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Location: St. Clair County MI

1894 Michigan State Census – St. Clair 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. ] Berlin Township – Francis White, William Hugett, Nathan Hurd, John C. Morehouse, Benjamin F. Frost, Stephen B. Rice, John M. Thompson, Daniel M. Jones, Joshua Hill. David Grant, Austin Finch, Charles H. White, William Clock, Benjamin L. Aldrich, Homer C. Sperry, William Philo, Daniel Butler, Schuyler Jones. William B. Hamilton, Frank C. Jordan, Elijah P. Draper, [Abel. Brown]. Brockway Township – S. N. Blaksley, Alexander Telfer, Theodore Packer, John W. Lewis, Hugh Moore, Lewis Myers, Charles Montney, William Johnson, Thomas Thody. William Patterson, Michael Sheehy, W. J. Moore. Village of Yale – Ezra Freeman, John Hicks, Charles Disbrow, John Steemberg, Frank Robinson. William Strong, Alfonzo Gray, Lawrence Butler, Ira Billman, William Perkins, Isaac Robinson. Burtchville Township – Allen Worden. George Vroman, B. H. Conat, James Withey, John Cornish, Daniel Hanver, Henry Rhodes. Casco Township – John Lasperance, Alexander Vanbrochlin, Frederick Muggelberg, Henry Schnett, John Draves, Alfred Levington, Carl Pritzeon, Peter A. Visger, Peter Vermeulen, Charles Schultz, Timothy Meldram, Nathan B. Clark, Christian Lubahn, John W. Schindler, Jos. Gramer,. CCottfried Fritz]. China Township – John Graham, Gottlieb Grossmeler, Alvin B. Marks, Wanton A. Tripp, Fred Schreiner, Jr., William A. Trumble, Andrew Husel, Daniel H. Harris,...

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Biographical Sketch of Paul Scott Crampton

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Crampton, Paul Scott; attorney-at-law; born, St. Clair, Mich., March 6, 1886; son of Benjamin Franklin and Emeline Jenks Crampton; educated, University of Michigan, LL. B., class of 1908; married, St. Clair, Mich., Sept. 18, 1912, Mary Rummels Fayram; color sergt. 5th Regiment, O. N. G.; commenced practicing law in Cleveland in July, 1908; treas. University of Michigan Alumni Ass’n; member Euclid Ave. Presbyterian Church, and City Club. Recreations: Walking and (formerly)...

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Biographical Sketch of Charles Henry Carleton

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Carleton, Charles Henry; lumber dealer; born St. Clair, Mich., Sept. 18, 1859; son of George W. and Emeline P. Smith Carleton; educated, high school, St. Clair, Mich., and Business College, Valparaiso, Ind.; married, Wayne, Mich., Jan. 3, 1889, Janet L. Morrison; three children, George M., Margaret and Jean; after leaving school, entered the employ of B. W. Jenks & Co. in a lumbering operation near Grand Rapids, Mich.; came to Cleveland in May, 1885, and entered the employ of N. Mills & Co.; secured an interest in the firm the following year, and has been a member of the above firm and its successors up to date; pres. The Mills-Carleton Co.; treas. The Eddy Road Allotment Co.; vice pres. The Pearl St. Realty Co.; director Lumber Underwriters of New York; member The Euclid and Lumbermen’s Clubs. Recreations: Florida...

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Biographical Sketch of Ernst W. Bruno

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Bruno, Ernst W.; contractor; born Port Huron, Mich., Dec. 4, 1876; son of William F. and Theresa Orttenberger Bruno; public school, high school and business college education in Port Huron, Mich.; married, Port Huron, Mich., June 26, 1902, Marie Unger; started business with his father, who was a contractor; spent two years ranching at Albuquerque, N. Mex., and Eagle Pass, Texas; on coming north was associated with the Michigan Telephone Co., and came to Cleveland in April, 1896, for the Cleveland Telephone Co.; then with Cleveland Illuminating Co. until 1906, in charge of underground construction; then started in general contracting, paving, sewer, concrete and water mains work; member Biglow Lodge, F. & A. M., Thatcher Chapter, R. A. M.; member Athletic Club. Recreations: Hunting Big Game, all Outdoor Sports and...

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Biographical Sketch of Herman E. Dove

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Dove, Herman E.; automobile business; born, Port Huron, Mich., Dec. 14, 1875; son of James H. and Winifred Dove; educated Alpena, Mich., High School; married, Lansing, Mich., Feb. 28, 1906, Ursula E. Ackerman; corporal Company B, 33rd Mich. Volunteers; service in Cuba in 1898; five and one-half years in clothing business in Alpena, Mich.; started as errand boy and left as head salesman; was called out from there for service in the Spanish-American War; in October, 1899, left the clothing business, engaging in the manufacture of sugar with the Bay City Sugar Co.; in this business until 1908, removing from Bay City to Lansing in 1901, to take a position with the Lansing Sugar Co., later known as The Owosso Sugar Co.; as the sugar business did not offer a large field for advancement, went with the Buick Automobile Co. of Flint, Mich.; still connected with the company as mngr. Cleveland Branch; during the automobile panic of 1910, resided in Salt Lake City, taking charge of the Randall-Dodd Co.; handled their business for 15 months, putting it on a safe and sane basis, and it still exists as a prosperous distributing agency; returned to Flint, Mich., in October 1911, and from there came to Cleveland, taking the management of the Cleveland branch of the Buick Motor...

