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Drummond Island, Michigan death records
Book 3: 1930-1944



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

 

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BOOK 3

 

[page 82]

 

Beginning Book III

July 27, 1930 – Sept. 18, 1944

 

No. 4

OZOMICK, WILLIAM

Indian male

Born 4 April 1902 at Drummond

Age at Death:  28 yrs. 2 mos. 23 days

Occupation:  Laborer various

Single

Father:  William Ozomick born on Sugar Island, Mich

Mother:  Angeline Shawan born at Drummond

Date of Death:  27 July 1930

Cause of Death:  Unknown pending inquest

Physician:  E. A. Cornell, M.D. Coroner Soo, Mich.

Interred:  Drummond 29 July 1930

Undertaker:  Ed. Miniclier of Soo, Mich.

Informant:  Mrs. William Ozomick Sr. of Drummond

Registrar:  P. A. Fisher 1 August 1930

 

No. 5

NIKKILA, HELMER

white male

Born 7 October 1886 in Finland

Age at Death:  44 yrs. 1 mo. 6 days

Occupation:  Common labor

Married to Olga

Father:  Peter Nikkela born in Finland

Mother:  Kate --- born in Finland

Date of Death:  23 November 1930

Cause of Death:  Presumed tuberculosis of lungs

Physician:  E. A. Cornell, M.D. Coroner, Soo Mich.

Interred:  Drummond 25 November 1930

Undertaker:  Floyd B. Seaman

Informant:  Peter Nikkela of Drummond

Registrar:  P. A. Fisher 10 January 1931

 

[page 83]

 

No. 6

ANDERSON, HENRY

white male

Born 23 November 1844 in Canada

Age at Death:  86 yrs. 15 days

Occupation:  Farmer

Widowed

Parents:  unknown

Date of Death:  8 December 1930

Cause of Death:  Endo Carditis / Hyperatrophy & Neutral [Neural?] lesion

Physician:  E. A. Cornell, M.D. Coroner Soo, Mi.

Interred:  Drummond 11 December 1930

Undertaker:  J. M. McAdam

Informant:  Wm. Anderson (son) of Drummond

Registrar:  P. A. Fisher 16 December 1930

 

1931

 

No. 1

ST. GERMAN, JOSEPH EUGENE

Indian male

Born 18 October 1930 at St. Ignace

Age at Death:  5 mos. 19 days

Father:  Joseph St. German born at Drummond

Mother:  Hattie C. Hartwell born in Michigan

Date of Death:  6 April 1931 at 3 A.M.

Cause of Death:  Pneumonia

Physician:  J. R. Reese, M.D. Detour

Interred:  Drummond 8 April 1931

Undertaker:  Joe Aleck

Informant:  Joe St. German, Drummond

Registrar:  Percy A. Fisher 9 April 1931

 

[page 84]

 

No. 2

TOIVOLA, LEO ARTHER

white male

Born 30 May 1931 at Drummond

Age at Death:  4 days

Father:  Leo Landreville born at Montebello, Canada

Mother:  Vienna [Velma?] Toivola born at Drummond

Date of Death:  3 June 1931

Cause of Death:  Premature Birth

Physician:  J. A. Reese M D Detour

Interred:  Drummond 5 June 1931

Undertaker:  Andrew Toivola

Informant:  Andrew Toivola

Registrar:  Percy A. Fisher 8 August 1931

Note:  Report sent to County Clerk 10 August 1931

 

1932

 

No. 1

SMITH, CLARA BELL

white female

Born 9 January 1907 at Drummond

Age at Death:  25 yrs.

Occupation:  housework

Single

Father:  Walter Smith born in Canada

Mother:  Sarah Ebbit born in Canada

Date of Death:  8 January 1932 at 11:30 P.M.

Cause of Death:  hemorrhage – due to tuberculosis lungs

Physician:  None – Certified by Fern Moser, Coroner

Interred:  Drummond 11 January 1932

Undertaker:  Frank Ledy

Informant:  Robert Smith, Drummond

Registrar:  P. A. Fisher 9 January 1932

 

[page 85]

 

No. 2

GRAHAM, ANNA B.

white female

Born 1 November 1863 at Chambersburg, Penn.

Age at Death:  68 yrs. 3 mos. 5 days

Occupation:  wife of David Graham

Father:  Unknown born no info

Mother:  --- Shoeman born no info

Date of Death:  6 February 1932 at 2:35 A.M.

Cause of Death:  Diabetes Millitis

Physician:  J. A. Reese, M.D. Detour

Interred:  Drummond 8 February 1932

Undertaker:  Frank Ledy

Informant:  David Graham

Registrar:  Percy A. Fisher 10 February 1932

 

No. 3

DICK, MARGARET J.

white female

Born 7 November 1863 at Lexington, Mich

Age at Death:  69 yrs.

