Theresa Schneider

Father*Frank August Schneider b. 24 Jun 1852, d. 9 Dec 1903
Mother*Elisabeth Nagel b. 9 May 1853, d. 6 Jul 1926
Birth*21 June 1885Wayne County, MI 
(Witness) Census9 June 1900Elisabeth Nagel, Frank August Schneider; Ward 15, Detroit, Wayne, MI; Frank A. Schneider, age 47, b June 1852 in Germany, parents Germany,married 18yrs, immigrated 1880, na, grocer; Elizabeth, wife, age 45, b May 1855 in Germany, parents Germany, mar 18yrs, mother of 3, 3 living, immigrated 1877; Joseph, son, age 17, b Apr 1883, bank keeper; Theresia, dau, age 14, b ? 1886; William, son, age 13, b March 1887 - all children b MI, reside 411 Beaufait Ave 
(Witness) Census3 May 1910Elisabeth Nagel; Ward 15, Detroit, Wayne, MI; Elizabeth Schneider, head of house, age 54, b Germany, widow, mother of 3, 3 living, grocer of own store; Joseph, son, age 27, single, bookkeeper at laboratory; Theresa, dau, age 24, single, no occ; William, son, age 22, single, salesman at grocery;all children b MI; Dora Fraher, boarder, age 14, b Canada, parents birthplace unk - res 411 Beaufort Ave. 
Married NameGuerin 
Marriage*30 August 1911John Joseph Guerin; Detroit, Wayne, MI; Father Vincent Haukerd officiated with witnesses William Schneider and Mary Guerin, both of Detroit 
Witness: William F. Schneider
(Witness) Marriage1 December 1923Elizabeth B. Dillon, Joseph Charles Snyder; Detroit, Wayne, MI; Father J. Foley officiated with witnesses John and Teresa Guerin, both of Detroit 
Census*May 1930John Joseph Guerin; Grosse Pointe, Wayne, MI; John J. Guerin, age 44, married at 26, b MI, father b Irish Free State, mother b NY, furniture dealer; Theresa M., wife, age 44, mar at 26, b MI, parents b Germany; Elizabeth F., dau, age 17; Jack J., son, age 16; Elinor M., dau, age 15; Virginia R., dau, age 12; Rosemary A., dau, age 3 - children b MI - own home at 617 Washington Rd, value $18,000, own radio set 
Death*31 January 1961Orange County, CA; Los Angeles & Orange counties are adjacent 

Family

John Joseph Guerin b. 18 Jun 1885, d. 13 Jan 1961

Margaret H. Hyatt

Birth*11 October 1902Wayne County, MI 
Census15 January 1920Ward 12, Detroit, Wayne, MI; John A. Hyatt, age 41, b MI, parents b MI, boat captain; Bertha, wife, age 37, b MI, parents b Germany; Margaret, dau, age 18, b MI, checker at railroad office; Frances, dau, age 11, b MI; Harry Cooper, lodger, age 30, b NY, parents b U.S., stockman at auto co; Bacon Cooper, lodger, age 60, b NY, parents b U.S., watchman at auto co - renting at 908 Warren Ave 
Married NameVoss 
Marriage*9 June 1927Walter Clarence "Tillie" Voss; Detroit, Wayne, MI; Rev. George A. Keith, Dean of Men of the Ministry of Detroit, officiated with witnesses Martin Brennan and Frances Hyatt, both of Detroit 
Census*2 April 1930Walter Clarence "Tillie" Voss; Ward 17, Detroit, Wayne, MI; Walter Voss, age 33, married at 28, b MI, professional football player ; Margaret, wife, age 27, married at 22, b MI; Josephine Voss, mother, age 74, b Germany (enumerated just before family of Joseph Nagel: Joseph, age 48, plastering contractor ; Rose, wife, age 48; Joseph L., son, age 18; Thomas, son, age 16; Paul, son, age 10 - all b MI) 
Witness: M. Josephine Schulte
Census*2 April 1940Dearborn, Wayne, MI; John Hyatt, age 62, b MI, 7 yrs school, steamboat captain, same house in 1935; Bertha, wife, age 58, b Germany, 6 yrs school, same house in 1935; Margaret H. Voss, dau, age 37, married, b MI, in Detroit in 1935, 4 yrs h.s., new worker (Walter was likely elsewhere playing on a sports team); Margaret, gr-dau, age 7, b MI, in Detroit in 1935, 1yr school - own home at 7810 Wisconsin, value $5800 
Witness: Margaret C. Voss
Death*26 November 1979Martin County, FL 
Burial*29 November 1979Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne, MI 

Family

Walter Clarence "Tillie" Voss b. 28 Mar 1897, d. 14 Dec 1975
Child 1.Margaret C. Voss

Cleveland August Voss

Father*August Voss b. Aug 1852, d. 25 Dec 1915
Mother*Augusta Wieske b. 20 Mar 1862, d. 18 Jun 1892
Birth*31 December 1885Detroit, Wayne, MI; some service records have birth yr as 1883, but his birth record has 1885 
(Witness) Census2 June 1900M. Josephine Schulte, August Voss; Ward 9, Detroit, Wayne, MI; Augustin Voss, age 46, b Aug 1853 Germany, mar 10yrs, proprietor of hotel ; Josephine, wife, age 45, b Dec 1854 Ger, mar 10yrs, mother of 5, 4 living; August, son, age 15, b Dec 1885; Carl, son, age 14, b Apr 1886; John, son, age 12, b Oct 1887; George, son, age 9, b Feb 1891; Leona, dau, age 4, b Nov 1895; Walter, son, age 3, b Mar 1897; Caroline Nagal or Nagel, step-dau, age 21, b May 1879; Josef Nagel, step-son, age 17, b Jul 1883, clerk - all children b MI - res St. Aubin 
Milit-End*He served in WWI as Chief Pay Clerk Headqarters, U.S. Marine Corps 
Death*29 November 1929Washington D.C.; had resided in Detroit MI 
Burial*2 December 1929Arlington National Cemetery, VA 

Carl Ferdinand Voss

Father*August Voss b. Aug 1852, d. 25 Dec 1915
Mother*Augusta Wieske b. 20 Mar 1862, d. 18 Jun 1892
Birth*28 April 1886Detroit, Wayne, MI 
(Witness) Census2 June 1900M. Josephine Schulte, August Voss; Ward 9, Detroit, Wayne, MI; Augustin Voss, age 46, b Aug 1853 Germany, mar 10yrs, proprietor of hotel ; Josephine, wife, age 45, b Dec 1854 Ger, mar 10yrs, mother of 5, 4 living; August, son, age 15, b Dec 1885; Carl, son, age 14, b Apr 1886; John, son, age 12, b Oct 1887; George, son, age 9, b Feb 1891; Leona, dau, age 4, b Nov 1895; Walter, son, age 3, b Mar 1897; Caroline Nagal or Nagel, step-dau, age 21, b May 1879; Josef Nagel, step-son, age 17, b Jul 1883, clerk - all children b MI - res St. Aubin 
Marriage*28 February 1911Emma Josephine Schmidt; St. Clair Heights, Wayne, MI; Father George J. Moures officiated with witnesses Theo and Loretta Schmidt, both of Grosse Pointe 
Census*12 February 1920Emma Josephine Schmidt; Ward 21, Detroit, Wayne, MI; Carle Voss, age 34, b MI, parents b Germany, manager of hotel; Emma, wife, age 36, b MI, parents b Germany - reside on Continental 
Attributes*He was tall and stout with brown eyes and black hair in 1918. 
CauseDeathhad actue cardiac dilation and bilary cirrhosis 
Death*6 March 1923Detroit, Wayne, MI 
Burial*9 March 1923Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne, MI 

