Grand Rapids and Kent County, Historical Account of Their Progress
From First Settlement  to the Present Time
Ernest B. Fisher, ed., Chicago: Robert O. Law Co., 1918
Volume 2: Biographies

Transcribed by Jennifer Godwin, 2002

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Name

Birthdate

Birthplace

Fred M. Aldrich

May 10 1865

Bowne Township, Kent County, Michigan

Leroy D. Allen

Jan. 14, 1856

Gaines Township, Kent County, Michigan

Noah P. Allen

Oct. 22, 1852

Livingston County, New York

Gottleib Althaus

June 28, 1870

Switzerland

Julius Houseman Amberg

Feb. 27, 1890

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

William C. Anderson

Dec. 24, 1860

Allegan County, Michigan

William J. Anderson

Jan. 28, 1855

New York

James H. Andrews

July 13, 1841

Niagara County, New York

Alvin Apsey

Aug. 30, 1872

Cascade Township, Kent County, Michigan

Mrs. E. C. Apsey

Feb. 7, 1873

Caledonia, Kent County, Michigan

John A. Arehart

May 11, 1883

Otsego, Allegan County, Michigan

Rev. Philipous Abo Assaley

1870

Rashaya-Ellwady, State of Dasmascus, Syria

Norton Louis Avery

March 22, 1894

Lowell, Kent County, Michigan

C. Arthur Ayers

July 1, 1881

Geneseo, New York

Malcolm A. Ayer

March 22, 1868

Ensley Township, Newaygo County, Michigan

James Wesley Bailey

Jan. 30, 1852

LaGrange Township, Lorain County, Ohio

J. C. Ballard

June 5, 1874

Sparta Township, Kent County, Michigan

Rev. Henry Bank

Jan. 14, 1865

Germany

William O. Barber

June 7, 1847

Illinois

Warren Y. Barclay

March 27, 1851

Smyrna, Kent County, Michigan

Harold M. Barnes

May 6, 1880

Marshalltown, Marshall County, Iowa

Charles H. Bender

Sept. 11, 1860

Batavia, Genesee County, New York

Reuben F. Benton

July 22, 1852

Ohio

Charles E. Berry

Oct. 17, 1872

Pleasant Valley, New Jersey

Charles Harley Bertsch

July 27, 1870

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

John Bertsch

Feb. 9, 1834

Phillipsburg, Beaver County, Pennsylvania

John W. Bickert

Oct. 11, 1866

Hessen Cassel, Germany

Lee Hutchins Bierce

Aug. 22, 1881

Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan

Melville R. Bissell

Sept. 25, 1843

Hartwick, Otsego County, New York

Frank I. Blake

Feb. 1, 1864

Saugatuck, Allegan County, Michigan

William J. Blake

Nov. 27, 1876

Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada

Thomas J. Blanchard

Feb. 21, 1863

Eaton Township, Carroll County, New York

Christian Blickley

Feb. 2, 1857

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

John W. Blodgett

July 26, 1860

Osceola County, Michigan

Eugene Boise, M.D.

Nov. 29, 1846

Wellington, Lorain County, Ohio

Hon. Lucius Manlius Boltwood

June 8, 1825

Amherst, Hampshire County, Massachusetts

Lewis J. Boulard

Feb. 10, 1854

Bowne Township, Kent County, Michigan

Elias Clemens Bowman

Jan. 1, 1847

Waterloo, County Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Jonathan Boyce

Sept. 28, 1827

Tivetshall, St. Mary's, County Norfolk, England

Adolph H. Brandt

July 8, 1870

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

James P. Brayton

Nov. 23, 1847

Aztalan, Jefferson County, Wisconsin

Rudolph M. Bremer

Oct. 31, 1878

Walker Township, Kent County, Michigan

Nelson Brewer

Jan. 23, 1848

Gaines Township, Kent County, Michigan

Richard Brink

Sept. 11, 1859

Grand Haven, Ottawa County, Michigan

Frederick Brogger

July 26, 1852

Germany

Charles E. Brooks

July 24, 1861

Allen County, Indiana

Alvah W. Brown

1865

Kent County, Michigan

Orrin Edson Brown

Dec. 19, 1842

Old Deerfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts

Rev. Robert W. Brown

Dec. 9, 1859

Chester Township, Ottawa County, Michigan

Claude Robinson Buchanan

Oct. 17, 1858

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

Asa Filer Burch

Nov. 8, 1827

Hannibal, Oswego County, New York

Jenne Burg

1855

Holland

Walter N. Burgess

Nov. 22, 1870

Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan

Frederick E. Burleson, M.D.

