The Joseph S. English Family
Early Settlers of Sparta Township and then of Englishville, Alpine Township

Descendants of ---- English

Generation No. 1

1. ----1 ENGLISH

Children of ---- ENGLISH are:

2. i. JOSEPH S.2 ENGLISH, b. Abt. 1805, England; d. 13 Mar 1878, Englishville Cem., Kent, MI.

 

Generation No. 2

2. JOSEPH S.2 ENGLISH (----1) was born Abt. 1805 in England, and died 13 Mar 1878 in Englishville Cem., Kent, MI. He married DIANA BIRD Abt. 1840 in England. She was born Abt. 1811 in England, and died 22 Aug 1895 in Englishville Cem., Kent, MI.

Children of JOSEPH ENGLISH and DIANA BIRD are:

3. i. WILLIAM S. ENGLISH, b Abt. 1833, England; moved to California

4 ii. JOSEPH S.3 ENGLISH, b. 1837, England; d. 1913, Englishville Cem., Kent, MI.

5. iii. RICHARD ENGLISH, b. Abt. 1842, England.

6. iv. EDWARD ENGLISH, b. Abt. 1847, Michigan; d. 1912, Englishville Cem., Kent, MI.

7. v. DAUGHTER ENGLISH, b.                   ; moved to California

 

3. WILLIAM S.2 ENGLISH (----1) was born Abt. 1833 in England, and moved to California. He married NANCY A. ALPINE, Abt. 1854 in Michigan. She was born Abt. 1833 in Canada-English.

Children of WILLIAM ENGLISH and NANCY A. are:

i. ALICE3 ENGLISH, b. Abt. 1855, Michigan; m. WILLIAM C. CRANMER, vol 4-214, 1867-77.

ii. HETTIE V. ENGLISH, b. 06 Apr 1857, Michigan; d. 23 Aug 1863, Englishville Cem., Kent, MI.

iii. ANNA ENGLISH, b. Abt. 1859, Michigan.

iv. SABIE E. ENGLISH, b. 13 Mar 1863, Michigan; d. 24 Jul 1864, Englishville Cem., Kent, MI.

v. ELMER ENGLISH, b. Abt. 1866, Michigan.

vi. LIBBIE ENGLISH, b. 1879, Michigan.

 

             William and Nancy English         --------------------         Anna English

 

                     Alice (English) Cranmer

 

                               Clare, Jean, Alice (English) and Coila  Cranmer

Generation No. 3

4. JOSEPH S.3 ENGLISH (JOSEPH S.2, ----1) was born 1837 in England, and died 1913 in Englishville Cem., Kent, MI. He married CATHERINE MAPES Abt. 1860 in Sparta, Kent, MI - vol 1-46. She was born Abt. 1838 in New York, and died in No dates.

Children of JOSEPH ENGLISH and CATHERINE MAPES are:

i. DIANA4 ENGLISH, b. Abt. 1863, Sparta, Kent, MI.

7. ii. EDWARD ENGLISH, b. Abt. 1866, Sparta, Kent, MI.

8. iii. ERNEST ENGLISH, b. Abt. 1869, Sparta, Kent, MI.

9. iv. MAUDE ENGLISH, b. Abt. 1874, Sparta, Kent, MI.

 

5. RICHARD3 ENGLISH (JOSEPH S.2, ----1) was born 1843 in England. He married CARRIE FRENCH, daughter of George and Emily FRENCH; bef. 1870 in Sparta, Kent, MI. She was born Abt. 1850 in New York.

Child of RICHARD ENGLISH and CARRIE is:

i. WINNIE C.4 ENGLISH, b. 1876, Sparta, Kent, MI.

(From Chapman's 1881 History of Kent County, Pg. 1334 - R. S. English, of the firm of English & Dutton (saw-mill proprietors and managers) is a native of London, Eng., born in 1843.  His parents, Joseph and Diana (English, came to America in 1844, and settled in this tp., on sec. 36.  His father died in 1878 (Note: buried in Englishville Cemetery), aged 72; his mother is still living, 72 years old.  The senior English was engaged in lumbering, an occupation followed by Mr. English, of this sketch, for 16 years continuously, employing from 10 to 30 hands.  He now has an interest in 80 acres on sec. 35.  he was married in (Note: 1879-incorrect) to Carrie E., daughter of George and Emily French, of Rockford.  They have one child - Winnie E., born in 1876.

