What's New 2010
the Old Third Regiment transcribed by Barb Jones.
05/21/2010: 1862 Civil War Summary for Kent and Ottawa Counties transcribed by Barb Jones.
05/21/2010: Death Index, "Bo-Bz" transcribed by Barb Jones
05/12/2010: "P" Greenwood Cemetery, Walker Township reinstalled.
05/12/2010: Obituary of Patrick Doherty, longtime Grand Rapids Policeman transcribed by ES.
05/11/2010: 1918 Central High School November Newsletter transcribed by ES
05/11/2010: 1915 Union High School "Aurora" Yearbook transcribed by Barb Jones, Scanned by ES
05/11/2010: Death Index, "Y - Z" transcribed by Barb Jones
05/01/2010: Death Indexes, "T" and "U" transcribed by Barb Jones
05/01/2010: Findlay Cemetery, Ada Township additions
05/01/2010: Michigan Governors to 1881 transcribed by Barb Jones
Description of new Michigan Soldiers Uniform transcribed by Barb Jones
04/18/2010: 1866 List of Michigan Soldiers Killed in the Civil War transcribed by Barb Jones
04/09/2010: http://www.mymichigangenealogy.com/mi-county-kent.html This a website that has a number of good sources for records.
04/06/2010: 1865 Civil War Prisoner Exchange transcribed by Bar Jones
04/06/2010: 1930 Federal Census link: http://www.archive.org
04/06/2010: Godfrey - Lee School link to old photos contributed by Ronnie Aungst
04/06/2010: Franklin Everett's - Martyrs of the Civil War transcribed by ES
G. R. Herald - 21 April 1912 -
Herman DeBruin, Eugene Rogers,
Ira Stout and Mrs. Cornelius Vorst transcribed by ES
03/26/2010: Obituaries: G. R. Herald - 15 October 1911 - Mrs. Frances Cady, Jacob DeVries, George G. Haight, Marie Belle Hammond, Andrew Kelly, Mrs. C. E. Koon, Mrs. Patrick McNamara,
Frank Meisel, Katherine Tennis, Mary A. Walsh, and Mrs. Edgar Weller transcribed by ES
03/26/2010: 1864 Grand Rapids Income Taxpayers transcribed by Barb Jones
03/26/2010: History of Ancient Order of Hibernians (Irish Group) transcribed by Barb Jones
03/25/2010: 1916 Update on 8th Grade Graduates from Hall and Franklin Schools by ES.
03/25/2010: Citizenship Records, Sa - Sch transcribed by ES
03/25/2010: Early Rules For Teachers transcribed by ES
03/05/2010: Civil War Listings, 1863-1865 - in the Grand River Daily Eagle (includes wounded and killed in the Civil War) transcribed by Barb Jones
Christian Reformed Church,
1857-1957 - Memorable Events transcribed by Barb Jones
02/24/2010: Rolfe Cemetery, Lowell Township updated with the history by Tim Holtz
02/23/2010: 1937 Caledonia High School Yearbook, the Cal Donian contributed by Tom Porritt
02/23/2010: Biographies: Robert G. Howlett, Major Hattie Wood - Spy in the Civil War transcribed by Barb Jones
02/23/2010: Obituary: Solon Baxter transcribed by Barb Jones
02/23/2010: Histories: Grand Rapids Businesses, 1889 and Prospect Hill, 1889 transcribed by Barb Jones
02/11/2010: Obituaries: Percy L. Ackels, the first fireman to die in a in the Grand Rapids Fire Department's 70 year history - George L. Burleson, policeman, dies while escorting a prisoner to jail transcribed by ES
02/11/2010: 1935 Caledonia High School Yearbook, the "Cal Donian" contributed by Tom Porritt
02/05/2010: 1864 List of Some of the Schools in Kent County transcribed by ES
02/05/2010: GR-Events: 1916 Fires, possibly arson, and Mayor George Steketee's enforcement of the Blue Law transcribed by ES.
02/05/2010: Obituaries: Charles H. Saunders, Captain John Johnson, Mrs. Cornelius Vorst, Herman DeBruin,
Ira Stout and Eugene Rogers transcribed by ES
02/05/2010: Description of Fire Engine House No. 12 transcribed by ES
Township Death Records, 1920-1952 transcribed by ES
01/22/2010: Early Grand Rapids Police Department Equipment
01/22/2010: National Hotel Burns, 1912
01/22/2010: Early Grand Rapids Fire Department Photos and Data by ES
01/22/2010: NOTICE: Seeking the family of Friedrich Cekursch to give them the
Death Record for Friedrich Cekursch who died in the Lutheran Old Folks Home in Monroe, Michigan but was returned for burial to Grand Rapids at Valley City Cemetery. The information was sent by Loretta Dunham, Record Editor for the Genealogy Society of Monroe County.
01/22/2010: Additional Old Grand Rapids Advertisements
01/22/2010: Photo of the Kalamazoo State Asylum, Kalamazoo, Michigan
01/22/2010: Photos of the Old Hastings High School and Howard City School House
01/16/2010: Sheldon Family Association will meet August 5-8, 2010 at the Holiday Inn in Grand Rapids Michigan at the 71st annual gathering for genealogy & friendship. Contact website for information at :
01/16/2010: "T" Citizenship Records transcribed by ES
01/16/2010: 1889 History of Grand River Eagle's 45th Anniversary transcribed by Barb Jones
01/16/2010: Biography of Eddie DeLosh, Boxing Trainer transcribed by Barb Jones
01/10/2010: Biography of Mel Trotter transcribed by Barb Jones
01/10/2010: History of the Bissell Carpet Company transcribed by Barb Jones
01/04/2010: Peninsular Club bios of Grand Rapids Furniture Business Men: Stuart Foote, Charles G. and Earl M.
Johnson, Charles J. Kindel, Philip Lewis and Frederick H. Mueller transcribed by Barb Jones
01/04/2009: Circus with Madame Louise Tournarie and her Dancing Horses
Created: 11 February 2010