June, 1844 Sis Louisa died on the 12th in Charitan County, Missouri.
March, 1845 Dr. Thompson’s wife died in Orleans.
April, 1845 The people are healthy here, a few cases of pneumonia, very few fatal cases here. Dr. Thompson died with it at home.
May 3, 1845 Pease died suddenly on Pargoud’s upper place.
February, 1846 Remained in New Orleans to 3d March, weather generally cool & dry creating Typhus Pneumonia of which many died. Miron Copley in Orleans. Mrs. Trent at home. Jona[than]Morgan died at Memphis, his body was brought to Bayou Siarde & buried.
March, 1846 Judge E.K. Willson resigned to take effect 1st inst. & he died 15th,I think of bad treatment; viz. active stimulants for a croup colic. Mrs. Goodrich died at Killams 21st,many complaining of colds & sore throats.
July 1846 On Sunday, the 19th, Becca had a daughter. It died on Sunday the 26th. Mother died 28th at 5 & ½ o’clock p.m. Sarah Stevens child of Christian& Sarah took spasms in the night & died at half past five o’clock Thursday morning, the 30th. She was not known to be unwell the day before.
August, 1846 Rainy almost every day to the 22 d; on that day Louisa McGuire, my niece, died at about 2 o’clock a.m.
April, 1847 Isaac M. DeWitt died the 1st. James Killam died the 2d.
May, 1847 Patrick Hughes died during our absence. Ray’s daughter, Louisa, died on 3d of this month. I.H. Killam died.
June, 1847 2d D. Holmes died. Absent at Morehouse court from 6th to 20th. Trial for murder of Hall, generally cool, not much rain, 24thnegro man Nat died.
August 21, 1847 Smith the barber shot himself last night.
October, 1847 Robert M. Stevens, son of Christian died 15th 9 o’clock p.m.
February, 1848 The whooping cough among my little negroes quite bad, one child of Pink & Linder died of it last week.
May, 1848 Dr. W.O. Morrison died 3d.
June, 1848 My niece Lucy McCleland & her child died in Mississippi 1st.
December, 1848 Cholera appeared Orleans the 13th, one negro brought here with it & died on the 26th.
March, 1849 The colera [sic] on Down’s plantation, 5 negroes died, 28 or 29th, about 50 had it.
April, 1849 Hill died the 5th about 12 M.
May, 1849 Augusten Stevens died 20th.
August, 1849 Dr. G.W. Warfield died 30th at 10 p.m.
September, 1849 Mr. Sharp died the 3d. Capt. Geo. H.Caldwell died at Harrisonburg the 11th. Louisa Jane McGuire, brother Alan’s daughter,died here 22nd, Saturday, 11 p.m.
October, 1849 Millam died 9th.
November, 1849 Sarah died 16th. 15th at Bastrop at court from 19th to 30th engaged in Mrs. Chambliss will case.
June, 1850 Louisa Lamy White died at Evansville, Indiana, the 30th.
July, 1850 Z. Taylor, President died the 9th. 26th Jack died.
August 27, 1850 Mrs. Hooker died last night.
September 11, 1850 Mrs. Nancy Willson died.
October, 1850 Benj. T. White killed & Polly C. White badly burned 5th inst. by explosion of two kegs of gunpowder fired from a cigar by accident in a store in Columbia, Missouri.
November 7, 1850 Judy died of apoplexy.
December 14, 1850 Mrs. McEnery died yesterday.
May, 1851 The S.B. Storm arrived from N.O. with corpse of Lenwill Newman on board, he and five others died with cholera on the trip.
July 10, 1851 John Morrison died yesterday.
December 10, 1851 8 a.m. Judge Geo. W. Copely died.
January 5, 1852 Sophia child of Becca, died. Ralph died on plantation from accidentally shooting himself.
May 16, 1852 Mrs. DeWitt died Sunday 1/2 past 6 p.m.
May, 1852 Mary, daughter of Adar, died 19th in the evening.