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Drummond Island, Michigan death records
Book 2: 1919-1930



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 2

 

[page 37]

 

1919

 

No. 6

DOLLAIR, ALFRED [also spelled DALLAIR]

white male

Born 4 October 1866 Canada

Age at Death:  53 yrs. 4 mos.

Occupation:  Carpenter

Married

Father:  Joseph Dallair born in Canada

Mother:  Marg Vermitt born in France

Date of Death:  19 February 1919 at 7 A.M.

Cause of Death:  Angina Pectorus (sick 1 mo.) (had repeated attacks)

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

Interred:  No Info.

Informant:  John Dalloir

Registrar:  Chas. M. Seaman 21 February 1919

 

No. 7

MILLER, WILSON MILES

white male

Born 17 February 1919 at Drummond

Age at Death:  16 days

Father:  Frank Miller born in Michigan

Mother:  Bertha Smith born in Michigan

Date of Death:  4 March 1919

Cause of Death:  Premature / failior [failure] of formaun eovale [foramen ovale] to close [a defect in the heart]

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

Interred:  No info

Informant:  Frank Miller

Registrar:  Chas. M. Seaman 8 March 1919

 

[page 38]

 

No. 8

BAILEY, JEAN         

white female

Born 15 April 1919 at Drummond

Age at Death:  1 day old twin

Father:  Blaine Bailey born at Drummond

Mother:  Emma Seaman born at Drummond

Date of Death:  15 April 1919 at 6 A.M.

Cause of Death:  premature birth

Physician:  Mrs. Isrenda Melvin, midwife

Interred:  Drummond 17 April 1919

Informant:  Blaine Bailey

Registrar:  Chas. M. Seaman 17 April 1919

 

No. 9

BAILEY, IVAN         

white male

Born 13 April 1919 at Drummond

Age at Death:  3 days old twin

Father:  Blaine Bailey born at Drummond

Mother:  Emma Seaman born at Drummond

Date of Death:  16 April 1919 at 12 P.M.

Cause of Death:  Premature birth

Physician:  Mrs. Isrenda Melvin, midwife

Interred:  Drummond 17 April 1919

Informant:  Blaine Bailey

Registrar:  Chas. M. Seaman 17 April 1919

 

[page 39]

 

No. 10

GUYTON, EDWARD

white male

Born 12 April 1877 in Mercer, Pennsylvania

Age at Death:  48 yrs. 12 days

Occupation:  Lumberman

Single

Father:  Mathew Guyton born in Ireland

Mother:  Mary Keetan born in Ireland

Date of Death:  24 April 1919

Cause of Death:  Accidentally crushed by log falling over him – Ribs crushed & arm broken.

Physician:  Geo. F. Dickson M.D. Sault Ste. Marie

Interred:  Riverside Cemetery, Sault Ste. Marie Mi.

Undertaker:  J. Vanderhook, Sault Ste. Marie

Informant:  George B. Magner/Wagner of Youngstown, Ohio

Registrar:  Chas. M. Seaman 1 May 1919

 

No. 11

ANDERSON, MARY

white female

Born 30 April 1919 Johnswood, Mich. Stillborn

Father:  James Henry Anderson born in Indiana

Mother:  Elizabeth --- born in Michigan

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

Interred:  not stated

Informant:  James Anderson

Registrar:  Chas. M. Seaman 2 May 1919

 

[page 40]

 

No. 12

KANGAS, SANNA   

white female

Born 6 June 1890 in Wasa, Finland

Age at Death:  29 yrs. 11 mos. 2 days

Occupation:  housewife

Married

Father:  Victor Hallia born in Wasa, Finland

Mother:  not known born in Wasa, Finland

Date of Death:  8 May 1919

Cause of Death:  Heart trouble

Physician:  None

Interred:  Johnswood 11 May 1919

Informant:  Andrew Kangas

Registrar:  Chas. M. Seaman 12 May 1919

 

No. 13 & No. 14 cut from book

 

No. 15

VROMAN, CHARLES EDWARD    

white male

Born 5 October 1845 in Dane County, Wisconsin

Occupation:  Attorney

Married

Age at Death:  73 yrs. 8 mos. 24 days

Father:  Wm. Vroman born in New York State

Mother:  Harriet Field born in New York State

Date of Death:  29 July 1919

Cause of Death:  Apopes – Cerebrial Hemorage [apoplexy – cerebral hemorrhage]

Physician:  Geo. J. Dickson M.D. Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.

Interred:  Green Bay, Wisc. 31 July 1919

Undertaker:  C. M. Bryan, Soo, Mich.

Informant:  James P. Arter of East Cleveland, Ohio

Registrar:  Chas. M. Seaman 4 August 1919

 

[page 41]

 

No. 16

CADOTTE, MARY

Indian female

Born ca 1851 birthplace unknown

Occupation:  Housewife

Married

Age at Death:  68 yrs.

Father:  --- Lalone [La Lond?] born ---

Mother:  --- born ---

Date of Death:  7 October 1919 at Maxton [on Drummond]

Cause of Death:  Dropsy & liver trouble

Physician:  None

Interred:  Drummond 9(?) October 1919

Undertaker:  James LaPoint

Informant:  James LaPoint of Maxton

Registrar:  Chas. M. Seaman 7 October 1919

 

No. 17

KOSKELA, HILMA MARIA

white female

Born 12 January 1881 in Finland

Occupation:  Housewife

Married (Albert Koskela)

Age at Death:  38 yrs. 8 mos. 12 days

Father:  Jacob Kelaninen born in Finland

Mother:  Kristina Karppinen born in Finland

Date of Death:  25 September 1919

Cause of Death:  Childbed fever

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

Interred:  not stated (probably Johnswood)

Informant:  Albert Koskela

Registrar:  Chas. M. Seaman 11 October 1919

 

[page 42]

 

No. 18

RICE, THOMAS, JR.

white male

Born August 1892 in Michigan

Occupation:  Labor / Kreetan Lumber Co. (Johnswood)

Age at Death:  27 yrs. 3 mos.

Father:  Thomas Rice born in Detroit, Mi.

Mother:  not known born not known

Date of Death:  12 December 1919 at 2 P.M.

Cause of Death:  Acute Hepatitus (1 day sick)

Physician:  T. R. Laughbaum M.D.

Interred:  no info (probably Detour)

Informant:  Mrs. Bertha LaPlont, Johnswood

Registrar:  Chas. M. Seaman 14 December 1919

 

1920

 

No. 1

SALOMONSON, MARRY [SALMONSON, MARY]

white female

Born 18 May 1858 in Finland

Occupation:  Housewife

Married

Age at Death:  61 yrs. 8 mos. 7 days

Father:  Matt Lentula born in Finland

Mother:  not known born in Finland

Date of Death:  24 January 1920 at 6:30 [A.M. or P.M.?]

