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Ah Soot
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Birth: unknown, China
Death: Jul. 3, 1925
Coupeville
Island County
Washington, USA

Ah Soot came to the United States from China in 1880 at the age of thirty. He settled on Ebey's Prairie, renting seven and a half acres of land from Ernest J Hancock, where he grew potatoes and other market crops for more than two decades.

During the last years of Ah Soot's life, former employer and close friend John LeSourd visited him almost daily. When he died in 1925, Ah Soot was buried in the LeSourd family plot in Sunnyside Cemetery, the only known Chinese resident of Whidbey Island who chose not to make the final journey home to China for a traditional burial alongside his ancestors. Source

1910 US Census, Coupeville Precinct: Ah Soot, age 61, single, farm laborer.


Collection: Washington State Death Records
County: Statewide

Da Reference Number: {529B60EB-C39E-4A02-9FCF-AF4CF8B8AFED}
Image Number: 1138
Document Number: 239
First Name: Ah
Last Name: Soot
Date Of Death: 3 Jul 1924[sic]
Age: 76
Gender: Male
Batch Id: 522531
Batch Locality: Washington, United States
Death Place: Coupeville, Island, Washington 
 
Inscription:
Born in China
 
Burial:
Sunnyside Cemetery
Coupeville
Island County
Washington, USA
 
Created by: Tenalquot
Record added: May 20, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70149188
Ah Soot
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- Libby Talley
 Added: Sep. 23, 2014
GODSPEED//REST WELL
- Jeannie
 Added: Dec. 18, 2011
 
 
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