Macomb County, Michigan Queries Page 6
June 1, 1999 to October 31, 1999

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DATE: 1 June, 1999
NAME: Jackie Cetnar
I am looking for living relatives in Macomb County. I am researching the CETNAR surname. I start with a Peter and Mary (Jarosz) Cetnar. They immigrated from Poland to New York on April 25, 1881, on the Victoria. Their children were Adam, Walter, Catherine, Caroline, Ann, John, Joseph, Justin, Vincent, Alexander, and Stanley that I know of. They lived in the Hamtramck area of Detroit. Mary Cetnar was born August 1848 and died August 1935. Peter was born in Poland about 1840 and died in Detroit on June 16, 1904. Jackie Cetnar
DATE: 24 June, 1999
NAME: Dorothy S.Louis
Looking for information about a GREENER family that resided in Macomb Co. Daughter Margaret Helen married a man named Dube abt 1940. Later she married George ERVIN in 1977. Margaret died later, and SSI says that she died in Macomb Co. Thank you for your help.. Dorothy S.Louis
DATE: 24 June, 1999
NAME: Bill Wells
My gggrandfather is from Anchorville and I have many open questions. The spelling of the last name is formost, and did he have any brothers is the second. I have his name as Petitpren, but my mother is Petipren. Also I am told Petipson, and Petiprin are all from the same family. Do you know anything on this family? Bill Wells
NAME: Rosanne Lomprey
I am presently looking for info on MELLEN family members. My great grandmother was Mary A. MELLEN b June 1879 d. 1904 who married Herbert BRACY. They lived in Washington, Macomb Co. Michigan. She died shortly after the birth of her third child. The first two children, my grandfather Charles BRACY and his sister Beulah were adopted out afterwards. Her family is as follows: father: Joseph MELLEN b. 3-27-1829 Canada, parents William and Mary MELLEN mother: Mary Ann MAIDMONT b. 2-8-1834 siblings: -Olive b. abt 1846 (Joseph CARPENTER) -Charlotte b. abt 1857 -Moses J. b. 12-11-1858 d. 7-31-1933 Romeo, Macomb Co. Mi (Abigail BARNARD) -Charles b. 1864 d. 1936 Romeo, Macomb Co. Mi (Ida M. ?) -Maria J. b. abt 1867 -Elda Z. b. abt 1869 d. 1947 buried Washington Cemetary, Macomb Co. Mi (unknown MOTT, Frank E. STONE) -John b. 10-11-1871 d. 8-11-1948 Almont, Macomb Co. Mi (Carrie MANN) -Mary A. b. June 1879 d. 1904 Washington, Macomb Co. Mi (Herbert BRACY) If anyone has any information please e-mail me. Thank you! Rosanne Lomprey
DATE: 04 July, 1999
NAME: Rosanne Lomprey
I am presently looking for information on my grandfathers family, Charles H. BRACY b, 8-21-1899 Washington, Macomb County, Mi d. 7-20-1968 (Anice L. WORDEN). I need information on his father: Herbert O. BRACY b. 11-25-1872 (according to a obit Disco, Macomb Co. Mi) d. 4-10-1962 Flint, Genesee Co. Mi (Mary A. MELLEN of Macomb Co. Mi) possible sibling may include Frances S. b. 9-4-1869, Myrton S. b Sept 1884, Samuel F. b. Nov. 1886, Nina E. b. Nov 1889 but not positive. I also need information on his father; George W. BRACY b. Sept 1846 in Ohio married to Mary Annie WEST b. abt 1850 in Ohio her parents being Clancey and Sarah S. WEST, I found they may have been divorced. Georges parents were Samuel and Mary BRACY of Vermont. I have not been able to find anymore information. Would like to know where George is buried, places of birth in Ohio and Vermont. Anything! Rosanne Lomprey
DATE: 14 July, 1999
NAME: Susan Sharrow
I am looking for anything I can find on my Grandparents, Jesse B. SHARROW and Ethel LOZEN. My Father, Donald Sharrow was Baptized at Holy Cross Church (Parish) in Marine City on May 1st 1924. I can find no such church. My Grandfathers SS # was 367-14-5281. My Grandmothers, was 369-16-1755. Can you help?? Susan Sharrow
DATE: 16 July, 1999
