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 A third volume devoted to Kent County
Edited by: Arthur S. White
Published: Dayton, Ohio: National Historical Assoc., 1924.
From the series: Historic Michigan, Land of the Great Lakes

Table of Contents

These Personal Records are currently an ongoing project.  
We welcome volunteers to work on these records.

* Denotes that there is a portrait of the person in this history book.

There is a website where you can link to and download - the University of Michigan has completed almost all of the
Michigan County Histories including some of our local histories: 1881 Chapman, 1891 Baxter, 1906 Goss,
1878 Everett, 1918 Fisher, and White's Old Grand Rapids, 1925 and volume III of White's by Fuller mainly of
biographical sketches of Grand Rapids residents, 1926 -
http://www.hti.umich.edu/m/micounty/

 

Index of Personal Records

A
Adams, Carl L. - 459
Adams, Milton F. - 525
Allen, Stanley N. - 173
Amberg, Julius H. - 639
American Radio Cabinet Co. - 286
Anderson, William H*. - 184
Armstrong, George B. - 358

B
Baldwin, Harry T. - 507
Banks, William B. - 645
Barnes, Arthur H. - 378
Barnett, James F. - 577
Barnett, James M. - 578
Barnhart, Willard - 175
Bassford, John A. - 510
Batt, William D. - 229
Battjes, Frank H.  - 547
Bean, Richard R. - 308
Bedford, Ebenezer S. - 494
Beeman, Corda E. - 632
Beets, Rev. Henry  - 362
Belleisle, Paul N. - 552
Bennett, Alonzo H - 485
Bertles, William M - 555
Billings, Vernon H. - 527
Blocksma, Dewey - 614
Blossom, Ira - 309
Boersma, Evert - 517
Bogerd, Joseph C. - 501
Boggs, Howard L. - 481
Boland, Joseph D. - 251
Boter, John - 220
Boughner, George T. - 562
Bowles, John W. - 564
Boyland, Charles E. - 566
Boyle, Russell J. - 221
Boylon, Fred M. - 468
Breen, William J.* - 360
Brewer, Joseph H. - 202
Briggs, Col. George G.  - 314
Brooks, A. E. - 573
Brown, Alvah - 217
Brown, David H. - 349
Brown, David S.  - 648
Brown, Edward N. - 446
Brower, John M. - 379
Brown, Joseph - 447
Brown, Martin - 542
Brown, Wallace E. - 287
Bull, Charles H. - 478
Bullock, Charles G. - 302
Bulman, Elvah O. - 529
Butterfield, Roger C. - 170
Butterfield, Roger W. - 168

C
Canfield, William S. - 561
Cargill, Charles C. - 637
Carman, Charles W.* - 248
Caulfield, John - 456
Chaffee Bros. Furniture Co. - 628
Chalmers, W. Bruce - 538
Chamberlin, Edwin J - 564
Chamberlin, Louis H - 563
Chinnick, William C. - 464
Christ, Edward H. - 540
Clark, Edward J. - 649
Clark, Jess W. - 551
Clark, Melvin J.* - 400
Clarke, George S. - 219
Cleland, Rolland J. - 567
Clements, E. Albert - 207
Clemetsen, Hans - 354
Cleveland, John A - 488
Collisi, Harrison S. - 591
Cornelius, Harold C.* - 288
Cornelius, Harold H. - 289

Cornell, George - 496
Cox, H. Fred - 461
Coye, Charles A. - 416
Coye, William H.* - 212
Crabb, Arthur F. - 508
Crane, Charles V. - 201
Crosby, James M.  - 247
Cross, Eli - 213
Cukerski, Wencel L. - 643

D
D'Agneau, J. Henri - 481
Dale Bros. Excelsior Pad Co.*(John) - 352
Danker, Adrian J. - 252
Dark, Moses J. - 511
Davis, Franklin M. - 380
DeGood, James - 489
DeLamarter, Louis J. - 255
Den Herder, Christian - 365
De Nio, Reuben E. - 543
Denison, Arthur - 195
Denison, Dykema & Co. - 198
Dennis, Elmer E.* - 448
Detlor, George H. - 504
Dexter, Clarence S. - 271
DeYoung, Nicholas J. - 461
Dodds, Alexander - 245
Donaldson, Albert L. - 463
Donker, William - 613
Duthler, Henry - 502
Dykhouse, Henry G. - 483

E
Eckberg, Nels T. - 602
Egan, Andy J. - 509
Ellis, Adolphus A. - 250
Ellis, Howard A. - 250
Emerson, Carroll M. - 375

