Thursday, July 21, 2011

Dewitts Of MO AND KS And A Deed In Lapeer, MI

Recorded: 21 Nov 1867
Daniel S. Dewitt & Harriet (wife), of Jasper, Missouri
Warranty Deed

Daniel S. Dewitt, born in 1809 in New Jersey, was living in nearby Oakland Co., Michigan, in 1860 (though his wife's name was Mary and she was born in Pennsylvania).  There was a son, Joseph, also enumerated (also a Joseph in the 1870 census below).

A marriage between Daniel S. Dewitt and Harriet Mollison took place in Oakland Co., Michigan, on 31 October 1863.
Michigan Marriages, 1822-1995
Groom's Name:     Daniel S. Dewit
Groom's Birth Date:     1809
Bride's Name:     Harriet Mollison
Bride's Birth Date:     1835
Marriage Date:     31 Oct 1863
Marriage Place:     , Oakland, Michigan
Indexing Project (Batch) Number:     M51868-2
System Origin:     Michigan-EASy
Source Film Number:     973980

United States Census, 1870
Name:     D S Dewitt
Estimated Birth Year:     1809
Gender:     Male
Age in 1870:     61y
Color (white, black, mulatto, chinese, Indian):     White
Birthplace:     New Jersey
Home in 1870:     Kansas, United States
     Household    Gender    Age
      D S Dewitt     M     61y
    Harriett Dewitt     F     34y
    Joseph Dewitt     M     16y [born in Michigan]
    Irvin Dewitt     M     1y [born in Michigan]
    C E Mullison     F     9y
    S W Wheeler     M     29y
    M J Wheeler     F     26y
    M M Wheeler     F     2y
    J N Wyrick     M     26y
    E H Wyrick     M     5y
    Thos Miller     M     21y

Name:     Daniel S. Dewitt
Residence:     Louisburg, Montgomery, Kansas
Birthdate:     1809
Birthplace:     New Jersey, United States
Relationship to Head:     Self
Spouse's Name:     Harriet Dewitt
Spouse's Birthplace:     England
Father's Birthplace:     New York, United States
Mother's Birthplace:     New York, United States
Race or Color (Expanded):     White
Ethnicity (Standardized):     American
Gender:     Male
Martial Status:     Married
Age (Expanded):     71 years
Occupation:     In Hotel
Household    Gender    Age
      Daniel S. Dewitt     M     71
Spouse     Harriet Dewitt     F     45
Child     Irwin Dewitt     M     11

Note: I am interested in Lapeer County research and am not related to any of the people in the deed or censuses above.

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