City of Manistee
Register of Deaths
August 1897 Ė December 1909

Deaths recorded in Manistee City
from August 30 , 1897 - December 31, 1897

All data within this document is the legal property of the
Manistee County Historical Museum
Manistee, Michigan U.S.A. 49660

and may not be reproduced in any form without their written consent.

Data is not guaranteed to be free of mistakes. This transcription was
made from handwritten entries, which were often unreadable.
Contact the Manistee Co. Historical Museum to check original entries as needed.
Certificates of Death are available from the Manistee County Clerks Office

Register #

Date of Death

Full Name Of The Deceased

Sex

Color

Single-Married

Age-Years

Age-Months

Age-Days

Ward

Place Of Death- Street, House #

Cause Of Death

Contributing Factors

Birthplace

Occcupation

Father

Father's Birthplace

Mother

Mother's Birthplace

Date of Burial or Removal

Place of Burial or Removal

Name & Address of Medical Attendant

Name & Address of Undertaker

Name & Address of Reporter

1

1897 Aug 30

Heneman, Larson

M

W

-

 0

9

 0

6th Ward

Sixth St.

Cholera Infantum

-

Manistee

 -

Heneman, Andrew

Norway

Larson, Faniette?

Norway

Sept.1

Oak Grove

N.P. Gunnerson, M.D.

Switzer & Merkel

Andrew Heneman, Manistee

2

1897 Aug 30

Peterson, Maria

F

W

M

34

8

22

4th Ward

Main St., 196

Consumption

-

Sweden

Housewife

Cedarholm, H.M.

Sweden

Olsen, Maria

Sweden

Sept.1

Oak Grove

Ellsworth Ellis, M.D.

Switzer & Merkel

H.M. Cedarholm, Manistee

3

1897 Sept 1

Boutin, Joseph Wilfred

M

W

-

 0

16

 0

6th Ward

Hancock St., 30

Cholera Infantum

-

Manistee

-

Boutin, Peter

Canada

Poulin, Alrmia?

Canada

Sept. 1

Mt. Calvary

Dr. M.C. Fournier

John Kruss, Manistee

Peter Boutin, Manistee

4

1897 Sept 1

Johnson, Ethel

F

W

 -

6

 0

6th Ward

Hancock St.

Diarrhea

-

Manistee

-

Johnson, M.

Sweden

Olsen, Christina

Sweden

Sept. 5

Oak Grove

H.D. Robinson, M.D.

Charles E. Nungesser

M. Johnson, Manistee

5

1897 Sept 1

Swanson, John

M

W

-

48

-

-

4th Ward

Tenth St.

Apoplexy

-

Sweden

Teamster

Johnson, Swan

Sweden

Albertson, Mary

Sweden

Sept. 5

Oak Grove

H.D. Robinson, M.D.

Charles E. Nungesser

M.J. Pulcher, Manistee

6

1897 Sept 4

Mershon, Mary S.

F

W

W

47

-

-

4th Ward

Hospital

Carcinoma

Cardiac Dropsy

Ohio

Nurse

Not known

Died when an infant

Not known

Died when an infant

Sept. 6

Oak Grove

Fremont Knowls, M.D.

A.B. Sears, Manistee

A.B. Sears, Manistee

7

1897 Sept 7

Nelson, Roasile

F

W

-

-

6

-

7th Ward

Beach Ct.

Meningitis

-

Manistee

-

Nelson, Oscar

Sweden

Peterson, Anna E.

Sweden

Sept. 8

Oak Grove

Romm Arnold, M.D.

Switzer & Merkel

Oscar Nelson, Manistee

8

1897 Sept 8

Fersland, Matt

M

W

S

28

7

8

7th Ward

Cypress St.

Typhoid Fever

-

Sweden

Salt Packer

Not Known

Sweden

Not known

-

Sept. 11

Oak Grove

Fremont Knowles, M.D.

A.B. Sears, Manistee

M.J. Pulcher, Manistee

9

1897 Sept 9

Block, Clara

F

W

-

-

9

19

4th Ward

Manistee St.

