Schoolcraft County
DEATH RECORDS
1885-1889
 
 
 
To the Hon. Secretary of State of Michigan:
Return of Deaths in the County of Schoolcraft for the year ending December 31st, A. D. 1885
 
Full Name Of
Deceased
Date of
Death
Gen. Race
Marital
Status
Age
Place of
Death
Cause of Death
Birth
Place
Occupa-
tion
Parent's
Names
Parent's
Res.
Date of
Record
William Johnson Unk. 1885 M W Married 83 Thompson Rheumatism N.Y Laborer Unknown Unknown 05/25/1886
John Campbell 05/16/1885 M W Married 50 Thompson Accident Cas. Unk. Laborer Unknown Unknown 05/25/1886
Frank Langley Unk. 1885 M W Single Unk. Thompson Unknown Unk. Laborer Unknown Unknown 05/25/1886
Henry Houl 01/26/1885 M W Single 45 Seney Tp. Frozen Canada Laborer Joseph Houl Unknown 05/07/1886
William John Finn 03/28/1885 W M Single
6
Mos.
Seney Tp. Inflammation of the Bowels Unk.   W. J. Finn Canada 05/07/1886
John Kelley 07/20/1885 W M Single 40 Seney Tp. Excessive Drinking Canada Laborer Unknown Ireland 05/07/1886
George Cook 07/20/1885 W M Single
4
Mos.
Seney Tp. Summer Complaint
Seney
Mich.
  George Cook Canada 05/07/1886
Mary Cook  
Chas.
La Clair
10/12/1885 W M Single 30 Seney Tp.
Cas. Accidently
Killed on Skidway
Canada Laborer
Joseph
La Clair
Alpena
Mich.
05/07/1886
Anthony Joyce 10/13/1885 W M Single 35 Seney Tp
Inflammation of the
Bowels
Canada Laborer Unknown Unknown 05/07/1886
Edward Kennedy 05/05/1885 W M Single
9 Mo.
10 D.
Germfask Unknown
Seney
Mich
 
Thomas
Kennedy
Germfask
Mich.
06/03/1886
Gracy
Kennedy
 
Andrew Periot 11/01/1885 W M Single 76 Manistique
Accidental
Drowning
Canada Farmer Unknown Unknown 06/30/1886
Unknown
 
Dated August 4th 1886.  I hereby certify that the above Return of Deaths is a correct Transcript from Records of this office.  
John Costello, County Clerk
 
 
 
To the Hon. Secretary of State of Michigan:
Return of Deaths in the County of Schoolcraft for the year ending December 31st, A. D. 1886
 
