Oceana County Death Records
Liber 3 - 1920-1922

Compiled by Sharon Compton Baatz





**Sharon notes that when she first began compiling these records, she was only doing her family, but, has since begun to work on all of them, so this is incomplete at this point. As time permits she will be going to Hart to work on more and as she sends them in, I'll get them online.**

1867-1893/1894-1899/1900-1919/1920-1922/1923-1927/1928-1940/1941-1947/1948-1956/1957-1973/1975-1998/1999/


1920

Liber 3 p.1 #4457 January 17, 1920 Township of Hart, Oceana County, Michigan
Paterson, John 48 widower, died from Chronic Nephritis, born in Michigan, no occupation, parents unknown.

Liber 3 p.1 #4461 January 26, 1920 Hart, Oceana County, Michigan
Puffer, Ira 74 years 9 months 1 day of age, married, born in New York, farmer, died of Bright’s disease, parents unknown.

Liber 3 p.1 #4460 January 28, 1920 Hart, Oceana County, Michigan
Lawrence, unnamed male stillborn, born in Michigan, parents: Tom Morrow and Emily Lawrence of Michigan

Liber 3 p.1 #4462 January 29, 1920 Hart, Oceana County, Michigan
Lawrence, Emily 17 years 11 months of age, single, born in Michigan, no occupation, died of Small Pox, parents: Sol Lawrence born in Michigan and Eliza Peters born in Michigan

Liber 3 p.2 #4503 January 30, 1920 Twp. of Shelby, Oceana County, Michigan
Samuelson, Claus M. widow, 86 years 3 months 18 days of age, died from old age and general debility, born in Sweden, farmer, parents unknown.

Liber 3 p.235 #4378 Feb.6, 1920 Village of Hart, Oceana County, Michigan
Gregoire, Arleen 17 years 20 days of age, single, born in Michigan, Student, died of Valv. Disease of the Heart, parents: Archie Gregoire and Ethleen Jackson both were born in Michigan.

Liber 3 p.2 #4504 March 2, 1920 Twp. of Shelby, Oceana County, Michigan
Morningstar, Dorthea, widow, 58 years 11 months 17 days of age, died from Pulmonary Tuberculosis, born in Germany, parents: Chris Brickman born in Germany & mother unknown, born in Germany.

Liber 3 p.1 #4466 March 5, 1920 Ferry, Oceana County, Michigan
Archer, Mary 42 years 11 months 11 days of age, married, born in Michigan, housewife, died of Influenza, parents: James Mendham and Alice Green both were born in Michigan.

Liber 3 p.1 #4480 March 5, 1920 Village of Pentwater, Oceana County, Michigan
Scharrer, Mary 70 years 4 months 29 days of age, born in Indiana, housewife, died of Paralysis of Cardiac Carinim? (Mutipla), parents: Jonothan McDonald & Charlotte Neuman of Michigan

Liber 3 p.2 #4495 March 6, 1920 Crystal, Oceana County, Michigan
Davis, Florence Ellen 10 years 5 days of age, born in Michigan, student, Parents: Willard Davis born in Kentucky & Anna Surface born in Indiana.

Liber 3 p.1 4467 March 7, 1920 Ferry, Oceana County, Michigan
Frost, Lura (female) 46 years 2 months 15 days of age, born in Michigan, married, Housewife, died of Cerebral Hemorrhage, parents; John Archer and Unice Archer both born in Michigan.

Liber 3 p.1 #4472 March 14, 1920 Benona, Oceana County, Michigan
Rabe, Doris 65 years 4 months 2 days of age, widow, born in Germany, died of Chronic Nephretis, @ home, parents: John Geezre born in Germany & mother unknown, birth place unknown.

Liber 3 p.3 #4507 March 15, 1920 Twp of Shelby, Oceana County, Michigan
Schihl, Arthur J. male baby, 6 months 21 days of age, died from Whooping Cough, born in Michigan, parents: Arthur Schihl born in Canada & Ida Dodge born in Michigan.

Liber 3 p.1 #4468 March 16, 1920 Ferry, Oceana County, Michigan.
Rice, Gleason Aubrey 56 years 9 months 15 days of age, born in Ohio, married, farmer, died of Measles. Parents: John Rice and mother unknown

March 16, 1920
Rice, Gleason Abury born June 1, 1853 in Ohio, farmer, married, parents unknown, died March 16, 1920, 56 years 9 months 15 days of age, died of measles, contributed to Influenza, 3 days duration

Liber 3 p.2 #4496 March 19, 1920 Crystal, Oceana County, Michigan
Bickel, Vivian married, born in Michigan, housewife, died from Perniciaous Anemia @ age of 45 years 11 months 19 days of age, parents: James Bedinger & _____Michael. * the June 11, 1920 census for Elbridge, Oceana County, Michigan, James C. Bedinger 60 born Apr.1840 Ohio, parents born in Pennsylvania, farmer, wife: Lucind 52 born Aug.1849 Mich., father born Ohio, mother born in Virginia, sons: Samuel A. 21 born Oct.1878 Mich. & John H. 18 born Dec.1881 Mich. In the same township is George Bickel 63 born May 1837 Mich. both his parents born in Penn., he’s a farmer. Living with him is son Harvey and his family…Harvey 35 born Sept.1864 Ohio (states his parents were both born in Ohio) wife Vivian C. 26 born March 1874 Mich., father born in Ohio, mother born in Michigan…children: Leroy 7 b.Sept.1892 Mich. Freddie 5 b.March1895 & Maggie 2 months born March 1900.