F
Farley, Clarence J. - 525
Fell, Lee A. - 612
Fleckenstein Co. - 266
Fletcher, Salathiel R. - 612
Folger, Frederick W. - 610
Foote, Elijah H.* - 304
Fowle, Harold E. - 598
Freeman, Harry M. - 601
Frey, Christian F.  - 450
Friedrich, Julias A. J. - 223
Frost, Charles L. - 588

G
Gamble, Gordon R. - 523
Garratt, Thomas F.*  - 272
Gast Motor Sales Co - 444.
Gast, P. B. & Sons Co. - 303
Gay, George W.* - 386
Gay, William H. - 384
Gauthier, Clarence A. - 608
Geldhof, William - 293
Gelock, Martin A. - 503
Ghysels, Abraham G. - 258
Gill, William E. - 557
Gillett, William J. - 609
Gingrich, Isaiah H. - 497
Ginsburg, Albert A. - 294
Gleye, Walter B.  - 455
Gogulski, Stanley - 381
Glocheski, Roman F.  - 479
Goodman, Addison S.  - 355
Gorham, Frederick A., Jr. - 478
Graham, Robert D.* - 240
Grand Rapids Belting Co. - 226
Gray, Walter E. - 465
Griffen, Capt. Russell F. - 305
Grimes & Madigan - 374
Grit, Abe - 610
Groskopf, R. William - 350

H
Hadden, Leon P. - 235
Hagerman, David B. - 254
Hake, Albert W.  - 605
Hake, Paul J. - 626
Hake, Theordore J. - 186
Hake, William - 182
Halladay, Frayer* - 362
Halloran, John M. - 568
Hamilton, Charles B.  - 651
Hamilton, Claude T.  - 554
Hamilton, Mrs. Phila L.* - 224
Hannaford, Bradley H. - 506
Hannah, Wilfred S. - 570
Hansen, Henry - 259
Harris, Lewis  C. - 191
Hartman, Henry J. - 576
Hauser, Charles A. - 595
Hauser, Hubert C. - 597
Hayes, H. Jay *- 208
Hayes, Nathan B.* - 200
Heald, Charles M.* - 392
Heald, Henry T. - 549
Henderson, Thomas J. - 575
Hendrikse, James J. - 230
Henry, Loren L. - 573
Herold, Alonzo  - 274
Herpolsheimer Co. & Founders - 171-173
Herrmann, Jacob - 443
Heyboer, Stuart J. C. - 235
Hibbard, John D. - 476
Higbee, Clark E. - 309
Hine, Frank W. - 589
Hirth, Fred H.  - 321
Hoekstra, John M. - 618
Hoffius, Cornelius - 587
Holden, Charles - 275
Hollister, Clay H. - 426
Hollister, Harvey J.* - 424
Hopson, William C.* - 328
Hoult, John *- 232
Hudson, Lloyd V. - 289
Hulswitt, Frank T. - 665
Husted, Miss Nora M. - 594
Hutchins, Lee M. - 666

I
Irwin, Robert W. - 647

J
Jackson, Very Rev. C. E. - 629
Jaracz, Walter J. - 585
Jardine, Robert K. - 574
Jarvis, Frank C. - 504
Jarvis, W. B. - 486
Jeffers, Charles F.  - 322
Jennings, Charles W., Sr. - 233
Jewell, Harry D. - 619
Johns, Edward L. - 239
Johnson, Frank M. - 546
Jones, Frank E.  - 278
Jontz, J. Russel - 295
Judd, Siegel W.  - 322   
Judy, Charles B. - 452

K
Kahler, Raymond C. - 381
Kaminski, Rev. Joseph S. - 490
Kapteyn, N. William
Karel, John D. - 382
Keeney, Willard F. - 211
Kelly, Christopher M. - 615
Kelly, John F. - 270
Kennedy, William J. - 324
Kilstrom, Oscar E. - 641
Killinger, Abram - 516
King, George W. - 324
King, Frank T. - 533
Kingsbury, Willard J. - 326
Kleinhans, Jacob* - 376
Knappen, Loyal E. - 203
Knappen, Stuart E. - 204
Knowlson, Abram B. - 299
Knowlton, James F. - 457
Korreck, John Henry - 514
Kotvis, John - 242
Kotvis, William* - 336
Kramer, Fred W. - 581
Krapp, Edmond C. - 323
Krieger, Walter O. - 329
Kuennen, Christian G. - 539

