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Douglass Township
Montcalm County, Michigan


The settlements in Douglass township, include Entrican and the north-west corner of Stanton. The county seat was originally called Fred after Mr. Fred Hall of Ionia from whom 40 acres of land was purchased for the town. The price of the purchase was $50.00. In 1863, the village was renamed after Edwin M. Stanton, Secretary of War.


  • Memories of a small Town by Agnes Comden 1973

  • The Stanton Weekly Clipper index includes all mentions of death contained in that paper for the time frame of March 1880 through December of 1884. (transcribed by Judy Hardy)

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