Family

Emma Josephine Schmidt b. 16 Jun 1882, d. Mar 1969

John A. Voss

Father*August Voss b. Aug 1852, d. 25 Dec 1915
Mother*Augusta Wieske b. 20 Mar 1862, d. 18 Jun 1892
Birth*7 October 1887Detroit, Wayne, MI 
(Witness) Census2 June 1900M. Josephine Schulte, August Voss; Ward 9, Detroit, Wayne, MI; Augustin Voss, age 46, b Aug 1853 Germany, mar 10yrs, proprietor of hotel ; Josephine, wife, age 45, b Dec 1854 Ger, mar 10yrs, mother of 5, 4 living; August, son, age 15, b Dec 1885; Carl, son, age 14, b Apr 1886; John, son, age 12, b Oct 1887; George, son, age 9, b Feb 1891; Leona, dau, age 4, b Nov 1895; Walter, son, age 3, b Mar 1897; Caroline Nagal or Nagel, step-dau, age 21, b May 1879; Josef Nagel, step-son, age 17, b Jul 1883, clerk - all children b MI - res St. Aubin 
(Witness) Census26 April 1910M. Josephine Schulte, August Voss; Ward 17, Detroit, Wayne, MI; August Voss, age 57, b Germany, immigrated 1871, na, keeper of hotel; Josephina, wife, age 54, present marriage yrs scribbled over, mother of 8, 6 living, b Germany, immigrated 1873; John A., son, age 22, single, clerk - wholesale dry goods; Leonalla, dau, age 14; Walter, son, age 13; Viola Nagle, step-dau (listed as, but she was not enumerated with family in 1900, maybe a niece), age 17 - all children b MI 
Marriage*10 January 1911Mary Lucy Bigler; Detroit, Wayne, MI; Father Christian Denissen officiated with witnesses Joseph Nagel and Rose Bieke, both of Detroit 
Witness: Joseph A. Nagel
Witness: Rose Mary Bieke
(Witness) Death25 December 1915August Voss; Detroit, Wayne, MI 
Census*20 January 1920Mary Lucy Bigler; Ward 14, Detroit, Wayne, MI; John A. Voss, age 32, b MI, parents b unk, auditor for wholesale dry goods; Mary, wife, age 32, b MI, father b MI, mother b NY; John D., son, age 8, b MI; Robert, son, age 3 3/12, b MI 
Witness: John Donald Voss
Witness: Robert William Voss
Census7 April 1930Mary Lucy Bigler; Wyandotte, Wayne, MI; John Voss, age 42, b MI, parents b MI, married at 22, accountant for dry goods store; Mary, wife, age 42, mar at 22, b MI, parents b MI; Jack, son, age 17, b MI; Robert, son, age 13, b MI - renting at 409 Biddle Ave, no radio 
Witness: John Donald Voss
Witness: Robert William Voss
Attributes*He was tall and slender with blue eyes and light color hair in 1917. 
Anecdote*"I was looking through my husbands' grandfathers' (John A. who died in 1965) wallet and found this:
Rose Nagel
11882 Kilbourne
Det 13
DR-1-8685" 
Witness: Rose Mary Bieke
Death*10 July 1965MI; resided in MI 
Burial*Mt. Carmel Cemetary, Wyandotte, MI 

Family

Mary Lucy Bigler b. May 1887, d. 8 Oct 1953
Children 1.John Donald Voss b. 14 Oct 1911, d. 13 Oct 1978
 2.Robert William Voss+ b. 7 Sep 1916, d. 21 Jul 1977

George Voss

Father*August Voss b. Aug 1852, d. 25 Dec 1915
Mother*Augusta Wieske b. 20 Mar 1862, d. 18 Jun 1892
Birth*10 February 1891Wayne County, MI 
(Witness) Census2 June 1900M. Josephine Schulte, August Voss; Ward 9, Detroit, Wayne, MI; Augustin Voss, age 46, b Aug 1853 Germany, mar 10yrs, proprietor of hotel ; Josephine, wife, age 45, b Dec 1854 Ger, mar 10yrs, mother of 5, 4 living; August, son, age 15, b Dec 1885; Carl, son, age 14, b Apr 1886; John, son, age 12, b Oct 1887; George, son, age 9, b Feb 1891; Leona, dau, age 4, b Nov 1895; Walter, son, age 3, b Mar 1897; Caroline Nagal or Nagel, step-dau, age 21, b May 1879; Josef Nagel, step-son, age 17, b Jul 1883, clerk - all children b MI - res St. Aubin 
CauseDeathhad pernicious anemia 
Death*12 September 1905Detroit, Wayne, MI 
Burial*15 September 1905Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne, MI 

Franz Pankratius Schulte

Father*Johann Ferdinand Schulte b. c 1743, d. 11 Apr 1817
Birth*28 March 1781Reiste, Westfalen, Preussen 
Marriage*14 June 1808Maria Elisabeth Heinemann; Reiste, Westfalen, Preussen 
Death*10 February 1842Reiste, Westfalen, Preussen 

Family

Maria Elisabeth Heinemann b. 8 Feb 1788, d. 9 Apr 1833
Children 1.Maria Elisabeth Schulte b. Feb 1822, d. 1 Apr 1879
 2.Maria Theresia Schulte+ b. 12 May 1828, d. 25 Apr 1874

Maria Elisabeth Heinemann

Birth*8 February 1788Obermielinghausen, Westfalen, Preussen 
Married NameSchulte 
Marriage*14 June 1808Franz Pankratius Schulte; Reiste, Westfalen, Preussen 
Death*9 April 1833Reiste, Westfalen, Preussen 

Family

Franz Pankratius Schulte b. 28 Mar 1781, d. 10 Feb 1842
Children 1.Maria Elisabeth Schulte b. Feb 1822, d. 1 Apr 1879
 2.Maria Theresia Schulte+ b. 12 May 1828, d. 25 Apr 1874

Johann Herman Mues

Birth*22 September 1791Neiderberndorf, Westfalen, Preussen 
Marriage*23 August 1821Maria Walburga Grobbel; Katholisch, Berghausen Fredeburg, Westfalen, Preussen 
Death*25 April 1845Neiderberndorf, Westfalen, Preussen 

Family

Maria Walburga Grobbel b. 15 Apr 1792, d. 19 Nov 1863
Child 1.Franz Anton Mues+ b. 2 Aug 1823, d. 21 Feb 1897

Maria Walburga Grobbel

Father*Joannes Ludwig Grobbel b. 3 Nov 1737, d. 13 Dec 1827
Mother*Anna Elisabeth Shutte b. 3 May 1742, d. 3 Nov 1831
Birth*15 April 1792Obringhausen, Westfalen, Preussen 
Married NameMues 
Marriage*23 August 1821Johann Herman Mues; Katholisch, Berghausen Fredeburg, Westfalen, Preussen 
Death*19 November 1863Reiste, Westfalen, Preussen 

Family

Johann Herman Mues b. 22 Sep 1791, d. 25 Apr 1845
Child 1.Franz Anton Mues+ b. 2 Aug 1823, d. 21 Feb 1897

