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Drummond Island, Michigan death records
Book 1: 1912-1919



NOTES taken from a handwritten TRANSCRIPT (author unknown—Sally Landreville?) of Records of DEATHS and BURIALS occurring on DRUMMOND ISLAND, MICHIGAN, during the years 1912 – 1944 in THREE VOLUMES

 

The following compilation by M. Stone [2010] is made from photocopies given to her by Judy Melvin, Sexton, Drummond Island Township Cemetery, of a handwritten collection of extracts from death/burial records held in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan supposedly covering the deaths that occurred on Drummond Island, year by year.

 

Book 1:  1912 through 1919 (Feb.)

 

Book 2:  1919 (Feb. con’t.)  through 1930 (July)

 

Book 3:  1930 (July con’t.) through 1944

 

M. Stone has standardized the format, with her own editorial comments appearing in brackets. [ ]

 

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BOOK 1

 

[page 3]

 

1912

 

No. 1

SMITH, PETER

Indian male

Born 17 July 1834 in Michigan

Age at Death:  76 yrs 6 mos.

Occupation:  Fisherman

Married

Father:  Joe Smith born in Michigan

Mother:  Unknown born in Michigan

Date of Death:  19 January 1912

Cause of Death:  Hinsipllga? Humipllga [?]

Physician:  None

Interred:  Drummond 21 January 1912

Undertaker:  Joe LaPoint

Informant:  Joe LaPoint

Registrar:  Wm. E. Kemp 21 January 1912

 

No. 2

MACKINEN, JOSEPH

Finnish male

Born 25 June 1911 in Michigan

Age at Death:  11 mos.

Occupation:  Infant on mother’s breast

Father:  J. Gestas Mackinen born in Finland

Mother:  Alma Kainisto born in Finland

Date of Death:  25 May 1912

Cause of Death:  Cholera Infantine

Physician:  None

Interred:  Drummond 27 May 1912

Undertaker:  None

Informant:  Gustas Mackinen - Kreetan

Registrar:  Wm. E. Kemp 26 May 1912

 

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No. 3

PARRISH, DONALD

white male

Born 29 March 1912 in Michigan

Age at Death:  2 mos.

Occupation:  Infant on breast

Father:  David Parrish born in Marquette, Mi

Mother:  Phemie Brock born in Southhampton, Ontario

Date of Death:  29 May 1912

Cause of Death:  Cholera Infantine

Physician:  None

Interred:  Drummond 31 May 1912

Undertaker:  None

Informant:  David Parrish

Registrar:  Wm. E. Kemp 31 May 1912

 

No. 4

SHANNON, LEWIS

white male

Born 22 December 1834 in Canada

Age at Death:  77 yrs. 8 mos. 19 days

Occupation:  Farmer

Married

Father:  Unknown born in Canada

Mother:  Unknown born in unknown

Date of Death:  10 September 1912

Cause of Death:  Anasarca – general dropsey

Physician:  W. T. Strickland (but did not attend)

Interred:  Drummond 12 September 1912

Undertaker:  Wm. Anderson

Informant:  Joe Shannon

Registrar:  Wm. E. Kemp 12 September 1912

 

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No. 5

HUTTINEN, JOHN WILLIAM

white male

Born 26 August 1911 in Sault Ste. Marie

Age at Death:  1 yr. 1 mo.

Occupation:  none

Father:  Tobias Huttinen born in Finland

Mother:  Rütta Karsici born in Finland

Date of Death:  25 September 1912

Cause of Death:  drowned

Physician:  none

Interred:  Kreetan [Johnswood on Drummond Island], Michigan 27 September 1912

Undertaker:  Unknown

Informant:  Martha Ulander

Registrar:  Wm. E. Kemp 26 September 1912

 

No. 6

UNNAMED

white male

Born 6 December 1912 Michigan

Age at Death:  10 days

Father:  Angus Parrish born in Ontario

Mother:  Frances Riley born in Ontario

Date of Death:  16 December 1912

Cause of Death:  Cholera Infantine

Physician:  None

Interred:  Drummond 17 December 1916 [sic; 1912?]

Undertaker:  Ettan McAdam 17 December 1912

Informant:  David Parrish

 

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No. 7

LAPOINT, RAYMOND LAWRENCE

half breed male

Born 10 March 1907 Michigan

Age at Death:  5 yrs. 10 mo. 16 days

Occupation:  None

Father:  John LaPoint born in Michigan

Mother:  Mary LaPoint born in Michigan

Date of Death:  21 December 1912

Cause of Death:  appendicitis – sick 7 days

Physician:  Clara A. Durham – DeTour, attended last on Dec. 18

Interred:  DeTour 22 December 1912

Undertaker:  J. L. McSpadden

Informant:  John LaPoint of DeTour

Registrar:  Wm. E. Kemp 5 [or 8] January 1913

 

1913

 

No. 1

PARRISH, ALEXANDER

white male

Born 5 June 1835 Canada

Age at Death:  77 yrs. 10 mo.

