Berrien County (Mich.)
Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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).
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.