Ottawa County Early Deaths
Recorded in Newpapers, 1851-1867

 

DIED

NAME

AGE

CAUSE

PLACE

PUBL-DATE

PAPER

1 Aug 1855

Angel, Willis

15m 19d

Infl. Bowels, only ch of Wm N./Ann M.

Steel's Landing

15 Aug 1855

GRT

16 Feb 1855

Barr, Robert

youngest son of John/Harriet

Clay Banks, Oceana

21 Mar 1855

GRT

----

Bartholomew, Almy E.

Buried one day previous to mother's death

Crockery Tp.

28 Jun 1854

GRT

17 Jun 1854

Bartholomew, Isabel

41y

Wf-Azra; b-Jefferson Co., NY; 11 ch.

Crockery Tp.

28 Jun 1854

GRT

25 Aug 1852

Baxter, Emmett

1y 8m

Younges son of Russell/Amelia

Tallmadge Tp.

1 Sep 1852

GRT

13 Jun 1856

Baxter, George

35y

Cong. Of lungs; Wife and 2 children

Tallmadge Tp.

17 Jun 1856

GRT

3 Aug 1852

Blum, Hannah

2y 10m

Dau. Of Nicholas/Klaasina

Spring Lake

11 Aug 1852

GRT

18 Oct 1866

Boeijink, Jan

38y

Wf-Janna (Droppers)

Milwaukee, WI

1 Nov 1866

DH

31 Dec 1866

Boer, Klaas

69y

Wf-Mrs. Klaas (Veiger)

9 Jan 1867

DH

26 Jun 1866

Bos, Jan H.

26y

Drowned; born-Nithuizen, Groningen, Neth.

Grand Haven, MI

5 Jul 1866

DH

10 Dec 1866

Braam, Cornelius M.

Of Cincinnati, OH

20 Dec 1866

DH

30 Oct 1866

Braam, Maximiliaan

71y 2m 15d

at Nieuwekerkin Duiveland, Zeel, Neth

Netherlands

20 Dec 1866

DH

5 Mar 1866

Brower, Fenna Gezina Jacoba Frantzen

Hb-Gerrit

N. Holland, MI

12 Apr 1866

DH

25 Dec 1866

Bruins, Geertje VanderBeek

24y 3m 4d

Hb-J. W. Bruins

Alto, Kent, MI

9 Jan 1867

DH

21 Dec 1854

Bush, Conrad

102 yrs.

Died-Pompey, Onon, NY; Served Rev. War

Detroit Inquirer

10 Jan 1855

GRT

13 Apr 1855

Chaloner, Frank Henry

18m 22d

Infl. Brain; 2nd son of James/Cornelia

Chicago, ILL

25 Apr 1855

GRT

21 Sep 1854

Church, G. H. S.

1y 1m 1wk

Only child of O. B. & H. E.

Grand Haven

27 Sep 1854

GRT

18 Jun 1852

Claimour, John

28th yr.

Of Consumption-from Grand Haven; wf and 1 child

Red Wing, Minn.

23 Jun 1852

GRT

26 Nov 1853

Clemons, Isaac B.

20y

Grand Haven

7 Dec 1853

GRT

---

Clipson, Mrs. Samuel

At Allegan

27 Jun 1855

GRT

8 Nov 1851

Davis, Martha M.

23y 8m

Cong. Fever, wf of C.; Dau-Samuel Green-Fowler, OH

Muskegon

12 Nov 1851

GRT

7 Jan 1854

Davis, Ursa A. V.

29y 3m 10d

Typhoid fever; Wf of C.; Dau-Ezra Hyde-Verona, OH

Muskegon

18 Jan 1854

GRT

20 Oct 1866

DeJonge, Aagje

70y 10m

wed Moes, mother and mother-in-law of P. Moes

Grand Rapids

1 Nov 1866

DH

7 May 1866

DeKoster, Johanna DeGriep

Hb-C. DeKoster

Zeeland, MI

17 May 1866

DH

1 Jan 1867

DeKruif, Fredericka

12y 4m

Dau-H. & O. (V.D. Luister) DeKruif

2 Jan 1867

DH

24 Sep 1866

DeMooy, A.

57y 9m

born-Nieuwerkerk, Zeel, Neth. Father & husband

Cleveland, OH

11 Oct 1866

DH

---

Eames, Laura May

1y 2m 3d

Croup; dau. Of B. F. & C. E.

Ottawa Point, MI

11 Jul 1855

GRT

25 Mar 1855

Eames, Mrs. Julia A.

24 yrs.

Ottawa Point, MI

4 Apr 1855

GRT

25 Sep 1852

Eaton, Ella M.

