Standard Atlas of Ionia County

Name Index

 

The back of the Standard Atlas of Ionia Co, 1906 by Geo A Ogle & Co has some
pictures of Ionia people:

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W.Walter Smith
Montgomery Webster
Charles C. Rice
E.M. Allen
Hon. J Clude Watt
Harry J. Holbrook
B.C. Tuttle
Geo. L Kelner
Spence C.L. Brown
John H. Motchell
G.N. Gould
Robt Ramsey
S. Page Borden
James E. Newman
N. Blasen
Alvah Belding
Geo. W. Moulton
H.E. Powell
Thos. A. Carten
W.H. Langdon
H.W. Holcombe
Rev. Henry Coles
Albert E. Jackson
T. Frank Ireland
Dr. T. C. Buskirk
R.P. Grattan
C.B. Wardle
D.G. Eddy
M. O'Brien
Mrs. Mary S. Ware
Morris D. Wheeler
Rev. Elliot Bouck
E.C. Lloyd
W.F. Sayers
Chas. Beahan
Edwin Nash
Thomas F. Martin
J.E. Ross
Peter Kohn
D.E. Taylor
Harvey Knox
W.S. Keefer
L. E. Tuttle
G.W. French
John A. McClelland
M.H. Cahalan
Henry Curtis
T.O. Hartwell
Z.T. Norcutt
Alonzo Rice
Michael McCarthy
E.D. Lininger
John Barker
Elisha Strong
Frank Patrick
Frank Taft
George W. Dick
Lester A. Edwards
Mrs. Elizabeth Waters
H.H. Stilson
H.T. Johnson
Wm. Cheetham
A.M. Knapp
John D. Koch
O.F. Webster
S.F. Davids
H.B. Slocum
Wm. Alderman
A.H. Norton
John F. Kohn
Mr & Mrs Chas. Haller
Geo. L. Jordan
? this one was cut out, don't know who it is
Levi Braendle (& wife?)
H.C. Taylor
C.C. Pearce
Mr & Mrs Geo. J. Hayes
Mr & Mrs Jacob Yearge
Mr & Mrs Myron Kyser
Mr & Mrs Earl F. Benedict
James H. Wilcox & Family
Mr. W.F. Brickley & family
Mr & Mrs Geo. Storm
Seymour A. Coles and family
Rufus M. Sower
L.N. Olmstead & family
Mr & Mrs W.P. Sible
Residence of C.F. Kirby
Mr & Mrs J. M. Chase
J. S. Brownfield & family
Ed. Condon (& wife?)
AJ & Jessia Branson
Mr & Mrs George Thorpe
John H Schlosser
J.W. Adgate (Family)
Mr & Mrs Elgin Condon
Alois Daller
Residence of Frederick Pitt
Frederick Pitt and family
Chas. Keyser (& wife?)
Mr & Mrs George Dinsmore


STANDARD ATLAS OF IONIA COUNTY, MICHIGAN
Complied and Published by Geo. A. Ogle & Co, Publishes & Engravers, 134 Van
Buren St., Chicago, Ill. 1906.
Patrons' reference directory of Ionia County, Michigan
EXPLANATION - the date following a name indicates the length of time the
party has been a resident of the county.  The abbreviations are as follows:
S. for Section; T. for township; P.O. for Post office address.  When no
Section number or Township is given, it will be understood that the party
resides within the limits of the village or city named, and, in such cases,
the post-office address is the same as the place of residence, unless
otherwise stated.


1906 Ionia Atlas. S=Section, T=Township, PO=Post Office Address, if no Section or Township then person resides in Village limits.


Adgate, Chester, Farmer and Supervisor, S. 34, T. Berlin, P. 0. Ionia, 1857.
Adgate, Lewis, Farmer and Feeder, S. 32, Ionia, P. 0. Ionia.
Adgate, John W., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 21, T. Orange, P. 0. Ionia, 1866.
Albert, Joseph, Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 33, T. Otisco, P. 0. Smyrna, 1852.
Alderman, Wm., Farmer, S. 31, T. North Plains, P. 0. Muir.
Allen, Alfred, Liveryman, Portland. Born in Michigan in 1843, and in 1873 settled in Ionia County.
Allen, G. W., Dealer in Clothing, Hats, Shoes, Etc., Portland, 1858.
Allen, Wade F., Farmer, S. 4, T. Berlin, P. 0. Ionia. Born in Michigan in 1867; settled In Ionia County in 1867.
Allen, Winfield S,, Farmer and Dealer in Live Stock, Wool, Etc., S.23, T. Boston, P. 0. Saranac, 1854.
Almy, Geo., Farmer and Stockralser, S. 29, T. Lyons, P, 0. Lyons,1885.
Ainsworth, Thos., Farmer and Stockralser, S. 35, T. Berlin, P. 0. Lake Odessa. Settled in Ionia County in 1863.
Arnold's Son, G. W., Machinists and Proprietors of Foundry, Ionia.
Auditor General of Michigan, Lansing.