Liber 3 p.2 #4505 March 21, 1920 Twp. of Shelby, Oceana County, Michigan
Rumohr, La Vern G. male baby, premature birth, born in Michigan, parents: Peter Rumohr born in Michigan & Midred Metts born in Michigan.

Liber 3 p.2 #4506 March 22, 1920 Twp., of Shelby, Oceana County, Michigan
Johnson, Hannah married, 60 years 3 months 12 days of age, born in Michigan, died from apoplexy, parents: John Brady born in Norway & mother unknown.

Liber 3 page 1 #4470 April 1, 1920 Elbridge, Oceana County, Michigan
Croff, Kimball 60 years 8 months 26 days of age, married male, born in Illinois, farmer, died of Caramoma *(this should be Carcinoma) of Stomach, parents: Dwight Croff born in New York & Martha Roberts b/p unknown.

Liber 3 p.1 #4473 April 4, 1920 Benona, Oceana County, Michigan
Olson, Christiana K. 91 years 5 months 27 days of age, widow, born in Sweden, @ home, died of Chronic Valvular Heart Disease, parents: John Sundell born in Sweden & mother unknown.

Liber 3 p.1 #4477 April 4, 1920 Newfield, Oceana Co., Michigan.
Philo, James Edward 77 years 21 days of age, born in New York, Widower, farmer, died of Diabetes, parents: Elisha R. Philo born in New York and mother unknown

Liber 3 p.1 #4458 April 5, 1920 Township of Hart, Oceana County, Michigan
Jorrissen, Edith Elizabeth 7 years 2 months 20 days of age, single, born in Michigan, died of Mastoiditis, Parents: Martin Jorrissen born in Belgium & Catherine De Ruiter born in Holland.

Liber 3 p.1 #4459 April 7, 1920 Township of Hart, Oceana County, Michigan
Hasty, unnamed female stillborn, born in Michigan, parents: Roy L. Hasty born in Michigan and Mary N. Glover born in Michigan.

Liber 3 p.1 4481 April 9, 1920 Village of Pentwater, Oceana County, Michigan
Mathews, Aurora (female) 64 years 7 months 2 days of age, born in Michigan, housewife died of Tuberculosis, parents: ___Gleason born in Michigan & Pernscella Eddy born in Michigan.

Liber 3 p.1 #4474 April 10, 1920 Benona, Oceana County, Michigan
Murphy, Sophia 56 years 11 months 26 days of age, born in Michigan, housewife, died of Apoplexy, parents: James Cook born in Michigan.

Liber 3 p.1 #4463 April 14, 1920 Hart, Oceana County, Michigan
Burdick, Stephen W. 94 years 16 days of age, widower, born in New York, Occupation Miller, died of Chronic Bronchitis, parents: Durias Burdick born in New York & ___Ward

Liber 3 p.2 #4482 April 15, 1920 Village of Pentwater, Oceana County, Michigan.
Harwood, Phineas B. male, widow, 72 years 9 months 25 days of age, died from apoplexy, born in Michigan, farmer. Parents: Wathom Harwood Michigan & Diantha Brown Michigan.

Liber 3 p.1 #4475 April 17, 1920 Benona, Oceana County, Michigan
Nussdorfer, Mary Margaret 3 days of age, Infant born in Michigan, died of Bonoislsions *(this might be Convulsions, handwriting was difficult to read), parents: Otto Nussdorfer & Isabel Myrmel of Michigan

Liber 3 p.2 #4487 April 17, 1920 Village of Shelby, Oceana County, Michigan
Doucette, Thomas J. 47 years 23 days of age, married, born in Canada, Fireman, died from Cardiac Valve Inefficiency. Parents: Joe Doucette & Irene Gauyn both born in Canada.

Liber 3 p.1 #4469 April 21 1920 Elbridge, Oceana County, Michigan
Hynes, Michael 83 years 7 months 2 days of age, widower, born in Ireland, retired, died of Valvular Heart Disease, parents: Pat Haynes born in Ireland & Mary Muldoon born in Ireland.

Liber 3 p.1 #4476 April 23, 1920 Benona, Oceana County, Michigan
Bird, Orin Uslysis 69 years 10 months of age, married male, farmer, born in Michigan, died of Cancer of Stomach, parents: N. L. Bird born in Michigan & Mary Martin born in New York. *(note two records for Orin with conflicting information, check record #4589)

Liber 3 p.6 #4589 April 23, 1920 Township of Benona, Oceana County, Michigan
Bird, Orin W. 67 years 10 months of age, married male, born in Michigan, farmer, died of Cancer, parents: N. L. Bird born in New York & Mary Marlin born in Michigan. *(note two records for Orin with conflicting information, check record #4476)

Liber 3 p.2 #4488 April 26, 1920 Village of Shelby, Oceana County, Michigan
Sutherland, Annis female, widow, 78 years 11 months 21 days of age, born in New York, @ home, died from Erysipelas, parents unknown.

Liber 3 p.3 #4508 Twp. of Shelby, Oceana County, Michigan
Ham, Donald Howard 1 day old, died from difficult birth, born in Michigan, parents: C. W. Ham born in Michigan & Margaret Van Duinen born in Mich.