Mary Morass

Noteparents Michael & Anna (Grant) Morass 
Birth*5 April 1847MI 
Married NameMeldrum 
Marriage*22 February 1866Theodore Wendell Meldrum; MI; Wayne County 
Census*23 June 1870Theodore Wendell Meldrum; Ira Twp., St. Clair, MI; Theodore, age 34, sailor, b MI; Mary, keeping house, age 24, b MI (other siblings of Theodores enumerated on previous pg) 
CensusJune 1880Theodore Wendell Meldrum; Ira Twp., St. Clair, MI; Teodor Meldrum, age 45, farmer ; Mary, wife, keeping house, age 33; Addy, dau, age 9; Hatty, dau, age 7; Francois, son, age 3; Irene, dau, age 4/12 (Feb) - all b MI 
Witness: Mary Ida Meldrum
Witness: Lillian H. Meldrum
Witness: Frank Edmund Meldrum
Witness: Irene Meldrum
Census14 June 1900Theodore Wendell Meldrum; Ira Twp., St. Clair, MI; Theodore Maldram, age 65 crossed out with 66 written in, b Aug 1832, married 28yrs (but they are enumerated together in June 1870), farmer; Mary, wife, age 53, b Apr 1847, mar 28 yrs, mother of 5, 4 living, mother b England; Frank, son, age 22 crossed out with 21 written in, b July 1878, single, farm laborer ; Irene, dau, age 20, b Feb 1880, single - all b MI 
Witness: Frank Edmund Meldrum
Witness: Irene Meldrum
Residence*1903Theodore Wendell Meldrum; Ira Twp., St. Clair, MI 
CauseDeathhad angina pectoris 
Death*15 October 1904Ira Twp., St. Clair, MI 
Burial*Sacred Heart Cemetery, Anchorville, St. Clair, MI 

Family

Theodore Wendell Meldrum b. 16 Aug 1832, d. 15 Aug 1916
Children 1.Mary Ida Meldrum b. 30 Apr 1871, d. 15 Jun 1916
 2.Lillian H. Meldrum+ b. 7 Apr 1873, d. 26 Jul 1907
 3.Frank Edmund Meldrum b. 15 Jul 1877, d. 20 Apr 1934
 4.Irene Meldrum b. 7 Feb 1880, d. 10 Jan 1959
 5.Cecilia Meldrum b. 11 May 1882, d. b 1900

Sophia Lacroix

Birth*9 April 1847MI 
Married NameFox 
Marriage*Wilber Fox 
Census*30 July 1870Wilber Fox; Chesterfield Twp., Macomb, MI; Wilber Fox, age 32, b NY, farm laborer; Sophia, age 23, b MI; Ella, age 3, b MI; Anna, age 1, b MI 
Witness: Elly Fox
Census3 June 1880Wilber Fox; Chesterfield Twp., Macomb, MI; Wilber Fox, age 42, b NY, farmer; Sophia, wife, age 33, b MI, keeping house; next pg: Ella, dau, age 13, at school; Anna, dau, age 12, at school; Daniel, son, age 6; Charles, son, age 5; Cornelia, dau, age 4; Daniel, son, age 3 - children b MI 
Witness: Elly Fox
Census*14 June 1900Ward 3, Mt. Clemens, Macomb, MI; Sophia Fox, head of house, widow, mother of 14, 9 living; George, son, b Dec 1887, age 12, at school; Joseph, son, b Apr 1890, age 10, at school; Uly? Paltier, gr-son, age 10, b Dec 1889, at school; Norwell, gr-son, b Sep 1891, age 8 - all b MI 
Witness: Capt. Norwell Frank Peltier
Witness: Ulysses Anthony Peltier
Census5 May 1910Clinton Twp., Macomb, MI; Sophia Fox, head of house, widow, age 60?, mother of 11?, 7 living, ? on Lakes; Louis, son, age 29, single; Joseph, son, age 20, single; Bert Peltier, son-in-law, age 45, married 22 years; Elly, daughter, age 42, married 22 years, mother of 2, 2 living, cook on tow-barge; Ully, grandson, age 20; Norwell, grandson, age 18 - all males sailors on Great Lakes - all b MI 
Witness: Capt. Norbert/Bert Peltier
Witness: Capt. Norwell Frank Peltier
Witness: Elly Fox
Witness: Ulysses Anthony Peltier
CauseDeathhad cardiac dilation 
Death*22 April 1924Mt. Clemens, Macomb, MI 
Burial*24 April 1924St. Peter's Cemetery, Mt. Clemens, Macomb, MI 

Family

Wilber Fox b. Dec 1837, d. 20 Apr 1897
Child 1.Elly Fox+ b. 1 Oct 1866, d. 26 Jan 1926

Ulysses Anthony Peltier

Father*Capt. Norbert/Bert Peltier b. 14 Dec 1867, d. 19 Dec 1953
Mother*Elly Fox b. 1 Oct 1866, d. 26 Jan 1926
Birth*26 December 1889Mt. Clemens, Macomb, MI 
(Witness) Census14 June 1900Sophia Lacroix; Ward 3, Mt. Clemens, Macomb, MI; Sophia Fox, head of house, widow, mother of 14, 9 living; George, son, b Dec 1887, age 12, at school; Joseph, son, b Apr 1890, age 10, at school; Uly? Paltier, gr-son, age 10, b Dec 1889, at school; Norwell, gr-son, b Sep 1891, age 8 - all b MI 
(Witness) Census5 May 1910Sophia Lacroix; Clinton Twp., Macomb, MI; Sophia Fox, head of house, widow, age 60?, mother of 11?, 7 living, ? on Lakes; Louis, son, age 29, single; Joseph, son, age 20, single; Bert Peltier, son-in-law, age 45, married 22 years; Elly, daughter, age 42, married 22 years, mother of 2, 2 living, cook on tow-barge; Ully, grandson, age 20; Norwell, grandson, age 18 - all males sailors on Great Lakes - all b MI 
Marriage*1 October 1917Margaret Mary Charbeneau; Mt. Clemens, Macomb, MI; Father Ernest C. DePuydt officiated with witnesses Frank Peltier and Luverne Peltier, both of Mt. Clemens 
Attributes*He was of medium height and build with gray eyes and dark brown hair in 1917. 
Death*12 December 1925a Great Lakes pilot 
Burial*St. Peter's Cemetery, Mt. Clemens, Macomb, MI 

Family

Margaret Mary Charbeneau b. 26 Feb 1899, d. 4 Apr 1931

Myrtle L. Barber

Father*James Wesley Barber b. Jan 1833, d. 18 Feb 1908
Mother*Elizabeth Boyer b. 7 Feb 1840, d. 28 Dec 1924
Birth*April 1889Sheboygan County, WI 
(Witness) Census2 June 1900James Wesley Barber, Elizabeth Boyer; Greenbush Twp., Sheboygan, WI; James W. Barber, age 67, b Jan 1833 in OH, married 42 yrs, father b OH, mother b MD, farmer ; Elizabeth, wife, age 60, b Feb 1840 in MA, mar 42yrs, mother of 8, 5 living, father b England, mother b MA; Myrtle L., dau, age 11, b Apr 1889, at school; Rebecca, mother,age 87, b Jun 1813 in MD, parents b MD; Willie Andrews, gr-son, age 16, b Jan 1884 in WI, invalid 
Married NameTitel 
Marriage*23 September 1913Dr. Arthur William Titel; Sheboygan County, WI 
Census*11 April 1940Dr. Arthur William Titel; Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac, WI; Arthur W. Titel, age 57, 3yrs college, b WI, dentist in private practise; Myrtle, wife, age 51, yrs school not noted, b WI - resided in same house in 1935 - own home at 21 Champion, value $10,000 
Residence*1958Dr. Arthur William Titel; Hollywood, Dania, FL 
Death*13 September 1965Broward County, FL 
Burial*Fred Hunter's Hollywood Memorial Gardens East, Hollywood, Broward, FL 

