1885 Wakulla County Mortality Schedule
Schedule 5 -Persons who died in the year ending May 31, 1885 in county of Wakulla state of Florida, enumerated by me, H. H. Walker Enumerator. Name House# Age Sex Col Mar Where born Month Occupation Disease Yrs Doctor Stat 1 2 3 Death Res Fitzgerald, Nancy 75 F W W Ire Ire Ire Dec Old age 14 None Hall, Cilia 58 F B W VA VA VA Oct Effects of burn 30 None Raker, Mary J. 28 F W M GA GA GA May Child birth 25 J.E. Laird Heathers, H.C. 2 F B FL FL FL Jul Stephens, Eliza 77 37 F W M AL GA GA Jan 16 None Dugger, Merriam 78 75 F W W NC NC NC Feb General debility 36 J.E. Laird Green, T.F. 99 63 M W M SC SC SC Dec Farmer Apoplexy 54 J.E. Laird Green, B.C. 99 6 M W FL SC SC Sep Enlargement of glands J.E. Laird Gray, Martha 120 5/30 F W FL GA GA Jun Cox, Ada C. 145 5 F W FL ?? FL Jul Inflamation Bowels Dr. Gullett Johnson, Maria 156 2/12 F B FL FL Oct Laird, B.F. 184 62 M W M GA Nov Farm work Pneumonia 19 None Hargrett, Fannie 166 75 F B NC NC NC Apr None Jackson, Hardy 216 57 M B Oct Farm work None Ferrell 231 2/12 M W FL GA FL Mar J.E. Laird Mercer, Rosanna 244 36 F B M FL Nov Farm work 35 None Butler, Erline 264 53 F W M GA GA GA Apr J.E. Laird Anderson, Mary E. 289 27 F W S FL SC GA Jan Consumption Dr. Gullett & J.E. Laird Powell, M.J. 290 29 F W M FL SC SC Apr Inflamation Womb J.E. Laird Pigott, Mattie 303 11 F W Mar Heart disease J.E. Laird Reynolds, Nancy 305 38 F W W SC SC SC Apr Rheumatism J.E. Laird Crum, Zilphia 304 17 F W M GA VA GA Dec Dropsy J.E. Laird Hill, (no name) 319 8/30 F B FL GA AL Jul None Miller, Emmaline 328 1 F B FL FL FL Mar None Benton, Mary J. 346 40 F W M SC SC SC Mar None Oliver, M.J. 371 35 F W M FL SC FL Nov Pneumonia Dr. Moore Leavy, Jno. L. 382 10 M W FL FL FL Mar Typhoid feaver Dr. Leonard Gilchrist, L.R. 45 M W M FL SC SC Nov Farmer J.E. Laird Hughes, Alice C. 2 1 F W FL AL FL Jul Bilious fever 1 Ham, David 3 1 M W FL FL FL Jul Bilious fever 1 J.E. Laird McWilliams, J.R. 4 80 M W M SC SC SC Nov Farmer Decsef ? Revell, Mary 5 36 F W M FL Aug Dropsy Roddenbery, Jane 6 20 F W S FL NC NC Aug Dropsy Ham, David 7 70 M W M GA GA GA May Ferryman Apoplexy Anderson, J.R. 28 M W M FL GA GA Jun Farmer Consumption Vickers, Mayfisc ? 3/12 M W FL FL FL Jul Bilious fever
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 (1 this person, 2 person's father, 3 person's mothers) 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