Liber 3 p.2 #4483 April 29, 1920 Village of Pentwater, Oceana County, Michigan.
Stilwell, Amo female, widower, 92 years 1 months 10 days of age, died from Grippe, born in New York, Housewife, father: unknown Mich. & Mary Sarver Michigan.

Liber 3 page 1 #4465 May 3, 1920 Hart, Oceana County, Michigan
Mesick, Donna 4 months 2 days of age, born in Michigan, died of Gastro Intestinal Convulsions, parents: Aaron Mesick & Lyda Cummings of Michigan.

Liber 3 p.2 #4484 May 4, 1920 Village of Pentwater, Oceana County, Michigan
Harris, Frederick H. married 73 years 11 months 4 days of age, died from Grippe, Lobar Pnuemonia, born in England, Retired, parents: Joseph Harris Mich & Mary Henshaw Mich.

Liber 3 p.2 #4489 May 6, 1920 Village of Shelby, Oceana County, Michigan
Van Domelin, Mary baby, 2 months 4 days of age, born in Michigan, died from Heart Disease. Parents: Jonathon Van Domelin of Michigan & mother unknown.

Liber 3 p.2 #4485 May 10, 1920 Village of Pentwater, Oceana County, Michigan
Cotton, Euphenia 75 years 10 months 4 days of age, female, widow, died from Broken Comper. Of Cardia Muscle. Born in New York, Housewife, Parents: William Roberts & Anna Atchinsen both born in Michigan

Liber 3 p.3 #4514 Greenwood, Oceana County, Michigan
Rathwell, Lucy married, 68 years 8 months 13 days of age, born in Indiana, died from Cardiac Dropsy, housewife, parents: O. B. Story born in New York & Mrs. Chaffee

Liber 3 p.2 4490 May 13, 1920 Village of Shelby, Oceana County, Michigan
Phillips, George B. married, 55 years 6 monghs 23 days of age, died from Lobar Pneumonia, born in Michigan, occupation: Mason, Parents: Thomas Phillips born in Canada & Emmeline Hart born in Canada. *1910 Shelby census George’s wife was Alta F. 35 years of age. There was listed a son Thomas A. 7 & daughter Dorothy M 1 yr. 9 months of age. Also listed George as a Harness Maker in a Harness Shop.

Liber 3 p.1 #4464 May 15, 1920 Hart, Oceana County, Michigan
Sellon, Mary Elizabeth 2 months 15 days of age, born in Michigan, died of Pyaemia, parents: John D. Sellon born in Mo. & Blanche Dayharsh born in Michigan.

Liber 3 p.1 #4471 May 16, 1920 Elbridge, Oceana County, Michigan
Aikens, Angeline 5 months 21 days of age, born in Michigan, died of Bronchial Pneumonia, parents: Jake Aikens born in Michigan & Sophia Shagonaby born in Michigan.

Liber 3 p.2 #4497 May 18, 1920 Crystal, Oceana County, Michigan
Henderson, Wilma Loretta 2 days of age, died from Spina Befida, born in Michigan, parents: Marshall Henderson & Bertha Baige both born in Indiana

Liber 3 p.1 #4478 May 19, 1920 Newfield, Oceana County, Michigan
Hanks, ___ female 0 days of age, stillborn infant, born in Michigan, parents: Gordon Hanks born in Ohio & Mildred Cottrel born in Ohio.

Liber 3 p.1 #4479 May 22, 1920 Newfield, Oceana County, Michigan
Darlington, Mary 47 years 5 months 22 days of age, born in Ontario, housewife, died of Acute Nephrites, parents: George Weeks born in England & unknown mother.

Liber 3 p.7 #4625 May 22, 1920 Ferry, Oceana County, Michigan
Ernest, Philip F. 56 years 8 months 22 days of age, born in New York, married, Merchant, died of ?Perucious Ava *(I wonder if this might be Pernicious Anemia), parents: John Ernest born in Germany & mother unknown.

Liber 3 p.2 4491 May 24, 1920 Village of Shelby, Oceana County, Michigan
Mull, George W. married male, 63 years 1 month 23 days of age, died from cancer of bowels, born in Pennsylvania, Laborer. Parents: Peter Mull born in Penn. & Katherine Johnston born in Penn. *Jan. 1920 census for Shelby show he was married to Ida in 1895, she was born about 1859 in Michigan and both her parents were born in New York.

Liber 3 p.2 #4492 May 24, 1920 Village of Shelby, Oceana County, Michigan
Rash, Solomon widow, 83 years 7 months 5 days of age, born in Ohio, died from Chronic Bronchitis. Parents: Samuel Rash born in Ohio & unknown mother. *April 18, 1910 Ferry, Oceana Co., Michigan, Solomon’s wife was Sarah J. 69 born in Pennsylvania, both her parents were born in New York. They were married in 1866. They had no children. Both of Solomons parents were born in Delaware.

Liber 3 p.2 #4493 May 24, 1920 Oceana County, Michigan
Shafer, Lois widow, 92 years 11 months 24 days of age, born in Maine, died at home from Senility. Parents: Eben Grover & Lois Small

Liber 3 p.3 #4509 May 26, 1920 Twp. of Shelby, Oceana County, Michigan
Kline, Jacob A. married, 65 years 8 months 3 days of age, farmer, born in Ohio, died from Appoplexy, parents: John Kline born in Germany & Margarite Briner born in Ohio

Liber 3 p.2 #4486 May 28, 1920 Village of Pentwater, Oceana County, Michigan
Girard, Moses D. married male, 63 years 9 months of age, born in Michigan, Merchant, died from Influenza, parents: Dominic Girard & Rosa LaBonte both born in Canada (French) Moses’s wife is Ellen, she was born in Canada and immigrated 1874.