Family

Dr. Arthur William Titel b. 22 Dec 1882, d. Dec 1965

Theresa Droste

Father*Theodore J. Droste Jr. b. 10 Aug 1842, d. 5 Jun 1924
Mother*Maria Frances Dunnebacke b. 14 Oct 1846, d. 4 Dec 1940
Birth*8 April 1874Dallas Twp., Clinton, MI 
(Witness) CensusJune 1880Theodore J. Droste Jr., Maria Frances Dunnebacke; Dallas Twp., Clinton, MI; Theadore Droste, age 57, farmer ; Mary F., wife, age 53; John J., son, age 10; John P., son, age 7; Teresa, dau, age 6; Mary R., dau, age 3; John J., son, age 8/12 (Sept) - all b MI, except parents of Theodore & Mary b Prussia 
(Witness) Census18 June 1900Theodore J. Droste Jr., Maria Frances Dunnebacke; Dallas Twp., Clinton, MI; Theodore Droste, age 57, b Aug 1842 in MI, married 31 yrs, parents b Germany, farmer ; Mary F., wife, age 53, b Oct 1846 in MI, parents b Germany, mar 31 yrs, mother of 12, 9 living; Joseph J., son, age 20, b Dec 1879, single, farm laborer; Eugene, son, age 16, b Nov 1883; Edward, son, age 12, b Nov 1887, at school; Theresa, dau, age 26, b Apr 1874, single; Lizzie, dau, age 11, b Oct 1888, at school - all children b MI 
Married NameMichels 
Marriage*20 September 1904Peter John Michels; Westphalia, Clinton, MI; Father F. Brogger officiated with witnesses Anthony Michels of Grand Rapids and Mary Droste of Pawamo 
Witness: Mary Frances Droste
Burial*1956Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Pewamo, Ionia, MI 
Death*1956Ionia County, MI 

Family

Peter John Michels b. 29 Jun 1875, d. 20 Jun 1937

Joseph T. Droste

Father*Theodore J. Droste Jr. b. 10 Aug 1842, d. 5 Jun 1924
Mother*Maria Frances Dunnebacke b. 14 Oct 1846, d. 4 Dec 1940
Birth*2 October 1879Dallas Twp., Clinton, MI 
(Witness) CensusJune 1880Theodore J. Droste Jr., Maria Frances Dunnebacke; Dallas Twp., Clinton, MI; Theadore Droste, age 57, farmer ; Mary F., wife, age 53; John J., son, age 10; John P., son, age 7; Teresa, dau, age 6; Mary R., dau, age 3; John J., son, age 8/12 (Sept) - all b MI, except parents of Theodore & Mary b Prussia 
(Witness) Census18 June 1900Theodore J. Droste Jr., Maria Frances Dunnebacke; Dallas Twp., Clinton, MI; Theodore Droste, age 57, b Aug 1842 in MI, married 31 yrs, parents b Germany, farmer ; Mary F., wife, age 53, b Oct 1846 in MI, parents b Germany, mar 31 yrs, mother of 12, 9 living; Joseph J., son, age 20, b Dec 1879, single, farm laborer; Eugene, son, age 16, b Nov 1883; Edward, son, age 12, b Nov 1887, at school; Theresa, dau, age 26, b Apr 1874, single; Lizzie, dau, age 11, b Oct 1888, at school - all children b MI 
(Witness) Marriage24 September 1901Peter Frank Martin, Mary Rose Droste; St. Mary's Catholic Church, Westphalia, Clinton, MI; Father W. Harwig officiated with witnesses Joseph Droste of Dallas Twp. and Annie Schmitt of Westphalia 
Death*1953Clinton County, MI 

Edward Droste

Father*Theodore J. Droste Jr. b. 10 Aug 1842, d. 5 Jun 1924
Mother*Maria Frances Dunnebacke b. 14 Oct 1846, d. 4 Dec 1940
Birth*2 November 1887Dallas Twp., Clinton, MI 
(Witness) Census18 June 1900Theodore J. Droste Jr., Maria Frances Dunnebacke; Dallas Twp., Clinton, MI; Theodore Droste, age 57, b Aug 1842 in MI, married 31 yrs, parents b Germany, farmer ; Mary F., wife, age 53, b Oct 1846 in MI, parents b Germany, mar 31 yrs, mother of 12, 9 living; Joseph J., son, age 20, b Dec 1879, single, farm laborer; Eugene, son, age 16, b Nov 1883; Edward, son, age 12, b Nov 1887, at school; Theresa, dau, age 26, b Apr 1874, single; Lizzie, dau, age 11, b Oct 1888, at school - all children b MI 
(Witness) Census5 May 1910Theodore J. Droste Jr., Maria Frances Dunnebacke; Dallas Twp., Clinton, MI; Theodore Drostt, age 66, married 41yrs, b MI, parents b Germany, farmer on own farm; Frances, wife, age 62, mar 41yrs, mother of 12, 9 living; Eugene, son, age 26, single, b MI, laborer on home farm; Edward, son, age 22, single, b MI, laborer on home farm; Mary, dau, age 28, single, b MI; Lizzy, dau, age 24, single, b MI 
Marriage*24 October 1916Mary Ann Fox; Pewamo, Ionia, MI; Father Chas. A. Ulenberg officiated with witnesses Eugene Droste of Pewamo & Lauran Thelen of Fowler 
Attributes*1917He was of medium height and weight, eye and hair color not noted in 1917. 
Census*5 April 1930Mary Ann Fox; Pewamo, Lyons Twp., Ionia, MI; Edward Droste, age 42, married at 28, b MI, parents b Germany, laborer; Mary A., wife, age 34, mar at 20, b MI, parents b MI; Agnes E., dau, age 9; Alvin E., son, age 2 11/12; Charles J., son, age 10/ 12 - children b MI - own home on Center Line Rd., no radio (also on this pg are his mother, brother Eugene and sister, Rose Martin) 
Witness: Alvin Edward Droste
Witness: Agnes E. Droste
Witness: Charles J. Droste
Census18 April 1940Mary Ann Fox; Lyons Twp., Ionia, MI; Edward Droste, age 52, 6yrs school, b MI, janitor at public school; Mary, wife, age 44, b MI, 8yrs school, housewife; Alvin, son, age 12, b MI, 6yrs school; Charles, son, age 10, b MI, 4yrs school; Gilbert, son, age 6, b MI, 1yr school; Jane, dau, age 3, b MI - renting on Sec Line St 
Witness: Alvin Edward Droste
Witness: Charles J. Droste
Witness: Gilbert P. Droste
Witness: Jane Droste
Death*21 December 1970Ionia County, MI 
Burial*Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Pewamo, Ionia, MI 

Family

Mary Ann Fox b. 4 Jul 1895, d. 9 Nov 1966
Children 1.Agnes E. Droste b. 11 Aug 1920, d. 15 Apr 2007
 2.Alvin Edward Droste
 3.Charles J. Droste b. 6 Sep 1928, d. 26 Dec 1980
 4.Gilbert P. Droste
 5.Jane Droste

