Death Certificates of Finns in Grays Harbor County, Washington, 1907-1947


As contained in microfilm files of the Family History Center at Vancouver, Washington. Excerpted by Merle A. Reinikka.


[1907 - 1910] [1911 - 1914] [1915 - 1918] [1919 - 1922] [1923 - 1926] [1927 - 1930] [1931 - 1934] [1935 - 1938] [1939 - 1943] [1944 - 1947]


1907

ERIKSON, TERTTU LINEA -- Born July 4, 1907, Aberdeen, Wash. Died July 28, 1907, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: peritonitis. Father: Matt Erikson. Mother: Emma. Burial July 29, 1907, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
HILL, TRIVE ANNA -- Age 2 yrs. 8 mos.; born in Minnesota. Died Aug. 10, 1907, Hoquiam, Wash. Cause of death: membranous croupe. Father: W. Hill. Burial Aug. 10, 1907, Hoquiam, Wash.
MOISALA, SARAKIAS -- Age about 35, born Northern Finland. Died Aug. 11, 1907, St. Joseph's Hospital, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: acute alcoholism. Usual residence: "Stayed in saloons." Burial Aug. 13, 1907, Aberdeen, Wash.
HAKOLA, MARY E. -- Age 7, born Hoquiam, Wash. Died Aug. 13, 1907, Hoquiam, Wash. Cause of death: diptheria. Father: Gus Hakola. Burial Aug. 18, 1907, Hoquiam, Wash.
KAUPPI, ELMA ETITA -- Age 7 yrs. 22 days, born South Aberdeen, Wash. Died Aug. 14, 1907, South Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: ileolitis following measles. Father: Charles Kauppi. Mother: Lutia. Burial Aug. 15, 1907, Aberdeen, Wash.
ERICKSON, IVAN -- Born January 8, 1907, Aberdeen, Wash. Died Aug. 16, 1907, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: pneumonia. Father: John E. Erickson. Mother: Katie Cri___mes (b. Yamhill, Ore.). Burial Aug. 17, 1907, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
ANDERSON, JOHN -- Age 29, born 1878, Finland. Died Aug. 1907, Hoquiam General Hospital, Hoquiam, Wash. Cause of death: pneumonia. Sailor. Burial Aug. 19, 1907, Hoquiam, Wash.
ERICKSON, EMMA -- Age 19, born in Finland. Died Aug. 28, 1907, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: puerperal infection. Wife of Matt Erickson. Father: Luodo. Burial Aug. 31, 1907, Beardsley Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
SUNDELIN, ROBERT -- Age 44, born in Finland. Died Aug. 30, 1907, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: blood poisoning. Married. Laborer. Father: John Sundelin. Burial Sept. 1, 1907, Aberdeen, Wash.
CORBETT, BABY -- Stillborn September 1 or 2, 1907, Aberdeen, Wash. Father: John Corbett. Mother: Annie. Burial Sept. 2, 1907, Beardsley Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
LEHTINEN, KSENJA -- Age 2 yrs, 2 mos., born Vancouver, Wash. Died Sept. 3, 1907, Hoquiam, Wash. Cause of death: cholera infantum. Father: Antone Lehtinen. Mother: Mary. Burial Sept. 4, 1907, Hoquiam, Wash.
MACKINEN, JOE -- Born November 1874 in Finland. Died Sept. 4, 1907, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: fell 50 feet into a newly-dug well, fracturing skull. Married. Well-digger. Father: John Mackinen. Mother: Annie Toomeli. Burial Sept. 6, 1907, Aberdeen, Wash.
MACKINEN, ANNIE -- Born May 23, 1906, Washington. Died Sept. 9, 1907, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: cholera infantum. Father: Joe Mackinen. Mother: Sophie. Burial Sept. 11, 1907, Aberdeen, Wash.
GUSTAFSON, ALBINA -- Born July 9, 1906, Washington. Died Sept. 17, 1907, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: cholera infantum. Father: Gus Gustafson. Mother: Marie Harquist. Burial Sept. 18, 1907, Aberdeen, Wash.
RADY, ANDREW OLVE -- Born March 20, 1903, Minnesota. Died Oct. 5, 1907, South Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: pneumonia; malnutrition. Father: Andrew Rady. Mother: Ida. Burial Sept. 18, 1907, Aberdeen, Wash.
ENBOM, DANIEL -- Born January 8, 1890, Finland. Died Oct. 7, 1907, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: tuberculosis. Father: John W. Enbom. Mother: Frederica C. Burial Oct. 10, 1907, Beardsley Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
KALLUNKI, INFANT -- Born September 24, 1907, Aberdeen, Wash. Died Oct. 8, 1907, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: cholera infantum. Father: Andrew Kallunki. Mother: Mary. Informant: Pearl Kallunki. Burial Oct. 10, 1907, Aberdeen, Wash.
MATSON, EMIL W. -- Age about 33, born in Finland. Died Oct. 21, 1907, Elma, Wash. Cause of death: was caught between two logs while working in logging camp. Single. Ship carpenter. Usual residence Satsop, Wash. Informant: John Lahti, Satsop, Wash. Burial Oct. 22, 1907, Elma, Wash.
PETERSON, GUS -- Age 34, born in Finland. Died Nov. 20, 1907, Hoquiam, Wash. Cause of death; suicide while recovering from a protracted spree. Single. Logger. Burial Nov. 23, 1907, Hoquiam, Wash.
SPRINGER, PAUL KARLEN -- Born December 12, 1905, Aberdeen, Wash. Died Sept. 12, 1907, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: cholera infantum; broncho-pneumonia. Father: Nicholas Springer. Mother: Alma Laida (b. California). Burial Sept. 10, 1907, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.