Cause of Death:  cerebral hemorrhage / arterial sclerosis

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

Interred:  not stated (probably Johnswood)

Informant:  Marmon Salomonson, Johnswood

Registrar:  Chas. M. Seaman 26 January 1920

Buried D.I. Cemetery (old)

 

[page 43]

 

No. 2

SEBASTIAN, ADELAIDE

white female (half Indian)

Born 23 February 1912 at Maxton, Mi.

Age at Death:  8 yrs. 1 mo.

Father:  James E. Sebastian born in Payment, Mi.

Mother:  Mary --- born at Maxton, Mi.

Date of Death:  23 March 1920

Cause of Death:  Pulmonary tuberculosis (sick 1 yr.)

Physician:  J. E. Jimby M.D. Sault St. Marie, Ontario

Interred:  Drummond 26 March 1920

Undertaker:  Mrs. Walter Stevenson of Maxton

Informant:  James E. Sebastian

Registrar:  Jesse Church 10 April 1920

 

No. 3

ANDERSON, DOROTHY EDITH

white female

Born 19 May 1920 at Johnswood

Age at Death:  15 days

Father:  James Anderson born in Indiana

Mother:  Elizabeth Sampson born in Canada

Date of Death:  3 June 1920

Cause of Death:  Broncho Pneumonia

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

Interred:  Drummond 3 June 1920

Undertaker:  James Anderson

Informant:  James Anderson

Registrar:  Jesse Church 4 June 1920

 

[page 44]

 

No. 4

AHO, HENRY

white male

Born 1874 in Finland

Age at Death:  46 yrs.

Occupation:  Farmer

Married

Father:  Andrew Aho born in Finland

Mother:  Vusema Kankas born in Finland

Date of Death:  17 June 1920 at 9 A.M.

Cause of Death:  Peritonitis / Chalelhiasses nytrind [?] gall bladder

Physician:  T. R. Laughbaum M.D.

Interred:  Johnswood 20 June 1920

Undertaker:  Albert Koskela

Informant:  Mrs. Hilma Aho

Registrar:  Jesse Church 17 June 1920

 

No. 5

WALTERS, MORGAN (BILLIE)

white male

Born 25 September 1915 at Drummond

Age at Death:  4 yrs. 9 mos.

Father:  Chris Walters born in Chippewa Twsp, Mecosta County, Michigan

Mother:  Sadie Morgan born in Oseslaso Co. Ossota, Mi [i.e. Osceola or Oscoda Co.?]

Date of Death:  25 June 1920

Cause of Death:  Diphtheria (5 days illness)

Physician:  J. A. Reese M.D. of Detour, Mi.

Interred:  Drummond Cemetery 26 June 1920

Undertaker:  Joseph Shannon

Informant:  not given

Registrar:  Jesse Church 26 June 1920

 

[page 45]

 

No. 6

MILLER, SYLVIA BELL

white female

Born 13 February 1920 at Drummond

Age at Death:  5 mos.

Father:  Franklin E. Miller born at Drummond

Mother:  Bertha Clay Smith born at Drummond

Date of Death:  13 July 1920

Cause of Death:  measles with terminal pneumonia

Physician:  T R. Laughbaum M.D. Johnswood

Interred:  Drummond 14 July 1920

Undertaker:  Walter Adams

Informant:  Mrs. Franklin Miller

Registrar:  Jesse Church 14 July 1920

 

No. 7

GOW, GEO. FORREST

white male

Born 12 July 1920 at Drummond

Age at Death:  7 days

Father:  Wm. Gow born in Canada

Mother:  Ada Belle Harrison born at Drummond

Date of Death:  18 July 1920 at 10 A.M.

Cause of Death:  Failure of formane anale [foramen ovale] to close [heart defect]

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

Interred:  Drummond 19 July 1920

Undertaker:  Walter Adams

Informant:  Mrs. Sarah Harrison

Registrar:  Jesse Church 19 July 1920

 

[page 46]

 

No. 8

BUSHA, ELLEN

Indian female

Born 2 January 1907 at Maxton, Mi.

Age at Death:  13 yrs. 17 mos. 8 days

Father:  Wm. Busha born in Mackinac Co.

Mother:  Elizabeth Ozomick born at Maxton

Date of Death:  10 August 1920 at 4 P.M.

Cause of Death:  Double (illegible) Pneumonia (Exposure with measles)

Physician:  Kenneth Noble, M.D. of Milan, Mich.

Interred:  Drummond 12 August 1920

Undertaker:  None

Informant:  Wm. Bunker Drummond

Registrar:  Jesse Church 11 August 1920

 

No. 9

JOHNSTONE, FREEDA

white female

Born 11 February 1901 in Ohio

Age at Death:  19 yrs. 6 mos.

Occupation:  Married to Alec Johnstone

Father:  Joseph Wiley born in Maryland

Mother:  Maud Bethel born in Ohio

Date of Death:  11 August 1920

Cause of Death:  Self-inflected gunshot wound suicidal

Physician:  Certified by Carl Melvin, J.P.

Interred:  Sou. Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio

Informant:  Alec Johnstone

Registrar:  Jesse Church 14 August 1920

 

[page 47]

 

No. 10

OZOMICK, WILLIAM

Indian male

Born ca 1850 in Michigan

Age at Death:  about 75

Occupation:  Laborer

Married

Father:  Peter Ozomick born Unknown

Mother:  Unknown born Unknown

Date of Death:  28 August 1920

Cause of Death:  Paralysis / no doctor

Interred:  Drummond, Mich. 1 September 1920

Informant:  Peter Ozomick of Maxton

Registrar:  Jesse Church 1 September 1920

 

No. 11

PARRISH, DAVID ALLEN

white male

Born 5 January 1920 Drummond Twsp.

Age at Death:  9 mos. 20 days

Father:  David Parrish born in Marquette, Mi.

Mother:  Eupheme Brock born Ontario

Date of Death:  25 October 1920

Cause of Death:  Septic Sore throat / non-membrainous (sick 5 days)

Physician:  J. A. Reese M.D. of Detour

Interred:  Drummond 27 October 1920

Undertaker:  Joe Shannon

Informant:  David Parrish

Registrar:  Jesse Church 27 October 1920

 

[page 48]

 

1921

 

No. 1

OZOMICK, EDWARD

Indian male

Born June 1890 at Maxton, Mi.

Age at Death:  30 yrs. 7 mos.

Occupation:  Day Labor

Married but widowed

Father:  Wm. Ozomick born in Michigan

Mother:  Angeline Shawan [Shivan? Shanan?] born in Michigan

Date of Death:  5 January 1921

Cause of Death:  Tuberculosis of lungs / no doctor

Interred:  Drummond 7 January 1928 [sic; 1921?]

Undertaker:  Peter Ozomick of Johnswood

Informant:  Peter Ozomick

Registrar:  Jesse Church 7 January 1921

 

No. 2

GAVEAU, GEO. [or GOVEAU?]

white male

Born 6 January 1921 at Johnswood

Age at Death:  23 days

Father:  Geo. Purvis born in Ontario

Mother:  Louise Gaveau born in Ontario

Date of Death:  30 January 1921 at 9 A.M.

