Thursday, January 31, 2013

Rollin Prindle (1842-1901): farmer



Detroit Free Press, December 30, 1901


Birth: June 23, 1842 in Redford, Michigan, USA
Death: December 28, 1901 in Detroit, Michigan, USA


RELATIVES:

PRINDLE, Dewitt (1869-1937)

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Dewitt Prindle (1869-1937)



Birth: June 30, 1869
Death: December 12, 1937

Inscription: husband of
Elizabeth

Sunday, January 27, 2013

Ferrand Gaines (1797-1865), Sarah Gaines (1803-1866)




Ferrand Gaines

Birth: 1797 in Connecticut, USA
Death: 1865 in Wayne County Michigan, USA


Sarah Gaines

Birth: 1803
Death: 1866

Saturday, January 26, 2013

Eddie Reed (1881-1884)



Birth: June 10, 1881
Death: September 23, 1884

Inscription: SON OF
LEVI & ELIZA
REED
AGED
3YRS 3Ms & 13 Ds

Friday, January 25, 2013

Easmon Prindle (1826-1883); Harriet Armstrong Prindle




Easmon Prindle

Birth: September 29, 1826
Death: November 17, 1883


Harriet Armstrong Prindle

Birth: February 27, 1830
Death: December 19, 1904

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Eliza J. Fisher Pierce (1834-1904)




Birth: March 9, 1834 in Canada
Death: February 20, 1904 in Detroit, Michigan, USA

Inscription: WIFE OF
H. H. Pierce

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Ephraim Dains (1752-1836)



Birth: July 7, 1752
Death: July 7, 1836

Inscription: In Memory of
Aged 84 years
A Patriot of the
Revolution

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Nelson E. Burns (1924-1970), Mabel I. Appling Burns (1890-1972), Clyde L. Burns (1886-1983)



Nelson E. Burns

Birth: May 8, 1886
Death: May 14, 1983


Mabel I. Appling Burns

Birth: December 6, 1890
Death: October 21, 1972


Clyde L. Burns

Birth: October 20,1924
Death: November 4, 1970

Monday, January 21, 2013

Joseph Hopp (1838-1911): farmer, Sophea Hopp (1834-1905), William Hopp (1876-1901)



Joseph Hopp


Birth: August 21, 1838 in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Death: June 2, 1911 in Redford Wayne County Michigan, USA


Sophea Hopp


Birth: February 21, 1834 in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Death: December 25, 1905 in Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA


William Hopp


Birth: March 25, 1876 in Macomb County, Michigan, USA
Death: November 2, 1901 in Redford, Michigan, USA


NOTES:

Photographs for both William and Sophea can be found on their Find A Grave memorials.

Sunday, January 20, 2013

Charles W. "West" Roberts (1861-1931), Nellie A Cornwall Roberts (1873-1952)



Charles W. "West" Roberts

Birth: 1861 in USA
Death: 1931 in Detroit, Michigan, USA


Nellie A. Cornwall Roberts

Birth: 1873 in USA
Death: 1952 in Michigan, USA


NOTES:

The 1910 United States Census abstract shows that the couple was living in Detroit, Michigan, USA with their 5 children.

The 1930 United States Census abstract shows that the couple was living in Detroit, Michigan, USA with their daughter Mary E. Sjolund and son-in-law Edward C. Sjolund.

The 1940 United States Census shows that the couple was living with Nellie's brother Wilbur Cornwall. It also shows that Nellie's name as Mary Nellie.

There is additional genealogical information available at their Find A Grave memorials (Charles, Nellie).

Saturday, January 19, 2013

Chester Eliot (1816-1890): farmer


United States Census, 1850


Birth: 1816 in New York, USA
Death: Mar. 16, 1889 in Detroit, Michigan, USA

Inscription: AGED
74 Years


NOTES:

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.


RELATIVES:

ELIOT, Emma Hurlburt; wife
WHITCOMB, Ettie A. Eliot; daughter

Friday, January 18, 2013

Ettie A.Eliot Whitcomb (1848-1892)



Birth: April 15, 1848 in Holly, Michigan, USA
Death: January 25, 1892 in Detroit, Michigan, USA

Inscription: WIFE OF
EUGENE WHITCOMB
AGED
44Ys. 9Ms. & 10Ds.


NOTES:

The 1880 United States Census States abstract that she was residing in Livonia, Michigan, USA with her parents Chester and Emma Eliot, her husband Eugene and son Levi.

