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]


1923

HEIKKILA, ERIC S. -- Born August 10, 1857, Finland. Died Jan. 11, 1923, Aberdeen General Hospital, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: acute gastro-enteritis. Husband of Sophia. Common laborer, O.W.R. & N. Railroad. Father: Saul Heikkila. Informant: Saul Heikkila, Cosmopolis, Wash. Burial Jan. 13, 1923, Cosmopolis, Wash.
HANNILA, HENRY -- Age 72, born in Finland. Died Jan. 21, 1923, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: acute lymphangitis right arm; chronic nephritis. Married. Retired. Father: Henry Hannila. Burial Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
KOPAKKA, HENRY RAYMOND -- Born November 17, 1917, Brantwood, Wisconsin. Died Feb. 5, 1923, Aberdeen General Hospital, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis. Father: Mike Kopakka. Mother: Hilma Harju. Burial Feb. 8, 1923, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
PETERSON, ENGRID LANIER -- Born November 17, 1910, Finland. Died Feb. 25, 1923, Hoquiam, Wash. Cause of death: abscess of kidneys; severe peritonitis. Father: Matt Peterson. Mother: Mary Knoll. Burial March 3, 1923, Hoquiam, Wash.
MATSON, EDITH CHARLOTTE -- Born January 6, 1900, Finland. Died March 5, 1923, Hoquiam, Wash. Cause of death: bronchial pneumonia; manic depressive insanity. Single. Father: Abraham Matson. Mother: Charlotte Svenlan. Burial March 6, 1923, Wynoochee Cemetery.
HOOK, WILLIAM -- Born September 14, 1913, Oregon. Died March 8, 1923, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: accidental drowning. School boy. Father: Emil Hook. Mother: Hilja Tanskila. Burial March 11, 1923, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
SOLKI, MIKE -- Age 63, born in Finland. Died March 9, 1923, Oakville, near Independence, Wash. Cause of death: accidental drowning. Single. Informant: John Rutamaki, Rochester, Wash. Burial March 22, 1923, Independence, Wash.
SODERBACK, ERICK -- Born September 7, 1860, Finland. Died March 10, 1923, Oakville, Wash. Cause of death: accidental drowning. Husband of Hannah. Rancher. Informant: Erick Soderback, Seattle, Wash. Burial Apr. 11, 1923, Seattle, Wash.
KAARTINEN, SIBBO -- Born April 1880 in Finland. Died March 28, 1923, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: mitral regurgitation; chronic endocarditis. Single. Planerman in sawmill. Father: John Kaartinen. Mother: Katrina Hakana. Informant: Pavo Kaartinen. Burial March 31, 1923, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
JUTH, MATT -- Born September 17, 1857, Finland. Died Apr. 8, 1923, Hoquiam General Hospital, Hoquiam, Wash. Cause of death: chronic interstitial nephritis. Single. Laborer. Father: Jones Juth. Mother: Margret Gabrelson. Informant: William Juth, Hoquiam, Wash. Burial Apr. 10, 1923, Hoquiam, Wash.
HUKARI, JOHN -- Age about 62, born in Finland. Died Apr. 12, 1923, St. Joseph Hospital, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: intestinal cancer. Single. Laborer. Usual residence Hoquiam, Wash. Father: Alex Hukari. Mother: Mariana Kopsola. Informant: Oscar Hukari, Hood River, Ore. Burial Apr. 14, 1923, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
PROUT, RICHARD -- Age 82, born in Finland. Died Apr. 20, 1923, Aberdeen General Hospital, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: senility; mitral insufficiency. Single. Retired farmer. Informant: Elmer Prout, Portland, Ore. Burial Apr. 23, 1923, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
UITTO, JOHN -- Born Septembr 17, 1879, Finland. Died Apr. 27, 1923, St. Joseph Hospital, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis. Husband of Amelia. Longshoreman, Grays Harbor Stevedore Co. Father: John Uitto. Mother: Mary Yiro. Burial Apr. 20, 1923, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
PAKOLLA, OTTO BACK -- Age about 36, born about 1887 in Finland. Died May 5, 1923, St. John Hospital, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: accidental fracture and dislocation of cervical vertebrae. Single. Proprietor, lunch counter. Burial May 10, 1923, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
RANTA, S. -- Age 64, born in Finland. Died May 11, 1923, Montesano, Wash. Cause of death: valvular heart lesion; bronchial asthma. Burial May 12, 1923, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
PAUNI, MATT -- Age 45, born in Finland. Died May 19, 1923, Hoquiam, Wash. Cause of death: epidemic encephalitis. Single. Mill worker, Northwest Lumber Co. Father: M. Paunie. Burial May 27, 1923, Hoquiam, Wash.