NAME: Evelyn Kreger
I am looking for descendants of Henry KREGER b. abt. 1860 and Theresa LAFORGE. They were married in 25Dec1883 at Chesterfield, Macomb Co. I believe, Theresa was from there, Henry was from Shelby Township. I could not find them in the 1900 census and the other censuses after that. Please help me put the family together again. Evelyn Kreger
DATE: 2 August, 1999
NAME: Ruth (Nummer) Haire
Does anyone have any information on the NUMMER family who lived by Gratiot between 8 & 10 mile in Macomb county.? I am particularly interested in the following names George B. Nummer,B. George Nummer, and August Nummer. They owned large farms in the Macomb county area from 1848 thru 1900's. They are respectively my father,grandfather and possibly my greatgrandfather. August Nummer was clerk for Erin Township in 1899. He was born around 1824 and came with his father & brother to MI from Germany abt. 1848. B. George Nummer was born in Macomb county in 1864. He died in 1917 when he was run over by a team of horses on 8 mile & Dequindre. He married Mary Wirth and they had 9 children. George B. Nummer,Loretta,Henrietta,Julia,Fred,Edward,Henry,Elmer and Mildred. Most of them married in Macomb county also. My real question is who are B. George Nummer's parents? Who are August Nummer's children? Any help would be appreciated. Ruth (Nummer) Haire
DATE: 2 August , 1999
NAME: Mila Powell
Searching for the family of Cornelius SWARTOUT that was on the 1850 federal census for macomb county. Any help is appreciated! Mila Powell
DATE: 9 August, 1999
NAME: Don Granzow
I am interested in finding descendants of my g-grandfathers brother, FRIEDERICK GUNDLACH. He was born in Germany, April 1, 1837 and was given the name Christian Friederck Johann Gundlach. He arrived in New York June 1, 1857 along with his parents and his brother Theodore (my g-grandfather) and his sister (Sophia). Theodore bought a farm near New Baltimore in Sept. 1857. In 1859 FRIEDERICK filed a Declaration of Intent to become a Naturalized citizen. The 1860 Census indicates that FRIEDERICK was working as a farmhand for Paul and Elizabeth Brinker in New Baltimore. I have lost track of FRIEDERICK after this date. He may have moved to Erin or Warren Townships. I would appreciate any information on this individual. Don Granzow
DATE:19 August, 1999
NAME: Jill Gasowski
Hello I am researching my Great Great Great Grandfather George H BRINKER who died at the age of 91. He was born in Germany in 1829 and eventually settled down at Conner's Creek near Warren. He was buried in St Clement's Cemetary in Center Line Michigan. George was married three times first to a Philista TROMBLEY, after her death he married her sister Julia by whom he had eight children (five of whom were living at the time of his death) they were Amandus, with 9 children, Romanus, with 3 children, Celia, with 9 children, George with 3 children, Bartholomew with 5 children, Albert, with 3 children and Julia with 7. After his second wife's death, George married Josephine Gipperrich by whom he had 13 children: The eight still living are: Mary, Viola, Frank, Alexander, Ernastine, Elizabeth, Fred, and Lea. George opened the first blacksmith shop near Warren and his last child was born after he had passed his seventieth birthday. If anyone has any information that could help me with information on my Brinker family I would appreciate it. Jill Gasowski
DATE: 19 August, 1999
NAME: Kirk Berry
Looking for my daughter, Lisa Marie GONYEAU, born in either Mt Clemens, MI or Selfridge ANGB, MI on or about Aug 27, 1981. Her mother is Margaret (Peggy) Gonyeau - who worked as a meteorologist, stationed with the Michigan Air Guard at Selfridge ANGB circa 1981. Peggy was also employed as a Bell telephone operator in Mt Clemens, MI around that time. Any information would be greatly appreciated. Thank you. Kirk Berry
