Birth: 1816 in New York, USA
Death: Mar. 16, 1889 in Detroit, Michigan, USA
The Michigan, Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995 index states that his parents were Jocob [sic] and Patience Eliot. It also states that Chester died in 1889 which is contrary to his grave marker but seemingly verified by the registery.
Birth: September 11, 1804 in New York, USA
Death: October 4, 1847 in Wayne County, Michigan, USA
Inscription: WIFE OF
G. W. FERRINGTON
Aged 43 years &
The Michigan, Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995 abstract states that daughter Henrietta C. Perry, born 1828 in New York, died on January 16, 1899.
The Township of Redford: Its Heritage and History by Frederick W. Des Autels states that Prudence and husband George were the 6th family to settle in Redford Center. Their children include Roldon, Henry, Susan, John, John P., Harriet (Prindle), Henriette (Perry) and Polly (Morris).
There is a public WikiTree family tree for Prudence here.
Birth: October 28, 1819 in Airdrie, Scotland
Death: March 12, 1888
Inscription: BORN IN
The 1880 United States Census abstract shows that he was residing in Livonia, Michigan, USA with wife Eliza, 3 children and 19-year-old Peter Hennery from Germany.
According to the book Footpaths to Freeways: the Story of Livonia by Dominic P. Paris he married Eliza Shaw on September 1, 1851. After the birth of their first two daughters they moved to Detroit where he most likely worked as a butcher. "They attended St. John's Episcopal Church and were considered the best dressed family in the parish."
Birth: 1832 in New York, USA
Death: August 14, 1899 in Livonia, Michigan, USA
Julia Wright Ostrander
Birth: 1842 in Michigan, USA
Death: July 31, 1899 in Livonia,
Inscription: HIS WIFE
The 1870 United States Census shows that he and Julia were residing in Livonia, Michigan.
The 1880 United States Census abstract shows that he was residing with wife Julia and son Samuel, 12, in Redford, Michigan, USA.
The Michigan, Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995 index shows that he father was Samuel Wright and her mother Lena Stomrs.
While serving with the 16th Michigan Infantry during the Civil War Sergeant Ostrander was wounded twice. While recuperating at the Chatham Union Army Headquarters in Fredericksburg, Virginia, which also served as a hospital among other things, Ostrander signed his name on the hospital wall. For the complete story click here.