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ALBRIGHT - Lavina, dau. of Christopher and Catherine, wife of John Hulse, b. 11-23-1858, d. 7-22-1916 Leslie Tatro
BAIRD, Thomas - Born March 3, 1831 Monroe County, NY, enlisted at Coldwater Jan. 19, 1864 in Battery "A", 1st Michigan Light Artillery, died Feb. 1, 1894 in Freeland, Michigan Lois Katona
BASSETT, Francis, died 8-24-1837 Batavia, Branch Co., MI., & wife Mary Cushing, d. 12-25-1846 Branch Co. Marita Gladson
BEAGLE Joan Stratmann
BEEKS Dawn Beeks
BICKFORD David & Mary Bickford
BLANK Wes Blank
BOWEN John Fariss
BRADLEY, Howard (b. 1777), of Ovid Tnp and Kinderhook Tnp, wife Electa, children John, James, Harriet & Laura;  second wife, Millicent.  BRADLEY, John (1808-1881), wife Elizabeth Cady, children Alma, Electa, Howard, & Charles Henry; second wife Mary Whitford Gripman, their children Judson, Albert, Mary & Emeline Barbara Mansfield
BLOSSOM - Carrie H., b. 8-20-1867, d. 12-27-1927, 2nd wife of Herbert Brown, married 12-15-1898 Leslie Tatro
BOWEN John Farris
BROWN - Herbert J., son of Jerry & Jane, father of Ray, Opha & Zettia Brown, b. 8-19-1868, d. 9-22-1946 Leslie Tatro
BUFFUM, Louis Martin, born 9/3/1875 Bethel, MI., married Mable Alice Cook in Coldwater on 4/29/1903.  Mable born 11/9/1881 in Coldwater Darlene Engle
BURGHDUFF Rich Hill
BURNSIDE, Leuther Voorhees, 1868-1937, married Mary R. Mock, 1870-1950, son Carlton Earl Burnside, 1895-1949, married Hazel Tice, 1849-1995 Geoff Smith
CALKINS  (Charles & Belinda Calkins buried in Girard Twp. & Frank & Elizabeth Calkins of Coldwater)

Burt Fuller

CARD  (Job Card & wife, Lucy) Carmen Petersen
CARTER Kurt
CASE  (Frank, born Sept. 1863 & wife Angie Sherman) Carmen Petersen
CHENEY, John, born 1787, Naseby, England. Immigrated in 1844 with wife Elizabeth.  John died in Coldwater in 1866 Donna Schultheiss
CLINE, Brunson Alexander.  b. 10-31-1876 in Bethel, MI, d. 3-1969 in Desota Parrish, LA.  Also his parents James A. Cline, b. ca. 1829 in Pennsylvania, Union soldier.  James married Elizabeth Brunson. Gayle Johnson
COLE, George W., county resident from 1855 to 1891 when he passed. He had 10 children and I have lots of information on family from
George to some present descendants
Diane Van Kampen Chestelson
COOK, William P. & Colista (Olmstead) Cook. Darlene Engle
CROSS, Leonard & Sarah (Sally) Parrish.  Children:  Samuel, Alonzo, Ira, Lewis, Hiram, Huron, Cyrus, Saxton, Phebe, Mary, Martha, Asaheh, Laurey, Leonard C., and Sylvia. Anne May
CULVER Larry Culver
DAVIS, Levi. Born in 1803 in New York, son of Ebenezer Davis. Wife of Lavina Buck and children accompanied him to Gilead, Branch County after 1850.  Any information? Revers
DAY Marilyn Lane
DEEDS Dave Harrison
DEPEW (aka:  DePue, DePugh) penbeagl05@aol.com
DEVLIN Dave Harrison
DEXTER Randy Easton
DOW Joan Stratmann
DUNHAM Marilyn Lane
EASTON Randy Easton
EGGLESTON Lucinda Rohrs
FAUROT  (of Coldwater) Chris Root
FILKINS  (of Bronson & Coldwater) Chris Root
FINK Brenk Link
