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Eaton County Michigan

EATON COUNTY MEMORIAL REPORT

Mrs. Mary Ann King—died in the city of Eaton Rapids, March 23, _ 1883. aged 72 years. She was born in Pittsford, Vermont, January 27, 1811; ' was married to Rufus H. King in Lowell, Mass., September 11, 1833, and with her huband settled in Eaton county in 1837. James Gallery—died in the city of Eaton Rapids, Sept. 23, 1882, aged Go years. He was born in Caledonia, Livingston county, N. Y., June 1, 1817; came to Michigan in the fall of 1837, and settled at Eaton Rapids. Johnson Montgomery—died in the city of Eaton Rapids, May 4, 1883, aged 77 years. He was born in Johnstown, New Jersey, January 1, 1806. He removed to Chautauqua county, New York, with his parents, when a child. He was married to Elvira Dudley at that place, and in 1836 moved to Michigan, and settled in the township of Eaton Rapids. Bennett I. Claflin—died in Benton, Eaton county, July 17, 1882, aged 72 years. He moved to Benton from the State of New Y'ork, in 1837, when , this place was but a wilderness. He cleared up the farm on which he lived for forty-five years. Lorenzo Hall—died in Vermontville, Nov. 11, 1882, aged 70 years. He was born in Onondaga county. New York, in 1812; settled in Vermontville in 1847. Hiram J. Mears—died in Vermontville, January 14, 1883, aged 74 years. He was born in St. Albans, Vermont, December 26, 1808; settled in Vermontville in July, 1836. Stuart H. Porter—died in Vermontville, November 8, 1882, aged 62 years. He was born in Niagara county, New York, in 1820; settled in Vermontville in the spring of 1844. Alvira F. Pray—(maiden name, Torrey). died February 12, 1883, aged 48 years; was born in Ontario, New Y'ork, in February, 1835; came to Windsor, Eaton county, in 1854.

Michigan 1883


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