Deaths Reported to the State of Massachusetts by the Tewksbury Almshouse


The following records were transcribed from vital records reporting deaths at the hospital to the state. The vital records will only report patients who died at the hospital, and do not always record where the patients are buried. The content of the death records vary each year.

You may contact Mass Archives in Boston to obtain copies of all death records in this database.



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Date of Death Name Sex Condition Age Disease or Cause of Death Occupation Place of Birth Names of Parents Place of Birth of Parents Comments
10/19/1887 Eagan, Annie  Female Single 27 y.  Phthisis Domestic Ireland Patrick & Kate Ireland  
7/27/1882 Eagan, Michael  Male Single 70 y.  Purpura Laborer Ireland John & Mary Ireland  
2/18/1897 Earl, Ethel  Female Single 12 d. Inanition   "Tewksbury, MA" Gertrude & Unknown "Canton, MA" Buried Tewksbury
1/29/1899 Earle, Lizzie  Female Single 50 y.  Malignant Adenoma of Ovary & Liver Domestic New Brunswick William & Martha Ireland Buried Tewksbury
11/8/1897 Earle, Thomas F Male Widower 38 y.  Phthisis Coal Shoveler Ireland Thomas & Catherine Ireland Buried Boston
3/16/1889 Earley, Annie  Female Married 22 y.  Septicaemia Domestic New Brunswick Samuel & Hannah Gutreau New Brunswick  
8/7/1905 Earley, John  Male Widower 42 y.  Acute Enteritis Laborer Ireland Mathew & Ellen (McCarthy) Earley Ireland Buried Worcester
12/27/1894 Early, Francis  Male Single 6 m.  Whooping Cough & Hereditary Syph.   "Boston, MA" Patrick & Maria Early Ireland Buried Tewksbury
9/21/1865 Early, James  Male Single 45 y.  Phthisis   Ireland      
11/20/1863 Early, Mary  Female Widow 92 y.  Old Age   Ireland      
5/12/1875 Early, Mary  Female Unknown 60 y.  Debility Unknown Ireland Unknown Ireland  
7/13/1865 Early, Mary  Female Single 32 y.  Disease of Brain   Ireland      
7/19/1865 Early, Patrick  Male Widower 70 y.  Senile Debility   Ireland      
2/1/1872 Earnest, George C Male   6 m.  Debility   "Tewksbury, MA" Josephene Earnest & George Smith NY  
10/15/1897 Easterbrook, Nellie  Female Single 18 y.  Phthisis Domestic MA Walter & Annie MA Buried Lexington
9/3/1897 Easterbrook, Walter W Male Single 19 d. Malnutrition   "Tewksbury, MA" Nellie & Unknown MA Buried Tewksbury
1/7/1898 Easterdale, Charles  Male Married 38 y.  "Empyaema & Cardiac, Mitral" Rubber Goods Finland Carl & Christina Finland Buried Tewksbury
9/1/1877 Eastman, Alfred  Male Single 1 m. 21 d. Phthisis   "Tewksbury, MA" John & Jennie MA  
10/27/1904 Eastman, Charles HJ Male Single 77 y.  Chronic Myocarditis Painter ME Joseph & Mary (Kilgrove?) Eastman ME Buried Tewksbury
12/19/1867 Eastman, Elizabeth  Female Single 30 y.  Cancer   ME Josiah & Jane ME Colored
8/5/1864 Eaton, Ann  Female   14 d. Infantile Debility   Unknown     Foundling
8/21/1901 Eaton, Edward  Male Married 56 y.  General Paralysis of Insane Unknown England Robert & Unknown England Buried Tewksbury
