1879 Yellow Fever Deaths in Memphis, Tennessee, August 9th – 11th

Eleven Deaths Since Saturday Noon.

Fifty-six New Cases, Thirty Colored

Deaths from Yellow Fever

  • Mrs Frances Getz, age 33
  • Lizzie Getzell, age 26
  • Michael Dwyer, age 52
  • Fritz Hach, age 18
  • Rev. John H. Ridley, colored, age 37
  • Caroline Jackson’s child, age 2 weeks
  • Edward Tobler, age 30
  • W. B. Erwin, age 36
  • Lizzie Dolan, age 4
  • Robert Hollander, age 8
  • Martha Woods, age 52

Deaths from other Causes

  • Mary banks, age 2 weeks, convulsions
  • Thomas Wheeler, colored, age 27, syphilis
  • Thomas Oswald, colored, age 1, meningitis
  • Mary Lewis, colored, age 9 months, remittent fever
  • Caroline Summers, age 5, congestion of the brain

New Cases of Yellow Fever

  • Adolphus Williams, age 3 months
  • Mary Deusold, age 22
  • Lizzie Mackey, age 11
  • Lorentz Sallis, age 48
  • Andrew Shelton, age 24
  • Timothy Fennessy, age 40
  • Charles Mead, age 31
  • Thomas S. Bateman, age 24
  • Annie Miller, age 18
  • Frank Cunningham, age 11
  • Mrs Dr Berty, age 27
  • Dr Oscar Berty, age 40
  • J. Clements, age 35
  • W. B. Irwin, age 36, since dead
  • George Harper, age 38
  • Austin W. Dowell, age 33
  • Caroline Smith, age 14
  • Carrie Williams, age 39
  • J. Dolan, age 16
  • W. Dolan, age 8
  • Thomas Downey, age 17
  • J. T. Hastings, age 22
  • Con Mulbrandon, age 3
  • Wm. Costello, age 6
  • Wm. Costello, age 50
  • Arthur White, age 24
  • Elvira Green, colored, age 38
  • Amelia Robinson, age 41
  • Virginia Simpson, colored, age 12
  • Ed Mayes, colored, age 7
  • Mrs Charles Green, age 28
  • Hester Jows, colored, age 26
  • Annie Farrar, colored, age 26
  • Frank Cannon, colored, age 34
  • Granville Polk, colored, age 25
  • Lucy McDuff, colored, age 22
  • Willis Peyton, colored, age 32
  • E. Mullin, colored, age 45
  • Delia Jones, colored, age 17
  • Edward Harrison, colored, age 6
  • C. Jackson’s babe, colored, age 9 days
  • K. Johnson’s daughter, colored, age 11
  • K. Johnson, colored, age 5
  • Augustus Harris, colored, age 33
  • Thad McCauley’s daughter, colored, age 11
  • Arena Hubbard, colored, age 34
  • Virginia Halfers, colored, age 30
  • Hammet Batemen, colored, age 20
  • Richard Woods, colored, age 8
  • Luella Mosby, colored, age 13
  • Lucy Sears, colored, age 23
  • Emma Barnes, colored, age 27
  • Laura Lamb, colored, age 24
  • Ellen Price, colored, age 19
  • James Morse, colored, age 29
  • Mary Bridge, colored, age 40

The total cases reported are 387.

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