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1870
Mortality
Schedule


The 1870 Mortality Schedule, which was taken with the 1870 Federal Census, includes those who died in the county in the year preceding June 1, 1870. The transcriber has added notes where necessary correcting spellings.

Source: NARA Microfilm T1130, Reel 3.

James H. Strange
Age: 14
Gender: M
Single/married: S
Place of birth: Indiana
Month of death: June
Occupation: Farmer
Cause of death: murdered by Indians

Mrs. Lowrey
(This is most likely Mrs. Eskild Lauritzen)
Age: 40
Gender: F
Single/married: M
Place of birth: Germany
Month of death: June
Occupation: Keeping house
Cause of death: murdered by Indians

John Lowrey
(This is most likely Eskild Lauritzen)
Age: 34
Gender: M
Single/married: M
Place of birth: Germany
Month of death: June
Occupation: Farmer
Cause of death: murdered by Indians

E. Petersen
(First name actually Otto)
Age: 22
Gender: M
Single/married: S
Place of birth: Denmark
Month of death: June
Occupation: Farmer
Cause of death: murdered by Indians

H.I. Bateman
Age: 28
Gender: M
Single/married: S
Place of birth: Missouri
Month of death: March
Occupation: Farmer
Cause of death: lung fever

A man, name unkown
(Most likely Fred Meigherhoff)
Age: Unknown
Gender: M
Single/married: S
Place of birth: Germany
Month of death: June
Occupation: Farmer
Cause of death: murdered by Indians

George Winchell
(Surname actually Weichell; he was married, not single; his wife was captured by the Indians)
Age: 30
Gender: M
Single/married: S
Place of birth: Germany
Month of death: June
Occupation: Farmer
Cause of death: murdered by Indians

J.P. Miller
Age: 20
Gender: M
Single/married: M
Place of birth: Indiana
Month of death: March
Occupation: Farmer
Cause of death: lung fever

Ida Schermerhorn
Age: 8 mos.
Gender: F
Single/married: S
Place of birth: Kansas
Month of death: April
Occupation: None
Cause of death: Unknown

Mrs. Alderdyce
(spelled Alderdice in some county histories)
Age: 32
Gender: F
Single/married: M
Place of birth: Pennsylvania
Month of death: August
Occupation: Keeping house
Cause of death: murdered by Indians

T. Alderdyce
(spelled Alderdice in some county histories)
Age: 2
Gender: M
Single/married: S
Place of birth: Kansas
Month of death: June
Occupation: None
Cause of death: murdered by Indians


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