Occupation:  retired school teacher

Single

Father:  James Dick born in Battlegate, Scotland

Mother:  Mary J. Simons born in London, Ontario

Date of Death:  7 November 1932 at 6 A.M.

Cause of Death:  Valvular heart disease / contributory: self-starvation

Physician:  J. A. Reese, M.D. Detour

Interred:  Drummond 10 November 1932

Undertaker:  Frank Ledy

Informant:  James B. Dick, Canton, Missouri

Registrar:  Percy A. Fisher 26 December 1932

 

[page 86]

 

1933

 

No. 1

SEAMAN, THIEL CLYNE

white male

Born 10 February 1893 at Drummond

Age at Death:  39 yrs. 11 mos. 13 days

Occupation:  Marine Engineer

Married to Nina Bailey

Father:  Ludlow Seaman born at Drummond

Mother:  Margaret Melvin born in Scotland

Date of Death:  23 January 1933 at 4:30 P.M.

Cause of Death:  Angina Pectoris / no doctor

Certified by John E. Quinell, Coroner, Pickford

Interred:  Drummond 25 January 1933

Undertaker:  Lyford C. Norton – Pickford, Mi.

Informant:  Leila M. Seaman of Drummond

Registrar:  Percy A. Fisher 25 January 1933

 

No. 2

JARVINEN, EUPHAJAYYM

white female

Born 10 July 1871 in Finland

Age at Death:  61 yrs. 8 mos. 15 days

Occupation:  wife to Chas. Jarvinen (25 yrs in U.S.A.)

Father:  Mathew [or Matherd?] Alto born in Finland

Mother:  --- born ---

Date of Death:  25 March 1933

Cause of Death:  Heart trouble / no doctor

Certified by Fern Moser, Actg Coroner Drummond

Interred:  Drummond 29 March 1933 [Finnish Cemetery, probably]

Undertaker:  Tom Alto, Drummond

Informant:  Tenho Jarvinen

Registrar:  Percy A. Fisher 29 March 1933

 

[page 87]

 

No. 3

MILLER, BERTHA CLAY

white female

Born 21 April 1902 at Drummond

Age at Death:  30 yrs. 11 mos. 29 days

Occupation:  wife of Frank Miller

Father:  Walter Smith born in Canada

Mother:  Sarah Ebason born ---

Date of Death:  20 April 1933 at 12:50 A.M.

Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis

Certified by John E. Quinell, Coroner, Pickford

Interred:  Drummond 22 April 1933

Undertaker:  Frank Ledy

Informant:  Frank Miller

Registrar:  Percy A. Fisher 21 April 1933

 

No. 4

JONES, EDWARD

white male

Born ca 1859, birthplace Unknown

Age at Death:  about 74 yrs.

Occupation:  Laborer

Widower

Parents:  Unknown

Date of Death:  10 May 1933 at 11:30 A.M.

Cause of Death:  Burned to death – house on fire, he tried to remove household goods & was overcome by fire & smoke

Physician:  C. A. Cornell, M.D. Cty. Coroner, Soo Mich.

Interred:  Drummond 11 May 1933

Undertaker:  Floyd Seaman

Informant:  Frank Ledy

Registrar:  Percy A. Fisher 11 May 1933

 

[page 88]

 

No. 5

SEAMAN, CARRIE LOUISE

white female

Born 26 December 1870 in Ontario

Age at Death:  63 yrs. 5 mos. 15 days

Occupation:  wife to Geo. M. Seaman

Father:  Henry Anderson born in Ontario

Mother:  Lucinda Smith born in Ontario

Date of Death:  10 June 1933 at 4:10 A.M.

Cause of Death:  Myocarditis

Physician:  J. A. Reese, M.D. Detour

Interred:  Drummond 12 June 1933

Undertaker:  Frank Ledy

Informant:  Emma Seaman Drummond

Registrar:  Percy A. Fisher 8 July 1933

 

No. 6

GABLE, EDWIN RAY

white male

Born 28 July 1932 at Drummond

Age at Death:  10 mos. 25 days 7 hr.

Father:  Ivan Pearce Gable born in Ithica [Ithaca], Mi.

Mother:  Juanita Clair Bailey born at Drummond

Date of Death:  22 June 1933 at 11:00 P.M.

Cause of Death:  Burns caused by explosion of gasoline flat iron

Physician:  J. A. Reese, M.D. Detour

Interred:  Drummond 26 June 1933

Undertaker:  Frank Ledy

Informant:  Ivan Gable

Registrar:  Percy A. Fisher [no date]

 

[page 89]

 

No. 7

SEAMAN, MARGARET

white female

Born 1 September 1862 in Glasgow, Scotland

Age at Death:  71 yrs. 2 mos. 20 days

Occupation:  wife of Ludlow Seaman

Widowed

Father:  Hugh Melvin born in Scotland

Mother:  Marion Blackwood born in Scotland

Date of Death:  21 November 1933 at 3 P.M.

