"U-V" Kent County, Michigan
Land Transfers to 1870

UMLOR, Theobald & Salome (w), Kent Co., Grantor. Jacob Krupp, same place, Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 19, 40 acres, Alpine Twp.
18 Feb 1854 Liber U Pg. 542

UPHAM, George R., Lowell, Grantor. Caroline Snell, Bradford, Steuben Co., N.Y., Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 2, Lots 6, 7, 8, Lowell Twp., (approximately 137 acres).
3 Feb 1851 Liber S Pg. 449

UPSON, William & Pheby (w), Euclid, Cuyahoga Co., Oh., Grantor. Joseph C. Upson, same place, Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 4, 132 acres, Plainfield Twp.
28 May 1850 Liber R Pg. 10

UTTER, Amanda & James (h), Kent Co., Grantor. Isaac Newton and Henry Newton, Grattan Co., Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 9, ? Twp.
1 Sep 1854 Liber W Pg. 361

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Grantor. Chas. Beauchamp, Allegan Co., Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 7, 53 acres, Ada Twp.
1 Dec 1835 Liber R Pg. 575, 576

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Grantor. Charles Beauchamp, Allegan Co., Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 18, 58 acres, Ada Twp. Cert. 3134
1 Dec 1835 Liber R Pg. 575

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Grantor. Patent to Geo. W. Boynton, Kent Co., Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 8, 80 acres, Byron Twp.
10 Oct 1839 Liber T Pg. 191

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Grantor. Louis Campau, Kent Co., Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 25, 3 ½ acres, Walker Twp., Cert. 3995
10 Aug 1841 Liber T Pg. 398

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Grantor. Patrick Connelly, Kent Co., Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 31, 80 acres, Wyoming Twp., Cert. 8076.
10 Sep 1838 Liber S Pg. 414

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Grantor. John Crum, Kent Co., Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 31, 80 acres, Vergennes Twp., Cert. 4311
10 Aug 1841 Liber R Pg. 616

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Grantor. John J. Devendorf, Kent Co., Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 26, 51 acres, Vergennes Twp., Cert. 4294
10 Aug 1841 Liber R Pg. 302

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Grantor. John Dowlin, Kent Co., Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 3, 80 acres, Walker Twp. Cert. 4424
10 Aug 1951 Liber W Pg. 88

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Grantor. John J. Devendorf, Kent Co., Grantee. Convey Land on Sec. 25, 73 acres, Vergennes Twp. Cert. 4293
10 Aug 1841 Liber R Pg. 302, 303

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Grantor. Samuel Dexter Herkimer Co., NY, Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 30, 120 acres, Grand Rapids Twp.
2 Dec 1833 Liber R Pg. 404

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Grantor. John French, Kent Co., Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 9, 40 acres, Cannon Twp.
1 June 1848 Liber R Pg. 235

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Grantor. Patent to – Anthony Gilkison, NY Co., NY, Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 20, 80 acres, Bowne Twp., Cert. 8420
1 Nov 1852 Liber W Pg. 461

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Grantor. Harvey Haines, assignee of Jane Haines, heir of Nathan D. Haines (deceased), Private in Co. A, 15th Regiment U. S. Infantry. Warrant 64478, Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 18, 160 acres, Cannon Twp.
10 Apr 1851 Liber U Pg. 219

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Grantor. Robert Howlett, Michigan Territory, Kent Co., Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 8, 80 acres, Wyoming Twp. Cert. 2301

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Grantor. Elizur H. Ives, Kent Co., Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 34, 40 acres, Plainfield Twp. Cert. 7618
10 Dec 1850 Liber R Pg. 338

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Grantor. Abel Page, Kent Co., Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 10, 40 acres, Grand Rapids Twp. Cert. 21756
2 Nov 1837 Liber S Pg. 290

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Grantor. Gilburt Purdy, Kent Co., Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 15, 80 acres, Grattan Twp., Cert. 7194 or 5, Register of Land Office at Ionia.
1 Apr 1850 Liber T Pg. 90, 91

