Bearinger Township History
Contributed by Jody Doran & B.J. Kemme




 				BEARINGER  TOWNSHIP

 

 

Bearinger Township originally included Ocqueoc Township but in 1918 the two separated.  It included three post offices: Hammond Bay,
which was a Coast Guard station, Grace, and Grace Harbor. 
BEARINGER TOWNSHIP SUPERVISORS 1894-1987 1894 Denton G. Finlayson 1896 George Banne 1897 Charles Bryton 1909 John W. Lewis 1910 Arthur McArthur 1911 Ed. E. Garden 1916 Charles Roberts 1919 Samuel E. Werner 1920 Thomas Le Tourneau 1921 Charles Roberts 1923 Charles Schell, Sr. 1925 George Spiekhout 1953 Lawrence Mitchell 1969 Byron W. Dailey 1974 Raymond Schack 1978 Harold DeHart, Jr. 1980 Joyce Nolde 1984 Vernon Wilson BEARINGER TOWNSHIP CLERKS 1895-1988 1895 John Geddent 1897 - John Ferguson 1899 B. Kelly 1902 Arthur McArthur 1904 Fred McIntyre 1906 John W. Lewis 1909 George Reph 1910 Jacob Erb 1912 John Fuller 1913 Thomas Hodgett 1914- John W. Lewis 1918 Albert Domke, Sr. 1920 Godfrey Garden 1922 George Spiekhout 1923 Claude Tenny 1923 Henry Hanson 1925 August Herrick 1926 Merle Dymond 1928 Charles Cole 1930 Edith Parkes 1934 - Grettis VanZant 1941- John Spiekhout 1942 Jennie Koss 1942 Caroline Freeman 1944 Oda Roberts 1947 Ralph Winn 1953 John Muetzner 1956 Charles Schell, Jr. 1972 Tony Gahs 1974 Patricia Bosley 1980 Ruth Chimer 1982 Darlene Tucker BLACK FOREST CHIEF FORESTER 1922 1923 Wm. Everingham 1923 1924 Sid Godin 1926 1940 Dave Green & Ida Green 1942 1975 Andy Braidwood Some early names from Bearinger Township The Coles John Fuller & family (moved to Canada) Ed Garden Godfrey Garden Edward Goupell Delena Goupell Peacock Joseph Goupell & Bertha Goupell Ike Grady Thomas LeTourneaus from Alpena John Lewis Charles Roberts Charles Schell Sr. Barbara Schell & 5 children: Chas Jr., Joe, Frank, Elizabeth, & William George Spiekhout John Temple Ted Thorne This material came from an article by Charles Schell, Jr. & Claire Walter

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