
133 Milly Slave 1 F H Mays f Jul 1856 Botetourt Dropsy 55 Not Known Botetourt F H Mays Owner
134 Elizabeth McClure 1 f 16 Jan 1856 Botetourt Consumption 62 Robert & E Stewart Rockbridge  Jno McClure Robert McClure Son
135 Not Named 1 H Kyle m Apr 1856 Botetourt Juandice 5 Rhoad Botetourt Harett Kyle Owner
136 Not Named 1 f 5 May 1856 Botetourt Not known 5 Wm B & Jane Coner Botetourt Wm B Conner Father
137 Mariah Slave 1 Saml Nofsinger f Oct 1856 Botetourt Flux 11 Mary  Botetourt Samuel Nofsinger Owner
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138 Jane Slave 1 f Jan 1856 [blank] Pneumonia 36 Not Known Botetourt Samuel Noftsinger Owner
139 Cary Slave 1 m Feb 1856 [blank] Cold 6 Mary Botetourt Samuel Noftsinger Owner
140 Rosill 1 f Feb 1856 [blank] Cold 4 Mary Botetourt Samuel Noftsinger Owner
141 Ella 1 f Feb 1856 [blank] Cold 2 Mary Botetourt Samuel Noftsinger Owner
142 John Eager 1 m 31 Jul 1856 [blank] Jaundice 60 Sampson & Rhort Eager Augusta Sampson Eagor Son