Badgley, Bert, -Supervisor, and Dealer in Ice and Fuel, Portland
Bailey, F. A., Farmer, S. 6, T. North Plains, P. 0. Palo.
Bailey, I. P., Feed and Cider Mill, Ionia, 1892.
Baird, Chas., Farmer, S. 4, T. Boston, P. 0. Saranac. Born in Ionia County. Married to Miss S. L. Dodds.
Ballou Basket Works, (W. D. Ballou, Proprietor.) Manufacturers of Baskets, Belding, 1891.
Barker, John, Farmer and Stockraisers, S. 13, T. Campbell, P. 0.Campbell. Born in Michigan In 1847, and in 1871 settled in Ionia County.  Married to Mary Wartley.
Barnard, Walter C., Agent, "Nature Remedies," Portland, 1858.
Baumgart,John Dealer in Hides, Pelts and Furs, Ionia.
Beahan, Chas., Farmer, S. 7, T. North Plains, P. 0. Muir, 1848.
Beard, F. G., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 32, T. Portland, P. 0. Portland, 1877.
Beckwith, Dr. E. F., Physician, Ionia.
Beckwith, Z. C., Mason, Cement Worker, Etc., S. 14, T. Boston, P. 0. Saranac.
Bedford, A. G. Jeweler and Optician; Dealer In Musical Instruments, Ionia, 1871.
Beedle, Geo. B., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 6, T. Lyons, P. 0. Muir, 1865.
Begerow, Chas., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 19, T. Odessa, P. 0. Lake Odessa, 1881.
Belding Bros. & Co., (F. W. Howard, Superintendent,) Silk Manufacturers, Belding, 1890.
Belding-Hall Manufacturing Co., Staves, Lumber, Refrigerators, Etc., Belding, 1890.
Belding Land & Improvement Co., Real Estate, Belding.
Belding Savings Bank, H. J. Leonard Pres; A. N. Belding Vice Pres; W. Jambertson, Cashier, General Banking, Belding.
Belger, James H., Farmer, S. 15, T. Boston, P. 0. Saranac. Born In Michigan in 1851, and In 1903 settled in Ionia County. Served as constable. Married to Miss H. Hawkins.
Bemis, C. L., Superintendent of Ionia Schools, Ionia, 1863.
Benedict, E. F., Farmer, S. 35, T. Ronald, P. 0. Ionia.
Benjamin, B. G., Liveryman, Lyons, 1883.
Benjamin, G. S., Farmer, Portland, 1870.
Bennett, Wm. D., Township Treasurer, Farmer and Stockralser, S. 1 13, T. Berlin, P. 0. Ionia, 1869.
Bentley, Ira H., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 28, T. Lyons, P. 0. Iyons, 1881.
Bible, John F., Sec'y. Ionia Wagon Co., Ionia.
Bissell, E. D., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 12, T. Lyons, P. 0. Pewamo, 1862.
Blakely, J. S., Carpenter and Builder, S. 16, T. Boston, P. 0. Lowell, 1904.
Blanchard, John C., Attorney, Ionia, 1837.
Blasen, Nicholas, Farmer and Carpenter, Ionia, 1872.
Blasen, Peter, Farmer and Stockralser, S. 31, T. Otisco, PO Smyrna,1888.
Blodgett, H. E., Farmer and Stockralser, S. 3, T. Otisco, P. 0. Belding, 1853.
Borden, S. Page, Farmer and Supervisor, S. 18, T. North Plains, P. 0. Muir, 1873.
Bouck, Rev. Elliot, Farmer and Minister, S. 13. T. Danby, P. 0. Portland. Born In New York in' 1862, and In 1902 settled In Ionia County. Married to Ester Wilcox.
Boughner, Thos. J., Farmer, S. 16, T. Danby, P. 0. Portland. Born In Pennsylvania In 1849, and In 1870 settled In Ionia County. Served as Township Clerk and Supervisor. Married to Amelia R. Towner.
Bradley, C. H., Farmer, Stockraiser and Dairyman, S. 27, T. Portland, P. 0. Portland, 1852.
Braendle, Levi, Farmer, S. 4, T. Campbell, P. 0. Clarkville. Born In Canada in 1852, and in 1890 settled in Ionia County.
Brainbridge, John N., Farmer and Stocki-aiser, S. 30,T, Sebewa, P.0. Lake Odessa, 1900.
Branson, Andrew J., Farmer and Stockralser, S. 4,T. Berlin, P.0.Saranac. Born in Michigan in 1854; settled in Ionia County In 1854. Married to Jessie Robinson.
Branson, Thos. D., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 17, T. Berlin, P. 0. Saranac. Born in Michigan In 1849, settled in Ionia County in 1849.  Married to Mary Jane Miller.
Brelmayer-, Chas., Farmer and Stocki-alser, S. 36, T. Otisco, P. 0. Belding, 1879.
Brickley, Fred. W., Farmer and Clerk, S. 20, T. Orange, P. 0. Ionia, 1882.
Brown, Albert S., Farmer, and Township Treasurer, S. 3, T. Orleans, P. 0. Orleans. Born in Michigan in 1859, and in 1883 settled in Ionia County. Married to Alice M. Whitford.
Brown, Geo. F., Resident, Cooks Corner, P. 0. Belding, 1851.
Brown, Hiram N., Farmer, S. 20, T. Easton, P. 0. Ionia, 1873.
Brown, Maryland R., Farmer, and Stockraiser, S. 17, T. Sebewa, P. 0. Portland, 1856.
Brown, Ralph D., Farmer, S. 3, T. Boston, P. 0. Saranac. Born in Canada in 1883. He is an extensive breeder of Poland China Hogs and Jersey cattle.
Brown, S. C. L., Pi-ol). Bailey Hotel, Ionia, 1900.
Brownfield, J. S., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 27, T. Sebewa, P. 0. Lake Odessa, 1872.
Browning, C. W., Farmer and Stockralser, S. 26, Portland, P. 0. Portland, 1869.
Burger, Frank J., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 24, T. Portland, P. 0. Portland, 1864.
Burger, R. L., Cigars, Ionia.
Burleigh, H. J., Farmer, S. 29, T. Campbell, P. 0. Clarkville.
Burleigh, A. S., Farmer, S. 29, T. Campbell, P. 0. Clarkville. Born in New York in 1830, and in 1845 settled in Ionia County.
Mr. Burleigh is married, and is a representative citizen of Ionia County.
Burnett, A. W., Druggist, Saranac. Born in Michigan in 1861, and in 1897 settled in Ionia County.  Served as Township Clerk. Mr. Burrnett is married, and is a representative citizen of Ionia County.
Burns, Jas. A., Farmer, S. 29, Danby, P. 0. Sebewa. Born in Michigan in 1866; settled in Ionia County in 1866.
Married to Mary Steniler.
Buskirk, Dr. T. C., Physician and Surgeon, Portland, 1902.
Buttolph, H., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 9, T. Otisco, P. 0. Belding, 1872.

Caine, R. D. & Son, Livery, Ionia.
Caine, Fred., Ionia, 1876.
Caine, Wm., Ionia, 1869.
Cahalan, M. H., Real Estate and Insurance, Hubbardston, 1867.
Carbaugh, Geo. F., Farmer and Justice of the Peace, S. 26, T. Orange, P. 0. Portland, 1859.
Carten, Thos., Dealer in Dry Goods, Furnishing Goods and Carpets, Ionia, 1878.
Casterlin, S. V., Farmer and Dairyman, S. 8, T. Ionia, P. 0. Ionia. Castle, Alfred D., Farmer and Stockraiser,  S. 28, T. Sebewa, P. 0. Lake Odessa, 1885.
Chaplin; Sidney, Farmer and Highway Commissioner, S. 28, T. Orange, P. 0. Portland, 1893.
Chapple, E., Proprietor of Flour and Feed Mill, and Dealer in Wood and Coal, Belding, 1883.
Charles, P. L., Farmer, S. 20, T. North Plains, P. 0. Muir.
Charles, Wm. F., Farmer, S. 20, T. North Plains, P. 0. Muir, 1844.
Chase, Mr. and Mrs. J. M., Proprietors of the "Golden Willow Stock Farm," S. 2, T. Ionia, P. 0. Ionia. Mr. Chase's farm is located six miles north of Ionia, (R. F. D. No. 8), where will be found herds of registered Red Poll Cattle, Poland China Hogs and Shropshire Sheep. Motto, "Not the 'Largest Herd" but the Best."' Stock of all kinds is for sale at reasonable prices.
Cheetham, Wm., Farmer, S. 6. T. Boston, P. 0. Lowell. Born in England and in 1855 settled in Ionia County.
He is a veteran of the civil war. Mr. Cheetham was married to Miss E. Newton, (deceased.) Several years later he was
married to Miss M. Nelson, (deceased.) Mr. Cheetham's present wife was formerly Miss E. Van Valkenburg.
Chickering, Clarence, Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 36, T. Otisco, P. 0. Belding, 1879.
Chickering, Emory B., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 15, T. Otisco, P. 0. Belding, 1853.
Chickering, R. G., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 36, T. Otisco, P. 0. Belding, 1848.
Church, H. I., Farmer, S. 5, T. Campbell, P. 0. Clarksville. Born in Ionia County in 1872. Married to Miss E. Stairs.
He is an extensive breeder of Poland China Hogs.
Clark, Bertram, A., farmer and Stockraiser, S. 28, T. Orleans, P. 0. Belding. Born in Michigan in 1861;
settled in Ionia County in 1861. Married to Miss Ada Peabody.
Clarke, Wm. J., Belding Marble & Granite Works, Belding, 1882. Clarksville Record, The, Newspaper, Clarksville.
Coe, Geo. H., Farmer and Butcher, S. 34, T. Berlin, P. 0. Ionia. Born in Michigan in 1874;
settled in Ionia County in 1874. Married to Mabel S. Christian.
Coe, W. F., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 3, T. Berlin, P. 0. Ionia. Born in Michigan in 1850;
settled in Ionia County In 1850. Married to Miss Harwood.
Coles, Rev. Henry, Clergyman, S. 7, T. Boston, P. 0. Lowell. Born in England in 1839', and in 1865 settled in Ionia County.
He is Presiding Elder of the United Brethern Church. Married to Elizabeth Payne.
Coles, S. A., Farmer, S. 7, T. Boston, P. 0. Lowell. Born in Ionia County in 1868. Married to Bertha Fletcher.
Colwell, R. A., Attorney, Lake Odessa, 1832
Commercial House, The, Haskins & Case, Proprietors Saranac.
Condon, Ed., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 29, T. Otisco: P. 0. Smyrna, 1858.
Condon, E. W., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 32, T. Otisco, P. 0. Smyrna, 1875.
Condon, S., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 28, T. Otisco, P. 0. Smyrna, 1872.
Cook, Leslie G., Farmer, S. 4, T. Danby, P. 0. Portland. Born in Michigan in 1862;
settled in Ionia County in 1862. Served as Justice of the Peace 1899-1902. Married to Julia Felthiem.
Cook, Peter, Farmer and Stockraiser, Fowler, 1883.
Crawford, D. C., County Surveyor, Ionia.
Cowles, B., Farmer and Clerk, S. 22, T. Keene, P. 0. Saranac, 1904.
Cowles, R. B., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 26, T. Otisco, P. 0. Beldling, 1859.
Covert, W. A., Dealer in Dry Goods, Notions, Clothing, Trunks, etc., Saranac.
Culver, C. H., Blacksmith and Proprietor of Wagon Shop and Cider Mill, Belding, 1904.
Cunningham, A., Farmer, S. 7, T. North Plains, P. 0. Muir, 1878.
Cunningham, S., Farmer, S. 36, T. Campbell, P. 0. Lake Odessa, 1893.
Currie, F. L., Farmer and Highway Commissioner, S. 16, T. Orleans, P... Belding. Born in Michigan in 1864,
and in 1866 settled in Ionia County. Mr. Currie was elected Highway Commissioner in 1904, and still holds office.
Married to Mae Hammond.
Curtis, H. R., Farmer and Dairyman, S. 19, T. Lyons, P. 0. Lyons, 1868.
Cutcheon, L. P., Publisher, "The Observer," Portland.
Cutler & Minty (Dwight Cutler-A. Minty,) Proprietor of Woodcote Stock Farm, and Breeders of Registered Aberdeen Angus
Cattle and Percheron Horses, S. 18, T. Ionia, P. 0. Ionia.

