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Location: Saginaw County MI

1894 Michigan State Census – Saginaw County

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now United States Soldiers of the Civil War Residing in Michigan, June 1, 1894 [ Names within brackets are reported in letters. ] Albee Township – John N. Slocum, Leonard W. Perry. Carlos E. Hall, Charles Gilder, Franklin Hicks. Andrew J. Showers, A. M. Boucher, Philip Sheffield, Wni. H. Rathburn, Francis Jennings. James Irvine, Benjamin J. Brownell. Howard J. Albee, Joseph Pollock, Napoleon Whittier, Orrin F. Ervine, James A. Gould, John Davis, Charles J. Sutton. Stephen Jones, Seymour Bortle. Birch Run Township – Josiah T. Grant, Hartford M. Harding, Allen R. Brown, William H. H. Douglass, Jay Morse, John Cook, George Patterson, Jackson Powell, Warren L. Preston, Charles Beeman, Marcus Cleveland, Richard Dewey, William Ferguson, Austin Sheley, Z. T. Graham, John E. Austin, Jason Morse, Riley Hadstate. Frank Chase. V”. B. Rottier (?), Henry Richardson, George Edwards, William Rouse, John Dobson, Charles S. Newman, Richard M. Johnson, William Lampson, Seth Devoe, James Larcomb, Frederick Service, William.Matter, August Otto, John M. Smitzer, L. J. Beers, Ransom Butler, Isaac Totten, M. O. Tremper, Warren Campbell, Charles Hustler, Barney Butler, Charles Rank, Edward Rittenmier, Samuel Cam, Milton Hadsall, David Alger. Blumfield Township – Urban Reichel, Adam Prick, Charles Goodman, Franz Schnettler, John Bluemlein, Daniel Cole, John Weaver, Moses D. Rich, Charles Zilk, James Higgins, Charles Schnettler, J. J. Oliver, George...

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Biography of Frank Eugene Williams

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Frank Eugene Williams, an active member of the St. Louis bar, who is keenly interested in questions of civic betterment and whose efforts in that direction are far-reaching and resultant, was born in Saginaw county, Michigan, July 6, 1892. His father, George Gordon Williams, is a native of Flushing, Michigan, and through his active business life followed the occupation of farming but is now living retired, making his home in St. Louis. He is prominent in Masonic circles. He married Anna E. Irland, of Genesee county, Michigan, who passed away leaving two children: Frank E., of this review; and Cecil M., an engineer of Cleveland, Ohio. Frank Eugene Williams attended the district schools of Michigan and also the Yeatman high school of St. Louis, after which he entered the University of Missouri for a literary course, and later became a law student in the University of Michigan, from which he was graduated in 1917. The same year he was admitted to practice at the ‘Missouri bar and has since followed his profession in St. Louis. He is a member of the Missouri State Bar Association and also of the Michigan State Bar Association and he has membership as well with the St. Louis Bar Association. On the 11th of January, 1919, Mr. Williams was married to...

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Biography of Andrew, Scott Rev.

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Rev. Andrew Scott. The qualities of real manhood and the power of leadership were never in greater demand in church work than today. The clergy have always been men of education and of fine moral standing, and with these qualities the successful pastor must now combine the spiritual enthusiasm and some of the same enterprise and energy which are such vital assets in the business world. A better type of this modern minister Champaign County does not have than in the case of Rev. Mr. Scott, pastor of the Christian Church at Fisher. Mr. Scott is a man of letters, has had the benefit of extensive travel, is a fluent and logical speaker, and in the course of his active career has shown unusual capacity as an organizer, administrator and a real church builder. Some of these qualities he undoubtedly inherited from the land of his birth. He is a Scotchman by nativity, and was born at Melrose in Roxborough. His birth occurred February 13, 1857. He was the third in a family of six children, three sons and three daughters. All these children are living and all in Canada except Mr. Scott. His parents were Adam and Agnes (Gilroy) Scott. His father, who was born in the same locality as the son, was a Scotch...

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Biographical Sketch of John G. W. Cowles

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Cowles, John G. W.; financier; born, Oberlin, O., March 14, 1836; son of Rev. Henry and Alice Welch Cowles; educated in public and preparatory schools of Oberlin; entered Oberlin College, graduating in 1856; studied for the ministry, earning money for education by teaching; graduated from the Oberlin Theological Seminary in 1859; married, in 1859, to Lois M. Church, of Vertmontville, Mich.; issue, two daughters, living, and two sons, deceased; second marriage, to Miss Beatrice Walker, of Brantford, Conn.; issue, one daughter, Jeanette, born in 1905; preached in the Congregational Church of Bellevue from 1859 to 1861; joined the army then; elected Chaplain of 55th O. V. I.; in the fall of 1862; resigned as Chaplain, and became the pastor of the First Congregational Church, Mansfield, in 1865; went to the church in Saginaw, Mich.; after six years, and on account of ill health, gave up the ministry and came to Cleveland, and for 3 years was editorial writer for the Leader; gradually drifted into the real estate field and had a prominent part in the large real estate deals of the city; mgr. of the real estate interests of John D. Rockefeller and Charles F. Brush, for eight years; served as pres. Cleveland Trust Co.; pres. Cleveland Chamber of Commerce (1896); pres. Park Board Commission (1900);...

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Biography of Herbert M. Howison, Prof.

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Prof. Herbert M. Howison. As one of the flourishing cities of Kansas, Parsons has representatives in nearly all the industries and professions. As a developer of its musical interest the city has recently received an important addition in the person of Herbert M. Howison, a prominent professional musician and a man of wide experience as a teacher and devotee of the art. Professor Howison is a young man of much talent and has been thoroughly trained in many of the best schools and under some of the best instructors of the country. The family have lived in this country for about four generations. The original Howisons were residents of the Scandinavian Peninsula, removed from there to Scotland, and there the stock was fused with the Scotch and English races. On emigrating to America Mr. Howison’s ancestors located in New York State. His grandfather was Robert Howison, and was a pioneer cattle drover from New York State to Chicago. On one of his trips through the West he lost his life and is supposed to have been killed by Indians. Herbert Milford Howison was born at Chippewa Lake, Michigan, November 21, 1888. His father, James Robert Howison, who was born in New York State in 1851, spent the first thirteen years of his life there, and then...

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Erskine, Margaret F. – Obituary

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Margaret F. Erskine died August 9, 1978, at the Wallowa Memorial Hospital where she has been a patient for four weeks after 5 years of failing health. Born July 2, 1918, in Saginaw County, Michigan, she was the daughter of John and Catherine Brady. On May 1, 1953, she was married at Angora, Indiana to Ray Erskine. Mrs. Erskine was a resident of Wallowa County for the past 3 months. Services and internment were held in the Riverside Cemetery of St. Charles, Michigan. Survivors are her husband Ray of Joseph; a son, George T. Marko of Midland, Michigan; two daughters, Mrs. Ted (Kaye) Daggett of Joseph; Mrs. Ron (Karla) Welsh of Saginaw, Michigan; 3 sisters, Lavina Boardman of Jackson, Michigan, Mary Peters of Boulder City, Nevada; Nora Bow, Merrill, Michigan; and one brother, George brady of St. Charles, Michigan. Bollman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Source: Wallowa County Chieftain, August 17, 1978 Page 15. Contributed by: Sue...

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Chippewa Indians

Chippewa Indians. The earliest accounts of the Chippewa associate them particularly with the region of Sault Sainte Marie, but they came in time to extend over the entire northern shore of Lake Huron and both shores of Lake Superior, besides well into the northern interior and as far west as the Turtle Mountains of North Dakota.

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