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Biography of Henry Clinton Kibbee

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Henry Clinton Kibbee. Among the representative business men of Topeka, Henry Clinton Kibbee occupies a foremost place and is well known in financial circles not only in Kansas but over a wide territory. He came to this great state in 1887 and, with the whole world as his field of choice, has never found a more desirable section in which to live. His business concerns for thirty consecutive years have caused him to travel the country over, hence this is a proof of some value that Kansas can offer many attractions in the way of comfortable living and preservation of health. Henry Clinton Kibbee was born at Port Huron, Michigan, May 24, 1859, and he is a son of Doctor Jared and Fanny E. (Gillingham) Kibbee. Dr. Jared Kibbee was a graduate of the old Cleveland Medical College, entering that institution after preparatory reading and study in his native state, Vermont. He practiced in Mount Clemens, Michigan, and was its first postmaster. Thence he went to Detroit and finally to Port Huron, Michigan. He returned to Cleveland and graduated in dentistry and continued during his active years to practice in that profession. In the public schools of Port Huron, Henry C. Kibbee completed his educational course and had his health been robust, would probably have learned...

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Biographical Sketch of Ralph D. Mitchell

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Mitchell, Ralph D.; lake transportation; born. Marine City, Mich., Dec. 5, 1878; son of John and Mary Rowell Mitchell; educated, University School, 1902-1908, Phillips Academy, Andover, Mass., 1908-1909, Yale University; married, Hillsboro, 0.; June 20, 1907, Helen Boyd; one son and two daughters; since 1902, engaged in vessel business on the lakes with his father; vice pres. Cleveland. Steamship Co.; pres. Gathwick Steamship Co.; sec’y Miller Ore Co., and Winston Coal Co.; director Sedalia Coal & Mining Co., and Edward Mnfg. Co.; member Union, Tavern, and Euclid Clubs, and Chamber of...

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Cooke, Winifred Joyce Churchill – Obituary

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Winifred Cooke, 83, died Monday [January 13, 1975] at Kittitas Valley Community Hospital. She was born March 13, 1891 in Capac, Mich., and after marrying Chester A. Cooke in 1910 moved to the Edgemont-Thrall area where they farmed. He proceeded her in death in 1950. Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Dorothy Ohlander, Mrs. Frances Bryant and Mrs. Ruth Treischel, all of Seattle, two sons, Bruce of Milton and Bob of Chelan, 12 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. At her wishes there will be cremation and no services. [Interment in IOOF Cemetery] Contributed by: Shelli...

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Morris Todd of Quasqueton IA

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Morris Todd8, (Allen7, David6, Abraham5, Abraham4, Jonah3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born in 1830, in Herkimer County, N. Y., died in 1902, in Quasqueton, Iowa, married about 1853, Clara F. Finlayson, who was born in 1836, in Onondaga County, N. Y. In his early life, Mr. Todd learned and worked at the shipwright trade. Removing to Michigan, he settled in Port Sanlac, St. Clair County, and engaged in the general merchandise business. It was while he was living here that he married Miss Finlayson. In 1854, he moved again, going to Iowa, and making the journey in a onehorse spring wagon and arrived at Quasqueton, June 2, 1854. Having purchased some land he began farming, engaging in general agricultural pursuits and stock-raising for many years. In fact, he was a prominent representative of that line of activity in Buchanan County, till the time of his death. He held the office of county supervisor for one term, having been elected on the Republican ticket, and was the first assessor of Liberty Township. Children: *2204. Albert Nelson, b. April 19, 1854. *2205. Mary I. *2206. Carrie A. *2207. Emma Viola. *2208. Jessie V. *2209. Howard M. 2210. Allen L.,...

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Biography of James Atkins

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now James Atkins was born in St. Clair County, Michigan, in 1844, a son of Alexander and Eliza (Lewis) Atkins. His father was a native of Scotland and his mother of Connecticut, and he was one of their eleven children. Mr. Atkins grew up on a farm in Michigan, attended the common schools, and was only seventeen years of age when the war broke out. At the age of twenty he enlisted in Company A of the First Michigan Cavalry, and served with that noted organization during the remainder of the war. After the close of actual hostilities between the armies of the North and South he was sent West and took part in a campaign against hostile Indians in Colorado and Utah. He was granted his honorable discharge and was mustered out at Salt Lake City, Utah, March 10, 1866. Mr. Atkins was twenty-two years of age when he left the army, was full of vigor, hope and ambition, and ready for participation in any phase of the hard and dangerous life of the West. After leaving the army he went to Helena, Montana, then the center of a newly developed mining district, and was there from April to August, 1866. On starting back to the States he traveled on a flatboat down the Missouri River...

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