Cause of Death:  Chronic Myocarditis / nervous exhaustion

Physician:  J. A. Reese M.D. Detour

Interred:  Drummond 23 November 1933

Undertaker:  Lynford C. Norton of Pickford, Mi.

Informant:  Myron Seaman

Registrar:  Percy A. Fisher 23 November 1933

 

1934

 

No. 1

MCINNES, TYYNE EXSENJA

white female

Born 19 December 1907 at Drummond

Age at Death:  26 yrs. 3 mos. 18 days

Occupation:  wife to Lauchlan McInnes Jr.

Father:  Emil Harrison born in Finland

Mother:  --- born ---

Date of Death:  7 April 1934 at 3 P.M.

Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis

Physician:  J. A. Reese, M.D. Detour

Interred:  Drummond 11 April 1934

Undertaker:  Lauchlin McInnes Jr.

Registrar:  Percy A. Fisher 10 April 1934

 

[page 90]

 

No. 2

ULANDER, REINO

white male

Born 18 March 1904, birthplace not given (probably Finland)

Age at Death:  30 yrs. 4 mos. 11 days

Occupation:  laborer

Single

Father:  Mike Ulander born in Finland

Mother:  Kate Arkman born in Finland

Date of Death:  30 July 1934 at 11:30 P.M.

Cause of Death:  Ruptured Appendix / Pulmonary Tuberculosis

Physician:  J. A. Reese M.D.

Interred:  Drummond 1 August 1934

Undertaker:  Holley Seaman of Drummond

Informant:  Henry Seaman

Registrar:  Beatrice Bailey 1 August 1934

 

No. 3

HARTWELL [should be ST. GERMAN], BEN JOSEPH

Indian male

Born 31 March 1934 at Drummond

Age at Death:  5 mos. 5 days

Father:  Joe St. German born at Drummond

Mother:  Hattie Hartwell born at St. Ignace

Date of Death:  6 September 1934 at 2 A.M.

Cause of Death:  Gastro-enteritis / exposure & neglect

Physician:  J. A. Reese M.D. Detour

Interred:  Drummond 8 September 1934

Undertaker:  Holley Seaman

Informant:  Joe St. German

Registrar:  Beatrice Bailey 8 September 1934

Note:  This is voided because death occurred in Detour

 

[page 91]

 

No. 4

BESWICK, JOSEPHINE ADELAIDE

white female

Born 22 October 1838 in Oneida Cty, New York

Age at Death:  95 yrs. 5 mos. 10 days

Occupation:  widow of William Beswick

Father:  Henry T. Thurston born ---

Mother:  Catherine Winters born Cleveland, Ohio

Date of Death:  2 April 1934 at 10 A.M.

Cause of Death:  senility

Physician:  J. A. Reese, M.D.

Interred:  Drummond 4 April 1934

Undertaker:  none

Informant:  Vera Gearity, Drummond

Registrar:  Beatrice Bailey 15 September 1934

 

No. 5

NASI, JOHN

white male

Born 24 November 1872 in Finland

Age at Death:  61 yrs. 10 mos. 22 days

Occupation:  Farmer

Widowed (Attafiina)

Father:  Eric Nasi born in Finland

Mother:  --- born ---

Date of Death:  16 October 1934 at 6 P.M.

Cause of Death:  Rupture of heart from blow following bursting of mill wheel

Physician:  J. A. Reese M.D. Detour

Interred:  Drummond 19 October 1934

Undertaker:  Andrew Toivola

Informant:  Minnie Nasi

Registrar:  B. Bailey 18 October 1934

 

[page 92]

 

No. 6

HILDEN, VICTOR

white male

Born 4 June 1865 in Finland

Age at Death:  69 yrs. 4 mos. 27 days

Occupation:  Laborer

Widower

Parents:  No info

Date of Death:  1 November 1934 at 9:30 P.M.

Cause of Death:  Myocardial Decompensation (asthma)

Physician:  J. A. Reese M.D.

Interred:  Drummond 4 November 1934

Undertaker:  Holley Seaman

Informant:  Albert Koskela Drummond

Registrar:  Beatrice Bailey 3 November 1934

 

1935

 

No. 1

CLOUDMAN, LEWIS WILSON

white male

Born 4 June 1878

Age at Death:  56 yrs. 7 mos. 19 days

Occupation:  Farmer

Married Alda Bailey

Father:  James Cloudman born at Farmington, New Hampshire

Mother:  Frances Bailey born at Alexandria N.H.