Cause of Death:  Premature birth / Malnutrition due to unproper development of digestive organs

Interred:  Drummond

Undertaker:  Ameda Garveau [sic]

Informant:  Amida Garveau [sic] Johnswood

Registrar:  Jesse Church 1 February 1921

 

[page 49]

 

No. 3

BAILEY, THEODORE PERSHING

white male

Born 7 February 1920 at Drummond

Age at Death:  1 yrs. 7 days

Father:  Warren E. Bailey born in Wisconsin

Mother:  Myrtle Fairchild born in Mich.

Date of Death:  19 February 1921 at 5 P.M.

Cause of Death:  Cerebro Spinal Menengitis (not epidemic)

Physician:  T. R. Laughbaum M.D.

Interred:  Drummond 21 February 1921

Undertaker:  Warren Bailey

Informant:  Myrtle Bailey

Registrar:  Jesse Church 21 February 1921

 

No. 4

BAILEY, OPAL EDNA

white female

Born 26 October 1919 at Drummond

Age at Death:  1 yr. 5 mos. 13 days

Father:  Earl E. Bailey born at Drummond

Mother:  Mabel E. McAdam born at Drummond

Date of Death:  8 April 1921

Cause of Death:  Malnutrition / terminal pneumonia

Physician:  T. R. Laughbaum M.D.

Interred:  Drummond 10 April 1921

Undertaker:  W. H. Strickland

Informant:  Mabel E. Bailey

Registrar:  Percy A. Fisher 12 April 1921

 

 

[page 50]

 

No. 5

BULLY, JOHN [BULLEY?]

Half French half Indian male

Born 1 July 1864 in Sault Ste Marie, Mi.

Age at Death:  56 yrs. 9 mos 23 days

Occupation:  Laborer / Kreetan Lumber Co.

Married (Julia)

Father:  John Bulley born (blank)

Mother:  Margaret (?) born (blank)

Date of Death:  23 April 1921 at 9 A.M.

Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis (sick 2 yrs 6 mos.)

Physician:  T. R. Laughbaum M.D.

Interred:  Drummond 25 April 1921

Informant:  John LaPoint, Johnswood

Registrar:  Percy A. Fisher 26 April 1921

 

No. 6

McINNIS, CORNELIA BLANCH

white female

Born December 1904 at Detour, Mich.

Age at Death:  16 yrs. 5 mos.

Father:  Lauchlan McInnis born at Park Hill, Ont.

Mother:  Blanch Bailey born Fish Creek, Wisc.

Date of Death:  26 April 1921 at 5 A.M.

Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis (sick 3 mos.)

Physician:  T. R. Laughbaum M.D.

Interred:  Drummond 27 April 1921

Informant:  Lauchlan McInnis

Registrar:  Percy A. Fisher 27 April 1921

 

[page 51]

 

No. 7

ANDERSON, ---

white male

Born 27 May 1921 Johnswood, Mi. Stillborn

Father:  James Anderson born in Indiana

Mother:  Lizzie Sampson born in Ontario

Interred:  Drummond 29 May 1921

Undertaker:  Joe Shannon

Informant:  James Anderson

Registrar:  Percy A. Fisher 30 May 1921

 

No. 8

ASLIN, ROSANNA

white female

Born 4 May 1853 in Ontario

Age at Death:  68 yrs. 1 mo. 6 days

Occupation:  housewife

Married (Ed Aslin)

Father:  Livi Maxton born in Canada

Mother:  Harriet Valkenburg born in Canada

Date of Death:  10 June 1921 at 10 P.M.

Cause of Death:  Acute diliation [dilatation] of Heart / cardia asthina [cardiac asthma?]

Physician:  T. R. Laughbaum M.D.

Interred:  Detour, Mi.  13 June 1921

Informant:  Anthony Bosley [or Basley] of Detour

Registrar:  Percy A. Fisher 14 June 1921

 

[page 52]

 

No. 9

RUOHOMAKE, HETWICK

white female

Born 1860 at Wirtain, Finland

Age at Death:  61 yrs.

Occupation:  housekeeping

Married to Salmo Ruohomake

Father:  Henry Jakipir born in Wirtain, Finland

Mother:  unknown born unknown

Date of Death:  13 June 1921 at 11 P.M.

Cause of Death:  Acute dilatation of heart / Bright’s liver disease

Physician:  T. R. Laughbaum M.D.

Interred:  Johnswood 19 June 1921

Undertaker:  Albert Koskela of Johnswood

Informant:  Salmo Ruohomake

Registrar:  Percy A. Fisher 17 June 1921

 

No. 10

KEMP, ANDREW J.

white male

Born 7 January 1855 in Virginia

Age at Death:  66 yrs. 6 mos. 7 days

Occupation:  Farmer

Married to Mary Kemp

Father:  Andrew Kemp born Unknown

Mother:  no info

Date of Death:  24 July 1921

Cause of Death:  Paralysis – Acute ascending

Physician:  None

Interred:  Drummond 25 July 1921

Undertaker:  Wilford Strickland

Informant:  Wm. E. Kemp

Registrar:  Percy A. Fisher 26 July 1921

 

[page 53]

 

No. 11

BAILEY, JEWEL EDGERTON

white male

Born 11 March 1913 at Drummond

Age at Death:  8 yrs. 6 mos. 13 days (a twin)

Father:  Warren E. Bailey born in Wisconsin

Mother:  Myrtle S. Fairchild born at Drummond

Date of Death:  Wed. 24 August 1921 at 6 P.M.

Cause of Death:  Entus [sic; Entis?] Colitis (sick 12 days)

Physician:  T. Ray Laughbaum M.D.

Interred:  Drummond 26 August 1921

Undertaker:  Joe Shannon

Informant:  Mrs. Warren Bailey

Registrar:  Percy A. Fisher 26 August 1921

 

No. 12

MORGAN, LEWIS RUPART

white male

Born 21 July 1912 at Evart, Mich. (Osceola Cty)

Age at Death:  9 yrs. 1 mo. 5 days

Father:  William H. Morgan born in Monroe Cty Mich.

Mother:  Lillie Leuella Smith born in Allegheny Cty New York

Date of Death:  26 August 1921 at 10:30 A.M.

Cause of Death:  Suppurative Appendicitis perforated & peratonitis

Physician:  J. A. Reese M.D. of Detour

Interred:  Drummond 28 August 1921

Informant:  William H. Morgan

Registrar:  Percy A. Fisher 10 September 1921

 

[page 54]

 

No. 13

KENNEDY, WILLIAM, JR.

white male

Born 28 October 1921 at Johnswood

Age at Death:  40 minutes

Father:  Wm. Kennedy born in Boston, Mass.

Mother:  Amanda Miller born in Calumet, Mi.

Date of Death:  28 October 1921 at 2 P.M.

Cause of Death:  Premature birth

Physician:  T. R. Laughbaum M.D.

