Gilford Entries of Land

Contributed by Debbie Axtman.  Extracted from, "The History of Tuscola, MI," H. R. Page and Co., Chicago, 1883.

The following is a list of entries of land made prior to the year 1850.

Location: Township 18 North, Range 7, East.

Section 1: Ann Nobel, March 6, 1856.

Section 11: Silas Crosby, March 6, 1856.

Section 12: Theodore Hunter, February 10, 1857; William McCreary, August 29, 1854; George H. Lyons, September 29, 1854.

Section 13: Samuel W. Dexter, July 8, 1854; Reuben Hitchcock, July 19, 1854; Caleb Clark, January 19, 1857.

Section 14: Theodore Hunter, February 10, 1857.

Section 15: Jonathan B. Taylor, June 27, 1851.

Section 19: James C. Luce, October 24, 1855.

Section 20: James Grant, January 25, 1853; James C. Luce, October 24, 1856; Truman M. Weaver, October 24, 1855.

Section 21: Ebenezer W. Perry, February 18, 1850; James Grant, January 25, 1853; Josiah Clark, October 2, 1852; William W. Champlain, November 28, 1850.

Section 22: Ebenezer W. Perry, February 18, 1850; Theodore Hunter, February 8, 1857.

Section 23: Caleb Clark, January 12, 1857; George and Oscar Mapes, November 9, 1849; E. W. White and Harvey Harrington, February 3, 1857; Nathan Willits, January 25, 1856.

Section 24: Gardner Lebring, March 5, 1851; Ephraim Beebe, April 17, 1851; Ebenezer W. Perry, February 19, 1850; Donald McIntyre, February 19, 1853; Samuel W. Dexter, March 30, 1854; Reuben Hitchcock, July 19, 1854; William Butler, March 5, 1855.

Section 25: Elias J. Baldwin, June 11, 1851; George W. Bullock, February 18, 1850; James B. Foote, June 25, 1851; Amanda Spencer, March 23, 1851; Elijah Clark, November 9, 1849; Cyrus Perkins, January 24, 1850; Gordon D. Williams, January 18, 1850.

Section 26: Ebenezer W. Perry, February 18, 1850; Elijah Clark, November 9, 1849; Benjamin Griswold, November 9, 1849; John Snow, November 23, 1852.

Section 27: Elizabeth I. Guttery, September 7, 1850; Ebenezer W. Perry, February 18, 1850; Donald McIntire, February 10, 1850; William Burton, August 23, 1854; Jonathan B. Taylor, June 27, 1851.

Section 28: Elisha Granger, October 8, 1856; Theodore Hunter, February 8, 1857; Elizabeth North, February 15, 1856.

Section 29: Yates Douglas, October 15, 1952.

Section 31: Samuel Hendry, September 20, 1856; Daniel Cooley, September 23, 1856; Aaron Watrous, August 5, 1858; Daniel Cooley, October 28, 1858.

Section 32: Theodore Hunter, February 10, 1857; Peter D. Vescelius, January 25, 1856.

Section 33: Jacob Hepfer, September 3, 1855; Joseph S. Cooley, September 12, 1855; Reuben A. Miller, September 10, 1855; Martin V. Kellogg, February 7, 1856; Elbert N. Vescelius, February 7, 1856.

Section 34: Theodore Hunter, February 10, 1857; William Burton, August 21, 1854; Isaac R. Wood, April 27, 1855; Jacob Bain, May 22, 1855.

Section 35: Chauncey B. Gould, January 24, 1850; Marcus M. Atwood, October 12, 1855; Marcus M. Atwood, December 10, 1855; Henry P. Atwood, January 17, 1856; Henry P. Atwood, February 13, 1856; William Burton, August 21, 1854; Charles Wilkins, January 25, 1856.

Section 35: George M. Dewey, March 6, 1850; John Hays, November 9, 1859; Hamilton Hobart, November 29, 1859; Chauncey B. Gould, January 24, 1850; Samuel W. Dexter, March 30, 1854; Samuel W. Dexter, April 13, 1854; Sylvanus Beardsley, February 13, 1850.

Contributed by Debbie Axtman

September 1998

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