Aug. 12, 1874

Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan

John F. Burleson, M.D.

March 18, 1878

Shiawassee County, Michigan

Willard M. Burleson, M.D.

March 20, 1868

Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan

Roger W. Butterfield

April 23, 1844

Elbridge, Onondaga County, New York

Thomas Byrne

Feb. 17, 1837

Canada

Antoine B. Campau

March 2, 1878

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

Francis D. Campau

Sept. 8, 1880

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

Major Edgar H. Campbell

July 5, 1871

White Oak, Michigan

Rev. Edward K. Cantwell

May 2, 1871

Madison, Dane, Wisconsin

John F. Cardwell, M.D.

April 14, 1873

Owosso, Shiawassee County, Michigan

Charles C. Cargill

May 5, 1863

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

Charles Whitney Carman

Dec. 16, 1868

Walworth, Wayne County, New York

Joseph A. Carroll

March 19, 1882

Mount Pleasant, Michigan

Lavant Z. Caukin

Oct. 23, 1860

Oakfield Township, Kent County, Michigan

George Clapperton

July 10, 1857

Ontario, Canada

Charles W. Clark

Jan. 3, 1866

Hinton, Mecosta County, Michigan

Melvin J. Clark

Oct. 7, 1835

Morpeth, County Kent, Ontario, Canada

Capt. Jess W. Clark

April 9, 1868

Marshall, Calhoun County, Michigan

Carl A. Clements

Aug. 9, 1868

Stavanger, Norway

Lewis P. Cody

Dec. 31, 1869

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

Eugene D. Conger

Nov. 4, 1861

Litchfield, Hillsdale County, Michigan

Frank J. Cook

Oct. 30, 1860

Paris Township, Kent County, Michigan

Brigadier-General Louis C. Covell

June 22, 1875

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

John A. Covode

May 6, 1853

Lockport, Pennsylvania

Gilbert L. Daane

May 30, 1886

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

William B. Dale

Aug. 12, 1881

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

Ira B. Dalrymple

Sept. 1, 1882

Brilliant, Jefferson County, Ohio

Alfred A. De Lisle

Sept. 2, 1852

Waterloo, Seneca County, New York

Hon. Arthur C. Denison

Nov. 10, 1861

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

Willis G. Dollaway

Oct. 29, 1863

New York

Captain Lewis J. Donovan

July 29, 1889

Irving, Barry County, Michigan

Rudolph Doornink

Sept. 27, 1859

Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin

Michael J. Downes

Nov. 16, 1859

Ada Township, Kent County, Michigan

James C. Droste, M.D.

Sept. 21, 1886

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

H. Monroe Dunham

March 26, 1885

Cadillac, Wexford County, Michigan

John M. Dunham

July 16, 1888

Cadillac, Wexford County, Michigan

Hon. Major L. Dunham

March 19, 1850

Highland, Oakland County, Michigan

George M. Edison

June 10, 1829

Ontario, Canada

William H. Edwards

Jan. 9, 1872

Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan

Riley Eldred

July 19, 1877

Courtland Township, Kent County, Michigan

Peter Eyke

June 22, 1863

Netherlands

Reuben Farnam

April 3, 1860

Rochester, Monroe County, New York

Alfred B. Farnsworth

May 30, 1843

Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan

Fred Farr

Aug. 22, 1861

Cannon Township, Kent County, Michigan

J. D. Farr

May 5, 1870

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

Ralph L. Farr

Jan. 31, 1868

Cannon Township, Kent County, Michigan

Ward S. Ferguson, M.D.

