Looking for information on the Niles Marble Works. Can't find where my
gggGrandfather Alexander MCCLARY and his wife Anna are burried. Have a copy
of the order for a tumbstone for Alexander. Is this company still in
operation? Does anyone have any idea how I could find where this Tumbstone
was placed? This stone was ordered by John McClary and James KP McClary,
sons of Alexander on march 13,1880.. Any information would be appreciated.
Am willing to share any information I have on the McClary family. Thanks so
Looking for any information on my materal grandmother, great-grandmother
and great-grandfather. All I know is that my grandmother was born in MI. I
also know that her mother and father lived there for some time, but not sure
where in MI. Grandmother was Ruth TALBOT born in 1890 Great-grandmother was
Harriette WHEELER TALBOTborn ? Great-grandfather was James Hartman TALBOT
Searching Earnest DRAKE and Nellie DEVON somewhere in Michigan
1900-1910. Their daughter was Marion E. DRAKE, possible born Chicago 1899,
and sons may include John, James, and Earnest. Both Earnest,Sr. and Nellie
were said to have been born in England, and both died by 1910. Thank you for
any help in locating them.
My great grandfather David SHAFFER and his wife Libbie KEELEY were
married in Mason, Cass Co. in 1890. I know that he was born in Union Co. PA
in 1851 and died and is buried in a cemetary in Adamsville. I am interested
in locating other decendents of David and Libbie. I am unsure if his parents
Peter SHAFFER and Hanna FISHER SHAFFER migrated to Michigan as well.
CROWNER -- Seeking the death date/location of Austin CROWNER, who was
born in Lansing, Ingham County, in 1874, the son of James Duane & Mary Jane
(AUSTIN) CROWNER. He lived primarily in Clinton County, where he was married
to Sarah May POST. They were divorced in 1915, after which time the family
lost contact with Austin CROWNER. He was last known to be living about 1936.
The family thinks he may have lived near Traverse City, Grand Traverse
County or E. Tawas, Iosco County. Both counties have been checked for a
death record with no result. His death probably occurred about 1936-1950.
Some family members think he may have died in the mid-1940's. He also may
have been residing on a county "Poor Farm." He is probably buried in an
I am researching the BARNES lineage. The information I have is limited.
George BARNES (abt 1860) md. Alwilda MCCUNE in Noble Co. Ohio. Children of
the marriage were Edward, William, John, Lulu M., Nora M., Bertha, Ethel,
and Hazel. Hazel BARNES (born abt. 1891) married and moved to Lansing. If
anyone just happens to be searching this same lineage, I would like to hear
from you. Thank you. Suzanne Andrews
My mother's name is Zelda Allen STEEN -(Adames maiden name her parents
names I believe are John ADAMS - Killed in Detroit early 1940's or 50's Mis
wife Mattie ADAMS buried there born in tenessee I think could you please let
me know if you have their parents names and anything else you find out thank
you. Zelda Allen ADAMS had a sister named Marjoirie Liouse WILLIAMS (ADAMS)
one of the brother's names is Benton A. ADAMS. There were two other brothers
who died one at age 3 and one at birth. I don't know their names.
trying to help my aunt to find her father. His name is Edward WHITE
resided in Milan, MI in late 1931, and listed his Occupation as truck
driver. Mytle DOBBERT was mother name. Their daughters name is Leatrice
Searching for any information on descendants of John Allison CROUTER and
his wife, Jessie FINCHAM. Both born Canada. Lived in Flint, MI about 1885 or
later. Also, information about Harry F. CROUTER and Annebelle KLETT residing
in Detroit about 1912. Any descendants? Shauna Crouter May 6, 1997
Searching surnames: Descendants of James TALBOT B:May 16, 1816 D:May 22,
1881 Married: Marie HOUSE (Gravestone marker reads Marie House but there has
been a Variation noted : Maria HOWES) B: Sept 22 ,1822 and died april 14
1884 in Port Huron Michigan. Buried at Lakeside Cemetery in Port Huron
Michigan..Children were: John F. FINLEY B: January 19, 1850 M: Elise
Catherine BROCKMAN James H. TALBOT Harry L. TALBOT Sarah TALBOT Nancy TALBOT
James and His 3 sons were partners in a Newspaper called "The Commercial "
