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Henry Hautaperä

Finnish: Heikki Paavonpoika Hautaperä, Swedish: Henrik Påhlsson Hautaperä
Birthplace: Kiiminki, Oulu, Finland
Death: September 29, 1899 (57)
Calumet Mine, Calumet, Houghton, Michigan, United States (Fall from scaffold)
Place of Burial: Calumet, Houghton, Michigan, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Paavo Hautaperä and Brita Henriksdotter Hautaperä
Husband of Maria Sofia Tolonen
Father of Helena Ruuttila

Occupation: Carpenter
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About Henry Hautaperä

Accident No. 33. — September 21) th Henry Hauta- pera, a Finnish carpenter at the Calumet & Hecla Mine, was almost instantly killed by accidentally falling from a scaffold. Deceased was working in No. 4 shaft house and had gone up to move some scaffolding. When there a short time by some means he lost his balance and fell a distance of about twenty feet, striking his head on the rail in the shaft, fracturing the base of the skull. No one knows the cause of his falling as he was alone at the time and as there was no evidence further than the mere fact of his having fell, no inquest was held. He was im mediately taken to the Mine hospital, where he died, a few minutes afterwards.I

Henrik Påhlsson Hautaperä, born 19 Apr 1842 Kiiminki, Oulu province; bapt 20 Apr 1842.

Father: "backstugskarl" Påhl Hautaperä (b.21 Apr 1779, d. 30 Dec 1853 Kiiminki). Mother: Brita Henriksdotter (b.15 Mar 1802). Kiiminki communion book 1837-1843 page 101: Kiiminki communion book 1844-1850 page 181: Kiiminki communion book 1850-1857 page 183: Widowed mother and sister Anna Påhlsdotter in Kiiminki communion book 1858-1867 page 114: Anna moved to Oulu on 29 Sep 1861.

Henrik moved from Kiiminki to Oulu on 8 Oct 1858. Residence Oulu 1860-1863:

daughter Tekla Maria Helena Hautaperä, born 22 Mar 1884 Oulu parish. Parents seaman Henrik Hautaperä & wife Maria Sofia Tolonen b. 6 Jul 1849.

Henrik and Maria Sofia had married 12 Jun 1875. Oulu parish communion book 1881-1890 part 2 page 67/468:

Oulu communion book 1891-1900 part 2 page 213: Henrik was marked died in America on 19 Sep 1899.

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Henry Hautaperä's Timeline

April 19, 1842
Kiiminki, Oulu, Finland
April 20, 1842
Kiiminki, Oulu, Finland
March 22, 1884
Age 41
Oulu, Oulu, Finland
September 29, 1899
Age 57
Calumet, Houghton, Michigan, United States
Calumet, Houghton, Michigan, United States