Manistee County Record of Deaths - Extracts
1867-1890

Film # 945505

Volume 1, Pages 11 - 16

Page 11

Name Death Date Age/
Occupation
Cause of
Death
Place of
Birth
Parents 
Names
Parents 
Residence
John Peter 28 Oct 1870 9m Manistee John & Joanna
Peter
Manistee
Sarainel?
Male child
02 Nov 1870 2y5m28d MI Walter & Sarah
Fisher
Manistee
Seymour Shipman 09 Nov 1870 Md. 42y3m10d
Farmer
Plethius? NY Bordmond & __ Shipman Manistee
Mary Zander 06 Sep 1870 6y11m Fever & Ague, cramps in stomach Stronach Wm. Zanders & Henrietta Strosk____ Stronach
Eliza Gagnier 15 Aug 1870 1y0m3d Diarrhea & cramps in stomach Manistee Joseph & Eliza Gagnier Stronach
Martin Vougar 06 Aug 1870 11m6d Diarrhea & fitz Stronach Martin & Anna Vougar Stronach
Mary Ellen Rassette 13 Mar 1879 9d Stronach Louis & Matilda Rassette Stronach
Catherine 
Knudwig
13 Nov 1870 3m3d Canker Stronach Mathias & Anna Knudwig Stronach
Mary Carney 11 Aug 1870 Md. 21 Giving birth WT John & Caroline Lieska? Milwaukee 
WI
Rebecca Emeline Simmens Jan 1m Fitz Cleon Anthony & Ellen Simmens Cleon
Olive Beanie 22 Jun 1870 2y6m Unknown Manistee H.A. Beanie Filer Town
Wm. Backing 16 Aug 1870 1y6m4d Infl. of bowels Filer Town Henry & Vina Backing Filer Town
Frederick Pc__an? 21 Sep 1870 Wid 43 Disease of brain Sweden Died at County House
Louis Gemel 29 Oct 1870 Md. 39 Consumption Sweden Died at County House
August Arkburg? 29 Mar 1870 37 Disease of brain France Died at County House
Nelson Nelander 08 Sep 1870 17 Consumption Germany Died at County House
Frank W. Sherwood 17 Jul 1870 17y10m19d Bowel Complaint Manistee A.C. & Sarah Sherwood Manistee
Charles Clark 16 Mar 1870 25
Farmer
Drowned PA Unknown
Elizabeth 
Bowen
23 Oct 1870 27 Typhoid fever Oswego NY Harvey & Julia Anne Bowen Arcadia
Jeremiah James 09 Aug 1870 Md. 62y10m
Farmer
Old Age Onondaga NY

Page 12

Name Death
Date
Age Cause of
Death
Place of 
Birth
Parents 
Names
Parents
 Residence
William
Castle
12 Sep
1870
Md. 32
Farmer
Consumption NY James
Castle
NY
Albert Bond 13 Aug 1870 3y5m Pneumonia MI John Bond NY
William Henchy? 13 Feb 1870 4y Scarbatina? MI William Hinchy Canada
Ida Tunwell 22 May 1870 3y6m Cramps MI Robert Tunwell MI
Carlton,
Female
17 Apr 1870 MI B.F. Carlton MI
Henry A.
Allen
14 Oct
1870
1y11m15d Bilous diarrhea John W. & Hannah E. Allen Pleasanton
Edward F. Strout 01 Aug 1870 1y6m15d Congestion of brain Pleasanton Charles H. & Mattie Strout Pleasanton
Gracie Arnold 21 Apr 1870 1d Congestion of lungs Pleasanton Henry & Helen Arnold Pleasanton
Eril Grant Barker 16 Aug 1870 1y8m6d Bilious diarrhea Pleasanton George & Alma F. Barker Pleasanton
Eldina Kinney 23 Oct 1870 1y0m13d Cankered stomach Pleasanton Ephraim & Julietta Kinney Pleasanton
Lorsa? Stroke 07 Sep 1871 1m21d Convulsions Bear Lake John & Anna Stroke Bear Lake
Martin Emerson 17 Oct 1871 Wid Unknown
Farmer
Old Age Norway
Rebeca Evline Simons 15 Mar 1871 21d Fits Cleon Anthony & Ellen Simons Cleon
Nelson Soderberg 14 Oct 1871 35y2m0d Consumption Sweden Mike & Mary Soderburg Brown
Mary Brown 03 Aug 1871 1d Weakness Brown Henry B. & Lucinda Brown Brown
Marion M. Leitch 01 Mar 1871 4y6m Scarlet Fever Brown Colin & Ellen Norah Leitch Brown
Sarah J. Leitch 07 Mar 1871 1y5m Scarlet Fever Brown Colin & Ellen Norah Leitch Brown
Sarah Cary 05 Oct 1871 Md. Unknown
House Keeper
Confinement
Died at Onekama
Ireland Unknown
Richard Cary Unknown Died at Onekama MI
James Neti? 02 Aug 1871 3m15d Croup Manistee twp. J. & M. Neti Manistee