Elizabeth Droste

Father*Theodore J. Droste Jr. b. 10 Aug 1842, d. 5 Jun 1924
Mother*Maria Frances Dunnebacke b. 14 Oct 1846, d. 4 Dec 1940
Birth*11 October 1885Dallas Twp., Clinton, MI 
(Witness) Census18 June 1900Theodore J. Droste Jr., Maria Frances Dunnebacke; Dallas Twp., Clinton, MI; Theodore Droste, age 57, b Aug 1842 in MI, married 31 yrs, parents b Germany, farmer ; Mary F., wife, age 53, b Oct 1846 in MI, parents b Germany, mar 31 yrs, mother of 12, 9 living; Joseph J., son, age 20, b Dec 1879, single, farm laborer; Eugene, son, age 16, b Nov 1883; Edward, son, age 12, b Nov 1887, at school; Theresa, dau, age 26, b Apr 1874, single; Lizzie, dau, age 11, b Oct 1888, at school - all children b MI 
(Witness) Census5 May 1910Theodore J. Droste Jr., Maria Frances Dunnebacke; Dallas Twp., Clinton, MI; Theodore Drostt, age 66, married 41yrs, b MI, parents b Germany, farmer on own farm; Frances, wife, age 62, mar 41yrs, mother of 12, 9 living; Eugene, son, age 26, single, b MI, laborer on home farm; Edward, son, age 22, single, b MI, laborer on home farm; Mary, dau, age 28, single, b MI; Lizzy, dau, age 24, single, b MI 
CauseDeathhad carcinoma of the stomach 
Death*23 September 1933Detroit, Wayne, MI 
Burial*26 September 1933Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne, MI 

John Theodore Droste

Father*Theodore J. Droste Jr. b. 10 Aug 1842, d. 5 Jun 1924
Mother*Maria Frances Dunnebacke b. 14 Oct 1846, d. 4 Dec 1940
Birth*10 October 1869Dallas Twp., Clinton, MI 
(Witness) CensusJune 1880Theodore J. Droste Jr., Maria Frances Dunnebacke; Dallas Twp., Clinton, MI; Theadore Droste, age 57, farmer ; Mary F., wife, age 53; John J., son, age 10; John P., son, age 7; Teresa, dau, age 6; Mary R., dau, age 3; John J., son, age 8/12 (Sept) - all b MI, except parents of Theodore & Mary b Prussia 
Marriage*9 June 1896Anna M. Doll; St. Mary's Catholic Church, Westphalia, Clinton, MI; Father W. Herwig officiated with witnesses Peter Droste of Dallas Twp. and Theresia Schmitt of Westphalia 
Witness: John Peter Droste
Census*5 June 1900Anna M. Doll; Dallas Twp., Clinton, MI; John (indexed as P, but could be T.) Droste, age 30, b Sep 1869, married 4 yrs, black smith; Anna, wife, age 27, b May 1873, mar 4 yrs, mother of 3, 2 living; Walter?, son, age 3, b March 1897; Anthony, age 8/12, b Sep 1899 - all b MI 
Census16 April 1910Anna M. Doll; Dallas Twp., Clinton, MI; John Droste, age 40, married 12yrs, proprietor of blacksmith shop ; Anna, wife, age 39, mar 12yrs, mother of 7, 6 living; Walter, son, age 12; Arthur, son, age 9; Stella, dau, age 7; Cymor, son, age 5; Harold, son, age 2; Anna, dau, age 9/12 - all b MI 
Witness: James Peter Droste
Census16 April 1930Anna M. Doll; Ward 3, Grand Rapids, Kent, MI; John T. Droste, age 60, married at 27, metal ___ of auto bodies ; Anna, wife, age 58, mar at 25; Donald S. Lane, son-in-law, age 26, married at 24, truck driver - lumber; Anna M., dau, age 20, mar at 18; Patricia A., gr-dau, age 1 - all b MI 
Census18 April 1940Anna M. Doll; Ward 3, Grand Rapids, Kent, MI; John T. Droste, age 70, 5yrs school, b MI, cemetery caretaker of city cemetery; Anne M., wife, age 68, 5yrs school, b MI; Anne M. Love, dau, divorced, age 30, 4yrs h.s., saleslady at dept. store; Patricia A. Love, gr-dau, age 11, 4yrs school, b MI - renting at 565 Jefferson Ave. 
Death*9 April 1948Grand Rapids, Kent, MI 
Burial*Woodlawn Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Kent, MI 

Family

Anna M. Doll b. 21 May 1872, d. 10 May 1958
Child 1.James Peter Droste b. 4 Aug 1904, d. 9 Dec 1967

John Peter Droste

Father*Theodore J. Droste Jr. b. 10 Aug 1842, d. 5 Jun 1924
Mother*Maria Frances Dunnebacke b. 14 Oct 1846, d. 4 Dec 1940
Birth*9 September 1872Dallas Twp., Clinton, MI 
(Witness) CensusJune 1880Theodore J. Droste Jr., Maria Frances Dunnebacke; Dallas Twp., Clinton, MI; Theadore Droste, age 57, farmer ; Mary F., wife, age 53; John J., son, age 10; John P., son, age 7; Teresa, dau, age 6; Mary R., dau, age 3; John J., son, age 8/12 (Sept) - all b MI, except parents of Theodore & Mary b Prussia 
(Witness) Marriage9 June 1896Anna M. Doll, John Theodore Droste; St. Mary's Catholic Church, Westphalia, Clinton, MI; Father W. Herwig officiated with witnesses Peter Droste of Dallas Twp. and Theresia Schmitt of Westphalia 
Marriage*30 April 1901Emma Thelen; St. Mary's Church, Westphalia, Clinton, MI; Father W. Harwig officiated with witnesses Theodore Thelen and Rosina Droste, both of Dallas MI 
Witness: Mary Rose Droste
Census*27 April 1910Emma Thelen; Lyons Twp., Ionia; Peter Droste, age 37, married 9yrs, b MI, parents b MI, general farming; Emma, wife, age 34, mar 9yrs, mother of 5, 5 living (but only 4 listed), b MI, parents b Germany; Loraine, dau, age 7; Dolores, dau, age 6; Donald, son, age 4; Florette, dau, age 3 - children b MI 
(Witness) Death4 December 1940Maria Frances Dunnebacke; Pewamo, Ionia, MI 
Death*17 December 1946Lyons, Ionia, MI 
Burial*Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Pewamo, Ionia, MI 

Family

Emma Thelen b. 6 Apr 1876, d. 1955

Mary Rose Droste

Father*Theodore J. Droste Jr. b. 10 Aug 1842, d. 5 Jun 1924
Mother*Maria Frances Dunnebacke b. 14 Oct 1846, d. 4 Dec 1940
Birth*19 April 1877Dallas Twp., Clinton, MI 
(Witness) CensusJune 1880Theodore J. Droste Jr., Maria Frances Dunnebacke; Dallas Twp., Clinton, MI; Theadore Droste, age 57, farmer ; Mary F., wife, age 53; John J., son, age 10; John P., son, age 7; Teresa, dau, age 6; Mary R., dau, age 3; John J., son, age 8/12 (Sept) - all b MI, except parents of Theodore & Mary b Prussia 
Married NameMartin 
(Witness) Marriage30 April 1901Emma Thelen, John Peter Droste; St. Mary's Church, Westphalia, Clinton, MI; Father W. Harwig officiated with witnesses Theodore Thelen and Rosina Droste, both of Dallas MI 
Marriage*24 September 1901Peter Frank Martin; St. Mary's Catholic Church, Westphalia, Clinton, MI; Father W. Harwig officiated with witnesses Joseph Droste of Dallas Twp. and Annie Schmitt of Westphalia 
Witness: Joseph T. Droste
Census*6 May 1910Peter Frank Martin; Lyons Twp., Ionia, MI; Peter F. Martin, age 34, married 8yrs, b MI, father b MI, mother b Germany (enumerator mixed up birth places of parents), can't read occ; Rosa, wife, age 32, mar 8yrs, mother of 4, 3 living, b MI, parents b MI; Josephine F., dau, age 6; Alexander J, son, age 3; Margurite H., dau, age 1 11/12 - children b MI 
Census5 April 1930Peter Frank Martin; Pewamo Village, Lyons Twp., Ionia, MI; Peter F. Martin, age 54, married at 27, b MI, father b MI, mother b Germany, farmer; Rosina, wife, age 52, mar at 25, b MI, parents b MI; Josephine F., dau, age 26, single, b MI, servant - private family; Alexander J., son, age 24, single, b MI, laborer - elevator; Margaret H., dau, age 21, single, b MI - own home on North St., value $1500, no radio (also on this pg are his mother, brother, Eugene, sister, Rose Martin) 
Death*16 October 1950Pewamo, Ionia, MI 
Burial*18 October 1950St. Joseph's Cemetery, Pewamo, MI 

