Crawford County, Pennsylvania


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Case Number Decedent Date Location Cause of Death
May Session 1804 Alexander Munteer 22 April 1804 Irwin Twp.,
Venango Co.
intoxication/suffocation
Nov. Session 1804 John McElheny 7 May 1804 Allegheny River drowning
Nov. Session 1804 Noah Ridgeway 21 Aug. 1804 McDowells Mill hung himself
  Andrew Eager 22 Feb. 1807 near Saegertown accidental drowning
Dec. Session 1807 James Limber 25 Dec. 1807 Venango Twp. accidental drowning
  Friend Hall 27 April 1820 Conneaut Twp. intemperance
  Adam Luper 2 July 1820 Sadsbury Twp. accidental drowning
  John Kayao 10 Oct. 1822 Meadville Act of God
  Welcome Hall 24 March 1823 Conneaut Twp. Act of God
  Daniel Carlin 4 April 1823 Oil Creek Twp. fatigue & cold (lost)
  Thomas Crocket 30 April 1823 Conneaut Twp. [accidental] drowning
  Francis Carr 21 Oct. 1823 Meadville accidental drowning
  David Yeomans 3 Jan. 1825 Conneaut Twp.
died Sadsbury Twp.
intoxication
Feb. Session 1829 James Brush [Jan. 1829] [Fallowfield Twp.] suicide by hanging
  Orin Wilcox 5 March 1832 Cambridge violence or poison
#6 Aug. Session 1833 female infant Gilliland 6 Aug. 1833 Summerhill Twp. violence & suffocation
Feb. Session 1836 Elizabeth Cutshall [Jan. 1836] Randolph Twp. visitation of God
April Session 1838 Isaac Davis 18 March 1838 Evansburg poisoned
  Archibald Christy 22 March 1838 Meadville Visitation of God
  William Richardson 23 Oct. 1838 Fallowfield Twp. some unknown cause
Feb. Session 1840 Simpson W. Montgomery 19 Feb. 1840 Meadville Visitation of God
#13 Aug. Session 1840 Patrick Collins 25 July 1840 Sadsbury Twp. blows to the head
  Philip Spitler 30 Nov. 1841 Mead Twp. accidental drowning
  Robert King 18 July 1842 Richmond Twp. accidental fall
  John Everden 24 Sept. 1843 Conneaut Twp. suicide (slit his throat)
  William E. Burns 17 Nov. 1843 Meadville intoxicated, burns
  John Marlat 5 July 1844 Woodcock Twp. accidental
  Miss Levina Kelsey 15 Oct. 1844 Conneaut Twp. poison
  Hopestill Elizabeth Jones 26 May 1845 Hayfield Twp. congestive fever
  Cassel Smith 10 July 1845 Vernon Twp. accidental drowning
  Benjamin Wheathall 16 Sept. 1845 [Rome Twp.] Visitation of God
  Isaac Boyd 16 Oct. 1845 16 Oct. 1845 accidental fall
  Michael Cunneen 9 Dec. 1846 Sadsbury Twp. preexisting disease
  James B. Stanford 30 Dec. 1846 Sadsbury Twp. intoxication, drowning
  [unknown male infant] 21 April 1829 Mead Twp. violence
  infant Ransom 9 June 1849 Adamsville strangulation/drowning
  Abiel Goodrick 16 July 1849 [Sadsbury Twp.?] intoxication, drowning
  James Connelly 20 Aug. 1849 Sadsbury Twp. accidental fall
  John Webster 22 Sept. 1849 [Rockdale Twp.?] Visitation of God
Feb. Session 1850 Oliver Myers 23 Dec. 1849 Summerhill Twp. Visitation of God
Feb. Session 1850 James McMillen 2 Feb. 1850 Cussewago Twp. visitation of God
  William Curry 18 May 1850 Vernon Twp. Visitation of God
Aug. Session 1850 John Bates 30 May 1850 Conneautville accidental drowning
Nov. Session 1851 Isabella Ryan 3 Sept. 1851 Cambridge suicide by drowning
  Mrs. Polly McGuire 19 May 1854 Summerhill Twp. suicide by hanging
#17 Feb. Session 1853 Daniel Brewer 21 Nov. 1852 Harmonsburg[?] poisoned
___ Session 1856 William H. Roff [May 1856] Meadville jail suicide by hanging
Nov. Session 1857 infant male Quail 17 Nov. 1857 Meadville unable to determine
Nov. Session 1857 Daniel Feit 5 Dec. 1857 Meadville congestion of the brain
(from drinking)
#11 Aug. Session 1858 Hugh Shellito [Sr.] 15 April 1858 Evansburgh felonious assault
#57 Nov. Session 1858 Joseph W Bancroft 26 Oct. 1858 Woodcock Twp. Visitation of God
#58 Nov. Session 1858 David Philips 2 Sept. 1858 Spring accidental drowning
