Craven County Digital History Exhibit

Benjamin, Epidemic in New Bern,
pages 28 through 32

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List of deaths during the prevalence of Yellow Fever in New Berne
North Carolina, in the fall of 1864.

Sept. 3, Mrs. Narcissa Cherry.                         Sept. 28, Becton Davis.
“        7, Miss Prudy Rice.                                 “         “  Jesse B. Cowling.
“        7, John W. Taylor.                                  “         “  James W. Bryan.
“       11, Mrs. Sarah Quirk.                              “       29, Miss Craig.
“       12, George Patrick.                                  “         “     “   Hutchins.
“       13, Wm. B. Cowling.                               “         “  Mr. Breen,
“       16, Mrs. B. Gattin.                                   “         “    “   Boetsky.
“       16, Miss Clara Butler.                              “       30, Mrs. Jas. W. Bryan.
“       19, Miss Elinor Marshall.                          “         “    “   Dr. Wright.
“       19, Charles Mendell.                                “         “    “   Cowling.
“       21, Wm. L. Galucia.                                 “         “    “   Pern Hall.
“       22, James Hurtt.                                       “         “ D. Y. Fisher.
“        “  Brad Galtin.                                         “         “  Mrs. Wm. Williss.
“        “  John Carrow.                                      “         1, George Miller.
“        “  Mrs. Chamberlain.                               “         2, John E. Bryant.
“       23, James Hutchins.                                 “         “  Miss Sarah Friese.
“        “  Miss Rogers.                                       “         “  Mrs. Sarah Frion.
“        “  Pern Hall.                                            “         3, Mrs. Pearce.
“        “  Mrs. Hyson.                                        “         “   Fannie Hurtt
“        “  Wm. Jackson.                                     “         “  John F. Jones.
“        “  Miss Ann Wallace.                              “         “  Robert McAlvin.
“       24, Mrs. Wm. Hutchins.                           “         “  Mrs. A. Farnham.
“        “     “  Susan Willis.                                 “         “  Miss Ann Shepp.
“        “  Matthew Marshal.                               “         4, Mrs. John Styern.
“       25, Robert Harvey.                                  “         “    ''   J. Roberts.
“         “  B. Oxley.                                            “         5, Miss Polly Sandy.
“      26, Mrs. Gaskins.                                     “         “  Mr. Scholes.
“        “  Stephen Sermonds.                              “         6, John Fred'k Jones.
“        “  Miss Roberts.                                      “         “  Mrs. Gifford.
“        “  Mrs. Craig.                                          “         “     “   Morse.
“      27, Miss Elizabeth Dunn.                           “         “ A. S. Duncan.
“        “  Edward Hurtt.                                     “         “ Mrs. Eliza Allen.
“        “  Mr. Roberts.                                       “         “    “   Kendall.
“        “  Mrs. Kittie Hurtt.                                 “         “  Mr. Odan.
“        “  Mrs. AT. A. Wallace.                          “         “  John Cummings.
“        “  Mrs. Julia Williams.                              “         7, Wm. Hutchins.
“        “  Henry Hooker.                                    “         “  Mary Brinkly.

