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GENEALOGY COLLECTION




3 1833 01075 4833



HISTORY OF

CALHOUN COUNTY

MICHIGAN

A Narrative Account of its Historical Progress,
its People, and its Principal Interests



BY "
HON. WASHINGTON GARDNER



VOLUME I



ILLUSTRATED



y PUBLISHERS

\/ . I THE LEWIS PITBLISHIXG COMPANY

CHICAGO AXD NEW YORK
1913



1184659

PREFACE



The present history of Calhouu county, resulting from the combined
labors of editor and publishers through a period of more than a year,
is herewith offered to the public. The design has been to present a com-
prehensive, accurate and readable narrative and work of reference, and
to this end have the labors of all concerned been directed. The work has
divided itself into two parts, the historical and biographical, and the
biographical matter, while essential to the history, has been placed in a
separate volume where it will not obstruct the general reader. As stated
in the original prospectus, all data for this section of the work has been
offered, before publication, in typewritten form for correction by the
persons concerned.

As to the historical part, the editor must assume full responsibility,
since the publishers have granted him entire freedom in this department.
In a sense it will be seen that the editor has done little more than place
in orderly arrangement the flowers that others have plucked from the
historic highway, or that he has but welded into a historic chain of events
the links that others have forged. One of the most difficult things to
determine was what to admit and what to omit ; hence criticism both as
to what the work contains and what it fails to contain is expected.

To the associate editors, John H. Kellogg, M. D., President Samuel
Dickey ; Judge William H. Porter ; I\lr. Edward C. Hinman and Mr.
William J. Smith, the editor wishes to express his appreciation of their
cooperation and valuable aid. Likewise, does he desire to express his
oliligations to the many individual contributors of articles which add so
much to the historic value of the work. In not a few of these articles is
tliere evidence of that painstaking research which for all time will give
a historic interest to the work and be of invaluable assistance to him
who, in the years to come, will do for a future generation that which
this work has undertaken to do for this. Acknowledgment is made for
valuable suggestions offered and for courtesies extended by Mrs. Perry,
assistant secretary of the Michigan State Pioneer Society; as also for the
information gained through the publications of the society named. On
matters relating to Michigan they are indeed a mine of historic wealth.

The editor invites attention to what may be termed the Civil war
chapters of the work. The preparation of these consumed much time and
required no little labor. More than one hundred volumes relating to the
Civil war were carefully consulted. The result is believed to be, for the
space allowed, a very complete setting forth of Calhoun county's part
in the struggle for the preservation of the Union.

The editor wishes to acknowledge the uniform courtesies extended by
the publishers. In the preparation of the work they have cheerfully
afforded every available facility.

All the mechanical features of the work, including the paper, the
type, the illustrations and the binding, fully meet the promises hehl out
and are worthy of a publication of much wider dissemination than this
can possibly have.



iv PREFACE

No one is so well aware of the defects and shortcomings of this work
as the editor, but if, despite these, it has made a substantial contribution
to the history of Calhoun county ; if it shall serve to give to its people a
better knowledge and consequently a better appreciation of the places,
persons and events that have helped to make up its historical features,
and if it shall be of assistance to some future editor in the preparation
of a like work, the labor expended will not have been in vain.

Washington Gardner.



CONTENTS



CHAPTER 1

Michigan Under the French Flag 1

CHAPTER II
Michigan Under the British Flag 8

CHAPTER Ur
Michigan Under the American Flag 5

CHAPTER IV

Michigan to the Close of the War of 1812-1814 7

CHAPTER V

MICHIGAN UNDER GOVERNOR CASS

Material Development — The Territorial Roads 9

CHAPTER VI

:\nCHIGAN IN ITS PRIMITIVE STATEHOOD

Calhoun and Calhoun County — Lmfortant Year for the County
and Marshall — Rapid Growth of County and County Seat —
Public and Private Buildings — First County Court House — A
New Court House Needed — A New Jail — The Calhoun County
Home — County Officers 15



vi CONTENTS

CHAPTER VII

MEN AND MEASURES

Marshall Men and Measures in State and National History (by
John C. Patterson) — Battle Creek as a Station on the Under-
ground Railway (by Charles E. Barnes) — The Underground
Railroad (by Burritt Hamilton) — Calhoun County Agriculture
(by J. H. Brown) — Roads and the Improvement of Roads. ... 29