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Grantor. (Granted Patent), Nicholad Rensch, by Paulus Dussel, private in Capt. Zirchel’s Co., 4th Regiment, OH. Volunteers, in favor of said Nicholas Rensch, (Warrant 48075, deposited in the General Land Office), Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 34, 160 acres, Lowell Twp.
1 Jun 1850 Liber R Pg. 186

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Grantor. William Sagn, assignee of Charles Glass, Regiment U. S. Mounted Riflemen, Res. ----, Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 34, 160 acres, Lowell Twp.
1 Jun 1850 Liber S Pg. 540

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Grantor. Henry Shangles, Kent Co., Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 13, 40 acres, Sparta Twp. Cert. 6569.
5 Apr 1849 Liber R Pg. 517

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Grantor. Henry Shangles, Kent Co., Grantee. Convey Land on Sec. 13, 40 acres, Sparta Twp. Cert. 7607
10 Dec 1850 Liber R Pg. 516, 517

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Grantor. Peter S. Smith, Kent Co., Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 3, 96 ¾ acres, Plainfield Twp. Cert. 6988
1 Mar 1850 Liber V Pg. 361

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Grantor. Patent to – Jacob Yeiter, assignee of Euphemia Tomlinson, mother & heir at law of Jonathan R. Tomlinson, deceased, late private in Capt. Chambliss Co., 3rd Regt., Tennessee Vols., per warrant 47109, Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 34, Lowell Twp., 160 acres.
1 Jun 1850 Liber T Pg. 92

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (Millard Fillmore, Pres.), Grantor. Patent to – Joseph V. Decier, Res. ----, Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 18, 19, 173 acres, Courtland Twp., Warrant 43191, deposited by Alexander Warner, father and heir-at-law, of George Warner, deceased, private Co. A, 15th Regiment, United States Infantry.
1 Sep 1851 Liber T Pg. 256

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (Millard Fillmore, Pres.), Grantor. Alexander H. Hunt, Kent Co., Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 9, 40 acres, Bowne Twp. Cert. 8279
1 Nov 1852 Liber U Pg. 114, 115

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (Millard Fillmore, Pres.), Grantor. Job Knight, a private in Captain Chatfield’s Co., War of 1812, Warrant 13687, Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 34, 40 acres, Courtland Twp.
10 Jan 1852 Liber S Pg. 558

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (Millard Fillmore, Pres.), Grantor. Michael Marshall, assigned by Jasper Parish, Sergt. of Capt. Hicks Co., Michigan Vo., Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 2, 3, 160 acres, Byron Twp.
10 May 1851 Liber T Pg. 492

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (Millard Fillmore, Pres.), Grantor . Lysander Reynolds, Senaca Co., OH, Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 22, 80 acres, Gaines Twp.
10 Dec 1850 Liber S Pg. 164

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (Millard Fillmore, Pres.), Grantor. Michael H. Rittenger, Crawford Co., OH, Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 35, 80 acres, Lowell Twp. Cert. 7621
10 Dec 1850 Liber T Pg. 123

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (Millard Fillmore, Pres.), Grantor. Andrew Warner, assignee of William Bidwell White, Pvt. In 6th Regiment of Indiana Vols., Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 14, 13, Grand Rapids Twp.
10 Apr 1851 Liber W Pg. 593

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (James K. Polk, Pres.), Grantor. Samuel Peterson, Jackson Co., Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 21, 120 acres, Oakfield Twp. Cert. 6023.
1 Feb 1848 Liber V Pg. 251

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (James K. Polk, Pres.), Grantor. Ebenezer M. Ball, Assignee of Ebenezer Danborth, who was assignee for John M. Redfield, musician in Capt. Kimball’s Co., 2nd Regiment of Indiana Vols., deposited warrant 4729, with Land Office, Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 9, 160 acres, Byron Twp.
1 Apr 1858 Liber T Pg. 117, 118

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (James K. Polk, Pres.), Grantor. (By J. R. Stephens, Asst. Secy.), Philo Brownell, Kent Co., Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 4, 40 acres, Plainfield Twp. Cert. 6384
1 Feb 1849 Liber W Pg. 255

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (James K. Polk, Pres.), Grantor. John Moore, Washtenaw Co., Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 15, 40 acres, Cannon Twp., Cert. 6386
1 Feb 1849 Liber U Pg. 428

