United States Soldiers of the Civil War Residing in Michigan, June 1, 1894 [ Names within brackets are reported in letters. ] Berlin Township – Francis White, William Hugett, Nathan Hurd, John C. Morehouse, Benjamin F. Frost, Stephen B. Rice, John M. Thompson, Daniel M. Jones, Joshua Hill. David Grant, Austin Finch, Charles H. White, William Clock, Benjamin L. Aldrich, Homer C. Sperry, William Philo, Daniel Butler, Schuyler Jones. William B. Hamilton, Frank C. Jordan, Elijah P. Draper, [Abel. Brown]. Brockway Township – S. N. Blaksley, Alexander Telfer, Theodore Packer, John W. Lewis, Hugh Moore, Lewis Myers, Charles Montney, William
Location: St. Clair County MI
Crampton, Paul Scott; attorney-at-law; born, St. Clair, Mich., March 6, 1886; son of Benjamin Franklin and Emeline Jenks Crampton; educated, University of Michigan, LL. B., class of 1908; married, St. Clair, Mich., Sept. 18, 1912, Mary Rummels Fayram; color sergt. 5th Regiment, O. N. G.; commenced practicing law in Cleveland in July, 1908; treas. University of Michigan Alumni Ass’n; member Euclid Ave. Presbyterian Church, and City Club. Recreations: Walking and (formerly) Football.
Carleton, Charles Henry; lumber dealer; born St. Clair, Mich., Sept. 18, 1859; son of George W. and Emeline P. Smith Carleton; educated, high school, St. Clair, Mich., and Business College, Valparaiso, Ind.; married, Wayne, Mich., Jan. 3, 1889, Janet L. Morrison; three children, George M., Margaret and Jean; after leaving school, entered the employ of B. W. Jenks & Co. in a lumbering operation near Grand Rapids, Mich.; came to Cleveland in May, 1885, and entered the employ of N. Mills & Co.; secured an interest in the firm the following year, and has been a member of the above
Bruno, Ernst W.; contractor; born Port Huron, Mich., Dec. 4, 1876; son of William F. and Theresa Orttenberger Bruno; public school, high school and business college education in Port Huron, Mich.; married, Port Huron, Mich., June 26, 1902, Marie Unger; started business with his father, who was a contractor; spent two years ranching at Albuquerque, N. Mex., and Eagle Pass, Texas; on coming north was associated with the Michigan Telephone Co., and came to Cleveland in April, 1896, for the Cleveland Telephone Co.; then with Cleveland Illuminating Co. until 1906, in charge of underground construction; then started in general contracting,
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
Henry Clinton Kibbee. Among the representative business men of Topeka, Henry Clinton Kibbee occupies a foremost place and is well known in financial circles not only in Kansas but over a wide territory. He came to this great state in 1887 and, with the whole world as his field of choice, has never found a more desirable section in which to live. His business concerns for thirty consecutive years have caused him to travel the country over, hence this is a proof of some value that Kansas can offer many attractions in the way of comfortable living and preservation of
Mitchell, Ralph D.; lake transportation; born. Marine City, Mich., Dec. 5, 1878; son of John and Mary Rowell Mitchell; educated, University School, 1902-1908, Phillips Academy, Andover, Mass., 1908-1909, Yale University; married, Hillsboro, 0.; June 20, 1907, Helen Boyd; one son and two daughters; since 1902, engaged in vessel business on the lakes with his father; vice pres. Cleveland. Steamship Co.; pres. Gathwick Steamship Co.; sec’y Miller Ore Co., and Winston Coal Co.; director Sedalia Coal & Mining Co., and Edward Mnfg. Co.; member Union, Tavern, and Euclid Clubs, and Chamber of Commerce.
Winifred Cooke, 83, died Monday [January 13, 1975] at Kittitas Valley Community Hospital. She was born March 13, 1891 in Capac, Mich., and after marrying Chester A. Cooke in 1910 moved to the Edgemont-Thrall area where they farmed. He proceeded her in death in 1950. Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Dorothy Ohlander, Mrs. Frances Bryant and Mrs. Ruth Treischel, all of Seattle, two sons, Bruce of Milton and Bob of Chelan, 12 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. At her wishes there will be cremation and no services. [Interment in IOOF Cemetery] Contributed by: Shelli Steedman
Morris Todd8, (Allen7, David6, Abraham5, Abraham4, Jonah3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born in 1830, in Herkimer County, N. Y., died in 1902, in Quasqueton, Iowa, married about 1853, Clara F. Finlayson, who was born in 1836, in Onondaga County, N. Y. In his early life, Mr. Todd learned and worked at the shipwright trade. Removing to Michigan, he settled in Port Sanlac, St. Clair County, and engaged in the general merchandise business. It was while he was living here that he married Miss Finlayson. In 1854, he moved again, going to Iowa, and making the journey in a onehorse spring wagon and
James Atkins was born in St. Clair County, Michigan, in 1844, a son of Alexander and Eliza (Lewis) Atkins. His father was a native of Scotland and his mother of Connecticut, and he was one of their eleven children. Mr. Atkins grew up on a farm in Michigan, attended the common schools, and was only seventeen years of age when the war broke out. At the age of twenty he enlisted in Company A of the First Michigan Cavalry, and served with that noted organization during the remainder of the war. After the close of actual hostilities between the armies