Daird, E. L., Meat Market, Belding, 1904.
Daller, Alois, Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 16, T. Keene, P. 0. Lowell. Born in Austria in 1860; settled in Ionia County in 1882.
Married to Rosa Kuhn.
Darnell, Henry B., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 34, T. Berlin, P. 0. Lake Odessa, 1860.
Daugherty, John R., Proprietor of "Suinnyside Farm," S. 25, T. Ionia, P. 0. Lyons.
Davids, Samuel F., Farmer, S. 28, T. Danby, P. 0. Sebawa. Born in Michigan in 1852;
settled in Ionia County in 1852. Served asTownship Clerk 1899-1900, 1901-1904. Married to Kate Ashworth.
Daird, E. L., Meat Market, Belding, 1904.
Davis, Fred, Farmer and Dairyman, S. 6, T. Boston, P. 0. Lowell, 1902.
Davis, Jesse F., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 1, T. Danby, P. 0. Portland. Born in Indiana in 1862, and in 1866 settled in Ionia County.  Married to Mary E. Erdman.
Dick, Geo. M., Farmer, S. 27, T. North Plains, P. 0. Muir, 1875.
Dilley, Ira, Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 35, T. Sebewa, P. 0. Sebewa, 1878.
Dinsmore, Geo., Farmer and Stockralser, S. 35, T. Portland, P. 0. Portland, 1838.
Dirr, A. F., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 35, T. Odessa, P. 0. Lake Odessa, 1888.
Dodds, Hugh, Farmer, S. 10, T. Boston, P. 0. Saranac. Born in Ohio in 1830, and in 1847 settled in Ionia County.
Married to Miss McDonald.
Donner, Wm., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 17, T. Otisco, P. 0. Belding, 1880.
Doty,S., Farmer and Stockralser,- S. 34, T. Odessa, P. 0. Lake Odessa, 1851.
Dumon, Chas., Farmer and Stocki-aiser, S. 21, T. Otisco, P. O. Smyrna, 1854.
Durkee, Lester M., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 7, T. Sebewa, P. 0. Lake Odessa, 1867.
Drew, Wm., Farmer, S. 4, T. Campbell, P. 0. Clarksville. Born in Ionia County in 1853.   Married to Miss B. Headworth. Dumon, Chas., Farmer and Stocki-aiser, S. 21, T. Otisco, P. O. Smyrna, 1854.
Durkee, Lester M., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 7, T. Sebewa, P. 0. Lake Odessa, 1867.
Drew, Wm., Farmer, S. 4, T. Campbell, P. 0. Clarksville. Born in Ionia County in 1853.   Married to Miss B. Headworth.

Earle, W. H., Proprietor of Meat Market, Buyer of Stock, Portland, 1870.
Eddy, Dalas G., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 4, T. Berlin, P. 0. Saranac. Born in Michigan In 1865;  settled in Ionia County in 1865. Married to Bertha M. Ramsett.
Edwards, L. A., Manager, Standard Oil Co., Ionia, 1894.
Ellis, Wm. E., Farmer and Teamster, S. 2, T. Otisco P. 0. Belding, 1867.
Engelman M. Wines, Liquors and Cigars Ionia.
Erdman, Frank, Farmer, S. 20, T. Danby, P. 0. Sebewa. Born in Michi gan in 1867;   settled in Ionia County in 1867. Married to Florence Borton.
Estep, Chas. A., Dealer in Lumber, Shingles and all kinds of Building Material, Portland, 1853.
Evans, Jacob W., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 11, T. Sebewa, P. 0. Portland, 1878.


Fisher, Geo. R., Farmer, S. 8, T. Danby, P. 0. Portland. Born in Michigan in 1869,   and in 1880 settled in Ionia County. Married to Julia Shell.
Fisk, Ambert, Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 5, T. Otisco, P. 0. Belding, 1851.
Flanagan, F. T., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 23, T. Orleans, P. 0. Orleans. . Born in Michigan in 1869; settled in Ionia County in 1869. Married to Alma Hall.
Fleming, Aaron, Farmer and Stock Breeder, S. 27, T. Boston, P. 0. Clarksville. Born In Canada in 1848, and In 1871 settled in Ionia County. Married to Mattie Sage.
Fletcher, F. A., Proprietor of "Sunny Brook Stock Farm and Breeder of Thoroughbred Short Horn Durham Cattle and Pereheron Horses, S. 23, T. Ionia, P. 0. Lyons.
Fortune, Augustus, Teacher, S. 2, T. Ionia, P. 0. Ionia.
Fortune, J. W., Proprietor of "The Elms," S. 2, T. Ionia, P. 0. Ionia.
Fowle, J. S., Sec'y., Farmers Mutual Fire Insurance Company of Ionia County, 1866.
Fox, John P., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 25, T. Lyons, P. 0. Fowler, 1874.
Franks, S., Farmer and Justice of the Peace, S. 11, T. Sebewa, P. 0. Portland, 1866.
French, G. W., Jeweler and Music Dealer, Ionia.
Friedman, A. & D. Dealers in Dry Goods and Clothing, Belding.
Frost, Edwin, Farmer, S. 15, T. Keene, P. 0. Saranac, 1875.
Fuller, E. S., Attorney and Editor, Lyons, 1899.
Fuller, Otis, Warden, Michigan Reformatory, Ionia.