Interred:  Drummond 29 October 1921

Undertaker:  Joe Shannon

Informant:  Wm. Kennedy, Johnswood

Registrar:  Percy A. Fisher 29 October 1921

 

No. 14

SEAMAN, CASSILDA MAY

white female

Born 25 May 1920 at Drummond

Age at Death:  1 yr. 5 mos. 20 days

Father:  Ray Seaman born at Drummond

Mother:  Blanch Grondin [Grandin?] born at St. Ignace

Date of Death:  6 November 1921

Cause of Death:  Convulsions (physician did not see child alive)

Physician:  J. A. Reese, M.D. of Detour

Interred:  Drummond 18 November 1921

Undertaker:  Joe Shannon

Informant:  Mr. Ray Seaman

Registrar:  Percy A. Fisher 20 November 1921

 

[page 55]

 

No. 15

VAN GILDER, LOUISA ORELLA

white female

Born 21 February 1847 in Ohio

Age at Death:  74 yrs. 8 mos. 30 days

Occupation:  housewife

Widowed, was married to Oren E. Van Gilder

Father:  William Griffin born in England

Mother:  Lucy Hancock [or Hansack?] born in Ohio

Date of Death:  20 November 1921 at 6 A.M. at Sand Lake, Michigan

Cause of Death:  Chronic Interstelead [Interstitial?] Nephritis

Physician:  T. R. Laughbaum M.D.

Interred:  Drummond 22 November 1921

Undertaker:  Joe Shannon

Informant:  Sam Van Gilder

Registrar:  Percy A. Fisher 24 November 1921

 

No. 16

LEONARD, ADELLE RUBY

white female

Born 12 December 1921 in Chippewa Cty, Mi.

Age at Death:  3 days

Father:  Philo Leonard born on Harbor Island, Drummond

Mother:  Ellen LeSage born at St. Ignace

Date of Death:  15 December 1921 at 7:30 A.M.

Cause of Death:  Congestion of the Brain

Physician:  Isrenda Melvin, midwife

Interred:  Drummond, Mi. 17 December 1921

Undertaker:  Joe Shannon

Informant:  Philo Leonard

Registrar:  Percy A. Fisher 17 December 1921

 

[page 56]

 

No. 17

JOHNSTONE, ESTELLA P.

white female

Born 2 July 1856 at Drummond

Age at Death:  65 yrs. 5 mos. 14 days

Occupation:  housewife

Married, Wm. M. Johnstone

Father:  Daniel M. Seaman born in Brockville, Canada

Mother:  Elizabeth Grandy born in Canada

Date of Death:  16 December 1921 at 11 P.M.

Cause of Death:  cerebral embolism / arterial sclorosis

Physician:  T. R. Laughbaum M.D.

Interred:  Drummond 24 December 1921

Undertaker:  Joe Shannon

Informant:  N. J. Johnstone

Registrar:  Percy A. Fisher 24 December 1921

 

No. 18

OZOMICK, EMMA

Red [Indian] female

Born 1890 at Stonington, Mich.

Age at Death:  32 yrs.

Occupation:  Domestic

Married to Michel Ozomick

Father:  George Sagaton born unknown

Mother:  no info

Date of Death:  31 December 1921

Cause of Death:  Peritonitis caused by ruptured ap[p]endix (inquest held)

Physician:  None – Certified by Carl Melvin, J.P.

Interred:  Drummond 5 January 1922

Undertaker:  Nicholas Mashie

Informant:  Michel Ozomick

Registrar:  Percy A. Fisher 5 January 1921 [sic; 1922]

 

[page 57]

 

1922

 

No. 1

ROBINSON, BENJAMIN

white male

Born 15 September 1853 at Owen Sound, Ontario

Age at Death:  68 yrs. 4 mos. 8 days

Occupation:  Fisherman

Married to Agnes Robinson

Father:  John Robinson born in Canada

Mother:  Anna Ball born in Canada

Date of Death:  23 January 1922 at 3 A.M.

Cause of Death:  Gastric Carcinoma (sick 1 yr. 6 mos.)

Physician:  T. R. Laughbaum, M.D.

Interred:  Drummond 26 January 1922

Undertaker:  Joe Shannon

Informant:  Dave Robinson

Registrar:  Percy A. Fisher 26 January 1922

 

No. 2

HAMILTON, ----

white female

Born 4 February 1922 at Drummond Stillborn

Father:  George Hamilton born in Michigan

Mother:  Grace Graham born in Michigan

Physician:  T. R. Laughbaum, M.D.

Interred:  Drummond 7 February 1922

Undertaker:  Joe Shannon

Informant:  George Hamilton, Maxton

Registrar:  Percy A. Fisher 7 February 1922

 

[page 58]

 

No. 3

SMITH, DELILA HELEN

white female

Born 19 February 1922 at Drummond

Age at Death:  13 days

Father:  Almond Smith born in Michigan

Mother:  Florence Smith born in Michigan

Date of Death:  4 March 1922 at 2:30 P.M.

Cause of Death:  Spinel Befida [Spina bifida] Carsical

Physician:  T. R. Laughbaum, M.D.

Interred:  Drummond 7 March 1922

Undertaker:  Joe Shannon

Body remove[d] to Cedarville 4 December 1945

Informant:  Bertha Miller

Registrar:  Percy A. Fisher 8 March 1922

 

No. 4

SEAMAN, LUDLOW

white male

Born 17 December 1857 at Drummond

Age at Death:  64 yrs. 4 mos. 15 days

Occupation:  Merchant

Married to Margaret

Father:  Daniel M. Seaman born in Canada

Mother:  Elizabeth (Betsy) Grandy born in Canada

Date of Death:  3 May 1922 at 9:30 A.M.

Cause of Death:  Rent delatation of heart chronic emphatic active sclorosis

Physician:  T. R. Laughbaum M.D.

Interred:  Drummond 5 May 1922

Undertaker:  Wilford Strickland

Informant:  Leila Seaman

Registrar:  Percy A. Fisher 5 May 1922

 

[page 59]

 

No. 5

LEONARD, LUCILLE

white female

Born 12 May 1916 at Detour, Mi.

Age at Death:  5 yrs. 1 day

Father:  Philo Leonard born on Harbor Island / Drummond

Mother:  Ellen LeSage born at St. Ignace

Date of Death:  13 April 1922

Cause of Death:  acute nephritis & shock following extensive burns

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

Interred:  Drummond 15 April 1922

Undertaker:  Joe Shannon

Informant:  Philo B. Leonard

Registrar:  Percy A. Fisher 6 May 1922

 

No. 6

ASLIN, EDWARD

white male

Born ca 1878 at St. Ignace

Age at Death:  50 yrs.

Occupation:  Millworker Kreetan Lumber Co.

Widower

Parents:  not known

Date of Death:  4 July 1922

Cause of Death:  accidental drowning

Physician:  T. R. Laughbaum M.D.

Interred:  Drummond 6 July 1922

Undertaker:  Frank Satago [Sutago?]

Informant:  William Derbyshire, J.P.

