Frontier and pioneer life -- Michigan
Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:
This collection contains correspondence between members of the Bond and Newcomb families. The majority is addressed to John G. Bond, who moved to Berrien County, Michigan, in 1839. The letters are concerned with news of family and friends. Several letters trace the genealogy of the Bond family in America.
This collection consists of the typewritten reminiscences of Carrie Usewick Harvey, of Wexford County, Michigan, as told to her daughter.
The reminiscences gave an account of the family's migration and settlement in Wexford County, and Carrie's recollections of her youth. They also describe early lumbering operations and homemade remedies for illness.
This collection consists of newspaper reprints of nine letters written by Elizabeth Chandler of Lenawee County, Michigan, describing her pioneer experiences in the period 1830 to 1834. The letters were published by the Yale Publishing Association in 1926.