Occupation:  Farmer

Married

Father:  Nonda Parrish born in Canada

Mother:  Unknown born in Canada

Date of Death:  5 March 1913

Cause of Death:  old age & general debility

Physician:  None

Interred:  Drummond 9 [or 7] March 1913

Undertaker:  not given

Informant:  Angus Parrish

Registrar:  Wm. E. Kemp 6 March 1913

 

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No. 2

WILLOUGHBY, DANIEL    

white male

Born 10 October 1839 Canada

Age at Death:  78 yrs. 5 days

Occupation:  Farmer

Married

Father:  Ellis Willoughby born in England

Mother:  Mirand [sic] Phrague born in Canada

Date of Death:  13 March 1913

Cause of Death:  old age & general debility

Physician:  None

Interred:  Drummond 16 March 1913

Undertaker:  Philip Church

Informant:  Martha Willoughby

Registrar:  William E. Kemp 14 March 1913

 

No. 3

SAILOR, ALEXANDER

Indian male

Born 15 April 1875 Drummond, Mi.

Age at Death:  38 yr. 2 mo.

Occupation:  Working in lumber woods

Father:  Alexander Sailor born in Pine River, Mi.

Mother:  Julia St. Germain born in Charlotte Riv. Mi.

Date of Death:  15 June 1913

Cause of Death:  Drowned – fell from launch while alone

            body found on shore July 8

Interred:  Drummond 10 July 1913

Undertaker:  None

Informant:  Mrs. Julia Bulley

Registrar:  D. M. Seaman 10 July 1913

 

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No. 4

BAILEY, MARSHALL

white male

Born 2 June 1877 Wisconsin

Age at Death:  36 yr. 1 mo. 23 da.

Occupation:  Laborer – farmer

Single

Father:  Warren Bailey born in New Hampshire

Mother:  Cornelia Edgerton born in Connecticut

Date of Death:  25 July 1913

Cause of Death:  Laryngald & Pulmonary Tuberculosis sick 1 yr. 8 mo.

Physician:  R. C. Winslow M.D.

Interred:  Drummond 27 July 1913

Undertaker:  Fred Hardy of DeTour

Informant:  Fred Avery

Registrar:  D. M. Seaman 4 August 1913

 

No. 5

SMITH, MARY MOORE

white female

Born 12 March 1877 St. Joseph Island, Ont.

Age at Death:  36 yr. 5 mo. 2 da.

Occupation:  housewife (Robert Smith)

Father:  Thomas Moore born in England

Mother:  unknown born St. Joseph Island, Ont.

Date of Death:  15 August 1913

Cause of Death:  childbirth – no doctor

Physician:  Clara O. Dunham M. D. of Detour

Interred:  Drummond 16 August 1913

Undertaker:  Joe Shannon

Informant:  Robert Smith

Registrar:  D. M. Seaman 18 August 1913

 

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No. 6

REILLEY, JOHN

white male

Born 30 September 1913 Drummond Island

Age at Death:  1-1/2 days

Father:  (not given)

Mother:  Nora Reilly [sic] born in Pickford, Mi.

Date of Death:  1 October 1913

Cause of Death:  premature (7 mo.) extreme weakness

Physician:  Clara O. Dunham, M. D. of DeTour

Interred:  no info

Informant:  John Reilley Sr. of Detour

Registrar:  D. M. Seaman 3 October 1913

 

No. 7

PARISH, ROY DECOLUS [also spelled PARRISH]

white male

Born 4 June 1913 Michigan

Age at Death:  5 mo. 5 da.

Father:  David Parish born in Ontario

Mother:  Pheme Brock born in Ontario

Date of Death:  29 December 1913

Cause of Death:  Cononesinus – no physician

Interred:  Drummond 31 December 1913

Undertaker:  Joe Shannon

Informant:  Mrs. David Parish

Registrar:  D. M. Seaman 30 December 1913

 

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No. 8

YOUNG, ANDREW J.

white male

Born 9 May 1861 New York State

Age at Death:  52 yr. 7 mo. 21 da.

Occupation:  sailor (captain)

Married

Father:  Andrew J. Young born in Canada

Mother:  Maggie Rushlau [or Rushlan] born in Canada

Date of Death:  30 December 1913

Cause of Death:  accidentally shot through chest and bowels by Rifle Ball

Physician:  T. Greely Fox of Pickford, Mi.

Interred:  Detroit, Mi. (removed from Soo, Mi)

Undertaker:  J. H. Newhouse – Soo, Mi.

Informant:  May Young - Drummond

Registrar:  D. M. Seaman 8 January 1914

 

1914

 

No. 1

ANDERSON, ANNIE

white female

Born 14 March 1878 Ontario

Age at Death:  35 yrs. 11 mo. 25 da

Occupation:  Domestic

Married

Father:  Elijah Mark born in England

Mother:  Anna McDonald born unknown

Date of Death:  10 February 1914

Cause of Death:  Post mortem Cononetions [?]

Physician:  D. T. Strickland M. D.

Interred:  Drummond 12 February 1914

Undertaker:  Wilford Strickland

Informant:  Harry J. Anderson

Registrar:  D. M. Seaman 14 February 1914

 

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No. 2

BULLY, ANDREW

Indian male

Born 29 October 1913 Drummond

Age at Death:  5 mo. 12 da

Father:  John Bully born Sugar Island Mi.

