1850 Wakulla County Mortality Schedule
Persons who died in the year ending 1st June 1850 in entirecounty of Wakulla state of Florida, enumerated by me, Simon A. Braswell Ass't Marshal Name Age Sex Color Free Mar Where Month Occupation Disease Days Slav Wid Born Death Ill Bateman, Charles 40 M M France Sailor Pleurisy 7 Daughtry, Sarah W. 43 F M GA Jul Iriseplis 4 Giles, Ansel Rowel 3 M SC Nov Bowel infection 3 Lewis, Tabitha 35 F M NC May Congestive fever 2 Page, Samuel M. 4/12 M FL May Fever 8 Reeves, Solomon 50 M M IL Feb Farmer Piles C Roberts, Julia 1 F FL Jul Fever 2 Roberts, Sarah 7 F FL Apr Worms Sudden Roddenberry, Sarah 32 F M GA Apr Fever 10 Williams, William 27 M M NC Nov Laborer fever 30 Elvina 1 F M S FL Nov Diarrhea C Frank 2/12 M B S FL Apr Smothered Sudden Moses 80 M B S SC Apr Apoplexy Sudden Richmond 6/12 M B S FL Aug Teething 30 Rose 25 F B S Ga Unk Aff?? Lung 14 Smith 1/12 M B S FL Nov Worms 6 Spincer 9 M B S FL Apr Dropsy C Thiopilus 17 M B S FL Mar Dropsy C
Remarks: The water is generally limestone. The soil is light & sandy and in many places filled or littered with limerock. Long leaf yellow pine is the general growth only with in hammocks where the white oak & hickory and the magnolia bay are very plentiful and swamps abound in the spontaneous growth of cabbage palmeto. Lime & murl are the natural fertilizers in the county. NOTES: Slaves were listed only by first name. They have been shown seperately for the purpose of sorting by name. Age is shown in one of three ways, as years, days/30, or months/12 1 name 2 age 3 sex 4 color, white, black, mulato 5 Free / slave 6 married, widowed 7 place of birth 8 month in which person died 9 occupation 10 cause of death 11 Days ill, c= continous ???
Created Dec 1997 Revised 20 Apr 2012 Ron Thompson