I am posting information gleaned from land records in the areas where our family’s ancestors resided. You can read more about this project in the overview . This group pertain to Papa’s Fellows ancestors who resided in Newaygo County, Michigan.
|Date:||9 Aug 1879|
|Grantor:||Henry H. Fellows & Malissa (sic) J., his wife of Ashland, Newaygo, MI|
|Grantee:||John Rayner of the same place|
|Witnesses:||Joseph G.S. Satterlee, Wm. H. Hall|
|Type of deed:||Warranty|
|Rec’d and recording:||20 March 1880|
|Location of land:||Ashland, Newaygo|
A part of Section 13, T11N R13W beginning at the SW corner of the E 1/2 of the SW 1/2, then running E 61 rods, then N 20 rods 4 ft, then W 61 rods, then S 20 rods 4 ft to the beginning, excluding 7 rods square in the SW corner for the Advent Church of Ashland.
The location of this land is illustrated on the Ashland Township map from the old Newaygo County Atlas1. This is the strip below the lot sold to Henry H. Fellows, Jr., on this deed. You can see a larger view by clicking on the thumbnail. Mr. Raynor owned the land at the time the information for this atlas was gathered, his name appears on the plat.
- C. O. Titus, Atlas of Newaygo County, Michigan / compiled and drawn for the publisher by E. L. Hayes ; H. H. Avery, assistant, W. B. Patterson, assistant. (Philadelphia, PA : C.O. Titus c1880), page 41, The University of Michigan. Michigan County Histories and Atlases. http://name.umdl.umich.edu/3927793.0001.001 : accessed 15 February 2010.