Location: Tuscola County MI

1894 Michigan State Census – Tuscola County

United States Soldiers of the Civil War Residing in Michigan, June 1, 1894 [ Names within brackets are reported in letters. ] Akron Township – Stephen Frent, William Partlow, Elijah G. Mathews, Samuel Woodman, Joseph E. Dairy, John Smith, David Butriek, John Rothermel, Byron Adams, Daniel Vaughn, Martin Kline, Ira P. Randall, Isaac Bolster, William Jewell, Conrad Beatenhead, Uriah G. Hover, Robert Wilson, George J. Dart, John Westphal, Jacob Woodman, Cornelius Hayes, William Hess, Francis Achenbach, Eli Woodman, William Woodman. George G. Marvin, L. A. Houghteling, Lewis S. Lee, Charles R. Gotham, Henry H. Gilbert, Peter Lagrow, Isaac M. Loomis,

Biography of Richard S. Rutherford

As a man among men, possessed of integrity, ability and perseverance; as a soldier, whose steady and constant service in the struggle for the punishment of treason and the wiping out of the insult to the stars and stripes was valiant and brave; as a business operator, whose wisdom and enterprise have been well manifested: the subject of this sketch stands, and it is fitting that a representation of him be granted space in this volume of Malheur’s history. Richard S. was born in Armagh county, near Bellfast, Ireland, on February 22, 1840, being the son of Thomas and Amelia

Budd, Thursa Gifford – Obituary

Mrs. Thomas Budd died Friday, Oct. 27, 1911 of heart trouble aggravated by a stroke of paralysis she suffered two months before. Mrs. Budd, who was Thursa E. Gifford before her marriage, was born in England, County of Devon 66 years ago, and came to America when a small child. She married Mr. Budd, October 8, 1865 in Mayfield, Ohio. They lived in Sanilac County for a number of years and came to Tuscola eleven years ago where they lived in Wells Township until last spring when they moved to Caro and bought a home where they hoped to enjoy

Budd, Thomas – Obituary

Thomas Budd, a veteran of the Civil War, died in his home on West Gambe Street, Caro, Monday, October 7, of dropsy, after almost one year of suffering. He was born in England, August 14, 1840, and was a farmer all his life coming to this county from Sanilac in 1900. He was a member of the G.A.R. and M.E. Church. His first wife was Thursa Gifford, whom he married October 8, 1865, and they raised three boys and three girls: Waldo and Clarence of this county, and Roy of Clare; Mrs. William Witkovsky, Caro; Mrs. Minnie Bailey, Oregon, and

Russell Todd of Lansing MI

Russell Todd7, (Chauncey6, Jonah5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1 born Jan. 5, 1830, died Feb. 25, 1907, married Sept. 10, 1875, Cora A. Brown. He was ordained to the deaconate by Bishop DeLancey in 1860 and to the priesthood the following year by the same bishop. His various charges have been: Morris (assistant) Westmoreland, Clark’s Mills, Augusta, Oriskany Falls and general missionary work in Chenango County, all in New York; Caro, Michigan; again in New York at Whitney’s Point; then in Missouri, at Lebanon and Marshfield, Cape Girarfeau and Canton. At the close of his labors at the latter place, his

Biography of William H. Fife

WILLIAM H. FIFE. – This gentleman is a native of Otonabee, Petersburg county, Ontario, and is the third child of William and Mary Beckett Fife. He was born on the first of October, 1833. His father was a native of Kincardine, and came to Canada in 1820, following farming in that country. His mother was born January 20, 1811, in Ayrshire, Scotland, and came with her parents to Canada about 1820, and is still living with her youngest son on the old homestead in Petersburg county. Our subject resided on his father’s farm until he became sixteen years of age,

Biography of Hon. John P. Hoyt

HON. JOHN P. HOYT. – “Every man has two educations, – one which he receives from others, and one more important, which he gives himself.” Very early in life the subject of this sketch learned this important lesson; and the fruits of its strict observance are being enjoyed by him at present. He owes his advancement to no accident of birth or fortune, but has earned success through the toilsome avenue of study and hard work. His early education was acquired at a country district school during the winter months, when the plow used on his father’s farm stood idle