Date of Death:  23 January 1935

Cause of Death:  Apoplexy / heart disease

Certified by John E. Quinell, Coroner, Pickford

Interred:  Drummond 27 January 1935

Undertaker:  Frank Avery

Informant:  Wm. Cloudman

Registrar:  B. Bailey 26 January 1935

 

[page 93]

 

No. 2

LEONARD, LUCILLE ELLA

Indian white female

Born 24 July 1931 at Sault Ste. Marie, Mi.

Age at Death:  3 yrs. 8 mos. 14 days

Father:  Herman Leonard born at Detour, Mi.

Mother:  Beatrice King born at Detour, Mi.

Date of Death:  8 April 1935

Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis

Physician:  J. A. Reese M.D.

Interred:  Drummond 11 April 1935

Informant:  Herman Leonard

Registrar:  B. Bailey 11 April 1935

 

No. 3

CLOUDMAN, WILLIAM A.

white male

Born 5 April 1856 at Alexandria, New Hampshire

Age at Death:  79 yrs. 3 mos. 17 days

Occupation:  Farmer

Single

Father:  James Cloudman born at Alexandria N.H.

Mother:  Frances Bailey born in New Hamp.

Date of Death:  22 July 1935 at 8 A.M.

Cause of Death:  Encephalitis

Physician:  J. A. Reese M.D.

Interred:  Drummond 23 July 1935

Undertaker:  Lauch McInnes

Informant:  Bailey Cloudman Drummond

Registrar:  B. Bailey 23 July 1935

 

[page 94]

 

1936

 

No. 1

SEAMAN, DANIEL MURRAY

white male

Born 29 April 1863 at Drummond

Age at Death:  73 yrs. 11 mos. 21 days

Occupation:  Farmer

Married to Sarah J. Seaman

Father:  Daniel Murray Seaman born ---

Mother:  Elizabeth Grandy born ---

Date of Death:  8 April 1936 at 3 P.M.

Cause of Death:  Endo + myacarditis / coronary

Physician:  J. A. Reese M.D.

Interred:  Drummond 10 April 1936

Undertaker:  Ivan Gable

Informant:  Sarah Seaman

Registrar:  Beatrice Bailey 10 April 1936

 

No. 2

TOIVOLA, HENRIKA WILHELMINA

white female

Born 30 October 1876 in Finland

Age at Death:  59 yrs. 5 mos. 9 days

Occupation:  wife of Andrew Toivola

Father:  Fredrick Liimann born in Finland

Mother:  Henrika Erk born in Finland

Date of Death:  9 April 1936 at 2 A.M.

Cause of Death:  chronic myocarditis

Physician:  J. A. Reese, M.D.

Interred:  Johnswood 11 April 1936

Undertaker:  Holley Seaman

Informant:  Andrew Tovola [sic]

Registrar:  Beatrice Bailey 10 April 1936

 

[page 95]

 

No. 3

MAKINEN, JOHN GUST

white male

Born 8 May 1876 in Finland

Age at Death:  59 yrs. 11 mos. 8 days

Occupation:  Farmer

Married to Lena [Aliina?] Makinen

Father:  David Makinen born in Finland

Mother:  Karolina --- born in Finland

Date of Death:  16 April 1936

Cause of Death:  Coronary disease

Physician:  J. A. Reese M.D. Detour

Certified by John E. Quinell Coroner Pickford

Interred:  Johnswood 23 April 1936

Undertaker:  Albert Koskela

Informant:  John Makinen Jr. Drummond

Registrar:  Beatrice Bailey 22 April 1936

 

No. 4

SCOTT, JULIUS SEASOR (CAESAR)

white male

Born 16 August 1842 in New York State

Age at Death:  93 yrs. 8 mos. 20 days

Occupation:  Lumberman

Single

Parents:  Unknown

Date of Death:  3 May 1936 at 8 P.M.

Cause of Death:  Myocarditis / no doctor

Certified by John E. Quinell Coroner Pickford

Interred:  Drummond 6 May 1936

Undertaker:  Arden Fairchild

Informant:  Arden Fairchild

Registrar:  B. Bailey 5 May 1936

Note:  own property at Reynolds Bay

 

[page 96]

 

No. 5

RICE, DAVID CHARLES

white male

Born 28 December 1854 at Detour, Mich

Age at Death:  81 yrs. 11 mos. 5 days

Occupation:  Fisherman

Widowed / Louise Raymond

Father:  Milton Rice born in New York St.

Mother:  Mary LaPointe born in River Rouge Canada

Date of Death:  3 December 1936 at 4 A.M.

Cause of Death:  Coronary disease / no doctor

Certified by John E. Quinell Coroner Pickford

Interred:  Detour 6 December 1936

Undertaker:  John Quinell, Cor.

Informant:  Harriet Klatt of Detour

Registrar:  B. Bailey 8 December 1936

Tom Rice (younger brother) fished off Espanore Isl. Had bear called Mukwaw lived at Espanore Isl.