In Port Huron Michigan. Would like to find Ancestors and Decsendants Of
James TALBOT and Marie HOUSE. We descend down from his Son John F. TALBOT
any information would be welcomed. Thank-you
Looking for descendants of Heikki and Maija KITTI (Americanized Henry
and Mary). Emmigrated from Finland to Otter Tail Co., MN then to Calumet,
MI. Children follow: Art Alma Florence married Jim Anderson Fred
(occupation, judge) Lila Esther Karl (occupation, musician) Edith Paul Vic
(occupation, construction engineer) Peder Robert Harry (occupation,
musician) Children by second wife, Johanna: Alfred
I am researching the ancestors and descendants of my great-grandfather,
James H. KENNEDY Sr. (b. 1842, d.?). He owned property in Deep River Twp. of
Arenac Co. He married Mary (Fitzgerald?) KENNEDY. They had 7 children: James
H. KENNEDY Jr. (m. Jane - no children); John Edward KENNEDY (b. 1875, d.
1931?) married Jennie McPierson on 27 Dec 1904--they had 3 children (Helen,
Gordon and Raymond-my father); Robert P. KENNEDY (never married); Nellie
KENNEDY CONROY (no children); Agnes KENNEDY WRIGHT married Leslie--had 2
children, (Leslie Wright Jr. and Kathryn Wright Dobb); William B. KENNEDY
wife's name is unknown 1 child (William); and Kathryn KENNEDY (never
married). I am not as yet in contact with any descendants other than my
brother. Any info would be appreciated. Thanks!
I am tracing the ancestors and descendants of Daniel BOURASSA. I believe
he lived in the Ecorse-River Rouge area. Daniel married Helen OAKS Bourassa
in the late 1800's or early 1900's. They had eleven children including a son
Harry Joseph BOURASSA who lived in the Ecorse-River Rogue area of Detroit.
Harry had a sister Beatrice BOURASSA and a brother named Leroy BOURASSA.
Harry married Nina Bernice NEWBERRY and they had 6 children. Harry drowned
in the Detroit River in the 1930's. My mother is Harry's eldest daughter,
Winifred Leigh Bourassa KENNEDY (b. 1926). I am told the Bourassa family
originally came from Canada, but I do not have any documentation of this.
Any info would be greatly appreciated.
I am looking for members of the Charles H. WALLACE family. Charles
b.1849-d.1934 married Alice JUPP b.1850-d.1939 and lived in the Bethel
Township area of Branch Co. They had at least eight children that I know
about, all remaining in the southwest Michigan region. The childrens names
and dates are as follows: Ida May b.1872, James W b.1873, Charles F b.1880,
William E b.1883-d.1972, Ada V b.1886-d.1972, Dayton A b.1887-d.1968, Oland
J b.1888, and Clyde D b.1893-d.1971. Any information on ancestors or
decendants would be greatly appreciated. My e-mail address is:
firstname.lastname@example.org Thank you,
John HOUGHTALING and wife Marilla HINSON moved to Fairgrove, Tuscola
County in approx. 1858 from Tioga County, New York. The following children
moved with them: Wesley HOUGHTALING m. Mary O'BRIEN; Albert HOUGHTALING (b.
1838) m. Harriet D. BEST; Augusta HOUGHTALING (b. 1840) m. Cornelius BEST;
George W. HOUGHTALING (b. 1842) m. Rebecca Jane THOMSON; Susan E.
HOUGHTALING m. James A. KNIGHT; Amanda HOUGHTALING (b. 1850) m. Benjamin
LOOMIS; John HOUGHTALING, died young; and Frances A. HOUGHTALING m. (1)
William TOLAND, (2) Mr. ELLISON, and (3) Mr. GOINGS. Does anyone know
anything about these families? I am most interested in John Houghtaling's
I am looking for any records or individuals who may know of Ida Mae
LESTER'S family. She met and married my great-grand-father, Walter BORDEN in
Harbor Beach, Michigan in 1890. She was only 16 years at the time and had
three children there before moving to Minnesota in 1899 or 1900. Thank You.
MASKELL,Fanny (Francis) b. ? married Arthur C LOUKS - August 14, 1859 in
Port Sanilac, MI Arthur died 1906 and Fanny remarried. Need any additional
info. Have 25 years of misc. research on MASKELL and LOUKS, will share.
Interested in hearing from anyone with MASKELL, LOUKS connections.
