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Kanawha County Deaths 1856

Name                         Month Day     Age     Birthplace           Parents                             Informant
Adkins, Sophia                DEC   23      4y     Elk River            Adkins, Reuben & Mary               Ralph Smith, grandfather
Beaver, Sarah                 JUL   27      3m     Kanawha 2 Mi         Beaver, Cyrus & Mary                Cyrus Beaver, father
Bird, Lucinda L               APR   29     31y     Big Sandy of Elk     Hindman, Jessiah & Sally            Jno C Bird, husband
Boggess, Benj. W              OCT   17      6y     Poca                 Boggess, Simeon & Paulina
Bowman, James                 AUG   11     24y     Coal River           Bowman, Jno & Sarah                 Jno Bowman, father
Burdett, Elias                JUL   24      4y     Kanawha River        Burdett, Jaban & Eliz               Jaban Burdett, father
Cavender, Minerva             APR   10      5y     Kanawha 2 Mi         Cavender, Jno & Nancy               Jno Cavender, father
Cavender, Susan               APR   1       7y     Kanawha 2 Mi         Cavender, Jno & Nancy               Jno Cavender, father
Grass, Jno H                  AUG   20      7y     Mud River            Grass, Jno & Lucinda                Jno Grass, father
Gunder, Bej.                  NOV   2       9m     Elk River            Gunter, Jno & Lucinda               Jno. Gunter, father
Hamilton, Catherine           NOV   19      6y     Kanawha 2 Mi         Hamilton, Wm & Susan                Wm Hamilton, father
Harris, Jno C                 SEP   10      4y     Tuppers Creek        Harris, Jas & Marg                  Jas. Harris, father
Malone, Houston E             OCT   30      1y     Kanawha Salines      Malone, Thos & Martha               Martha Malone, mother
Matthews, Wm F                NOV   2      10d     Pocatalico           Matthews, Thos & Mary               Thos. Matthews, father
Midkiff, John                 AUG   23     50y     Coal River           Midkiff, Jno & Rebecca              Booker Midkiff, son
Murray, Wm Henry              JUL   9       1y     Witchers Creek       Murray, David & Judith              David Murray, father
Norton, Chloe S               JUN   1      39y     Malden               Slaughter, Goodrich & Hannah        Jas. Norton, husband
Overshine, W E                MAR   19     12y     Coal River           Overshiner, Jno & Marg.             John Overshiner, father
Overshiner, W A               FEB   19     19y     Coal River           Overshiner, Jno & Marg.             John Overshiner, father
Pancake, Geo.                 OCT          50y     Kanawha Salines                                          Silas Ruffner, neighbor
Pauley, Hester A              MAR   24      1y     Coal River           Pauley, Jno & Lucinda               Jno W Pauley, father
Samples, Mary                 DEC   20     88y     Elk River                                                Ralph Smith, son-in-law
Saunders, Olivia              SEP   24     11m     Coal River           Saunders, Jno & Francis             Jno. Saunders, father
Selbe, ?                      NOV   18      7d     Rush Creek           Selbe, P T & Lucinda                Packard T Selbe,father
Stewart, ?                    JUL       stillborn  Campbells Creek      Stewart, Renick & Avis              Avis Stewart, mother
Stricklin, Aaron              DEC   26     62y     Blue Creek           Stricklin, Wm                       Jesse James, neighbor
Thomas, Andrew J              JUN   21      1y     Kanawha county       Thomas                              David S Thomas, father
Watson, Samuel                JUL   1       2y     Malden               Watson, Chas. & Mahulda             Mahulda Watson, mother
Williams, Sarah Esther        MAR       stillborn  Elk River            Williams, Robt & Polly              Robt. Williams, father
Williams, Wm                  DEC   13      1m     Coal River           Williams, Walter & Martha           Walter Williams, father
Withrow, Margaret             AUG   9      54y     Poca                 Withrow, Wm & Mary                  Thos. Withrow, father
Woods, Lewis G                AUG   27    7-1/2y   Kanawha Salines      Woods, Robt. & Martha Ann           Robt. Woods, father
Word, Sarah T                 SEP   19     22y     Coal River           Word, Wm & Dolly                    Dolly Word, mother


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