Maryland Mortality Schedules 1850 and 1860
By: Ruth T. Dryden, Pub. 1980, reprinted 2023, 234 pages, soft cover, ISBN #978-1-63914-142-5.
At the same time the seventh census of the United States of America was taken in 1850, the enumerator also recorded all the deaths in his district for the previous year. This mortality schedule listed the name of the deceased; age; sex; color; whether free or a slave; married or single; place of birth; month of death; cause of death and number of days ill.