Spanish Influenza in Stoddard County
The Last Wave of Influenza, 1920
1st - Raymond Annis - 18 - Bloomfield - Edema of Larnyx, influenza
5th - William Acuff - 59 - Dexter - Influenza
5th - Launa Eaton - 12 days - Bronchial Pneumonia, influenza
6th - Della Griffy - 18 - Puxico - TB of Lungs, Influenza
8th - Lois Mallette - 1 yr 9 mos - Puxico - Pneumonia, influenza
8th - Polly Wagner - 32 - Advance - TB of lungs, most likely influenza
9th - Vita Hazel Minton - 7 mos - Near Bernie - Lobar Pneumonia (father’s name Roy B. Minton)
10th - Otis Miller - Infant - Bloomfield - Influenza, contributed by marasamus
12th - Susan Cates - 68 - Bloomfield - Double Lobar Pneumonia, influenza
12th - - Alice Quinn - Bernie - Lobar Pneumonia
13th - Martha Stafford - 1 mos - Bernie - Bronchial Pneumonia
13th - Ira Cates - 32 - Bloomfield - Lobar Pneumonia, influenza
13th - Jepp Cates - 70 - Bloomfield - Lobar Pneumonia, influenza
14th - Effie South - 37 - Bloomfield - Cardiac asthma from influenza
14th - Albert L. Wooten - 28 - Perkins - Influenza
15th - Bertha Harris - 18 - Dexter - TB Pulmonary, influenza
16th - Minnie Kelley - 42 - near Puxico - Lobar Pneumonia, Influenza
16th - May Lamb - 20 - Bernie - Pneumonia, Influenza
16th - Rosa Williams - Don’t Know - Near Puxico - Lobar Pneumonia, influenza
17th - Onis L. Launius - 4 mos - Bronchio Pneumonia, Influenza
17th - Jessie Lauson - 38 - Dudley - Double Pneumonia, influenza
18th - Ralph Evans - 16 - Dexter - The Dexter Statesman, Feb 27, 1920, Died at home last Sunday at 5PM. Sick 9 days. Influenza developed into pneumonia. He left behind three brothers and two sisters. Buried Hill cemetery.
18th - Gonda Teets - 1 yr 2 mos - Bloomfield - Bronchial pneumonia - Influenza
19th - Maude Underwood - 17 yrs - Puxico - Lobar Pneumonia, influenza
19th - Ollie Williams - 33 yrs - Bloomfield - Lobar Pneumonia, influenza
20th - Albert Cates - 34 - Zeta - Lobar Pneumonia, influenza
20th - B. E. Gray - 39 - Puxico - Influenza
20th - Frank Herrin - 44 - Essex - Lobar Pneumonia, Influenza - The Dexter Statesman, Feb 27, 1920, lived near Claude Crutcher’s farm near Essex. He and his son, Edward (17 years old), died in one week. Both are buried in Essex.
20th - Rose Parkhurst - 33 - Bloomfield - Broncho Pneumonia from influenza
20th - Freeman Arthur Scott - 5 mos - Leora - Edema of Larnx from influenza
21st - John Carmen - 40 - Dexter - The Dexter Statesman, Feb 27, 1920, Born in Hancock County, Ky, came to missouri first settling in Mississippi County but then moving to Dexter about 1913.
21st - Laura Clodfelter - 47 - Leora - Influenza
21st - James Foster - 39 - Puxico - Lobar Pneumonia, influenza
21st - Franklin James Ross - Dexter - 41 - The Dexter Statesman, Feb 27, 1920, Son of E. H. Ross, died 9PM last Sunday. Farmed three and one half miles northeast of Dexter. His wife and two of three children were also sick at the time of his death. He leaves behind his wife Melinda Elders and three small children. Buried Triplett cemetery.
22nd Christian Frick - 73 - near Parma - Influenza
23rd - A. Francis “Frank” Camp - Dexter - 53 - The Dexter Statesman, Feb 27, 1920 Died of double pneumonia, following an attack of influenza. He was born on May 27, 1866, he moved to Dexter in April 1891. In March 1888 he was married to Miss Martha Manning, who with five children survived him. He was sick for nine days. He was known for his friendly nature and many warm friends. Buried Hagy cemetery.
24th - Caroline Jennings - 67 - near Dudley - The Dexter Statesman, Feb 27, 1920, “Dudley lost one of its old and prominent matrons, last Tuesday morning at 9:30 o’clock when Mrs. Caroline Jennings passed away after a week’s illness of influenza. She was born March 17, 1852, and was in her 68th year of age. She was married to William Jennings, October 5, 1877, and left six children her husband being dead. Buried Dudley cemetery.
25th - John Cleatis Quick - 8 yrs - Bloomfield - Bronchial pneumonia, influenza.
25th - Ellis Riley - 27 - Dexter - The Dexter Statesman, Feb 27, 1920, oldest son of D. M. Riley, died on his farm near Dexter. Ill about 10 days. Married four and a half years ago to Miss Eva Carpenter, he leaves two boys, one four and the other 2. Buried in Dowdy Cemetery.
25th - Bertie Scism - 42 - School teacher - Bloomfield - Lobar pneumonia from Influenza.
27th - The Dexter Statesman, Feb 27, 1920, Boyt area suffering from influenza.
27th - Altha Alsup - 32 - Bloomfield - Lobar Pneumonia, influenza
27th - Mattie French - 31 - Puxico - Lobar Pneumonia, influenza
27th - Otto Minton - 1 yr 3 mos - Bernie - Lobar Pneumonia (Father’s name Alfred Minton)
27th Arla Southerland - 22 - Dexter - Arotic Stenosis from influenza
28th Ora Quick - 5 yrs - Bloomfield - Bronchial Pneumonia - brother also died.
29th - R. E. Haskins - 52 - Essex - Lobar Pneumonia
29th Vick Woodruff - 53 - Idalia - Bronchial Pneumonia, influenza
48 Died of Influenza in February of 1920