Sarah Mariah Harkness

Birth*2 May 1827NY 
Marriage*1848Robert Marshall; Barry County, MI 
CauseDeathhad apoplexy 
Death*27 July 1894Barryton, Barry, MI 
Burial*East Hickory Corners Cemetery, Hickory Corners, Barry, MI 

Family

Robert Marshall b. 15 Sep 1819, d. 9 Feb 1901
Children 1.William Henry Marshall b. 1 Oct 1851, d. 8 Jan 1910
 2.Nettie L. Marshall+ b. 16 May 1865, d. 5 Oct 1929

Eva Copeman

Father*John Copeman b. 14 Jul 1866, d. 14 Mar 1932
Mother*Grace A. Vanderberg b. Jan 1872, d. 23 Jul 1935
Birth*22 December 1889Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; per birth rec 
Marriage*1910Roy H. Cross; after census in April 
Death*March 1977NJ; resided Freehold, Monmouth NJ; last benefit Martinsville, Somerset NJ 

Family

Roy H. Cross b. 16 Jan 1886, d. Jan 1966
Child 1.Hartwell Roy Cross b. 23 Sep 1911, d. Apr 1979

Jay William Copeman

Father*John Copeman b. 14 Jul 1866, d. 14 Mar 1932
Mother*Grace A. Vanderberg b. Jan 1872, d. 23 Jul 1935
Birth*5 September 1891Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Marriage*1 June 1915Alice M. Smith; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; witnesses were C.E. Smith and John Copeman 
Witness: John Copeman
(Witness) Death9 April 1921Alice M. Smith; Bronson Hospital, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Marriage*between 1929 and 1930Minnie Orbeck; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; after 1928 (he divorced Vernus Julia Wagner in 1926, also Minnie divorced Vernon in Dec 1928) and before 1930 
Employment*A printer by trade, Jay was associated with the late Mr. Ralph Bunto in the printing business in Kalamazoo and the Dalm Printing Co. 
Death*13 May 1954Borgess Hospital, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; in the evening after a brief illness 
Burial*15 May 1954Riverside Cemetery, Kalamazoo, MI; with services held at Langeland Chapel at 3:30 p.m. 

Family 1

Alice M. Smith b. 3 Mar 1891, d. 9 Apr 1921
Children 1.Marian Louise Copeman+ b. 12 May 1917, d. 21 Jan 2013
 2.Female Infant Copeman b. 31 Oct 1919, d. 31 Oct 1919
 3.Dorothy June Copeman b. 27 Mar 1921, d. 8 Aug 2000

Family 2

Minnie Orbeck b. 8 Sep 1898, d. 16 Jan 1974

Roy H. Cross

Birth*16 January 1886MI 
Marriage*1910Eva Copeman; after census in April 
Occupation*a vaudeville booking agent 
(Witness) Death23 July 1935Grace A. Vanderberg; home of daughter and son-in-law, Philadelphia County, PA 
Death*January 1966PA; resided Drexel Hill, Delaware, PA 
Burial*Arlington Cemetery, Drexel Hill, Delaware, PA 

Family

Eva Copeman b. 22 Dec 1889, d. Mar 1977
Child 1.Hartwell Roy Cross b. 23 Sep 1911, d. Apr 1979

Hartwell Roy Cross

Father*Roy H. Cross b. 16 Jan 1886, d. Jan 1966
Mother*Eva Copeman b. 22 Dec 1889, d. Mar 1977
Birth*23 September 1911Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Milit-End*domestic service during WWII 
Death*April 1979resided in Lutherville Timonium, Baltimore, MD 

Marian Louise Copeman

Father*Jay William Copeman b. 5 Sep 1891, d. 13 May 1954
Mother*Alice M. Smith b. 3 Mar 1891, d. 9 Apr 1921
Step-fatherHoward C. Brown b. 7 Feb 1899, d. 3 Apr 1986
Step-motherMinnie Orbeck b. 8 Sep 1898, d. 16 Jan 1974
Birth*12 May 1917Kalamazoo County, MI 
Marriage*18 April 1936James Wellington Brown; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Death*21 January 2013Enterprise, Coffee, AL 
Burial*DeLand Memorial Gardens, DeLand, Volusia, FL 