June 2, 1886

Sparta, Kent County, Michigan

R. J. Fisher

Feb. 2, 1865

New York

Robert J. Flanagan

Aug. 22, 1853

Wigtown, Scotland

Barney J. Flynn, Sr.

Dec. 25, 1852

Caledonia, Livingston County, New York

Charles P. Foote

March 24, 1860

Hobart, Delaware County, New York

William Rice Foster

Dec. 15, 1834

Lockport, New York

Allen M. Freeland

March 18, 1872

Barry County, Michigan

Homer H. Freeland

April 11, 1874

Barry County, Michigan

John W. Freyemuth

Sept. 11, 1858

Havana, Huron County, Ohio

Hugo C. W. Friedrich

July 24, 1879

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

Julius A. J. Friedrich

Nov. 3, 1850

Rosenfelde, Pomerania, Germany

M. Herman Friedrich

Dec. 25, 1882

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

Otto P. T. Friedrich

May 1, 1876

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

John K. Frost

Oct. 30, 1868

Gaines Township, Kent County, Michigan

Rodolphus W. Fuller, M.D.

Sept. 5, 1886

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

Bishop Michael J. Gallagher

Nov. 18, 1866

Bay City, Bay County, Michigan

Captain Emil B. Gansser

July 12, 1875

Bay City, Bay County, Michigan

Charles William Garfield

March 14, 1848

Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin

Rev. John Adams Gervickas

Dec. 25, 1880

Plasapnikai, Lithuania

Clark H. Gleason

Jan. 29, 1847

Chenango County, New York

W. W. Goozen

N/A

Solon Township, Kent County, Michigan

Thomas Dewitt Gordon, M.D.

