REGISTERED DEATHS in Decatur County  

Book A  Pages 1 and 2
No. Date of Report Name Age Date of Death Marital Status Nationality How long resident in this state Place of Death Complication Place of Burial Name of Undertaker Name and Residence of Physician returning certificate
Sex Occupation Month Day Year AM or PM Where Born Cause of Death Duration of Complication Date of Burial Place of Business
Color Duration of Disease
1  Dec. 5, 1885 Waldo, Charles D. 50 yrs. 7 mons. 21 days  Nov.  25  1885  5:30 PM    M  American  1 yr. 7 mons.  Logan Twp. Decatur Co. Ks Paralysis of the Heart  Syracuse, Neb.  W. A. Frazier Dr. U. I. Ward Oberlin, Ks
Male Farmer  Hartford, Conn.  Asthma  24 hours  Dec. 1, 1885 Oberlin, Ks
White  3 yrs.
2  Dec. 26, 1885 Eisirwau (?), Clarence  23 yrs.  Dec.  26  1885  6 PM    S  Unknown Unknown Oberlin, Decatur Co.   Oberlin, Ks W. A. Frazier Dr. A. W. Bariteau Oberlin, Ks
Male Farmer   Suicide; Taking 20 gms. Sulph Morphine and also supposed to have taken a quantity of Red Precipitate 12 hrs. after taking the Morphine as near as ascertained Dec. 26, 1885 Oberlin, Ks
White  
3  Mar. 14, 1886 Collins, Ira 84 yrs. 1 mon. 25 days  Feb.  21  1886  2 PM   Widower  American  2 yrs. 11 mons. Norcatur, Decatur Co. Ks   Norcatur, Decatur Co. Ks   Dr. J. W. Thomas Clayton, Decatur Co., Ks
Male   North Carolina Pneumonia    Feb. 22, 1886  
White  4 days
4  Apr. 6, 1886 Lloyd, Grover W.  7 mons. 20 days  Mar.  13  1886  3 AM    American  7 mons. 20 days Oberlin, Ks    Oberlin, Ks  H. C. Doolittle  Dr. D. B. Bryant Oberlin, Ks
Male    Decatur Co., Ks  Bronchitis    Mar. 14, 1886 Oberlin, Ks
White  3 weeks
5  Apr. 8, 1886 Clemensus (?), Ruth  2 yrs. 8 days  Mar.  24  1886  6 AM    American  2 mons.  Oberlin, Ks Commercial Hotel    Oberlin, Ks  H. C. Doolittle Dr. D. B. Bryant Oberlin, Ks
Female    Seward, Neb.  Bronchitis    Mar. 25, 1886 Oberlin, Ks
White  4 weeks
6  Apr. 23, 1886 Gonday, Edward  41 yrs. 6 mons. 28 days  Mar.  28  1886  6 PM     M  French  Emigrant from Milford, Neb. Oberlin, Ks Comercial Hotel Odema of Glattis  Milford, Neb.  H. C. Doolittle Dr. D. B. Bryant Oberlin, Ks
Male Farmer  Barloduchi, France  Inflammatory Sore Throat  24 hours  Apr. 1, 1886 Oberlin, Ks
White  3 days
7 Apr. 8, 1886 McElroy, Mary  2 yrs. 3 mons.  Apr.  8  1886  8 AM    American  1 yr. 6 mons.  Oberlin, Ks  Worms; Congestion of lungs - Brain Fever  Oberlin, Ks  B. J. Foster Dr. A. W. Bariteau Oberlin, Ks
Female    Phillipsburg, Ks  Whooping Cough  Abt. 1 week  Apr. 9, 1886  Oberlin, Ks
White  Abt. 1 week
8  May 3, 1886 Bariteau, Mabel  1 yr. 5 mons. 23 days  Apr.  12  1886  6:30 PM    American  1 yr. Oberlin, Ks  Pneumonia  Oberlin, Ks  H. C. Doolittle Dr. A. W. Bariteau Oberlin, Ks
Female    Maryville, Missouri  Whooping Cough  1 week  Apr. 13, 1886  Oberlin, Ks
White  2 weeks
9  May 3, 1886 Bariteau, Louis Allen  3 yrs. 6 mons. 6 days  May  2  1886  1:35 AM    American  1 yr.  Oberlin, Ks  Pneumonia  Oberlin, Ks  H. C. Doolittle  Dr. Joseph Moon & A.W. Bariteau Oberlin, Ks
Male    Maryville, Missouri  Whooping Cough  1 week May 3, 1886 Oberlin, Ks
White  3 weeks
10  May 18, 1886 Fleming, Thomas  25 yrs. 4 mons. 25 days  May  17  1886  3:15 AM     S  Canadian - Irish  6 mons.  Oberlin, Ks    Oberlin, Ks  H. C. Doolittle Dr. A. W. Bariteau Oberlin, Ks Autopsy by Dr.'s Bariteau, Bryant & Mead
Male Dray Driver  Chepstow, Bruce Co. Province Ontario Compression of brain - resul of a blow on anterior portion of brain May 7, 1886 - Geo. Keller After receiving injury he lived 10 days, 1 hr., 30 hrs. May 18, 1886 Oberlin, Ks
White  
11  June 1, 1886 Pilcher, Ivah Pearl  1 yr. 11 mons. 20 days  May  24  1886  3 PM    American  1 yr. 11 mons. 20 days  Lyle, Decatur Co., Ks  Cerebritis  Joseph Powells Cemetery, Lyle, Ks  Not given  Dr. Selden Miner Lyle, Ks
Female    Lyle, Decatur Co., Ks Pneumonia  8 days  May 25, 1886  
White  12 days
12  May 27, 1886 Chrichton, Gerald Douglas  15 yrs. 6 mons. 29 days  May  26  1886  2 PM      S  American  5 yrs.  Oberlin Twp. 5 miles NW of city Stricture of Urethra  Oberlin, Ks  H. C. Doolittle Dr. A. W. Bariteau Oberlin, Ks
Male Farmer Boy  St. James, Phelps Co., Missouri Brights Disease  1 yr.  May 27, 1886 Oberlin, Ks
White  1 yr. 6 mons.
13  June 30, 1886 Branson, Ava  2 mon. 7 days  June  25  1886  6 AM    American  2 mons. 7 days  Lyle, Decatur Co., Ks    Deal Cem. T.I.R. 25 Norton Co. P. T. Neal Dr. S. Miner Lyle, Ks
Female   Lyle, Ks Cerebral Apoplexy   June 26, 1886 Lyle, Ks
White Unknown - Found dying
14  July 20, 1886 Beard, Maggie  9 mons. 28 days  July  10  1886  6 PM    American  7 mons.  Oberlin, Ks  Pneumonia  Oberlin, Ks  J. Emahizer Dr. A. W. Bariteau Oberlin, Ks
Female    Dark Co., Ohio  Whooping Cough  7 days  July 11, 1886 Oberlin, Ks
White  2 weeks
15  Aug. 9, 1886 Frame, Mary Ellen  2 yrs. 2 mons. 2 days  July  31  1886  4:30 PM    American  3 mons.  Oberlin, Ks    Oberlin, Ks  B. J. Foster Dr. Joseph Moon Oberlin, Ks
Female    Ashland, Neb Cholera Infantium    Aug. 1, 1886 Oberlin, Ks
White  11 days
16  Aug. 24, 1886 Whiteside, J. W.  62 yrs. 5 mons. 19 days  Aug.  8  1886  1 PM     M  American  2 yrs.  Garfield Twp, Decatur Co., Ks  Gastritis  On Farm of deceased NE 4 S 6 T 3 R 26   Dr. K. M Krucorian Norcatur, Ks
Male Farmer Clark Co., Indiana Chronic Cystitis  2 weeks Aug. 9, 1886  
White  15 yrs.
17  Aug. 23, 1886 Coffee  5 days  Aug.  12  1886  3 PM    American  5 days  Residence of H.G. Fair, Center Twp.    Oberlin, Ks  J. C. Emahizer Dr. Joseph Moon Oberlin, Ks
Female    Residence H. G. Fair Center Twp. Inanition    Aug. 13, 1886  Oberlin, Ks
White  5 days
18  Aug. 20, 1886 Wolf, Lewis 11 mons. 29 days  Aug. 14  1886  10:15 PM    American  11 mons. 29 days  Oberlin Twp., Decatur Co., Ks Encephalitis & Pneumonia  Oberlin Cemetery  J. C. Emahizer  Dr. A. W. Bariteau Oberlin, Ks
Male    Grant Twp. Decatur Co. Whooping Cough  Abt. 5 days - Both Aug. 15, 1886 Oberlin, Ks
White  12 days
19  Oct. 7, 1886 Blake, John  11 yrs. 6 mons. 20 days  Sept.  12  1886  2:25      8 mons.  Alex Rone Residence 9 miles E. of Oberlin, Ks    Ulana, Ks  H. C. Doolittle Dr. E. A. Pauley Center Twp. Oberlin, P.O.
Male    New Zealand Typhoid Pneumonia   Sept. 16, 1886 Oberlin, Ks
White  3 weeks
20  Sept. 14, 1886 Bailey, Frederick Fayette  34 yrs. 4 mons. 5 days  Sept.  12  1886  6:30 PM     M  American  13 yrs.  Oberlin, Ks  Renal derangement, Euteric time of illness Oberlin, Ks  B. J. Foster Dr. A. W. Bariteau Oberlin, Ks
Male    Mansfield, Cattarague(?) Co, NY  Euteric Fever - Pelapsi after 21st day    Sept. 14, 1886 Oberlin, Ks
White  1 mon 10days
21  Sept. 15, 1886 Carringen, Maggie  1 yr. 7 mon. 4 days  Sept.  13  1886  8 AM    American  1 yr. 7 mons. 4 days  Near Norcatur, Ks    Lyle, Ks   Dr. W. B. Charles Norcatur, Ks
Female    Near Norcatur, Ks  Croupous Pneumonia    Sept. 14, 1886  
White  4 days
22  Oct. 8, 1886 Cook, Maggie E.  40 yrs. 7 mons. 23 days  Sept.  12  1886  8 PM     M  American   3 yrs.  Logan Twp, Decatur Co., Ks    Oberlin, Ks  B. J. Foster Dr.'s Bariteau, Mead, Bryant & Ward Oberlin, Ks
Female    Illinois Puerperal Convulsions during parturition & nearly continuous for 26 hrs.    Sept. 14, 1886 Oberlin, Ks
White   26 hrs.
23  Nov. 2, 1886 Gilmore, Mary E.  37 yrs. 9 Mons. 21 days  Oct.  4  1886  3 PM     M  American  6 mons.  Norcatur, Decatur Co., Ks Miscarriage Ascitis  Clayton, Ks   Dr. J.W. Thomas Clayton, Ks
Female   Battle Creek, Michigan  Phthitis Pulmouslis Miscarriage 1 week bef. death  Oct. 6, 1886  
White  Over 4 yrs.
24  Oct. 11, 1886 Pressler, John J.  6 mons. 23 days  Oct.  3  1886  9 AM    American  6 mons. 23 days  Oberlin, Ks    Oberlin, Ks  B. J. Foster Dr. Joseph Moon Oberlin, Ks
Male    Oberlin, Ks  Cholera Infantium    Oct. 4, 1886 Oberlin, Ks
White  3 weeks
25  Nov. 27, 1886 Oxley, Nellie L.  30 yrs. 10 mons. 12 days  Nov.  16  1886  5 PM     M  American  Abt. 1 yr.  Oberlin, Ks  Asthma & Heart disease  Oberlin, Ks  J. C. Emahizer Dr. A.W. Bariteau Oberlin, Ks
Female    Groton, NY  During Childbirth from Exhaustion  Abt. 3 mons.  Nov. 17, 1886  Oberlin, Ks
White  24 hrs.
26  Nov. 20, 1886 Wilson, Charles Henry  4 mons.  Nov.  19 1886  2: 30 PM    American  Since Birth  Oberlin, Ks Pres. Parsonage    Oberlin, Ks Friends Dr. Joseph Moon Oberlin, Ks
Male    Oberlin, Ks Bronchitis    Nov. 20, 1886 Oberlin, Ks
White  36 hrs.

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