 

No. 6

SNOPIN, NICK

white male

Born ca. 1886 birthplace not known

Age at Death:  about 50

Occupation:  Not known

Parents:  Not known

Date of Death:  23 December 1936 at 8:30 A.M.

Cause of Death:  Alcoholism

Certified by John E. Quinell Coroner Pickford

Interred:  Bethel Cemetery 28 December 1936

Undertaker:  John E. Quinell Pickford

Informant:  J. Lynch Soo Mich

Registrar:  B. Bailey 30 December 1936

 

[page 97]

 

1937

 

No. 1

ST. GERMAINE, FRANK HENRY

Indian male

Born 12 August 1935 in Drummond Twsp.

Age at Death:  1 yr. 7 mos. 16 days

Father:  Joseph St. Germaine born at Drummond

Mother:  Hattie Hartwell born at St. Ignace

Date of Death:  28 March 1937 at 10 P.M.

Cause of Death:  Lobar Pneumonia

Physician:  None

Interred:  Drummond 31 March 1937

Undertaker:  Joe Alex of Drummond

Informant:  Joseph St. Germaine

Registrar:  B. Bailey 30 March 1937

 

No. 2

MCADAM, MARTHA          

white female

Born 18 August 1849 at Waton, Quebec

Age at Death:  88 yrs. 1 mo. 5 days

Occupation:  widow of Thomas McAdam

Father:  --- Morril born in Canada

Mother:  Susanna --- born ---

Date of Death:  23 September 1937 at 4 P.M.

Cause of Death:  Apoplexy & general breakdown of vital organs

Certified by E. A. Cornell M.D. Cty. Coroner Soo, Mich

Interred:  Drummond 25 September 1937

Undertaker:  Ivan Gable

Informant:  Peter Dutcher of Port Huron, Mi.

Registrar:  Beatrice Bailey 25 September 1937

 

[page 98]

 

No. 3

SAILOR, JOSEPH ALEX

Indian male

Born 24 July 1870 at Drummond, Mi

Age at Death:  67 yrs. 3 mos. 9 days

Occupation:  farmer

Married Sophia Shawan

Father:  Big Alex Sailor born in Michigan

Mother:  Julia St. Germaine born in Michigan

Date of Death:  2 November 1937 at 1:30 A.M.

Cause of Death:  cardio renal disease

Physician:  J. A. Reese M.D. Detour

Certified by John E. Quinell, Coroner Pickford

Interred:  Drummond 4 November 1937

Undertaker:  Alex La Pointe of Drummond

Informant:  Carrie La Pointe of Drummond

Registrar:  Beatrice Bailey 4 November 1937

 

No. 4

DANIELSON, EVA CAROLINE

white female

Born 24 August 1854 in Sweden

Age at Death:  78 yrs. 3 mos. 3 days

Occupation:  Seamstress

Widow of Paul Danielson

Father:  --- Frederickson born in Sweden

Mother:  --- born in Sweden

Date of Death:  27 November 1937 at 2 A.M.

Cause of Death:  Cardio renal Disease (autopsy performed)

Physician:  J. A. Reese M D & John E. Quinell Coroner

Interred:  Johnswood 29 November 1937

Undertaker:  Albert Koskela

Informant:  Gus Toivola Drummond

Registrar:  B. Bailey 27 November 1937

 

[page 99]

 

1938

 

No. 1

CARRIER, RYLAND

white male

Born ca 1895, birthplace thought to be Detroit

Age at Death:  about 43

Occupation:  Unknown

Parents:  unknown

Date of Death:  17 June 1938

Cause of Death:  Accidental Drowning

Physician:  None

Interred:  North Adams, Mass.

Undertaker:  John E. Quinell, Pickford

Informant:  John Cleaver of Drummond

Registrar:  B. Bailey 19 June 1938

 

No. 2

RUOHAMAKI, SALOMON [or RUOHOMAKI, SOLOMON]

white male

Born 8 November 1854 at Virtia, Finland

Age at Death:  83 yrs. 9 mos. 25 days

Occupation:  had [head?] Carpenter Ship

Married wife Hallie

Father:  Eric Ruohomaki born ---

Mother:  --- born ---

Date of Death:  3 August 1938 at 5 A.M.

Cause of Death:  Broncho Pneumonia

Physician:  Harold W. Ward, M.D. Columbus Ohio

Interred:  Johnswood 5 August 1938

Undertaker:  John Makinen

Informant:  Mary Makinen of Johnswood

Registrar:  B. Bailey 5 August 1938

 

[page 100]

 

1939

 

No. 1

SAILOR, SOPHIA

Indian female

Born 21 February 1864 at Marquette, Mi.

Age at Death:  74 yrs. 10 mos. 12 days

Occupation:  widow of Joseph Sailor

Father:  John Showan [Shawan?] born at Sugar Island Mich.

