The following death certificate transcription was forwarded to Madison County, ALGenWeb by Jeanne Hicks.
State of Mississippi
Mississippi State of Department of Health
|Registration District No 557||File No 1070|
|Primary Registration District||No 8987|
Place of Death: Silver Creek, Lawrence County, Mississippi
Full Name: Mrs Ruth Denson
Birth date of deceased: 22 Feb 1846
Date of Death: Jan 24 1918
Age: 72 y 11 m 2 d
Father: William Holloway, Mississippi
Mother: Caroline Pitman, Mississippi
Informant: Mrs W. R. Rawls
cause of death: Chronic Nephritis
I hereby certify I attended the deceased from Jul 1913 to Jan 24 1918 that I last saw her alive on Jan 24 1918 10pm.
Physician Signature: B S Walker
*****Please note that the informant is NOT a member of her family. Her mother is actually Caroline Francis Ford daughter of John Ford and Catherine Ard*****
Source: Death Certificate, Mississippi State File No 1070, Registrar’s No 8987.