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. You may also check my deed record listing , which I will update often.
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|Date:||17 May 1884|
|Location:||Wexford Co., MI|
|Grantor:||Marietta L.Mitchell widow of George A. Mitchell deceased, Sophia A. Moyer, Alvin Mitchell, Andrew B. Mitchell, heirs at law of said deceased and Marietta Mitchell wife of said Andrew B. Mitchell by Oscar A Simons their attorney in fact and Oscar Simons trustee|
|Grantee:||William Kaiser of Wexford Co., MI|
|Witnesses:||E.P. Wart man and H.R. Freeman|
|Type of deed:||Warranty|
|Rec’d and recording:||30 June 1884 7 a.m.|
|Location of land:||Wexford Co., MI|
|Notes:||Wm Kaiser to pay taxes assessed after 11 June 1883|
|Description:||Lot # 19 in bloc 37 in Geo. A. Mitchell’s Plat of the NW1/4 of Section 3 in T21N R9W|
The plat can be found in the Michigan Subdivision maps. Here is the portion of the plat which contains the lot described in the deed, which is at the corner of Prospect and Chapin Streets. If you are not familiar with Cadillac you would not realize that Chapin is a nearly east/west street. It is certainly not evident from this map. The current address of this property is 452 East Chapin street. Unfortunately, Google Street Views are rare in Cadillac, and do not include this house.
On the 1900 census, William and Elizabeth (Long) Kaiser were living on Wood Street; that street is know known as Mitchell. Maybe a subsequent deed will show his disposition of this property.