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1850 Sumner County, TN
Mortality Schedule

District 1

Transcribed by Joan Pruett
© November 2000

Source: National Archives Microfilm, No. T655, Roll 26
Page 776

Persons who died during the year ending 1st June 1850.

Line Name of person who died Age Sex Color Free/ Slave Married/ Widowed Place of birth Month died Occupation Cause of death Days ill
1 Winn, James 52 F W F W VA Jan.   Consumpt 300
2 Jane 1/12 F W F   TN July   Accident 1
3 Dolly 95 F B S   VA May   Old Age 20
4 Lewis 2 M B S   TN June   Croup 10
5 Crenshaw, Sarah 15 F B F   TN Sep   Consumt 60
6 Holly 50 F B F   NC July   Cholera 3
7 George 23 M B F   TN July   Cholera 5
8 Dalton, Booker 60 M W F M VA Aug. Farmer Conj. Fever 9
9 Holt, Joseph 24 M W F   TN July Teacher Typhoid 10
10 Mohorn, Sarah 60 F W F W VA April   Inf. Brain 18
11 Elizabeth 11 F B S   TN April   Drowned  
12 Sylva 5 F B S   TN July   Drowned  
13 Washington 22 M B S   TN July Farm Hand Cholera  
14 Lucy 28 F B S   TN Feb.   Conj. fever 20
15 Susan 3/12 F B S   TN Feb.   Hives 1
16 Winney 30 F B S   NC Sept. Farm Hand Consumpt 21
17 Stephen 55 M B F   TN July   Cholera 1
18 Mills, Bennetta 3/12 F W F   TN Aug.   Brain fever 8
19 Mills, Louiza 1 F W F   TN Mar.   Fever 12
20 Mary 10/12 F B S   TN Aug.   Cholera 9
21 Fanny 6/12 F B S   TN Aug.   Cholera 4
22 Jane 1/12 F B S   TN Aug.   Cholera 5
23 Mary 1 F B S   TN Sep   Cholera 2
24 Charles 50 M B S   TN July Farm Hand Cholera 2
25 Molly 40 F B S   TN Aug. Cook Cholera 1
26 Frank 75 M B S   NC June   Cholera 2
27 Milly 30 F B S   TN Sept.   Consum 50
28 Brizendine, Nancy 38 F W F M MD June   Cholera 5
29 Wheellock, Jane 22 F W F   KY June   Cholera 10
30 Joseph 21 M B S   TN Aug. Farm Hand Fever 16
31 Sarah 6 F B S   TN Sep   Fever 10
32 Jackson 14 M B S   TN Oct.   Fever 20
33 Letty 30 F B S   TN Dec.   Consum 50
34 Robert 60 M B S   VA Aug. Farm Hand Cholera 5
35 Hamilton, Mary 18 F W F M TN July Cholera 2

"The cholera prevailed here in June, July and August and was very fatal"


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