DATE: 2 September, 1999
NAME: Eleanor King
Looking for Info and hopefully decendants.William R RICHARDSON born in Canada miggrated to Michigan lived in Armada then Romeo. He was a furniture Salesman. Married Carrie KIPP. Children Harrie M. born Sept 1886 and Harry Kipp [my grandfather ] born 1888. Married Flossie [flora ellen] Snover daughter of Andrew and Fannie Taylor Snover Of Dryden. Harry taught schoool in Romeo, Alpena and Ypsilanti College Before moving the Pa. Flossie had one brother Carl Wesley Snover His children were Lois Virgina and Wesley. Carrie Kipp was the daughter of Frederick Kipp of Armada . Frederick Kipp Died June 20, 1931 Flossie amd Harry had three daughters Iris ,born in Michigan Doris and Ruth. Flossie and Harry may have attended the Methodist Church in Romeo. Thank You, Eleanor King
DATE: 12 September, 1999
NAME: Julie VanderWall
I am looking for information on Jay BARCOME m Mahlah LEACH in Grand Rapids, moved to Mt Clemens. Jay died in abt 1949. I see a son James Barcome died May 15, 1989. I am wondering if someone can do a look up for James obituary. I will do look ups in Kent and Ottawa county in exchange. James may have had a daughter married to a Thomas WELLDON. Julie VanderWall
DATE: 06 October, 1999
NAME: Jan & Bill Proper
My great-grandfather, COLONEL JUDSON SMITH FARRAR of Mt. Clemens, MI fought with the Union Army in the Michigan 5th and later in the Michigan 26th. Would like to hear from other descendents of Col. Farrar or from anyone having any photos, correspondence or other information relative to this family or to the above-mentioned infantry units. Cheryl Amling
DATE: 17 October, 1999
NAME: Miriam Midkiff
I am descended from Sylvester FREDENBURG (1844 - 1879), son of Macomb Co. residents Anthony and Hannah Fredenburg. I would like to correspond with anyone researching this family. Miriam Midkiff
DATE: 17 October, 1999
NAME: Karen Chapman Barnette
I am looking for information on James and Ann CHAPMAN who moved from Hertfordshire County, England to Erin Township in 1843. They had 6 children Joseph, James, Elizabeth, Sarah, George and William. I am also looking for information on Elizabeth Jane BOTTOMLEY 1844-1887 daughter of Moses and Mary BOTTOMLEY and Elizabeth Ann CHAPMAN who was married to John POWELL and their children Mary, Leland, William and Sarah. All the above had connections to Erin Township, Macomb County... Any information on these families would be most appreciated. Karen Chapman Barnette
DATE: 17 October, 1999
NAME: Randy G. Herbert
I am researching my father's true family line - he was adopted at birth in Toledo, OH in 1918. His birth father's name was ARLIE C. HITCHCOCK and his mother was LILLIAN BENTLEY, both from the Azalia, MI area.

Arlie later married HAZEL A. MANN in 1922 at Owosso, MI. Hazel was born c 1892 at Mt. Clemens. Her parents were AUSTIN MANN and GEORGIA SPENCE MANN. Witnesses to the marriage were MR & MRS B. L. AXFORD. Hazel and Arlie had two sons - Alton (who died at an early age) and Arlie, Jr.. Both Hazel and Arlie, Jr. were still living in 1971 when Arlie, Sr. died.

If you have any information on the MANN or SPENCE lines from the Mt. Clemens area, or if you can be of assistance in any way, please contact me. Thanks to everyone for their time and help. Randy G. Herbert
DATE: 22 October, 1999
NAME: Sara Perry
am searching for information regarding the Thomas PERRY family. His oldest daughter, Eliza, was married to Robert THOMPSON in Clinton Township in 1845. Any information would be appreciated. Sara

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