At his residence in this county, a few days since, Mr. John
Barlow, aged about 30 years.
Mr. Barlow was for a long time afflicted with the Scrofula so that he
was compelled to visit New Orleans
for medical relief. The Scrofula on the
side of his face was cut out by Dr. Luzenburg, which soon gave him a short
temporary relief, but it soon broke out all over his body which terminated his
At his residence on Hinds County
on the 8th of Pulmonary Consumption, William Beesley in the 37th
years of his age.
The deceased has left a wife and four children to mourn his loss.
this county on Thursday last after a painful and protracted illness, Mrs.
Judith Webb, consort of William R. Webb of this county.
in this county, on Friday morning the 11th, at the residence of her
father, Mr. James Smith, Mrs. Sarah Evans.
Grand Gulf, Claiborne County, Mississippi
on Sunday the 28th, Joseph Napolean, infant son of Robert C. and
Nancy C.P. Hume, age eleven months.
the same day, Margaret Matilda, only daughter of Dr. Trawack of this county,
age one year and ten months, at the residence of her father near Georgetown.
Published in the July 11, 1840 Southern Star in Copiah County, MS.
note: Scrofula was an infection of the
lymph nodes of the neck caused by tuberculosis.
Surgery can cause it to spread to other organs. At the time, it was a fatal disease. I believe that this John Barlow was the son of
John Barlow and Lydia Bryant. He was
married to Mary Millsaps.
Consumption was another term for tuberculosis.
Matilda Trawack was the first child born to Cornelius Trawack and his wife Mary