Giermann, Chas. A, Farmer and stockraiser, S 21, T. Segawa, P.O. Lake Odessa, 1893.
Ginebaugh, L. E., Sawyer and Threshing Machine Operator, S. 8, T. Portland, P. O. Lyons, 1867.
Glick, J., (Deceased.) Born in Canada in 1843, and in 1885 settled in Ionia County. Married to Miss R. M. Meyers.
Glick, Mrs. R. M., S. 15, T. Boston, P. 0. Saranac.
Godfrey, George W., Farmer and Breeder of Jersey Cattle, S. 7, T. Boston, P. 0. Lowell. Born in Indiana in 1853, and in 1888 settled in Ionia County. Married to Martha L. Collins.
Goodwin, B. E., Farmer, S. 5, T. Easton, P. 0. Ionia, 1852.
Gorham, John, Farmer, S. 35, T. Ionia P . 0. Ionia.
Gorham, S. B. & Co., Lumber, Ionia, 1871.
Gossett & Vincent, Lake Odessa Vegetable & Floral Co., Lake Odessa, 1890.
Gould, E. L., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 5, T. Otisco, P. 0. Belding, 1884.
Gould, Geo. M., Fa rmer and Supervisor, S. 21, T. Boston, P. 0. Saranac. Born in Ionia County in 1878.   Mr. Gould is married, and is representative citizen of Ionia County.
Graff, Chas. F., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 29, T. Orleans, P. 0. Belding, 1876.
Graff, F., Real Estate, Ionia.
Graft, Reuben T., Farmer, S. 14, T. Danby, P. 0. Portland. Born in Ohio In 1868, and in 1869 settled  in Ionia County. Married to Hattie Williams.
Gratton, R. P., Jeweler, Gold and Silver Plating, Portland, 1902.
Green, Albert W., Farmer and Proprietor of Walnut Ridge Farm, S. 1 T. Boston, P. 0. Saranac.  Born in New York in 1832, and in 1866 settled in Ionia County. Married to Lucinda Cooper.
Green, D. J., Farmer, Ionia, 1861.
Greenhoe, Frank, Farmer, S. 36, T. Berlin, P. 0. Ionia. Born in Mich igan in 1856;   settled in Ionia County in 1856. Married to Flora Balcum.
Grieves, William, Farmer, S. 8, T. Ionia, P. 0. Ionia.
Griswold, Homer, Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 18, T. Berlin, P. 0. Saranac. Born in Michigan in 1863;  settled in Ionia County in 1863 Married to Ella Pratt.
Guilford, Dennis J., Farmer and Township Treasurer, S. 16, T. Danby P. 0. Portland.   Born in Michigan in 1847, and in 1869 settle in Ionia County. Mr. Guilford is married and is one of the leading citizens of Ionia County.
Gunn, Emory W., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 15, T. Sebewa, P. 0. Portland, 1865.
Gunn, Fred. J., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 22, T. Sebewa, P. 0. Portland, 1873.

Hall, Amos H., Farmer, S. 26, T. Sebewa, P. 0. Sebewa, 1887.
Hall, Arthur N., Farmer, S . 7, T. Ionia, P. 0. Ionia.
Hall, Daniel A., Farmer and Threshing Machine Operator, S. 22, Orange, P. 0. Portland, 1842.
Hall, F. W., Farmer, Ionia, 1857.
Hall, Israel, Cement, Ionia, 1856.
Haller, Chas. C., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 32, T. Berlin, P. 0. Clarksville.    Born in Michigan In 1860; settled in Ionia County In 1860. Married to Francis Cramer.
Hamilton, J. H., Dealer in Wool, Ionia.
Handlon, John, Farmer, S. 3, T. North Plains, P. 0. Hubbardston.
Harker, F. L., Farmer, S. 22, T. Boston, P. 0. Saranac, 1893.
Harker, J. M., Farmer and Proprietor of Oak Lawn Fruit and Poultry Farm, S. 15, T. Boston,   P. O. Saranac. Born in Wisconsin. In 1864, and in 1894 settled in Ionia County.    Mr. Harker is married, and is one of the leading farmers of the township.
Harrington, G., Farmer, S. 30, T. Ronald, P. 0. Ionia.
Hartwell, Thos. O., Farmer, and Stockraiser, S. 8, T. Berlin, P. 0. Saranac, 1860.
Harwood, Guy, farmer and Stockraiser, S. 21, P. Orange, P. 0. Ionia, 1871.
Haskins, A. M., Farmer, S. 3,T. Boston, P. 0. Saranac, 1888.
Hawley, A.    W., farmer, S. 33, T. Keene, P. O. Saranac, 1871.
Hawley, G. P., Farmer, S. 11, T. Keene, PO Belding, 1860.
Hawley, R. A., Attorney, Ionia, 1857.
Hawn, Hugh, S. 9, T. Boston. P.0. Saranac. Born in Ohio in 1841, and III 1861.
settled in Ionia County. Married to Miss E Kilburn (deceased). Mr. Hawn's Present wife   was formerly Mrs. M. J. Smith McCollough.
Hayes, Ceo. J., Farmer, S. 11, T. Ionia, P. 0. Ionia.
Hayes, N. B., Farmer, S. 31, T. North Plains, P. 0. Muir, 1836.
Headworth, T. J., Farmer, S. 27. T. Boston, P. 0. Saranac. Born in England in 1841, and in 1850 settled in Ionia County. Served as Road Commissioner for six years.  Married to Miss S. Beacom.
Heath, W. B., Cashier, State Savings Bank, Ionia, 1866.
Heaven, Chas. S., Farmer and Breeder of Shropshire Sheep, S. 17, T.Campbell. P. 0. Clarksville.  Born in Ionia County In 1880. Married to Cora A. White.
Hendee, I. B., Farmer    and Stockraiser, S. 17, T. Portland, 1903.
Herrick, C.R., Casket Manuacturer, Lyons, 1900.
Herron, Otis, Farmer,    S. 28, T. Boston, P. 0. Clarksville. born inIonia County in 1875. Married to Pearl Chapman.
Hinckley, A. A., Liveryman,Saranac.
Hinds, John O., farmer, and Stockraiser, S. 7, T. Orange, P. 0. Ionia, 1856.
Hinds, Stephen R., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 3, T. Orange, P. 0. Ionia, 1858.
Hinds, Wm. T., Fairmer and Stockraiser, S.3, T. Orange, P. 0. Ionia, 1856.
Hinds, Adelbert, Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 18, T. Berlin, P. 0. Saranac, Born in Michigan in 1856.,  settled in Ionia County in 1856. Married to Miss L. Dunsmore .
Holbrook, H.J., County Clerk, Ionia, 1874.
Holcomb, Wm. H., Farmer, S. 6, T. Ionia, P. 0. Ionia.
Holcombe, H. W., Justice of the Peace, Portland, 1888.
Hopkins, A. F., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 21, T. Lyons, P.O. Lyons, 1858.
Horning, Dr. Stanley A., dentist, Portland, 1899.
Horrigan, H. J., City Attorney, Ionia, 1869.
Houghton, E. D., Farmer and Stockraiser, Ionia, 1852.
Howard, W. H., Attorney, Lake Oddesa, 1875.
Hutchinson, General Fred., Ionia, 1867.

Ingall, Wm., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 30, T. Sebewa, P. 0. Lake Odessa, 1869.
Inman, W. A., Ionia, 1854.
Ireland, T. Frank, Hardware, Belding, 1889.