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (James K. Polk, Pres.), Grantor. Ebenezer Sackett (a Private, Ohio Volunteers), Res. ----, Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 14, 160 acres, Bowne Twp.
1 Apr 1848 Liber V Pg. 151

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (James K. Polk, Pres.), Grantor. Jacob Stoner, Kent Co., Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 14, 40 acres, Courtland Twp. Cert. 5505
1 Jun 1848 Liber V Pg. 201

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (James K. Polk, Pres.), Grantor. Zenas B. White, Kent Co., Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 15, 40 acres, Courtland Twp. Cert. 5792
12 Jul 1847 Liber S Pg. 474

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (James K. Polk, Pres.), Grantor. John Whittemore, Kent Co., Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 36, 80 acres, Plainfield Twp. Cert. 6455.
1 Feb 1849 Liber V Pg. 69

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (James K. Polk, Pres.), Grantor. John Woodard, Oakland, Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 7, 64 acres, Walker Twp. Cert. 5160
1 Jun 1849 Liber V Pg. 272

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (Andrew Jackson, Pres.), Grantor. Henry Whiting, Wayne Co., Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 7, 80 acres, Paris Twp. Cert. 2251 from White Pigeon Prairie Land Office.
4 Nov 1834 Liber S Pg. 503

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (Zachary Taylor, Pres.), Grantor. ( By Thos. Ewing, Jr., Secy), Philo Brownell, Res. ----, Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 3, 40 acres, Plainfield Twp Cert. 7299
1 Apr 1850 Liber W Pg. 256

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (Zachary Taylor, Pres.), Grantor. (By Thos. Ewing, Jr., Secy.), Philo Brownell, Kent Co., Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 10, 40 acres, Plainfield Twp. Cert. 6995
1 Mar 1850 Liber W Pg. 255

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (Zachary Taylor, Pres.), Grantor. Isaac Fairchild, Kent Co., Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 1, 40 acres, Lowell Twp. Cert. 7170
1 Apr 1850 Liber V Pg. 433, 434

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (Zachary Taylor, Pres.), Grantor. Hiram Moore, assignee of Augustus Meyer, a private, Regiment of United States, Warrant 19541, Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 6, 155 acres, Oakfield Twp.
16 Apr 1853 Liber S Pg. 505

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (Zachary Taylor, Pres.), Grantor. Gilbert Purdy, Kent Co., (Register of Land Office at Ionia), Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 15, 40 acres, Grattan Twp. Cert. 7227
1 Apr 1850 Liber T Pg. 90

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (Zachary Taylor, Pres.), Grantor. Orrilla Scoville, Kent Co., Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 24, 40 acres, Byron Twp. Cert. 6882
5 Apr 1849 Liber S Pg. 99

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (Zachary Taylor, Pres.), Grantor. Jacob Yeiter, assignee of Milla Huggins, Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 30, Lowell Twp., 160 acres. In pursuance of an act of Congress entitled (An act to raise for a limited time an additional military force and for other purposes approved 11 Feb, 1847), Milla Huggins, widow and heir at law of John Huggins, deceased, Private in Capt. Chamble’s Co., 3 Regt. Tennessee Vols., having deposited in the Gen. Land Office a warrant in her favor #46199, there is therefore granted by the United States unto John Yeiter, assignee of said M. Huggins, etc.
1 Jun 1850 Liber T Pg. 91

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (John Tyler, Pres.), Grantor. William Anderson, Kent Co., Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 22, 80 acres, Walker Twp., Cert 4448
10 Aug 1841 Liber U Pg. 445

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (John Tyler, Pres.), Grantor. James Blood and Francis Blood, Kent Co., Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 4, 160 acres, Walker Twp. Cert. 4423
10 Aug 1841 Liber S Pg. 224

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (John Tyler, Pres.), Grantor. Robert Reid, Kent Co., Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 5, Ada Twp., 160 acres. Cert. 4346
10 Aug 1841 Liber R Pg. 445

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (John Tyler, Pres.), Grantor. Daniel Rice, Kent Co., Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 7, 120 acres, Gaines Twp. Cert. 3925
10 Aug 1841 Liber T Pg. 129