CHAPTER VIII

BANKS, BANKING AND BANKERS

Bank of United States op America — Wild-Cat Banking — A National
Currency — Old National Bank of Battle Creek — The First Na-
tional Bank op Battle Creek — The First National Bank op
Marshall — Central National Bank, Battle Creek — City Bank
OP Battle Creek — Merchants Savings Bank op Battle Creek — ■
The Commercial and Savings Bank, Albion — Albion State Bank
— First State Bank op -Tekonsha — Athens State Bank 104

CHAPTER IX

HISTORY OF ALBION COLLEGE

Albion College (by Delos Pall) — (I) Its Early History — (II) Its
Early History Continued — (III) Early History, Third Period —
(IV) The Past Thirty-Five Years — Ideal Character op the
College — (V) Products 117



CHAPTER X

GENERAL EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Michigan Public School System — Leading Calhoun County Educa-
tors — Rural Schools op the County (by Frank D. Miller) —
Register op State and County Officers — Dr. Delos Fall — Village
Schools (by Frank D. Miller) 142

CHAPTER XI
The Indians 158

CHAPTER XII

EVOLUTION OF THE TEMPERANCE CAUSE.

The Washingtonian JIovement — AVashingtonianism in Battle Creek
— The Red Ribbon Movement — The Women's Christian Temper-
ance Union — Legislation 160



CONTENTS vii

CHAPTER XIII

TOWNSHIP HISTORIES

Albion and Athens Townships — Athens Village — Battle Creek
Township (by Mrs. Laura Ringes) — Bedford and Burlington
Townships — Village op Burlington — Clarence, Clarendon, Con-
vis, ECKFORD, EilJIETT AND FrEDONU. ToWNSHIPS HOMER TOWN-
SHIP AND Village — Homer Banks — Lee, Leroy, JIarengo, ]\1ar-
SHALL, Newton and Penfield Townships — A Few Pioneer Ex-
periences — Sheridan and Tekonsha 164

CHAPTER XIV

OFFICIAL AND STATISTICAL

Presidents of the United States — Governors of LIichigan Territory
— State Governors — Federal Officials from Calhoun County —
Delegates to Constitutional Conventions — State Officials
from the County — Members of the State Senate — Representa-
tives OF Michigan Legislature — Circuit and Probate Judges —
Sheriffs, County Clerks, Treasurers, Registers of Deeds, Prose-
cuting Attorneys, Circuit Court Commissioners, Surveyors,
Drain Commissioners, Commissioners op Schools, and Coroners —
Population and Property Valuation 217

CHAPTER XV

FOUNDING OF IMARSHALL

Early- Settlement of Marshall (by Mary Wheeler Miller) — Land-
marks OF Marshall (by Amelia Frink Redfield) — -The Cholera
Scourge (1832) — Marshall Banks — Manufacturing in Marshall
— The Calhoun County Agricultural Society 228

CHAPTER XVI

MUNICIPAL AND PROFESSIONAL

Marshall as a Municipality (by Craig C. Miller) — Water System —
Description and Valuation of Plant — ^Electric Lighting and
Power Plant — Description and Valuation of Plant — Sewerage
System — Electric Railroad — Paving and Roads — Hospital and
Library — The Marshall Postoffice (by William H. Arthur) —
M.UISHALL Public Schools (by Gertrude B. Smith) — The Press
OF Marshall (by J. M. ilosEs) — Lawyers of jMarshall, Past and
Present (by Hon. Herbert E. Winsor) 254