Full Name Of
Deceased
Date of
Death
Gen. Race
Marital
Status
Age
Place Of
Death
Cause Of
Death
Birth
Place
Occupa-
tion
Parent's
Names
Parent's
Res.
Date of
Record
Janice Kneebone 01/06/1886 F W Married
34y
6m
25d
Seney
Mich.
Consumption Canada Housekeeper Unknown Canada 04/19/1887
James A. White 05/31/1886 M W Married
48y
5m
14d
Seney
Mich.
Suicide
Shot
Wisconsin Laborer Unknown Unknown 04/19/1887
James Aspin 06/06/1886 M W Married 30
Seney
Mich.
Killed by Cars Unknown Shoemaker Unknown Unknown 04/19/1887
James Berrie 06/18/1886 M W Single 30
Seney
Mich.
Excessive Drunkness
Dropsy on Brain
Mich. Laborer Unknown Unknown 04/19/1887
Daniel James Dunn 08/24/1886 M W Single
9m
3d
Seney
Mich.
Dropsy on
Brain
Seney
Mich
  Daniel Dunn
Seney
Mich
04/19/1887
Elizabeth
Dunn
Seney
Mich
Mary Kipp 08/28/1886 F W Single
3m
18d
Seney
Mich.
Debility in
Infancy
Seney
Mich
  Warren Kipp
Seney
Mich
04/19/1887
Catherine
Kipp
Seney
Mich
Catherine French 09/25/1886 F W Married 25
Detroit
Mich.
Cancer
Breast
Canada Housewife Unknown Unknown 04/19/1887
George Hager 08/04/1886 M W Single
7m
2d
Seney
Mich
Debility in
Infancy
Seney
Mich
  George Hager Seney Mich 04/19/1887
Jane Hager Seney Mich
Maud Fell 11/17/1886 F W Single
2y
2d
Seney
Mich
Spinal Disease Seney Mich   Samuel Fell Seney Mich 04/19/1887
Jennie Fell Seney Mich
John G. McGinniss 10/25/1886 M W Married 76
Thompson
Tp.
Old Age Ireland Farmer John C. McGinnis Ireland 05/16/1887
Mary McGinnis Ireland
Alvin Carpenter 08/04/1886 M W Married
68y
2d
Thompson
Tp.
Brights
Disease
New York Farmer Unknown Unknown 05/16/1887
Edward Dufor 12/31/1886 M W Single
2m
8d
Thompson
Tp.
Brain Disease Michigan   Joseph Dufor Canada 05/16/1887
Delima Dufor Canada
Murdick McCray 08/13/1886 M W Married 38
Thompson
Tp.
Consumption Atlantic Ocean Laborer Unknown Unknown 05/16/1887
William W.
Widmer Wilson
12/31/1886 M W Single 29d
Thompson
Tp.
Infant
Unknown
Thompson
Tp. Mich
  Daniel Wilson America 05/16/1887
Elizabeth Wilson America
William R.
Brabaron
12/19/1886 M W Single 3m
Thompson
Tp.
Unknown
Thompson
Tp. Mich
  Elbert Brabaron Wisconsin 05/16/1887
Margaret Brabaron Michigan
Orville Pierce 10/20/1886 M W Single
2m
17d
Thompson Tp. Unknown
Thompson
Mich
  Oliver Pierce New York 05/16/1887
Anna Peirce Mich.
Sheppard 02/27/1886 F W Single
1m
10d
Germfask Erisypilis Germfask   Oscar Sheppard Germfask 05/24/1887
Eliza Sheppard Germfask
Allen 09/06/1886 M W Single Unk Hiawatha
Transmatism
from effect of
saw cut in the
leg.  Cas.
Unknown Laborer Unknown Unknown 07/01/1887
Unknown Unknown
Andrew Anderson 07/19/1886 M W Unk Unk Hiawatha
Transmatism
from being
runover by a
carload of lumber
on tramway. Cas.
Do Not
Know but
Think
Sweden
Laborer Unknown Unknown 07/01/1887
Unknown Unknown
Lendwher 02/16/1886 M W   0d Hiawatha Still-Born Michigan   August Lendwher Hiawatha 07/01/1887
