1870 HISTORY AND DIRECTORY OF
DILLENBACK AND LEAVITT
KENT COUNTY, MICHIGAN

 

TOWNSHIP

ORGANIZED

REMARKS

ADA

CA 1835

1ST SUPV-RIX ROBINSON

ALGOMA

1849

1ST SETTLER-SMITH LAPHAM; PART OF PLAINFIELD  TWP. FIRST

ALPINE

1847

1ST SETTLER-1837, PART OF WALKER TWP. UNTIL 1847

BOWNE

1848

BYRON

1836

CALEDONIA

1840

CANNON

1846

SEPARATED FROM PLAINFIELD TWP. IN 1846

CASCADE

1848

COURTLAND

1839

G. R. CITY

1834

5 WDS - OWAHTENONG INDIANS; ORGANIZED AT TOWN MEETING

G. R. VILLAGE

GAINES

1839

GRAND RAPIDS

1834

REORGANIZED 1842

GRATTAN

1846

LOWELL

1848

MAP OF MICH

NELSON

1854

OAKFIELD

1849

ORIGINALLY PART OF COURTLAND TWP.

PARIS

1839

INCLUDED GAINES TWP AT FIRST

PLAINFIELD

1838

INCLUDED-ALGOMA, COURTLAND, CANNON TWPS. AT FIRST

POP. TABLE

POSTOFFICE

ROCKFORD

SOLON

1857

WAS ATTACHED TO ALGOMA TWP

SPARTA

1846

INCLUDED-TYRONE TWP AT FIRST

SPENCER

1861

ORIGINALLY CELSUS TWP., CHANGED FOR THOS. SPENCER, EARLY SETTLER

TYRONE

1855

WAS PART OF SPARTA TWP.

VERGENNES

1838

WALKER

1838

ORGANIZED AT MISSION SCHOOL HOUSE

WYOMING

1848

Transcriber: Evelyn Sawyer
Created: 4 August 2004
URL: http://kent.migenweb.net/histories/twporganized.html