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1894 Michigan State Census – Eaton County

United States Soldiers of the Civil War Residing in Michigan, June 1, 1894 [ Names within brackets are reported in letters. ] Eaton County Bellevue Township. – Elias Stewart, Frank F. Hughes, Edwin J. Wood, Samuel Van Orman, John D. Conklin, Martin V. Moon. Mitchell Drollett, Levi Evans, William Fisher, William E. Pixley, William Henry Luscomb, George Carroll, Collins S. Lewis, David Crowell, Aaron Skeggs, Thomas Bailey, Andrew Day, L. G. Showerman, Hulbert Parmer, Fletcher Campbell, Lorenzo D. Fall, William Farlin, Francis Beecraft, William Caton, Servitus Tucker, William Shipp, Theodore Davis. Village of Bellevue. – William H. Latta, Thomas B. Williams, Hugh McGinn, Samuel Davis, William Reid, Charles B. Wood, Marion J. Willison, Herbert Dilno, Jerry Davidson, Edward Campbell, John Markham, Jason B. Johnson, Josiah A. Birchard, Richard S. Briggs, John Ewing, George Crowell, Henry Legge, James W. Johnston, Luther Tubbs, Oscar Munroe, John W. Manzer, Henry E. Hart, Leander B. Cook, Cyrus L. Higgins, Martin Avery, John M. Anson, Washington Wade, George P. Stevens, James Driscoll, Alexander A. Clark, Antoine Edwards, George Kocher, Charles W. Beers, Lester C. Spaulding, George Martin, Griffen Wilson, Sr., Amos W. Bowen, Josiah G. Stocking, Charles A. Turner, Levi 0. Johnson, Sullivan W. Gibson, Alonzo Chittenden. Benton Township. – Oliver P. Edman, Charles T. Ford, Emanuel Ream, Samuel Bradenberry, Isaac Mosher, Ezra W. Griffith, Joshua Wright, Michael Lynn, Mitchell Chalender, Luther Johnson, George A. Godsmark, George Wigent, Daniel Place, John J. DeWitt, Jay Henderson, William H. Barr, Josephus Sanborn, John C. Thomas, Michael Hamill, William Mitchell, Henry Thrall, William Motter, George Upright, Thomas J. Hitchcock, Asa Goodrich, Charles Albright, George Hoag, David Wise,...

Brace, Paul – Obituary

Paul Brace, 89, a 30 year resident of Prineville, died Wednesday, May 22, 1991, in a Prineville hospital. Mr. Brace was an Oregon lumberman until his retirement in 1968. He was the husband of the late Ethyl Brace, and father of the late Betty Kearly. Survivors include five grandchildren, Lynda Heuschkel of Stockton, Calif., Terry Kearly of Las Vegas, Nev., Gloria Kearly-Trautner of Prescott, Ariz.; and by six great-grandchildren. Graveside services were held at the Enterprise Cemetery, Wednesday May 29. Memorials in his memory may be made to the charity of choice in care of the Bollman Funeral Home in Enterprise. Contributed By: Sue...

Brace, Arthur C. – Obituary

Former Justice Of Peace Injured, Dies Arthur Brace Falls From Bundle Wagon on Jacobson Farm Monday and Succumbs Next Day Arthur C. Brace, 67, was fatally injured at 3 p.m. Monday when he was thrown behind the horses hitched to a bundle wagon at the farm of Mrs. Louise Mills two miles east of North Powder. He was taken to Baker in an ambulance and died in St. Elizabeth’s hospital at 9 a.m. next day, August 28. Mr. Brace, who was hauling grain bundles was sitting on the railing beside the Jacob’s staff of the practically empty rack when he fell behind the horses. The animals ran away, but were stopped by Tom Haines, who was working in the field. Mr. Brace suffered a fractured skull in the accident. The body is at a Baker undertaking parlor but funeral arrangements had not been announced when this was written. North Powder News Friday, August 31,...

Biography of Romeyn W. Brace

(VI) Romeyn W., son of Thomas Beach Brace, was born in Victor at the old homestead on Brace street, two miles south of the village, November 30, 1846. He was educated in the public schools of his native town, and as a boy and young man worked on his father’s farms, consisting of eighty and sixty-six acres respectively. In 1875 his father and he engaged in the hardware, stove and machinery business in the village of Victor and continued for two years, under the firm name of T. B. Brace & Son. In 1877 the hardware store was sold, but Mr. Brace has continued the other branch of the business to the present time. His store was on the north side of Main street until the fire, after which he located on the south side, and he is one of the most prominent merchants of the town, making a specialty of carriages and agricultural implements of all kinds. He also represents various manufacturers of machinery and has traveled extensively as salesman in western New York and other States. He is agent for the Hydraulic Press Manufacturing Company of Mount Gilead, Ohio, the Road Machinery Company, and other concerns, and for automobiles. In politics Mr. Brace is a Democrat and he has held various offices of trust and honor. As justice of the peace he was member of the town board and magistrate for four years and as town clerk he was in the town board six years. He was clerk of the board of education of the second district for eight years and of the first district four years....