Jackson, Albert E., Farmer, S. 30, T. Ionia, P. 0. Ionia.
Janes, L., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 3, T. Orange, P. 0. Ionia, 1875
Jeffers, Jas. H., Farmer, S. 10, T. Danby, P. 0. Portland. Born in Michigan in 1851; settled in Ionia  County in 1851. Elected Justice of the Peace in 1903, and has since held office.  Married to Ellen Brooks.
Jepson, E. A., Farmer, S. 2, T. Boston, P. 0. Saranac. Born in Ionia County in 1859.    Married to Harriet Beatie.
Johnson, H. T., Postmaster, and Editor, "Advertiser," Saranac.
Jones, C. A., Prop., Hotel Callow, Ionia.
Jordan, Geo. L., Farmer and,Supervisor, S. 13, T. Orange, P. 0. Lyons, 1867.
Joseph, I. H., Farmer, S. 4, T. Boston, P. 0. Lowell. Born In Ohio in 1835, and in 1876 settled in  Ionia County. He is a Veteran of the Civil War. Married to Miss M. A. Smith. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph are the parents of five children, three boys and two girls
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Kauffman, Sam L., Farmer and Clerk, S. 18, T. Sebewa, P. 0. Lake Odessa, 1880.
Keary, C., Farmer, S. 9, T. North Plains, P. 0. Butternut, 1867.
Keefer, W. S., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 5, T. Portland, P. 0. Lyons,1867.
Kelly, Fred. F. Farmer, S. 17, T. Danby, P. 0. Portland. Born In New York in 1861, and in 1891 settled In Ionia County. Served as Justice of the Peace 1903-1904. Married to Edna Marcy.
Kendall, E. L., Retail Dealer in Lumber and Shingles, Belding, 1890.
Kidd, General James H., Editor and Publisher, "The Ionia Sentinel," (Daily and Weekly), Ionia, 1840.
Kidder, Harvey E., Attorney, Ionia, 1875.
Kimberly, C., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 24, T. Otisco, P. 0. Belding, 1862.
Kingston, John, Farmer, S.27, T. Ionia, P. 0. Lyons.
Kirby, C. F., Proprietor, "The Pines," S. 1, T. Ionia, P. 0. Ionia.
Kloosterman, John, Creamery, Clarksville, 1905.
Koch, J. B., Harness Maker, Lake Odessa 1887.
Kohn, Anthony M., Farmer and Supervisor, S. 16, T. Keene,P. 0.Saranac.
Kohn, John F, Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 25. - T. Otisco, P. 0. Belding, 1879.
Kohn, Peter, Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 18, T. Otisco, P. O. Belding 1879.
Koutz, A. J., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 14, T. Odessa, P. 0. Lake Odessa, 1865.
Koutz, C. J., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 11, T. Odessa, P.O. Lake Odessa, 1867.
Knapp, L. B., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 30, T. Odessa, P.,O. Lake Odessa, 1870.
Knapp, A. M.,Farmer, S. 30, T. North Plains,P. 0. Ionia.
Kneale, Wm. H., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 19, T. Orange, P.O.Ionia, 1870.
Krupp, Frank O., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 29, T. Otisco, P. 0. Smyrna, 1881.
Kuhn, 0. J., Hardware, Implements, Buggies, Wagons, Etc., Belding, 1882.
Kussmaul, Emanuel S., Farmer, S. 31, T. Sebewa, P. 0. Lake Odessa, 1882.
Kyser, Chas. F., Farmer, S. 16, T. Boston, P. 0. Saranac. Born in Michigan in 1858, and in 1865 settled in Ionia County. Married to Miss L. Young.
Kyser, Myron, Farmer, S. 18, T. Boston, P. 0. Lowell. Born in New York in 1850, and in   1865 settled in Ionia County. Mr. Kyser was a student at the Lake Shore Business College, Muskegon, Mich., in 1876. Married to Alice E. Ware.

Langdon, W. H,, Farmer, S. 12, T. North Plains, P. 0. Hubbardston,1888.
Lange, E. C., Cigar Manufacturer. Retail Dealer in Cigars and Tobacco, Ionia, 1876.
Lauster, Fred. G., Member City Council, Ionia, 1857.
Lauster Bros., Grocers and Bakers, Ionia.
Leik, Anton, Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 31, T. Portland, P. 0. Portland, 1894.
Lepard, C. M., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 30, T. Odessa, P. 0. Lake Odessa, 1861.
Lewis, Burt D., Farmer, S. 21, T. Boston, P. 0. Saranac, Born in Ionia County in 1866.   Married to Jennie Britian.
Lininger, E. D., Farmer, S. 11, T. North Plains, P. 0. Hubbardston, 1882.
Lloyd, E. C., Dry Goods and Carpets, Belding, 1887.
Locke, A. R., Attorney, Ionia, 1868.
Long, I., Farmer and Supervisor, S. 8, T. Campbell, P. 0. Clarksville, 1871.
Lott, L. E., General Merchandise, Elmdale.
Luce, J. H., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 10, T. Otisco, P. 0. Belding,1857.
Ludwick, H. C., Farmer, S. 34, T. North Plains, P. 0. Muir.
Ludwig, W. E. & Co., Dry Goods, Clothing, Shoes and Notions, Portland, 1878.
Lung, C. B., Farm Implements and Harness, Portland.
Luscher, Jacob, Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 16, T. Sebewa, P. 0. LakeOdessa, 1858.
Luscher, Wm., Farmer, S. 2, T. Sebewa, P. 0. Portland, 1859.

McCabe, Rev. J. J., Clergyman, Hubbardston.
McCarthy, William, Farmer, S. 4, T. North Plains, P. 0. Hubbardston,1875.
McClellan, Bruce, Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 16, T. Danby, P. 0. Portland. Born in Ohio   in 1848, and in 1889 settled in Ionia County. Married to Eliza Brooks.
McClelland, Wilton E., Farmer, S. 23, T. Sebewa, P. 0. Sebewa, 1867.
McClelland, John A., General Merchandise, Portland, 1854.
McDiarmid, E. C., Farmer and Stockraiser, Lake Odessa, 1895.
Martin, T. F., Farmer, S. 27, T. Ronald, P. 0. Ionia.
Mauren, Fred. J., Editor, "Review," Portland, 1868.
Merchant, Watson, Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 31, T. Portland, P. 0.Portland, 1844.
Merrell, L. K., Photographer, Ionia.
Metzger, L., Liveryman, Saranac.
Miller, B., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 22, T. Lyons, P. 0. Pewamo,1903.
Miller, F. C., Attorney and Mayor of Ionia, Ionia, 1876.
Miller, Joseph B., Livery, Pewamo.
Miltenberger, A., Dairyman, Saranac. Born in Ohio in 1857, and in 1866 settled in Ionia County. Married to Mary Walter.
Minty, A. (Cutler & Minty), Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 18, T. Ionia,P.O. Ionia
Miske, E. J., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 2, T. Odessa, P. 0. Lake Odessa, 1880.
Mitchell, John H., Attorney and Commander, M. W. A., Ionia.
Montgomery, A. T., Livery, Ionia, 1857.
Montgomery, F. R., Livery, Ionia, 1887.
Moore, J. H., Farmer, S. 8, T. Ionia, P. 0. Ionia.
Morgan, Alexander, Farmer, S. 23, T. Sebewa, P. 0. Sebewa, 1881.
Morrison, John E., Farmer and Stockraiser, S, 3, T. Berlin, P. 0. Ionia,1841.
Morton, F. W. Farmer, S. 20, T. Boston, P. 0. Lowell. Born in Illinois in 1847,  and in 1860 settled in Ionia County. Married to Miss 0. White.
Mote, A. L., Farmer and Breeder of Durham Cattle and Poland China Hogs, S. 12, T. Campbell, P. 0. Clarksville. Born In Indiana in 1860, and in 1871 settled in Ionia County.    Married to Miss M. E. Gottner.
Moulton, Geo. W., Real Estate and Insurance, Belding, 1873.
Myers, Albert, Farmer, S. 1, T. Boston, P. 0. Saranac, 1879.