Family

James Wellington Brown b. 29 Mar 1916, d. 19 Jan 2003
Children 1.Nancy L. Brown
 2.Herbert Wellington Brown
 3.James W. Brown

Richard John Rivard

Father*Louis Rivard b. 25 Feb 1847, d. 23 May 1911
Mother*Christine Kramer b. 11 Dec 1865, d. 2 Sep 1949
Birth*2 March 1888Detroit, Wayne, MI 
Marriage*31 July 1918Palmira "Mary" DeClark; Detroit, Wayne, MI; Justice Geo. Humbert officiated with witnesses Joseph Sheridon and Edward Schultz, both of Detroit 
Occupation*a mason - building construction 
Death*13 November 1955MI 

Family

Palmira "Mary" DeClark b. 3 Mar 1903, d. 5 Feb 1945
Children 1.Florence Rivard+ b. 11 Mar 1919, d. 25 Aug 1973
 2.Lawrence J. Rivard b. 13 Sep 1926, d. 18 Jun 1998

Palmira "Mary" DeClark

Father*Julius DeClark b. 20 Dec 1874, d. 8 Mar 1940
Mother*Della Watson b. 13 Aug 1873, d. 5 Mar 1917
Birth*3 March 1903Fair Haven, St. Clair, MI 
Marriage*31 July 1918Richard John Rivard; Detroit, Wayne, MI; Justice Geo. Humbert officiated with witnesses Joseph Sheridon and Edward Schultz, both of Detroit 
Death*5 February 1945Detroit, Wayne, MI 

Family

Richard John Rivard b. 2 Mar 1888, d. 13 Nov 1955
Children 1.Florence Rivard+ b. 11 Mar 1919, d. 25 Aug 1973
 2.Lawrence J. Rivard b. 13 Sep 1926, d. 18 Jun 1998

Lawrence J. Rivard

Father*Richard John Rivard b. 2 Mar 1888, d. 13 Nov 1955
Mother*Palmira "Mary" DeClark b. 3 Mar 1903, d. 5 Feb 1945
Birth*13 September 1926Wayne County, MI 
Death*18 June 1998Palm Beach, Palm Beach, FL 

Louis Rivard

Father*Francis DeSales Rivard b. 12 Feb 1805, d. Feb 1850
Mother*Adelaide Dequindre b. 30 Oct 1820
Birth*25 February 1847Macomb County, MI 
Marriage*18 December 1883Christine Kramer; Detroit, Wayne, MI; Christine was his 2nd wife; first wife was Emma E. DeRasse, married 11 Nov 1875 in Wayne County. Emma was born 8 Oct 1855 in Greinerville and died 3 Jul 1883. 
CauseDeathhad renal asthma 
Death*23 May 1911New Baltimore, Macomb, MI 
Burial*26 May 1911Assumption Grotto Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne, MI 

Family

Christine Kramer b. 11 Dec 1865, d. 2 Sep 1949
Children 1.Richard John Rivard+ b. 2 Mar 1888, d. 13 Nov 1955
 2.Gilbert Charles Rivard b. 17 Jan 1892, d. Jan 1963

Christine Kramer

Birth*11 December 1865Berlin, Germany 
Marriage*18 December 1883Louis Rivard; Detroit, Wayne, MI; Christine was his 2nd wife; first wife was Emma E. DeRasse, married 11 Nov 1875 in Wayne County. Emma was born 8 Oct 1855 in Greinerville and died 3 Jul 1883. 
Death*2 September 1949Detroit, Wayne, MI 
Burial*6 September 1949Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne, MI 

Family

Louis Rivard b. 25 Feb 1847, d. 23 May 1911
Children 1.Richard John Rivard+ b. 2 Mar 1888, d. 13 Nov 1955
 2.Gilbert Charles Rivard b. 17 Jan 1892, d. Jan 1963