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Oct. 7, Alonzo Green.                                      Oct. 14, Mrs. Boesser,
“       “ Mrs. Geo. Smith.                                   “        “ George Cooper.
“       “ Miss Jane Haines.                                  “        “ Robert Dunn.
“       “ Alex. Meadows, Sr.                              “        “ ----- Haines, child.
“      8, Mrs. James Stanly.                                “        “ Mrs. Bart. Oliver.
“       “ Miss Alice Magleen.                              “        “ John McDonald.
“       “   “ Mary Stanly.                                     “        “ Mrs. Lieut. Bellois.
“      9, Mr. Peck.                                             “        “ ----- Moore, Jr.
“       “   “ Lewis.                                               “        “ Mr. Mandeville.
“       “ Mrs. Barney Woode.                             “        “ ----- Montamis, child.
“     11, Miss Katie Purvalt.                               “      15, Hugh Dudly.
“       “ Mr. Crowell.                                         “        “ James C. Cole.
“     10, Miss Mary Phillips.                               “        “ Child of Gid. Carraway.
“       “ Mr. Holmes.                                          “        “ Mrs. Paul.
“       “  “  Kendall.                                            “        “    “  Wheeler.
“       “  “ Gennie Hurtt.                                     “      16,   “  Irwine.
“       “ Mrs. James A. Suydam.                         “        “    “ Slade.
“      11, Wm. Jones.                                         “        “ Child of Mrs. Cherry.
“        “  Joshua Bessie.                                     “        “ Mrs. Jacob Scott.
“        “  Mr. L. B. Herritage.                             “        “ Child of J. Schillinger
“        “  John Swan.                                          “        “ Robert Cowan.
“        “  A. S. Sawyer.                                      “        “ Child of Barney Wood.
“        “  Wm. Masters.                                     “        “ Child of J. Schillinger,
“        “  Nathaniel Street.                                                                 (No. 2)
“        “  Evan Williams.                                     “        “ Mrs. Martha Parris.
“        “  Mr. Wolfe.                                          “      17,  “  Jane Brookfield.
“        “  Mrs. Stephen Street.                            “        “   “  Susan Allen.
“        “    “  Geo. Howard.                                “        “ Willie Bucklin.
“        “    “  Elizabeth Lee.                                “        “ Edward Dudley.
“        “  Miss Liddy Rice.                                 “        “ Capt. Roach.
“      12, John A. Thompson.                             “      18, James Rogers.
“        “  Joseph Summs.                                    “      19, Bicton Grant.
“        “ Robert Williss.                                      “      20, Henry Crukman.
“        “ Gideon Carraway.                                “        “ Joseph Murphy.
“        “ Mrs. Lewis.                                          “      21, Samuel Salyer, Jr.
“       13, Mrs. Gideon Carraway.                     “      22, Counsel B. Wood,
“         “    “  Joseph Summs.                             “        “ Wm. Alixson.
“         “    “ Lewis.                                            “      23, Col. Ernenwein,
“      14,    “ Strat's child.                                   “        “ Mrs. John Osgood.

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Oct. 24, Mr. Curtiss.                                        Nov. 2, Richard Howard.
“        “ Charles Morse.                                     “        “ Child of Jacob Scott.
“      25, Wallace Piver.                                     “       4, Wm. C. Willis.
“       “  Wm. Henry Bessie.                               “       5, John Ramsey.
“      27, Lieut. Dyer.                                         “       6, Sarah Gaskill.
“      28, Mr. Sheppard.                                    “      10, John Phelps.
“      29, “ Smith.                                               “      22, Alex. Curtiss.
Nov. 2, Cicero Davis.                                       “        “ Mrs. Lieut. Pearce.

Mr. Osgood was, during all the sickly period, most indefatigable in his exertions to succor the distressed, was conspicuous by the side of the “Dead Corps,” himself losing his mother by the contagion.

Mr. Robert Kehoe, our energetic and highly popular Stevedore, will ever be held in grateful remembrance for his humane course--his jocund face, beaming with smiles, is but an outward expression of his noble heart, and, while life remains, many, very many, will bless his name.

The register of deaths must include the names of

FAY HAMILTON,
GEORGE W. WRIGLEY,
ADOLPH MENGERS,
AUGUST R. MAAG,
CHARLES WIEGAND,
ROBERT McELVEY,
----- CHAMBERLIN,
JOHN H. PECK,
JOHN PHELPS.

Mr. Wallace Ames's store was not closed at any time. Mr. W. W. Smith, who remained in charge of the business, died in the latter part of October. Mr. Edwin Keen and Mr. Justin Parks remained faithful by the side of their comrade, and did all in their power to alleviate his sufferings in his

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dreadful dying struggles. Mr. Parks also attended many others, and rendered efficient service in the Post Office, when the clerks in that department perished.

The following list was published in the North Carolina Times, November 26, 1864:

A.

Adams, Sergt.  Austin, A. K. Aldrich, H. G., Corp.
Amory, T. J. C., Col.   Augur, Marshal C., Lt. Allen, Eliza, Mrs.
Amory, Mrs., Col. Allen, H. W. Alexson, Wm.
Andrews, Sidney,   Albro, J. H. Alligood, Mary Annie.

B.