Mother:  Elizabeth Nolan born at Soo Mich

Date of Death:  3 January 1939 at 6:30 P.M.

Cause of Death:  Lobar Pneumonia / dilatation of heart

Physician:  J. A. Reese M.D.

Interred:  Drummond 6 January 1939

Undertaker:  John La Pointe of Drummond

Informant:  Mrs. John La Pointe (Carrie) Drummond

Registrar:  Beatrice Bailey 6 January 1939

 

No. 2

MCADAM, JOSEPH NELSON

white male

Born 18 December 1865 in Canada

Age at Death:  73 yrs. 5 mos. 5 days

Occupation:  farmer

Widowed (wife Marietta Strickland)

Father:  Wm McAdam born in Canada

Mother:  Mary Ann Aldrich born in Canada

Date of Death:  23 May 1939 at 2:10 A.M.

Cause of Death:  mitral inefficiency, cardiac deletation, cardiac asthma, dehydration from use of [sialyezas? --illegible]

Physician:  J. A. Reese M.D.

Interred:  Drummond 25 May 1939

Undertaker:  John E. Quinell of Pickford

Informant:  Frank Ledy

Registrar:  B. Bailey 25 May 1939

 

[page 101]

 

No. 3

KIHLSTROM, ANSELM

white male

Born 18 December 1876 in Finland

Age at Death:  62 yrs. 6 mos.

Occupation:  fisherman

Married (wife Ida Nikotemus)

Father:  Herman Kihlstrom born in Finland

Mother:  --- born ---

Date of Death:  18 June 1939 at 4:30 A.M.

Cause of Death:  Cerebra Apoplexy / no doctor

Certified by John E. Quinell, coroner Pickford

Interred:  Drummond 20 June 1939

Undertaker:  Elwin Fairchild

Informant:  Ida Kihlstrom

Registrar:  B. Bailey 20 June 1939

 

No. 4

LUND, GEORGE

white male

Born 12 June 1878 at Collingwood, Canada

Age at Death:  61 yrs. 2 mos. 21 days

Occupation:  machinist

Married Ida Mageau

Father:  Julius B. Lund born in Sweden

Mother:  Johanna Carlson born in Norway

Date of Death:  3 September 1939 at 6:30 (A.M. or P.M.?)

Cause of Death:  Coronary Thombosis [sic] / no doctor

Certified by John E. Quinell, coroner Pickford

Interred:  Pine Hill Cem. 6 September 1939

Undertaker:  George A. Little of Cheboygan, Mi.

Informant:  Ray L. Lund of Cheboygan

Registrar:  B. Bailey 3 September 1939

 

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No. 5

FULLER, SAMUEL R.

white male

Born 16 February 1865 in New York State

Age at Death:  74 yrs. 9 mos. 11 days

Occupation:  oil driller

Widowed

Parents:  Unknown

Date of Death:  27 November 1939 at 8:30 A.M.

Cause of Death:  chronic endocarditis & cardiac dilitation

Physician:  J. A. Reese M.D. Detour

Interred:  Bethel Cem. 29 November 1939

Undertaker:  John E. Quinell Pickford

Informant:  James Cloudman Drummond

Registrar:  B. Bailey 29 November 1939

 

1940

 

No. 1

MILLER, ISAAC STANLEY

white male

Born 27 August 1862 in Canada

Age at Death:  77 yrs. 5 mos. 8 days

Occupation:  Labor

Separated from wife Maud

Father:  Hugh Miller born in Wales

Mother:  Mary Smith born ---

Date of Death:  5 February 1940 at 5:15 P.M.

Cause of Death:  chronic gastritis

Physician:  J. A. Reese M.D.

Interred:  Drummond 7 February 1940

Undertaker:  Frank Ledy

Informant:  Frank Miller

Registrar:  B. Bailey 7 February 1940

 

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No. 2

CAMBURN, CLARE E.

white male

Born 16 September 1917 in Gratiot Cty. Mich.

Age at Death:  23 yrs. 1 mo. 27 days

Occupation:  Farmer

Married (wife Marian)

Father:  Norman Camburn born in Mich

Mother:  Mary Heffer born in Mich

Date of Death:  13 November 1940 at 9 P.M.

Cause of Death:  Acute coronary Thrombosis / diabetes

Physician:  T. N. Duncan, M.D.

Interred:  Clinton Cty Mich 16 November 1940

Undertaker:  Harold Beebe of Ithaca, Mi.

Informant:  Norman Camburn of Ashley, Mi.

Registrar:  Beatrice Bailey 15 November 1940

 

1941

 

No. 1

KOSKELA, ALBERT

white male

Born 22 October 1869 in Finland

Age at Death:  71 yrs. 8 mos. 26 days

Occupation:  Farmer

Married wife Minnie

Father:  Henry Riihirriemi born in Finland

Mother:  --- Lavis born in Finland

Date of Death:  18 July 1941 at [?] P.M.

