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Old Announcements about  
What's New

at the Kent County Michigan GenWeb Project

December 2001

12/29/2001:  Eaglesfield Literary Club Members, Grand Rapids, 1900-1903, 1905-1909 transcribed by ES.
12/29/2001: 
"Sa-Sl" Early Kent County Land Records to 1870 by ES.
12/29/2001: 
"E" Early Kent County Land Records to 1870 thanks to Karen Blumenshine.
12/29/2001: 
Map of Maple Grove Cemetery contributed by ES.
12/29/2001: 
Maple Grove Record Book, 1895-1913.  This is the county poor farm.  Contributed by ES.
12/24/2001:
Merriman Cemetery Lot Owners contributed by ES.
12/24/2001:
Merriman Cemetery Map contributed by ES. 
12/24/2001: 
Merriman Cemetery, 1997, Lowell Twp. contributed by ES.
12/24/2001:
McBride Cemetery Map contributed by ES. 
12/24/2001: 
McBride Cemetery, 1997, Lowell Twp. contributed by ES.
12/24/2001:
Wright Cemetery Lot Owners contributed by ES.
 12/24/2001:   Wright Cemetery Map contributed by ES.
12/24/2001:
Wright Cemetery, 1997, Lowell Twp. contributed by ES.
12/22/2001:  Index to 1880 Kent County Federal Census contributed by ES.
 12/22/2001:  "D's" in Early Land Records transcribed by Karen Blumenshine.
12/19/2001:  Bostwick Lake Cemetery, 1997, Cannon Twp. contributed by ES.   
12/19/2001:  Cannonsburg Cemetery, 1997, Cannon Twp. contributed by ES. 
12/19/2001:
Marshall Cemetery, 1997, Cannon Twp. contributed by ES.
 12/18/2001: Alphabetical Index of Brides Names - Marriages, 1845-1870 compiled by ES.
12/14/2001: 
1896 G.R. High School photo index.
12/14/2001: Shamrock Athletic & Social Club - 5th Ward (about 1900) submitted by Kelly Ward.  
12/14/2001: 
1908 Harvard Baseball team and photo submitted by Kelly Ward. 
12/14/2001: 
1907-Grand Rapids & Kent County officers by Ogle compiled by Jennifer Godwin - thanks, Jen.
12/10/2001:  Floral View Cemetery, Georgetown Twp., 1997 contributed by ES.
12/10/2001: Photo of Ward family statue in St. Margaret's Catholic Cemetery, Spencer Twp. contributed by Kelly Ward.
 12/10/2001:  Rockford Cemetery, 1996 contributed by ES.  
12/10/2001:
Blessed Assumption Catholic Cemetery, 1995 contributed by ES.
12/08/2001: Chapter 53, Baxter's History on the Civil War transcribed by Amy Brown, thanks, Amy.
12/05/2001: Oakgrove Cemetery, Paris Twp., the DAR records by ES.
12/03/2001: G. R. 1876 Centennial Program - list of people contributed by Jennifer Godwin.
12/03/2001:  "C's" in Early Land Records transcribed by Karen Blumenshine.
12/03/2001:  St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery, Grattan Twp., 1997, contributed by ES. 
12/03/2001: Baxter's Chapter 55 on Fatalities in Active Service transcribed by Jennifer Godwin.

