1900 Death Certificate Abstracts

These are abstracts for persons dying in Dorchester County, MD
during the year 1900.

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Abstracted by Deanna Marshall

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ANDERSON, Amanda - d 18 Jun 1900 Cambridge aged 58 yrs - White 
          Married - 3 living children
          Husband - Capt William J. ANDERSON

BARNETT, Edward D. - d 14 Mar 1900 Dailsville - aged 61 yrs
         White - Married - 4 children - Died of consumption

BRADLEY, George W. - d 3 Apr 1900 Cambridge aged 20 yrs, 7 mos & 25
          days - b Wicomico Co - White - Farmer/Oysterman - Died of
          pneumonia/heart failure
          Father - George P. BRADLEY
          Mother - Melissa J. BROWN

BURT, Mary L. - d 4 Jun 1900 Rhodesdale aged 62 yrs - b PA - White
          Married
          Husband - Ezekiel BURT
          Father - John BERRY
          Mother - Mary BERRY

CANNON, Rita G. - d 19 Apr 1900 Cambridge aged 14 days - b Cambridge
          White
          Father - Charles CANNON
          Mother - Sallie CANNON

CHARLES, William W. - d 1 May 1900 East New Market aged 70 yrs 8 mos
          b Dor Co - 0 living children - Retired farmer - Married
          White
          Wife - Annie CHARLES
          Father - Michael CHARLES

CONAWAY, Robert - d 19 Apr 1900 Harrison aged 70 yrs - b MD - White
          Married - Agent - 5 living children
          Wife - Jennie MEDFORD

CORKRAN, Otis Lee - d 18 Apr 1900 Cambridge aged 4 yrs - b Dor Co
          White
          Father - William J. CORKRAN
          Mother - Lizzie J. CORKRAN

COWELL, Carter Meredith - d 18 Mar 1900 Cambridge - 3 yrs, 5 mo & 2 
         days - White - b VA
         Father - Charles N. COWELL
         Mother - Wilheminia Carter SMITH

DASHIELD, Madeline Price - d 23 May 1900 Cambridge aged 1 yr & 5 mos
         b Cambridge - White - Died of measles
         Father - Charles DASHIELD
         Mother - Nettie DASHIELD

DAVIS, Willey Hooper - d 16 Feb 1900 Cambridge aged 33 yrs
       b Dor. Co - White - Married - 3 living children
       Husband - Charles Edward DAVIS
       Father - Samuel BREERWOOD
       Mother - Emma COURSEY

DIXON, Melinda (of Belinda) - d 13 Apr 1900 Toddville aged 34 yrs,
          6 mos & 8 days - b MD - White - Married - 1 living child
          Husband - John DIXON
          Father - Ezkiel JONES
          Mother - Viola BRAMBLE

DRAIN, Vernon Creighton - d 4 May 1900 nr Cambridge - aged 54 yrs,
          1 mo & 4 days - b DE - Carpenter - White - Married
          5 living children
          Wife - Mary C. HURLEY
          Father - Rev. DRAIN
          Mother - Mary CREIGHTON

DUNN, Clarence - d 3 May 1900 Cambridge - 1 yr & 21 days - White
          b Cambridge
          Father - Fred DUNN

DYKES, Malinda F. - d 29 May 1900 Toddville aged 33 yrs & 5 days
         b MD - Seamstress - White - Married - 1 living child
         Husband - John H. DYKES

FARSON, Cornelia - d 28 Apr 1900 aged ??? Cambridge - b Dor Co
          Black - Married - 3 living children
          Husband - John FARSON
          Father - Alexander STANDLEY
          Mother - Mary E. HILL

FOXWELL, Willie N. - d 26 Jun 1900 Drawbridge aged 22 yrs - b Dor Co
          White - Married - 0 children
           Husband - James FOXWELL
           Father - William LAYTON
           Mother - Clara LAYTON

FURBUSH, Ananias R. - d 30 Apr 1900 aged 75 yrs - b MD - White
          Married - No living children
          Wife - Cassie FURBUSH

GORE, James - d 4 Mar 1900 Salem - aged 78 yrs - b MD - White 
        Married - Farmer - 4 living children
        Wife - Elizabeth GORE
        Father - John GORE

HALL, Francis A. - d 23 Feb 1900 aged 84 yrs - b Somerset Co
                   Carpenter - White - Widower - 4 living children