FISH  Melissa Rudd Fish, dau. of Lorenzo & Margaret Rudd who came from Otsego co. NY to Mich. about 1855. She wrote to family here in Otsego Co from Bronson in 1925. Write: 1024 Co Hwy 20, Edmeston, NY 13335 Jeanne Westcott
FISHER Chris Root
FLAGG   Daisy Dell Flagg Granger, born in Indiana ca. 1878 to William & Hellen Flagg, she married John Granger and was in the 1930 Branch County Census Nancy Ebert
FOSTER, Norman & Elizabeth, lived in Gilead from ca. 1860 until her death in Dec. 1879. Norman died in Savannah, GA in Feb. 1865. Looking for burial location of Elizabeth Foster. John Foster
FREY Brent Link
FULLER, Burton Leroy (summer resident Marble Lake, Quincy Twp., ca. 1900-1950), son John was Coldwater High School Class of 1947. Burt Fuller
FULLER  (of Coldwater) Chris Root
GALE, Ruth Ann, b. ca. 1825, Columbis Co., NY, dau. of Harvey & Ursula Gale. Married James H. Kelsey. Listed in 1860 census of Ovid, Branch Co., MI. Died Logan Co., IL. Lois Branch
GEE, Catherine.  b. NY ca. 1818-20, m. Oct. 1840 to Ezekiel Gorball in Branch county, d. April 1912 Quincy Coleen Coleman
GIBSON - Jane, b. 1845, married Jerry Brown, mother of Harriet, Mary Jane, Herbert, Wm., Minerva, Nina & Albert, DOD unknown Leslie Tatro
GONSER Lori
GOODRICH Lori
GORBALL -  Jehosaphat Gorball & Mary , Robert Gorball & Mary Kingston, Joseph Gorball & Mary Cromwell, Ezekiel Gorball & Catherine Gee, Stephen Gorball & Elizabeth Mann Coleen Coleman
GRAVES Rich Hill
HALE, Ambrose Richard Cates
HARBAUGH - Lydia Ellen, dau. of Joseph & Lucinda, 1st wife of Herbert Brown, b. 2-18-1866, d. 6-15-1895, married 10-23-1889 in Coldwater Leslie Tatro
HARRIS  (Arza Jesse Harris, descendent of Roderick Harris and Fernando Harris) Carmen Petersen
HARRIS  (Ira Mortimer Harris, wife: Margie Case) Carmen Petersen
HARRIS  (Robert O. Harris, b. 1912, son of Ira and E. Louise Merinar, dau. of George) Carmen Petersen
HARRISON Dave Harrison
HART  (Ebenezer Hart 1819-1896 & Harriet Phinney Hart 1824-1889, both buried in Coldwater) Jennifer Anklesaria
HILL Rich Hill
HOWELL - Joseph & wife Dorcas Cornell, Came to Branch Co. in 1836 from N.Y. Children: Sarah Howell; James Howell marr. Angelia Converse and Mary Gaskill; Hannah Howell marr. Hollis Taylor; Daniel Howell marr Lydia Reynolds; Abigail Howell marr. John Walters; Willard Howell marr. Emaline Kirby; Ranson Howell marr. Margaret Alexander; Laura Howell; Phebe Howell marr. Charles Quimby Mary Ellen Beghtel
HULSE - John, b. 1-4-1842, d. 9-29-1920, son of John & Charity, served 9th MVI, Co. "I", married Lavina  Albright Leslie Tatro
JONES Rich Hill
KELLER Brent Link
KELLOGG Michael Kellogg
KELLEY Jim Schneider
KELSEY, James H., b. ca. 1825, NY. Father b. CT. Married Ruth Ann Gale, b. ca. 1825, Columbia Co. NY, dau. of Harvey and Ursula Gale. Listed in the 1860 Census of Ovid, Branch Co., MI Died Logan Co., IL Lois Branch
