Eaton County Michigan EATON COUNTY
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.
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