Mother:  Julia Aleck born Drummond Isl.

Date of Death:  11 April 1914

Cause of Death:  caught cold while cutting teeth & settled in throat

Physician:  not given

Interred:  Drummond 13 April 1914

Informant:  John La Point

Registrar:  Edward Salmonson 16 April 1914

 

No. 3

ANDERSON, LUCINDA

white female

Born 11 July 1846 Belleville, Ontario

Age at Death:  67 yr. 10 mo. 21 da

Occupation:  housework

Married

Father:  Stephen Smith born in United States

Mother:  Angeline Bergage born unknown

Date of Death:  2 June 1914

Cause of Death:  Carcinoma of the liver (sick 1 yr. 3 mo.)

Physician:  W. I. Budington of Johnswood Mi.

Interred:  Drummond 4 June 1914

Undertaker:  W. H. Strickland

Informant:  Henry Anderson

Registrar:  Edward Salmonson 11 June 1914

 

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No. 4

LAPOINT, LIZA

Indian female

Born 1 November 1876 Hessel, Mich.

Age at Death:  37 yr. 10 mo. 8 da.

Occupation:  housekeeping

Married

Father:  Joe Jack born unknown

Mother:  Mary Jane Cadotte born Sault Ste Marie Mi

Date of Death:  8 August 1914

Cause of Death:  Confinement

Physician:  Mrs. N. Lapoint (midwife)

Interred:  Drummond 10 August 1914

Undertaker:  James Lapoint

Informant:  James Lapoint

Registrar:  Floyde Seaman, Deputy 10 August 1914

 

No. 5

WOOD, MARY

white female

Born 5 October 1914 Drummond (Johnswood)

Age at Death:  (died at birth)

Father:  Clarence Wood born no info

Mother:  Bertha Orchay born in Michigan

Date of Death:  5 October 1914

Cause of Death:  Premature birth – 7 mo. gestation

Physician:  Walter I. Budington M. D.

Interred:  Drummond Isl. 7 October 1914

Undertaker:  W. H. Strickland

Informant:  Clarence Wood of Johnswood

Registrar:  Floyde Seaman 10 October 1914

 

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No. 6

FAIRCHILD, VINCENT ELLIOTT

white male

Born 18 June 1903 Michigan

Age at Death:  11 yr. 5 mo. 9 da.

Father:  Arden E. Fairchild born in Wisconsin

Mother:  May Shannon born in Canada

Date of Death:  7 December 1914

Cause of Death:  accidental drowning

Physician:  W. J. Budington

Interred:  Drummond, Mi. 10 December 1914

Undertaker:  Fred Avery

Informant:  Arden Fairchild

Registrar:  Floyd Seaman 11 December 1914

 

No. 7

KEMP, MARY

white female

Born 22 May 1857 New York State

Age at Death:  57 yr. 6 mo. 17 da.

Occupation:  housework

Married

Father:  William McDonald born in Ireland

Mother:  Irene Renshaw born in Virginia

Date of Death:  9 December 1914

Cause of Death:  Epithelioma of Pharynx.

Physician:  Walter I. Budington M. D.

Interred:  Drummond 11 December 1914

Undertaker:  Fred Avery

Informant:  Wm. E. Kemp

Registrar:  Floyd Seaman 16 December 1914

 

[page 14]

 

1915

 

No. 1

GEORGE, ELIZABETH

Indian female

Born January 1835 Sault Ste. Marie, Mich

Age at Death:  80 yrs

Occupation:  housewife

Married

Father:  unknown

Mother:  unknown

Date of Death:  15 January 1915

Cause of Death:  Old Age – no doctor

Interred:  Drummond, Mi 18 January 1915

Undertaker:  Jim Lapoint

Informant:  [not given]

Registrar:  Floyde Seaman 22 January 1915

 

No. 2

SALMONSON, ESTHER ELEANOR

white female

Born 27 January 1915 Johnswood

Age at Death:  1 day

Father:  Edward Salmonson born in Calumet, Mi.

Mother:  Sophie Wainio born in Finland

Date of Death:  28 January 1915

Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Adema due to prolonged difficult labor

Physician:  Walter I. Budington M. D.

Interred:  Johnswood 1 February 1915

Undertaker:  Matt E. Lintula

Informant:  Edward Salmonson (by W. I Budington)

Registrar:  Floyde Seaman 30 January 1915

 

[page 15]

 

No. 3

RITCHIE, JAMES

white male

Born 1860 Maine

Age at Death:  55

Occupation:  Laborer – Lumber Mill

Married

Parents:  unknown

Date of Death:  6 March 1915

Cause of Death:  Lobar Pneumonia & Acute Bronchitis / Sick less than a week

Physician:  Walter I. Budington

Interred:  Drummond 9 March 1915

Undertaker:  Wm E. Kemp

Informant:  Walter I. Budington M. D.

