Location: Osceola County MI

1894 Michigan State Census – Osceola County

United States Soldiers of the Civil War Residing in Michigan, June 1, 1894 [ Names within brackets are reported in letters. ] Burdell Township – William F. Edgett. T. Rogers, John Byers, Urias Witmer. George W. Averill. Henry Dyer. Albert Adams, Eben Grover, A. Holbrook, M. B. Houghton. John Stansell. Eric Anderson. David H. Servis. W. H. Ball, N. B. Henry, John Waters. W. B. Irwin. L. L. Gue, J. D. Smith. Village of Tustin – W. M. Degoit. J. F. Emery. Sr. Harlon Cole. P. Compton, N: S. Spencer. Ira Hopkins. Stark Lampman, George Schlappi, C. H. Forbes, Daniel

Biography of L. A. York

The present popular editor and proprietor of the Owyhee Avalanche, at Silver City, Mr. L. A. York, is a native of Lewiston, Maine, born March 13, 1866. His parents were Jerome W. and Martha (Read) York, both natives of that city, and his father of Scotch ancestry. The first representatives of the family in America settled in Maine very early in its history. On the maternal side this ancestry is English, traceable back to Sir John Read, an English nobleman born in the year 1600. Mr. York’s father died in North Dakota, in 1894, at the age of sixty-five years;

Bowman, Warren Roscoe – Obituary

Warren R. “Ross” Bowman, age 74, of Leroy, died Monday, July 7, 1997, at his residence. He was born Sept. 10, 1922 in Leroy to Reuben and Cora (Holmes) Bowman and was a resident there all of his life. He served with the U.S. Army in Germany during WWII and was a life member of VFW Post 2964 of Reed City and the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge #705 Reed City. He was a life-long farmer and in addition was employed for 10 years with Miller Industries of Reed City and later was employed with Michigan Consolidated Gas Co. for

Bowman, Sylvester Gerald – Obituary

Sylvester G. Bowman, 55, Rt. 3, Reed City, died suddenly Saturday, March 12, at Reed City Hospital. He was born April 28, 1921, in Burdell Township, to Reuben and Cora (Holmes) Bowman. He lived in the LeRoy and Reed City areas all of his life and graduated from LeRoy High School in 1939. Mr. Bowman was employed with Conalco Industries since 1953 where he was a foreman. He attended the First Baptist Church of Reed City. He was a life member of the Reed City VFW Post 2964. During WWII he served in the Pacific theater as a member of

Bowman, Raymond Leslie – Obituary

Raymond L. Bowman, age 55, resident of Leroy, died this morning at Blodgett Hospital in Grand Rapids following an extended illness. He was born April 24, 1909 to Rube and Cora Bowman and was married December 19, 1931 to Mabel Dosenberry. Surviving are his wife, Mabel, Leroy; two sons, Roger, Leroy, and Richard, Grand Rapids; two brothers, Sylvester and Warren, both of Leroy; and five sisters, Mrs. Vera Engstrom, Howell, Mrs. Hubert Johnson, Mrs. Leonard Johnson and Mrs. Kenneth Davis, all of Leroy and Mrs. William Pierce, Detroit. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Livingston

Bowman, Carrie Lampe – Obituary

Carrie (Lampe) Bowman, 91, of 114 Cynthia St., died Sept. 3, 1984, at Froh Community Home, Sturgis, following a four-year illness. She was born Nov. 3, 1892 in Burr Oak Township, a daughter of Helmuth Henry and Ida (Waterstraut) Lampe. On Sept. 3, 1912, she married Frank Athol Bowman in Sturgis. He died in 1951. She was a Bronson resident since 1931. She was of the Evangelical Lutheran faith and attended the Bronson Baptist Church for many years. She was employed by the Sturgis Journal from age 16-20, when the owner was E. A. Ferrier. During World War II she

Johnson, Violet Evangeline Bowman – Obituary

Leroy-Violet E. Johnson, 79 of LeRoy, died Wednesday, Sept. 9, 1992, at Mercy Hospital in Cadillac. She was born April 6, 1913 near Tustin and was a lifelong resident of the LeRoy area. She is survived by one son, Terry of LeRoy; two grandchildren; two great grandchildren, one brother, Warren Bowman of LeRoy and three sisters, Edith (Mrs. Leonard) Johnson of Clare, Alberta Pierce of LeRoy, and Audrey (Mrs. Kenneth) Davis of Reed City. Two brothers and three sisters preceded her in death. Services were held Saturday, Sept. 12 at 11 a.m. from the Pruitt-Livingston Funeral Home in Reed City

Erickson, Suzanne J. Marquardt Mrs. – Obituary

Suzanne J. Erickson, 76, a former Baker City resident, died Dec. 26, 2006, at her home in Tustin, Mich. A memorial service to honor her life will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 1, at the First Baptist Church in Tustin with Pastor Sean Nemecek officiating. Burial will be in the Burdell Township Cemetery in Tustin. She was born in Lansing, Mich., to Elvera and Victor Marquardt on March 6, 1930. She graduated from Cadillac High School in 1948 and then went on to receive education and training at the Mercy Central School of Nursing in Grand Rapids, receiving