Registrar:  Percy Fisher 6 July 1922

 

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[1923]

 

No. 7

LABEY, ALBERT

white male

Born unknown

Age at Death:  unknown

Occupation:  Woodsman

Widowed

Parents:  no info

Date of Death:  About 15 March 1923 at Johnswood

Cause of Death:  Strangulation due to hanging by neck - suicide

Certified by William Derbyshire, J.P.

Interred:  Drummond 31 March 1923

Undertaker:  Joe Shannon

Informant:  Sam Van Gilder, deputy sheriff

Registrar:  Percy A. Fisher 31 March 1923

 

No. 8

BROCK, JOHN

white male

Born ca. 1856 in Canada

Age at Death:  67 yrs.

Occupation:  Farmer

Widowed (wife: Martha Wolfrom)

Father:  Welllington Brock born in the U.S.A.

Mother:  Hettie Parrish born at Ow[e]n Sound, Ont.

Date of Death:  30 March 1923

Cause of Death:  Acute dilatation of heart (influenza)

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

Interred:  Drummond 1 April 1923

Undertaker:  Joe Shannon

Informant:  Pheme Parrish

Registrar:  Percy A. Fisher 1 April 1923

 

[page 61]

 

No. 9

HAMILTON, ----

white female

Born 3 April 1923 at Drummond Stillborn

Father:  George Hamilton born in Michigan

Mother:  Grace Graham born in Michigan

Physician:  T. R. Laughbaum

Interred:  Drummond 6 April 1923

Undertaker:  Jim Hamilton

Informant:  George Hamilton

Registrar:  Percy A. Fisher 6 April 1923

 

No. 10

LAPOINTE, LUCY MARY

White female (½ French ½ Indian)

Born 5 June 1902 at Drummond

Age at Death:  20 yrs. 10 mos. 30 days

Occupation:  Housework

Single

Father:  James LaPointe born at Drummond

Mother:  Lucy Cadotte born at Detour, Mi.

Date of Death:  4 May 1923

Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis

Physician:  T. R. Laughbaum, M.D.

Interred:  Drummond 5 May 1923

Undertaker:  Nicholas Mashie

Informant:  James LaPointe

Registrar:  Clifford Bailey 7 May 1923

 

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No. 11

LAPOINTE, LUCY A.

white & Indian female

Born 24 July 1880 at Detour, Mich.

Age at Death:  42 yrs. 9 mos. 22 days

Occupation:  house wife

Married to James LaPointe

Father:  Isaac Cadotte born at Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.

Mother:  Mary LaLane [or LaLone] born in Canada

Date of Death:  16 May 1923 at 5 A.M.

Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis

Interred:  Drummond 18 May 1923

Undertaker:  Frank Sutago of Johnswood

Informant:  James LaPointe

Registrar:  Clifford Bailey 18 May 1923

 

No. 12

WALGREN, MATT

Finnish male

Born 15 November 1879 at Kaminski, Wassi, Finland

Age at Death:  43 yrs. 7 mos. 10 days

Occupation:  day laborer

Widowed

Parents:  Unknown

Date of Death:  25 June 1923

Cause of Death:  (Post Mortem) I should think cerebral paralysis

Physician:  C. A. Day, M.D., Johnswood

Interred:  Johnswood

Undertaker:  Frank Sutago of Johnswood

Informant:  William Derbyshire, J.P. Johnswood

Registrar:  Clifford Bailey 29 June 1923

 

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1924

 

No. 1

HARRISON, MATHILDA KATIE

white female

Born 16 January 1887 in Finland

Age at Death:  37 yrs. 17 days

Occupation:  Domestic

Married to Emil Harrison

Father:  Andrew Karbonen born in Finland

Mother:  Mathilda Karbonen born in Finland

Date of Death:  3 February 1924 at 1:45 A.M.

Cause of Death:  Pneumonia / Nephritis

Physician:  C. A. Day, M.D. Johnswood

Interred:  Johnswood 10 February 1924

Undertaker:  Mrs. Palmrose

Informant:  Tyyne Harrison of Johnswood

Registrar:  Clifford Bailey 8 February 1924

 

No. 2

LAPOINT, CLARENCE WM.

Red [Indian] male

Born 20 June 1918 at Drummond

Age at Death:  5 yrs. 10 mos. 19 days

Father:  Joseph LaPoint born in Canada

Mother:  Eliza Desmond born at Drummond

Date of Death:  9 May 1924 at 3 A.M.

Cause of Death:  Chronic Tubal Nephritis (sick 3 mos. 10 days)

Physician:  C. A. Day M.D. of Johnswood

Interred:  Drummond 12 May 1924

Undertaker:  Joseph LaPoint

Informant:  Joseph LaPoint of Maxton

Registrar:  Clifford Bailey 12 May 1924

 

[page 64]

 

No. 3

MCADAM, THOMAS

white male

Born 3 February 1844 in Montreal, Canada

Age at Death:  80 yrs. 5 mos. 12 days

Occupation:  Lumbering

Married to Martha J. McAdam

Father:  John McAdam born in Canada

Mother:  Rosanna Miller born in Canada

Date of Death:  14 July 1924 at 1 A.M.

Cause of Death:  Intestitical [Interstitial] Nephritis

Physician:  C. A. Day, M.D., Johnswood

Interred:  Drummond 16 July 1924

Informant:  Martha Jane McAdam

Registrar:  Clifford Bailey 16 July 1924

 

No. 4

BAILEY, GEORGE WARREN

white male

Born 15 January 1843 at Alexandr[i]a, New Hampshire

Age at Death:  81 yrs. 7 mos. 26 days

Occupation:  Lumberman

Married to Cornelia Edgerton

Father:  William Bailey born in Alexandr[i]a, N.H.

Mother:  Betsy L. Hill born in Hill, New Hamp.

Date of Death:  11 September 1924 at 9 A.M.

Cause of Death:  Acute dilatation of heart

Physician:  T. R. Laughbaum, M.D. of Detour

Interred:  Drummond 13 September 1924

Informant:  Mrs. Frank Avery (daughter)

Registrar:  C. A. Bailey 13 September 1924

 

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1925

 

No. 5

LAWARE, HENRY

white male

Born ca. 1842 birthplace unknown

Age at Death:  83 yrs.

Occupation:  none

Single

Parents:  Only known father born in New York St.

Date of Death:  19 July 1925

Cause of Death:  Parenchymalous Nephritis (sick 1 yr. 9 mos.)

Interred:  Drummond 21 July 1925

Informant:  Mrs. F. Avery

Registrar:  Wm. Anderson 21 July 1925

 

No. 6

SMITH, JOHN

white male

Born 6 April 1872 in Ontario, Canada

Age at Death:  53 yrs. 3 mos. 29 days

Occupation:  Woodworker / Lumbering for Wm. Horsack

Married (wife Alice)

Father:  --- Smith born in Canada

Mother:  Alice Leach born in Michigan

Date of Death:  4 August 1925

Cause of Death:  Hypostatic Pneumonia / foot infection

Interred:  Drummond (removed to Cedarville 4 December 1945)

Informant:  Florence Smith

Registrar:  Wm. Anderson 5 August 1925

 

[page 66]

 

No. 7

MILLER, MILES EDGAR

white male

Born 9 May 1925 at Drummond

Age at Death:  3 mos. 11 days

Father:  Frank Miller born at Drummond

Mother:  Bertha Smith born at Drummond

Date of Death:  20 August 1925 at 4 A.M.