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (John Tyler, Pres.), Grantor. Benjamin Smith, Kent Co., Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 10, Walke Twp., 80 acres, Cert. 4435
10 Aug 1851 Liber V Pg. 286

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (Martin Van Buren, Pres.), Grantor. Patent to – Jonathan Thomas, Seneca Co., NY. Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 32, 31, Bowne Twp., Sec. 24, 25, 36, 35, Cascade, in the District of Land, subject to sale at Kalamazoo, 1962 acres. Cert. 17737
1 May 1839 Liber T Pg. 313, 314

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (Martin Van Buren, Pres.), Grantor. Patent to – Jonathan Thomas, Seneca Co., NY, Grantee. Convey land according to act of Congress, 24 Apr 1820, Sec. 30, Bowne Twp., 40 acres. Cert. 17739
1 May 1839 Liber T Pg. 313


UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (Martin Van Buren, Pres.), Grantor. Stillman Blanchard, Lenawee Co., Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 36, 80 Acres, Wyoming Twp. Cert. 14206
1 May 1839 Liber V Pg. 479

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (Martin Van Buren, Pres.), Grantor. Samuel Foster, Chester Buckley and Leicester Buckley, Allegan Co., Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 30, 31, 32, Paris Twp., 389 acres.
1 May 1839 Liber S Pg. 65

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (Martin Van Buren, Pres.), Grantor. Richard P. Hart, Rensselaer Co., NY, Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 9, Lowell Twp., 159 1/3 acres Cert. 5856
16 Jun 1838 Liber V Pg. 306, 307

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (Martin Van Buren, Pres.), Grantor. Richard P. Hart, Rensselaer Co., NY, Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 8, Lowell Twp., 77 acres. Cert. 5855.
10 Sep 1838 Liber V Pg. 306


UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (Martin Van Buren, Pres.), Grantor. James S. Horton, Oakland Co., Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 21, 160 acres, Grand Rapids Twp.
10 Sep 1838 Liber W Pg. 354

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (Martin Van Buren, Pres.), Grantor. Foster Kelly, Kent Co., Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 4, Gaines Twp., 160 acres. Cert. 14665, Gen. Land Office at Bronson.
1 May 1839 Liber V Pg. 125

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (Martin Van Buren, Pres.), Grantor. Abel Page, Kent Co., Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 25, 24, 13, 12, Caledonia Twp., Sec. 7, 18, Bowne Twp., 2915 ½ acres. Cert. 18776.
17 May 1839 Liber U Pg. 219, 220

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (Martin Van Buren, Pres.), Washington, Grantor. Edward Robinson, Kent Co., Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 26, 80 acres, Plainfield Twp.
1 May 1839 Liber S Pg. 64

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (Martin Van Buren, Pres.), Grantor.  Edward Robinson, Kent Co., Grantee.  Convey land on Sec. 26, 80 acres, Plainfield Twp.
1 May 1839    Liber S  Pg. 66

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (Martin Van Buren, Pres.), Washington, Grantor. Rix Robinson, Kent Co., Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 12, Lowell Twp., 80 acres.
10 Sep 1838 Liber S Pg. 65


UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (Martin Van Buren, Pres.), Grantor. Jonathan Thomas, Seneca Co., NY, Grantee. Convey land in Cascade Twp., Lowell Twp, and Caledonia Twp., total of 1033 acres.
1 May 1839 Liber T Pg. 314

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (by George W. Rice, U. S. Marshall, Mich. District), Grantor. John W. Peirce, Grand Rapids, Grantee. Convey lots 132, 135, Kent St., Grand Rapids.
17 Jan 1854 Liber U Pg. 312

Early Land Records of Kent County to 1870

VALENTINE, Samuel & Eunice (w), Grattan, Grantor. Peter Cowan, Cortland, Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 6, Grattan Twp., 77 ½ acres.
15 May 1854 Liber V Pg. 432

VAN ALLEN, Laura E. Grantor. Revocation of Power of Atty. of John Ball, Convey land ----.
28 Nov 1854 Liber W Pg. 599

VAN BREECK, Adolf & Geiziena (w), Grand Rapids, Grantor. Francis Van Drisle, same place, Grantee. Convey land on Lot 357, Kent Plat, Grand Rapids.
22 Apr 1853 Liber S Pg. 611