Convulsions

-

Manistee

-

Block, Charles

Germany

Kleiger, Agusta

Germany

 -

German Cemetary

None

Switzer & Merkel

Agusta Block, Manistee

10

1897 Sept 15

Paczesny, Adam

M

W

-

-

-

-

7th Ward

Manistee St.

Still Birth

-

Manistee

-

Wojciech, Adam

Poland

Kocefa, Marinna

Poland

-

Mount Calvary

Elsworth Ellis, M.D.

John Kruss, Manistee

Edward Kosloski, Manistee

11

1897 Sept 15

Noster?, Carl Albert

M

W

-

-

5

12

4th Ward

Engelman St.

Convulsions

-

Stronach

-

Noster?, Carl A.

Germany

Lucht?, Otilda

Germany

-

German Cemetary

James A. King

Switzer & Merkel

M.J. Pulcher, Manistee

12

1897 Sept 15

Hainer, James W.

M

W

M

22

11

25

5th Ward

5th Ave.

Apendicitis

Shock following operation

Manistee

Laborer

Hainer, William

Canada

Mills, Ellen

Canada

-

Oak Grove Cemetery

W.A. Sickels, East Lake

Chas. E. Nungesser, Manistee

M.J. Pulcher, Manistee

13

1897 Sept 18

Sobota, Catharina

F

W

-

-

-

23

1st Ward

Quincy St.

Mal Nutrition

-

Manistee

-

Sobota, John

Poland

Tomczak, Rosialie

Poland

-

Mount Calvary

J. Kingsley

John Kruss, Manistee

M.J. Pulcher, Manistee

14

1897 Sept 20

Katz, Ernest

M

W

S

18

11

 -

7th Ward

Engelman St.

Peritonitis

-

Germany

Laborer

Katz, Christopher

Germany

Dersing, Gotleiba

Germany

-

German Cemetary

John McPherson

Switzer & Merkel, Manistee

M.J. Pulcher, Manistee

15

1897 Sept 23

Nowak, Julina?

F

W

-

-

-

5

4th Ward

Ramsdell St.

Not known

-

Manistee

-

Nowack, Joseph

Poland

Dolatinski?, Florentina

Poland

-

Catholic Cemetary

Had no doctor

J. Kruss

Edward Kosloski, Manistee

16

1897 Sept 25

Mucha, Francisca

F

W

-

-

-

4

1st Ward

Monroe St.

Not known

-

Manistee

-

Mucha, Joseph

Poland

Mastaj, Anna

Poland

 -

Catholic Cemetary

Had no doctor

J. Kruss

Edward Kosloski, Manistee

17

1897 Sept 27

Tatro, Pearl E.

F

W

 -

 -

3

14

5th Ward

Hughes St.

Convulsions

 -

Manistee

 -

Tatro, Edward

N.Y. State

Bisnette, Olive

Canada

 -

Oak Grove Cemetary

Jas. A. King

A.B. Sears, Manistee

M.J. Pulcher, Manistee

18

1897 Sept 28

Krefild, Edwin

M

W

 -

 -

2

 -

4th Ward

High St., 805

Cholera Infantum

 -

Manistee

 -

Krefeld, John

Illinois

Keller, Augusta

Germany

 -

German Cemetary

H.D. Robinson, M.D.

Switzer & Merkel

John Kreffild, Manistee

19

1897 Sept 27

Lorette, Mary

F

W

 -

2

8

5

5th Ward

5th Ave.

Killed by team passing over her

 -

Manistee

 -

Lorette, John

Canada

John, Clara

Canada

 -

Catholic Cemetary

Levi Townsend, Coroner

A.B. Sears, Manistee

M.J. Pulcher, Manistee

20

1897 Sept 21

Anderson, Bruce

M

W

S

30

 -

 -

4th Ward

Hospital

Pleuresa

 -

Sweden

 -

Don't know

Sweden

Don't know

Sweden

 -

Oak Grove Cemetary

Archer McLartz, Manistee

Switzer & Merkel, Manistee

M.J. Pulcher, Manistee

21

1897 Sept 26

Denning, John

M

W

S

39

 -

 -

Old Ward

Freesoil

Drowned

Post Mortem Drowned

Maine

Laborer

Denning, W.R.

