06 June 2011

Mathias Christian Lund - Death Certificate

Amanuensis Monday: Amanuensis Monday is a popular ongoing series created by John Newmark at Transylvanian Dutch...and I'm joining the bandwagon! Each Monday, I'll post a new transcription of a historical document I've found.
Source: Weber, Utah, Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956, film no. 2259754, digital gs no. 4121334, image no. 1516, certificate no. 142, Mathias Christian Lund, 2 March 1926; digital images, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Family Search (FamilySearch.com : downloaded 4 May 2011).

I've gone ahead and transcribed all the information and added it to my database. You can see the transcription below. I've italicized what was written/typed on the certificate.

Mathias Christian Lund – Death Certificate - Transcription
1 Place of Death
County or
Precinct or
City  /  no.  /  ward

Weber

Ogden  /  Dee Hospital
2 Full Name
Residence No. / St.
Length of residence in city or town where death occurred (yrs. mos. ds)
How long in U.S., if foreign birth?
Mathias Christian Lund
Plain City, Utah
14 days

58 years
3 Sex
Male
4 Color or Race
White
5 Single, Married, Widowed, or Divorced
If Married, Widowed, or divorced, Husband of (or) wife of
Widowed

Pauline Swensen
6 Date of Birth
September 1, 1849
7 Age
76 yrs. 6 mos. 1 ds.
8 Occupation
Farmer
9 Birthplace (City or town)
Bornholm
     (State or Country)
Denmark
10 Name of Father
Dedrick Lund
11 Birthplace of Father (State or Country)
Denmark
12 Maiden Name of Mother
Karen X
13 Birthplace of Mother (State or Country)
Denmark
14 Informant
Victor E. Lund
     Address
Plain City, Utah
15 Filed / Registrar
Mar 3 1926  /  N.H.J.
16 Date of Death
March 2, 1926
17 I hereby Certify, That I attended deceased from Feb 1926 to Mar 2, 1926 that I last saw him alive on Mar 1, 1926 and that death occurred, on the date stated above, at 1:55 AM.
The Cause of Death was as follows: Pneumonia following a prostectomy. Duration: 7 ds. Contributory: Prostectomy Duration: 7 ds.
18 Where was the disease contracted if not at place of death?
Did an operation precede death?
Was there an autopsy?
What was the confirmed diagnosis?
(Signed), M.D.
Date/Address
---x

Yes, Feb 24
No
--
(signed)E.R. Dumke
Mar 2, 1926 / Ogden, Utah
19 Place of Burial, Cremation or Removal
     Date of Burial
Plain City Cemetary, Plain City, Utah
Mch 5, 1926
20 Undertaker
     Address
[Ija] Lindquist
Ogden, Utah
21 Registered No.
B153
22 no of Burial or Removal Permit
15311

Source: Weber, Utah, Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956, film no. 2259754, digital gs no. 4121334, image no. 1516, certificate no. 142, Mathias Christian Lund, 2 March 1926; digital images, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Family Search (FamilySearch.com : downloaded 4 May 2011).

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