Family

Peter Frank Martin b. 14 May 1875, d. 22 Apr 1954

Anna M. Doll

Birth*21 May 1872Westphalia, Clinton, MI 
Married NameDroste 
Marriage*9 June 1896John Theodore Droste; St. Mary's Catholic Church, Westphalia, Clinton, MI; Father W. Herwig officiated with witnesses Peter Droste of Dallas Twp. and Theresia Schmitt of Westphalia 
Witness: John Peter Droste
Census*5 June 1900John Theodore Droste; Dallas Twp., Clinton, MI; John (indexed as P, but could be T.) Droste, age 30, b Sep 1869, married 4 yrs, black smith; Anna, wife, age 27, b May 1873, mar 4 yrs, mother of 3, 2 living; Walter?, son, age 3, b March 1897; Anthony, age 8/12, b Sep 1899 - all b MI 
Census16 April 1910John Theodore Droste; Dallas Twp., Clinton, MI; John Droste, age 40, married 12yrs, proprietor of blacksmith shop ; Anna, wife, age 39, mar 12yrs, mother of 7, 6 living; Walter, son, age 12; Arthur, son, age 9; Stella, dau, age 7; Cymor, son, age 5; Harold, son, age 2; Anna, dau, age 9/12 - all b MI 
Witness: James Peter Droste
Census16 April 1930John Theodore Droste; Ward 3, Grand Rapids, Kent, MI; John T. Droste, age 60, married at 27, metal ___ of auto bodies ; Anna, wife, age 58, mar at 25; Donald S. Lane, son-in-law, age 26, married at 24, truck driver - lumber; Anna M., dau, age 20, mar at 18; Patricia A., gr-dau, age 1 - all b MI 
Census18 April 1940John Theodore Droste; Ward 3, Grand Rapids, Kent, MI; John T. Droste, age 70, 5yrs school, b MI, cemetery caretaker of city cemetery; Anne M., wife, age 68, 5yrs school, b MI; Anne M. Love, dau, divorced, age 30, 4yrs h.s., saleslady at dept. store; Patricia A. Love, gr-dau, age 11, 4yrs school, b MI - renting at 565 Jefferson Ave. 
Death*10 May 1958Grand Rapids, Kent, MI 
Burial*Woodlawn Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Kent, MI 

Family

John Theodore Droste b. 10 Oct 1869, d. 9 Apr 1948
Child 1.James Peter Droste b. 4 Aug 1904, d. 9 Dec 1967

Mary Ida Meldrum

Father*Theodore Wendell Meldrum b. 16 Aug 1832, d. 15 Aug 1916
Mother*Mary Morass b. 5 Apr 1847, d. 15 Oct 1904
Birth*30 April 1871Ira Twp., St. Clair County, MI 
(Witness) CensusJune 1880Theodore Wendell Meldrum, Mary Morass; Ira Twp., St. Clair, MI; Teodor Meldrum, age 45, farmer ; Mary, wife, keeping house, age 33; Addy, dau, age 9; Hatty, dau, age 7; Francois, son, age 3; Irene, dau, age 4/12 (Feb) - all b MI 
Married NameMrs. Daniel Forestall 
Residence*1903Marine City, MI 
CauseDeathhad tuberculosis 
Death*15 June 1916Chesterfield Twp., Macomb, MI 
Burial*17 June 1916St. Mary's Cemetery, New Baltimore, Macomb, MI 

Lillian H. Meldrum

Father*Theodore Wendell Meldrum b. 16 Aug 1832, d. 15 Aug 1916
Mother*Mary Morass b. 5 Apr 1847, d. 15 Oct 1904
Birth*7 April 1873St. Clair County, MI 
(Witness) CensusJune 1880Theodore Wendell Meldrum, Mary Morass; Ira Twp., St. Clair, MI; Teodor Meldrum, age 45, farmer ; Mary, wife, keeping house, age 33; Addy, dau, age 9; Hatty, dau, age 7; Francois, son, age 3; Irene, dau, age 4/12 (Feb) - all b MI 
Married NameVan Bogart 
Marriage*17 February 1893Harry W. Van Bogart; Anchorville, St. Clair, MI; Father H. DeGryse officiated with witnesses Timothy Meldrum of Casco and Elize V? of Anchorville 
Census*12 June 1900Harry W. Van Bogart; Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH; Harry W. Van Bogart, age 36, b Oct 1863 in Holland, parents Holland, married 8yrs, immigrated 1884, na, can't decipher occ; Lillian H., wife, age 26, b Apr 1874 in MI, parents MI; Walter, son, age 5, b Jul 1894; Frank, son, age 3, b Jul 1896; Lillian A., dau, age 0/12, b June 1900 - all children b OH; Robert A. Fink, boarder, age 20, b Jul 1879 in OH, day laborer 
Witness: Walter J. Van Bogart
Witness: Frank Van Bogart
Witness: Lillian A. Van Bogart
Residence*1903Harry W. Van Bogart; Cleveland, OH 
CauseDeathhad tuberculosis 
Witness: Harry W. Van Bogart
Death*26 July 1907Ira Twp., St. Clair, MI 
Burial*29 July 1907Anchorville, St. Clair, MI 

Family

Harry W. Van Bogart b. 1 Oct 1863, d. 1947
Children 1.Walter J. Van Bogart b. 17 Jul 1894, d. 28 Oct 1939
 2.Frank Van Bogart b. 9 Jul 1896, d. 3 Dec 1980
 3.Lillian A. Van Bogart b. 4 Jan 1900, d. 19 Dec 1991
 4.Loretta M. Van Bogart b. 21 Jul 1905, d. 1 Jul 1985

Frank Edmund Meldrum

Father*Theodore Wendell Meldrum b. 16 Aug 1832, d. 15 Aug 1916
Mother*Mary Morass b. 5 Apr 1847, d. 15 Oct 1904
Birth*15 July 1877Ira Twp., St. Clair, MI 
(Witness) CensusJune 1880Theodore Wendell Meldrum, Mary Morass; Ira Twp., St. Clair, MI; Teodor Meldrum, age 45, farmer ; Mary, wife, keeping house, age 33; Addy, dau, age 9; Hatty, dau, age 7; Francois, son, age 3; Irene, dau, age 4/12 (Feb) - all b MI 
(Witness) Census14 June 1900Theodore Wendell Meldrum, Mary Morass; Ira Twp., St. Clair, MI; Theodore Maldram, age 65 crossed out with 66 written in, b Aug 1832, married 28yrs (but they are enumerated together in June 1870), farmer; Mary, wife, age 53, b Apr 1847, mar 28 yrs, mother of 5, 4 living, mother b England; Frank, son, age 22 crossed out with 21 written in, b July 1878, single, farm laborer ; Irene, dau, age 20, b Feb 1880, single - all b MI 
(Witness) Marriage24 January 1910Charles Leray, Irene Meldrum; Anchorville, St. Clair, MI; Father Henry DeGyse officiated with witnesses Frank Meldrum and Mary Porgnett (sp), both of Anchorville 
Census*23 April 1910Ward 17, Detroit, Wayne, MI; Frank Meldrum, boarder, age 32, b MI, parents b MI, bar bottler at brewery; in home of Charlotte Derlaise (sp?) with other boarders 
Attributes*Frank was of medium height and build with blue eyes and grey hair in 1918. 
Employment*American Brewery in Detroit 
CauseDeathhad lobar pneumonia 
Death*20 April 1934Detroit, Wayne, MI 
Witness: Irene Meldrum
Burial*23 April 1934Anchorville, St. Clair, MI 