Aug. Session 1859 Samuel Jackson 8 Sept. 1859 Athens [Twp.] accidental drowning
Aug. Session 1859 Michael Hull 26 Oct. 1859 Fairfield Twp. accidental drowning
#45 Feb. Session 1860 Margaret Smith 6 Feb. 1860 Mead Twp. suicide, by hanging
#19 Aug. Session 1860 Lewis Hope 6 Aug. 1860 Poor House [assaulted]
Nov. Session 1860 Andrew Suplee 21 Sept. 1860 Lincolnvillle accidental drowning
Nov. Session 1860 J. B. Montagne 9 Nov. 1860 [Randolph Twp.?] suicide, by gunshot
April Session 1861 Chandler Shipman 26-27 Feb. 1861 Titusville disease induced by liquor
#68 Aug. Session 1861 Cornelius Derr 19 May 1861 Vernon Twp. unknown
Feb. Session 1862 Mrs. Sabra Wittum 16 Dec. 1861 Cambridge Twp. hemmorage from abortion
Feb. Session 1862 male child [Jan. 1862] Riceville strangulation
#50 Aug. Session 1862 unknown man 10 June 1862 Hayfield Twp. accidental drowning
#51 Aug. Session 1862 James Gleason 28 April 1862 Summerhill Twp. accidental drowning
#52 Aug. Session 1862 unknown Irishman 4 May 1862 Cambridge accidental drowning
Nov. Session 1862 unknown man 31 Oct. 1862 Sadsbury Twp. accidental drowning
Feb. Session 1863 James Conner 12 Dec. 1862 East Fallowfield Twp. drinking too much
Feb. Session 1863 Patrick Scanlin 25 Dec. 1862 East Fallowfield Twp. a fall
Feb. Session 1863 James Hineman 30 Dec. 1862 Wayne Twp. suicide by hanging
Feb. Session 1863 Alfred Bessell 15 Jan. 1863 Cambridge Twp. railroad accident
Feb. Session 1863 W. W. Perkins 16 Jan. 1863 Cambridge unknown
April Session 1863 infant 11 April 1863 Meadville accidental premature birth
April Session 1864 Mrs. Mary Ann Peete 29 Nov. 1863 Cambridge suicide by hanging
Aug. Session 1863 David Bradrick 29 May 1863 Woodcock Twp. run over by train cars
while intoxicated
Aug. Session 1863 John O’Hara 20 Sept. 1863 Titusville accidental drowning
Nov. Session 1863 Francis Warn 20 Aug. 1863 Meadville visitation of God
Nov. Session 1863 Rufus S Green 23 Aug. 1863 Meadville accidental fall
Nov. Session 1863 John Nesson 26 Oct. 1863 Meadville visitation of God
Nov. Session 1863 John Meirs 15 Nov. 1863 Meadville hemorrhage/intoxicated
April Session 1864 Joseph F. Shoemaker 29 March 1864 [Randolph Twp.?] blow to head
Aug. Session 1864 Joseph Town 17 Oct. 1863 Steuben Twp. suicide by gunshot
Aug. Session 1864 Isaac Childs 6 March 1864 Randolph TWp. visitation of God
Aug. Session 1864 [Abijah George] 7 Aug. 1864 [Mead Twp.?] accidental – run over
by train of cars
#40 Nov. Session 1864 James Wood   [Fairfield Twp.?] [missing]
Nov. Session 1864 Caleb Congden 12 Sept. 1864 West Fallowfield Twp. suicide, by hanging
Nov. Session 1864 Francis Thompson 21 Sept. 1864 Randolph Twp. suicide, by hanging
Nov. Session 1864 [male] Leech 9 Nov. 1864 Oil Creek Twp. exposure
#29 Feb. Session 1865 infant Perry 8 Feb. 1865 Conneaut Twp. assaulted
#30 Feb. Session 1865 Franklin Perry 8 Feb. 1865 Conneaut Twp. suicide, by hanging
Feb. Session 1865 Ellen Curry 21 Feb. 1865 [not given] accidental burning
Feb. Session 1865 Joel Dunning 19 April 1864 Conneaut accidental fall
#77 Nov. Session 1865 Robert Brush 26 May 1865 Greenwood Twp. suicide, by hanging
#78 Nov. Session 1865 F. W/M. Miller 9 Nov. 1865 Steuben accidental – struck by train
#79 Nov. Session 1865 unknown man 13 Nov. 1865 Mead Twp. accidental drowning
#80 Nov. Session 1865 E. Steel Green 25 Aug. 1865 Oil Creek Twp. railroad accident
#81 Nov. Session 1865 E. J. Clough
Gideon Lightall
William Baldwin
Frederick Lauch/Jauch
Ambrose M. Sedwgwich
Alvin Potter
24 Aug. 1865 Titusville railroad accident
#86 Nov. Session 1865 John Redman 7 Dec. 1865 [Meadville?] accidental drowning –
fell while intoxicated