Maine

Ralstrom, Anna

Scotland

 -

Oak Grove Cemetary

Levi Townsend, Coroner

Switzer & Merkel, Manistee

Walter Denning, Milwaukee

22

1897 Sept 28

Hill, Francis Maud

F

W

 -

9

2

23

6th Ward

Walnut St.

Apendicitis

Shock following operation

Manistee

 -

Hill, O.L.

Indiana

Stetsoz?, Ella

Illinois

Oct. 1

Kendalville, Ohio

Jas. A. King

Chas. E. Nungesser, Manistee

M.J. Pulcher, Manistee

23

1897 Sept 30

Jensen, William

M

W

 -

 -

 -

7

6th Ward

Fifth St.

Ina__tson

 -

Manistee

 -

Jensen, Matt

Sweden

Peterson, Nellie

Sweden

Oct. 1

Oak Grove

J.F. Hincks, Manistee

Switzer & Merkel, Manistee

M.J. Pulcher, Manistee

24

1897 Oct 1

Lijewski, Eva

F

W

 -

 -

 -

3

2nd Ward

River St.

Not known

 -

Manistee

 -

Lijewski, Martin

Poland

Rybicka, Thecla

Poland

Oct. 3

Catholic Cemetary

Had no doctor

John Kruss, Manistee

Edward Kozliski

25

1897 Oct 4

Kruszka, Teresia

F

W

 -

 -

5

15

7th Ward

Eleventh St.

Cholera Infantum

 -

Manistee

Kruszka, John

Poland

Stefanich, Marinnia

Poland

Oct. 6

Catholic Cemetary

Ellsworth Ellis, M.D.

John Kruss, Manistee

M.J. Pulcher, Manistee

26

1897 Oct 2

Reese, Susan

F

W

W

78

11

 -

2nd Ward

River St.

Heart Failure

 -

England

Housekeeper

Don't know

England

Don't know

England

Oct. 4

Oak Grove

J.B. McPherson, Manistee

C.E. Nungesser, Manistee

J.B. McPherson, Manistee

27

1897 Oct 3

Arkin, Tessie

F

W

 -

11

11

 -

4th Ward

McGill St.

Typhoid Fever

 -

Manistee

school child

Arkin, David

Canada

Lezotte, Angeline

Nova Scotia

 -

Catholic Cemetary

Dr. Knowles, Manistee

Switzer & Merkel, Manistee

M.J. Pulcher, Manistee

28

1897 Oct 9

Steinberg, Eric Emil

M

W

 -

 -

 -

5

5th Ward

2nd Ave., 267

Deficent Vitality

 -

Manistee

 -

Steinberg, Robert

Germany

Radke, Bertha

Germany

Oct. 9

German Cemetary

Dr. Knowles, Manistee

Switzer & Merkel, Manistee

Robert Steinberg, Manistee

29

1897 Oct 4

Freedland, Carl E.

M

W

 -

 -

 -

7

5th Ward

5th Ave.

Convulsions

 -

Michigan

 -

Freedland, Chas

Sweden

Larsen, Helma

Sweden

Oct. 9

Oak Grove Cem.

G.F. Knowles, Manistee

C.E. Nungesser, Manistee

G.F. Knowles, Manistee

30

1897 Oct 11

Wexstaff, Irma Mildred

F

W

 -

 -

6

 -

5th Ward

4th Ave., 270

Convulsions

 -

Michigan

 -

Wexstaff, Geo.

Michigan

Pierty?, Amelia

Wisconsin

Oct. 13

Oak Grove Cem.

E.S. Ellis, Manistee

C.E. Nungesser, Manistee

E.S. Ellis, Manistee

31

1897 Oct 12

Kroll, Agnes

F

W

M

31

6

 -

4th Ward

Ramsdell St.

Peritonitus

 -

Poland

Housewife

Rozga, Michael

Poland

Paprocka, Rosalie

Poland

Oct. 14

Catholic Cemetary

E.S. Ellis, Manistee

John Kruss, Manistee

Edward Kosloski, Manistee

32

1897 Oct 12

Kroll, Eva

F

W

 -

 -

 -

1

4th Ward

Ramsdell St.

