Early Wisner Land Entries

Taken from The History of Tuscola County, Biographical Sketches and Illustrations, H. R. Page Co., Chicago, 1883. Thanks to Bonnie Petee.

Land Entries Prior to 1865


Location: Township 14 North, Range 7 East

Section 1: Townsend North, November 15, 1861.

Section 11: Augustus Lull, July 25, 1861; Harvey Dunham, February 19, 1862

Section 12: W. P. Jewell, ________, 1860; Townsend North, November 15, 1861; William Jewell, August 25, 1864; William P. Jewell, July 31, 1862; Charles G. Learned, December 2, 1863.

Section 13: Archibald Black, January 9, 1855; Joshua Terry, July 10, 1855; Elijah Gibbs, December 3, 1858; Townsend North, September 17, 1862; Henry Beebe, December 11, 1863.

Section 14: Joshua Terry, July 10, 1855; Townsend North, July 20, 1861; Henry B. Shurtleff, February 3, 1863; Augustus Lull, June 19, 1861.

Section 15: Grannis and Clark Moulthrop, April 7, 1859; Grannis and Clark Moulthrop, July 30, 1858; Townsend North, December 8, 1860; Townsend North, July 20, 1861.

Section 21: Green bird, July 24, 1854; Townsend North, February 4, 1862.

Section 22: Hiram Thomas, May 5, 1862; Townsend North, December 8, 1860;
Townsend North, September 17, 1862.

Section 23: Russell Lapree, June 4, 1860; Hiram Thomas, May 5, 1862.

Section 24: Simeon S. Carson, September 29, 1863.

Section 25: Henry Beebe, August 24, 1860; Alexander Borland, April 19, 1862;
Townsend North, January 28, 1864.

Section 27: Isaiah Jester, May 15, 1855; Isaiah Jester, September 12, 1855; John Rees, October 7, 1864.

Section 28: Joshua S. Briggs, May 7, 1855; Joshua Terry, October 11, 1853;
Joshua Terry, September 17, 1853; Townsend North, July 20, 1861; Townsend North, December 8, 1860; William B. Ormsbee, January 1, 1862.

Section 32: Nathan H. Hewitt, August 16, 1855; Matthew Little, January 22, 1863.

Section 33: Almon McTerry, March 19, 1859; Townsend North, July 20, 1861;
Matthew Little, February 8, 1863.

TOWNSHIP 15 NORTH, RANGE 7 EAST.

Section 36: Townsend North, February 4, 1862; Harriet S. Gibbs, May 31, 1865.

Note: The shape of Wisner Township is irregular because of the shore line of Saginaw Bay.

Copyright March 1998 Bonnie Petee

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