12/20/1867 Eaton, George  Male Single 3 y.  Measles   "Deer Isle, ME" Mother Ann Fisher Ireland  
6/4/1898 Eaton, George R Male Single 45 y.  Chronic Nephritis Laborer England Mary & Daniel England Buried Tewksbury
3/10/1858 Eaton, William  Male   10 y.  Marasmus   Boston      
7/16/1888 Eberhardt, Barbara  Female Single 49 y.  Diarrhoea Domestic Germany Unknown Germany  
2/27/1882 Eckert, Christian  Male Single 74 y.  Heart Disease Laborer Germany Unknown Germany  
1/9/1892 Eden, Mary G Female Single 43 y.  Heart Disease Domestic MA Mary A. & Unknown Unknown Colored
4/30/1888 Edgar, John  Male Single 37 y.  Phthisis Tinsmith Nova Scotia Patrick & Julia Ireland  
11/17/1890 Edgell, William  Male Single 41 y.  Syphilis & Cancer Laborer Ireland Edward & Elizabeth Ireland  
6/8/1864 Edgerly, Oliver  Female Widow 61 y.  Heart Disease   "Portland, ME"      
6/30/1875 Edgworth, John  Male Unknown 36 y.    Unknown "Boston, MA" Unknown Unknown  
2/10/1873 Edmonds, Helen  Female   3 m.  Small Pox   "Tewksbury, MA" Martha    
5/15/1866 Edmonson, Jeremiah  Male Single 30 y.  Pleurisy SC Colored      
7/25/1904 Edmunds, Charles H Male Widower 62 y.  Cerebral Hemorrhage Laborer MA Unknown NH Buried Lowell
8/27/1867 Edmunds, William  Male Married 62 y.  Ulcer   England Unknown Unknown  
1/22/1859 Edmundson, Henry  Male   2 m. 5 d. Varicella   Mass      
1/20/1858 Edwards, Betsey C Female   23 y.  Heart Disease   W. Indies      
1/22/1881 Edwards, George  Male Widower 83 y.  Old Age Laborer Nova Scotia Unknown Unknown  
8/20/1890 Edwards, George H Male Single 4 d. Inanition   "Tewksbury, MA" Minnie Edwards & Charles Fitts Ireland & US  
3/12/1882 Edwards, James  Male Single 57 y.  Heart Disease Carpenter "Boston, MA" James & Sophia ME & NH  
11/28/1873 Edwards, John  Male Single 32 y.  Phthisis Blacksmith Wales William & Elizabeth Wales  
1/7/1878 Edwards, Joseph  Male Single 24 y.  Phthisis Barber OR Unknown Unknown  
3/13/1879 Edwards, Joseph  Male Married 67 y.  Tumor in Neck Farmer "Westhampton, MA" Jarvis & Catherine "Coventry ? & Hadley, MA"  
11/4/1882 Edwards, Lizzie  Female Married 20 y.  Phthisis Domestic NY Edward & Lizzie NY Colored
2/10/1905 Edwards, Patrick  Male Single 63 y.  Acute Enteritis Laborer Ireland Michael & Mary (Kane) Ireland "Alias Ledmond, Buried Tewksbury"
9/22/1898 Edwards, Sumner C Male Widower 43 y.  Phthisis Shoemaker ME Solomon & Elizabeth ME Buried Tewksbury
4/7/1905 Edwards, Thomas  Male Divorced 72 y.  Cerebral Hemorrhage Soldier England Unknown England Buried Boston
11/24/1890 Egaian, Elijah  Male Single 28 y.  Phthisis & Nephritis Laborer Armenia Unknown Unknown  
5/16/1904 Egan, Catherine  Female Single 29 y.  Aortic Stenosis None "Cambridge, MA" Patrick & Lucy (Grey) Egan Ireland & ME Buried Tewksbury
7/13/1872 Egan, Mary A Female Unknown 40 y.  Diarrhoea Domestic Unknown Unknown Unknown  
12/15/1893 Egan, Michael  Male Single 48 y.  Pneumonia Laborer Ireland Michael & Catherine Ireland Buried Tewksbury
