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Unknown County, MI

Posted Queries for July 1997

 

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COWELL, DUMOND, TAPKING posted by Sharon Dismuke on Tuesday, July 1, 1997
My COWELL ancestors resided in New Haven Twp and Bennington Twp. in Shiawassee Co. My ggg granfather John COWELL b.4/22/1825 in Ohio d. 4/17/1864 in Andersonville Prison in Georgia. He married Margaret Dorothy TAPKING 11/14/1844. Thier children: Andrew COWELL 10/1/1846- 8/9/1913, Juniata COWELL 2/22/1848-1866, Mary COWELL 2/22/1852-12/1/1932, Edward COWELL 3/8/1855-, 3/26/1924, Henry Franklin COWELL 8/17/1858-10/18/1951 and Eugene COWELL 3/18/1863-1/19/1950. Andrew COWELL married Anna L. DUMOND 1857-1930. They married in 1877. Their daughter Grace E. COWELL 1878- 10/24/1919 was my g grandmother. Grace resided in New Haven Twp. all her short life of 31 yrs. Would like to hear from anyone related to or researching this family. Thanks so much!

HYAELL, HYSELL, WRISLEY posted by Carolyn Morris on Wednesday, July 2, 1997
I am researching the HYAELL family name . My great grandfather was James Perry HYSELL and my grandfather was baylous Cade HYSELL. Also Doing research on the WRISLEY family name .

FUNK posted by Teresa Ratzlaff on Friday, July 4, 1997
I am seeking information on Martin. He immigrated from Poland in 1870 with wife, Juley Caleb FUNK and two children Mary and John. He had 3 children while residing in Michigan 1870-1875. I know he is in Arkansas in 1879. Any information would be greatly appreciated. Thanks! .

KING, LEWIS posted by J. Johnson on Saturday, July 5, 1997
KING, Stephen. Ottawa County, Michigan. resided there during 1850 census. Trying to find marriage date to Charlotte LEWIS (also of Ottawa County) and any other information. Their children Adelaide (born 25 Dec 1860), Lucia, and Will were born in Ottawa Co. Approx. birthdate of Stephen King: 1834, New York. Approx. birthdate of Charlotte Lewis: 1830, New York.

STALL, WILLSON, WILSON posted by Paul Russell on Sunday, July 6, 1997
Seeking info. on descendants of John WILSON [WILLSON] & Sarah STALL, m. 16 Dec. 1808 in Fonda, NY, emigrated via Onondaga Co., NY to Lasalle, Monroe Co., MI. John died about 1835 leaving widow in Lasalle w/ children: James J, b. 1808, Jacob & John, b. 1810, Mary, b. 1811, Rachel, b. 1812, Lydia Ann, b. 1813, Joseph, b. 1814, Henry J,, b. 1820 & Myron H., b. 1822. All are mentioned in Will of Jacob WILLSON (1764-1838) of Johnstown, Fulton & Montgomery Co., NY. I have much research information on other branches of this family. Some were still in Monroe & Hillsdale Cos., MI in 1850.

BARNES, BARTHLOMEW, O-HANLON, PATTON, SHANNON, VEDER, WIGENT posted by Barbara Lewis on Sunday, July 6, 1997
I am looking for information on the families of Robert SHANNON born 1793 in New York and Elizabeth VEDER born 1798 in New York. They originally lived in Onondage Co, New York before coming to Hillsdale Co around 1850. They lived in Cambria, Reiding, and Woodbridge Townships. I am a descendant of Robert J. Shannon, the 9th child of this family. The other children are Almire, who married Amos BARTHLOMEW, CAroline, who married WIlliam PATTON, Sarah Jane, who married Thomas O-HANLON, Martha , who maried Daniel WIGENT, John who married Dorlesky BARNES. Contact Barbara Lewis.

RANDALL, SPENCER posted by Debbie Spencer Axtman on Monday, July 7, 1997
Looking for any information regarding the parents of Jane E. RANDALL, b. November 24, 1825 in Zorra, Canada West. She married Moses SPENCER January 10, 1842, in Dryden, Lapeer County, Michigan. She married James SPENCER after Moses' death December 27, 1871, in Denmark Twp., Michigan. Jane's children by Moses SPENCER: Moses (Manuel), b. December 18, 1843 Mary E., b. February 6, 1845 Daniel L., b. December 3, 1848 Hannah Jane, b. March 1850 Eldorus, b. October 29, 1852 John P., February 12, 1854 Jerome Randalll, b. December 25, 1856 Phoebe, b. 1859 Candace, b. 1862 Arthur, b. February 10, 1864 Any information is appreciated. Debbie Axtman