Irene Meldrum

Father*Theodore Wendell Meldrum b. 16 Aug 1832, d. 15 Aug 1916
Mother*Mary Morass b. 5 Apr 1847, d. 15 Oct 1904
Birth*7 February 1880Ira Twp., St. Clair, MI 
(Witness) CensusJune 1880Theodore Wendell Meldrum, Mary Morass; Ira Twp., St. Clair, MI; Teodor Meldrum, age 45, farmer ; Mary, wife, keeping house, age 33; Addy, dau, age 9; Hatty, dau, age 7; Francois, son, age 3; Irene, dau, age 4/12 (Feb) - all b MI 
(Witness) Census14 June 1900Theodore Wendell Meldrum, Mary Morass; Ira Twp., St. Clair, MI; Theodore Maldram, age 65 crossed out with 66 written in, b Aug 1832, married 28yrs (but they are enumerated together in June 1870), farmer; Mary, wife, age 53, b Apr 1847, mar 28 yrs, mother of 5, 4 living, mother b England; Frank, son, age 22 crossed out with 21 written in, b July 1878, single, farm laborer ; Irene, dau, age 20, b Feb 1880, single - all b MI 
Marriage*24 January 1910Charles Leray; Anchorville, St. Clair, MI; Father Henry DeGyse officiated with witnesses Frank Meldrum and Mary Porgnett (sp), both of Anchorville 
Witness: Frank Edmund Meldrum
Census26 April 1910Charles Leray; Ira Twp., St. Clair, MI; Charles Leray, age 36, married twice, married 2nd time for 1yr, b MI, father b France, mother b MI, water tender on steam vessel; Irene, wife, age 30, married once for 1yr, b MI, parents b MI; Theodore Meldrum, father-in-law, age 77, widower 
Witness: Theodore Wendell Meldrum
Married NameLeray 
(Witness) Death15 August 1916Theodore Wendell Meldrum; New Baltimore, Macomb, MI 
Census*10 January 1920Ira Twp., St. Clair, MI; Irene Leray (indexed Seray), age 39, married, b MI, parents b MI, no occ; Lucile, dau, age 8; Charles, son, age 4 11/12; Rita, dau, age 4 11/12; Anna Faucher, sister-in-law, age 49, widow, b MI, father b France, mother b MI; Anna, noted as nephew, age 12, b MI - renting on Lake Shore Rd (a James Meldrum, age 56, is also on this pg) 
Census*5 April 1930Charles Leray; Ward 3, Port Huron, St. Clair, MI; Charles Le Ray, age 56, first married at age 30, b MI, father b France, mother b MI, night watchman at bakery; Irene, age 50, married at 30, b MI, parents b MI; Lucile, dau, age 18; Rita, dau, age 15; Charles, son, age 15 - all children b MI - renting at 617 Erie St., no radio 
(Witness) Death20 April 1934Frank Edmund Meldrum; Detroit, Wayne, MI 
Census8 April 1940Charles Leray; Ward 18, Detroit, Wayne, MI; Charles Laray, age 65, 7yrs school, steamboat sailor; Irene, wife, age 60, 6yrs school; Lucille, dau, age 28, single, laundress at foundry; Charles, son, age 25, 3yrs h.s., truck driver for fruit market; Julius Benke, son-in-law, age 26, 1yr h.s., shipping room at motor glass co; Rita Benke, dau, age 25, 2yrs h.s., beauty operator at own shop; Richard Benke, son, age 11/12 - resided in same place in 1935, except Lucille was in Port Huron - own home at 6357 Musket, value $1800 
Death*10 January 1959Macomb County, MI 

Family

Charles Leray b. 1 Oct 1873, d. a 1940

Henry W. Bush

Father*Orra Bush b. 17 Apr 1794, d. 9 Mar 1887
Mother*Sophia Mudge b. 26 Mar 1793, d. 1 Apr 1865
Birth*circa 1818Oswego County, NY 
(Witness) Census11 September 1850Orra Bush, Sophia Mudge; Charleston, Kalamazoo, MI; Orra Bush, age 57, b Mas, farmer; Sophia, age 54, b NY; Henry W., age 33, b NY, farmer; Obadiah, age 16, b MI; Helen M. Peck, age 13, b MI; Sarah S. Benham, age 6, b MI 
Marriage*Harriet Samantha Powers 
Census6 June 1860Harriet Samantha Powers; Charleston, Kalamazoo, MI; Henry W. Rush, age 43, farmer, b NY ; Harriet, wife, age 30, b NY; Harvy, age 8, b MI; Wilber, age 7, b MI; Benj, age 2, b MI; Sarah - can't read last name, age 15, b MI, student; Joseph Lee, laborer, age 26, b England (enumerated just before: Ora Rush, age 65, farmer, b MA?; Sophia, wife, age 65, b same) 
Witness: Benjamin O. Bush
Witness: Harvey M. Bush
Witness: Wilber Parker
Census15 June 1870Harriet Samantha Powers; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Harry W. Bush, age 52, b NY, county register of deeds ; Harriet S., age 40, b NY, keeping house; Harvey, age 19, clerk at clothing store ; Benj, age 12, at school; Harry, age 8, at school; Frank, age 4; Wilber Parker, age 17, at school; Sarah Root, domestic servant, age 19, b NY - all children b MI 
Witness: Harry W. Bush
Witness: Frank Bush
Witness: Benjamin O. Bush
Witness: Harvey M. Bush
Witness: Wilber Parker
Census*18 June 1880Harriet Samantha Powers; Kalamazoo Village, Kalamazoo, MI; Harry W. Bush, age 62, Superintendent - Poor (house?), b NY, parents b MA ; Harriet S., wife, age 50, keeping house, b NY, parents b VT; Benjamin O., son, age 22, painter ; Harrie W., son, age 18, printer; Frank, son, age 14, no occ - nervousness; Fred J., son, age 9, at school - res on South St. 
Witness: Harry W. Bush
Witness: Benjamin O. Bush
Witness: Frank Bush
Witness: Fred Joseph Bush
Residence*Harriet Samantha Powers; South St., Kalamazoo Village, MI 
Occupation*Kalamazoo County Register of Deeds when 1870 census was taken. 
Death*October 1890Kalamazoo County, MI 

Family

Harriet Samantha Powers b. 20 Feb 1830, d. 27 Apr 1919
Children 1.Harvey M. Bush b. 31 Aug 1851, d. 17 Jan 1926
 2.Wilber Parker b. c 1853
 3.Benjamin O. Bush b. 7 Jun 1858, d. 23 Apr 1945
 4.Harry W. Bush+ b. 25 Aug 1861, d. 15 May 1926
 5.Frank Bush b. c 1866, d. Mar 1897
 6.Fred Joseph Bush b. 28 Dec 1870, d. 5 Mar 1956

