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Berrien County (Mich.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:

Abiel Gerrish papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00272
Scope and Contents

The Abiel Gerrish papers include deeds for property owned by Gerrish in Berrien and Van Buren Counties, Michigan, receipts for taxes paid on that property, personal notes of hand for loans Gerrish made, and an official list of all Gerrish's deeds registered in Berrien County.

Dates: 1855 - 1882

Anderson Dickey papers

 Collection
Identifier: c.00267
Scope and Contents

This collection contains two deeds. The first is for land in Berrien County, Michigan, purchased by Anderson Dickey (1842). The second is for the sale of that land to Orange Dibble (1844).

Dates: 1842, 1844

Asa Jacobs papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00214
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of deeds for land purchased by Asa Jacobs in Berrien County, Michigan.

Dates: 1844 - 1848

Avery family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00230
Scope and Contents

This collection contains family correspondence between members of the Avery family, including C. S. and Ellen Avery of Bucks Flat, California, and Edward Avery of Fort Junction, Iowa. The letters are primarily concerned with family matters, though C. S. Avery's letters also discuss agriculture in California. The collection also contains receipts and a deed for Sarah Avery of Three Oaks, Michigan.

Dates: 1868 - 1891

Benjamin F. Fish papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00298
Scope and Contents

This collection contains letters, receipts for taxes and merchandise, property listings, and business agreements reflecting the varied business and property interests of Benjamin F. Fish. Fish was a legal agent and businessman operating in Berrien County, Michigan, and the Chicago area in the 1830s through 1870s. Also included is a graduation announcement from Dowagiac Public Schools for 1879.

Dates: 1769-1903, undated

Benjamin Y. Collins papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00265
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a mortgage for land in Three Oaks, Berrien County, Michigan, sold to Benjamin Y. Collins by Frederick and Catherine Rehlow (1876), and a certificate attesting the payment of the mortgage (1879).

Dates: 1876, 1879

Berrien County Draft Board records

 Collection
Identifier: c-00233
Scope and Contents

The records of the Berrien County Draft Board include lists of the draft registrants, those with exempt or non-exempt status, and those drafted for service in World War I.

Dates: 1917 - 1918

Berrien County, Michigan school records

 Collection
Identifier: c-00034
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two primary school teachers' registers' from Ward No. 1, Berrien Springs, Berrien County, Michigan, recording daily attendance.

Dates: 1869 - 1871

Berrien County records

 Collection
Identifier: c-00032
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of an official canvass of votes cast in Berrien County, Michigan in the presidential election of 1848, and two bonds (1871, 1874) issued by the Township of Three Oaks to help pay for construction of the Michigan Central Railroad.

Dates: 1848, 1871, 1874

Berrien County tax receipts

 Collection
Identifier: c-00041
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of tax receipts for land in Berrien County, Michigan.

Dates: 1838 - 1901