L
Lacey, R. B. - 310
Lamoreaux, George P. - 186
LeBlanc, Albert A - 499
Leffingwell, Christopher W. - 648
Lemon, Samuel McBirney* - 344
Liesveld, Herman M.  - 210
Lindhout, Pierre - 331
Link, Rue S. - 330
Litscher, Christian J. - 469
Livingston, William E. - 439
Locke, Fred H. - 654
Loomis, Harry E. - 534
Louwerse, Martin P. - 516
Luce Furniture Shops - 625
Lynch, John L. - 599
Lynch, Joseph P.* - 368
Lyzen, Daniel G. - 463

Mc
McCaslin, William R. - 593
McCourt, Vincent G. - 474
McCrath, Louis T.* - 264
McKay, Frank D. - 211
McKnight, Anna Caulfield - 297
McKnight, William F.* - 296
McMullen, George K. - 603
McNabb, John & Sons - 474
MacNeil, Stephen C. - 635
McPherson, Charles - 516

M
Macauley, Charles B. - 387
Macauley, John J. - 388
Mange, David G. - 544
Marshman, Charles S. - 451
Martin, Albert H. - 631
Martin, Glen E. - 333
Marty, Frank T.  - 580
Mastenbrook, Paul A. - 646
Mathison, Frank H.  - 572
Matthews, Fred C. - 467
Matthews, Geo. M. - 332
Maynard, Fred A.  - 315
Merrick, Benjamin P. - 638
Meyer, Fred Henry - 514
Middleton, Louis V. - 459
Miles, Walter E. - 484
Miller, Charles E. - 471

Minor, Don E. - 543
Mohrhardt, Peter D. - 437
Montague, Herbert B. - 499
Moran, John - 477
Morman, Samuel A. - 655
Muir, Andrew A. - 333
Muir, Boyce K. - 268
Mulick, William W. - 389
Munshaw, Earl W. - 334
Murray, James L. - 661

N
Naylor, Samuel N. - 552
Nevers, Clair C. - 335
Newnham, Richard L. - 178
Nieland, Dirk - 438
Noorthoek, Joseph - 373
Norcross, George S. - 571
Northrup, William McK. - 623
Norton, Frank E. - 452
Nydam, Albert J. - 334

O
Oltman, F. H. - 338
Oole, Frank  - 366
Oom, John G. - 337
Oosse, Simon - 604
Osgood, S. J. & S. E. - 187
Otte, Adrian* - 177
Otte, John - 178,  
Owen, Edwin - 660,   
Owen, Rollin H. - 356

P
Paalman, John H. - 228
Paine, S. Hugh - 339
Pantlind, Fred Z. - 433
Pantlind, J. Boyd *- 432
Patterson, Henry - 470
Pedigo, Benjamin M. - 259
Peirce, John W.* - 312
Peirce, Peter R. L. - 313
Peiter, William L.  - 451
Petersen, Theodore - 467
Petersen, John L. - 508
Peterson, Walter J. - 501
Pipe, Peter A. - 339
Platte, John P. - 633
Preston, Jacob T. - 197

R
Raniville, Felix* - 440
Rathbone, Alfred Day, I - 663
Rathbone, Alfred Day, II - 664
Rathbone, Alfred Day, III - 664
Rathbun, Hugh A. - 449
Rauh, John - 372
Rauser, John G. - 367
Raymond, Fred M - 284
Regenmorter, Louis - 348
Remington, Charles N. - 260
Rice, I. Preston - 226
Richmond, Louis R. - 559
Riechel, Henry - 349
Rittenger, Carl J. - 291
Roberts, Col. Amos - 314
Roberts, William E. - 536
Robertson, Wellington C. - 604
Roche, Emmett F. - 518
Rodenhouse, Albert - 342
Rogers, John R. - 181
Rohloff, Henry B. - 341
Roller, Louis A. - 342
Root, Albert - 340
Roth, John F. - 348
Rowe, Mrs. Helen B. - 621
Rupley, William R. - 231
Ruschmann, Robert - 347
Rysdale, George A. - 371
Ryskamp, Albert - 341
Ryskamp, Jacob - 347
Ryskamp, Jacob - 453
Ryskamp, William - 346

