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Friday, March 6, 2009

"1893 Death & Burial Records"

In addition to news articles, the Evansville newspapers often contain vital statistics. The following death and burial records have been transcribed from the Evansville Sunday Courier, 21 May 1893.

Kittie Haynes, age 42, died of consumption, buried Locust Hill; Basil Hastings, buried Oak Hill; Hattie Mitchell, age 8, died of congestion of stomach, buried Oak Hill; Wm. H. Conant, age 61 years and 5 months, died of abscess of lungs, buried Oak Hill; Eliza Mills, age 29, died of epileptic fit, buried Richey Crossing, Ind.; Owen L. McCoy, age 24, died on pneumonia, buried Dahlgreen, Ill.; Albert H. Kabtofen, died of pneumonia, buried Locust Hill; Jacob Anslinger, age 2, died of measles, buried St. Joseph Cemetery; __ Buell, still born, buried Oak Hill; Michael Pfistner, age 49, died of Bright’s disease, buried St. Joseph Cemetery; John Freiling, age 55, died of bronchitis, buried Oak Hill.

Submitted by Brenda Joyce Jerome, CG

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