VIRGINIA DEATH RECORDS FROM THE NEWSPAPER 1851
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As time goes on I will add additional records,
but to begin with these are obits from the
American Beacon or the Southern Argus
JULY 1 1851
IN RICHMOND ON THE 30TH INSTANT, AFTER A PROTRACTED ILLNESS, HENNINGHAM H. LYON CONSORT OF JAMES LYONS ESQ, AGE 52.

AUGUST 2 1851
AT THE RESIDENCE OF MR. N. EDWARDS, NEAR PORTSMOUTH, CAPT. HENRY BELL, IN THE 66TH YEAR

AUGUST 8 1851
YESTERDAY, EMILE INFANT SON OF DR. FRANCIS AND MARY PAULINE HIGGINS, AGE 6 MONTHS. THE FUNERAL IS THIS FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT 5PM.

AUGUST 12 1851
MONDAY MORNING AT 10AM. MR. SAMUEL PARKER AGE 40, LEAVING A WIFE AND 3 CHILDREN TO MOURN THEIR LOSS. HIS FUNERAL WILL TAKE PLACE THIS AFTERNOON AT 4PM. FROM HIS LATE RESIDENCE ON THE CONRER OF CHURCH AND BERMUDA STREETS.

AUG 13 1851
IN THIS CITY ON THE 8TH INSTANT. MISS MARY FRANCES DAUGHTER OF THE LATE DR. JOHN HODGES AGE 46.

YESTERDAY MORNING AT 4AM. MISS NANCY PEBWORTH AGE 84. SHE WAS FOR MANY YEARS A RESIDENT IN THE FAMILY OF THE LATE MRS. SARAH INGRAM AND MOST AMIABLE AND EXEMPLARY CHARACTER. THE FUNERAL WILL TAKE PLACE AT 4PM FROM THE LATE RESIDENCE OF MRS. SARAH INGRAM ON BERMUDA STREET.

AUG 14 1851
YESTERDAY MORNIG IN THE 57TH YEAR OF HIS AGE CAPTAIN JAMES HOLMES. THE DECEASED WAS A NATIVE OF BALTIMORE BUT HAS BEEN FOR MANY YEARS A RESIDENT OF OUR CITY,.

WED MORNING AT 10AM. AT HIS RESIDENCE ON UNION STREET, MR. ANTHONY NELSON AGE 40. 

AUG 19 1851
DIED AT THE RESIDENCE OF HER MOTHER, MRS. ALPHEUS CHILD IN FALMOUTH MASS ON THE 14TH INSTANT, HARRIET THE AMIABLE CONSORT OF MR. JOHN H. ROWLAND OF THIS CITY.

SEPT 15 1851
IN BALTIMORE ON SAT. MORNING LAST MILTON HUDGINS ESQ, A HIGHLY RESPECTABLE MERCHANT OF HERTFORD, PERQUIMONS COUNTY N.C.

SEPT 16 1851
ON SUNDAY MORNING THE 14TH INSTANT AFTER A SHORT ILLNESS, ELIZA HARDING AGE 7 WEEKS, INFANT DAUGHTER OF THOMAS AND LOUISA ANN STOUT.

SEPT 19 1851
ON WED EVENING LAST AT THE RESIDENCE OF HER BROTHER PURSER ED FITZGERALD, MISS ANNA MARIA FITZGERALD IN THE 66TH YEAR OF HER AGE. HER FUNERAL FROM THE RESIDENCE OF PURSER FITZGERALD AT 10:30AM. FRIDAY MORNING.

SEPT 25 1851
ON SAT MORNING 20TH INSTANT,MRS. ELIZABETH COOPER WIFE OF THE REV. ARTHUR COOPER, IN THE 66TH YEAR OF HER AGE. MEMBER OF THE M.E. CHURCH.

AT ALBANY NY ON THE 17TH INSTANT OF HEMORRAGE OF THE LUNGS, MR. E.P. GOODRIDGE SR. 

SEPT 26 1851
AT THE WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS ON WED THE 17TH INSTANT COLUMBIA CALWELL WIFE OF WILLIAM B. CALWELL AND DAUGHTER OF ROBERT T. GWATHMEY OF RICHMOND

SEPT 29 1851
ON SATURDAY LAST.MR. W.J. NOTTINGHAM AGE 57.