Nash, Edwin & Son, Edwin Nash, Pres.; Ernest Nash, Cashier; General Banking, Clarksville.
National Bank of Ionia, H. B. Webber, Pres.; W. H. Mattison, Vice Pres.; C. D. Ranson, Cashier; General Banking, Ionia.
Nesbitt, T. M., Attorney, Ionia.
Newman, Asa Dealer in Coal, Portland, 1852.
Nichol, John, Attorney, Ionia, 1874.
Norcutt, Z. T., Farmer, S. 23, T. Campbell, P. 0. Clarksville. Born in Michigan and settled in Ionia County in 1869. Served as Town. ship Treasurer. Married to Miss Hines.
North, N. A., Farmer, S. 16, T. Easton, P. 0. Ionia, 1867.
Norton, A. H., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 31, T. Otisco, P. 0. Smyrna, 1854.
Norton, Earl L., Farmer, S. 20, T. Otisco, P. 0. Belding, 1887.

Oatley, Barney; Farmer, S. 10, T. Sebewa, P. 0. Portland, 1863.
O'Brien, M., Farmer, S. 2, T. North Plains, P. 0. Hubbardston, 1864.
Ogden, Dr. W. E., Physician and Surgeon, Ionia, 1894.
Olmsted, Edgar W., Postmaster and Township Clerk, S. 22, T. Orleans, P. 0. Orleans. Born in 1862, and in 1863 settled in Ionia County. Elected Township Clerk in 1.904,  and still holds this office. Married to Mary E. Morton.
Olmsted L. N., Proprietor of Burr Oak Farm, and Breeder of Oxford Down Sheep, S. 1, T. Ionia, P. 0. Muir.
Osborn, S., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 5, T. Otisco, P. 0. Belding, 1905.
Otis, Luke, Dealer in Agricultural Implements, Saranac.

Page, 0. A., Farmer, S. 13, T. Boston, P. 0. Saranac. Born In New York In 1826, and in 1852,  settled In Ionia County. Served as Supervisor, Road Commissioner, and Justice of the Peace for several years. Married to Miss Tremmington.
Page, P.R., Farmer, S. 24, T. Boston, P. 0. Saranac. Born in Ionia 1854. Served as Justice of the Peace.
Parsch, Nicholas, Farnmer and Stockraiser, S. 24, T. Portland, P. 0. Portland, 1854.
Patrick, Frank, farmer and Stockraiser, S 11, T. Berlin, P. 0. Ionia, 1865
Peabody, Wm. C, Farmer, S. 28, T. Danby, P. 0. Sebewa. Born in Michigan in 1858,  and in 1881 settled in Ionia County, Served Hwy Commissioner 1903-1904.  Married to Elmira Hoover.
Peake, Chas. H, Farmer, S. 9, T. Danby, P. 0. Portland. Born in Michigan in 1855; settled in Ionia County  in 1855. Served as member Board of Review 1902-1904. Married to Amelia Brooks
Pearce, C.C., farmer, S. 2, T. North Plains, P. 0. Hubbardston, 1882.
Peck Bros, dealers in Books and Stationery, Ionia, 1883.
Peer, W. . & Co., Dry Goods, Ionia.
Penfield, Chas. D., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 31, T. Lyons, P. 0. Lyons, 1883.
Pennel1, E., Proprietor of Clay Ridge Stock Farm, and Breeder of Thoroughbred Hamiltonian   Horses and Short Horn Cattle, S. 29, T. Ionia, P. 0. Ionia.
Philo, Henry, Farmer, S. 9, T. Boston, P. 0. Saranac. Born in New York, and in 1874 settled in Ionia County. Married to Jennie Young.
Pickard, Victor, Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 11, T. Otisco, P. 0. Belding, 1904.
Pickens, Samuel B., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 7, T. Berlin, P. 0. Saranac.  Born in Ohio in 1847, and in 1886 settled in Ionia County. He is a veteran of the Civil War. Married to Miss S. Petty.
Pike, S. L., Farmer, S. 19, T. Easton, P. 0. Saranac, 1856.
Pitt, Fred., Farmer and Supervisor, S. 34, T. Orleans, P. 0. Orleans. Born in Michigan in 1867; settled in Ionia County in 1867. Elected Supervisor in 1899, and still holds this office. Married to Miss A. Blanchard.
Place, W.D., Proprietor of Highland Park Cemetery, and Prairie Creek Farm and Dairy, S. 21, T. Ionia, P. 0. Ionia.
Portland Milling Co., J. E. Newman, Pres.; Fred. H. Knox, Sec,y; Emil C. Herolz, Treas.; Portland.
Possehn, Mrs. A. G., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 9, T. Odessa, P. 0.Lake Odessa, 1896.
Potter, Otis G., Farmer, S. 4, T. Boston, P. 0. Saranac. . Born in Ionia County in 1881.   He is a son of C. A. Potter (deceased)
Powell, Hon. H. E., Farmer and Ex-Representative, S. 34, T. Ronald,P.0. Ionia.
Powell, H. W., Farmer, S. 34, T. Ronald, P. 0. Ionia.
Powers, Ralph E., Farmer, S.34, T. Boston, P. 0. Saranac, 1867.
Pryer, Wm. H., Farmer and Supervisor, S. 14, T. Danby, P. 0. Portland. Born in New York   in 1849, and in 1856 settled in Ionia County. He was elected Supervisor in 1900, and still holds this office. Married to Margaret Woodin.

Quinlan, P. B., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 31, T. Portland, P. 0. Portland, 1905.

Ramsey, Alton Manufacturing Co., Robert Ramsey, Mgr. Chair Manufacturers, Portland, 1865.
Rasmussen, Frank, Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 6, T. Otisco, P. 0. Belding, 1901.
Read, E. C., Farmer, S. 13, T. North Plains, P. 0. Hubbardston.
Redterstrof, Geo., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 36, T. Otisco, P. 0. Belding, 1867.
Reed, Albert, Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 10, T. Berlin, P. 0. Saranac,1853.
Reeves, W. L., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 16, T. Otisco, P. 0. Belding, 1864.
Rice, Alonzo, Farmer, S. 4, T. Ionia, P. 0. Ionia.
Rice, C. C., County Drain Commissioner, Portland, 1860.
Rice, Wm. B., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 21, T. Danby, P. 0. Portland. Born in Michigan in 1853, settled in Ionia County in 1853. Married to Amanda Kassner.
Rich, Byron, farmer and Stockraiser, S. 26, T. Otisco, P. 0. Belding,1859.
Richardson, A., Farmer and Breeder of Shropshire.Sheep, S. 22, T. Campbell,  P. 0. Clarksville. Born in Ionia County in 1876. Married to Miss T. Ludlell.
Richardson Silk Co., Manufacturers of Silk, Spool Silk and Embroideries, Belding.
Richmond, A., Farmer and Breeder of Brown Leghorn Chickens, S.1, T. Boston, P. 0. Saranac. Born in Massachusetts in 1844, and in 1869 settled in Ionia County. Married to Ellen Bticklin.
Richmond, C. I., Farmer, S. 25, T. North Plains, P. 0. Muir.
Richmond, Ira, Farmer and Breeder of Sheep, S. 28, T. Otisco, P. 0.Smyrna, 1864.
Riker, John, Retired Farmer, Belding, 1844.
Robertson, J. H., Farmer, S. 8, T. Ionia, P. 0. Ionia.
Rogers, Chas. I., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 26, T. Orange, P. 0. Portland, 1870.
Rogers, Frank E., Farmer, S. 8, T. Boston, P. 0. Saranac. Born in Ionia County in 1875. Married to Miss E. Sisssem.
Rogers, Thomas, Farmer, S. 7, T. North Plains, P. 0. Muir, 1878.
Roseveare, J., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 13, T. Sebewa, P. 0. Portland, 1898.
Ross, J. E., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 9, T. Lyons, P. 0. Muir, 1853.
Roush, J. M., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 7, T. Portland, P. 0. Ionia, 1897.
Ruel, J. H., Banker, Pewamo, 1882.
Rumsey, C. J., President, Capital Wagon Works, Ionia, 1870.
Russell, A., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 3, T. Otisco, P. 0. Belding, 1899.

