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Abington Deaths in 1871

Transcribed from
The Annual Report of The Town of Abington, Massachusetts for 1872, pages 45-47
By Natalie Fix

 

DEATHS REGISTERED IN ABINGTON IN 1871
 
Month Date    Name    Age    Cause of Death    Birthplace
 Y.      M.      D.
January 3   Mary Keene   14 - 2 - 3   Diphtheria   Abington
  4   John F. Lane   34 - 4 - 0   Consumption   Boston
  5   George Bishop   63           Hemorrhage   England
  7   Bridget Rourke   52           Consumption   Ireland
  13   Anna M. Callaghan   14 - 11 - 2   Typhoid Fever   Abington
  17   Jonathan Arnold   72 - 0 - 27   Heart Disease   Abington
  22   Daniel Gloyd   27           Consumption   Abington
  29   Charles E. Atwood       7 - 11   Croup   Abington
  31   ——— Gowell               Stillborn   Abington
  31   James M. Underwood   49 - 8 - 2   Heart Disease   Charlestown
 
Month Date    Name    Age    Cause of Death    Birthplace
Y.     M.     D.
February 3   Joseph E. Pool   49 - 8 - 2   Heart Disease   Abington
  5   Mary P. Chamberlin   77 - 1 - 29   Liver Complaint   Abington
  8   Abigail Fullarton   75 - 3 - 22   Asthma   Pembroke
  9   Abigail Baker   79 - 7 - 21   Consumption   Marshfield
  11   William E. Ellis   3 - 8 - 16   Lung Fever   Abington
  16   ——— Green               Stillborn   Abington
  21   John F. Doherty   0 - 0 - 1   ———   Abington
  22   Sarah M. Lufkin   0 - 0 - 7   Heart Disease   Abington
  23   Mary J. Libby   42           Consumption   Concord, N. H.
  26   Louisa Torrey   73 - 5 - 26   Consumption   Hanover
 
Month Date    Name    Age    Cause of Death    Birthplace
Y.     M.     D.
March 1   ——— Costello               Stillborn   Abington
  2   Mary Churchill   84 - 10 - 0   Heart Disease   Truro
  7   William Holman   38 - 8 - 19   Pulmonary Consump.   Abington
  8   Nathaniel T. Hunt   53 - 8 - 10   Apoplexy   Abington
  9   Honora Cullinan   37           Consumption   Ireland
  12   Jacob Lovell   68 - 7       Pneumonia   Abington
  14   Samuel Norton   75 - 2       Paralysis   Abington
  15   William Merrow   64 - 11 - 9   Paralysis   Eaton, N. H.
  20   Rebecca Chamberlin   86 - 4 - 14   Old Age   Abington
  22   Bridget Roach                   Abington
  22   Sally Cleverly   72 - 7       Erysipelas   Abington
  23   Ellen M. Finney   7           Fits   Abington
  23   Albert H. Thompson   14 - 4 - 22   Brain Disease   Abington
  24   Edward A. Wheeler   56           Apoplexy   Abington
  30   Emerson Orcutt   65           Pneumonia   Abington
 
Month Date    Name    Age    Cause of Death    Birthplace
Y.     M.     D.
April 3   James L. Tower   1 - 1 - 9   Congestion of Brain   Abington
  6   Anna M. Beal   19 - 2 - 18   Consumption   Abington
  21   Eliza S. Roberts   71 - 1       Pneumonia   Portsm'th, N. H.
  24   Ella M. Curtis   26 - 1 - 1   Pneumonia   Abington
  29   Mary B. Wales   46 - 7       Consumption   Sumner, Me.
 
Month Date    Name    Age    Cause of Death    Birthplace
Y.     M.     D.
May 1   Ferguson Kendrigan   26 - 6 - 27   Consumption   Ireland
  2   Mary A. Devlin   3 - 3 - 10   Croup   Abington
  3   ——— Curtis   0 - 0 - 5       Abington
  4   ——— Lynch               Stillborn   Abington
  5   Henry Patterson   45           Poison   Ireland
  7   James H. White   0 - 2 - 7   Peritonitis   Abington
  14   Sally Richmond   83 - 7 - 22   Old Age   Plymouth
  14   Mary Donovan   23           Consumption   Ireland
  21   Henry L. Gurney   9           Scarlet Fever   Abington
  26   Catharine B. Wales   46 - 6       Dysentery   Abington
  26   Almira Hayward   67           Cancer   Bridgewater
 
Month Date    Name    Age    Cause of Death    Birthplace
Y.     M.     D.
June 8   Randall Cook   70           Kidney Disease   Abington
  9   Elias Pool   60           Liver Complaint   Abington
  17   Susan Richmond   53 - 2       Consumption   Abington
  23   Tamar Shaw   62           Bright's Disease   Abington
  27   Elizabeth T. Brown   7 - 11 - 10   Putrid Sore Throat   Abington
  28   Sylvanus Cushing   50 - 9 - 1   Drowned   Nantucket
 
Month Date    Name    Age    Cause of Death    Birthplace
Y.     M.     D.
July 6   ——— Mackins               Stillborn   Abington
  6   ——— Mackins               Stillborn   Abington
  6   Julia A. Estes   25           Consumption   Hanson
  10   Clarence D. Stoddard   11           Scarlet Fever   Abington
  14   Quincy Thayer   66           Suicide by Hanging   Weymouth
  17   Howard Lane   0 - 1 - 17   Unknown   Abington
  21   Mary J. Glover   57           Cholera Morbus   Abington
  24   Noah Beal   76           Old Age   Abington
  27   Leonard P. Arnold   20 - 11 - 13   Consumption   Abington
  28   Elvina H. Williams   0 - 10 - 5   Dysentery   Abington
  29   Daniel Gurney   73 - 7 - 29   Liver Complaint   Abington
 