The Michigan, Births and Christenings, 1775-1995 index shows that her son Ernest J. Whitcomb was born July 13, 1881 in Livonia, Michigan, USA.


RELATIVES:

ELIOT, Chester; father
ELIOT, Emma Hurlburt; mother

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Nellie M. Hawkins (1874-1892)




Birth: September 24, 1874 in Michigan, USA
Death: May 18, 1892 in Livonia, Michigan, USA

Inscription: DAU. OF
CHAS. & LOTTIE HAWKINS  
Aged 17yrs. 7ms. & 24ds.


NOTES:

According to the 1880 United States Census abstract she was residing in Livonia, Michigan, USA with her parents and brother Walter.

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

John P. Ferrington (1820-1837)



Birth: November 1, 1820
Death: June 17, 1837

Inscription: Son of
G. W. & Prudence
FERRINGTON
Aged 16 years 7
mo. & 16 d's

Monday, January 14, 2013

Prudence Pearsall Ferrington (1804-1847)



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 &
23 days


NOTES:

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.

Sunday, January 13, 2013

Daniel B. Cole (1856-1884), Lyman D. Bucklin (1845-1864): Civil War soldier



Daniel B. Cole

Birth: January 29, 1856
Death: November 18, 1884

Inscription: SON OF
A.W. & S.C. COLE
AGED
28yrs. 10ms. & 20ds.


NOTES: 

According to the 1860 United States Census abstract he was living in Dearborn presumably with his family.


Lyman D. Bucklin

United States Census, 1850

United States, General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934


Birth: January 24, 1845
Death: January 27, 1865

Inscription: 1st Mich. Calvary, Co. C.
SON OF
J. & S.C. BUCKLIN
AGED
20yrs. & 3ds.


NOTES: 

According to History of Detroit and Wayne County and Early Michigan by Silas Farmer, Lyman "enlisted in Co. C., 1st Mich. Cavalry, Oct. 16, 1863, was wounded at Lookout Mountain, and brought home, where he died Jan 27, 1865."

Also noted is that his mother, Sarah C. Cole, formerly the wife of James Bucklin (d. 1848), married her second husband Amos W. Cole and had 3 children, including Daniel, Lyman's half-brother.

Saturday, January 12, 2013

Charles Milroy (1819-1888): farmer


United States Census, 1850 (enlarge)

United States Census, 1870 (enlarge)


Birth: October 28, 1819 in Airdrie, Scotland
Death: March 12, 1888

Inscription: BORN IN
AIRDRIE, SCOTLAND


NOTES:

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."

Friday, January 11, 2013

Sylvester Ostrander (1832-1899): farmer, Civil War soldier Julia Wright Ostrander (1842-1899)



Sylvester Ostrander


United States Census, 1850

Detroit Free Press, November 23, 1865

Detroit Free Press, January 27, 1882

Detroit Free Press, October 29, 1889


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, Michigan, USA

Inscription: HIS WIFE


NOTE:

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.

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Caroline Ostrander (1834-1837)



Birth: December 19, 1834
Death: December 13, 1837

Inscription: Aged 2 yrs 11 mths 25 dys

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Abigail Morris (1780-1847)



Birth: unknown
Death: August 18, 1847

Inscription: Wife of
M. Morris
Aged 67 yrs

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Susan Booth Sackett (1845-1886)



Birth: March 15, 1845 in Plymouth, Michigan, USA
Death: April, 1886

Residence: WIFE OF
MARTIN


RELATIVES:

SACKETT, Martin; husband

Monday, January 7, 2013

Martin V. B. Sackett (1840-1914): farmer, Civil War veteran



History of Detroit and Wayne County and Early Michigan, 1890

United States Census, 1850 (enlarge)

Census of Union Veterans and Widows of the Civil War, 1890 (enlarge)

Applications for Headstones for Military Veterans, 1925-1941


Birth: May 10, 1840 in Redford, Michigan, USA
Death: March 14, 1914 in Detroit, Michigan, USA

Inscription: SGT CO B 10 MICH CAV


NOTES: 

According to the 1880, United States Census abstract he was working as a laborer and living with his wife and 6 children in Redford, Michigan, USA.

Daughter Nellie married Fleet Davis on December 19, 1888.

Daughter Ola married Harry E. Pierce on November 20, 1894.

Daughter Eva married Dexter Green on October 28, 1897.

Daughter Etta married Perry Losey on December 21, 1897.

The 1910 United States Census abstract shows that he was living in Greenfield, Michigan, USA with his son William, his wife and their 2 children.