Tenice Lendwher "
John Hurd Unknown M W   0d Hiawatha Still-Born "   Styles Hurd Manistique 07/09/1887
Laura Hurd "
 
Dated July 8th, 1887.  I hereby certify that the above Return of Deaths is a correct Transcript from records of this office.
John Costello, County Clerk
 
 
 
To the Hon. Secretary of State of Michigan:
Return of Deaths in the County of Schoolcraft for the year ending December 31st, A. D. 1887
 
Full Name Of
Deceased
Date of
Death
Gen. Race
Marital
Status
Age
Place Of
Death
Cause Of
Death
Birth
Place
Occupa-
tion
Parent's
Names
Parent's
Res.
Date of
Record
John McCauley 01/22/1887 M W Single 52 Seney Mich Congestion Lung Canada Laborer Not Known Not known 04/25/1888
" "
John Brown 02/22/1887 M W Single 34 Seney Mich Consumption Saginaw Mich Laborer Not Known Not Known 04/25/1888
" "
Frederick Mulligan 02/24/1887 M W Single 26 Seney Mich Hemorrhage Lungs New York Saloon Not Known Not Known 04/25/1888
" "
John Condon 04/08/1887 M W Single 28 Seney Mich Hemorrhage Lungs Canada Laborer Not Known Not Known 04/25/1888
" "
Patrick Grant 04/14/1887 M W Single 50 Seney Mich Excessive Drinking Europe Laborer Not Known Not Known 04/25/1888
" "
Bernard Carney 04/17/1887 M W Single 34 Seney Mich
Congestion Lungs Excessive
Use of Whiskey
Michigan Laborer Not Known Not Known 04/25/1888
" "
Raffael Bruns 06/17/1887 M W Married 31 Thompson Murdered Italy Laborer Unknown Unknown 05/11/1888
" "
Phoebe Hinkson 04/19/1887 F W Married 19 Thompson Child bed Michigan Housewife Joseph Severs Thompson, Mich 05/22/1888
Severs "
John Kotchin 07/20/1887 M W Single 3 Mo Manistique Unknown Manistique, Mich   Michael Kotchin Manistique, Mich 05/22/1888
Nancy Kotchin "
Helen Paulson 02/18/1887 F W Single 6 Mo Manistique Lung Disease Manistique, Mich   Peter Paulson Manistique, Mich 05/22/1888
Clara Paulson "
Thomas Hogue 02/02/1887 M W Single 7 d Manistique Unknown Manistique, Mich   Thomas Hogue Manistique, Mich 05/22/1888
Bertha Hogue "
Fredrica Johnson 03/06/1887 F W Married 46 Manistique Unknown Sweden Housewife Unknown Unknown 05/22/1888
" "
Olga Johnson 08/18/1887 F W Single 2 Mo Manistique Unknown Manistique   Charles Larsen Manistique, Mich 05/22/1888
Minnie Larsen "
Tilla Depotty 05/21/1887 F W Single 6 Mo Manistique Whooping Cough Manistique, Mich   Al Depotty Manistique, Mich 05/22/1888
Kate Depotty "
Leslie W. Lowis 06/28/1887 F W Single
11
Mo
Manistique Efusion of Brain Manistique, Mich   J. B. Lowis Manistique, Mich 05/22/1888
Alice Lowis "
David Condon 08/06/1887 M W Married 28 Germfask Brights Disease of the Kidneys Canada Laborer Unknown Montreal Canada 07/07/1888
"  
Charlotta Grant 06/14/1887 F W Single 5 Germfask Bronchits Mich   John Grant Germfask, Mich 07/07/1888
Susan Grant "
Duncan Campbell 05/10/1887 M W Married 48 Germfask Pneumonia Canada Laborer Unknown Unknown 07/07/1888
" "
 
