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Newaygo County, MI

Posted Queries for November thru December 1998




Surnames: ANSON, LASLEY, PICKETT, STRATTON
Researcher: Charles L. Anson
Email: canson@kaltel.net
Date posted: Friday, November 6, 1998

George W.S. Anson lived in Troy Township and is buried there as is his son Eldridge Vincent Anson, and his wife Hudla, George is my great grandfather, and Eldridge is my Grand father. I am looking for information on George W.S. Anson. George died in 1892 , his death is recorded in the records of Newaygo County. The surnames Stratton, Pickett, and Quick, are the surnames of the daughter's of George W.S.Anson. I am looking for information on these individuals also. I will appreciate any help.


Surnames: EDWARDS, HIGGINS, LELSGANG, PHELPS, RACE
Researcher: D. Donally
Email: morgan@ionia- mi.net
Date posted: Sunday, November 8, 1998

Looking for anyone with family ties to Peter RACE bo. June 11,1834 Columbia Co. N.Y. mar. Olive J. PHILPS June 3, 1863 Yate Co. N.Y. moved to Brooks twp. Newaygo Co. Mi. early 1850s. they had 10 children Some of there sons were Earnist, Edward James, John Albert, Franklin, some daughter, names unknown married George HIGGINS , D.S. EDWARDS & George LELSGANG Two other children sex and names unknown. Any help will be welcomed.


Surnames: ELWELL, THOMPSON, WHIPPLE
Researcher: Bev Crowell
Email: bevcrowell@aol.com
Date posted: Monday, November 9, 1998

Effie ELWELL, great grand niece of Lewis W THOMPSON, lived Fremont, Newaygo county, MI in 1906 and Luther WHIPPLE, nephew of Lewis W THOMPSON, lived White Cloud, Newaygo county, MI in 1906. It would be wonderful if anyone can help me with any of these names.


Surnames: BOYD, ENGLISH, SAUNDERS
Researcher: Sharon
Email: odie@pathwaynet.com
Date posted: Friday, November 13, 1998

Does anyone know information about the following that are buried at 'SURRARER' Cemetery in Brooks Twp., Newaygo Co., Michigan? ENGLISH, Florence d: 1883 ENGLISH, Amber d: 1889 ENGLISH, Arthur d: ? SAUNDERS, Chester d: ? SAUNDERS, Sarah d: ? SAUNDERS, Ida May d: 1900 BOYD, Mr. d: ? Burned to death from a house fire. My 4th Great Grandfather was a 'SURRARER' and had property in and around where the Cemetery is located. Thank-You!


Surnames: GIDDINGS
Researcher: Eldon Hills
Email: ehills@cass.net
Date posted: Friday, November 27, 1998

Desire any information on Barzilla GIDDINGS, who settled in Newago Co. in 1860's. His brother, Wyman lived here for several year before moving on as did his brother, Joshua Reed Giddings who later moved to Hesperia, Oceana Co. Mi. His sister, Roxanna married Edwin GLEASON and lived at Newago Co. Mi. They "all" were from Ashtabula Co. Oh.


Surnames: BANCROFT, COOK
Researcher: S. Zimmerman
Email: EMTGAL@aol.com
Date posted: Monday, November 30, 1998

Hi! I am looking for info on Lewis(Louis) BANCROFT. He married 1) Lottie COOK 2) Maude(?) Lewis and Maude owned a rather large farm in Newaygo Co., MI sometime after 1906. If you have any info on any of these people or know where I can get any info, I would GREATLY appreciate hearing from you! Thanks in advance!.


Surnames: KING
Researcher: James Burrow
Email: jimac@lightspeed.net
Date posted: Thursday, December 3, 1998

I am looking for Effie King, born Effie Whaling. Was reported in the Newaygo County area between 1880-1920. Thank you


Surnames: BEADLE, GREGORY, HALL, PLACE, SNYDER, WIBERT
Researcher: Regina Place
Email: giner@bellsouth.net
Date posted: Friday, December 4, 1998

William Edward PLACE b. 1866 in Newaygo County, Michigan, married Murtel May BEADLE from Michigan b. May 1870 (d. April 17, 1921) and had the 5 children: Claude Melvin b. April 3, 1890 (The lived in Luther, Michigan when Claude was born.) Cora b. May 1892 Laura b. January 1896 Elgin E b. May 1897 Ira May b. March 1900. Claude Melvin PLACE b. April 3, 1890 in Michigan(d. July 1975), married Nona Adell GREGORY (full blooded Indian), b. June 14, 1901 in Culand, Benzie County, Michigan (d. March 5, 1933), married February 7, 1920. Nona's parents were Byron GREGORY farmer from Michigan and Emma ? from Pennsylvania. Claude was married several times. Claude and Nona had the following children: Melvin Winan b. October 3, 1922 Wayne b. January 3, 1924 Arlington b. July 15, 1925 Baby Girl Please e-mail if you have information concerning my family.