Liber 3 p.3 #4511 June 4, 1920 Otto, Oceana County, Michigan
Burmeister, baby male, Stillbirth, born in Otto, Michigan, parents: Walter Burmeister born in Michigan & Iva Shaw born in Michigan.

Liber 3 p.3 June 4, 1920 Village of Elbridge, Oceana County, Michigan
Shaw, unnamed female, Stillborn, born in Michigan, parents: Jesse E. Shaw born in Michigan & Jessie Timmons born in Nebraska.

Liber 3 p.3 #4515 June 6, 1920 Village of Shelby, Oceana County, Michigan
Crothers, Melvin 6 months 6 days of age, born in Michigan, died from Whooping Cough, parents: Dennis Crothers born in Mich. & Trudie Trim born in Mich.

Liber 3 p.3 #4516 June 7, 1920 Village of Shelby, Oceana County, Michigan
Hughes, Russell 1 year 5 months 6 days of age, born in Michigan, died from Lobar Pneumonia, parents: James Hughes born in N.Y. & Eva Coffee born in Mich.

Liber 3 p.3 #4519 June 8, 1920 Village of Hart, Oceana County, Michigan
Tyler, Millard E. 8 years 3 months 16 days of age, born in Michigan, died from Drowning, parents: Max Tyler & Hazel Lattin both born in Michigan.

Liber 3 p.3 #4524 June 8, 1920 Village of Pentwater, Oceana County, Michigan
Simpson, William M., married, born in Ontario, Laborer, died from Carcinoma of Sublingual Tissue. Parents: Francis Simpson & Emma Bothwell both born in England.

Liber 3 p.3 #4512 June 9, 1920 Twp. of Hart, Oceana County, Michigan
Knapp, Bernice, 8 days of age, Premature birth, born in Michigan, parents: Alfred Knapp born in Michigan & Emma Williams born in Michigan.

Liber 3 p.3 #4521 June 9, 1920 Village of Hart, Oceana County, Michigan
Emery, Elizabeth, widow, 78 years 10 months 17 days of age, born in New York, housewife, died from Angina Pectoris. Parents: William Markel & Julia Hodes both born in New York.

Liber 3 p.3 #4517 June 12, 1920 Village of Shelby, Oceana County, Michigan
Crothers, Elnora 3 years 9 months 10 days of age, died from Whooping Cough, born in Mich. Parents: Dennis Crothers & Trudie Trim both born in Mich.

Liber 3 p.3 #4523 June 13, 1920 Elbridge, Oceana County, Michigan
Leak, Christopher, married, born in New York, farmer, 67 years 5 months 28 days of age, died from Pneumonia, parents: John Leak born in England, mother unknown.

Liber 3 p.3 June 13, 1920 Village of Hart, Oceana County, Michigan
Kelley, Hattie C., married, 61 years 6 months 26 days of age, born in New York, housewife, died from Appoplexy. Parents: John C. Cotton & Betsey Brockway, both born in New York.

Liber 3 p.3 #4518 June 20, 1920 Village of Shelby, Oceana County, Michigan
Ward, Sarah, widow, 80 years 2 months 17 days of age, born in Canada, died from Myo Carditis @ home. Parents: James Harper & Mariah Welch both born in England. *(In the 1900 census for Shelby Twp., Samuel S. Ward 65 b.March 1835 England, imm.1869, both his parens born in England. Samuels wife is Sarah J. 60 b.Apr.1840 Canada, both parens born in England, she has 7 of 8 children living. Sam & Sarah have been married 40 years. Children living with them are: Maria 38 b. Feb.1862 Mich, George A. 24 b.Aug.1875 Mich. & Minnie J. 20 b.May 1880 Michigan).

Liber 3 p.3 #4525 June 23, 1920 Village of Pentwater, Oceana County, Michigan
Johnson, unmanned male 3 days old, born in Michigan, died from premature birth. Parents: Henry Johnson & Estella Lambrix both born in Michigan.

Liber 3 p.3 #4513 June 23, 1920 Newfield, Oceana County, Michigan
Lattin, Willie Edson, 2 years 10 months 25 days of age, died from accident, thrown out of a wagon, born in Michigan, parents: Edson Lattin born in New York & Ida May Hibbard born in New York. *(6-24-1870 census for Town of Veteran, Chemuq Co., N.Y., Lattin, Harrie 28 farmer, born in New York with wife Filania 20 born in New York and sons: Edson 2 & Elsin 11 months both born in New York.)

June 26, 1920 Liber 3 p.4 #4548 Crystal, Oceana County, Michigan
Cole, Alfretta 59 years 8 months 26 days of age, married, born in Pennsylvania, house wife, died from apoplexy, parents: _____ Rumsey born in Penn. & ____ Smith born in Pennsylvania.

Liber 3 p.3 #4510 June 27, 1920 Twp. of Shelby, Oceana County, Michigan
Studer, Everett, 25 days of age, born in Michigan, died from Indigestion, parents: Emet Studer born in Ohio & Elizabeth Knoff born in Michigan.