Dated Sept. 24th, 1888.  I hereby certify that the above Return of Deaths is a correct Transcript from records of this office.
John Costello, County Clerk
 
 
 
To the Hon. Secretary of State of Michigan:
Return of Deaths in the County of Schoolcraft for the year ending December 31st, A. D. 1888
 
Full Name Of
Deceased
Date of
Death
Gen. Race
Marital
Status
Age
Place Of
Death
Cause Of
Death
Birth
Place
Occupa-
tion
Parent's
Names
Parent's
Res.
Date of
Record
Michael Conway 03/11/1888 M W Single 42 Seney Killed by Cars Foreign Laborer Unknown Unknown 04/22/1889
James McGrath 04/06/1888 M W Single 38 Seney Killed by Cars Foreign Farmer Unknown Unknown 04/22/1889
John Liston 04/23/1888 M W Single 34 Seney
Hemorrhage of
Lungs (Whiskey)
Foreign Laborer Unknown Unknown 04/22/1889
Maxwell Wheeler 09/18/1888 M W Single 8 Seney Intermittent Fever Michigan Child James B. Wheeler Seney Mich. 04/22/1889
Elizabeth E. Wheeler Seney Mich.
James Dodds 10/21/1888 M W Single 48 Seney Excessive Drinking (Whiskey) Foreign Laborer Unknown Unknown 04/22/1889
Logan 07/25/88 M W   0d Seney Still born Seney   Hugh Logan Seney Mich. 04/22/1889
Hannah Logan Seney Mich.
Loyd W. Simons 06/17/1888 M W Widower 85 Germfask Old Age York State   Unknown New York 05/02/1889
Unknown "
Hattie M. Casemore 12/13/1888 F W  
2y
8m
Hiawatha Cerebro/spinal fever Huron Co. Canada   William B. Casemore Hiawatha Twp. Mich. 05/28/1889
Harriet Casemore
Eva Johnson 08/21/1888 F W Single 21 Hiawatha Abdominal Fever Sweden None L. M. Johnson Hiawatha 05/28/1889
Johanna Johnson
William R. Christensen 09/16/1888 M W   2m Hiawatha Cholera Infantum Hiawatha   James Christensen Hiawatha 05/28/1889
Signa Christensen
Lizzie Muther 09/12/1888 F W   4m Hiawatha Cholera Infantum Hiawatha   Joseph Muther Hiawatha 05/28/1889
Harriet Muther
Rosie Matise 01/01/1888 F W   11 Hiawatha Typhoid Fever Switzerland   Joseph Matise Hiawatha 05/28/1889
Louisa Matise
McDonald 08/14/1888 M W   0d Hiawatha Still-born Hiawatha   Archie McDonald Hiawatha 05/28/1889
Mary McDonald
Alenzie L. Young 09/15/1888 M W  
9y
8m
Hiawatha Scarlet fever Port Huron Mich.   Henry Young Hiawatha 05/28/1889
Clara Young
Nelson Daley 06/21/1888 M W   20 Hiawatha Accidental Drowning New York   George W. Daley Lindley N. Y. 05/28/1889
Unknown
Joseph Guerin 10/01/1888 M W   6 Hiawatha Diptheria Hiawatha   Moses Guerin Hiawatha 05/28/1889
Sophia Guerin
Grels Ness 04/17/1888 M W Married 63 Hiawatha Unknown Sweden   Unknown Sweden 05/28/1889
Unknown
Pateen Norgesick 06/23/1888 F I Single 18 Hiawatha Unknown Michigan   Unknown   05/28/1889
Unknown
Geshgakwa High 11/13/1888 F I Single 20 Hiawatha Unknown Michigan   Peter High   05/28/1889
Unknown
Anna Wertin 07/18/1888 F W  
3m
3d
Manistique Summer-Complaint Michigan Child Joseph Wertin Manistique Mich. 06/07/1889
Andrena Wertin
Eliza Burdett 09/20/1888 F W Married 34 Manistique Inflamation Canada Housewife Ephriam McCollough Manistique Mich. 06/07/1889
Margaret McCollough
Anna Snyder 07/09/1888 F W  
2m
18d
Manistique Cholera Infantum Michigan Child Matt Snyder Manistique Mich. 06/07/1889
Mary Snyder
Baby Fowler 08/16/1888 M W  
9m
8d
Manistique Brain Fever Michigan Child Frederick Fowler Manistique Mich. 06/07/1889
Anna Fowler
Martha Norberg 01/20/1888 F W Married
28y
7m
25d
Manistique Consumption Sweden Housewife   Tioga Co. Pa. 06/07/1889
  Tioga Co. Pa.
William Richards 03/05/1888 M W Single 17 Harrison Brain Fever So. Manistique Mich   Peter Richards So. Manistique Mich. 05/27/1889
Jennie Richards
Mary May Cline March 1888 F W Single 1 Harrison Brain Fever So. Manistique Mich.   Orin Cline So. Manistique Mich. 05/27/1889
Julia Cline
McGraw 04/02/1888 U W Single 0d Harrison Still-born So. Manistique Mich.   John McGraw So. Manistique Mich. 05/27/1889
Nellie McGraw
Alex Bishop 06/18/1888 M W Single 7m Harrison Dropsy on Brain So. Manistique Mich.   Joseph Bishop So. Manistique Mich. 05/27/1889
Nellie Bishop
William Curley 11/26/1888 M W Single 20d Harrison Spine Disease So. Manistique Mich.   Patrick Curley So. Manistique Mich. 05/27/1889
Margaret Curley
Crandall 09/15/1888 M W   0d Germfask Still-born Michigan   Chas. Crandall Germfask 05/02/1889
Estella  "
Knaggs 10/02/1888 M W   0d Germfask "      " Michigan   Hezekiah Knaggs Germfask 05/02/1889
Ellen Knaggs
 