Francois Pitre

Father*Francis Pitre b. 1783, d. 9 Apr 1873
Mother*Veronique Rivard b. 15 Mar 1791
Birth*21 August 1816Detroit, Wayne, MI 
Marriage*21 June 1853Adelaide Dequindre; Mt. Clemens, Macomb, MI 

Family

Adelaide Dequindre b. 30 Oct 1820

Joseph Blonde

Birth*19 March 1826Guevenatten, Alsace-Lorraine, France; age at death 72y, 1m, 21d per MI death record 
Marriage*6 May 1858Mary Ann "Almarie" Blonde; St. Michael Church, Buffalo, Erie, NY 
CauseDeathhad apoplexy 
Death*9 May 1898Burnside Twp., Lapeer, MI 
Burial*12 May 1898St. Mary's Cemetery, Burnside Twp., MI 

Family

Mary Ann "Almarie" Blonde b. 3 May 1832, d. 23 Jun 1895
Children 1.Mary Blonde b. 15 Apr 1859, d. 31 Jan 1908
 2.Philomena Blonde+ b. 24 Sep 1861, d. 25 Mar 1912
 3.Joseph Blonde b. 2 Feb 1863, d. 8 Feb 1931
 4.Magdelen Blonde b. 13 Mar 1865, d. 2 Nov 1937
 5.Pauline Blonde b. 24 Mar 1868, d. 21 Oct 1925
 6.Wilhelmina Blonde b. 8 Aug 1870, d. 6 Apr 1929

Mary Ann "Almarie" Blonde

Birth*3 May 1832Brechaumont, Haut-Rhin, France 
Marriage*6 May 1858Joseph Blonde; St. Michael Church, Buffalo, Erie, NY 
CauseDeathhad Bright's Disease 
Death*23 June 1895Burnside Twp., Lapeer, MI 

Family

Joseph Blonde b. 19 Mar 1826, d. 9 May 1898
Children 1.Mary Blonde b. 15 Apr 1859, d. 31 Jan 1908
 2.Philomena Blonde+ b. 24 Sep 1861, d. 25 Mar 1912
 3.Joseph Blonde b. 2 Feb 1863, d. 8 Feb 1931
 4.Magdelen Blonde b. 13 Mar 1865, d. 2 Nov 1937
 5.Pauline Blonde b. 24 Mar 1868, d. 21 Oct 1925
 6.Wilhelmina Blonde b. 8 Aug 1870, d. 6 Apr 1929

Richard V. Tanner

Father*Henry Tanner b. 27 Mar 1827, d. 8 Feb 1914
Mother*Elizabeth Maria Priest b. 25 May 1828, d. 14 Sep 1870
Step-motherAlmina Davis b. 30 Mar 1835, d. 4 Dec 1911
Birth*17 July 1862Wellington, Ontario, Canada 
Marriage*18 December 1887Bertha M. Whipple; Sheridan Twp., Mecosta, MI; E.R. Sage, Elder, officiated with witnesses John Canaan and Melindia Mapletoft, both of Sheridan Twp. 
CauseDeathhad progressive locomotor ataxia 
Death*24 February 1922Forest Twp., Genesee, MI 
Witness: George Lewis Tanner
Burial*25 February 1922Strong Cemetery, Remus, Mecosta, MI 

Family

Bertha M. Whipple b. 27 Feb 1869, d. 24 Sep 1895
Children 1.George Lewis Tanner+ b. 12 Jan 1890, d. 7 Oct 1966
 2.Glenn I. Tanner b. 19 Apr 1891, d. 21 Feb 1926

