Table of Casualties in Hampton, 1735 to 1791

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Taken from the History of New Hampshire

By Jeremy Belknap

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Casualties 1735
to
1744
1745
to
1954
1755
to
1763
176
to
1776
1777
to
1786
1787
to
1791
Accident 6 4 1 7 1 2
Apoplexy   2 2      
Asthma     1   1  
Bleeding         1  
Cancer 3 2 4 2   1
Childbed 12 5 1 1   3
Cholic 2 3 3 1    
Consumption 15 26 21 27 21 9
Convulsions 8 15 11 5 13 2
Dropsy   3 2 1 5  
Dysentery 1 4 7 9 2 3
Fevers 16 30 41 12 9 3
Gravel         1 1
Jaundice 1   1 2 3  
King's evil / Scrophula     2   2  
Lethargy           1
* Long sickness 5 2 1      
Mania   2 1      
Measles   3   1    
Mortification   1 2 4 4 2
Nervous head ache           1
Old age 12 12 9 14 6 7
Palsy 2 9 8 6 7 3
Pleurisy 2 1 2      
Quinsy 1 1 2 1 1  
Rheumatism 1       1  
Schirrus         1  
Small pox     4 1    
Sore mouth 1 3 3   1  
Strangury 2 3 2      
Suddenly 7 2 11 3 3 6
Throat Distemper 91 60 30 3 7  
** Unknown 28 28 13 7 3 1
Violence         1  
Whooping cough     2 2 3  
Worms       6 2 1
Total 216 221 187 115 99 46

* The term long sickness is peculiar. It probably means the same with Consumption .
** In the class unknown are included the nameless disorders of young children, and the still-born.

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