2/1/1905 Egan, Patrick  Male Widower 63 y.  Mitral Insufficiency Teamster Ireland Thomas & Bridget (Kearn) Egan Ireland Buried Tewksbury
7/12/1894 Eggan, James  Male Single 60 y.  Chronic Bronchitis & Cardiac Laborer Ireland John & Kate Ireland Buried Tewksbury
8/14/1897 Eide, Laura  Female Single 24 y.  General Tuberculosis Domestic Sweden Powel & Anna Sweden Buried Tewksbury
8/19/1904 Eight, December  Male Unknown 36 y.  Chronic Myocarditis Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Buried Tewksbury
8/3/1879 Ekland, Charles J Male Unknown 64 y.  Senile Dementia Laborer Sweden Unknown Sweden  
7/10/1905 Ekstrom, Anthony J Male Single 50 y.  General Paralysis of Insane Coppersmith Sweden Unknown Unknown Buried Boston
2/1/1885 Eldred, Rosa  Female Widow 48 y.  Mitral Insufficiency Domestic VT Edward & Abigail Unknown  
5/28/1901 Eldredge, Charles  Male Single 60 y.  General Paralysis of Insane Teamster MA Isaac & Mary MA Buried Tewksbury
3/9/1863 Eldridge, Caroline E Female   11 d. Infantile Debility   "Tewksbury, MA" Chas. H. Smith & Elizabeth Eldridge US  
8/6/1905 Eldridge, Edward R Male Married 39 y.  Acute Enteritis Laborer "Sandwich, MA" Peirce & Ellen Eldridge MA & Unknown Buried Tewksbury
2/9/1899 Eldridge, Nathan W Male Widower 76 y.  Myocarditis Laborer MA Isaac & Rebecca MA Buried Tewksbury
5/17/1880 Elisha, William  Male   51 y.  Phthisis Laborer "Malden, MA" James & Sarah MA  
9/21/1883 Ellard, James  Male Single 31 y.  Epilepsy Operative ME William & Mary Ireland  
5/23/1899 Ellard, Mary  Female Unknown 73 y.  Senility Unknown Ireland Unknown Ireland Buried Tewksbury
2/2/1891 Ellard, Nicholas  Male Single 47 y.  Syphilis & Chronic Nephritis Laborer Newfoundland ? & Johanna Ireland & Newfoundland  
9/18/1875 Ellery, Patrick D Male Single 18 y.  Epilepsy Unknown "Boston, MA" Unknown Unknown  
3/30/1870 Ellick, George  Male Married 48 y.  Phthisis Seaman "Dartmouth, MA" Unknown Unknown Colored
2/14/1875 Ellingwood, William  Male   3 m. 7 d. Debility   "Boston, MA" Lydia & Unknown Unknown  
8/17/1882 Elliot, Edward  Male Single 62 y.  Diarrhoea Engineer England Joseph & Sarah England  
8/10/1889 Elliot, Susan  Female Single 63 y.  Heart Disease Domestic MA Lyman & Caroline England & MA  
8/9/1905 Elliot, Alexander  Male Widower 86 y.  Arterio Sclerosis Carpenter CT Ebenezer & Esther (Clough) Elliot CT "Buried Thompson, CT"
4/26/1891 Elliott, Andrew J Male Widower 60 y.  Phthisis Shoemaker NH ? & Dorothy (Clifford) NH  
3/20/1857 Elliott, James  Male Colored 63 y.  Senile Debility   Port au Prince      
1/22/1856 Elliott, Mary Ann  Female   9 y.  Marasmus   N. Hampshire      
3/4/1903 Elliott, Rachel  Female Single 5 d. Hemorrhage of the Newborn   "Tewksbury, MA" Catherine & Unknown MA Buried Tewksbury
5/21/1904 Elliott, Robert H Male Single 27 y.  Pulmonary Phthisis Coachman CT John N. & Ella (Heany) Elliott VA & CT "Mulatto, Buried Tewksbury"
3/31/1856 Ellis, Ann  Female   57 y.  Consumption   Scotland      