Glenn I. Tanner

Father*Richard V. Tanner b. 17 Jul 1862, d. 24 Feb 1922
Mother*Bertha M. Whipple b. 27 Feb 1869, d. 24 Sep 1895
Birth*19 April 1891Barryton, Mecosta, MI; after 15 April; age given in 1900 census is 9, but birth date does not agree - birth Apr 1889; his draft record has 1891 
CauseDeathcontracted TB after being drafted for WWI; he'd had a respiratory problem in his youth, then didn't mention anything about it when he was called to enlist for the draft, got as far as Camp Custer in MI but it was decided he was not fit to serve but was given a small gratuity each month 
Death*21 February 1926Miami, Dade, FL 
Burial*Strong Cemetery, Mecosta County, MI 

Henry Tanner

Father*James Tanner b. 1801, d. 13 Apr 1875
Birth*27 March 1827Alvescot, Oxford, England 
Marriage*circa 1851Elizabeth Maria Priest; Perth, Ontario, Canada 
Marriage*8 February 1871Almina Davis; Mecosta County, MI 
(Witness) Death4 December 1911Almina Davis; Barryton, Mecosta, MI 
CauseDeathhad cerebral arteriosclerosis and chronic myocarditis 
Death*8 February 1914Barryton, Mecosta, MI 
Burial*11 February 1914Strong Cemetery, Mecosta, MI 

Family 1

Elizabeth Maria Priest b. 25 May 1828, d. 14 Sep 1870
Children 1.James Francis Tanner b. 30 Mar 1851, d. 9 Mar 1925
 2.John Arred Tanner b. 14 Mar 1853, d. 27 Feb 1917
 3.Joseph H. Tanner b. 1855, d. 15 Jan 1883
 4.Thomas Edward Tanner b. 25 Sep 1858, d. 12 May 1917
 5.Hannah Moriah Tanner b. 12 Mar 1860, d. 23 Jan 1940
 6.Richard V. Tanner+ b. 17 Jul 1862, d. 24 Feb 1922
 7.Sarah E. Tanner b. May 1864, d. 1959
 8.Lorenzia Sophia Tanner b. 28 Feb 1868, d. 24 Mar 1886
 9.William Alfred Tanner b. 14 Sep 1870, d. 13 Aug 1886

Family 2

Almina Davis b. 30 Mar 1835, d. 4 Dec 1911
Children 1.Eliza Tanner b. 30 Nov 1872, d. 30 Mar 1886
 2.Henrietta Tanner b. 28 Nov 1874, d. 3 Apr 1886
 3.Harvey W. Tanner b. 28 Nov 1874, d. 1876
 4.Berttie "Alberto" Tanner b. Nov 1878, d. 18 Apr 1886

Almina Davis

Birth*30 March 1835Canada 
Marriage*8 February 1871Henry Tanner; Mecosta County, MI 
CauseDeathhad bronchitis and asthma 
Death*4 December 1911Barryton, Mecosta, MI 
Witness: Henry Tanner
Burial*6 December 1911Strong Cemetery, Mecosta County, MI 

Family

Henry Tanner b. 27 Mar 1827, d. 8 Feb 1914
Children 1.Eliza Tanner b. 30 Nov 1872, d. 30 Mar 1886
 2.Henrietta Tanner b. 28 Nov 1874, d. 3 Apr 1886
 3.Harvey W. Tanner b. 28 Nov 1874, d. 1876
 4.Berttie "Alberto" Tanner b. Nov 1878, d. 18 Apr 1886

Frank Edgar Hoffman

Father*Peter Huffman b. c 1833, d. 5 Mar 1915
Mother*Susan Jane Anger b. 1836, d. 24 Feb 1917
Birth*29 March 1856Stevensville, Welland, Ontario, Canada; headstone photo has 1855, death at age 67 
Marriage*22 August 1881Esther Bilyea; St. Thomas/Malahide Twp., Elgin, Ontario, Canada 
CauseDeathhad cerebral apoplexy 
Death*14 May 1923at dau Margaret's home, Flint, Genesee, MI; Esther a widow in 1930 
Burial*16 May 1923Sherman City Cemetery, Weidman, Isabella, MI 

