Sunday, November 21, 2010

The Dudgeon Property

From Wayne Co., Michigan, Land Records:
Wayne County, Michigan, Deeds
Liber "91", Page "562"
Made: 14 May 1862
Recorded: 4 November 1862
Anthony & Harriet Dudgeon of Monguagon Township [Wayne County, Michigan]
William Helms of Detroit
East 1/2 of Lot 18, Section 16 on Dequindre Farm in Detroit
Witness: James McGill

From the History of Detroit and Wayne County the Water Department bought part of the Dequindre farm:

Frederick Dudgeon, son of Anthony & Harriet, was drowned in a yachting accident as was Peter Millar, a cousin of my great-grandmother, Addie More Powers.

Anthony & Harriet's house on Grosse Isle, Wayne County, Michigan, can be seen here.

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