Premature Birth

 -

Michigan

 -

Kroll, Stanislaus

Poland

Rozga, Agnes

Poland

Oct. 14

Catholic Cemetary

E.S. Ellis, Manistee

John Kruss, Manistee

Edward Kosloski, Manistee

33

1897 Oct 14

Gramza, Adam

M

W

 -

 -

 -

1

7th Ward

Kosciuski St.

Premature Birth

 -

Mich.

 -

Gramza, Joseph

Poland

Swartoski?, Pelegia

Poland

Oct. 16

Catholic Cemetary

E.S. Ellis, Manistee

John Kruss, Manistee

M.J. Pulcher, Manistee

34

1897 Oct 15

Horrot?, John

M

W

S

50

 -

 -

7th Ward

Thirteenth St.

Brights Disease, Heart Failure

 -

Don't Know

Woodsman

Don't know

Don't Know

Don't Know

Don't Know

Oct. 15

Catholic Cemetary

A. Arnold, Manistee

Switzer & Merkel, Manistee

M.J. Pulcher, Manistee

35

1897 Oct 16

Jakel, Gnot

M

W

 -

 -

 -

 -

4th Ward

Tenth St.

Still Born

 -

Michigan

 -

Jakel, Gust

Germany

Young, Katrina

Germany

Oct. 16

German Cemetary

E. Ellis, Manistee

Switzer & Merkel, Manistee

M.J. Pulcher, Manistee

36

1897 Oct 19

Lijewski, Anna

F

W

W

75

 -

 -

2nd Ward

 -

Old Age

 -

Poland

Housewife

Not Known

Poland

Not known

Poland

21-Oct

Catholic Cemetary

H.D. Robinson, Manistee

John Kruss, Manistee

Edward Kosloski, Manistee

37

1897 Oct 23

Petersen, Rasmus

M

W

M

38

 -

 -

3rd Ward

Third St.

Chronic Meningitis

 -

Denmark

Longshoreman

Petersen, Peter

Denmark

Not known

Denmark

Oct. 24

Oak Grove Cem.

Romno Arnold, Manistee

Switzer & Merkel, Manistee

M.J. Pulcher, Manistee

38

1897 Oct 27

Rotvik, Mary

F

W

 -

 -

 -

12

3rd Ward

Lake St.

Convulsions

 -

Manistee

 -

Rotvik, Chas

Sweden

Limberg, Josephine

Sweden

Oct. 24

Oak Grove Cem.

A.D. Robinson, Manistee

Switzer & Merkel, Manistee

M.J. Pulcher, Manistee

39

1897 Oct 28

Doba, Thomas

M

W

 -

11

 -

 -

4th Ward

Manistee

Exaustion

 -

Michigan

 -

Doba, Joseph

Poland

Olenski, Agnes

Poland

Oct. 29

Catholic Cemetary

E. Ellis, Manistee

John Kruss, Manistee

M.J. Pulcher, Manistee

40

1897 Oct 27

Batty?, Elizabeth M.

F

W

 -

69

2

 -

6th Ward

First St.

Nephritis

 -

England

Housewife

Brown?, Thos.

England

Worthly?, Eliza

England

Oct. 30

Oak Grove Cem.

Fremont Knowles, Manistee

A.B. Sears, Manistee

M.J. Pulcher, Manistee

41

1897 Oct 29

Sciba, Alex

M

W

 -

 -

 -

13

7th Ward

Eight St.

Donít know, had no Dr.

 -

Michigan

 -

Sciba, Frank

Poland

Krasniewski, Ana

Poland

Oct. 30

Catholic Cemetary

Had no doctor

John Kruss, Manistee

M.J. Pulcher, Manistee

42

1897 Oct 31

Olson, Hellen

F

W

M

 -

6

 -

5th Ward

Ford St.

General Debility

 -

Michigan

 -

Olsen, Herman

Sweden

Peterson, Anna E.

Sweden

Nov. 2

Oak Grove Cem.

Dr. H.D. Robinson

Switzer & Merkel, Manistee

M.J. Pulcher, Manistee

Delayed Rtn.

1897 Oct 2

Brodin, Minnie

F

W

 -

 -

2

19

5th Ward

Malitze St.

