1853 Yellow Fever Deaths in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

The following is the official report of the Board of Health for the week, commencing at 4 o’clock on Saturday the 10th and ending at 4 o’clock on Saturday the 17th of September.

  • John Scheneman, age 45 years, 11 September 1853
  • John Burgess, age 48 years, 11 September 1853
  • Henry Yorkey, age 35 years, 11 September 1853
  • Thomas Gambel, age 45 years, 11 September 1853
  • Margaret Denier age 26 years, 11 September 1853
  • Wm. Linden, age 17 years, 11 September 1853
  • M. Hickman, age 46 years, 11 September 1853
  • Barbara Storm, age 14 years, 11 September 1853
  • Joseph Long, age 30 years, 11 September 1853
  • Josephine Bazin, age 60 years, 11 September 1853
  • Iva Cosby, age 28 years, 11 September 1853
  • Polander, name and age unknown, 11 September 1853
  • George Roach, age 28 years, 13 September 1853
  • Andrew Cust, age 28 years, 13 September 1853
  • Mrs Ashbue, age 26 years, 13 September 1853
  • F. Capdeville, age 25 years, 13 September 1853
  • Miss Annie Macintoch, age 14 years, 13 September 1853
  • Wm. Eskew, age 25 years (Lousisville, Ky), 13 September 1853
  • stranger, name and age unknown, 13 September 1853
  • Thomas Wood, age 53 years, 13 September 1853
  • Mrs Burns, age 40 years, 13 September 1853
  • son of Mr Hickman, age 12 years, 14 September 1853
  • John Coffman, age 30 years, 14 September 1853
  • Mrs Gamble, age 50 years, 14 September 1853
  • Anna Gamble, age 20 years, 14 September 1853
  • Leonard G. Mudd, age 22 years, 14 September 1853
  • Michael Houlhon, age 35 years, 14th September 1853
  • Mrs F. Skinner, age 45 years, 14 September 1853
  • Miss Jane Murphy, age 30 years, 14 September 1853
  • John Storms, age 16 years, 15 September 1853
  • R. Collins, age 25 years, 15 September 1853
  • Sebastian Schneider, age 40 years, 15 September 1853
  • Conrad Fesler, age 33 years, 16 September 1853
  • Eva Storm, age 12 years, 16 September 1853
  • Dr Lorin Very, age 42 years, 16 September 1853
  • Henry S. Tomlinson, age 2 years, 16 September 1853
  • Matthias Shriver, age 21 years, 16 September 1853
  • Edward Woodworth, age 21 years, 16 September 1853
  • Ambrose Law, age 18 years, 17 September 1853
  • Peter McKilrick, age 37 years, 17 September 1853
  • Miss E. Matta, age 40 years, 17 September 1853
  • Charles, son of Mrs Montgomery, age 6 years, 17 September 1853

Deaths from other causes

  • Caleb Blunt, age 22 years, suicide, 15 September 1853
  • Dumas, colored, age 14 years, unknown disease
  • negro child belonging to Mrs Donan, inflammation of the brain, 15 September 1853
  • John Folk, age 13 years, accidental, 17 September 1853

Abstract prepared by Genealogy-Quest.com from “Office of the Board of Health” The Weekly Comet, Baton Rouge, LA, 18 September 1853, 2.

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