12/27/1895 Ellis, Charles E Male Widower 66 y.  Phthisis Machinist ME Charles & Hannah Ellis ME "Buried Castine, ME"
3/4/1880 Ellis, Francis E Male Single 3 m.  Eclampsia   "Palmer, MA" Edmund & Mary England & Ireland  
7/27/1901 Ellis, Henry E Male Widower 71 y.  Senility Farmer MA Freeman & Rubie MA Buried Tewksbury
7/26/1869 Ellis, James  Male Single 31 y.  Sec. Syphilis   Canada James & Jane Canada  
4/26/1882 Ellis, John W Male Widower 64 y.  Senile Dementia Shoemaker "Providence, RI" Augustus & Mary RI  
7/28/1878 Ellis, John  Male Single 4 m.  Convulsions   Unknown Unknown Unknown  
6/7/1895 Ellis, Maggie  Female   1 d. Inanition - Monstrosity   "Tewksbury, MA" Maggie Ellis & Blank Syria & Blank Buried Tewksbury
12/10/1889 Ellis, Mary  Female Married 33 y.  Phthisis Domestic New Brunswick George & Jane Jones Canada  
1/27/1902 Ellis, Patrick H Male Married 65 y.  Mitral Insufficiency Carpenter Ireland Thomas & Catherine Ireland Buried Salem
5/11/1884 Ellison, John  Male Widower 55 y.  Septicaemia Amp. Foot Operative England John & Margaret England  
9/20/1858 Ellswood, Almina  Female   42 y.  Inanition   Boston      
12/25/1880 Ellsworth, Albert J Male Single 21 d. Marasmus   "Tewksbury, MA" Albert & Carrie "New Orleans, LA"  
2/15/1900 Elsbree, Edward F Male Widower 49 y.  Chronic Myocarditis Painter RI Isaac & Clara MA & RI Buried Tewksbury
11/1/1902 Elwell, Charles W Male Widower 69 y.  Chronic Enteritis Barber ME Hezekiah & Sarah ME Buried Tewksbury
5/21/1897 Elwell, John  Male Single 28 y.  Diabetes Mellitis & Nephritis Cook "Boston, MA" Ezra & Mary Ireland Buried Tewksbury
7/30/1903 Elwood, William H Male Single 31 y.  Phthisis Teamster MA James & Bridget Ireland Buried Boston
12/13/1903 Emerson, Bailey B Male Married 53 y.  Pulmonary Phthisis Painter NH Daniel & Hannah NH Buried Tewksbury
1/11/1898 Emery, Arthur S Male Single 27 y.  Cardiac Dilatation Regurgitation Laborer NJ Thomas & Lizzy NJ "Colored, Buried Tewksbury"
7/5/1894 Emery, James  Male Married 66 y.  Cancer of Leg Flour Business Ireland Thomas & Mary Ireland Buried Malden
9/14/1896 Emery, John W Male Married 37 y.  Phthisis Hairdresser NH Andrew & Maria NY & NH "Buried Saco, ME"
3/24/1905 Emery, Sarah  Female Single 62 y.  Cerebral Hemorrhage None "Lowell, MA" John & Elizabeth Ireland Buried Tewksbury
3/5/1886 Emlaw, Abram  Male Married 30 y.  Pulmonary Congestion Laborer NY Abram & Clyeta NY  
1/9/1864 Emmett, Mary A Female   1 m.  Convulsions   "Boston, MA"   Ireland  
2/6/1855 Emmett, Robert  Boy   1 y. 10 m.  Infantile Debility          
9/6/1894 Emmons, Samuel W Male Single 53 y.  Delirium Tremens & Diarrhoea Baker "Charlestown, NH" Samuel & Eliza NH "Buried Newport, NH"
4/23/1875 Emmott, James  Male Married 45 y.  Phthisis Carpenter England George & Elizabeth England  
1/5/1864 Endicott, Mary J Female   4 m.  Infantile Debility   Unknown     Foundling
2/3/1885 Englehardt, Herman  Male Single 24 y.  Morphine Habit Student Germany Herman & Caroline Germany  