CHAPTER XVII

ANTI-WAR AND MILITARY MATTERS

The Celebrated Crosswhite Affair — Calhoun County Veteran
Battalion (by H. IT. ^Milijdr. Colonel) — C. Colegrove Post No. 166,
G. A. R. (by H. H. Miller, Post Patriotic Instructor) — Dulcenia
Home (by W. J. Dibble) 279



viii CONTENTS

CHAPTER XVIII

CHURCHES OF MARSHALL

Trinity Episcopal Church (by Louis S. Joy, ]M. D.)— First Presby-
terian Church of ^Marshall — First Methodist Episcopal Church
OF Marshall (by Mrs. Mary F. B. Stephenson)— Catholic
Church — First Baptist Church — First Evangelical Lutheran
Zion's Church 293



CHAPTER XIX

BATTLE CREEK

Sands McCamley and Ezra Convis — The First School in Battle
Creek — Churches — Manufacturing Interests — Battle Creek
Sanitarium — Railroads — Fire Department — Battle Creek and
Its Municipal Government — Battle Creek A City — Postoffice
(1877-1912)— The Public Schools op Battle Creek (By Eva
Warriner) — The Battle Creek Press (By George B. Willard) —
Early Bar (By Charles E. Thomas) — The Charles Willard
Library (By Mrs. Fannie Brewer) — Battle Creek in the Civil
War (By A. B. Simpson) — Farragut Post, G. A. R. — Farragut
Relief Corps No. 4 (by Mrs. Jennie Jones) 311



CHAPTER XX

FINANCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL

Banks and Banking (by Charles Austin) — Thresher and Engine
Industry — Steam Pump Industry — American Steam Pump Com-
pany — Advance Pump and Compressor Company — Duplex
Printing Press Company — Battle Creek Prepared Food In-
dustry 353



CHAPTER XXI

THE SANITARIUM AND MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

Birth of Battle Creek Sanitarium — Enter Dr. J. H. Kellogg —
Change of Name — First Sanitarium Buildings — Fire of 1902 —
New Main Structure — Courses and Means of Treatment — Train-
ing School for Nurses — Educational Work — A Purely Philan-
thropic Institution — Haskell Home for Orphans and Destitute
Children — Nichols Memorial Hospital and Charitable
Union 369



CONTENTS ix

I CHAPTER XXII

BATTLE CREEK CHURCHES AND SOCIETIES

The First Presbyterian Church — First Baptist Church — ^St. Thom-
as Church — First Methodist Episcopal Church — j\Iaple Street
M. E. Church — Upton Avenue M. E. Church — -The Seventh-Day
Adventist Tabernacle — Independent Congregational Church —
First Church of Christ Scientist — Immanuel Apostolic Holi-
ness Church — German Evangelical St. Paul's Church — Literary
AND Secret Societies of Battle Creek (by W. R. Wooden) — The
Woman's League — Young Men's Christian Association (by Wil-
LLiM S. Potter) — Women's Christian Temperance Union (by Mrs.
W. S. Keet, Calhoun) 394



CHAPTER XXIII

ALBION

Coming of the Peabodys — The Finches — Jesse Crowell and What
He Did for Albion — The Eslows — William H. Brockway — James
Monroe — Coming of the Gales^Albion Malleable Iron Plant,
ETC. — Albion College — Flood op 1908 — Albion National
Bank 415



CHAPTER XXIV

CITY OF ALBION

Public Improvements (by Adrian F. Cooper) — City Officials (1885-
1912) — Albion Public Schools (by AV. J. McKone)— The Press
of Albion (by William B. Gildart) — Albion Post Office (by A. D.
Baugham) — Albion Attorneys — City Hoseit.\l (by Mrs. A. J.
Brosseau) — Banks and Bankers of Albion (by Arthur C. Hud-
nutt) — The Gale Manufacturing Company (by L. E. White) —
Albion IVL\lleable Iron Company (by Raymond H. Gardner) — The
Union Steel Screen Company (by George E. Dean) — The Cook
Manufacturing Company (by L. J. Wolcott) — National Spring
AND Wire Company 429



