Deaths from the Cholera Epidemic in Lincoln County
(Thirteen Deaths from Cholera Reported in 2-week Period)
June 25 - July 8, 1873
From the TROY HERALD (Troy, Lincoln Co., MO) Wed., 2 & 9 July 1873:
From the TROY HERALD (Troy, Lincoln Co., MO) Wed., 2 July 1873:
SHIRKEY - June 25th, 1873 at ? Hotel, In this place, of Cholera. Samuel Shirkey, aged about 60.
VERDIER - June 25th, 1873, at his residence in Auburn, this county, Cholera Morbus., M. D. L. Verdier.
LAY - June 28th, 1873, at his late ?, in this place, of Cholera Morbus, Cornelious (?) Lay, aged 48 years, 6 months, ? days. Mr Lay was a native of Pulaski Kentucky. He moved to this state 20 years ago.
WORSHAM - July 1, 1873, of ? disease, Mrs. Frances, wife of Capt. Worsham.
ROGERS - July 1, 1873, at his residence in this place, of Cholera, Josiah W. Rogers, aged 38 years and 25 days. He was a native of New Hampshire.
From the TROY HERALD (Troy, Lincoln Co., MO) Wed., 9 July 1873:
HOLCOMB - July 8, 1873, at the residence of her husband four miles north of Troy, of Cholera Morbus, Mrs. Perilla, wife of Hardin Holcomb, aged 37 years.
BIRKHEAD - July 4, 1873, at the residence of her son, J. M. Burkhead, Esq., three miles east of this place, of Dysentery, Mrs. Joanna Birkhead, aged 81 years, 11 mos. and 7 days.
FRAZIER - July 5, 1873, in this place, at the residence of his grandmother, Mrs Henry Martin, of Cholera Infantum, little Harry, youngest child of Mrs. Celia Frazier, aged 2 years, 5 months, and 15 days.
WHITESIDES - July 6, 1873, at his late residence nearAuburn, of Cholera Morbus, Jacob Whitesides, at an advanced age.
FRAZIER - July 7, 1873, at the residence of her husband in this place, of Cholera Morbus, Mrs. Sarah, wife of Wm. Frazier, Esq., aged 40 years.
CARTER - July 7, 1873, in this place, at the residence of her grandfather, Capt William Worsham, of Cholera Morbus, Miss Sarah F. Carter, aged 17 years and 23 days.
BRAGG - July 7, 1873, at the residence of his father in this place, of Cholera Morbus, Henry, son of Wm. Bragg, aged 20 years and 22 days.
MARTIN - July 8, 1873, at her late residence in this place, of Cholera Morbus, Mrs. Mary A. Martin, aged 64 years, 5 months, and 8 days.
Submitted to HERITAGE PAGES of LINCOLN COUNTY, MISSOURI by Robert Mumford , 1 August 1998.
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