Page 13

Name Death
Date
Age Cause of
Death
Place of
Birth
Parents
Names
Parents
Residence
Ida Burford 15 Nov 1871 5y1m19d Fever Manistee 
Twp.
R______ & Elizabeth Burford Manistee
Unknown
Male
25 Jun 1871 1d Manistee Twp.
Emery A. Rounds 08 Sep 1871 Md. 58
Mechanic
Infl. of liver R.I. Philip & Betsy Rounds Rhode Island
Peter J. Abrahamson 07 Sep 1871 Wid. 56 Denmark
Isaac Willburg 12 Oct 1871 24 Typhoid 
fever
England Died at Manistee twp.
Christian 
Hanson
17 Oct 1871 21 Typhoid fever Norway Died at Manistee Twp.
Lizzie Jones 25? Dec 1871 22 Heart Disease France Died at Manistee Twp.
Thomas Duffy 16 Jun 1871 Md. 57
Carpenter
Drowning England
James Kehoe 09 Oct 1871 Wid. 60
Laborer
Drowning Ireland
George T. Berrige 12 Jun 1871 11y5m12d Hip? Disease Orion, Oakland Co., MI Joseph &
Sidney Berrige
Pleasanton
Arvilla May Green 05 Sep 1871 3m3d Whooping 
cough
Pleasanton David &
Eliza Green
Pleasanton
James M.
Fairbanks
17 Dec 1871 40
Farmer
Erysipelas NY Samuel Fairbanks State of NY
Clara Tondu 01 Oct 1871 2 Slow Fever Arcadia Joseph & Mary Tondu Lower Canada
John Comkey 25 Dec 1871 Md. 42y3m6d
Laborer
Murdered Poland
Adam Rebelskee 13 Nov 1871 1m12d Unknown Filer City John & Hannah Rebelskee Filer City
Sarah McGuineas 16 Nov 1871 Md. 40y8m4d Heart Disease Ireland ____ Hailey Ireland
Louis Nelson 05 Dec 1871 24y2m3d
Laborer
Lung fever Denmark Unknown Denmark
Elizabeth Sivet 20 Oct 1871 2y6m5d Scarlet fever Manistee John & Susan Sivet N.B. Canada
Eliza Dellon 26 Sep 1871 15y17d Typhoid fever MI John & Mary Dellon England
Axel Anderson 04 Sep 1871 28y6m4d
Laborer
Murdered Sweden Sweden

Page 14

Name Death
Date
Age Cause of
Death
Place of
Birth
Parents
Names
Parents
Residence
George 
Sellefant
02 Nov 1871 Md. 42y1m10d
Laborer
Bleeding of 
the lungs
England William Sellefant
Catherine Sellefant
England
Ireland
Fred Murka 01 Oct 1871 1y4m5d Cholera morbus MI Godlief & Hanna Murka Prussia
Charles Tieffenback 29 Oct 1871 11d Cramps MI Chas. & Mary Tieffenback Prussia
Ellen Barbara
Weber
05 Sep 1871 2y11m Congestion of heart Stronach Michael Weber
Mary Wagner
Stronach
Catherine Weber 11 Sep 1871 9m13d Chronic diarrhea Stronach Michael Weber
Mary Wagner
Stronach
Willie Davis 03 Sep 1871 1y Chronic diarrhea Stronach George Davis & Isabella Stronach Stronach
Amelia Schulds 15 Oct 1872 Md. 54 Died at Manistee Twp.
Alvira Wright Oct 1872 19 Typhoid fever
Anna Kolosky 25 Oct 1872 6m Unknown MI
Albert Pick (Peck?) 03 Jun 1872 50 Consumption
Catharine 
Blanchard
25 Jun 1872 Wid. 27 Infl. of womb Germany Unknown Unknown
George Gebon 07 Oct 1872 22
Common laborer
Typhoid fever Germany
Andrsen Christian 05 Oct 1872 20 Consumption Denmark Unknown
Rosana McGuire 08 Aug 1872 1y6m3d Summer complaint MI John & Ellen
McGuire
Mary B. O'Rorke 13 Mar 1872 1m10d Not Known Arcadia Michael & Ellen O'Rorke Arcadia
Fay? Willard 01 Sep 1872 3y Dysentry Arcadia George L. Willard Arcadia
Edith Willard 04 Sep 1872 6m Dysentry Arcadia George L. Willard Arcadia
Not Named 06 Mar 1872 5m Untimely birth Arcadia Joseph & Marie Louise Tondu Arcadia
Hector Baker 14 Aug 1872 6m Cholera infantum Manistee
Philip W. Short 11 May 1872 4m14d Congestion of brain Manistee William E. & Emma? Short Manistee