LINNA, ONNI JOHN -- Born December 24, 1886, Finland. Died May 21, 1923, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: syphilis of liver. Single. Common laborer, copper mine. Usual residence Butte, Montana. Father: Alexander Linna. Mother: Rose Tuurala. Informant: William Linna, Aberdeen, Wash. Burial May 27, 1923, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
ORRE, ED -- Age 44, born 1879 in Finland. Died June 28, 1923, Bay City, Wash. Cause of death: accident; fractured jaw, skull and leg; struck by sapling while falling tree. Single. Faller, logging, Andrew Creek Logging Co. Father: John Orre. Mother: Mary Norgard. Informant: Carl Orre, Hoquiam, Wash. Burial July 1, 1923, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
MANTYLA, JOHN -- Born January 3, 1863, Finland. Died July 16, 1923, Hoquiam, Wash. Cause of death: suicide by hanging. Widowed. Day laborer, odd jobs. Father: John Mantyla. Mother: Hanna Mecksa. Burial July 22, 1923, Hoquiam, Wash.
ANDERSON, FRANK E. -- Born May 27, 1883, Finland. Died July 29, 1923, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis; pulmonary hemorrhage. Husband of Helen K.
Longshoreman, Grays Harbor Stevedore Co. Father: Fred Anderson. Burial Aug. 2, 1923, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
NURMI, CHARLES -- Age 38, born in Finland. Died Aug. 7, 1923, Oakville, Wash. Cause of death: struck by falling tree, fracturing 6th and 7th spinal vertebrae; death instantaneous. Married. Logger, National Lumber & Mfg. Co., of Hoquiam, Wash. Burial Aug. 13, 1923, Greenwood.
ALTONEN, BABY -- Male child born and died August 12, 1923, St. Joseph Hospital, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: premature birth. Father: A. Altonen. Mother: Emma Suoma. Burial Aug. 14, 1923, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
SMITH, JOHN VICTOR -- Born August 7, 1875, Finland. Died Sept. 4, 1923, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: fractured skull; hurt in auto wreck, died on way to hospital. Husband of Selma. Sawyer, Donovan Lumber Co. sawmill. Father: Johannes Smith. Mother: Breta Louise Strom. Informant: C.O. Smith, Aberdeen, Wash. Burial Sept. 9, 1923, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
LAMBRECHT, MARTHA J. -- Born April 16, 1887, Leaf Lake, Minnesota. Died Sept. 11, 1923, Aberdeen General Hospital, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: intestinal and stomach carcinoma; tuberculosis. Wife of Carl W. Lambrecht. Father: Eric Hanninen. Mother: Marija Barf. Burial New York Mills, Minn.
WHITE, ELLIS M. -- Born July 14, 1886, Finland. Died Sept.15, 1923, Montesano, Wash. Cause of death: accident; fracture to base of skull and cervical vertebrae; due being crushed under auto. Husband of Irene. Cook in hotel. Father: John Wittick. Mother: Hilma Rippa. Informant: Walter White, Montesano, Wash. burial Sept. 19, 1923, Montesano, Wash.
KARI, HENRY -- Age 37, born 1886 in Finland. Died Oct. 1, 1923, Elma, Wash. Cause of death: accident; fracture of skull and vertebrae by flying part of tree struck by high wire. Single. Chokerman, Vance Lumber Co. Burial Oct. 4, 1923, Elma, Wash.
NIEMI, MILKA -- Born September 5, 1918, Aberdeen, Wash. Died Oct. 17, 1923, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: diabetes. School girl. Father: Peter Niemi. Mother: Riekka Haskkinen. Burial Oct. 21, 1923, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
STRAND, ERIC -- Born 1894 in Finland. Died Oct. 20, 1923, Hoquiam General Hospital, Hoquiam, Wash. Cause of death: diabetes mellitus. Single. Partner in logging company. Father: Wilhelm Strand. Informant: Arvid Skog, Hoquiam, Wash. Burial Oct. 28, 1923, Hoquiam, Wash.
KUMPULA, ELMER ADOLF -- Born March 9, 1923, Astoria, Oregon. Died Oct. 21, 1923, Hoquiam, Wash. Cause of death: inanition. Father: Elmer Kumpula. Mother: Elsie Forsman. Burial Oct. 23, 1923, Hoquiam, Wash.
KULLSTROM, MATT -- Born July 5, 1871, Finland. Died Oct. 26, 1923, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: hemorrhagic pancreatitis; acute nephritis; alcoholism. Husband of Anna Sophia (resident of Finland). Longshoremand and logger, Grays Harbor Stevedore Co. Burial Oct. 30, 1923, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
LAINE, ISAAC -- Born May 28, 1883, Finland. Died Oct. 26, 1923, Cosmopolis, Wash. Cause of death: fractured skull and jaw just as he was bucking log, it rolled upon him. Husband of Wieno Edla. Bucker, Saginaw Timber Co. logging camp. Burial Nov. 2, 1923, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
ELLILA, FRANK -- Born May 2, 1894, Finland. Died Oct. 29, 1923, Hoquiam, Wash. Cause of death: fractured skull, left side, from falling limb. Single. Bucker, Park Logging Co. Father: Charles Ellila. Mother: Elizabeth Haikkala. Informant: Hilga Kari, Hoquiam, Wash. Burial Nov. 3, 1923, Hoquiam, Wash.
