Tuesday, March 20, 2018

I-481 Deed Richmond To Page

From notes taken from F572.K3I5 1983 v. 6:

Volume 1  (Re-indexing of records saved from fire and ends January 1861)

Kent County, Michigan
Deed I-481
Richmond, William A.
Aaron B. Page

A 2012 newspaper article about Aaron Barnes Page, Civil War veteran.

"He [Aaron B. Page] was raised in 1830s Grand Rapids when it was a virtual frontier village. He moved to the Traverse City area in his twenties."

"What he didn't know was that Page was a Civil War veteran who would end up in an unmarked grave in Colorado."
Aaron Page was in the Illinois 72nd Regiment, Company E.
The National Park Service's document concerning Omena Historic District in Leelanau Michigan, had the following paragraph about Aaron B. Page and William A. Richmond;

Visitation to the area and the demand for a hostelry in Omena was great enough as early as the late 1850s that Aaron B. Page (who was married to Joseph Dame's daughter Almira and brother-in-law to Indian agent William A. Richmond) built a rooming house to accommodate lumbermen clearing Leelanau County’s yet untapped virgin timber... .

Sunday, March 18, 2018

Gibbs In A Lapeer Deed 84-97

Lapeer County, Michigan
Deed# 84-97
18 March 1890
Philo Gibbs and Ursula, wife
Charles J. Gibbs

Dryden, Lapeer, Michigan, United States
Philo Gibbs Self M 53 New York, United States
Ursula Gibbs Wife F 47 Canada
Charley Gibbs Son M 9 Michigan, United States
Isaac Withrow Other M 30 Canada

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Sarah Johnston Deed

From "The Lincoln kinsman" (Same article, different format):

Sarah Johnston Deed from Haycraft

"This indenture made this seventeenth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, between Samuel Haycraft and Peggy his wife, of the County of Hardin and the State of Kentucky, of the one part, and Sarah Johnston of the same county and state aforesaid of the other part witnesseth; that the same Samuel Haycraft and Peggy his wife for and in consideration of the sum of twenty-five dollars to them in hand paid, before the signing and sealing and delivering of these presents the acceptance whereof is hereby acknowledged, have this day granted bargained and sold and by these presents grant bargain and sell to the said Sarah Johnston her heirs and assignees forever one undivided...or half part of a certain lot or piece of ground containing one acre and one quarter lying near Elizabethtown adjoining Benjamin Helm's lots or the lot on which the said Helm now lives...being the same lot for which the said Sarah Johnston holds a bond on the said Samuel Haycraft dated the 12th day of February 1817....".
"Sam Haycraft
"Peggy X Haycraft

(Hardin County Court, Deed Book GPg213)

See Haycraft's History of Elizabethtown Kentucky....(also here)