Cholera Infantum

 -

Michigan

 -

Brodin, Peter

Sweden

Benson, Bette

Sweden

Oct. 4

Oak Grove Cem.

J.F. Hincks, Manistee

Switzer & Merkel, Manistee

W.P. Switzer, Manistee

43

1897 Nov 4

Olson, Hilda Christina

F

W

 -

2

8

 -

4th Ward

Vine St.

Internal Injury, run over by wagon

 -

Michigan

 -

Olson, Albert

Sweden

Johnson, Bertha

Sweden

Nov. 7

Oak Grove Cem.

Ellsworth Ellis, M.D.

Switzer & Merkel, Manistee

M.J. Pulcher, Manistee

44

1897 Nov 6

Dubois, Peter

M

W

M

28

 -

 -

4th Ward

Thirteenth St.

Consumption

 -

Canada

Barber

Dubois, Peter

France

Delonge, Mary

France

Nov. 8

Catholic Cemetary

Archie McLarty, Manistee

Switzer & Merkel, Manistee

M.J. Pulcher, Manistee

45

1897 Nov 7

Terwilliger, Glen Derrick

M

W

 -

 -

11

7

6th Ward

First St.

Convulsions

 -

Mich.

 -

Terwilliger, W.J.

Canada

Derrick, Cora

N.Y. State

Nov. 9

Oak Grove Cem.

Ellsworth Ellis, M.D.

A.B. Sears, Manistee

M.J. Pulcher, Manistee

46

1897 Nov 7

Walsh, Mary

F

W

M

66

 -

 -

6th Ward

Fourth St.

Dropsy

 -

Ireland

Housewife

Walsh, Michael

Ireland

McCurdy, M.

Ireland

Nov. 10

Catholic Cemetary

J.F. Hincks, Manistee

Switzer & Merkel, Manistee

M.J. Pulcher, Manistee

47

1897 Nov 11

Newberg, Alfred

M

W

 -

 -

11

 -

5th Ward

1st Ave.

Not known, found dead

 -

Michigan

 -

Newberg, Lewis

Denmark

Jensen, Elizabeth

Denmark

Nov. 13

Oak Grove Cemetary

Jas. A. King, Manistee

Switzer & Merkel, Manistee

M.J. Pulcher, Manistee

48

1897 Nov 13

Raczowski, Susanna

F

W

 -

2

3

2

7th Ward

Tenth St.

Spinal Paralysis

 -

Michigan

 -

Raczkowski, John

Poland

Doba, Cathrine

Poland

Nov. 14

Catholic Cemetary

Ellsworth Ellis, Manistee

John Kruss, Manistee

Edward Kosloski, Manistee

49

1897 Nov 13

Simenow, Mary

F

W

 -

46

7

 -

5th Ward

2nd Ave.

Pulmonary Tuberculosis

 -

Canada

Housewife

Simenow, Abraham

Canada

Holden, Mary

Canada

Nov. 15

Catholic Cemetary

John F. Hincks, Manistee

Switzer & Merkel, Manistee

M.J. Pulcher, Manistee

50

1897 Nov 18

Haskins, W.B.

M

W

 -

63

 -

 -

2nd Ward

Pine St.

Gall Stones

 -

New York

Book Keeper

Haskins, R.W.

New York

Johnston, Anna

Maine

 -

Oak Grove Cemetary

Ellsworth Ellis, Manistee

Switzer & Merkel, Manistee

M.J. Pulcher, Manistee

51

1897 Nov 20

Mielcarek, John

W

M

 -

50

 -

 -

7th Ward

Kosciusyko St.

Enesepilis

 -

Poland

Lumbershorer

Mielcarek, Mathias

Poland

Ree, Cathrina

Poland

 -

Catholic Cemetary

J.F. Kingsley, Manistee

J. Kruss, Manistee

Ed Kosloski, Manistee

52

1897 Nov 24

Larsen, Andrew

M

W

 -

29

11

23

4th Ward

Thirteenth St.

Absess of Brain

 -

Sweden

Laborer

Larsen, Henry

Sweden

Don't know

 -

 -

Oak Grove Cemetary

J.F. Hincks, Manistee

A.B. Sears, Manistee

M.J. Pulcher, Manistee

53

1897 Dec 1

Selley, William B.F.

