Grant E. Farrand

HISTORY OF ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, MICHIGAN, WITH ILLUSTRATIONS, Published by L.H. Everts, Philadelphia, 1877, Grant E. Farrand Born September 25, 1863. Son of Phineas and Betsey (Kinne) Farrand who were natives of Naples, Ontario County, New York. Grant was reared … Continue reading

Daniel B. Wagner

HISTORY OF ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, MICHIGAN, WITH ILLUSTRATIONS, Published by L.H. Everts, Philadelphia, 1877, Daniel B. Wagner was born in Colon Township, February 28, 1846, son of Peter and Catherine Wagner, natives of Pennsylvania. They bought 160 acres of government … Continue reading

Phineas Farrand

HISTORY OF ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, MICHIGAN, WITH ILLUSTRATIONS, Published by L.H. Everts, Philadelphia, 1877,      Phineas Farrand Sketch   One of the most successful farmers on Colon township is Phineas Farrand. His father, Joseph Farrand, was a success in the … Continue reading

Henry K. Farrand

HISTORY OF ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, MICHIGAN, WITH ILLUSTRATIONS, Published by L.H. Everts, Philadelphia, 1877,       Henry Kircher Farrand Sketch  Since society was first formed on the earth, the public burdens of a community have ever been borne by a few … Continue reading

William Eck

HISTORY OF ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, MICHIGAN, WITH ILLUSTRATIONS, Published by L.H. Everts, Philadelphia, 1877,      WILLIAM ECK Not only have many of the citizens of St. Joseph county left honorable names to descend upon those who follow them, but … Continue reading

Samuel Gorton

HISTORY OF ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, MICHIGAN, WITH ILLUSTRATIONS, Published by L.H. Everts, Philadelphia, 1877,  SAMUEL GORTON The subject of the following sketch, Samuel Gorton, was born in Lisbon, Connecticut, September 20, 1817, and is the second of eight children of … Continue reading

Adam Bower

  ADAM BOWER On of the thriftiest farmers of the township of Colon is the subject of the present sketch, Adam Bower, who was born December 18, 1813, in Springport, Cayuga county, New York. His parents, John and Mary (Cline) … Continue reading