Schedule 3. - Persons who Died during the Year ending 1st June, 1850, in Township of Portsmouth, County of Saginaw, State of Michigan, enumerated by me, Octavius Thompson, Ass't Marshall.

 

NAME OF EVERY PERSON WHO DIED during the year ending 1st June, 1850, whose usual place of abode at the time of death was in this family. Age Sex Color Free or Slave Married or Widowed PLACE OF BIRTH THE MONTH in which the person died Profession, Occupation or Trade Disease or Cause of Death Number of days ill
Joseph Marsac 1/12 M       Michigan February     Sudden
Charles S. Miller 7/12 M       Michigan April   Fever 40
Marius Cheesebro 1 M       Michigan February   Fever 5

Remarks:  The County is generally healthy. Subject to periodical returns of Chill Fever, Ague Fever and other Bilious diseases natural to a New Country.  The rivers are generally of an active character.  Well water good of cool, nature harde.  Oak of several kinds, Elm, soft and hard Maple, Beach, Ballwood, Hickory, Walnut, Butter and, Pine, Hemlock, Cedar & etc.  The land, very variable, subject to sudden changes from dry to wet, with lat and early frosts.

 

 

 

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