Nov. 1, 1880

Maxwell, Ontario, Canada

William J. Gordon

May 21, 1864

County Dundas, Ontario, Canada

Fred Goul

May 3, 1854

Buffalo, Erie County, New York

John E. Goul

Jan. 23, 1857

Ohio

Hon. Robert D. Graham

Nov. 11, 1855

Canada

William A. Greeson

Jan. 30, 1853

Alto, Howard County, Indiana

Charles L. Grinnell

Aug. 12, 1858

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

Joseph G. Griswold

Feb. 16, 1881

Vermontville, Eaton County, Michigan

John G. Gronberg

Feb. 25, 1869

Lisbon, Kent County, Michigan

Major Howard A. Grube

April 18, 1869

Plymouth, Marshall County, Indiana

Maynard A. Guest

Sept. 9, 1879

Cadillac, Wexford County, Michigan

Ferdinand A. Hall

Sept. 10, 1846

Rochester, Monroe County, New York

John M. Halloran

May 18, 1875

Leighton Township, Allegan County, Michigan

Harvey C. Hamilton

April 4, 1866

Grandville, Kent County, Michigan

R. T. Hamilton

July 1, 1874

Sparta, Kent County, Michigan

George Hanna

Jan. 10, 1848

Cortland County, New York

Samuel J. Hanna

July 22, 1884

Gaines Township, Kent County, Michigan

Frederick Hart

April 6, 1887

Newaygo County, Michigan

John M. Hart

Dec. 21, 1867

Shannonville, Ontario, Canada

Hon. Reuben Hatch

Oct. 11, 1847

Alstead, Cheshire County, New Hampshire

C. Roy Hatten

July 28, 1885

Tompkins Township, Jackson County, Michigan

Capt. William Haze

Feb. 17, 1885

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

Dr. Charles Storm Hazeltine

Oct. 1, 1844

Jamestown, Chautauqua County, New York

Jacob G. Heeringa

May 3, 1886

East Saugatuck, Allegan County, Michigan

George Hefferan

April 19, 1866

Eastmanville, Ottawa County, Michigan

Thomas Hefferan

July 28, 1831

Washington County, New York

Thomas William Hefferan

July 22, 1876

Eastmanville, Ottawa County, Michigan

Noah F. Helsel

Aug. 12, 1848

Algoma Township, Kent County, Michigan

Gustaf A. Hemple

Jan. 24, 1885

Jackson, Jackson County, Michigan

Col. Joseph Carl Herkner

Dec. 1, 1840

Kratzau, Bohemia

Louis T. Herman

Oct. 23, 1874

Caledonia, Kent County, Michigan

Henry J. Heystek

Dec. 6, 1862

Holland

Albert S. Hicks

Oct. 12, 1863

Machias, Cattaraugus County, New York

Sylvester P. Hicks

Jan. 15, 1844

Lenawee County, Michigan

Orton Hill

March 21, 1848

Cherry Creek, Chautauqua County, New York

Robert G. Hill

March 23, 1875

Woodstock, Ontario, Canada

Charles Finton Hilliker

Dec. 17, 1884

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

Charles E. Hogadone

Feb. 3, 1863

Kent County, Michigan

David Denman Holcomb

March 2, 1857

Bowne Township, Kent County, Michigan

Clay Harvey Hollister

Oct. 7, 1863

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

Frank M. Holmes

Sept. 5, 1868

Tyrone Township, Kent County, Michigan

Frank L. Houghton

May 13, 1880

Lowell Township, Kent County, Michigan

Henry L. Houseman

N/A

Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia

Solomon J. Hufford

April 5, 1862

Seneca County, Ohio

Martin C. Huggett

June 13, 1876

Bellevue, Eaton County, Michigan

John A. Hulswit

Feb. 13, 1878

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

Earl Hunter

Aug. 11, 1873

Kenne Township, Ionia County, Michigan

Edwin S. Hunter

Aug. 13, 1869

Spencer Township, Kent County, Michigan

Vernor L. Hunter

Oct. 4, 1894

Lowell Township, Kent County, Michigan

Joseph M. Hutchinson

Oct. 2, 1880

Shelby County, Illinois

Samuel C. Ingraham

Sept. 13, 1860

Spencer Township, Kent County, Michigan

Jacob F. Ipe

April 8, 1854

Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio

Simon Ipe

Oct. 31, 1858

Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio

Isaac T. Jacobs

N/A

Westchester County, New York

Walter C. Jacobs

N/A

Westchester County, New York

Charles E. Jakeway

May 14, 1860

New York

C. Kent Jakeway

Jan. 25, 1879

Grattan Township, Kent County, Michigan

Claude N. Jaqua

July 11, 1877

Montcalm County, Michigan

Harry D. Jewell

March 5, 1869

Wheaton, Du Page County, Illinois

C. Evan Johnson

Nov. 25, 1868

Shiawassee County, Michigan

F. M. Johnson

Dec. 8, 1860

Almont, Lapeer County, Michigan

Henry A. Johnson

March 3, 1877

Bowne Township, Kent County, Michigan

John B. Johnson

May 26, 1856

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

Paul Johnson

May 12, 1855

New York

Robert Johnson

Dec. 15, 1844

Chautauqua County, New York

B. D. Jones

Jan. 12. 1841

New York

Jacob Jone

March 3, 1858

Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio

William H. Jones

Aug. 5, 1846

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

Charles B. Judd

Jan. 21, 1852

New Milford, Litchfield County, Connecticut

Rev. Joseph S. Kaminski

Jan. 11, 1878

Allegan County, Michigan

Willard F. Keeney

Jan. 25, 1862

Arcola, Douglas County, Illinois

Fred Kelley

Feb. 14, 1865

Gaines Township, Kent County, Michigan

David Wolcott Kendall

Oct. 11, 1851

Rochester, Monroe County, New York

Thomas J. Keney

Dec. 12, 1869

Newaygo County, Michigan

James Kennedy

April 17, 1852

Ireland

David Kinsey

Aug. 22, 1830

Dumfries, Canada

Gilbert Klingman

Aug. 1, 1857

Gaines Township, Kent County, Michigan

Stuart E. Knappen

Aug. 30, 1877

Hastings, Barry County, Michigan

Martin Koning

Oct. 30, 1884

Paris Township, Kent County, Michigan

Mrs. Cynthia L. (Wells) Konkle

March 31, 1833

Madison County, New York

Chauncey E. Koon, M.D.