July 6, 1920 Liber 3 p.3 #4526 Village of Pentwater, Oceana County, Michigan
Wetmore, James W. 86 years 5 days of age, married, retired, born in Ohio, died of old age, parents: David Wetmore born in New York & Sally Wainwright

Liber 3 p.3 #4529 July 10, 1920 Leavitt, Oceana County, Michigan
Shull, female, Stillborn, born in Michigan, parents: Fred Shull born in Walkervill & Lillie Silbug born in Michigan.

Liber 3 p.3 #4527 July 11, 1920 Village of Pentwater, Oceana County, Michigan
Cramer, Cornelius W., married, 72 years 2 months 22 days of age, born in Michigan, Doctor, died from Cerebral Hemmorage. Parents: Peter Cramer born in New York & Unknown N.Y.

Liber 3 p.3 #4528 July 15, 1920 Village of Pentwater, Oceana County, Michigan
Guy, Harry W., married, 69 years 4 months 14 days of age, born in Illinois, Salesman, died from Candine Asthma, parents: Sam Guy unknown birth place & unknown mother born in Ohio. *(according to the Jan. 8, 1920 census for Pentwater, Harry’s wife’s name is Julia and in this censu she was 73 born in N.Y.)

Liber 3 p.3 #4530 July 21, 1920 Leavitt, Oceana County, Michigan
Twining, Melvin Otto, 0 age, Premature birth, born in Michigan, parents: Walter Twining born in Walkerville & Luella McDonald born in Michigan.

Liber 3 p.3 #4531 July 25, 1920 Leavitt, Oceana County, Michigan
Smith, Fern Ardath, female, 0 age, Stillborn, born in Michigan, parents: Roy L. Smith born in Walkerville & Blanch Mead born in Michigan

August 25, 1920 Liber 3 p.4 #4550 Village of Pentwater, Oceana Co., Michigan
56 years 6 months 13 days of age, widowed, born in New York, Secretary, died from Revolver wound of head, voluntarily inflicted, parents: George, John E. passed away Sept. 23, 1920, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Orren Wells of Lincoln Township after several months’ illness. He was born March 6, 1857, in Ontario, N. Y., and came to Oceana County, Michigan, at the age of 21 and was married to Hermie B. Morrison in 1879. Their married life extended until Jan. 30, 1888. To them were born three children Mrs. Jessie James of Kalkaska, Mrs. Owen Wells of Lincoln Township, and Gertrude, who died March 20, 1903. Nov. 22, 1892, he was married to Mrs. Enah Sischo. To this union were born two children, Mrs. Myrtle Smith of Birdgeton, and Mrs. Pearl Jackson of Kalkaska. - The Kalkaska Leader and the Kalkaskian, October 7, 1920

Liber 3 p.7 #4626 October 24, 1920 Ferry, Oceana County, Michigan
Forbear, Mary 43 years 4 months 19 days of age, married, housewife, born in Michigan, died of Apoplexy, parents: Charles Bennett born in Ohio & Jane Estepe born in Michigan.

Liber 3 p.6 #4582 October 28, 1920 Village of Pentwater, Oceana County, Michigan
Woodward, Hannah 97 years 8 months 12 days of age, widow, born in Canada, housewife, died of Uremia from Chronic Nephritis, parents: Bernard Putney born in New Hampshire & Betsey Cole born in Vermont.

Liber 3 p.7 #4627 November 1, 1920 Ferry, Oceana County, Michigan
Willard, Joseph 87 years 3 months 6 days of age, widowed, born in Michigan, at home, died of Arterioschi *(I believe this should be Arteriosclerosis), father: John Willard born in New York.

Liber 3 p.7 #4628 November 4, 1920 Ferry, Oceana County, Michigan
Stiles, Alta 39 years 1 month 30? days of age, born in Michigan, housewife, died of Septicemus, *(Septicemia), parents: Homer Keutane? born in New York & Ester Fulty born in New York.

Liber 3 p.7 #4629 November 11, 1920 Ferry, Oceana County, Michigan
Wiswell, Francis 82 years 5 months 3 days of age, born in Michigan, @ home, died of Natural Insufficiency, parents: Chris Freeman born in Michigan & Taur? Hopkins born in Michigan.

Liber 3 p.8 #4654 November 29, 1920 Village of Hart, Oceana County, Michigan
Archer, Benjamin 78 years 8 months 20 days of age, married, born in Indiana, Merchant, died of Endo Carditis, parents: Benjamin Archer and Sophronia Schofield both were born in New York.
Liber 3 p.6 #4603 December 2, 1920 Twp. of Leavitt, Oceana Co., Mi.
Holcomb, Roy G. 19 days of age, born in Michigan, died of Marasmun, parents; Porter Holcomb and Bertha Jones of Hesperia.

Liber 3 p.7 #4609 December 15, 1920 Village of Shelby, Oceana County, Michigan.
Converse, Jane 76 years 10 months 3 days of age, born in Michigan, married, housewife, died of Hemiplegia, parents: John J. Doty born in New York and Eliza Wilson born in New York.

Liber 3 p.6 #4606 December 30, 1920 Newfield, Oceana County, Michigan
Bird, Sophia 62 years 8 months 8 days of age, married, born in Sweden, housewife, died of mental insufficiency, parents: John & Sophia Delin both were born in Sweden.