Cause of Death:  coronary Thrombosis / chronic myocarditis (arterio sclerosis)

Physician:  T. R. Duncan Detour

Interred:  Johnswood 21 July 1941

Informant:  Linda Koskela

Registrar:  B. Bailey 19 July 1941

 

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No. 2

CASTLE, HARRY J.

white male

Address:  1021 Perry, Flint, Mich.

Born 21 April 1921 in Flint, Mich.

Age at Death:  20 yrs. 6 mos. 28 days

Occupation:  Tool & Die maker / A.C. Spark Plug Co.

Single

Father:  Charles E. Castle born in Columbiaville Mich

Mother:  Mary Shaver born in Columbiaville Mich

Date of Death:  19 November 1941 at 11 A.M.

Cause of Death:  Rifle ball entered left shoulder close to spinal column, coming out front of neck, under chin.

Certified by John E. Quinell, Cty Coroner Pickford

Interred:  Flint, Mich 24 November 1941

Undertaker:  Graves & Co. Flint, Mich.

Informant:  Charles E. Castle of Flint

Registrar:  B. Bailey 21 November 1941

 

1942

 

No. 1

KARVONEN, AUGUST

white male

Born ca. 1880 in Finland

Age at Death:  62 yrs.

Occupation:  Shoemaker

Single

Parents:  Unknown

Date of Death:  23 February 1942 at 1:00 P.M.

Cause of Death:  unknown / some heart disease

Certified by John E. Quinell Coroner Pickford

Interred:  Johnswood 26 February 1942

Undertaker:  John E. Quinell of Pickford

Informant:  Frank Ledy Drummond

Registrar:  B. Bailey 26 February 1942

 

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No. 2

STEVENSON, WALTER HORATIO

white male

Born 20 May 1866 in Buffalo, New York

Age at Death:  76 yrs. 8 days

Occupation:  Sailing

Married (wife Margaret)

Father:  Horatio Stevenson born ---

Mother:  Mary Hudson born in Detroit

Date of Death:  28 May 1942

Cause of Death:  Suicide by rifle ball entering left side just below the heart and coming out back at left side

Certified by John E. Quinnell, Coroner Pickford

Interred:  Drummond 30 May 1942

Undertaker:  John E. Quinnell

Informant:  Jeanette Hamilton Drummond

Registrar:  Eleanor Seaman 30 May 1942

 

No. 3

CLOUDMAN, LEWIS WILSON

white male

Born 19 December 1935 at Drummond

Age at Death:  6 yrs. 5 mos. 23 days

Father:  James Cloudman born at Drummond

Mother:  Helen McLeod born at Detour, Mi.

Date of Death:  10 June 1942

Cause of Death:  Accidentally Drowned

Physician:  None

Interred:  Drummond 13 June 1942

Undertaker:  Kenneth Bailey – Sault Ste Marie, Mi

Informant:  Helen Cloudman, mother

Registrar:  Eleanor Seaman 13 June 1942

 

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No. 4

NEWELL, ROBERT MURRAY

white male

Born 13 August 1935 at Sault Ste Marie, Mi.

Age at Death:  6 yrs. 10 mos. 27 days

Father:  Robert Newell born ---

Mother:  Fern Fairchild born at Drummond

Date of Death:  10 June 1942

Cause of Death:  Drowned, accidental

Interred:  Drummond 13 June 1942

Undertaker:  Kenneth Bailey of Sault Ste. Marie

Informant:  Fern Newell, mother

Registrar:  Eleanor Seaman 13 June 1942

 

No. 5

HOOPER, DONNA LEE

white female

Born 9 December 1934 in Detour, Mich.

Age at Death:  7 yrs. 6 mos. 1 day

Father:  David Hooper born in Jackson Cty North Carolina

Mother:  Christie McLeod born at Detour, Mi.

Date of Death:  10 June 1942 at 4 P.M.

Cause of Death:  accidental drowning

Certified by John E. Quinell Coroner Pickford

Interred:  West Detour, Mi. 15 June 1942

Undertaker:  John E. Quinell of Pickford

Informant:  Mrs. David Hooper, mother

Registrar:  Eleanor Seaman 15 June 1942

 

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1943

 

No. 1

HEINONEN, HANNA

white female

Born 22 July 1886 in Finland

Age at Death:  56 yrs. 6 mos. 17 days

Occupation:  wife of Karl Heinonen born in Finland

Father:  --- Packkanen[?] born in Finland

Mother:  --- born ---

Date of Death:  9 February 1943 at 9:45 A.M.

Cause of Death:  Exact cause unknown. Some heart disease. died suddenly

Interred:  Drummond 14 February 1943

Undertaker:  John E. Quinnell of Pickford Mi.