Oct. 1, 1843

Steuben County, New York

John Koryblaski

June 24, 1887

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

William Kramer

Nov. 18, 1839

Hesse Cassel, Germany

Arthur E. Kusterer

April 4, 1883

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

Christoph Kusterer

May 24, 1824

Wurtemberg, Germany

Fred Lass

May 11, 1865

Germany

William R. Laughray

Nov. 12, 1863

Oakland County, Michigan

Fred C. Ledger

Oct. 28, 1858

Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey

Peter Leestma

Aug. 19, 1880

Oosterbierem, Province of Friesland, Netherlands

Charles H. Leonard

Jan. 15, 1847

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

Frank E. Leonard

April 8, 1855

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

Heman Leonard

N/A

Parma, Monroe County, New York

Jeremiah Lewis

April 6, 1823

Oxford County, Maine

Frank E. Liverance, Jr.

Feb. 13, 1883

Ingham County, Michigan

Frederick W. Loettgart

April 10, 1840

Altena, Prussia, Germany

Frank P. Long

Dec. 10, 1871

Van Buren County, Michigan

Dexter G. Look

March 3, 1863

Lapeer County, Michigan

Scott P. Lowe

July 27, 1868

Bowne Township, Kent County, Michigan

Charles M. Luce

Dec. 2, 1883

Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan

Maj. Farnham Lyon

Nov. 5, 1829

Shelburn Falls, New York

Dell Mabie

June 24, 1865

Solon Township, Kent County, Michigan

Nelson Mabie

Dec. 6, 1832

Gainesville, Genesee County, New York

George F. Mackenzie

Feb. 15, 1866

Stornoway, Island of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, Scotland

Ottokar Malek

Dec. 20, 1875

Budweis, Bohemia

Edward C. Mangold

April 13, 1866

Michigan City, La Porte County, Indiana

George M. Mantle

Feb. 4, 1861

Birch Run, Saginaw County, Michigan

Hon. Carl E. Mapes

Dec. 26, 1874

Kalamo, Eaton County, Michigan

Harry D. Marshall

March 11, 1879

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

Frank H. Mathison

June 8, 1870

Chicago, Cook County, Illinois

Reuben Maurits, M.D.

Oct. 29, 1870

Vriesland, Ottawa County, Michigan

Edgar G. Maxwell

Feb. 2, 1843

Thompkins, Delaware County, New York

Hon. Fred Augustus Maynard

Jan. 20, 1852

Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Michigan

Michael McAndrews

N/A

Grandville, Ontario, Canada

Right Reverend John Newton McCormick

Feb. 1, 1863

Richmond, Richmond County, Virginia

Gilbert McCutcheon

May 16, 1864

Chemung County, New York

Richard T. McGee

April 9, 1863

Vergennes Township, Kent County, Michigan

Rev. Oswald T. McGinn

Dec. 25, 1878

Cheboygan, Cheboygan County, Michigan

William F. McKnight

July 23, 1863

Cascade Township, Kent County, Michigan

Frank J. McMahon

July 13, 1875

Vergennes Township, Kent County, Michigan

Charles McPherson

Dec. 2, 1873

Eckford Township, Calhoun County, Michigan

Geoge L. Medes

April 1, 1862

Cortland County, New York

A. H. Meeker

June 6, 1852

Sparta Township, Kent County, Michigan

Jacob Earl Meengs, M.D.