Registrar:  Edw. Salmonson 10 March 1915

 

No. 4

LAPOINT, WILLIAM

Indian male

Born 1 March 1881 Canada

Age at Death:  34 yr. 1 mo. 6 da.

Occupation:  Laborer

Married

Father:  Morris (Norris) LaPoint born in Soo, Canada

Mother:  Anna Flowers born in Soo, U.S.A.

Date of Death:  3 April 1915

Cause of Death:  Accidental drowning (alcholic [sic] intoxication)

Physician:  W. I. Budington M. D.

Interred:  Drummond

Undertaker:  Frank Satago 7 April 1915

Informant:  Alex LaPoint

Registrar:  Earl E. Bailey 7 April 1915

 

[page 16]

 

No. 5

MAKINEN, LAURI ALEKSANDER

white male

Born 10 October 1890 Finland

Age at Death:  24 yr. 6 mo. 3 da.

Occupation:  Laborer – Lumber mill

Single

Father:  Asetti Makinen born in Finland

Mother:  Roosa ( ? ) born in Finland

Date of Death:  13 April 1915

Cause of Death:  Lobar Pneumonia

Physician:  Walter I. Budington M. D.

Interred:  Johnswood 14 April 1915

Undertaker:  Eino Leppainen

Informant:  Einar Leppainen

Registrar:  E. E. B. [Earl E. Bailey] 16 April 1915

 

No. 6

LAAKSO, JOHN WILLIAM

white male

Born 27 June 1869 Finland

Age at Death:  45 yr. 9 mo. 21 da.

Occupation:  Carpenter

Married

Father:  William Michaelson born in Finland

Mother:  Frederika Samuelson born in Finland

Date of Death:  18 April 1915

Cause of Death:  Lobar Pneumonia

Physician:  Walter I. Budington M. D.

Interred:  Johnswood 22 April 1915

Informant:  Mrs. John Laakso

Registrar:  Earle E. Bailey 20 April 1915

 

[page 17]

 

No. 7

SEAMAN, DON CARLOS

white male

Born 2 June 1852 Michigan

Age at Death:  62 yr. 11 mo.

Occupation:  Farmer

Widower

Father:  Daniel Murry [sic] Seaman born in Canada

Mother:  Elizabeth Grandy born in Canada

Date of Death:  2 May 1915

Cause of Death:  Influenza (probably)

Physician:  Walter I. Budington M. D.

Interred:  Drummond 3 May 1915

Undertaker:  Fred Avery

Informant:  Ludlow Seaman

Registrar:  Earle E. Bailey 3 May 1915

 

No. 8

TUNNISON, SIDNEY

white male

Born unknown date, Michigan (former residence Petoskey)

Age at Death:  about 32

Occupation:  Teamster / Lumbering

Single

Parents:  unknown

Date of Death:  27 September 1915

Cause of Death:  Accidental / Fracture of skull and cervical vertebrae

Physician:  Walter I. Budington M. D.

Interred:  no info

Informant:  W. I. Budington M.D.

Registrar:  Earle E. Bailey 29 September 1915

 

[page 18]

 

No. 9

SHAWAN, JOHN

Indian male

Born 16 October 1915 noon, Maxton, Mi.

Age at Death:  (died age 3 hrs.)

Father:  John Showan born in Michigan

Mother:  Helen Kay born in Michigan

Date of Death:  16 October 1915 (3: P.M.)

Cause of Death:  Premature birth

Physician:  Walter Budington M. D.

Interred:  no info (probably Maxton)

Informant:  Mrs. John Shawan (per Dr. Budington)

Registrar:  Earle E. Bailey 18 October 1915

 

No. 10

PRIEST, LARVIETTA MARGARET

white female

Born 24 October 1915 Johnswood

Age at Death:  (died age 1 day)

Father:  Jasper Priest born in Michigan

Mother:  Louisa Cook born in Michigan

Date of Death:  26 October 1915 (4.P.M.)

Cause of Death:  Premature birth / 6 mo. gestation

Physician:  Walter I. Budington M. D.

Interred:  Johnswood 27 October 1915

Undertaker:  none

Informant:  Mrs. J. Priest, Johnswood

Registrar:  Earle E. Bailey 27 October 1915

 

[page 19]

 

No. 11

OLMSTEAD, JOHN CHAUNCEY

white male

Born 14 March 1881 Chippewa Cty. Mich.

Age at Death:  34 yr. 8 mo. 4 da.

Occupation:  Fishing

Single

Father:  William Olmstead born in Saginaw, Mi.

Mother:  Mynoa [sic?] Rice born in Detour, Mi.

Date of Death:  18 November 1915

Cause of Death:  Accidentally shot himself while hunting. Inquest held on remains

Physician:  none:  Elias H. Jones, Act’g Coroner, Detour

Interred:  Detour, Mi. 20 November 1915

Undertaker:  I. C. McSpadden of Detour

Informant:  Ruth Olmstead

Registrar:  E. E. Bailey 20 November 1915

 

No. 12

RYAN, MICHAEL ISAAC

white male

Born 12 May 1899 Michigan

Age at Death:  16 yr. 7 mo. 19 da.