Cause of Death:  Acute Ent[e]ritis / Narasmus [Marasmus]

Physician:  J. J. Burke, M.D. Johnswood

Interred:  Drummond 20 August 1925

Undertaker:  Joe Shannon

Informant:  Frank Miller

Registrar:  Wm. Anderson 20 August 1925

 

No. 8

LAPOINTE, MARY SAILOR

Indian female

Born 1857 at Drummond (Maxton)

Age at Death:  68 yrs.

Occupation:  housewife

Married to John Norris La Pointe

Father:  --- born in Michigan

Mother:  --- born in Michigan

Date of Death:  16 October 1925

Cause of Death:  Apoplexy

Physician:  T. R. Laughbaum of Detour, Mi.

Interred:  Drummond 18 October 1925

Undertaker:  John La Pointe

Informant:  John La Pointe Jr.

Registrar:  Wm. Anderson 17 October 1925

 

[page 67]

 

No. 9

CHURCH, ROSALIE LASAGE

Information augmented by researcher [S. Landreville?]

white female (¾ Indian)

Birthplace Little Bay de Noc (death record says St. Ignace)

Date of Birth:  25 February 1850 at 4:40 P.M.

Occupation:  housewife

Married Dr. Jesse Wells Church, lived on Harbor Island

Father:  Louison LeSage born ---

Mother:  Mary Martin born ---

Grandfather:  William Martin born ---

Grandmother:  Magdaline Ross born ---

Baptized 21 July 1850 by A. D. J. Pixet, Little Bay de Noc

Date of Death:  28 October 1925 at Harbor Island

Cause of Death:  Lobar Pneumonia

Physician:  T. R. Laughbaum, M.D. Johnswood [Detour?]

Interred:  Drummond 30 October 1925

Informant:  Records of S. Landreville & oral Jesse Church (son)

Registrar of Death:  Wm. Anderson 30 October 1925

 

No. 10

MORGAN, LILLY LUELLA

white female

Born 17 April 1866 in New York

Age at Death:  59 yrs. 6 mos. 13 days

Occupation:  housewife

Married to W. H. Morgan

Father:  C. W. Smith born in New York

Mother:  Mary Church born in New York

Date of Death:  30 October 1925 at 4:30 P.M.

Cause of Death:  Lobar Pneumonia

Physician:  T. R. Laughbaum M.D.

Interred:  Drummond 1 November 1925

Undertaker:  John McSpadden of Detour

Informant:  W. H. Morgan

Registrar:  Wm. Anderson 31 October 1925

 

[page 68]

 

No. 11

ANDREWS, AGNES

French/Indian female

Born 1872 in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.

Age at Death:  53 yrs.

Occupation:  housewife

Married to Otto Andrews

Father:  Isaac Cadotte born in Sault Ste. Marie Mi.

Mother:  no info

Date of Death:  24 October 1925 at 7 A.M.

Cause of Death:  Lobar Pneumonia

Physician:  T. R. Laughbaum M.D.

Interred:  Drummond 25 October 1925

Undertaker:  Jim LaPointe of Johnswood

Informant:  Otto Andrews

Registrar:  Wm. Anderson 5 November 1925

 

1926

 

No. 1

GLENN, MARY

White/Indian female

Born 1887 in Wisconsin

Age at Death:  39 yrs.

Occupation:  housewife

Married to Jacob Robert Glenn

Parents:  Unknown – maiden name Smith

Date of Death:  30 January 1926 at 10:55 A.M.

Cause of Death:  Endocarditis / Bronchitis (sick 7 yrs.)

Physician:  J. J. Burke, M.D.

Interred:  Drummond 2 February 1926

Informant:  Jacob Robert Glenn

Registrar:  Wm. Anderson 30 January 1926

 

[page 69]

 

No. 2

SATAGO [or SUTAGO], JOSEPH GEORGE

Indian male

Born 1848 in Michigan

Age at Death:  78 yrs.

Occupation:  Sawyer / empl. By Henry Young

Widowed (mar. Elizabeth Bodwin)

Parents:  Unknown

Date of Death:  6 February 1926 at 12:30 P.M.

Cause of Death:  Nephritis / myocardial degeneration (sick 3 yrs.)

Physician:  J. J. Burke, M.D. of Johnswood

Interred:  Drummond 8 February 1926

Undertaker:  Henry Young

Informant:  Angeline Ozomick of Maxton, Mi.

Registrar:  Wm. Anderson 24 February 1926

 

No. 3

BOUSHA, ---

Indian female

Born 21 August 1926 at Drummond Stillborn

Father:  Wm. Bousha born in Michigan

Mother:  Lizzie Ozomick born in Michigan

Physician:  T. R. Laughbaum M.D.

Interred:  Drummond 21 August 1926

Informant:  Wm. Bousha

Registrar:  Beatrice Beatrice (probably Bailey) 25 August 1926

 

No. 4

MELVIN, ---

white female twin

Born 4 October 1926 at Drummond

Age at Death:  2 hours

Father:  Carl Melvin born in Michigan

Mother:  Eva Grandin [or Grondin] born in St. Ignace

Date of Death:  4 October 1926 at 8 A.M.

Cause of Death:  Premature birth

Physician:  T. R. Laughbaum

Interred:  Drummond 5 October 1926

Informant:  Mrs. Ray Seaman

Registrar:  Beatrice Bailey 7 October 1926

 

[page 70]

 

No. 5

MELVIN, ---

white female twin

Born 4 October 1926 at Drummond

Age at Death:  4 hours

Father:  Carl Melvin born at Drummond

Mother:  Eva Grandin [or Grondin] born at St. Ignace

Date of Death:  4 October 1926 at 10 A.M.

Cause of Death:  Premature birth

Physician:  T. R. Laughbaum

Interred:  Drummond 5 October 1926

Informant:  Mrs. Ray Seaman

Registrar:  Beatrice Bailey 7 October 1926

 

No. 6

THURSTON, GEORGE CHENYNE

white male

Born 29 February 1837 at Enigaing Co., N.Y. [?? No such county; Chemung Co., Allegheny Co., or Cayuga Co.?]

Age at Death:  89 yrs. 8 mos. 10 days

Father:  Henry Thurston born in New York State

Mother:  Katherine Winters born in New York State

Date of Death:  9 November 1926 at 11:55 A.M.

Cause of Death:  Chronic Nephritis / arterial sclerosis

Physician:  T. R. Laughbaum M.D. of Detour

Interred:  Drummond 11 November 1926

Undertaker:  J. McSpadden of Detour

Informant:  Josephine Beswick of Drummond

Registrar:  Beatrice Bailey 11 November 1926

 

[page 71]

 

No. 7

LAPOINTE, ELLEN JOSEPHINE

Indian female

Born 7 February 1917 at Drummond

Age at Death:  9 yrs. 9 mos. 16 days

Father:  Joseph LaPoint born in Michigan

Mother:  Eliza Desmond born Unknown (Maxton)

Date of Death:  23 November 1926 at 7 A.M.