CHAPTER XXV

CHURCHES AND SOCIETIES

First Baptist Church — Methodism in Albion (by Edwin N. Parsons)
— First Presbyterian Church (by Mrs. Samuel M. Reed)— St.
John's Catholic Church — German Evangelical LuTHER.iN
Salems Church — St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church-
First Church of Christ Scientist— F. W. Hollingsworth Post
No. 210, G. a. R. (by Levi S. W^arren)— Woman's Relief Corps-
Woman's Christian Temper.vnce Union (by Mrs. Mary Brock-
way Dickie) 458



X CONTENTS

CHAPTER XXVI

MICHIGAN AND CALHOUN COUNTY IN WAR

The Mexican War — The Civil War — First War Fund Subscribers —
First Western Regiment at the Front — Troops Raised in State
AND County — Press and Church for the Union — The Grand
Muster-Out — Money for the War — Historical Authorities Re-
lied Upon 480



CHAPTER XXVII

CIVIL WAR INFANTRY

First Michigan Enters Virginia — At First Bull Run — Calhoun
County' Officers and Privaj'es — Second, Third and Fourth Regi-
ments — Histories of Regiments From the Sixth to the Twen-
tieth, Inclusive — Twenty-fourth to the Twenty-eighth Regi-
ments and the Thirtieth Infantry — First JIichigan Engineers
AND Mechanics — Rowland's Engineers — First ^Michigan Sharp
Shooters — Berdan's First and Second United States Sharp
Shooters — Company I — Western Sharp Shooters — First Michi-
gan Colored Infantry — Forty-second and Forty-fourth Illinois
Infantry 489



CHAPTER XXVIII

CAVALRY AND ARTILLERY

First to the Eleventh Cavalry Regiments, Inclusive — "Merrill
Horse" — The Formation op the "Merrill Horse" (by Captain
George H. Rowell) — Complete List of "Merrill Horse" — In
the First Michigan Regiment Light Artillery — Miscellaneous
Organizations 553



CHAPTER XXIX

IN THE WAR WITH SPAIN

Official Data — Volunteers Outside op Company D — Calhoun Coun-
ty IN the Spanish-American War (by Colonel William H.
Hatch) — Company D Ordered into Camp — Leaves for Tampa,
Florida— Transport "Florida" Disabled — In Camp at Fernan-
dino — Starting for Home — Welcome Home — Roster of Company
D— Captain D. E. W. Lyle 597



INDEX



Abbey, Samuel I., 1242.
Aekley, RoUin D., 655.
A corner in one of the greenhouses, Bat-
tle Creek Sanitarium (view), 386.
Adams, William D., 276.
Addington, De Witt C, 1367.
Advance Pump & Compressor Company,

359.
Adventist Tabernacle (view), 403.
Agriculture, primitive, 93.
Albion City Hospital. 440.
Albion College Chapel (view), 120.
Albion College, mention, 117, 119, 136,
426; early history of, 117; third period,
126; past thirty-five years, 130; ideal
character of college, 136; faculty, 141.
"Albion Leader," 437.
Albion Malleable Iron Company, 450.
Albion Malleable Iron Company (view),

451.
Albion Malleable Iron Plant, 424.
Albion, mention, 19, 415, 429; attorneys.
431, 438; city officials, 430; public
schools, 433; first pavement, 430; first
postoffice, 437; churches, 458.
"Albion Mirror." 435.
Albion National Bank, 427.
"Albion Xews-Leader," 436.
Albion Postoffice. 437.
"Albion Press,"435.
"Albion Recorder." 436.
Albion State Bank, 113, 444.
Albion Township, 21, 164.
Albion Woman's Relief Corps, 475.
Allen, Heman G.. 999.
Allen, Howard V., 899.
Alvord, Austin W.. 346, 1136.
American Medical Missionary College,

383.
American Steam Pump Company, 317,

359.
American Steam Pump Company (view),

358.
Andrews, Charles S., 807.
Andrus. William, 1109.
Annis, Frederick, 439.
Anthony dairy farm (view), 211.
Anti-slavery sentiment, 74.
Anti-war matters, 279.
Argubright, Charles J., 719.
Arndt, August E., 1337.
Arnold, George E., 647.
Arthur, William H., 261.
At first Bull Run, 490.