Occupation:  Laborer – Lumbering

Single

Father:  Michael Ryan born in Canada

Mother:  Matilda Bennett born in Canada

Date of Death:  31 December 1915

Cause of Death:  Suplicaeneia from infected ceraical ad enitis [?]

Physician:  Walter I. Budington M. D.

Interred:  Gatesville

Informant:  Michaell - Johnswood

Registrar:  Earl E. Bailey 3 January 1916

 

[page 20]

 

1916

 

No. 1

ANDERSON, EILEEN GLYDE

white female

Born 11 September 1915 Michigan

Age at Death:  4 mo. 22 da.

Father:  William Anderson born in Michigan

Mother:  Ida Forman born in Michigan

Date of Death:  3 February 1916 1:15 P.M.

Cause of Death:  Broncho-pneumonia / pertussis

Physician:  Walter I. Budington M. D.

Interred:  Drummond 4 February 1916

Undertaker:  Fred Avery

Informant:  William Anderson

Registrar:  Earle E. Bailey 4 February 1916

 

No. 2

WENTWORTH, SUSANNA

white female

Born 20 February 1844 Canada

Age at Death:  71 yr. 11 mo. 19 da.

Occupation:  Housework

Widowed (Andrew)

Father:  Mr. Forman born in Canada

Mother:  unknown born in Canada

Date of Death:  8 February 1916  1:15 A.M.

Cause of Death:  Influenza – asthenia due to senile dementios (3 yrs)

Physician:  W. I. Budington M. D.

Interred:  Drummond 10 February 1916

Undertaker:  Fred Avery

Informant:  George Bowyer

Registrar:  Earle E. Bailey 28 February 1916

 

[page 21]

 

No. 3

KOMLINEN [KOMULAINEN], ALMA

white female

Born 8 May 1913 Michigan

Age at Death:  2 yr. 9 mo. 16 da.

Father:  Andrew Komulinen born in Finland

Mother:  Kristina Makinen born in Finland

Date of Death:  24 February 1916  11:45 P.M.

Cause of Death:  Broncho Pneumonia / Pertusis

Physician:  Walter I. Budington M. D.

Interred:  Drummond 26 February 1916

Informant:  Andrew Komulinen - Drummond

Registrar:  Earle E. Bailey 25 February 1916

 

No. 4

SAILOR, ALEX

Indian male

Born 26 July 1825 Pine River, Mi.

Age at Death:  90 yr. 7 mo. 2 da.

Occupation:  General Worker

Widower

Father:  Mr. Sailor born in Michigan

Mother:  unknown born in Michigan

Date of Death:  28 February 1916

Cause of Death:  Old age

Physician:  None

Interred:  Drummond 1 March 1916

Undertaker:  Jack Bullie

Informant:  Jack Bullie  Drummond

Registrar:  Earle E. Bailey 29 February 1916

 

[page 22]

 

No. 5

STRICKLAND, CHARLES WILLIAM

white male

Born 22 March 1860 Pennsylvania

Age at Death:  56 yr. 22 da.

Occupation:  Laborer / Lumber woods

Single

Father:  William T. Strickland born in Maine

Mother:  Emily J. Haynes born no info

Date of Death:  13 April 1916  3 A.M.

Cause of Death:  Cerebral Hemorrhage

Physician:  Walter I. Budington M. D.

Interred:  Drummond 15 April 1916

Undertaker:  H. J. Anderson

Informant:  Alfred Cater

Registrar:  Earle E. Bailey 20 April 1916

 

No. 6

KOMULINEN [KOMULAINEN], CHARLES JOHN

white male

Born 11 January 1903 Arcadia, Mich

Age at Death:  13 yr. 3 mo 7 da

Occupation:  Schoolboy

Father:  Andrew Komlinen born in Finland

Mother:  Christina Makinen born in Finland

Date of Death:  18 April 1916  12:15 P.M.

Cause of Death:  Accidental skull fracture

            Piece of heavy timber against which he

            was setting flew over striking him

            on frontal bone

Physician:  Walter I. Budington M. D.

Interred:  no info (probably Johnswood)

Informant:  Antti Komlinen - Drummond

Registrar:  Earle E. Bailey 19 April 1916

 

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No. 7

RISSANEN, KIRSTI

white female

Born 28 April 1916 Johnswood

Age at Death:  Stillborn / Premature

Father:  Aku Rissanen born in Finland

Mother:  Matilda Anvinen born in Russia

Physician:  Walter I. Budington M. D.

Interred:  Johnswood  29 April 1916

Undertaker:  Aku Rissanen

Informant:  Aku Rissanen

Registrar:  Earle E. Bailey 1 May 1916

 

No. 8

ADAMS, JAMES

white male

Born 23 July 1916 Drummond

Age at Death:  Stillborn / premature

Father:  Walter S. Adams born in Michigan

Mother:  Olive Lydia House born in Michigan

Physician:  Walter I. Budington M. D.