SPENCER, WARREN posted by Debbie Spencer Axtman on Monday, July 7, 1997
Looking for any information on the parents of Samantha WARREN, b. 1853 in Richfield, Genesee County, MI. She married Daniel L. SPENCER, February 22, 1869, in Gilford, Tuscola County, MI. She died July 19, 1925, in Evart, Osceola County, MI. Their children were: Cora Elizabeth, b. February 19, 1870 Archie Wallace, b. March 27, 1873 Amos Arthur, b. February 18, 1875 Viola Mae, b. July 4, 1877 Alva Gerome, b. February 25, 1879 Elmer, b. May 22, 1879 Alanza, b. February 25, 1881 Any information is appreciated.

MUDRAK posted by Bob McDonald on Monday, July 7, 1997
Looking for any info about family surname "MUDRAK" .

ASKIN, BROUGHTON, DAVIS, ERSKINE, ERSKING, JOYCE, LYONS, MATTESON posted by Beth Wills on Wednesday, July 9, 1997
I am looking for information on the ERSKINE (Erskin, Ersking) family. Mary "Polly" DAVIS was the wife of Howard F. ERSKING. They were married in Steuben Co., New York. Howard is buried in Hudson, Michigan next to his son DeWitt. Mary is buried in Gratiot Co. I believe that her son Erastus was living in Gratiot Co at the time of her death. Other children of Howard and Mary are Joseph ERSKINE (1821-23 May 1864), married to Elizabeth BROUGHTON, Elizabeth ERSKINE (abt 1826-) m. James LYONS, John ERSKINE (abt 1828-) m. Margaret MATTESON, Sarah Ann ERSKINE (4 Feb 1831-28 Apr 1898) m. Elisha Spencer Whitney, Catherine Jane ERSKINE (3 May 1832-12 Mar 1914) m. Wm Raymond, Dewitt H. ERSKINE (abt 1834-23 Oct 1877) m. Kate JOYCE, Erastus ERSKINE (4 Mar 1839-11 Mar 1910) m. Harriet JOYCE. Many of these children and their spouses are buied in the Richland Township Cemetery, (Hemlock) Saginaw Co., Michigan. Any information on this family would be appreciated. Hestina ERSKINE (20 Nov 1840-1855) Esther ERSKINE (1844-1857) Aaron G. ASKIN (Feb 1851-)

ADAMS, BENT, HOWE posted by Dennis Zank on Wednesday, July 9, 1997
Looking for information on Samuel HOWE b. circa 1640 m 03-June-1663 Martha BENT in Sudsbury, Massachusetts. Also Daniel HOWE b circa 1800 m 20-March-1828 Elvira ADAMS. Looking for possibilities of being connected to David HOWE owner of the Red Horse Tavern.

BRYANT posted by DeAnna Akins on Friday, July 11, 1997
I am searching for information on a Kimberly Hope BRYANT b. 03-26-1964 in Lenoir, NC. She is the daughter of the late Jerry Ray BRYANT and Patsy Sue (Moore) BRYANT. Anyone with information on Kimberly Hope BRYANT or Patsy Sue (Moore) BRYANT, please contact me. Kimberly lives in Michigan in an unknown county as does her mother. The last known residence of Kimberly was Westlands, MI. but she moved in 1996. As of 1996 she wasn't married, but her mother, to my knowledge, remarried in the late 1970's or early 1980's to a man of possibly Arab descent. My husband and I have been trying to find Kimberly for the last two years now and have been unsuccessful. She is my husbands half sister and has never met her. PLEASE anyone that may know of her or can assist us in locating her, please email us. Thank you! DeAnna and Tony Akins

DEGAN, DOLSON posted by Ron Plimley on Wednesday, July 16, 1997
William Lewis Dolson, b.1844, NYS, d. 1916, Micado, Mich., m. 1867, Eliz. Marg. Degan, 1848-1916. They had 3 ch., Dan, Marg, Wm. Who were parents and siblings of Wm. Lewis Dolson? Thank you.

BRENNAN, BRINNING, FEELY posted by Dan Brennan on Monday, July 21, 1997
subject: FEELY - Michigan after 1860. Looking for descendants of James and Ann FEELY. Ann was born about 1828 in St. Lawrence Co., New York. Her maiden name was BRENNAN though the family also used BRINNING. Ann's mother's will of 1863 lists her as living in "Michigan, particular address unknown" They had at least two children that were born in New York State, Ellen FEELY, born about 1856 and Thomas FEELY born June 14, 1858. Both were baptized in St Patrick's Catholic Church Hogansburg, St. Lawrence Co. NY.