November 2001

11/23/2001: Jenison Cemetery, 1994 Georgetown Twp., Ottawa Co. contributed by ES. 
11/23/2001:
Hanley Cemetery Records, and Parents of People buried in Hanley, Georgetown Twp., Ottawa Co., May, 2001 contributed by ES. 
11/23/2001:
"B" Kent Co Land Records to 1870 thanks to Karen Blumenshine.
11/23/2001:
Rolfe Cemetery (a.k.a. RothCoon), Lowell Twp., 1996 by ES.
11/23/2001:
Mason Cemetery, Grattan Twp., 1995 contributed by ES. 
11/23/2001:
Grattan Cemetery, Grattan Twp., 1995 contributed by ES.  
11/23/2001:
Ashley Cemetery, Grattan Twp., 1995 contributed by ES.
11/19/2001:
  Mason Cemetery, Grand Rapids Twp. by ES.
11/19/2001:
Martin Cemetery, Grand Rapids Twp., 1995 by ES.  
11/19/2001:
Algoma Twp. Cemetery, 1994 contributed by ES.
11/14/2001:
Chapter 65, Baxter's History on buildings, thanks to Jennifer Godwin for all her continued help. 
11/14/2001:
Chapter 23, Tuttle's 1874 History.  This completes the Tuttle History with many thanks to Karen Blumenshine.
11/09/2001:
Vergennes Twp. Register of Voters, 1882-1918 contributed by ES. 
11/09/2001:
Lowell Twp., RothCoon Cemetery Lot Owners contributed by ES.
11/09/2001:
  Lowell Twp., McBride Cemetery Lot Owners, 1892-1916 contributed by ES.
11/09/2001:
  Lowell Twp. Dog Licenses, 1880 contributed by ES.
11/09/2001: 
Grattan Residents, 1910-1919 from ES.
11/09/2001:
Grattan Cemetery Lot Owners, 1909 contributed by ES.
11/09/2001:
Cannon Twp. Vote Enrollment, 1906-1910 from ES.
 11/09/2001: Cannon Twp. Electors, 1859-1882 contributed by ES.
11/05/2001:
Chapter 34, Baxter's History on city government from ES.
11/01/2001:
  Chapter 22, Tuttle's 1874 History thanks to Karen Blumenshine.
11/01/2001:
Chapter 21, Tuttle's 1874 History thanks to Karen Blumenshine.

October 2001

10/23/2001: "T" births, 1867-1870 contributed by ES.  The births are completed to 1867-1870.
10/23/2001: "S" births, 1867-1870 contributed by ES.
10/19/2001:
Chapter 24, Baxter's History on water thanks to Jennifer Godwin.
10/19/2001:
Chapter 35, Baxter's History on City of Grand Rapids from ES.
10/14/2001:
Chapter 52, Baxter's History on the military thanks to Cyndi Kuhlman.
10/13/2001:
Lowell Chamber of Commerce from Jennifer Godwin.
10/13/2001:
Chapter 17 and Chapter 18 of Tuttle's 1874 History thanks to Karen Blumenshine.
10/13/2001:  Chapter 13, Tuttle's 1874 History thanks to Karen Blumenshine. 
10/13/2001:
"R" births, 1867-1870 contributed by ES.
10/03/2001: Baxter's History Chapter 19-Fire Departments, thanks to Jennifer Godwin.

September 2001

09/30/2001: Added Chaper 12 and Chaper 15 of Tuttle's 1874 History - a big thanks to Karen Blumenshine. 
09/27/2001:
Oakfield Township Cemeteries - Oakfield, Horton and White Swan records through 1997 added.
09/27/2001:
Maple Grove Cemetery Burials, 1931-1956 (a.k.a. Kent County Poor Farm) added.
09/26/2001:
Kent County Early Land Records to 1870, "A" - thanks so much to Karen Blumenshine
09/24/2001:
Added Mill Creek Cemetery, Walker Twp., (1999).
09/23/2001:
Brooklawn Cemetery and Riverbend Cemetery, Walker Twp., (1999) added.
09/23/2001:
Added Chapter 8 and Chapter 11 of Tuttle's 1874 History - thanks to Karen Blumenshine.
09/21/2001:
Made some corrections.
09/20/2001:
Added Chapter 1, Chapter 5, Chapter 6, and Chaper 7 of Tuttle's 1874 History - thanks to Karen Blumenshine.