■Atliens Bee," 169.

Athens Hardwood Lumber Company, 168.

"Athens News," 168.

Athens State Bank, 116.

•Athens Times," 168.

Athens Township, 20, 21, 165.

Athens village, 167.

Austin, Charles, 353, 609.

Austin, liJdward, 651.

Avery, A. F., 892.

Avery, Chauncey H., 751.

Baader, A. J., 1246.

Babbitt, Allison, 1215.

Babbitt, Mrs. Beatrice, 1215.

Bailey, John W., 1225.

Baker. Warren D., 1245.

Baldwin, ,Tohn, 1269.

Ball. ClKul.s 0.. 643.

r.an,:;liaiii. Aitliur D., 1157.

liaiik - and liaiikors of Albion, 441.

I'.aiiks aii.l banking. Battle Creek, 353.

I'.ankt". banking and bankers, 104.

Bank of United States of America, 105.

Barber, .John C, 1127.

Ilarnes, Charles E., 82, 613.

r.arnes. George S., 1099.

Barney, Fred W., 724.

Bathrick, George H., 611.

Bathrick, Grace M., 1121.

Bathrick, Freeborn W., 610.

Battle Creek in 1861 (view), 322.

Battle Creek Cereal Food Company. 366.

•Battle Creek Champion," 332.

•Battle Creek Daily Journal," 332.

Battle Creek Health Food Company. 367.

•Battle Creek Journal," 333.
Battle Creek jMachinery Company, 357.
Battle Creek, mention, 19, 21, 311; first
grist mill in, 171; a city. 323; as a
station on the underground railway,
82; first school in, 314; fire depart-
ment, 320; churches, 31S, 394; in the
Civil war, 343; municipal government,
323; postoffice, 335; prepared food in-
dustry, 365; press, 331; first post-
master, 19.
Battle Creek Public School Library, 339.
Battle Creek Sanitarium, 319, 366, 369.
Battle Creek Sanitarium (view), 318.

368.
Battle Creek Sanitarium in isii6 (view).



Xll



INDEX



Battlfe Creek S'aiiitai-ium in 1876 (view).

377.
Battle Creek Township, 21, 169.
Battle Creek Townsliip Grange Ko. 66.

172.
Battle Creek Township soldiers, 173.
Battle of Fallen Timbers, 4.
Battle of the Thame.s, 9.
Baugham, Arthur D., -137.
Beach, Asahel, 920.
Beach, Cholett C. 922.
Bechman, Henry F., 633.
Beck, Ira A., 850.
Bedford Township, 173.
Behling, Alfred C. 1233.
Bentley, Benjamin K., 1094.
Bentley, John E.. 1055.
Berdan's First and Second United States

Sharpshooters, 546.
Berdan's Sharpshooters roster, 546.
Black Hawk war, 158.
Blair, Governor, 486.
Blair, Homer C, 1323.
Blake, Garrett D.. 1017.
Blanck. Aaron E.. 1165.
Bliss, Charles K., 1340.
Bliss, Leroy R., 1183.
Blosser. Eliner, 760.
Blue, John, 1063.
Bobo, Walter T., 707.
Bock, Charles F., 805.
Bock, Frank F., 806.
Bock, Robert G., 726.
BoUes, Julia D., 858.
Bolles, Myron, 901.
Booth, Edson D.. 1142.
Bosley, William E., 892.
Bowen, Eugene A.. 667.
Boyd, William, 1141.
Bradley, Charles E., 671.
Brant, Joseph, 3.
Brewer, Charles D.. 10S7.
Brewer, Charles D.. 1139.
Brewer, Chauncy JI.. 1084.
Brewer, Fannie," 339.
Brewer, Francis W.. 1088.
Briggs, Myron L., 1199.
Brockway, AVilliam H., 125, 421, 456.
Brockway, M^illiam H. (portrait), 422.
Brokaw, Joseph M., 636.
Brokaw, Mary D., 637.
Bromberg, Henry A., 792.
Brown, Benjamin D., 1327.
Brown, J. H., 93.