KELSO  William Kelso, b. 12 Apr. 1817, married York Center, Livingston County, NY, died 30 May 1889, Orland, Steuben Co., IN and buried in Curtis Cemetery, Noble Twp, Branch County, MI.  Mary Kelso (nee Mary Anderson, b. March 1825, Aberdeenshire Co., Scotland, married Wm Kelso 04 Dec. 1845, La Grange Co., IN, d. 05 Feb. 1878, Noble Twp, Branch County MI., Isabell Kelso, daughter, married George Linendoll, 22 Feb. 1882, Bronson, MI, d. 29 Mar 1909 Millgrove, IN Rosalie Bosner
KNAP Larry Parks
LAFLER Rich Hill
LAHYM  (of Bronson) Chris Root
LAMONTAGNE Terry Owens
LAMPMAN Jeff Brodrick
LAWLOR  Robert.  Arrived in Branch County around 1853, perhaps earlier.  The daughter Mary Ann married John Burns. Martha Lawlor
LIBHART, LIEBHART, LIEBHARDT Mary Tilstra
LINK Brent Link
LIPE, Martin B.  1st wife Fanny B. Lipe ca. 1813 NY had: Mary, Sarah, Abigail, Daniel Lipe.  Martin's 2nd wife was Cordelia Burch, ca. 1827 NY. Daniel married Amanda Butler, lived in Butler, Branch County. Nancy
LYTER, Joseph (1820-1898) & Elizabeth (1831-1897) Carol Schatz
MAPLES Kurt Hahn
MARSH Jeff Brodrick
MAYNARD penbeagl05@aol.com
McPEAK, Daniel & Mary Virginia & their four sons, Elbert McPeak, Franklin McPeak, Claude McPeak and Clyde McPeak. From Polk Co, Nebraska to Branch County, Michigan ca. 1900-1948 Nadine Heppell
McWETHY Family Barbara Mansfield
MERINAR  (George Lemuel Merinar & wife Mary L. Nutt) Carmen Petersen
MICHAUD Terry Owens
MILLIMAN, William W., b. Sept. 3, 1848, Branch Co., MI, d. Dec. 23, 1922, Bronson. Married Susan Keller, fall of 1870, Civil War, 5th MI Cavalry, Co. M., Buried in Dutch Settlement Cemetery Scott Lockhart
MILNER Wes Blank
MISENAR & MISNER Connie Duke
MOORE Jeff Brodrick
MOORE, Robert, b. 1833 England, married Eleanor Cordelia Monroe ca. 1858.  Their daughter Mary married Mark Southworth.  Their son married Ella Lockerby & 2) Delfina Brant. G. L. Van Deusen
MOREY Barbara Krause
MOWRY Barbara Krause
ODREN Don Smith
PAGE  Settled in Branch Co., MI, in about 1857 from Webster, Monroe Co., NY. They initially settled in Bronson. Among those arriving were:  William H. (b. 1797 in England) and Chloe (THAYER, b. 1794 in MA) ROBINSON PAGE and their sons Riley Preston PAGE (b. 1839 in Wayne Co., NY) and William H. PAGE, Jr. (b. 1833 in Wayne Co., NY) with his wife, the former Mariah PATCH (b. 1837 in England), and baby Jay D. PAGE (b. 1855 in Monroe Co., NY). William, Jr. and Mariah had eight more children, all born in Branch Co., and Riley and his first wife, the former Elizabeth HOLLENBECK, had all three of their children in Branch Co. Chuck Paige
POWELL Larry Parks
RAYMOND Dave Harrison
REYNOLDS Wes Blank
ROBISON Lori
ROBINSON  Chloe (THAYER, b. 1794 in MA) ROBINSON PAGE’s son Luther ROBINSON (b. 1819 in Ontario, Wayne Co., NY) from her first marriage to James ROBINSON (b. 1790 in MA, d. 1831 in NY) of Ontario, preceded the PAGE family and were in Branch Co., MI, by 1855. He and his wife, the former Mari HILL (b. 1823 in NY), brought three children and would have three more in Branch Co. Chloe’s son Chauncey ROBINSON (b. 1816 in Ontario, Wayne Co., NY) brought his wife, the former Louisa HILL (b. 1820 in Macedon, Wayne Co., NY) and their four children to Quincy, Branch Co., MI, by 1859, when and where their son William H. Seward ROBINSON was born. By 1860 Chauncey and Louisa were hotel keepers in Quincy with 19 hotel guests. Chuck Paige
