Saginaw County, Michigan

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ROLFE,Edmund: b. 28 Sept 1804 Great Milton,Oxford- shire,England,immig.w/family ca 1852-3;d. 10 Dec 1889, bur. Elmwood Cem.,New Lothrop,Shiaw.Co.,MI. W)CLAYDEN,Sarah;b. 1811 Eng.,d. 8 April 1859 Maple Grove,Saginaw,MI,bur,Flushing,Genesee,MI. Seek info on children and descendants; have several dates but few place names:1. ROLFE,George E.; b. 6 Aug 1831,d. 23 Feb 1921, M1)16 Mar 1864 MI to JUDD, Martha A.,M2) 28 July 1877 MI to TOLMAN,Hattie H.; said to have dau. Lucy. 2. ROLFE,Thomas; b. 10 Dec 1832, d. 14 June 1864 (Maple Grove,Sag.,MI), m) 30 Dec 1856 to DINGEE,Mary Jane, had dau. Phoebe. 3. ROLFE, Edmund; b. 23 Nov 1834, prob. died in Eng. 4. ROLFE,Ann;b. 7 Aug 1839, m)m. fall of 1858 MI to FOSTER,Charles Henry,went to Lyman,Madison,ID ca 1882,d. 8 Aug 1912 Monida,Beaverhead,MT,bur. Sutton Cem., Archer/Sunnydell,Madison,ID. 5. ROLFE, Maria; b. 20 Dec 1840,m)FIELD,Nathan. 6. ROLFE, Benjamin;b. 23 Nov 1842,d. 24 Dec 1862. 7. ROLFE, Betsy (Elizabeth)-twin; b. 4 June 1845,d. 30 April 1895,m) ca 1866 to GILLET, David W. 8. ROLFE, William-twin;b. 4 June 1845, d. 26 June 1921,m) 24 Dec 1868 to WINZER, Mary Elizabeth. 9. ROLFE, Isaac; b. 20 Nov 1847,d. 5 march 1909,m) 28 May 1877 Genesee Co.,MI to ROLFE,Sophia. 10. ROLFE, Phillip;b. 4 Feb 1850,d. 18 March 1928,m1)?,ca 1870,m2) ca 1876 MCKINNON,Catherine. 11. ROLFE, Martha, b. 8 April 1852-3 'at sea', m)BRIGHAM, may have died 1812 and be buried at Sutton Cem., Archer/ Sunnydell, Madison,ID.

BUSH, FOSTER, GILBERT, HODGE, ROLFE, SAFFORD posted by Martha Landers on Saturday, March 1, 1997

SAFFORD,Willard;b. June 1829 NY, m1)Mary Jane who died about 1870. m2) BUSH,Mary Jane ca 1870 near London,Ontario,Canada.Lived 1880 Maple Grove,Saginaw,MI; 1900 Hazleton,Shiawassee,MI,maybe buried at Elmwood Cem., New Lothrop,Shiaw.,MI. Willard is believed to have had a farm near Owosso,Shiaw.,MI which was later said to be ran by a grandson,Charlie SAFFORD. Known children,all from 1st wife: 1. SAFFORD,Elizabeth (no info) 2. SAFFORD, Hiram D.; b. ca 1850 (Palmero,Oswego Co., NY); m) ca 1870 near London, Ontario,Canada to BUSH,Caroline; children: SAFFORD,Sara J.; SAFFORD, William H.; SAFFORD, Rose M. (b. 1879 Maple Grove, Saginaw.,MI,m) 1897 Owosso,Shiaw.,MI to Frank GILBERT,d. 1941 at Pontiac,Oakland,MI); SAFFORD, Charles, said to have ran Willard's farm near Owosso.; SAFFORD,Dan. 3. SAFFORD, Albert Warren; b. 20 July 1856 Williamstown, Oswego Co., NY; m) 19 July 1877 Maple Grove, Saginaw, MI to FOSTER,Sarah Elizabeth (Liddie)-dau. of FOSTER, Charles Henry and ROLFE, Ann: couple immig to Lyman,Madison, Idaho ca 1881, Albert died 14 July 1890 near Driggs/Victor, Teton Co., ID, Sarah died 30 Oct 1918; buried at Sutton Cem., Archer/ Sunnydell, Madison, ID. Albert is said to be a relative of a HODGE,William; I don,t know who this is; possibly a son or grand- son of sister Elizabeth ?? Willard's parents are believed to be Joseph and Sally SAFFORD, who was living in 1850 at Palmero, Oswego Co., NY. Any info. on the above and their desecendants will be greatly appreciated.

FLEISCHMANN, HECHT, MENTEL, RIES, STEGER posted by Roger Hecht on Friday, March 14, 1997

Am searching for information pertaining to Joseph HECHT. He was born in 1826 in Bavaria and married Anna FLEISCHMANN. He had 4 sisters born in Germany. The family emigrated to America and settled in Monroe County, Michigan. Barbara Hecht married Ludwig STEGER; Sophia Hecht married Johan Philip RIES; Elisabeth Hecht married Johann MENTEL; and Magdalena Hecht married Joseph Giesretter.