Aug. 4, 1881

Holland, Ottawa County, Michigan

Charles H. Mehrtens

Aug. 9, 1857

Hanover, Germany

Moses P. Merren

Jan. 24, 1870

Kent County, Michigan

Rev. Charles W. Merriam

Jan. 5, 1876

Rochester, Monroe County, New York

Benjamin P. Merrick

March 19, 1877

Holyoke, Hampden County, Massachusetts

Joseph W. Mishler

July 2, 1851

Pennsylvania

Orlin D. Moore

April 13, 1874

Oakfield, Michigan

John E. More

Aug. 5, 1848

Roxbury, Delaware County, New York

Samuel A. Morman

1858

Kent County, Michigan

Luther V. Moulton

Sept. 27, 1843

Howard Township, Cass County, Michigan

John Mowat

July 10, 1840

Wick, County Caithness, Scotland

Benjamin J. Mumah

Aug. 29, 1857

Clark County, Ohio

David Munro

1844

Canada

Earl W. Munshaw

Dec. 7, 1886

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

Thomas Murray

Aug. 12, 1858

Canada

James Hervey Neeland

May 6, 1868

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

Harley W. Nelson

March 10, 1861

Muskegon, Muskegon County, Michigan

J. Newton Nind

March 11, 1854

St. Charles, Illinois

Mark Norris

July 28, 1857

Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County, Michigan

Harmon Olthouse

July 27, 1882

Grand Haven, Ottawa County, Michigan

H. Fred Oltman

June 20, 1883

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

John Oosta

Aug. 2, 1845

Netherlands

William Oswald

N/A

Comstock, Ontario, Canada

Edward F. Otte

April 10, 1887

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

John Otte

Aug. 31, 1855

Ellewoutsdijk, Netherlands

George F. Owen

March 9, 1843

New Jersey

J. Edward Peck

March 4, 1844

Newburgh, Orange County, New York

Lewis T. Peck

July 25, 1857

Port Byron, Cayuga County, New York

H. Algernon Peckham

July 10, 1872

Virgil, Cortland County, New York

George Peel

Sept. 4, 1843

Avon, Lorain County, Ohio

John Wesley Pennell

April 21, 1832

Richmond, Ontario County, New York

Hon. Willis Barnes Perkins

Feb. 7, 1861

Linden, Genesee County, Michigan

Deb Phelps

Aug. 30, 1875

Nelson Township, Kent County, Michigan

Wallace C. Philbrick

May 16, 1888

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

John W. Phillips

Aug. 9, 1856

Worcestershire, England

Edward Pierson

April 23, 1865

Westchester, Chester County, Philadelphia

Rev. Joseph S. Pietrasik

Aug. 26, 1874

Wiertiz, German Poland

Ernest J. Plett

June 12, 1879

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

William Porritt

Aug. 24, 1845

Greenfield, Wayne County, Michigan

Benjamin C. Porter

April 18, 1864

Wyoming Township, Kent County, Michigan

Frank C. Power

April 30, 1868

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

Frederic W. Powers

Jan. 19. 1866

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

John W. Powers

Nov. 9, 1869

Louisville, St. Lawrence County, New York

Ward W. Proctor

July 14, 1879

McCords, Cascade Township, Kent County, Michigan

William S. Proudfit

April 7, 1868

Edinboro, Erie County, Pennsylvania

Henry J. Rademaker

March 5, 1886

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

Samuel Haverstick Ranck

Oct. 23, 1866

Lancaster Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

Felix Raniville

Oct. 18, 1836

Saint Mary's, Quebec, Canada

Jacob H. Rauschenburger

July 2, 1858

Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Michigan

Edward G. Raymond

May 26, 1843

Charlestown, Massachusetts

J. C. Reice

Jan. 1, 1861

Ohio

Cyrus Walker Rice

May 19, 1861

Oquawka, Henderson County, Illinois

Henry J. Ringold

June 14, 1863

Netherlands

Jacob Ritzema

N/A

Netherlands

Miss Esther Robinson

N/A

Solon Township, Kent County, Michigan

Fred S. Robinson

Nov. 8, 1870

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

Sherman M. Robinson

April 25, 1868

Solon Township, Kent County, Michigan

Truman Rodgers

March 18, 1878

Solon Township, Kent County, Michigan

Theodore B. Rogalweski

Jan. 5, 1846

Prussia

Louis A. Roller, M.D.