 

1908

BRANFORD, ELMA ALISA -- Born November 5, 1905, Washington. Died Jan. 5, 1908, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: accidental drowning. Father: John Branford. Mother: Eliza. Burial Jan. 7, 1908, Aberdeen, Wash.
MAHONEN, WILLIAM -- Born June 12, 1907, Aberdeen, Wash. Died Feb. 24, 1908, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: ileocolitis. Father: Adam Mahonen. Mother: Emma. Burial Feb. 26, 1908, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
LEIDAS, EINER -- Born January 9, 1908, Aberdeen, Wash. Died March 13, 1908, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: cholera infantum. Father: Henry Leidas. Mother: Sophia. Burial March 15, 1908, Aberdeen, Wash.
ERICKSON, INFANT -- Female child born and died March 22, 1908, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: premature birth. Father: John E. Erickson. Mother: Katie Cremmers (b. Oregon). Burial March 25, 1908, Aberdeen, Wash.
KANGAS, INFANT -- Female child stillborn April 10, 1908, Aberdeen, Wash. Father: John Kangas. Mother: Sophia Mickinen. Burial Apr. 12, 1908, Aberdeen, Wash.
LASSILA, ELI -- Born September 1885, San Francisco, California. Died Apr. 24, 1908, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: hemorrhage of the lungs. Single. Logger. Father: Henry Lassila. Mother: Mary. Burial Apr. 30, 1908, Astoria, Ore.
HUOTARI, MATILDA -- Born January 21, 1878, Finland. Died May 22, 1908, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: peritonitis and septicemia caused by incomplete abortion occurring 4 weeks ago. Wife of Charles Huotari, Aberdeen, Wash. Father: Peter Western. Mother: Elizabeth. Burial May 28, 1908, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
RENFORCE, GUS -- Age 45, born in Finland. Died June 18, 1908, Hoquiam, Wash. Cause of death: chronic alcoholism. Single. Porter. Burial June 20, 1908, Hoquiam, Wash.
JOHANSON, GUS -- Age 40, born in Finland. Died June 20, 1908, Hoquiam, Wash. Cause of death: obstruction of bowels. Single. Sailor onboard Steamer Carmel. Burial June 22, 1908, Hoquiam, Wash.
BACKMAN, G.A. -- Born 1888 in Finland. Died Aug. 20, 1908, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: drowned. Single. Sailor. Burial Aug. 26, 1908, Aberdeen, Wash.
BROMAN, CARL -- Age 32, born in Finland. Died Aug. 29, 1908, Hoquiam, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral tuberculosis. Married. Logger. Father: Johannes Broman. Mother: Minnie Rouse. Burial Sept. 1, 1908, Hoquiam, Wash.
JOHNSON, ALFRED -- Age 50, born in Finland. Died Sept. 23, 1908, Hoquiam, Wash. Cause of death: boat capsized; drowned in Grays Harbor. Widowed. Fisherman. Father: Johnson. Burial Sept. 27, 1908, Hoquiam, Wash.
LAHDE, CHARLES -- Born July 26, 1906, Aberdeen, Wash. Died Sept. 28, 1908, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: accidental drowning. Father: Teodor Lahde. Burial Sept. 30, 1908, Aberdeen, Wash.
EKLUND, ARVID -- Age 6 mos., 19 days, born in Washington. Died Oct. 15, 1908, Hoquiam, Wash. Cause of death: pneumonia. Father: Matt Eklund. Mother: Johanna Nyberg. Burial at Hoquiam, Wash.
KANERVA, ANNA H. -- Born October 12, 1907, Washington. Died Oct. 21, 1908, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: cholera infantum. Father: Henry Kanerva. Mother: Anna Rankainen. Burial Oct. 22, 1908, Aberdeen, Wash.
HEPATA, ALFRED -- Born July 8, 1900, Finland. Died Oct. 24, 1908, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: drowned in slough. Father: Alfred Hepata. Mother: Aurelia Salmela. Burial Oct. 20, 1908, Aberdeen, Wash.
JOHNSON, OSCAR -- Born 1860 in Finland. Died Nov. 1, 1908, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary hemorrhage. Single. Porter. Burial Nov. 4, 1908, Aberdeen, Wash.
KAUPPINEN, SAIMA SUSANNA -- Born August 17, 1908, Aberdeen, Wash. Died Nov. 16, 1908, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: actue carrhal gastritis. Father: William Kauppinen. Mother: Lisi Kauppinen. Burial Nov. 20, 1908, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
JOHNSON, JOHN -- Age about 50, born in Finland. Died Nov. 16, 1908, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis. Single. Porter. Burial Nov. 18, 1908, Aberdeen, Wash.
ROSKY, ELIZABETH -- Age 36, born in Michigan. Died Nov. 22, 1908, Hoquiam, Wash. Cause of death: septicemia. Married. Father: Peter Evasko. Mother (b. Norway). Burial at Hoquiam, Wash.
SIMI, MATT -- Born 1865 in Finland. Died Dec. 25, 1908, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: accidental drowning. Single. Sailor. Burial Feb. 6, 1909, Aberdeen, Wash.