I am looking for information on my great-great uncle Thomas EDDY and my
ggrandfather Walter EDDY. I know that Thomas came through Detroit on October
15, 1906. I believe my ggrandfather came with him at that time, but am not
sure of this. Can anyone help?
looking for the names ALLYN and SWEETSER. Thomas Jefferson ALLYN went
there in 1834 John SWEETSER, wife Sarah SNOW SWEETSER went there about the
same time. Lived at worth also. My ggrfa William SWEETSER mar'd Sarah E
Our family originally emigrated to New York State in 1630's and some
decided Michigan was the best State in the Union and began to come here
around 1830. Having our First National VAN ANTWERP Reunion in Detroit, MI,
on July 4th. Would like to locate all living and dead Van Antwerp relatives
to invite them to the Reunion (the dead ones "in spirit"). Please help.
Thank you. Daniel J. Van Antwerp, Troy, MI.
SUPP Looking for Floyd A. SUPP, who supposedly was an Attorney in
Cheboygan, early 1900's. He was the son of Albert SUPP and Zella MABIE. His
mother died in childbirth. He was born June 1889 in Bushnell Twp, Montcalm
Co. Are there any City Directories that would at least say IF he was really
Looking for any information on James O'DELL he was born in Michigan
,in1836. Parents names are unknown to me. He married a Martha Ann
LONEY/LOONEY. She was born in Ohio in 1844.James died in 1892 in
Pottsborro,Texas.Have the names of their 6 children.Can anyone help me whit
this ? Who were his parents,and did he and martha get married in your great
state ? Thanks,
RHEAUME, Marie Margaret b 15 July 1895 in Freda, Mi. Married Clifford
Leland MONETT b 1892 in SD. They had 12 children. Searching for children's
names. Lester MONETT son, Lauretta MONETT daughter. Marie's mother was
Phillomine Mase b. Paris France. Marie's father was Arthur Mase b. Paris
France. Marie died in Los Angles, Ca. 12 Sept 1935. Searching for any
information on the following surnames: MONETT, RHEAUME, MASE.
I am looking for information on a Louise RATKE or Charles NEWBURRY. All
I have is there names and know they were married. I am looking for a Native
American link. Chippewa/Cree possibilities Any information will be greatly
appreciated. Please e-mail and thanks
I am looking for any information on the descendents of Frederick Thomas
BILLMEIER (1819-1892)& Eva Margaret BETZENER (1821-1899), they settled in
Frankentrost, MI & had 8 children: Maria Sufanna (m:John S. Schnell), John
Simon (m:Elizabeth Schurry), George (m:Margaret Nickendomus & Rosina
Reichard), Elizabeth Eva (m:Frank ?), Regina Anna (m:G.H. Happ), Eva
(m:Leonard Veitengruber), Anna Eva (m:Michael Veitengruber, Paul John
(m:Sally Davis). Any information on any of these people would be greatly
appreciated & I would gladly trade any information with any interested
parties. Thank you
COLEMAN,John Calhoun,Berrien, &Barry Co. MI 1845-1922 married Jane CLARK
in 1865 Kent Co. Ontario,CAN. 1850 MI Census shows Thomas COLEMAN, Ann
FEHELY, 2 FEHELY children, & John COLEMAN living in Berrien Co. Delayed
birth record shows Loise DOTY & John COLEMAN as John COLEMAN'S Mother &
Father. I am looking for any information on the names DOTY,FEHELY,or
COLEMAN. John COLEMAN is my great-grandfather. My grandfather's name is
PARKS, Ott(o)- b. July 16, 1877, d. May, 1969 (possibly in Byron, MI). I
am searching for any information on this person. My grandfather, Floyd Levon
Earl PARKS, b. 1905 in Grant Co, IN - parents were listed as being Ott(o)
PARKS and Ida COFFEL, both of Converse, IN at the time. Ott(o) was listed as
being a farmer and had an Indiana social security prefix. Any and all
information will be greatly appreciated. Thank you, in advance for your
WILLIS, William and Matilda PLUNKET Willis; William b. in Ireland 1806;
he and son, Thomas WILLIS moved from Canada to Bridgehampton/Marion Twp.,
Sanilac Co. in 1854. William was married three times, had 20 children. Died
10 Dec 1887. Some children: Thomas WILLIS, Jane Willis SIMMONS, Sarah
(Sally) Willis PHILLIPS, George (my 4th g grandfather) WILLIS, Joseph
WILLIS, Caton WILLIS, and Esther Willis BIGGER. Where in Canada were they
from, Lanark Co./Perth Co.?? William came to Canada from Ireland about 1815
- where in Ireland was he born, and who were his parents??
