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| Eureka Township
Montcalm County, Michigan
The settlement in Eureka township, is the County's largest, and is known as Greenville. In 1844, John Green moved to the area from New York and the village was named after him. The first Danish immigrant was Christian Johnson with literally hundreds of his countrymen following him to the area. Greenville was incorporated as a village in 1853.
The first marriage on the books of Montcalm County was that of Benjamin A. Weaver and Gertrude Stockholm. The marriage took place in Greenville on March 19, 1851. Wilson Mosher, a minister of the gospel performed the marriage.
The first court proceedings in Montcalm County took place June 21, 1853 before Judge Martin in Greenville. Both proceeding were divorce cases: Washington D. Coons vs. Martha E. Coons and Mary West vs. John West.
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