Family

Esther Bilyea b. 15 Aug 1855, d. 22 Jul 1938
Children 1.Harry Franklin Hoffman b. 17 Sep 1882, d. 24 Apr 1892
 2.Lena Maude Hoffman b. 5 Oct 1884, d. 21 Feb 1964
 3.Ivan Lorn Hoffman+ b. 15 Oct 1886, d. 13 Jul 1967
 4.Roy Cecil Hoffman+ b. 4 Jul 1888, d. 29 May 1982
 5.Daisy Irene Hoffman+ b. 12 Mar 1892, d. 29 Dec 1956
 6.Margaret Myrtle Hoffman b. 6 Nov 1895, d. 13 May 1965

Esther Bilyea

Father*Frederick Archilaus Bilyea b. 28 Jan 1827, d. 31 Dec 1890
Mother*Margaret Hobbs b. 9 Jul 1832, d. 18 Jan 1904
Birth*15 August 1855family farm on14th concession, London Twp., Middlesex, Ontario, Canada 
Marriage*24 December 1874William Dodson; London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada 
Marriage*22 August 1881Frank Edgar Hoffman; St. Thomas/Malahide Twp., Elgin, Ontario, Canada 
Occupation*Esther graduated from a nursing school in Buffalo, Erie County, NY and was also a certified school teacher. She worked as a midwife in Ontario, Canada and Michigan. 
CauseDeathhad arteriosclerosis and fractured thigh 
Death*22 July 1938home of son, Ivan, Coldwater Twp., Isabella, MI 
Burial*25 July 1938Sherman City Cemetery, Weidman, Isabella, MI 

Family 1

William Dodson b. 1853, d. 3 Oct 1880
Children 1.Lillie May Dodson b. 8 Jan 1877, d. 24 Jun 1916
 2.Frederick John Dodson b. 17 May 1879, d. a 1938

Family 2

Frank Edgar Hoffman b. 29 Mar 1856, d. 14 May 1923
Children 1.Harry Franklin Hoffman b. 17 Sep 1882, d. 24 Apr 1892
 2.Lena Maude Hoffman b. 5 Oct 1884, d. 21 Feb 1964
 3.Ivan Lorn Hoffman+ b. 15 Oct 1886, d. 13 Jul 1967
 4.Roy Cecil Hoffman+ b. 4 Jul 1888, d. 29 May 1982
 5.Daisy Irene Hoffman+ b. 12 Mar 1892, d. 29 Dec 1956
 6.Margaret Myrtle Hoffman b. 6 Nov 1895, d. 13 May 1965

Ruby Rae Griffith

Father*Judson Doane Griffith b. 28 May 1855, d. 19 Apr 1936
Mother*Floy Selina Wintermute b. 1 Jun 1866, d. 3 Oct 1928
Birth*4 February 1890Barry County, MI 
Death*29 January 1957Plainwell, Allegan, MI 
Burial*2 February 1957Prairieville Cemetery, Prairieville Twp., Allegan, MI; surname at death was Adrianson 

Leon Albert Griffith

Father*Judson Doane Griffith b. 28 May 1855, d. 19 Apr 1936
Mother*Floy Selina Wintermute b. 1 Jun 1866, d. 3 Oct 1928
Birth*13 May 1892Hickory Corners, Barry, MI 
Marriage*3 March 1923Amelia M. Herrmann; Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Vicksburg, Kalamazoo, MI; Pastor Emanuel Mayer officiated with witnesses Lester Griffith of Kalamazoo and Clara Herrmann of Vicksburg 
Witness: Lester James Griffith
(Witness) Death19 April 1936Judson Doane Griffith; Brady Twp., Kalamazoo, MI; resided in Vicksburg 
Occupation*a mail carrier delivering Rural Route 2 in Vicksburg retiring in 1953 
Death*17 August 1980Franklin Community Hospital, Vicksburg, Kalamazoo, MI; resided in Brady, Kalamazoo 
Burial*20 August 1980Vicksburg Cemetery, Kalamazoo County, MI 

Family

Amelia M. Herrmann b. 23 Apr 1894, d. 10 Jan 1979
Children 1.John Herman Griffith b. 25 Jan 1924, d. 16 Mar 2003
 2.Helen Joan Griffith b. 26 Dec 1928, d. 6 Jan 2006
 3.Richard Griffith