MAKI, VICTOR (PAJAMAKI) -- Born February 3, 1878, Finland. Died Nov. 6, 1923, Hoquiam, Wash. Cause of death: accidental drowning; fell off river dock at 8th Street bridge. Married. Logger, Poulson Logging Co. Father: Erik Pajamaki. Informant: Finnish Brotherhood. Burial Dec. 23, 1923, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
WIRTON, WALTER -- Born April 12, 1910, New York, N.Y. Died Nov. 14, 1923, Oakhurst Sanitorium, Elma, Wash. Cause of death: miliary tuberculosis. School boy. Father: David Wirton. Mother: Alena. Burial Nov. 18, 1923, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
SODERBERG, JULIUS -- Born July 1885, Finland. Died Dec. 12, 1923, Aberdeen General Hospital, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: cardiac insufficiency. Husband of Olga. Tailor for M.E. Heimo. Father: Carl Soderberg. Mother: Sophia Johnson. Informant: Carl Soderberg, Astoria, Ore. Burial Dec. 13, 1923, Astoria, Ore.
QUANSTROM, GUSTAVE A. -- Born September 22, 1889, Finland. Died Dec. 25, 1923, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: electrocuted; caught by live wire during storm. Husband of Lillian. Ind. mate on ship S.S. Siskiyou. Father: Charles Quanstrom. Mother: Clara Ecklund. West Sound Crematory Dec. 30, 1923.

 

1924

RAUTIO, MIKE -- Born September 15, 1880, Finland. Died Jan. 27, 1924, Cosmopolis, Wash. Cause of death: accident; fractured skull by falling limb. Husband of Emma. Faller, Saginaw Timber Co. Father: Oscar Rautio. Burial Feb. 3, 1924, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
TIKKA, ALENA -- Born June 1, 1876, Finland. Died Feb. 24, 1924, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: chronic nephritis. Wife of John Tikka. Father: Michael Hiltunen. Mother: Katherine Kosonen. Burial Feb. 27, 1924, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
ANDERSON, ARMAS ELMER -- Born January 31, 1904, Mason City, Michigan. Died Feb. 29, 1924, St. Joseph Hospital, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: nephritis; uremic coma. Single. Assistant at pool hall. Father: Matt Anderson. Mother: Hilda Kangas. Informant: Mrs. Jack Moilanen, Aberdeen, Wash. Burial March 4, 1924, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
IMBINEN, FRANK -- Born about 1884 in Finland. Died March 1, 1924, Hoquiam General Hospital, Hoquiam, Wash. Cause of death: hemorrhage from lungs and stomach which recurred following accident on Feb. 22, 1924, when he was hit onboard a boat by lumber. Single. Longshoreman, Twin Harbor Stevedore Co. Burial March 5, 1924, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
HILL, JACK -- Age about 50, born in Finland. Died March 2, 1924, Aberdeen General Hospital, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: lobar pneumonia. Single. Laborer, Independence Logging Co. Father: Jack Hollappa. Informant: Wayne Moilanen, Kelso, Wash. Burial March 21, 1924, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
NICKLAS, JOHN -- Age 68, Born 1856 in Finland. Died March 4, 1924, Copalis, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage; arteriosclerosis. Single. Logger (not employed past year). Informant: Matt Matson, Aberdeen, Wash. Burial at Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
TALVITIE, OTTO A. -- Age 39, born in Finland. Died March 7, 1924, Aberdeen General Hospital, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: cancer of tongue. Married. Retired longshoreman. Resident of County Poor Farm. Burial March 8, 1924, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
POYSTI, ANSELM -- Born August 10, 1892, Viipuri, Finland. Died March 24, 1924, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: hemorrhage from lungs; abscess of both lungs; fracture of ribs. Single. Seaman. Burial Apr. 7, 1924, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
WUOTILA, HANS -- Born 1882 in Finland. Died Apr. 2, 1924, St. Joseph Hospital, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma of stomach. Widowed. Common laborer, Rivers Logging Co. Informant: Mayme Wuotila, Seattle, Wash. Burial Apr. 10, 1924, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
MATSON, ABRAHAM -- Born October 15, 1850, Finland. Died Apr. 25, 1924, Montesano, Wash. Cause of death: paralysis. Widower of Charlotte. Carpenter. Informant: Walter A. White (son-in-law), Montesano, Wash. Burial Apr. 27, 1924, Wynoochee Cemetery.
HURME, WILLIAM -- Born July 25, 1887, Finland. Died May 3, 1924, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: fractured ribs; internal injuries; caught between a long timber and hatch counter on board Swedish steamer Nuolija. Husband of Aino. Stevedore, Grays Harbor Stevedore Co. Mother: Monta Heikki. Burial May 11, 1924, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
HAKKILA, KATRI -- Born August 22, 1875, Finland. Died May 4, 1924, St. Joseph Hospital, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: uremia. Wife of William Hakala. Father: Alex Haaraniemi. Burial May 11, 1924, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
HUMBERG, HERMAN JR. -- Born April 22, 1923, Aberdeen, Wash. Died May 8, 1924, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: lobar pneumonia. Father: Herman Humberg. Mother: Lydia Strom. Burial May 11, 1924, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
HANNA, HENRY -- Born May 9, 1924, Aberdeen, Wash. Died May 13, 1924, Grayland, Wash. Cause of death: premature birth. Father: Henry Hanna. Mother: Reta Huttunen. Informant: Mrs. Matilda Urra, Aberdeen, Wash. (No burial data given.)