Saranac State Bank, S. M. Crawford. Pres.; L. C. David, Vice Pres.; W. H. Hunt, Cashier; General Banking, Saranac.
Sayer, Jacob J., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 20, T. Sebewa, P. 0. Lake Odessa, 1877.
Sayer, Wm, P., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 35, T. Sebewa, P. 0. Sunfield, 1884.
Schlosser, John H., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 17, T. Orange, P. 0. Ionia, 1879.
Scott, M. F., Superintendent of Schools, Ionia, 1895.
Scott, John J., Farmer, S. 27, T. Campbell, P. 0. Clarksville. Born in Ionia County in 1870. Served as Road Commissioner for two terms. Married to Miss D. Hooper.
Scoville, L.A. farmer, Stock Dealer and Breeder of Fine Stock, S.3, T. Campbell, P. 0. Clarksville, 1855.
Scully & Davis, Attorneys, Ionia.
Searing, James A., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 11, T. Lyons, P. 0..Pewamo, 1851
Seeley Bros. (Otis B., Sam J., and Lewis S), Farmers and Stockraisers, S. 25, T. Otisco, P. 0. Belding, 1871-1868-1865.
Selleck, W. F., Justice of the Peace, Portland, 18'78.
Servoss, O. D., Farmer, S. 34, T. Ronald, P. 0. Ionia, 1885.
Shaffer, A., Farmer, S. 34, T. North Plains, P. O. Muir, 1862.
Sheldon, Dwight C., Attorney, Belding, 1898.
Shoemaker, James, Farmer and Stockraiser, Pewamo, 1850.
Shotwell, Freeman, Farmer and Stockraiser, Portland. Born in New York in 1862, and in 1863 settled in Ionia County. Married to Marion Welch.
Showerman, Frank J., Farmer and Township Treasurer, S. 22, T.Sebewa, P. 0. Lake Odessa, 1867.
Shumway, John, Saloon, Ionia.
Shute, Glenn A., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 3, T. Orange, P. 0. Ionia,1886.
Sible Chas. M., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 8, T. Berlin, P. 0. Saranac, 1859.
Sible Wm. P., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 16, T. Berlin, P. 0. Saranac. Born in Michigan in 1867; settled in Ionia County in 1867. Married to Cora Eddy.
Signs, Jerry, Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 9, T. Berlin, P. 0. Saranac. Born in Germany in 1843, and in 1866 settled in Ionia County.
Skellenger, Henry, Farmer, S. 9, T. Otisco, P. 0. Belding, 1859.
Slater, Peter, Farmer, S. 28, T. Campbell, P. 0. Clarksville. Born in Denmark in 1842, and in 1872 settled in Ionia County. Served as Justice of the Peace. Married to Miss A. Mulholland.
Slocum, H. B., Miller, Hubbardston.
Slowinski, Roman, Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 35, T. Berlin, P. 0.Lake Odessa. Born in Ohio in 1840, and in 1863 settled in Ionia County. Married to Anna Kreiger.
Smith, A. G., Farmer, S. 18, T. Ionia, P. 0. Ionia.
Smith, Chas. P., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 21, T. Danby, P. 0. Portland. Born in New York   in 1851, and in 1880 settled in Ionia County. Served as Justice of the Peace 1893-1899. Married to Marietta Brickley.
Smith, John J., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 26, T. Portland, P. 0. Portland, 1893.
Smith, K. R., Postmaster, Ionia, 1849.
Smith, M., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 3, T. Lyons, P. 0. Muir, 1904.
Smith, Vernon H., Attorney and Ex-Circuit Judge, Ionia, 1858.
Smith & Kelner, Real Estate and Insurance, Auctions, Ionia.
Smoke, A., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 28, T. Odessa, P. 0. Lake Odessa, 1905.
Snell, Orson., S. 8, T. Easton, P. 0. Belding, 1856.
Snook, M. J., Farmer, S. 12, T. Boston, P. 0. Saranac. Born in New York in 1833, and in 1883 settled in Ionia County. Married to Amanda Short.
Snyder, E. B., Farmer, S. 6, T. Ionia, P. 0. Ionia.
Somers, Charles, Farmer, S. 35, T. Ionia, P. 0. Lyons.
Somers, C. P., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 12, T. Lyons, P. 0. Pewamo, 1870.
Soper, Wm., Proprietor, of Excelsior Stock Farm, and Breeder of English Shire Horses, S. 1, T. Ionia, P. 0. Muir.
Soule, W. F., Real Estate and Insurance, Ionia.
Sower, Rufus, Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 7, T. Otisco, P. 0. Belding, 1898.
Spaulding, Lee P., Farmer and Supervisor, S. 10, T. Ionia, P. 0. Ionia.
Spitzley, Wm., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 11, T. Portland, P. 0. Portland, 1867.
State Savings Bank, 0. S. Tower, Pres.; T. B. Preston, Vice Pres.; W.B. Heath, Cashier. General Banking, Ionia.
Stilson, H. H., Farmer, S. 2, T. Danby, P. 0. Portland. Born in Michigan in 1868;   settled in Ionia County in 1868. Served as Township Treasurer 1897-1899. Married to Mary Perry.
Stinson, L., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 22, T. Portland, P. 0. Portland, 1882.
Storm, Geo., Farmer, S. 2, T. Danby, P. 0. Portland. Born in Michigan in 1852;   settled in Ionia County in 1852. Married to Carrie Alberts.
Stoughton, M., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 1,6, T. Otisco, P. 0. Belding, 1845.
Strong, Elisha, Farmer and Proprietor of Spring Brook Stock Farm, S. 13, T. Campbell, P. 0. Clarksville. Born in Ohio in 1856, and in 1877 settled in Ionia County.  Served as County Drain Commissioner for two years. He is an extensive Breeder of Shorthorn Cattle and Poland China Hogs.
Strong, Volney, Agricultural Implements, Saranac.
Sutherland, J. L., Attorney, Portland, 1903.
Switzer, Wm. H., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 31, T. Sebewa, P. 0.Lake Odessa, 1865.