#93 Nov. Session 1865 Patrick Obrien 18 Jan. 1866 [Mead Twp.?] run over by railroad cars
Nov. Session 1865 John Keisel     [inquest missing]
#125 Aug. Session 1866 John Service 11 Aug. 1866 Cochranton run over by train
#115½ Nov. Session 1866 Mary Bernstein 13 June 1866 Titusville accidental –
struck by water wheel
#117½ Nov. Session 1866 James P. McDowell 11 Nov. 1866 Summerhill Twp. accidental drowning
#127½ Nov. Session 1866 John Williams 24 Nov. 1866 Vernon [Twp.] intoxication
#128½ Nov. Session 1866 C. E. Mathews 17 Oct. 1866 Meadville railroad accident
#31 Feb. Session 1867 Ann Hickey/Hicky 19 Dec. 1866 Titusville murdered –
blows to the head
#60 April Session 1867 D. McCray 13 March 1867 Titusville run over by train
April Session 1867 unknown man 3 May 1865 Fairfield Twp. run over by train
#35 Sept. Session 1867 infant male Van Vlecton 25 July 1867 Summerhill Twp. murdered – suffocation
Jan. Session 1868 unknown infant 27 Nov. 1867 Fairfield [murdered]
April Session 1868 James/Chester Reniff 21 Jan.1868 Springboro heart disease
#67 Sept. Session 1869 Adam King 12-13 Sept. 1869 Meadville murdered –
blows to the head
#104 Jan. Session 1870 Andrew Clark 28 Sept. 1870 Steuben accidental shooting
#108 Jan. Session 1870 John Anthony Chaser 18 July 1869 Summerhill Twp. accidental drowning
#66 Sept. Session 1870 John Hartwell 20 July 1870 Tryonville visitation of God
#67 Sept. Session 1870 John Griffin 15 July 1870 Oil Creek Borough drowning
#68 Sept. Session 1870 Henry Miller 11 Sept. 1870 Meadville accidental –
struck by coal cars
#32 Jan. Session 1871 Rowland Kitelinger 5 Dec. 1870 Oil Creek Borough gunshot wound
#76 April Session 1871 John Herrington 28 April 1871 Meadville run over by train
– intoxication
#80 April Session 1871 Ludwick Rohde 9 June 1871 Meadville suicide by hanging
(insanity)
#69 Aug. Session 1871 R. P. Watson 31 Aug. 1869 Titusville accidental drowning
#70 Aug. Session 1871 John Hancock 15 May 1871 Woodcock Twp. suicide by hanging
#1 Nov. Session 1871 James Heatherton 14-15 Aug. 1871 Titusville murdered – stabbed
#74 Nov. Session 1871 John Brown 29 July 1871 –
5 Aug. 1871
Conneautville run over by train
#68 Jan. Session 1872 David Carl 10 Feb. 1872 Summerhill Twp. visitation of God
April Session 1872 Trollas Crosby 15 Jan. 1872 Rome Twp. circular saw
#64 Aug. Session 1872 Kate Noxon 15-16 April 1872 Meadville struck by locomotive
#26 Nov. Session 1872 Myron Burns 15-16 Oct. 1872 Hydetown forced off train
#79 April Session 1873 Samuel Green 4 Oct. 1872 Meadville apoplexy (intoxication)
#80 April Session 1873 John S. Lowry 10-12 Feb. 1873 Titusville exessive morphine
#81 April Session 1873 Michael Slatery 4 Oct. 1872 Centreville falling from railroad cars
#84 April Session 1873 James Johnston 2 Oct. 1872 Woodcockboro suicide, by hanging
Jan. Session 1874 Edwin W. Stratton 30 Nov. 1873 Titusville slitting his throat –
temporary insanity
Jan. Session 1874 Peter D. Coffee 11 Dec. 1873 Titusville congestion of the brain
Jan. Session 1874 Charles Nelson 1873 Titusville fractured skull –
pushed/thrown to sidewalk
Jan. Session 1874 Bryan Shanahan 23 Jan. 1873 Titusville run over by train
#62 Aug. Session 1874 Addison Wolsey 30 July 1974 Titusville effects of choloform
(accidental)
#63 Aug. Session 1874 Katurah Becker 15 Aug. 1874 Titusville accidental drowning
#63 Nov. Session 1874 Hugh Brown 27 Nov. 1874 Wayne Twp. visitation of God
Jan. Session 1875 John Reed 10 Feb. 1874 [W. Fallowfield Twp.?] excessive use of liquor
Jan. Session 1875 Lewis Smith 6 Jan. 1875 Titusville strangulation
#68 Aug. Session 1875 Hannah C. L. Homan 21 Aug. 1875 Venango suicide by hanging
[1886] Philip C. Cutshall 10 April 1886 Randolph Twp. hanging –
temporary insanity