1898 Memorial Report -- Kent County
Michigan Pioneer and Historical Society Historical Collections
pp. 348-349.
 
Surname First Name Residence Date of Death Year Age Remarks
Allen Geo. W. Grand Rapids Jan. 12 1898 84
Anderson Ebenezer Grand Rapids Jan. 9 1898 84
Ball Sidney S. Grand Rapids Dec. 17 1897 71
Bole John Grand Rapids July 4 1897 60
Blumish Mrs. Laura Grand Rapids Oct. 16 1897 68
Button Mrs. Darius Grand Rapids Mar. 19. 1898 69
Cady Winthrop R. Grand Rapids Mar. 19 1898 74
Chipman Dr. O. H. Grand Rapids July 2 1897 89
Combs Mrs. Geraldine Grand Rapids April 24 1898 78 Lived in Grand Rapids 35 years.
Conducted Parnell House until 1890.
Finn Patrick Grand Rapids May 26 1898 67
Fitch Geo. C. Grand Rapids Mar. 2 1898 74 A manufacturer of over 40 years.
Furguson Helen Sparta Aug. 6 1897 73
Godwin Mrs. G. Chase Grand Rapids Mar. 21 1898 52
Hale Warren P. Caledonia Sept. 10 1897 65
Harvey John Grand Rapids Oct. 3 1897 69
Hatch Mathew B. Spencer Sept. 21 1897 65
Hatch William W. Lowell Mar. 18 1898 76
Hatch Mrs. William W. Lowell Dec. 11 1897
Hills Grand Rapids Feb. 10 1898 80
Holden William Grand Rapids Mar. 5 1898 80
Hughes Michael H. Jan. 26 1898 73
Johnston Luther H. Alpine July 24 1897 78
Jones Grand Rapids May 2 1898 77
LaBarre Richard Sparta Aug. 14 1897 75
Page Mrs. Jane E. Grand Rapids Sept. 26 1897 87 She was the second bride in 
the location. Came there in 1833.
Palmer Mrs. Eliza Cascade July 4 1897 69
Pelton Ephraim Oct. 14 1897 72
Rathbun H.B. May 30 1898 57 Had lived all his life in city.
Rathbun Lansing K. Grand Rapids April 30 1898 77 He lived most of his life in the city.
Robinson Mrs. Charles A. Grand Rapids Sept. 20 1897 75
Robinson Mrs. James A. Grand Rapids Oct. 1 1897 75
Sexton Dr. I. B. Nov. 19 1897 93 Was one of the 12 surviving
pensioners of the war of 1812.
Sherman Erastus P. Cascade Dec. 29 1897 72
Sibley Mrs. Pauline Grand Rapids Sept. 4 1897 79
Sisner Mrs. Lydia A. Cascade Oct. 29 1897 72
Smith Mrs. Robert H. Grand Rapids Dec. 2 1897 70
Stevens Mrs. Matilda Cascade Nov. 8 1897 65
Swensburg Conrad G. Grand Rapids Oct. 6 1897 62 He had many years conducted
the business college. Later
owner of the Herald.
Tubbs Hosea Sparta June 25 1897 75
Weston Mrs. Johanna May 8 1898 69
Wheeler Mrs. Louisa Grand Rapids Sept. 6 1897 80 Located in Grand Rapids in 1846.
White Mrs. Elizabeth Grand Rapids Sept. 16 1897 102
Whittlesey Mrs. Sarah A. Grand Rapisd Aug. 5 1897 73

Transcriber: JKG
Created: 1999
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