2y 5m

Dau. Of Harry & Cyntha W.

29 Sep 1852

GRT

19 Sep 1852

Fletcher, Hon. William A.

64y

Ann Arbor

6 Oct 1852

GRT

6 Sep 1852

Gilbert, Francis Throop

Only Ch. Of F. B. & Elizabeth T.

Grand Haven

22 Sep 1852

GRT

4 Jul 1856

Grady, ----

Drowned; He was lowering a yawl from a schooner

16 Jul 1856

GRT

31 Mar 1856

Grady, ----

ca 70y

On Monday last

2 Apr 1856

GRT

26 Apr 1855

Herrick, Ellen B.

21y

Cholera; Dau.-Henry/Caroline Barns-VT; wf-Henry N.

Excelsior, Minn

1 aug 1855

GRT

18 May 1866

Hoekstra, Jantje

10m 25d

only dau. Jurien/Lummigje (Kasten) Hoekstra

Vriesland, MI

24 May 1866

DH

10 Nov 1855

Holbrook, Daniel W.

37y

Muskegon

5 Dec 1855

GRT

16 Apr 1855

Hopkins, Benjamin

9 mo

Son-Hannibal A. Hopkins

Mill Point

2 May 1855

GRT

22 Aug 1852

Hopkins, Catharine

69y

Wf-Benjamin; from Tompkins Co., NY;

Mill Point

8 Sep 1852

GRT

28 Feb 1852

Hull, Maria Lucretia

13y

Chicago, ILL

16 Mar 1852

GRT

18 Jan 1855

Hungerford, H. H.

Member of I.O.O.F.

Mill Point

24 Jan 1855

GRT

3 Feb 1855

Hungerford, Sarah jane

4y 5m

Mill Point

21 Feb 1855

GRT

28 May 1852

Hunt, Ann Eliza

9y

Dau. Of Lewis Hunt

Grand haven

2 Jun 1852

GRT

12 Sep 1851

Hunt, William

4y

Youngest son of Lewis Hunt

Grand haven

17 Sep 1851

GRT

8 Jun 1866

Jonker, Jacob D.

63y 6m 22d

father of Daniel

Holland, MI

21 Jun 1866

DH

14 Mar 1854

Kinney, John

35y

residence of Daniel Davis

Georgetown

29 mar 1854

GRT

14 May 1866

Klijn, Neeltge Quintus

Hb-J. C. Klijn

Chicago, ILL

24 May 1866

DH

26 Uag 1856

Knickerbocker, Henry

ca 40y

From Jefferson Co., NY ca 20 yrs.s ago

Muskegon

3 Sep 1856

GRT

-- Feb 1856

Knickerbocker, Mrs.

Last Feb., in Mass., wf of Henry, leaves small son

Massachusetts

3 Sep 1856

GRT

21 Mar 1856

L'Esperance, Charles

Last Friday by falling tree near Torrenc' Mills

Head of Big Bayou

26 Mar 1856

GRT

27 Oct 1852

Littlefield, Solomon Otis

21y

Late of Grand Rapids

Detroit

24 Nov 1852

GRT

23 Sep 1851

Marsh, Mrs. M. M.

33y

Wf of C. C. at White River

Oceana co.

8 Oct 1851

GRT

15 Jan 1852

Mather, Henry Coilt

Injured on the 13th

Ferry's Mill

20 Jan 1852

GRT

29 May 1866

Maul, Pieternella

18y 9m

dau. Of H. & N. (Besteveld) Maul

Zeeland, MI

29 Jun 1866

DH

22 Feb 1854

McLoud, Daniel

Milwaukee, WI

22 Feb 1854

GRT

30 Dec 1866

Meeusen, Pieter

55y 11m 10d

marr-35 yrs., to Maatje Veerhoek

Zeeland, MI

9 Jan 1867

DH

11 Jun 1853

Munroe, Betsey A.

22y

Dau-Stephen/Hannah of Parma, NY

Albion, MI

29 Jun 1853

GRT

3 Jun 1866

Nieuhuis, Wilmina E. Kraai

27y 5m

Hb-C. K. Niehius and 3 children

Holland, MI

14 Jun 1866

DH

8 Oct 1866

Nieuwendorp, Johannis

64y

wf-Jacobje Jans Mijnders

Drenthe, MI

18 Oct 1866

DH

7 Mar 1853

Norton, Caroline

35y 2m 16d

Wf-George L.; B-London, Engl.; Marr-30 Aug 1837

Nortonville

16 Mar 1853

GRT

10 Dec 1866

Patz, ---

dau. Of widow of J. R. Patz, nee Lankester

Milwaukee, WI

20 Dec 1866

DH

23 Oct 1866

Patz, J. R.