Cause of Death:  Intestinal Influenza epidemic jaundice

Physician:  T. R. Laughbaum M.D. of Detour

Interred:  Drummond 25 November 1926

Informant:  Joseph LaPoint

Registrar:  Beatrice Bailey 26 November 1926

 

1927

 

No. 8

DESMOND, LOUIS JOSEPH

Indian male

Born 17 January 1927 at Drummond

Age at Death:  15 days

Father:  Wm. Desmond born at Maxton

Mother:  Ida Sebastian born at Maxton

Date of Death:  1 February 1927

Cause of Death:  Pneumonia / no doctor

Interred:  Drummond 3 February 1927

Informant:  John La Roidick of Johnswood

Registrar:  Beatrice Bailey 3 February 1927

 

[page 72]

 

No. 10 [sic]

CLOUDMAN, FRANCES AMELIA

white female

Born 8 October 1838 at Alexandr[i]a, New Hampshire

Age at Death:  88 yrs. 4 mos. 13 days

Occupation:  housewife

Widowed (mar. James Cloudman)

Father:  William A. Bailey born at Alexandr[i]a, N. H.

Mother:  Betsy Hill born at Hill, New Hamp

Date of Death:  21 February 1927

Cause of Death:  Influenza / gen’l. debility

Physician:  T. R. Laughbaum M.D. of Detour

Interred:  Drummond 24 February 1927

Informant:  Lewis Cloudman

Registrar:  B. Bailey 27 February 1927

 

No. 9 (sic)

GUSTAFSSON, MATT

white male

Born 21 February 1846 in Finland

Age at Death:  80 yrs. 11 mos. 21 days

Occupation:  laborer

Widowed

Father:  Gustaf Gustafsson born in Finland

Mother:  Maria Kausauleni born in Finland

Date of Death:  13 February 1927

Cause of Death:  Old age / no doctor

Interred:  Johnswood 20 February 1927

Undertaker:  Albert Koskela

Informant:  Alex Niemi of Johnswood

Registrar:  Beatrice Bailey 15 February 1927

 

[page 73]

 

No. 11

ANDERSON, DONALD HENRY

white male

Born 21 February 1927 at Drummond

Age at Death:  2 days

Father:  Mark Anderson born at Drummond

Mother:  Isabelle Graham born at Drummond

Date of Death:  23 February 1927

Cause of Death:  Congenital defect in heart

Physician:  T. R. Laughbaum, M.D. of Detour

Interred:  Drummond 24 February 1927

Informant:  Frank Ledy of Drummond

Registrar:  Beatrice Bailey 25 February 1927

 

No. 12

NIKKILA, KATRIA

white female

Born 20 February 1859 at Rovanini, Finland

Age at Death:  68 yrs. 2 mos. 9 days

Occupation:  housewife

Married Peter Nikkila

Father:  Thomas Tapio born in Finland

Mother:  Manda Muni born in Finland

Date of Death:  29 April 1927 at 7 A.M.

Cause of Death:  Angina Pectoris

Physician:  T. R. Laughbaum M.D. of Detour

Interred:  Drummond 3 May 1927

Informant:  Elmer Nikkila

Registrar:  B. Bailey 6 May 1927

 

[page 74]

 

No. 13

LAPOINTE, CARRIE

Indian female

Born 8 October 1817 at Soo, Mich.

Age at Death:  109 yrs. 8 mos. 29 days

Occupation:  housewife

Widowed (mar. Oliver Norris LaPointe)

Father:  --- Flowers born ---

Mother:  --- born ---

Date of Death:  7 July 1927

Cause of Death:  Old age / no doctor

Interred:  Drummond 8 July 1927

Informant:  Alex LaPointe

Registrar:  Beatrice Bailey 9 July 1927

 

No. 14

HILL, UNO

white male

Born 8 February 1909 at Drummond

Age at Death:  18 yrs. 5 mos.

Occupation:  farmer

Single

Father:  Matt Hill born in Finland

Mother:  Sofia Raja[?]maki born in Finland

Date of Death:  8 July 1927 at 5 A.M.

Cause of Death:  General Perotonitis

Physician:  T. R. Laughbaum M.D. of Detour

Interred:  Drummond 10 July 1927

Informant:  Earl Hill

Registrar:  B. Bailey 9 July 1927

 

[page 75]

 

No. 15

SEAMAN, SAMUEL

white male

Born 14 May 1841

Age at Death:  86 yrs. 3 mos. 29 days

Occupation:  Farmer

Divorced from Josephine Beswick

Father:  Daniel M. Seaman born in Canada

Mother:  Lavina Smith born in New York St.

Date of Death:  13 September 1927 at 6 P.M.

Cause of Death:  Apoplexy (Instantaneous) / chronic nephritis

Physician:  None

Interred:  Drummond 15 September 1927

Undertaker:  John McSpadden of Detour

Informant:  Geo. M. Seaman of Drummond

Registrar:  B. Bailey 15 September 1927

 

1928

 

No. 1

PALMROSE, SARAH HEDELINE

white female

Born 18 July 1908 at Levia, Finland

Age at Death:  19 yrs. 5 mos. 21 days

Occupation:  housewife

Married to August Palmrose

Father:  Victor Nevanen born in Finland

Mother:  Sofia Johnson born in Finland

Date of Death:  8 January 1928 at 3 P.M.

Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis (sick 1 yr)

Physician:  T. R. Laughbaum M.D. of Detour

Interred:  Johnswood Cemetery

Informant:  August Palmrose

Registrar:  Beatrice Bailey 11 January 1928

 

[page 76]

 

No. 2

HARRISON, LEUVO EDWIN

white male

Born 7 February 1921 at Johnswood

Age at Death:  6 yrs. 11 mos. 7 days

Father:  Emil Harrison born in Finland

Mother:  Matilda Karvonen born in Finland

Date of Death:  13 January 1928

Cause of Death:  Appendicitis / Perotonitis

Physician:  T. R. Laughbaum M.D. Detour

Interred:  Johnswood 22 January 1928

Informant:  Emil A. Harrison

Registrar:  B. Bailey 17 January 1928

 

No. 3

SHANNON, JOSEPH

white male

Born 13 November 1865 at Kincardine, Ontario

Age at Death:  62 yrs. 2 mos. 24 days

Occupation:  Gen’l labor / emp. by Arden Fairchild

Single

Father:  Lewis Shannon born in Quebec

Mother:  Frances Morrison born in Ontario

Date of Death:  7 February 1928 at 3 A.M.

Cause of Death:  Fracture of skull by falling tree

Physician:  T. R. Laughbaum, M.D.