 

1909

BOOME, EMIL -- Born 1865 in Finland. Died Feb. 6, 1909, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: appendicitis. Single. Laborer. Burial Feb. 9, 1909, Aberdeen, Wash.
SIMPOLA, ELLEN -- Age 2 yrs. 5 mos. 20 days, born in Washington. Died Feb. 16, 1909, Hoquiam, Wash. Cause of death: burn. Father: Jack Simpola. Mother: Hellen Bensea. Burial Feb. 18, 1909, Hoquiam, Wash.
WEIS, ISAAC -- Age 20, born in Finland. Died Feb. 26, 1909, Hoquiam, Wash. Cause of death: consumption. Single. Logger. Father: Herman Weis. Burial Feb. 28, 1909, Hoquiam, Wash.
SIPILA, TYKO -- Born May 26, 1908, Aberdeen, Wash. Died March 10, 1909, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: strangulated hernia. Father: Charles Sipila. Mother: Amanda Sipila. Burial March 13, 1909, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
LATVA, FINA -- Born April 25, 1880, Finland. Died March 11, 1909, Hoquiam, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis; paralysis. Wife of Mat Latva. Father: Henderson. Burial March 14, 1909, Hoquiam Cemetery, Hoquiam, Wash.
HIETALA, VERTTI -- Age 26, born in Finland. Died March 30, 1909, Hoquiam, Wash. Cause of death: drowned in Grays Harbor. Single. Laborer. Burial Apr. 3, 1909, Aberdeen, Wash.
KOSKINEN, TOIVO -- Age 36 yrs, 11 mos. 26 days, born in Finland. Died May 8, 1909, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: aortic insufficiency. Single. Laborer. Burial May 10, 1909, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
ANDERSON, BABY -- Female child stillborn December 31, 1909, Aberdeen, Wash. Father: Charles Anderson. Mother: Matilda. Burial Jan. 1, 1910, Aberdeen, Wash.