27y

wf-Cornelia Lankestere

Milwaukee, WI

1 Nov 1866

DH

25 Aug 1852

Pelton, George B.

3y 9m 26d

Son of Ira

Muskegon

1 Sep 1852

GRT

11 Aug 1852

Pelton, Lucy

4m

Youngest dau. Of ira

Muskegon

1 Sep 1852

GRT

16 Apr 1852

Pelton, Lucy

32y 6m 17d

Wf-Alanson D.: Dau-Titus/Diana Tenare; Husb & 5 ch

Muskegon

28 Apr 1852

GRT

4 May 1852

Pennoyer, Harriet

38y

Wf-Henry; At Washington House

Grand Haven

12 May 1852

GRT

15 Sep 1854

Philbrick, ----

3y 4m

dau-Mrs. Sarah Jane Philbrick

at White River

21 Mar 1855

GRT

---

Philbrick, Mrs. Sarah Jane

36y

at White River

21 Mar 1855

GRT

---

Ranney, Eliza

38y

Typhoid fever; Wf-Fred'k; of Phelps, NY; ch-Sam'l, Mary

27 aug 1856

GRT

-- Dec 1852

Read, ----

3 mos. Ago

Only & oldest dau. Capt. H. A. Read

Mill Point

16 Mar 1853

GRT

7 Mar 1853

Read, Hiram a., Jr.

10y 11m

Eldest son of Capt. H. A. Read

Mill Point

16 Mar 1853

GRT

6 Jan 1854

Roberts, John

ca 18 mo

Only son of Richard/Rebecca

Allendale

11 Jan 1854

GRT

30 Mar 1853

Saxton, Benjamin F.

29y

Spring Lake

6 Apr 1853

GRT

13 Dec 1853

Scott, Asa A.

34y

Typhous fever, sheriff of Ottawa co.; Wf & 4 ch.

Grand Haven

14 Dec 1853

GRT

10 Apr 1855

Seekman, Anke Jans

At Mill Point; Wf of Adolph; Dau-John Pruim

Mill Point

18 Apr 1855

GRT

---

Seekman, Henry

Grand Rapids

18 Apr 1855

GRT

19 Apr 1866

Spelt, Jacob

55y

at W. Horts, Utrecht

Utrecht, Net.

17 May 1866

DH

14 Oct 1866

Steketee, Hendrika Pieternella (Eskes)

28y 8m 10d

Hb-Georg C. Steketee

Holland, Mi

25 Oct 1866

DH

30 Aug 1851

Stevens, Cora M.

Youngest Dau. Samuel B. B. & Julietta M.

Mill Point

3 Sep 1851

GRT

1856

Stewart, Capt. John

55y

Wednesday last; Sailed lakes since 1820

Algonac, MI

11 Jun 1856

GRT

9 Jul 1852

Taylor, Margaret Wisner

25y

Dau-Walter T.; from Geneva, NY to Holland; asst. school

Holland

28 Jul 1852

GRT

7 Dec 1866

Ten Have, Marrigje Brower

Hb-H. Ten Have

N. Holland, MI

13 Dec 1866

DH

25 Aug 1853

VanDusen, Louisa

39y

Wf-Dr. A. VanDusen, late of Detroit

Grand Haven

7 Sep 1853

GRT

27 Nov 1855

Warren, Charles

17y

From Upper Lyle, Broome, NY; at Muskegon House

Muskegon

28 Nov 1855

GRT

18 Apr 1856

Westlake, Ellen

10y

Grand Haven

23 Apr 1856

GRT

11 May 1852

Wheeler, Charles

25y 4m

Spring Lake

2 Jun 1852

GRT

19 Aug 1866

Wiggers, Jan

57y

Wf-Annigje Johing; husband and father of 3 children

23 Aug 1866

DH

6 Sep 1866

Wilterdink, ----

15 mos

Youngest dau. Of Jan Willem/Geesje (Beld)

13 Sep 1866

DH

29 Aug 1866

Wilterdink, Johanna Wilhemina

Elder dau. Of Jan Willem/Geesje (Beld)

13 Sep 1866

DH

16 Mar 1852

Winslow, Frederick

5y

Only Child of Gardner & Cordelia

S. Pomfret, VT

20 Apr 1852

GRT

2 Feb 1853

Woodbury, William H.

9y 3m 4d

Only son of George B.

Grand Haven

9 Feb 1853

GRT

29 Sep 1866

Yntema, Elizabeth Meijer

Hb-Otte H. Yntema

Vriesland, MI

11 Oct 1866

DH

Created: 29 May 2008
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