I am looking for my husband's grandfather Luther LevI CASLER who was
said to be living in Flint, Genesee, Michigan, when his 100 year old mother
died in 1957. We know he married first Elizabeth E. GOURLEY in 1902/3. They
divorced sometime around 1920. I believe he married again around 1920-1924
as he visited Wayne Co., MI. when his first grandchild was born. Children of
Luther and Etta were: Luther Beverly Ellwood known also as "Whitey",
Clarence b. 1906, Ethel b. 1909 and Wm. K. Casler b. 1912 - d. 1922.. Any
help with any of these names would be of great benefit to me. Thanks very
Searching for Sarah CLARKE born 1851 daughter of James CLARKE & Bridget
DUFFY born in Quebec,married Doctor Russell Finch. Lived in State of
Michigan, exact place unknown. Have a picture of their son Russell Finch Jr.
taken when he was a baby. Any information on locating this family would be
greatly appreciated. Thanks
Searching for Edward Henry CLARKE born Sept. 29, 1879 S/O James CLARKE /
Katherine GROVES, born Kingston, Ontario Canada died in a Detroit Michigan
rooming house fire in 1944. Any information about the fire and Edward would
be greatly appreciated. Thanks
Looking for information about John MARTIN and his wife Ruth who lived in
South Lyon, Michigan. He died in the 1960's; she in the 1970's. Trying to
determine if John is the son of John and Lou V. Eib Martin. According to
Social Security Death Index John has the same birthdate as my ancestor.
Family lost contact years ago. Trying to verify connection. John was born in
Missouri and for awhile worked for the Chicago Street Car system as a
conductor. Would appreciate any information or family connections. Thanks.
I am looking for any information on the WELLER family from Muskegon,
Michigan. Harry C. WELLER-Husband Mary MONEY-Wife Children are as follows:
Louis WELLER- Born September 20, 1903 (He married Mary and had child- Louis
Weller, Jr.) Harry WELLER- Born February 28, 1908 (He married Helen and had
three children.) Ellen Ruth WELLER- Born March 28, 1910 (Married three
times, first marriage, Olaf ISAACSON) Marie WELLER- Born Unknown (Married
Walter SALISBURY and had three children Enoch Weller- Born Unknown, Died in
1931 Darrell Weller- Born Unknown (Married Priscilla) If you have ANY
information on any of this family, please let me know.
I am looking for information on Thomas Jefferson GRIFFIN he married
Alice RHOADES in Stanwood Michigan on December 21, 1886 Macosta County.
Thomas was born on February 22, 1864 Where i don't know. his wife was born
on February 2, 1863 in Catarongis, N.Y. I need more information on Thomas
Jefferson Griffin ancestry and Alice Rhoades Ancestry. It would help if i
new the locations where and when things occurred, like marriages, deaths and
births so i can find the trail to next generation back. Thanks
I am trying to find the TIETZ family that settled in Ludington, Michigan
in around 1881. The father was William TIETZ and he spoke German. There was
three children to this union--Otto, Mary and Anna. There was a step child
from the previous marriage of the mother named Herman FENKSE. Looking for
information on the three half brothers and sisters of Herman.
HODGINS, Celia (Ball) looking for Death Records or Obit. children, 1.
Celia (Hodgins) mar Milton Landon 2. Frank Hodgins mar Alice 3. Harriett
Hodgins mar Tibbetts Last known place lived River Rouge, Wayne County,
Detroit, MI. I understand she has a very large funeral . month of death Dec
FIRST GENERATION Can anyone fill in the missing information (e.g.
birth/marriage/death dates and places ... maybe siblings/parents)? 1. Joseph
VANSLUYTERS was born in Netherlands.1 Joseph VAN SLUYTERS had the following
children: +2 i. Herman VAN SLUYTERS. 3 ii. Margaret VAN SLUYTERS1. SECOND
GENERATION 2. Herman VAN SLUYTERS was born on 2 Aug 1895 in Holland,
Michigan.1 Herman Van Sluyters entered the U.S. Army in 1918 at the end of
World War I and served for a period of time in Russia. Minnie VANDERLEEST
was born on 5 Sep 1895 in Grand Rapids, Michigan.1 Herman VAN SLUYTERS and
Minnie VANDERLEEST had the following children: +4 i. Donald VAN SLUYTERS.