The family of Nelson Drake; back to 1630, New York and Michigan pioneers, with genealogy supplement. Surnames: Allen, Barre, Bickford, Boyer, Bravender, Brosius, Brown, Christmas, Corner, Coey, Cozzi, Davis, Day, Diener, Drake, Dust, Engleberg, Fishel, Fookes, Gorton, Groce, Hawkins, Hewes, Hill, Hilton, Hirsch, Huddlestun, Kaiser, Kellogg, Langfield, Lear, Martinchak, McClellan, Point, Rae, Rayner, Ritter, Roehm, Rossi, Shilander, Smith, Soule, Stingley, Tucker, Ward, Wauvle, West, White, Wickham, and Wright.
Location: Ingham County MI
United States Soldiers of the Civil War Residing in Michigan, June 1, 1894 [ Names within brackets are reported in letters. ] Alaiedon Township – George G. Morton, James A. Allen, C. Burgess, Ephraim Cook, Stafford Armstrong, Benjamin Guile, Orrin J. Lewis, Harlow V. Tallman, Edwin Potter. Christopher Rohrbacher, Rowland Bell, William Francisco, Frank Keesler. Thomas L. Gilbert, Jerome H. Loomis, Birdseye McCollough, Austin Riggs, Charles S. May, Stephen Collar, Royal Jones, Joel Smith, Harvey Felton, Adam Dell, Henry Bickert, James Merrick, William H. Gould, Jerome Haight, Frederick Hines, Thomas Wade. William J. Stevens, David M. Strickland, Hezekiah Smith, Daniel
Dove, Herman E.; automobile business; born, Port Huron, Mich., Dec. 14, 1875; son of James H. and Winifred Dove; educated Alpena, Mich., High School; married, Lansing, Mich., Feb. 28, 1906, Ursula E. Ackerman; corporal Company B, 33rd Mich. Volunteers; service in Cuba in 1898; five and one-half years in clothing business in Alpena, Mich.; started as errand boy and left as head salesman; was called out from there for service in the Spanish-American War; in October, 1899, left the clothing business, engaging in the manufacture of sugar with the Bay City Sugar Co.; in this business until 1908, removing from
Vern E. Thompson, a leading representative of the Ottawa County bar; has followed his profession in Miami since 1902 and has been connected with the work of the courts both as lawyer and jurist. He was born at Stockbridge, Michigan, November 12, 1878, of the marriage of Sylvester M. and Victoria H. Thompson. For many years the father successfully followed the occupation of farming near Stockbridge and after his retirement he took up his residence in Miami. He was a Republican in his political views and was deeply interested in public and civic affairs. In religious faith he was a
Louis Bender is taken by death widely-known valley resident succumbs here this morning Louis Bender, 65, a widely known Ellensburg and Kittitas Valley resident for nearly half a century, died at his home this morning [March 22, 1946]. He had been in ill health for several months and had undergone two operations at Swedish Hospital in Seattle Born in Onondaga, Mich., in 1880, he came to Ellensburg in 1899. He was employed at the Clarence Palmer livery stable for seven years. Identified with livestock and farming virtually all his life, he left the Palmer Livery to take a contract hauling
Glenn David Todd10, (Bethel9, Edwin H.8, Bethel7, Jehiel6, Stephen5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Aug. 14, 1883, married March 14, 1908, Zena Viola, daughter of Squire and Rosena McDonald, of Rives Junction, Mich. He is a farmer and resides in Onondaga, Mich. Children: 2803. Leroy Squire, b. Feb. 5, 1909. 2804. Austin Glenn, b. Sept. 7, 1910. 2805. Lorna Isabelle, b. Dec. 7, 1913.
WOODS, Eva Ettie Todd10, (Bethel9, Edwin, H.8, Bethel7, Jehiel6, Stephen5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Aug. 21, 1886, twin with the preceding number, married June 29, 1905, Emmet, son of Patrick and Rose Woods, of Bunker Hill, Mich., where they afterwards lived. R. F. D. Leslie, Mich. Children: I. Alanson Ethelbert, b. May 14, 1906. II. Margaret Leota, b. Jan. 8, 1908. III. Harold Patrick, b. March 17, 1910, d. April 17, 1911.
Bethel Todd9, (Edwin H.8, Bethel7, Jehiel6, Stephen5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born April 28, 1858, in Poultneyville, N. Y., died March 13, 1912, in Buffalo, N. Y., married March 15, 1882, Ella S. Cochran, of Onondaga, Mich. He went with his parents from Poultneyville, N. Y., to Port Dalhousie, Ont., Canada, where his father started in the hotel business. At the age of about 15, Mr. Todd obtained employment on a vessel plying on the great lakes, determined to be a sailor, which occupation he followed until his marriage. During the winter of 1881-82 he went to Onondaga, Mich., to
Charles Henry Todd9, (Seth H.8, Isaac7, Moses6, Hezekiah5, Caleb4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born April 13, 1866, in Wakeman, O., married Dec. 24, 1890, Mary Elizabeth Shelton, who was born Oct. 7, 1864, in Wakeman, O. He graduated from the Michigan Agricultural College at Lansing, Mich. After his graduation, he went onto a farm near Wakeman, O. They had no children, but adopted a girl and boy. Adopted children: 2513. Ethel Florence, b. Jan. 9, 1891; graduated from Oberlin, College in 1912. 2514. John Fletcher, b. Jan. 16, 1906.
Carlos C. Sherman, M. D., is one of Riverside’s prominent and successful physicians. Although not a pioneer, he has been a resident of the city during the years of her greatest growth and prosperity, and the position he has occupied in her professional and social circles well entitles him to mention in the annals of the city. Dr. Sherman is a native of New York, and was born in Washington County, in 1847. In 1852 his parents moved to Michigan and settled in Eaton County. His father was a farmer by occupation and in this world’s goods was a poor