August
2001

08/26/2001: Added Chapter 28 of Baxter about libraries, literary societies and scientific institutions in Grand Rapids.
08/19/2001: Added the "N" and "V" marriages from 1845 to 1870. This completes the marriages!! Thank you so much Karen Blumenshine!
08/18/2001: Added February and March of the 1875 Diary of an Unknown Girl thanks to Larry Leach & Leeda Davis.

08/08/2001
: Updated Susan McGaughey's professional researcher page.
08/08/2001: Updated links to tons of stuff and added a link to the Civil War Monument & Foundation Restoration Project.
08/08/2001: Made Stanley Ketchel the featured biography of the moment.
08/08/2001: Updated the communities page with a tiny tidbit about Beverly.
08/08/2001: Updated the mailing list information pages.
08/07/2001: Wept uncontrollably about the restructuring of the RootsWeb message board and then went over to the Chapman bios page and posted a note about it. All the bios are still there, they just aren't linked directly anymore. You have go to the message board and search for them.
08/07/2001: Added Dave Wallace's transcription of the 1850 Kent County census for Grand Rapids City, Grand Rapids Township, Paris, Plainfield, Walker and Wyoming. That's all I have in my file box, but we're working on getting the rest.
08/06/2001: Archived old "what's new" notices for 2001.
08/06/2001: Updated the link to Ionia County GenWeb.
08/06/2001: Added Chapter 31 of Baxter on churches and religious societies.
08/04/2001: Posted Larry Leach's transcription of the January section of 1875 diary of an unknown young girl from the Kent County area.
08/04/2001: Corrected broken link to Lithuanian Freedom cemetery.
08/04/2001: Added Janice Ringold's transcription of the 1857-1858 marriages of St. Mary's Catholic Church of Grand Rapids.
08/04/2001: Updated the official Kent County government links throughout the site.
08/04/2001: Added Lisa Gray Goodell's original July 2001 transcription of
Martin Cemetery in Grand Rapids.
08/04/2001: Replaced the missing "H" in Walker's Greenwood Cemetery. Thank you very much Debbi for the fix!
08/04/2001: Updated links across the site to new URLs for all of Don Bryant's pages.
08/04/2001: Updated the "K" marriages from 1845-1870 thanks to Karen Blumenshine.
08/04/2001: Added link to Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War Eva Gray Tent No. 2 of Grand Rapids to the Civil War section of the Military page.
08/04/2001: Added link to 1866 plat map of Rockford from Brian & Char Smith website to the Kent County Atlas page.
08/04/2001: Updated Cannon Township cemeteries on the master cemetery list with information from the Cannon Township Clerk. Updated the Winchester Cemetery history section on the Master Cemetery List with some family information from a Winchester descendant.

March 2001

03/31/2001: Added the "J" marriages from 1845-1870 thanks to Karen Blumenshine.

February 2001

02/15/2001: Added link to a lovely new site with a collection of scanned complimentary merchant cards from Kent County businesses during the 1880s. Thanks to Jeff Johnson for putting together this neat site and sending us the link.

02/15/2001: Added a brand new 2000 transcription of St. Margaret's Cemetery in Harvard, thanks to Kelly Ward, Barbara Donohue and the rest of the Ward Family genealogists. What a wonderful contribution. Thank you so very much!

02/15/2001: Added Chapter 47 of Baxter on railways, thanks to the very devoted and very wonderful Barb Jones.

02/10/2001: Added scans of photographs of the 1904 flood of Grand Rapids printed in a souvenir pamphlet sold to raise money for the flood's victims.

02/07/2001: Updated the address of Cedar Springs Historical society on the societies page.

02/04/2001: Added a scan of the class photo of the sophomore class of Central High School, 1924-25.

January 2001

01/28/2001: Added the "F" marriages from 1845-1870 thanks to Karen Blumenshine.

01/10/2001: Added the remainder of Grandville Cemetery thanks to the inestimable Karen Blumenshine.
 


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