Interred:  Drummond 24 July 1916

Undertaker:  Walter Adams

Informant:  Walter Adams

Registrar:  Earle E. Bailey 26 July 1916

 

[page 24]

 

No. 9

LEHTONEN, ANANAIS

white male

Born 1 January 1882 Finland

Age at Death:  34 yr. 7 mo. 15 da

Occupation:  Farmer

Married

Father:  Abli Venalainen born in Finland

Mother:  Unknown born in Finland

Date of Death:  15 August 1916

Cause of Death:  Committed suicide / cause leading to the committing of suicide unknown

Physician:  None

Interred:  Warners Cove  1 September 1916

Undertaker:  Andrew Komulinen

Informant:  Anselm Kihlstrom, Drummond

Registrar:  Earle E. Bailey 2 October 1916

 

No. 10

OZOMICK, ELIZA

Indian female

Born date unknown, Canada

Age at Death:  29 yrs.

Occupation:  housekeeper

Married

Father:  Frank LaRose born in Canada

Mother:  Mary St Salmo born in Canada

Date of Death:  9 November 1916

Cause of Death:  Tuberclosis of the lungs / no physician

Interred:  Drummond 10 November 1916

Informant:  Edd Ozomick of Maxton

Registrar:  Earle E. Bailey 10 November 1916

 

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No. 11

LAPOINT, WILLIAM EDWARD

Indian male

Born 4 September 1915 Maxton Mich.

Age at Death:  1 yr. 2 mo. 24 da.

Father:  William Lapoint born in St. Joseph, Canada

Mother:  Mary Anna Ozomick born in Drummond

Date of Death:  28 November 1916

Cause of Death:  Caught cold cutting teeth / no doctor in attendance

Interred:  Drummond 1 December 1916

Informant:  Mary Anna Lapoint of Maxton

Registrar:  Earle E. Bailey 1 December 1916

 

No. 12

BAILEY, BLAINE

white male

Born 18 November 1916 Michigan

Age at Death:  17 days

Father:  Blaine Bailey born in Michigan

Mother:  Emma Seaman born in Michigan

Date of Death:  6 December 1916  2 P.M.

Cause of Death:  Premature birth / weakness

Physician:  Walter I. Budington M. D.

Interred:  No Info

Informant:  Blaine Bailey

Registrar:  Earle E. Bailey 8 December 1916

 

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No. 13

SEBASTIAN, MARY

Indian female

Born 1879 Michigan

Age at Death:  37 yrs.

Occupation:  Housework

Married

Father:  Peter Sagen born in Canada

Mother:  Sophie Showan born in Michigan

Date of Death:  29 December 1916

Cause of Death:  Lobar Pneumonia

Physician:  Walter I. Budington M. D.

Interred:  No info (probably Drummond)

Informant:  James Sebastian

Registrar:  Earle E. Bailey 31 December 1916

 

1917

 

No. 1

RYAN, FRANK JOSEPH

white male

Born 11 February 1914 Michigan

Age at Death:  2 yr. 11 mo. 2 da.

Father:  Michael Ryan born in Canada

Mother:  Matilda Benita born in Canada

Date of Death:  13 January 1917  11 P.M.

Cause of Death:  Acute catarrhal laryngitis Adema of glottis

Physician:  Walter I. Budington M. D.

Interred:  Gatesville, Mi. (no date)

Undertaker:  [not given]

Informant:  Leo [or Ted] Ryan of Johnswood

Registrar:  Earle E. Bailey 16 January 1917

 

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No. 2

DANIELSON, ARVID

white male

Born 16 September 1893 Sweden

Age at Death:  23 yrs. 4 mo. 20 da.

Occupation:  Timber cutter / Lumbering

Single

Father:  Paul Danielson born in Sweden

Mother:  Eva Kruka born in Sweden

Date of Death:  6 February 1917

Cause of Death:  Acute Miliary Tuberculosis (duration 11 mo. 2 da)

Physician:  Walter I. Budington M. D.  Johnswood

Interred:  Johnswood  8 February 1917

Undertaker:  Adolph Danielson of Johnswood

Informant:  Adolph Danielson

Registrar:  Earle E. Bailey 8 February 1917

 

No. 3

BUSHAY [BOUSHA], JOSEPHINE DORINA

Indian female

Born 10 May 1916 Michigan

Age at Death:  10 mo. 18 da

Father:  William Bushay born in Michigan

Mother:  Elizabeth Ozowmick [Ozomick] born in Michigan

Date of Death:  28 March 1917  11 P.M.

Cause of Death:  Broncho Pneumonia

Physician:  Walter I. Budington M. D.

Interred:  Drummond

Informant:  William Bushey

Registrar:  Earle E. Bailey 29 March 1917

 

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No. 4

SEBASTIAN, IRENE

Indian female

Born 4 March 1910 Michigan

Age at Death:  7 yr. 26 days

Father:  James Sebastian born in Michigan

Mother:  Mary Sagan born in Michigan

Date of Death:  30 March 1917

Cause of Death:  hart troubles & tubercolosis

Physician:  None

Interred:  Drummond  31 March 1917

Undertaker:  Mrs. Ozomick of Maxton

Informant:  James Sebastian of Maxton

Registrar:  E. E. Bailey 31 March 1917

 

No. 5

ESKELIIN, WILLIAM

white female [sic]

Born 28 April 1917 Michigan

Age at Death:  17 days

Father:  Atto Eskeliin born in Finland

Mother:  Jennie Balo [Bals?] born in Finland

Date of Death:  14 May 1917

Cause of Death:  Premature Birth

Physician:  Walter I. Budington M. D.