Brown Memorial Hospital, Marshall, 261.
Brown, William H., 272.
Bryant, Hannah W., 1173.
Bryant, Myron J., 1279.
Bryant, Niles, 812.
Bullen, George T., 697.
Bunnell, Henry A., 876.
Burkley, George, 1291.
Burlington, 175.
"Burlington Echo," 215.
Burlington Township, 20, 21, 175.
Burnham, Dorr B., 1072.
Burnham, Mark H., 1073.
Burt, Harry E., 960.
Bush, Sumner 0., 1134.
Butcher, Thomas H., 658.



Butler. Hiland G.. 676.
Byrne. John F., 1276.

Cadillac. 2. 11.

Cahalan. Rev. Father James, 850.

Caldwell, Helen N., 390.

Calhoun County Agricultural Society,

'Calhoun County Democrat," 272.

Calhoun County Fair, 253.

Calhoun County Home, 27.

Calhoun County, important year for, 21;
agriculture, 93; bar, ^37; first bank in,
246; sixteen companies in Civil war,
488; in the Spanish-American war,
599; seventh in population, 26.

''Calhoun County Patriot," 235, 369.

Calhoun County Veteran Battalion, 282.

Calhoun, John C, 18.

Calkins, Marcus M., 1339.

Callahan, John H., 1220.

Camp at Fernandino, 601.

Carnev, :\Iaurice P.. 619.

Carter, Hosea B. G., 1184.

Carus. Arthur E.. 1036.

Cary. William R.. 1239.

Case. Xcwton P., 855.

Case. Randall 7... 966.

Cassctlr, Lot lie L., Memorial Library



12, 51, 66,



238.



Cass. I.owi

Catholes. 96.

Catholic church, Marshall, 306.

Cavalry and artillery, 553.

Cavanagh, Howard W., 801.

Central National Bank, 354.

Central National Bank of Battle Creek,
110.

Ceresco. 199.

Ceresco Farmers' Club, 186.

Chandler, Zachariah, 70, 79, 282.

Chapin, George E., 1026.

Charitable Union of Battle Creek, 389.

Chautauqua courses. Battle Ci-eek Sani-
tarium, 385.

Cholera scourge at Marshall (1833), 245.

"Chronicle," 335, 371.

Churches, Battle Creek, 315; Marshall,
293; Albion, 458.

Circuit court commissioners, 235.

Circuit judffes. 324.

Circuit vidf'r, 17.

Citizens' Electric Light Plant, 184.

City attorneys. Albion, 431.

City Bank, 354.

City Bank of Battle Creek, 111.

City clerks, Albion, 431.

City officials, Albion, 430.

City treasurers, Albion, 431.

Civil war, 481.

Civil war infantry, 489.

Clapp, Frank W., 862.

Clarence Township, 176.

Clarendon Township, 178.

Clark, E. Josephine, 133.

Clark, Homer W., 639.

Clark, Warren J., 1053.

Clark, William J., 1050.

Clough. John P., 1177.

Clute, Homer A., 1013.



INDEX



Cobblestone schoolhouse erected 1849
(view), 202.

Coburn, William G.. 1003.

Colburn, Carl A.. 1283.

Cole, Levant, 711.

Coleprove, Calvin, 284.

Colegrove, C, Post. No. 166, G. A. E., 284.

Coleman, Hammond .T., 1305.

Collier, Cliarles P., 1233.

Collier, Victorv P.. 1154.

Collier, William W., 1135.

Colonial House. 243.

Coming of the Gales, 423.

Coming of the Peabodys. 416.

Commercial and Savings Bank of Albion.
112.