Surnames: MCDONALD, MULLIN, WITHERS
Researcher: Cindy Heath
Email: tchkc@comteck.com
Date posted: Wednesday, December 9, 1998

Searching for info on the Decendants of Nathan McDonald (d 1912) and Mary Elizabeth (Withers)McDonald (d 1904). Both died in Newaygo and are buried in Goodwell Township. Nathan's Pension records say they lived in Woodville. There youngest son, Jess, was raised by his siblings. Some of the family moved to Grand Rapids, some to Big Rapids, but some were still in Newaygo ca. 1960. Mary (Withers) McDonald's parents, Peter and Anna, and her siblings also came to the area and are burried in Goodwell Twsp. Also looking for decendants of James Mullin and Martha (Hayes) Mullin. Both were born in Maine, died in Newaygo. Unsure of burial place. Any help apreciated. Will share what I have..


Surnames: SHIPPY, THOMPSON
Researcher: Linda Thompson
Email: laramie1@gte.net
Date posted: Wednesday, December 9, 1998

We are trying to locate Icabod{Ichabod}Thompson and Lenora Dodge Thompson. They had a son named John Dodge Thompson and he married Samantha Shippy. John Dodge was born in 1828 and died in 1908. We believe the family originated in New York or Mass. and then later moved to around Newago County. We really don't have much information to go on. We have come to the conclusion that Icabod may be a nickname. John Franklin Thompson {John Dodge Thompson and Samantha Shippy Thompson's son was born around 1866. They also had a son, Joseph Shippy Thompson born ca 1870 and a daughter, Elizabeth {Libby} Thompson born ca 1869. John Frranklin Thomposn married Edith Louise Swain (children: Charolotte 1893, Jjohn 1895, Mable Edith 1899, Lydia Josephine 1901, Thelma Edna 1903, Margery Mae 1907, and Daniel Fanklin 1912. We would be most thankful for any help. Thank you.


Surnames: LOVELL, STOWERS
Researcher: Paula Heilman
Email: pjh6923@voyager.net
Date posted: Saturday, December 12, 1998

Nathan Lovell, DOB 9-13-1842 New York State; DOD 12-28-1922 Newaygo Co. Wife, Rachel (Stowers) Lovell, DOB 3-1849 DOD 4-1932. Children: Malvina, Franklin, William, Agnes, Minnie, James. Thank you, Paula Heilman


Surnames: WEDEMAN
Researcher: Lynn Denton
Email: ldenton@flash.net
Date posted: Saturday, December 12, 1998

WEDEMAN/Newago County. Daniel P. WEDEMAN, b circa 1804,PA; Peter D. WEDEMAN, b circa 1840,PA, m Lydia J.,b NY,son Hiram Daniel, b July 1867, MI.Esther Angelina, b circa 1860, MI,relationship unknown;Daniel P.,b circa 1828, relationship unknown;L.D. Wedeman, relationship unknown, wife Luda.These families were in this area by 1850's. Would it be possible for someone to check county census for these families, and birth index for Hiram D. and Esther A? Thanks!.


Surnames: BROWN, PEARCE
Researcher: Justine Brown Miller
Email: JMiller585@aol.com
Date posted: Saturday, December 12, 1998

Looking at Surnames in Neywago Co. Looking for any information on Warner Brown or his mother Rebecca Brown. They lived close to Adelia Brown Shaw (husband Jacob Shaw). Warner Brown married a Michigan school teacher in 1872 named Lydia Munroe Pearce. They later moved to Oklahoma around 1888. Rebecca Brown is buried in Seaman's Cemetery near Casnovia on the old Canada Road. I am trying to find a marriage record for Warner Brown and Lydia M. Pearce. Thank you.


