63. Metsala, Matt

Matt METSALA(1-2) was born on 1 July 1886 in Vimpell, Finland to Matt and Anna Metsala.(3-4,6)  Matt married Anna JUNILA 9 April 1918 in Butte, Montana.(6-7)  He died on 14 August 1923 at the age of 37 in Frontier, Wyoming.(3,5)  He was buried on 17 August 1923 in Kemmerer, Wyoming, United States.(3,5)

      1. Kemmerer Republican, (Kemmerer, Lincoln, Wyoming), 24 August 1923, page 1, microfilm; Lincoln County Library, 519 Emerald Street, Kemmerer, Lincoln, Wyoming 83101.
      2. Sneddon Robert T.  Inspector (Dist 1) & Robert V. Hotchkiss Inspector (Dist2), "State Coal Mine Inspectors Of Wyoming, Districts No. 1 and 2," year:  1923; report, 1923; Wyoming State Archives on microfilm, Cheyenne, Wyoming.
      3. Matt Metsala, death certificate file no. 1430 (14 August 1923), State of Wyoming, Wyoming State Archives, 2301 Central Avenue, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82001.
      4. Cemetery-Headstone, Kemmerer City Cemetery, Kemmerer, Lincoln, Wyoming.  Personal photograph, property of and in possession of Roberts Roots & Branches, of headstone taken between 2000 and 2003.
      5. Kemmerer City Cemetery (Kemmerer City, Lincoln, Wyoming), Lincoln County Historical Societies, Lincoln County Historical Societies, index cards (: online 28 February 2018), Matt Metsala.
      6.  Matt Metsla, (9 April 1918), Montana, County Marriage Records, 1865-1967. Montana State Historical Society, Helena, Montana.: cert #10643; Ancestry.com. Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1987 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT. USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2017. Montana.
      7.  Urho Gevald Metsala, birth certificate 8579 (26 March 1920), Ancestry.com. Montana, County Births and Deaths, 1830-2011 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2017., Montana State Historical Society; Helena, Montana; FHL Roll: 47-66.

1 comment:

  1. I'm a descendant of Matt Metsala and his great-great grandson was born on his birthday, 7-1-2013. His legacy will always continue.