Interred:  Drummond 9 February 1928

Informant:  Mrs. Arden Fairchild

Registrar:  B. Bailey 8 February 1928

 

[page 77]

 

No. 4

NIKKILA, ELMER

white male

Born 3 December 1894, birthplace “not stated”

Age at Death:  32 yrs. 3 mos. 18 days

Occupation:  Farmer

Divorced from Signe Danielson

Father:  Peter Nikkila born in Finland

Mother:  Katria Tapio born in Finland

Date of Death:  21 March 1928 at 10 A.M.

Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis (6 mos.)

Physician:  T. R. Laughbaum M.D.

Interred:  Johnswood 25 March 1928

Informant:  Peter Nikkila

Registrar:  B. Bailey 24 March 1928

 

No. 5

LAPOINTE, JOSEPH

Indian male

Born 2 February 1874 at Drummond

Age at Death:  54 yrs. 1 mo. 28 days

Occupation:  Laborer

Married to Eliza LaPointe

Father:  Norris LaPointe born at Soo, Mich (Canada)

Mother:  Carrie Flowers born at Soo, Mich

Date of Death:  1 April 1928 at 2 P.M.

Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis

Physician:  T. R. Laughbaum M.D.

Interred:  Drummond 3 April 1928

Informant:  Alex LaPointe

Registrar:  B. Bailey 4 April 1928

 

[page 78]

 

No. 6

NASI, ATTAFIINA

white female

Born 8 August 1869 in Finland

Age at Death:  58 yrs. 8 mos. 11 days

Occupation:  housewife

Married to John Nasi

Father:  Eric Kivimaki [or Kiriimaki] born in Finland

Mother:  Mary --- born in Finland

Date of Death:  19 April 1928 at 12:15 P.M.

Cause of Death:  Tuberculer Peritonitis (sick 1 yr. 6 mos) (Surgery Jan. 1928)

Physician:  T. R. Laughbaum M.D.

Interred:  Drummond 22 April 1928

Informant:  John Nasi of Drummond

Registrar:  B. Bailey 20 April 1928

 

No. 7

LEONARD, GEORGE H. (HERMAN)

white male

Born 12 October 1846 / 1858 at Racine, Wisc.

Age at Death:  81 yrs. 7 mos. 2 days

Occupation:  Storekeeper

Widower:  Adeline Church

Parents unknown (Geo. H. Leonard / Sarah Lockwood)

Date of Death:  14 May 1928 at 12 A.M.

Cause of Death:  Angina Pectoris – sick 1 day

Physician:  T. R. Laughbaum M.D.

Interred:  Drummond 16 May 1928

Undertaker:  John McSpadden of Detour

Informant:  Philo Leonard (son)

Registrar:  B. Bailey 16 May 1928

Note:  Father:  George Leonard

Mother:  Sarah Lockwood (see file)

 

[page 78A]

 

No. 7

Sarah Lockwood Leonard and son, George H. Leonard are listed in 1860 census, Racine County, Wisconsin. At this time George was listed as 1 year old. His father is not listed. Sarah L. Leonard is listed as a housekeeper for a motherless family.

 

[page 79]

 

No. 8

SMITH, EDWARD

white male

Born 21 July 1928 at Drummond Stillborn

Father:  Herbert Smith born at Drummond

Mother:  Emma Graham born at Drummond

Physician:  T. R. Laughbaum M.D.

Interred:  Drummond 21 July 1928

Informant:  Herbert Smith

Registrar:  B. Bailey 25 July 1928

 

No. 9

MCCORMICK, DONALD

white male

Born 20 May 1854 in Ontario

Age at Death:  74 yrs. 4 mos. 8 days

Occupation:  Farmer

Single

Father:  John McCormick born in Scotland

Mother:  Mary McPhee born in Scotland

Date of Death:  28 September 1928

Cause of Death:  Cerebral Hemmorhage sick 5 years (Paralysis agitans) [Parkinson’s disease]

Physician:  T. R. Laughbaum M.D.

Interred:  Drummond 29 September 1928

Informant:  Lauchlan McInnes of Drummond

Registrar:  B. Bailey 2 October 1928

 

[page 80]

 

1929

 

No. 1

CAMPBELL, ALEXANDER

white male

Born 4 July 1873 in Canada

Age at Death:  55 yrs. 6 mos. 2 days

Occupation:  Bookkeeper

Married to Mary Campbell

Father:  Archibald Campbell born in Scotland

Mother:  Ann McIntosh born in Scotland

Date of Death:  6 January 1929 at 6 A.M. at Sault Ste. Marie (sick 1 yr.)

Cause of Death:  Carcinoma of throat

Physician:  T. R. Laughbaum M.D.

Interred:  Drummond 9 January 1929

Informant:  Mary Campbell of Drummond

Registrar:  B. Bailey 9 January 1929

 

1930

 

No. 1

LESAGE, LOUIS

Indian male

Born 16 April 1853 at St. Ignace, Mi.

Age at Death:  76 yrs. 9 mos. 22 days

Occupation:  Laborer

Widowed

Father:  John Norris LeSage born at Rat Portage, Ontario

Mother:  Millicent Roberts born in Canada

Date of Death:  7 February 1930

Cause of Death:  Complications of old age – no doctor

Interred:  Drummond 9 February 1930

Undertaker:  S. B. Seaman

Informant:  Ella Landreville

Registrar:  B. Bailey 8 February 1930

 

[page 80A]

 

Addition: 

 

SOLOMONSON, EDWARD [SALMONSON]

white male

Age at Death:  39

Date of Death:  17 December 1929

Cause of Death:  accidental drowning

Body removed from Soo, Mich to Drummond

Date of Removal:  27 December 1929

Undertaker:  John Hovie – Soo Mich.

Certified by:  Dr. E. R. Cornell, Coroner Soo, Mich

 

[page 81]

 

No. 2

COMILIAN, CHRISTINE (KOMULINEN) [KOMILAINEN]

white female

Born 26 May 1878 in Finland

Age at Death:  52 yrs. 1 mo. 3 days

Occupation:  Housewife

Married to Andrew Comilain [sic]

Father:  --- Makinen born in Finland

Mother:  no info

Date of Death:  29 June 1930 at 1:30 [A.M. or P.M.?]

Cause of Death:  Diabetes Militus / Intestinal Obstruction (sick 2 yrs)

Physician:  J. A. Reese, M.D. of Detour

Interred:  Drummond 30 June 1930

Informant:  Catherine Comilian

Registrar:  P. A. Fisher 30 June 1930

Note:  Correct spelling Komulinan [sic]

Kathrine married Red Bailey

 

No. 3

MASHIE, ANGELINE

Indian female

Born 1816 on Neebish Island, Mich

Age at Death:  114 yrs.

Occupation:  Wife of Nicholas Mashie

Father:  Nick Nolan born ---

Mother:  --- born ---

Date of Death:  Fri. 25 July 1930

Cause of Death:  Old age

Physician:  J. A. Reese MD (last saw her May 15)

Interred:  Drummond 27 July 1930

Undertaker:  Floyd A. Seaman - Drummond

Informant:  Maggie McGown (McGowan)

Registrar:  P. A. Fisher 30 July 1930

 

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