BLISS, MOAK posted by T. Moak on Friday, July 25, 1997
MOAK, George A. and his wife BLISS, Jane Children: George Clementine in Middleville, 1874. (My great grandfather) George Clementine left Middleville for Cadillac (Wexford Co.) when he was 19 and began work with the Pennsylvania R.R. He died in 1940 in Cadillac. There were other children: Fred, Edward, Tillie, maybe more. George A. was from New York and his wife Jane from Vermont. I have no dates or birthplaces.

MOAK, SUGGITT posted by T. Moak on Friday, July 25, 1997
SUGGITT, Jessie Elmira b. Jan 11, 1876 in Emmet Co., Petoskey, MI. Siblings: SUGGITT, Lewis; Jennie; Edith; Mabel. Married MOAK, George Clementine 1896 in Emmet Co, Petoskey. Moved to Wexford Co., Cadillac, MI. One child, MOAK, George Valentine, b. 1900.

BLISS, MOAK posted by T. Moak on Friday, July 25, 1997
MOAK, George A. and his wife BLISS, Jane Children: George Clementine in Middleville, 1874. (My great grandfather) George Clementine left Middleville for Cadillac (Wexford Co.) when he was 19 and began work with the Pennsylvania R.R. He died in 1940 in Cadillac. There were other children: Fred, Edward, Tillie, maybe more. George A. was from New York and his wife Jane from Vermont. I have no dates or birthplaces.

MOAK, SUGGITT posted by T. Moak on Friday, July 25, 1997
SUGGITT, Jessie Elmira b. Jan 11, 1876 in Emmet Co., Petoskey, MI. Siblings: SUGGITT, Lewis; Jennie; Edith; Mabel. Married MOAK, George Clementine 1896 in Emmet Co, Petoskey. Moved to Wexford Co., Cadillac, MI. One child, MOAK, George Valentine, b. 1900.

MANELL posted by Laurie Manell Kiriakou on Saturday, July 26, 1997
MANELL Researching MANELL family, looking for info Ted MANELL b.7/27/1922 d.12/1995 in Miami Florida. Social Security issued in Michigan.

MANELL posted by Laurie Manell Kiriakou on Saturday, July 26, 1997
MANELL Researching MANELL family, looking for info Ted MANELL b.7/27/1922 d.12/1995 in Miami Florida. Social Security issued in Michigan.

SWINNEY, TYER posted by Janet Sue Milam on Sunday, July 27, 1997
SWINNEY Searching for county for Sarah SWINNEY born in Michigan probably between 1830 to 1845. We have no idea of parents' names. Married TYER ca 1858-1860 in MO. Janet Sue Milam 108 W. Ollie Floydada, TX 79235- 3847

BAR, JONES, WRIGHT posted by Jeanne Markiewicz on Sunday, July 27, 1997
Searching for information on Austin WRIGHT: According to the Index to 1840 Michigan Census: Austin Wright, 32 Joh BAR (Johnston Twp., Barrien County) What city is Johnston Twp. in? I don't know when he first arrived in Barrien County. He was born around 1802 in Vermont according to other census information and was married to Lydia JONES, Feb. 3, 1841, (I do not know where) and had moved on to Litchfield, Hillsdale County, MI by 1842 where a son Willis William Wright was born (1842-1935). Any information on Austin or his wife, Lydia, will be greatly appreciated.

SWINNEY, TYER posted by Janet Sue Milam on Sunday, July 27, 1997
SWINNEY Searching for county for Sarah SWINNEY born in Michigan probably between 1830 to 1845. We have no idea of parents' names. Married TYER ca 1858-1860 in MO. Janet Sue Milam 108 W. Ollie Floydada, TX 79235- 3847

BUCK, EUL, NORRIS posted by Rollie Norris,Jr on Sunday, July 27, 1997
looking for the decendents Of EUL, Florence Simmons. there was a girl, name Maxine, a son name was or is Billy.. Florance was my mothers sister. Eva Alice BUCK. who was married to Rollie NORRIS, Sr. we were raised in the north east part of Okla. At Commerce and Noth Miami, okla. The last that i heard of them was that they lived in the Pontiac area. I have three sisters, Darlean, barbara, and bonnie.

 


BAR, JONES, WRIGHT posted by Jeanne Markiewicz on Sunday, July 27, 1997
Searching for information on Austin WRIGHT: According to the Index to 1840 Michigan Census: Austin Wright, 32 Joh BAR (Johnston Twp., Barrien County) What city is Johnston Twp. in? I don't know when he first arrived in Barrien County. He was born around 1802 in Vermont according to other census information and was married to Lydia JONES, Feb. 3, 1841, (I do not know where) and had moved on to Litchfield, Hillsdale County, MI by 1842 where a son Willis William Wright was born (1842-1935). Any information on Austin or his wife, Lydia, will be greatly appreciated.