Harriet Samantha Powers

Birth*20 February 1830St. Albans, Franklin, VT 
Census*25 July 1850Jackson, Jackson, MI; possible: Harriet Powers, age 20, b NY residing with Anen? Dilemater, age 56, farmer & Nancy Dilemater, age 46, both b NY - just before are listed many prison guards and on previous pg Joshua Clark, main farmer - likely grew food for the prison; family 415 included the prison warden, Justus Goodwin and his wife, Hannah; perhaps Harriet took a stage ride or went via early rail on the Central route out to Kalamazoo and met Henry then? 
Marriage*Henry W. Bush 
Married NameBush 
Census6 June 1860Henry W. Bush; Charleston, Kalamazoo, MI; Henry W. Rush, age 43, farmer, b NY ; Harriet, wife, age 30, b NY; Harvy, age 8, b MI; Wilber, age 7, b MI; Benj, age 2, b MI; Sarah - can't read last name, age 15, b MI, student; Joseph Lee, laborer, age 26, b England (enumerated just before: Ora Rush, age 65, farmer, b MA?; Sophia, wife, age 65, b same) 
Witness: Benjamin O. Bush
Witness: Harvey M. Bush
Witness: Wilber Parker
Census15 June 1870Henry W. Bush; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Harry W. Bush, age 52, b NY, county register of deeds ; Harriet S., age 40, b NY, keeping house; Harvey, age 19, clerk at clothing store ; Benj, age 12, at school; Harry, age 8, at school; Frank, age 4; Wilber Parker, age 17, at school; Sarah Root, domestic servant, age 19, b NY - all children b MI 
Witness: Harry W. Bush
Witness: Frank Bush
Witness: Benjamin O. Bush
Witness: Harvey M. Bush
Witness: Wilber Parker
Census*18 June 1880Henry W. Bush; Kalamazoo Village, Kalamazoo, MI; Harry W. Bush, age 62, Superintendent - Poor (house?), b NY, parents b MA ; Harriet S., wife, age 50, keeping house, b NY, parents b VT; Benjamin O., son, age 22, painter ; Harrie W., son, age 18, printer; Frank, son, age 14, no occ - nervousness; Fred J., son, age 9, at school - res on South St. 
Witness: Harry W. Bush
Witness: Benjamin O. Bush
Witness: Frank Bush
Witness: Fred Joseph Bush
Residence*Henry W. Bush; South St., Kalamazoo Village, MI 
Census1 June 1900Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Harriet Bush, age 70, mother of 5, 4 living, b Feb 1830 in VT, widow, parents b VT; Benjamin, son, age 41, single, b June 1858 in MI, father b NY, no occ written; next pg: Fred Bush, son, age 29, single, b Dec 1870 in MI, father b NY, no occ written - reside 736 South St. 
Witness: Benjamin O. Bush
Witness: Fred Joseph Bush
CauseDeathhad chronic nephritis 
Death*27 April 1919Kalamazoo County, MI 
Burial*30 April 1919Mountain Home Cemetery, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 

Family

Henry W. Bush b. c 1818, d. Oct 1890
Children 1.Harvey M. Bush b. 31 Aug 1851, d. 17 Jan 1926
 2.Wilber Parker b. c 1853
 3.Benjamin O. Bush b. 7 Jun 1858, d. 23 Apr 1945
 4.Harry W. Bush+ b. 25 Aug 1861, d. 15 May 1926
 5.Frank Bush b. c 1866, d. Mar 1897
 6.Fred Joseph Bush b. 28 Dec 1870, d. 5 Mar 1956

Benjamin O. Bush

Father*Henry W. Bush b. c 1818, d. Oct 1890
Mother*Harriet Samantha Powers b. 20 Feb 1830, d. 27 Apr 1919
Birth*7 June 1858Charleston Twp., Kalamazoo, MI 
(Witness) Census6 June 1860Henry W. Bush, Harriet Samantha Powers; Charleston, Kalamazoo, MI; Henry W. Rush, age 43, farmer, b NY ; Harriet, wife, age 30, b NY; Harvy, age 8, b MI; Wilber, age 7, b MI; Benj, age 2, b MI; Sarah - can't read last name, age 15, b MI, student; Joseph Lee, laborer, age 26, b England (enumerated just before: Ora Rush, age 65, farmer, b MA?; Sophia, wife, age 65, b same) 
(Witness) Census15 June 1870Henry W. Bush, Harriet Samantha Powers; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Harry W. Bush, age 52, b NY, county register of deeds ; Harriet S., age 40, b NY, keeping house; Harvey, age 19, clerk at clothing store ; Benj, age 12, at school; Harry, age 8, at school; Frank, age 4; Wilber Parker, age 17, at school; Sarah Root, domestic servant, age 19, b NY - all children b MI 
(Witness) Census18 June 1880Henry W. Bush, Harriet Samantha Powers; Kalamazoo Village, Kalamazoo, MI; Harry W. Bush, age 62, Superintendent - Poor (house?), b NY, parents b MA ; Harriet S., wife, age 50, keeping house, b NY, parents b VT; Benjamin O., son, age 22, painter ; Harrie W., son, age 18, printer; Frank, son, age 14, no occ - nervousness; Fred J., son, age 9, at school - res on South St. 
(Witness) Census1 June 1900Harriet Samantha Powers; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Harriet Bush, age 70, mother of 5, 4 living, b Feb 1830 in VT, widow, parents b VT; Benjamin, son, age 41, single, b June 1858 in MI, father b NY, no occ written; next pg: Fred Bush, son, age 29, single, b Dec 1870 in MI, father b NY, no occ written - reside 736 South St. 
Census*15 January 1920Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Benjimen O. Bush, age 61, single, experimental inventor ; Fred J., brother, age 49, single, picture framer at art store - both b MI, father b NY, mother b VT - res West South St. 
Witness: Fred Joseph Bush
Occupation*a painter in 1880, then experimental inventor and later author for outdoor magazines 
CauseDeathchronic bronchitis and conjestion of lungs along with senility 
Death*23 April 1945Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; 422 S. Park St. 
Burial*26 April 1945Riverside Cemetery, Kalamazoo, MI; Miss Margaret Bush of 2252 Tipperary Rd in Kalamazoo was the informant for his death record, Truesdale Funeral Home handled the arrangements 

Frank Bush

Father*Henry W. Bush b. c 1818, d. Oct 1890
Mother*Harriet Samantha Powers b. 20 Feb 1830, d. 27 Apr 1919
Birth*circa 1866Kalamazoo County, MI 
(Witness) Census15 June 1870Henry W. Bush, Harriet Samantha Powers; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Harry W. Bush, age 52, b NY, county register of deeds ; Harriet S., age 40, b NY, keeping house; Harvey, age 19, clerk at clothing store ; Benj, age 12, at school; Harry, age 8, at school; Frank, age 4; Wilber Parker, age 17, at school; Sarah Root, domestic servant, age 19, b NY - all children b MI 
(Witness) Census18 June 1880Henry W. Bush, Harriet Samantha Powers; Kalamazoo Village, Kalamazoo, MI; Harry W. Bush, age 62, Superintendent - Poor (house?), b NY, parents b MA ; Harriet S., wife, age 50, keeping house, b NY, parents b VT; Benjamin O., son, age 22, painter ; Harrie W., son, age 18, printer; Frank, son, age 14, no occ - nervousness; Fred J., son, age 9, at school - res on South St. 
Death*March 1897 
Burial*10 March 1897Mountain Home Cemetery, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI