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Wakulla County, Florida
1885 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.

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 ???

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