Courtland Township Board Meetings, 1845, 1846, 1866 and 1869

COURTLAND TOWNSHIP BOARD MEETING - 1845

At a meeting of the Township Board of the Township of Cortland on the 5th of November, a. d., 1845, the following accounts were audited -

Merling Hunter - for services as Assessor - $4.50
Isaac Towers - for services as Assessor - $4.50
David J. Gilbert - attendance at election m - one day - $1.00
Thomas Addison as Township Clerk - $13.88
Chancey Parker at Commissioner of Highways - $8.00
Philo Austin as Commissioner, notifying officers - $.200
Samuel Brown as Commissioner of Highways - $8.00
John D. Pierce for sundries - $3.50
John Austin as Supervisor - $13.50
Philo Beers for sundrie services - $7.50
Smith Lapham for sundrie services - $2.50
Truman Birch as Clerk at election, November 5, 1845 - $2.00
Horace Colby for services as Clerk - $3.50
Stephen S. Tower as town board - $3.00
William R. Davis as Commissioner of Highways - $9.00
Harrison Hunter as Commissioner of Highways - $9.00
Nelson Miles as Commissioner of Highways - $9.00
William Thornton as Surveyor - $25.00
S. W. Caukin as Surveyor - $2.00
Horton Rounds for assisting in laying road - $1.50
Almond Thompson for assisting in laying road - $.75
John Davis for assisting in laying road - $.75
Walter Stone for assisting in laying road - $.75
Sabin Johnson, 2nd, for assisting in laying road - $.75

We hereby certify that the above accounts have this day been audited and allowed by us to the amount of one hundred and thirty-five dollars.
Given under our hands this 5th day of November, 1845

Smith Lapham, Philo Beers, John Austin and Thomas Addison - Township Board

 

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COURTLAND TOWNSHIP ELECTION OF OFFICERS, 1846

We hereby deem and declare the following officers duly elected at the annual Township meeting in the Township of Courtland held on the 6th day of April, A. D., 1846, viz:

Supervisor - Philo Beers
Town Clerk - Jacob P. Stoner
Justice of the Peace - Nelson (4 years) and William Gould (3 years)
Commissioners of Highways - James Kingin, David L. Gilbert and Sheldin Ashley
Poor Masters - Isaac Tower and Philo Beers
Constables - Philo Austin, Wilton C. Kellogg, Jesse Stewart and Philip Becker
School Inspectors - Stephen S. Tower (2 years), Horace Colby (1 year)
Pound Masters - William R. Davis and Nelson Miles
Pathmasters District -
#1, John Austin
#2, Seth Lockwood
#3, Lauren Austin
#4, Edward Blakeney
#5, William R. Davis
#7, Stephen S. Tower
#8, Harvy Pond
#9, Plat Gould
#10, Moris Hart?
#12, James Kingin
#14, Philip Becker

We hereby appoint the above officers to the offices above designated -

Thomas Addison, Philo Beers, Stephen S. Tower, and John Austin (Inspectors of Election, April 9th, 1846)

Sabin John qualifies as Deputy Township Clerk, April 9, A.D., 1846
Philo Beers qualifies as Supervisor, April 9, A.D., 1846

 

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LIST OF PATHMASTERS - APRIL 3, 1866

We Inspectors of said election do hereby state that the above statement is correct. Given under our hands this 3rd day of April, A.D., 1866.

Copy of 1866 Courtland Pathmasters

DISTRICT #

PATHMASTER

1

BARTON JOHNSON

2

JOHN REAM

3

AMOS POST

4

ISAAC SHOTWELL (appt'd Lester Phelps

5

GEORGE BENNETT

6

EDWARD CONDIN?

7

LEWIS SQUIRES

8

ROBERT JOHNSON

9

WILLIAM BLACK

10

ROBERT SQUIRES

11

ROBERT CORNAL

12

HIRAM STILWELL

13

MORGAN HUNTING

14

WALTER BLANCHARD

15

HENRY E. LOOP?

16

GARRET BECKER

17

JULIUS LEWIS

18

JAMES KINGINON

19

HENRY KLIPER

20

ZEBULIN YOUNG

21

LORENZO ROUND

22

CRAFT POND

23

GEORGE LENDL

24

EZRA CURREN (appt'd. D. B. Smith)

25

THOMAS ADDISON

26

THOMAS COWIN

27

HENRY PARKINGSON

28

DIX LOCKWOOD

29

JOSEPH DAVIS

30

N. D. SANDER

31

GEORGE SHANK

32

JAMES PENINGTON

33

L. D. SMITH

34

G. T. SANDERS

35

EDWARD CRILL

36

AGUSTUS ELKINS

37

GEORGE MORRIS

38

WILLIAM H. MYERS

39

WILLIAM DELYN?

40

RISSEL MALLERY (appt'd. M. B. Dean)



Thomas Addison, William H. Myers, Joseph Sackeld, F. Elkins, Inspectors of Elections

District #41 - Robert Carlyle, appointed May 30, 1866

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ELECTION IN TOWNSHIP OF COURTLAND - 1869

I hereby certify, that at an Election in the Township of Courtland, County of Kent, State of Michigan on the 5th day of April, 1869, the following named persons were elected to the several offices below mentioned:

Supervisor - William H. Myers, Post Office, Courtland Center
Town Clerk - Isaac N. Hunting, Post Office, Courtland Center
Treasurer - Frederick Stegman, Post Office, Courtland Center
Justice of the Peace - William H. Myers (full-term succeeding, Wm H. Myers)

Constable - Henry Burlingame, Post Office, Courtland Center
Constable - Cornelius Richardson, Post Office, Courtland Center
Constable - T. H. Pont, Post Office, Rockford
Constable - Ira Eldred, Post Office, Courtland Center

Isaac N. Hunting, Township Clerk
Dated, April 5th, 1869

 


Transcriber: ES
Created: 14 Sept 2011
URL: http://kent.migenweb.net/townships/courtland/1845-1869board.html