Lapeer County (Mich.)
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
The Hooper family papers consist primarily of correspondence between members of the Hooper and Goodwin families living in Oakland and Lapeer Counties, Michigan. The letters discuss family news, agriculture, and the activities of various family members. The collection also includes poetry, recipes, tax receipts, a deed, expense accounts, and an agricultural diary.
This collection consists of a copy of a recording, made in the summer of 1951, of Melvin Smith recounting early farming in Lapeer County, Michigan. Of interest is the account of the use of oxen.
This collection contains a farm diary of Orson Ingalls of Almont, Lapeer County, Michigan, giving prices of stock and produce. The diary also contains personal notes about daily agricultural activities, weather conditions, health, church attendance, visits to friends and attendance at funerals.