S
Sackett, Ray C. - 560
Sackner, Wade - 592
Sarles, Heber R. - 414
Saunders, Louis B. - 454
Sawall, Frank A - 194
Schaddelee, Richard - 656
Schantz, Henry A. - 406
Schmidt, F. Peter - 460
Schneider, Arthur A. - 403
Schneider, Herbert C. - 316
Schols, James - 518
Schuitema, Milo - 357
Scoby, John M. - 407
Semeyn, Walter H. - 535
Sewell, Leland O. - 500
Seymour-Muir Printing Co. - 388
Shanteau, Merlin E. - 413
Shields, Harry A* - 256
Sikkema, Edward L. - 391
Simons, Edward A. - 394
Simpson, Albert H.  - 317
Simpson, Asa E. - 404
Skinner, Charles O. - 528
Sligh, Charles R.* - 192
Sluyter, Maurice - 307
Smith, A. Brooks - 218
Smith, Henry* - 320
Smith, Laurence W. - 513
Smith, William A. - 667
Smitter, Egbert J. - 397
Smolenski, John J. - 487
Snow, Warren H. - 206
Snyder, George N. - 215
Spade, Ira N. - 473
Spangler, David H. - 404
Spielmaker, Clarence A. - 399
Springer, Roy F. - 405
Stall, Earl D. - 390
Stalter, Francis N. - 195
Starritt, Fred D. - 398
Steele, Henry J. - 559
Stellema, Wiebe - 403
Stevens, Frank E. - 254
Stevens, Henry - 521
Stevens, Joe, Jr. - 520
Stocking, Rodney D. - 605
Stolk, Bastian - 407
Stone, S. Webster - 537
Strong, Stanley - 367
Studley, Elbridge G. - 410
Studley, Helen E. - 411
Swain, Alan D. - 412

T
Tandler, Joseph - 524
Tanner, William W. - 300
Tatum, Edward W. - 521
Taylor, Wm. W. - 188
Telder, Fred - 523
Temple, Fred C. - 644
Thoits, Tom - 617
Thomas, George E - 417
Thomasma, Rine - 418
Thompson, Robert A. - 382
Tidey, Charles H. - 269
Timmer, Bert F. - 415
Tross, Edwin D. - 359
Turner, Henry H. - 214
Tyson, Alletz K. - 258
Tyzynski, Walter - 419

U
Uhl, David E. - 263
Uhl, Edwin F. - 262
Utley, Fred M. Agency - 420

V
Vandercook, Faye - 464
Vander Waals, James - 653
VanderWal, Jacob M. - 417
Vanderwerf, Herman F. - 549
Vanderzee, John - 423
Vandeven, Frank - 458
Van Driele, Francis - 667
Van Duren, Jacob - 351
Van Ham, Henry - 318
Van Houten, Mrs. Gertrude - 428
Van Keulen, James - 370
Van Stensel, Arent - 414
Van Strien, Gerrit - 512
Van Vliet, Jacob - 318
Van Ysseldyke, Andrew - 302
Verstay, James - 422
Verwys, Abraham - 421
Voet, Henry - 319
Vogelsang, William E - 627
Vollette, A. Frank - 482
von Platen, Godfrey* - 281
Voss, Louis C. - 427
Voss, William A. - 428

W
Wagemaker Co.*(Isaac) - 216
Wagner, Edward L. - 436
Warrell, George A. - 522
Waters, Daniel H.* - 624
Waters, Dudley E. - 530
Watkins, Charles G. - 498
Watkins, Roy M. - 395
Watson, Otis N. - 584
Weatherly, Charles S. - 520
Wernette, Joseph J. - 237
Werry, Lewis A. - 429
White, T. Stewart - 659
Wicks, Kirk E. - 396
Widdicomb, Ralph H.  - 556
Wierengo, John L. & Staff - 495
Wiley, Carl W. - 519
Williams, Francis L. - 435
Williams, Theodore O. - 364
Willis, Charles N. - 437
Wilmarth Show Case Co. - 657
Wilson, Samuel H. - 430
Withey, Lewis H.* - 408
Witters, L. John - 488
Wood, Frank F.  - 371
Wood, J. Jay - 583
Woodbridge, Robert S.  - 600
Worm, Harold - 435

Y
Yeiter, Orlo J. - 569

Z
Zarbock, Carl G. J. - 511
Zevalkink, Barend & John - 492
Ziesse, Julius A. - 476
Zorns, Ulysses V. - 244

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Document Source: White, Arthur S., Ed., A Third Volume Devoted to Kent County, Dayton, Ohio: National Historical Assoc., 1924.
Location of Original: Microfilm, Sutro Library, San Francisco, California

URL: http://kent.migenweb.net/white1924/personal/index.html
Transcriber: Rebecca Koford
Created: 1 September 1999[an error occurred while processing this directive]

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