Biographical Sketch of Thomas Beach Brace

(V) Thomas Beach, son of Major Williams Brace, was born in Victor, January 17, 1812. He followed farming and had charge of three farms left to him and his brother Williams, jointly, and lived on the homestead until 1895, when he came to the village of Victor to engage in business with his son, Romeyn W. Brace, in a hardware store. From 1897 to 1887, when he retired from active life, he was in the hardware and machinery business. He was a Whig in politics, but afterward joined the American party and voted for Bell in 1860. For a period of twentyfive years he was clerk of the board of education of his district. Through his efforts largely the Universalist church erected its building at Victor and he was always an active and willing worker in that church. He married, November 16, 1834, Margaret Octavia Jackson, of Victor, born in Litchfield, Oneida county, February 2, 1814, died June 29, 1889, at Victor, daughter of Powell Jackson. She was left an orphan in early childhood and came with Captain Ebenezer Bement and wife to Victor. She was an active and useful member of the Universalist church. Mr. Brace died June 26, 1889. Children : 1. Minerva L., born June 19, 1839, married Milo Webster, of Victor, and had Charles M., Arthur and Mina Webster; Milo Webster died in 1898. 2. Romeyn W., mentioned...

Biographical Sketch of Stephen Brace

Stephen Brace, immigrant ancestor, was born in England and came from London to this country in 1660. He owned Lot 13 on Charter street, Hartford, in 1673, and lived near Little River. He died at Hartford in 1692. His estate was valued at four hundred pounds. Children Elizabeth, Phebe, Ann, Stephen, John, Henry, mentioned elsewhere. Henry, son of Stephen Brace, resided also at Hartford. His widow Ann and son Henry administered the estate which was valued at nine hundred and seventy-eight pounds. Before he died he gave to his son his carpenter tools, half his house and barn, and his grist mill holdings, in consideration that the son pay his debts and support him to the end of his life. Captain Henry (2) Brace, son of Henry (1) Brace, was born about 1710. His will was proved in 1788, dated December 28, 1781. He was a carpenter and farmer at Hartford. His estate was valued at four hundred and sixty pounds. Children: Henry; Abel, baptized 1740, captain in the revolution, member of general assembly;...

Biographical Sketch of Elisha Brace

(II) Elisha Brace, son of John Brace, and probably nephew of Captain Henry Brace, aforementioned, was born in Hartford, died in 1752. He left an estate valued at six hundred and thirty-one pounds. He married Jerusha . Among his children were: John, Jared, Elisha, Joseph. Jonathan, guardian of Elisha, was probably an elder...

Biographical Sketch of Elisha Brace

(III) Elisha (2), son of Elisha (1) Brace, was born about 1750. In 1790, the first federal census shows that he was living at Stockbridge, Berkshire county. Massachusetts, and had besides himself two females in his family. The only other head of family of this surname at Stockbridge was Joseph, who had three sons under sixteen and four females in his family. Elisha Brace and three brothers, two of whom were John and Joseph, purchased several sections of land in Victor, Ontario county. New York, in the northeast corner of the town, of the original owner, Enos Boughton, afterward exchanging it for land known as Brace street, whither they removed. Joseph Brace and Joseph Brace Jr. were both soldiers in the revolution in Captain Ezra Whittlesey’s company, Colonel John Brown’s regiment, in 1777 and...

Biographical Sketch of Major Williams Brace

(IV) Major Williams Brace. son of Elisha (2) Brace, was born in Stockbridge in 1791, and came to Victor with his parents when he was two years old, two years after the settlement of the town. He died March 14, 1857, at Victor. He attended the public schools and Canandaigua Academy and followed farming in his native town, owning at the time of his death two hundred and sixty acres, which was divided between sons, Thomas and Williams. In politics he was a Whig and afterward of the American party and finally a Free Soldier, his last vote being cast for Fremont. For a time he attended the People’s Church, in which all denominations worshipped together and which he helped to build, and afterward the Universalist, the first funeral held in that church being his. He enlisted in the war of 1812 and was present at the defense of Buffalo when it was threatened by the British, having first the rank of orderly sergeant and finally that of major. He married Lucinda Beach, sister of Dr. Thomas Beach, the first physician in Victor. Children: Williams, and Thomas Beach, mentioned elsewhere, and two others who died in...

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