What's New 2008

 

December 2008

12/18/2008:   1927 Photos of Casnovia High School and Students before and after the fire contributed by Judy Pulte
12/09/2008:
  Susan Davis has her Gates family genealogy finished in CD form.  For further information, see Publications.

November 2008

11/29/2008:   1923 Central High School Senior pictures folder revamped
11/29/2008:
   Links to Norway Genealogy contributed by Stine Kvistad
11/26/2008:  
Genealogies: John Boynton and His Descendants transcribed by ES
11/22/2008:
   Search engine for MiGenWeb Archives - http://www.usgwarchives.net/search/search.cgi/searchmi.htm
11/21/2008:
   Picture of old Kent County Jail when Hugh Blacklock was sheriff.
11/14/2008:
   Lowell German Methodist Members, A - G, 1858-1916, transcribed by Mary Huizen  
11/14/2008:
   Some History of the Tyrone Fractional School District No. 1 from Judy Pulte
This includes a picture of the school at Casnovia, a picture of a teacher, Anna Lacey, and her contract with the school district in 1878.

October 2008

10/25/2008:   A new book being published - Pictorial Glimpses of the Hudsonville Area Compiled by Evelyn Sawyer and Shirley Krombeen
10/25/2008:
    Index to Grand Rapids Death Records for "L", 1850-1940 transcribed by ES
10/16/2008:
    St. John's Lutheran Baptismal Records, 1880-1920 transcribed by ES
10/16/2008:
    An Update to the St. John's Lutheran Marriage Records - Brides     Grooms
 

September 2008

09/26/2008:    Wendy Lowry - a genealogy researcher is offering her services for a fee.
09/26/2008:
    Some Native American information
09/15/2008:
    History of Bissell Carpet Sweeper
09/15/2008:   
Ballards School Reports, 1899 & 1911 transcribed by ES
09/15/2008:
    Link for submission of materials for the Michigan GenWeb Projects - http://www.genrecords.net/mifiles.accepted.html
09/15/2008:   
1871 Tyrone Township School Census, District No. 1 contributed by Judy Pulte
09/15/2008:   
1870 Tyrone Township School Census, District No. 1 contributed by Judy Pulte
09/15/2008:
    1869 Tyrone Township School Census, District No. 1 contributed by Judy Pulte
09/15/2008:
    1868 Tyrone Township School Census, District No. 1 contributed by Judy Pulte
09/15/2008:
    New Link to Dibean Marriage Records for Kent County
09/13/2008:
    1876 Biographical Sketches from the 1876 Kent County Atlas transcribed by ES.
 

August 2008

08/23/2008:    Biography of Hiram N. Fisk from Bowen's 1900 History transcribed by hi great great grandaughter, Kathy Mabie.
08/23/2008:
   1939 Alpine Township Land Owners transcribed by ES

08/18/2008:
    1867 Tyrone Township School Census for District No. 1 contributed by Judy Pulte
08/18/2008:
    1866 Tyrone Township School Census for District No. 1 contributed by Judy Pulte
08/18/2008:
   1957 Orthopedic School Class Officers transcribed by ES
08/18/2008:
    Kelloggsville Public Schools transcribed by ES
08/18/2008:
   Alpine Township One-Room Schools - List of students for:  Wheeler School, 1903-1904 and 1908
Beech Grove School, 1920's; Ballards School, 1899 and 1911; Englishville School, 1903-1904;   Boyd School, 1906-1907 and 1915
Wilson School, Dec 1904 - June, 1905; Pearsall School, 1902-1902  transcribed by ES
08/13/2008:
   1865 Tyrone Township School Census for District No. 1 School contributed by Judy Pulte
08/11/2008:
   Index to Death Records, 1850-1904 - "A's"  transcribed by ES 
08/11/2008:
   Petition of Intention for Citizenship, 1899-1904 transcribed by ES
 

July 2008

07/12/2008:   The following information was received from Kathie McCutcheon-Gawne of Canada regarding her Mastin family.
Corrections made to the 1850 Oakfield Township, Part 3, Census - #2152 translated Harlon, Joseph and Martha.  The correct spelling is Mastin, Josiah and Martha.
1870 Kent County Census, Oakfield Tp., #230-507 - Martin, Josiah should be Mastin, Josiah
Corrections for the 1880 Kent County Census are #102 - Masten, Joseph and Morris - the correct spelling is Mastin, Josiah and Morris
07/12/2008:
   A correction to the 6th Michigan Cavalry.  The name should be Josiah Mastin on Martin
07/12/2008:  
An addition to the 1st Michigan Cavalry, Civil War - Lorenzo C. Hart, who died at the Battle of Five Forks
07/01/2008:
   Death Record for Lottie E. Elkins and Marriage Record for Lewis Elkins and Faye Post contributed by Shirley Wackerly.
 