HART, Eugene R (or P) - d 19 Feb 1900 Cambridge aged 3 yrs & 9 mos
                 White 
                 Father - M. HART
                 Mother - Eugenia D. HART

HENRY, Rider - d 13 Jan 1900 - ca 72 yrs - white - Married - Heart
                failure - 4 living children
                Wife - Octavia SULLIVANE
                Father - John Campbell HENRY
                Mother - Mary Nevett STEELE

HIGGINS, Thomas - d 23 Jan 1900 at Vienna aged 95 yrs               

HOLLAND, Mrs. Walter - d 6 Mar 1900 - aged 25 yrs - White - Married
               2 living children

HOOPER, Mary P. - d 4 Jan 1900 Cambridge - aged 48 yrs - b Dor Co
               Black - Married - 7 living children - Servant
               Husband - John HOOPER

HOPEWELL, Infant - d 10 Jun 1900 nr Drawbridge - White
           Father - James HOPEWELL
           Mother - Nettie LAYTON

HORNER, Thomas W. - d 6 May 1900 Cambridge aged 22 yrs - b MD - White
            Oysterman - Single - Died with measles
            Father - George W. HORNER
            Mother - May HORNER

HORNEY, Susannah - d 10 Jun 1900 Cambridge - White - single

JACKSON, Levin - d 1 Feb 1900 Cambridge aged 22 yrs - Black
               Single - Died suddenly in hospital before exam could
               be made

JAMES, Elizabeth Frazier - d 14 Jan 1900 in 8th Dist aged 7 mos
               White
               Father - W.H. JAMES
               Mother - Maggie JAMES

JAMES, Sophia Richardson - d 1 Apr 1900 Cambridge aged 61 yrs _ mos
               & 27 days - White - Married - b Dor Co - 3 living
               children
               Husband - Daniel N. JAMES
               Father - Samuel W. LECOMPTE
               Mother - Mary R. ECCLESTON

KEENE, Blanche - d 23 May 1900 Cambridge aged 3 yrs & 6 mos - b Dor
               Black
               Father - Dennis KEENE
               Mother - Harriett CHASE

KERNIG, Carl Jr - d 24 Apr 1900 nr Cambridge - aged 41 or 45 yrs
               b Germany - White - Farmer - Stranglation, suppose to
               be suicide
               Father - Carl KERNIG Sr
               Mother - Johanna KERNIG

KERNIG, Carl Sr - d 24 Apr 1900 nr Cambridge - aged 75 yrs -
               b Germany - White - Married - by hanging, suppose to
               be suicide
               Wife - Johanna KERNIG

KERNIG, Johanna - d 24 Apr 1900 ne Cambridge - ca 75 yrs - b Germany
                  Hanging, suppose to be suicide
                  Husband - Carl KERNIG

LEALAND, William - d 12 May 1900 Cambridge aged 1 yr - b MD - White
                   Measles
                   Father - Henry LEALAND
                   Mother - Jennie STEWART

LEANARD, Lake - d 14 May 1900 Cambridge aged 1 yr - White
                  Father - _______ LEANARD
                  Mother - Mollie LEANARD

LECKIE, Thomas Garland Wright - d 20 Jun 1900 East New Market aged
                  8 yrs, 8 mos & 7 days - White
                  Father - Thomas LECKIE
                  Mother - Annie E. LECKIE

MITCHELL, Richard W. - d 28 Jan 1900 Cambridge aged 71 yrs - b Dor Co
                    Farmer - White - Married - 7 living children
                    Found dead in bed
                    Wife - Georgeanna MITCHELL
                    Father - Levin MITCHELL
                    Mother - Lily MARSHALL

MOWBRAY, Mattie - d 4 Jan 1900 Cambridge aged 22 yrs - White - Married
                    No children
                    Husband - John MOWBRAY
                    Father - Robert MCCREADY

MOWBRAY, Sarah Emma - d Jan 1900 aged 30 yrs, 2 mos & 11 days
                    b Dor Co - White - Married - Typhoid
                    Husband - Al MOWBRAY
                    Father - William H. BURTON
                    Mother - Hester A. THOMAS

NABB, Sallie - d 12 Mar 1900 - Aireys - aged 16 yrs - white - Female
               Father - John B. NABB - of Bright's Disease