M

W

M

43

10

6

2nd Ward

Third St.

Took Poison

 -

Canada

Druggist

Selley, John B.

England

Longlois, Charlotte

Canada

 -

Oak Grove Cemetary

Arthur McLarty, Manistee

Switzer & Merkel, Manistee

Wainsday Sanyatuck?

54

1897 Dec 2

Martin, Andrew

M

W

 -

 -

12

3

1st Ward

Duffy St.

Double Pneumonia

 -

Michigan

 -

Martin, John

Michigan

R__dy, Mary

Michigan

Dec. 4,

Catholic Cemetary

Jas. A. King

Switzer & Merkel, Manistee

M.J. Pulcher, Manistee

55

1897 Dec 5

(Blank)

F

W

 -

 -

 -

 -

6th Ward

Seventh St.

Still Born

 -

Michigan

 -

Johnson, Swen

Sweden

Olson, Tillie

Sweden

 -

Oak Grove

J.F. Hincks, Manistee

C.E. Nungesser, Manistee

M.J. Pulcher, Manistee

56

1897 Dec 11

Burdick, Mary

F

W

W

64

 -

 -

1st Ward

Washington St.

Brights Disease

 -

NY State

Housewife

Burdick, Peter

NY State

Renyolds, Ruth

NY State

Dec. 13

 Oak Grove

W.A. Sickels, E Lake

C.E. Nungesser, Manistee

M.J. Pulcher, Manistee

57

1897 Dec 13

Olsen, Mrs. E.

F

W

W

77

 -

 -

3rd Ward

Clay St.

Old Age

 -

Sweden

Housewife

Jensen, B.

Sweden

Don't know

Sweden

Dec. 13

 Oak Grove

O.S. Werner, Manistee

C.E. Nungesser, Manistee

M.J. Pulcher, Manistee

58

1897 Dec 20

Olson, Hilma

F

W

 -

 -

 -

14

4th Ward

Manistee St.

Stomach Trouble

 -

Mich.

 -

Olson, Andrew

Sweden

Don't know

Sweden

Dec 22

German Cemetary

Jas A. King, Manistee

Switzer & Merkel, Manistee

M.J. Pulcher, Manistee

59

1897 Dec 20

Pomeroy, J.C.

M

W

M

54

 -

 -

3rd Ward

First St.

Urina? Fever, Heart Failure

 -

Canada

Lumberman

Pomeroy, Michael

Canada

Tucker, Livina

N.S.

22 Dec

Catholic Cemetary

Jas. A. King, Manistee

Switzer & Merkel, Manistee

M.J. Pulcher, Manistee

60

1897 Dec 24

Siuda, Mary

F

W

W

77

 -

 -

4th Ward

 -

Heart Disease

 -

Poland

Housewife

Birozek?, Joseph

Poland

Appollonia

Poland

Dec. 26

Catholic Cemetary

J.D. Robinson, Manistee

J. Kruss, Manistee

Ed Kosloski, Manistee

61

1897 Dec 28

Still Born

F

W

 -

 -

 -

 -

7th Ward

Hopkins St.

 -

 -

Michigan

 -

Wozeseski?, Valentine

Poland

Jutkowski?, Rosale

Poland

Dec 29

Catholic Cemetary

None

John Kruss, Manistee

Ed Kosloski, Manistee

62

1897 Dec 28

Kukla, Marina?

F

W

 -

 -

 -

1

7th Ward

Kosciusko St.

 -

 -

Michigan

 -

Kukla, Michael

Poland

Kaczmarek, Francis

Poland

Dec 29

Catholic Cemetary

None

John Kruss, Manistee

Ed Kosloski, Manistee

63

1897 Dec 29

Kapalzowski?, Gertrudes

F

W

 -

 -

2

 -

1st Ward

Meachim St.

Inflamation Stomach

 -

Michigan

 -

Kaplanzoski?, Anton

Poland

Carolina ?

Poland

Dec 30

Catholic Cemetary

Ellsworth Ellis

John Kruss, Manistee

Ed Kosloski, Manistee



Transcription by Nedra Evans, August 08, 2006

 

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