Quarantine Hospital, Epidemic of 1879
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Quarantine Hospital Patients, Epidemic of 1879

The 1879–1880 annual report of the City of St. Louis Health Commissioner provides information on patients admitted to Quarantine Hospital due to the 1879 epidemic.

Personal information including the name of the patient, his place of birth, and age are included in the list. It also provides the type of disease, such as yellow fever; date of admission and discharge, and a remarks column. This record could include information on residents and travelers passing through the area.

Dennis Northcott, Reference Archivists at Missouri Historical Society submitted this information 1999 St. Louis Genealogical Society Quarterly, volume 32, number 4, pages 146–148.

Patients Admitted to Quarantine Hospital – Epidemic of 1879


Note: Race = (W)hite or (C)olored

Showing records 1 to 20 of 50.

NameBirthplaceDiseaseAdmit DateDischarge DateAgeRaceDeathdateNotes
Allen, Richard United States Yellow Fever 24 Aug 1879 15 C 1 Sep 1879 From Lafayette House, Locust and Levee.
Alston, Hans Sweden Yellow Fever (mild) 30 Jul 1879 9 Aug 1879 23 W From 16th & Biddle, nine days in city
Bailey, George United States Yellow Fever (mild) 12 Aug 1879 24 Aug 1879 23 W From 310 N. Eighth St. recommended by Dr. Ford.
Berrella, Jerry Swiss Yellow Fever (mild) 5 Aug 1879 16 Aug 1879 26 W From 7th & Carr, just from Memphis
Berrella, Jerry Swiss Yellow Fever (relapse) 23 Aug 1879 28 Aug 1879 26 W Has been working on the grounds.
Bolen, 0llie Mississippi Nihil 10 Aug 1879 26 Aug 1879 4 W From 1422 Clark Ave. Formerly from Memphis.
Bolen, S. L., Mrs. Mississippi Yellow Fever 10 Aug 1879 26 Aug 1879 21 W From 1422 Clark Ave. Formerly from Memphis.
Bolen, Thomas. Mississippi Nihil 10 Aug 1879 26 Aug 1879 2 W From 1422 Clark Ave. Formerly from Memphis.
Brandy, Lizzie Tennessee Yellow Fever 24 Jul 1879 2 W 29 Jul 1879 Taken off Steamer Coahoma
Brandy, Mary Pennsylvania Fever Intermittent 24 Jul 1879 4 Aug 1879 32 W Taken off Steamer Coahoma
Brandy, Matilda Tennessee Yellow Fever (conv.) 24 Jul 1879 4 Aug 1879 12 W Taken off Steamer Coahoma
Brandy, Wm. M. Tennessee Yellow Fever (conv.) 24 Jul 1879 4 Aug 1879 8 W Taken off Steamer Coahoma
Canada, Oscar United States Yellow Fever (mild) 16 Sep 1879 4 Oct 1879 27 W From the South, recommended by Drs. Kilpatric and Robinson.
Carson, Robert Ireland Yellow Fever (mild) 30 Aug 1879 22 Sep 1879 60 W From 322 S. Main St. recommended by Drs. Kilpatric and Robinson.
Coughlin, Dave Ireland Typho-Malaria 8 Sep 1879 24 Sep 1879 50 W From 215 Elm St., recommended by Drs. Kilpatric and Robinson.
Coughlin, Dave, Jr. United States Nihil 8 Sep 1879 24 Sep 1879 3 W From 215 Elm St., recommended by Drs. Kilpatric and Robinson.
Coughlin, Mary United States Malaria et Dysentery 8 Sep 1879 30 W 12 Sep 1879 From 215 Elm St., recommended by Drs. Kilpatric and Robinson.
Court, John England Fever Intermittent 24 Jul 1879 29 Jul 1879 43 W Taken off Steamer Coahoma
Eller, William Illinois Yellow Fever (mild) 23 Aug 1879 8 Sep 1879 25 W A tramp from South, found sick in front of Quarantine.
Furgeson, William United States Yellow Fever (mild) 27 Aug 1879 13 Sep 1879 30 W Taken off Steamer Ouachita Belle.

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