VAN BUREN, Ocenus, Kent Co., Grantor. Jonathan F. Chubb, same place, Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 12, Walker Twp.
8 Oct 1854 Liber W Pg. 539

VAN BUREN, Ocenas & Christiana H. (w), Walker, Grantor. Oliver Whitney, same place, Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 23, Walker Twp., 1 Rod 28 Perches.
3 Apr 1851 Liber V Pg. 370

VAN BUREN, Ocenus & Christiana H. (w), Walker, Grantor. Francis H. Cuming, Grand Rapids, Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 23, 24, Walker Twp., 1 acre.
10 Feb 1852 Liber U Pg. 115

VANDEN BROOK, Rochus & Sophia (w), Bowne Twp., Grantor. Alexander Hunt, same place, Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 9, 20 acres, Bowne Twp.
22 Apr 1852 Liber U Pg. 115

VANDERHOOF, David D. & Jane (w), Kent Co., Grantor. Jackson, French, same place, Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 12, 20 acres, Plainfield Twp.
13 Sep 1853 Liber T Pg. 433

VANDERHOOF, David D. & Jane (w), Kent Co., Grantor. Wilson Doan, same place, Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 12, 3 acres, Plainfield Twp.
31 May 1850 Liber V Pg. 31

VANDERHOOF, Elijah & Sarah (w), Eureka, Montcalm Co., Grantor. Robert Carr, Oakfield Twp., Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 34, 80 acres, Grattan Twp.
26 Sep 1854 Liber W Pg. 308

VANDERHOOF, Elijah & Sarah (w), Grattan Twp., Grantor. Teans McGee, same place, Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 34, 20 acres, Grattan Twp.
12 Nov 1852 Liber R Pg. 624.

VANDERLIP, Robert & Caroline (w), Lowell Twp., Grantor. Albert Barnes, same place, Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 4, 80 acres, Lowell Twp.
22 May 1854 Liber V Pg. 540

VANDUSEN, William & Mary Ann (w), Lowell, Grantor. Don Alonzo Marvin, same place, Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 5, 27 acres Lowell Twp.
16 Nov 1852 Liber R Pg. 559

VAN LEW, Peter & Fanny M. (w), Kent Co., Grantor. Michael Castelow, same place, Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 31, 80 acres, Gaines Twp.
23 Oct 1854 Liber W Pg. 413

VAN NEST, Henry, Byron, Grantor. James B. Jewell, Wyoming, Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 5, 120 acres, Byron Twp.
8 Aug 1854 Liber W Pg. 81

VAN NEST, Henry A., Byron, Grantor. George Van Nest, same place, Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 5, 114 acres, Byron Twp.
19 Apr 1854 Liber W Pg. 80

VAN STEENSEL, Aarent, Grandville, Grantor. Isaac D. Hazen, Honrorge, Ontario Co., NY, Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 23, 20 acres, Wyoming Twp.
17 Apr 1854 Liber V Pg. 152

VARNUM, Joseph B. & Mary A. (w), N. Y., NY, Grantor. John H. Withey, Ada, Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 34, Ada Twp., 32 acres.
9 Mar 1853 Liber S Pg. 418

VARNUM, Joseph B. & Mary A. (w), N. Y., NY, Grantor. James M. Smith, Ravina, Ottawa Co., Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 11, Paris Twp., also Sec. 14, Wyoming Twp., 200 acres.
18 Nov 1853 Liber U Pg. 165

VEDDER, Nicholas F. & Cornelia B. (w), Utica, NY, Grantor (By Atty.). Augustus Treat, Cayuga Co., NY, Grantee. Convey land on Sec. 8, 80 acres, Grand Rapids Twp.
22 May 1854 Liber V Pg. 328

VISZOZKY, Fr. Andrew - Will on page 341.
Will of Andrew Viszozky, Kent Co., to Right Rev. Peter Paul LaFevere, Bishop Coadugutor and Administrator of Roman Catholic Diocese of Detroit, for use of Roman Catholic Mission under his charge.  Convey land on Sec. 31, 80 acres, Walker Twp.
5 Feb 1850    Liber S  Pg. 96


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