Month Date    Name    Age    Cause of Death    Birthplace
Y.     M.     D.
August 4   Augustina Lewellyn   0 - 5 - 14   Dysentery   Abington
  7   Sumner F. Power   0 - 4 - 0   Cholera Infantum   Abington
  8   Charles W. Mears               Cholera Infantum   Abington
  11   Michael Lydon   1 - 8       Cholera Infantum   Abington
  11   ——— Studley   0 - 2 - 3   Cholera Infantum   Abington
  12   John R. Lewellyn       11 - 15   Dysentery   Abington
  13   Clara M. Duntar   2 - 8 - 24   Dysentery   Abington
  13   Nancy Ellis   71           Unknown   Nantucket
  13   Arthur B. Cushing   1 - 0 - 23   Cholera Infantum   Abington
  14   Edwin H. Shaw   22 - 1 - 12   Typhoid Fever   Abington
  15   Thomas Hunt   21           Heart Disease   Fairhaven, Ct.
  16   Rosanna Smith   42           Childbirth   Ireland
  16   George W. Gay   0 - 6 - 16   Cholera Infantum   Abington
  17   Henry G. Lewellyn               Dysentery   Abington
  18   Mattie R. Cobbett   0 - 8 - 6   Congestion of Brain   Abington
  19   Robert W. Tirrell   0 - 6 - 10   Cholera Infantum   Abington
  25   Matthew Sproule   52           Dysentery   Scotland
  25   ——— Danforth   0 - 6 - 1   Cholera Infantum   Abington
  30   Jane S. Whitcomb   75 - 1 - 14   Old Age   Scituate
 
Month Date    Name    Age    Cause of Death    Birthplace
Y.     M.     D.
September 1   Mary E. Burgess   30 - 3       Consumption   Northboro'
  5   Catherine Ryan   72 - 8       Old Age   Ireland
  5   Adelia Wilks   30 - 7 - 7   Consumption   Abington
  5   Hannah Arnold   66 - 11       Pleurisy   Abington
  8   Mehitable Hunt   77 - 9 - 11   Old Age   Pelham
  15   Mary Nash   60 - 11 - 6   Debility   Abington
  16   Lillis B. Loud   57 - 10       Congestion of Lungs   Plymouth
  17   Samuel Reed   60           Softening of Brain   Abington
  19   Ferdie H. Merrill   1 - 6 - 29   Dysentery   Abington
  21   Mary C. Sheldon   28 - 4 - 21   Typhoid Fever   South Scituate
  23   Frank P. Oldman   18           Consumption   Duxbury
  25   Mary Swift   48           Consumption   Newport, R. I.
  30   Fred H. Nash   0 - 0 - 2   Unknown   Abington
 
Month Date    Name    Age    Cause of Death    Birthplace
Y.     M.     D.
October 2   Amy W. Chamberlin   15 - 9 - 10   Consumption   Abington
  8   Hannah McCarty   31           Erysipelas   Ireland
  15   Bridget Sheehan   12 - 3 - 4   Typhoid Fever   Abington
  17   Betsey Briggs   90           Old Age   Taunton
  22   Mary McCarty   41 - 6 - 5   Consumption   Ireland
  25   ——— Thompson               Stillborn   Abington
  28   Martha A. Bearce   24 - 9       Consumption   Weymouth
  29   Walter M. Bearce   1 - 5       Consumption   Abington
  30   Margaret A. Kimball   32 - 6 - 4   Miscarriage   Boston
 
Month Date    Name    Age    Cause of Death    Birthplace
Y.     M.     D.
November 1   Mary A. Luce   4           Croup   Abington
  2   ——— Conroy               Stillborn   Abington
  8   Mary A. Daly   1 - 6       Croup   Abington
  10   Ellen Mangan   32           Consumption   Ireland
  18   Wilber F. Ager   37 - 6 - 3   Heart Disease   Weymouth
  19   ——— Peterson   0 - 0 - 2   Dropsy   Abington
  23   Timothy Macanany   60           Pneumonia   Ireland
  26   Percy Loud   79           Congestion of Brain   Weymouth
  28   Edwin F. Hollis   27 - 0 - 6   Consumption   Abington
 
Month Date    Name    Age    Cause of Death    Birthplace
Y.     M.     D.
December 12   ——— Whitmarsh               Stillborn   Abington
  17   ——— Osborn               Stillborn   Abington
  18   ——— Conway               Stillborn   Abington
  18   Hannah Conway   32           Childbirth   Ireland
  19   Hattie A. Porter   7 - 2 - 7   Convulsions   Abington
  24   Thomas Morrissey   24           Dropsy   Ireland
  29   Edward Mcanany   2 - 2       Scarlet Fever   Abington
  30   Henry Cobb   30 - 5 - 5   Diphtheria   Abington
  30   Emma Dill   18 - 11 - 13   Congestion of Brain   Abington
  31   Henry M. Whitmarsh   47 - 6 - 18   Cancer of Stomach   Abington

 

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