June 2008

06/22/2008:   Index to Latzek Funeral Home Records, 1905 - 1962 contributed by Kathleen Tabb
06/08/2008:
   List of Kent County Newspapers, 1837 to the Present (listing the beginning and ending dates.)
06/04/2008:
   Obituary of Dr. Anne Oostendorp  
06/04/2008:
   Thomas Austin Genealogy
06/04/2008:
   David Barkley Comstock, biography of local businessman - and Genealogy
06/04/2008:
   1926 Map of Townsend Park  
06/04/2008:
   1928 St. Patrick's School, Parnell, Graduates 
06/04/2008:
   Julius H. Amberg biography  
06/04/2008:
   Charles C. Becker, Civil War soldier

May 2008

05/29/2008:   1924 Central High School Yearbook - Photos of Senior Play, Sports Teams, etc.
05/28/2008:
   Sophie de Marsac Campau D. A. R. Chapter Members, 1943-1944 transcribed by ES.
05/27/2008:
  Photos of Early Grand Rapids buildings, churches, streets, etc. contained in Etten's 1926, "A Citizen's History of Grand Rapids
05/27/2008:
   The Diary for the Unknown Girl - this mystery seems to be solved by some good detective work on the part of Ann Pollock.  You will find the information just below the diary record.
05/27/2008:
   Sophie de Marsac Campau D. A. R. Chapter Members, 1914-1915 transcribed by ES
05/19/2008:
   1949 Kent County List of Schools and The Teachers donated by Marlene Fabbro.
05/07/2008:
   Photos of Grand Rapids Places: G. R. Boat and Canoe Club , Ringling Circus Concert Band and
Kalamazoo Insane Asylum.
05/07/2008:
   Photos of Grand Rapids Businesses: G. R. Mutual Savings and Loan Assn, A. J. Sparks Company, Joppe's Dairy, Knickerbocker Press, Miller PontiacGolden & Boter Transfer, Livingston Hotel and M. C. Miner, Inc.
05/07/2008:
   Photos of Grand Rapids Buildings: Furniture Museum and Furniture Exhibition Building
05/06/2008:
   1919 Grandville High School Junior Class  
05/06/2008:
   1919 Grandville High School Graduates
05/06/2008:
   A 1917 article on the Village of Alto
05/06/2008:
   A General List of Genealogy Records for the Cedar Springs Historical Museum
05/06/2008:
   Genealogies: Arthur S. Miller
05/06/2008:
  1943 Kent County Eighth Grade Graduates
05/06/2008:
  1944 Kent County Eighth Grade Graduates
05/06/2008:
   1937 South High School Faculty and Names of Sports Players 
05/06/2008:
   Obituaries: Rev. Jacob Eppinga, William Greeson, Rev. Solomon B. Shaw and Eugene Williams 
05/06/2008:
   Grandville - Pictures of the Grandville House, the Medemar House and the 1909 Town Hall   
05/06/2008:
   Biographies: Edsko and Claire Hekman, Roberta Griffith   
05/06/2008:
   Bowen's Biographical Sketches: Edgar A. Maher
05/04/2008:
   State Archives of Michigan - Topics they will research and the fee for the research.
 

April 2008

04/25/2008:   Updated version of Rolf Cemetery, Lowell, Michigan by Tim Holtz
04/22/2008:
   Corrections made, broken links repaired and the website moved to MiGenWeb.

March 2008

03/13/2008:   Bowen's Biographical Sketches: Prof. John W. Matthews, Wallace B. Matthews, M.D. , Reuben Maurits, M.D., John H. May, Lewis Robert May, M.D., Fred August Maynard, Prof. John A. Meyer, Gaylord B. Miller, M.D. and Henry R. Naysmith transcribed by Barb Jones.
03/13/2008:
   Kent County Death Record Index, 1850-1940:  G,   H,   I,   J,   K  transcribed by Mary Huizen
03/06/2008:
   1925 Union High School - Faculty Photos, Senior Photos, Sports Teams and Two Photos of the Union High School building at different time periods.

