Location: Monroe County MI

1894 Michigan State Census – Monroe County

United States Soldiers of the Civil War Residing in Michigan, June 1, 1894 [ Names within brackets are reported in letters. ] Ash Township – Russell Johnson, William Laura, Samuel Brown, John Trosell, Edwin Baker, Harvey B. Perkins, Chester Clark, Henry Baker, Orman Reynolds, Bernard Parish, Samuel Lautenschlager, Alfred McCollom, John P. Wallace, Edward Warner, Horace Graves, Silas Garretson, Oscar Newcomb, Charles Kentz, Peter Branshaw, Hulbert Spicer, Michael Eckhoff, John Discher, Francis Hawley, William Watson, Joseph Bale, Eugene Gesley, John Neid, John Baker, Warren Barnum, Enoch F. Langs, Leander Greenwood, Solomon Baker, Marcus L. Baker, John Parish, Martin Stiner, William

Biographical Sketch of Joseph A. Wickham

Joseph A. Wickham was born in Monroe, Michigan, November 14, 1844. When he arrived at the age of ten years his father died, and he left his native place and went to Brunswick, Chariton county, Missouri, to live with an uncle. There he lived for five years and attended the common schools of that place. In 1861 he served in the Missouri State Guards under General John B. Clark, and in 1862 went to Norwalk, Huron county, Ohio, to finish the jeweler’s trade under James A. Wilkinson, with whom he worked a year before leaving Brunswick. In 1863 he enlisted

Biography of James and Thomas Surridge

The Surridge Brothers, of Bridgeport, Idaho County, came to the territory of Idaho in June 1876, and are numbered among the most enterprising and progressive citizens of the community in which they make their home. They are both natives of London, England, sons of John and Mary (Cochran) Surridge, who emigrated to America in 1859, bringing with them their three children. They located at Milan, Monroe County, Michigan, where the father improved a good farm and spent his remaining days. Mr. Surridge died in 1898, at the age of seventy-two years, and his wife is still living, in 1899 at

Biographical Sketch of Elroy McKendree Avery

Avery, Elroy McKendree; author; born at Erie, Monroe Co., Mich., July 14, 1844; son of Casper Hugh and Dorothy (Putnam) Avery; Ph. B., U. of Mich., 1871, Ph. M., 1874; Ph. D., Hillsdale Coll., 1881 (1894; D. C. L., 1911); served in Civil War: mustered out as sergt. maj., 11th Mich. Cav.; married, Catherine Hitchcock Tilden (q. v.), July 2, 1870; Prin. High School, Battle Creek, Mich., 1869; high and normal schools, Cleveland, O., 1871-9; member’ Cleveland City Council, 1871-2; Ohio Senate, 1893-7; Fellow A. A. A. S.; member many history and economic societies. Author: Elementary Physics, 1876; Elements of

Biographical Sketch of James Craven Wood

Wood, James Craven; surgeon; born, Wood County, 0., Jan. 11, 1858; son of General Henry A. and Jane Kankle Wood; A. M., Ohio Wesleyan University, M. D., University of Michigan, 1879, honorary A. M., University of Michigan, 1912; married, Monroe, Mich., Dec. 26, 1884, Julia Kellogg Balkley; issue, Capt. James L. Wood, Mrs. Arthur P. Williamson, Justin B. Wood; writer and author of a text book on Gynecology; for nine years professor of obstetrics and the diseases of women and children, University of Michigan; for twenty years professor of diseases of women and children, Cleveland Medical College; Expres. of the

Biographical Sketch of Clarence J. Roberts

Roberts, Clarence J.; district mgr. Toledo Scale Co.; born, Monroe, Mich., April 25, 1863; high school education; married, Cleveland, Sept. 13, 1887, Nativa Brillon; nine children; district mgr. Toledo Scale Co., nine years; member Knight of Columbus, Chamber of Commerce, Chamber of Industry, Rotarian Club, B. P. O. E., and C. M. B. A.

Biography of Albert N. Curtis

Albert N. Curtis. One of the most active among the operators in the Mid-Continent oil fields is Albert N. Curtis, an oil man with twenty-two years of experience behind him. Mr. Curtis, who now makes his headquarters at Chanute, came here from Ohio in 1903 and had since occupied a foremost position among producers, having drilled hundreds of wells and being interested at this time in oil and gas wells in four directions from the city. He was born at Monroe, Monroe County, Michigan, January 2, 1864, and is a son of Norman and Minerva (Choate) Curtis, and a member

Cuykendall, Charles Homer – Obituary

Charles Homer Cuykendall, 74, formerly of 3175 Swartz Rd. who had been living with his son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Barron of 2545 Yargerville Rd., died of a heart ailment at 10:45 a.m. yesterday [April 28, 1970] in Mercy Hospital where he had been since April 6. He had been in poor health for two years. Friends may call after 7 tonight in the Earle Little Funeral Home where services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday. The Rev. Nelson Swinehart of the Carleton Community Church will officiate and burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Park Cemetery, LaSalle. The

Boardrow, Dorothy May Daniel Price Mrs.

Dorothy May (Price) Boardrow, 88, of died peacefully in her sleep on March 14, 2005. At her request there will be no services. Dorothy was born Dorothy May Daniel on May 28, 1916, in Monroe, Mich., the third of four children. She headed west with her family at a very young age, living in Colorado, Portland, and Wolf Creek, Ore. At the age of 18, Dorothy regularly delivered mail and supplies by muleback in harrowing trips from Wolf Creek to a mining camp high in the mountains. In 1934 Dorothy married Robert Price. They had three daughters. In 1940 the

Biographical Sketch of Dr. F. C. Campbell

DR. F.C. CAMPBELL. – Literary ability is not so common on this coast as to be a drug in the market. It is agreeable to find it in professional men. Doctor Campbell is one of these persons. He was born in Ashtabula county, Ohio, in the year 1854. He received a good common-school education in the Rock Creek graded school, and commenced the study of dentistry in the office of Doctor N.S. Burns, of Ashtabula, in 1872, completing his dental education in Monroe, Michigan, in 1875, since which time he has practiced in nearly every state and territory in the