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HISTORY OF ALPENA COUNTY

BY WILLIAM BOULTON IN 1876

thence north to the south boundary of district No. 1. " At the next meeting of the highway commissioners the first petition for a highway was laid before them, being a petition for a road from near the mouth of Thunder Bay river to Devil river. The petition was accepted, and the surveyor ordered to ascertain the best route for said road. At the next township meeting, April 5th, 1858, the following motion was passed; "voted to raise the sum of one hundred dollars, according to the report of the Highway Commissioners, for the purpose of laying out a road from the mouth of Thunder Bay river to Devil river. " The first general election in Alpena county was held November 2d, 1858, and from the official records of the township of Fremont we find that for the office of governor, Moses Wisner received twenty votes, and Charles E. Stewart fifteen. The vote for the rest of the State ticket ran fifteen and twenty all through, except for the representative to State legislature, and for that office Daniel Carter received twenty-one votes. The following is a list of the first county officers elected: Sheriff—William R. Bowman. County Clerk—A. F. Fletcher. County Treasurer. K. Miller. Register of Deeds—J. K. Miller. County Surveyor—D. D. Oliver. Circuit Court Commissioner—I). Plough. Coroner—A. F. Fletcher. Every vote, thirty-five, was cast in favor of the general banking law.

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Alpena County is in 3 sections your are in section 1.
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