RUPE  (Wm. Harrison Rupe born 1876 Mich., Matilda Tillie Rupe born 1883, Leola Retta Rupe b. 1905 OH., Ellen May Rupe b. 1908 IN., Wm. Herndon Rupe b. 1910 OH. marr. Ruth M. Pettit in 1930) Joann Van Boven
RUTTER, Nehemiah Hamilton, (1828-1866) married Sarah Ann Heath (1834-1865).  They had 6 children: Henry, Chester, Margaret, Sarah, Andre, and Edmond, all born in Branch county.  Buried in Mundy Cemetery. Ed Rutter
RZEPKA Gloria LaMont
SANFORD Kris Speer
SAUNDERS  (Alpheus d. Jan 17, 1879, Lucina d. Dec. 2, 1876, buried in Riverside Cem., Union City) Helen Handley
SAWDEY (aka: Sawdy) penbeagl05@aol.com
SHAW  (William A., b. ca. 1851 Union City, MI., moved to Allegan county by 1860) Jennifer Anklesaria
SCOTT, James family - b. ca. 1798 Ireland, married to Harriet Brace, died by April 1882. Daughter Harriet Scott Lori Driver
SHELLENBERGER (aka: Shallenberger) penbeagl05@aol.com
SHERER Don Smith
SIDNAM, Issac  1800-1866, lived in Sherwood Twp. by 1840, moved to MN., then Barry Co., Mi by 1859. Also need info on Susanna Sidnam, poss. dau. of Issac., wife of Joseph W. Burson, poss. mother of Wm. Shaw. Jennifer Anklesaria
SIMMONS, Chester & Roa Burt Fuller
SIMMONS, Watson C. & Mariette J., married in Branch County, October 7, 1863 Alice Allen
SMITH  (of Matteson & Coldwater) Chris Root
SMITH  Joseph H. b. 1801 MA married Margaret Robinson, Settled in Noble Twn. sometime in the early 1830's. Son: Culbert Smith, b. 1820 Schoharie, NY, settled in Noble Twp. with family. Siblings: Samuel, Charlotte, Joseph, Orlando & Eugenia Donna Smith
SMITH Don Smith
SMITH Larry Parks
STEARNS Sue Brodie
SWAIN Brent Link
TAYLOR Marilyn Lane
THIELL  (of Coldwater) Chris Root
THOMPSON  (Levi, born 1805 N.Y., md. 1) Nancy, md. 2) Chloe Van Velkenburt, 1841 and James Thompson, b. 1796 in N.Y., md. Sarapta Porter, ca. 1828) Jean Ohai
TICE  (Frank B., b. Aug. 24, 1869 Branch Co., MI., d., 11 Jan 1955 Stugis & Elizabeth Snyder Tice, b. Sept. 22, 1873 in Bronson, MI., d. Sept. 26, 1921 Kalamazoo, MI.) Geoff Smith
TOWSLEY Wes Blank
TRIPP Don Smith
USEWICK, (of Coldwater) Dennis b. NY, Civil War 11th MVI, Co. H, died Manton, Wexford Co., MI. on Aug. 22, 1910; his son Samuel in MVI, Co. M, died Feb. 16, 1864 buried Nat. Cemetery #532, Lexington, KY Laura Cox
VANDERHOOF  1) Allen (b. 1835 N.Y.- d. 1904 Coldwater, Mi.) 2)  Frances Allie Vanderhoof, wife of Ebenezer Phinney Hart  b. 1873 in Coldwater - d. 1960. Jennifer Anklesaria
WALKER, Jesse E., Sgt. 21st OVI, Company "K", Buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, died 1925. The Hunt Family
WARNER Kris Speer
WILDER penbeagl05@aol.com
WORTZ, Frances Elizabeth  b. 1845 N.Y., d. in Three Rivers in 1930, divorced Allen Vanderhoof in 1897 Jennifer Anklesaria