1921

Liber 3 p.12 #4733 January 12, 1921 Ferry Township, Oceana County, Michigan
Ward, Lora 82 years 4 months 9 days of age, widow, born in New York, died of Arteriosclerosis, parents: Frank Reynolds.

Liber 3 p.8 #4647 February 16, 1921 Village of Hart, Oceana County, Michigan
Mc Laren, Lydia Ann 64 years 29 days of age, born in Michigan, @ home, widow, died of *Erysipelas, parents: David Ossman born in Pennsylvania & ____Work birth place unknown. *(Erysipelas, an acute infectious disease of the skin or mucous membranes caused by any of several kinds of streptococcus; it is characterized by local inflammation and fever.)

Liber 3 p.8 #4636 February 17, 1921 Township of Shelby, Oceana County, Michigan
Bearss, Katherine 72 years 10 months 16 days of age, widow, born in Canada, house work, died of Hemorrhage of Bowels, parents: unknown *(Katherine’s daughter Leah Near died the same day.)

Liber 3 p.8 #4637 February 17, 1921 Township of Shelby, Oceana County, Michigan
Near, Leah 51 years 3 months 28 days of age, married, house work, born in Canada, died of Cerebral Apoplexy, parents: Henry Bearss born in Canada & Katherine Welman born in Canada. *(Leah’s mother Katherine Bearss died the same day.)

Liber 3 p.12 #4734 February 23, 1921 Ferry Township, Oceana County, Michigan
Dodge, Everett E. male baby, 1 month 21 days of age, born in Michigan, died of Bronchial pneumonia, parents: Rufus Dodge born in Michigan & Pearl Huston born in Michigan.

LIber 3 p.15 #4825 April 6, 1921 Ferry, Oceana County, Michigan
Eitniear, Bell 49 years 9 months 13 days of age, married, born in Michigan, House wife, died of Asthma, parents: James Osborn birth place and mother unknown. *(Bell was married to Benjamin J. Eitniear. Check 1920 census record for this family in Ferry Township.)

P.16 #4849 April 19, 1921 Golden, Oceana County, Michigan
Nelson, Nels 44 years 5 months 21 days of age, married, born in Sweden, farmer, died of Ulcers of Stomach, parents: Oke Nelson and Carry Pearson both were born in Sweden.

Liber 3 p.15 #4826 April 29, 1921 Ferry, Oceana County, Michigan
Zeek, Joseph 78 years 12 days of age, single, born in New York, farmer, died of Apoplexy, parents: John Zeek born in New York.

Liber 3 p.15 #4827 July 4, 1921 Ferry, Oceana County, Michigan
Burmaster, Grace 1 year 1 month 11 days of age, born in Michigan, died of Cholera, parents: David Burmaster born in Michigan & Degna Holland born in Michigan. *(I believe this name might be spelled Burmiester)

Liber 3 p.15 #4816 July 5, 1921 Township of Crystal, Oceana County, Michigan
Poe, Clinton S. 62 years, married, born in Michigan, Laborer, died of Tuberculosis, parents: William H. Poe born in Michigan & Mary E. Wever born in New York.

Liber 3 p.12 #4746 July 7, 1921 Township of Hart, Oceana County, Michigan
Pinder, Peter 33 years 3 months 26 days of age, farmer, born in Michigan, married, died of Mitral Regurgitation, parents: Joseph Pinder born in England & Jane Hawley born in England.

Liber 3 #4754 August 3, 1921 Village of Pentwater, Oceana County, Michigan
Stubbs, Eliza 87 years 5 months 10 days of age, born in Canada, retired, widower, died of Dilatition of the Heart with Arterial sickness & Dropsy, parents: Thomas Hugill born in England.

Liber 3 p.14 #4804 August 6, 1921 Greenwood, Oceana County, Michigan
Poe, Harold Gordon 5 years 11 months 23 days of age, born in Michigan, died of Larcona, parents: Jesse Poe & Irene Royal both were born in Michigan.

Liber 3 p.15 #4828 August 23, 1921 Ferry, Oceana County, Michigan
Birdsall, Mary 89 years 4 months of age, widow, born in New York, @ home, died of Aebrum, parents: William Barrier born in New York.

Liber 3 p.15 #4829 September 7, 1921 Ferry, Oceana County, Michigan
Burmiester, Evelin 2 years 2 months 5 days of age, born in Michigan, died of ?Dirola, parents: John Burmiester born in Germany & Rose Grover born in Michigan.

P.15 #4819 September 22, 1921 Township of Crystal, Oceana County, Michigan
Riddle, James 21 years 7 months died of gunshot/accidental, born in Michigan, laborer, parents: John Riddle born in Michigan & Addie Cochran born in Michigan.

Liber 3 p.13 #4762 September 26, 1921 Village of Hart, Oceana County, Michigan
Green, Sarah 68 years 2 months 64 days of age, married, born in Michigan, @ home, died of Mitral Regurgitation, parents: Daniel Orsman born in Pennsylvania & Katherine Work born in Pennsylvania.

Liber 3 p.15 #4830 October 16, 1921 Ferry, Oceana County, Michigan
Woodward, unnamed male, premature 6 months, born in Michigan, parents: William Woodward born in Michigan & Dora M. Beebe born in Michigan.

Liber 3 p.16 #4831 October 16, 1921 Ferry, Oceana County, Michigan
Woodward, unnamed female, stillborn, born in Michigan, parents: William Woodward born in Michigan & Dora M. Beebe born in Michigan.