Informant:  Karl Heinonen of Drummond

Registrar:  Eleanor Seaman 25 February 1943

 

No. 2

FISHER, JOHN CROCKER, JR.

white male

Born 11 March 1886 in Beirut, Syria

Age at Death:  51 [sic; 56] yrs. 11 mos. 14 days

Occupation:  Meteorologist - retired

Married (wife Ruth Campbell Fisher)

Father:  John Crocker Fisher born in Warsaw, N.Y.

Mother:  Mary Shaw born in Shandon, Ohio

Date of Death:  25 February 1943 at 11:50 A.M.

Cause of Death:  Exact cause unknown – some heart disease

Certified by John E. Quinell Cty Coroner, Pickford

Interred:  Drummond 27 February 1943

Undertaker:  John E. Quinnell of Pickford

Informant:  Ruth Campbell Fisher Drummond

Registrar:  Eleanor Seaman 1 March 1943

 

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No. 3

LAPOINT, JOHN NORRIS

Indian male

Born February 1852 on Sugar Island, Mich

Age at Death:  91 yrs. 1 mo.

Occupation:  Lumberman

Widowed (wf. Mary Sailor)

Father:  Oliver LaPoint born ---

Mother:  Carrie Flowers born at Soo, Mich.

Date of Death:  18 March 1943 at 3:18 P.M.

Cause of Death:  Age & myocarditis & uremia (2 strokes)

Physician:  T. N. Duncan, M.D. Detour

Interred:  Catholic Cemetery (Drummond) 22 March 1943

Undertaker:  Joe LaPoint of Drummond

Informant:  John LaPoint Jr. of Drummond

Registrar:  Eleanor Seaman 23 March 1943

 

No. 4

TOIVOLA, ANDREW JOHN

white male

Born 25 June 1871 in Truisula, Pitaja, Finland (36 yrs Drummond)

Age at Death:  71 yrs. 7 mos. 28 days

Occupation:  farmer

Widowed (wife Wilhelmina Leeman)

Father:  Abel Venalainen born in Finland

Mother:  --- Henriki born in Finland

Date of Death:  23 February 1943 at 4 A.M.

Cause of Death:  Uraemia / myocarditis / nephritis

Physician:  T. N. Duncan M.D. Detour

Interred:  Finnish Cemetery Johnswood 27 February 1943

Registrar:  Eleanor Seaman 18 May 1943

 

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No. 5

PALMROSE, MATILDE MARIE

white female

Born 10 October 1869 at Resmis, Finland

Age at Death:  73 yrs. 9 mos. 1 day

Occupation:  wife of Charles Palmrose

Father:  --- Johnson born in Finland

Mother:  --- born in Finland

Date of Death:  11 July 1943 at 10:50 P.M.

Cause of Death:  Cardio dilatation /arterio sclerosis

Physician:  T. N. Duncan M.D. Detour

Interred:  Johnswood 14 July 1943

Undertaker:  John E. Quinnell of Pickford

Informant:  Hilma Kemppainen Drummond

Registrar:  Eleanor Seaman 16 July 1943

 

No. 6

TOIVOLA, BETTY ANN

white female

Born 20 September 1943 at 7:58 P.M. Stillborn

Father:  Tapio Toivola born in Michigan

Mother:  Dannelda Miller born in Mich

Cause of Death:  Cord strangulation

Physician:  T. N. Duncan M.D. Detour

Interred:  Drummond 23 September 1943

Informant:  Tapio Toivola

Registrar:  Eleanor Seaman 3 November 1943

 

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1944

 

No. 1

ST. GERMAINE, LENA ROSALINE

Indian female

Born 17 June 1943 at Drummond

Age at Death:  9 mos. 6 days

Father:  Joe St. Germaine born in Mich.

Mother:  Harriet Hartwell born in Mich.

Date of Death:  23 March 1944 at 4 P.M.

Cause of Death:  Pneumonia – Poor nursing

Physician:  T. N. Duncan M.D. Detour

Interred:  Drummond 26 March 1944

Informant:  Joe St. Germaine

Registrar:  Eleanor Seaman 20 May 1944

 

No. 2

GABLE, EDWARD R.

white male

Address:  228 N. Frances, Lansing, Mich.

Born July 1871 at Ithaca, Mich.

Age at Death:  73 yrs. 2 mos.

Occupation:  Carpenter & Painter

Widower (wife Alice F.)

Father:  Daniel S. Gable born in Pennsylvania

Mother:  --- born ---

Date of Death:  18 September 1944 at 2:30 P.M.

Cause of Death:  Exact cause unknown – some heart disease

Physician:  None; Certified by John E. Quinell Coroner Pickford

Interred:  Lansing, Mich. 21 September 1944

Undertaker:  John E. Quinell of Pickford

Informant:  Ivan P. Gable

Registrar:  Eleanor Seaman 30 September 1944

 

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