Dated Sept. 1st, 1889.  I hereby certify that the above Return of Deaths is a correct Transcript from records of this office.
John Costello, County Clerk
 
 
 
To the Hon. Secretary of State of Michigan:
Return of Deaths in the County of Schoolcraft for the year ending December 31st, A. D. 1889.
 
Full Name Of
Deceased
Date of
Death
Gen. Race
Marital
Status
Age
Place Of
Death
Cause Of
Death
Birth
Place
Occupa-
tion
Parent's
Names
Parent's
Res.
Date of
Record
George Ryan 01/17/1889 M W Married 40 Seney Mich
Hemorrhage of Lungs
Heavy Drinking
Whiskey
Canada Cook Unknown Unknown 05/8/1890
William H. Miller 02/22/1889 M W Married 51 Seney Mich Congestion of Lungs Canada Bookeeper Unknown Unknown 05/8/1890
Mathew Ray 03/10/1889 M W Married 44 Seney Mich Consumption Canada Laborer Unknown Unknown 05/8/1890
Malcolm Wheeler 05/18/1889 M W Single 3 Seney Mich   Michigan   Calvin S. Wheeler Seney Mich 05/8/1890
Adilade Wheeler "       "
Edna Chisholm 05/01/1889 F W Single 7d Seney Mich Debility in Infancy Michigan   Daniel Chisholm Seney Mich 05/8/1890
Francis Chisholm "       "
Charles French 09/03/1889 M W Single
13y
4m
16d
Germfask
Mich
Accident Michigan   William W. French Germfask Mich 05/17/1890
Sarah E. French "       "
Ida Gertrude Grant 09/26/1889 F W Single 10m Germfask Unknown Michigan   John Grant Germfask Mich 05/17/1890
Susie Grant "       "
Ida Stauffer 09/08/1889 F W Single 11d Germfask
No particular or
specific disease
Michigan   Isearal Stauffer Germfask Mich 05/17/1890
Jane Stauffer "       "
Daniel McCahley 12/08/1889 M W Married 26 Manistique Drowning Ireland Laborer Could not learn Could not learn 06/07/1890
Joseph Neumier 05/03/1889 M W  
3y
6m
South
Manistique
Drowning Germany   John Neumier South Manistique 06/07/1890
Cassey Neumier "       "
Bessie Richard 11/06/1889 F W   6m
South
Manistique
Unknown Michigan   Peter Richard
Ouebeck
Canada
06/07/1880
Jennie Richard
Arthur Lavay 05/06/1889 M W  
2m
15d
South
Manistique
Unknown
So.
Manistique
Mich.
  Arthur Lavay Canada 06/07/1890
Bennie Lavay "  "
Lisa Akerholm 12/23/1889 F W Single 22 Hiawatha Consumption
Finland
Europe
  Isac Akerholm Hiawatha Mich 07/01/1890
Brita    " " "                 "
Mana Lundell 01/04/1889 F W Single 4d Hiawatha Unknown
Hiawatha
Mich
  Simon Lundell Hiawatha Mich 07/01/1890
Brita       " " "                 "
Edith Nelson 08/10/1889 F W Single 5m Hiawatha Cholera Infantum
Hiawatha
Mich
  Peter Nelson Hiawatha Mich 07/01/1890
Annie Nelson "                 "
Roy Christensen 09/19/1889 M W Single 9m Hiawatha Cholera Infantum
Hiawatha
Mich
  James Christensen Hiawatha Mich 07/01/1890
Eusina Christensen "                "
Samuel Matson 10/04/1889 M W Single
7m
4d
Hiawatha Cholera Infantum
Hiawatha
Mich
  Gust Matson Hiawatha Mich 07/01/1890
Kajea  "   " "                "
Charles Anderson 09/01/1889 M W Single
1y
2m
6d
Hiawatha Unknown
Hiawatha
Mich
  Gotfrine Anderson Hiawatha Mich 07/01/1890
Amanda  "     " "                  "
Mary Smith 03/03/1889 F W Married 58 Hiawatha
Valvular Heart
Disease
New York Housewife Jenold Reynold New York 07/01/1890
Sophona    "     " "         "
Albert Ashford 08/19/1889 F W   9m Hiawatha Cholera Infantum
Hiawatha
Mich
  Edmund Ashford Hiawatha Mich 07/01/1890
Carrie  "   " "                 "
Hannah Mosher 12/29/1889 F W Married
21y
7m
Thompson Blood Poisoning Thompson   Andrew Bigger Canada 0710/1890
Mary Ann Bigger
Chester Smith 02/24/1889 M W Single
3m
21d
Thompson Congestion Lung Thompson   Daniel Smith Michigan 07/10/1890
Carrie Smith "
Pearl Starker 09/18/1889 F W Single
1y
1m
5d
Thompson Cholera Infantum Thompson   John Starks   07/10/1890
Archie Fydell 06/05/1889 M W Single 9 Manistique Diptheria Canada   Francis Fydell Manistique 09/02/1890
William J. Fydell 07/10/1889 M W Single 7 Manistique Diptheria Canada   Francis Fydell Manistique 09/02/1890
Francis Fydell 08/07/1889 M W Single 5 Manistique Diptheria Canada   Francis Fydell Manistique 09/02/1890
D. W. Lewis 08/06/1889 M W Married 38 Manistique Consumption Pensylvania Carpenter     09/02/1890
Thomas Hogue 08/20/1889 M W Married 37 Manistique Consumption New York Saloon Keeper Thomas Hogue New York 09/02/1890
A. Walrath 09/11/1889 M W Single 18 Manistique Drowned Unknown Laborer      
Alvin Wood 09/12/1889 M W Single 10 Manistique Diptheria Michigan   Alvin Wood Michigan 09/02/1890
Paddy McGraw 10/29/1889 M W Single 8 Manistique Shot Michigan   Louis McGraw Canada 09/02/1890
Mrs. James Vastbinder 10/27/1889 F W Married 42 Manistique Cancer New York Housewife     09/02/1890
Wm Ramsey 03/25/1889 M W   3 Manistique Croup Michigan   Wm Ramsey Canada 09/02/1890
Mrs. Kate Orr 03/03/1889 F W Married 34 Manistique Gripper Michigan Housewife     09/02/1890
Edwin Ekdahl 12/06/1889 M W   0d Hiawatha Stillborn Michigan   John Ekdahl Manistique 07/01/1890
Christina  " " "     "
 
Dated Sept. 25th, 1890.  I hereby certify that the above Return of Deaths is a correct Transcript from records of this office.
John Costello, County Clerk