4/5/1866 English, Charles  Male Single 20 y.  Phthisis "Boston, MA"        
8/23/1878 English, Jennie  Female Married 48 y.  Phthisis Domestic "Hartford, CT" William & Mary CT  
11/1/1888 English, John  Male Married 50 y.  Cancer Laborer Ireland William & Mary Ireland  
2/11/1894 Ennis, John  Male Single 45 y.  Phthisis Mill Work Ireland William & Margaret Ireland Buried Tewksbury
8/26/1864 Ennis, Michael  Male   66 y.  Diarrhoea   Ireland      
9/6/1894 Ennis, Thomas J Male Married 55 y.  Chronic Diarrhoea & Cardiac Brakeman Ireland William & Ann Ireland Buried Dorchester
3/31/1891 Eno, Vora  Female Single 1 d. Premature Birth   "Tewksbury, MA" Henry & Catherine VT & England  
3/31/1891 Eno, Margaret  Female Single 1 d. Premature Birth   "Tewksbury, MA" Henry & Catherine VT & England  
4/11/1877 Enos, Joseph  Male Married 44 y.  Cancer of Intestine Seaman Portugal Joseph & Elphina Portugal  
11/5/1890 Enos, Maria  Female Single 16 y.  Phthisis Domestic Western Islands Unknown Unknown  
5/11/1872 Enos, Mary  Female   7 m.  Atrophy   "New Bedford, MA" Unknown Unknown  
6/10/1873 Enright, Bridget  Female   2 m.  Debility   "Ashburnham, MA" John & Unknown Ireland  
7/20/1873 Enright, Ellen  Female Married 80 y.  Debility Housekeeper Ireland Unknown Ireland  
10/11/1898 Ensling, Adam  Male Single 45 y.  Phthisis Confectioner Germany Paul & Catherine Germany Buried Tewksbury
12/26/1885 Enwright, Henry  Male Single 1 m. 12 d. Entero Colitis   "Boston, MA" Frances Enwright & Henry Hawks England & US  
10/4/1876 Enwright, James  Male Single 26 y.  Phthisis Hatter Ireland James & Ellen Ireland  
12/10/1899 Erickson, Anton Oscar E Male Married 60 y.  Phthisis Painter Sweden Elias & Ann Sweden Buried Tewksbury
10/5/1889 Erickson, Carl  Male Single 18 y.  Purpura Haemorrhagia Elevator Boy Sweden Eric & Eva Sweden  
4/8/1905 Erickson, Peter  Male Widower 75 y.  Mitral Insufficiency Farmer Sweden Erick Erickson & Unknown Sweden Buried Tewksbury
9/2/1898 Ericson, August  Male Single 1 y.  Cholera Infantum   MA Amanda & Unknown Poland Buried Tewksbury
4/28/1904 Erskine, Elizabeth  Female Single 68 y.  Septicaemia Unknown Canada Unknown Unknown Buried Lowell
4/12/1886 Erving, Kimball  Male Single 73 y.  Debility Farmer NH John & Mary NH  
6/10/1871 Erwin, Andrew  Male Unknown 55 y.  Gangrene Baker Ireland James & Hannah Ireland  
1/30/1903 Erwin, William  Male Single 71 y.  Mitral Insufficiency Laborer Ireland Wallace & Margaret Ireland Buried Tewksbury
9/6/1862 Esip, Ann  Female   36 y.  Epilepsy          
5/19/1884 Essenger, Jacob  Male Single 70 y.  Phthisis Currier Bavaria Andrew & Margaret Bavaria  
6/1/1865 Essex, Charles  Male   6 m.  Infantile   Unknown      
6/22/1858 Essex, Josephine  Female   3 m.  Infant Debility Foundling Salem      
1/21/1877 Esson, Jane  Female Single 3 y.  Pneumonia   "Bridgewater, MA" James & Catherine Ireland  
4/16/1878 Estelle, John H Male Single 2 d. Inanition   Unknown Unknown Unknown  
9/23/1901 Estey, Lizzie H Female Single 45 y.  Chronic Enteritis Domestic NH Amos & Margaret Unknown "Buried Nashua, NH"
3/24/1868 Etchell, Victoria S Female   2 y.  Pneumonia   RI "Father George, Mother Unknown" RI  
9/3/1877 Etrick, George  Male Single 14 d. Acute Enteritis   Unknown Unknown Unknown  
11/2/1874 Etwell, Francis  Male   14 d. Debility   Unknown Unknown Unknown  
1/25/1897 Evans, Arthur  Male Single 3 y. 10 m.  Diphtheria   "Melrose, MA" John & Unknown Unknown Buried Tewksbury
7/15/1873 Evans, Ella  Female   6 m.  Debility   Unknown Unknown Ireland  
5/13/1876 Evans, Ellen  Female Single 45 y.  Cancer of Uterus Domestic Ireland John & Winnie Ireland  
5/8/1898 Evans, Frederick F Male Widower 86 y.  Senility Sailor ME Robert & Louisa ME Buried Tewksbury
3/10/1895 Evans, Hary  Male Single 49 y.  Pneumonia Sailor "Providence, RI" James & Mary "Providence, RI" Buried Tewksbury
1/7/1880 Evans, Herbert  Male Single 1 y.  Acute Laryngitis   Unknown Unknown Unknown Colored
12/9/1903 Evans, John F Male Widower 55 y.  Pulmonary Phthisis Carpenter Ireland William H. & Rachel (Garvin) Evans Ireland not listed
6/3/1880 Evans, Mary Jr. J Female Single 2 m.  Syphilis   "Tewksbury, MA" Charles & Mary Nova Scotia  
7/11/1893 Evans, Robert  Male Married 76 y.  Cardiac Blacksmith NH John & Abigail NH "Buried Dover, NH"
3/31/1896 Evans, Thomas  Male Widower 51 y.  Pneumonia & Rheumatism Foundryman VA Henry & Mary VA "Colored, Buried Boston"
5/24/1900 Evasimeo, Sultin  Male Widower 82 y.  Senility Teamster Germany Theobold & Kerthel Germany Buried Tewksbury
10/20/1862 Evelath, Margaret  Female   1 y.  Marasmus          
3/4/1904 Evenson, Hans  Male Single 47 y.  Mitral Insufficiency Laborer Norway Arin & Mary Norway Buried Tewksbury
7/1/1870 Everett, Claflin  Male   24 d. Debility   Unknown Unknown Unknown  
12/20/1876 Everett, Edward  Male Single 1 m. 21 d. Inanition   Unknown Unknown Unknown  
1/15/1883 Everett, Mary  Female Widow 60 y.  Paralysis Domestic Ireland Thomas & Susan Ireland  
3/1/1877 Everett, Minnie  Female Single 8 m.  Syphilis   "Boston, MA" Unknown Unknown  
6/18/1899 Everett, Robert J Male Single 50 y.  Phthisis Operative ME Leonard & Katherine ME Buried Tewksbury
8/23/1872 Everette, George  Male   3 m.  Cholera Infantum   Unknown Unknown Unknown  
8/18/1904 Everiss, Henry E Male Single 36 y.  Typhoid Fever Carriage Painter England Henry & Ann Maria (Taylor) Everiss England Buried Arlington
7/31/1897 Evers, Patrick H Male Married 54 y.  Pyo-nephritis Laborer Ireland James & Mary Ireland Buried Tewksbury
3/20/1897 Everson, Lars  Male Unknown 34 y.  Chronic Poliomyelitis Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Buried Tewksbury
10/13/1884 Ewan, Willie  Male Single 3 m.  Congenital Syphilis   "Tewksbury, MA" Ann & John Scotland  
8/23/1893 Eye, Lew Chi  Male Single 31 y.  Phthisis Laundry China Unknown Unknown "Mong., Buried Tewksbury"


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