Feb. 23, 1855

New York, New York

Clyde L. Ross

April 19, 1877

Baldwin, Lake County, Michigan

Frank G. Row

Nov. 11, 1866

Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan

William E. Rowe, M.D.

May 18, 1858

Lawrence, Van Buren County, Michigan

George A. Rumsey

Dec. 26, 1848

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

Edward Ryan

Sept. 10, 1884

Tyrone Township, Kent County, Michigan

James Samuels

May 20, 1860

Franklin County, Pennsylvania

Merritt Sayles

June 22, 1846

Ionia County, Michigan

John H. Schouten

July 15, 1869

Ottawa County, Michigan

David C. Scribner

N/A

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

L. M. Sellers

N/A

Franklin County, Pennsylvania

Archer H. Shank

Dec. 4, 1879

Salem, Virginia

Arthur F. Shaw

Sept. 29, 1884

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

Abraham J. Shellman

Feb. 4, 1851

Allegan County, Michigan

Horace D. Shields

Dec. 17, 1868

Fairfield, Pennsylvania

A. H. Simpson

Dec. 30, 1869

Grass Lake, Jackson County, Michigan

Willis D. Sinclair

Sept. 11, 1860

Montcalm County, Michigan

Captain James Sinke

Oct. 28, 1884

Ludington, Mason County, Michigan

Henry Sipple

July 9, 1853

New York

William M. Sipples

March 11, 1862

Nelson Township, Kent County, Michigan

James A. Skinner

Sept. 28, 1875

Cedar Springs, Kent County, Michigan

Joseph LaVerne Skinner

Oct. 31, 1883

Sandwich, De Kalb County, Illinois

Rev. Casimir Skory

March 4, 1864

Trzemeszko, Poland

Arthur T. Slaught

N/A

Seneca County, New York

Charles R. Sligh

Jan. 5, 1850

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

Ansel Brooks Smith, M.D.

Sept. 23, 1885

Petoskey, Emmet County, Michigan

Coridon E. Smith

Nov. 28, 1867

Nelson Township, Kent County, Michigan

Richard R. Smith, M.D.

Dec. 10, 1869

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

John Smits

Dec. 25, 1893

Netherlands

Dillman Snyder, Jr.

Oct. 15, 1869

Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada

Frank W. Squier

Oct. 19, 1853

Rochester, Monroe County, New York

Henry Stehouwer

July 11, 1881

Rotterdam, Netherlands

Jacob Steketee

Feb. 22, 1873

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

Paul Steketee

Feb. 24, 1834

Netherlands

Peter P. Steketee

Oct. 25, 1857

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

Sidney F. Stevens

July 7, 1847

Lynchburg, Virginia

Earl R. Stewart

Oct. 5, 1872

Byron Township, Kent County, Michigan

Frank A. Stone

Feb. 19, 1854

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

Ernest A. Stowe

March 16, 1859

Hudson, Michigan

William Sweat

N/A

Genesee County, Michigan

Fred Swift

N/A

Ulster County, New York

Moses Taggart

Feb. 27, 1843

Wilson, Niagara County, New York

Charles E. Tarte

Oct. 31, 1869

Muskegon, Muskegon County, Michigan

William E. Teeple

Feb. 18, 1855

Cascade Township, Kent County, Michigan

Lyndsey P. Thomas

March 29, 1852

Cannon Township, Kent County, Michigan

Coy J. Thompson

March 2, 1863

Lamont, Ottawa County, Michigan

Myron Thompson

Nov. 1, 1860

Bowne Township, Kent County, Michigan

Raymond Thompson

N/A

Solon Township, Kent County, Michigan

George C. Thomson

April 9, 1888

Cadillac, Wexford County, Michigan

Augustin D. Thorp

Nov. 30, 1870

Coldbrook, Ohio

Frank Tisdel

Sept. 10, 1822

Steuben County, New York

Abner S. Tomkins

Aug. 19, 1847

Fulton City, Oswego County, New York

Squire S. Tompkins

Feb. 11, 1857

Vawley, Oswego County, New York

Jarvis C. Train

July 8, 1834

Tunbridge, Orange County, Vermont

Philip H. Travis

Jan. 3, 1865

Hartford, Van Buren County, Michigan

David W. Troy

Dec. 9, 1863

Caledonia Township, Kent County, Michigan

Edwin F. Uhl

Aug. 14, 1841

Avon Springs, New York

Marshall M. Uhl

Nov. 22, 1882

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

Henry J. Vander Berg, M.D.

