The following death certificate transcription was forwarded to Madison County, ALGenWeb by Jeanne Hicks.

State of Mississippi
Mississippi State of Department of Health
Vital Records

Registration District No 557File No 1070
Primary Registration District No 8987

Place of Death: Silver Creek, Lawrence County, Mississippi

Full Name: Mrs Ruth Denson
Veteran: Not
Female
White
married
Birth date of deceased: 22 Feb 1846
Date of Death: Jan 24 1918
Age: 72 y 11 m 2 d
Birthplace: VA
Occupation: housewife
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*****

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Source: Death Certificate, Mississippi State File No 1070, Registrar’s No 8987.