PRICE, Edgar Franklin - d 31 Feb 1900 aged 8 mos - White
                    Father - William T. PRICE
                    Mother - Maggie DUNN

PRITCHETT, Clara - d 25 Jun 1900 Bishops Head aged 35 yrs, 7 mos &
                     21 days - White - Married - 2 living children
                     Consumption
                     Husband - Daniel PRITCHETT

PRITCHETT, Minnie - d 29 Jun 1900 Lakesville aged 21 yrs, 11 mos & 28
                     days - White - Typhoid & measles
                     Husband - George H. PRITCHETT

PUNKET, Charles C - d 6 Feb 1900 nr Rhodesdale aged 74 yrs - b Dor Co
                    Black - Widower - 1 living child
                    Father - Elijah PUNKET
                    Son - Elijah N. PUNKET

REED, Male Infant - d 31 Mar 1900 aged 8 hrs - White
                    Father - A.J. REED
                    Mother - Sophronia REED
                    Inf - Eliza A. ALDRIDGE

RUARK, W. Gross - d 1 May 1900 Fishing Creek aged 34 yrs - Sailor
                    White - Married - 0 children - Typhoid
                    Wife - Rhoda RUARK
                    Father - William RUARK
                    Mother - Rebecca RUARK

RUSSELL, Mary - d 26 Mar 1900 aged 75 yrs - White - Married
                    6 living children - d at Hurlock

SAMPSON, Andrew M. - d 6 Feb 1900 nr East New Market aged 40 yrs
                 Black - Married - 3 living children
                 Wife - Lena SAMPSON
                 Father - John W. SAMPSON
                 Mother - Mary SAMPSON

SAMPSON, Martha - d 17 May 1900 Cambridge aged 33 yrs - Black
                   Married- Typhoid
                   Husband - William SAMPSON

SMITH, Rev. G. - d 18 Apr 1900 - White - Married - 1 living child
                  Wife is the dau of John E. HARRINGTON

STANDLEY, Martha L. - d 28 Feb 1900 nr Drawbridge - aged 16 yrs
                 Black - Married - 1 living child
                 Husband - Nelson HENRY

STEVENS, Effie - d 19 Jan 1900 in 8th Dist aged 63 yrs - b Dor Co
                 Black - Married 
                 Husband - David STEVENS

STEVENS, William H. - d 23 Mar 1900 Williamsburg aged 74 yrs - White
                 Married - 12 living children

TODD, Flora Newades Washington Leonard - d 20 Apr 1900 Toddville
                White - Married - 1 living child - aged 23 yrs, 1 mo
                & 2 days
                Father - Edward LEONARD
                Mother - Lora TODD

TRAVERS, Elizabeth - d 11 Mar 1900 Fishing Creek aged 17 days
                 Father - Alonza TRAVERS
                 Mother - Rosa TRAVERS

TRAVERS, Henry Raymond - d 3 Feb 1900 Hoopersville aged 5 mos, 26 days
                 b MD - White
                 Father - Henry R. TRAVERS
                 Mother - Nora TRAVERS

VICKERS, Josephine Eunice - d 20 Feb 1900 Aireys aged 25 yrs
                 b Dor Co - White - Married
                 Husband - Walter HOLLAND
                 Father - Joseph VICKERS
                 Mother - Sallie James FOUNTAIN (Now BENNETT)

WALLACE, Annie E. - d 9 May 1900 aged 74 yrs - b Dor Co - White
                 Widow - 4 living children
                 Husband - Col. James WALLACE
                 Father - Francis PHELPS

WALTER, Mandy - d 23 Mar 1900 Hollands Island aged 18 yrs b MD
                 White - Married
                 Husband - Edward WALTER

WHEATLEY, Annie L. - d 22 Jan 1900 Cambridge aged 36 yrs, 3 mos &
                 6 days - b Dor Co - White - Married - 2 living
                 children - Died of TB
                 Husband - Thomas C. WHEATLEY
                 Father - Arthur MOORE
                 Mother - Amanda MOORE

WHEATLEY, Richard - d 6 Mar 1900 aged 80 yrs - b Dor Co - White
                Widower - 5 living children - Died of influenza
                Wife - Emy WHEATLEY

WILSON, Ande B. - d 29 Mar 1900 nr Vienna aged 3 yrs - Male - b Dor Co
                Black
                Father - Enoch WILSON
                Mother - Rachel Ann STANDLEY