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HISTORY OF ALPENA COUNTY

BY WILLIAM BOULTON IN 1876

CEMETERY The public cemetery is situated on Campbellville road about one mile and a half from Second street bridge. It contains 20 acres of land. There are two cemeteries, the catholic and the Jewish, both being sectarian. The catholic cemetery is situated on Eleventh street. The Jewish cemetery adjoins the public cemetery.
SOCIETIES
Alpena lodge No. 199, Free and Accepted Masons, is held under and by authority of a charter granted by the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted masons of the State of Michigan. This charter was given during the session the grand lodge, January, 1869, to Wm. P. Maiden, M. D., worshipful aster; Orin Erskine, senior warden; and Josiah Frink, junior warden, and their successors in office. The lodge was formed with 16 charter members, society assembles Wednesday evening on, or previous to the full of the moon, each month, at 7: 30, at the lodge room in Bolton & McRae's brick dock on Dock street. L. B. Howard is the present W. M., and M. X. bedford, Secretary. The present number of members is 93. Attached to the society is a chapter of Royal Arch Masons, who meet on the first Friday of each month. Alpena Lodge, No. 775, I. O. G. T., was organized October 1, 1873, by D. C. T. Russell. The first principal officers were James J. Potter, W. C. T.; Nettie Riddle,. W. V. T.; A. R. McDonald, secretary; and Alex. Camp 11, treasurer. Since the organization of the lodge 211 persons have been initiated, and the lodge at present is in good working order, with a mem-bership of about 8 0. The present principal officers are A. Harshaw, W. C. T.; miss Jennie Campbell, W. V. T.; J. C. Fockler, secretary; H. McTavish, treasurer; and J. A. McDonald, F. S. The society meets every Wednesday 'evening at 7 o'clock, at the lodge room in the Power block, on Second street, his year a new lodge has been organized in Long Rapids township.

ALPENA COUNTY MICHIGAN


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Alpena County is in 3 sections your are in section 3.
Section 1
Section 2
 






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