 

6. EDWARD3 ENGLISH (JOSEPH S.2, ----1) was born Abt. 1847 in Michigan, and died 1912 in Englishville Cem., Kent, MI. He married JENNIE STUART Abt. 1875 in Sparta, Kent, MI. She was born 1856 in Canada-English, and died 1936 in Englishville Cem., Kent, MI.

Children of EDWARD ENGLISH and JENNIE STUART are:

10. i. PEARL4 ENGLISH, b. Abt. 1876, Michigan; d. 1916, Bur-Englishville, Alpine, Kent, MI.

ii. TENA ENGLISH, b. Abt. 1878, Michigan; m. WILLIAM A. ANDERSON, vol 13-208, 1900-04.

iii. CRYSTAL ENGLISH, b. 1879, Michigan; m. JAMES B. ANDERSON, vol 13-249, 1900-

                      Jennie (Stuart) English                    Jennie (Stuart) and Edward English

Generation No. 4

7. EDWARD4 ENGLISH (JOSEPH S.3, JOSEPH S.2, ----1) was born Abt. 1866 in Sparta, Kent, MI. He married SARAH THOMPSON Abt. 1890 in Michigan - vol 10-198. She was born Abt. 1866 in Canada-English.

Children of EDWARD ENGLISH and SARAH THOMPSON are:

i. BLANCHE5 ENGLISH, b. Abt. 1892, Michigan.

ii. ROYAL ENGLISH, b. Abt. 1893, Michigan; m. PEARL EDWARDS, vol 19-205, 1918-1920.

iii. SYLVIA ENGLISH, b. Abt. 1897, Michigan.

iv. ELSIE ENGLISH, b. Abt. 1901, Michigan; m. LAVERN G. WHITNEY, vol 22-131, 1924-26.

v. CHILD ENGLISH, b. Michigan; d. Deceased bef. 1910.

 

8. ERNEST4 ENGLISH (JOSEPH S.3, JOSEPH S.2, ----1) was born Abt. 1869 in Sparta, Kent, MI. He married LOUISE VAUGHN Abt. 1890 in vol 10-225, 1887-1892. She was born Abt. 1868 in Michigan.

Notes for ERNEST ENGLISH:

In 1880, Ernest was residing with his parents in Sparta Township. By 1910, he and his family were living in Tyrone Township as well as his brother, Edward.

Children of ERNEST ENGLISH and LOUISE VAUGHN are:

i. INA5 ENGLISH, b. Abt. 1892, Michigan.

ii. BYRON C. ENGLISH, b. Abt. 1893, Michigan.

iii. JOSEPH M. ENGLISH, b. Abt. 1901, Michigan.

iv. HELEN M. ENGLISH, b. Abt. 1907, Michigan.

v. FLORENCE I. ENGLISH, b. 1909, Michigan.

 

9. MAUDE4 ENGLISH (JOSEPH S.3, JOSEPH S.2, ----1) was born Abt. 1874 in Sparta, Kent, MI. She married JOSEPH A. HOPE in vol 13-276, 1900-04.

Notes for MAUDE ENGLISH:

In 1910 Maude was listed with her parents and two daughters but listed as married.

Children of MAUDE ENGLISH and JOSEPH HOPE are:

i. ODESSA5 HOPE, b. Abt. 1906, Indiana.

ii. BERTHA HOPE, b. Abt. 1909, Michigan.

10. PEARL4 ENGLISH (EDWARD3, JOSEPH S.2, ----1) was born Abt. 1876 in Michigan, and died 1916 in Bur-Englishville, Alpine, Kent, MI. She married GEORGE W. ROUP in vol 11-256, 1892-96. He was born 1873, and died 1967 in Bur-Englishville, Alpine, Kent, MI.

Child of PEARL ENGLISH and GEORGE ROUP is:

i. ELIZABETH GERALDINE5 ROUP, m. CHESTER CAMPBELL.

                        Pearl (English) Roup

 


Transcriber: ES
Created: 21 April 2007
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