WALLI, ANNA -- Born December 12, 1875, Kuopiolaani, Finland. Died May 13, 1924, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: cancer of uterus. Married. Father: John Raty. Informant: Mr. Sam F. Walli, Aberdeen, Wash. Burial May 18, 1924, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
ESTERBLAD, CHARLES -- Born April 15, 1860, Finland. Died May 14, 1924, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: myocarditis. Husband of Wilma Louise. Fish cannery worker. Burial May 18, 1924, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
PESOLA, JOHN -- Age 46, born in Finland. Died May 23, 1924, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: accidentally struck by sawn log over chest; internal injuries. Single. Windfall bucker, Saginaw Timber Co. Burial May 25, 1924, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
MACKAY, GUST -- Born May 29, 1891, Finland. Died June 2, 1924, Elma, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis; tuberculous enteritis; chronic nephritis. Husband of Hilma. Laborer, mines and lumber mills. Father: Matt Mackay. Mother: Mina. Burial June 15, 1924, Elma Masonic Cemetery, Elma, Wash.
FRANTILE, GUST -- Born April 17, 1864, Finland. Died June 2, 1924, Hoquiam, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage. Husband of Anna. Common laborer, digging sewer. Father: Gust Frantile. Burial June 8, 1924, Hoquiam, Wash.
LINNA, WILLIAM -- Born May 31, 1894, Finland. Died July 4, 1924, St. Joseph Hospital, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: tubercular peritonitis; carcinoma of liver. Husband of Hannah. Fireman, American Mill Co. sawmill. Father: Alexander Linna. Mother: Rose Tuulara. Burial July 13, 1924, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
NYBACK, GUST -- Born June 1, 1880, Vaasa, Finland. Died July 28, 1924, Oakhurst Sanitorium, Elma, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis. Single. Laborer, odd jobs. Father: John Nyback. Mother: Lizzie. Burial July 28, 1924, Aberdeen, Wash.
KINARED, EMIL -- Born February 26, 1889, Finland. Died Aug. 10, 1924, Oakhurst Sanitorium, Elma, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis; pulmonary enteritis. Husband of Mary. Longshoreman. Father: Alex Kinared. Mother: Fiina Luttio. Burial Aug. 11, 1924, Aberdeen, Wash.
NEVALA, WAINO -- Born March 6, 1905, Aberdeen, Wash. Died Sept. 17, 1924, Markham, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis. Single. At school. Father: Alex Nevala. Mother: Fiia Harju. Burial Sept. 18, 1924, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
SALO, OTTO -- Age 28, born in Kajaani, Finland. Died Sept. 18, 1924, St. Joseph Hospital, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: pneumonia. Clerk, pool and cigar store. Informant: Martin Roney, Aberdeen, Wash. Burial Sept. 22, 1924, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
LINDROSS, OSCAR -- Age about 55, born about 1869 in Finland. Died Sept. 26, 1924, St. Joseph Hospital, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis. Laborer, logging camps (not employed of late). Burial Oct. 7, 1924, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
KOLVONA, ELIAS -- Born 1858 in Finland. Died Oct. 5, 1924, Montesano, Wash. Cause of death: mitral heart disease; rheumatism. Single. Burial Oct. 6, 1924, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
MADISON, JOHN EDWIN -- Born April 12, 1867, Finland. Died Oct. 13, 1924, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma of throat. Husband of Julia. Retired farmer. Father: John Nevonpara. Burial Oct. 15, 1924, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
LEHTO, ERNEST (G. KONTONEN) -- Born about 1879 in Finland. Died Oct. 27, 1924, Saginaw Timber Co. camp No. 3 near Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: fractured skull, face and right thigh, from rolling log on landing. Single. Laborer, loading crew, Saginaw Timber Co. Burial Nov. 3, 1924, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberden, Wash.
DAVIS, JOHN ABRAHAM -- Born January 16, 1878, Astoria, Oregon. Died Nov. 7, 1924, Elma, Wash. Cause of death: accidentally shot through heart. Husband of Anna F. Sawfiler, logging camp. Father: John Davis. Burial Nov. 14, 1924, Aberdeen, Wash.
KARI, ANDREW -- Age 30, born in Finland. Died Nov. 20, 1924, Aberdeen General Hospital, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: fracture of skull. Logger. Burial Nov. 22, 1924, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
JOHANSEN, THEODORE -- Born January 24, 1890, Finland. Died Nov. 24, 1924, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: hemorrhage of lungs, chronic alcoholism. Stevedore, Grays Harbor Stevedore Co. Burial Nov. 26, 1924, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
KANGAS, REINO -- Age 57, born in Finland. Died Dec. 6, 1924, Hoquiam General Hospital, Hoquiam, Wash. Cause of death: cirrhosis of liver; stomach ulcer; peritonitis. Widower. Common laborer. Informant: Reino Kangas Jr., Aberdeen, Wash. Burial Dec. 8, 1924, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
IVANA, SOPHIA U. -- Born October 10, 1858, Finland. Died Dec. 13, 1924, St. Joseph Hospital, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: diabetes mellitus; diabetic coma. Wife of Frederick Ivana. Father: Topia. Informant: Richard Ivana, Aberdeen, Wash. Burial Dec. 17, 1924, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
CARLSON, LEE -- Age 72, born in Finland. Died Dec. 25, 1924, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: alcoholism; chronic, prolonged intoxication. Married. Burial Dec. 26, 1924, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
ERICKSON, HERMAN -- Born about 1869 in Finland. Died Dec. 28, 1924, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: intestinal obstruction. Single. Wood bucker, Schafer Bros Logging Co. Burial Jan. 2, 1925, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.

 

1925

NYMAN, ETLA CHRISTIINA -- Age 69, born in Finland. Died Jan. 12, 1925, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: valvular insufficiency; chronic nephritis. Wife of Robert Nyman. Informant: John Arthur Nyman, Aberdeen, Wash. Burial Jan. 25, 1925, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
RASANEN, OLE AUGUST -- Born August 25, 1903, Great Falls, Montana. Died Jan. 20, 1925, near Vesta, Wash. Cause of death: fractured skull; struck by knot from spar tree. Single. Hooktender, Saginaw Timber Co. Father: August Rasanen. Mother: Eliina Nordling. Burial Jan. 22, 1925, Grand Mound, Wash.
GRONBERG, GUS -- Born February 24, 1886, Finland. Died Feb. 8, 1925, New London District. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis. Husband of Hattie. Farmer and laborer in mill yard, Grays Harbor Timber Co. Father: Carl Gronberg. Burial Feb. 11, 1925, Hoquiam, Wash.
JACOBSON, MARY VIOLET -- Born September 2, 1924, Aberdeen, Wash. Died Feb. 11, 1925, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: smothered in bed during attack of broncho-pneumonia. Father: William Jacobson. Mother: Fannie Viljanen. Burial Feb. 13, 1925, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
KIVI, VICTOR -- Age 32, born 1893 in Finland. Died Feb. 21, 1925, Aberdeen General Hospital, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis (confined in hospital past two years). Single. Logger. Burial Feb. 24, 1925, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
MATTISON, GABRIEL -- Born 1843 in Finland. Died March 5, 1925, Hoquiam, Wash. Cause of death: valvular heart disease. Single. Logger. Father: Ole Mattison. Burial March 8, 1925, Hoquiam, Wash.
FAGER, DAVID -- Born July 20, 1887, Finland. Died March 10, 1925, Aberdeen General Hospital, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: stomach ulcer; acute dilatation of heart. Husband of Sonni. Planer feeder, Wilson Bros. Co. sawmill. Father: David Fager Sr. Mother: Ida. Burial March 15, 1925, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
SMITH, ISAAC -- Born July 12, 1891, Malax, Finland. Died March 29, 1925, St. Joseph Hospital, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: ruptured intestine (ileum) from blow; peritonitis. Husband of Edna. Pony sawyer, Donovan Lumber Co. sawmill #1. Father: Johannes Smith. Mother: Brita Strom. Informant: C.O. Smith, Aberdeen, Wash. Burial Apr. 5, 1925, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
WAATONEN, DAVE -- Born March 27, 1882, Finland. Died Apr. 9, 1925, Aberdeen General Hospital, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: epilepsy. Faller, Schafer Bros Timber Co. Burial Apr. 18, 1925, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
TASKIEN, MARY -- Age 44, born in Finland. Died Apr. 21, 1925, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: suicide; cut throat while mentally unbalanced. Wife of John Taskien. Father: Wouti. Burial Apr. 25, 1925, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
TASKIEN, MARGURETE -- Born November 15, 1921, North Cove, Wash. Died Apr. 21, 1925, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: homocide; throat cut by mother. Father: John Taskien. Mother: Mary Wuoti. Burial Apr. 25, 1925, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
TASKIEN, EVA ELLEN -- Born September 17, 1924, Montesano, Wash. Died Apr. 21, 1925, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: homicide; throat cut by mother. Father: John Taskien. Mother: Mary Wouti. Burial Apr. 25, 1925, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
KETOLA, OLVICK -- Age about 35, born 1890 in Finland. Died May 4, 1925, Aberdeen General Hospital, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis. Single. Laborer, not employed. Burial May 12, 1925, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
LINDQUIST, ISAK -- Born July 27, 1866, Finland. Died May 11, 1925, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: accidental drowning; fell off docking while moving boathouse. Widower of Albertina. Ship carpenter. Father: John Tuff. Informant: Gust Erickson, Hoquiam, Wash. Burial May 13, 1925, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
SKOG, CARL JOHN -- Born May 5, 1856, Finland. Died May 14, 1925, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: Brights disease. Widower of Elviria. Laborer, logging (not employed). Father: Abraham Ahlskog. Informant: A. Ernest Skog, Aberdeen, Wash. Burial May 17, 1925, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
GARDNER, EDNA MARIE -- Born November 17, 1908, Aberdeen, Wash. Died June 29, 1925, Hoquiam, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis. Student. Father: Pete Gardner (b. Sweden). Mother: Sandra Johnson. Burial July 2, 1925, Hoquiam, Wash.
WICKMAN, ANGEL -- Age 36, born 1889 in Finland. Died Aug. 7, 1925, Newton, Wash. Cause of death: accidental; fractured skull; struck by snag kicking back. Single. Timber faller, North Western Lumber Co., Camp #14. Burial Aug. 14, 1925, Aberdeen, Wash.
SAARI, FRED -- Born September 16, 1882, Finland. Died Aug. 20, 1925, Hoquiam, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma of liver. Husband of Olga. Laborer. Father: Matt Saari. Burial Aug. 23, 1925, Hoquiam, Wash.
KRON, JOHN -- Born August 2, 1880, Finland. Died Aug. 28, 1925, Montesano, Wash. Cause of death: accidental; fractured skull; struck on head by falling limb. Single. Faller, Schafer Bros., Camp #1. Father: Erick Kronen. Burial Aug. 30, 1925, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
RHODES, PAUL -- Age about 33, born in Finland. Died Sept. 3, 1925, Hoquiam, Wash. Cause of death: chronic alcoholism. Husband of Hilda. Longshoreman. Burial Sept. 6, 1925, Hoquiam, Wash.
NYSTROM, HUGO -- Age 30, born 1895 in Finland. Died Sept. 18, 1925, Aberdeen General Hospital, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: sarcoma of hip. Single. Laborer, logging (not employed). Burial Sept. 23, 1925, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
LINDROOS, ANDERS W. -- Born November 8, 1876, Finland. Died Sept. 26, 1925, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: suicide by hanging; found Sept. 29, 1925. Single. Sailor on U.S.S. Point Loma. Burial Oct. 1, 1925, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
HAAKOLA, FRANK -- Age 38(?), born 1887(?) in Finland. Died Sept. 26, 1925, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: accidental drowning while intoxicated. Single. Laborer, Donovan Lumber Co. Father: Gust Haakola. Burial Oct. 13, 1925, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
VIITA (PARSAVIITA), VICTOR -- Born October 31, 1881, Finland. Died Oct. 31, 1925, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: suicide by hanging. Single. Longshoreman, Twin Harbor Stevedore Co. Father: Hiskias Parsaviita. Mother: Annakaisa. Burial Nov. 4, 1925, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
ESTERBLAD, HILMA CHRISTINA -- Born October 4, 1869, Finland. Died Nov. 4, 1925, St. Joseph Hospital, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: embolism; endocarditis; myocarditis; nephritis; arteriosclerosis. Widow of Charles Esterblad. Informant: William Esterblad, Aberdeen, Wash. Burial Nov. 8, 1925, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
HEARVE, JOHN -- Age 62, born about 1863 in Finland. Died Nov. 4, 1925, Montesano, Wash. Causes of death: suicide; cut throat while insane. Single. Bucker, Schafer Bros. Camp #12. Burial Nov. 9, 1925, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
HUSKO, DOIVO JOHN -- Born February 22, 1909, Finland. Died Nov. 10, 1925, Elma, Wash. Cause of death: intestinal strangulation; post-operative shock and trauma. Farmer. Father: Carl Husko. Mother: Katie Wikki. Burial Nov. 15, 1925, Elma Masonic Cemetery, Elma, Wash.
KARIVISTA, EMIL -- Age about 30, born in Finland. Die Nov. 11, 1925, Bay City, Wash. Cause of death: accidental; crushed chest; internal injuries; crushed between logs. Bucker (logging), Lytle Logging Co. Burial Nov. 15, 1925, Hoquiam, Wash.
MATTSON, MATILDA -- Born April 23, 1882, Finland. Died Nov. 21, 1925, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: alcoholism. Wife of Herman Mattson. Burial Nov. 25, 1925, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
CARLSON, ANNA -- Age 70, born about 1855 in Finland. Died Nov. 23, 1925, Aberdeen General Hospital, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: acute enteritis; senility. Marital status unknown. Burial Dec. 1, 1925, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
MATSON, HELMA -- Age 39, born 1886 in Finland. Died Dec. 4, 1925, Aberdeen General Hospital, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: erysipelas of face, neck and trunk; infection of middle ear. Wife of Victor Matson. Burial Dec. 9, 1925, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
RANTA, SAM -- Born March 28, 1891, Finland. Died Dec. 7, 1925, Elma, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis. Husband of Annie. Timber faller, Hobie Logging Co. Father: Victor Ranta. Mother: Amanda Lefkre. Burial Dec. 13, 1925, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
TOPPARI, JACOB -- Born January 22, 1886, Finland. Died Dec. 14, 1925, Oakhurst Sanitorium, Elma, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis; tuberculous enteritis. Husband of Elvie. Laborer, lumber mills. Father: Matt Toppari. Mother: Lizzie. Burial Dec. 20, 1925, Hoquiam, Wash.
CARLSON, WALTER K. -- Born June 11, 1900, Finland. Died Dec. 30, 1925, Aberdeen General Hospital, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: accidental crushing injury; caught between rolls on rewaw. Single. Resaw man, Aberdeen Lumber & Shingle Co. Father: Frank Carlson. Mother: Selma Smotresk. Burial Jan. 3, 1926, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.

 

1926

SMITH, MATT (GUSTAFSON) -- Age 55, born in Finland. Died Jan. 10, 1926, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: accidental; fell in river, was drowned, probably while intoxicated. Widowed. Logger. Burial Jan. 14, 1926, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
ASIKAINER, KATRINA -- Born January 19, 1856, Finland. Died Jan. 18, 1926, St. Joseph Hospital, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: myocarditis. Wife of Povel Asikainer. Burial Jan. 19, 1926, Cosmopolis Cemetery, Cosmopolis, Wash.
ERICKSON, ANDREW -- Born November 30, 1863, Finland. Died Jan. 30, 1926, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: gastric carcinoma. Husband of Amanda. Edgerman (not employed). Father: Eric Erickson. Informant: Mrs. Esther Jacobson, Aberdeen, Wash. Burial Feb. 2, 1926, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
SEPALA, OSCAR -- (Alias name = Oscar Sabbla). Age about 45, born in Finland. Died Feb. 15, 1926, Humptulips, Wash. Cause of death: endocarditis (mitral), venous congestion of lung and liver. Single. Choker setter, River Logging Co. Burial Feb. 21, 1926, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
SMITH, AUGUST -- Born December 9, 1887, Finland. Died Feb. 19, 1926, Hoquiam, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis. Husband of Mary. Laborer, Chilman Shipyards. Father: William Smith. Burial Feb. 28, 1926, Hoquiam, Wash.
JOHNSON, EMMA -- Born May 5, 1902, Lake City, Michigan. Died Apr. 6, 1926, Oakhurst Sanitorium, Elma, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis. Single. Father: Erick J. Johnson. Mother: Edla Frederickson. Burial Apr. 7, 1926, Lake City, Mich.
JOHANSON, RICHARD -- Born April 22, 1885, Helsingfors, Finland. Died Apr. 10, 1926, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: accidentally fell from dock, knocked unconscious, head hanging in water over boom sticks, thus asphyxiated. Single. Sailor on S.S. Francis Donovan. Burial Apr. 13, 1926, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
HAQUIST, BLANCH LOUISE -- Born August 3, 1905, Independence, Wash. Died May 1, 1926, St. Joseph Hospital, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: acute nephritis; uremia; eclampsia; pregnancy 8 months; took turpentine. Single. Housemaid for Mrs. E.K. Bishop. Father: Charles Haquist. Mother: Minnie Ruuslla. Burial May 6, 1926, Centralia, Wash.
MATSON, SOFIA -- Born May 20, 1856. Finland. Died May 8, 1926, Oakville, Wash. Cause of death: cancer of uterus. Wife of Chris Matson. Father: Fredrick Fredrickson. Mother: Mary Elizabeth Kaitjerva. Burial May 11, 1926, Oakville, Wash.
SUNDSTROM, NESTER -- Age 51, born in Finland. Died May 10, 1926, County Poor Farm, Montesano, Wash. Cause of death: bulbar paralysis. Single. Sailor. Father: Karl Sundstrom. Informant: John Sundstrom, Aberdeen, Wash. Burial May 13, 1926, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
SEPPALA, KRESTIAN -- Born May 25, 1892, Finland. Died May 10, 1926, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: suicide; gunshot wound of skull during a fit of melancholy. Single. Laborer, Grays Harbor Stevedore Co. Father: Matt Seppala. Mother: Eva Ponyinan. Informant: E. Seppala, Seattle, Wash. Burial May 13, 1926, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
GUSTAFSON, VICTOR -- Age 47, born in Finland. Died May 16, 1926, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: alcoholism. Single. Laborer, Independence Logging Co. Burial May 21, 1926, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
PETERSON, ALF -- Age 57, born 1869 in Finland. Died June 5, 1926, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis. Single. Longshoreman, Grays Harbor Stevedore Co. Burial June 8, 1926, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
FREDRICKSON, CHARLES -- Born March 25, 1873, Finland. Died June 10, 1926, Aberdeen General Hospital, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: uremia; urinary calculus. Husband of Hannah. Watchman, Hulbert Mill. Father: Frederick Johnson. Mother: Moga Mattson. Burial June 13, 1926, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
WARTIALA, ANTON -- Age 38, born in Finland. Died June 15, 1926, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: acute alcoholism (moonshine). Single. Sailor aboard steamer Alverado. Burial June 15, 1926, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
HELIN, NESTOR S. -- Age about 43, born in Finland. Died June 30, 1926, Oyehut, Wash. Cause of death: alcoholism, continuous drinking. Single. Fisherman. Burial July 3, 1926, Hoquiam, Wash.
STORM, HAROLD OLIVER -- Born March 21, 1920, Astoria, Oregon. Died July 11, 1926, Aberdeen General Hospital, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: acute gastro-enteritis (cholera infantum). Father: Karl I. Storm. Mother: Virginia Erickson (b. Deep River, Wash.) Burial July 14, 1926, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
SARASTO, JACK -- Born January 29, 1882, Vaasa, Finland. Died July 15, 1926, Elma, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis. Single. Mill worker, Grays Harbor Lumber Co. Father: John Sarasto. Mother: Helvia Trum___. Burial July 16, 1926, Hoquiam, Wash.
PALTOLA, OSCAR -- Born October 20, 1889, Finland. Died July 18, 1926, Montesano, Wash. Cause of death: accidental drowning. Husband of Fannie. Carpenter, Union Oil Co. Father: Henry Paltola. Burial July 22, 1926, Hoquiam, Wash.
NORGARD, ELSIE -- Born July 8, 1889, Christianstad, Finland. Died Aug. 28, 1926, Oakhurst Sanitorium, Elma, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis. Wife of William Norgard. Father: Gustaff Gustafson. Mother: Matilda. Burial Sept. 1, 1926, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
LAAKSONEN, HAROLD -- Born October 2, 1911, Aberdeen, Wash. Died Sept. 2, 1926, St. Joseph Hospital, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: cerebro-spinal meningitis epidemic. High school boy. Father: Oscar Laaksonen. Mother: Anna Swan. Burial Sept. 6, 1926, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
RANDA, JOHN -- Age about 35, born in Finland. Died Sept. 8, 1926, Hoquiam, Wash. Cause of death: suicide, razor cutting throat down to vertebra. Single. Logger. Burial Sept. 15, 1926, Hoquiam, Wash.
KANGAS, JOHN -- Born March 28, 1882, Finland. Died Sept. 20, 1926, Aberdeen General Hospital, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral embolism; pulmonary abscess. Husband of Sophia Minkinen Kangas. Laborer, American Mill Co. Father: John Kangas. Burial Sept. 26, 1926, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
ANDERSON, ELMER -- Age 60, born in Finland. Died Oct. 1, 1926, Hoquiam, Wash. Cause of death: suicide by hanging with strap. Single. Millworker. Informant: George Kari, Hoquiam, Wash. Burial Jan. 24, 1927, Hoquiam, Wash.
CARLSON, VICTOR -- Age 34, born in Finland. Died Oct. 13, 1926, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: suicide; gunshot wound of the head. Husband of Julia. Longshoreman, Grays Harbor Stevedore Co. Father: Victor Carlson. Burial Oct. 15, 1926, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
MAKELA, EMIL -- Age 33, born 1898 in Finland. Died Oct. 19, 1926, Aberdeen General Hospital, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: intra-abdominal hemorrhage; accidental. Husband of Amelia. Faller, River Logging Co. Burial Oct. 24, 1926, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
CARLSON, JOHN -- Born July 26, 1889, Finland. Died Nov. 1, 1926, Aberdeen General Hospital, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: broncho-pneumonia. Single. Laborer, Anderson & Middleton Mill. Father: Mathias Carlson. Mother: Marie Johnson. Informant: M. Carlson, Portland, Ore. Burial Nov. 2, 1926, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
JOHNSON, FRED C. -- Born November 28, 1879, Finland. Died Nov. 25, 1926, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis. Husband of Jennie. Miner, unemployed past 2 years. Father: John Johnson. Mother: Josephine Koski. Informant: Fred C. Johnson, Aberdeen, Wash. Burial Nov. 28, 1926, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
WINTER, RUTH -- Born September 8, 1920, New Castle, Wash. Died Nov. 26, 1926, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: pharyngeal diptheria. Father: Vener Winter. Mother: Aina Backila. Burial Nov. 28, 1926, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
HAMAR, CHARLES -- Born June 24, 1884, Finland. Died Dec. 2, 1926, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: accidentally decapitated; right arm amputated by sawmill machinery. Husband of Anna. Laborer, Donovan Lumber Co. Burial Dec. 5, 1926, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
HOLLEY, STEPHEN -- Born November 22, 1872, Finland. Died Dec. 19, 1926, Aberdeen General Hospital, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: botulism from eating canned corn. Husband of Mary. Stevedore, Grays Harbor Stevedore Co. Father: Christian Holley. Mother: Christina. Burial Dec. 22, 1926, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
LINDHOLM, JEMINA -- Born October 18, 1873, Finland. Died Dec. 22, 1926, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: epithelioma; general carcinoma. Wife of Paul W. Lindholm. Father: Frank Lindquist. Mother: Maria Forstein. Burial Dec. 30, 1926, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
SCHULTZ, JOE -- Age 68, born about 1858 in Finland. Died Dec. 23, 1926, Aberdeen General Hospital, Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: stomach carcinoma. Single. Logger. Burial Dec. 29, 1926, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.

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