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Otsego County, Michigan

Early pioneers in Otsego county received homestead patents signed by President Cleveland. These pioneers are listed below under the township they settled in.


Dover Charlton Elmira Chester Otsego Hayes Livingston Corwith Bagley

Township of Dover

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Section 30

Section 32

Section 34

Charlton Township - Range 30 North 1 West

Section 8

Section 18

Section 24

Section 38

Elmira Township:

Section 2

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Section 24

Section 26:

Section 34:

Section 36:

Chester Township

Section 4

Section 12:

Section 8:

Otsego Lake Township

NONE

Hayes Township

Section 2:

Section 10:

Section 26:

Section 34:

Livingston Township:

Section 2:

Section 4:

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Section 8:

Section 12:

Section 18:

Section 20:

Section 22:

Section 34:

Section 36:

Bagley Township:

Section 8:

Section 18

Section 24

Corwith Township:

Corwith Township was organized by a special act of the legislature in 1877, as was Hayes Township. The original townships in the county were Elmira, Otsego Lake, Charlton and Livingston.C. F. Frencl .was the first supervisor, Thomas C. Woodin the first treasurer, W. B. Gillette the first clerk.

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Section 30:

Section 30, 32 North, Range 2 West

Section 32

  • NellieC. Colborn
  • Peter Gibbons
  • Lewis Sweet

    Section 34:

    Section 36:

    Dover Charlton Elmira Chester Otsego Hayes Livingston Corwith Bagley
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