Commercial and Savings Bank of Mar-
shall, 247.

Commissioner of schools, 151. 152. 226.

Committee on federal relations, 55.

Company D ordered into camp, 599;
roster" of, 604.

Comstock, Oliver C. 144.

Connor. William, 1088.

Conversational Club. 408.

Convis, Carlton E.. 1160.

Convis, Ezra, 312.

Convis Township. 21, 179.

Cook Manufacturing Company, 425, 455.

Cook, Ray H., 1042.

Cooper, Adrian F., 429, 1274.

Cooper, Frank. 808.

Cooper, John C, 1023.

Corey, Elbert, 1172.

Cornell, William E., 782.

Coroners, 226.

Corpening. Clifton L., 933.

Cortright. David W., 1071.

Cortright, Fred S., 1130.

Cortright, Merrick E., 1162.

Cotton, Fred D.. 1175.

Covinty clerks, 224.

County commissioner of schools, 145.

County name, 18.

County officers. 152.

County officers for 1912, 28.

County road system, 100.

County school examiners, 152.

County tax, 101.

Court, Frank W., 906.

Court, James, 905.

Courthouse, first, 24.

Courthouse, Marshall (view), 236.

Courtright, Andy J., 911.

Courtright, Ray, 910.

Cowles, Eri, 1164.

Cowles, Ryan B., 766.

Cox, Edward, 1096.

Crapo, Governor, 486.

Crary, Isaac E., 30, 31, 41, 45, 142, 146,
158, 263.

Cronin, Harry L., 856.

Cronin, Thomas L., 856.

Crosby, Miss, 182.

Crosby, J. E., 907.

Crosswhite, Adam, 52, 58. 244, 279.

Crosswhite ease, 52, 62, 279.

Crowell, Jesse, 418, 437.

Crowell, Jesse (portrait), 419.

Culver, Adelbert, 439.



Culver, Allen M.. 438.
Ciirtis, Miles S., 831.
'■Daily Chronicle," 269.
"Daily Journal." 333.

Daily, Mrs. Dulcenia, 288.

Daily, Mrs. Dulcenia (portrait), 200.

Dean. George E., 453.

Dearing, H. M., 442,

Death of Ellsworth, 4S9.

De Bow, Charles C, 1259.

Decker, Garrett, 1077.
Docker, .T. Newton, 1078.

Dcikcr. Johannes. 039.

Decker. Ruth A., 640.
IVniinq-. Frank E., 1133.

■•Democratic Expounder," 235, 269.

Dcnman. Henry B., 340.

Dcnnison. Edward J., 278.

Description and valuation of water plant,
Marshall, 255.

Dibble, Charles P., 1316.

Dibble, Frank J., 1291.

Dibble, Philo, 1315.

Dibble, AV. J.. 287.

Dickev, Anderson G., 1105.

Dickev. Dwight C. 994.

Dickie. Mary B., 476.

Dickie. Samuel. 138. 1322.

Dickie. Samuel (portrait), 139.

Dobbins. Dale M.. 1196.

Dobbins, James L., 847.

Dobbins, Samuel V., 247. 842.

Dockry, William E., 66S.

Doolittle, Ralph S.. 964.

Doty, Elmer E.. 845.

Drain commissioners. 226.

Dulcenia church, 287,

Dulcenia Home, 287.

Dulcenia Home (view). 288.

Dullam. Robert E., 996,

Duplex Printing Press Company, 360.

Durham, William B.. 734.

Dykemann, George A., 1138.

Early bar of Battle Creek, 336.

Early hotels, 23.

Early mails, 17.

Eaton, Samuel R., 686.

Eckford Township, 20, 21. 180.

Educational history; Michigan public
school system, 142; leading Calhoun
County educators, 144; rural schools of
Calhoun County, 145; county commis-
sioner of schools, 145; state and county
officers, 152; village schools, 154,

Eells, Calvin B., 953.

Eells, Willard S., 953.

Egeler, Fred W., 859.



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