February 2008

02/25/2008:   Link from the Masons organization to the article on the Masonic Home.
02/25/2008:
   Solon Center Wesleyan Methodist Church  photos - Raising the Bell,
Rev. Frederick Teachout, first pastor and obituary of Rev. Teachout contributed by Kathy Mabie
02/25/2008:
   Pictures of the old U. B. A. Hospital (later Blodgett Hospital)  
02/25/2008:
   Photo of Ottawa Hills High School, 1937  
02/25/2008:
   Kent County Death Record Index, 1850-1940:  D,   E,   F  
transcribed by Mary Huizen
02/19/2008:
   Original picture of Solon Center Wesleyan Methodist Church contributed by
Kathy Mabie.
02/19/2008:
   Solon Township One-Room School pictures - Briggs School, Pioneer School             and White Creek School contributed by Kathy Mabie.
02/14/2008:
   Bowen's Biographical Sketches: Walter McLouth, Harry B. McMillan, D.D.S.,
Matthew T. McNamara, Gen. Andrew T. McReynolds, Benjamin Franklin McReynolds, and
George Middleton transcribed by Barb Jones.  
02/14/2008:
   1930 Creston High School - Faculty, Seniors, Senior Class Officers, Sports, and other students transcribed and scanned by ES.
02/07/2008:
   Obituary and Death Records for Seymour Beach transcribed by ES.
02/04/2008:
   Obituary of John Waddell, local businessman transcribed by ES.
02/04/2008:
   Genealogies:  Caleb Amidon, Francis Brewer, Harmon A. Burch, Earl Deremo,
John Heileman, Howell/LaBarge, John C. Krum, Hendrik Lamberts, Jacob Lamberts, Orson E. Locke, Lynch/O'Brien, Edward Gray/Wm Martindale, Jacob Nellis, Asa A. Norton, Thomas Pender,
John Quartel, John Richardson, Henry M. Rouse, and Theodore Ward transcribed by ES.
02/04/2008:
   1925 Union High School students and faculty transcribed by Mary Huizen. 
02/04/2008:
   Updated information for Research Shirley DeBoer
 

January 2008

01/30/2008:   Obituaries for Charles Wysoczynski and his wife, Anna F. Wysoczynski transcribed by ES.
01/28/2008:
   Ide Tea Company pictures contributed by Marcia McCrary. 
01/28/2008:
   Riverbend Cemetery link repaired
01/24/2008:
   Old buildings: Kortlander Bldg., Anheuser-Busch Ice House,
G. R. Savings Bank, G. R. Library and Grandville House.
01/24/2008:
   Lowell Congregational Church Membership, 1856-1886 transcribed by ES.
01/23/2008:
   Bowen's Remaining Portraits: John W. Champlin, Allen Durfee, J. I. Cutler residence, Charles Parish, Marian Parish and Albert E. Wilson scanned by ES.  
01/23/2008:
   Obituaries: Edward Maxwell Smith and John W. Squier transcribed by ES.
01/22/2008:
   New URL for Michigan Immigration/Migration information -
www.migrations.org/mimig.html  - person in charge - patrick@migrations.org
01/20/2008:
   Obituaries: Mrs. O. Streenstra and Dr. Frances T. Weed transcribed by ES.
01/17/2008:
   Bowen's Biographical Sketches: Louis Barth, M.D.,G. R. Engraving Co. - Hawley N., Frank K., George T., and Charles C. Cargill, George S. Johnson, Henry G. Kalmbach, Jacobus Keukelaar, Herbert M. King, M.D., Malachi Kinney, Otto H. Kluge, Weston O. Knowles, M.D., Francis J. Lee, M.D., Samuel McBirney Lemon, Simeon LeRoy, M.D., Eugene H. Long, Daniel E. Lozier, John Lucas, Robert M. Luton, M. D., Sanford W. Lyon, James T. McAllister, George H. McBride, M.D., Daniel McCoy, John S. McDonald, Thomas F. McGarry, Hon. Charles McGill,   Col. William T. McGurrin, and L. Frank McKnight transcribed by Barb Jones.
01/17/2008:
   Photo of DeMolai Club of Knights Templar Picnic, July 17, 1942 loaned by Nancy Myers
01/05/2008:
   Lowell Congregational Church Records, 1865 - 1898 transcribed by ES.
 


Created: 22 March 2008
URL: http://kent.migenweb.net/whatsnew/2008.html