39. Jarvie, August, Sr.


August JARVIE(1-2)  aka Rannanjarvi(10) was born on 6 December 1873 in Finland.(3-4)  He immigrated in 1894 and was naturalized in 1903.(5-7,10)   August married Liisa Maki about 1894, probably in Finland, where their first two children were born.(5-7)  Liisa, also known as Elizabeth and Lizzie, immigrated with her two children in August 1899 arriving in Boston, Massachusetts with their final destination being Diamondville, Wyoming where August was living.(10)  According to the passenger records, August had been in the United States for 2 ½ years by 1899.(10)  August appeared in the census in 1900 in Lincoln County, Wyoming.(7)  August, his wife and three children, appeared in the census in 1910 in Frontier, Uinta, Wyoming where he was working as a coal miner.(8)  August filled out draft registration cards on 12 September 1918 in Lincoln County, Wyoming where he reported he was of medium height, slender build and had light blue eyes and light hair.(9) He was working for the Kemmerer Coal Company as a coal miner.(9)  He appeared in the census in 1920 in Frontier with his wife and five children.(6) He died in a gas explosion in Frontier No. 1 coal mine on 14 August 1923 at the age of 49 in Frontier, Lincoln, Wyoming.(3)  August was buried on 17 August 1923 in Kemmerer.(1,3)

Sources:
      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. August Jarvie, death certificate file no. 1425 (14 August 1923), State of Wyoming, Wyoming State Archives, 2301 Central Avenue, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82001.
      4. "U.S. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918," digital, Ancestry.com. U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005., Ancestry.com (: online digital 18 July 2011); citing United States, Selective Service System. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. Washington, D.C.:, Registration State: Wyoming; Registration County: Lincoln; Roll: 2022241.
      5. 1920, , population schedule, Year: 1910; Census Place: Frontier, Uinta, Wyoming; Roll: T624_1747; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 0129; FHL microfilm: 1375760, August Jarvie; digital images, Ancestry.com (: online digital 18 July 2011); Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Images reproduced by FamilySearch..
      6. 1920, , population schedule, Year: 1920; Census Place: Election District 8, Lincoln, Wyoming; Roll: T625_2027; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 63, , August Jarvie.
      7. 1900, , population schedules, , Frontier, Uinta, Wyoming; Page: 19; Enumeration District: 0060, August Jarva; digital images, Ancestry.com (online : online 9 March 2018); Ancestry.com. 1900 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004..
      8. 1910, , population schedule, , Roll: T624_1747; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 0129; FHL microfilm: 1375760, August Jarvie; digital images, Ancestry.com (: online 18 July 2011); Ancestry.com. 1910 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006..
      9. 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., Ausust Jarvie.

      10. "Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Boston, Massachusetts, 1891-1943," online digital, Ancestry.com. Massachusetts, Passenger and Crew Lists, 1820-1963 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2006., Ancestry.com (ancestry.com : online 19 June 2018), Liisa Rannanjarvi/Hilda Maria Rannanjarvie/Johan Rannanjarvi; citing 5,6,7.

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  1. This was my great great grandfather.

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  2. This was my grandfather.

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    1. August Jarvie, Sr. is my great-grandfather. My mother, Lorraine, was raised by Lizzie and August Jr. - Lora Lee Brooks - elmira.gulch@hotmail.com

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