Tabor, John A., Postmaster and Dealer in Millinery and Notions, Hubbardston.
Taft, Frank, Proprietor of Maple Grove Farm, S. 33, T. Ionia, P.O.Ionia.
Taft, Geo. L., Farmer , and Justice of the Peace, S. 3, T. Orange, P.O. Ionia, 1841.
Taylor, D. K., Proprietor of The Oaks, S. 31, T. Ionia, P. 0. Ionia
Taylor, Harley C., Farmer and Stockralser, S. 29, T. Berlin, P.O.Saranac. Born in   Michigan in 1872, and in 1874 settled Ionia County. Married to Miss M. M. Sible.
Taylor, Palmer H., Justice of the Peace, Ionia.
Taylor. Thomas, Farmer and Breeder of Durham Cattle, S.11,Boston, P. 0. Saranac.   Born in Ionia County in 1858. Married Miss H. Russ.
Taylor, Rev. Wm. Brooks, Minister, Ionia.
Tebbel,.W. R., Miller, S. 21, T. Otisco, P. 0. Smyrna, 1880.
Thompson, Fred., Farmer and Stockralser, S. 8, T. Otisco, P. 0. Belding, 1849.
Thorp, Geo. S., Farmer and Stockralser, S. 10, T. Sebewa, P. 0. Portland, 1871.
Tingley, H. G., Farmer, S. 12, T. Easton, P. 0. Ionia, 1879.
Todd, James M., Farmer, S. 16, T. Campbell, P. 0. Clarksville. Born in Ionia County In 1872
Townsend, Charlie, Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 26, T. Lyons, P. O.Lyons, 1866.
Townsend, Ed. S., Farmer and Stock Drover, S. 32, T. Ionia, PO. Ionia.
Townsend, Emery, Proprietor of The Evergreens, S. 2, T. Ionia, P O Ionia.
Townsend, O. C., Banker, Undertaker and Dealer in Furniture, Hubbardston.
Townsend, S. M., Farmer, Ionia.
Trierweiler, Joseph, Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 14, T. Portland, P.O.Portland, 1904.
Tuttle, Almon, Farmer, S. 33, T. Ionia, P. 0. Ionia.
Tuttle, B. C., Photographer, Saranac. Born in Michgian in 1880.
Tuttle, L. E., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 18, T. Otisco, P. 0. Belding 1857.
Tyler, Otis D., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 13, T. Orange, P. 0. Portland, 1862.

Van Allen, H., Druggist, Ionia.
Van Houten, R. E., Jeweler and Dealer in Musical Instruments, Ionia 1865.
Vander Heyden, F. H., Proprietor of Brick Yard, Ionia.
Vetter, A., Farmer, S. 34, T. Campbell, P. 0. Clarksville. Born in Germany in 1844, and in 1884 settled in Ionia County. Married to Miss L Willer.
Voelker, H. F., Supervisor, Ionia.

Wacha, H., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 1, T. Otisco, P. 0. Belding, 1872
Wack, Peter, Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 24, T. Otisco, P. 0. Belding 1904.
Wachman, V. Oppl, O., Brewer, Ionia, 1903.
Wagar, h. R.,.Electric Light Plant, Ionia, 1857.
Waidelich, John, Contractor and Builder, Ionia, 1877.
Walker, J. R., Hall Master, Michigan Reformatory, Ionia.
Walser, Max, Retired Farmer, S. 26, T. Otisco, P. 0. Belding, 1863.
Walter, Christian, S. 11, T. Campbell, P. 0. Clarksville. Born in Ohio in 1822, and in 1866 settled in Ionia County. Served as Supevisor. Married to Miss M. Armstrong.
Walter, Geo., Farmer, S. 35, T. Boston, P. 0. Saranac. Born in Ohio in 1820, and in 1866 settled in Ionia County. Served as road Commissioner and Justice of the Peace for several years. Married to Miss H. A. Armstrong.
Walter, Geo. Jr., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 30, T. Berlin, P. 0. Saranac, Born in Ohio   in 1853, and in 1865 settled in Ionia County. Married to Mary C. Wiltenburger.
Wardle, C. B., Insurance, Ionia, 1877.
Ware, S. A., Farmer, S. 18, T. Boston, P. 0. Lowell. Born in Ionia County  in 1848. Married to Miss R. Ford.
Warren, T. J., Contractor and Builder, Belding, 1889.
Washburn, F. A., Superintendent, Richardson Silk Co., Belding, 1886
Waters, Elizabeth, Farmer, S. 11, T. Easton, P. 0. Ionia, 1871.
Watt, Hon. J. Clyde, Representative, Attorney, and Dealer in Real Estate, Saranac.
Webber & Ruel, Bankers, S. W. Webber, Pres.; James H. Ruel, Cashier, Pewamo.
Webber, Mrs Geo. W., Ionia.
Webber, H. B. & Co., Hardware, Ionia.
Webber, John A. & Son, Bankers, John A. Webber, Pres.; LorenzoWebber, Cashier, Portland.
Webber, S. W. & Co., Bankers, Lyons.
Webber, W. A., Farmer, S. 25, T. Ionia, P. 0. Lyons.
Webster, 0. F., Livery, Belding, 1881.
Webster, Wm. O., Probate Judge, Ionia, 1867.
Weippert, D. G., Farmer, S. 26, T. Sebewa, P. 0. Sebewa, 1867.
Welch, A. M., Farmer, S. 9, T. Ionia, P. 0. Ionia.
West, F.N., Grocer, Ionia, 1903.
Wheeler, Morris D., Farmer, S. 7, T. Danby, P. 0. Portland. Born in New York in 1844, and in 1869 settled in Ionia County. Married to Ida Malett.
Whitten, Walter W., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 10, T. Lyons, P. 0.Lyons, 1897.
Whitney, B. J., Farmer, S. 15, T. Campbell, P. 0. Clarksville. Born in Ionia County in 1844.
Whitney, C., Farmer, S. 4, T. Campbell, P. 0. Clarksville. Born in Ionia County in 1865. Married to Miss M. Spawn.
Whitney, J. G., Farmer, S. 1,5, T. Campbell, P. 0. Clarksville. Born in Ionia County in 1872. Married to Cora Bonnard.
Whorley, Henry J., Farmer and Highway Commissioner, S. .21, T. Sebewa, P. 0. Lake Odessa, 1890.
Wilcox, A. R., Proprietor of Pleasant View Farm, S. 32, T. Ionia,P. 0. Ionia.
Wilcox, Jas. H., Farmer, S. 13, T. Danby, P. 0. Portland. Born in Michigan in 1864, and in 1874 settled in Ionia County. Served as Township Treasurer  1900-1902. Married to Laura Martin.
Williams, C. E., Farmer, S. 4, T. Boston, P. 0. Saranac. Born in Michigan in 1861, and in 1903 settled in Ionia County. Married to Maud Baird.
Williams, C. P., Farmer, S. 24, T. North Plains, P. 0. Matherton.
Wilson, Clias. I,., Attorney, Saranac.
Wilson, G. E., Boots, Shoes and Rubbers, Portland, 1904.
Wilson, R. M., Proprietor of Planing Mill and Retail Dealer in Lumber, Belding, 1872.
Winchell, Dr. C. G., Dentist, Ionia, 1880.
Wollseheld, N., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 35, T. Portland, P. 0.Portland, 1897.
Wolverton, A. B., Farmer, S. 13, T. Boston, P. 0. Saranac. Born in Ionia County in 1863. Mr. Wolverton is married and is the father of eight children. He is a Breeder of   Jersey and Durham Cattle. He has traveled extensively throughout the United States.
Wolverton, Clarence J., Farmer and Justice of the Peace, S. 7, T.Orange, P. 0. Ionia, 1885.
Woodworth, H. D., Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 14, T. Lyons, P. 0. Pewamo, 1857.
Wright, A. S., Dry Goods, Ionia.
Wright, W., Farmer and Stocliraiser, S. 1, T. Otisco, P. 0. Belding, 1889.
Wurster, Geo., Farmer, S. 1, T. Easton, P. 0. Ionia, 1858.
Wyman, Geo., Farmer, Stockralser, and Wool Buyer, S. 26, T. Portland, P. 0. Portland, 1840.

Yeomans, E. S., Farmer, Ionia, 1867.
Yerge, Jacob, Farmer and Stockraiser, S. 20, T. Portland, P. 0. Portland, 1883.
Yomans, B. A., Farmer, S. 31, T. Ronald, P. 0. Ionia, 1869.
Younger, W. F., Farmer, S. 32, T. Ronald, P. 0. Ionia.

 

 

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