Peasantry Death Register

In honor of my harder-working Puritan forebears, here is the official document of those souls who left the town of Peasantry in the years 1697 and 1698 AD. Note the ease by which death arrived at this time in history:

1697 1698
Date of death Name Age at death Cause of Death Date of death Name Age at death Cause of Death
January 12 Henry Stone 18 Ague January 6 Charibert Stone 9 Clenching sickness
January 24 Lucretia Trappe 45 Collapsed by Kerrek January 31 Hrafnhildur Sigurðsdóttir 64 Picked clean by her cats
January 24 Paul Waite 22 Stomped by Kerrek February 2 Jamal ibn-Hassan 70 Accidentally gulped molten lead
January 24 James Stille 19 Ruined by Kerrek February 19 Abdullah ibn-Hassan 26 Stubbed toe
February 20 Jacob Ford 11 Scratched itch too hard March 15 Mason Manson 29 Walked too fast
February 27 Sarah Ford 21 Sat down too quickly March 20 Aleister Hawkfield 12 Green fever
March 1 John Timothy 22 Dropsy of the head March 30 Mary Ploughman 58 Head knocked in by a crumbling wall
March 18 Geoffrey Smith 12 Battered by Kerrek April 2 Walker Mudde 33 Constrictions
March 26 Edgar Shelton 53 Gout April 10 Bertha Hoop 22 Decay
April 9 Alice Done 6 Wrecked by Kerrek May 5 Abednego Foote 43 Survived execution, wandered into a cave
April 17 Jacob Done 27 Fits May 5 Daniel Foote 70 Survived execution, walked into a lake
May 3 Seymour Hoop 45 Pox May 5 Mesach Foote 52 Survived execution, ‘lost his breath’
May 5 Stephen Trappe 19 Eruptions May 5 Shadrach foote 61 Survived execution, but not for long
May 27 Johnson Mudde 68 Broken by Kerrek May 18 Obedience Stampe 46 Disobedience
June 4 Alice Samuel 31 Fell from a cart June 3 Welcome Trappe 23 Was a witch
June 13 Henry Fletcher 36 Fell on an arrow July 17 Edward Elder 47 Black Fever
June 27 William Ploughman 47 Blue jaundice July 28 Prudence Stampe 25 Was definitely a witch
July 10 Gregory Cane 16 Chancres July ?? Egbert Stampe 69 Got out of bed the wrong way
July 29 Marvin Cooke 52 Accidentally sworded August 11 Temperance Waite 24 Drowned from being a witch
August 21 Stewart Alding 11 Smashed by Kerrek August 13 John ibn-Hassan 14 Yellow Fever
August 23 John Poole 34 Routed by Kerrek August 17 Billy Cooke 4 Alcoholism
August 23 Mary Poole 29 Trounced by Kerrek September 10 Polly Pox 10 Stepped on a pitchfork
September 2 Mary Waite 14 Fell down a hill September 26 Henry Charles 31 Halved by a plow
September 15 Margaret Walker 50 Drowned in the bath October 10 Clovis Poole 40 Fell into a barrel of pitch
September 30 Rather Dashing 20 Expunged by Kerrek October 26 Alfred Peele 50 Bilousness
October 8 George Daniel 5 Suicidal Madness November 7 Enoch Fletcher 18 Hand-fed a mad-dog
November 2 Elizabeth Hope 52 Brained by a horse November 16 Thomas Stoningwing 19 White fever
November 19 Anthony Block 35 Chess December 1 Ethel Fleda 39 Orange fever
November 28 Naked Ned 28 Eaten by a bear December 12 John Hoop 17 Imperial purple fever
December 12 George Samuel 9 Palsy December 20 Karl Klampe 10 Fed to fighting-cocks
December 25 Charity Done 8 Crushed by a pine tree December 25 Harold Byge 30 Fell from the pulpit

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