Liber 3 p.16 #4832 October 24, 1921 Ferry, Oceana County, Michigan
Parish, Rhoda 72 years 4 months 4 days of age, married, born in Michigan, died from Mitral Segurgatium *(Regurgitation), parents: John Reynolds born in New York. *(born June 20, 1849)

Liber 3 p.16 #4839 November 28, 1921 Village of Hart, Oceana County, Michigan
Flood, James K. 75 years 3 months 4 days of age, widower, born in Canada, Lumberman, died of Paralysis of Heart, parents: Noah Flood & Johanna Lewis.

Liber 3 p.16 #4835 December 2, 1921 Village of Pentwater, Oceana County, Michigan
Jensen, Niels 76 years 0 months 28 days of age, married, died of Hemarhage from Perforating Pylomi Ulcer, no malign amb

Liber 3 p.16 #4833 December 17, 1921 Ferry, Oceana County, Michigan
Champlin, stillborn female, born in Michigan, parents: Tracey Champlin born in Illinois & Eva Randall born in Michigan.

Liber 3 p.14 4800 December 25, 1921 Newfield, Oceana County, Michigan
Hayward, Mary Ann 69 years 10 months 25 days of age, born in Scotland, widow, died of Mitral Insufficiency, parents: Alexander Mc Laren born in Scotland & Isabelle Dean born in Scotland.

Liber 3 p.16 #4834 December 25, 1921 Ferry, Oceana County, Michigan
Abbott, Alice 75 years 1 month 29 days of age, born in New York, @ home, died of Disease

1922

Liber 3 p.19 #4923 January 19, 1922 Village of Hesperia, Oceana County, Michigan
Philo, George Z. 68 years 3 months 7 days of age, widower, born in Michigan, farmer, died of Bronchial Pneumonia, parents: William Philo & Hanna Booth both were born in New York.

Liber 3 p.26 #5093 January 19, 1922 Village of Hesperia, Oceana County, Michigan
Philo, George Z. 68 years 3 months 7 days of age, widowed, born in Michigan, farmer, died of Bronchial Pneumonia, parents: William Philo & Hanna Booth. *duplicate records

Liber 3 p.19 #4931 January 19, 1922 Ferry, Oceana County, Michigan
Fogg, Frank 80 years 11 months 14 days of age, widower, born in New York, farmer, died of Aortic Insufficiency.

*(Note: there are two death records for this man, check #4875 February 19, 1922)

Liber 3 p.17 #4876 January 30, 1922 Ferry, Oceana County, Michigan
Mengle, Lyle white male, 2 days of age, born in Michigan, cause of death: Choked, Mucus in throat, parents: Elbert Mengle and Violet Bowers both were born in Michigan. *(note duplicate records for Lyle with different date, page & #)

Liber 3 p.20 #4932 January 20, 1922 Ferry, Oceana County, Michigan
Mengle, Lyle 2 days of age, born in Michigan, died from choking, parents: Elbert Mengle born in Michigan and Violet Bowers born in Michigan. *(note duplicate records for Lyle with different date, page & #)

Liber 3 p.17 #4877 February 16, 1922 Ferry, Oceana County, Michigan
Page, George F. 68 years 8 months 13 days of age, married, born in Michigan, farmer, died from Apoplexy, parents: Eff’r’m Page born in Michigan. *(his name is probably Ephraim and they didn’t know how to spell it)

Liber 3 p.20 #4932 February 16, 1922 Ferry, Oceana County, Michigan
Page, George F. 68 years 8 months 13 days of age, married, born in Michigan, died from Apoplexy, parents: Effrin Page born in Michigan. *note duplicate records recorded.

Liber 3 p.17 #4875 February 19, 1922 Ferry, Oceana County, Michigan
Fogg, Frank 80 years 11 months 14 days of age, widower, born in New York, farmer, died of Arteries Insufficiency.

*(Note: there are two death records for this man, check #4931 January 19, 1922)

*4878 was not listed in the book.

Liber 3 p.17 #4879 February 20, 1922 Ferry, Oceana County, Michigan
Nickerson, Sarah A. 81 years 8 months 17 days of age, widower, born in Ohio, @ home, died of Heart disease, parents: John Murphy born in Ohio.

Liber 3 p.20 #4934 February 20, 1922 Ferry, Oceana County, Michigan
Nickerson, Sarah A. 81 years 8 months 17 days of age, widow, born in Ohio, @ home, died of Chronic Vasirlar, parents: John Muffley born in Ohio. *note duplicate records.

Liber 3 #4881 March 7, 1922 Ferry, Oceana County, Michigan
Diller, Robert 15 years 7 months 3 days of age, born in Michigan, Student, died of Diabetes Mellitus, parents: C. A. Diller & Pearl Rogers both were born in Ohio.

Liber 3 p.20 #4936 March 7, 1922 Ferry, Oceana County, Michigan
Diller, Robert 15 years 7 months 13 days of age, born in Michigan, student, died from Diabetes Mellitus, parents: C. A. Diller born in Ohio & Pearl Rogers born in Ohio. *note duplicate records.

Obit: March 9, 1922 Ferry, Oceana County, Michigan.
Williams, Jessie born November 8, 1921, born in Michigan, died March 9, 1922. Four month old baby found dead, parents: Jessie Williams born in Michigan and Florence Kidner born in Michigan, buried in S. Ferry Cemetery.