Interred:  Bass Cove, Drummond Isl. 15 May 1917

Undertaker:  Otto Eskeliin

Informant:  Mrs. Atlo Eskeliin

Registrar:  Chas. M. Seaman 21 May 1917

 

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No. 6

ANDREWS, FRANK

white male

Born date unknown Wisconsin

Age at Death:  about 60 yrs.

Occupation:  Timber Cutter / Lumbering

Single

Parents:  Unknown

Date of Death:  14 July 1917

Cause of Death:  Acute Myocarditis / Mitral Regurgitation

Physician:  Walter I. Budington M. D.

Interred:  Drummond 15 July 1917

Undertaker:  Joe Shaman [Shawan?]

Informant:  Jesse Church

Registrar:  Chas. M. Seaman 16 July 1917

 

No. 7

ANDERSON, AGNES

white female

Born 25 June 1875 Michigan

Age at Death:  42 yr 2 mo 2 da

Occupation:  housework

Married

Father:  John Max born unknown

Mother:  Unknown born unknown

Date of Death:  27 August 1917  3 A.M.

Cause of Death:  Mitral Regurgitation / Gastro Duodenitis

Physician:  Walter I. Budington M. D.

Interred:  Mount Pleasant, Mich

Informant:  James Anderson of Johnswood

Registrar:  Chas. M. Seaman 29 August 1917

 

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No. 8

KERR, HELEN ROSE

white female

Born 24 January 1915 Cass City, Mich

Age at Death:  2 yrs. 8 mo. 23 da.

Father:  Wm. J. Kerr born in Oscoda, Mich

Mother:  Rose Smith (Schmidt) born in Germany

Date of Death:  14 October 1917  3 P.M.

Cause of Death:  Dysentery (14 days)

Physician:  Wm. N. Norris M. D. Johnswood

Interred:  no info

Informant:  Wm. J. Kerr

Registrar:  Chas. M. Seaman [no date]

 

1918

 

No. 1

KERR, ROSE MARGARET

white female

Born 20 September 1917 Johnswood Mi.

Age at Death:  6 mo 3 da.

Father:  William J. Kerr born in Oscoda, Mi.

Mother:  Rose Schmidt born in Germany

Date of Death:  23 March 1918  2 A.M.

Cause of Death:  Acute Ilco-colitis

Physician:  W. I. Budington M. D.

Interred:  no info

Informant:  William J. Kerr, Johnswood

Registrar:  Chas. M. Seaman 24 March 1918

 

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No. 2

SMITH, LYLE

white male

Born 31 March 1915 Michigan

Age at Death:  3 yrs. 17 da.

Father:  John Smith born in Michigan

Mother:  Alice Ann Leach born in Canada

Date of Death:  17 April 1918  2 A.M.

Cause of Death:  Ilco Colitis

Physician:  Walter I. Budington M. D.

Interred:  Johnswood (body removed to Cedarville Dec. 4, 1945)

Informant:  John Smith - Johnswood

Registrar:  Chas. M. Seaman 18 April 1918

 

No. 3

BROCK, ROBERT

white male

Born 15 April 1865 Ontario, Canada

Age at Death:  53 yrs. 23 da

Occupation:  Farmer

Married

Father:  Wellington Brock born in New York

Mother:  Hettie Parrish born in Ont. [Ontario], Canada

Date of Death:  6 May 1918  3 P.M.

Cause of Death:  Chronic interstitial nephritis

Physician:  Walter I. Budington M. D.

Interred:  Drummond 8 May 1918

Informant:  Wellington Brock

Registrar:  Chas. M. Seaman 9 May 1918

 

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No. 4

MCBRIDE, THELMA

white female

Born 25 September 1898 Clinton Co. Mich.

Age at Death:  20 yr. 9 mo. 26 da

Occupation:  housemaid

Single

Father:  Geo. McBride born in Clinton, Mich.

Mother:  Sara Gilbert born in Clinton, Mich.

Date of Death:  21 July 1918  7 P.M.

Cause of Death:  Lobar Pneumonia / “Seclecaeveia due to absorption from a fork onucing Ricklonde” [?]

Physician:  A. J. Wood, Johnswood

Interred:  No info

Informant:  Mrs. Ben Frensh [French?], Maxton

Registrar:  Chas. M. Seaman 23 July 1918

 

No. 5

KARVONEN, DANIEL

white male

Born 16 January 1848 Finland

Age at Death:  70 yrs. 7 mo. 29 da

Occupation:  Farmer

Married

Father:  Unknown born in Finland

Mother:  Unknown born in Finland

Date of Death:  14 September 1918 10 A.M.