WILSON posted by Dottie Spicer on Monday, July 28, 1997
George E. WILSON -great grand father believed to be from Gratiot County Seville Township-death about 1921 had a son George E. Wilson born about 1875 married a gal from Colorado moved to Norfolk Virginia area.Any information would be greatly appreciated.

CANFIELD, HILL, THORNE posted by Marilyn Canfield on Monday, July 28, 1997
Seeking information on Charles CANFIELD, station agent b. Ohio md. Mana Louise THORNE children Raymond A, Canfield b. July 1900 Talmadge Ottawa County Mi, Carol Blanche Canfield b 1902 Watervliet ? MI. Charles was a station agent date of birth unknown, circa 1869 1875 was a staion agent and telegrapher. Mana was married 1. Charles HILL . daughter Winfred b. 1876 Wilson NY. Mana's parents John Henry and Martha Gifford Thorne,

WILSON posted by Dottie Spicer on Monday, July 28, 1997
George E. WILSON -great grand father believed to be from Gratiot County Seville Township-death about 1921 had a son George E. Wilson born about 1875 married a gal from Colorado moved to Norfolk Virginia area.Any information would be greatly appreciated.

CANFIELD, THORNE posted by Marilyn Canfield on Monday, July 28, 1997
Seeking information on Charles CANFIELD, station agent b. Ohio md. Mana Louise THORNE children Raymond A, Canfield b. July 1900 Talmadge Ottawa County Mi, Carol Blanche Canfield b 1902 Watervliet ? MI. Charles was a station agent date of birth unknown, circa 1869 1875 was a staion agent and telegrapher. Mana was married 1. Charles Hill . daughter Winfred b. 1876 Wilson NY. Mana's parents John Henry and Martha Gifford Thorne,

CANFIELD, THORNE posted by Marilyn Canfield on Monday, July 28, 1997
Seeking information on Charles CANFIELD, station agent b. Ohio md. Mana Louise THORNE children Raymond A, Canfield b. July 1900 Talmadge Ottawa County Mi, Carol Blanche Canfield b 1902 Watervliet ? MI. Charles was a station agent date of birth unknown, circa 1869 1875 was a staion agent and telegrapher. Mana was married 1. Charles Hill . daughter Winfred b. 1876 Wilson NY. Mana's parents John Henry and Martha Gifford Thorne,

JONES posted by Dixie Lee English on Tuesday, July 29, 1997
Am looking for a Russel & Alice JONES who resided there, Alice was born in Michigan Russel B Canada. Children, Dwain, Twins Erwin & Derwin, Carol and Donna. Derwin born in 1933 or 32. Need census info or anything else.

JONES posted by Dixie Lee English on Tuesday, July 29, 1997
Am looking for a Russel & Alice JONES who resided there, Alice was born in Michigan Russel B Canada. Children, Dwain, Twins Erwin & Derwin, Carol and Donna. Derwin born in 1933 or 32. Need census info or anything else.

ELWAY, MAUK posted by Mauk on Thursday, July 31, 1997
Hello I am looking for Frederick MAUK born November 1852 Pennsylvania married Carrie ELWAY born May 1860 Pennsylvania They moved to Kent Co Grand Rapids MI. with their children. Robert R MAUK born Oct 1880 Pa, Nellie E MAUK born April 1885 Pa, Ethel M MAUK born Oct 1887 Pa, Fred M MAUK born April 1890 Pa, Ralph F MAUK born May,1893 Pa, Ruth E MAUK born January 29,1895 Pa, Arthur D MAUK born June 5,1898 Pa. I am at a dead end.  Does anybody know my family? TerryOwens@aol.com

ELWAY, MAUK, RALPH posted by Mauk on Thursday, July 31, 1997
Hello I am looking for Frederick MAUK born November 1852 Pennsylvania married Carrie ELWAY born May 1860 Pennsylvania They moved to Kent CO Grand Rapids MI. with their children. Robert R MAUK born Oct 1880 Pa, Nellie E MAUK born April 1885 Pa, Ethel M MAUK born Oct 1887 Pa, Fred M MAUK born April 1890 Pa, RALPH F MAUK born May,1893 Pa, Ruth E MAUK born January 29,1895 Pa, Arthur D MAUK born June 5,1898 Pa. I am at a dead end does anybody know my family. TerryOwens@aol.com

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