Helen M. Griffith

Father*Judson Doane Griffith b. 28 May 1855, d. 19 Apr 1936
Mother*Floy Selina Wintermute b. 1 Jun 1866, d. 3 Oct 1928
Birth*15 November 1895Barry County, MI 
Death*22 May 1978Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; resided in Gunplain, Allegan per MIDI; in Plainwell, Allegan, MI per ssdi, surname at death was Sprik 

Doris E. Griffith

Father*Judson Doane Griffith b. 28 May 1855, d. 19 Apr 1936
Mother*Floy Selina Wintermute b. 1 Jun 1866, d. 3 Oct 1928
Birth*8 December 1897Barry County, MI 
Marriage*25 July 1922Reuben John Sprik; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Rev. J.J. Hollebrands officiated with witnesses Lester J. Griffith and Jessie Klooster, both of Kalamazoo 
Witness: Lester James Griffith
Death*29 October 1956Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Burial*Hillside Cemetery, Plainwell, Allegan, MI 

Family

Reuben John Sprik b. 31 Jan 1899, d. 16 Aug 1969

Carol Donna Griffith

Father*Judson Doane Griffith b. 28 May 1855, d. 19 Apr 1936
Mother*Floy Selina Wintermute b. 1 Jun 1866, d. 3 Oct 1928
Birth*7 August 1908Barry County, MI 
Death*27 October 1991Pasco County, FL 

Hattie Crena Gouderjan

Father*John Gouderjan b. 12 Jul 1852, d. 6 Oct 1931
Mother*Cornelia Simon b. 15 Jul 1854, d. 2 Mar 1921
Birth*31 January 1890Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Marriage*1 October 1913Charles Burton Newton; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Rev. Jacob VanderMeulen officiated with witnesses John Gouderjan and Martha Newton, both of Kalamazoo 
Death*16 August 1987Clackamas County, OR; resided Gladstone, Clackamas, OR 

Family

Charles Burton Newton b. 20 Sep 1888, d. Sep 1969

Charles Burton Newton

Birth*20 September 1888Niles, Berrien, MI 
Marriage*1 October 1913Hattie Crena Gouderjan; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Rev. Jacob VanderMeulen officiated with witnesses John Gouderjan and Martha Newton, both of Kalamazoo 
Employment*oil companies 
Death*September 1969Marion County, OR 

Family

Hattie Crena Gouderjan b. 31 Jan 1890, d. 16 Aug 1987

Charles DuRussel

Father*Julius/Jack DuRussel b. 28 Sep 1846, d. 10 Oct 1933
Mother*Elmira Noury b. 13 Apr 1853, d. 16 May 1937
Birth*15 August 1869Grosse Pointe, Wayne, MI 
CauseDeathhad pulmonary edema, mitral regurgitation, arterisclerosis and chronic nephritis 
Death*1 March 1937St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Detroit, Wayne, MI 
Burial*5 March 1937Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne, MI 

Susan Adell Hill

Father*Levi A. Hill b. c 1816
Mother*Laura A. Niles b. 25 Apr 1817, d. 22 Feb 1882
Birth*27 February 1850Kalamazoo County, MI 
Marriage*15 April 1875Louis Dutch; Oshtemo Twp., Kalamazoo, MI; Rev. S.M. Fowler officiated with witnesses Mr. & Mrs. O. Snow of Oshtemo 
CauseDeathOn Tuesday she fell from a wagon, breaking her arm which led to internal injuries and she died the following Saturday. 
Death*26 April 1913at home, Colfax Twp., Wilson, KS 
Burial*Village Creek Cemetery, Wilson County, KS 

Family

Louis Dutch b. Oct 1850, d. Jan 1916
Children 1.Delacy D. Dutch b. 3 Jan 1877, d. 6 Jan 1917
 2.Lola M. Dutch b. 16 Aug 1883, d. 20 Aug 1885