Page 15

Name Death
Date
Age Cause of
Death
Place of
Birth
Parents
Names
Parents
Residence
Abraham 
Wheeler
17 Aug
1872
Wid. 79y4m19d Dysentry
Carrie
Scripture
13 Sep
1872
1y1m19d Cholera
Infantum
Manistee William & 
Rose Scripture
Manistee
Charley Stepman 11 Aug 1872 2m7d Cholera Infantum Manistee Louis Stepman Manistee
Albert Houski 03 Jan 1871 6y2m7d Croup Austria Albert & Emma Houcki Manistee
Fred R. Wise 18 Jun 1871 1y2m26d Cholera infantum Manistee William & Catherine Wise Manistee
Alma Holukoln 06 Oct 1872 1y4m26d Sickly from birth, Congestion of brain Manistee Daniel & Sophia
Holukoln
Manistee
Eugene Wells 30 Aug 1872 2m Congestion of lungs Manistee Benjamin & Pucella? Wells Manistee
Laura Ellis 12 Aug 1872 4m Dysentry Manistee Dr. &
Sarah W. Ellis
Manistee
Carrie Derby 14 Sep 1872 3m Cholera infantum Manistee Franklin & Laura Derby Manistee
Nettie Ramsdell 17 Jul 1872 1y9m Cholera Infantum Manistee T.J. Ramsdell & Nettie Stanton Manistee
Rose Florence Deedier 18 Sep 1872 1y2m Cholera infantum Manistee Frank & Louisa Deedier Manistee
Fred McKee 14 May 1872 9y7m Drowned Manistee John & Jane McKee Manistee
Henry Arnold 12 Feb 1872 Md. 76y5m26d
Farmer
Cancer Mass. Edward & Judda Arnold Pleasanton
Irena Keillor 24 Apr 1872 1y10m25d Infl. of lungs MI Robert C. & Josephine Keillor Pleasanton
Benj. Green 01 Oct. 1872 3m Unknown MI David & Eliza Green Pleasanton
Chas _. Tillson 22 Aug 1872 1y6m28d Infl. of lungs MI J. Morgan & Maria B. Tillson Pleasanton
Adda Strine 06 Jul 1872 12y1m20d Spinal disease OH Peter B. & Sarah A. Strine Pleasanton
Margaret Lumby 08 Oct 1872 3m1d Dysentry MI Rufus & Louise Lumby Pleasanton
William T. Keillor 10 Oct 1872 Wid. 73y7m3d
Farmer
Paraletic Stroke New Brunswick Thomas & Mary Keillor
Anna Richley 09 May 1872 Wid. 83 Debility of old age PA. Wolren? Unknown

Page 16

Name Death
Date
Age Cause of
Death
Place of
Birth
Parents
Names
Parents
Residence
Moses
Hayward
18 Apr 1872 22y4m24d (Accidental)
Drowned
Canada Henry & Eliza A. Hayward Pleasanton
David Patrick Moran 27 Apr 1872 11m6d Croup Manistee Moran Manistee City
Jenny E. Thorpe 25 Jul 1872 1y11m16d Cong. of brain Manistee George W. & Charlotte S. Thorpe Manistee
Mary Wells 01 Aug 1872 Wid. 66y4m16d Typhoid fever CT.
Charles E. 
Otto
11 Dec 1872 12d Unknown Manistee Frank & Elizabeth Otto Manistee
Edward C. Otto 16 Dec 1872 4d Unknown Manistee Frank & Elizabeth Otto Manistee
Francis Belash 26 Dec 1872 4d Unknown Antoine & Mary Belash Manistee
Frances E. Hurtz 28 Sep 1872 1y6m Summer Complaint Manistee City John & Mary Hurtz Manistee
Annie Lunford 28 Nov 1872 Wid. Abt. 60y Tumor in the side England Unknown
Alfred A. Lunford 15 Aug 1872 2y6m Summer complaint/
Canker sore in mouth
Manistee Albert & Celia Margaret Lunford Manistee
John L. Sorenson 01 Aug 1872 7m Cholera Infantum City of Manistee Hans P. & Mary Sorenson Manistee City
Ole Johnson 18 Oct 1872 Md. 29
Laborer
Typhoid fever Norway Unknown Unknown
Charles Gloger 23 Aug 1872 3m15d Summer Complaint Manistee Magnus & Selina Gloger Manistee
Annie Miller Nov 1872 19
Servant girl
Biluous fever WI Unknown Norway/
Europe
Frank Meyrs 02 Feb 1872 Age Unk.
Laborer
Lung fever Germany
Peter Nechoven 22 Jul 1872 2m Unknown Manistee Peter & Dora Nechoven Manistee
Nelson Nelson 06 Dec 1872 11d Unknown Manistee Charles & Mary Nelson Manistee
Libbie Sweet 14 Feb 1872 2y6m Kind of scarlet eruptions Manistee Co. John & Susan Sweet
Christina Hoffman 1872 1m3d Poisoned with lye City of Manistee Charles & Mary Hoffman
Susan Smith 13 Aug 1872 1m10d Cholera infantum Manistee Gardner & Maggie Smith Manistee

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