 

1910

LIUKKA, EVA -- Born August 4, 1853, Finland. Died Jan. 24, 1910, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: nephritis. Married. Informant: Anna Huotari, Aberdeen, Wash. Burial Jan. 27, 1910, Aberdeen, Wash.
SUNDBERG, MARY -- Born January 1, 1882, Finland. Died Feb. 15, 1910, Hoquiam, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis and tubercular ulcer of throat. Single. Laborer. Father: John Sundberg. Mother: Mary Jacobson. Burial Feb. 17, 1910, Hoquiam, Wash.
JOHNSON, ISAAC -- Born 1874 in Finland. Died March 7, 1910, Montesano, Wash. Cause of death: crushed by falling log. Single. Logger. Burial March 9, 1910, Wynoochee Cemetery, Wynoochee, Wash.
HARRISON, CHARLES -- Age 42, born in Finland. Died March 8, 1910, Hoquiam, Wash. Cause of death: suicide by cutting throat with razor. Single. Logger. Burial March 14, 1910, Hoquiam, Wash.
LINDGREN, ILE -- Born March 15, 1909, Washington. Died March 15, 1910, Hoquiam, Wash. Cause of death: toxemia; gastric enteritis. Father: Andrew Lindgren. Mother: Lilly Macke. Burial March 16, 1910, Hoquiam, Wash.
JOHNSON, INFANT -- Male child stillborn March 15, 1910, Aberdeen, Wash. Father: Frank Johnson. Mother: Mary Nylander. Burial March 21, 1910, Aberdeen, Wash.
KAHALA, JOHN EDWARD -- Born February 8, 1884, Finland. Died March 21, 1910, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary hemorrhage; pulmonary tuberculosis. Single. Mill hand. Father: Emanuel Kahala. Mother: Sanna Kartano. Burial March 27, 1910, Aberdeen, Wash.
SIERMALA, TUOMAS -- Age 24, born in Finland. Died March 29, 1910, Hoquiam, Wash. Cause of death: drowning. Single. Laborer. Father: Tuomas Siermala. Burial Apr. 1, 1910, Hoquiam, Wash.
ERICKSON, INFANT -- Male child stillborn April 11, 1910, Aberdeen, Wash. Father: Antone Erickson. Mother: Velma Hakama. Informant: Hellen Kosonen. Burial Apr. 13, 1910, Aberdeen, Wash.
HOLPPA, MAT -- Age 35, born in Finland. Died May 1, 1910, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral abscess; chronic mastoiditis. Married. Bartender. Father: Peter Holppa. Informant: William Holpa, Aberdeen, Wash. Burial May 3, 1910, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
HIMANGO, MATT GUST -- Born November 11, 1909, Aberdeen, Wash. Died May 12, 1910, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: convulsions. Father: Erick Himango. Mother: Jennie Puuse. Burial May 23, 1910, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
ERICKSON, BABY -- Born and died May 18, 1910, Hoquiam, Wash. Cause of death: eclampsia. Father: John Erickson. Mother: Vera Lasmatta. Burial May 19, 1910, Hoquiam, Wash.
ESSELSTROM, FLORENCE -- Born December 1900, Michigan. Died May 28, 1910, Hoquiam, Wash. Cause of death: endocarditis. Father: John Esselstrom. Mother: Mary Higman. Burial at Hoquiam Cemetery, Hoquiam, Wash.
JOHNSON, JOHN -- Age 48, born in Finland. Died June 14, 1910, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis. Laborer. Burial June 17, 1910, Aberdeen, Wash.
ENGSTROM, JOHN -- Age 28, born in Finland. Died July 1, 1910, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: peritonitis induced by kick of horse. Single. Baker. Father: C.L. Engstrom. Mother: Mary Sundquist. Burial July 3, 1910, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
VALLEN, CHARLES -- Age 38, born in Finland. Died July 10, 1910, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis. Single. Sawmill man. Father: Henry Vallen. Burial July 11, 1910, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
JUNTTILA, JOHN -- Born July 1877 in Finland. Died July 28, 1910, Hoquiam, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis. Married. Laborer. Father: John Junttila. Burial July 20, 1910, Hoquiam, Wash.
BRUMFORD, MABEL -- Born December 17, 1909, Aberdeen, Wash. Died July 28, 1910, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: paralysis. Father: John Brumford. Mother: Lena A_______ (b. Aberdeen, Wash.). Burial July 31, 1910, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
HILL, JOHN -- Age 37, born in Finland. Died Aug. 4, 1910, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: crushed, run over by logging train. Single. Laborer. Father: John Hietala. Burial Aug. 7, 1910, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
NEIMI, CHARLES -- Born February 8, 1873, Finland. Died Dec. 29, 1910, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis. Married. Laborer. Burial Jan. 1, 1911, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.

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