Liber 3 p.20 #4935 March 9, 1922 Ferry, Oceana County, Michigan
Williams, Jessie 8 days of age, born in Michigan, found dead, causes unknown, parents: Jessie Williams and Florence Kidner both were born in Michigan.

Liber 3 p.18 #4901 March 11, 1922 Benona, Oceana Co., Michigan
Williams, Jessie F. 61 years 10 months 25 days of age, female, widow, born in Indiana, Housewife, died from Suicide by poison (Carbolic Acid), parents: John Benson and Mae Harreatage

Liber 3 p.22 #4993 March 22, 1922 Ferry, Oceana County, Michigan
Jordan, gender unknown, stillborn, premature, born in Michigan, parents: C. O. Jordan born in Michigan & Agness Shaffer born in Michigan.

March 23, 1922 Calhoun County, Michigan
Vol. 6 p.321 Calhoun Co., Michigan #2 March 23, 1922
Ward, Clayton Daniel, 9 years 7 months 18 days of age, white male, of Penn. Twp., died from Meningitis, born in Michigan, at school, parents; D.C. Ward & Susie Watkins

March 24, 1922 Obit: Battle Creek Enquirer and Evening News.
Clayton, Daniel Ward the five year old son of Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Ward of 35 Oxford Street, last evening at 9:30. He leaves besides his parents two brothers and one sister all small children who are at home. A short prayer service will be held from the residence Sunday at 12:30 and funeral services will be held at 2 o’clock from the Maple Grove church, conducted by the Rev. S. W. Large. Burial will be made in Wilcox cemetery.

Liber 3 p.22 #4992 April 7, 1922 Ferry, Oceana County, Michigan
Watkins, unnamed female, stillborn, premature, born in Michigan, parents: William H. Watkins born in Dakota & Gladys E. Stanton born in Michigan.

Liber 3 p.20 #4937 May 11, 1922 Ferry, Oceana County, Michigan
Smith, stillborn, female, born in Michigan, parents: Clare Lamont Smith born in Michigan and Lillabelle Gregoire born in Michigan.

Liber 3 p.20 #4938 May 18, 1922 Ferry, Oceana County, Michigan
Smith, Lilly Belle 29 years 5 months 16 days of age, married, born in Michigan, housewife, died of Puerperal Septicemia, parents: Archie Gregoire and Isabelle Jackson both were born in Michigan.

Liber 3 p.20 #4938 May 18, 1922 Ferry, Oceana County, Michigan *from actual death certificate
Smith, Lillybell (Gregoire) 29 years 5 months 16 days old, born December 2, 1892 died May 18, 1922, died of puerperal septicemia, 11 days duration. Married, died 7 days after giving birth to stillborn child, parents: Archie Gregoire born in Michigan and Isabelle Jackson born in Michigan. *Lillybell was married to Clare Lamont Smith.

Liber 3 p.20 #4939 June 21, 1922 Ferry, Oceana County, Michigan
Smith, Stillborn male, born in Michigan, died from Breach Presentation, Stillborn, parents: Delbert H. Smith born in Michigan and Hannah Loetsch born in Illinois *(Cook Co.)

P.138 #32 June 26, 1922 Gladstone, Delta Co., Michigan
Cartwright, Evelyne Bertha 1 year 4 months 22 days of age died of Measles, born in Michigan, parents: Merrick Cartwright born in Michigan and Kattie Abba born in Illinois.

Liber 3 p.20 #4955 July 12, 1922 Village of Shelby, Oceana County, Michigan
Spellman, Maude 39 years 6 months 19 days of age, married, house wife, born in Michigan, died from Hemorhage, parents: Delos Sobers born in Ohio & Lizzie Recter born in Ohio. *note, also listed under p.21 #4960 with same information.

Liber 3 p.21 #4961 July 12, 1922 Village of Shelby, Oceana County, Michigan
Spellman, female baby, 0 age, born in Shelby, died from Hemorrhage of mother, parents: William F. Spellman born in Michigan & Maude Sobers born in Michigan.

Liber 3 p.22 #4994 September 22, 1922 Ferry, Oceana County, Michigan
Mendham, James 80 years 1 month 4 days of age, married, born in Canada, farmer, died of Aortic Insufficiency, parents: John Mendham born in Canada. *James’s parents William and Mary Mendham were born in England. James’s wife’s name was Angeline Green Croff who was born in Ohio. They were living in Ferry Township by the 1870’s.

Liber 3 p.28 #5133 October 12, 1922 Hart, Oceana County, Michigan.
Starr, Peter 80 years of age, widower, farmer, died of Cancer of the Tongue, *this is all that is written, rest unknown.

Liber 3 p.23 #5012 October 12, 1922 Ferry, Oceana County, Michigan
Kern, Perry 50 years 2 months 18 days of age, married, born in Michigan, farmer, died from Chronic Alcoholism. Parents: James Kern born in New York.

Liber 3 p.23 #5013 October 12, 1922 Ferry, Oceana County, Michigan
Knox, Charles A. 84 years 3 months 3 days of age, married, born in New York, Lumberman, died of Acute Dilitation of Heart, parents: Orlando Knox & Mary Patterson.

Liber 3 p. 23 #5014 December 17, 1922 Ferry, Oceana County, Mich.
Apple, Charles 69 years 9 months 3 days of age, born in Ohio, farmer, died of Apoplexy, parents: Samuel Apple born in Germany

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