Surnames: BRIDGES, CHANEY,FIFIELD, MANNING, RIPLEY
Researcher:Deb Marker
Email: majic@riverview.net
Date posted: Saturday, December 12, 1998

Seeking info re: Maurice Bridges, aka "Mont", born 1871 (maybe Canada) and d. 1932 (but where?). He is buried Davenport cemetery, Barton Twsp, Newaygo Co. Lived in Newaygo Co. Barton & Home Twsp. AKA "Ment" and "Morris". Need desperately his parent's names and place of origin. Maurice m. Mary Evah Manning of NY (dgtr of Walter & Mary (Dalyea) Manning..


Surnames: BRIDGES
Researcher: Deb Marker
Email: majic@riverview.net
Date posted: Sunday, December 13, 1998

Seeking info on Maurice Bridges, aka Mont, Ment, Morris. B. 1871 (possibly in Canada), d. 1932, buried Davenport Cemetery, Barton Twp, Newaygo Co., MI. Married Mary Evah Manning of NY. Need the parent's names of Maurice Bridges.


Surnames: SMITH
Researcher: Del Colby
Email: ddcolby@junct.com
Date posted: Tuesday, December 15, 1998

Looking for obit for Burt Smith, b.April 7,1878, d.July 1972 in Newaygo County, MI. Thanks for any help given. Thanks Again Del Colby.


Surnames: PUITE
Researcher: Thies Puite
Email: thpuite@euronet.nl
Date posted: Saturday, December 19, 1998

I am Thies Puite from the Netherlands and i was looking for people with the same last name as me i found this place...I want to know when the family name Puite first appeared in the Grant Area...Then i can try to find out if it is all family of me.. Thank you..!


Surnames: BAKER, PIERCE
Researcher: Sandy Phillips
Email: San323@aol.com
Date posted: Saturday, December 26, 1998

We are trying to find info regarding ALMEDA [ BAKER] and JAMES E. PIERCE. We inherited their wedding photo with names and Nawaygo written under them but no date. It was printed by Nestor Photo Co. Davis, W. VA. shown on the front. Any info would be appreciated. .


Surnames: TICE
Researcher: Brenda Daniels
Email: normandyboxers@coastalnet.com
Date posted: Sunday, December 27, 1998

TICE, Perry Watson came from OHio, had a family with Suzanna Viola CALL. I am interested in hearing from anyone with knowlege of this family..


Surnames: CARPENTER, DAVIS, PEELER , REAMES, REAVES
Researcher: Janie McCoy King
Email: plenary@swbell.net
Date posted: Sunday, December 27, 1998

James DAVIS b: between 1757-1772 near Taunton, MA, d:1868 Newaygo Co, MI ......Death records show he was over 109 years ......m:1814 ca prob near Bennington, VT, to Sarah REAMES/REAVES b:1796 either VT or NH, d: 1875 Newaygo Co, MI Sarah may not have been James' first wife. Their children were Simeon DAVIS m: Lucinda CARPENTER d: Branch Co, MI. James DAVIS d: Branch Co, MI Miner DAVIS d: NY Stephen DAVIS d: Erie Co, PA Ezekiel DAVIS d: Branch Co, MI Elizabeth DAVIS d: Newaygo Co, MI, m:John SHIPPEY Minerva DAVIS d: Newaygo Co, MI, m:James C. DAVIS Laura DAVIS d: Newaygo Co, MI, m:Amos SHARP Phoebe DAVIS d: Newaygo Co, MI, m1:Hiram WADE, m2:William DAVIS There are stories that say James DAVIS served in the Rev. War as a sailor from MA and was captured by the British. The book, Soldiers and Sailors from Mass., lists a James DAVIS who was a cabin boy who served on a privateer which was captured by the British. The captain of this ship had the given name of Simeon. I would like to know if anyone has information if the James DAVIS who is buried in Newaygo Co, is the same James DAVIS who served in the Rev. War as a sailor from MA and was captured by the British.


Surnames: WIGGINS
Researcher: Sharon
Email: odie@pathwaynet.com
Date posted: Wednesday, December 30, 1998

Looking for information on the WIGGINS families that lived in and around Brooks Twp., Newaygo Co., Michigan area. Also, Croton, etc. (1800's and on). Thank-You!!!.


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