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Michigan

Jackson


At the first annual township meeting held in and for the town of Jacksonburgh, at the house of William R. Thompson, Alexander Laverty was chosen moderator, Samson Stoddard, clerk, who, with William R. DeLand, justice of the peace, formed the board of election, and proceeded to ballot first for supervisor, when, on canvassing the votes, there were seventeen for Ralph Updike, thirteen for Wm. R. Thompson, and one for Alexander Laverty, whereupon Ralph Updike was declared duly elected. They then proceeded to ballot for township clerk, and on canvassing the same there were fifteen for Christian Prusia, thirteen for David Striker, and one for Hiram Thompson, whereupon Christian Prusia was declared duly elected.
For Assessors—Horace Blackman, 15 votes; Isaac Sterling, 15 votes; Ezekiel T. Critchett, 15 votes.
For Constable—Horace Blackman, 18 votes; Ezekiel T. Critchett, 4 votes.
For Commissioners of Highway—Alexander Laverty, 36 votes, (elected); Isaac Sterling, 30 votes, (elected); Isaiah W. Bennett, 21 votes; Russell Blackman, 14 votes. For Overseer of Poor—Lemuel Blackman, 19 votes, (elected). For School Commissioners—Samson Stoddard, Wm. R. DeLand, and Oliver Russ, chosen by uplifted hand.
For School Inspectors—Osgood H. Fifield, Hiram Thompson, Daniel Walker, Isaac N. Swain and James Valentine. For Fence Viewers—John
Durand, Martin Flint, Samuel Roberts and Timothy Williams. For Overseers of Highway—Chester Wall, Horace Blackman, Ralph Updike and Wm. C. Pease. Poundmaster—Martin Flint.

Jackson
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