July 6, 1879

Zeeland, Ottawa County, Michigan

Clarence J. Van Etten

Oct. 9, 186

Lyons, Michigan

Sidney M. Van Namee, Sr.

April 10, 1856

Oswego, Oswego County, New York

Robert Van Noord

Aug. 28, 1880

Vriesland, Ottawa County, Michigan

Frank A. Veit

Aug. 26, 1880

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

Dennis J. Verburg

Oct. 24, 1859

Netherlands

Leonard D. Verdier

Oct. 19, 1877

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

Martin D'Ooge Verdier

N/A

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

Clifford H. Walker

April 25, 1872

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

Frank J. Walsh

N/A

Waukesha County, Wisconsin

Hon. George Proctor Wanty

March 12, 1856

Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Michigan

Charles E. Ward

April 3, 1858

Ada Township, Kent County, Michigan

Frederick Cook Warnshuis, M.D.

June 16, 1880

Alton, Sioux County, Iowa

Dudley E. Waters

N/A

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

Hon. Roy M. Watkins

Oct. 17, 1874

Rockford, Kent County, Michigan

William J. Watterson

July 21, 1851

Ohio

William A. Watts

Dec. 28, 1867

Gallipolis, Gallia County, Ohio

Wallace C. Weaver

May 24, 1852

Byron Township, Kent County, Michigan

D. Emmett Walsh, M.D.

Jan. 22, 1858

Columbia, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

Aaron Verne Wenger, M.D.

March 5, 1877

Caledonia, Kent County, Michigan

Sybrant Wesselius

June 8, 1859

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

Henry Wester

July 10, 1888

Denmark

Richard A. Westrate

Sept. 2, 1893

North Holland Township, Ottawa County, Michigan

Arthur S. White

July 9, 1844

Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Michigan

Rev. Francis S. White

N/A

New York, New York

John Whitfield

March 10, 1876

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

Fred Whittenbach

May 8, 1869

Switzerland

Ralph H. Widdicomb

Jan. 26, 1873

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

William Widdicomb

July 12, 1839

Exeter, Devonshire County, England

Gustav William Wilbert

Feb. 3, 1861

Germany

Charles Edward Wilde

Dec. 25, 1869

Kalamazoo County, Michigan

Alden H. Williams, M.D.

Nov. 28, 1877

Montrose, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania

Clarence A. Williams

Jan. 10, 1858

Wayne County, New York

William M. Williams

May 15, 1851

New York

Lewis Theodore Wilmarth

June 14, 1859

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

Oscar B. Wilmarth

April 28, 1861

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

Charles M. Wilson

Oct. 10, 1858

Ionia, Ionia County, Michigan

Manuel Wilson

April 18, 1858

Canada

William Winegar

Jan. 1, 1826

Gaines, Orleans County, New York

Fred Wingeier

Oct. 6, 1864

France

William Winters

June 15, 1855

Canada

John Henry Withey

Nov. 22, 1832

Vermont

LeRoy G. Withey

Feb. 17, 1880

Alpine Township, Kent County, Michigan

DeRoy A. Wood

Dec. 25, 1846

New York

Addison Milton Works

Jan. 24, 1857

Switzerland County, Indiana

Edmund W. Wurzburg

April 13, 1879

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

Frederic A. Wurzburg

Nov. 27, 1865

New York, New York

Joseph B. Yeiter

July 18, 1855

Lowell Township, Kent County, Michigan

Orlo J. Yeiter

May 9, 1890

Lowell Township, Kent County, Michigan

Transcriber: Jennifer Godwin
Created: 24 February 2002
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