Cause of Death:  Carcinoma of the stomache

Physician:  A. J. Flood M. D. Johnswood

Interred:  Johnswood

Informant:  Emma Konen

Registrar:  Chas. M. Seaman 15 September 1918

 

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No. 6

CLOUDMAN, WARREN BAILEY

white male

Born 31 August 1874 New Hampshire

Age at Death:  [not given]

Occupation:  Farmer

Married

Father:  James Cloudman born in New Hampshire

Mother:  Frances Bailey born in New Hampshire

Date of Death:  30 October 1918  5 P.M.

Cause of Death:  Pneumonia

Physician:  Anthony Flood M.D. Johnswood

Interred:  Drummond 1 November 1918

Undertaker:  Mr. McSpadden of Detour

Informant:  Mary E. Cloudman

Registrar:  Chas. M. Seaman 31 October 1918

 

No. 7

CHYCINSKI, JOE

white male

Born 17 October 1900 Manistee, Mich.

Age at Death:  18 yr. 1 mo. 23 da

Occupation:  Labor / Lumbering

Single

Father:  John Chycinski born in Poland

Mother:  not known born in Poland

Date of Death:  9 December 1918  3 P.M.

Cause of Death:  Lobar Pneumonia (Epidemic Influenza)

Physician:  T. R. Laughbaum, M. D. Johnswood

Interred:  no info (probably Manistee)

Informant:  John Chycinski, Manistee, Mi.

Registrar:  Chas. M. Seaman 14 December 1918

 

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No. 8

FISHER, FREDRICK CHARLES

white male

Born 14 April 1893 Toronto, Ontario [Canada]

Age at Death:  25 yr 7 mo. 25 da

Occupation:  Invalid

Single

Father:  Henry W. Fisher born unknown

Mother:  Angeline Speck born Colburn, Ont. (Cockburn Island?)

Date of Death:  9 December 1918  1 A.M.

Cause of Death:  Paralitic Stroke at age 6 yrs. 6 mos. (spanish influenza)(polio mylitis?)

Physician:  None

Death certified by Clifford A. Bailey 11 December 1918

Interred:  Drummond 11 December 1918

Undertaker:  H. J. Anderson

Informant:  Percy Alex. Fisher, Drummond

Registrar:  Chas. M. Seaman 16 December 1918

 

1919

 

No. 1

LAPOINTE, PETER

Indian male

Born 5 June 1877 Drummond

Age at Death:  41 yr. 7 mo. 5 da.

Occupation:  Labor / Lumber camp

Married

Father:  Oliver La Pointe born Unknown

Mother:  Aeuis [?] La Pointe born in Michigan

Date of Death:  5 January 1919

Cause of Death:  Tuberculosis of lungs / no doctor

Interred:  Drummond 7 January 1919

Undertaker:  Frank Satago

Informant:  James La Pointe

Registrar:  Chas. M. Seaman 8 January 1919

 

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No. 2

WIRTANEN, WOITLO [or WOITTO]

white male

Born 20 January 1919 Drummond

Age at Death:  Stillborn twin

Father:  August Wirtanen born in Finland

Mother:  Minnie Erkilla born in Finland

Physician:  Mrs. Chas. Palmrose - midwife

Interred:  Drummond 21 January 1919

Undertaker:  Joe Shannon

Informant:  August Wirtanen

Registrar:  Chas. M. Seaman 22 January 1919

 

No. 3

WIRTANEN, TOIVO

white male

Born 20 January 1919 Drummond

Age at Death:  Stillborn twin

Father:  August Wirtanen born in Finland

Mother:  Minnie Erkilla born in Finland

Physician:  Mrs. Chas. Palmrose, midwife

Interred:  Drummond 21 January 1919

Undertaker:  Joe Shannon

Informant:  August Wirtanen

Registrar:  Chas. M. Seaman 22 January 1919

 

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No. 4

SOULES, CHARLES AGUSTA

white male

Born 27 July 1876 Michigan

Age at Death:  43 yr. 6 mo 4 da

Occupation:  Common Labor

Single

Father:  ? Soules born in New York

Mother:  Julia Parker born in New York

Date of Death:  31 January 1919  12 P.M.

Cause of Death:  Struck on head by falling limb on Jan. 30

Death certified by Clifford A. Bailey, J.P. 1 February 1919

Interred:  Drummond 2 February 1919

Informant:  Albert Soules, Drummond

Registrar:  Chas. M. Seaman 3 February 1919

 

End of Book I

Beginning Book II – Feb. 8, 1919 to July 25, 1930

 

No. 5

SAGAN, JOHN

Indian male

Born unknown Michigan

Age at Death:  about 20 yrs.

Occupation:  Labor / Piece cutter in camps

Father:  Peter Sagan born in Michigan

Mother:  Sophia Shanon born in Michigan

Date of Death:  9 February 1919

Cause of Death:  Tuberculosis of lungs

Death certified by Chas. M. Seaman 12 February 1919

Interred:  Drummond 12 February 1919

Undertaker:  Jim Sebastion, Maxton

Informant:  Joe Sagan, Johnswood

Registrar:  Chas. M. Seaman 12 February 1919

 

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END OF BOOK I

 




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