Bellange, Dr., U. S. V. Blanchard, Tyler, Boesser, Geo. E., Mrs.
Babbitt, Dr., lst N. C. Bonza, Dilton, Brookfield, Mrs.
Bryant, John E. Buchanan, A. L. Bessie, Wm. Henry,
Breen, William, Blodgett, J. B. Bucklin, William,
Breen, Edw. Bristol, Thomas,  Buck, Mrs.
Billings, Hiram H. H. Bumpus, D. C. Buffum, Lewis, B.
Baker, Henry,  Baker, Edward,  Burke, Sidney,
Bracken, James, Brannigan, Asst. Sur. Beale, G.
Beecher, Frank, Corp. Brown, Alex.  Baker, Dr., 12th Cav.
Beach, Lyman,  Bottom, Dwight,  Bellois, Chas., Mrs.
Benjamin, C. Sergt. Benson, Francis,    Bessie, Joshua,
Boyle, Chas, Sergt.    Baldridge, Richard, Blaisdell, Dr., U. S. A.
Boylan, Luke. Brinson, -----,    Brown, Charles,
Bellwood. Theo.  Bowen, Jesse, Borden, Willie,
Burnell, J. H., Serg't. Bryan, James W. Borden, Mary,
Baldwin, Chauncey, Bryan. Jas. W., Mrs. Boesser, Mrs.
Baker, James. Brinkley, Mary,   Bowe, Edward,
Barnard, Thomas,    

C.

Covell, Conductor,   Commins, W. J., Sur. Cummings, John, Mrs.
Crowell, William L. Colbatt, James,   Carraway, Gedney,
Curtis, George,  Craig, Felix O.  Carraway, Ged., Mrs.
Cowling, W. L.  Corser, George A.      and child,
Chamberlain, C. L.    Conriff, John D. Cooper, George,
Crowley, Daniel,  Corby, John W.  Cole, James C.

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Curtis, Henry L.  Cowman, Alex.  Creekman, Henry,
Culver, Henry. Cummisky. E. W.  Cooper, Sarah,
Carpenter, Frank, Coop, John,  Cruddick, Lydia,
Cook, A. J.  Clarke, Charles H.  Cammack, Daniel,
Crandall, Dudley W.  Curtis, Alex. Camey, William,
Coats, Francis, Cherry, Benj, Mrs.   Conkerton, Jacob,
Church, J. B. Cowling, Wm. B.  Coultvain, Mrs.
Crane, Henry,  Craig, Mrs.  Caumark, William,
Condit, A. L. B.  Cowling, J. B. Cable, William,
Carpenter, Allen,  Cowling, J. B., Mrs. Campbell, Sylvester G.
Clary, Edw. B.    

D.

Duncan, Archey S.  Dewey, Henry A.  Dunn, Elizabeth,
Downing, C. M. Dixon, Roland,   Davis, Becton,
Dunham. James, Derrick, William,  Dudley, Hugh,
Deluce, Reuben H.  Dunn, Charity L.  Davis, Cicero,
Dunn, Robert D.  Drake, Moses R. Dunbar, Olivia Ann,
Dean, George,   Dudley, Edw. W.  Dowdy, Mrs.
Dugan, Morris,    Decker, J. R.  Dowdy, Mr. and wife,
Dutton, Theo. Devlin, George,  Dunbar, Mr.
Dougherty, Bernard, Davis, Mariner O.  Dunbar, T., Mrs.
Devine, Patrick, Dushuttle. H. L. Dyer, F. A., Lieut.
Donnegan, Patrick, Drake, John M. Dexter, Charles,
Davis, George, Dulgo, Nicholas, Downing, Dr., U. S. A.
Durkee, A. B. Damon, Joshua S.   Doherty, Wm.
Day, Henry, Davis, J. L. C.  

E.

Elkins, John,  Ernenwein, Chas., Mrs. Evans, William.,
Ernenwein, Charles, Easterly, W. A.   Elizabeth, Nancy,

F.

Freeman, James, Farrar, George P.  Frieze, Sarah, Mrs.
Frieze, Harriott,  French, E. D. Farnham, A., Mrs.
Fielding, Philip,   Forbes, William H.  Fetchett, Mary M.
Flowers, William J. Fagan, W. H.   Ferry, Mrs.
Frost, John A. Fisher, D. Y.  Fortescue, Isabella,
Farley, F. H.    

G.

Glenn, James B. Goodnough, William, Green, Alonzo,

 

Front matter Pages 3 through 7 Pages 8 through 12 Pages 13 through 17
Pages 18 through 22 Pages 23 through 27 Pages 28 through 32 Pages 33 through 39

 


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