GALE, LEE, PECK posted by John Weis on Wednesday, March 26, 1997

GALE / PECK. Am seeking descendants of Isabel Peck and Chauncey Gale had at least one child, son Lewis GALE, born in Saginaw about 1881. Purpose of search is LEE family history. Isabel was the daughter of George

MOSIER, SCHURR posted by Donald C. Schurr on Thursday, March 27, 1997

We are searching for substantiation of Andrew Charles SCHURR moving to Gratiot County from Saginaw (?) around 1850-60s settled in Wheeler /Breckenridge area or maybe originally Porter Twnshp, Midland Co We have tin type picture of him in Saginaw Fire Dept. uniform. Believe he is buried in Saginaw. His son Charles (wife - Eda Alward?) and others are buried in Breckenridge. Charles had at least one farm in Wheeler Township. We believe Andrew's wife was a MOSIER but we are unsure of spelling. Would appreciate any information.

PUMFORD, WOLFGANG posted by Glenda Pumford on Monday, April 7, 1997

WOLFGANG: The 1870 Michigan Census Index lists a Fredrick WOLFGANG, Page 358R Saw2 Vol. 4. Am looking for someone who can connect with this particular WOLFGANG. Thank You, Gini PUMFORD.

HATT posted by Debra J. Eddy on Saturday, April 12, 1997

Have compiled a huge database of HATT family research and am willing to share data with anyone interested. Have data on HATTs from the following Michigan counties: Ionia, Ingham, Jackson, Lenawee, Livingston, Mecosta, Midland, Missaukee, Newaygo, Saginaw, Washtenaw, Wayne, Wexford, and a few others. If you have any data on HATTs in MI, please contact me. We may be able to help each other.

CADY posted by Michael A. Cady on Saturday, April 12, 1997

CADY, Newell: I am looking for any information on the descendants of Newell Cady who moved to Shiawassee county from Pennsylvania in the 1860s. Known family members are: Caroline, Mary Delilah, Loren, Leroy or Levy, Leonard, Susie, Albert, Jane, Frank, Newell, Lillian, Mary Ann, and Elosse Sarah. Known counties of residence are Bay, Genesee, Lapeer, Oakland, Saginaw, Shiawassee, and Tuscola. 4/12/97

ASELTINE, AZELTON, CHILTON, MENSHARDT posted by Carol A. McKellar on Sunday, April 13, 1997

looking for info on David ASELTINE / AZELTON. David was born April 14, 1849 in Ingham Co., MI. Married to Barbara MENSHARDT in Saginaw, Co. David AZELTON died 14 Sept. l924. David'S parents Were::Isaac ASELTINE and Nancy CHILTON. I have info on Isaac and Nancy but need data on the MENSHARDT families and further info on descendants of David J & Barbara. Willing to share with others researching these families. Thanks for attention to my query. Carol

ASELTINE, AZELTON, BAUERLA, MENSHARDT, SCHWARZ posted by Carol A. McKellar on Sunday, April 13, 1997

Seeking any/all info on Michael MENSHARDT and wife, Christina BAUERLA. This family enumerated in 1860 census of St. Charles Twp., Saginaw Co., MI. Children Listed were: Rosina, age 7, born N.Y., Louisa, age 6, born N.Y., Barbary, age 5, born N.Y., Lenna, age 3, born N.Y., and Michael,age 1, born N.Y.. From the age of young Michael, this family probably settled in St. Charles Twp. circa 1859. Possible parents of Christina: Giles BAUERLA, and Christina SCHWARZ. Michael, Giles, Christina all born Germany. Christina, w/o Michael, born N.Y. circa 1831. Rosina MENSHARDT married Austin ASELTINE / AZELTON and Barbary MENSHARDT married David ASELTINE / AZELTON. Sisters married brothers making their children double cousins (I think!) Thanks Carol

ALGER posted by Ruth A Robel on Sunday, April 13, 1997

Query about Grandfather.. Francis Russell ALGER. Born about 1900 in Saginaw County and lived in Birch Run.

TALLMAN posted by Sharon Russell on Tuesday, April 15, 1997

I am looking for information on Margaret TALLMAN that died in Saginaw 26 Aug 1874 age 114. Her obit in Saginaw Evening News gave very little family info.She died in eighth ward and was taken to the Catholic church and cem. Saginaw City. Is there any church records that would give me more info on her? Obit said she had seven children, I know only one, Henry of Cheboygan. I have lots of info on Henry and family that I will share.

KING, LEROY, SHADDEAU posted by Brook J. Shaddeau on Monday, April 28, 1997

Looking for any SHADDEAU'S-spelling may vary. Need any information on John and Elizabeth SHADDEAU. John was b.? in Canada d..6/28/1879 in Saginaw,MI. Elizabeth was b.1823 in Canada and d.3/14/1895 in Saginaw. Her parents were John C. KING and Jane LEROY. They moved down to Saginaw,MI from Canada sometime before 1870. They had 8 children-John E.,Delilah, Francis,Oliver,Stephen G.,Charles James,Dominick H.,and Louis Napoleon. All children were b. between 1843-1863. If anyone has any info. on SHADDEAU descendants or ancestors, please contact me! Thanks!


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